Dynojet Sponsoring Superbike Shootout

Dynojet

Dynojet

Dynojet Research Sponsoring GEICO Motorcycle Superbike ShootoutPro Sportbike Class

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (April 22, 2014) — Dynojet Research has stepped up to the starting line and is hitting the pits with Pro Sportbike class sponsorship and its popular dyno performance truck on-site for race support of the new, three-event GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha.

Devised to fill an 11-week gap in professional road racing between mid-March and late May, the Superbike Shootout was inspired by the successful British Superbike Championship series. Both feature top professional stars and up-and-coming amateurs sharing the track in separate races at each venue.

The three-race series kicks off this coming weekend, April 26-27, with the Yamaha SoCal Nationals to be held in...

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Sena Supports the Great Gator Crossing

Sena

Sena

SENA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. SUPPORTS GREAT GATOR CROSSING MOTORCYCLE JOURNEY

– Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Provider Supports Cross Country Motorcycle Ride to support Foundation for Women’s Cancer –

SAN JOSE, Calif. (April 22, 2014) – Sena Technologies, Inc., a Bluetooth innovator in the motorcycle and outdoor activities market, announced their support and sponsorship of the upcoming Great Gator Crossing, an eight state, 2,400 mile pilgrimage from Atlanta, Ga. to Santa Ana, Calif. The Great Gator Crossing is in support to help raise awareness for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, a national foundation dedicated to research, education and treatment of gynecological cancers...

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Baylor Earns 3rd at Opening OMA Round

KTM

KTM

Baylor Earns 3rd at Opening OMA Round

Memphis, MO – Factory FMF/KTM rider Steward Baylor earned a podium finish at the opening round of the OMA National Series despite a few set-backs at the end of the race.

Baylor jumped off the line to a great start and battled with Paul Whibley and Jason Thomas in the opening laps of the race. Track conditions and weather were perfect for the riders in attendance. Each of the top three riders held the lead at one point in their close battle for the overall win.

Baylor was leading the race until the final lap, when he stopped to pit for gas. “I didn’t realize it was the final lap and thought we had one more to go,” stated Baylor. “I stopped to re-fuel and let them by...

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MV Agusta F3 800 AGO

F3 800 AGO

F3 800 AGO

MV AGUSTA F3 800 AGO: THE LEGEND CONTINUES

Varese, 17 April 2014 – Now as then, technology, perfectionism and excellence are the driving factors that inspire us to create unique motorcycles. Tricolour, gold and that Number 1: the fairings of the campionissimo evoke the exhilarating world of racing and the atmosphere of the tracks where the legend of the unbeatable MV Agusta Grand Prix bikes was born. These bikes made Giacomo Agostini a motorcycling legend and have now re-emerged from the past thanks to the most faithful replica ever: the F3 800 AGO, packed with unsurpassed technology that provides jaw-dropping performance and unparalleled riding pleasure.

Electronic engine and traction control play a pivotal role, ensuring the F3 800 AGO delivers tip-top performance at all tim...

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Autodromo MotoGP Termas de Rio Hondo Racetrack

Autodromo MotoGP Termas de Rio Hondo Racetrack [Key Facts]

Everything is ready to host MotoGP in Termas de Rio Hondo. The racetrack has been designed exceeding the highest standards of safety coupled with a very fast layout, as you can see from the camera on the first bike recorded during final works in 2013, by former World Champion Franco Uncini, 500 class.

Name: Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo
Length: 4806
Width: 16
Constructed: 2007
Rebuilt: 2012
Right corners: 9
Left corners: 5
Longest straight: 1060 m
Pole position: left
Designer: Jarno Zaffelli (Dromo)

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Valerie Thompson in Las Vegas (April)

Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson, 5-time land speed record holder and world’s fastest BMW motorcycle racer to make appearance in Las Vegas April 19

(Scottsdale, AZ) – April 16, 2014 – Five-time land speed record holder and one of the world’s fastest BMW racers, Valerie Thompson, will appear in Las Vegas at the Annual Spring Open House for BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas on Saturday April 19th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thompson will be available for photos and autographs throughout the event.

“I could not think of a better place to celebrate my birthday weekend than an appearance at the BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas Dealership...

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Joe Rocket Signs Chris “Teach” McNeil

Teach

Teach

Joe Rocket Signs Chris “Teach” McNeil

Joe Rocket is pleased to announce the signing of freestyle/stunt pilot Chris “Teach”McNeil for 2014 & 2015.

“Teach,” not only known for his unique and aggressive riding style, also stands out because of his choice of machinery by being the only factory supported BMW stunt rider performing on the exotic S1000RR and turning heads on the an F800 GS.

Throughout the season, the former Stunt Wars Champion and 2 time XDL East Champion will run a variety of Joe Rocket gear, putting it through the rigorous pace that defines a world class freestyle/stunt pilot.

Joe Rocket has been a championship brand for many years and I’m excited about the opportunity to represent Rocket Nation and help keep Joe Rocket at the forefront of the industry for ma...

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Dungey 3rd at Seattle Supercross

Dungey at Seattle

Dungey at Seattle

Dungey 3rd at Seattle Supercross

Seattle, WA – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned 3rd overall at round fifteen of the Monster Energy Supercross Series held at Century Link Field while teammate Ken Roczen finished a hard fought 7th overall.

Roczen and Dungey were among the top contenders in the early practice sessions. Roczen finished qualifying atop of the lap times placing him in heat race one. Dungey was fourth fastest in practice putting him in heat two.

Dungey kicked the night show off in fine form launching from his start gate in 2nd spot. By lap five he had found his rhythm and after making a few attempts to take the lead from Mike Alessi he made a pass stick with a lap to go and went on to win the heat.

Roczen qualified for the main by finishing heat t...

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Unfortunate Weekend for Movistar Yamaha

Rossi at Austin

Rossi at Austin

Unfortunate End to Texas Grand Prix Weekend for Movistar Yamaha

Today’s Grand Prix of the Americas at the COTA circuit in Austin, Texas proved to be a difficult one for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders with Valentino Rossi taking eighth and teammate Jorge Lorenzo taking tenth.

After a less than perfect start that saw him drop from sixth on the grid to ninth, Rossi re-grouped and started to work his way back through the pack. Displaying his trademark efficiency the nine-time world champion made short work of the opening laps, passing Andrea Dovizioso, Stefan Bradl and finally Cal Crutchlow for fourth in turn seven...

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KTM/HMC Team to Compete in Superbike Shootout Series

KTM/HMC

KTM/HMC

KTM/HMC Superbike Racing Team to Compete in GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series

Murrieta, CA – The KTM/HMC Factory Superbike Racing Team is excited to announce it will be competing in the 2014 GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series rounds with rider Chris Fillmore.

Fillmore will race the KTM 1190 RC8 R in the three-round series that kicks off at Auto Club Speedway on April 26-27, 2014. Fillmore is eager to compete in the new series, stating, “I’m excited for the Superbike Shootout Series to start. It falls between a big gap in our normal AMA SuperBike schedule and takes place at tracks that we no longer get to race on as part of the AMA circuit.”

Fillmore had his first professional race at the Fontana track which brings back positive memories for the now seasoned...

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