STRIJBOS HOPES FOR ITALIAN SUCCESS

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Portuguese MX1 Grand Prix winner Kevin Strijbos is hoping to be as fit as possible for the fourth round of the FIM MX1 Motocross World Championship at Mantova this weekend in Italy. The Belgian pulled out of the Flanders MX trophy in Belgium on Tuesday after an incident in qualification led to the 21 year old needing treatment to his left knee. "It does not feel too bad, not painful at all … [Read more...]

STRIJBOS AND RMZ450 PODIUM

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Team Suzuki's Kevin Strijbos walked the podium with runner-up position in the MX1 class at a sunny Bellpuig circuit for the Grand Prix of Spain and the second round of 15 in the 2007 FIM Motocross World Championship. The Belgian, with his RM-Z450, obtained his standing with second and third places in two motos held in front of a 22,000 crowd. Team mate Steve Ramon was frustrated to take ninth … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE – TT LEGEND BILL SMITH TO RUN MAJOR TEAM AT THIS YEARS RACES

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Bill Smith Motors make their intentions known for Centenary TT Chester motorcycle dealership Bill Smith Motors are making their intentions known for the hundred year anniversary of the Isle of Man TT by fielding an impressive line up of riders and motorbikes. Bill Smith is a famous name at the Island, having won more TT replicas than any other rider in the event’s glittering hundred year … [Read more...]

SHAKEY BYRNE SIGNS FOR STOBART HONDA

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After weeks of speculation, Paul Bird Motorsport is pleased to announce that Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and Tom Sykes are the two riders to contest the 2007 British Superbike Championship for the Stobart Honda team. Following two seasons in MotoGP followed by a year back in BSB in 2006, 29 year old Byrne, originally from Sittingbourne in Kent but now resident in Zurich, rejoins the team that took … [Read more...]

BRITISH SUPERBIKES 2007 SCHEDULE

2007 British Superbike Championship schedule:   7-9 April: Brands Hatch GP* 13-15 April: Thruxton 5-7 May: Oulton Park* 18-20 May: Mondello Park 15-17 June: Knockhill 6-8 July: Snetterton 20-22 July: Oulton Park 10-12 Aug: Croft 25-27 Aug: Cadwell Park* 7-9 Sept: Mallory Park 21-23 Sept: Donington Park GP 5-7 Oct: Silverstone International 12-14 Oct: … [Read more...]

TOUGH WEEKEND FOR KAWASAKI IN ULSTER

The final count down to the FIM World Championship started at Desertmartin in Northern Ireland over the weekend, it proved to be a tough test for the Kawasaki pairing of Tanel Leok and Bas Verhoeven and they both struggled to come to terms with the rough and demanding red sands of Ulster. Heavy rain throughout the weekend made the beautiful red sand hard packed and the going was tough with lap … [Read more...]

NEAR DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR HM PLANT HONDA

HM Plant Honda riders Ryuichi Kiyonari and Karl Harris experienced a mixed day at a rain soaked Croft circuit in round ten of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship today (13 August). Kiyonari scored his eighth win of the season in the opening race while Harris looked set to follow suit in the second only to be beaten to the flag in a race he dominated. In the first race of the day, … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI WORLD MOTOCROSS LINE UP COMPLETE

Kawasaki Racing Team have now completed their motocross line-up for their assault on the 2007 FIM MX1 World Championships with the signing of twenty year old Billy MacKenzie who has agreed terms for a one year deal, riding for the Dutch based factory team of Jan De Groot. Mackenzie, a double Japanese Grand Prix winner and podium contender this year will race along side his new team mate, the … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI WORLD MOTOCROSS LINE UP COMPLETE

Kawasaki Racing Team have now completed their motocross line-up for their assault on the 2007 FIM MX1 World Championships with the signing of twenty year old Billy MacKenzie who has agreed terms for a one year deal, riding for the Dutch based factory team of Jan De Groot. Mackenzie, a double Japanese Grand Prix winner and podium contender this year will race along side his new team mate, the … [Read more...]

ENDURO 2: TOUGH WEEKEND FOR AUBERT

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Round: 4 - Bergamo, Italy Circuit: Valli Bergamasche Date: 18 June 2006 Crowd: 28500 Temp: 28ºC Weather: Sunny Coming into the fourth round of the '06 World Enduro Championship leading the highly competitive Enduro 2 class French UFO Corse Yamaha rider Johnny Aubert started the GP Valli Bergamasche suffering with Influenza. Disappointingly for Aubert things were to get worse rather than … [Read more...]