Erik Buell Racing Press Release: EBR (Erik Buell Racing) announced today the awaited news on sponsorship for the 2013 AMA Pro Racing season. Erik Buell: “We are very happy to announce that Hero MotoCorp will be returning as the title sponsor for the Team Hero EBR 1190RS in the 2013 AMA Pro Racing American Superbike [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
We have two upsets for the price of one this month. Aprilia vanquishes the bleeding-edge Ducati for top honors among the Exotics while the apparent overdog Workhorse, the BMW S1000RR, returns to Munich to lick its wounds inflicted by, of all things, a Honda! A Honda without traction control or an unabashedly in-your-eardrums engine note [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 Superbike Shootout Nine bikes, two tracks, Workhorses and Exotics, we search for the ultimate roadlegal track weapon in two price ranges.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
Located near the southern shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, Miller Motorsports Park is one of America’s premier roadrace venues. MMP offers multiple course configurations ranging from a lengthy, 4.5-mile Full Course to a 3.08-mile Perimeter Course or, when spit in half, comprises two distinctly different 2.2-mile circuits, aptly named the East Course and West [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Jeff Allen
On the street, these nine superbikes are like caged animals, which is exactly why we took them to Miller Motorsports Park to feed. At a world-class racing venue, you can unlock their pens and let their predatory instincts take over. The reality, however, is that most people who purchase one of these potent machines will [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Super Twins Are Danny Eslick and Geoff May on track to give Erik Buell Racing its first AMA Pro SuperBike win?
Photographer : Tim White
The numbers don’t add up. That’s the consensus around the AMA Pro SuperBike paddock regarding chassis specifications of the Erik Buell Racing 1190RS. Twenty-two degrees of rake and 86mm of trail are simply too radical; the big Twin shouldn’t be competitive. But the factory EBRs ridden by Danny Eslick and Geoff May defy convention. “Fiercely [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Superbikes Shine In Utah! Marco Melandri breaks Carlos Checa’s stranglehold at Miller Motorsports Park; Josh Hayes races to an unchallenged win.
Photographer : DMT Imaging
An unsettled weekend of rain at Miller Motorsports Park in Toole, Utah, gave way to perfect racing weather on Monday, May 28, for two rounds of Superbike World Championship competition. Sandwiched between was an AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike race. Throughout SBK practice, Ducatis occupied many of the forward positions, suggesting that the V-Twins’ strong [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Harley Davidson Press Release: Ed Krawiec won his second NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle event of the season and regained the series points lead at the 32nd Annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Drag-way. Krawiec, the defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, rode a Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle to win the final round of eliminations over Michael Ray [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
HD Racing Press Release: A perfect reaction time at the starting line earned Harley-Davidson® rider Andrew Hines a 0.0077-second, hole-shot victory over Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. in the final round at the NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Hines scored his first win of the season and the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Öhlins Press release: Hendersonville, North Carolina: Ride, drive, or glide into the mountains of Western North Carolina on Saturday, May 12, 2012, to visit Öhlins USA, celebrating its 15-year history and the 36th year of Öhlins Racing AB. For your pleasure, there will be very cool and thrilling displays of the following associates and friends: [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)