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…

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…

Landers Can Wrap It Up This Weekend At Barber Motorsports Park

There’s a very good possibility that 15-year-old Rocco Landers will wrap up his second consecutive MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup Series title this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park, September 18-20, which would make him the first champion of the 2020 season. With his nine victories in a row, Landers holds a commanding 90-point lead over Celtic HSBK Racing’s Samuel Lochoff…

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…

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