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…

Three Riders Double Down At Road America

It was a weekend of doubles at Road America in the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series with Richie Escalante, Kaleb De Keyrel, and Dominic Doyle winning both races in their respective classes. Escalante won for the second straight day in the Supersport class; De Keyrel doubled up on Sunday in the Twins Cup race; and Dominic Doyle barely…

North American Warhorse To Sponsor Celtic HSBK Racing

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… North American Warhorse, Pennsylvania’s premier and largest multi brand Powersports dealer, is pleased to announce an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Celtic HSBK Racing for round one of the MotoAmerica series.  As announced on March 19, 2020 the team will be fielding PJ Jacobsen aboard the proven and fast Ducati V4R Panigale in…

PMT Tires To Sponsor Mini Cup by Motul

MotoAmerica is pleased to announce that PMT Tires will be the official spec tire for the new Mini Cup by Motul class for 2020, thus further leveling the playing field for the young racers taking part in the series. The new three-round Mini Cup by Motul Series, aimed at youth racers aged six to 14, gives a solid platform for…

Off Track Podcast: Doug Chandler

Only four racers have completed the Grand Slam in AMA racing – victories in all four disciplines of flat track (mile, half mile, short track and TT) and a National road race – and one of those is Doug Chandler. Chandler is a three-time AMA Superbike Champion, a podium finisher in 500cc Grand Prix racing and, most recently, both the…

MotoAmerica Fans Ready To Attend Events

MotoAmerica fans have responded to the recent Event Attendance Questionnaire with a resounding: Let’s go racing! The questionnaire, which was made up of multiple-choice questions as well as two queries that allowed for responses, was sent out to MotoAmerica fans on April 23 to gauge their feelings regarding returning to the racetrack once shelter-in-place restrictions from COVID-19 are lifted and…

R&G Set To Sponsor MotoAmerica Series Again For 2020

MotoAmerica is happy to announce that British crash protection specialist R&G will be back for a second season as a sponsorship partner of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Distributed in North America by Twisted Throttle, R&G produces damage protection products for motorcycles, including tank sliders and engine case covers that are approved for use in the five MotoAmerica classes. “We are…

MotoAmerica’s Round At The Brickyard Rescheduled

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it has rescheduled the Indy 500 to August 23. To accommodate the change, MotoAmerica has rescheduled its Superbikes at the Brickyard event to October 9-11. “We knew that with the current situation of the Coronavirus outbreak, more changes could be coming,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We understand…

Westby Racing To Continue With Yamaha Partnership

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that, for 2020, the road racing team—which competes in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship—will continue their long-standing partnership with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS). Officially formed in 2014 when Dane Westby was the team’s rider aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6, Westby Racing’s partnership with YMUS resulted in three…

MotoAmerica And The Art Of Crashing

The old adage is that if you ain’t crashin’, then you ain’t tryin’. If that’s the case than those racing in the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 didn’t try hard enough. Much to the chagrin of bodywork manufacturers across the country, crashes in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series occurred less often than in 2018 with riders across five classes hitting the deck…