Haga (Ducati) and Spies (Yamaha) kick-start new WSB careers with wins at
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
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DONI TATA PRADITA 20TH
Kenan Sofuoglu (Honda) has been the fastest rider in the first free
practice session, in front of the World Championship leader Cal Crutchlow
(Yamaha) and his main opponent Eugene Laverty (Honda).
Ben Spies to move to MotoGP in 2010
Yamaha Motor Company., Ltd herewith confirms that Ben Spies, currently
2nd in the World Superbike Championship, will be moving to the MotoGP
Championship in 2010 to join the Tech 3 Yamaha Team. The Texan ...
DONI TATA PRADITA UNFORTUNATE
Doni did a good race at the Nurburgring, still suffering from his injured
shoulder. He tried very hard and went as high as the 15th position during
the race. But there was a technical problem with only one lap to...
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 ...
SPLENDID 11TH POSITION FOR DONI TATA PRADITA
Excellent race today for the young Yamaha Indonesia rider who finishes
11th after a great fight with riders having a top reputation like Anthony
West and Robbin Harms. This is the best ever result...
20TH TIME FOR DONI TATA PRADITA
The young rider Doni Tata Pradita for Yamaha Indonesia was 20th of the
first free practice session on Friday in the Supersport class on his R6.
The quickest man was Spaniard Joan Lascorz on a...
Crutchlow on the front row for World Supersport debut
Young British rider and World Supersport rookie Cal Crutchlow put in an
impressive performance in his first ever qualifying session for the
Yamaha World Supersport team and will start the ...
SYKES JOINS VERMEULEN AT KAWASAKI
Following on the recent announcement that Chris Vermeulen will race a
factory-backed Kawasaki in next season's World Superbike Championship,
team owner Paul Bird has today announced that it will be Yorkshireman...
With reference to several declarations published recently by daily
newspapers and weekly magazines, according to which the organizer of the
Grand Prix World Championship is reported to be evaluating the possible
participation of bikes equipped...
The Yamaha World Superbike Team has unveiled their new racing livery
for 2009, showing its new sponsors and 'war paint' for the upcoming
season. The team now fully belong to the Yamaha Motor Europe operations
and so have been renamed 'The Yamaha...
PARKES AND TAMADA SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST...!
In their final rides for the Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team, Broc Parkes
and Makoto Tamada posted their best cumulative score of any race meeting
this season together when they contested the final...
Spies equals Superpole record at Magny-Cours
Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) equaled the record of 10 Superpoles
in his rookie WSB season to line up in the front slot for the
penultimate round of the championship at Magny-Cours. The Texan ...
Ben Spies to make 'wildcard' entry into Valencia GP
Following the announcement on Thursday that Ben Spies will move to MotoGP
in 2010, Yamaha Motor Company announces that it will enter the Texan as a
wild card into the season-ending Grand Prix...
THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM CONCLUDES TESTING AT MUGELLO
Mugello (Italy), Wednesday 2nd September: The Ducati Xerox Team has been
on track at the Mugello circuit yesterday and this morning, as guests of
the Ducati MotoGP Team, to carry out two days of...
Crutchlow looking to extend championship lead in Germany
Following the DNF at Brno, British rider Cal Crutchlow is back from his
holidays and determined to make the points up at the German round of the
World Supersport Championship this weekend...
Crutchlow maintains championship lead in South Africa
Yamaha World Supersport rider Cal Crutchlow had a tough race in Kyalami
today missing out on the race win after being held up by the pack at the
start of the race. The British rider initially...
Spies Takes Five for Yamaha in Monza Superpole
Ben Spies made it an impressive five Superpole triumphs in five races
with a blistering lap in the decisive qualifying session at the
Autodromo di Monza. The Yamaha World Superbike team's Texan ...
Sterilgarda sponsors Yamaha World Superbike Team
Italian food brand Sterilgarda has joined up to sponsor the Yamaha World
Superbike team for selected races of the 2009 championship season.
Starting with the upcoming Monza race, the Sterilgarda...
QUICKER TIME FOR DONI TATA PRADITA
Young Doni Tata Pradita from Indonesia was faster today than he was
yesterday. This is positive, even if it is still possible for him to
improve his lap times.
Doni did the 28th time in 2'05.234, which is...
The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs. Paolo Flammini (IMS), Claude Danis (FIM) and
Giulio Bardi (Team representative), during a meeting held on 1 March in Phillip Island, unanimously
decided to introduce the following modifications to the...
Infront Motor Sports is delighted to announce that the winner of the
2009 World Superbike Organiser Award is the circuit of Magny-Cours,
The circuit, from a promotional, logistical and sporting point of view,
has guaranteed the required...
Russell Holland looking forward to Valencia
Still a lot to improve for the Echo CRS Grand Prix rider
Russell Holland and Echo CRS Grand Prix have completed the first two
rounds of the World Supersport Championship with a nineteenth position ...
Haslam Scores Podium Finish at First WSB Round
Leon Haslam (Stiggy Racing Honda CBR1000RR) first took a sixth, and then a
third place finish, in the 22-lap World Superbike Races at Phillip Island to
leave the opening round third in the overall...
THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM MOVES FORWARD, TESTING UNDERWAY AT PORTIMAO IN
PREPARATION FOR 2010
Portimao (Portugal) Tuesday 27th October 2009: Just two days after the
final round of the World Superbike Championship 2009 and the Ducati Xerox