BAYLISS HEADS DAY 1 OF OFFICIAL SUPERBIKE TEST IN VALENCIA

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Valencia (Spain), 18th March : Troy Bayliss was the front-runner for the factory Ducati Xerox Team in the first of two days testing for the World Superbike Championship regulars, excluding Honda Ten Kate, at Valencia. In glorious sunshine, the Australian rider was fastest throughout the day, recording his best lap of 1m34.482s in the cooler morning session. Team-mate Lorenzo Lanzi was … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI SUPERBIKE RIDERS READY TO RACE

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The start of the 2007 World Superbike racing season cannot come along fast enough for PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse riders Fonsi Nieto and Regis Laconi. After an intensive winter testing programme, which has taken the team from Valencia to Doha, Phillip Island and back to Valencia again, each rider is more than ready to swap testing for real racing. Each will get his chance on Saturday 24th February, at … [Read more...]

ROSSI SLIDES OUT AT VALENCIA

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Camel Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi slid out of the Grand Prix of Valencia today and lost his grip on the MotoGP World Championship for the first time in six years on the final day of an implausibly dramatic season. Nicky Hayden (Honda) lifted the title after claiming third place behind surprise winner Troy Bayliss and Loris Capirossi (both Ducati), with Rossi recovering to cross the line in … [Read more...]

WSBK RACE 1 RESULTS

Full World Superbike race times from round three of the 2006 world championship at Valencia, Spain. 1 Troy Bayliss AUS Ducati Xerox 999F06 37min 04.634 secs 2 Troy Corser AUS Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra GSXR1000 K6 +2.765 secs 3 Lorenzo Lanzi ITA Ducati Xerox 999F06 +14.225 secs 4 Norick Abe JPN Yamaha Motor France-Ipone YZF R1 +17.126 secs 5 Noriyuki Haga JPN Yamaha Motor Italia YZF R1 … [Read more...]

FPR RIDERS AIM TO VALIDATE TEST RESULTS IN SPAIN

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Foggy PETRONAS Racing start the European section of the Superbike World Championship season at Valencia this weekend hoping to turn encouraging test performances into race results. Valencia is a happy hunting ground for the team and Australian rider Steve Martin recently finished the official WSBK test at the Spanish circuit in fifth place with a time of 1:35.178 – two seconds faster than his … [Read more...]