MotoAmerica Forced To Cancel VIR Round

MotoAmerica has announced that it has been forced to cancel the MotoAmerica Superbikes at Virginia event scheduled for May 1-3 at VIRginia International Raceway due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor of Virginia’s stay-at-home order set to end June 10. Although MotoAmerica and VIR worked diligently to find an alternative date, the task proved impossible. MotoAmerica, however, is…

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Of Handshakes And Champagne Showers

On the way to the racetrack about 15 years ago, I had a conversation with my then-10-year-old son in preparation for his very first visit to an AMA road racing paddock. While seated in the passenger seat of my truck, he clutched a small, spiral-bound notebook—which would become his keepsake for the riders’ autographs—and he attentively listened to my pontifications.…

R&G Set To Sponsor MotoAmerica Series Again For 2020

MotoAmerica is happy to announce that British crash protection specialist R&G will be back for a second season as a sponsorship partner of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Distributed in North America by Twisted Throttle, R&G produces damage protection products for motorcycles, including tank sliders and engine case covers that are approved for use in the five MotoAmerica classes. “We are…

Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys To Sponsor Classic Motorcycle Show

MotoAmerica has announced that Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys will be a sponsor of the Classic Motorcycle Show during the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, scheduled for July 10-12 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Shark Squad will be the presenting sponsor of both the free gear check and the motorcycle show at the racetrack. As part of the Classic Motorcycle…

6D Helmets And Cameron Beaubier Form Racing Alliance

The following is from 6D Helmets LLC… 6D Helmets LLC is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with 4-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier. With Cameron’s resume, professionalism, and dedication to winning, he brings a high level of expertise and exposure to the 6D brand. 6D Helmets is best known in the off-road community where the company has established itself as the…

Off Track Podcast With Cameron Beaubier

MotoAmerica is fresh off its two-day Dunlop Preseason Test at Barber Motorsports Park where Carruthers and Bice got the chance to sit down and chat with four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier, the man who ended up the fastest of the fast at the test, for this week’s Off Track podcast. Beaubier pulls no punches in talking about the past…

CarbonSmith: All The Parts Are Printed To Fit

Over the past several years, 3D printing has been an emerging technology that is growing by leaps and bounds. From what started as a way to create simple three-dimensional shapes out of plastic has advanced into the production of complicated assemblies and parts for all kinds of industries and market segments. Within MotoAmerica, the company that is leading the way…

Hayes Fills In For Westby Racing At Preseason Test

The following is from Westby Racing… Despite the challenging weather conditions and the unfortunate fractured right clavicle that Mathew Scholtz suffered this past Sunday in a training crash aboard a motocross bike, the Westby Racing team made solid progress at the two-day MotoAmerica Dunlop Official Preseason Test held at Barber Motorsports Park on Tuesday and Wednesday. The first order of…

Mathew Scholtz Injured In Training Crash, Ruled Out Of MotoAmerica Official Dunlop Preseason Test

The following is from Westby Racing… Mathew Scholtz, rider of the #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike, suffered one of the most untimely of injuries when he fractured his right clavicle and sustained additional bumps and bruises in a crash while training aboard a motocross bike on Sunday. The crash and resulting injuries occurred just two days prior to the…

Kyle Wyman: Undeterred // KWR Launches New Behind the Scenes Web Series

Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has launched a new behind-the-scenes web series that will cover rider/owner Kyle Wyman and the team’s trials and tribulations throughout the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike championship. The series is produced by GP Industries and will have a total of 13 episodes throughout the year. This pilot episode covers the pre-season preparations for the KWR team. Be sure…

MotoAmerica Goes Hollywood To Broadcast The Behind-The-Scenes Stories

MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Series, and multi-media production studio Vortex Studios, which produces entertainment programming, including “Tabloid Wars” (NBC), “Fashion Star” (Bravo) and “ArtPrize (YouTube), have announced their collaboration to produce programming based on MotoAmerica’s events, racers and experience in the motorcycle world. The new programming will cover all aspects of the motorcycling lifestyle from shows about…

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki Signs Sean Dylan Kelly, Alex Dumas And Lucas Silva For 2020

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer, Inc. is excited to announce that Sean Dylan Kelly and Lucas Silva will contest the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Supersport Championship on M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R600s while reigning Twins Cup Champion Alex Dumas moves up to the Stock 1000 class on an M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000. “Young Gun” Kelly is fresh…

MotoAmerica To Host Swap Meet And Motorcycle Show At Laguna Seca

MotoAmerica has announced that it has reached an agreement with Classic Cycle Events to produce a motorcycle swap meet and show at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in conjunction with the Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, July 10-12. Classic Cycle Events has been producing the Hanford and El Camino Vintage Motorcycle Rallies for some 11 years, drawing swap meet sellers and participants…

Anthony’s Leatherworks On Board As MotoAmerica Sponsor

MotoAmerica has announced that Anthony’s Leatherworks has signed on to be a sponsorship partner of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Based in Corona del Mar, California, Anthony’s Leatherworks has been in the business of leather repair, alterations and restoration service for over 25 years and is the preferred leather repair center for Dainese, Alpinestars, REV’IT, Spidi, AGV Sport and Mithos. Anthony’s…

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…