MotoAmerica 2019: 10 Rounds On Tap For New Season

MotoAmerica has announced its provisional calendar for the 2019 MotoAmerica Series with the 10-round championship set to continue its trend of building the race series through consistency of both location and dates while also tweaking a few things along the way, including the introduction of four two-day events in place of the traditional three-day events. “We’re happy with our schedule…

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…

The Cameron Beaubier Conundrum

  I love the word conundrum. I love typing it, saying it and, in the shower, I even love singing it. With a cloud of steam fogging up the bathroom and the mirror on the medicine cabinet completely obscured, I pretend I’m Eddie Vedder and belt out “co-NUN-drummmm!” with all the gusto that Vedder sang “Evenflow.” Three syllables are powerful.…

Fans, Industry And Suzuki Give Roger Hayden A Special Goodbye

The following is from Suzuki… On the closing day of the AIMExpo in Las Vegas, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI), road racing fans, motorcycle enthusiasts, factory riders, and industry leaders came together on “Suzuki Sunday” to celebrate the 20 year road racing career of Roger Hayden, the Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing standout and former AMA Supersport Champion. Hayden, who…

Viewing Options Available For MotoAmerica Fans

MotoAmerica is fully aware of the difficulties fans are facing with local cable and/or satellite providers not currently offering beIN SPORTS due to the broadcast company’s ongoing negotiations with its distributors. However, there are options available for fans to continue to watch the series live. “We understand our fans’ frustrations,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We know that beIN is…

Honda Generators Keep MotoAmerica Running

It’s not an exaggeration to say that MotoAmerica couldn’t run safe and entertaining events if it weren’t for the 30 Honda generators that are used virtually non-stop during a race weekend at the MotoAmerica Series races. The 30 Honda generators (ranging from 1000-watt to 3000-watt units) run not only on-track necessities like the inflatable safety barriers (AirFence) that protect racers…

Watch The Twins Cup Race From Pittsburgh

In case you missed yesterday’s Facebook Live coverage of our Twins Cup race from Pittsburgh International Race Complex, here it is. Sit back, relax and enjoy your Sunday morning with some racing. https://www.facebook.com/MotoAmerica/videos/1272457249561102/?fb_dtsg_ag=AdyzCCmCGI0AYN_h93GiRdBKwbKeJNtH2LTuiyospybRNw%3AAdw-3d3XtC6H89iurtZCxea62cDayTxNatYqzD5NXUw84g

Beach, Beaubier Lead The Way Into Pittsburgh Round

It’s highly likely based on results from the previous seven rounds that the first of the five MotoAmerica Champions will be crowned this weekend in the Championship of Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. That rider is JD Beach. Monster Energy/Y.E.S./Graves Yamaha’s Beach has a 100-point lead on Rickdiculous Racing’s Hayden Gillim with three rounds (six races) to go…

MotoAmerica Rider Entries Surpass Triple Digits For This Weekend’s Championship Of Pittsburgh

For the second time this season, literally hundreds of racers will take to the MotoAmerica starting grids as the Championship of Pittsburgh gets under way this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. All told, PittRace will see a total of 112 entrants competing in MotoAmerica’s five classes, which include the Motul Superbike class, Supersport, Liqui Moly Junior…

Paddock Innovations: More Leverage In Superbike

At Utah Motorsports Campus over the past weekend, Cameron Beaubier’s Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R Superbike was equipped with an extra lever on the left clip-on. The extra appendage was attached below the clutch lever, so naturally, we wanted to find out the why’s and wherefores of this paddock innovation. We spoke with Beaubier and also with his Canadian Motorcycle…

Beaubier Dominates At Utah Motorsports Campus

Cameron Beaubier learned a valuable lesson yesterday. Don’t let Toni Elias stay close to you if you have the pace to put him away. Today Beaubier and his Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 had the pace and he was pulling away from Elias when yesterday’s Motul Superbike race-one winner crashed out on the sixth lap of the Championship of Utah…

MotoAmerica Announces Wells Fargo Manufacturers Cup

MotoAmerica has announced the Wells Fargo Manufacturers Cup, a championship within a championship to distinguish the most successful overall manufacturer in the 2018 MotoAmerica Series. Manufacturers in the series will earn points based on its top finishing position in each class. The points will be added up during the season and at season’s end the manufacturer with the most points…