Gagne Leads The Way On Friday At NJMP

As he has done all season long, Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha’s Jake Gagne led the opening day of qualifying for this weekend’s MotoAmerica round at New Jersey Motorsports Park, the Californian besting the rest of the HONOS Superbike field in Q1 on Friday. Gagne lapped the 2.25-mile NJMP in 1:20.910 to top M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Cameron Petersen by…

Corey Alexander Unveils FDNY 9/11 Tribute For New Jersey Motorsports Park

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Corey Alexander and the HONOS HVMC Racing team are honored to unveil their FDNY Engine 23-inspired livery for this weekend’s MotoAmerica races at New Jersey Motorsports Park, which coincide with the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The team’s Graves-spec Kawasaki ZX-10RR “Engine 23” will be raced in the Stock 1000cc and…

Aden Thao Withdraws From Final Two Rounds Of SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Championship

Calishine Racing’s Aden Thao was missing from the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup grid at Pitt Race, and unfortunately, the 18-year-old, who was ranked ninth in the championship prior to Pitt Race, will also miss the final two rounds of the season, this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park and next weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. Team owners Lo and Debbie Thao,…

Ventura Highway Goes East

California rider Cory Ventura, who has become somewhat of a WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca specialist in MotoAmerica’s Supersport class over the past couple of years, will take his talents east next weekend where he will compete in Twins Cup aboard an Aprilia RS 660. He will be a teammate of Anthony Mazziotto on the Veloce Racing team. Ventura is a…

Uribe And Ward Team Up For FLY Racing/ADR Motorsports At Final Two HONOS Superbike Rounds

Long-time HONOS Superbike rider and team owner David Anthony will shelf his helmet and leathers for the final two rounds of the 2021 MotoAmerica Championship, while Jayson Uribe and Bradley Ward race for Anthony’s FLY Racing/ADR Motorsports team. “I’m just not enjoying riding right now,” Anthony candidly revealed. “I still have the desire to race, but I’m just not getting…

Scouse Mouse Back In The House

Next weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park, British expatriate Mark Heckles, who finished third in the 2015 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Championship, will be back on the grid in America’s premier professional motorcycle road racing series. Heckles, who currently lives in West Harrison, New York, in Westchester County, just north of New York City, notched one win and three podiums in…

No Literbike For Celtic HSBK Racing At New Jersey

Celtic HSBK Racing’s three-rider/three-bike team is temporarily down to two riders and two bikes this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park. While Sam Lochoff is racing his Kawasaki in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup class and Brandon Paasch is competing aboard his Yamaha in Supersport, the team’s Ducati Panigale V4 R is taking the weekend off. Stock 1000/Superbike Cup rider…

We Dig Racing

Running a motorcycle road racing series like MotoAmerica requires the staff and personnel to wear many hats and possess many skills and special talents. Late on Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, after a full day of practice and qualifying in all five race classes, several MotoAmerica and AMA/FIM officials and staff went to work applying their “civil engineering” skills…

Thunder In The Air: NJMP’s Place In Aviation History

New Jersey Motorsports Park, which is set to host round eight of the 2018 MotoAmerica Championship schedule this weekend, features two road courses called “Thunderbolt Raceway” and “Lightning Raceway.” Thunderbolt Raceway is the 12-turn, 2.25-mile road course on which MotoAmerica’s riders compete, and Lightning Raceway is the more-compact 1.9-mile, 10-turn road course located adjacent to Thunderbolt Raceway. Thunderbolt and Lightning…

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