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  • World Superbikes to Test Phillip Island

    World Superbikes to Test Phillip Island

    World SBK Test

    The Phillip Island circuit south of Melbourne, Australia is the scene on Monday and Tuesday for the final session of pre-season testing in view of the opening round of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships, taking place here next weekend.



  • Phillip Island & World Superbike: 21 Years

    Phillip Island & World Superbike: 21 Years

    2011 WSBK

    When the 2011 World Superbike Championship begins on Feb. 27 at Phillip Island, Australia, the marriage of track and series will be celebrating their 21st anniversary.

    World Superbike began racing at Phillip Island, and has been there every year since but 1993. This makes Phillip Island the longest-running event in WSBK Championship history.




  • BMW WSBK: Further Testing in Australia

    BMW WSBK: Further Testing in Australia

    BMW Superbike Prep

    The BMW Motorrad Motorsport Team of Troy Corser and Leon Haslam didn’t stop working after the first official test of 2011 World Superbike last week at Portimao.

    The WSBK pilots of the BMW S1000RR continued prep for the upcoming season by traveling to Phillip Island, Australia, for two more days of superbike testing.


  • Freestyle Sportbike: 2011 XDL Schedule

    Freestyle Sportbike: 2011 XDL Schedule

    Motorcycle Stunt Championship

    The year 2011 marks the sixth season in the life of the XDL Championship Series and it promises to be a big one that will grow the sport significantly in the US and in many key global markets.

    The schedule has been revamped to provide an optimal mix of formats and locations for the freestyle sportbike events.



  • Yamaha Superbike: Portimao Test Report

    Yamaha Superbike: Portimao Test Report

    2011 World Superbike

    Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty wrapped up the first World Superbike test of the 2011 season on Friday.

    Completed over three days at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Melandri and Laverty experienced challenging weather conditions as they put their 2011 Yamaha YZF-R1 superbikes through its paces.




  • Chad Reed Supercross | 2011 Wallpaper

    Chad Reed Supercross | 2011 Wallpaper

    Honda Wallpaper

    After racing and winning the first round of Super X Supercross in Newcastle, Australia this past Oct. 2010, Chad Reed returned to the U.S. to test various motocross bikes and teams searching for a suitable 2011 team structure.


  • Australia: Super X Lites Champ Crowned

    Australia: Super X Lites Champ Crowned

    Supercross Lites

    JDR Motorex KTM’s PJ Larsen has been crowned the 2010 Super X, Australasian Supercross Champion in the Lites category.

    The 20-year-old American added the Super X title to the MX Nationals Championship he won earlier in the season, making for a perfect season in Australia last year for Larsen and the KTM 250 SX-F.


  • Australia WSBK: Waters on Yosh Suzuki

    Australia WSBK: Waters on Yosh Suzuki

    2011 World Superbike

    Team Suzuki’s Josh Waters has signed to race for the Yoshimura Racing Team at the opening round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island in Australia.

    Yoshimura Japan President Fujio Yoshimura hand-picked the 2009 Australian Superbike Champion to represent the team on Feb. 25-27.


  • Kawasaki: Vermeulen Recovery Update

    Kawasaki: Vermeulen Recovery Update

    2011 World Superbike

    The recovering Chris Vermeulen had his first outing on the 2011 World Superbike Kawasaki ZX-10R at Sepang on Monday. He reported feeling good, but to be fully fit for the 2011 World Superbike season, Vermeulen is restarting his exercise program at home in Australia.


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