World Superbikes (August 2005)

  • Mladin close to AMA title

    26 August 2005

    Mladin close to AMA title

    Mat Mladin won both races at the penultimate round of the 2005 AMA Superbike championship as Britain's Neil Hodgson struggled to lone fifth place after a race one crash. Mladin looks likely to take...

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  • Bid for signed leathers

    26 August 2005

    Bid for signed leathers

    MCN Auctions is offering you a unique opportunity to own a set of leathers that have featured in a well-known biking DVD AND been signed by a host of top WSB, Supersport and British Superbike riders...

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  • Goorbergh tests Suzuki

    19 August 2005

    Goorbergh tests Suzuki

    Jurgen van den Goorbergh has tested the Riza Suzuki GSX-R100 he will use at the Assen round of the World Superbike championship at a private test at the Silverstone circuit on Tuesday, August 23,...

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  • Mladin 'would walk WSB'

    19 August 2005

    Mladin 'would walk WSB'

    Neil Hodgson has ruled out a return to MotoGP and claims that AMA star Matt Mladin – and four or five other AMA riders - would walk off with the WSB title if they rode in the world...

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  • Lougher tops Ulster GP

    12 August 2005

    Lougher tops Ulster GP

    Honda rider Ian Lougher has taken three wins out of five at the Ulster GP. Lougher dominated all the 1000cc races taking the win in the Superstock and both Superbike races, while also taking fourth...

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  • Rizla Suzuki to race WSB

    12 August 2005

    Rizla Suzuki to race WSB

    The Rizla Suzuki squad will race at the Assen round of the World Superbike championship with a wildcard entry for Jurgen Van Den Goorbergh. The Dutch rider began the 2005 season riding in World...

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  • Endurance win for Suzuki

    12 August 2005

    Endurance win for Suzuki

    Castrol Suzuki has secured the World Endurance championship after winning the Oschersleben 24 hour race, which saw the MCN-backed British team Kawasaki Diablo 666 finish in third. After taking the...

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  • Prepare for Brands WSB

    05 August 2005

    Prepare for Brands WSB

    Brands WSB remains one of the biggest bashes on the biking calendar. Make the most of it with the free guide in this week’s MCN (out on Wednesday, August 3) – edited by James Toseland,...

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  • 12-page Brands special

    05 August 2005

    12-page Brands special

    Relive Brands if you were there - or feel as if you were - with our 12-page special on the WSB round. You'll find it - starting on the back page - in the this week's MCN - out August 10, 2005.. The...

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  • Jones 8th in Supersport

    05 August 2005

    Jones 8th in Supersport

    Stephan Charpentier has taken the win in the Supersport race at Brands Hatch but it was the Brit wildcards that put on the best show. Northpoint Honda rider Craig Jones was the man of the race,...

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  • Brands: Friday

    05 August 2005

    Brands: Friday

    The Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship is now officially underway. We'll be updating live from the event throughout the weekend. And if you're going to Brands, take your camera.

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  • Corser on Pole

    05 August 2005

    Corser on Pole

    Troy Corser continued his domination of Brands Hatch World Superbikes by taking the pole position for Sunday's race. The Aussie was the last man out and slowed in the first split but he managed to...

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  • Haga tops warmup

    05 August 2005

    Haga tops warmup

    Noriyuki Haga has topped the World Superbike warmup session on a gloriously sunny Sunday morning at Brands Hatch. The crowds have already poured in to catch the first session of the day and see the...

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  • Brands in pictures

    05 August 2005

    Brands in pictures

    There was so much going on at Brands Hatch for World Superbikes that the only way you can really get a feel for what was going on is to see it, so here are the best pictures of everything that’s...

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  • Brands: Your pictures

    05 August 2005

    Brands: Your pictures

    We asked you to send in your pictures of Brands Hatch world superbikes and here are some of the best that we’ve had so far. Click the images on the right to view a larger picture then check out...

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  • Haga takes second race

    05 August 2005

    Haga takes second race

    Noriyuki Haga has taken the win in the second race at Brand Hatch World Superbikes after another fairing bashing battle with championship leader Troy Corser. Haga dominated the race but only managed...

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  • Brands WSB in pitlane

    05 August 2005

    Brands WSB in pitlane

    Our intrepid MCN reporters have been braving the dangers of the Brands Hatch WSB pitlane during qualifying to give you the best view of the action in both pictures and video. Throughout the Brands...

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  • Corser wins close Race 1

    05 August 2005

    Corser wins close Race 1

    Troy Corser has just managed to hold on to first place to take the win in the first race at Brands Hatch world superbikes. The Australian rider started on pole and took the holeshot but Yamaha rider...

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  • BSB star wins '05 Suzuka

    01 August 2005

    BSB star wins '05 Suzuka

    British Superbike star Ryuichi Kiyonair has won the Suzuka 8 Hour race riding the No.7 Seven Stars Honda Fireblade alongside team-mate Tohru Ukawa. The pair survived the rain, thunder and lightning...

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