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Video: GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Recaps The 2015 AMA/FIM MotoAmerica Season
AMA/FIM MotoAmerica Superbike racer Chris Ulrich talks about the 2015 season and looks ahead to 2016. His family owns and operates Team Hammer, which fielded Chris Ulrich on a GEICO Suzuki GSX-R1000 in Superbike and David Anthony on a M4 Sportbiketrackgear.com Suzuki GSX-R600 in Supersport during the 2015 season. In 2016 Team Hammer will be celebrating its 36th year, making it the country’s longest-continuously-operating professional motorcycle road racing team.
Team Hammer
December 29, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Racer Chris Ulrich Closes Superbike Season With Pair of Top 5 Finishes
GEICO Suzuki racer Chris Ulrich closed out the MotoAmerica season with one of his best performances of the year, racing to a pair of top-five finishes in the Championship of New Jersey Superbike race Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 13, 2015
ANTHONY RALLIES TO LOCK UP FOURTH IN MOTOAMERICA SUPERSPORT POINTS IN NEW JERSEY
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony locked up an outstanding fourth place in the final Supersport championship standings at this weekend's MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship season finale at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
September 13, 2015
Chris Ulrich Handles Pressure To Secure Solid Starting Spot With GEICO Suzuki
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich performed well under pressure Saturday in racing to a third-row starting spot for Sunday's MotoAmerica Championship of New Jersey Superbike race at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 12, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Wants To Close MotoAmerica Season On A High Note
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich is ready to close out the inaugural MotoAmerica season on a strong note at this weekend's MotoAmerica Championship of New Jersey at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 10, 2015
TOUGH EVENT FOR ANTHONY AT INDIANAPOLIS
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony endured a difficult weekend of MotoAmerica Supersport competition at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
August 08, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Rider Chris Ulrich Finishes Sixth In Race 1 In Indianapolis
Chris Ulrich and his GEICO Suzuki team finished just one position short of extending his recent string of top-five finishes. After finishing in the top five in both races at the July 17-19 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM event in Laguna Seca, Calif., Ulrich came home sixth in the first of two Superbike/Stock 1000 feature races today at the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Superbike Championship event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The MotoAmerica events are part of the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, and most of the teams, Ulrich's included, never had competed on the historic facility's 16-turn, 2.5-mile road course.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
August 08, 2015
Chris Ulrich Ready To Showcase GEICO Suzuki Team's Improvement At Indy
Chris Ulrich and the GEICO Suzuki team will be making their first trek to famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Superbike Championship is contested this weekend as part of the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
August 05, 2015
Chris Ulrich Leaves Laguna Seca Happy With Two Solid Finishes On GEICO Suzuki
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich finished the weekend strong by taking two top-five finishes in the Superbike class at the GEICO MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship event on Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Ulrich also finished in the top 10 in the Superbike/Superstock 1000 races.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 19, 2015
ANTHONY RETURNS TO THE PODIUM AT LAGUNA SECA
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony pulled off a spectacular charge to return to the podium during Sunday's MotoAmerica Supersport race at Laguna Seca. The Australian completed perhaps the most impressive ride of his 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship '15 season, pushing hard to finish third with the world watching on during this combined Superbike World Championship/MotoAmerica race weekend.
July 19, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Rider Chris Ulrich Planning To Carry Optimism, Progress Into Sunday's Races
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich completed day two of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by qualifying 14th for Sunday's races.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 18, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Rider Chris Ulrich Looking To Make More History At Laguna Seca
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich is hoping history repeats itself during the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship portion of the World Superbike Championship event this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 16, 2015
Chris Ulrich Moves Forward With GEICO Suzuki At Miller Motorsports Park
Chris Ulrich continues to make progress with his GEICO Suzuki, posting an eighth-place finish in the first Superbike race Sunday at Miller Motorsports Park before an unfortunate incident sidelined him in the second race of the MotoAmerica Superbike Challenge.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 29, 2015
PARIS GAINS SPEED AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK
M4 MPH Racing's Melissa Paris continued to show signs of progress, registering another promising outing in this past weekend's MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship round at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.
June 29, 2015
ANTHONY EXCELS IN THE UTAH HEAT
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony brought the heat in the face of triple-digit temperatures this weekend at Miller Motorsports Park. In the end, Anthony left Tooele, Utah, with his 7th and 8th top-five results of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Supersport Championship.
