MotoAmerica And The Art Of Crashing

The old adage is that if you ain’t crashin’, then you ain’t tryin’. If that’s the case than those racing in the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 didn’t try hard enough. Much to the chagrin of bodywork manufacturers across the country, crashes in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series occurred less often than in 2018 with riders across five classes hitting the deck…

Honda Introduces The CBR1000RR-R SP

The following is from Honda… Honda Motor Co. founder Soichiro Honda dreamed of competing in races around the world—and winning—with a vehicle of his own making. Driven by the same competitive spirit, and having since amassed the most premier-class Grand Prix victories of any manufacturer, Honda announced today the 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP. An evolution of Honda’s legendary 1,000cc sportbike,…

MotoAmerica Superbikes At The Brickyard Tickets On Sale Today

MotoAmerica has announced that Indianapolis Motor Speedway will begin selling tickets to MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Brickyard event today, November 1. The event, round eight of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, will be held August 21-23 at the Speedway. Tickets to the MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Brickyard event will be discounted starting on November 1 but will increase in price up…

Scholtz And Westby Test At VIR

Continuing with their off-season testing program, Mathew Scholtz and the Westby Racing team were at VIRginia International Raceway on Monday, equipped with two Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbikes: one in the team’s iconic gold-and-black livery with Mathew’s familiar #11 on it and one in non-descript white bodywork with no competition number, but fully equipped to help refine the team’s setup by comparing…

Off Track Podcast: Jake Gagne Talks About His New Yamaha Deal

Laid-back California surfer Jake Gagne has been in the news of late. Why? Well, that’s because he will join four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier on the new Monster Energy/Attack Performance Yamaha team for the 2020 MotoAmerica season, thus giving Gagne the opportunity of a lifetime. The 2015 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion is “pumped” with his new deal and champing…

Yamaha Partners With Attack Performance For 2020 MotoAmerica Series

MotoAmerica is pleased to announce that four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier will return to the series in 2020 to defend his title, the 26-year-old Californian set to spearhead a two-rider team that’s a partnership between Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS) and Attack Performance. Beaubier will be joined on the team by 2015 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion Jake Gagne. YMUS…

Beaubier Crowned In MotoAmerica Finale

What seemed like the improbable just three days ago turned into reality for Cameron Beaubier on a sunny Sunday in Alabama, the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing rider winning a fourth MotoAmerica Superbike crown by five points over his rival Toni Elias with a sweep of the two EBC Superbike races at Barber Motorsports Park. Beaubier did everything he needed to…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #25 FLY Racing ADR Motorsports Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike

David Anthony has been racing in the U.S. since 2007, which makes it seem a little odd to still refer to the Australian expatriate as “Aussie Dave.” A former Suzuki Superbike rider, Anthony has been campaigning a Kawasaki ZX-10R in the MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike series for the past several years. Ironically, Anthony utilizes a couple of stock Suzuki components…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #31 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 Superbike

Beginning as a Yamaha production motorcycle, the 2019 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 Superbike retains standard OEM pistons, rods, and valves per MotoAmerica Superbike regulations, while camshaft profiles, cylinder head decking, and porting are open for modification. The bike features a sophisticated Magneti Marelli MLE 240 electronics system that enables precise adjustment of the fuel and spark maps, performance strategies,…

Beaubier Fights Back In Race Two At NJMP

Cameron Beaubier will need a little help from his friends in the final round of the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Barber Motorsports Park in two weeks, but he at least has a chance after winning the second EBC Brakes Superbike race in the Championship of New Jersey on Sunday. Beaubier, who finished second on Saturday and won on Sunday…

A Saturday In Pittsburgh: What The Teams Say

The following is from Attack Performance Estenson Racing… Attack Performance Estenson Racing’s JD Beach overcame adversity at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex to score another top 10-finish in MotoAmerica Superbike race one on Saturday, August 24.   Beach got off to a decent start from the seventh spot on the grid and advanced to fourth after an incident between two riders…