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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 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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Sun 26 Jan 2003
2003 FIM World Superbike schedule

2003 FIM World Superbike schedule

<pre> Date C Location Track 3-2 SPA Valencia Valencia 3-30 AUS Phillip Island Phillip Island 4-27 JPN Sugo Sugo 5-18 ITA Monza Monza 6-1 GER Ocschersleben ...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Ducati's Hodgson wraps up championship

Ducati's Hodgson wraps up championship

Assen (Netherlands), Sunday 7 September: Britain's Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) wrapped up the 2003 World Superbike Championship with second place in race 1 behind Ruben Xaus and a thrilling victory in race 2 at the Dutch circuit today. Hodgson, who...

Tue 10 Jun 2003
Silverstone: Michelin preview

Silverstone: Michelin preview

World championship leader Hodgson comes home Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) comes to his home round as World Superbike's new star. The British rider has won no less than 9 of this year's 10 races. He leads the world championship on 245 ...

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 ...

Ten Kate Honda Monza race report

Ten Kate Honda Monza race report

Brave victory for battered Vermeulen at Monza Despite going into the race with badly damaged ligaments in his right thumb from his Friday crash, Australian Chris Vermeulen won by a massive margin of 9.1 seconds on his Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR at...

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

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 ...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
Team Ducati Silverstone Saturday qualifying report

Team Ducati Silverstone Saturday qualifying report

Championship leader Hodgson (Ducati Fila) sweats it out to claim fifth Superpole of the year - row 3 start for Xaus Neil Hodgson had to endure a nerve-racking final ten minutes of Superpole before clinching his fifth pole position of the year ...

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...

Fri 05 Sep 2003
Assen: Michelin preview

Assen: Michelin preview

Hodgson ready for world title It would take a miracle for anyone to beat Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) to the 2003 World Superbike title. "I'm looking forward to Assen to take that title," admits the Brit, who has 386 points and leads ...

Sun 27 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Vermeulen extends championship lead by two points. Chris Vermeulen increased the gap at the top of the World Supersport Championship with a steady sixth place at Brands Hatch. The title leader struggled for grip during the race after taking ...

Mon 19 May 2003
Van Zon Honda TKR Monza race report

Van Zon Honda TKR Monza race report

Good and bad for Van Zon Honda TKR at Monza It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for the Van Zon Honda TKR team in the Monza round of the World Supersport championship. Iain MacPherson powered his way back to form on his Honda CBR600RR with a ...

Sun 02 Mar 2003
Valencia: Ducati race notes

Valencia: Ducati race notes

Convincing double debut win for Hodgson (Team Ducati Fila) and the Ducati 999 at Valencia. Valencia (Spain), Sunday 2 March: Britain's Neil Hodgson (Team Ducati Fila) took a convincing double win at Valencia today in the opening round of...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
TKH names 2004 riders

TKH names 2004 riders

Karl Muggeridge and Broc Parkes will ride for World Champions, Ten Kate Honda in the 2004 World Supersport championship aboard the all-conquering CBR600RR machine. The exciting pairing will aim to clinch a third consecutive World Supersport...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Assen: Ten Kate Honda qualifying notes

Assen: Ten Kate Honda qualifying notes

Ten Kate Honda's Chris Vermeulen and Karl Muggeridge will start in first and second places on the grid in Sunday's ninth World Supersport championship race at Assen, Holland. The Saturday downpour meant that Friday's times remained unchanged...

Sat 26 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying notes

Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying notes

Xaus and Hodgson sixth and eleventh quickest in wet Superpole session at Brands Hatch. Brands Hatch (England), 26 July 2003: Ruben Xaus will start tomorrow's European Round of the World Superbike championship from sixth place on the grid while...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
Team Ducati Valencia test notes 2003-11-13

Team Ducati Valencia test notes 2003-11-13

Valencia (Spain), 13 November 2003: The Ducati Fila 2004 World Superbike championship pairing of Regis Laconi and James Toseland made their first appearance for the team this week as they completed a three-day testing session at the Valencia...

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...

