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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 ...

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.

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,...

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...

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 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 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...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 --...

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...

Sat 08 Oct 2005
Marchiori joins Team Alstare Suzuki

Marchiori joins Team Alstare Suzuki

MARCHIORI SWAPS DIESEL FOR ALSTARE Maurizio Marchiori, who has worked for Diesel for over seventeen years - is joining Alstare, the motorcycle racing organisation based in Belgium. He was Communication Director worldwide since 1989 and then ...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Imola: Ten Kate Honda Saturday report

Imola: Ten Kate Honda Saturday report

WINSTON'S VERMEULEN SCORCHES TO IMOLA POLE Chris Vermeulen will start tomorrow's two eleventh round World Superbike championship races at Imola, Italy from pole position after setting the fastest qualifying time in today's one-lap Superpole...

Wed 31 Aug 2005
Assen: Foggy Racing preview

Assen: Foggy Racing preview

Foggy's last Assen blast! Carl Fogarty will bid an emotional farewell his favourite section of race track after his Foggy PETRONAS Racing team have competed at this weekend's The famous Northern Loop of the Dutch circuit will disappear after ...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
Assen: Team Alstare Suzuki preview

Assen: Team Alstare Suzuki preview

After the summer break, the Superbike World Championship resumes at the ever popular Assen circuit in the Netherlands, with both Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra riders Troy Corser and Yukio Kagayama looking for podium places. The fast, flowing ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Ducati Qatar test notes 2005-12-06

Ducati Qatar test notes 2005-12-06

BAYLISS BACK AT THE TOP FOR THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM IN QATAR TESTING Losail (Qatar), Tuesday 6 December: The Ducati Xerox Team has concluded its final test of the year at the Losail desert circuit in Qatar in superb form. After three days of...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Supersport Friday notes

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Supersport Friday notes

FUJIWARA BATTLES PAIN IN FRANCE Winston Ten Kate Honda's Katsuaki Fujiwara qualified on the provisional second row of the grid in this afternoon's opening qualifying session for Sunday's final World Supersport championship race at ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
San Marino warmup times

San Marino warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Regis Laconi Ducati 999F05 40:46.260 2. Chris Vermeulen Honda...

Sun 24 Apr 2005
Valencia: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

Valencia: Team Alstare Suzuki Saturday report

SUPER POLE MAN! Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Troy Corser lived up to his "Mr Superpole" reputation by comfortably taking Superpole at Valencia today. It was his thirty-first pole position in World Superbikes and his time of 1:35.676...

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 race two results

Lausitz race two results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ---------- 1. Lorenzo Lanzi Ducati Xerox Ducati...

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....

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Ducati Qatar test notes 2005-12-04

Ducati Qatar test notes 2005-12-04

LANZI AND BAYLISS IN THE TOP THREE FOR DUCATI XEROX TEAM ON DAY 1 OF QATAR TEST Losail (Qatar), Sunday 4 December: The first day of the Ducati Xerox Team's final 2005 testing session in the Gulf state of Qatar was a positive one as both Lorenzo...

Wed 04 May 2005
Monza: Supersport: TK Honda preview

Monza: Supersport: TK Honda preview

WINSTON SUPERSPORT RIDERS SEEK ITALIAN SUCCESS After a dominant start to the 2005 World Supersport championship, Winston Ten Kate Honda riders, Sébastien Charpentier and Katsuaki Fujiwara, head for this weekend's fourth round action at the ...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Team Alstare Suzuki Valencia test summary

Team Alstare Suzuki Valencia test summary

Poor conditions ruin test. The two-day test at Valencia was not as productive as it should have been for Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra, due to the inclement weather. The first day was a virtual washout and most of the riders only completed ...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
Imola Saturday qualifying times

Imola Saturday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Corser Suzuki GSXR1000 1:48.547 2. Yukio Kagayama Suzuki...

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...