Dunham Set For Double Duty At PittRace And NJMP

The following is from MP13 Racing… Current MotoAmerica Junior Cup competitor Hunter Dunham will pull double duty this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex and also at New Jersey Motorsports Park on September 7 and 8 as he will race the #12 MP13 Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 in MotoAmerica’s Supersport class in addition to racing the #17 Hunter Dunham Racing Kawasaki…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #74 Tuned Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport

Mike Pond’s Tuned Racing team has been racing Yamaha motorcycles since 2011, and his bikes have always been among the best-looking and best-built machines in the AMA/MotoAmerica paddock. Tuned Racing won the 2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Championship with Bryce Prince as the team’s rider, and this year, Prince and his Tuned Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 are currently ranked sixth in the…

Stock 1000 And Supersport To Stream Live On Facebook

Today’s MotoAmerica Stock 1000 race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – featuring defending class champion Andrew Lee, former World Superbike rider Geoff May, Stefano Mesa, and a grid full of knee-dragging talent – will be broadcast live on Facebook at 4:10 p.m. Pacific Time. And then, on Sunday, MotoAmerica’s highly competitive Supersport class will also be broadcast live on Facebook.…

More From VIR… The Teams Say

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer closed out the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing weekend at Virginia International Raceway by logging three-top five finishes, including a podium result on Sunday. Sean Dylan Kelly, age 16, continued to impress in his first visit to VIR, bouncing back from his Saturday disappointment by extending his amazing Supersport rookie streak…

Fong, Kelly Podium For Team Hammer

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer came out swinging as the 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season got underway on Saturday at Road Atlanta. The new-look Team M4 ECSTAR Suzuki Supersport duo of Bobby Fong and Sean Dylan Kelly continued to show enormous potential as a pairing, backing up a double podium performance in last month’s…

Ortt Lets The Good Times Roll: Will Race A Graves Kawasaki ZX-6R In MotoAmerica Supersport

Nineteen-year-old Braeden Ortt, who finished ninth in the 2018 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship aboard a Tuned Racing Yamaha, is going green for 2019. The Canadian rider, who hails from Calgary, Alberta, will ride the #30 Ortt Racing/Graves Kawasaki ZX-6R in the 2019 Supersport Championship. Ortt is currently studying in his freshman year at The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus, and…

The Silence Of The Supersports: Are 600s Going The Way Of The Dinosaurs?

For the past three decades, the American Motorcyclist Association has sanctioned a class of professional motorcycle racing that features 600cc sportbikes. The 600 Supersport class debuted in 1987, and the very first race was held on March 6, 1987, at Daytona International Speedway. Doug Polen won the race aboard a Honda Hurricane 600. It was early days for “race-replica” 600cc…

PJ Jacobsen Set For MotoAmerica Supersport With HSBK/Celtic Racing

Former World Superbike and World Supersport racer PJ Jacobsen will compete in the 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Series on a team put together through the collaboration of HSBK Racing and Celtic Racing, the team announced this morning. Jacobsen will campaign a Yamaha YZF-R6 in what will be his debut season in the MotoAmerica Series. Jacobsen has over 30 National Amateur Championships…

Movin’ On Up: Dumas And Ventura Climb The Ladder

It’s well known that one of the specific missions of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship is to introduce young men and women to the sport of motorcycle road racing. The pathway starts in Liqui Moly Junior Cup, where MotoAmerica nourishes the young apprentices, cultivates their skills and racecraft, and helps advance them through the various MotoAmerica classes,…

John Ethell Knows The Way

John Ethell knows his way around a motorcycle, he knows his way around a motorcycle road racing paddock, and he also knows his way around motorcycle road racers. For Ethell, the colloquialism “been there, done that” is an apt description of his career, and it’s precisely why JD Beach recruited Ethell to be his crew chief on this year’s one-rider…

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Valentin Debise To Miss VIR; Cory West To Sub

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Valentin Debise will miss the second round of the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship this coming weekend at Virginia International Raceway as he continues to recover from the injuries he suffered in the Daytona 200. Debise will again be replaced by Cory West, a 33-year-old racing veteran from Arkansas. West earned a hard-fought podium finish in Supersport race one…

Altus Motorsports Set For 2018 Supersport Series With New Sponsor

Altus Motorsports Suzuki Team has announced new riders and partners for 2018 MotoAmerica Championship Series, including a multi-year agreement with Georgia-based beverage Supercharged “Natural Sports Drink.” The team will feature Miles Thornton and Jaret Nassaney in the Supersport class. “Partnering with Supercharged is going to enable our team to contend for the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship title,” said team owner George…

Michael Gilbert To Join Riderz Law Team For 2018 Supersport

Last season’s Superstock 600 Championship runner-up Michael Gilbert will race a RiderzLaw Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 in the 2018 MotoAmerica Supersport class, the team announced recently. Gilbert finished second overall in the 2017 Motoamerica Superstock 600 Championship, amassing 10 podium finishes along the way, including four wins. “We were so fortunate to be a part of Michael’s success last year, and…