Gerloff Second In Navarra WSBK Test

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff came within .048 of a second of recording the fastest lap time on day two of the two-day World Superbike test at the Navarra circuit in Spain. Gerloff, who led day one, finished just behind Pata Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu with the Turk lapping at a best of 1:36.877 to Gerloff’s 1:36.925. Razgatlioglu did 190 laps…

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Gerloff Leads Navarra Test

The men of the World Superbike Series visited the Circuit de Navarra in Spain for the first time today, and MotoAmerican Garrett Gerloff led the way with the fastest time in the afternoon session. Navarra, which is located near Los Arcos in northern Spain, will play host to the seventh round of the World Superbike Championship for the first time,…

Gerloff Fifth In World Superbike Race Two

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff ended his weekend at the Misano Circuit in Italy with a fighting fifth-place finish in race two, the Texan coming from eighth on the grid after finishing eighth in the morning Superpole race. Superbike race two was won by Pata Yamaha with BRIXX’s Topak Razgatlioglu, the Turk passing Aruba.it Racing Ducati’s Michael Ruben Rinaldi mid-race…

Gerloff Fifth On Day One At Misano

GRT Yamaha’s Garrett Gerloff ended the opening day of World Superbike practice with the fifth-fastest time at the Misano Circuit in Italy, the Texan just .589 of a second from the top of the timesheets. Gerloff’s best lap came in FP1, his 1:34.923 putting him third at the end of the first session. Gerloff, however, didn’t improve in the second…

Gerloff Sixth On Day One In Portugal

GRT Yamaha World SBK’s Garrett Gerloff ended the opening day of the Gaerne Estoril round of the World Superbike Championship in Portugal with the sixth fastest lap around the Estoril Circuit on his Yamaha YZF-R1. Gerloff had started the day in FP1 with the eighth fastest time in the session that was led by Pata Yamaha’s Topak Razgatlioglu, the Turk…

Gerloff Crashes, Ends Up Seventh In Aragon World Superbike

Garrett Gerloff had an eventful World Superbike race two today, the GRT Yamaha WorldSBK rider running into six-time World Champion Jonathan Rea early and crashing, remounting, taking a long-lap penalty for his miscue with Rea, then riding through to ultimately finish seventh. Gerloff, like everyone other than race winner Scott Redding and his Aruba.it Racing Ducati teammate Michael Ruben Rinaldi,…

Gerloff Podiums In Superpole Race In Aragon

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff earned the fourth podium of his World Superbike career this morning at the Aragon circuit in Spain, the Texan finishing third in the Tissot Superpole race in iffy track conditions. The race was won by six-time World Champion Jonathan Rea over his Kawasaki Racing Team WoprldSBK teammate Alex Lowes with those two and Gerloff gambling…

Gerloff Ninth In World Superbike Opener In Spain

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff opened his sophomore World Superbike season with a ninth-place finish in the first race of the season at the Aragon Circuit in Spain, the Texan struggling with grip issues that pushed him own the order in the closing laps. The race was won by Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK’s Jonathan Rea, the six-time World Superbike Champion…

Gerloff Third Fastest On Opening Day At Aragon

The World Superbike Championship finally got underway today with the two practice sessions at the Motorland Aragon circuit in Spain and the majority of the field were faster in the morning sessions that featured cooler track temperatures. One of those was Garrett Gerloff, the GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team rider ending up third overall on the day. Gerloff was third fastest…

4SR USA Inc. Joins The MotoAmerica Championship As Official Partner

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is thrilled to announce motorcycle clothing company 4SR USA Inc. as an official partner of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series. Founded in 2007 in the Czech Republic, 4SR is well established in the European markets, including supporting riders in British Superbike, World Superbike and MotoGP. In 2018, 4SR USA began exclusively importing to…

Gerloff Ends Aragon Test Third

The following is from GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team… For the final test session ahead of the beginning of the 2021 FIM Superbike World Championship, the GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team made the most out of two days of on-track activity at the Motorland Aragón circuit.  Good weather conditions helped the team work on understanding how to help the riders gain confidence…

Off Track Podcast: Scott Russell

A three-time AMA 750 Supersport Champion, 1992 AMA Superbike Champion, 1993 World Superbike Champion, two-time 500cc Grand Prix podium finisher, Suzuka 8 Hour winner…oh, and five-time Daytona 200 winner, Scott Russell had a hell of a career. Now a competitive cyclist, the Screaming Chief is this week’s guest on Off Track With Carruthers And Bice where the 2005 AMA Motorcycle…

Gerloff Ends Jerez Test Fourth Fastest

Two-time MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Garrett Gerloff continued his hugely successful “off-season” at the World Superbike test at the Jerez Circuit in Spain, the Texan leading the first of two days before eventually ending up fourth overall. On Tuesday, November 17 at the Spanish circuit, Gerloff rode his GRT Yamaha Junior Team 2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 to the quickest time of the…

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…

Gerloff Podiums In Race One In Estoril

GRT Yamaha’s Garrett Gerloff earned his second World Superbike podium of the year today in Estoril, the former MotoAmerica Supersport Champion fighting off the advances of now six-time World Champion Jonathan Rea to finish third in the first of three races in Portugal. “For sure I was trying to be on my tiptoes around him (Rea) and I didn’t want…

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…

Beaubier Happy For Former Teammate Gerloff

Like the majority of those in the MotoAmerica paddock at Barber Motorsports Park, Cameron Beaubier was monitoring Garrett Gerloff’s progress throughout the weekend in the World Superbike race from Catalunya. And like the rest of the paddock, Beaubier was impressed and happy for his former teammate when the Texan earned his first podium on the GRT Yamaha. “I’ve been watching…

Gerloff On The Podium In World Superbike!

Garrett Gerloff did the MotoAmerica Series proud today, the Texan riding his GRT Yamaha YZF-R1 to a third-place finish in the Catalunya round of the World Superbike Championship and becoming the first American since the late Nicky Hayden in 2016 to stand on a World Superbike podium. “It doesn’t even feel real,” Gerloff said in his post-race interview. “I’m just…

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