June 28, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Hopes To Cool Off Competition In Salt Lake
"Tomorrow I have two very long races, 18 laps, and it's going to be very hot, so I expect some attrition," Ulrich said. "I plan to just do my own thing and march forward. I always seem to rise to the occasion in races, so I expect to do that tomorrow.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 27, 2015
Chris Ulrich Aiming High At Miller Motorsports Park With GEICO Suzuki
Ulrich raced to a podium finish in the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series race here last year and would love to duplicate that feat this weekend.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 24, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Rider Chris Ulrich Races To Top-Seven Finishes
GEICO Suzuki racer Chris Ulrich persevered to a pair of top-seven finishes in the MotoAmerica (AMA/FIM) Superbike Challenge on Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park, bouncing back from a difficult weekend at Road America.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 14, 2015
MOMENTUM FOR MELISSA PARIS AFTER BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK ROUND
M4 MPH Suzuki's Melissa Paris entered the Barber Motorsports Park round of the 2015 MotoAmerica season riding high, buoyed both by the recent support she's received from her fan base and the achievement of her career-best equaling finish of eighth last time out. Paris left Birmingham, Alabama with her momentum intact, as she continued to progress with another solid outing during the weekend's Supersport competition.
June 14, 2015
TOP FIVE FOR ANTHONY IN ALABAMA
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony and his Team Hammer crew battled through adversity at Barber Motorsports Park to score two more strong results in MotoAmerica Supersport action.
June 14, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Gunning For A Pair Of Top-10s At Barber
Ulrich was able make it to Superpole 2 qualifying with the fastest Superbikes on Saturday by posting the quickest lap around the 17-turn, 2.38-mile course in Superpole 1 (one minute, 28.352 seconds).
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 13, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Ready To Roll In Familiar Territory
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich brings a fresh, positive attitude to Barber Motorsports Park, site of this weekend's MotoAmerica (AMA/FIM) Superbike Challenge.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 11, 2015
ANTHONY ENDS WET ELKHART LAKE WEEKEND WITH SIXTH
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony battled through mixed conditions and mixed results at Road America to conclude the fourth round of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship on an up note.
May 31, 2015
Video: A Lap Of Virginia International Raceway With Chris Ulrich
Take a lap of VIR with GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich.
May 25, 2015
PARIS GAINS CONFIDENCE AT VIR
Following a pair of wet rounds to kick off the 2015 season, M4 MPH Racing Suzuki's Melissa Paris took full advantage of a dry weekend at Virginia International Raceway to continue to adapt to her new racebike.
May 22, 2015
CONSISTENT ANTHONY CHALLENGES FOR THE PODIUM IN VIRGINIA
M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki's David Anthony underlined his status as a Supersport class frontrunner this weekend as the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship brought the nation's best road racers back to Virginia International Raceway for the first time in a half decade.
May 18, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Races To Pair Of Top-10 Finishes At VIR
A couple of top-10 finishes helped GEICO Suzuki racer Chris Ulrich climb up one spot in the Superbike points standings after the MotoAmerica Mid-Atlantic AMA/FIM Road Racing Championship on Sunday at Virginia International Raceway.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 17, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Racer Chris Ulrich Moving Forward At VIR
Chris Ulrich continues to make progress with his new GEICO Suzuki bike, and he looks for a good day in the third round of the MotoAmerica Mid-Atlantic AMA/FIM Road Racing Championship on Sunday at Virginia International Raceway.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 16, 2015
Chris Ulrich Hopes For More Speed Out Of GEICO Suzuki As Superbike Series Returns To VIR
Chris Ulrich and his GEICO Suzuki Superbike team return to Virginia International Raceway this weekend for the third round of the MotoAmerica Mid-Atlantic AMA/FIM Road Racing Championship.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 15, 2015
Chris Ulrich Gives Two-Seat Superbike Rides To Reporters at VIR
GEICO Suzuki Superbike rider Chris Ulrich gave two-seat motorcycle rides to local media covering the country's top road racing series MotoAmerica.
May 15, 2015
PROGRESS FOR PARIS IN ATLANTA
Melissa Paris and the M4 MPH Suzuki program continued to make strides at Round 2 of the 2015 MotoAmerica championship despite a second consecutive weekend of inclement weather.
