World Superbikes (August 2002)

  • Now that’s a crash…

    26 August 2002

    Now that’s a crash…

    Barbequed CBR600 anyone? German Supersport rider Peter Koller can lay the blame for this hot little number on a loose fuel hose spraying petrol onto his rear tyre.Fortunately he escaped unhurt from...

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  • Edwards threatens with provisional pole

    26 August 2002

    Edwards threatens with provisional pole

    A new engine has given Honda’s Colin Edwards fresh hope and provisional pole in Oschersleben today ahead of Sunday’s World Superbike race in Germany.The Texan smashed the lap record by half a second,...

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  • Whitham out of Oschersleben WSS

    26 August 2002

    Whitham out of Oschersleben WSS

    Jamie Whitham has pulled out of this weekend’s World Supersport round at Oschersleben, Germany.The Belgarda Yamaha rider is still suffering from the effects of his horrendous 130mph crash at Brands...

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  • Hodgson storms to Oschersleben pole

    26 August 2002

    Hodgson storms to Oschersleben pole

    Neil Hodgson took a stunning Superpole to top the grid going into Sunday’s WSB round at Oschersleben today.His time of 1:26.502 was good enough to hold off Honda’s Colin Edwards and repeats his pole...

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  • Provisional 2003 WSB calendar

    26 August 2002

    Provisional 2003 WSB calendar

    The provisional calendar for the 2003 WSB championship has finally been released, and the biggest news is a new round at the amazing Sepang track in Malaysia as well as a new French round at Magny...

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  • Vermeulen signs for Ten Kate

    19 August 2002

    Vermeulen signs for Ten Kate

    Chris Vermuelen has signed to ride for the Ten Kate World Supersport squad in 2003.The 20-year-old Australian will move from the Ten Kate-backed Van Zon Honda to the full squad, replacing the...

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  • Edwards poised to sign for Ducati

    19 August 2002

    Edwards poised to sign for Ducati

    Colin Edwards has exclusively confirmed to MCN that he will sign to the Ducati WSB squad for 2003.He’s told MCN that he has signed a letter of intent to ride for the Italian factory and unless Castrol...

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  • Bostroms in serious boat accident

    19 August 2002

    Bostroms in serious boat accident

    Ben Bostrom, his former girlfriend Kat and brother Eric narrowly avoided being killed when their dinghy was hit by a motor boat while on holiday in Italy at the weekend.Bostrom said: " Kat is...

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  • Honda may quit WSB in 2003

    12 August 2002

    Honda may quit WSB in 2003

    There are persistent rumours in the World Superbike paddock that suggest Castrol Honda will either scale down, or even pull, their factory squad next season.The team is currently funded by Honda...

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  • Chris Walker webchat cancelled

    05 August 2002

    Chris Walker webchat cancelled

    MCN are very sorry to announce, that due to circumstances beyond our control, we will not be able to host the webchat with Chris Walker originally scheduled for Thursday August 8.Unfortunately...

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  • Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

    01 August 2002

    Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

    Colin Edwards and his Cabin teammate Daijiro Kato lead a clean sweep of the podium at the Suzuka Eight Hour on Sunday. You can read about Honda’s Suzuka victory in more detail in the latest issue of...

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  • Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

    01 August 2002

    Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

    Colin Edwards has been drafted in as a last minute replacement for the injured Tohru Ukawa in Honda’s Suzuka Eight-Hour squad on August 4.The Texan will partner Daijiro Kato on a Cabin SP-2. Edwards...

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