Category Archive: Bikes

Jul 31

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 Calendar update

The venue was on the WSBK calendar for five consecutive years between 2005 and 2009

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization would like to announce the confirmation of the Qatar Round at Losail International Circuit, scheduled for 2 November 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Tyre supplier call for tender

The application for the tender procedure can be submitted starting from Monday 28 July

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Dorna WSBK Organization, in agreement with the FIM, announce the open call for tender for those companies willing to be the sole tyre supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship from 2016 onwards, as the agreement with the current tyre supplier will expire at the end of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Christie edges Szoke in AMP Superbike thriller

“I’m so happy to be up here again” – Christie

2014-07-05_1209 Jodi Christie scored his second consecutive win at Atlantic Motorsport Park in spectacular fashion in the third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Will Hornblower heads to AMP with Sunoco / BCR Rookie lead

With 27 points Hornblower has a two-point lead over Gatineau, Que.’s Stephane Houle

Will Hornblower Will Hornblower of Sarnia, Ont. will attempt to extend his lead in the Sunoco / Brooklin Cycle Racing Pro Rookie of the Year Award in this weekend’s third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO win the 2014 Suzuka 8 Hour to secure Bridgestone’s ninth consecutive victory as tyre supplier

37th Suzuka 8 Hour: 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two

                        

MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO & Yoshimura Suzuki Shell ADVANCE on the 2014 Suzuka 8 Hour podium For the second year in a row the MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO team of Takumi Takahashi, Leon Haslam and Michael van der Mark won the Suzuka 8 Hour Endurance Road Race. The team prevailed in challenging conditions to extend Bridgestone’s record winning-streak as a tyre supplier at the ‘8 Tai’ to nine consecutive victories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Szoke on Superbike pole at Atlantic Motorsport Park

His closest rival in the championship, Jodi Christie qualified second

2014-07-05_0986 Jordan Szoke took another step toward winning his 10th national Superbike title by qualifying on pole Saturday for this weekend’s third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Yoshimura Suzuki Shell ADVANCE’s Tsuda sets new lap record to take pole position at Suzuka 8 hour

2014 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, Round 2 – Suzuka 8 Hour

Yoshimura SUZUKI Shell ADVANCE riders after Suzuka 8 Hour Top10 Trial The Yoshimura Suzuki Shell ADVANCE team of Takuya Tsuda, Randy de Puniet and Josh Waters will start on pole position at the 37th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hour after Japanese rider Tsuda set a new unofficial lap record of 2’06.703 in today’s Top10 Trial.

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Jul 25

Szoke fastest at Atlantic Motorsport Park

“We put 20 laps on that tire, so that’s a good sign” – Szoke

2014-07-05_1166 Jordan Szoke edged title rival Jodi Christie for the fastest time in practice for the third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

FIM North America Supermoto Championship SMEC becomes Internationally Sanctioned

Planning of SuperMoto of Nations Team

FIM North America Supermoto Championship logo The East Coast based company – Supermoto East Coast (known as SMEC) – was formed to organize and promote Supermoto events at all levels starting with a local series to a National Pro series.

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Jul 24

Christie tries to turn the tide at Atlantic Motorsport Park

Last summer the Keene, Ont. rider scored his first career national Superbike win in the feature race

Mopar CSBK logo Jodi Christie will be aiming to create a little déjà vu as the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship reaches its halfway stage at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, N.S. this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Bridgestone supports star cast in its bid to extend record streak at Suzuka 8 Hours

This 37th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours this weekend at the fabled Suzuka Circuit in Japan

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP tyres Bridgestone will support some of the biggest names in motorcycle road racing as the world’s largest tyre manufacturer looks to extend its record winning streak at the Suzuka 8 Hours to nine consecutive victories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Sykes ends official test at Portimao on top

The reigning champion and his teammate Loris Baz mainly focused on fine-tuning

WSBk - Tom Sykes Portimao The two day official DWO test drew to a close today at Portimao’s Autodromo International do Algarve with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) the quickest rider thanks to his 1’42.719s lap time set this morning.

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Jul 17

German MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Sachsenring is renowned as a tough venue for the riders as well as the tyres

MotoGP logo The 2014 German Grand Prix at Sachsenring saw Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez secure his ninth successive victory and complete a clean sweep of the first half of the MotoGP™ season.

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Jul 15

Club46 winners meet superstar Valentino Rossi at Sachsenring

This weekend (12-13 July) the 2014 MotoGP™ season reached the halfway mark at Sachsensring.

Club46 logo Racing legend Valentino Rossi recently announced that he has signed a new two-year contract to stay with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team, so the charismatic superstar was on fine form when he met Bridgestone’s two lucky competition winners and their guests. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

2015 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup registration period opening soon

Potential entrants from Asia, Australia and New Zealand have from 1st August 2014 to 5th September 2014 to apply.

Shell Advance Talent Cup logo The 2015 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup application period will open soon and talented young riders are being invited to apply for selection, with candidates from Australia and New Zealand also eligible for participation for the second staging of the competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Sykes wins a hectic Race 2 at Laguna Seca

“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second WSBK race at Laguna Seca was as hot on track as the air temperature as after two red flags and restarts, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) came out victorious in the 7 lap sprint race that put an end to the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw a total 49,408 attendants during the three days.

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Jul 13

Melandri heads Aprilia one-two in first race

The Italian rider adds another victory to his tally of 16 WSBK race wins

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After 25 thrilling laps, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca.

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Jul 13

Marquez maintains his momentum with stunning Sachsenring victory

Round 9: German Grand Prix – Race
                        
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - German MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez heads to the summer break with a perfect win record after mastering mixed track conditions at Sachsenring to claim his ninth victory of the 2014 MotoGP season.

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Jul 12

Sykes raises the bar with pole position and new best lap

“It was a really exciting Superpole” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole top-3 The Tissot-Superpole ahead of tomorrow’s two WSBK races has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a blistering lap in hot and sunny weather at the Laguna Seca circuit in California.

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Jul 12

Marquez sets new Sachsenring lap record in German Grand Prix qualifying

Round 9: German Grand Prix – Qualifying
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - German MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez set the quickest ever lap time at Sachsenring in qualifying for the German Grand Prix, the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’20.937 to head an all-Honda front row for tomorrow’s race.
Sachsenring, Saturday July 12 2014

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