April 24, 2015
Pair of Top-Fives Has GEICO's Chris Ulrich Excited About Superbike Future
GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich rebounded from a difficult start to the weekend to post a pair of top-five finishes in the Superbike portion of the MotoAmerica Superbike Challenge on Sunday at Road Atlanta.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 19, 2015
MORE TOP FIVES FOR ANTHONY IN ATLANTA
Just one week removed from their podium debut as a pairing, David Anthony and M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki continued to pile up the top-five results as the new MotoAmerica series travelled to Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Georgia, for Round 2.
April 19, 2015
Road Atlanta Could Turn GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich In The Right Direction
After a trying experience in the two rounds of racing at the season-opening MotoAmerica event, GEICO Suzuki Superbike rider Chris Ulrich is ready to try again and rebound during rounds three and four at Road Atlanta, April 17-19.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 16, 2015
Weekend in Austin Leaves GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Wanting More
After getting off to a fast start in the second MotoAmerica Superbike race, GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich's day came to an early end at the Circuit of the Americas following a mechanical issue.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 12, 2015
ANTHONY AND M4 SUZUKI/SPORTBIKETRACKGEAR.COM ON THE PODIUM IN TEXAS
Team Hammer kicked off a new era of motorcycle road racing in the United States in spectacular fashion this weekend in Austin, Texas. The new MotoAmerica series opened for business on the biggest stage imaginable, sharing the spotlight with the superstars of the MotoGP World Championship at the Circuit of the Americas. Long-time AMA standout David Anthony made the most of that opportunity, securing a podium result in his first-ever ride with M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki.
April 12, 2015
GEICO Suzuki Rider Chris Ulrich Battles Weather At MotoAmerica Premiere
Kicking off the first MotoAmerica race of this weekend's doubleheader at the Circuit of the Americas, GEICO Suzuki rider Chris Ulrich battled the elements on his way to a sixth-place Superbike finish.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 11, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Glad To Be Austin-bound To Start 2015 season
With only a few days remaining until the MotoAmerica season opener this Friday-Sunday at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Texas, Superbike rider Chris Ulrich is anxious to put his GEICO Suzuki to the test.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 06, 2015
GEICO Motorcycle To Sponsor MotoAmerica Series; Season Preview TV Show Airs April 15 On CBS Sports Network
GEICO Motorcycle Named As MotoAmerica Supporting Partner. Insurance company to also sponsor pre-season and post-season TV shows.
MotoAmerica Press Release
April 06, 2015
Chris Ulrich Gives Two-Seat Superbike Rides To Reporters During MotoAmerica Media Day
Excited to finally get the 2015 MotoAmerica inaugural season underway, GEICO Suzuki Superbike rider Chris Ulrich spent an exciting day at the Thermal Club in California giving two-seat motorcycle rides to national media members covering the country's top road racing series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
April 01, 2015
Galfer USA Continues To Support Team Hammer in 2015
Galfer USA has once again partnered with Team Hammer for the 2015 road-racing season here in the United States. The team will be fielding two racers supported by Galfer USA, Chris Ulrich aboard the #18 GEICO Suzuki racing in the Superbike Class and "Aussie" Dave Anthony piloting the M4 Suzuki #25 bike in the Supersport Class. The team will race the 2015 MotoAmerica series and looks to be competitive all season challenging for podiums and maybe the championship.
Galfer USA Press Release
March 25, 2015
GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich Happy With Test At Circuit Of The Americas
With the beginning of a new era of motorcycle road racing in the United States just a few weeks away, veteran rider Chris Ulrich and his Team Hammer crew recently spent a few days at Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) near Austin testing their new GEICO Suzuki Superbike.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
March 24, 2015
Melissa Paris to race M4 MPH Racing Suzuki GSX-R600 in 2015 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship
Melissa Paris to race M4 MPH Racing Suzuki GSX-R600 in 2015 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship
March 10, 2015
David Anthony Signs To Ride M4 Suzuki in MotoAmerica Supersport Series
Australian David Anthony has signed a contract with Team Hammer, Inc. to race an M4 Suzuki GSX-R600 in the 2015 MotoAmerica Supersport Series.
February 09, 2015
Team Hammer Will Race Suzuki GSX-R Motorcycles In 2015-2016
Team Hammer, Inc. will return to its professional road racing roots and field Suzuki GSX-R1000 and GSX-R600 motorcycles in the 2015-2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship.
January 06, 2015