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
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
Photo by Dave Dyer.
Noriyuki Haga not...
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...
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.
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...
Laconi and Toseland (Ducati Fila) Commence Four-Way Title Struggle at
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...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
McCoy and Martin Make Tracks in Spain
Foggy PETRONAS Racing today completed a valuable three day test, with
riders Garry McCoy and Steve Martin feeling very positive about initial
set up progress made with their PETRONAS FP1s.