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Sat 19 Jan 2002
AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

AA Kyalami - Managing Director interviewed

Motorsport.com's Erica Southey interviewed Mr Piet Swanepoel, Managing Director of AA Kyalami Racing Circuit South Africa. Mr Piet Swanepoel cleared up the confusion about the rumours that part of AA Kyalami race track was sold off for development.

Tue 21 May 2002
Monza: Race one results

Monza: Race one results

<pre> Pos No. Rider Nat. Team Bike Laps Time Gap Max Speed Fastest Lap Fastest Lap Time 1 1 Troy Bayliss AUS Ducati Infostrada Ducati 998 F 02 18 32'34.429 ...

Tue 19 Mar 2002
South African riders AA Kyalami preview

South African riders AA Kyalami preview

Five South African riders will compete in round three of the Supersport world championship at AA Kyalami from April 5 to 7. The Supersport event forms part of a motorcycle-racing bonanza, presented by Vodacom, at the Midrand circuit. The weekend...

Thu 17 Jan 2002
AA Kyalami - business as usual

AA Kyalami - business as usual

It will be business as usual at AA Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit this year with AA Racing, which runs the sprawling Midrand complex, scotching rumours that a portion of the circuit has been sold off to developers. Far from having run it's last ...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
Michelin 8 heures d'endurance du Suzuka

Michelin 8 heures d'endurance du Suzuka

Huit heures de Suzuka. Huit Grands Prix par jour ! Les Huit Heures de Suzuka sont uniques. Disputer la plus prestigieuse des épreuves d'Endurance c'est comme de courir " huit grands prix dans la même journée ". Ce qui compte en Endurance,...

Thu 24 Jan 2002
AA Kyalami reissued an FIM Grade A license

AA Kyalami reissued an FIM Grade A license

Clean Bill Of Health For AA Kyalami The AA Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit has been reissued with an FIM Grade A license, valid for two years, following a circuit inspection this week. FIM Safety Officer Claude Danis, along with World Superbike ...

Sun 12 May 2002
Monza: Superstock Friday qualifying results

Monza: Superstock Friday qualifying results

<pre> Superstock Session 1: Pos No. Rider Nat. Team Bike Time Gap Max Speed Laps 1 31 Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA Alstare System Suzuki Italia Suzuki GSX 1000 R 1'53.382 276 10 2 8 Dario Tosolini ITA Sacchi Corse Biassono R. Suzuki...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Americans capture Race of Champions' Nations Cup

Gran Canaria, Spain - NASCAR Winston Cup stars Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson teamed with 2002 World Superbike champion Colin Edwards to capture the Nation's Cup for the American team at this weekend's annual Michelin Race of Champions (ROC) here...

Fri 06 Sep 2002
Assen: Michelin preview

Assen: Michelin preview

Bayliss under pressure. Four races to go and the 2002 Superbike World Championship just keeps getting better and better. Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) still leads quite comfortably, but arch-rival Colin Edwards...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
Michelin endurance Suzuka eight hours preview

Michelin endurance Suzuka eight hours preview

2002 Endurance World Championship 2Suzuka Eight Hours August 2/3/4 2002 Suzuka: Eight GPs in one day! The Suzuka Eight Hours race is a unique event. Top riders describe the world's fastest endurance race as 'eight Grands Prix in one day', and...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
New TT Circuit Assen update

New TT Circuit Assen update

FIM-, IRTA- and DORNA-delegation enthusiastic about the new TT Circuit Assen IRTA-Riders representative Franco Uncini, FIM's CCR President and Inspector Claude Danis and Dorna's Operations & Event manager Javier Alonso visited the TT Circuit...

Sat 02 Mar 2002
AA Kyalami announces VIP packages

AA Kyalami announces VIP packages

VIP Packages Available At World Superbike Event At AA Kyalami A number of corporate and individual VIP hospitality packages are available for round three of the World Superbike Championship, presented by Vodacom, at AA Kyalami from April 5 to ...

Fri 25 Jan 2002
2002 World Superbikes entry list

2002 World Superbikes entry list

<pre> 2002 Provisional entry lists for the Superbike, Supersport and Superside Sidecar World Championships are as follows: Superbike World Championship Entry List No. Team Rider / Nat. Machine 1 Ducati...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
Assen: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying notes

Assen: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying notes

Benelli 18th fastest at Assen on Friday. Peter Goddard rode the Benelli Sport to 18th in first qualifying at Assen today. On a circuit that favours horsepower Goddard struggled to keep pace with the rest of the field. "Put simply we're not...

Thu 26 Sep 2002
Pr?sentation du Imola par Michelin

Pr?sentation du Imola par Michelin

Sprint au finish entre Edwards et Bayliss Alors que l'ecart entre Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) et Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) etait monte jusqu'à 56 points à Laguna Seca et que tout semblait joue, un incroyable ...

Sat 19 Jan 2002
2002 World Championship Superbike schedule

2002 World Championship Superbike schedule

<pre> 2002 FIM World Championship Superbike Series Schedule Date Location, Event No. M.com Name March 10 Valencia, Spain, Round 2 Valencia March 24 Phillip Island, Australia, Round 3 Phillip ...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. team announced for Race of Champions Nations Cup

U.S. joins eight countries for World Cup of Motorsport -- the 2002 Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup. Team USA was among the first to announce involvement in this year's Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup--the annual contest that...

Wed 17 Jul 2002
Laguna Seca: Steve Martin race report

Laguna Seca: Steve Martin race report

Steve Martin back in the USA. Steve Martin returned to the USA, where he raced earlier in his career, to fight it out with the regular World Superbike boys and six American wild card riders. A record crowd of 98,000 fanatical race fans poured...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Assen: Benelli Sport race report

Assen: Benelli Sport race report

Encouraging progress for Benelli Sport at Assen. Benelli Sport enjoyed a promising weekend at Assen this weekend, with Peter Goddard riding the Benelli Tornado to its best ever World Superbike championship finish. "We used the weekend to try...

