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Sat 22 Dec 2007
Ducati tribute to Terblanche
AMA

Ducati tribute to Terblanche

Acclaimed motorcycle designer steps down as Director of Design for Ducati Motor Holding, Bologna, Italy. December 2007. * Tribute to Pierre Terblanche * By John M. Rossi Our sincere thanks to a friend and respected colleague, Pierre ...

Yamaha GMT94 moves up to World Superbike

Yamaha GMT94 moves up to World Superbike

After having contested in the World Supersport Championship for the last two years, the Yamaha GMT94 team will move up to the World Superbike Championship in 2008. In addition to this and following on from their Bol d'Or win in 2007, Yamaha GMT94...

SBM, Lavilla Jerez test 2007-12-20

SBM, Lavilla Jerez test 2007-12-20

Lavilla Laps It Up At Jerez Paul Bird Motorsport rider Gregorio Lavilla concluded a successful three day test at Jerez by racking up close on 200 laps despite varying weather conditions at the Spanish track. The 34 year old from ...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Miller Motorsports Park receives track inspection
AMA

Miller Motorsports Park receives track inspection

Zemke, Kizer Conduct AMA Track Inspection at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (December 10, 2007) -- AMA Pro Racing sent former Daytona 200 winner Jake Zemke and AMA Road Race Series Director Keith Kizer to Miller Motorsports Park...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
Lavilla confirmed at Paul Bird Motorsport

Lavilla confirmed at Paul Bird Motorsport

Following on from their announcement last month regarding the team contesting the 2008 World Superbike Championship, Paul Bird Motorsport have confirmed that they will field a single ride on board factory-supported Honda machinery in the fifteen...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
WSS: Yamaha Qatar test summary

WSS: Yamaha Qatar test summary

Parkes and Foret Fly on the New YZF-R6 Broc Parkes and Fabien Foret started the racetrack development work on the new YZF-R6 in good form, posting 1-2 on the timesheets and making significant gains in terms of the machine's overall ...

Yamaha Qatar test summary

Yamaha Qatar test summary

Corser and Haga on Competitive Testing Package Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser have secured encouraging lap and race simulation times during a three day test at the 5.380km Losail circuit in the deserts of Qatar by finishing second and third ...

Ducati Team Qatar test notes, day three

Ducati Team Qatar test notes, day three

BAYLISS (DUCATI XEROX) POWERS THE NEW DUCATI 1098 F08 TO QUICKEST TIME IN QATAR TESTING SESSION Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) made all the difference as he powered the new Ducati 1098 F08 to the fastest time on the final day of the Qatar winter...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
Alstare Suzuki Qatar test notes, day two

Alstare Suzuki Qatar test notes, day two

FONSI LEARNING, YUKI TESTING. It was another day of hard graft for Team Alstare Suzuki riders Fonsi Nieto and Yukio Kagayama in Qatar today. Conditions at the Losail circuit were better today because the wind was not as strong and there wasn't...

Ducati Xerox Team Qatar test notes, day one

Ducati Xerox Team Qatar test notes, day one

WINTER TESTING GETS UNDERWAY FOR DUCATI XEROX TEAM WITH BAYLISS, NEW SIGNING FABRIZIO AND 1098 F08 Almost two months after the end of the 2007 World Superbike season, winter testing got underway for the Ducati Xerox Team at the Losail circuit in...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
MMP 2008 schedule announced

MMP 2008 schedule announced

Miller Motorsports Park Announces 2008 Racing Schedule TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (November 12, 2007) -- As Miller Motorsports Park prepares to wave the checkered flag on the 2007 season, preparations are already well underway for 2008. The ...

Wed 10 Oct 2007
Magny-Cours: Steve Martin race report

Magny-Cours: Steve Martin race report

Martin, Metatarsals and Magny Cours Riding for the Celani Suzuki team at the final round of the World Superbike Championship last weekend, Steve Martin took the chequered flag in 16th position in race one after an on track incident lost him ...

Tue 09 Oct 2007
2007 Final standings

2007 Final standings

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Points --- ------------------------- ---------- 1. J. Toseland 415 2. N. Haga 413 3. M. Biaggi 397 4. T. Bayliss...

Ten Kate Honda reveals 2008 dream team

Ten Kate Honda reveals 2008 dream team

Following weeks of speculation, HANNspree Ten Kate Honda is pleased to announce its full rider line-up for the 2008 World Superbike and Supersport Championships. The Netherlands-based team will run a three-man squad in the Superbike class to ...

Norifumi Abe dies in accident

Norifumi Abe dies in accident

About the Passing Away of Norifumi (Norick) Abe It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Norifumi (Norick) Abe (32) on October 7, 2007, following a traffic accident. Norick Abe, as he is fondly known by motorcycle race fans around...

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race report

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda race report

Double tops for HANNspree Ten Kate Honda An astonishing display of true grit and determination enabled British rider James Toseland to secure his second World Superbike Championship title - and the first ever for HANNspree Ten Kate Honda. The...

