Category Archive: Bikes

Aug 25

FIM, FIM Europe and Dorna announce restructured European Championships

The European Superbike Championship will be substituted by the European SuperStock 1000 class run at WorldSBK

FIM logoFIM, FIM Europe and Dorna have decided to reorganise the structure of the European Road Racing Championship, starting in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Ben Young wraps up CSBK season 3rd in Championship and as Pro Rookie of the Year

Young and his team’s resilience were put to the test this past weekend

Brooklin Cycle Racing Pro Rookie of the Year Award Collingwood, Ont.’s Ben Young wrapped up his Pro MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) rookie season this past weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park securing third in the Championship standings and was honoured with the Brooklin Cycle Racing Pro Rookie of the Year Award. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Official MotoGP Test: Reigning world champion straight back on top after difficult GP

Lorenzo top of the timesheets in the #CzechTest

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo topped the timings in the one day official post-race test at the Automotodrom Brno with a 1:55.394, as the reigning champion proved the fastest man on track ahead of teammate Valentino Rossi (+0.371) and Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Marquez (+0.754). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Szoke completes perfect Mopar CSBK season with win at CTMP

“This is awesome. It is such an honour to have a rider like Claudio here and to battle with him” – Szoke

2016-06-26_1064For the second year in a row, and the third time in his career, Jordan Szoke completed a perfect season in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Crutchlow charges through to make history

Number 35 takes the first British win in 35 years – and the second independent team win of the season

Cal Crutchlow After a torrential Moto2™ race at the Automotodrom Brno, it was the turn of the MotoGP™ machines to head out as the rain was just starting to stop – leaving the prospect of a flag-to-flag hanging over the race.

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Aug 21

Dunlop confirms three more years as Mopar CSBK spec tire

Dunlop has served as the Official Tire of the Mopar CSBK Series since 2014

Dunlop Motorcycle Tires Dunlop Motorcycle Tires has agreed to extend its support of the Mopar CSBK Canadian National motorcycle road racing Championship through the completion of the 2019 racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Wild win at CTMP gives Szoke second straight Mopar CSBK title

“Out of all of my race wins I honestly think this one means the most” – Szoke

2016-06-26_1127 Jordan Szoke clinched the 2016 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship and kept his bid for a perfect season intact with a dramatic victory in the penultimate round of the season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Stunning Marquez races to record Brno pole position

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky

MotoGP - Marc Márquez Championship leader overtakes Rossi in the final corner to take a record lap of the Cezch circuit. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken pole position in Brno, as the points leader in the title fight left it late to overcome an ominous-looking Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in the final minutes of Q2.

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Aug 20

#GermanWorldSBK: Frankfurt (Oder) Wakes up to the sound of WorldSBK

WorldSBK prepares to return to Lausitzring with ride through Frankfurt

GermanWorldSBK - Frankfurt (Oder) Wakes up to the sound of WorldSBK In just four weeks’ time, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will make its much-awaited return to the Lausitzring. Fans have not had to wait until the Pirelli German Round, however, as on Saturday afternoon the town of Frankfurt (Oder) welcomed the latest WorldSBK Ride In as fans watched on in their droves. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Record lap puts Szoke on pole for Mopar CSBK finale at CTMP

“I’m so glad we got the lap record; it feels great to do it at this place, this track means so much to the riders”

2016-06-26_0923 Jordan Szoke broke Brett McCormick’s five-year-old lap record on Friday to claim pole position for this weekend’s final two rounds of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

400th GP begins with Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky

MotoGP - Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team Points leader performs stunning save before topping the timesheets in Brno on occasion of the 400th GP of the new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

20 years and counting since Rossi’s first win

Back to where it all began in 1996 – a rookie victory in Brno

20 years ago at the Czech GP, a young Italian rookie took his first win on the world stage as he beat Jorge Martinez in the 125 race. That Italian rookie was Valentino Rossi, and the victory was the first for a man who would go on to conquer the sport on a previously unknown level.

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Aug 19

Lowes and Guintoli Learn Lausitzring for Successful WorldSBK Test

Testing at Germany’s Lausitzring EuroSpeedway this week

Welcoming back Sylvain Guintoli alongside Alex Lowes on the YZF-R1, the team quickly got down to business, learning this season’s newly introduced 4,255m circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

#CzechGP: Riders focus on the championship now back on known terrain

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky Pre-event press conference sees discussions center around the points battle after Ducati’s win in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Szoke looks to add to legacy in Mopar CSBK finale at CTMP

A perfect season in any sport is considered a once-in-a-lifetime achievement

2016-06-26_1208 The National Football League’s Miami Dolphins went 17-0 in 1972 and have been waiting for someone to match them ever since. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Italian star Claudio Corti and Aprilia at Mopar CSBK finale

He has competed in several premier world series, including MotoGP, Moto 2 and World Superbike

Italian star Claudio Corti and Aprilia at Mopar CSBK finale Leading MotoAmerica competitor Claudio Corti of Italy will enter his Houston Superbike Aprilia RSv4 in the final two rounds of the 2016 Mopar CSBK National Championship Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekend, August 19-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Ben Young leads Mopar CSBK Pro Rookie of the Year race to finale

The 23-year-old heads into the doubleheader with a solid 77-point lead

2016-06-26_1254 Collingwood, Ont.’s Ben Young is in a strong position to secure his first major professional motorcycle road racing award at this weekend’s Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

HJC Grand Prix České republiky: 400 Grands Prix and counting as MotoGP heads for Brno

Czech circuit hosts the 400th GP of the new era with Marquez on top of the table

MotoGP logo The next stop on the MotoGP™ calendar sees the paddock ready to celebrate the 400th Grand Prix of the new era in the HJC Helmets Grand Prix České Republiky in Brno, with a quick turnaround after the thrills of the Austrian GP.

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Aug 14

Ducati direct Spielberg masterpiece

Iannone takes first win for the Bologna factory since 2010 in spectacular duel for the victory

First MotoGP win for Andrea Iannone Andrea Iannone has taken the first win for the Ducati Team since Casey Stoner last took the red machine over the finish line at Phillip Island in 2010.

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Aug 13

Iannone takes pole in stunning Spielberg shootout

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

MotoGP - Andrea Iannone Ducati Team rider takes P1 in the final seconds of a breathtaking four-way battle. Andrea Iannone has taken an incredible last dash pole position at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, as the Italian came out top in a four-way shootout at the front.

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