Sun 01 Sep 2002
Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda race report

Oschersleben: Ten Kate Honda race report

Foret still ahead despite crash. Fabien Foret lost the front end of his Ten Kate Honda CBR600FS on the penultimate lap of the World Supersport race in Oschersleben, Germany. He remounted to finish sixth, winning ten points and just keeping hold...

Mon 08 Apr 2002
Troy Bayliss now six for six

Troy Bayliss now six for six

Kyalami, South Africa (April 7) -- Ducati rider Troy Bayliss won his sixth consecutive World Superbike Championship event today in race two. The current World Superbike Champion is the first rider in the series fifteen year history to overcome the...

Thu 23 May 2002
Silverstone: Michelin preview

Silverstone: Michelin preview

Michelin-SBK6-Silverstone (United Kingdom) Bayliss -- 8 wins from 10 races. Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) is on an incredible winning streak. The Superbike World Champion has taken 8 of the first 10 races of the 2002 season. That's...

Wed 31 Jul 2002
Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Saturday qualifying notes

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Saturday qualifying notes

Foret on pole again. Each time a rider wins pole position this year he gets a Breil watch for his effort. Ten Kate Honda's Fabien Foret is going to need long arms to display his spoils if he carries on racking up the pole positions. Breil ...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
Pr?sentation du Lausitz par Michelin

Pr?sentation du Lausitz par Michelin

Bayliss et Edwards séparés de 29 points à mi-saison. Alors que 12 courses ont eu lieu et qu'il en reste 14 à disputer, Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin) est leader du Championnat du Monde devant Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin).

Mon 13 May 2002
Monza: Benelli Sport race report

Monza: Benelli Sport race report

Benelli score championship points on their return to Superbike racing. The Benelli Sport team enjoyed a successful return to World Superbike racing at Monza. Rider Peter Goddard took the revitalised Tornado to 14th in race one and then 17th in...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
AA Kyalami test sessons fast

AA Kyalami test sessons fast

Predictions that the third round of the Superbike World Championship, presented by Vodacom, will provide the fastest motorcycle racing ever seen at AA Kyalami, are being backed up by some stunning pre-season test sessions. Booking is open at ...

Sun 29 Sep 2002
Imola: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Imola: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Benelli Sport foiled by rain. The last round of the World Superbike championship, taking place at Imola, Italy, was today was a victim of a surprise rain shower. Rain fell heavily before the final qualifying session today spoiling Benelli...

Sat 08 Jun 2002
Lausitz: Ten Kate Honda Supersport first qualifying recap

Lausitz: Ten Kate Honda Supersport first qualifying recap

Difficult conditions present Ten Kate Honda with a challenge at Lausitzring. Heavy rain meant that the World Supersport championship first timed qualifying session started on a wet track here at Lausitzring today (Friday 7 June). While Iain ...

Tue 14 May 2002
Monza: Superstock race results

Monza: Superstock race results

<pre> Pos No. Rider, Nat., Team Bike Laps Time Gap Max Speed Fastest Lap/Time 1 31 Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA Alstare System Suzuki Italia Suzuki GSX 1000 R 11 21'06.560 ...

Sat 31 Aug 2002
Oschersleben: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Oschersleben: Benelli Sport Saturday summary

Benelli Sport to start from 18th on the grid at Oschersleben. Despite making improvements to the set up of the Benelli Tornado Superbike Peter Goddard was unable to improve on his Friday qualifying. "We made several changes this morning," ...

Sat 06 Apr 2002
Phillip Island results

Phillip Island results

<pre> Round: 2 - Australia Circuit: Phillip Island Circuit Length: 4448 Km Date: 24 March 2002 Crowd: 57000 Temp: 31°C Weather: Sunny Race 1 : 22 Laps Pos. Rider Manufacturer Nat. Total Time 1 T. Bayliss ...

Mon 02 Sep 2002
Michelin sommaire de Oschersleben

Michelin sommaire de Oschersleben

Superbe doublé de Colin Edwards Sur sa VTR 1000 SP-2 dotée depuis ce week-end de nouvelles pièces moteur, Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) gagne les deux courses d'Oschersleben. Il remporte ainsi sa 5ème victoire consécutive...

Tue 23 Apr 2002
Michelin sommaire la course de Sugo Japon

Michelin sommaire la course de Sugo Japon

Victoire pour Colin Edwards. Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) est le premier pilote non-japonais à gagner à Sugo depuis 1995. Il remporte une superbe première manche et termine deuxième de la seconde course dont Troy Bayliss (Ducati ...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Michelin sommaire de Brands Hatch

Michelin sommaire de Brands Hatch

Splendide doublé de Colin Edwards Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) remporte les deux manches à Brands Hatch alors que Troy Bayliss (Ducati Infostrada-Michelin), blessé le samedi, termine courageusement deux fois sur le podium. Warm up...

Sun 12 May 2002
Monza: Ducati preview

Monza: Ducati preview

The World Superbike Championship returns to Europe this weekend for round 5 of 13 at the high-speed Monza Grand Prix circuit on the outskirts of Milan. The legendary 5.793 km track always sees close, slipstreaming battles for the lead and this...

Thu 24 Jan 2002
Ducati appoints new CEO of US Operations

Ducati appoints new CEO of US Operations

BOLOGNA, Italy, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. (NYSE: DMH, Milan's Telematico: DMH), a leading manufacturer of high performance motorcycles, today announced record consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter and...