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours race report

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours race report

Record-breaking Sofuoglu HANNspree Ten Kate Honda's Kenan Sofuoglu ended a near-perfect 2007 World Supersport season at Magny-Cours today with another spectacular race win. The victory sees the 2007 World Superbike Champion's results tally ...

Championship winning Ducati 999 bike retired

Championship winning Ducati 999 bike retired

END OF THE LINE FOR THE DUCATI 999 The final round of the 2007 World Superbike Championship at Magny-Cours also marked the end of the line for one of the most successful racing machines ever built by the Borgo Panigale manufacturer. Since it...

WSS: Yamaha Magny-Cours race report

WSS: Yamaha Magny-Cours race report

Parkes Takes Championship Second for Yamaha Second place in the race was enough today for Broc Parkes to secure second place overall in the 2007 World Supersport Championship. With four of the top six riders on Yamahas, including Hill who...

Magny-Cours: Yamaha race report

Magny-Cours: Yamaha race report

Yamaha Wins the 2007 World Superbike Manufacturers Championship Yamaha has won the 2007 WSB Manufacturers Championship with a 28-point margin following today's season finale at Magny-Cours. Both Yamaha Motor Italia riders put in 100% effort...

Magny-Cours: Ducati race report

Magny-Cours: Ducati race report

BAYLISS BRINGS 999 ERA TO AN END FOR DUCATI XEROX AS TOSELAND TAKES TITLE - LANZI CRASHES OUT OF FINAL RACE Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) brought the Ducati 999 era to an end as he finished second and fifth in the final two races of the year in ...

Mon 08 Oct 2007
Magny-Cours: Race 2 results

Magny-Cours: Race 2 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Noriyuki Haga Yamaha...

Magny-Cours: Race 1 results

Magny-Cours: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Noriyuki Haga Yamaha...

Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati 999 F07 1:40.160 2. Lorenzo Lanzi Ducati...

Sun 07 Oct 2007
Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Saturday notes

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Saturday notes

Blistering lap puts Toseland on pole The final races of the 2007 World Superbike Championship will see HANNspree Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland start from pole position on the grid. The current series leader heads into tomorrow's two 23-lap ...

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours Saturday notes

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours Saturday notes

Sofuoglu secures full set of front rows HANNspree Ten Kate Honda's Kenan Sofuoglu will start the final race of the 2007 World Supersport Championship at Magny-Cours from pole position. The feat will see him complete the season having started...

WSS: Yamaha Racing Magny-Cours Saturday notes

WSS: Yamaha Racing Magny-Cours Saturday notes

Yamaha Claims Two Front Row Seats for Season Finale Broc Parkes and Tommy Hill put in confident performances today to take second and fourth places respectively on the grid with another three Yamaha riders in the top eight for tomorrow's 13th...

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Racing Saturday notes

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Racing Saturday notes

Yamaha Lines up in Third and Fourth for the Showdown at Magny-Cours The Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team has its name on two spaces on the front row of the grid for the final race of the season tomorrow, with Corser in third and Haga in...

Magny-Cours: Ducati Saturday notes

Magny-Cours: Ducati Saturday notes

LANZI AHEAD OF BAYLISS AS DUCATI XEROX MEN LINE UP ON ROW 2 OF MAGNY-COURS GRID FOR FINAL ROUND Lorenzo Lanzi and Troy Bayliss will line up on the second row of the grid for the Ducati Xerox Team after a relatively below-par Superpole qualifying...

Magny-Cours: Starting grid

Magny-Cours: Starting grid

@>Superpole qualifiers: Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. James Toseland Honda CBR1000RR 1:38.501 2. Max ...

Magny-Cours: Saturday practice times

Magny-Cours: Saturday practice times

Pos Rider Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox...

Magny-Cours: Saturday qualifying times

Magny-Cours: Saturday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati 999 F07 1:39.651 2. Noriyuki Haga Yamaha...

Sat 06 Oct 2007
WSS: Yamaha Racing Magny-Cours Friday notes

WSS: Yamaha Racing Magny-Cours Friday notes

Positive Qualifying as Yamaha Five Positions in Top Ten Yamaha today had a successful first day of qualifying with the 2007 YZF-R6 occupying five of the top ten grid positions. Parkes was the top-placed rider for Yamaha with second place while...

WSS: Team Alstare Suzuki Magny-Cours Friday notes

WSS: Team Alstare Suzuki Magny-Cours Friday notes

XAVI SECOND QUICKEST ON DAY ONE! Despite problems with traffic and getting held up by slower riders in this afternoon's timed qualifying session, Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Xavi Simeon still managed to set the second quickest time ...

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Friday notes

Magny-Cours: Ten Kate Honda Friday notes

Positive start at Magny-Cours Day one qualifying for the final round of the 2007 World Superbike Championship took place in unpredictable weather at Magny-Cours in France today. HANNspree Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland ended the day as ...

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours Friday notes

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Magny-Cours Friday notes

Charpentier on top at home circuit HANNspree Ten Kate Honda's Sebastien Charpentier started the final weekend of the 2007 World Supersport Championship in style today by topping the qualifying timesheet. Team-mate and 2007 World ...