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Makoto Tamada to return to racing full time in Japan

23 April, 2020
Despite being a former MotoGP and Superbike winner Makoto Tamada went off the racing radar almost all of last year.In 2010 the Japanese rider had signed a deal with Pro Ride, a team that was great in press releases, but…

WSBK – Pro Ride Skips Another Round

11 April, 2020
Once again Pro Ride Racing Team will be missing the fourth round of the World Superbike Championship that is taking place at Assen.The team has not shown up at the Dutch circuit, despite their website having a countdown clock that…

Kawasaki world superbike team prepares for the Nurburgring

11 April, 2020
Kawasaki World Superbike Racing Team riders Broc Parkes and Makoto Tamada are preparing for the Nurburgring WSBK. Tamada has been recovering from injury, while Parkes entered the Brands Hatch British Superbike Championship for a little extra riding, scoring three podium…

SBK 2009 Kawasaki factory Team

24 March, 2020
Kawasaki Motors Europe has announced that the Paul Bird Motorsport Team will be the official 2009 World Superbike Team. Makoto Tamada and Broc Parkes will ride the World Superbike Kawasaki ZX-10R.Steve Guttridge, Kawasaki’s European Race Planning Manager, said: “We had…

WSBK – PSG1 Team to miss USA and South Africa Rounds

23 March, 2020
After having to axe Aryton Badovini due to the economic crisis and keeping only rider Matteo Baiocco, PSG1 has now announced that they will not take part in two overseas rounds, Kyalami in South Africa and in the USA at…

Hopkins, Tamada, Parkes Crash at Nurburgring

18 March, 2020
Fortunately for the three riders involved in this horrific pile up at turn two on the opening lap of Race 1 at Nurburgring, all came out with minor injuries.John Hopkins was was hit from behind and high siding wiped out…

WSBK – Makoto Tamada with Pro Ride World

18 March, 2020
Makoto Tamada after being replaced in Paul Bird Motorsport- Kawasaki by Tom Sykes and Chris Vermeulen has found a new ride for the WSBK 2010 season with Pro Ride World Superbike Team.The Italian team, run by Marco Nicotari tried to…

Sheridan Morais to replace Makoto Tamada

16 March, 2020
Kawasaki’s World Superbike Team team has announced that Sheridan Morais will replace injured Makoto Tamada during the World Superbike Championship at Kyalami.The team had originally announced Broc Parkes would be the sole rider, but have engaged Morais who won the…

Makoto Tamada to take part in Suzuka 8 Hours

14 March, 2020
Makoto Tamada literally disappeared from this year’s international racing scene after subbing for Roland Resch in the WSBK Portimao round for Reitwagen BMW Team andwhen his Italian ghost team Pro Ride, due to sponsor difficulties and funding didn’t show up…