Rockstar Makita Suzuki Wins at Miller

Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki celebrated in style at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah as Blake Young piloted his Yoshimura-prepped Suzuki GSX-R1000 to victory in what was arguably the most exciting AMA Superbike race of the season. Rockstar Makita Suzuki team mate Tommy Hayden was right there with Young, running up front and finishing in […]

2011 AMA Motocross Freestone Results

Reed Wins Freestone After Dungey Misfortune Chad Reed has opened up the AMA Pro Motocross Championship with back-to-back overall wins, although he needed a bit of luck in order to do so. Reed dominated the first race of the weekend at Freestone Raceway in Texas, and it appeared early on that the Australian rider would […]

Hopkins and Suzuki Podium at Thruxton

John Hopkins made it five podiums from his last six races after two gritty performances today at the fourth round of the 2011 British Superbikes Championship at Thruxton in Hampshire as the Samsung Crescent Racing rider fought vision problems caused by wet weather to place 4-3 in today’s races. Hopkins’ team mate Jon Kirkham was […]

Seely Robbed of Thruxton Victory

Alastair Seeley suffered cruel luck in the today’s second British Supersport Championship race at Thruxton, being forced to retire with an electrical problem after streaking to what looked like an unassailable seven-second lead. But despite his disappointment, the Ulsterman maintained his second place in the Championship standings and is upbeat and looking forward to the […]

Rapp Takes First ’11 Win in BigM AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200

Drag Specialties’ Michael Barnes launched into the lead of Monday’s AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 event at Miller Motorsports Park’s BigM Weekend, only to be forced back to third a lap later by a hard-charging Steve Rapp (Parts Unlimited) and Chris Fillmore (Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Racing), Fillmore pressuring Rapp unmercifully as the field blasted […]

Lafferty Earns 4th Overall at the Rock Run GNCC

Husaberg Factory rider Mike Lafferty is putting his Husaberg were it needs to be – out front. After a podium at the fifth round of the AMA National Enduro Series, Lafferty followed up with a 4th place result at the fifth round of the GNCC Series this past weekend. The fifth round of the series, […]

Caselli Wins Payette WORCS Race

FMF/KTM Factory rider Kurt Caselli went undefeated in both motos at the fifth round of the WORCS held in Payette, ID. “Everything about this weekend worked out perfectly,” remarked Caselli. “We were able to arrive a few days early and dial in our suspension testing at some local riding areas to make sure we were […]

Strong Performance in Miller for Yamaha World Superbike Team

Yamaha World Superbike riders Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri fought hard in difficult conditions in Miller Motorsports Park today, U.S. “ Memorial Day” Monday, to take home well-earned points and with both riders now in the top four on the 2011 Championship standings. Variable weather conditions throughout the weekend did not render the infamously difficult […]

Rossi Tests 2012 Bike in Italy

The 2011 MotoGP season is still under way, but big changes coming to the competition for next year mean that many teams are trying to get the jump on testing now so the models can be ready. That’s certainly the case for Ducati and Valentino Rossi, who recently tested the brand-new Desmosedici GP12 for the […]

JD Power Releases Results of Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction Survey

Motorcycle helmets are increasingly being sold to owners online, according to the recent 2011 J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction Survey. To keep things in perspective, one needs to look at previous years of the study. In 2002, the number of owners who opted to purchase their motorcycle helmet online was just four […]