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Mon 03 Oct 2005
Corser wins World Superbike title after rain cancellationHeadline

Corser wins World Superbike title after rain cancellation

Troy Corser clinched the 2005 World Superbike championship today under somewhat unusual circumstances -- the Australian took the title after a torrential downpour caused the cancellation of the second race of the Imola round. Troy ...

Wed 23 Feb 2005
Qatar: Aussie riders preview

Qatar: Aussie riders preview

Six-gun Aussie salute for world Superbikes The 18th instalment of the Superbike World Championship will commence in Losail, Qatar this weekend, with a record number of Aussie aspirants in action -- six. Four of the riders -- Troy Corser,...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Ten Kate Supersport Qatar test notes

Ten Kate Supersport Qatar test notes

World Supersport Test, 4-6 December 2005 Losail Circuit, Doha -- Qatar CHARPENTIER SIGNALS 2006 INTENT AT QATAR TEST Winston Ten Kate Honda's 2005 World Supersport champion, Sebastien Charpentier, has signalled his intentions for the 2006...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

MUGGERIDGE SECOND FASTEST IN FRANCE Winston Ten Kate Honda rider, Karl Muggeridge, set the second fastest time in this afternoon's opening qualifying session for the final World Superbike championship round at Magny-Cours, France on Sunday.

Thu 04 Aug 2005
Foggy Racing tests before Brands Hatch event

Foggy Racing tests before Brands Hatch event

FPR step up Brands Hatch preparations Foggy PETRONAS Racing stepped up their preparations for this weekend's eighth round of the Superbike World Championship with an encouraging one-day test at Silverstone. Although Garry McCoy was ruled out...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Ducati Valencia test, day one

Ducati Valencia test, day one

RAINY DEBUT FOR BAYLISS AND LANZI (DUCATI XEROX TEAM) IN VALENCIA TESTING Valencia (Spain), Monday 14 November 2005: Troy Bayliss and Lorenzo Lanzi encountered cold and rainy conditions today on their first outing for the 2006 Ducati Xerox Team...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Assen: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Assen: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Troy on the front row, Yukio just behind. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra riders Troy Corser and Yukio Kagayama finished third and seventh in Superpole today and will start tomorrow's pair of 16-lap races just behind each other on the grid....

Sat 16 Jul 2005
Brno: Foggy Racing Friday qualifying report

Brno: Foggy Racing Friday qualifying report

Superpole chances in balance at Brno Foggy PETRONAS Racing riders Garry McCoy and Steve Martin are both hoping for dry conditions for Saturday qualifying at the seventh round of the Superbike World Championship at Brno in the Czech ...

Sat 08 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Supersport Saturday notes

Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Supersport Saturday notes

Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Javi Fores experienced set-up problems today and ended with the ninth fastest time in qualifying. He should've improved his time in the afternoon session but an off-track excursion (when he lost five minutes...

Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Both Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra riders Yukio Kagayama and Troy Corser suffered in Superpole at Magny-Cours today, but it was Troy who came off worst. A tyre pressure problem in his rear tyre almost prevented him finishing the lap, but...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Imola: Ten Kate Honda rain-out report

Imola: Ten Kate Honda rain-out report

WINSTON'S VERMEULEN CONCEDES CHAMPIONSHIP IN IMOLA DELUGE Winston Ten Kate Honda rider, Chris Vermeulen, had to concede defeat in the 2005 World Superbike championship this afternoon after the second of today's two eleventh round at Imola in...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Suzuki race report

Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Suzuki race report

Yukio takes two podiums in final round. Troy bags a fifth and a fourth. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra riders Troy Corser and Yukio Kagayama ended the season in style at Magny-Cours. Yukio took a pair of superb runner-up spots, while Troy Corser...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Ten Kate Honda Qatar test summary

Ten Kate Honda Qatar test summary

World Superbike Test, 4-6 December 2005 Losail Circuit, Doha -- Qatar MUGGERIDGE AND TOSELAND COMPLETE SUCCESSFUL QATAR TEST Winston Ten Kate Honda's 2006 World Superbike championship pairing of Karl Muggeridge and James Toseland today ...

Thu 04 Aug 2005
Ten Kate Supersport Brands Hatch preview

Ten Kate Supersport Brands Hatch preview

WINSTON RIDERS TARGET BRITISH SUCCESS Winston Ten Kate Honda's World Supersport pairing of Sébastien Charpentier and Katsuaki Fujiwara head for the 4.2km Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, GB, this weekend for round eight of the championship that...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Supersport race notes

Magny-Cours: Team Alstare Supersport race notes

Javi fights for fifth. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Javi Fores finished the season with a hard fought for fifth at Magny-Cours today. The Spaniard made a good start, but Yamaha riders Parkes and Curtain together with the Honda duo of...

Sun 07 Aug 2005
Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race two report

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race two report

VERMEULEN GOES ONE BETTER IN SECOND BRANDS HATCH THRILLER In the second of this afternoon's two eighth round World Superbike championship races at Brands Hatch, GB, Chris Vermeulen added a third place to his fourth from race one. The race was...

Sun 09 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race one report

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race one report

WINSTON'S VERMEULEN WINS FRENCH OPENER Chris Vermeulen converted yesterday's record-breaking qualifying performance into victory in race one of today's final World Superbike championship round at Magny-Cours. The 23-year-old Winston Ten Kate...

