MotoAmerica: Even Extra From Barber Motorsports Park – Roadracing World Journal


PJ, Hector and Kyle log off Tytlers Cycle Racing’s maiden Superbike season in type

Tytlers Cycle Racing signed off their maiden MotoAmerica Superbike season in type with one other podium yesterday, PJ Jacobsen producing one other spectacular race to complete third within the ultimate race of the yr at Barber Motorsports Park.

Categorized third in Saturday’s opening encounter, PJ was relegated to fourth after sequence organisers overturned Danilo Petrucci’s bounce begin penalty. Understandably upset, PJ ensured there have been smiles aplenty on Sunday as he powered his BMW M1000 RR to his third high three end of 2022 – the crew’s fifth.

Hector Barbera rounded out his first season with the crew with two stable outcomes. He completed fifth and tenth respectively while Kyle Wyman, the crew’s third rider for the weekend within the Superbike class raced to P13 and P9.

The outcomes imply Hector ends the yr fifth total with PJ in sixth.

The crew wish to thank its sponsors, and everybody concerned with the MotoAmerica Championship and stay up for lining up on the grid in 2023.


PJ Jacobsen (66). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Tytlers Cycle Racing.


PJ Jacobsen: “Race 1 didn’t begin too properly. I made a mistake and misplaced lots of time. I used to be categorised third however then demoted after MotoAmerica overturned Petrucci’s bounce begin penalty, so we celebrated for no cause however total, I used to be completely happy to shut to the rostrum and fourth ultimately isn’t so unhealthy. It was a a lot better race on Sunday. I used to be preventing for the rostrum and the tempo was quite a bit stronger. I’m completely happy to get one other podium on the ultimate nook of the ultimate lap. I’m pleased with everybody concerned within the crew and for the chance to trip for Tytlers Cycle Racing with the brand new BMW M1000 RR this yr.”


Hector Barbera (80). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Tytlers Cycle Racing.
Hector Barbera (80). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Tytlers Cycle Racing.


Hector Barbera: “I had a a lot better feeling within the first race on Saturday. Each lap felt higher, and, ultimately, I completed fifth. It was not possible to trip on Sunday with the identical setting, so I’m certain it was an issue with the tyre. I used to be over two seconds a lap slower and so to finish the yr like that is disappointing. Massive due to the crew, it’s been a pleasure for me all yr to be with you all.”


Kyle Wyman (33). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Tytlers Cycle Racing.
Kyle Wyman (33). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Tytlers Cycle Racing.


Kyle Wyman: “It was a terrific week and so good to be again on a Tytlers Cycle Racing BMW this previous weekend. I assembled a crew of mine alongside the groups, and we regularly improved all through the weekend. Saturday’s race noticed a drop that we didn’t anticipate, and I dropped all the best way again to thirteenth after working sixth. We made a giant step on Sunday and completed ninth and had a fairly good race. I had lots of enjoyable and a terrific expertise and I’m pleased with what the crew has completed of their first season and am proud to have been part of it.”




Extra, from a press launch issued by Altus Motorsports:

MotoAmerica: Outcomes from Barber Motorsports Park and 2022 MotoAmerica Season Wrap-Up for the Altus Motorsports WPS FLY Racing Staff

(Birmingham, AL) – Altus Motorsports could not have completed the 2022 MotoAmerica Season with any championships however that didn’t maintain it from being one one of the best within the historical past of the crew. The crew had a good time, all three riders improved all year long and confirmed spectacular outcomes.


Superbike Cup & Inventory 1000

Brandon Paasch rolled into Alabama on a 4 race podium streak within the Inventory 1000 class and starting to actually really feel snug on the massive bike. Within the solo Inventory 1000 race of the weekend, he began from eighth place and crossed the end line in fourth. Total, Paasch completed the yr robust with a second place end, three third locations, and one fourth place within the final 5 races. This was sufficient to earn him fourth within the 2022 MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 Championship.

Within the Superbike Races, Brandon began each from nineteenth. Within the Saturday race, he completed in fourteenth and because the high Superbike Cup racer. On Sunday, he crossed the road in fifteenth and because the second Superbike Cup competitor. Because of this, Paasch took second within the 2022 Superbike Cup Championship.


Brandon Paasch (96). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.
Brandon Paasch (96). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.


“Properly, Barber is finished and dusted… my weekend positively wasn’t how I deliberate to complete my yr with fairly common outcomes. We ended the season as the primary rookie in each courses, 4th in Inventory 1000 class and 2nd within the Superbike Cup Championship. The progress from the place we began to the place we completed is a giant reduction for me. There have been occasions this yr after I was questioning whether or not I nonetheless had it or not. That first podium at Brainerd and the 4 race podium streak actually boosted my confidence and expectations once more. I owe an enormous thanks to the entire Altus Motorsports WPS FLY Racing crew for supporting me all the best way! Additionally, Ohlins & Mike for serving to us a bit extra on the finish of the yr, Suzuki and M4 for offering us with a powerful package deal to start out. A large thanks to Arai, Spidi, CCC Manhattan, Luxestar VIP, Should you don’t know Jack and EvolveGT for the continued help. I used to be tremendous glad to have my Mother, Andy, and Darian there on the weekend to indicate some love and help! Because of everybody for the help this yr, it was nice to see a ton of acquainted faces on the monitor once more!” stated Brandon Paasch.




