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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Donington: Noriyuki Haga medical update

Donington: Noriyuki Haga medical update

UPDATE: HAGA'S CONDITION IS LESS SERIOUS THAN EXPECTED; THE DUCATI XEROX RIDER TO UNDERGO SURGERY THIS AFTERNOON AT DERBY CITY HOSPITAL Derby (UK), Monday 29th June: Noriyuki Haga, Ducati Xerox Team rider and current leader of the World...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Melissa Paris draws Wild Card for USA event
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Melissa Paris draws Wild Card for USA event

MELISSA PARIS DRAWS WILD CARD FOR WORLD SUPERSPORT AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK Ready to mix with the best in the world, Melissa Paris is set to make her debut in the FIM Supersport Championship at Miller Motorsports Park, May 29-31. The first...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
Ducati Portimao test notes 2009-10-28

Ducati Portimao test notes 2009-10-28

THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM CONCLUDES PORTIMAO TESTING AND HEADS HOME TO ITALY Portimao (Portugal) Wednesday 28th October 2009: a cooler, overcast day characterised day two of testing at the Portimao circuit as Ducati Xerox riders Noriyuki Haga and...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Troy Bayliss V8 Supercar test summary

Bayliss on the pace in first V8 Supercar test with TeamVodafone. Multiple World Superbike (WSBK) Champion, Queenslander Troy Bayliss displayed his proficiency on four wheels today as he test drove Craig Lowndes 2009 TeamVodafone V8 Supercar ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Troy Bayliss to race Australian V8 Supercars

Troy Bayliss to race Australian V8 Supercars

WSBK champion to make V8 Supercar plans official at Queensland Raceway tomorrow Three-time World Superbike (WSBK) Champion, Troy Bayliss will attend tomorrow's Queensland Raceway V8 Supercar pre-season test day to announce his four-wheel ...

WSS: Doni Tata Pradita Phillip Island Saturday notes

WSS: Doni Tata Pradita Phillip Island Saturday notes

GOOD QUALIFYING FOR INDONESIAN DONI TATA PRADITA After being 20th in the first practice session, only 2 seconds behind the provisional poleman Andrew Pitt, young Indonesian rider Doni Tata Pradita improved his position to 19th, with a very good...

WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Saturday notes

WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Saturday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA ONLY 2 SECONDS FROM POLE POSITION Young Indonesian rider Doni Tata Pradita did a good qualifying session in Valencia (Spain) for the third round of the Supersport World Championship. He is in 18th position, only 2 seconds from...

Valencia: Kawasaki preview

Valencia: Kawasaki preview

Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team PARKES AND TAMADA AIM FOR TOP TEN IN SPAIN... The third round of the 2009 World Superbike Championship gets underway at Valencia in Spain next weekend with the Paul Bird Motorsport Team hoping for some better ...

Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

TROY BAYLISS WILL BE IN MONZA FOR THE SUPERBIKES AND ON BOARD THE GP9 NEXT WEEK Troy Bayliss returns to the track on a Ducati race bike! The Australian rider, who will follow this weekend's Superbike action at Monza from the Ducati garage, will...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Heidfeld and Corser swap F1 and Superbike
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Heidfeld and Corser swap F1 and Superbike

Theissen: "It's good to feel the support." Nurburg, 20th July 2009. The highlight of this year's one-day event at the Nurburgring for fans and partners of the BMW Sauber F1 Team was the vehicle swap between German Formula One driver Nick...

Utah: Ben Spies gets 'Texan Terror' make-over

Utah: Ben Spies gets 'Texan Terror' make-over

Ben Spies gets a special 'Texan Terror' make-over for his home race at Salt Lake City Yamaha World Superbike rider Ben Spies was wearing a rather special pair of boots and a unique one off helmet as he stormed to a double victory in the Salt...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle preview

Honda 2009 Motorcycle Racing Plans With its motorsports activities as the symbol of Honda's challenging spirit, the company has competed in a variety of races since the days of it's founding, aiming for the top level in the world. Constantly ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Ducati announces 2010 models

Ducati announces 2010 models

DUCATI PRESENTS 2010 INNOVATIONS FINALLY UNVEILED, WORLD PREVIEW OF THE NEW AND EAGERLY ANTICIPATED MULTISTRADA 1200. ALSO NEW FOR 2010: NEW "CORSE" LIVERY FOR THE 1198, TWO NEW HYPERMOTARD 1000EVO MODELS AND TECHNICAL ADVANCES...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Henleys and Morais join PBM Kawasaki

Henleys and Morais join PBM Kawasaki

HENLEYS AND MORAIS JOIN KAWASAKI WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM With less than a week to go before their guest appearance in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, former double British Superbike Champions and current World Superbike...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
WSS: Garnier Racing Team Junior Monza Friday notes

WSS: Garnier Racing Team Junior Monza Friday notes

GOOD FIRST SESSION FOR BARRIER AND BLACK Monza is a very special track because of its layout. As there is no practice on Friday morning, Sylvain Barrier and Gregg Black used the only afternoon practice session to find the best possible...

