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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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tue 05 Feb 2002
AA Kyalami raises admission price

AA Kyalami raises admission price

For the first time in four years admission prices for national championship events at AA Kyalami will be increased during the 2002 season. AA Racing managing director Swanepoel said this week admission prices at AA Kyalami this year will be ...

Wed 29 May 2002
Silverstone: Van Zon Honda TKR Supersport race report

Silverstone: Van Zon Honda TKR Supersport race report

Tyre warmer problem cost Van Zon glory. Chris Vermeulen's second-placed start didn't to deliver its promise at Silverstone when a tyre warmer failed to work on the grid. "I almost crashed at the first turn," said a disappointed Vermeulen after...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Imola: Van Zon race notes

Imola: Van Zon race notes

Brilliant end to the season for Van Zon Honda TKR. In the final race of the year, Chris Vermeulen has left a lasting impression on World Supersport racing by claiming his second podium finish of the season. The 20 year old finished third at ...

Sun 12 May 2002
Monza: Supersport Friday qualifying results

Monza: Supersport Friday qualifying results

<pre> Supersport - Session 1: Pos No. Rider Nat. Team Bike Time Gap Max Speed Laps 1 99 Fabien Foret FRA Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR 600F 1'53.867 267 10 2 7 Karl Muggeridge AUS Honda UK Race Honda CBR 600F 1'54.228 0.361 265 14 3...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Brnds Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Brnds Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Van Zon Honda TKR survive an extra long Supersport race. The Supersport race at Brands Hatch lasted nearly two hours. A spate of incidents brought out the red flag three times to stop the race. The race took place in front of a 126,000...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Imola: Benelli Sport race report

Imola: Benelli Sport race report

Benelli Sport¹s weekend ends in disappointment It was a disappointing end to the season for Benelli Sport at Imola, Italy today. Rider Peter Goddard crashed out of the race when oil escaping from the engine found its way onto his rear ...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
TSR 125cc announces new rider

TSR 125cc announces new rider

TSR to take on a German rider. TSR today announces the rider replacement from the Rio Grand Prix and remaining 4 races after parted company with an Italian rider Andrea "Ballero" BALLERINI amicably. Dario GIUSEPPETTI is to replace Andrea from...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Assen: Ten Kate race report

Assen: Ten Kate race report

Two for Ten Kate Honda at home. The Ten Kate Honda world Supersport team celebrated a visit to their home track in fine style this afternoon by taking not only first, but also second place in the race. It was a thrilling race that ended in ...

Mon 13 May 2002
Monza: Van Zon Honda TKR Supersport race report

Monza: Van Zon Honda TKR Supersport race report

Brilliant second place for young Vermeulen. The Van Zon Honda TKR team watched their young prodigy Chris Vermeulen started from pole position and took a brilliant second place at Monza. Vermeulen locked horns with the fiery Frenchman Fabien ...

Tue 19 Mar 2002
Annual AA Kyalami Snowball Run preview

Annual AA Kyalami Snowball Run preview

The annual Snowball Run, which provides blankets for the needy, will benefit this year from a joint venture at round three of the World Superbike Championship, presented by Vodacom, at AA Kyalami from April 5 to 7. AA Racing has joined forces...

Sun 01 Sep 2002
Oschersleben: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Oschersleben: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

A promising weekend finishes in disappointment. The Van Zon Honda TKR World Supersport team left Oschersleben empty handed. It had been a promising weekend, with championship points and podium finishes looking very likely. Chris Vermeulen ...

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...

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 ...

Fri 25 Jan 2002
World Superbike 2002 entry list has changes

World Superbike 2002 entry list has changes

Old favourites, new faces, team personnel changes and one or two surprises are all included in the provisional entry list for this year& ...

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...

Sun 01 Sep 2002
Oschersleben: Benelli Sport race report

Oschersleben: Benelli Sport race report

Best ever WSB finish for Benelli. Benelli Sport enjoyed their best ever World Superbike Championship finish today when Peter Goddard powered the Benelli Tornado to twelfth place in race one at Oschersleben. "We found some good settings on ...

Sat 08 Jun 2002
Lausitz: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying report

Lausitz: Benelli Sport Friday qualifying report

Goddard rides the Tornado to tenth in the rain. Peter Goddard rode the Benelli Tornado to eleventh in Friday's first timed qualifying at Lausitzring today. The track was left wet after a heavy spell of rain in the morning and dries very slowly.