Jaret Nassaney had a powerful weekend in Alabama. Barber is a monitor he enjoys and it confirmed in his outcomes. He certified eighth for each Supersport races. He fought his approach ahead within the first race to take a sixth place end. On Sunday, the moist monitor left groups to decide on between a rain tire and a slick tire. The Altus crew made the proper alternative and ran the moist possibility. At first, Jaret jumped instantly into second place. After just a few battles, he in the end crossed the road in fourth – his finest results of the yr. Nassaney completed the 2022 season holding seventh within the MotoAmerica Supersport class.


Jaret Nassaney (59). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.
Jaret Nassaney (59). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.


“2022 is a wrap! I’d say our targets have been completed. I needed to be within the combat for high 5 finishes and we ended the yr preventing for the field! The brand new bike actually suited me this yr. Firstly of the yr, we had some rising pains to determine however I feel it’s all squared away now. We ended the season on a excessive word and I’m very pleased with how the weekend went. Barber is one in all my favourite tracks and with the brand new floor is wonderful however on the identical time, we struggled with tire life. Qualifying was robust. I used to be solely capable of get eighth in order that put us in the midst of row three. With the tire longevity points, we determined to go along with the more durable possibility in race one and I’m very completely happy we made that call. I had battle for sixth the entire race and was capable of come out on high. Race 2 was a totally totally different story. In good ole Alabama type, it determined to start out raining 20 minutes earlier than the beginning. However not sufficient to make any puddles. They allowed a 10-minute warm-up earlier than the race which I opted out of. We took the gamble and went with a moist climate setup. I acquired an superior begin and put myself in second for the primary couple of laps however ended up getting handed by just a few folks. The rain tires have been the proper alternative and allowed us to tug a spot on riders working the slicks on the onset. By the top of the race, the monitor was utterly dry and grip turned a problem. I hoped to have sufficient tire towards the top to make a move again for third however wasn’t capable of make it occur. Ultimately, I used to be capable of maintain it on 2 wheels and take fourth! Our greatest end of the yr!,” stated Jaret Nassaney.


Junior Cup

As soon as once more, Kayla Yaakov was the second quickest Junior Cup rider within the qualifying periods placing her in the midst of the primary row for each race begins. Over the course of the season, Yaakov has confirmed that, no matter her begin place, she will likely be preventing for the win. And the ultimate spherical at Barber was no exception. In each races, she went with the lead group and persistently put herself on the entrance of the pack. Within the first race, on Saturday, she lead out of the final flip and crossed the end line only a hair forward of the rider in second for the win. The Sunday race was one other hard-fought battle and the roles have been reversed. Kayla got here onto the entrance straight in second however couldn’t fairly get the move made earlier than the stripe and needed to accept second place. On the season, she managed 11 podiums with 4 of them wins, and completed simply 8 factors out of first place within the Junior Cup Championship in third.


Kayla Yaakov (59). Photo by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.
Kayla Yaakov (59). Photograph by Brian J. Nelson, courtesy Altus Motorsports.


“What a tremendous option to finish my first full season of MotoAmerica. An virtually excellent weekend for me, and probably one of the best weekend of my complete season with a primary in Race 1, and a second in Race 2. After the entire unhealthy luck and struggles this yr, I’m past completely happy to have ended up inserting third within the championship. I can not thank the Altus Motorsports crew sufficient for getting me to the place I’m, in addition to my father for all of his exhausting work. Additionally, my unimaginable sponsors for serving to me all all through this yr. This yr was devoted to my brother Dylan, and I hope I made him proud,” stated Kayla Yaakov.

“It’s extraordinarily robust to compete persistently at this stage. It takes quite a bit to remain on high of the principles and one of the best choices for efficiency, handle the ever-changing budgets and bills, cling on to the expertise (on and off the bikes), and have a crew that works collectively in a cohesive approach. Now we have had nice success up to now. We’ve had wonderful expertise and fantastic folks beneath our banner. We’ve collected championships in varied courses. However this yr, we actually had a tremendous crew beneath our tent. We’re wanting ahead to an offseason and making ready for subsequent yr. Thanks to our sponsors for making it doable and for MotoAmerica for persevering with to advertise street racing in america,” stated crew proprietor, George Nassaney.

The Altus Motorsports crew is supported by our nice household of sponsors: Altus Motorsports, FLY Racing WPS, Suzuki Motor Company, Moto-D Racing, Bonamici, Scorching Our bodies Racing, M4 Exhausts, Vortex EK, Movement Professional, Barnett, Maxima Racing Oils, SBS Brakes, BrakeTech USA, Inc., Ohlins, Okay-Tech, RS Taichi, Arai, Regulation Tigers Oklahoma, and Altus Manufacturing facility Racing.




