The Twins Cup Conundrum

MotoAmerica’s Twins Cup class is at a crossroads. Originally conceived as a way to showcase club racers from around the country by putting them on MotoAmerica’s national stage and aboard the same lightweight, twin-cylinder motorcycles that they race as weekend warriors, Twins Cup has evolved more than any other race class in the MotoAmerica Series. That’s what happens when humans…

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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…

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…

Robem Engineering Twins Cup Riders Blackmon And Khamsouk Test At Roebling Road

The following is from Robem Engineering… Twins Cup racers Jackson Blackmon and Toby Khamsouk successfully tested their Robem Engineering MotoAmerica-spec Suzuki SV650’s with WERA last weekend at Roebling Road Raceway in advance of the MotoAmerica season getting underway at Road America next weekend. Blackmon and Khamsouk each ran a hot pace all weekend long, matching the south Georgia weather, as…

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…

Ryan “Max” Johnson Has Sights Set On Twins Cup Championship

The following is from LocoMotion Racing… For 2020, Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association’s 2019 Ultra Lightweight Champion Ryan “Max” Johnson will put his skills to the test in the MotoAmerica Series aboard a proven Yamaha MT-07.  After winning multiple championships in CMRA, RMJ has decided to take his LocoMotion Racing team to the national series. During his 2019 season, he teamed…

Jackson Blackmon and Toby Khamsouk To Race For Robem Engineering In 2020 Twins Cup Championship

The following is from Robem Engineering… Robem Engineering, in collaboration with RBoM Racing, will run a two-rider effort in the 2020 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Champions, and they have enlisted 2019 Liqui Moly Junior Cup racers Jackson Blackmon and Toby Khamsouk as the team’s riders. Blackmon and Khamsouk will contest the series on Robem-developed, third-generation Suzuki SV650 motorcycles. 18-year-old Blackmon got…