Category Archive: Bikes

Apr 16

Americas MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Last weekend was the second race at Circuit of The Americas
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Americas Grand Prix The Americas Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was won by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez for the second successive year.

Apr 13

Marquez makes it back-to-back victories at Circuit of The Americas

Round 2: Americas MotoGP™ – Race
Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez capped off a perfect weekend at Circuit of The Americas by winning his second successive Americas Grand Prix ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Kawasaki complete Aragon round in dominant fashion

Tom Sykes took the double on the team’s home round

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was taken by storm by Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki, that claimed the first two steps of the podium in both World Superbike races, as well as coming out on top in World Supersport. and with the best classified EVO rider in race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Sykes leaves Spain with Championship lead

Carbon copy of race 1

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon Race 2 podium The second race of the day at MotorLand Aragon was a carbon copy of race 1, with Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz dominating in the Spanish sun.
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Apr 13

Sykes wins his first race of the season

Sykes, who led from turn one was never headed

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon - Race 1 podium The opening race at MotorLand Aragon has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a masterful of performance the reigning World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Sykes back on pole at MotorLand Aragon

“I am happy because the target was a front row start but we got pole position”

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 A thrilling Tissot-Superpole this afternoon saw reigning Champion Tom Sykes claim his first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Marquez smashes lap record in qualifying

At Circuit of The Americas

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP QP Marc Marquez’s dominance at Circuit of The Americas continued as the Repsol Honda rider set a new Circuit Best Lap record of 2’02.773 in qualifying, beating the record he set last year by a third of a second to take pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Tom Sykes takes his first Tissot-Superpole of the season

At the end of the session it was Sykes that just clung to secure pole position

WSKB - Tom Sykes - Superpole Winner (1) A thrilling Tissot-Superpole this afternoon saw reigning Champion Tom Sykes claim his first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

WSBK Russian Round cancellation

The current political situation to blame

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white DWO and YMS Promotion have decided to cancel the WSBK Russian Round which was scheduled to be held at Moscow Raceway on September 21st 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Marquez on record pace in Friday Practice at Austin

Marquez’s benchmark time was 0.752 seconds quicker than the Circuit Record Lap
Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Americas MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in menacing form in the first two practice sessions at Circuit of The Americas, the reigning world champion setting a lap time of 2’03.490 in FP2 to finish over a second quicker than his closest rival. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Jonathan Rea leads the way on Day 1

Reigning World Champion Tom Sykes improved his morning session time

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Day 1 Round 2 of the eni World Superbike Championship got underway in near perfect conditions at MotorLand Aragon with Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) having the honour of topping the first European day of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

World Superbike goes pre-historic at Aragon

On track action starts tomorrow with free practice sessions for all classes.

WSBK - Press Conference 1 The second round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kick started today with Thursday’s press conference at the SBK Paddock Show, with riders representing each of the nine manufacturers involved in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Bimota plant visited by FIM and Dorna

On 8 April, FIM and Dorna WSBK representatives visited the Bimota plant in Rimini, Italy.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The purpose of this visit was to meet the new proprietors of the Italian manufacturer and to verify that the production procedure is going ahead smoothly with a view to obtaining the required FIM homologation for the motorcycle to take part to the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

WSBK action resumes at MotorLand Aragon

Aragon, Spain, has been on the calendar since 2011

WSBK - Phillip Island - WSBK Group Photo The first European round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship takes place this weekend at the MotorLand Aragon circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 2: Americas, Austin

A real challenge for the riders and tyres

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Americas Grand Prix After a successful debut event last year, MotoGP™ returns to the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas with legions of American fans set to be thrilled after an intense season opener at Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Bridgestone and Valentino Rossi unveil new film

Lights, camera, action

Blog - ChampagneBridgestone and motorcycle racing legend Valentino Rossi recently came together near the nine-times World Champion’s home, Tavullia, Italy to collaborate on a stunning promotional film celebrating their winning partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Circuit of The Americas’ MotoGP event celebrates America’s motorcycle culture

See the world’s best motorcycle racers and get autographs from your favorite riders
Circuit of The Americas’ Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas offers action-packed weekend of sports and entertainment, celebrating America’s motorcycle culture. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships / FIM Superstock 1000cc Cup

2014 Regulations

FIM logo The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization wish to inform that the updated version of the FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships, and FIM Superstock 1000 cc Cup Regulations is available HERE

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Apr 01

Bridgestone Europe launch Club46 in partnership with Valentino Rossi

Bridgestone to run six competitions throughout the 2014 season; 46 winners each draw!

Club46 logo For each competition two of the lucky winners will receive the ultimate, money-can’t-buy prize – a VIP MotoGP experience and a meet and greet with Valentino Rossi Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Qatar MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“The Qatar circuit is a difficult venue for tyre development”
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Qatar Grand Prix Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won the MotoGP™ season opener at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit, as the reigning World Champion claimed victory ahead of Movistar Yamaha Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively.

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