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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...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Foggy Racing completes test in Spain

Foggy Racing completes test in Spain

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. Garry's track...

Ducati Valencia test notes 2004-11-18

Ducati Valencia test notes 2004-11-18

Ducati Factory WSBK Team Gets Down To Winter Testing in Valencia Valencia (Spain), 18 November 2004: One month after the end of the 2004 season, Ducati's championship-winning World Superbike team got its 2005 campaign underway with a three-day...

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...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
Foggy Racing FP1 debut test

Foggy Racing FP1 debut test

Martin and McCoy On Pace In PETRONAS FP1 Debut Foggy PETRONAS Racing's new Aussie pairing, Garry McCoy and Steve Martin, today experienced their first outing on the FP1 during the first day of a three day test at Valencia in Spain. This...

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 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 ...

Foggy Racing signs Aussie riders

Foggy Racing signs Aussie riders

Aussies rule for Foggy PETRONAS Racing Carl Fogarty has signed Australian pair Garry McCoy and Steve Martin for his Foggy PETRONAS Racing team's 2005 Superbike World Championship campaign. The two riders will have their first taste of action...

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...

Tue 19 Oct 2004
Walker returns to Kawasaki for 2005

Walker returns to Kawasaki for 2005

Chris Walker today announced that he will ride for the PSG-1 team in next season's Superbike World championship. The 32-year-old from Nottingham, England, was the first rider to secure a podium finish for Foggy PETRONAS Racing in this season's...

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...

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.

Tue 05 Oct 2004
Standings after Magny-Cours

Standings after Magny-Cours

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Points --- ------------------------- ---------- 1. J. Toseland 336 2. R. Laconi 327 3. N. Haga 299 4. C. Vermeulen...

Mon 04 Oct 2004
Magny-Cours race results

Magny-Cours race results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. James Toseland Ducati Fila Ducati 999...

Magny Cours: Ducati race report

Magny Cours: Ducati race report

James Toseland (Ducati Fila) 2004 WSBK Champion! Regis Laconi Runner-Up Ducati 999 1-2-3 In Championship! Magny-Cours (France), 3 October 2004: James Toseland (Ducati Fila) was crowned the 2004 World Superbike champion today at the ...

Magny Cours: Ten Kate Honda race report

Magny Cours: Ten Kate Honda race report

Muggeridge Takes Win Seven With Parkes Second Karl Muggeridge (Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR) ended a virtually perfect championship-winning season with a stalk and pounce race victory, following his team-mate Broc Parkes until the last lap, then...

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing race report

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing race report

Foggy focuses on further development for FPR Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker scored a top ten double in the final race of the 2004 Superbike World Championship to complete a second season of development for the PETRONAS...

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.

Magny Cours: Ducati final qualifying report

Magny Cours: Ducati final qualifying report

World Superbike Set For Final Showdown as Toseland and Laconi (Ducati Fila) Qualify 3rd And 5th at Magny-Cours Magny-Cours (France), 2 October 2004: The final round of the World Superbike championship at Magny-Cours is set to be a thriller as ...

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing final qualifying report

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing final qualifying report

It's Magny-fique from Corser and Foggy PETRONAS Racing! Troy Corser - the undisputed king of Superpole - claimed pole position on the PETRONAS FP1 for the final two races of the Superbike World Championship at Magny-Cours. Team-mate Chris...

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...

Imola: Friday qualifying times

Imola: Friday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Noriyuki Haga Ducati 999 RS 21 1:50.969 2. Steve Martin ...

Magny Cours: Friday qualifying times

Magny Cours: Friday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Sebastien Gimbert Yamaha YZF R1 24 1:42.599 2. James Toseland...

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 ...

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...

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing Friday report

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing Friday report

FPR riders on the pace in France Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Troy Corser and Chris Walker enjoyed a promising opening day of qualifying for the final round of the Superbike World Championship at Magny-Cours, France. Just two tenths of a...

Wed 29 Sep 2004
Magny Cours: Foggy Racing preview

Magny Cours: Foggy Racing preview

Foggy calls for morale-boosting finale in France Carl Fogarty has called for a morale-boosting finale to the Superbike World Championship from his Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Chris Walker and Troy Corser at the final round in Magny-Cours, ...

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Racing race report

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Racing race report

Muggeridge Takes World Championship After Sixth Race Win Karl Muggeridge (Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR) made his championship win secure with a superb display of front running race craft and sheer speed, outpacing his closely following team-mate Broc...

Mon 27 Sep 2004
Imola: Ducati race report

Imola: Ducati race report

Laconi Takes Double Win For Ducati Fila in Dramatic Day of Racing at Imola - Two Podiums For Toseland Imola (Italy), 26 September 2004: Regis Laconi claimed his second double win of the year in dramatic circumstances at Imola to move back...

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 ...

Imola: Karl Muggeridge claims Supersport title

Imola: Karl Muggeridge claims Supersport title

Muggeridge claims world Supersport title! It's official - Karl Muggeridge (Ten Kate Honda CBR600RR) is the 2004 Supersport world champion. The 30-year-old expatriate clinched the title with a superb start-to-finish victory in the...

Imola: Round ten, race two summary

Imola: Round ten, race two summary

Laconi at the Superbike double Regis Laconi (Ducat Fila 999F04) completed a perfect weekend with victory in race two at the Imola-hosted round 10 of the Superbike World Championship in Italy on September 25-26. The Frenchman's affinity...

Imola: Round ten, race one summary

Imola: Round ten, race one summary

Laconi pips Vermeulen After a doer struggle against Australian Chris Vermeulen, Frenchman Regis Laconi (Fila Ducati 999F04) has won the opening race in round 10 of the 2004 Superbike World Championship at Imola (Italy) on September ...

Sun 26 Sep 2004
Imola race results

Imola race results

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

Sat 25 Sep 2004
Imola starting grid

Imola starting grid

Pos Rider Bike --- ------------------------- ---------------- 1. Regis Laconi Ducati 999 F04 2. Chris Vermeulen Honda CBR 1000RR 3. Garry McCoy Ducati 999 RS 4. Noriyuki Haga ...