After two rounds in the Czech Republic and Austria, the MotoGP World Championship now moves over the Channel for the third appointment in the month of August at the fast and challenging Silverstone circuit. Coming off the back of two splendid back-to-back wins by Andrea Dovizioso at Brno and Jorge Lorenzo at Zeltweg, the Ducati […]
ANDREA DOVIZIOSO FIFTEENTH, JORGE LORENZO SIXTEENTH AFTER FIRST DAY OF FREE PRACTICE FOR ARGENTINA GP
Andrea Dovizioso fifteenth, Jorge Lorenzo sixteenth after first day of free practice for Argentina GP at Termas de Rio Hondo
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ï»¿Timaru's Harry Parker may have a big future ahead of him, but, for now, all he's concerned about is putting on a good show for his home-town fans this weekend. ...
It was a drama-filled weekend for the opening round of the 2018 New Zealand Superbike Championships in Canterbury, with edge-of-the-seat racing in all the various bike categories. ...
Scott Moir clinched his first major Suzuki Series title in style. ...
Marc Márquez claimed his fourth premier class title in five years, and the sixth championship of his career, as he added more dizzying statistics to his repertoire, having beaten unlikely challenger Andrea Dovizioso, as some thrived and others struggled. GPUpdate.net reviews the captivating 2017 MotoGP season.
Jonathan Rea made World Superbike history on Saturday 30th September 2017, by becoming the first rider to win three back-to-back championships. Qualifying: Pole – Jonathan Rea. P2 – Leandro Mercado. P3 – Tom Sykes Track Conditions: Wet Such is the technical nature of the Magny-Cours circuit that the best will shine whilst the others flounder.
Leon Haslam took a thrilling British Superbike race victory in the first outing at Assen. The ‘Pocket Rocket’ saw off a challenge from Shane Byrne, James Ellison, Sylvain Guintoli, Josh Brookes and youngster Bradley Ray to extend his lead at the top of the championship table to 28 points.
Back at Oulton Park, I caught up with FS-3 Quattro Plant Kawasaki team owner, Nigel Snook. Snook, who has a previous career in business, understands what it takes to become successful and he hopes to translate that to BSB.
Having done the double at Magny-Cours last season, Chaz Davies is in search of second place in the championship, especially now that he realistically can’t win it. The Aruba.IT Ducati rider scored just 20 points from Portimao, having gone into the Portuguese round off the back of a double victory at the Lausitzring, Germany.
Pirelli will remain the Sole Tyre Supplier in World Superbikes until 2020, after a contract extension for the 2019 and 2020 was penned. This announcement means Pirelli will be the longest running control tyre supplier in history, as the contract is extended for two more seasons.
The JG Speedfit Bournemouth Kawasaki outfit will remain the same for 2018, with current championship leader Leon Haslam and BSB race-winner Luke Mossey staying for another season. Despite rumours that Leon Haslam would go to WSBK with Pucetti Kawasaki and that Jason O’Halloran was to replace him, the team will remain unchanged.
Pete Extance sat down with us at Oulton Park, to talk all things 2017 and his season thus far, as well as what is beyond the season’s end and his plans for next season. As well as that, we talk a lot about the bad luck of this year and the injuries that have seemingly plagued the team since Knockhill, in June.
Aprilia finished closer to a victory than ever before in the premier class, just under seven seconds away from Marc Marquez on Sunday at Aragon. Aleix Espargaro used a good qualifying position to give him an advantage late on in the race, with the Aprilia once again demonstrating how user-friendly its tyres are...