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Sun 01 Jun 2008
Haga hurt in US event but will continue onHeadline

Haga hurt in US event but will continue on

Haga hurt in USA's Saturday qualifying incident Noriyuki Haga took a heavy fall during today's qualifying for the Salt Lake City round of the FIM World Superbike Championship, breaking his right collarbone. Noriyuki Haga. Photo by...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Carloia nominated as Permanent Race Director
FIM

Carloia nominated as Permanent Race Director

FIM SUPERBIKE & SUPERSPORT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUPERSTOCK 1000CC FIM CUP New permanent Race Director The FIM-SBK Permanent Bureau, composed of Messrs. Vito Ippolito FIM President and Maurizio Flammini, President of FGSport, unanimously decided...

Sat 20 Sep 2008
FIM announces changes to World Superbike rules
FIM

FIM announces changes to World Superbike rules

Superbike & Supersport World Championship Changes to the Rules The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs. Paolo Flammini (FGSport), Claude Danis (FIM) and Giulio Bardi (Team representative), in a meeting held today in Vallelunga, unanimously...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
WSS: Ten Kate Honda Assen weekend summary

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Assen weekend summary

Home run! The fourth round of the World Supersport Championship at Assen proved successful all round for the HANNspree Ten Kate Honda team. The Holland-based team were determined to achieve a good result at their home circuit and didn't...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-12-23

Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-12-23

Miller Motorsports Park Receives 2008 World Superbike Organizer Award TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (December 23, 2008) -- Miller Motorsports Park is honored to have been named the recipient of the 2008 World Superbike Organizer Award from the FGS ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Yamaha Race Training programme summary
FIM

Yamaha Race Training programme summary

Sixth Yamaha Race Training sees biggest turn-out yet in Valencia Last week at a sunny Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia on Spain's east coast, a gathering of Yamaha racing teams and riders from thirteen countries occupied thirty-one pit-boxes at...

Mon 04 Aug 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Brands Hatch summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Brands Hatch summary

Parkes fourth after a confused WSS race Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) finished in fourth position in what was an aggregated race at Brands Hatch - started late because of an earlier race delay, stopped at one stage due to rain, with...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox Team 460 2. Troy Corser ...

Wed 28 May 2008
FIM to observe World Environment Day in Utah
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FIM to observe World Environment Day in Utah

FIM to Observe World Environment Day at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (May 27, 2008) --The Federation International De Motocyclisme (FIM), the international sporting body for motorcycle racing, in conjunction with the United...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

The 2009 provisional calendar of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships and Superstock 1000cc FIM Cup is the following: <pre> Dates Country Circuit Sbk Ssp Stk Mar 1 Australia Phillip Island X...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
James Ellison Donington preview

James Ellison Donington preview

WORLD STAGE BECKONS FOR ELLSION After sitting out the last round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park last weekend, due to a wrist injury sustained in training the week previously, Hydrex Bike Animal Honda rider James...

Thu 30 Oct 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

Parkes and Foret out to secure final 2008 prize Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) and Fabien Foret (Yamaha World Supersport Team) will be out to end the season on a high note at the Parkalgar circuit in Portugal. Each rider has...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
New Yamaha V-Max launched

New Yamaha V-Max launched

Word on the street: V-Max is back! There's been talk on the street for some while, bikers chatting in hushed tones about the rumoured return of The Legend. Now it's official, Yamaha has proudly announced that one of the most talked about bikes...

Sun 15 Jun 2008
Standings after Nurburgring

Standings after Nurburgring

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox Team 227 2. Carlos Checa ...

Fri 09 May 2008
WSS: YZF Yamaha Monza preview

WSS: YZF Yamaha Monza preview

Baz in great shape, Barrier to have surgery Loris Baz, who is now in second position in the Superstock 600 European Championship, is confident for the Monza race. Sylvain Barrier (in the FIM Cup Superstock 1000) will have surgery soon after...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Race 1 results

Portimao: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Haga takes another double win as Yamaha dominate the podium in Vallelunga Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) had an outstanding raceday at Vallelunga, scoring a double win and promoting himself to third in the championship after two ...

Fri 09 May 2008
Monza: Series pre-event news

Monza: Series pre-event news

Monza gets ready for another slipstreaming thriller As the gates opened at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza for the traditional SBK Open Paddock, riders taking part in this weekend's races have been facing up to an intense day of PR activity,...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Tommy Bridewell Yamaha test summary

Tommy Bridewell Yamaha test summary

BRIDEWELL IMPRESSES ON YAMAHA TEST Following on from a battling World Superbike debut at Portimao last weekend, Tommy Bridewell was invited to test for the Yamaha Lorenzini by Leoni team which he did at the Portuguese circuit today and as a ...

