MotoAmerica welcomes the newly homologated Aprilia RS 660 to the 2021 Twin Cups Championship.
MotoAmerica announced that the approval of the 2021 Aprilia RS 660 to race in the Twins Cup Championship for this upcoming 2021 racing season. The list of technical requirements met by the RS 660 included:
- Cylinders must be the originally fitted and homologated part with no modification
- Pistons must be the originally fitted and homologated part with no modification
- Piston Rings must be the originally fitted and homologated part with no modification. All piston rings must be fitted
- Piston Pins and Clips must be the originally fitted and homologated part with no modification
- Connecting Rods must be the originally fitted and homologated part with no modification. Rod bolts are free
- Cylinder Liner is free
“We are excited to have Aprilia race in our Twins Cup series with its new RS 660. Our tech department has worked hard with Aprilia to make this happen while ensuring that the Twins Cup class continues to have parity between the manufacturers. We can’t wait to get to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and see how it all stacks up on the racetrack. This is going to be an exciting season in all our classes and the addition of the Aprilia in Twins Cup will be fun to watch.” – Wayne Rainey, MotoAmerica President.
“The RS 660 represents a new era of motorcycles for us at Aprilia. Today, we are very happy to offer the opportunity to American teams to race MotoAmerica’s Twins Cup with this incredible machine. The racetrack is and always will be the home of Aprilia, and the RS 660 reflects very well the origins of the brand, capable of winning 54 World Titles while building motorcycles for very passionate riders. We look forward to starting this new adventure, giving a unique opportunity to a new generation of racers and hopefully champions too.” – Mario Di Maria, President and CEO, Piaggio Group Americas.
The Aprilia RS 660 is set to make its MotoAmerica racing debut at the opening round of the 2021 season, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 30 through May 2.