Off Track Podcast: Frankie Garcia

Frankie Garcia is sort of a Swiss Army Knife of a racer. He’s capable of many jobs when it comes to racing motorcycles. Last year, Garcia rode a Roland Sands Design Indian to third place in the inaugural MotoAmerica King of the Baggers event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. He enjoyed the experience and Sands and Indian were happy enough…

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Off Track Podcast: Richie Escalante

Richie Escalante had an incredible season in 2020, the Mexico City resident dominating the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship with 13 victories on his HONOS-backed Kawasaki. And it doesn’t look like success has gone to Escalante’s head as he showed up at this week’s Dunlop Preseason Test in shape and very, very fast as he led all eight of the Supersport sessions…

Off Track Podcast: Toby Khamsouk

A MotoAmerica racer since 2017 in the KTM RC Cup, Toby Khamsouk and his family are fixtures in the MotoAmerica paddock. The 18-year-old Khamsouk had his best season to date in 2020, with the Californian’s debut year in the Twins Cup Series a resounding success. Khamsouk rode his Robem Engineering Suzuki to fifth in the championship – just one point…

Off Track Podcast: Mathew Scholtz

Mathew Scholtz was having a hell of a season on his Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1. Right up until the point when he wasn’t. It all went horribly wrong at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when Scholtz and Cameron Beaubier crashed and Beaubier’s bike struck Scholtz’ leg. The result was surgery, the end of the South African’s season, and a lot of off-season…

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: Garrett Gerloff

Not many can say they are living their best life in 2020, but Garrett Gerloff most certainly is. The Texan ended up 11th in the championship in his debut season of World Superbike racing, scoring three podiums near the end of the season – including a second-place finish in Portugal. If that wasn’t enough, Gerloff got the call to go…

Off Track Podcast: Kenny Roberts Jr.

Prior to Joan Mir winning the MotoGP World Championship a few weeks ago in Spain, the last premier class World Champion to capture the crown on a Suzuki was Kenny Roberts Jr. in 2000. In doing so, Roberts Jr. joined his father Kenny Roberts in becoming the only father/son duo to win 500cc World Championships. We caught up with Roberts…

Off Track Podcast: Cameron Petersen

Cameron Petersen had quite a season in the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, winning eight Stock 1000 races en route to taking his first MotoAmerica Championship. If that wasn’t enough, he also got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Nina, in the days leading up to the Road America round. Now he finds himself as hot property for a MotoAmerica Superbike ride in…

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…

Off Track Podcast: Carruthers And Bice

Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice go it alone in this week’s Off Track With Carruthers And Bice podcast after two hectic weekends of back-to-back MotoAmerica rounds at Road Atlanta and Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Not that they need much to get them going, but there was plenty to chat about and the pair bring it all out in this, their…

Off Track Podcast: Roger Hayden

Former Suzuki Factory Superbike rider Roger Hayden had a graceful retirement from racing, but the youngest of the three Hayden brothers is still very much involved in the sport not only as a riding coach but also as a color commentator on MotoAmerica’s broadcast team. Carruthers and Bice talked with Rog about a variety of subjects, and it also happened…

Off Track Podcast: Jason Madama

Jason Madama has been a MotoAmerica Twins Cup fixture since the class started 2018. His 2020 season got off to a good start with a podium finish in the very first race of the year at Road America and the Coloradan heads to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in a few weeks sitting third in the series point standings behind Kaleb…

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…

Off Track Podcast: Carruthers And Bice

Guests? We don’t need no stinkin’ guests. Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice go it alone in this week’s Off Track Podcast with the duo breaking down all that happened in the Great State of Wisconsin in round two of the MotoAmerica Series from Road America. Listen to Off Track with Carruthers and Bice on your favorite podcast platform: http://bit.ly/MotoAmericaOffTrack

Off Track Podcast: Brandon Cretu

Next weekend, June 26-28, MotoAmerica will hold its second race of the season at Road America and part of that second round will be the debut of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul Series. As the importer of Ohvale motorcycles, the bikes used in the Mini Cup by Motul, former racer Brandon Cretu is the co-owner of Rise Moto and…

Off Track Podcast: Tryg Westby

Tryg Westby is the epitome of cool. The owner of Westby Racing, which features Mathew Scholtz in the MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike class and Cody Wyman in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup class, can be seen at every MotoAmerica race and he’s usually on a motorcycle of some sort. Westby is a former racer, the proud father of the late Dane…

Off Track Podcast: Kevin Schwantz

Kevin Schwantz joined Carruthers and Bice for this week’s Off Track with Carruthers and Bice. That’s right: Kevin Schwantz. As in 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz. The Texan talks about his racing career, his rivalry with MotoAmerica President and three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey, his favorite hobby, racing then and racing now and a lot more. Give it a listen…

Off Track Podcast: Jake Lewis

He’s baaaack! Just when it looked as though Jake Lewis was out of a ride and would spend the season sitting at home, he got the call from Steve Scheibe to come to Road America and ride the second Scheibe Racing BMW S 1000 RR in the opening two rounds of the 2020 MotoAmerica HONAS Superbike Series. And here we…

Off Track Podcast: Eric Bostrom

Eric Bostrom is a former AMA Road Racing Champion, earning his titles in the 1998 AMA Formula Xtreme Championship and in the 2001 AMA Supersport Series. He also finished second it the AMA Superbike Championship on two occasions – to Mat Mladin in 2001 and to Nicky Hayden in 2002. Bostrom did a lot of winning in his career and…

Off Track Podcast: Ben Spies

Ben Spies won three AMA Superbike Championships in a row, went overseas and won a World Superbike Championship in his first attempt, and then, he went on to have a successful, but injury-shortened MotoGP career, winning a race in the process. Since his retirement in 2013, Spies has remained active in racing as a riding coach and just someone from…

Off Track Podcast: John Ulrich

John Ulrich wears many hats in the MotoAmerica paddock. For starters, he is the owner of Team Hammer, which has been racing for 40 years and is the new home of the factory Suzukis – ridden by Toni Elias and Bobby Fong – in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series. He’s also the founder and editor of Roadracing World magazine, a monthly…

Off Track Podcast: Chatting With Jason Pridmore

Jason Pridmore is one of the voices of MotoAmerica, the former racer sharing the booth with Greg White for FOX Sports 2’s live coverage of the Superbike Series. However, the term former racer doesn’t really do Pridmore justice. After all, the Californian won two AMA Championships and two World Endurance Championships during his career. In addition to using his extensive…