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…

MotoAmerica And Chive Charities To Raise Money At Sonoma

MotoAmerica has announced that it has joined forces with Chive Charities to give back to the community via a fundraising event at the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway, August 10-12. MotoAmerica will team with Chive Charities, an organization supporting first responders, veterans, special education initiatives and those with rare medical diagnoses, in an effort to reach a…

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…

Where It All Began 45 Years Ago: Superbike Racing At The Dry Lagoon

Next month marks the 45th anniversary of something that is especially near and dear to the hearts of everyone at MotoAmerica: Superbike racing… and it all started at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on July 28, 1973. In those days, when America’s motorcycle road racing circuits were dominated by Yamaha TA, TD, TR, and TZ purpose-built production two-stroke racers, Southern California…

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…

Quarterley Report: The Privateer Comes Out Of His Shell

They say that life is a cycle, and that phrase certainly applies to Dale Quarterley… in more ways than one. Because, not only has most of Quarterley’s life revolved around motorcycles, these days, he’s come back full-circle to where he started. The Brockton, Massachusetts, native first made a name for himself in motorcycle road racing when he campaigned a Brockton…

Cortech Returns As MotoAmerica Supporting Partner

MotoAmerica is pleased to announce that Cortech is returning to the 2018 MotoAmerica Series as a supporting partner and will once again be the title sponsor of the Cortech Timing & Scoring system that plays such an integral part in the championship. “Cortech is very pleased to continue our Timing and Scoring sponsorship of MotoAmerica’s road racing championship,” said Richard…

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