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Yamaha Superbike team reveals 2011 livery, no title sponsor yet

5 April, 2020
Yesterday Yamaha reveiled their official 2011 livery, with more or less the same color scheme as last year but with one very important element missing, they haven’t a title sponsor, at least for the moment.Sterilgarda, their sponsor for two years…

Lorenzo and Checa at Nolan 2011 launch

4 April, 2020
The 2011 Nolan helmet range has been presented with brand ambassadors Jorge Lorenzo, Carlos Checa and Marco Melandri all on board to enjoy the 2011 range launch. The new year sees some innovative and exciting helmet development from Nolan, including…

Melandri and Davies conclude two-day test at Jerez

4 April, 2020
BMW Italia concluded their first winter test at Jerez hampered by cool and wet weather conditions, however Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies were able to complete 149 laps over the two-day test.The Italian team, which has taken over BMW’s factory…

World Superbike BMW Motorrad Motorsports 2012 livery

3 April, 2020
World Superbike team, BMW Motorrad Motorsports has released their first official studio images of this season’s 2012 S1000RR team livery.As you can tell they’ve haven’t changed and kept the usual and classical BMW blue, white and red colours they debuted…

WSBK Nurburgring: all the pics from the paddock

2 April, 2020
The German GP surely turned out to be a pivotal moment in the 2012 World Superbike Championship, with Max Biaggi taking advantage of Marco Melandri’s unfortunate double blunder to get back at the top of the table with a decent…

Eugene Laverty takes victory in race 2 at P.I

2 April, 2020
Phillip Island has officially become an Aprilia stronghold. After a 1-2-3 podium in race 1 with a victory by Sylvain Guintoli, race 2 saw team mate Eugene Laverty take the win - his second with the Italian manufacturer. Completing the…

Marco Melandri fitness race against time

2 April, 2020
Marco Melandri has began his race against time in order to get fit for the 2011 World Superbike season after his shoulder operation, that took place on December 23rd.According to his Twitter page and this photo, the Yamaha Sterilgarda factory…

Biaggi vs Melandri – Italian media plays it to the hilt

1 April, 2020
If you thought the Max Biaggi vs Marco Melandri incident during Saturday’s Superpole had finally been laid to rest, forget it. Money can’t even begin to buy this type coverage especially here in Italy between two hot blooded racers with…

Carlos Checa leaves hospital

1 April, 2020
Carlos Checa has been discharged from the Melbourne hospital where he was taken as a precautionary measure following his big crash during race 1, when he was running fourth and out-braked himself into Honda corner clipping the rear end of…

Marco Melandri wins three-way final lap thriller at Monza

1 April, 2020
Only in World Superbikes can you find a three way battle on the final lap without knowing who will take the victory.Today’s race 1 at Monza, offered an incredbile and superb example of very tight exciting motorcycle race that saw…

Kawasaki Pulling Out of MotoGP?

31 March, 2020
The Italian websites Gpone and Sportmediaset are both running the same story that appeared in the sports daily Tuttosport and if confirmed will leave the MotoGP racing world in shock. Kawasaki will be not be running their MotoGP team in…

WSBK, Silverstone: all the images from the paddock

31 March, 2020
Young Frenchman Loris Baz was the real star at the latest World Superbike British GP. The talented 19 years old who replaced Joan Lascorz at the Kawasaki Racing Team managed to clinch his maiden victory in Race-1 and got on…

Yamaha SBK concludes two days of testing at Aragon

31 March, 2020
As we were sort of busy following MotoGP this weekend we almost forgot that the Yamaha World Superbike team tested for two days at the Aragon circuit on Thursday and Friday.Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty who won both races at…

Marco Melandri tops the charts in QP2 at Magny Cours

31 March, 2020
This morning’s QP2 at Magny Cours was warm and sunny and it was Marco Melandri who grabbed the provisional pole in QP2 after struggling all of yesterday trying to learn the French trackThe Italian, who is pondering over offers from…

Marco Melandri MX training at Pomposa (w/video)

30 March, 2020
You’ve seen the pic of Marco Melandri motocross training on the Husqvarna TC 250 and read why he believes that this type of training is essential for him, and now you get to see the Italian rider in action at…

Marco Melandri takes over in QP2 at Magny-Cours

30 March, 2020
Marco Melandri shrugged off his back and rib injuries picked up during the penultimate round at Portimao - that cost his title chances - to post the fastest time in the final qualifying practice at Magny-Cours.The BMW rider lapped in…

WSBK, Aragon: photo gallery from pits and paddock

30 March, 2020
The latest World Superbike round at the Aragon circuit surely did not let the fans down in terms of excitement and sheer entertainment, and here is a nice collection of pics taken at the Spanish track capturing some of the…

Tom Sykes blitzes field in FP1 in a rainy Assen

29 March, 2020
Tom Sykes got off to a blazing start in this weekend’s third round of the World Superbike championship at a cloudy, cold and rainy Assen.The Kawasaki rider blasted out a 1′58.947 in the first free practice - that was characterized…

Marco Melandri special edition helmet for quake victims

29 March, 2020
Marco Melandri will be debuting this particular helmet design for his home race at Misano Adriatico during this weekend’s sixth round of the World Superbike championship. This special edition Nolan X-Lite X-802 lid, created in collaboration with Max Design, shows…

Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo and Marco Melandri on Rossi's test

28 March, 2020
While Giacomo Agostini was pretty well disappointed on how Valentino Rossi’s two day test debut on the Ducati went, Rossi’s rivals had other opinions and seemed to accept this result as logical and somewhat expected.“Rossi is a rider who thinks…

Nicky Hayden tops second day of testing at Jerez

28 March, 2020
With the Kawasaki and Aprilia teams having wrapped up their final tests of this year, Nicky Hayden took over the top the top of the timesheets at a sunny but cold Jerez.Hayden posted a best lap in 1.40.090 which was…
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