BAYLISS EXTENDS UNBEATEN RUN TO EIGHT FOR DUCATI XEROX

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Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sunday 25 June:   Troy Bayliss extended his unbeaten run to eight at Misano Adriatico as the first race saw the Ducati Xerox Team rider take a superb win from seventh on the grid. With clinical efficiency Bayliss picked off the six riders ahead of him on the track one by one to take the lead on lap 11 and power to the 25 points. The second race of the day could … [Read more...]

BAYLISS (DUCATI XEROX) TAKES PROVISIONAL POLE WITH LAST MINUTE QUICK LAP AT MISANO

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Friday Jun 23 2006 Qualifying 1 - Friday   Misano Adriatico (Italy), Friday 23 June: Troy Bayliss pulled a last minute quick lap out of the bag to clinch provisional pole position for the Ducati Xerox Team at a hot and humid Misano Adriatico circuit on Friday. The Australian was languishing in a lowly top 10 position for much of the session as he completed a race simulation, but then … [Read more...]

ROSSI: WHICH WAY NOW?

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Wednesday's announcement that MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi will remain on two wheels has ended one avenue of speculation about the Italian superstar's future - but opened another... Rossi's current Yamaha contract expires at the end of this season and - while it is assumed that the seven-times world champion now intends to remain at the marque for a fourth year in 2007 - rival … [Read more...]

TOP TEN FOR DE PUNIET

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Kawasaki''s Randy de Puniet got another opportunity to display his wet weather prowess in Shanghai this afternoon, finishing the day tenth fastest as near constant rain meant that both of today''s hour-long free practice sessions were run in damp conditions. Making his first appearance at the Shanghai International circuit as a MotoGP rider, the 25-year-old Kawasaki ace quickly got to grips … [Read more...]

WSBK MONZA: FULL REPORT

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With the Monza weather proving to be gloriously sunny, it shone brightest of all on Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) as he scored the wins in race one and two. He had serious problems from Troy Corser and Noriyuki Haga on occasion, but taking the new lap record of 1’46.815 in race two to boot, he performed immaculately once again. RACE ONE The opening 18-lap race at Monza was the personal property … [Read more...]