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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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
Misano: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

Misano: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

BEST RESULT OF THE YEAR FOR NAKATOMI With a very brilliant 9th position in the first race, Shinichi Nakatomi achieves his best performance so far this year. Last season, he finished 9th in Brno, and then twice 9th in Vallelunga. His best ...

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 ...

Sun 01 Jun 2008
Utah: Miller Motorsports Park Saturday notes
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Utah: Miller Motorsports Park Saturday notes

Checa Takes SBK Superpole, Spies Wins in AMA Superbike at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH -- Carlos Checa, riding the No. 7 Hannspree Ten Kate Honda, notched up the first Superpole of his short HANNspree Superbike World...

Fri 23 May 2008
Utah's Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-05-22
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Utah's Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-05-22

Miller Motorsports Park Prepares for HANNspree Superbike World Championship Event TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (May 22, 2008) -- No sooner did the last transporter roll out of Miller Motorsports Park this past Monday morning following the Larry H.

Tue 07 Oct 2008
WSS: Tommy Bridewell Magny-Cours summary

WSS: Tommy Bridewell Magny-Cours summary

BRIDEWELL CRASHES OUT IN FRANCE After qualifying in a fantastic second place, any hopes that Tommy Bridewell had of rounding out an eventful season in the Suzuki GSXR750 European Cup in style vanished when he crashed heavily on the third lap of...

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 19 Sep 2008
Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams Friday notes

Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams Friday notes

Haga fastest as Yamaha riders shine Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) set the fastest time of the first wet qualifying session at Vallelunga. In a great team display Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) went fourth fastest, ...

Vallelunga: Russell Holland preview

Vallelunga: Russell Holland preview

Russell Holland ready to race in Vallelunga Russell Holland is focused to get a good result here in Vallelunga for the 11th round of World Supersport 2008 (12th of World SBK). After the disappointment of the DNF at Donington Park, the Aussie...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Donington: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Donington: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Corser scores miracle podium in tough Donington weekend Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) secured a fine third place in the second race at Donington, in what was otherwise a particularly challenging weekend of action at a wet and dry ...

Sun 03 Aug 2008
Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying report

BAYLISS TAKES FIFTH POLE OF THE SEASON AFTER A "WET" SUPERPOLE AT BRANDS Brands Hatch (UK): After mixed conditions throughout the day it came as no real surprise when this afternoon's Superpole was declared "wet". Rain ceased almost immediately...

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...

Utah: Team Alto Evolution Honda signs American Pridemore

Utah: Team Alto Evolution Honda signs American Pridemore

TOOELE, UTAH - Alto Evolution Honda Superbike would like to communicate to the world motorcycle media that from the USA Round up to the end of the season a new rider will take part of the Superbike World Championship together with Shuhei ...

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 03 Oct 2008
Magny-Cours: Series Friday notes

Magny-Cours: Series Friday notes

First Superbike qualifying at Magny-Cours interrupted by rain The first World Superbike qualifying session at Magny-Cours lasted just 17 minutes, after which rain lashed the French circuit and no rider ventured out onto the track again. 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 ...

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 05 Oct 2008
WSS: YZF Jr Magny-Cours qualifying report

WSS: YZF Jr Magny-Cours qualifying report

Loris Baz champion! After a superb race, the very young Loris Baz (only 15) wins the Superstock 600 European Championship while finishing second at Magny-Cours. Loris Baz, always calm and never panicking despite the importance of ...

Mon 04 Aug 2008
Brands Hatch: Team Yamaha YZF weekend summary

Brands Hatch: Team Yamaha YZF weekend summary

First victories for Kiyonari Very beautiful victory in the Superbike World Championship for Kiyonari in race 1, in front of Bayliss and Biaggi. In race 2, the Honda rider wins again, in front of the Yamaha riders Haga and Corser. Troy Bayliss is...

Fri 13 Jun 2008
Nurburgring: Yamaha Teams preview

Nurburgring: Yamaha Teams preview

Yamaha riders go back to the future in Germany Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) approach the seventh round of the 2008 World Superbike Championship, at the Nurburgring in Germany this coming weekend, safe in the ...

Wed 14 May 2008
Monza: YZF Yamaha weekend summary

Monza: YZF Yamaha weekend summary

PRECIOUS POINTS FOR NAKATOMI Shinichi Nakatomi had two good races on the Circuit of Monza, but it was not easy for him because his right hand was still hurting from a practice crash. During the first race, there was a beautiful fight ...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Assen Friday notes

WSS: Yamaha Teams Assen Friday notes

Parkes fastest despite first day fall Yamaha World Supersport Team rider Broc Parkes secured provisional pole at the fast and flowing Assen circuit, despite a heavy high-speed fall in the free practice session earlier in the day, at the double...