October

Walker test hopes dented

Walker test hopes dented

Chris Walker’s race for fitness in time for his GSE Racing WSB squad’s important first test looks bleak.The pins in the ankle he damaged earlier this month in a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium have...

Edwards signs for Aprilia

Edwards signs for Aprilia

Colin Edwards has signed for Aprilia to ride its RS3 in MotoGP next year. There is no word yet on whether he will partner Regis Laconi in a two-man team.We will bring your more details very soon.

Scott Russell in comeback test

Scott Russell in comeback test

Former WSB champ Scott Russell is on the verge of an amazing racing comeback, despite nearly being killed at the Daytona 200 in 2001.He has been secretly testing for HMC Racing, an AMA Superbike...

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be set for a dramatic return to World Superbikes after an absence of five years.He last rode in the 1998 championship on a Yamaha YZF750, but he has been testing recently with AMA...

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Ruben Xaus has just been confirmed as Neil Hodgson’s teammate at the factory Ducati Corse WSB squad on the new 999.He renews his commitment to the factory after a torrid 2002 in World Superbikes,...

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda is set to quit WSB despite winning the 2002 World Superbike championship.You can read more on this story in the latest issue of MCN, out October 16.There had been rumours that GSE Racing would...

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

From next year the American superbike (AMA) series will run on broadly similar lines to the British domestic championship after officials finally settled on a framework to allow teams to run...

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Chris Walker has been diagnosed as having a broken ankle and tibia of his left leg after crashing out of a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium at the weekend.He was due to start testing with his new GSE...

Edwards out, Xaus in at Ducati WSB

Edwards out, Xaus in at Ducati WSB

Ruben Xaus will partner Neil Hodgson on the factory Ducati 999 in World Superbikes in 2003.The Spaniard is expected to sign shortly to fill the vacancy created by Colin Edward’s departure for...

First pictures: Bayliss and Hodgson test

First pictures: Bayliss and Hodgson test

These are the first pictures of Troy Bayliss and Neil Hodgson testing their respective 2003 MotoGP and World Superbike machines.The pair has just completed preliminary test at Mugello in Italy, just...

Edwards – the Aprilia deal in his words

Edwards – the Aprilia deal in his words

Early this morning (UK time) Colin Edwards wrote to users of motorcyclenews.com in our Racing - WSB section about his forthcoming deal to ride the Aprilia RS3 in MotoGP.He wrote: " Friday is...

GSE to stick with Ducati for 2003 WSB

GSE to stick with Ducati for 2003 WSB

GSE Racing has just announced that it will remain with Ducati in World Superbikes for 2003 and not join forces with Honda as had been widely rumoured.In a statement team owner Darrell Healey said: ...

Kawasaki bow out of WSB

Kawasaki bow out of WSB

Kawasaki has announced it’s pulling out of World Superbikes to concentrate on its fledgling MotoGP programme.The annoucement has long been expected - this year was the last in which its ageing ZX-7R...

Imola bike fault costs Whitham

Imola bike fault costs Whitham

The FIM has announced that Jamie Whitham has forfeited the fourth place he earned on Sunday at Imola thanks to a technical infringement of the rules.World Supersport regulations state that bikes must...

Rumours put Edwards on RCV

Rumours put Edwards on RCV

Following his stunning performance at the weekend, which saw him wrap up the 2002 WSB title for Honda, paddock rumours now have Colin Edwards back on an RCV in MotoGP for 2003.While the Texan Tornado...