Sean Thomas #52 will ride the CW Moto Racing Yamaha R1 debut at COTA and campaign in Stock 1000 / Superbike Cup for 2022
SEATTLE, WA – March 30, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – CW Moto Racing is pleased to announce that Sean Thomas will pilot the team’s 2022 debut at COTA’s Superbike round, on a 2021 Yamaha R1 built for Stock 1000 / Superbike Cup for 2022. The team is also excited to welcome MakeLoveNotPorn as a sponsor for the COTA round.
Team owner and crew chief Chris Lobkovich made the call to step up to Stock 1000 / Superbike Cup and chose the Yamaha R1 after campaigning in the team’s first MotoAmerica season in the Twins Cup in 2021. “We were looking for a state-of-the-art package with ample OEM and aftermarket support, and the R1 is fast in the way we want to be fast. We think this pairing of bike and rider will be a contender.”
When asked about the step up from Twins to Stock 1000 and Superbike Cup, Chris replied, “The class is in line with our long-term goals as a team. It’s a supercompetitive grid, and we want to ride with the fastest riders in the series.”
“Sean’s fast, and has an unparalleled work ethic. He’s a true athlete and professional, and we’re very excited to have him on board,” added Chris. “I can’t wait to see what ‘Monster’ does on the monster.”
CW Moto is also thrilled to welcome MakeLoveNotPorn and founder & CEO Cindy Gallop to the team as a race round sponsor for COTA. MakeLoveNotPorn is the world’s first social sex video-sharing platform, celebrating real-world sex as a counterpoint to porn – as Cindy likes to say, if porn is the Hollywood movie, MakeLoveNotPorn is the documentary. MakeLoveNotPorn socializes sex, making it easier for everyone to talk about, to promote good sexual values and good sexual behavior – it’s sex education through real-world demonstration.
“Our focus with brand partnerships is to find values-aligned, non-endemic brands to introduce to our diverse and passionate community of MotoAmerica fans,” said Sara Lobkovich, co-owner and assistant crew chief of CW Moto Racing. “Reaching out to Cindy was an obvious move. MakeLoveNotPorn provides the kind of sex-positive content we’d like to see more of in the world, with the rights owned by and revenue share accruing to the everyday people socially sharing their consensual, inclusive, real-world sex-positive content.”
“It’s also important to start this season with a brand partner who shares our values around access and inclusion,” Sara added. “One area of inclusion important both to CW Moto and MakeLoveNotPorn are the issues currently facing transgender people in states like Texas.” With the race season starting in Austin, the team is asking fans to show their support by donating directly to Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT), an organization dedicated to furthering gender-diverse equality in Texas.
For more information:
- Visit https://www.transtexas.org
- Direct link to donate: https://secure.everyaction.com/Aluze8fLdEmlU5KgX5Ar1w2
- Follow @TransTexas on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
Cindy Gallop, founder and CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn, says, “I was absolutely thrilled when Sara reached out to me, because I’ve been interested for years in the rapidly accelerating growth of women motorcycle riders generally, and women as motorcycle racing audience and fans. I designed MakeLoveNotPorn to be a mass-market brand that is fully diverse and inclusive in celebrating the full glorious spectrum of human sexuality. The opportunity to partner with woman co-owned and operated CW Moto, who are building one of the most diverse and inclusive communities in motorsports, and to highlight MakeLoveNotPorn’s contribution to pleasure, enjoyment, and connection in wellness and sports performance for everyone was a no-brainer. I believe that shared values + shared action = shared profit (social and financial), and this partnership is the perfect demonstration of that. CW Moto’s commitment to trans rights sealed the deal as a key shared value, and we couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to help and support the trans community in Texas and everywhere.”
Sara continued: “Cindy’s work as a trailblazer in advertising was a major source of inspiration in my own career, but I had no idea until we connected in this partnership that she had an interest in motorcycles. It makes perfect sense: she’s exactly the kind of bold, smart, community-minded boundary-pusher you find under every tent in the MotoAmerica paddock, and I’m delighted to have a chance to work with her to help increase awareness and excitement about MakeLoveNotPorn this season.”
Cindy Gallop launched MakeLoveNotPorn with a famous TED talk in 2009, based on her personal experience dating younger men and realizing that when we don’t talk openly and honestly about sex, porn becomes sex education by default, in not a good way. MakeLoveNotPorn is ‘Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference’ – the world’s first and only user-generated, human-curated social sex video-sharing platform, celebrating #realworldsex as a counterpoint to porn, in order to promote consent, communication, good sexual values, and good sexual behavior.
Social sex makes people feel better about themselves, because MakeLoveNotPorn celebrates #realworld bodies, #realworld everything. Social sex improves relationships and saves marriages, because MakeLoveNotPorn celebrates #realworld emotions – love, intimacy, feelings. MakeLoveNotPorn uses sextech to bring people closer together in the real world, to change the world through sex. For more information, visit http://makelovenotporn.com.
About CW Moto Racing
CW Moto Racing is a Seattle, Washington-based race team and race shop focused on excellence and innovation: we build fast bikes for serious riders. In addition to the CW Moto Racing program, the team provides race prep and track-oriented services for committed riders who need trusted help achieving their motorsports goals. This year, our individual supporters have access to an exclusive behind-the-scenes community that’s as close to the paddock as you can get from home. For more information, visit http://cwmoto.com or follow us on Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter at @cw_moto.
Source: CW Moto Racing