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…

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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…