Thu 04 Aug 2005
Brands Hatch: Foggy Racing preview

Brands Hatch: Foggy Racing preview

FPR hatch a plan for showpiece World Superbike event Foggy PETRONAS Racing are aiming to capitalise on recent technical progress to make the most of home advantage for the eighth round of the Superbike World Championship at Brands Hatch this ...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
Assen: Ten Kate Honda preview

Assen: Ten Kate Honda preview

VERMEULEN AND MUGGERIDGE AIMING FOR 'HOME' SUCCESS The 2005 World Superbike championship resumes this weekend at Assen in Holland, one of the most popular events on the SBK calendar and the home race for the Winston Ten Kate Honda team that is...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
Ten Kate Honda Racing Lausitz test notes

Ten Kate Honda Racing Lausitz test notes

RAIN CURTAILS WINSTON TEST IN GERMANY Rain on Thursday at Lausitzring in Germany cut-short a scheduled two-day Winston Ten Kate Honda test at the Eurospeedway circuit, limiting the team to just one full day on Wednesday. Chris Vermeulen and Karl...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Supersport race notes

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Supersport race notes

FUJIWARA BATTLES TO BRAVE SEVENTH Katsuaki Fujiwara finished seventh in today's final World Supersport championship race at Magny-Cours in France. The Japanese rider broke his hand in a practice crash at Imola a week ago and, despite...

Fri 30 Sep 2005
Imola: Team Alstare Supersport Friday notes

Imola: Team Alstare Supersport Friday notes

Second row for Javi on opening day. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Javi Fores ended the first day of qualifying with a solid second row grid place and is looking for further improvement tomorrow. His time of 1:54.397 was just about a ...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki race report

Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki race report

Podium and a crash for Troy. A fifth and fourth for Yukio. The tenth round of the 2005 Superbike World Championship at the EuroSpeedway Lausitzring was a dramatic one for Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra. The first of the two 24-lappers was ...

Sat 16 Jul 2005
Brno: Ten Kate Supersport Saturday qualifying notes

Brno: Ten Kate Supersport Saturday qualifying notes

CHARPENTIER FLIES TO BRNO POLE POSITION A fly embedded in Sébastien Charpentier's eye did not prevent the Winston Ten Kate Honda rider from setting the fastest time in today's World Supersport championship final qualifying session at Brno in...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Imola warmup times

Imola warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Lorenzo Lanzi Ducati 999F05 1:49.221 2. Regis Laconi Ducati...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Peter Bom - Ten Kate Honda special feature

Peter Bom - Ten Kate Honda special feature

INFORMATION GATHERING A successful motorcycle racing team relies on many things: well-sorted bikes, for a start; talented riders; skilled and dedicated mechanics; a strong team ethos; and information. Lots and lots of information. How the...

Sun 11 Sep 2005
Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Troy misses Superpole by the narrowest of margins. Yukio disappointed. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Troy Corser made a small mistake on his Superpole lap and missed out on pole position by just 73/100ths of a second! He had been up on...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
Standings after Brands Hatch

Standings after Brands Hatch

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Points --- ------------------------- ---------- 1. T. Corser 344 2. C. Vermeulen 234 3. R. Laconi 214 4. Y. Kagayama...

Fri 15 Jul 2005
Brno: Team Alstare Supersport Friday notes

Brno: Team Alstare Supersport Friday notes

Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra news 2005 Supersport World Championship Round 7, Brno, CZ Friday qualifying, 15th July Circuit: 5.403 kms. Weather: dry, sunny 26-30 C. Super seven on day one for Javi. Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Arie Vos to replace Charpentier in Magny-Cours

Arie Vos to replace Charpentier in Magny-Cours

There aren't many racers who find their way into the sport through remote control but Arie Vos is one of them. The 29-year-old was Dutch remote control racing champion in 1995 and 1996 and also competed at European and world championship level --...

Sat 08 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours starting grid

Magny-Cours starting grid

@>Superpole qualifiers: Pos Rider Bike Laps Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Chris Vermeulen Honda CBR 1000RR 48 ...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Imola race one results

Imola race one results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. Chris Vermeulen Winston Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
Ten Kate Honda Valencia test, day two

Ten Kate Honda Valencia test, day two

WEATHER AND LAP TIMES IMPROVE IN VALENCIA Day two of the Pirelli SBK test saw a distinct improvement in the weather after rain and low temperatures affected the Ricardo Tormo circuit near Valencia in Spain yesterday. Winston Ten Kate Honda's...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race two report

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race two report

VERMEULEN MISSES OUT ON FRENCH DOUBLE Chris Vermeulen was denied his second winning double of the season at Magny-Cours today when the chain jumped off the rear sprocket of his Winston Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR. Having won the 23-lap opener of...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki preview

Lausitz: Team Alstare Suzuki preview

Troy and Yukio aiming for podiums. The tenth round of the 2005 Superbike World Championship takes place at the Eurospeedway Lausitz, also known as the Lausitzring, in the former East Germany. The last time the Superbike World Championship was ...

Sat 03 Sep 2005
Assen: Ten Kate Honda Saturday report

Assen: Ten Kate Honda Saturday report

WINSTON'S VERMEULEN SCORCHES TO MAIDEN POLE AT ASSEN Chris Vermeulen secured his and the Winston Ten Kate Honda team's first World Superbike pole position by setting the fastest time in today's Superpole event at Assen in Holland. The...