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…

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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…

20 Years Of Thrills Continue With Dunlop M4 Suzuki Two-Seat Superbike Program

Team Hammer is thrilled to confirm the Dunlop M4 Suzuki Two-Seat Superbike Program is continuing in 2020 to celebrate its 20th anniversary of bringing fans, the media, and VIPs closer to the awe-inspiring sport of motorcycle road racing than would be otherwise possible.  The incredible acceleration and gravity-defying lean angles demonstrated by elite MotoAmerica-caliber riders on tracks across the United…

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…

Off Track Podcast: John Ulrich

John Ulrich wears many hats in the MotoAmerica paddock. For starters, he is the owner of Team Hammer, which has been racing for 40 years and is the new home of the factory Suzukis – ridden by Toni Elias and Bobby Fong – in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series. He’s also the founder and editor of Roadracing World magazine, a monthly…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #16 Roadracing World Young Guns Suzuki SV650 Twins Cup

Categorized by Suzuki as a “standard” motorcycle, the SV650 was transformed into a MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship-winning race bike by Team Hammer, who combined their ingenuity and past experience with race- and championship-winning twin-cylinder machines, a copious amount of top-shelf aftermarket components, and a young and very talented rider to capture the 2019 title. Rider: Alex Dumas Engine: Team Hammer-Built…

Team Hammer Responds To Sanction

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer, Inc. accepts and supports MotoAmerica’s decision to penalize Pat Kelly, the father of Team Hammer contracted rider Sean Dylan Kelly, for throwing a partially-filled, 16-ounce plastic water bottle at rider Hayden Gillim following Supersport Race Two at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP). There is no excuse for anybody hitting a rider with…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #85 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike

Team Hammer started campaigning Suzuki’s latest version of the GSX-R1000R in 2017’s MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class. In 2018, the team debuted the #85 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000 in full MotoAmerica Superbike trim, including a MoTec ECU. The bike features some notable differences from the Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing Superbike, including bodywork that is shaped slightly different and sourced from Hotbodies,…

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…

Alex Dumas To Race Twins Cup For Team Hammer

Team Hammer, Inc. has announced that it has signed reigning MotoAmerica Junior Cup Champion Alex Dumas to a two-year contract to compete in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing series. The 16-year-old French Canadian joins the effort under a new Roadracing World Young Guns Scholarship program which will see him compete in the 2019 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship aboard…

Sonoma Raceway: What The Teams Had To Say Post-Race

The following is from Yamaha… Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier wrapped up a flawless weekend at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday with another dominant performance in Superbike Race 2. Leading every lap and session of the weekend, the Northern California native emerged from his home race with a double-victory and a 63-point lead in the prestigious MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. In…

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Daytona Anderson Back For More With Team Hammer

Daytona Anderson will continue to ride for Team Hammer in the 2018 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America Supersport Championship, aboard an M4 RiCK! Suzuki GSX-R600 sponsored by Rickdiculous Racing, or RiCK! for short. Team Hammer signed the 21-year-old Anderson as a replacement rider mid-season in 2017, with a contract extending through the 2018 season. Anderson immediately impressed by scoring a runner-up…

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Nick McFadden Set For Supersport With M4 medAge Suzuki

Nick McFadden has signed a one-year contract extension with Team Hammer to compete in the 20187 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship aboard the team’s Suzuki GSX-R600 with sponsorship from M4 and medAge. McFadden, who finished third in the now defunct Superstock 600 Championship with three wins, four second-place finishes and 10 podium finishes, will make his Supersport debut in the opening round…