Changes At The AMA: Pelletier Now Director Of Racing

The following is from the AMA… The American Motorcyclist Association has promoted Mike Pelletier to director of racing from his role as AMA Supercross manager, effective immediately. In his new role, Pelletier will manage the AMA’s domestic amateur and professional competition operations, and will continue to oversee the AMA’s responsibilities for the AMA Supercross Championship. Pelletier grew up racing motocross…

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New Winners In Round Two At Road America

If nothing else, Sunday at Road America proved one thing: No one’s perfect. Well, okay, Richie Escalante still is. HONOS Racing’s Escalante won his fourth MotoAmerica Supersport race in a row on a sunny Sunday in Wisconsin, but he was the only one of the undefeated riders going into day two at Road America that came out unscathed. Dominic Doyle,…

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…

MotoAmerica Live+ On Sale Now For 2020 Season

MotoAmerica has announced that pre-sale pricing for MotoAmerica Live+, the series’ live and on-demand streaming service, is now available for the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. In addition to the service being available for IOS and Android apps, MotoAmerica Live+ will also be available on Roku streaming media players and smart TVs prior to the start of the racing season. The pre-sale…

PREVIEW: It’s Road America Time For MotoAmerica

If Cameron Beaubier’s future can match his past, then he goes into the Dunlop Championship at Road America as the hands-down favorite for victory in America’s Dairyland. After all, the three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion has won seven of the last 10 EBC Brakes Superbike races in Wisconsin. Beaubier’s success at Road America is eclipsed only by seven-time AMA Superbike Champion…

Ford Motor Company On Board With MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that the Ford Motor Company is joining the 2019 MotoAmerica Series as a sponsorship partner and will be bringing its display of Ford vehicles to three events, beginning with the Dunlop Championship at Road America, May 31-June 2. In addition to bringing its display to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Ford will also be showing its vehicles…

Gene Romero, 1947-2019

The following is from the AMA… The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and the American Motorcyclist Association offer condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Gene Romero, who passed away on May 12 in Fullerton, California. He was 71. Romero was one of the best-known motorcycle racers in the United States during late 1960s and…

You Ask, We Answer. FAQs: MotoAmerica Live+

After announcing our MotoAmerica Live+, we started receiving a lot of questions from our fans. We hope this answers those questions. Q: What is MotoAmerica Live+? A: MotoAmerica Live+ is a paid subscription streaming service that broadcasts comprehensive coverage of the MotoAmerica Series via a downloadable mobile phone app or on an internet-enabled computer, tablet, or TV. Q: How do…

Get ‘Em While They’re Hot: MotoAmerica Tickets Available Now

MotoAmerica has announced that tickets for all 10 of its 2019 series rounds are available for preseason, online purchase, effective immediately. The 10-round 2019 MotoAmerica Series begins at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, April 5-7, and concludes September 20-22 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, with some of the top Superbike riders in the world vying for the coveted…

Kawasaki Offering Over $1 Million in Contingency In 2019 MotoAmerica Series

Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA has announced it will offer some $9 million in Team Green Racer Rewards for the 2019 racing season with the 2019 MotoAmerica Series earmarked for $1,118,950 in contingency. Kawasaki’s Team Green program pays $15,000 to win a MotoAmerica Superbike race with $10,000 for second, $5000 for third, $2000 for fourth and $1000 for fifth. Team Green’s…

Quarterley Racing On Track Development Announces Four-Rider Team

The following is from Quarterley Racing On Track Development… Quarterley Racing On Track Development has announced its rider line-up for the 2019 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series with the team set to consist of four of the brightest young stars in motorcycle road racing today. Dallas Daniels, 15, Mattoon, Illinois, will be returning for his second year with Quarterley Racing On Track…

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,…

Utah Motorsports Campus Sold To Geely

The racing facility known as Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) has changed ownership. Following a vote by the Tooele County Commissioners, Tooele County has agreed to sell Utah Motorsports Campus to Mitime Utah Investment, LLC (Mitime). Mitime is a subsidiary of the Geely Holding Group of China, a publicly-traded company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that is currently ranked 267…