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Sat 11 Dec 2004
Michelin adapts organization

Michelin adapts organization

Michelin Adapts its Motorsport Department Organisation In the light of Pierre Dupasquier's forthcoming retirement in 2006 and wishing to ensure maximum levels of continuity and efficiency following his departure, Michelin has made the following...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Assen race two results

Assen race two results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. Chris Vermeulen Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Ducati gives Hodgson new challenge
AMA

Ducati gives Hodgson new challenge

Hodgson Faces American Challenge in 2005 Bologna (Italy), 12 November 2004: The 2003 World SBK champion Neil Hodgson will be returning to Superbikes next year, lining up alongside Eric Bostrom in the two-rider Parts Unlimited Ducati Austin...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
Seven Aussies receive rides for 2005

Seven Aussies receive rides for 2005

Seven Aussies for 2005 world Superbike action Seven Australian riders -- the largest number ever - will compete in the 2005 Superbike World Championship with news that Steve Martin and Garry McCoy have signed deals to ride under the Foggy ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Ducati announces 2005 riders
AMA

Ducati announces 2005 riders

Toseland and Laconi Confirmed as Factory Superbike Riders Lanzi To Make WSBK Debut in Stefano Caracchi's 'Satellite' Team Hodgson Returns To Ducati Corse For AMA Attack With Eric Bostrom Bologna (Italy), Monday November 8, 2004: Ducati Corse's...

Fri 26 Mar 2004
Phillip Island: Ducati Friday report

Phillip Island: Ducati Friday report

Laconi (Ducati Fila) Hits Top Form at Phillip Island Phillip Island (Australia), Friday 26 March: Regis Laconi (Ducati Fila) powered his Ducati 999 to the top of the timesheets in the opening qualifying session at Phillip Island after getting...

Sat 04 Sep 2004
Assen Friday practice times

Assen Friday practice times

Pos Driver Team Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Chris Vermeulen ...

Mon 27 Sep 2004
Imola: Foggy Racing race report

Imola: Foggy Racing race report

FPR riders look to bounce back in France Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker enter next weekend's final round of the Superbike World Championship looking to bounce back from a weekend of tribulation at Imola. Frenchman ...

Thu 05 Aug 2004
Haga doubles up at Brands HatchHeadline

Haga doubles up at Brands Hatch

Even though Pier-Francesco Chili crashed out of the first leg of the European round at Brands Hatch in Great Britain, Chili returned for the second leg as proof to his strength. Noriyuki Haga. Photo by Dave Dyer. Noriyuki Haga not...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Assen race one results

Assen race one results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. James Toseland Ducati Fila Ducati 999...

Assen Saturday practice times

Assen Saturday practice times

Pos Driver Team Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Pierfrancesco Chili ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Magny Cours: Ten Kate Racing Friday qualifying report

Magny Cours: Ten Kate Racing Friday qualifying report

Vermeulen Seventh in Opening Magny Cours Exchanges Chris Vermeulen (Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) fought against the hand, ankle and hip injuries he suffered at the previous Imola round during the first day of Magny Cours qualifying, but still ...

Mon 04 Oct 2004
Magny-Cours race results

Magny-Cours race results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. James Toseland Ducati Fila Ducati 999...

Wed 06 Oct 2004
Magny Cours: Shell Motorsport race report

Magny Cours: Shell Motorsport race report

Shell Advances to SBK World Rider's Title Magny Cours, France, 3rd October 2004: The final acts of the 2004 World Superbike Championship were played out in front of 61,000 people at the Magny Cours Formula One facility near Nevers in France.

Mon 12 Jul 2004
Vermeulen takes race one at Laguna Seca

Vermeulen takes race one at Laguna Seca

Noroyiki Haga's woes did not end yesterday, as his bike died on at the start of the grid, forcing the Japanese to start from pit row. But things at Ducati Corse were the complete opposite, as James Toseland took the hole-shot, leading...

Fri 03 Sep 2004
Assen: Ducati preview

Assen: Ducati preview

Laconi and Toseland (Ducati Fila) Commence Four-Way Title Struggle at Assen Assen (Netherlands), 2 September 2004: Ducati Fila riders Regis Laconi and James Toseland find themselves embroiled in an exciting four-way battle for the World...

Sun 30 May 2004
Oschersleben: Ducati qualifying report

Oschersleben: Ducati qualifying report

Laconi (Ducati Fila) Third, Toseland Eighth in Oschersleben Qualifying Laconi Faces Ride-Through Penalty in Race One Tomorrow Oschersleben (Germany), Saturday 29 May 2004: Regis Laconi (Ducati Fila) and James Toseland qualified third and eighth...

Sat 10 Jul 2004
Laguna Seca: Foggy Racing Friday notes

Laguna Seca: Foggy Racing Friday notes

Corser on the pace at Laguna Seca Troy Corser signalled his intent for round seven of the Superbike World Championship with a controlled first day of qualifying at Laguna Seca. The Australian stayed in the top three places for most of the ...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Silverstone: FPR qualifying notes

Silverstone: FPR qualifying notes

Walker defies pain during Silverstone qualifying for FPR Chris Walker overcame the agony of three fractured ribs to qualify in 13th place for tomorrow's races in the sixth round of the Superbike World Championship at his home circuit of ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Magny Cours: Ducati preview

Magny Cours: Ducati preview

Laconi and Toseland (Ducati Fila) Battle Down To The Wire With Vermeulen (Honda) at Magny-Cours Magny-Cours (France), 30 September 2004: Ten rounds down, one to go; two races remain before the title is awarded to the seventeenth World Superbike...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
Haga wins first leg at Brands Hatch

Haga wins first leg at Brands Hatch

After a three week break, the WSBK teams moved from technical Laguna Seca in the United States, to the European round at Brands Hatch in Great Britain. Much as he did in the previous round, Steve Martin sat on pole position ready to take the lead.

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Silverstone: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Silverstone: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Vermeulen takes first Ten Kate Honda SBK race win Chris Vermeulen (Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) secured his and his team's first win in the World Superbike Championship after an epic and gruelling day of action around the sunny environs of ...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Assen: Foggy Racing race report

Assen: Foggy Racing race report

Foggy's deflated Assen aspirations Foggy PETRONAS Racing endured a deflating ninth round of the Superbike World Championship at Assen, the Netherlands. Riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker were forced to settle for best finishes of seventh and...

Mon 29 Mar 2004
Phillip Island: Ten Kate Honda race report

Phillip Island: Ten Kate Honda race report

Two second places for Vermeulen in Phillip Island Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR rider Chris Vermeulen used his new for 2004 machine to great effect at Phillip island, securing his first podium finish in race one and backing it up with another second...