MotoAmerica PittRace Support Class Preview: No One Is Perfect, But Escalante Is Close

Richie Escalante and Cameron Beaubier now have two things in common: Neither are perfect, but both are in control. Just like Beaubier in the HONOS Superbike class, Escalante has won five of the six Supersport races held in the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. And while Beaubier controls the Superbike title chase with a 19-point lead and in seemingly unbeatable form, Escalante…

MotoAmerica Series: Pittsburgh Here We Come!

With a new track comes new hope for those trying to stop the Cameron Beaubier runaway freight train that is the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Series with Pittsburgh International Race Complex set to host round four of the championship this coming weekend, August 7-9. Six HONOS Superbike races have been held thus far in 2020 and Beaubier and his Monster Energy…

Team Releases From Road Atlanta: Part II

The following is from KWR Ducati… Kyle Wyman (OneCure/KWR Ducati Team) salvaged 10 vital championship points in race two after a tough weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for the third round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. In a weekend that saw heavy rains play havoc with the race program on Friday and a crash in Superpole on Saturday,…

Beaubier Doubles Down At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Cameron Beaubier completed a perfect weekend for him and his Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha team at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion riding to his second victory in two days on another scorching hot day in Northern Georgia. On Sunday, the HONOS Superbike podium was an exact replica of Saturday’s with Beaubier’s teammate Jake Gagne…

Team Releases From Road Atlanta: Part I

The following is from Westby Racing… After two rounds of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship at Road America in Wisconsin, Westby Racing was ready to race this weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, which is a home track for the team’s Superbike rider Mathew Scholtz, team manager Chuck Giacchetto, and crew chief Ed Sullivan, who all live in the Atlanta area.…

Witter To Join Hayden Schultz Racing

Dante Witter will be making his jump into the pro ranks next weekend when the third round of the MotoAmerica series makes its way to Road Atlanta. The Georgia native is teaming up with Hayden Schultz Racing to pilot a Yamaha FZ-07 in the highly competitive Twins Cup class. ‘“A chance is like a picture; it’d be nice if you…

HONOS Superbike: The Level Playing Field

Before the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike season began, a lot of people—including riders, team personnel, MotoAmerica staff members, and informed fans—felt that the “playing field” had the potential to be its most level in a very long time. With Yamaha and Suzuki re-structuring their factory teams into factory-supported teams with new companies and personnel taking the helm in the form of…

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…

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…

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…

Beaubier Wins Again In Race One At Road America 2

Stop rubbing your eyes, you have seen this before. Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier won his third successive race of the 2020 season on a sunny Saturday at Road America, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion winning his third straight race in Wisconsin as he continued his mastery of the HONOS Superbike class. Beaubier led this one flag-to-flag,…

Heritage Cup: Revving Up Superbike’s Roots

Bring us your KZ’s and GPz’s, your GS’s and CB-F’s, your TZ’s, and even your Brittens yearning to be revved. Round one of the MotoAmerica Heritage Cup is coming to Road America for round two of the MotoAmerica season and, like a canoe-sized banana split with everything, the Heritage Cup is like the cherry on top of an already tasty…

Team Release: Aguilar Gets On The Supersport Podium

The following is from Jason Aguilar… RiderzLaw Aguilar Racing rider Jason Aguilar began his MotoAmerica Supersport Championship campaign in fine style at the season opener at Road America, bringing his Yamaha R6 home in third place in the weekend’s second race, securing a maiden podium in the class, after starting from fourth on the grid after an impressive qualifying performance.…

Beaubier Social Distances Himself With Two Wins At Road America

Apparently, Cameron Beaubier is taking this social distancing thing to the utmost degree, the Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha rider making sure his competition never got close as he completed the double win at Road America today. Beaubier followed up yesterday’s 7.8-second win with an even more impressive outing, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion winning again on Sunday –…

Beaubier Dominates HONOS Superbike Race One At Road America

Four-time and defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier has been unstoppable thus far in the season-opener at Road America, the Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha rider leading every session, breaking the lap record, earning pole position and winning today’s first HONOS Superbike race by a country mile. Beaubier led every lap to win his eighth career Superbike race at the scenic…

Beaubier Starts Strong, Breaks Lap Record On Day One At Road America

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier started the 2020 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series in the best possible way at Road America, the defending four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading both sessions by a comfortable margin and smashing the outright lap record on Friday afternoon. Beaubier started strongly in the morning session with his 2:12.151 putting him 1.3 seconds clear of…

Celtic HSBK Racing Signs Brandon Paasch For MotoAmerica Supersport Championship

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing has announced that they will be fielding a third rider in the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. The team had the fastest Yamaha YZF-R6 in last year’s Supersport Championship, finishing second in season points. With unfinished business in the Supersport class, the team looks to bring home the Championship with Brandon Paasch.…