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…

Gerloff Takes Race One At PittRace

Garrett Gerloff is most definitely on a roll, the Texan riding his Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 to his third victory in the last five races with the latest one coming on Saturday in the Championship of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Gerloff came out on top of a race-long battle in the first of two EBC Brakes Superbike…

Sonoma Wrap-Up: What The Teams Say

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing had a successful weekend with Rider PJ Jacobsen at the MotoAmerica Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma. Landing on the box twice and finishing the weekend on the top step the team walks away ready for their next round in Pittsburgh. It was a two day event making for a fast…

Gerloff Takes His Second Win, Elias In Control

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias took a giant step towards winning his second MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike title today in the Championship of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway, the Spaniard finishing second to Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Garrett Gerloff while his main championship rival Cameron Beaubier crashed out of the race on lap two. Elias’ second-place finish combined with Beaubier’s non-finish gives…

Tech Talk: Gearing For Success

In motorcycle road racing, the sport can be broken down into three variations of the same word: gear, gears, and gearing. “Gear,” as in the helmet, leathers, gloves, and boots that a road racer wears; “gears,” as in the cogs contained inside a motorcycle transmission that road racers constantly shift back and forth during a race; and then, there’s “gearing,”…

MotoAmerica At Sonoma: Racing And So Much More

The on-track excitement thus far in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series has been unmatched. For the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway, August 10-11, the off-track action promises to be just as gratifying with a weekend packed with motorcycle culture and community. Motorcyclists like to share their motorcycles and their experiences with other motorcyclists and the Cycle Gear Championship…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #95 Attack Performance Estenson Racing YZF-R1 Superbike

Exuding unmatched craftsmanship from every angle, Attack Performance owner Richard Stanboli’s Yamaha Superbike is a rolling testament to his talents as an engineer, fabricator, and visionary. Featuring a bespoke swingarm CNC-milled from billet aluminum, the bike’s centerpiece is a unique fuel tank that makes up part of the seat unit and positions the fuel pump as low in the chassis…

Monterey Memories: The Legacy Of Laguna Seca

Ask any of the riders in the MotoAmerica Series which race they’d want to win if they had to name just one, and chances are the response would be the same: Laguna Seca. Or, more accurately, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca has a history that runs deep, most notably when it comes to motorcycle racing. And with…

Thursdays With Vitto: Conversations About Motorcycle Electronics Part One: An Electronics Primer

Vittorio Bolognesi was born in Reggio Emilia near Bologna, Italy, as his surname suggests. Marconi, the electrical engineer who is credited with inventing radio, is also from the same region. Ironically, as a young boy, Vitto, besides enjoying the freedom of riding motorcycles, became interested in video games, computers, and electronics. A kid playing video games: sounds like a familiar…

Paddock Innovations: Scholtz Is Pumped About His Bike’s Thumb Brake, But Not In His Arm

In a “Paddock Innovations” story that we posted last year right after the Utah round of the Championship, we reported that a couple of the EBC Brakes Superbike teams were experimenting with the use of a left-hand-operated mechanism to apply the rear brake. The Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing team installed a rear brake lever on the left clip-on of Cameron…

Elias Takes Race One At UMC

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias lost a boatload of points when he crashed out of race two at Road America two weeks ago, but he almost made all of those back up today with a thrilling victory in race one of the Championship of Utah at the Utah Motorsports Campus. In a race that featured as many as eight riders in…

MotoAmerica Changes Qualifying Procedure For UMC Round

MotoAmerica has announced a slightly different qualifying procedure for the EBC Brakes Superbike, Supersport and Liqui Moly Junior Cup classes for this coming weekend’s Championship of Utah at the Utah Motorsports Campus, June 15-16. Due to the time constrictions of the two-day schedule, Superpole has been eliminated for the UMC round and grid positions for the EBC Brakes Superbike class…

Weir Everywhere Racing Adds New Sponsor: Eric Bostrom’s Backmate!

The following is from Weir Everywhere Racing… Three-time pro road racing class champion Eric Bostrom has joined the Weir Everywhere Racing BMW family of sponsors to promote his proven Backmate product line. The 1997 AMA SuperTwins, 1998 AMA Formula Xtreme and 2001 AMA SuperSport class champion Bostrom partnered with his friend and aerospace engineer Dustin Bouch to develop the Backmate…

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