Weir Everywhere Racing Adds New Sponsor: Eric Bostrom’s Backmate!

The following is from Weir Everywhere Racing… Three-time pro road racing class champion Eric Bostrom has joined the Weir Everywhere Racing BMW family of sponsors to promote his proven Backmate product line. The 1997 AMA SuperTwins, 1998 AMA Formula Xtreme and 2001 AMA SuperSport class champion Bostrom partnered with his friend and aerospace engineer Dustin Bouch to develop the Backmate…

Steering Dampers: The Cherry On Top Of A Sweet-Handling Motorcycle

Tank slapper, speed wobble, head shake… no matter what you call it, when it happens on a motorcycle—especially a road racing motorcycle, it’s usually bad news. Racebikes have powerful engines, short wheelbases, and aggressive steering geometries that enable them to make very quick changes in direction. The side effect of that flickability is decreased stability, less feedback from uneven road surfaces,…

COTA: What The Teams Had To Say

The following is from KWR Ducati… The SC Project/KWR Ducati team put up another pair of top-10 finishes this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas for the second round of the MotoAmerica Superbike championship. Kyle Wyman rode his Ducati Panigale V4 R to another stout performance considering the team’s early state of development on the new platform. Wyman posted…

British Classics On Display At Road Atlanta

If you like British motorcycles from past to present, then you won’t want to miss the collection of BSAs, Triumphs and Nortons that will be on display at the Suzuki Championship of Atlanta at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 5-7. Displayed by the Greater Atlanta British Motorcycle Association and the Greater Atlanta Norton Owners Association, some 13 classic motorcycles will…

MotoAmerica Names VP Racing Fuels As Official Fuel Supplier

MotoAmerica has named VP Racing Fuels as the official spec fuel supplier for the MotoAmerica Series, effective immediately. The fuel, designated MGP, will be available at all official MotoAmerica tests and races. “We’re happy to have VP Racing Fuels as our official fuel supplier,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “The performance of their fuel is something that the teams are…

EBC Brakes Set For Title Sponsorship Of MotoAmerica Superbike Class

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that EBC Brakes will be the title sponsor of the MotoAmerica Superbike class for the 2019 season with the premier class in the series now titled the MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike class. The title sponsorship of the EBC Brakes Superbike class is the British-based high-performance aftermarket disc brake company’s first foray into sponsorship with MotoAmerica…

Dunlop: MotoAmerica’s Tire Of Choice

Dunlop will again be the tire of choice for the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 when the championship starts in April, with the high-performance tire manufacturer set for a fifth straight season as the official tire supplier for what is the home of the AMA Superbike Series. “Our relationship with Dunlop is second to none,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “They’ve…

Dennis Kanegae To Join MotoAmerica Team

MotoAmerica has announced that it has hired motorcycle industry stalwart Dennis Kanegae as its Director of Sponsorship, effective mid-December. Kanegae comes to MotoAmerica with over 30 years of experience in the motorcycle industry where he has served as a marketing director, advertising agency management supervisor, chief marketing officer and creative director. The native Southern Californian has expertise in digital, print,…

The Teams Preview PittRace MotoAmerica Round

The following is from Yamaha… The 2018 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship advances to Round 8 this weekend, Aug. 24-26, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Yamaha bLU cRU road racers are ready for action. In only its second year on the MotoAmerica schedule, Pittsburgh International Race Complex’s 2.238-mile 19-turn road course has already become a favorite stop among…

Brian Drebber, 1950-2018

Longtime motorcycle race announcer Brian Drebber passed away today, August 23, from injuries sustained after a collision with a deer. Drebber was en route to the airport on his motorcycle from his home in Georgia to fly to Pittsburgh to commentate on this weekend’s MotoAmerica round at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Drebber was 68 years old. “The entire MotoAmerica family…

MotoAmerica Rider Entries Surpass Triple Digits For This Weekend’s Championship Of Pittsburgh

For the second time this season, literally hundreds of racers will take to the MotoAmerica starting grids as the Championship of Pittsburgh gets under way this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. All told, PittRace will see a total of 112 entrants competing in MotoAmerica’s five classes, which include the Motul Superbike class, Supersport, Liqui Moly Junior…