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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Sat 04 Sep 2004
Assen Friday practice times

Assen Friday practice times

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

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 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 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 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...

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...

Sun 13 Jun 2004
Silverstone: FPR final notes

Silverstone: FPR final notes

Troubled weekend for FPR at Silverstone A traumatic weekend for Foggy PETRONAS Racing continued when Troy Corser was forced to start the second race at Silverstone from pitlane. The Australian skilfully picked his way through the field to ...

Mon 19 Apr 2004
Misano: Ducati preview

Misano: Ducati preview

Laconi and Toseland (Ducati Fila) back to Italy for Riviera thriller Misano Adriatico (Italy), 15 April 2004: After a couple of exciting races in Australia, World Superbike returns to European soil for round 3 of the championship at the Misano...

Fri 27 Feb 2004
2004 World Superbike schedule

2004 World Superbike schedule

2004 World Superbike Schedule Date Track Country 29/02 Valencia Spain 28/03 Phillip Island Australia 18/04 Misano Adriatico San Marino 16/05 Monza Italy 30/05 ...

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 qualifying times

Assen Saturday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Pierfrancesco Chili Ducati 998 RS 28 2:03.953 2. James Toseland...

Fri 30 Jul 2004
Brands Hatch: Ducati first qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Ducati first qualifying report

Steady Start For Ducati Fila Duo in Brands Opening Session Brands Hatch (UK), 30 July 2004: The Ducati Fila pairing of Regis Laconi and James Toseland got off to a steady start in the first qualifying session for round 8 of the World ...

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 ...

Tue 24 Feb 2004
Ducati launches Supersport team in Valencia

Ducati launches Supersport team in Valencia

Ducati Breil Supersport Team Launched in Valencia Valencia (Spain), 23 February 2004: The Ducati Breil team that will take part in the 2004 World Supersport Championship has been presented in Valencia, Spain as part of a two-day full-scale...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Assen: Ten Kate Honda race report

Assen: Ten Kate Honda race report

Muggeridge Takes Fifth Win Karl Muggeridge (Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR) romped to his fifth win of the season at Assen, his Ten Kate Team's home circuit. With over 400 guests in tow this weekend, it was a special result for all concerned, and...

Sun 18 Apr 2004
Misano: Ducati qualifying notes

Misano: Ducati qualifying notes

Second Place for Laconi (Ducati Fila) in Misano Qualifying - Toseland Misses out on Superpole Misano Adriatico (Italy), Saturday 17 April 2004: Just two hundredths of a second separated Regis Laconi from his third pole position of the year at ...

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 ...

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...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
Phillip Island: Ducati round two preview

Phillip Island: Ducati round two preview

Toseland (Ducati Fila) Aims High Down Under Phillip Island (Australia), 24 March 2004: Ducati Fila rider James Toseland goes into this weekend's second round of the World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island, Australia with a 12-point lead...

Sun 03 Oct 2004
Magny Cours: Ten Kate Racing final qualifying report

Magny Cours: Ten Kate Racing final qualifying report

Vermeulen Narrowly Misses Superpole Win Chris Vermeulen (Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) looked to have clinched his first Superpole after setting an impressive time of 1'41.845, but a superb final split for the last rider away, Troy Corser ...

Sat 02 Oct 2004
Magny-Cours starting grid

Magny-Cours starting grid

@>Superpole qualifers: Pos Rider Bike --- ------------------------- ---------------- 1. Troy Corser Petronas FP1 2. Chris Vermeulen Honda CBR 1000RR 3. James Toseland Ducati 999 F04 4.

Fri 08 Oct 2004
Troy Corser and Foggy Racing part company

Troy Corser and Foggy Racing part company

Troy Corser will not be returning to the Foggy PETRONAS Racing team for the 2005 Superbike World Championship campaign. The Australian 33-year-old has informed team owner Carl Fogarty that he has decided to seek new opportunities after three...

Mon 19 Apr 2004
Misano: Ducati race report

Misano: Ducati race report

A Win and a Second Place for Laconi (Ducati Fila) in Two Exciting WSBK Races at Misano - Tenth and Sixth for Toseland Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sunday 18 April 2004: Regis Laconi (Ducati Fila) finally launched his World Superbike championship ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Magny Cours: Ducati Friday qualifying report

Magny Cours: Ducati Friday qualifying report

Provisional Front Row For Toseland and Laconi (Ducati Fila) in Opening WSBK Session at Magny-Cours Magny-Cours (France), 1 October 2004: Both Ducati Fila title chasers James Toseland and Regis Laconi placed their Ducati 999 F04 on...

Sun 26 Sep 2004
Imola race results

Imola race results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. Regis Laconi Ducati Fila Ducati 999...

Tue 13 Jul 2004
Laguna Seca: Ten Kate Honda race two report

Laguna Seca: Ten Kate Honda race two report

Vermeulen Takes Dream Double Win For Ten Kate Chris Vermeulen (Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR) underlined his serious title challenge by taking a superb pair of World Superbike race wins at the tough and overheated Laguna Seca racing circuit in ...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Ducati team Valencia test report 2004-02-11

Ducati team Valencia test report 2004-02-11

Laconi (Ducati Fila) Leads The Way in Official WSBK Testing at Valencia. Valencia (Spain), 11 February 2004: Regis Laconi (Ducati Fila) set the pace on the first day of the official pre-season World Superbike testing session at Valencia today.

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Foggy Racing test notes 2004-11-17

Foggy Racing test notes 2004-11-17

Further Set Up Successes In Spain for FPR Foggy PETRONAS Racing's Garry McCoy and Steve Martin today made good progress with their preferred set up of the PETRONAS FP1 during the second day of testing at Valencia. The team was scheduled to...