MOTO GP ISTANBUL RESULTS

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Full MotoGP race results from the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park, round three of the 2006 world championship.   1. Marco Melandri ITA Fortuna Honda 41min 54.065 secs 2. Casey Stoner AUS Honda LCR 41min 54.265 secs 3. Nicky Hayden USA Repsol Honda Team 41min 59.523 secs 4. Valentino Rossi ITA Camel Yamaha Team 42min 0.274 secs 5. Toni Elias SPA Fortuna Honda … [Read more...]

ROSSI’S CENTURY

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Camel Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi reaches another special milestone in his illustrious career this weekend as he contests his 100th consecutive premier-class race in the Grand Prix of Turkey. The Italian and his team-mate Colin Edwards travel to the Istanbul Park circuit, located 300 kilometers north west of the capital city of Ankara, looking to build on tentative first impressions of … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI CONFIDENT

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While Shinya Nakano was disappointed to finish today's free practice ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix of Turkey down in 13th position, the Kawasaki rider remains confident that tomorrow will bring a significant improvement in his lap time. The traction problems that plagued Nakano during the Grand Prix of Qatar three weeks ago were again evident during both one-hour free practice sessions today, … [Read more...]

OULTON PARK PREVIEW

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Reigning Bennetts British Superbike champion Gregorio Lavilla heads for Oulton Park on Bank Holiday Monday, intent on another winning double to further extend his title lead over Airwaves Ducati team-mate Leon Haslam in round four of the 2006 series. The Spaniard made it four wins out of six starts as he dominated the Easter weekend action, at record breaking pace, at Thruxton - firing a double … [Read more...]

WSBK RACE 1 RESULTS

Full World Superbike race times from round three of the 2006 world championship at Valencia, Spain. 1 Troy Bayliss AUS Ducati Xerox 999F06 37min 04.634 secs 2 Troy Corser AUS Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra GSXR1000 K6 +2.765 secs 3 Lorenzo Lanzi ITA Ducati Xerox 999F06 +14.225 secs 4 Norick Abe JPN Yamaha Motor France-Ipone YZF R1 +17.126 secs 5 Noriyuki Haga JPN Yamaha Motor Italia YZF R1 … [Read more...]

WSS CHARPENTIER REIGNS

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Current World Superport Champion Sebastien Charpentier on the Winston Ten Kate Honda took another dominant win at the third round of the championship at a sunny Valencia in Spain. The Frenchman pulled a 6.537 second lead over Australian Kevin Curtain on the Yamaha Germany machine. Katsuaki Fujiwara came home in third place just pushing Broc Parkes on the other Yamaha off the podium. Kenan … [Read more...]

DOUBLE 1ST FOR BAYLISS

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Troy Bayliss repeated his race one plan to take the win from Troy Corser at the third round of the Corona Extra Superbike World Championship at Valencia in Spain. Both the Xerox Ducati rider and the Alstare Corona Extra Suzuki rider were a good 14secs clear of third place man Lorenzo Lanzi – race two panning out as a carbon copy of race one. Bayliss admitted that Corser got him in the … [Read more...]

WSBK TABLES

World Superbike Riders Championship (round 2 of 13) POSITION RIDER TEAM POINTS 1. TROY BAYLISS DUCATI XEROX 75 2. JAMES TOSELAND WINSTON TEN KATE HONDA 74 3. TROY CORSER TEAM ALSTARE SUZUKI CORONA EXTRA 63 4. ALEX BARROS TEAM KLAFFI HONDA 55 5. ANDREW PITT YAMAHA MOTOR ITALIA 45 6. NORIYUKI HAGA YAMAHA MOTOR ITALIA 42 7. ROBERTO … [Read more...]

KTM 450 SX-F

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Following the very successful start to the 2006 Motocross World Championships, KTM presents this season an entirely new generation of offroad machines. The spearhead of the new range is the 450 SX-F. KTM has chosen to present the 450 SX-F, the first model of this new generation of offroad motorcycles, at the Spanish Motocross Grand Prix in Bellpuig. Drawing on the enormous wealth and competence … [Read more...]

APRILIA THREE SISTERS CLEAN SWEEP

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Sam Warren and the SR Off-Road Aprilia team made the most of their first competitive outing in the UK by winning all three A-Group races at the Three Sisters NORA Sport round on Easter Monday. Up against many of the top British riders the Wigan event proved to be a good test for the Aprilia SXV and Derbyshire rider Warren. Warren crashed finding the limit of his SXV mid-way through the … [Read more...]