An image from the story that published with Wayne Rainey’s and Ben Spies’s comments on Garrett Gerloff’s first-career World Superbike podium. Image courtesy of

Among the multitude of American motorcycle road racing fans who were beaming with Yankee pride over Garrett’s Gerloff’s podium finish in Sunday’s World Superbike race were MotoAmerica President, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and three-time 500cc Grand Prix World Champion Wayne Rainey, along with three-time AMA Superbike Champion, 2009 World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP race winner Ben Spies.

Spies called Gerloff to congratulate him right after his win, and Rainey sent him a congratulatory message via WhatsApp. Both legends also talked to WorldSBK about the milestone, in a story that was published on their website.

Here’s a link to the story:

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