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Marco Melandri to drive another Speedcar in Dubai

18 April, 2020
While Marco Melandri is still waiting to know if he’s going to ride this year in MotoGP and if Dorna’s CEO Carmelo Espeleta will be able to place a no logo Kawasaki ZX-RR on the grid, he will also try…

World Superbikes 2012 Awards ceremony

17 April, 2020
The 2012 World Superbikes season concluded with the traditional awards ceremony, which was held in the Auditorium of the Magny-Cours circuit in France. Hosting the traditional event was Paolo Flammini (Infront Motor Sports CEO) and Stephane Desprez (FIM CEO), with…

BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team videos

17 April, 2020
On Monday, the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team officially launched their 2013 World Superbike effort with Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies, and after the photos and interviews, the team has now released two videos.One is the team presentation that took…

WSBK Aragon: Marco Melandri bags his first ever Superpole

16 April, 2020
Marco Melandri has bagged his first ever Superpole this afternoon at the Motorland Aragon circuit in Spain and stopping the reign of Carlos Checa as this year’s best polesitter in the dry.The Yamaha rider blazed to the top of the…

Marco Melandri diary: waiting for Mugello

16 April, 2020
Marco Melandri is preparing for the Mugello race, and has posted another diary entry on his site for his fans, after a period of silence in which he reveals he’s afraid of waking up from a dream. “Not even in…

Marco Melandri gets suspended sentence for tax evasion

16 April, 2020
Tax evasion in Italy is pandemic and estimated to be over 150 billion euros (the fiscal burden has now reached on average 55 percent of tax payers income) and to fight the debt crisis, the technocratic government run by Mario…

Marco Melandri's win and podiums go to his head

16 April, 2020
Ever since Saturday’s Superpole face-off with Max Biaggi, his first WSBK race win and two podiums, Marco Melandri has become the rider of the moment, and a very talkative one at that.The Italian has always had a certain proclivity at…

WSBK, Donington: massive photo gallery from the track

15 April, 2020
We hope nobody missed out on the incredible show that the World Superbike guys delivered yesterday in front of a delighted British crowd: the boys surely did not pull any punches and both races were absolutely amazing. The battle raged…

San Carlo Honda Gresini presents his 'almost' All-Italian Team

15 April, 2020
The San Carlo Honda Gresini Team’s official presentation took place yesterday at the Telenova studios in Milan, hosted by presenter Franco Bobbiese, during his show Griglia di Partenza ( our readers already know about this show) where Team Manager Fausto…

Marco Melandri recovering after shoulder surgery

15 April, 2020
Marco Melandri underwent shoulder surgery yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) to find a solution to the nagging problems that have been afflicting him since his crash last season during race 1 at Portimao, and that have worried him throughout the pre-season.The BMW…

Marco Melandri let's loose frustrations at Dedikato event

15 April, 2020
The 4th edition of DediKato event, which is part of the Motogweek was held at at the Portoverde Piazza at Misano on Thursday evening to pay tribute to Daijiro Kato was a big success. Kevin Schwantz, Marco Lucchinelli and Randy…

Marco Melandri renews with Yamaha for 2012

14 April, 2020
We will be seeing more of Marco Melandri next season in World Superbikes, the former MotoGP rider in his debut season with the Yamaha Superbike team and is currently third in the standings (with 3 wins, 6 podiums and 1…

Max Biaggi: My heir in WSBK? It could be Rossi

14 April, 2020
Max Biaggi decided to hang up his lid after winning his second World Superbike title and the 41-year old Roman Emperor is now a very rich, famous and retired pensioner, and 100% family man who will have the luxury of…

2012 Dedikato event a big success

14 April, 2020
The GP Aperol di San Marino e Riviera di Rimini racing weekend at Misano isn’t the only event that Adriatica Riviera has to offer for fans who flock to the east coast of Italy, for some sun (not so much…

World Superbike test at Aragon greeted by cold and rain

14 April, 2020
Four World Superbike teams were also present at the Motorland Aragon circuit today for the first of two-day private test (Yamaha’s MotoGP team also joined them at the track searching for better testing weather), but as we know the conditions…

Update – Kawasaki pulling out of MotoGP

14 April, 2020
It started as a rumor on Tuttosport but now according to the usually well informed websites Gazzetta dello Sport, Autosport.com and motociclismo.es Kawasaki will formally announce its withdrawl from MotoGP on January 5th and has already sent letters informing the…

Marco Melandri: "They treated us like idiots" (w/video)

14 April, 2020
Yamaha’s Marco Melandri lashed out at the Race Direction after Race 2 at Nurburgring, the Italian finished 6th in the treacherous race had this to say to LA7’s commentator, which we’ve translated for you and Melandri does not mince his…

Marco Melandri: "That's why I crashed at Monza"

13 April, 2020
Last week we posted the transcript from the wire tap regarding the Monza circuit scandal. The smoking gun revealed circuit directors knew that the asphalt had problems before the start of the World Superbike round, but kept quiet about it,…

Marco Melandri: No one told me anything

13 April, 2020
As everyone knows by now Kawasaki is returning to MotoGP and Marco Melandri will be competing in their new one rider team, however there’s a brand new twist to this continuing soap opera.According to Italian website Sportmediaset who contacted Melandri…

Deal closed for Ducati SBK and MotoGP?

13 April, 2020
Good ride for Niccolo Canepa during the two day test session in Brno after the race. Niccolo performed a good 7th place during the test with Ducati and only 1.7 seconds slower than World Champion Casey Stoner. Casey rode again…
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