Kelly, Lewis, Hobbs And Gloddy Emerge Victorious At VIR

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly continues to strike while the iron is hot, the Floridian keeping his perfect season alive with another MotoAmerica Supersport victory with this one coming after a closely fought battle at VIRginia International Raceway. While Kelly remains the only unbeaten rider in the 2021 MotoAmerica Series, Altus Motorsports’ Jake Lewis became a first-time winner in…

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Mazziotto To Fill In For Doyle For BARTCON At VIR

BARTCON Racing has announced that multi-time MotoAmerica race winner Anthony Mazziotto will join the team for next weekend’s second round of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series as a replacement rider for the injured Dominic Doyle. Doyle, who suffered a broken wrist in a practice crash in the opening round of the series at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on May 1,…

Doyle Suffers Broken Wrist, Will Miss VIR Round

Further scans have shown that Bartcon Racing’s Dominic Doyle suffered a fracture of the radius bone in his right wrist after crashing during a Supersport practice session on Friday, April 30 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Doyle will be in a cast for at least a month, according to the team, and will thus miss the VIRginia International Raceway round…

Austin Miller To Pure Attitude Racing For MotoAmerica Supersport

The following is from Pure Attitude Racing… The following is from Pure Attitude Racing… Pure Attitude Racing is delighted to announce that Austin Miller will represent them in this year’s MotoAmerica Supersport series. He will campaign a Kawasaki ZX-6R. Eighteen-year-old Miller is a former off-road champ, winning multiple state AMA championships in both Motocross and Supercross. Currently studying at The…

Lochoff To Team Hammer For 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series

The following is from Team Hammer, Inc…. 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…

More MotoAmerica Content And Live Supersport On Tap For MAVTV

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, has announced that in addition to airing live coverage of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series as it did in 2020, MAVTV Motorsports Network will feature the MotoAmerica SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Series in its new kids programming block called “After School Next Gen Racing.” Along with “After School Next Gen Racing,”…

Saturday Cinema: The Turning Point

By definition, a turning point is the point of highest tension in a narrative work. It’s also the exact moment where the protagonist finally overcomes the obstacles, sees the light at the end of the tunnel, and heads toward triumph. We’ve seen it in thousands of cinematic productions, from every single Rocky movie ever made, to countless war films, to…

Tech Tuesday: Nolan Lamkin Gives It All Away

The teams and riders in the MotoAmerica series are a highly competitive lot. They race each other hard on the track. But, in the paddock, there is a lot of benevolence where everything from spare parts to suspension settings is freely shared. The lessons in “sharing” that Supersport rider Nolan Lamkin learned in kindergarten clearly stayed with him because the…

Landers Wins Four Of Five In 600 Supersport Debut

Two-time MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup Champion and 2020 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Champion Rocco Landers made his 600cc Supersport debut this past weekend at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in Desert Center, California, and it was a good one. Landers made his debut on Melissa Paris’ Yamaha YZF-R6, a motorcycle formerly raced by her husband, four-time AMA Superbike Champion Josh Hayes. The…

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…

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…

MotoAmerica PittRace Support Class Preview: No One Is Perfect, But Escalante Is Close

Richie Escalante and Cameron Beaubier now have two things in common: Neither are perfect, but both are in control. Just like Beaubier in the HONOS Superbike class, Escalante has won five of the six Supersport races held in the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. And while Beaubier controls the Superbike title chase with a 19-point lead and in seemingly unbeatable form, Escalante…

MAVTV To Air 2020 MotoAmerica Supersport Series

MotoAmerica has announced an agreement with television network MAVTV Motorsports Network to air coverage of the 2020 MotoAmerica Supersport Series. MAVTV’s coverage will feature 18 one-hour programs, plus a re-air for each show, with the races set to air approximately two weeks after each event. MAVTV, which is owned and operated by Lucas Oil and located in Corona, California, airs…

Tech Talk: Shifting Gears And Blipping Throttles

Despite the never-ending, always evolving march of technology, road racing motorcycles—as has been the case since the very beginning of road racing—still have manual transmissions, with six cogs or “speeds” to choose from. Across all five race classes, virtually all of the motorcycles competing in the MotoAmerica Series are equipped with two important innovations to their manual or “standard” transmissions:…

Supersport Rising: The Middleweight Class Is Alive And Well

It seems that the demise of middleweight motorcycle road racing has definitely been greatly exaggerated. As we head into round four of the 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America Road Racing Championship, the entry list for the Supersport class is 32 riders strong and chock-full of talent. Along with current championship leader PJ Jacobsen, current second-place challenger Richie Escalante, 2018 championship…

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