Rainey And Spies Comment On Gerloff’s World Superbike Podium Result

Among the multitude of American motorcycle road racing fans who were beaming with Yankee pride over Garrett’s Gerloff’s podium finish in Sunday’s World Superbike race were MotoAmerica President, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and three-time 500cc Grand Prix World Champion Wayne Rainey, along with three-time AMA Superbike Champion, 2009 World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP race winner Ben Spies. Spies called Gerloff…

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30 Years Ago Today: Wayne Rainey Is Crowned

Thirty years ago today, MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey could have taken the cautious approach. After all, he only needed to finish third in any of the final three races to earn the first of his three 500cc World Championships. But that’s not the Rainey way. Instead, he took the lead from Rothmans Honda’s Wayne Gardner…

Handlebar Memoirs: Tales Of Loose Clip-Ons

When the right clip-on came loose on Josh Herrin’s Scheibe Racing BMW S 1000 RR Superbike on the final lap of Saturday’s HONOS Superbike race one at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, a lot of fans were surprised by what transpired and wondered how something like that could ever happen on a racebike. We checked into it and discovered that the…

My Greatest Yamaha Memory: Wayne Rainey

The following is from Yamaha… Description: When you think of the great Grand Prix Yamaha riders, Wayne Rainey is always amongst the first on the list. Six years in the 500cc class brought three riders’ world championships for the American, and he will forever be known as a legend of the sport. His career was tragically cut short when he…

Exclusive Video: Wayne Rainey Rides At Suzuka!

After completing a one-day test at Buttonwillow Raceway Park in California, MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey (https://motoamerica.com/2019/11/video-wayne-rainey-rides-again/) headed to Japan where he rode a motorcycle again – this time in front of a huge crowd of Japanese race fans at the Suzuka Circuit, the site of one of his four GP victories in his final season…

MotoAmerica Honors Its Champions At Gala

MotoAmerica honored its five 2019 MotoAmerica Champions and those who pushed them the hardest on Monday night, September 23, at a gala event in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, a day after the battles had been won and lost at Barber Motorsports Park. The list of champions from 2019 is impressive: Twins Cup Champion Alex Dumas, Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee, Liqui…

Off Track Podcast: The Boss Men Speaketh

You can’t spell “KRAVE” without the “R” and the “V,” and in this week’s episode of Off Track, Carruthers and Bice talk with Wayne Rainey and Richard Varner, two members of the KRAVE Group, which launched MotoAmerica five years ago. The new schedule, two new racetracks, and the lots of other MotoAmerica topics are discussed, so be sure to check…

MotoAmerica 2020: Onward And Upward

MotoAmerica is proud to announce its 2020 MotoAmerica Series with a 10-round schedule that includes a round at a new venue and a revisit to one of the most famous racetracks in the world. For its sixth season of running the AMA Superbike Series, the MotoAmerica Series will consist of 10 rounds from California to New Jersey and eight places…

Wayne Rainey Featured On Greg’s Garage Podcast

Greg’s Garage Pod with Co-Host Jason Pridmore – A motorcycle racing Pod about MotoGP, MotoAmerica and World Superbike. Supercross, American Flat Track and more. In this episode Co-Hosts Greg White and Jason Pridmore talk: This one is all about the North American Road Racing Championship, MotoAmerica. We talk with MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey about what is new for 2019 and more.…

Rainey Was Beach: The 1985 AMA Grand National Championship

When JD Beach announced that he would compete in both the MotoAmerica Championship and the American Flat Track Championship in 2019, no doubt, those among us “of a certain age” immediately harkened back to the halcyon days of the original AMA Grand National Championship. Founded and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association in 1954, the AMA Grand National Championship encompassed five…