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2009 Superpole Video Highlights

25 April, 2020
Missed today’s WSBK Superpole? You can see a few highlights here or you can head over to the SBK official website and see the whole 50 minutes of the shoot out and also see tomorrow’s races in streaming. If by…

No Kidding, Yamaha confirms Ben Spies in factory team

25 April, 2020
The third worst kept secret of the MotoGP paddock (the first was Stoner in Honda, the second was Rossi in Ducati) has been confirmed by Yamaha, that Ben Spies will replace Valentino Rossi at the factory Yamaha team in 2011.Spies…

Ben Spies and Tom Houseworth explain the Yamaha YZF- R1

24 April, 2020
Think you know everything about the Yamaha R1 Superbike? How about getting some cool info from the guys who really know how this bike is, Yamaha superbike rider Ben Spies and Tom Houseworth, his long standing crewchief.Spies took 4th and…

WSBK – More from Ben Spies

24 April, 2020
Ben Spies talks to Jonathan Green of On the Throttle TV after winning his first World Superbike Championship. His thoughts on the season, Noriyuki Haga, his tatics in the Portimao races and what he expects in MotoGP.Talking to Fabrizio Calia…

Ben Spies Takes Race 1 in the Qatari Desert

22 April, 2020
Ben Spies won his second race of the WSBK season in Qatar on his Yamaha R1, even if he didn’t have a brilliant start from the pole position he obtained yesterday, leaving the lead to an impressive Max Biaggi on…

Ben Spies replica helmet HJC FG-15

22 April, 2020
Here’s a Ben Spies replica helmet from HJC. The FG-15 is very light due to new composite fibreglass shell technology and the cheek pads can be removed and washed. The anti-fog visor has a double opening capacity and uses RapidFire…

Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies have tire woes at Sachsenring

20 April, 2020
Jorge Lorenzo inherited second place after Casey Stoner crashed out of second place in today’s MotoGP race at Sachsenring, but the Spaniard wasn’t happy with the hard rear tire that Bridgestone strongly suggested they use, instead of the soft one…

Ben Spies to undergo surgery – Updated

20 April, 2020
Ben Spies return to action at Indianapolis was very shortlived. The Pramac rider highsided during the third free praction caught out by the traction control on his Desmosedici, that doesn’t engage in first gear.The crash left the American with a…

Yamaha MotoGP 2011 Livery – Pics and Video

20 April, 2020
Yamaha MotoGP officially took the wraps off their 2011 effort with a press conference today at Sepang ahead of the second pre-season official tests, and as widely expected they will be running corporate blue livery and winging it with no…

Ben Spies interview (w/video)

19 April, 2020
Interview Ben Spies from Racesport.nl on Vimeo.The Iveco TT Assen is scheduled for June 25th and Yamaha is going to debut the special YZR-M1 WGP 50th Anniversary Edition livery and kick off a series of special events for their 50th…

Ben Spies SBK Bling-Bling Ring

18 April, 2020
Winning a World Championship has its perks. Ben Spies was presented this special Championship Ring by one of the WSBK partners Circuiti Gioielli. The ring was engraved with Spies’ name immediately after the second race at Portimao.Gianfranco Quartaroli handmade this…

Ben Spies: These Boots were made for Winning

18 April, 2020
For the only U.S. round of the World Superbike Championship that took place in Utah, helmet artist Aldo Drudi of Drudi Performance created a special design for Ben Spies helmet and boots. Not as wild looking as Valentino Rossi’s helmet…

MotoGP Aragon: Ben Spies fastest in wet FP2

18 April, 2020
After this morning’s wasted session, this afternoon’s second MotoGP free practice went into full action mode as the Motorland Aragon circuit was properly wet and the riders could fully use the rain tires without ripping them as it often happens…

MotoGP Estoril: Ben Spies fastest in FP1

18 April, 2020
MotoGPs free practice at Estoril was a waiting session for the majority of the riders who sat out the first half hour hoping for better track conditions which still had several damp patches and puddles in the final turn.At the…
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