July

World Superbikes: Kawasaki confirm factory support

World Superbikes: Kawasaki confirm factory support

Kawasaki has announced they will be upping their factory involvement in the World Superbike Championship for the next four years starting in 2008.   The Japanese factory currently run their...

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Decision time for Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Decision time for Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland

James Toseland will sit down with his manager Roger Burnett today (Tuesday) to evaluate his options to either ride in MotoGP or stay in World Superbikes with Honda in 2008. James Toseland has a...

Brands Hatch WSB: GR Motorsport's British wild card entry

Brands Hatch WSB: GR Motorsport's British wild card entry

GR Motorsport have one of the few British wild card entries at this weekend’s Brands Hatch World Superbikes round but are intending to use it as a springboard to a return to the European stage. The...

Beowulf Racing star Gino Rea faces a busy weekend

Beowulf Racing star Gino Rea faces a busy weekend

Seventeen-year-old Gino Rea faces a busy weekend aboard the Beowulf Suzuki GSX600-R. He’s not only racing in the the eighth round race of the 2007 European Superstock 600 Championship, but also be...

Iannuzzo lobs it at Brno

Iannuzzo lobs it at Brno

Vittorio Iannuzzo drops it at the recent Brno WSB round.

Suzuka Eight Hour: James Toseland on provisional pole

Suzuka Eight Hour: James Toseland on provisional pole

James Toseland made his mark on the Suzuka 8-hour race by taking provisional pole position in the first qualifying session for Sunday’s prestigious event, setting the best lap so far in any...

World Superbikes set for US return in 2008

World Superbikes set for US return in 2008

Next year's WSB calendar is already taking shape with confirmation that the series will head to America to race at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah. It looks likely that only the Superbike class will...

Tommy Hill tests Supersport R6 in preparation for Brands Hatch

Tommy Hill tests Supersport R6 in preparation for Brands Hatch

Tommy Hill acclimatised for next weekend’s World Supersport ride on the SPP Yamaha R6 by riding the Virgin Yamaha R6 at Cadwell on Tuesday afternoon.  Tommy Hill was at Cadwell primarily to...

Video: Brno World Supersport highlights

Britain’s Craig Jones has taken a fantastic second place in the Brno round of the World Supersport championship behind championship leader Keenan Sofuoglu. Check out the video below to see the highlights of the race. Get more at WorldSBK.TV

James Toseland's Suzuka adventure starts

James Toseland's Suzuka adventure starts

James Toseland has just arrived in Japan for the start of the most important few days of his season. The World Superbike title leader is on his way to the Honda-owned Suzuka circuit to take...

Video: Brno World Superbikes race 1 highlights

James Toseland took the win in the first race at the Brno round of the World Superbike Championship after a race-long struggle with Max Biaggi. Check out  the video below to watch the highlights of the race. Get more on Worldsbk.tv

Heroes in Misano

Heroes in Misano

My husband Harold and myself went to the FIM Rally in Cesenatico, Italy in June. When it finished we went down to Misano Adriatico where we met my hero Frankie Chilli on his beach. As you can see,...

Brno World Superbikes: Biaggi denies Toseland the double

Brno World Superbikes: Biaggi denies Toseland the double

James Toseland was denied a double at the Brno round of the World Superbike championship as Max Biaggi took the win in the second race. Again it was Toseland Biaggi and Haga at the...

Video: Toseland dedicates win to Ollie Bridewell

James Toseland dedicated his race race win at the Brno round fo the World Superbike championship to British Superbike racer Ollie Bridewell who died on Friday. Talking in the post race press conference Toseland first explains how Biaggi got injured by a stone thrown from Toseland's rear wheel then goes on to dedicate the win to the memory of Ollie.    

Brno World Supersport: Britain's Craig Jones second behind Sofuoglu

Brno World Supersport: Britain's Craig Jones second behind Sofuoglu

Britain’s Craig Jones has taken a fantastic second place in the Brno round of the World Supersport championship. Jones spent most of the race trying to chase down championship leader and race winner...

Brno World Superbikes: Toseland wins race one

Brno World Superbikes: Toseland wins race one

James Toseland took the win in the first race at the Brno round of the World Superbike Championship after a race-long struggle with Max Biaggi. Toseland pulled away from the field right from the...

Video: Brno World Superbikes Superpole highlights

Noriyuki Haga had already set the fastest lap of the two qualifying sessions for the Brno round of the World Suerbike championship. Check out the video below to watch as he takes pole for the race with the fastest ever lap of the circuit on a Superbike. Watch the whole weekend live at Worldsbk.tv

Brno World Superbikes: Haga takes pole with incredible sub two minute lap

Brno World Superbikes: Haga takes pole with incredible sub two minute lap

Noriyuki Haga expressed his surprise at his Superpole time where he became the first man ever to lap under two minutes around the Brno track on a Superbike. Having qualified fastest the Yamaha man...

Brno World Superbikes: Sofuoglu dominates Supersport

Brno World Superbikes: Sofuoglu dominates Supersport

Kenan Sofuoglu showed his World Supersport rivals the way to go in final qualifying when the 22 year old Turk took pole position by a significant 0.567 seconds. Sofuoglu has been fastest in every...

