Changes At The AMA: Pelletier Now Director Of Racing

The following is from the AMA… The American Motorcyclist Association has promoted Mike Pelletier to director of racing from his role as AMA Supercross manager, effective immediately. In his new role, Pelletier will manage the AMA’s domestic amateur and professional competition operations, and will continue to oversee the AMA’s responsibilities for the AMA Supercross Championship. Pelletier grew up racing motocross…

Off Track Podcast: Carruthers And Bice

Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice go it alone in this week’s Off Track With Carruthers And Bice podcast after two hectic weekends of back-to-back MotoAmerica rounds at Road Atlanta and Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Not that they need much to get them going, but there was plenty to chat about and the pair bring it all out in this, their…

Three MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Races Slated For Indy And Laguna Seca Rounds

MotoAmerica has announced that it is replacing the two HONOS Superbike races that were lost due to the cancellation of the Circuit of the Americas round with additional Superbike races at the Superbikes At The Brickyard and GEICO Superbike Speedfest At Monterey events. The final two rounds of the series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 9-11, and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna…

Beaubier Hits The Century Mark In Style

Four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier celebrated his 100th AMA Superbike race on Sunday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex by doing what he’d done 44 times previously. He won. Beaubier moved up to the AMA Superbike Championship in 2014, a season after he won the Daytona Sportbike Championship with an almost perfect 12 of 13 race wins. Ironically, the…

Beaubier Wins His 100th Superbike Start

Cameron Beaubier celebrated his 100th AMA Superbike start in the best way possible. With a victory. The win, Beaubier’s seventh of his near-perfect season, was the 45th triumph of the four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion’s career. As the others have been in 2020, Beaubier’s win was decisive, though he wrongly downplayed it as “a bit lucky.” Challenged early by his Monster…

Win Number Six For Beaubier At PittRace

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier won his sixth HONOS Superbike race out of seven starts today at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading from start to finish as he continues his dominating start to the season. Beaubier began his day with his fourth pole position of the year and he finished it with…

MotoAmerica’s Event At The Ridge Will Go On Without Fans

Due to restrictions set forth with the current COVID-19 pandemic, MotoAmerica and the Ridge Motorsports Park have announced that the Komatsu MotoAmerica Superbikes At The Ridge event, scheduled for August 28-30, in Shelton, Washington, will be held as a participant-only event with no spectators. “This is disappointing news for everyone as we have seen the effort and tremendous positive energy…

Westby Racing Has Its Head Down Heading Into Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

The following is from Westby Racing… Round three of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, and riders Mathew Scholtz and Cody Wyman, along with the entire Westby Racing team, are looking forward to racing on Road Atlanta’s 2.54-mile, 12-turn natural road course. For the team’s Superbike rider…

Off Track Podcast: Ashton Yates

Believe it or not, Ashton Yates has competed in six different MotoAmerica classes in his young career thus far: KTM RC Cup, Liqui Moly Junior Cup, Stock 600, Supersport, Stock 1000 and HONOS Superbike. He’s also had podium finishes in four of those classes and in 2018 became the first rider in the MotoAmerica era to finish on the podium…

Off Track Podcast: Bobby Fong

Bobby Fong has won 16 MotoAmerica races across three classes but none were bigger than his first career HONOS Superbike victory a few weeks ago at Road America. In taking victory on his M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Fong became the 59th rider to win an AMA Superbike race and he did so in what was MotoAmerica’s 100th Superbike race. We caught…

GEICO Motorcycle To Partner MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest At Monterey

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that GEICO Motorcycle will be the title sponsor of the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, round nine of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, October 23-25. “To say we are excited about our Speedfest event at Laguna would be an understatement,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “Adding GEICO Motorcycle as a…

Off Track Podcast: Tryg Westby

Tryg Westby is the epitome of cool. The owner of Westby Racing, which features Mathew Scholtz in the MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike class and Cody Wyman in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup class, can be seen at every MotoAmerica race and he’s usually on a motorcycle of some sort. Westby is a former racer, the proud father of the late Dane…

Beaubier Social Distances Himself With Two Wins At Road America

Apparently, Cameron Beaubier is taking this social distancing thing to the utmost degree, the Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha rider making sure his competition never got close as he completed the double win at Road America today. Beaubier followed up yesterday’s 7.8-second win with an even more impressive outing, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion winning again on Sunday –…

Beaubier Starts Strong, Breaks Lap Record On Day One At Road America

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier started the 2020 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series in the best possible way at Road America, the defending four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading both sessions by a comfortable margin and smashing the outright lap record on Friday afternoon. Beaubier started strongly in the morning session with his 2:12.151 putting him 1.3 seconds clear of…

Parts Unlimited On Board With MotoAmerica For 2020

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that global powersports distributor Parts Unlimited, one of the series’ longest serving sponsors, will again be a supporting partner of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. “Parts Unlimited has been a partner of ours since we started and were actually one of the first companies that came on board,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “They are a…