Sportbike Track Gear To Sponsor MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Sportbike Track Gear, the family owned and operated motorcycle apparel and parts specialists, will be the title sponsor of the 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series with the class entitled the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup, effective immediately. Owned by the Vandenbrouck family (commonly known as the Vans),…

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Video: Jason Aguilar Talks Superbike Racing

Long-time Supersport specialist Jason Aguilar is jumping off his middleweight machine and swinging his leg over the #96 RiderzLaw Aguilar Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike for the 2021 MotoAmerica season. MotoAmerica Communications Manager Paul Carruthers was the first to talk with Aguilar about his new venture in America’s premier motorcycle road racing class, and here’s the interview.

Off Track Podcast: Scott Russell

A three-time AMA 750 Supersport Champion, 1992 AMA Superbike Champion, 1993 World Superbike Champion, two-time 500cc Grand Prix podium finisher, Suzuka 8 Hour winner…oh, and five-time Daytona 200 winner, Scott Russell had a hell of a career. Now a competitive cyclist, the Screaming Chief is this week’s guest on Off Track With Carruthers And Bice where the 2005 AMA Motorcycle…

Mini Cup By Motul Series Grows For 2021

Based on the success of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul in its debut season, MotoAmerica, North America’s premier road racing series, has announced an additional round for the 2021 championship that will see its youngest racers, aged six to 14, vying for class championships in four rounds. The series is set to begin at Road America in Elkhart Lake,…

Alexander Wraps Up 2020

The following is from RideHVMC Racing… The year 2020 marked RideHVMC Racing’s and Corey Alexander’s first full season of MotoAmerica competition since 2015 and a very successful one at that. In twelve races, Corey and the team were able to finish on the podium a total of ten times, two of which were victories. This secured the #23 machine a second-place finish overall in the Stock 1000 Championship. In…

Pre-Race News And Notes For The Season Finale

Here are some news and notes heading into this weekend’s MotoAmerica season finale at WeatherTech Raceway in the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Notes… The winningest AMA Superbike rider of all time at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca? That would be Josh Hayes, the four-time AMA Superbike rider winning six races at the famous facility on…

Food Fuels The MotoAmerica Paddock

Among the many things that hard-working race teams, riders, officials, and staff need to get them through long days at the racetrack, one of the most important is the food that fuels the people in the paddock. The MotoAmerica Hospitality staff prepares, cooks, and serves hundreds of meals a day, not to mention morning coffee and pastries to get each…

Off Track Podcast: Michael Martin

In this special video edition of Off Track, Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice talk with veteran road racer and current MotoAmerica Rider Representative Michael Martin, who made a successful career out of racing ultra-fast Team Hammer Suzukis in the WERA Endurance Series and also in Formula USA. Martin is a man of many words, and we caught a few of…

Off Track Podcast: Dominic Doyle

Dominic Doyle is one of the rising stars in the MotoAmerica Series, the young South African riding his BARTCON Kawasaki Ninja 400 to three straight Liqui Moly Junior Cup wins to start his 2020 season. Doyle is second in the series point standings heading to the Ridge Motorsports Park next weekend where he hopes to gain ground on series rival…

Changes At The AMA: Pelletier Now Director Of Racing

The following is from the AMA… The American Motorcyclist Association has promoted Mike Pelletier to director of racing from his role as AMA Supercross manager, effective immediately. In his new role, Pelletier will manage the AMA’s domestic amateur and professional competition operations, and will continue to oversee the AMA’s responsibilities for the AMA Supercross Championship. Pelletier grew up racing motocross…

Beaubier Hits The Century Mark In Style

Four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier celebrated his 100th AMA Superbike race on Sunday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex by doing what he’d done 44 times previously. He won. Beaubier moved up to the AMA Superbike Championship in 2014, a season after he won the Daytona Sportbike Championship with an almost perfect 12 of 13 race wins. Ironically, the…

Team Releases Number 1: PittRace

The following is from Yamaha… Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha Racing’s Cameron Beaubier capped off a perfect weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex with a win in race two to further strengthen his title defense in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. His teammate Jake Gagne held onto a third-place finish to give the team a sixth-double podium of the season.   Beaubier…

Win Number Six For Beaubier At PittRace

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier won his sixth HONOS Superbike race out of seven starts today at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading from start to finish as he continues his dominating start to the season. Beaubier began his day with his fourth pole position of the year and he finished it with…

Off Track Podcast: Bobby Fong

Bobby Fong has won 16 MotoAmerica races across three classes but none were bigger than his first career HONOS Superbike victory a few weeks ago at Road America. In taking victory on his M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Fong became the 59th rider to win an AMA Superbike race and he did so in what was MotoAmerica’s 100th Superbike race. We caught…

Rossi Moor Unbeaten In Mini Cup By Motul Opener

The following is from Forza GP… Rossi Moor (Portland, OR) put on a masterful performance in the opening round of the MotoAmerica MiniCup by Motul series at Road America. The twelve-year old ForzaGP Snipers Junior Team rider displayed his natural talent by setting the fastest lap in official practice, securing pole position for the 160cc and 190cc heat races, and…

What The Teams Said: Looking Back At Road America

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. and M4 ECSTAR Suzuki returned to Road America for Round 2 of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season where they scored four podium finishes, capped off in spectacular fashion by Bobby Fong’s maiden MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike class victory. In addition, Altus Motorsports’ Cameron Petersen and Roadracing World Young Guns…

Reminder: Anthony’s Leatherworks Can Fix Your Kit

Reminder: Anthony’s Leatherworks, an official sponsor of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, is available for leather repair, alterations and restoration for MotoAmerica racers, track day riders or whoever else is in need of help with leather goods. Drop off for repairs is available at all MotoAmerica rounds. The following is the original press release from February…. MotoAmerica has announced that Anthony’s…

GEICO Motorcycle To Partner MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest At Monterey

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that GEICO Motorcycle will be the title sponsor of the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, round nine of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, October 23-25. “To say we are excited about our Speedfest event at Laguna would be an understatement,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “Adding GEICO Motorcycle as a…