Suzuki Set For Restructure

The following is from Suzuki Motor of America… Executing a comprehensive plan to build a strong foundation for the future, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. has announced it will restructure its operations in the United States. This new direction will reorganize the Suzuki Motorcycle/ATV and Marine Divisions into two separate companies set to begin operations on April 1, 2021. This…

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Suzuki Says, “Thank You Toni Elias”

The following is from Suzuki Motor of America, Inc… Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., bids a fond farewell to Toni Elias, as the two will conclude their extraordinarily successful five-year partnership at the end of the 2020 season. Elias took the American championship by storm in 2016, winning the first three races of his MotoAmerica Suzuki career on the then…

JD Beach To Race Supersport At Laguna Seca

The two men who duked it out for the 2020 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship, Richie Escalante and Sean Dylan Kelly, will get to see just how good they are in the series finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca when JD Beach, the winningest rider in MotoAmerica Supersport history, returns to action. Beach will ride the Celtic HSBK Yamaha YZF-R6 ridden all…

Cameron Beaubier: Five Times A Champion

Fifty-one wins and five MotoAmerica Superbike Championships later and it’s difficult to believe that Cameron Beaubier had some apprehension when he moved up to the Superbike class as a teammate to then three-time AMA Superbike Champion Josh Hayes in 2014. Beaubier struggled a bit in his first season, though he did win three races – including his second-ever race in…

Zanetti To Stay For Laguna Seca Round?

Although no decision has been made officially, it definitely sounded like Italian Loreno Zanetti will be at the 2020 MotoAmerica Series finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, October 23-25. At least if Saturday’s first-time AMA Superbike race winner has his way. Zanetti, who rode the Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York Panigale V4 R Superbike to a .196 of a…

A Limited Number Of Fans Allowed For Indy Round

MotoAmerica has announced that Indianapolis Motor Speedway will welcome a limited number of fans to the Racing Capital of the World for the MotoAmerica Superbikes at The Brickyard round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, October 9-11, per approval from the Marion County Public Health Department. The massive facility will provide a spectator zone in the Turn 1 grandstands of the…

Off Track Podcast: Michael Martin

In this special video edition of Off Track, Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice talk with veteran road racer and current MotoAmerica Rider Representative Michael Martin, who made a successful career out of racing ultra-fast Team Hammer Suzukis in the WERA Endurance Series and also in Formula USA. Martin is a man of many words, and we caught a few of…

He Said, He Said: Team Releases From Barber

The following is from KWR… Kyle Wyman came home with two top-ten finishes this past weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in a trying weekend, posting 7th and 10th places in races one and two, respectively. The KATO Fastening/KWR Ducati Team maintained 6th in series standings with points scoring finishes in both Superbike races.  The weekend started off strong with the…

MotoAmerica Partners With Sports Media Company WAVE.tv

MotoAmerica and WAVE.tv, the sports media company for today’s fan, is pleased to announce a content distribution partnership that will bring motorcycle racing to WAVE.tv’s 200 million viewers. The partnership provides WAVE.tv with access and rights to leverage MotoAmerica’s archived AMA Superbike Series and additional motorcycle road racing footage to develop content that will be shared across WAVE.tv’s portfolio of…

Scholtz Ready To Challenge At Barber

Mathew Scholtz and his Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 are in the midst of their best-ever season of MotoAmerica Superbike racing as the series heads to this weekend’s round at Barber Motorsports Park. The South African’s lap times are faster than a season ago, and he’s in a fight for second in the championship point standings with Monster Energy Attack Performance…

Faulkner Set For Barber MotoAmerica Debut

The following is from Topbox Road Racing… After exploading onto the scene at the club level and winning multiple championships with WERA in his first year, Mark Faulkner will make his professional debut this weekend for round 7 at Barber Motorsports Park with MotoAmerica. Supported by friends and small business owners in his childhood hometown of Savannah, GA. he will…

Bradley Ward Update

FLY Racing ADR Motorsports Superbike rider Bradley Ward suffered a broken femur and arm and wrist injuries in his dramatic opening-lap crash in the second HONOS Superbike race on Sunday afternoon at New Jersey Motorsports Park. “We made a few changes for warm-up and I was confident of another strong result on Sunday – the target was seventh or eighth,”…

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest At Monterey Will Be A Closed Event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in the state of California and the uncertainty of conducting events with public attending, MotoAmerica and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced today that the entire Laguna Seca Recreation Area will be closed to visitors during the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest at Monterey, October 23-25. Limited access to pre-sold camping areas within the…

MotoAmerica Announces Provisional 2021 Schedule

MotoAmerica has announced that it will again host 10 rounds of the MotoAmerica Series in 2021, headlined by a 20-race MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series. Eight of the 10 event dates have been finalized. Confirmation of the additional event dates will be announced soon. “It’s always good to get the schedule out as early as possible,” said MotoAmerica Partner Chuck Aksland. “It…

Injured Fong Hoping For More At NJMP

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Bobby Fong is hopeful that his injured left hand/wrist will benefit from the 11 days off the motorcycle after the Californian turned in two strong performances at the Ridge Motorsports Park this past weekend. “Hopefully, it will be better,” Fong said on Sunday in Washington. “I’m just going to baby this thing. I’ve been doing a lot…

Who Else But Beaubier On Opening Day At The Ridge?

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier continued his 2020 HONOS Superbike season domination today in the opening qualifying session at the Ridge Motorsports Park, the championship points leader lapping at 1:40.358 to best the rest by over a second. Beaubier’s best came on the 14th lap and it was 1.029 seconds quicker than Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz, the South…

Lorenzo Zanetti’s MotoAmerica Debut

Lorenzo Zanetti had his first taste of the Ridge Motorsports Park during Thursday’s Official Dunlop MotoAmerica Test, the Italian filling in for the injured PJ Jacobsen on the Celtic HSBK Ducati Panigale V4 R in this weekend’s Komatsu MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Ridge event – round five of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Zanetti lapped at a best of 1:46.215 in…