Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #11 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike

Photographed at its home track, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike is a Georgia peach resplendent in gold and black. Photo by Brian J. Nelson.

Westby Racing bookended its 2021 MotoAmerica season with a win in the first HONOS Superbike race of the season, at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, and a win in the second-to-last HONOS Superbike season, at Barber Motorsports Park in September. In addition, the team ended the season with an 11-race podium streak, and they never dropped below second place in the point standings the entire season. In fact, rider Mathew Scholtz stood on the podium after 16 of the 20 total HONOS Superbike races this season. “Special thanks to Tom Halverson, Assistant Department Manager of Racing at Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., for his undying support of our program,” commented Chuck Giacchetto, Team Manager for Westby Racing. “Also, a big thank you goes to Richard Stanboli and Attack Performance, as well as to our Team Owner Tryg Westby and the entire Westby Racing Team.”

Rider: Mathew Scholtz

Engine: 998cc, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, 4 cylinder, DOHC, 16 valves, crossplane crankshaft

Electronics: Marelli MLE 240

Transmission: Six-speed constant mesh

Clutch: Suter

Exhaust: Yoshimura Race Alpha T2 Titanium 4-1 Full System

Fuel: VP Racing

Lubrication: Motorex

Air Filter: MWR

Battery: Superbike Unlimited/Aliant

Spark Plugs: NGK

Sprockets: Renthal

Final Drive: RK Takasago Chain

Swingarm: Suter

Front Suspension: Öhlins RVP2530 SBK twin forks

Rear Suspension: Öhlins RSP40 SBK single shock

Front Brakes: BrakeTech rotors/Brembo calipers/SBS pads

Rear Brakes: SBU or BrakeTech rotor/Brembo caliper/SBS pads

Brake Lines: Core Moto

Rearsets, Foot Controls, Swingarm Pivot, Triple Clamps, Handlebars, Steering Angle Kit, Lever Guard: Attack Performance

Fasteners: Pro Bolt USA

Axles & Wheel Spacers: Fast Frank Racing

Wheels: OZ Motorbike Racing

Wheel Bearings: Worldwide Bearings

Tires: Dunlop

Tire Warmers: Capit Performance

Front Brake Master Cylinder: Galespeed

Handlebar Controls: ZETA Racing

Handlebar Switches: Bike Sport Developments Ltd

Handlebar Grips: Renthal

Bodywork: iOneMoto Fairing, Fuel Tank Cover & Tail Section / SE Moto Carbon Fiber Subframe & Fuel Tank Shroud

Engine Covers: GBRacing

3D-Printed Brackets & Supports: CarbonSmith

Fuel Tank Grips: Eazi-Grip

Windscreen: Puig USA

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