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Jonathan Rea stuns to do the double Down Under

The season-opening Yamaha Finance Australian Round at Phillip Island saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) wrap up a double victory from ninth position, in a superb Sunday race. Starting from a re-shuffled grid, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati pair Chaz Davies [...]

February 26, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: Rolfo clinches victory in sensational show

In the closest ever finish the class has seen, the first WorldSSP race of the year at the Yamaha Finance Australian Round brought immense levels of drama. With Roberto Rolfo (Team Factory Vamag) emerging victorious as he beat Lucas Mahias [...]

February 26, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

Rea triumphs as tactics prevail

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz [...]

February 25, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: Jacobsen the pole man at Phillip Island

At the Yamaha Finance Australian Round at Phillip Island on Saturday it was PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) who took WorldSSP pole with a 1’33.128 best time. In the brilliant Australian sunshine on the Bass Straight, Jules Cluzel (CIA [...]

February 25, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

Knox Leonard Wax Jacket MK II

Now available in russet brown wax cotton, the Leonard jacket is a modern take on a traditional design. Supple, yet hard wearing and abrasion resistant, wax cotton gives the classic look, while a waterproof and breathable membrane and the unique [...]

February 24, 2017 Apparel, Industry News, Knox, Latest News

Chaz Davies Friday’s WorldSBK fastest at Phillip Island

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) was Friday’s fastest participant at the season-opening Yamaha Finance Australian Round, with the Welshman topping the combined FP1 and FP2 timesheets courtesy of a 1’30.189 best time from the morning. Defending World Champion Jonathan [...]

February 24, 2017 Latest News

WorldSSP: PJ Jacobsen Leads The Way on day one

American rider PJ Jacobsen quickest on Friday in Australia, with Cluzel and Caricasulo also in the Friday top three The first day of action in the 2017 season concluded with PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) at the head of [...]

February 24, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins Launch new Suzuki GSX-R150 & GSX-S150 in Jakarta

Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP™ riders Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins made an important stop-over in Indonesia on the way back from their successful Australian test at Phillip Island to join-in a special public launch of the new Suzuki GSX-R150 and [...]

February 24, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

Suzuki GSX-S1000 Gets More Power and Slipper Clutch for 2017

Suzuki’s flagship super-naked gets a power-hike for 2017, with the GSX-S1000 now producing 150hp at 10,000rpm, thanks to new crankcase ventilation holes, while a new slipper clutch aids in smoother downshifts. Torque is also up to 108Nm at 9,500rpm. The [...]

February 23, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

Upcoming BMW Motorrad UK New Model Launch

February 25 will see nine new BMW Motorrad UK machines arrive in retailers, all ready to test ride BMW Motorrad UK will be showcasing nine of the new models for the 2017 model range at participating BMW Motorrad Retailer Centres [...]

February 23, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

The 2017 World Superbike season officially launched at sunny Phillip Island

Anticipation swirled around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit as the season was officially launched in front of the world’s media and circuit officials. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), Stefan Bradl (Red Bull Honda [...]

February 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Michael Dunlop’s powerful new Suzuki will be ‘perfect fit’ for Dundrod

After months of speculation about Michael Dunlop’s ride for 2017, he has finally confirmed he’ll pilot the new Bennett’s Suzuki new GSX-R1000 on the roads this year, with MCE Ulster Grand Prix organisers saying it’s a ‘perfect’ fit for the [...]

February 22, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Oakley announced as Title Sponsor of Mugello MotoGP

Dorna Sports and Oakley are delighted to announce global eyewear giant Oakley as the Title Sponsor of the Italian Grands Prix in both 2017 and 2018, with an option to extend the deal for the 2019 season, with the events [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Start your engines, WorldSBK goes Down Under

Australian summer sun awaits the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock heads to the legendary Phillip Island. Set on the glorious Southern Island, the 4.4km flowing circuit is a favourite of many riders, and doesn’t take fools on [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP rides unpredictable Phillip Island seas

New season promises new challenges and WorldSSP (World Supersport) is certainly the series to look to in terms of challenges. Revving up to the magical Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit from 24th-26th February, the ever competitive class is about to [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

MXGP Gearing up for Qatar

The 2017 MXGP season is set to begin for the fifth year in succession at the circuit of Losail in Qatar this weekend. Just like in the past years the main races are set to take place Saturday evening on [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, Off-Road, Racing

Airhawk Comfort Seats updated for 2017

Airhawk has updated its air-filled motorcycle seat cushions for 2017, with new cutaway sections around sensitive areas and re-designed cell geometry Airhawk’s proven Comfort Seating System uses air pockets to minimise pressure points on the pelvis and spine, as well [...]

February 22, 2017 Aftermarket, Industry News, Latest News

Michael Dunlop set to race new GSX-R1000 for Bennetts Suzuki

Michael Dunlop is set to race the all-new GSX-R1000 in 2017, the 13-time Isle of Man TT winner signing for the new-look Bennetts Suzuki team for the forthcoming season. Dunlop will race the new machine at the North West 200 [...]

February 22, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Suzuki announces pricing for new V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 1000

Suzuki has announced pricing for its new V-Strom 650 and new V-Strom 1000, as well as confirming pricing for the XT variants of both its adventure-touring machines. Suzuki’s ever-popular V-Strom 650 will come with an RRP of £7,399 in 2017 [...]

February 21, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

Kenan Sofuoglu Out Of First Two Rounds As Ryde Continues Progress

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) and his new team-mate Kyle Ryde have just completed their final pre-season test sessions, at the host venue of the 2017 championship opener, Phillip Island. After struggling with the effects of a recently dislocated right [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport
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