Racers Helping Racers: It Takes A Village

MotoAmerica’s Twins Cup class continues to field the largest numbers of riders in the series, and the entry list for round five at Utah Motorsports Campus is no exception as 26 racers will take to UMC’s 15-turn, 2.2-mile East Course this weekend. Among them are two riders who wouldn’t be making it to Utah without the support of the racing…

Post Road America: What The Teams Have To Say

The following is from Scheibe Racing BMW… For team founder Steve Scheibe, Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin has been familiar ground for several decades. It’s the home course. The baseline. He’s raced here himself, and has worked on product development for multiple major manufacturers more years than many riders in the paddock have had birthdays. He’s been on hot…

Team Releases: What They Say After Saturday At Road America

  The following is from Westby Racing… At Road America, affectionately known as “America’s National Park of Speed,” Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz raced to a solid fifth-place finish in MotoAmerica Superbike race one, while Junior Cup rider Sam Lochoff crossed the stripe for an eighth-place result in his race. After qualifying on the second row in Saturday morning’s wet Superpole…

Toni Elias Wins Race One At Road America

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias won his third race of the season today in the Championship at Road America, the fourth round of the 10-round MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike Championship held in changing conditions in Wisconsin. Elias came out on top of a battle that featured as many as seven riders at times and whittled down to four riders by the…

PREVIEW: It’s Road America Time For MotoAmerica

If Cameron Beaubier’s future can match his past, then he goes into the Dunlop Championship at Road America as the hands-down favorite for victory in America’s Dairyland. After all, the three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion has won seven of the last 10 EBC Brakes Superbike races in Wisconsin. Beaubier’s success at Road America is eclipsed only by seven-time AMA Superbike Champion…

Suzuki’s Fourth Annual Fun Day

The following is from Suzuki… On Wednesday, May 22nd, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) hosted the JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, H.E.P. Motorsports, M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Bar X Motorsports, and the Suzuki Factory/Regional Elite amateur team for its 4th Annual Fun Day at Suzuki’s headquarters in Brea, California. Suzuki employees and riders came together to celebrate their strong…

Road America: History In The Making

As the MotoAmerica Series prepares to roll into Road America in a few short weeks for what will be the 40th season of uninterrupted Superbike racing at the picturesque circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, the list of AMA Superbike race winners reads like a who’s who of American road racing. Twenty-five men have won the 58 races (the series has…

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…

Sunday At VIR: What The Teams Had To Say (Updated)

The following is from KWR Ducati… The Inde Motorsports Rance/KWR Ducati team put together another pair of top-10 results this past weekend at Virginia International Raceway. Wyman finished 9th in race one, and 10th in race two after leading early in mixed conditions. The KWR team experienced some mechanical issues to start Saturday morning, in what was a shortened two-day…

VIR Up Next For Stars Of MotoAmerica

The 2019 MotoAmerica Series began a month ago at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, but most of the riders in the series will tell you that the championship begins in earnest this coming weekend at VIRginia International Raceway with the Championship of Virginia, May 4-5. For the EBC Brakes Superbike Series, VIR makes up the third round of that championship as…

Ground Control To Major Toni

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias  got the opportunity of a lifetime in the week between the MotoAmerica Series opener at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and round two at the Circuit of The Americas when he got the chance to join the Suzuki MotoGP team for a visit to the Houston Space Center. “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to visit…

COTA: What The Teams Had To Say

The following is from KWR Ducati… The SC Project/KWR Ducati team put up another pair of top-10 finishes this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas for the second round of the MotoAmerica Superbike championship. Kyle Wyman rode his Ducati Panigale V4 R to another stout performance considering the team’s early state of development on the new platform. Wyman posted…

Josh Herrin Nails Down Victory At COTA

Yoshimura Suzuki won its second straight race at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but it wasn’t the one ridden by yesterday’s winner Toni Elias. This time it was Josh Herrin on the top step of the podium after winning the seventh AMA Superbike race of his career in the MotoAmerica Championship of Texas. Herrin battled for 13 of the…

Elias Continues Circuit Of The Americas Mastery

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias continues to show that he is the MotoAmerica version of Marc Marquez when it comes to winning motorcycle races at the Circuit of The Americas. Elias won a scintillating battle with Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier to win his sixth out of seven starts in Texas. After 15 laps of the 3.426-mile Circuit of The…

Mat Mladin Will Be At COTA This Weekend

Mat Mladin, the seven-time AMA Superbike Champion who won all his titles racing for Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing, will be on hand for this weekend’s big MotoGP/MotoAmerica event at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Fans will have the opportunity to meet with Mladin and have autographs signed at the Yoshimura Suzuki pits inside the MotoAmerica paddock. Mladin…

Toni Elias Leaves MotoAmerica Season Opener With Series Points Lead

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias had a thrilling opening to the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at the Suzuki Championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. It included a victory and ultimately the series lead for the 2017 series champ. Elias made a miraculous save aboard his Suzuki GSX-R1000 in Saturday’s race when he ran…

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…

Cameron Beaubier Wins MotoAmerica Season Opener

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias didn’t know what it was like to lose the series opener and Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier didn’t know what it was like to win one. Now they both know. Beaubier beat Elias by 2.732 seconds today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the Californian ending Elias’ perfect streak of winning every season opener since the…

Gerloff Leads Day One In MotoAmerica Opener

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Garrett Gerloff got his 2019 season off to the best possible start with the Texan leading both of the EBC Brakes Superbike sessions on opening day at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Gerloff led a damp morning session and followed that up with the fastest time of the day under sunny skies in the second session. Gerloff…

Suzuki Offering Nearly $1.3 Million In MotoAmerica Contingency

Suzuki Motor of America Inc. has announced nearly $8 million in contingency for the 2019 racing season, including nearly $1.3 million going to the MotoAmerica Series racers who race a Suzuki GSX-R1000, GSX-R600 and SV650. Suzuki’s road racing contingency offerings have been increased to include several premier championships, including MotoAmerica’s Superbike, Stock 1000, Supersport and Twins Cup classes, along with…

Cameron Beaubier Leads Thunderhill Raceway Park Test

Five of the top Superbike racers in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series converged on Thunderhill Raceway Park, January 30-31, for a preseason test with Monster Energy Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier and Garrett Gerloff joined at the Northern California racetrack by Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias and Josh Herrin and the one-man Estenson Racing/Attack Performance team of JD Beach. When all was said and…

Jake Lewis Back For More With M4 ECSTAR Suzuki

Team Hammer, Inc. is happy to confirm that it will again field Jake Lewis aboard an M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000 in the MotoAmerica Superbike class for the upcoming 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season. Last year, the 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike Rookie of the Year again established himself as a week-in, week-out front-runner in his full-time return to the…

Photo Gallery: Live From The Superbike Test At Thunderhill

Five of the top riders in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship are midway through the opening day of a two-day test at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California. Those in attendance are the Yoshimura Suzuki team of Toni Elias and Josh Herrin; three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and his Monster Energy Yamaha teammate Garrett Gerloff; and the Estenson Racing/Attack Performance’s…