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Monster Energy continues to sponsor part of Yamaha's WSBK effort

13 April, 2020
While Yamaha’s World Superbike Team still has no title sponsor they have confirmed that Monster Energy will continue to be their partner and their “Official Energy Drink Supplier,” which means you’ll see Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri holding and drinking…

Tom Sykes pips Guigliano in QP1 in Moscow

12 April, 2020
Tom Sykes returned to the top of the timesheets in the first qualifying session at the Moscow Raceway.The Kawasaki rider who won the inaugural race at the Russian circuit last season, posted a blazing lap in 1.35.687 in the dying…

Marco Melandri heads QP1 at Monza

12 April, 2020
World Superbikes’s first qualifying session at Monza was longly delayed as the track had to be cleaned up after Mitchell Carr’s Triumph leaked oil from the Serraglio to the Ascari chicane during Supersport qualifying.The QP1 started with some sun and…

Marco Melandri undergoes shoulder surgery

11 April, 2020
Marco Melandri certainly will not be having a comfortable Christmas, as he underwent shoulder surgery yesterday morning, confirmed by the same Melandri on his Twitter page, “surgery on rt shoulder went well.. long way to work to be fit at…

MotoGP: Typo Error, Marco Melandri to race with #33

11 April, 2020
When the FIM released the provisional MotoGP entry list today, we were surprised to see that Marco Melandri would be racing with Toni Elias’ #24 and not his usual #33. According to several websites who contacted Team Gresini’s press office…

Chaz Davies debuts with BMW at Jerez

11 April, 2020
Chaz Davies finally got a chance to test his BMW machine yesterday in a two-day private test session at Jerez de la Frontera under the banner of BMW Motorrad Italia - which has now become BMW’s official World Superbike team…

SBK: Tom Sykes further lowers lap times in FP2 at Donington

10 April, 2020
The track temperatures at Donington for the second and final free practice were much higher than this morning’s and once Tom Sykes was the fastest rider. The British Kawasaki rider stoppd the clock in 1.28.330, almost four tenths of second…

SBK Donington 2013: Two 'fairy tale' victories for Tom Sykes

10 April, 2020
Tom Sykes had a ‘fairy tale’ weekend at Donington Park with his first ever double victory in World Superbikes.The British rider led all the dry sessions, Q1, QP2, the second free practice and he lead all three Superpole stints and…

Marco Melandri already fast at Valencia

9 April, 2020
Marco Melandri’s first outing with the Yamaha Superbike at Valencia was a big success, judging by the lap times (interesting that they’ve given out th times for a private test). The Italian posted a best time of 1.33.9 with a…

Rain in Jerez, MotoGP and SBK teams forced in the pits

9 April, 2020
On the final day of the MotoGP and SBK tests at Jerez de la Frontera, the rain unfortunately prevented teams and riders from continuing with the development of the bikes in view of the 2013 season. The riders of the…

Marco Melandri maintains top spot in QP2 at Monza

9 April, 2020
The air at Monza has certainly given Marco Melandri a big boost of confidence after struggling these past few rounds.The BMW Goldbet rider’s yesterday’s lap in 1′42.883 remained the benchmark for the field. The Monza track was still damp after…

Chaz Davies World Superbikes 2012 Rookie of the Year

9 April, 2020
Chaz Davies debuted in World Superbikes in 2012 and with his 164,5 points and 9th place in the overall standings is this year’s WSBK Rookie of the Year.The ParkinGO rider made an almost seamless transition into the Superbike class after…

WSBK, Brno: massive photo gallery from the pits

8 April, 2020
We close the chapter dedicated to the Czech GP with our usual photo gallery picturing the best moments of the weekend away from the track. The latest round of the World Superbike Championship saw Marco Melandri taking two wins to…

Marco Melandri signs with BMW

8 April, 2020
Ahead of today’s World Superbike round at Magny Cours, BMW Motorrad Motorsport has announced that they’ve signed up Marco Melandri to their team for next 2012 championship season.Melandri along with Eugene Laverty were shocked to find out that Yamaha would…

Marco Melandri: motocross and go-karting

7 April, 2020
In these two videos we can see Marco Melandri in his motocross training regime, and indulging in an added passion of go-karting with his friends. While Noriyuki Haga prefers to work out in the bedroom, Melandri has a more conventional…

Marco Melandri: 'Rossi's crisis has given me credibility'

7 April, 2020
Valentino Rossi’s failure to perform in two seasons with Ducati has left former MotoGP rider Marco Melandri feeling somewhat vindicated because when he failed at Ducati no one gave him a free pass like fans have been doing with Rossi,…

Marco Melandri Tells All

7 April, 2020
After leaving Team Gresini last year with a resounding “the Honda 2007 is the worst bike I’ve ever ridden”, many people have been left wondering what Marco Melandri would say about his Ducati and his disastrous 2008 season now that…

Fausto Gresini vs Marco Melandri

6 April, 2020
Fausto Gresini, Team San Carlo Honda Gresini Racing team manager and owner is usually a very patient man and has been almost a father figure to Marco Melandri.Gresini hired Melandri when the Italian rider was released by Poncharal’s Yamaha Tech3…
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