Literbike Riders On The Rise

We’ve reached the ninth and final round of the 2021 season, and there a few riders aboard different motorcycles this weekend, so we thought we’d give you a rundown: Stefano Mesa, Robem Engineering/MESA37 Racing Aprilia RSV4 1100 Along with competing aboard his MESA37 Racing Kawasaki in Supersport this weekend, Mesa has put together a one-off deal to test an Aprilia…

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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…

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…

The Clavicle Calamity

Time for a pop quiz: Quick, which bone do motorcycle road racers fracture more frequently than any other? If you got the not-so-subtle hint from the title of this story, the equally not-so-subtle hint from the X-ray image provided to us by MotoAmerica Stock 1000 rider Jeremy Cook, you’ve suffered the injury yourself while road racing, you’re a medical physician,…

Stock 1000 Rider Jeremy Cook Welcomes Continued Support From Bob’s BMW

The following is from Bob’s BMW Jeremy Cook Racing… Jeremy Cook kicks off his first full professional road racing season this weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, and his long-time sponsor, Bob’s BMW, is set to be Cook’s team’s title sponsor for the 2021 MotoAmerica season. The Maryland BMW motorcycle dealership has supported Cook’s racing career for more than a…

More than $5.3 Million Up For Grabs In 2021 MotoAmerica Purse Payouts And Contingency Support

Racers who compete in the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series have a chance to earn more than $5.3 million in purse and contingency payouts. MotoAmerica’s cash purse—distributed across four race classes including HONOS Superbike, Supersport, Stock 1000, and Twins Cup—totals nearly $1.2 Million. In addition, HONOS Superbike Premier Entrants receive an additional guaranteed purse distribution of $2,000…

Off Track Podcast: Hunter Dunham

It’s a family affair in the Hunter Dunham Racing team with dad spinning wrenches, mom balancing the books and Hunter racing the team’s Yamaha YZF-R1 in the MotoAmerica Stock 1000 and Superbike Cup classes. Dunham had an up-and-down season in the Stock 1000 class last year, but still managed to finish 10th in the championship. We dragged Dunham away from…

MotoAmerica Riders’ Holiday Gift Exchange 2020

Last year’s Superbike Riders’ Holiday Gift Exchange was such a big hit that we decided to spread the spirit of giving far and wide throughout the MotoAmerica paddock. And, once again, the riders generously gave each other the most thoughtful of presents. Here are some highlights: Sean Dylan Kelly & Brandon Paasch > Richie Escalante Roger Hayden > Rocco Landers…

Cam Petersen Is Hot

2020 MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Champion Cameron Petersen is hot stuff. And, with all due respect to Petersen’s fiancée Nina, we’re talking about his attractiveness strictly as a motorcycle road racer. What a difference a year makes. No doubt, Petersen’s skills on a motorcycle have improved even more in the past 365 days, but the 26-year-old’s job prospects this off-season are…

Uribe Rides The New Honda Fireblade SP

We’ve been waiting with much anticipation for the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP to make its debut in MotoAmerica competition, and while we are not quite there yet, there are signs that it may happen before we close the book on the 2020 season. Uribe Racing’s Jason Uribe, who raced his previous generation Honda CBR1000RR in HONOS Superbike at round…

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.…

Sometimes, It Takes More Than Two To Tango

Tango Racing is in full force at round seven of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. The Argentina-based road racing team is fielding a total of four riders, and the livery on the team’s bikes is unmistakable, with logos depicting two dancers in a quintessential tango-esque pose. The four-rider team includes Roberto Hernan Medina from Buenos Aires, who is racing in Supersport…

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…

Geoff May Is Ready To “Disrupt Racing” At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Former AMA Superbike and World Superbike competitor Geoff May, who raced in MotoAmerica’s Stock 1000 class last year aboard the number 99 Ameris Bank Kawasaki ZX-10R and won Saturday’s race one at Road America, will make his 2020 MotoAmerica debut at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on July 31 through August 2. May will race the number 54 Disrupt Racing CCFOfficeSolutions.com…

Celtic HSBK Racing Scores Historic Victory For Ducati

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing had a nearly perfect weekend at round one of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship at Road America, beginning with a solid performance from the team’s Liqui Moly Junior Cup entrant Sam Lochoff, who scored a third and fifth in his respective races. Returning to the U.S., Brandon Paasch rode to an…

New Winners Aplenty In MotoAmerica Season Opener

There were three new winners in the four support classes at Road America today with PJ Jacobsen, Dominic Doyle and Richie Escalante scoring victories in the Stock 1000, Liqui Moly Junior Cup and Supersport classes, respectively, in the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Jacobsen, a veteran of World Supersport and World Superbike and the runner-up in last year’s Supersport…

MotoAmerica’s Five Race Classes

1. SUPERBIKE MotoAmerica’s premier race class, Superbike showcases the top road racers aboard top-of-the-line, highly modified sportbikes capable of speeds approaching 200 miles per hour. Engine Configurations: Over 750cc up to 1000cc, 4-stroke, 3- and 4-cylinder Over 850cc up to 1200cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder Minimum Weight: 370.5 pounds Rider Age Limit: 18-55 2. SUPERSPORT MotoAmerica’s middleweight race class, Supersport features the…

RideHVMC And Iconic Motorbikes Auctions Partner For 2020 MotoAmerica Season

The following is from RideHVMC Racing… RideHVMC Racing is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Iconic Motorbikes Auctions, making them a primary sponsor of the team and its rider Corey Alexander for the 2020 MotoAmerica season. The Iconic Motorbikes online auction site was founded by Adam Tromp and his partners to offer a more intimate experience to buyers and sellers…

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