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Mon 22 Dec 2008
Carloia nominated as Permanent Race Director
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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...

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...

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...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Yamaha Race Training programme summary
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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...

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 ...

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...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Paul Bird to run Kawasaki campaign

Paul Bird to run Kawasaki campaign

KAWASAKI CHALLENGE HAS BIRD 'DREAMING'... Following today's announcement that Paul Bird Motorsport will run the official Kawasaki World Superbike Championship Team from 2009, not only is team owner Paul Bird delighted, he has revealed that plans...

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...

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...

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 ...

Portimao: Race 1 results

Portimao: Race 1 results

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

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...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao summary

Parkes fifth after tough fight at new circuit After running in the leading pack for some of the 20-lap race at Portimao Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) could not stay in contention for the podium and finished fifth. The Australian...

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 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 04 Nov 2008
Portimao: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

Portimao: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

THANK YOU BAYLISS, THANK YOU NAKATOMI The last race of the 2008 Superbike World Championship was very emotional for everybody. Troy Bayliss, 3 times champion on a Ducati, ended his career with 2 fantastic wins and the pole position and the lap...

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...

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 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 ...

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, ...

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...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Race 2 results

Portimao: Race 2 results

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

Tue 08 Jul 2008
Series Vallenlunga official test preview

Series Vallenlunga official test preview

World Superbike and Supersport official tests on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th July at Vallelunga On Tuesday and Wednesday of next week the protagonists of the HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship and the Supersport World Championship will...

Sun 01 Jun 2008
Checa snares the USA pole at Miller Motorsports Park

Checa snares the USA pole at Miller Motorsports Park

Carlos Checa laid down the fastest of the flying laps in the Superpole contest on Saturday late afternoon at Miller Motorsports Park to snare the pole position for Sunday's first race in the FIM World Superbike Championship's USA event. On the...

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...

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,...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Thu 17 Jul 2008
Brno: Team YZF Yamaha preview

Brno: Team YZF Yamaha preview

BRNO, NAKATOMI'S FAVORITE CIRCUIT At Misano, for the last race of the Superbike World Championship, Shinichi Nakatomi had his best result of the year with a good 9th position. Last season, he finished 9th in Brno, and then two times 9th ...

Thu 30 Oct 2008
WSS: Yamaha YZF Jr Portimao preview

WSS: Yamaha YZF Jr Portimao preview

Barrier and Baz ready to confirm FIM Cup Superstock 1000 Sylvain Barrier, injured at Brno at the end of July, was back in Magny-Cours for the last race. He was always with the leading group and did a very courageous race, rewarded with the ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Vallelunga event removed from calendar

Vallelunga event removed from calendar

Following two years of successful collaboration, with record spectator attendance at the Autodromo di Vallelunga -- Piero Taruffi, the contractual agreement between FGSPORT and the SOCIETA' VALLELUNGA SBK has been terminated. The FGSPORT...

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)...

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 ...