MotoAmerica Announces TV Talent For 2020

MotoAmerica is pleased to announce that all six members of its team of TV, live streaming and on-track announcing talent are returning to the fold for the 2020 MotoAmerica season. The talented trio of lead analyst Greg White, color commentator Jason Pridmore and pit reporter Hannah Lopa are returning for what promises to be an exciting season of live MotoAmerica…

Three More Years: Dunlop On Board Again As Spec Tire For MotoAmerica Series

MotoAmerica has announced that Dunlop will again be the tire of choice for the MotoAmerica Series for the next three years with the high-performance tire manufacturer about to embark on a sixth straight season as the official tire supplier of the AMA Superbike Series in 2020. Additionally, Dunlop will also provide a lucky MotoAmerica rider the opportunity to take part…

Off Track Podcast: Chatting With Jason Pridmore

Jason Pridmore is one of the voices of MotoAmerica, the former racer sharing the booth with Greg White for FOX Sports 2’s live coverage of the Superbike Series. However, the term former racer doesn’t really do Pridmore justice. After all, the Californian won two AMA Championships and two World Endurance Championships during his career. In addition to using his extensive…

Wyman And Ducati Readying For MotoAmerica 2020

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has officially announced the continuation of the Ducati Superbike program in the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Kyle Wyman will ride the #33 Ducati Panigale V4 R Superbike in his fifth season in the class.  KWR went to the Ducati platform late in the 2019 pre-season, as a last minute effort to switch…

Tech Talk: Shifting Gears And Blipping Throttles

Despite the never-ending, always evolving march of technology, road racing motorcycles—as has been the case since the very beginning of road racing—still have manual transmissions, with six cogs or “speeds” to choose from. Across all five race classes, virtually all of the motorcycles competing in the MotoAmerica Series are equipped with two important innovations to their manual or “standard” transmissions:…

Celtic HSBK Racing To Campaign Ducatis In 2020

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing is proud to announce that for the 2020 Season they will be back with Ducati, campaigning a Ducati V4R in the MotoAmerica series. Team Principal and HSBKRacing.com owner, Bobby Shek commented, “Since 2005, we have been a leader in the aftermarket accessory business for Italian motorcycles. Ducati has been our…

Kawasaki MotoAmerica Contingency Announced

If a MotoAmerica rider wins a Superbike race during the 2020 series while riding a Kawasaki ZX-10R that rider will walk away with $15,000 in Kawasaki contingency. Win both Superbike races over the course of a MotoAmerica weekend and the result is a cool $30,000 from Kawasaki. Kawasaki has announced its MotoAmerica contingency for the 2020 season and the company…

Tech Talk: Motorcycle Road Racing Is Exhausting Work

Original-equipment motorcycle exhaust systems are often works of art. They are also, more often than not, a compromise. Of course, the engines and OEM exhaust systems on production motorcycles are designed to work together, but factors like cost, durability, environmental regulations related to emissions and sound, and even aesthetics all play a part in how those OEM exhaust systems look…

Motul To Be Presenting Sponsor Of MotoAmerica Mini Cup

MotoAmerica has announced that Motul will be the presenting sponsor of the new MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul, the youth racing series that will be held in conjunction with three rounds of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. “Motul’s sponsorship of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup is a natural fit for the company,” said Lance Bryson, MotoAmerica’s Senior Sponsorship Manager. “Their involvement in…

MotoAmerica Announces Mini Cup For 2020

MotoAmerica has announced that it will add a youth program to three of its 2020 MotoAmerica events via the MotoAmerica Mini Cup, beginning with the Road America round, May 29-31, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The MotoAmerica Mini Cup Series will be held on karting tracks in conjunction with three MotoAmerica events: Road America (May 29-31), The Ridge Motorsports Park (June…

Off Track Podcast: Aussie Dave Anthony

David Anthony is the team owner, racer and part-time crew chief for his MotoAmerica Superbike team, FLY Racing ADR Motorsports. That means he works the sponsorship front, works with the second rider on his team, spins spanners and… yes, he races. Good enough to find himself in the top 10 on most weekends in MotoAmerica Superbike while also helping make…

MotoAmerica Introduces Heritage Cup Vintage Program For 2020

MotoAmerica is looking for racers and/or owners of vintage motorcycles to participate in its new Heritage Cup events at Road America, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Owners/racers of 1986 and older Superbikes, as well as other racing motorcycles, two-stroke or four-stroke, GP or Production, can apply to participate by sending a rider…

MotoAmerica Live+ On Sale Now For 2020 Season

MotoAmerica has announced that pre-sale pricing for MotoAmerica Live+, the series’ live and on-demand streaming service, is now available for the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. In addition to the service being available for IOS and Android apps, MotoAmerica Live+ will also be available on Roku streaming media players and smart TVs prior to the start of the racing season. The pre-sale…

Gagne’s Way: A Conversation With Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha Superbike Rider Jake Gagne

Jake, we saw that you did another test on the Yamaha Superbike. The first thing I thought was, “Wow, Jake tested and the four-time Superbike Champion (Gagne’s teammate Cameron Beaubier) didn’t.” It looked like you were testing alone. Was that the situation? Yeah, we kind of put it together at the last minute with (Attack Performance owner) Richard (Stanboli). I’m…

Beaubier And Co. Honored At Yamaha Wall Of Champions Ceremony

The following is from Yamaha… Yamaha Motor Corp., USA continued its storied tradition of recognizing Yamaha bLU cRU racers who won motorsports championships during a special Wall of Champions ceremony held in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, December 18. With more than 150 Yamaha employees in attendance, the company honored eight inductees who won professional championships in the 2019 racing season while competing with a Yamaha motorcycle, ATV,…

Westby Racing To Continue With Yamaha Partnership

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that, for 2020, the road racing team—which competes in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship—will continue their long-standing partnership with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS). Officially formed in 2014 when Dane Westby was the team’s rider aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6, Westby Racing’s partnership with YMUS resulted in three…

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