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Sat 08 Nov 2003
Michelin plans to continue success

Michelin plans to continue success

LAS VEGAS - Vehicle manufacturers and technology developers often claim that their motorsports programs provide a proving ground for new technologies. When pressed, they can sometimes point to an electronics package, transmission or an engine ...

Fri 21 Feb 2003
Ducati Corse signs sponsor partner

Ducati Corse signs sponsor partner

Oracle and Ducati together on the racing track. Milan, February 20, 2003 - Oracle Italia, a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company, announced today that it has struck a partnership with...

Tue 22 Apr 2003
IRL: Honda announces new President and CEO

IRL: Honda announces new President and CEO

Tokyo, 22 April, 2003 --- Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Mr. Takeo Fukui will become the company's sixth President and Chief Executive Officer effective in late June 2003. Mr. Fukui, 58, currently a Senior Managing and Representative...

Fri 26 Sep 2003
Imola: Team Ducati Friday qualifying notes

Imola: Team Ducati Friday qualifying notes

Imola (Italy), 26 September: Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson powered their Ducati Fila 999 machines to a provisional third and fourth place on the grid in Friday first qualifying for the Imola World Superbike round. James Toseland (HM Plant...

Fri 05 Sep 2003
Assen: Ducati Fila preview

Assen: Ducati Fila preview

Assen (Netherlands), Thursday 4 September : Britain's Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila), father of newly-born Holly Jean, will be facing up to the most crucial race of his career this weekend at Assen, Netherlands as he attempts to clinch the 2003 World...

Tue 29 Jul 2003
Michelin Suzuka 8 Hour endurance preview

Michelin Suzuka 8 Hour endurance preview

Michelin aim for more Eight Hour glory Every year, the world's best riders come to Japan to ride the most technically advanced Superbikes at the Suzuka Eight Hours. The event is of paramount importance to the Japanese manufacturers and...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Eric Bostrom named by Ducati for AMA title challenge
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Eric Bostrom named by Ducati for AMA title challenge

Bologna (Italy), Wednesday, 19 November 2003: Eric Bostrom is set to spearhead the Ducati attack on the 2004 AMA Superbike championship in one of the most exciting challenges seen in North America's premier motorcycle racing series for many ...

Sun 27 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Brands Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Disappointment for Van Zon Honda TKR at Brands Hatch It was a hot day at Brands Hatch, a welcome surprise after the previous wet weather of the weekend. But the change in weather made it difficult for teams to arrive at a working setting. Iain...

Sat 18 Oct 2003
Magny Cours: Ducati qualifying notes

Magny Cours: Ducati qualifying notes

Xaus sixth and Hodgson ninth in Magny-Cours Friday qualifying Magny-Cours (France), 17 October 2003: Ducati Fila riders Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson could only manage sixth and ninth quickest times respectively in Magny-Cours first qualifying as...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Assen: Michelin race report

Assen: Michelin race report

Hodgson is new champ Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) took a win and a second place at Assen today-- and the world title. It is Michelin's 12th title in 16 seasons of World Superbike racing. Race one. Neil Hodgson led the first lap...

Mon 19 May 2003
Steve Martin Monza race report

Steve Martin Monza race report

Great weekend for Steve Martin in Monza Australian Steve Martin rode to two top ten finishes in the fourth round of the World Superbike championship in Monza this weekend. He finished race one in ninth and then improved on that with ...

Sat 30 Aug 2003
An interview with Niel Hodgson by Team Ducati

An interview with Niel Hodgson by Team Ducati

Hodgson (Ducati Fila) faces up to toughest week of his life Ducati Fila's Neil Hodgson is currently experiencing the proverbial 'calm before the storm' as he faces up to one of the biggest challenges of his career next week. But for the...

Fri 25 Apr 2003
Sugo: Ducati preview

Sugo: Ducati preview

Team Ducati Fila hungry for more success in Japan. Ducati Fila riders Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus aim to continue their 100% 1-2 win record at this weekend's Japanese Round of the World Superbike Championship, which takes place at the Sugo ...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Team Ducati Valencia test notes 2003-12-12

Team Ducati Valencia test notes 2003-12-12

Italian Lorenzo Lanzi has concluded the latest test for the factory Ducati 749R, the bike that will mark Ducati Corse's return to the World Supersport arena in the 2004 championship, with a major improvement on the time he recorded in ...

Mon 23 Jun 2003
Misano: Team Ducati race report

Misano: Team Ducati race report

Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) scored a superb double victory today in searing heat in the San Marino Round of the World Superbike Championship at Misano Adriatico, notching up the third and fourth wins of his career after two scintillating races with...

Sat 01 Mar 2003
Valencia: Ducati Friday qualifying notes

Valencia: Ducati Friday qualifying notes

The new Ducati 999 quick at Valencia. Hodgson and Xaus (Team Ducati Fila) first and third in Friday qualifying. Valencia (Spain), Friday 28 February 2003 - Team Ducati Fila riders Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus set first and third quickest times in...

Tue 30 Sep 2003
Imola: Team Ducati race report

Imola: Team Ducati race report

Imola (Italy), 28 September '03: Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) scored a superb double victory at Imola today to clinch second place in the championship and help Ducati Fila score a resounding 1-2 finish in the standings. Championship winner Neil...

Sun 15 Jun 2003
Van Zon Honda Silverstone race report

Van Zon Honda Silverstone race report

Silverstone set up problems for WSS Van Zon Honda TKR The Van Zon Honda TKR team struggled with the tough track conditions at Silverstone, with a combination of bumps, slow and fast turns and heat conspired to make qualifying a nightmare for the...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda first qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda first qualifying report

Rain fails to stop play for Ten Kate Honda at Brands Hatch Ten Kate Honda rider Karl Muggeridge shrugged off appalling conditions at Brands Hatch for the first timed qualifying session for round eight of the World Supersport ...

Sat 31 May 2003
Ocschersleben: Ten Kate Racing first qualifying report

Ocschersleben: Ten Kate Racing first qualifying report

Ten Kate Honda start Oschersleben weekend on top. Karl Muggeridge took his Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR straight to the top of the timesheets in the first qualifying session in Oschersleben ahead of Sunday's round five of the World Supersport ...

Sun 02 Mar 2003
Valencia: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Valencia: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Podium finish for Ten Kate Honda. Ten Kate Honda enjoyed a great start to the 2003 World Supersport championship with Chris Vermeulen finishing a hard-fought race in second place. Vermeulen led the race for 14 of the 23 laps but had to settle...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Assen: Ducati final qualifying notes

Assen: Ducati final qualifying notes

Assen (Netherlands), Saturday 6 September: Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) and Pierfrancesco Chili (PSG-1 Ducati) produced an extraordinary battle for Superpole in view of Sunday's Dutch Round of the World Superbike Championship at Assen. The ...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Team Ducati preview

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati preview

Brands Hatch (England), Thursday 24 July: The Ducati Fila team faces a crucial time this weekend at Brands Hatch as the World Superbike Championship moves to the legendary British circuit for round 9 of 12. The Laguna Seca results, which saw Neil...

Mon 31 Mar 2003
Phillip Island: Ducati race notes

Phillip Island: Ducati race notes

Hodgson and Xaus keep up Ducati Fila winning record with double win in Australia. Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus kept up Ducati Fila's winning streak with a 1-2 triumph in both Australian rounds of the World Superbike Championship at Phillip ...