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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

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

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

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

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

Jonathan Rea ends on top as Official Phillip Island test concludes 

Basking in the summer sun at the stunning Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders were able to take advantage of the four hours they have out on track, following a disrupted day on Monday before [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

World Supersport completes track action for day two with Jacobsen on top

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit hosted the final day of the World Supersport winter testing, with just three days to go until 2017 kicks off on track. Combined times coming through for both days means it gave riders a good [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport
Joe Akroyd’s All Australian TT Voyage

Joe Akroyd’s All Australian TT Voyage

Having been one of the undoubted stars of last year’s Manx Grand Prix, courtesy of third place finishes in the Junior and Senior races, Joe Akroyd is setting his sights this year, on competition for the first time at the [...]

February 20, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Xavi Fores stuns in official test to end day one on top

As riders took to the fast and flowing Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit for the first session of the Official test, changeable weather conditions caused disruption throughout the morning session. Determined to get some solid testing time in, the MOTUL [...]

February 20, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes
Jules Cluzel ends day one on top in World Supersport

Jules Cluzel ends day one on top in World Supersport

Jules Cluzel (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) was able to take the honours in the opening World Supersport session of the Official Test with a time of 1.35.365; as the weather continued to cause minor delays around the swooping Australian circuit. [...]

February 20, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

New clinic at Ulster Grand Prix House a ‘gamechanger’ for those in chronic pain

The Ulster Grand Prix David Wood House in Dundrod is now home to a weekly clinic for those affected by chronic pain. Dr Shane Murnaghan, whose main practice is in Dublin, has been treating local motorcycle racers including Glenn Irwin [...]

February 17, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Full house – Maverick Vinales Tops the AusTest

New kid on the Yamaha block Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has done it again at Phillip Island, going even faster on Day 3 to top the timesheets once more. Fastest on Day 2 and fastest during testing at Sepang [...]

February 17, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
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