Dumas Set For HONOS Superbike Debut At PittRace

The Superbike Cup is proving to be a popular option for the Stock 1000 riders with 2018 Liqui Moly Junior Cup Champion/2019 Twins Cup Champion Alex Dumas set to make his MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike debut this weekend at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, MESA37 Racing Kawasaki rider Stefano Mesa also raced in Superbike and he…

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…

MotoAmerica Series: Pittsburgh Here We Come!

With a new track comes new hope for those trying to stop the Cameron Beaubier runaway freight train that is the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Series with Pittsburgh International Race Complex set to host round four of the championship this coming weekend, August 7-9. Six HONOS Superbike races have been held thus far in 2020 and Beaubier and his Monster Energy…

Team Releases From Road Atlanta: Part II

The following is from KWR Ducati… Kyle Wyman (OneCure/KWR Ducati Team) salvaged 10 vital championship points in race two after a tough weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for the third round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. In a weekend that saw heavy rains play havoc with the race program on Friday and a crash in Superpole on Saturday,…

Team Releases From Road Atlanta: Part I

The following is from Westby Racing… After two rounds of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship at Road America in Wisconsin, Westby Racing was ready to race this weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, which is a home track for the team’s Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz, team manager Chuck Giacchetto, and crew chief Ed Sullivan, who all live in the Atlanta area.…

Kelly Puts A Stop To Escalante’s Perfection

HONOS Kawasaki’s Richie Escalante rolled into Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta riding the high of winning four straight Supersport races, but M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly put an end to Escalante’s perfect Supersport season with a thrilling victory on a hot Saturday in Georgia. With Escalante finishing second to Kelly it means that no one in the 2020 MotoAmerica Series…

Bays Returns To Twins Cup At Road Atlanta

The following is from Bays Racing… This weekend, Twins Cup rider Chris Bays will return to MotoAmerica competition aboard a Suzuki SV650 as the series heads to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  Bays is no stranger to the Twins Cup Championship. He finished on the podium in his MotoAmerica debut at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in 2018. In 2019, Bays contested…

HONOS Superbike: The Level Playing Field

Before the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike season began, a lot of people—including riders, team personnel, MotoAmerica staff members, and informed fans—felt that the “playing field” had the potential to be its most level in a very long time. With Yamaha and Suzuki re-structuring their factory teams into factory-supported teams with new companies and personnel taking the helm in the form of…

Twins Cup: They’re Going Faster

During the five-and-a-half-year history of MotoAmerica, the phrase “they’re going faster” has been uttered many times, at most of the tracks, and in all five of the Series’ race classes. Just two rounds into the 2020 season, four-time and defending HONOS Superbike champion Cameron Beaubier broke and re-broke the outright lap record at Road America virtually every time he was…

What The Teams Said: Looking Back At Road America

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. and M4 ECSTAR Suzuki returned to Road America for Round 2 of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season where they scored four podium finishes, capped off in spectacular fashion by Bobby Fong’s maiden MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike class victory. In addition, Altus Motorsports’ Cameron Petersen and Roadracing World Young Guns…

Team Talk From Saturday At Road America

The following is from Westby Racing… On Saturday at Road America, MotoAmerica’s first race day of the 2020 season with spectators, Westby Racing’s Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz finished fifth and, in Junior Cup, Cody Wyman was seventh. The results weren’t what either rider had hoped for, but Mathew, Cody, and the team gained valuable information that should help them improve…

Heritage Cup: Revving Up Superbike’s Roots

Bring us your KZ’s and GPz’s, your GS’s and CB-F’s, your TZ’s, and even your Brittens yearning to be revved. Round one of the MotoAmerica Heritage Cup is coming to Road America for round two of the MotoAmerica season and, like a canoe-sized banana split with everything, the Heritage Cup is like the cherry on top of an already tasty…

Off Track Podcast: Kevin Schwantz

Kevin Schwantz joined Carruthers and Bice for this week’s Off Track with Carruthers and Bice. That’s right: Kevin Schwantz. As in 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz. The Texan talks about his racing career, his rivalry with MotoAmerica President and three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey, his favorite hobby, racing then and racing now and a lot more. Give it a listen…

Jackson Blackmon Breaks Twins Cup Lap Record At Road America

The following is from Robem Engineering… Jackson Blackmon, Toby Khamsouk, and Carl Price successfully debuted their Robem Engineering MotoAmerica-spec Suzuki SV650’s last weekend at the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship as the series kicked off at scenic Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The pace was fast all weekend, as expected, and Blackmon’s charge to second…

Beaubier Starts Strong, Breaks Lap Record On Day One At Road America

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier started the 2020 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series in the best possible way at Road America, the defending four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading both sessions by a comfortable margin and smashing the outright lap record on Friday afternoon. Beaubier started strongly in the morning session with his 2:12.151 putting him 1.3 seconds clear of…

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki Previews The 2020 MotoAmerica Season

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki is excited to finally kick-off the delayed 2020 MotoAmerica Season next weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Toni Elias will spearhead Suzuki’s new premier Superbike team alongside teammate and 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Bobby Fong aboard their Suzuki GSX-R1000s. Suzuki GSX-R600 riders Sean Dylan Kelly and Lucas Silva will contest the Supersport class while 2019 MotoAmerica Twins…

Off Track Podcast: Doug Chandler

Only four racers have completed the Grand Slam in AMA racing – victories in all four disciplines of flat track (mile, half mile, short track and TT) and a National road race – and one of those is Doug Chandler. Chandler is a three-time AMA Superbike Champion, a podium finisher in 500cc Grand Prix racing and, most recently, both the…

Trevor Standish Widens His Stance

Trevor Standish is a bit of a Renaissance Man. A former child actor, Standish joined the MotoAmerica Series in its inaugural year of 2015, and he raced for the past few years in the KTM RC Cup and Liqui Moly Junior Cup Championships. This year, he will be competing aboard a Suzuki SV650 in MotoAmerica’s highly popular Twins Cup Championship.…

Tech Talk With Tekk Consulting: Part Two

In part two of our interview with Tekk Consulting’s Jason Heard and Jack Fisher, we focus on 3D printing of motorcycle bodywork, which is something that is not only currently non-existent in MotoAmerica, it is essentially non-existent anywhere else in the world. Heard and Fisher are poised to change all that, and they gave us a peek into their crystal…

Tech Talk With Tekk Consulting: Part One

A few weeks ago, we did a story about CarbonSmith, which is a team sponsor of Westby Racing. Owned by Ryan Shaun Smith, the company creates 3D-printed components for various industries, including motorcycles. Several components on Westby Racing’s Superbike are 3D printed using a process called Continuous Fiber Fabrication. After the story ran, we were introduced to Jason Heard and…