Yamaha Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in Red and White

2011 marks a very special moment in two wheeled motorsport as the 50th Anniversary of World Championship Grand Prix racing for Yamaha. As part of a series of ongoing activities to celebrate this landmark Yamaha Factory Racing will run a special livery, the ‘YZR-M1 WGP50th Anniversary Edition’ for the Assen TT and Laguna Seca races. […]

Stoner Tests 1000cc Honda Prototype

Just two days after winning the Le Mans Grand Prix, MotoGP points leader and Honda rider Casey Stoner was back on a bike – but not the one he used on Sunday. The Australian rider had a chance to test the new 1000cc Honda prototype, which will be used in 2012 when MotoGP ups the […]

Stoner Wins, but Controversy at Le Mans

Casey Stoner rode to an easy victory at the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, and while his win was never in doubt, a bit of controversy unfolded behind him. Stoner dominated throughout the testing and continued that form on the track, passing his teammate Dani Pedrosa early on and jumping out to a nice […]

Roczen, Desalle, Dominate at Glen Helen

This past weekend’s Motocross Grand Prix event at Glen Helen Raceway was a little bit repetitive, but the fans and spectators certainly didn’t mind. Both of the eventual winners won two races on Sunday on their route to the gold, in dominant performances from Ken Roczen in the MX2 division and Clement Desalle for MX1. […]

Hayden Wins Infineon AMA Superbike

Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Tommy Hayden rode an aggressive and impressive race at Sunday’s AMA Pro Superbike Championship round at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California, taking victory on his Yoshimura-prepped Rockstar Makita Suzuki GSX-R1000 as team mate Blake Young also battled hard throughout the weekend and brought home a solid podium finish. In Saturday’s race, Hayden […]

U.S. House Subcommittee Approves Changes to ‘Lead Law’

A key U.S. House subcommittee has approved legislation to address flaws in the law that effectively bans the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On May 12, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade approved and sent to the full Committee on Energy […]

Samsung Crescent 1-2 at Croft BSB

With a win and two further podiums, Samsung Crescent Racing enjoyed a very successful day’s racing at the third round of the British Superbikes Championship at Croft today. Jon Kirkham took his first BSB win in race one with team-mate John Hopkins placing second. And in race two, it was Hopkins on the podium again, […]

2011 Glen Helen FIM Motocross World Championship Results

Dasalle Leads World MX1 at Glen Helen Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MX1 was able to toast its second victory from just three rounds of the FIM Motocross World Championship as Clement Desalle notched a perfect weekend at Glen Helen for the U.S. Grand Prix. The Belgian sealed pole position and then won both motos on […]

Stoner Leads the Field at Le Mans Practice

Casey Stoner got off on the right foot for Sunday’s Grand Prix at Le Mans on Friday, as the Repsol Honda rider had the fastest practice time of the MotoGP field. In fact, Honda continued to dominate this year’s MotoGP season, taking the top three slots on the practice leaderboard. Marco Simoncelli was just .4 […]

Myrtle Beach Officials Show Students Motorcycle Safety Video Ahead of Rally

All eyes are on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, this weekend, as the town is hosting its annual Myrtle Beach Bike Week (MBBW). Over the past few years, the town has caused controversy by attempting to enact a motorcycle helmet law even while the state allowed riders to go without one. That law was eventually struck […]