FIRST LOOK: YAMAHA YZF R1SP

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To satisfy the strong demand from experienced riders looking for the ultimate supersport performance, a high specification ‘SP’ version of the YZF-Ris to be offered alongside the standard machine in 2006. The highly exclusive new Yamaha YZF-RSP is a limited production model fitted with a range of high quality racing components, and is based on the latest generation R1.   The RSP is … [Read more...]

DUCATI CORSE WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM EXTENDS SPONSORSHIP WITH XEROX

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Bologna, Italy, October 11th 2006 - The Ducati Corse World Superbike team is extending its title sponsorship of Xerox for a further two years. The renewal comes at the end of a remarkable season for the Ducati Xerox Team, which saw Australian Troy Bayliss crowned World Champion at Imola in Italy on 1 October 2006. Victory in the World Manufacturers' Championship was secured a week later at the … [Read more...]

WORLD SUPERBIKES 2007 SCHEDULE (PROVISIONAL)

DATE CIRCUIT RACE Feb 24 Losail Qatar March 4 Phillip Island Australia April 22 Valencia Spain May 6 Monza Italy May 27 Silverstone Great Britain June 24 Misano San Marino July 23 Brno Czech Republic August 5 Brands Hatch Great Britain September 2 Assen Netherlands September 9 Lausitzring … [Read more...]

DUCATI MARLBORO MEN ON FRONT-ROW PACE

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Ducati Marlboro Team riders Loris Capirossi and Sete Gibernau ended day one of the Italian Grand Prix second and third quickest, putting them in quietly confident mood for the team's home race.   The pair performed brilliantly in both today's outings run in cool and changeable conditions, the afternoon session getting underway on a partially damp track, Capirossi and Gibernau preferring to … [Read more...]

ARE WE GOING TO PUT UP WITH THIS CRAP

A link to this article was posted by one of our members at our sister site, The Biker Forum - read it carefully and if you have anything to say, you can post your thoughts as a follow up to the original thread - which you can find here This is a link to the original article Bikers in Norwich have condemned plans for a Big Brother-style system to stop them speeding saying it could cause … [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...]

HM PLANT HONDA RIDERS GO IN SEARCH OF MORE PODIUMS AT CROFT

HM Plant Honda British Superbike riders Ryuichi Kiyonari and Karl Harris head to Croft circuit this weekend (12/13 August) in search of points and podiums at round ten of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. Last time out, Kiyonari revelled in his second double victory of his ’06 campaign and took his place at the head of the series points’ table. While the early part of the season … [Read more...]

WORLD SUPERBIKE: RACE 1 RESULT

No. Rider Motorcycle Team Race Gap Best Lap Lap 1 21 Bayliss Ducati Ducati Xerox Team transformTime('0','0','0'); 0'00.000 transformTime('1','27','18'); 1'27.018 0 2 41 Haga Yamaha Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team transformTime('0','0','890'); 0'00.890 transformTime('1','26','996'); 1'26.996 0 3 52 Toseland Honda Winston Ten Kate … [Read more...]

WORLD SUPERBIKES: QUALIFYING 2

Silverstone - May, 28 No. Rider Motorcycle Team Session 1 Session 2 Best Lap 1 21 Bayliss Ducati Ducati Xerox Team transformTime('1','27','11'); 1'27.011 transformTime('0','0','0'); 0'00.000 1'27.011 2 1 Corser Suzuki Team Alstare Suzuki Corona transformTime('1','27','68'); 1'27.068 transformTime('0','0','0'); … [Read more...]

CHRIS WALKER ON FRONT ROW WITH HIS NINJA ZX-10R

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PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse rider, Chris Walker will place his Ninja ZX-10R on front row at Sunday's World Superbike race at Silverstone. After a wet Superpole he managed to reach 3rd place, just 2 tenth from the Superpole.   The Saturday qualifying was under wet conditions, so the times realized on the dry Qualifying 1 on Friday were not beaten. All 3 PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse riders qualified for … [Read more...]