BAYLISS RETURNS HOME TO MONTE CARLO AFTER OPERATION

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Ducati Xerox Team rider Troy Bayliss has returned to his Monte Carlo home following an operation on his injured hand on Sunday afternoon in the UK. The Australian had a weekend of ups and downs at Donington Park. First on Friday he celebrated his 38th birthday, on Saturday he set pole position and then he high-sided out at Coppice on lap 6 of the first race on Sunday. He was taken to the … [Read more...]

DUCATI BOWS TO BAYLISS

FORMER world superbike champion Neil Hodgson has accused current titleholder Troy Bayliss of shutting him out of the Ducati team. Hodgson has no ride next year and believes the Australian has used his influence with Ducati to ensure he is overlooked.   The Briton won the world superbike crown for Ducati in 2003 and moved up to the elite MotoGP series. His two-year spell was a disaster … [Read more...]

CLASH OF THE SUPERBIKE GIANTS AT BRNO

The seventh of 12 World Superbike events on the 2006 calendar takes place at Brno in the Czech Republic this coming weekend, with the promise of even closer racing than has been witnessed in the first half of this action-packed year. Brno is no stranger to World Superbike competition and offers one of the most majestic venues imaginable, being set in the pine forests above the Czech Republic's … [Read more...]

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...]

TOSELAND TAKES SENSATIONAL DOUBLE PODIUM

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James Toseland (Winston Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) made up for the disappointment of qualifying on the fourth row of the Silverstone grid with a sensational pair of race finishes, scoring third in each of the 28-lap Silverstone races. Karl Muggeridge (Winston Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) raced hard to secure eighth and ninth place finishes, with both riders suffering from a relative lack of dry … [Read more...]

BAYLISS TAKES SECOND PLACE ON STARTING GRID FOLLOWING WET SUPERPOLE AT SILVERSTONE

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Troy Bayliss will line up on the front row of the starting grid in second place for tomorrow's fifth round of the World Superbike Championship following a wet Superpole session at Silverstone. British Superbike regular Tommy Hill (Yamaha) used his wild-card status to good effect in the slippery conditions to power to the pole position, while the front row of the grid is completed by Chris Walker … [Read more...]

MONZA: BAYLISS TAKES RACE ONE

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Xerox Ducati's Troy Bayliss took the race win by 3.982secs over Alex Barros on the Klaffi Honda during an action packed fourth round of the Corona Extra Superbike World Championship. The final podium place went to Troy Corser the defending world champion after a fraught race that saw him battle from lights to flag with Noriyuki Haga. A seven rider pile up at the first chicane took out Fonsi … [Read more...]

MONZA: DOUBLE FOR BAYLISS

Troy Bayliss extended his championship lead even further for Xerox Ducati after a spectacular double win at Monza in Italy at the fourth round of the Corona Extra Superbike World Championship. Second place went to reigning world champion Troy Corser on the Alstare Corona Extra Suzuki with his race one challenger Noriyuki Haga on the Yamaha Italia in third place. Alex Barros missed out on a … [Read more...]