No Joy for Lorenzo and Spies in Silverstone

The Grand Prix of Great Britain at the Silverstone circuit came to a premature end today for both Yamaha Factory riders in a race played out under treacherous weather conditions. World Champion Jorge Lorenzo and team mate Ben Spies spent the weekend building a good race set up, qualifying strongly in the dry yesterday to […]

2011 World Superbike Championship Misano Results

Checa Extends Lead Over Biaggi in World Superbike Ducati rider Carlos Checa was able to pick up his eighth win of the World Superbike season and complete a weekend sweep by besting rival Max Biaggi in two races at the Misano Adriatico Circuit in Italy. Checa had the advantage going into Sunday’s race, as he […]

World Superbike Misano Practice Report

Incredible Front Row for Melandri in Eventful Wet Superpole Yamaha World Superbike Rider Marco Melandri fought hard and performed flawlessly to earn a well- deserved front row on tomorrow’s starting grid in his home race in Misano. This afternoon’s Superpole sessions opened in dramatic fashion with the arrival of unseasonal rain on the Italian Riviera. […]

Successful Qualifying in Silverstone for Lorenzo and Spies

Today’s qualifying session for tomorrow’s Silverstone GP came to a successful conclusion for both Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies this afternoon. The second day of the British round of the World Championship was graced with sunshine, allowing the riders to finalise a good dry set up. The Yamaha Factory Racing riders were quick from the […]

2011 Agueda, Portugal FIM Motocross World Championship Heat Race Results

Desalle Grabs 3rd MX1 Pole at Agueda Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MX1’s Clement Desalle displayed what is now becoming a ruthless streak in qualification for the third time from six events in the FIM Motocross World Championship by earning Pole Position for the Grand Prix of Portugal. The Agueda circuit, 80km south of Porto was […]

Silverstone Grand Prix Practice Hampered by Rain

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies experienced the famed English weather today as they took to the Silverstone circuit for the Grand Prix of Great Britain’s first day of practice. The day started well with the morning’s session run on a dry track but the rain soon made an appearance, making all […]

Yamaha World Superbike Riders on Top Form in Misano

Beautiful sunshine and warm temperatures provided ideal track conditions for Yamaha World Superbike riders Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty to complete a successful first qualifying session in Misano world circuit. Both World Superbike Rookies took to the track in this morning’s free practice on their YZF-R1s for the first time and got straight down to […]

Zemke to Compete in British Superbike Series

Sometimes the professional motorcycle world can feel a bit like a big game of musical chairs, as every year riders switch teams, series and bikes. Unfortunately, this can sometimes leave some talented riders out in the cold, without a team to back them. That was the case with Jake Zemke, a longtime superbike racer with […]

Motorcycle Helmet Battle Rages on in Pennsylvania

Motorcycle helmet laws are decided on a state-by-state basis, and this has led to some very uneven implementation across the country. Some states have staunchly refused helmets, while others embraced them long ago. And then there are the states like Pennsylvania, which seems to go back and forth on the issue. Pennsylvania actually had a […]

Stoner Has a Chance to Make it Three in a Row This Weekend

MotoGP rider Casey Stoner has a chance to become the first racer to win three Grand Prixes in a row since 2003, when Valentino Rossi accomplished the feat. If his practice time is any indication, things are so far, so good for the Honda racer. This Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone is likely to […]