Himmelsbach Leading Pack in Portland Lockhart Phillips Unlimited Superbike
Michael Himmelsbach, riding an Aprilia RSV1000 Mille R, leads a group of riders in the NRRS Lockhart Phillips Unlimited Superbike race one at Portland International Raceway in September of 2001. Trailing Himmelsbach is Alan Schmidt (No. 12), Eric Wood (No. 4), Grant Lopez (No. 1) and another unidentified rider. (Henny Abrams photo)

Michael Himmelsbach, riding an Aprilia RSV1000 Mille R, leads a group of riders in the NRRS Lockhart Phillips Unlimited Superbike race one at Portland International Raceway in September of 2001. Trailing Himmelsbach is Alan Schmidt (No. 12), Eric Wood (No. 4), Grant Lopez (No. 1) and another unidentified rider. Himmelsbach was the top finisher of…

40 Years of AMA Superbike Racing Display at Honda Superbike Showdown of California
Wayne Rainey's 1983 Kawasaki GPz750 will be one of the many former AMA Superbikes on display at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, July 8-10.

(NEWS RELEASE) Iconic Race Bikes Will Be Displayed at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca COSTA MESA, CA, JUNE 27 – Continuing the celebration of 40 years of AMA Superbike racing, MotoAmerica will display some of the iconic machinery from the past during the Honda Superbike Showdown of California at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, July 8-10. Fans…

Who’s Back There?
James White takes a quick glance back to see how big his lead is over Michael Cohen (both riders on Suzuki GSX-R750s) coming out of the International Horseshoe at Daytona late in the CCS Amateur Heavyweight Superbike race in March of 1996. (Henny Abrams photo)

James White, Suzuki GSX-R750 mounted, takes a quick glance back to see how big his lead is over Michael Cohen, on a Kawasaki ZX7, coming out of the International Horseshoe at Daytona late in the CCS Amateur Heavyweight Superbike race in March of 1996. White went on to win the race over Cohen. It was a great Bike…

Yamaha TRX850: The Forgotten Gem
Alan Cathcart on a Yamaha TRX850 sprinting away to a commanding victory in the AHRMA Battle of the Twins F1 race at Daytona International Speedway in March of 1996. (Henny Abrams photo)

This photo shows Alan Cathcart on a Yamaha TRX850 sprinting away to a commanding victory in the AHRMA Battle of the Twins F1 race at Daytona International Speedway in March of 1996. The shot made me wonder whatever happened to the TRX850. It came on the scene in the mid-90s and was described by MCN…