Mon 19 May 2003
Monza top finishers, standings

Monza top finishers, standings

World Superbike Championship Round Four, Monza, Italy 16-17-18 May, 2003 <pre> Race One result and best lap times: 1. N. Hodgson GBR Ducati 1:47.715 2. R Laconi FRA Ducati 1:48.212 3. G. Lavilla ESP Suzuki 1:48.175 4.

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 ...

Mon 31 Mar 2003
Phillip Island: Steve Martin race notes

Phillip Island: Steve Martin race notes

Career best Superbike finish for Steve Martin. Adelaide born World Superbike racer Steve Martin stormed to a brilliant fourth place finish at Phillip Island, his best ever finish in the World Superbike championship. Steve fought a titanic...

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...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
Laguna Seca: Team Ducati race report

Laguna Seca: Team Ducati race report

Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) put the seal on a great days' racing at Laguna Seca circuit in California in front of 92,000 spectators with a win in race 2 after crashing out of the lead in the first race. Championship leader Neil Hodgson twice finished...

Fri 20 Jun 2003
Misano: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

Misano: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

Ten Kate top in sweltering Misano heat Chris Vermeulen took the provisional pole position in this afternoon's qualifying ahead of the San Marino round of the World Supersport championship. The Australian, who celebrated his 21st Birthday ...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
Team Ducati Silverstone first qualifying report

Team Ducati Silverstone first qualifying report

Xaus and Hodgson (Ducati Fila) eighth and ninth quickest in Silverstone first qualifying Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) set eighth and ninth quickest times respectively in Friday's first qualifying session for the British Round of the...

Sat 31 May 2003
Ocschersleben: Team Ducati first qualifying report

Ocschersleben: Team Ducati first qualifying report

Xaus and Hodgson (Ducati Fila) claim provisional sixth and seventh in Germany. Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) claimed provisional sixth and seventh times respectively in the opening qualifying session for Sunday's Round 5 of the World...

Sun 27 Apr 2003
Sugo: Top finishers, points

Sugo: Top finishers, points

World Superbike Championship Sugo Sportsland circuit Japan RACE 1: 1. Hodgson (Ducati Fila) 2. Laconi (NCR Ducati) 3. Toseland (HM Plant Ducati) 4. Xaus (Ducati Fila) 5. Lavilla (Suzuki) 6. Izutsu (Honda) RACE 2: 1. Hodgson 2. Lavilla 3. Chili...

Sat 26 Apr 2003
Sugo: Ducati Fila final qualifying report

Sugo: Ducati Fila final qualifying report

Hodgson (Team Ducati Fila) misses out on front row start in Superpole - Xaus down in twelfth. Team Ducati Fila riders Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus will start the Japanese Round of the World Superbike Championship at Sugo from row 2 and 3 ...

Sugo: Ten Kate Honda qualifying report

Sugo: Ten Kate Honda qualifying report

Saturday brings a great improvement for the Ten Kate Honda team. After a disappointing Friday qualifying in terrible conditions, the Ten Kate Honda team worked hard to put both riders onto the second row for Sunday's race. Karl Muggeridge, who...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Assen: Ten Kate Honda qualifying report

Assen: Ten Kate Honda qualifying report

Ten Kate duo in Dutch demolition Ten Kate Honda's Chris Vermeulen and Karl Muggeridge put on a scintillating display to post the two fastest times in the first session of qualifying here in Assen, Holland, in round nine of the World Supersport...

Sun 15 Jun 2003
Silverstone: Tean Ducati race report

Silverstone: Tean Ducati race report

Hodgson (Ducati Fila) crowns glorious day for Ducati with double win at Silverstone; Two podium finishes for Xaus. Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) crowned one of the greatest days in Ducati's history when he notched up win ...

Mon 19 May 2003
Ducati Monza race report

Ducati Monza race report

Neil Hodgson (Team Ducati Fila) took Ducati's World Superbike victory total over the 200 mark at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza today with another double win, his fourth of the year, in front of 71,000 spectators. In glorious conditions, Neil ...

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