MOTORBIKES CALENDAR

2011-MotoGP-Calendar

April 2011 1st - 3rd Moto GP rd 2, Jerez, Spain . 15th - 17th World Superbike Championship rd 3, Assen, The Netherlands . 22nd - 25th British Superbike Championship rd 1, Brands Hatch Indy. 29th - 1st May Moto GP rd 3, Estoril, Portugal . 30th - 2nd May British Superbike Championship rd 2, Oulton Park. May 2011 6th - 8th World Superbike Championship rd 4, Monza, Italy. 13th - 15th … [Read more...]

ALEX LOWES VOWS A QUICK RETURN TO THE SUPERBIKES AFTER SPLIT FROM WFR HONDA

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Alex Lowes says he expects to be back in action at round four of the British Superbike Championship at Thruxton following his shocking departure from the WFR Honda squad. Lowes, who leads the SuperBike Evo standings by 60 points was axed after he refused to sign a 10 year management contract with the Yorkshire based team WFR Honda. Lowes has been taken back by … [Read more...]

ALEX LOWES EXCELS DESPITE TOUGH COMPETITION AT CROFT

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Alex Lowes  swept to a brace of wins in the Evo class at Croft but despite producing a pair of fantastic rides on his WFR Honda the Lincoln rider insisted he was frustrated he could not finish higher than fifth and 11th overall at the North Yorkshire venue. The incident-packed race one, which was run in wet-dry conditions, saw an intermediate tyre-shod Lowes run as high as third … [Read more...]

STEVE PLATER EYES PODIUM PLACE AT ALBACETE 8 HOUR

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Steve Plater is targeting a podium finish once he resumes his World Endurance campaign. Next up for the squad is the Albacete 8 Hour which finished a solid fifth at first race of the season, the Bol d'Or 24 Hour in France. With  one of the toughest races of the season out of the way, Plater believes the team can push for the top three in south-east Spain. "We're in it to win," declared … [Read more...]

WALKER PODIUMS AT SILVERSTONE

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Rizla Suzuki's Chris Walker scored a well-deserved and hard-fought third-place podium finish in the opening race at the third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Silverstone in Northamptonshire. 'Stalker', starting from fifth on the grid, battled his way up to second before settling down for a race long duel for the final podium place in the opening race. Last lap heroics … [Read more...]

NIETO LEAVES HOLLAND IN THE POINTS

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Assen, Netherlands, 29 April 2007 - Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) did not get into a pre-race position to challenge for podiums on raceday but he did leave with some solid points scores after taking a pair of eighth places. Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) just missed out on a point in race one, even though he stopped to change his front tyre, but he recovered … [Read more...]

DOUBLE TOP FOR AIRWAVES DUCATI

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Gregorio Lavilla continued his winning form today with another double win in round 2 of the British Superbike Championship. Leon Haslam achieved two 6th places in an exciting days racing at Thruxton. At the start of race one Greg dropped 3 places but a series of good moves saw him work his way back up to 2nd by the end of lap 4. Team mate Leon got a good start and was in 4th. On the following … [Read more...]

AIRWAVES DUCATI BACK ON TRACK

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Airwaves Ducati return to racing action this weekend in round one of the 2007 Bennetts British Superbike Championship at the 2.6 mile Brands Hatch GP circuit. Both Gregorio Lavilla and Leon Haslam return, with support from title sponsors Wrigley’s Airwaves, for a third consecutive year in BSB. The team enjoyed a successful 2006 winning the Manufacturers title, with Leon coming 2nd and Gregorio … [Read more...]

WALKER RETURNS TO BRITISH SUPERBIKES

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After a six year absence, Chris Walker returns to British Superbike action in the opening round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch this Bank Holiday Monday riding an all-new Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 and determined to establish himself as a title contender from the outset. A four-time runner up in the series, fans' favourite 'Stalker' has spent the last half dozen … [Read more...]

VIRGIN LEAD AT SNETTERTON

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After two days of arctic conditions at the Norfolk circuit, the Virgin Media Optoma Loans Yamaha riders were greeted by radiant sunshine for the final day of the official 2007 Bennetts British Superbike test. It was well worth the wait with three of the four riders finishing in the top 4 of their respective classes. The Snetterton track layout lends itself for an ideal proving ground, with … [Read more...]