Sonoma Wrap-Up: What The Teams Say

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing had a successful weekend with Rider PJ Jacobsen at the MotoAmerica Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma. Landing on the box twice and finishing the weekend on the top step the team walks away ready for their next round in Pittsburgh. It was a two day event making for a fast…

Suzuki’s Fourth Annual Fun Day

The following is from Suzuki… On Wednesday, May 22nd, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) hosted the JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, H.E.P. Motorsports, M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Bar X Motorsports, and the Suzuki Factory/Regional Elite amateur team for its 4th Annual Fun Day at Suzuki’s headquarters in Brea, California. Suzuki employees and riders came together to celebrate their strong…

Mat Mladin Will Be At COTA This Weekend

Mat Mladin, the seven-time AMA Superbike Champion who won all his titles racing for Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing, will be on hand for this weekend’s big MotoGP/MotoAmerica event at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Fans will have the opportunity to meet with Mladin and have autographs signed at the Yoshimura Suzuki pits inside the MotoAmerica paddock. Mladin…

Toni Elias Leaves MotoAmerica Season Opener With Series Points Lead

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias had a thrilling opening to the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at the Suzuki Championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. It included a victory and ultimately the series lead for the 2017 series champ. Elias made a miraculous save aboard his Suzuki GSX-R1000 in Saturday’s race when he ran…

Photo Gallery: Live From The Superbike Test At Thunderhill

Five of the top riders in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship are midway through the opening day of a two-day test at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California. Those in attendance are the Yoshimura Suzuki team of Toni Elias and Josh Herrin; three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and his Monster Energy Yamaha teammate Garrett Gerloff; and the Estenson Racing/Attack Performance’s…

NJMP Wrap-Up: What The Teams Say

The following is from KWR… The KWR team brought home a quartet of top-10 finishes this past weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park, in Millville, N.J.. Kyle Wyman scored 6th and 7th place finishes aboard his Cambr/Stonecastle/KWR Yamaha in Superbike while Bryce Prince finished up 8th and 10th on his RiderzLaw/KWR YZF-R6. Mother nature offered up a variety of conditions…

Roger Hayden Announces Retirement From Racing

The following is from Suzuki… Roger Hayden, the Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing standout and former AMA Supersport Champion, has announced his intention of retiring from professional racing at the end of this season. Hayden, the youngest of the world-famous Hayden brothers, has been a leading racer for nearly all of his 20 seasons as a professional. Suzuki and Hayden are…

One Superbike To Rule Them All…Until It Crashes

Among the crashes during round six of the 2018 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship last weekend at Utah Motorsports Park, the two most notable ones were by defending champ and Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing rider Toni Elias on Friday during Superbike Qualifying Practice 1 and by Attack Performance/Herrin Compound/Yamaha rider Josh Herrin during Sunday Morning Superbike warmup. Both incidents were spectacular to…

Yoshimura Suzuki Statement On Road America Incident

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing is disappointed with MotoAmerica and FIM officials for not issuing a penalty for the last-lap incident in MotoAmerica Superbike race one Saturday at Road America. The incident resulted in a crash by series points leader Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias. The episode at Road America’s Canada Corner saw Elias committed to…

What The Teams Say: Win Or Lose, This Is All About VIR

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Toni Elias, riding his Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing GSX-R1000, swept the doubleheader race weekend of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at the scenic Virginia International Raceway. It marked the second clean sweep of the season for Elias, who also took the double win at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, last month. Elias reached…

Toni Elias Back On Top In Second MotoAmerica Superbike Race At COTA

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias’ losing streak at Circuit of The Americas certainly didn’t last long as the defending MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Champion turned in a flawless performance to win the second of two Superbike races in the Championship of Texas. Held under sunny skies and in warm temperatures, today’s conditions were a far cry from yesterday’s rain storm that led…

Suzuki Previews Road Atlanta MotoAmerica Opener

Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias begins his MotoAmerica Superbike title defense this weekend, April 13-15, at the Suzuki Championship at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. Teammate Roger Hayden, who finished runner up in last year’s championship, is also looking for a strong start to the 2018 season on one of the circuits he grew up racing at with his…

Superbike Legend Wes Cooley Set For Road Atlanta

Two-time AMA Superbike Champion and Motorcycle Hall of Famer Wes Cooley will be a special guest at the Suzuki Championship at Road Atlanta, the opening round of the 2018 MotoAmerica Championship this weekend, April 13-15, at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. In addition to fans being able to meet Cooley himself, they’ll also get to see his historic 1979 Yoshimura…

Toni Elias: A Spanish Conquistador At Home In America

If you think back to your grade-school history lessons, Juan Ponce de León may be a name you remember. The Spanish explorer and conquistador led the first-known expedition to America. And, according to legend, Ponce de León was also searching for the mythical Fountain of Youth. As his countryman did in the early 1500s, Antonio Elías Justicia also undertook an…