World Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2005)

  • Walker fined and banned

    14 January 2005

    Walker fined and banned

    Chris Walker has been fined £1000 and banned from driving for 60 days after being clocked at 130mph in his Subaru car. WSB star Walker was driving in Leicestershire on a 70mph stretch of the...

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  • Toseland's Tsunami aid

    07 January 2005

    Toseland's Tsunami aid

    WSB champion James Toseland has pledged to play a charity gig with his band for the victims of the south Asian Tsunami. MCN is looking into staging the gig so if you can help with a venue or want to...

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  • Haga back to Yamaha

    07 January 2005

    Haga back to Yamaha

    Noriyuki Haga has now been confirmed to return to the Yamaha World Superbike team in 2005. Haga will race a YZF-R1 for the Milan-based Yamaha Motor Italia team, having rode for Renegade Ducati last...

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  • Chili on WSB Fireblade

    01 January 2005

    Chili on WSB Fireblade

    After months of rumours Frankie Chili has finally confirmed that he will be riding a Fireblade in World Supebikes this year. The Italian was forced to abandon the Ducati 998/999 hybrid he ran last...

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  • Hodgson starts AMA test

    01 January 2005

    Hodgson starts AMA test

    Neil Hodgson has shown early promise on day one of the Daytona tyre test which marks the start of the AMA Superbike season. At the end of the first day of testing, the top two times belonged to the...

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  • Jordan bosses bike team

    01 January 2005

    Jordan bosses bike team

    American basketball legend and sometime film star Michael Jordan has announced he will run a team of Suzuki GSX-R1000s in the AMA Superbike championship. Keen biker Jordan owns a Ducati 998 and 999...

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  • Hodgson second in tests

    01 January 2005

    Hodgson second in tests

    Neil Hodgson finished the final session of the three day AMA Superbike test at Daytona second on the time sheets, with a time of 1:40.711. British former MotoGP rider and World Superbike champion...

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  • Hodgson hot in Daytona

    01 January 2005

    Hodgson hot in Daytona

    A dramatic second day of the three-day AMA Superbike test at Daytona saw Neil Hodgson finish the session third quickest as pace-setter, Yoshimura Suzuki's Mat Mladin, was knocked unconscious in a...

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