Extra, from a press launch issued by Aprilia:



NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 – Sunday’s MotoAmerica race at Barber Motorsports Park was a trifecta from 2021 Twins Cup Champ Kaleb De Keyrel, who closed his second season racing an Aprilia RS 660 by shattering the category’s lap report in qualifying on Friday and Saturday, taking pole place, and persevering with a weekend of bests to finish a commanding victory on Sunday, to guide an all-Aprilia podium within the ultimate Twins Cup race of the season.

De Keyrel clinched the win by a margin of three.688 seconds and was joined on the rostrum by Robem Engineering Aprilia riders Teagg Hobbs and Ben Gloddy.

With the final race of the 2022 season having been run, half of the riders within the high 10 within the ultimate factors standings competed this yr on Aprilia RS 660 machines. Veloce Racing’s Jody Barry and Rodio Racing’s Anthony Mazziotto completed second and third within the factors standings, with 191 factors every. De Keyrel wrapped up the season in fourth with 175 factors, and Hobbs and Gloddy ended up in seventh and eighth with 130 and 122 factors, respectively.

De Keyrel didn’t get one of the best begin within the Barber race however was nonetheless vying for the lead with one other rider till the race was stopped on Lap 2. When the race resumed, De Keyrel acquired a greater begin and took the holeshot. As he entered Flip 5 on the primary lap of the restarted race, De Keyrel’s bike was struck by one other bike when the second-place rider low-sided, however De Keyrel maintained the lead and thereafter went to work constructing a spot to the remainder of the sector. The Robem Engineering duo of Hobbs and Gloddy needed to battle with one other rider for a lot of the race for the final two steps on the rostrum, however the pair was capable of safe one other all-Aprilia Twins Cup podium to shut the 2022 season.

The 2 Aprilia riders who have been nonetheless mathematically eligible to win the Twins Cup title at Barber – Barry and Mazziotto — completed Sunday’s race in sixth and eighth.

It was De Keyrel’s fourth podium end of the season, in addition to Hobbs’ and Gloddy’s fourth and third journeys to the field. It additionally was the second consecutive race that each Robem Engineering riders scored podium finishes, as Gloddy completed second and Hobbs third on the earlier spherical at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

With greater than 50 riders entered for Twins Cup at Barber, the sector was break up into two teams for follow and qualifying. De Keyrel was the second-fastest rider in Friday follow. He missed out on the highest spot by simply 0.078 seconds. Gloddy was fourth-fastest, Barry seventh and Hobbs ninth. Mazziotto didn’t participate within the session.

Later Friday in Qualifying 1, it was an Aprilia 1-2-3-4 on the high of the time sheets. De Keyrel paced the sector with a lap time of 1:29.398. Hobbs completed the session in second, Gloddy in third and Barry fourth – all inside a second of De Keyrel’s finest lap time. Mazziotto was the ninth-fastest rider.

Qualifying concluded on Saturday with De Keyrel having secured his second pole place of the season with a 1:29.088 — besting one of the best earlier pole-setting lap time by almost two seconds. Gloddy made it two Aprilia RS 660s on the entrance row by qualifying third. Hobbs certified fourth, Barry seventh and Maziotto tenth – giving Aprilia 5 riders who certified within the high 10.

Of the 51 riders entered for the Barber spherical, 17 have been on Aprilia RS 660s.

Piaggio Group Americas thanks off the Aprilia riders who took half within the MotoAmerica Twins Cup this season and congratulates the six riders who scored podium finishes or victories aboard an Aprilia RS 660 this yr.


Kaleb De Keyrel (1). Photo by Sara Chappell Photos, courtesy Aprilia.
Kaleb De Keyrel (1). Photograph by Sara Chappell Pictures, courtesy Aprilia.


Kaleb De Keyrel / Veloce Racing

“I had a very good race at this time. I led from begin to end and had a super-clean race. I simply needed to be sensible and saved my head down. My Aprilia RS 660 was dealing with nice all weekend, and the Veloce crew did a terrific job getting every part collectively. I can’t complain an excessive amount of.”


Teagg Hobbs (79). Photo by Sara Chappell Photos, courtesy Aprilia.
Teagg Hobbs (79). Photograph by Sara Chappell Pictures, courtesy Aprilia.


Teagg Hobbs / Robem Engineering

“It was an effective way to finish the season. Ben Gloddy and I’ve had our struggles this yr. For us to each be on the rostrum the final two races of the season and be persistently on the entrance in each session is a big factor for the crew – and us as riders. It simply proves what the Robem Engineering crew can do when it’s going through hardships. I’ve to thank the crew, all my sponsors and my household for supporting me this yr. It was a terrific season.”


Ben Gloddy (72). Photo by Sara Chappell Photos, courtesy Aprilia.
Ben Gloddy (72). Photograph by Sara Chappell Pictures, courtesy Aprilia.


Ben Gloddy / Robem Engineering

“I had a terrific race. I feel we ended the season very well, and I need to maintain this momentum rolling into subsequent yr. I wouldn’t have been in a position to do that with out the Robem Engineering crew being behind me, and I’m wanting ahead to seeing what subsequent season has for us.”








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