Category Archive: Bikes

Sep 29

WorldSBK riders trade their gloves for spray cans in France

Lessons in French Culture

WorldSBK with their finished canvas The paddock has arrived in France for the penultimate European Round of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. In classic French style, the action kicked off with an appreciation for art.

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Sep 29

Stats and facts heading into #FrenchWorldSBK

Magny-Cours: ‘Did you know?’

Stats and facts heading into #FrenchWorldSBK #FrenchWorldSBK in Numbers. A few facts and stats about WorldSBK at Magny-Cours. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Your ‘Insider’ Guide to #FrenchWorldSBK 

Everything happening on and off the track at the Fassi French Round

Your 'Insider' Guide to FrenchWorldSBK WorldSBK goes French for Round 11 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship as the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours gets ready to host the penultimate European Round of the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

New FIM Supersport 300 World Championship set to begin in 2017

FIM and Dorna WSBK Organisation announce the creation of the WorldSSP 300 Championship for 2017

New FIM Supersport 300 World Championship set to begin in 2017 This new production-based platform is designed to be the new beginner class for the WorldSBK Championship, feeding the higher categories with new talents in the near future.

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Sep 26

Intermediate and lightweight classes straight back on track in Aragon

Official Moto2 and Moto3 Test

Recently crowned 2016 Moto3 World Champion Brad Binder Ahead of the flyways that begin soon at the Twin Ring Motegi, Moto2™ and Moto3™ followed up the Aragon GP with a one day test at MotorLand Aragon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Fassi announced as Main Event Sponsor for Round 11 #FrenchWorldSBK

The Partnership continues with Italian Manufacturer 

Fassi named event main sponsor of #SepangWorldSBKFassi and Dorna WorldSBK Organisation are delighted to announce their ongoing partnership as Fassi is named Event Main Sponsor of Round 11 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Round will therefore be called the Fassi French Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

The battles ahead of #FrenchWorldSBK  

The Assault For The Title Continues – All eyes are on Rea ahead of the Fassi French Round

Magny-Cours Situated in the centre of France, some 250 kilometers south of Paris, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is an iconic staple of French Motor Racing and Round 11 will mark the 25th anniversary of WorldSBK at Magny-Cours. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

MXoN ended prematurely for Max Nagl

FIM Motocross of Nations 2016

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing logo For Max Nagl the 2016 MXoN ended prematurely after the German suffered a heavy fall during his qualifying moto on Saturday. Thankfully avoiding any serious injury Nagl decided not to contest Sunday’s final motos. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Marquez reigns MotorLand as the shark bites back

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a stunning win at MotorLand Aragon to extend his championship lead ahead of the flyways, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling it out to complete the podium.

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Sep 25

Brad Binder 2016 Moto3 World Champion

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Brad Binder 2016 Moto3 World Champion A look back at the South African world champion’s journey – from then, until now. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Ajo) began his journey to world champion as a Red Bull Rookie in 2009, making steady progress before 2012 and his first full time entry onto the world stage with RW Racing GP.

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Sep 24

93 takes pole 64: Marquez unstoppable at MotorLand Aragón

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Marquez unstoppable at MotorLand Aragón Repsol Honda rider equals pole position count record in Aragon, six tenths clear and ready for race day. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Pedrosa on top as Repsol Honda plant their flag at MotorLand

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa Misano winner stakes his claim on home turf to top Friday’s timesheets from teammate Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Marquez lays down the marker in FP1

Championship leader heads the timesheets at the first twist of the throttle in Aragon

2016-09-04-0065 Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was quickest out the blocks at home venue MotorLand Aragon, with a 1:48.830 to top FP1 by almost two tenths from key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Focusing forward: Ahead to Aragon and the chance of winner number nine

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Focusing forward Ahead to Aragon and the chance of winner number nine Pre-event Press Conference focuses on championship fights, the MotorLand track and the possibility of that ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

2017 provisional MotoGP™ calendar announced

MotoGP’s provisional 2017 calendar

MotoGP logo The provisional calendar for next year’s MotoGP™ World Championship has been released. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Movistar Yamaha riders meet cyclists Nairo Quintana & Alejandro Valverde

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Movistar Yamaha riders meet cyclists Nairo Quintana & Alejandro Valverde Four kings of two-wheeled sport kick off the Aragon GP on Wednesday.  Ahead of the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon at MotorLand Aragon, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi came face to face with their counterparts on a different kind of two wheels – Movistar cycling team’s Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde.

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Sep 20

Valencia to host MotoGP until 2021

The Valencia GP set to remain the season finale for another five years

Valencia to host MotoGP until 2021 The Generalitat of the Comunitat Valenciana and Dorna Sports are pleased to announce the season finale of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship is set to remain at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia for another five years.

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Sep 19

MotorLand: Marquez prepares to spread the red

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Motorland Aragón  2013-02-22 Tides change from yellow to red as MotoGP™ rolls into the championship leader’s backyard. MotorLand Aragon is one of the new wonders of European motorsport. The technical and spectacular circuit, one of the most recently completed on the calendar, has swiftly moved from new to modern classic for both riders and fans; often cited as a favourite by many on the grid.

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Sep 19

Hayden to replace Miller at #AragonGP

Former MotoGP™ World Champion and current World Superbike front-runner Nicky Hayden replaces injured Jack Miller in Aragon

http://photos.motogp.com/2016/09/19/click.big.jpgHayden will ride Miller’s Honda RC213V machine in this weekend’s 23-lap MotoGP™ encounter at the 5.1km Motorland Aragon track, which hosts round 14 of the World Championship.

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Sep 18

#GermanWorldSBK Day 3 Round Up

Rea Rules in Dramatic Wet Race, New riders join the Champion on the podium

#GermanWorldSBK Day 3 Round Up Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea found redemption in Race 2 on Sunday at the Lausitzring in a dominant performance, seeing him win by a 9.3 second margin ahead of newcomers to the WordSBK podium IodaRacing Team’s Alex De Angelis and Barni Racing Team’s Xavi Fores. Read the rest of this entry »

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