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Mon 22 Dec 2008
Carloia nominated as Permanent Race Director
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Carloia nominated as Permanent Race Director

FIM SUPERBIKE & SUPERSPORT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUPERSTOCK 1000CC FIM CUP New permanent Race Director The FIM-SBK Permanent Bureau, composed of Messrs. Vito Ippolito FIM President and Maurizio Flammini, President of FGSport, unanimously decided...

Sat 20 Sep 2008
FIM announces changes to World Superbike rules
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FIM announces changes to World Superbike rules

Superbike & Supersport World Championship Changes to the Rules The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs. Paolo Flammini (FGSport), Claude Danis (FIM) and Giulio Bardi (Team representative), in a meeting held today in Vallelunga, unanimously...

Sun 01 Jun 2008
Haga hurt in US event but will continue onHeadline

Haga hurt in US event but will continue on

Haga hurt in USA's Saturday qualifying incident Noriyuki Haga took a heavy fall during today's qualifying for the Salt Lake City round of the FIM World Superbike Championship, breaking his right collarbone. Noriyuki Haga. Photo by...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Yamaha Race Training programme summary
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Yamaha Race Training programme summary

Sixth Yamaha Race Training sees biggest turn-out yet in Valencia Last week at a sunny Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia on Spain's east coast, a gathering of Yamaha racing teams and riders from thirteen countries occupied thirty-one pit-boxes at...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox Team 460 2. Troy Corser ...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
New Yamaha V-Max launched

New Yamaha V-Max launched

Word on the street: V-Max is back! There's been talk on the street for some while, bikers chatting in hushed tones about the rumoured return of The Legend. Now it's official, Yamaha has proudly announced that one of the most talked about bikes...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

The 2009 provisional calendar of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships and Superstock 1000cc FIM Cup is the following: <pre> Dates Country Circuit Sbk Ssp Stk Mar 1 Australia Phillip Island X...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-12-23

Miller Motorsports Park news 2008-12-23

Miller Motorsports Park Receives 2008 World Superbike Organizer Award TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (December 23, 2008) -- Miller Motorsports Park is honored to have been named the recipient of the 2008 World Superbike Organizer Award from the FGS ...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
WSS: Ten Kate Honda Assen weekend summary

WSS: Ten Kate Honda Assen weekend summary

Home run! The fourth round of the World Supersport Championship at Assen proved successful all round for the HANNspree Ten Kate Honda team. The Holland-based team were determined to achieve a good result at their home circuit and didn't...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
James Ellison Donington preview

James Ellison Donington preview

WORLD STAGE BECKONS FOR ELLSION After sitting out the last round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park last weekend, due to a wrist injury sustained in training the week previously, Hydrex Bike Animal Honda rider James...

Fri 09 May 2008
Monza: Series pre-event news

Monza: Series pre-event news

Monza gets ready for another slipstreaming thriller As the gates opened at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza for the traditional SBK Open Paddock, riders taking part in this weekend's races have been facing up to an intense day of PR activity,...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Paul Bird to run Kawasaki campaign

Paul Bird to run Kawasaki campaign

KAWASAKI CHALLENGE HAS BIRD 'DREAMING'... Following today's announcement that Paul Bird Motorsport will run the official Kawasaki World Superbike Championship Team from 2009, not only is team owner Paul Bird delighted, he has revealed that plans...

Wed 28 May 2008
FIM to observe World Environment Day in Utah
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FIM to observe World Environment Day in Utah

FIM to Observe World Environment Day at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (May 27, 2008) --The Federation International De Motocyclisme (FIM), the international sporting body for motorcycle racing, in conjunction with the United...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao summary

Parkes fifth after tough fight at new circuit After running in the leading pack for some of the 20-lap race at Portimao Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) could not stay in contention for the podium and finished fifth. The Australian...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Race 2 results

Portimao: Race 2 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati...

Portimao: Race 1 results

Portimao: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati...

Thu 30 Oct 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

Parkes and Foret out to secure final 2008 prize Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) and Fabien Foret (Yamaha World Supersport Team) will be out to end the season on a high note at the Parkalgar circuit in Portugal. Each rider has...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
Portimao: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

Portimao: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

LAVILLA JUST MISSES OUT ON PORTIMAO PODIUM In the final round of the Hannspree World Superbike Championship at the brand new Portimao circuit on the Portuguese Algarve, Vent Axia VK Honda rider Gregorio Lavilla rounded off the season with a ...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
Portimao: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

Portimao: Team YZF Yamaha weekend summary

THANK YOU BAYLISS, THANK YOU NAKATOMI The last race of the 2008 Superbike World Championship was very emotional for everybody. Troy Bayliss, 3 times champion on a Ducati, ended his career with 2 fantastic wins and the pole position and the lap...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Vallelunga: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Haga takes another double win as Yamaha dominate the podium in Vallelunga Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) had an outstanding raceday at Vallelunga, scoring a double win and promoting himself to third in the championship after two ...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Yamaha Kyalami test notes 2008-12-12

Yamaha Kyalami test notes 2008-12-12

Spies and Sykes put the 2009 WSB Yamaha R1 through its paces in South Africa 2009 Yamaha Motor Italia Superbike riders Ben Spies and Tom Sykes have endured some serious heat on their three day test in Kyalami. The young riders have endured track...

Mon 04 Aug 2008
WSS: Yamaha Teams Brands Hatch summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Brands Hatch summary

Parkes fourth after a confused WSS race Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) finished in fourth position in what was an aggregated race at Brands Hatch - started late because of an earlier race delay, stopped at one stage due to rain, with...

Sun 01 Jun 2008
Utah: Starting grid

Utah: Starting grid

@>Superpole qualifiers: Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Carlos Checa Honda CBR1000RR 1:48.193 2. Max ...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Tommy Bridewell Yamaha test summary

Tommy Bridewell Yamaha test summary

BRIDEWELL IMPRESSES ON YAMAHA TEST Following on from a battling World Superbike debut at Portimao last weekend, Tommy Bridewell was invited to test for the Yamaha Lorenzini by Leoni team which he did at the Portuguese circuit today and as a ...