CORSER GIVES YAMAHA THEIR DEBUT PODIUM

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Troy Corser gave his Yamaha Motor Italy WSB Team something to cheer with a hard fought podium finish in the second race at today’s opening round of the 2007 Superbike World Championship in Qatar.   With team-mate Noriyuki Haga digging deep to finish fourth, it was a promising start for the 2007-model YZF-R1, which was making its world championship debut at the Losail circuit. Having … [Read more...]

PITT TAKES FIRST WSB WIN AS HAGA MOVES INTO SECOND

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Round: 6 - Misano Circuit: Misano Date: 25 June 2006 Crowd: 61000 Temp: 30ºC Weather: Sunny Andrew Pitt took his first ever win in the Superbike World Championship at Misano today as team-mate Noriyuki Haga gave the Yamaha Motor Italia squad its first ever double podium finish in the class. After colliding with another rider and failing to score in the opening race, the Australian rode … [Read more...]

STRONG SHOWING FOR YAMAH IN FIRST SILVERSTONE QUALIFYING

WSB : Strong showing for Yamaha in first Silverstone qualifying Round: 5 - United Kingdom Circuit: Silverstone Date: 26 May 2006 Temp: 17ºC Weather: Dry Yamaha Motor Italia rider Noriyuki Haga shone in first qualifying at a damp and windy Silverstone today, ending the day in fourth place with team-mate Andrew Pitt an equally strong sixth. Morning practice took place in wet conditions … [Read more...]