Category Archive: Bikes

Nov 18

Motorcycling superstar Mick Doohan heads to ROC 2014

Doohan dominated his sport in the Nineties

Australian motorcycle legend Mick Doohan, one of the greatest riders in the history of two-wheeled sport, will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Easton wins Macau Grand Prix

It was the Scot’s fourth Macau GP victory

Easton-Macau Paul Bird Motorsport rider Stuart Easton defied a three year absence to take a comprehensive victory in today’s 48th running of the Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship heads west

The 2015 season will mark the fourth year of Mopar’s title sponsorship of the CSBK series

Mopar CSBK logo Canadian national Superbike racing will return to its Edmonton, Alberta birthplace in 2015 with two rounds of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Castrol Raceway July 10-12. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Marquez signs off with quickest time (+result)

At Valencia end-of-season MotoGP™ test

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez posted the quickest time at the traditional end-of-season MotoGP™ test at Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Mahindra looks forward to exciting new Moto3™ Challenge

Invests in new European racing HQ and buys majority stake in Peugeot Scooters

Mahindra Racing logo Aspar Team to spearhead Mahindra’s nine-bike campaign.  After a successful 2014 for Mahindra Racing, the coming year will bring with it an exciting new chapter in the Mahindra Group’s MotoGP story. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Torrential rain affects second day of MotoGP™ Valencia test

Highlights from day Two of MotoGP’s Valencia test

2014-08-31-0040 After a busy day on Monday which saw 27 riders on track in Valencia, Tuesday’s test sessions were heavily affect by rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Lorenzo fastest on Monday in Valencia test

Highlights from day one of MotoGP’s Valencia test

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Japanese MotoGP race winner Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was Monday’s fastest rider in the post-GP Valencia test, with the day also featuring MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez showing his brother Alex Marquez how to ride a premier class prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Valencia MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The Valencia Grand Prix took place in cool and unsettled conditions
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Valencia Grand Prix In the final MotoGP race of the 2014 season at Valencia, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez triumphed over Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa who finished in second and third place respectively, to claim a premier-class record of thirteen victories in one season.

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Nov 10

WSBK to head to Thailand in 2015

Chang International Circuit, in Buriram, Thailand, will host eni FIM Superbike World Championship

WSBK - Chang Intl Circuit_Thailand Dorna WSBK Organization and the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) are glad to announce that a new circuit will enter the WSBK calendar in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Record-breaking finish to 2014 for Marquez

As he takes win number 13 at Valencia

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez underlined his dominance in 2014 as the MotoGP™ World Champion became the first rider to claim thirteen premier class victories in a season by taking a masterful win at Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Double Finish Ends PBM MotoGP Era

With one of the strongest fields of the year assembled

2014-08-31-0034 The Penrith-based Paul Bird Motorsport team brought down the curtain on their three-year MotoGP participation with another fitting double finish in the GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana.    Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Last-lap surge from Rossi results in Valencia MotoGP™ pole position

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Valencia MotoGP QP2 In blustery conditions at the Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi seized his first MotoGP pole position since the 2010 French Grand Prix as the nine-time World Champion sets his sights on a third victory in 2014.

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Nov 07

Fast-starting Marquez tops both sessions in Friday MotoGP™ practice at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez started his push for a record thirteen premier-class wins in a season in the best possible way as the 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion topped both Friday practice sessions at the Valencia Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

TAG Heuer renews partnership with ROC

ROC is a natural fit for TAG Heuer

Race Of Champions 2004-2014: TAG Heuer celebrates its 10th anniversary as Official Watch and Timekeeping Partner of the Race Of Champions (ROC) at this year’s event on the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14 Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Valencia preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 18 preview

MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season finale takes place at Valencia’s Circuito de la Comunitat Valenciana, a tight and technical circuit with an unbalanced layout and a stadium-like atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Guintoli does the double and takes the title

The Frenchman took the lead on lap 5

WSBK - Guintoli title win Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) is the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion after a nail biting season final race held under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit.

