Kyle Wyman To Race Ducati In MotoAmerica Superbike

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced that Kyle Wyman will race a Ducati Panigale V4R in the  2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Wyman will campaign the Ducati with leadership from trusted crew chief Gary Dean and his shop, Speed Demon Motorcycles. The move to the Panigale is a big change for Wyman and the team, who will be competing in its fourth consecutive season in MotoAmerica’s…

Brian Drebber, 1950-2018

Longtime motorcycle race announcer Brian Drebber passed away today, August 23, from injuries sustained after a collision with a deer. Drebber was en route to the airport on his motorcycle from his home in Georgia to fly to Pittsburgh to commentate on this weekend’s MotoAmerica round at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Drebber was 68 years old. “The entire MotoAmerica family…

The Deuce Is Wild: #2 Goes For Four As Josh Herrin Pulls Double Duty Next Weekend

When Attack Performance/Herrin Compound Superbike rider Josh Herrin competes at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca next weekend, he’ll join a special group of motorcycle road racers who have competed as Wild Card entrants at World Superbike races held in the U.S. Herrin joins an elite list of legends that includes MotoAmerica race director Doug Chandler and rider representative Thomas Stevens, Scott…

What Have We Learned, Part 2: Non-Factory Riders And A Rookie On The Rise

When you talk about factory racing teams competing in the MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship, there are only two: Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing and Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing. And, as expected, those two teams are the overdogs in the series. They’ve won all three of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championships thus far. They have the best bikes, the best equipment, the best crew…

Team Releases: What They Said, Win Or Lose

Here are the team press releases from the opening round of the 2018 MotoAmerica Series… The following is from Suzuki… Toni Elias scored a perfect season-opening weekend in the Suzuki Championship at Road Atlanta. The defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion completed the weekend sweep by winning Sunday’s Race 2 in wet conditions on his Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing GSX-R1000. It marked…

Sneak Attack: Herrin Rides His “Backup Bike”

Our previous chapter about the Attack Performance/Herrin Compound/Yamaha Superbike team detailed the Herculean efforts that team owner and crew chief Richard Stanboli was making to build a Superbike on an extremely compressed timeline, with the plan that rider Josh Herrin would test the brand-new YZF-R1 for the very first time in Friday morning’s MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Qualifying Practice 1 at…

Mathew Scholtz and Yamalube/Westby Racing Team Ready To Go

After winning the 2017 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Championship, Mathew Scholtz and the Yamalube/Westby Racing team begin their quest for the 2018 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship this weekend at Road Atlanta. Scholtz and the team have had a solid off-season preparing for the step-up to MotoAmerica’s premier Superbike class, and everyone is excited to get the season under way. Last year at…

Why No Wyman At Barber?

Kyle Wyman Racing has elected to forgo the Dunlop Official Preseason test at Barber Motorsports Park, taking place today and Tuesday in Birmingham, Alabama. Rider/owner Kyle Wyman has decided to focus preparation efforts into testing on the west coast of the United States until the season kicks off at Road Atlanta, April 13-15. KWR completed a successful test last week…

Motorcycle Racing Is The Wyman Way

Like a band of brothers, in the most literal sense, Kyle, Travis, and Cody Wyman appeared on the motorcycle road racing scene during the past decade, with oldest brother Kyle leading the way. Growing up in central New York, the Wyman Brothers honed their talent and racecraft on the dirt ovals that dot the Finger Lakes Region of the Empire…

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MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Class Ready To Roll

Five MotoAmerica Champions, 10 MotoAmerica race winners, a World Champion and more will lead the way in the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Series as the season readies to begin at Road Atlanta with the Suzuki Championship at Road Atlanta, April 13-15, in Braselton, Georgia. Led by 2010 Moto2 World Champion and defending 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Toni Elias, the stage…

Garrett Gerloff Together With Cortech For 2018 MotoAmerica

Two-time MotoAmerica Supersport Champion and Motul Superbike class rookie Garrett Gerloff has signed a deal that will see him in Cortech leathers and gloves again in the 2018 MotoAmerica Series on his Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF R1. “I’m very excited to re-sign with Cortech for this next stage of my career,” said Gerloff in a Cortech press release. “Cortech’s…