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[COVERAGE] MotoAmerica: Pittsburgh

August 31st, 2022 by Elusive Media

MotoAmerica returns the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, a 2.78mile track about 40 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, PA. 7 classes classes of racing came to battle it out. The Medallia Superbike has been keeping us on our toes with Petrucci and Gagne swapping for the championship in the last round. We also had a tricky weekend with a bit of dry and wet practices. While day two started of wets, the 2nd race for superbike ended up dry. And to everyone’s amazement, all races ended up being in the dry, despite an 80% chance of rain in the afternoon. While Petrucci had a 13 point lead coming into Pittsburgh, Gagne has always been strong here. Gagne riding away with two 1st places and Petrucci coming away with a 2nd and 3rd. Scholtz came back with two podiums after being away during the last round. It will be an enjoyable 4 more races with Gagne and Petrucci separated by 1 point!! See you in New Jersey!

Date: August 19-21, 2022
Location: Pittsburgh International Race Complex , Pittsburgh, PA
By: Erik
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[COVERAGE] MotoAmerica: Pittsburgh

August 26th, 2021 by Elusive Media

MotoAmerica makes it way to the Pittsburgh International race complex where 7 out of the 9 classes were ready to put in a full weekend of racing! Royal Enfield Build Train Race was one of the new classes and exciting to check out. 7 women and 3 rounds.Pittsburgh fans were lucky enough to check out these ladies rips around the track. MotoAmerica Mini Cup Series raced on their own course within the complex and started their 3rd round at Pittsburgh. Another 8 races happened over the other 5 classes on Saturday and Sunday, a packed weeekend for fans. Jake Gagne on his Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha continues his winning streak this weekend at an amazing 13 wins with an impressive 93 points ahead in the championship. Toni Elias take over for injured Josh Herrin also had everyone talking this weekend. On his first outing on the Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha, he was able to secure 2nd place and 3 seconds gap over 3rd place Mathew Scholtz Westby Racing Yamaha. For Sundays race in superbike, everyone was dialed down with their setup. 10 rides were all within a minute of each other vs race 1 where 7 riders were within a minute. Toni Elias wasn’t able to hold on to a podium in the 2nd race, finishing 4th. Mathew Scholtz took over the 2nd position and Bobby Fong on his M4 ECSTAR Suzuki moved up to 3rd vs 8th on saturday. For more information on there classes, be sure to check out motoamerica.com. See you all in New Jersey!

Date: August 13-15, 2021
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
By: Erik
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