Category Archive: Bikes

Feb 27

Ducati happy with GP15 debut in Sepang

After three days of intense work for the Ducati Team and its riders, the team are happy with the new GP15 machine’s debut.

Ducati end of day 3 report Sepang 2Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone’s first experiences of the Ducati Desmosedici GP15, the Italian manufacturer’s new challenger for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, have concluded with a good degree of satisfaction. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Bradley Smith leaves Sepang full of confidence

Bradley Smith finished the Sepang test 6th in the combined standings, as he made his intentions clear for the 2015 season.

Monster Tech 3 Yamaha end day 3 reportThe British rider had been meticulously testing the 2015 specification Yamaha YZR-M1 across the three days in Malaysia as he made the necessary changes to the setup in preparation for the all important season opener in Qatar at the end of March.

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Feb 25

All eyes on Qatar for Husqvarna’s 2015 MXGP racers

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing head to Qatar fresh from very encouraging pre-season performances

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing logo With the opening round of the FIM Motocross World Championship taking place in Losail, Qatar this Saturday, February 28, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ official teams are ready to begin their 2015 MXGP championship assaults. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Marquez tops second Sepang MotoGP test to continue pre-season dominance

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Second Sepang MotoGP test 2015 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez signed off the second Sepang test with the quickest overall time as the reigning MotoGP™ champion clocked a 1’59.115 on the final day of action to once again set the pace in pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

VRRA joins opening 2015 MOPAR CSBK National Round at Calabogie

The VRRA has negotiated an agreement with National event organizers Professional Motorsport Productions

Mopar CSBK logo Canada’s classic motorcycle racing group, the Vintage Road Racing Association, will provide support event racing for the opening round of the 2015 MOPAR CSBK National tour at Calabogie Motorsport Park, June 11-14.

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Feb 24

Marquez tops the timesheets in Sepang

Sepang Test 2 Day 2 – Midday report

Test Sepang2 Day2 middle-day reportIt was another hot and humid day that greeted the MotoGP™ paddock in Malaysia for the second day of the Sepang 2 test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Canadian Kawasaki announce Ninja 300 Race initiative for CSBK Nationals

Canadian Kawasaki Motors is proud to announce a new race track initiative featuring its popular performer, the Ninja 300 sport bike.

Mopar CSBK logo The new program will feature lightly modified Ninja 300s competing in conjunction with the MOPAR CSBK National roadracing Championship Series, organized by Toronto’s Professional Motorsport Productions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Johnson and Martin to ride for Smiths at 2015 Isle Of Man TT Races

Qualifying for the 2015 Isle of Man TT fuelled by Monster Energy starts Saturday 30th May

Monster_TT_2013Double British Champions, Smiths Racing Team, will return to the Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy this season with Dave Johnson spearheading their effort on both BMW and Triumph machinery whilst Guy Martin will join the Gloucester-based team for the two Supersport races on the Smiths 675cc Triumph Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Rossi finishes day 1 of Sepang 2 MotoGP™ test on top

Weather wise it was a difficult day for the teams

Test Sepang 2 Day 1 Final day ReportValentino Rossi took advantage of a new seamless shift gearbox on his Movistar Yamaha YZF-M1 to finish top at the Sepang 2 test after day 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Mixed emotions for Davies and Bayliss

Briton third overall and Bayliss delighted to have returned.

Both Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team riders experienced mixed emotions at Phillip Island on Sunday. Chaz Davies was highly satisfied to have collected podium finishes in both races, but naturally disappointed to have missed out on victory.

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Feb 22

Pirelli’s review of the Australian Round

WSBK – Phillip Island

WSBK - Phillip Island Pirelli, the Official Tyre Supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, informs of the tyre selection available and the choices made by riders for the two races of the Swann Insurance Australian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Haslam snatches victory from Rea at finish line

Davies is again third, van der Mark and Torres crash out of promising position

WSBK - Chaz Davies The second race of the Swann Insurance Australian Round was another one to remember, given the thrilling finale that saw Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) edging out Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) for the win at the finish line by just 0.010.

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Feb 21

Rea and Kawasaki win at first-ever attempt

Incredible final lap decides first podium of 2015

WSBK - Jonathan Rea - Kawasaki Racing Team The opening race of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was held in hot and sunny conditions at the Phillip Island circuit with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) taking the opening victory of the year after a titanic 22-lap fight with Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Chaz Davies (Aruba Ducati SBK), who completed an all-British podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Update on the condition of David Salom

Spaniard undergoing medical checks.

After crashing spectacularly in Superpole 2 as he entered the start and finish straight on a hot lap, Spaniard David Salom (Team Pedercini) was transported after initial checks at the Phillip Island circuit to the Royal Melbourne hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Jonathan Rea tops red-flagged Australian Tissot-Superpole

Davies and Haslam on the front row, Sykes and Guintoli in 8th and 9th place.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the opening races of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship from Pole Position after successfully edging out fellow Britons Chaz Davies (Aruba.it – Ducati Superbike Team) and Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who will join him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

The 2015 WorldSBK Live Experience app now available for iOS and Android devices

The new 2015 WorldSBK Official App is the only app with Live Audio Commentary, Live Tracking and Live Timing

WorldSBK offers fans the one and only official application to enhance enjoyment of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, with a new interface, improved functionality and a wide variety of contents. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lowes clings to top spot on Day 1 in Phillip Island

The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action

2015 - WSBK 04With just one session to go to decide the first Tissot-Superpole riders of the new 2015 WorldSBK season, Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) is the one that everyone is chasing after ending day one in Australia on top, courtesy of his FP1 time of 1.30.855s. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

MotoGP™ paddock gears up for Sepang 2 Test

As always the time sheets should give us a great indication of who will be where

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 02 MotoGP™ returns to Kuala Lumpur on Monday for the penultimate 3 day test (Sepang 2), ahead of the season’s opening race in Qatar on the 29th March. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Leon Haslam: “The crash was simply due to a small mistake”

The Briton happy with the progress made aboard his RSV4.

2015 - WSBK 02 Former WorldSBK runner-up and new recruit of the Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils squad Leon Haslam has made steady progress throughout the opening day of the Australian Round at Phillip Island.

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Feb 20

The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship has begun

Pictures from the WorldSBK Season Opener at Phillip Island

2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship - Phillip Island The 2015 edition of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kick-started today at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Some of the fastest riders in the world are ready to battle for the top step of the podium in a thirteen-round journey across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

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