Throwback Thursday: Hayden’s Championship Clincher, Bostrom’s Photo-Finish Victory

After a one-year hiatus from VIRginia International Raceway due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MotoAmerica returns to VIR next weekend for round two of the 2021 HONOS Superbike Championship. It’s a favorite track for many current riders, as well as a fan favorite. After all, the 14-turn, 2.25-mile natural road course has served up some very memorable AMA road races over…

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What The Teams Said: Sunday Edition

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor USA, LLC and Team Hammer kicked off the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship in midseason form, racking up a pair of victories, three podiums, and a pole position in the ‘21 opener at Road Atlanta. The weekend’s leading man was undoubtedly M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly, who made good…

What The Teams Said: Saturday Edition

The following is from Westby Racing… Scholtz Strikes Gold, Wins Saturday’s Superbike Race At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta; Roach Finishes Eighth In Junior Cup Just a little more than six months after suffering serious injuries to his right leg in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz notched the victory in Saturday’s Superbike race one at Michelin…

Scholtz Takes HONOS Superbike Series Opener At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz got the soaking-wet monkey off his back with his first dry-race HONOS Superbike victory today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the South African leading 18 of the 19 laps for the perfect start to his 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Scholtz, whose previous two Superbike wins came in wet conditions in 2017 (Circuit of The America) and…

MotoAmerica Superbikes 2021: All Change At The Top

In the six years since MotoAmerica took over the AMA Superbike Championship, two riders have dominated: five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and 2017 Champion Toni Elias. Those two combined to win 83 races, or 72 percent, of the 116 races run under the MotoAmerica umbrella. That’s right – 72 percent. And 100 percent of the Superbike Championships with Beaubier…

Who Will Be Master Of The Middleweights?

Supersport was, without a doubt, the most consistently compelling, must-see championship of the 2020 MotoAmerica season. In virtually every one of the 18 middleweight-class races held last year, the action was breathtaking and the display of talent and racecraft was world-class. In the end, it was HONOS Kawasaki rider Richie Escalante who took the championship, and he did so by…

Off Track Podcast: Jayson Uribe

A MotoAmerica Superbike part-timer for the most part, Jayson Uribe is going all in for the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Series with a full-time ride on David Anthony’s FLY Racing ADR Motorsports team. Uribe will be armed with a Suzuki GSX-R1000 that he’s been testing and racing in California in preparation for the season. We caught up with Uribe for this…

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…

Throwback Thursday: Long Live The Homologation Specials

When a motorcycle road racing organization, like AMA road racing and its current form MotoAmerica, requires that the motorcycles competing in the series be production-based streetbikes that have been adapted for closed-course competition, the motorcycle manufacturers sometimes produce a limited run of high-spec units for public sale so that they can legally be raced. Such motorcycles are commonly called “Homologation Specials.”…

Off Track Podcast: Scott Russell

A three-time AMA 750 Supersport Champion, 1992 AMA Superbike Champion, 1993 World Superbike Champion, two-time 500cc Grand Prix podium finisher, Suzuka 8 Hour winner…oh, and five-time Daytona 200 winner, Scott Russell had a hell of a career. Now a competitive cyclist, the Screaming Chief is this week’s guest on Off Track With Carruthers And Bice where the 2005 AMA Motorcycle…

Altus Motorsports Announces Two Of Its Team Riders For 2021

In 2020, Oklahoma-based Altus Motorsports had their best-year ever, winning the Stock 1000 Championship with South African rider Cameron Petersen aboard their Suzuki GSX-R1000. And, as 2021 rapidly approaches, the team, which has one of the largest footprints in the entire MotoAmerica paddock, has announced two of their riders for the upcoming season. Back aboard his #59 Altus Motorsports Suzuki…

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