December

World Supersport: Chris Walker gets dialled in at Jerez

World Supersport: Chris Walker gets dialled in at Jerez

Despite mixed weather conditions, Chris Walker made the most of his three day test in Jerez last week onboard the Gil Motorsport Kawasaki ZX-6R.   Chris Walker who spent the last decade...

Video: Review of the World Superbike year

In the fourth of our reviews of the year we take a look at the 2007 World Superbike season. Check out the video below to see the highlights of the year chosen by MCN's World Superbike reporter Michael Guy.

World Superbikes: GMT switch to World Superbikes

World Superbikes: GMT switch to World Superbikes

After two season’s in World Supersport French-based Yamaha GMT94 team move up to the World Superbike championship in 2008 with David Checa and Sebastien Gimbert. And following on from their win in...

World Superbikes: Exclusive interview with Carlos Checa on his move from MotoGP in this week's MCN

World Superbikes: Exclusive interview with Carlos Checa on his move from MotoGP in this week's MCN

With his first test completed, Carlos Checa believes that his decision to quit MotoGP and join Ten Kate Honda in World Superbikes is the best decision of his life. Carlos Checa has followed fellow...

World Superbikes: Makoto Tamada and Regis Laconi test Kawasaki PSG-1 in Jerez

World Superbikes: Makoto Tamada and Regis Laconi test Kawasaki PSG-1 in Jerez

Makoto Tamada and Regis Laconi got their first taste of the all new 2008 PSG-1 Kawasaki at Jerez in Spain last week, but only got to complete limited laps due to rain and cold temperatures. Tamada a...

World Superbikes: 2008 calendar announced

World Superbikes: 2008 calendar announced

The 2008 World Superbike Championship has been announced with new races at the Nurburgring in Germany and Sentul in Indonesia making it a provisional 15 round series. The addition of Sentul in...

World Supersport: Tommy Hill frustrated but recovering at home

World Supersport: Tommy Hill frustrated but recovering at home

Tommy Hill is continuing to recover from his testing injuries sustained last month and is now back at home after spending last week in hospital.  Following surgery on his femur, pelvis and ankle...

Audio: Beowulf Racing working hard in testing

Beowulf Racing riders Gino Rea and Dan Linfoot continued their winter testing programme in preparation for the 2008 Superstock 600 European Championship this week. Testing at the Alcarras circuit outside Barcelona in Spain the team braved near freezing conditions to continue developing the Superstock 600 bike and the new more powerful Supersport bike they plan to campaign as a wild card in the...

Video: World Supersport: Andrew Pitt goes electronic

Check out the video below as MCN's World Superbikes reporter, Michael Guy, speaks to Hannspree Ten Kate Honda's Andrew Pitt about the new electronics for the 2008 motorcycle. The World Supersport rider, who will be joining the Hannspree Ten Kate Honda team full-time for 2008, shared his thoughts at the Qatar test a couple of weeks ago. To read about the battle of the electronics for the 2008...

World Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla confirmed for Paul Bird World Superbike squad

World Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla confirmed for Paul Bird World Superbike squad

As was predicted in MCN last month, Paul Bird has just officially announced that Spaniard Gregorio Lavilla will ride in a one-man World Superbike effort in 2008. Gregorio Lavilla will return to the...

Video: Beowulf Racing test at Cartagena for 2008

Beowulf Racing have just released this on-board footage of the team testing at Cartagena, Spain. In this video you can see on-board laps of the Spanish circuit from former 250MotoGP rider Dan Linfoot, Pat McDougall and Gino Rea. The Beowulf team look set to enter Linfoot in either the European Superstock 600 or FIM Superstock 1000 Cup championships for 2008. Gino Rea (18) continues with the...

World Supersport: Tommy Hill back in the UK

World Supersport: Tommy Hill back in the UK

Tommy Hill has finally been repatriated back to the UK following his sickening crash 11 days ago and a nightmare stay in a Spanish hospital. Hill high sided his Hannspree Althea Honda first time out...