STRIJBOS 3RD ON AGUEDA GATE

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Team Suzuki's Kevin Strijbos sealed third position with the works RM-Z450 under blue skies and warm Portuguese sun on the first day of action at Agueda for the Grand Prix of Portugal and the third round of the 2007 FIM MX1 World Championship. The balmy conditions lit a well-prepped and grippy course, located in the town east of Aviero, and a spectacular thunderstorm Friday evening gave the … [Read more...]

TWO SECONDS MOVE HAGA UP IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Two second places at today’s German round of the Superbike World Championship saw Yamaha Motor Italia’s Noriyuki Haga move back into second place in the series. Despite suffering a wrist injury in Saturday’s free practice session, the Japanese star was able to lead both races and scored more points than any other rider at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz circuit. In the day’s first race Haga … [Read more...]

FOGGY PETRONAS HOPING TO CONTINUE UPWARD TREND

Foggy PETRONAS Racing head to Germany for the tenth round of the Superbike World Championship hoping to improve on their best results of the season at Assen last weekend. Steve Martin scored good points in both races and, although team-mate Craig Jones suffered further misfortune, he also showed signs of improvement. The riders now face a challenge of a different kind, with the smooth, … [Read more...]

MX1: EVERTS SLIP UNABLE TO HALT VICTORY 95

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Round: 8 - 2006 GP of Matterley Basin, UK Circuit: Matterley Basin Date: 18 June 2006 Crowd: 39000 Temp: 28ºC Weather: Hot Stefan Everts' assault on the World Championship record books weathered its toughest test in weeks but came through unscathed at the eighth round of the 2006 series. At a hot and packed Matterley Basin circuit for the British Grand Prix the World Champion won both … [Read more...]

MX BRITISH GP PREVIEW

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It's finally here, the one event everyone is looking forward to, the British Grand Prix. Almost matching World Cup status, the biggest off-road motorcycle racing event in the United Kingdom takes place this weekend at the newly constructed Matterley Basin circuit just outside the ancient city of Winchester. Honda riders will be out in force with Ken de Dycker looking to continue his fine season … [Read more...]