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Aprilia RSV4: video and interviews

25 April, 2020
While this video is in Italian, it gives you a close-up of the Aprilia RSV4, the new Aprilia superbike that will be used by Max Biaggi and Shinya Nakano in the 2009 SBK series. To say that the guys at…

Aprilia RSV4 Factory: from concept to Superbike

20 April, 2020
Aprilia has released a new video regarding their RSV4 Factory production bike. This time Miguel Galluzzi, Vice-President of Aprilia’s Design Centre and José Gonzales, the designer shows us how and why the RSV4 project was conceived.Aprilia’s Superbike is 4th in…

Leon Camier on the Aprilia Superbike

20 April, 2020
Leon Camier who was crowned the 2009 British Superbike Champion at Silverstone on Sunday will be replacing injured Shinya Nakano on the Aprilia RSV4 Factory.According to Italy’s Motosprint, the Brit already has a contract from Aprilia to ride the last…

Nakano linked to Aprilia?

17 April, 2020
Shinya Nakano’s name has come up once again, but this time not in conjunction with Motogp, but with the WSBK series.Nakano who lost his ride in Team Gresini to Spanish rider Toni Elias, also lost another chance to remain in…

Shinya Nakano to Announce Retirement

12 April, 2020
According to Italian website Bikeracing Shinya Nakano will announce his retirement from racing in a press conference Wednesday.Nakano, who turned 32 this month, has decided to retire after thirteen years of racing, which is probably due to continuing health problems.…

Aprilia still under scrutiny

5 April, 2020
Aprilia continues to be under close scrutiny by their opponents, after Francis Batta’s it’s a prototype the superbike team were told to change the chassis they used during the Phillip Isalnd and Qatar rounds but were unable to do so…

MotoGP Malaysia: results

4 April, 2020
Valentino Rossi has gained his ninth win of this season and 150 podium places throughout his career, in winning the MotoGP at Sepang. With temperatures in excess of 40 degrees Valentino started the race at second position. At mid-race distance…

Inside the Aprilia SBK Racing Team

2 April, 2020
A video promo by Aprilia’s Racing Team for their superbike RSV4, that we’ll see in action on Sunday during the WSBK’s season opener at Phillip Island.

WSBK Portimao – Nakano misses final round of the season

25 March, 2020
Just three days ago it seemed that Aprilia would be fielding three bikes for this weekend’s race at Portimaom instead Shinya Nakano has decided that he would not be present for the final round as his neck injury is still…

Shinya Nakano to Manage 56 Design Racing Team

25 March, 2020
When Shinya Nakano announced his retirement from racing in a press conference last October one of his phrases was: “Now, if my experience is a little help, I want to contribute to the motorcycle industry. I look forward to seeing…

WSB 2009 teams and riders line up

21 March, 2020
After the break, tests and New Year a new World Superbike Championship will start and it will definitely be an exciting Superbike year. With two new manufacturers and many rider changes, 2009 in WSB will not be easily forgotten.This is…

WSBK – Aprilia to field 3rd Bike at Portimao

20 March, 2020
According to crash.net Aprilia Racing has decided to field three RSV-4’s for the final round of the WSBK Championship at Portimao this weekend.Regular rider Shinya Nakano will be returning for the last round of season after missing Imola and Magny-Cours…

Marco Simoncelli to Replace Nakano at Imola?

17 March, 2020
Surprising news is coming from Motosprint according to the Italian website 2250cc rider Marco Simoncelli seems to have accepted Aprilia Racing Team offer to race in this Sunday’s WSBK round at Imola.Simoncelli has previously tested the Aprilia RSV4 Factory last…

Shinya Nakano Ok After Surgery

15 March, 2020
Aprilia rider Shinya Nakano missed Superpole after he was thrown from his Aprilia RSV4 breaking and displacing his left collarbone in a crash Saturday morning. He was operated on the same evening and surgeons placed a plate and eight screws…