No Shock: Öhlins Is Back As An Official Partner Of MotoAmerica

Öhlins, the world’s leading motorcycle and automotive suspension brand, will return as an official partner of MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series. The 2021 MotoAmerica season begins at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 30-May 1, and concludes at Barber Motorsports Park, September 17-19. “We are committed to MotoAmerica and our support vehicle and technical staff will again be…

Lochoff To Team Hammer For 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series

Team Hammer, Inc. is thrilled to announce the signing of top prospect Sam Lochoff to contest the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing series. The 18-year-old South African will step up to MotoAmerica Supersport competition in 2021 aboard a Team Hammer-built M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R600.  Lochoff turned heads by landing on the podium in his MotoAmerica debut in 2019, finishing third…

aRacer SpeedTek On Board As Official Partner Of MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that aRacer SpeedTek has come on board as a sponsorship partner for the 2021 season. The Taiwanese engineering company specializes in engine management systems, including the design and manufacture of engine control units (ECUs), electronic fuel injection units, and other electronic parts for motorcycles and automobiles.…

Jason Aguilar Won’t Be Racing In 2021

The following is from Jason Aguilar Racing… Jason Aguilar reluctantly announces that due to a change in circumstance he will no longer compete in this year’s MotoAmerica Superbike Championship.  The news, which comes only a short time after the exciting announcement that was set to see the rider who placed fourth overall in Supersport last year, is disappointing for all concerned…

Trevor Standish To Pure Attitude Racing

The following is from Pure Attitude Racing… Pure Attitude Racing is pleased to announce that Trevor Standish will remain with the team for the 2021 season. Trevor, a former podium finisher in the MotoAmerica Junior Cup series, stepped up to the Twins Cup in 2020, finishing equal seventh overall, with a best result of sixth at the season finale at…

Off Track Podcast: Mathew Scholtz

Mathew Scholtz was having a hell of a season on his Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1. Right up until the point when he wasn’t. It all went horribly wrong at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when Scholtz and Cameron Beaubier crashed and Beaubier’s bike struck Scholtz’ leg. The result was surgery, the end of the South African’s season, and a lot of off-season…

Women Who Race: Royal Enfield’s Build, Train, Race Program Set For Three MotoAmerica Rounds

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that it will be the Race portion of Royal Enfield’s Build, Train, Race (BTR) program with a group of women selected by Royal Enfield to prepare and race its Continental GT 650 motorcycles in three rounds of the 10-round 2021 MotoAmerica series. Royal Enfield’s BTR program…

Off Track Podcast: PJ Jacobsen

The highs and the lows for PJ Jacobsen in 2020 were definitely more on the low end of the scale. After winning the opening round of the MotoAmerica Stock 100 Series at Road America 1, Jacobsen had a frightening crash when he had to jump off his Ducati at speed when it caught fire during morning warmup for round two.…

Sportbike Track Gear To Sponsor MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Sportbike Track Gear, the family owned and operated motorcycle apparel and parts specialists, will be the title sponsor of the 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series with the class titled the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup, effective immediately. Owned by the Vandenbrouck family (commonly known as the Vans),…

Off Track Podcast: Jason Aguilar

Jason Aguilar finished on the Supersport podium three times in 2020 en route to fourth in the championship. This week, the 2017 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Champion announced that six years of racing a 600 are behind him as he made it public that he was going Superbike racing in 2021. Aguilar will race a RiderzLaw-backed Yamaha YZF-R1 in the 2021…

Video: Jason Aguilar Talks Superbike Racing

Long-time Supersport specialist Jason Aguilar is jumping off his middleweight machine and swinging his leg over the #96 RiderzLaw Aguilar Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike for the 2021 MotoAmerica season. MotoAmerica Communications Manager Paul Carruthers was the first to talk with Aguilar about his new venture in America’s premier motorcycle road racing class, and here’s the interview.

Off Track Podcast: Keith McCarty

Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is retiring from his position after 44 years. He joined Carruthers and Bice on this episode of Off Track to talk about his incredible career in which he worked with legendary racers from Bob “Hurricane” Hannah to Josh “Hurricane” Hayes. We also asked him about his love of road…

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…

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…