Category Archive: Bikes

Jan 24

2017 MotoGP™ calendar confirmed

Interested in going to one of the rounds?

COTA - Circuit of the Americas The FIM and Dorna are pleased to confirm that the FIM Grand Prix World Championship calendar for 2017 is now final Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016

The Grand Prix Commission awarded the Austrian GP the title of best of the year

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016 Over 215,000 fans packed into the Red Bull Ring at the 2016 Austrian GP, as MotoGP™ returned to the country for the first time in nearly two decades.

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Jan 21

Lorenzo: “I’m counting down the days to Sepang!”

Ducati Team’s new arrival on first impressions and future intentions

Ducati launch: Lorenzo and Dovizioso’s DesmosediciAfter two days on the black-liveried Desmosedici in the Valencia test as he prepared to make the switch from Yamaha to Ducati, Jorge Lorenzo wore red for the first time at the 2017 Ducati Team launch as he introduced their challengers for the new season, alongside new teammate Andrea Dovizioso.

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Jan 21

2017 Testing is set to commence

Gentlemen, start your engines

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship garage doors will be opened for the first time in 2017 at Circuito de Jerez next week from 24th – 25th January, ahead of a month of testing.

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Jan 20

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP launch 2017

Official team launch lifts the curtain on 2017 in Madrid

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team were the first in MotoGP™ to officially unveil their 2017 line-up and livery, with riders Valentino Rossi and new teammate Maverick Viñales getting the season into gear in Madrid on Thursday.

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Jan 20

Josh Brookes to wild card at Phillip Island

Australian aims to start 2017 with a bang

Josh Brookes will make a one off return to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship this season, as he prepares for a wild card ride at his home round of Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Don’t miss a minute of the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team launch

Get your WorldSBK fix with a live stream on WorldSBK.com

As the anticipation for the upcoming 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship continues to build, teams are beginning to reveal their liveries, which we will become so familiar with once the lights go out Down Under for Round one at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Luke Hopkins to take on WorldSSP300

Young Brit signs with Hopkins racing for 2017

Another piece of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship has come together as British rider Luke Hopkins makes a step onto the world stage with Hopkins racing, following a season in the Team Green Junior Cup in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Team GOELEVEN completes successful Jerez test

Italian team satisfied with pre-season progress

Heading to the sunny Andalucían circuit of Jerez, Team GOELEVEN hit the tarmac for the first time of 2017 with all riders present to get a head start on the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

WorldSBK: What’s New for 2017

Don’t miss out on any changes in the upcoming season

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is heading into one of its most exciting seasons yet; with the level of talent so high, returning riders, revisiting tracks as well as a new class. The series will see a new grid format on top of some technical updates to each class, meaning there will be plenty to keep up with.

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Jan 14

Anthony West set to wildcard at Phillip Island

Australian to race in his own WorldSSP Team 

Anthony West will once again race as a wild card at his home round of Phillip Island in the hotly anticipated opening round of the FIM Supersport World Championship, under West Racing on a Yamaha YZF R6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Nicky Hayden Exclusive: ‘The plan is to ride the new bike in Jerez’

The Kentucky Kid hopes to be fully fit for Phillip Island

Ending his first season in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship with a strong top five finish in the championship standings, Nicky Hayden will take what he learnt in 2016 and progress forward on the new Honda CBR1000RR. In an exclusive interview, Hayden explains he is hoping to test the new 2017 model at the test in Jerez in two weeks time, the 2006 MotoGP™ champion is looking forward to this season, once he can put his knee injury sustained over the winter behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

MotoGP™ Mobile game crowns the 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Champion

Irish rider Eugene Laverty Takes 2016 Series Thanks to a Massive Effort by Fans

MotoGP™ Mobile game crowns the 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Champion The official MotoGP™ Mobile game “MotoGP™ Championship Quest” has announced the winner of the Inaugural 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Championship contest, which has been won by Irish rider Eugene Laverty of the Aspar Team, followed by Frenchman Loris Baz of Avintia Racing and Spaniard Aleix Espargaro aboard the factory Suzuki. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

MotoGP™ Community Donates 12.156,69€ to Italy’s Croce Rossa

Proceeds from 2016 earthquake campaign figures made official

MotoGP™ Community Donates 12.156,69€ to Italy’s Croce Rossa MotoGP™ today confirms that a total of 12.156,69 euros were donated to the Cruz Roja Española, who in turn will transfer the donation to Italy’s Croce Rossa, as a result of the MotoGP™ community’s fundraising efforts, in support of the victims of the horrifying earthquakes in central Italy last August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Mopar CSBK 2017 schedule confirmed

For 2017, Jordan Szoke of Lynden, ON, will be aiming for his 12th career Pro Superbike crown

Mopar CSBK logo The Mopar CSBK Canadian National motorcycle road racing series will include five weekends in 2017, at four established venues and one new track:  Grand Bend Motorplex in a resort area on Lake Huron, Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

9 reasons why…2017 could be even better than 2016!

This past season broke records and made history, but MotoGP™ can keep betting better…

2016 was a stellar year for the Ducati Team. Winning their first two races since 2010 and proving a constant podium presence, the Borgo Panigale factory was back with a bang after some more difficult seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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Dec 21

Ben Young featured in Episode #2 of Go Nitro, available on Bell Fibe TV

Young’s segment is sponsored in part by the Dalton Timmis Insurance Group

2016-06-26_52054 Collingwood, Ont.’s Ben Young secured third place in championship points and Brooklin Cycle Racing Pro Rookie of the Year honours in his first Pro MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) season. The new sports television series Go Nitro joined him at the final race of the season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to explore what it takes to battle with the best Superbike racers in Canada.
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Dec 09

Austrian GP voted best of 2016

Returning Red Bull Ring event takes top honours this season

MotoGP logo The 2016 Austrian GP has been named the best of the season by the Grand Prix Commission, comprised of members representing the FIM, IRTA and Dorna, after MotoGP™ returned to Austria for the first time in 19 years at the Red Bull Ring near Spielberg for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich that took place in mid-August. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas tickets now on sale!

The Only MotoGP Stop in the U.S. Returns to COTA on April 21st – 23rd

Circuit of The Americas logo Circuit of The Americas (COTA) today launched its ticket sales for the 2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The only MotoGP race weekend to take place on U.S. soil in 2017 will be staged for the fifth year in succession at the only purpose-built motorsports facility in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

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