2016 AMA Pro Flat Track Season Begins March 10-11 At Daytona

2016 AMA Pro Flat Track Season Begins March 10-11 At Daytona

From an AMA Pro Flat Track press release: The 2016 AMA Pro Flat Tack racing season kicks-off this week on the Daytona Flat Track at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) where rounds one and two of the Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines and the GNC2 classes will take place this Thursday and Friday, March 10 – 11. Hosting the season-opening event for the seventh consecutive year, the Daytona Flat Track is located just outside of DIS’s…

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Top 10 Things To Do On Sunday Now That The MotoGP Season Is Over

Top 10 Things To Do On Sunday Now That The MotoGP Season Is Over

We’re entering the period of moto-hibernation, when, with a wag of her finger, Mother Nature says to many motorcyclists to put away their toys until Spring. And just when we most need a distraction to keep cabin fever at bay MotoGP, WSBK and pretty much all forms of motorcycle racing competed in their season finales. Seems that if someone were to begin some kind of winter racing series it’d be successful simply from a lack…

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FT ECU Inc. Reflects On Perfect Season In MotoAmerica

FT ECU Inc. Reflects On Perfect Season In MotoAmerica

In all the classes not named Superbike in the MotoAmerica paddock, there’s something 23 of the top 30 bikes across the Superstock 600, Superstock 1000 and Supersport field (including the championship-winning bikes in each class) had in common: ECU software from FT ECU Inc. Chris Gardell, the proprietor of FT ECU Inc., is quickly building a reputation amongst those in the MotoAmerica paddock as being a tuning wizard in much the same way carb tuners, camshaft…

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Yamalube/Westby Racing Discus Unfinished Business In 2015 MotoAmerica Season + Video

Yamalube/Westby Racing Discus Unfinished Business In 2015 MotoAmerica Season + Video

The Yamalube/Westby racing team were looking ahead to the 2015 MotoAmerica season, as team rider Dane Westby was looking strong in pre-season testing. Then tragedy struck as Dane lost his life in a street motorcycle accident on his way to his parent’s house. In the video below, entitled, “Unfinished Business,” Dane’s father Tryg discusses the heartbreak of losing his son, and how he chose to continue racing this season with Josh Day in his son’s…

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2015 WSBK Season Comes To A Close Under The Lights In Qatar

2015 WSBK Season Comes To A Close Under The Lights In Qatar

With the 2015 World Superbike championship already decided, the season-ending round at Qatar would be a fight for glory, as some familiar faces and a few new ones fought their way to the front. In WSBK race 1, Kawasaki riders Tom Sykes and 2015 champion Jonathan Rea led off the line, with Chaz Davies (Ducati), Alex Lowes (Suzuki) trailing. The Aprilia pairing of Leon Haslam and Jodi Torres not far behind. Lowes eventually dropped out…

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McLaren Marks 50th Anniversary Of Inaugural Can-Am Season With Special 650S

McLaren Marks 50th Anniversary Of Inaugural Can-Am Season With Special 650S

It was in 1966 that the inaugural season of the Canadian-American Challenge Cup was run, and one of the most successful manufacturers in the series was McLaren thanks to cars like the M1A and M1B plus drivers such as Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon. To celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary of the start of the series, McLaren has created a… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Tony Stewart To Retire From NASCAR Sprint Cup Series After 2016 Season

Tony Stewart To Retire From NASCAR Sprint Cup Series After 2016 Season

Tony Stewart will hang up his NASCAR Sprint Cup racing suit at the end of the 2016 season, according to Motorsport.com. The man’s had a long road in NASCAR racing, and his accomplishments place him in elite company. His last few years have proven difficult both behind the wheel and personally, after an on-track incident that killed a young dirt… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Yamaha Scores “Grand Slam” In MotoAmerica’s Debut Season

Yamaha Scores “Grand Slam” In MotoAmerica’s Debut Season

Grand Slams are relatively rare in baseball and are unprecedented in AMA roadracing. This year, in MotoAmerica’s Inaugural Season, Yamaha has done just that by standing on the top of the box in all four of MotoAmerica’s professional road racing classes: Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, and Superstock 600. “Never before has a single motorcycle manufacturer won every Championship in all of the AMA/FIM-sanctioned professional road racing classes in one year,” commented Racing Division Manager Keith McCarty, “But, that’s what our Yamaha bLU cRU riders…

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AMA Proposes New Class Structure For 2016 Flat Track Season

AMA Proposes New Class Structure For 2016 Flat Track Season

The AMA has launched a strategic review of its flat track series, which will result in the creation of a five-year plan. This review comes after audiences have declined, manufacturer and sponsorship has waned, and stakeholders have seen significant declines in revenue streams. This five-year plan aims to lay out a road map that will re-engineer the business of flat track racing and provide renewed value for stakeholders. As part of this change, the racing…

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‘Comedians’ Season 6: Ready For Jim Carrey In A Countach?

‘Comedians’ Season 6: Ready For Jim Carrey In A Countach?

While Jay Leno’s Garage is always informative—how much do you really know about the 1937 Talbot-Lago Type 150 CS?—it’s safe to say fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee features more goofy fun along with the high-end hardware. Past episodes have featured everyone from David Letterman to Tina Fey, and… High Gear Media Network Feed

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