Tag Archive: bike racing

Jul 07

Superbike Series on TV today

The one-hour program will be shown at 1:00pm

The second round of the 2009 Parts Canada Superbike Championship from Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Que. will be featured on TSN HD and TSN Tuesday, July 7.The one-hour program will be shown at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, with a repeat on Friday, July 10 at 4:00 a.m. Eastern. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Rossi: Suddenly Pedrosa was just in front! (+result)

Rossi couldn’t keep the young Spaniard at bay

MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi was surprised by the pace of race winner Dani Pedrosa in Sunday’s US Grand Prix – and even more surprised to find himself zeroing-in on the Spaniard with just a few corners to go. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Yamaha Champions Riding School adds July class dates

Due to higher-than-expected demand

The Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park is adding an additional July school date to their current calendar. “We are excited about the interest we are getting in the school so early on,” said Daniel Short, manager of the Yamaha Champions Riding School. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Rossi targets hat-trick at Laguna

On the back of his historic 100th victory at Assen

Valentino Rossi will look to strengthen his lead at the head of the MotoGP standings as he returns to the scene of one of the pivotal wins of his 2008 campaign. The FIAT Yamaha rider came out on top of a race long battle with Casey Stoner twelve months ago and went on to secure the title at the end of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Spies closes gap at the top

With double triumph at Donington

Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) pulled off another amazing double triumph in the ninth round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship in front of 61,000 spectators at Donington Park. The Texan has now reduced the 48 point gap at the top of the table to 14 from Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox), who crashed in race 2, picking up a broken vertebra in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

McCormick edges Szoke for wild win (+result)

Kevin Lacombe finished third on the Team Toyota Yamaha / OTSFF Yamaha YZF-R1

Saskatoon’s Brett McCormick passed Jordan Szoke two turns from the finish to win Sunday’s third round of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship, presented by Turple Bros. Ltd. and Suzuki, at Calgary’s Race City Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Szoke takes pole at Race City (+result)

The Brantford, Ont. racer turned a lap at one minute, 15.126 seconds

Jordan Szoke ended Brett McCormick’s run of pole positions in the Parts Canada Superbike Championship at Race City Motorsport Park on Saturday. The Brantford, Ont. racer turned a lap at one minute, 15.126 seconds around the 3.2km (2.0-mile) course on his Canadian Kawasaki Motors Kawasaki ZX-10R during the Pirelli SuperPole session to earn his first $500 Inside Motorcycles Pole Position Award of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Gang of four winners meet up at Donington

Now, on to round 9 cross the Channel

The echoes of a splendid weekend of racing at Misano World Circuit are still ringing loud and clear as the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship crosses the English Channel for its next appointment, round 9 at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Suzuki Alstare Brux gives youth a chance

To talented American Blake Young

Team Suzuki Alstare Brux are giving talented American Blake Young a ride on Max Neukirchners GSX-R1000 K9 at Donington this weekend, With Max still sidelined through injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Ducati Xerox team aims to maintain 100% podium record

At Donington Park this Sunday

The Ducati Xerox Team will cross the Channel tomorrow, just three days after completing Round 7 at Misano, to race this coming weekend at historic Donington Park, the scene of the first ever Superbike race held back in 1988 and won by now Ducati Xerox Team Manager Davide Tardozzi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Szoke aims to add to Race City success (+photo)

Jordan Szoke will try to regain the lead

Racing in the Parts Canada Superbike Championship at Race City Motorsport Park this weekend, and there probably isnt a better place for the five-time national champion to get his campaign back on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Canada’s biggest motorcycle road race returns to Mosport

With the Parts Canada Superbike doubleheader

Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing event returns to Mosport, July 17-19, when top motorcycle riders from across the country make their only Toronto-area stop in the Parts Canada Superbike Doubleheader Weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

WSBK riders hit Misano bullseye with crossbows

A Magnificent 7 group of World Superbike riders took part in the pre-event media activity

In the historic centre of San Marino, in the build-up to this weekend’s eighth round of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

MOTOGP: Catalunya MotoGP – Friday practice times

Full Friday free practice times

From the Grand Prix of Catalunya at Montmelo, round six of the 2009 MotoGP World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Yamaha champions riding school gets off to a fast start

The inaugural Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park concluded Thursday afternoon, June 4.

The graduates of the school’s first class were greatly improved and more confident riders than when they arrived Wednesday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

MOTOGP: Tyre ‘mistake’ ended Rossi’s Mugello dream

Fiat Yamaha has defended its decision

To send Valentino Rossi out on a hard compound front slick, which looked to cost the Italian his eighth home Mugello victory in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

A weekend of mixed fortunes for Ducati Corse

In Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) took home 36 points and two podiums with a worthy second and third place finish in the races held at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Total domination by Spies in Utah US round

At Miller Motorsports Park

Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) annihilated the opposition in the Utah US Round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship at Miller Motorsports Park, picking up his second double win of the year in his rookie SBK season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Lorenzo wins battle for Mugello pole

In brilliant sunshine at the Gran Premio d’Italia Alice

An exciting qualifying session in the Italian sunshine ended with Jorge Lorenzo taking pole. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Lots of fun activities for fans

During Superbike World Championship event at Miller Motorsports Park

Fans attending this weekend’s HANNspree Superbike World Championship Utah USA Round at Miller Motorsports Park will have a large variety of fun activities to enjoy in addition to watching some of the world’s best motorcycle racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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