Sepang Winter MotoGP Test
The first official MotoGP test of the 2011 season came to a conclusion Thursday after three days of running at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia.
Despite the normally inclement weather, the busy testing schedules of the MotoGP teams, riders and Bridgestone were aided by three full days of dry running.
2011 MotoGP Prep
With a year of MotoGP competition under his leathers, Rizla Suzuki rider Alvaro Bautsita says he is ready to place the GSV-R on the podium.
In less than two weeks the 2011 MotoGP season officially starts with the first test at Sepang in Malaysia.
The 2011 MotoGP season carries significance for a number of reasons. First, it will be the premiere class’ final 800cc title before the allowable engine capacity goes to 1000cc in 2012.
2011 World Superbike
Four days of testing for the Pedercini Kawasaki superbike team concluded over the weekend, with good progress being shown by Roberto Rolfo, who was able to make considerable set-up progress on his new Ninja ZX-10R.
2011 MotoGP Prep
A three-day Ducati MotoGP development test began Monday in Spain, at Jerez de la Frontera. Two teams, under the guidance of Ducati Technical Director Filippo Preziosi, supported official test rider Franco Battaini and Vittoriano Guareschi, who temporarily replaced his Team Manager duties with those of a rider.
Yamaha Factory Racing Team MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo wrapped up the first day of his Indonesian visit Friday, a key market for Yamaha and one of the most important globally for the brand.
2011 World Superbike Prep
The Paul Bird Kawasaki Superbike Team began a four-day test Monday at Sepang, Malaysia, as they prepare the 2011 Ninja ZX-10R the 2011 World Superbike season. And returning to the track after a long recovery from knee surgery was Chris Vermeulen.
2011 WSBK Prep
The Kawasaki World Superbike Racing Team will take advantage of favorable weather conditions in Sepang, Malaysia, to test for four days, Jan. 10-14.
Besides the Superbike tests, the Kawasaki Provec Motocard.com WSS team is also busy preparing for the 2011 season.
Ducati MotoGP Video
One of the highlights at the Long Beach Progressive International Motorcycle Show was the appearance of MotoGP star Nicky Hayden on Friday, Dec. 17.
2011 Honda MotoGP Prep
Three days of MotoGP testing wrapped up Friday for Honda Racing Corporation. The Sepang, Malaysia, testing was supposed to be completed on Thursday, but heavy rains soaked the track, forcing HRC to finish Friday.