He Said, He Said: Team Releases From Barber

The following is from KWR… Kyle Wyman came home with two top-ten finishes this past weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in a trying weekend, posting 7th and 10th places in races one and two, respectively. The KATO Fastening/KWR Ducati Team maintained 6th in series standings with points scoring finishes in both Superbike races.  The weekend started off strong with the…

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Beaubier Again At Barber Motorsports Park

Between races Cameron Beaubier has to keep pinching himself to see if all of this is real. That’s what happens when you win 13 races, have six more left in the season and you know that, barring an issue, you will probably end the year with 19 wins. Such is life for the four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion in 2020. Monster…

The Big Three Win Again At Barber

The three riders who have dominated the four support classes of late – Cam Petersen, Rocco Landers (Liqui Moly Junior Cup and Twins Cup) and Richie Escalante – did so again on an overcast day at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday with those three winning the Stock 1000, Liqui Moly Junior Cup, Twins Cup and Supersport classes, respectively. Stock 1000…

HONOS Superbike Rider Lee Jumps From Kawasaki To Suzuki

Two-time Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee’s debut in the HONOS Superbike Series just got even more dramatic. After going eighth-fastest overall in Friday’s combined qualifying sessions and putting himself among the nine-fastest Superbike riders to be eligible for Saturday’s Superpole, his Superbike Unlimited Franklin Armory Kawasaki was declared illegal for MotoAmerica competition. “It’s a firmware issue,” said Freddy Carswell, owner…

MotoAmerica Partners With Sports Media Company WAVE.tv

MotoAmerica and WAVE.tv, the sports media company for today’s fan, is pleased to announce a content distribution partnership that will bring motorcycle racing to WAVE.tv’s 200 million viewers. The partnership provides WAVE.tv with access and rights to leverage MotoAmerica’s archived AMA Superbike Series and additional motorcycle road racing footage to develop content that will be shared across WAVE.tv’s portfolio of…

Pre-Barber News And Notes: A History Lesson

Barber Motorsports Park News and Notes… Since 2017, Barber Motorsports Park has played host to the MotoAmerica season finale. That won’t be the case this year as COVID-19 forced schedule changes that pushed both the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca rounds to the end of the season. Barber is now the seventh round with Indy and Laguna…

Scholtz Ready To Challenge At Barber

Mathew Scholtz and his Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 are in the midst of their best-ever season of MotoAmerica Superbike racing as the series heads to this weekend’s round at Barber Motorsports Park. The South African’s lap times are faster than a season ago, and he’s in a fight for second in the championship point standings with Monster Energy Attack Performance…

Faulkner Set For Barber MotoAmerica Debut

The following is from Topbox Road Racing… After exploading onto the scene at the club level and winning multiple championships with WERA in his first year, Mark Faulkner will make his professional debut this weekend for round 7 at Barber Motorsports Park with MotoAmerica. Supported by friends and small business owners in his childhood hometown of Savannah, GA. he will…

Team Releases From MotoAmerica At NJMP

The following is from Travis Wyman Racing… The Travis Wyman Racing BMW team is still coming to grips with its latest-generation BMW S 1000 RR, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the results sheet. Though the team encountered more troubles with its motorcycle’s engine during the Sept. 11-13 MotoAmerica Superbikes at New Jersey event, rider Travis Wyman still found a…

Bradley Ward Update

FLY Racing ADR Motorsports Superbike rider Bradley Ward suffered a broken femur and arm and wrist injuries in his dramatic opening-lap crash in the second HONOS Superbike race on Sunday afternoon at New Jersey Motorsports Park. “We made a few changes for warm-up and I was confident of another strong result on Sunday – the target was seventh or eighth,”…

Beaubier Takes His 10th Win Of The Season

Dating back to last year, Cameron Beaubier has won 13 of the last 14 MotoAmerica Superbike races. On a sunny Saturday in New Jersey, Beaubier won his 10th of the 2020 season to extend his championship lead to a yawning 79 points over his Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha teammate Jake Gagne. The win was also the 48th of the four-time MotoAmerica Superbike…

Beaubier Fastest On Friday At NJMP

Iffy conditions ruled the day on a damp Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park with Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier tip-toeing through the puddles better than the rest to lead the first day of practice and qualifying in the HONOS Superbike class. Beaubier lapped at 1:23.802 in qualifying practice two to lead M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Bobby Fong by a…

Paradigm Shifts: Changing Gears In MotoAmerica

“Stock car racing” is one of the biggest misnomers in the world of motorsports due to the fact that there is virtually nothing at all that is “stock” about those cars. They start with a purpose-built racing frame (most modern automobiles are unibodies with no frames at all) and attach “reasonable facsimiles” of OEM bodywork to the frame to provide…

Pre-NJMP Team Releases: Part I

The following is from Westby Racing… Round six of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) in Millville, New Jersey, and riders Mathew Scholtz and Cody Wyman, along with the entire Westby Racing team, are ready to race at one of their favorite tracks. Mathew, who pilots the #11…

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest At Monterey Will Be A Closed Event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in the state of California and the uncertainty of conducting events with public attending, MotoAmerica and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced today that the entire Laguna Seca Recreation Area will be closed to visitors during the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest at Monterey, October 23-25. Limited access to pre-sold camping areas within the…

Andrew Lee To Make MotoAmerica Superbike Debut At Barber Motorsports Park

The following is from Superbike Unlimited… Two-time MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee will make his MotoAmerica Superbike debut at round seven of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship, which takes place at Barber Motorsports Park on September 18 through 20. Lee will be aboard the number 14 Superbike Unlimited Franklin Armory Kawasaki ZX-10RR. The announcement was…