What The Teams Said: Pitt Race Finale

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… Kyle Wyman returned to action in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship aboard his Panera Bread Ducati this past weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, finishing 6th and 8th place in races one and two, respectively.  Wyman’s return to the Superbike grid was long awaited for both team and rider after an 8-week recovery on his fractured…

What The Teams Said: Saturday From Pitt Race

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing’s Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz is making quite a habit of standing on the podium during the 2021 MotoAmerica Championship. On Saturday at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, Mathew recorded not only his ninth podium result of the season, but it was also his fifth top-three finish in a row. What’s more, he has only finished outside the top five in one…

What The Teams Said: Pre Pitt Race

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… Kyle Wyman will ride his Panera Bread Ducati Panigale V4 R Superbike this weekend for round 7 of the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship, after withdrawing from the previous round at Brainerd International Raceway with lingering effects from his fractured elbow.  Wyman, who is now 8 weeks post-surgery, has been recovering while riding at…

Saturday From BIR: What The Teams Said

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer enjoyed a spectacular return to Brainerd International Raceway following a 17-year absence, scoring two wins and four podiums in Saturday’s MotoAmerica races with the promise of more coming on Sunday. The headliner again was M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly, who extended his MotoAmerica Supersport win streak to five in another nail-biter.…

Team Previews For WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The following is from Westby Racing… Round five of the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, and Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz and Yamaha YZF-R3 Junior Cup rider Jack Roach, along with the entire crew, always enjoy their annual visit to California’s Monterey Peninsula…

What The Teams Said: Ridge Motorsports Park (Updated)

The following is from Westby Racing… After finishing fifth in Saturday’s Superbike race at Ridge Motorsports Park, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz improved in Sunday’s race with a fourth-place result and maintained his second-place position in the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Starting in the middle of the second row based on his fifth-place finish in Saturday’s race, Mathew got a good jump off the line and moved…

What The Teams Said: Post-VIR

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki and Team Hammer upped the ante following a successful 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship season opener with an even stronger Round 2, notching up two victories, two pole positions, and four podiums at Virginia International Raceway. M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly continued to lead the charge, scoring the pole in…

What The Teams Said: Saturday At VIR

The following is from Westby Racing… Superbike Championship Leader Scholtz’s Saturday Runner-Up Finish In Virginia Extends His Points Lead To win a motorcycle road racing championship, consistently finishing on the podium is critical. And, on Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz took another important step towards achieving his first MotoAmerica Superbike title when he finished second in Superbike race one. It wasn’t a win, but he and…

Gagne Gets It Done In Race One At VIR

Jake Gagne turned in a very Cameron Beaubier-esque performance today in the first of two MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike races at VIRginia International Raceway, the Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha rider leading from start to finish to earn his second win of the season and his second in a row. Gagne, who broke five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Beaubier’s lap record…

Team Previews: What They Say Going To VIR

The following is from Westby Racing… Superbike Championship Leader Scholtz Is Ready To Press His Advantage This Weekend In Virginia Round two of the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at VIRginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, and current Superbike points leader Mathew Scholtz, along with his Westby Racing team, will be looking to build on his race win and runner-up finish from round one…

What The Teams Said: Sunday Edition

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor USA, LLC and Team Hammer kicked off the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship in midseason form, racking up a pair of victories, three podiums, and a pole position in the ‘21 opener at Road Atlanta. The weekend’s leading man was undoubtedly M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly, who made good…

What The Teams Said: Saturday Edition

The following is from Westby Racing… Scholtz Strikes Gold, Wins Saturday’s Superbike Race At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta; Roach Finishes Eighth In Junior Cup Just a little more than six months after suffering serious injuries to his right leg in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz notched the victory in Saturday’s Superbike race one at Michelin…

Westby Racing Teams Up With JR12 Racing And Rider Jack Roach For 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that they have entered into an agreement with JR12 Racing and 17-year-old rider Jack Roach. Together, the combined team, with Jack in the saddle of #12 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R3, will compete in the 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship. The announcement was made by Chuck Giacchetto, team manager…

Yoshimura Debuts New Video About Westby Racing Team

Yoshimura R&D of America, Inc., has been a long-time sponsor, partner, supplier, and technical advisor for Westby Racing. For years, Westby Racing’s motorcycles have been equipped with Yoshimura exhaust systems, and together, Westby and “Yosh” have celebrated countless road racing championships, race victories, and podium results as a product of their longstanding and fruitful relationship. To kick off the 2021 MotoAmerica season, Yoshimura marketing executive Erick “Big E”…

Westby Racing To Support Attack Performance Products In MotoAmerica

The following is from Westby Racing… To further their commitment to road racers and MotoAmerica, Attack Performance has partnered with Westby Racing to offer support to everyone using Attack Performance products at all MotoAmerica rounds and official tests. Westby Racing is proud to represent Attack Performance for the second year in a row. For 2021, Westby has acquired a team transporter from Attack Performance that will showcase Attack Performance…

Scholtz Fourth-Quickest Superbike Rider At MotoAmerica Dunlop Official Preseason Test

The following is from Westby Racing… Back to 100% fitness after being injured in a crash last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mathew Scholtz came into the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) for the MotoAmerica Dunlop Official Preseason Test looking lean, walking tall, and clearly showing he was ready to record some fast laps aboard his #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike. Out of eight practice sessions…

Back In The Saddle: Scholtz Completes First Superbike Test Since His Indy Injury

Withstanding the cold temperatures in Georgia on Sunday, Mathew Scholtz and the Westby Racing team completed a quick, one-day test at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. For Scholtz, it was his first time aboard the #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike—or any road racing motorcycle—since being injured last October at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during round eight of the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike…

Off Track Podcast: Mathew Scholtz

Mathew Scholtz was having a hell of a season on his Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1. Right up until the point when he wasn’t. It all went horribly wrong at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when Scholtz and Cameron Beaubier crashed and Beaubier’s bike struck Scholtz’ leg. The result was surgery, the end of the South African’s season, and a lot of off-season…

Westby Racing Presents Episode One Of “Pops’ Shop”

For fans who have attended MotoAmerica races and spent any time around the Westby Racing team transporter, you know that team owner Tryg Westby always has some interesting motorcycles to look at…along with the team’s #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike, of course. Whether it’s Tryg’s restored 1924 Harley-Davidson Model 24 JD and replica sidecar rig, his Spondon-framed Honda CBX, or his 1968 Yamaha…

Niccolò Canepa Will Race Westby Superbike At WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing has enlisted the services of Yamaha World Superbike test rider Niccolò Canepa, who will compete aboard the team’s Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike at next weekend’s GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey. Canepa will be a fill-in rider at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in place of the team’s regular rider Mathew Scholtz, who…

Westby Racing Re-Signs Mathew Scholtz For 2021

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that they have signed their incumbent Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz to a new contract for 2021. For the fifth consecutive year, 28-year-old Mathew will race for the team aboard the #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. Despite his season ending…

Following Successful Surgery In Indy, Scholtz Is On His Way Home

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing’s Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz is traveling home to Georgia today after having successful surgery on the injuries he sustained in a crash during Saturday’s race at the MotoAmerica Superbikes at The Brickyard event this past weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scholtz sustained injuries to his right leg in the incident, including a…

What The Teams Said: Indy Saturday Edition

The following is from Westby Racing… After a very solid Friday of practice and qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz was injured in a crash during Saturday’s Superbike race one, while Mathew’s teammate Cody Wyman nearly had a podium finish in Junior Cup race one to conclude what was a tumultuous day for the team. Mathew was…

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