Blake Young will miss Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. During Friday afternoon practice, the former AMA Pro SuperBike star fell heavily in left-hand Turn 5, sending the Attack Performance Racing CRT entry cartwheeling spectacularly through the air and damaging its milled-from-billet frame beyond trackside repair. Young was the first rider down [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Cold Tires, Big Crash MotoGP weekend ends prematurely for Blake Young and Attack Performance Racing.
Photographer : James Wirth
Photographer : Mark Wernham
What’s the best part of a MotoGP race weekend? The racing, of course! Conversations with riders, engineers, team managers and other journalists, however, run a very close second because they frequently reveal what is actually happening on track. Here are points of emphasis from the inaugural Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas, Round 2 [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Dyno Run! Attack Performance MotoGP CRT Update Richard Stanboli and new team rider Blake Young prepare for three U.S. MotoGP races.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Last year, a U.S.-designed-and-built MotoGP Claiming Rule Teams entry attempted to qualify for the U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and was 21st on the grid and finished 14th a month later at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The man who made this happen, Richard Stanboli of Attack Performance, plans to run a Mk. II [...]Read Full Post | Comments(8)
The 2012 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season is quickly becoming a numbers game. That is, the historic numbers two-time defending AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes continues to accumulate as he storms through the ’12 campaign in unprecedented fashion. The Yamaha-backed superstar was untouchable once again as he continued to run [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Press Release: Despite a dash of unexpected early drama, the inevitable occurred at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday at the Buckeye SuperBike Weekend as AMA Pro Superbike Champion Josh Hayes escaped to claim his sixth consecutive victory in AMA Pro Road Racing’s premier class. The Yamaha ace seemed primed to run off from [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Tim White
The Delta 737 that carried me away from Atlanta was banged hard from side-to-side by the same gusts that had made the weekend’s racing at nearby Road Atlanta so strange. In Saturday’s AMA Pro SuperBike Race 1, closely matched Josh Hayes and Blake Young had touched, wrenching the handlebars out of Young’s hands and dumping [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
While reigning series king Josh Hayes only further solidified his iron grip on the AMA Pro SuperBike class with another perfect points weekend at Barber Motorsports Park, a rising challenge to his authority was also on display. Following three consecutive weekends in which no rider had the measure of Hayes in terms of sheer pace, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Press Release: The surging Josh Hayes kept the momentum going on Friday at Barber Motorsports Park to kick off this weekend’s Triumph SuperBike Classic, round six of the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing Championship. Reigning AMA Pro SuperBike champ Hayes came into Alabama with a full head of steam, recently assembling a pair of [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Press Release: Josh Hayes notched up the seventh triumph of his 2012 AMA Pro SuperBike campaign in Saturday’s main event at Barber Motorsports Park for the Triumph SuperBike Classic. Hayes’ eventual 5.136-second margin of victory doesn’t come close to telling the full story of what was an intense, blue-on-blue battle at the front, however. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Press Release: The Triumph Superbike Classic at Barber Motorsports Park, held June 22-24, is the next round on the AMA Pro Road Racing schedule. It’s a great time for the tour to come to Alabama. The AMA Pro season is in full swing, and the event promises to be an exciting one for fans. In AMA [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)