Whither PJ?

If you’ve been wondering where Celtic HSBK Racing’s PJ Jacobsen has been for the past few MotoAmerica rounds, the New Yorker and former World Superbike competitor had been hoping to be aboard his #99 Ducati Panigale V4 R at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is the next round of the MotoAmerica Championship and will take place on October 9 through 11.…

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Zanetti To Replace Jacobsen At The Ridge

Celtic HSBK Racing has signed former World Superbike rider and current Ducati Corse test rider Lorenzo Zanetti to compete aboard the team’s number 87 Ducati Panigale V4 R in HONOS Superbike at the Ridge Motorsports Park on August 28-30 for round five of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Zanetti will replace team rider PJ Jacobsen, who is still recovering from the…

PJ Jacobsen Is At PittRace, But Not Riding

Stock 1000 rider PJ Jacobsen, who is unable to ride at round four of the MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Championship due to injuries he sustained in an on-track incident that occurred at Road America 2, arrived at PittRace on Saturday at around 1 p.m. We caught up with Jacobsen, who was in his Celtic HSBK Racing team’s pit box after HONOS…

Tech Talk: Shifting Gears And Blipping Throttles

Despite the never-ending, always evolving march of technology, road racing motorcycles—as has been the case since the very beginning of road racing—still have manual transmissions, with six cogs or “speeds” to choose from. Across all five race classes, virtually all of the motorcycles competing in the MotoAmerica Series are equipped with two important innovations to their manual or “standard” transmissions:…

Competition Werkes Set To Partner With MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that Competition Werkes, a premier builder of aftermarket exhausts, is now a sponsorship partner of the 2019 MotoAmerica Series. Established in 1984 as the original manufacturer of rear fender eliminators for motorcycles, the Sutherlin, Oregon-based company has a complete line of American-made, hand-welded exhausts for most modern sportbikes. Competition Werkes is also a sponsor of…

PJ Jacobsen Set For MotoAmerica Supersport With HSBK/Celtic Racing

Former World Superbike and World Supersport racer PJ Jacobsen will compete in the 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Series on a team put together through the collaboration of HSBK Racing and Celtic Racing, the team announced this morning. Jacobsen will campaign a Yamaha YZF-R6 in what will be his debut season in the MotoAmerica Series. Jacobsen has over 30 National Amateur Championships…