Category Archive: Bikes

Apr 28

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola

#ImolaWorldSBK Pre-Event: Fire at will…

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola WorldSBK, WorldSSP and STK1000 stars get medieval as WorldSBK goes back in time. The Rocca Sforzesca di Imola played host to the pre-event for the Motul Italian Round at Imola, with WorldSBK paddock stars getting into character in medieval costume before taking each other on on a different kind of battlefield.

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Apr 28

Franco Uncini and Alex Criville become MotoGP™ Legends

Due to their incredible achievements, the pair will be inducted as MotoGP™ Legends

Franco Uncini in 1982 bike The 1982 and 1999 500cc champions will join an illustrious list of names as they are inducted into the MotoGP™ Legends Hall of Fame in Misano and Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola

“Did You Know?”

WSBK - Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola 204 – Tom Sykes is the only rider who has managed to score more than 200 points at this track. Noriyuki Haga, next up in this ranking, stopped at 199. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola

On and Off Track

WSBK - Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola Everything happening during the Motul Italian Round, on the track and at the circuit. During the WorldSBK weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, the thrills aren’t confined to the track – they extend throughout both the circuit and the race weekend.

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Apr 26

List of Top Amateur Racers Continues to Expand for Lucas Oil JuniorMotoX

Live Webcast on: LucasOilRacing.TV

Lucas Oil Junior MotoX logo The inaugural Lucas Oil JuniorMotoX event is just three weeks away and the list of top racers planning to line up behind the gate continues to grow.

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Apr 25

Intense day of testing sees times drop in Jerez

Official MotoGP Test

MotoGP - Intense day of testing sees times drop in Jerez A busy day of testing as a number of teams brought new parts and Michelin debuted three new front tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola

Title sponsor of the Championship takes top billing at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola Dorna WSBK Organisation is happy to say that Championship title sponsor Motul will be the Event Main Sponsor for the WorldSBK weekend in Imola, with the French lubricant giant topping the timesheets for the race weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy. The newly crowned Round will be called the Motul Italian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Moto2™ and ExternPro rack up 1 million kilometres

“We’re pleased to have reached this milestone in the Moto2™”

Moto2™ and ExternPro rack up 1 million kilometres Moto2™ engine supplier ExternPro celebrates an important milestone in its partnership with the World Championship, having now racked up over 1 million kilometres following the race in Austin

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Apr 25

WSBK: Fortune favours the brave

The track of myths and legends awaits as WorldSBK heads to Ducati heartland

WSBK - Fortune favours the brave Italy is a country steeped in both motorsport history and modern glory, with a passion for motorcycling on another level to many other nations. Two wheeled heroes and motorcycle manufacturers from one of the cultural capitals of Europe make up a gallery that tells its own story, and the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a showpiece that crowns the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

MotoGP™ remain in Jerez for one day test

After a hard weekend of racing, riders in the MotoGP™ World Champion will be back out on Monday for a day of testing.

MotoGP™ remain in Jerez for one day testMonday after the Gran Premio Red Bull de España presents many MotoGP™ teams with their first chance to test since the pre-season test in Qatar. While race weekends offer four Free Practice sessions and 20 minutes of Warm Up, all of these sessions have a sense of urgency and teams rarely have time to experiment with radical changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez The Gran Premio Red Bull de España saw Valentino Rossi lead from start to finish, winning from Lorenzo and Marquez with ease. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Moto2: Sam Lowes takes first win of 2016 with perfect Spanish GP

Folger and Rins joining him on the podium

Lowes takes first win of 2016 with perfect Spanish GPHe may have had to fight in the opening laps, but once Lowes was ahead he was untouchable.

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Apr 23

Rossi wins explosive fight for 52nd premier class pole position

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Valentino Rossi banished his Qualifying demons to secure pole position in Jerez, besting Lorenzo and Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

BMW M Division presents the 2016 BMW M Award

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

BMW M Division presents the 2016 BMW M Award At the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, BMW M Division unveiled this year’s winner’s car in the coveted BMW M Award; an exclusive BMW M2 Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Lorenzo controls MotoGP™ FP4 in Jerez

Free Practice 4 was delayed by 15 minutes

Lorenzo controls MotoGP™ FP4 in JerezWhile others focused on used tyres, Jorge Lorenzo set the fastest lap of the weekend to lead Free Practice 4 ahead of Marquez and Rossi.

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Apr 22

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday There were a number of new parts introduced in FP2, but once again all eyes were focused on Jorge Lorenzo who led from Marquez and Aleix Espargaro. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, new Tissot ambassador 

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, New Tissot Ambassador  The most decorated Spanish MotoGP rider in history, reigning World Champion and one of the most talented riders on the international scene, Jorge Lorenzo, is the newest member of the Tissot Family. Known for his precision, elegance and style in addition to his competitive spirit, he represents the values of the swiss watchmaker perfectly and is a great addition to the Tissot family, Official Timekeeper of MotoGP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1

For the first time in 2016, the MotoGP™ World Championship went out for practice on European soil.

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1Back to the familiar setting of Jerez, Jorge Lorenzo showed that recent news is of no distraction as he topped FP1 from Barbera and Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

#SpanishGP: A return to Europe as rider changes begin

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - SpanishGP - A return to Europe as rider changes begin The MotoGP™ World Championship arrives back in Europe for the fourth round of 2016, but much of the conversation centred on 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Updated track design for Inaugural Lucas Oil JuniorMotoX

Live Webcast on: LucasOilRacing.TV   

Updated Track Design for Inaugural Lucas Oil JuniorMotoXAfter consultation with several of the racers, families and Jerry Masterpool, the Lucas Oil JuniorMotoX track design has evolved to be more of a hybrid outdoor style layout with some Supercross type elements. Most amateur racers are focused on outdoor events at this point in the season and have their bikes setup for those types of obstacles so the layout allow for the use of typical MX suspension settings. Read the rest of this entry »

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