Category Archive: Bikes

Jan 29

Fassi Gru and WSBK together for the third year

The Fassi brand will appear at every round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship

WSBK - FASSI - Guintoli action World-leading company in the crane and industrial-lifting sector, Fassi Gru, has confirmed its presence alongside the eni FIM Superbike World Championship as Official Sponsor of the series for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

The Grand Prix Promises – A 33rd edition to remember

Grand Prix of Valcourt – February 20-22, 2015, a presentation of Intact Insurance

Grand Prix de Valcourt logo The Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt presented by Intact Insurance held its annual press conference on Wednesday at the J.Armand Bombardier Museum in Valcourt.

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Jan 28

2015 WSBK & WSS provisional permanent entry lists

2015 WSBK & WSS Provisional Permanent Entry Lists

FIM logo Attached is the 2015 Provisional Permanent Entry List for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship and the FIM Supersport World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Byrne wins coveted Torrens Trophy

Byrne is the most successful rider in MCE BSB history with 61 race victories

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne - Torrens Trophy Following on from his record-breaking fourth MCE British Superbike Championship title in 2014, Paul Bird Motorsport rider Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne added one of the most coveted trophies in British motorcycling to his collection by winning the prestigious Torrens Trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Rea quickest in first day of private testing at Jerez

Rea and Lowes were two of the most active on track

Day one of private testing at Jerez de la Frontera drew to a close after a non-stop 8 hours of track time, with Jonathan Rea leading the rest of the field aboard his KRT ZX-10R. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

MotoGP™ legend Nieto inaugurates Jerez Walk of Fame

In an event attended by Mayor María José García-Pelayo

MotoGP™ Legend Nieto inaugurates Jerez Walk of FameIn an event to mark the commencement of Jerez’s celebrations as the World Motorcycling Capital, MotoGP™ Legend Angel Nieto was the first rider to be inducted into the southern Spanish city’s new Walk of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand

The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand - Carmichael-Kendall at DIS Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2015 inductees Ricky Carmichael and Tommy Kendall experienced the revolutionary DAYTONA Rising construction project first-hand this week at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 24

Laverty enjoys Monte-Carlo rally action

“That was even better than I expected” – Eugene Laverty
Laverty enjoys Monte-Carlo rally actionIt has been a quiet winter for Eugene Laverty up until yesterday when the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship kicked off in style with a star studded event in the heart of Monte-Carlo of which Eugene took part in.

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Jan 24

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015

The Colombian recently suffered a left shoulder dislocation

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015 Pramac Racing have announced that Yonny Hernandez will not be available for the first MotoGP™ test of 2015 at Sepang from February 4th to 7th, due to a shoulder injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Motorcycle racing World Champion Kevin Schwantz to appear at Dallas Motorcycle Show

This weekend at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas
Kevin Schwantz Texas native and Circuit of The Americas Two-Wheel Ambassador will meet fans and participate in Q&A sessions at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show Jan. 24th & 25th

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Jan 23

WSBK on TV in Africa until 2019

SuperSport Int’l Ltd. to broadcast WSBK and WSS

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Dorna WSBK is glad to announce the renewal of the exclusive media rights agreement with SuperSport International Ltd. to broadcast the eni FIM Superbike World Championship in sub-Saharan Africa for further five years, until 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Experienced Italian rider Marco Melandri makes a welcome return to MotoGP™ in 2015 with Aprilia and the new Factory Aprilia Gresini team

Marco Melandri motivated by developing Aprilia machine in MotoGP

Marco Melandri face Ahead of the forthcoming preseason tests in Sepang in February motogp.com caught up with Melandri to get his thoughts on his return to the Grand Prix scene. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Team Go Eleven completes STK600 line-up with female racer Ricarda Neubauer

The 2015 FIM Europe Superstock 600 Championship kick-starts at MotorLand Aragón on 22 April.

Ricarda Neubauer has signed an agreement with Team Go Eleven Kawasaki to contest the 2015 FIM Europe Superstock 600 Championship. The female racer has already impressed at national level in her native Germany first in the ADAC Junior Cup (from 2011 to 2013) and then last year in the Suzuki GSX R 750 Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Guintoli and van der Mark complete Aragon test

Unfortunately, the weather at both tests prevented riders from completing a full scheduled programme

The Pata Honda World Superbike team concluded back-to-back pre-season tests yesterday at Aragon in Spain, following a two-day test last week at Portimao in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Pol Espargaro targets MotoGP™ top five in 2015

The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider clinched his top six finish at the last round of 2014

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ Rookie of the Year Pol Espargaro aims to improve on his sixth place overall in the premier class general standings in the forthcoming season, but knows it will not be easy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Crescent Suzuki heads to Southern Europe for pre-season tests

“One last training session before arriving at Phillip Island for the first race of the SBK season”

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team begins its Championship preparations in earnest this week with two back-to-back tests scheduled in the Iberian Peninsula before the opening round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in little over a month’s time. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Pedrosa’s ex-Crew Chief Mike Leitner joins KTM

Dani Pedrosa’s long-standing ex-Crew Chief Mike Leitner has joined KTM Factory Racing

Mike Leitner (photo motogp.com) Leitner will work on its ambitious MotoGP project, as reported by publication Speedweek.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Monster Energy and KRT form new WorldSBK partnership

The final design of their 2015 machines will be unveiled at the official team launch

Monster Energy will now join existing sponsors Motocard and Elf, in addition to Akrapovic, Bubel, MRA, and winter test sponsor Vialser in a working partnership with the official KRT WSB project.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

HRC renews relationship with Casey Stoner

Honda Racing Corporation have retained the services of two-time World Champion Casey Stoner through 2015.

HRC renews relationship with Casey StonerThe 2007 and 2011 MotoGP World Champion will test for two days in Sepang between the 29th and 31st January, prior to the first Official IRTA pre-season test. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

WSBK Official Test Schedule – Phillip Island GP Circuit, 16-17 February 2015

The complete Event Schedule and Provisional Entry Lists will be distributed next week.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Schedule for the first DWO Official WSBK and WSS Test Days of the 2015 season at Phillip Island GP Circuit (Australia), next 16-17 February. Read the rest of this entry »

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