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Nov 02

Guintoli wins race 1 to pile the pressure on Sykes

Thanks to his fourth win of the year, Guintoli is now only 3 points short of series leader and reigning champion Tom Syke

WSBK Losail Race 1 podium The penultimate race of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, the first ever to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) who pulled away in the final four laps to cross the line a lonely winner ahead of compatriot Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team), in what was one of the most enthralling races of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Giugliano breaks Losail best lap to claim Tissot-Superpole

This is the second time this year for Giugliano as pole sitter, the third one so far in his WSBK career.

WSBK - Davide Giugliano Day 2 The first ever floodlit Tissot-Superpole has been won by Ducati Superbike Team’s Davide Giugliano, who will line up for tomorrow’s two 17 lap encounters alongside Loris Baz and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), who will join him on the front row.

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Oct 31

Giugliano shines on WSBK’s maiden nocturnal sessions

Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) wasted no time in improving after missing the second session

WSBK Davide Giugliano Day 1 After numerous changes, the final Tissot-Superpole participants of 2014 were decided in the final minutes of this evening’s FP3 under floodlights in the Qatari desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Incident packed Doha boat trip for the WSBK stars

This weekend’s event at the Losail International Circuit will see history being made

WSBK - DOHA - All riders skyline The final round of the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship began earlier today with Thursday’s traditional Media event.

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Oct 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

All set for the 2014 WSBK season finale in Qatar

The final round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion takes place this weekend at the Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black For the first time in WSBK history, the event will be held under floodlights thanks to the impressive lighting system that powers the entire venue, allowing riders to race under conditions that are similar to daylight.
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Oct 26

Sepang success makes it twelve MotoGP wins for Marquez in 2014

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez equalled Mick Doohan’s premier-class record of twelve wins in one season after the newly-crowned MotoGP champion won a gruelling battle in sweltering conditions at Sepang International Circuit.

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Oct 25

Marquez runs hot in scorching conditions at Sepang to set new circuit record

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Marc-Marquez---Repsol-Honda---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in record-breaking form during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the 2014 World Champion set the quickest ever time at the Sepang circuit to become the first rider to achieve thirteen pole positions in a MotoGP™ season.

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Oct 24

Pedrosa on race record pace in a day of mixed weather at Sepang

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
motoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP FP1 Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was the quickest rider in Friday practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the MotoGP™ riders had to contend with both sunshine and heavy rain in a challenging opening day at Sepang.

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Oct 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Sepang preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 17 preview

MotoGP logo Round seventeen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at Sepang International Circuit, a circuit defined by its high ambient temperatures and humidity, and a fast, technical layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Australian MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Bridgestone introduced an asymmetric front slick at Phillip Island

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2014 Australian MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix last Sunday, leading a Yamaha sweep of the podium in a race where rapidly cooling temperatures created challenging conditions for the riders. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Go behind the scenes of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup with Ride the Future video

Seventh race of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup took place at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit in Japan.
Shell Advance Talent Cup logo The penultimate race weekend of the inaugural season saw all eyes focus on Japan’s young talents. Episode Five (8:38mins) goes behind the scenes with local riders Ayumu Sasaki, Ryo Mizuno and Tsubasa Yoshida as they take the cameras through their daily routine before switching their mindset to the challenge ahead which sees them turning their potential into performance, thanks also to Shell Advance.

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Oct 19

McConnell crowned British Supersport Champion

Historic Fourth British Superbike title for Byrne

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After one of the most dramatic weekends of the year, the Gloucester-based Smiths Triumph Racing Team duly wrapped up their second Motorpoint British Supersport Championship win in three years when Australian ace Billy McConnell secured the title at Brands Hatch today. Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne became the first man in history to take the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship on four occasions when he clinched the 2014 crown with a double victory on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki at Brands Hatch today.

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