Ducati Phillip Island test notes 2009-02-21

Ducati Phillip Island test notes 2009-02-21

THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM TAKES PART IN FINAL TESTS BEFORE THE OPENING OF THE 2009 SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP Phillip Island (Australia), Saturday 21st February 2009: The Ducati Xerox Team have travelled to the Australian circuit of Phillip Island a ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brno: Yamaha Friday notes

Brno: Yamaha Friday notes

Spies and Sykes get to grips with Brno Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Ben Spies and Tom Sykes ventured out today for their first time on the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic. Both riders spent the first free practice session learning the...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
WSS: Magny-Cours: Team YZF Saturday notes

WSS: Magny-Cours: Team YZF Saturday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA IMPROVES Doni was quicker on Saturday than he was on Friday. He is improving regularly on a track where he is racing for the first time. Doni will start on the 6th row of the grid, with the 22nd time during...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Bayliss tests Jack Daniel's Holden at Winton

Bayliss tests Jack Daniel's Holden at Winton

TROY BAYLISS AND BEN COLLINS TEST JACK DANIEL'S RACING HOLDEN COMMODORE AT WINTON Three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss has tested a Jack Daniel's Racing Holden Commodore at Winton Motor Raceway under the watchful eye of former...

Noriyuki Haga surgery is a success

Noriyuki Haga surgery is a success

SURGERY A SUCCESS, HAGA WILL RETURN TO ITALY TOMORROW At 5pm this afternoon Ducati Xerox rider Noriyuki Haga underwent successful surgery at the Derby City Hospital. Having fractured the ulna in his right arm in yesterday's crash at Donington...

Series Imola test preview

Series Imola test preview

World Superbike returns to Imola for three days of testing The modified Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari circuit at Imola will echo to the sound of top-class motorbikes next week for the first time since 2006 as the World Superbike, Supersport and...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Jamie Whincup and Troy Bayliss for Youngcare

Jamie Whincup and Troy Bayliss for Youngcare

Two of Australia's biggest motor racing identities, Jamie Whincup and Troy Bayliss will on Wednesday swap their helmets for a harness and a rope to abseil down an 18 story inner-Brisbane building to raise money and awareness for ...

Qatar: Race 1 results

Qatar: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ----------------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Ben Spies ...

Thu 19 Nov 2009
Macau GP: PBM Kawasaki preview

Macau GP: PBM Kawasaki preview

PBM KAWASAKI AIMING FOR MACAU GLORY The Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team heads for the Macau Grand Prix this forthcoming weekend hoping that the trio of riders can emerge successful on the 6.12km Circuito Da Guia. Team owner Paul Bird has just...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Imola: Ducati preview

Imola: Ducati preview

IMOLA WELCOMES THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM FOR THE THIRD ITALIAN ROUND OF THE 2009 SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP Imola (Italy), Tuesday 22nd September: This year the Imola circuit takes the place of Vallelunga as the third Italian track on the World ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Nuburgring: Race 1 results

Nuburgring: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ----------------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Ben Spies ...

Donington: PBM Kawasaki Sunday notes

Donington: PBM Kawasaki Sunday notes

PARKES SALVAGES POINTS AT DONINGTON Arriving at the team's home race, the PBM Kawasaki World Superbike Championship Team were hoping for a strong showing at Donington Park but after a traumatic weekend, they left with just one points scoring ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Yamaha and HJC show their support for Abruzzo

Yamaha and HJC show their support for Abruzzo

Following a very public display of solidarity by the World Superbike Championship riders on the start grid at Assen in support for the Abruzzo community a charity auction is planned to give further help. Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Ben...

Miller Motorports Park WSBK event news 2009-04-02

Miller Motorports Park WSBK event news 2009-04-02

Miller Motorsports Park Adds Larry H. Miller Superbike Challenge to World Superbike Weekend TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (April 2, 2009) -- Miller Motorsports Park and the Utah SportBike Association (USBA) announced today that the Larry H. Miller ...

WSS: Doni Tata Pradita Phillip Island Sunday notes

WSS: Doni Tata Pradita Phillip Island Sunday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA: GOOD WARM UP, UNLUCKY RACE On Sunday morning, excellent result for Doni with the 6th time of the warm up session, out of a total of 30 riders. On a wet track he did a very beautiful performance. During the race, he had the...

Phillip Island: Series Sunday notes

Phillip Island: Series Sunday notes

Haga (Ducati) and Spies (Yamaha) kick-start new WSB careers with wins at Phillip Island Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) took his 1098R to the win in his first race for the factory Ducati squad in the opening round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Imola: Yamaha Sunday notes

Imola: Yamaha Sunday notes

Spies fights hard in Imola to keep championship title in sight It was never going to be easy for Yamaha World Superbike rider Ben Spies at Imola. Race one saw Spies in fifth off the start line, chasing Haga, Fabrizio, Rea and Biaggi. As the...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brno: Series Friday notes

Brno: Series Friday notes

Italian flavour for opening Brno qualifying Two Italians, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) and Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) powered to the top two slots on the opening day of World Superbike qualifying at Brno in the Czech Republic. The multiple ...

Donington: Series Saturday notes

Donington: Series Saturday notes

Spies gets back to Superpole domination at Donington Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) soon got back to his Superpole winning ways with his eighth pole of the year in nine races at Donington Park in the UK. The 24 year-old Texan was the only ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Paul Bird Motorsport 2009 season preview

Paul Bird Motorsport 2009 season preview

PARKES AND TAMADA READY TO ROLL... The 2009 World Superbike Championship gets underway at Phillip Island in Australia next weekend (March 1st) with the Paul Bird Motorsport Team hoping to turn the fortunes around for the Kawasaki World ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha dominates the racetrack with wins across the board Yamaha Racing is shining across the globe as its star riders continue to bring success in an incredible number of championships and race series both on and off road. In MotoGP both ...