Brno World Superbikes: Haga tops final qualifying

Brno World Superbikes: Haga tops final qualifying

Noriyuki Haga maintained control of the Brno World Superbike round by topping the time sheets in second qualifying this morning. Haga set provisional pole on only his second flying lap of the session...

Ten Kate to test electronic shock

Ten Kate to test electronic shock

World Supersport series leader Kenan Sofuoglu will test the WP electronically controlled rear shock on his Hannspree Ten Kate Honda today. The rear shock incorporates it’s own Electronically...

Yamaha's Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser first and second in Brno

Yamaha's Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser first and second in Brno

Yamaha men Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser set the pace in the first qualifying session at Brno today. Noriyuki Haga who won at the Czech track from 16th on the grid in 2005 set a best lap of 2m01.603s.

Brno World Superbikes: Kenan Sofuoglu goes provisional pole for World Supersport

Brno World Superbikes: Kenan Sofuoglu goes provisional pole for World Supersport

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda’s Kenan Sofuoglu has recorded provisional pole position for Sunday’s World Supersport after going quickest in the first qualifying session at Brno.  The Turkish rider...

Brno World Superbikes: Kenan Sofuoglu goes fastest in first World Supersport practice

Brno World Superbikes: Kenan Sofuoglu goes fastest in first World Supersport practice

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda’s Kenan Sofuoglu was the fastest rider this morning in the first World Supersport free practice.  The Turkish rider recorded a best time of 2:05.564 at Brno this...

Brno World Superbikes: Max Biaggi goes fastest in free practice one

Brno World Superbikes: Max Biaggi goes fastest in free practice one

Max Biaggi surprised everyone to go fastest in the first free practice session in Brno onboard his Alstare Suzuki. Biaggi is traditionally a slow starter and rarely shows his real pace until race day...

Bayliss backs Kagayama at Brno

Bayliss backs Kagayama at Brno

Reigning World champion Troy Bayliss has backed last years double race winner Yukio Kagayama to win again at Brno as it will take valuable points away from his rivals.  Bayliss currently lies in...

Anthony West World Supersport replacement revealed

Anthony West World Supersport replacement revealed

Jason O’Halloren will partner fellow Aussie Broc Parkes in the factory Yamaha World Supersport team at Brno this weekend. O’Halloren replaces Anthony West who recently quit the team after switching to...

Steve Martin’s British Yamaha connection

Steve Martin’s British Yamaha connection

After testing the British Superbikes Virgin Yamaha R1 last week, Australian Steve Martin is still waiting to hear if he will join the British squad later in the year. Meanwhile the 37-year-old...

Czech World Superbikes: Alto Evolution bring in security guards

Czech World Superbikes: Alto Evolution bring in security guards

The Alto Evolution squad were back in the World Superbike paddock in Brno for the first time since Silverstone following their team truck and bikes being hijacked and then subsequently impounded by...

Video: Josh Brookes at World Supersport Vallelunga test

Video: Josh Brookes at World Supersport Vallelunga test

Australian Josh Brookes put three years of disappointment behind him to set the fastest time in Vallelunga first time out for his new Honda World Supersport team. We caught up with him to see how he...

James Toseland in number one Honda team for Suzuka 8-hour

James Toseland in number one Honda team for Suzuka 8-hour

James Toseland has been confirmed to ride in Honda’s number one factory team in this year’s Suzuka 8-hour race at the end of July. Toseland will partner Japans Ryuichi Kiyonari on the number one Honda...

Ducati 1200 Superbike in demand

Ducati 1200 Superbike in demand

Ducati’s WSB boss Davide Tardozzi has revealed that they won’t be able to build enough of their 1200cc Superbikes to meet demand. Tardozzi claims that there is massive interest from teams to run the...

Video: World Superbike Vallelunga action and report

The recent mid-season World Superbike test in Vallelunga saw some interesting developments with Ruben Xaus taking the fastest lap and James Toseland testing a new electronic suspension unit. Check out the video below to see the top riders in action and hear how they all got on.

New boy Josh Brookes tops World Supersport at Vallelunga test

New boy Josh Brookes tops World Supersport at Vallelunga test

Australian Josh Brookes put three years of disappointment behind him to set the fastest time in Vallelunga first time out for his new Honda World Supersport team. Riding for Stiggy Honda after a...

Ruben Xaus fastest at Vallelunga World Superbike test

Ruben Xaus fastest at Vallelunga World Superbike test

Spaniard Ruben Xaus showed that he is still as fast as anyone and made the best possible use of his one and only qualifying tyre to set the fastest time at day two of the Vallelunga WSB test. Unlike...

Troy Bayliss from Toseland and Haga in Vallelunga

Troy Bayliss from Toseland and Haga in Vallelunga

Troy Bayliss continued to set the pace in WSB by topping the time sheets after day one at a scorching Vallelunga test in Italy. The Australian has won the last three races and is on a role determined...