World Superbikes (April 2002)

  • Frankie out for Sugo

    15 April 2002

    Frankie out for Sugo

    Frankie Chili has no chance of being fit for this weekend’s Japanese round of WSB at Sugo.The NCR Ducati rider broke his collarbone in a clash with Ruben Xaus on the warm-up lap of race one in Phillip...

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  • Hodgson just misses out in Sugo Superpole

    15 April 2002

    Hodgson just misses out in Sugo Superpole

    Noriyuki Haga may have taken the pole for tomorrows Japanese World Superbike round at Sugo, but Neil Hodgson was the closest man behind him, 0.017 seconds behind him. Japanese wildcard and previous...

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  • Izutsu injured in qualifying at Sugo

    15 April 2002

    Izutsu injured in qualifying at Sugo

    Eight crashes, three stoppages and three restarts marked one of the most incident-laden qualifying sessions in the history of WSB at Sugo on Friday – with Hitoyasu Izutsu ruling himself out of racing...

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  • James Toseland: In his own words

    15 April 2002

    Starguide: How was dinner?JamesToseland: Hi...yeah it was ok...we've eaten at the same restaurant for the last 3 nights now. And there's not that much on the menu. Steak is about it. Other than that it's noodles and more noodles!Masalmon: At the last few rounds no-one has really threatened Bayliss, how do you see this changing as we come into the European rounds?JamesToseland: Good question. This...

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  • Six weeks to Foggy bike

    15 April 2002

    Six weeks to Foggy bike

    Team Foggy Petronas road bikes will be ready to roll in just six weeks time and will go on sale another four weeks later, says the team’s marketing boss.For the full story on the Foggy WSB project...

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  • Business as normal for Bayliss at Kyalami

    01 April 2002

    Business as normal for Bayliss at Kyalami

    Troy Bayliss continued his dominance of World Superbikes in both races at Kyalami. In race one, he overcame early challenges from Edwards, Ben Bostrom and Noriyuki Haga to head Edwards and Ruben Xaus...

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  • US Superbike series bound for Britain

    01 April 2002

    US Superbike series bound for Britain

    We could see the likes of Mat Mladin, Eric Bostrom and Anthony Gobert dicing on British turf thanks to a new deal signed by American Superbike bosses and TV giant Sky.Sky have just clinched the deal...

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  • WSB updates to your mobile

    01 April 2002

    WSB updates to your mobile

    We’ve added a new rapid-reaction text message service for your mobile phone: MCN2U WSB Alerts.Subscribe and our trackside reporters will send you at least five messages over a WSB weekend, for £1 a...

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  • Edwards takes Superpole

    01 April 2002

    Edwards takes Superpole

    Honda rider Colin Edwards held off Troy Bayliss to take pole position for tomorrow’s races in Kyalami. Bayliss, second, was followed by fellow Ducati rider Ben Bostrom, and Noriyuki Haga on the...

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  • Chat live with Steve Hislop

    01 April 2002

    Chat live with Steve Hislop

    Find out how Steve Hislop is feeling after his victory and second place in the opening round of the MCN-backed British Superbike championship. He’ll be joining us live at 1pm, Thursday April 4 to...

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