Category Archive: Bikes

Mar 27

Panta announced as single fuel supplier for WorldSSP300 series 

Italian company set to fuel ambition of young racers 

Panta announced as single fuel supplier for WorldSSP300 series Panta Distribuzione S.p.A. are thrilled to make history alongside Dorna WSBK Organization, as they are set to become the single fuel supplier for the first FIM Supersport 300 World Championship season, which begins this weekend at MotorLand Aragon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Will MotorLand be painted red?

WorldSBK heads to Europe, and we’ve got a battle on our hands

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Spanish circuit of MotorLand Aragon for the first European round of the season, and it is a circuit Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing Ducati) has dominated at in the past. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

2017 24 Heures Motos – First test sessions

48 teams are down to take part in these tests

2017 24 Heures Motos -  First test sessionsTeams entered for the 40th 24 Heures Motos on 15-16 April can come and find their marks on the Bugatti circuit tomorrow and Wednesday in the traditional Pre-Mans practice sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Desert stormed: Viñales draws first blood in 2017

Yamaha vs Ducati as Qatar stages an opener to remember. Showtime? The curtain’s up…

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP™ is back for 2017, and in some style.

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Mar 25

Viñales on pole after qualifying cancelled

MotoGP™ grid for the #QatarGP decided by practice times after bad weather sets in

Viñales on pole after qualifying cancelledAfter overnight rain, a storm and too much standing water on track at Losail International Circuit, the original timetable for Saturday at the #QatarGP saw some adjustments before the decision was taken by Race Direction to cancel track action for the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Still up, once down: Viñales fastest

Top on combined despite a crash – with Iannone shooting up into second

Still up, once down Viñales fastest despite first crashMaverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) kept his top spot on the combined timesheets after FP3 at Losail International Circuit, with his Friday stunner remaining unchallenged by the grid.

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Mar 24

MotoGP™ and Sportradar stage first Integrity Session

Losail sees first meeting to keep MotoGP™ free from corruption

MotoGP™ and Sportradar stage first Integrity SessionAfter becoming the first motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services beginning for the 2017 season, Losail International Circuit saw the first “Intergrity Session” take place for the MotoGP™ paddock – just ahead of the first race of the year, the Qatar GP. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Pirelli to be main sponsor for Aragon, Riviera di Rimini, French and Spanish Rounds

Tyre supplier paves way for WorldSBK into Spain, Italy and France

Pirelli to be main sponsor for Aragon, Riviera di Rimini, French and Spanish RoundsPirelli are delighted to continue to provide their unwavering support of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2017, as it is announced alongside Dorna WSBK Organization they are to sponsor four of the much anticipated European rounds of 2017; at MotorLand Aragon, Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Circuit Nevers Magny-Cours and Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

MotoGP: Viñales keeps his view from the top on opening day in Losail

Grand Prix of Qatar – Top gun in preseason shoots first as action opens at the #QatarGP

Maverick VIñales (SPA) refuses to step down from the top of the timesheetsAfter Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was quickest out the box, it was a familiar scene from preseason by the end of the first track action at Losail International Circuit – Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) on top and Repsol Honda Team’s reigning Champion Marc Marquez in second, 0.596 off P1.
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Mar 23

Keep on track with MotoGP™ with the Official App

The FIM MotoGP World Championship faces of 2017

The FIM MotoGP World Championship faces of 2017Wherever you are, get the brand new Official MotoGP™ App now and enjoy the best all-inclusive tool for following the World Championship in detail. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening round

Official FIM Supersport 300 World Championship Launch

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening roundMotorLand Aragon will welcome the launch of the new rookie class for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Paddock Show stage will be the perfect setting to introduce the thrilling series on Friday 31st March at 17:50.

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Mar 22

The countdown is over. Today is the day. Season starts now!

Pre-event Press Conference kicks off the #QatarGP

MotoGP - Crutchlow, Viñales, Rossi, Márquez, Lorenzo and Iannone all lined up in the first Official Press Conference of the seas“It’s been a long winter…” The first words of Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in the pre-event Press Conference in Qatar are surely echoed by the MotoGP™ grid and the whole paddock. After four tests beginning in November and wrapping up earlier in March, it’s finally time to race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Dorna unites with ‘Vive la Moto’ road safety platform

‘Drive on two wheels, drive safe’ – Vive la Moto platform puts motorist safety at the heart of new initiatives

‘Drive on two wheels, drive safe’ – Vive la MotoDorna and ANESDOR – the Spanish Powered Two Wheelers Industry Association – are the first two entities to get onboard with Vive la Moto, a platform promoted by ANESDOR to work on lowering the number of victims of traffic accidents in Spain. The campaign will kick off at the Barcelona motorcycle show MOTOh! at the end of March, before being officially presented during the Gran Premio de España as MotoGP™ gets back on track at the legendary Circuito de Jerez in early May. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena 

World Superbike and MotoGP to be shown in over five million homes across the Middle East and Africa, from 2017-2021

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena Dorna and OSN Mena are delighted to announce an exciting new five-year television agreement, with the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and FIM MotoGP™ World Championship set to be broadcast on OSN Sports Action 1 across the region from 2017 to 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

24 Heures Motos  – Fun on the side

The 40th 24 Hours of Le Mans for motorcycles will be held on 15–16 April at the Bugatti track in Le Mans

2017 24 Heures Motos  - Fun on the sideAs usual, the weekend includes several support races. This year marks the return of the Women’s Cup, a women-only race that met with great success when introduced last year.

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Mar 20

Floodlights, camera, action: MotoGP™ fires up for 2017

The first GP weekend of the year heads into the desert of Qatar

Interesting facts ahead of 2016's Final Round in Qatar - Losail International Circuit2016 was a history maker of nine different winners, Independent Team glory and another incredible Championship win for Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez – despite what had seemed like an incredible hurdle to climb as preseason came to a close.

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Mar 20

Nakagami and Fenati reign in Qatar

Moto2™ preseason finishes with Nakagami out front

Takaaki Nakagami (JPN-Kalex) topped the timesheets in Moto2On Day 1 it was rain, on Day 2 it was good running, and Day 3 ended in a sandstorm and thunder and lightning. High winds throughout the day gave way to rain and sand by the third Moto3™ session, with the final outing for Moto2™ preseason then cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

VFT Racing to make wild card appearances in WorldSBK for 2017

Italian team to return to class this season

VFT Racing have announced they will participate in MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship rounds across the 2017 season in wild card appearances, aboard a Ducati machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas at COTA

The Only Place to see MotoGP Live in the USA

Circuit of The Americas logoMotoGP Celebrates its 5th Successive Race Weekend at Circuit of The Americas this April. As we look forward to the return of the horsepowered rodeo to COTA, we take a look back at MotoGP’s recent history at the award-winning Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas where the world’s greatest two-wheel riders will return for the fifth successive year this April 21st – 23rd for the only MotoGP race to take place on American soil in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017

A quick Q&A with the Repsol Honda rider before the paddock heads for Qatar

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017Third at the last official test, Dani Pedrosa closed preseason with a good feeling and a positive progression – after also finishing high up the order in Australia and Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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