With the MotoGP field back at full strength, the seventeen riders lining up to start the race at Misano will have a record combined total of 328 Grand Prix victories.
Currently second in the Superbike World Championship standings, Leon Haslam will approach the Brno round facing the same goal as he has had for a couple of races now, beating Max Biaggi if possible and pegging some points back in the championship fight.
A lifelong dream is close to becoming a reality for Toni Elias, whose seventh victory of the inaugural Moto2 season at Motegi on Sunday moved him to within striking distance of the title as the series moves to Sepang this weekend.
The Spaniard was determined to win in Japan in honour of the late Shoya Tomizawa and as a gift to Moriwaki at their home race.
Ducati Marlboro riders Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden are hoping for positive results this weekend in Le Mans, the third of 18 MotoGP rounds.
Once again, KTM's Taddy Blazusiak was unstoppable in the FIM SuperEnduro Championship, the former FIM World Indoor Enduro.
This video includes Ryan Villopoto's post-race race finish and interview with Miss. Supercross from round 10 of the 2010 AMA Supercross race in Toronto.
Spoiler Alert: 2012 AMA Supercross results from Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga., listed below
The 2012 AMA Supercross Championship traveled to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Saturday evening, the action getting underway before a sold-out crowd of 71,009.
Following two years on the Aprilia Racing Team with teammate Max Biaggi, Leon Camier joined the all-new, Crescent FIXI Suzuki team for the 2012 World Superbike Championship.
Bazzaz, a maker of electronic engine management systems for motorcycles, has reported it partnered with AMA Pro Road Racing for the 2012 season, and will offer over $50,000 in racer contingency.
Sponsored riders with podium finishes in American Superbike, Daytona Sportbike, and SuperSport classes will receive cash awards as follows.
Assen Superbike on Video
In World Superbike race 1, Rea won a close opening race at Assen with two strong laps right at the end, finishing one second ahead of fellow Britons James Toseland (Yamaha Sterilgarda) and Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia).
This was Camier's first SBK podium finish, and it was memorable one.
In his video, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider Tony Cairoli and his orange family celebrate his MX1 victory at Campo Grand, Brazil.
This victory also secured the MX1 World Championship for Cairoli. He has enjoyed a remarkable season on the new KTM 350 SX-F.
Rockstar Makita Suzuki and their two AMA Pro American SuperBike racers Tommy Hayden and Blake Young managed to find enough of a groove at the notoriously tough Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., this weekend to finish within the top 6.
Hayden is only four points out of the championship lead, and Young is currently fourth in points overall.
Casey Stoner, who finished on the podium in the first four rounds of the 2012 MotoGP Championship, including two wins (Jerez, Estoril), began round five in dominate form Friday.
The Repsol Honda, who dominated the race in 2011 en route to his second MotoGP title, piloted his RC213V to a 1:42.775 in the first of three free practices.