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Marco Melandri: We're starting on the right foot

26 April, 2020
One of our guys from Motoblog.it was in Munich yesterday at BMW’s headquarters for the 2013 BMW Motorrad Goldbet SBK team presentation and had a chance to interview Marco Melandri, who gave the German manufacturer their first important victories last…

Marco Melandri to test Yamaha R1 at Valencia

25 April, 2020
With the debate is still on if Yamaha will allow Valentino Rossi to test the Ducati Desmosedici after the final race at Valencia, team Gresini Honda has already made their choice and have denied Marco Melandri’s request to test Yamaha…

Marco Melandri Indianapolis crash pics

25 April, 2020
This incredible pics show Marco Melandri’s flying crash at Indianapolis. With a frame-by-frame look at the crash, it will never cease to amaze me how these guys can just sit up and then walk away. The pics come from our…

Marco Melandri confirms talks with Kawasaki and Aprilia

25 April, 2020
Marco Melandri was expecting to be a title contender this season, but the Italian between his shoulder problems at the start of the year and finding a feeling with his BMW, has seen the podium only six times in fourteen…

Last race for Anthony West in MotoGP

25 April, 2020
The 27 year-old Anthony West replaced the injured Olivier Jacque in the Kawasaki team halfway through the 2007 season. The Valencia race on Sunday will be his last appearance for Kawasaki and Anthony hopes to finish with one last good…

BMW to downsize to one team in World Superbikes

24 April, 2020
Does Marco Melandri bring bad luck? Kawasaki dropped out of MotoGP after he signed up, Yamaha Superbike closed down their Superbike effort after the Italian spent a season with them and now BMW has made a suprise announcement that they…

WSBK Misano test day 1: Marco Melandri heads timesheets

24 April, 2020
Yesterday’s first day of World Superbike testing at Misano saw Marco Melandri head the top of the unofficial time sheets. The soon-to-be former Yamaha factory rider posted a 1.36.0 which was half a second faster than Carlos Checa’s who had…

Chaz Davies tests electronics at Jerez

24 April, 2020
Joining the Aprilia World Superbike team at a private two-day test at Jerez de la Frontera circuit in Spain, was also BMW Motorrad GoldBet’s Chaz Davies (GBR) who got another chance in testing the BMW S 1000 RR after the…

Marco Melandri bluffs Biaggi to win Race 1 at Brno

23 April, 2020
A boiling asphalt, a hot and battled out duel between the title contenders taken almost to the line, made for an exciting race 1 at Brno, in the first part of the eighth round of this World Superbike championship.However, it…

Marco Melandri to Sign with Hayate Team

22 April, 2020
It seems that the first part of the Kawaski/Dorna/Melandri/Hayate soap opera is ending on a positive note, because according to French website MotoCaradisiac and English website MCN are both reporting that Marco Melandri has decided to sign and continue riding…

Marco Melandri motocrossing with a Husqvarna TC250

22 April, 2020
Despite the recent off season injuries of MotoGP riders Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso, motocross and supermoto riding is still a basic part of training for professional motorcycle racers and this includes Superbike rider Marco Melandri who has also taken…

WSBK: Andrea Dosoli team manager for Yamaha Sterilgarda

22 April, 2020
With Yamaha Sterilgarda’s Mario Meregalli to head to MotoGP and run Ben Spies’ side of the garage and Davide Tardozzi denying that he’ll be running the Yamaha Superbike team, the spot was still open, but according to Mathew Birt of…

WSBK, Brno: the paddock girls

22 April, 2020
No, we did not forget about it, it’s just that we have been a little busy. Here are some pics picturing some of the nice ladies who attended the latest World Superbike round in Brno, Czech Republic. We all saw…

Marco Melandri to begin shoulder rehabilitation

21 April, 2020
On February 27th, Marco Melandri underwent arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder to clean up adhesions and arthritis to the acromion (the outer end of the scapula to which the collarbone is attached), the BMW Motorrad Goldbet rider gave an update…

World Superbike teams conclude two-day test at Aragon

20 April, 2020
The rain in Spain mainly falls on test circuits and if anyone is still skeptic that global warming exsists just ask any MotoGP or World Superbike rider.Even yesterday’s final day of testing for the four SBK teams who were at…

Confirmed: Marco Simoncelli signs with Team Gresini

20 April, 2020
One piece of silly season has finally fallen into place. On the eve of the Dutch GP the San Carlo Honda Gresini Team has signed Marco Simoncelli, who will make his MotoGP debut in 2010, to a one year contract.…

WSBK Aragon: Marco Melandri leads off in QP1

20 April, 2020
Marco Melandri topped the time sheets in this afternoon’s first qualifying practice at Aragon. The factory Yamaha rider was the only one to dip under the two minute mark with a best lap of 1′59.726, bettering his first practice time…

Marco Melandri apologizes to Loris Capirossi for his comments

19 April, 2020
We’ve already described what happened between Marco Melandri and Loris Capirossi at the 4th edition of DediKato event at Misano. Melandri who’ll be riding in WSBK next season with Yamaha Sterilgarda, has decided to apologize saying that it was a…

Marco Melandri: "If I'm dreaming, don't wake me up"

19 April, 2020
Marco Melandri’s incident with Max Biaggi at Donington Park may have been made into a media frenzy (hell, you don’t exactly see bitch slapping in garages every day), especially after all those Biaggi post race interviews with the Italian media,…

Colin Edwards talks about Macio Melandri

19 April, 2020
Colin Edwards is one of the most (choose from placable, polite, calm) and obliging riders of the MotoGP. But this time Marco “Macio” Melandri has really got him angry. Here’s what the “Texas Tornado” said in an Italian television interview.