After a week’s break since the Italian Grand Prix, MotoGP gets underway again in Germany on July 17 with the first of a back-to-back pairing of races that marks the end of the busiest period of the season with six races in eight weeks.
2011 World Superbike
Donington Park will host the second round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship in just over two weeks time. With everything still to play for, the six Brits on the grid are busy preparing for battle and hoping to impress in front of the home crowd on Sunday 27 March.
Motorcycle Racing’s Greatest
The 2009 Assen MotoGP victory by Fiat Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi had special significance, as he crossed the line Rossi claimed the 100th GP race win of his incredible career and most of his victories, 41 to be exact, were obtained with Yamaha. Rossi’s 100 race wins come from 217 GP race starts, giving the rider a very appropriate 46% win rate for his career.
American Spies on Pirellis Rocks Records and Racers in WSBK Opener Win.
The Pirelli spec-tire World Superbike series blasted into the 2009 racing season with awesome racing contested by the world’s widest range of brands, riders, teams, and competition, with the results measured in hundreds of a second. The Superbike superstars of WSBK began their season at Philip Island, Down Under, on seven different makes of motorcycles, and one make of tire, Pirelli.