Sun 01 Jun 2008
Standings after Utah

Standings after Utah

Pos Rider Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox Team 194 2. Carlos Checa Hannspree Ten...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Paul Bird finalises details at Kawasaki Motors UK

Paul Bird finalises details at Kawasaki Motors UK

Owner of the PBM team, Paul Bird, visited Kawasaki Motors UK on Friday 7 November to conclude the last areas of his agreement with the Japanese manufacturer in becoming their official World Superbike racing partner. Paul and Steve Guttridge, ...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Team NB Suzuki weekend summary

Portimao: Team NB Suzuki weekend summary

BATTLING PERFORMANCE BY BRIDEWELL IN PORTIMAO Team NB Suzuki rider Tommy Bridewell overcame a number of problems to record his first World Superbike Championship finish on his debut at the brand new Portimao circuit on the Portuguese ...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Portimao: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Portimao: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Wet Superpole sees Corser seventh and Haga tenth A dry start to the day ended up in a wet Superpole and such were the deteriorating conditions shortly after the start of the final 50-minute session that Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team)...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

Portimao: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

LAVILLA JUST MISSES OUT ON PORTIMAO PODIUM In the final round of the Hannspree World Superbike Championship at the brand new Portimao circuit on the Portuguese Algarve, Vent Axia VK Honda rider Gregorio Lavilla rounded off the season with a ...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
Utah: Ducati weekend summary

Utah: Ducati weekend summary

FABRIZIO STEPS UP TO THE PODIUM IN BOTH OF TODAY'S SUPERBIKE RACES AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK Miller - Salt Lake City (USA): Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) proves that he has taken a liking to America and the Miller Motorsports Park circuit,...

Sun 29 Jun 2008
Yamaha Champions golf outing notes

Yamaha Champions golf outing notes

Yamaha Champions Challenge, a great success... by par! Yamaha kicked off the Misano racing weekend with a very different sport in the San Marino sunshine yesterday. Yamaha riders Troy Corser, Noriyuki Haga, Fabien Foret, David Checa and Shinichi...

Thu 26 Jun 2008
Misano: Team YZF Yamaha preview

Misano: Team YZF Yamaha preview

A PROMISING SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON After the first seven races until now, the Misano race is the gate to the second part of the year. It looks very interesting and there should be plenty of good quality show until the final event on...

Wed 04 Jun 2008
Utah: Noriyuki Haga weekend summary

Utah: Noriyuki Haga weekend summary

Haga swops pain for points Following a painful crash last weekend at the Salt Lake City circuit, Noriyuki Haga went on to astound doctors and race fans by climbing back on his R1 and taking a ten point chunk out of Troy Bayliss's championship ...

Sat 31 May 2008
Bayliss fastest in Friday's USA qualifying runs

Bayliss fastest in Friday's USA qualifying runs

Troy Bayliss placed his Ducati 1098 F08 fastest in the first qualifying session on Friday, May 30, at the Miller Motorsports Park circuit near Salt Lake City, Utah. With a time of 1:49.394 (161.482 mph) on the outer loop, Bayliss now holds the...

Mon 12 May 2008
Monza: Series weekend summary

Monza: Series weekend summary

Neukirchner and Haga share the wins in spectacular day of World Superbike action at Monza Max Neukirchner (Alstare Suzuki) and Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia) shared the wins in the IDS Italian Round of the HANNspree FIM Superbike World...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Assen: Series weekend summary

Assen: Series weekend summary

Double Dutch delight for Bayliss at Assen Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) powered to his second double of the year with two convincing wins at the Assen TT Circuit in the Netherlands in the fourth round of the HANNspree FIM Superbike World ...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Yamaha Kyalami test notes 2008-12-12

Yamaha Kyalami test notes 2008-12-12

Spies and Sykes put the 2009 WSB Yamaha R1 through its paces in South Africa 2009 Yamaha Motor Italia Superbike riders Ben Spies and Tom Sykes have endured some serious heat on their three day test in Kyalami. The young riders have endured track...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Michael Schumacher special guest at Portimao

Michael Schumacher special guest at Portimao

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher had a busy couple of days in Portugal on Sunday and Monday as special guest of the Superbike Championship at the Portimao circuit. The German, who has been devoting considerable time to his...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams Friday notes

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams Friday notes

Haga quickest with Corser close behind Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) made another strong start to race weekend, securing provisional pole despite having very little track time at his disposal. The rains that have peppered the ...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
WSS: Yamaha Spain Team ready for 2008

WSS: Yamaha Spain Team ready for 2008

2008 will be the Yamaha Spain World Supersport Team's second season in World Supersport, being a newcomer last year and having successfully contested the Spanish Supersport Championship for the past five years. David Salom, will remain with the...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
FIM Superbike 2009 calendar (revised)

FIM Superbike 2009 calendar (revised)

The 2009 calendar of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships and Superstock 1000cc FIM Cup is the following : <pre> Dates Country Circuit Sbk Ssp Stk Mar 1 Australia Phillip Island X ...