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  • Monza Supersport: Yamaha Tops QP1

    Monza Supersport: Yamaha Tops QP1

    2011 World Supersport

    The Yamaha ParkinGO team began quickly in Monza for Round 4 of the 2011 World Supersport Championship, leading Friday’s qualifying practice.

    Both Yamaha R6 riders – Chaz Davies and Luca Scassa – were four-tenths ahead of the remaining riders.


  • World Supersport: Foret Leads Day 1

    World Supersport: Foret Leads Day 1

    World Supersport Phillip Island Test

    On a totally dry track the lap times came tumbling in the second session and after 90 minutes of testing, the quickest time in World Supersport had been set by Fabien Foret, the Frenchman getting back to the top end of the results sheets on his new Hannspree Ten Kate Honda machine.


  • Kawasaki to Prep for 2011 World Superbike

    Kawasaki to Prep for 2011 World Superbike

    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.


  • World Superbike results, interviews and standings from Monza

    World Superbike results, interviews and standings from Monza

    Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) and Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) shared the wins in an exciting fifth round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. 118,000 spectators witnessed Fabrizio’s maiden Superbike win in race 1 and Spies making amends in race 2 for his first race disappointment, when his Yamaha ran out of fuel at the final corner. Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) crashed out in race 2 after being hit by a bird but still leads the table with a 54 point advantage over Spies.

    Superbike Race 1 Overview


  • World Superbike race two summary and results from Monza

    World Superbike race two summary and results from Monza

    Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) immediately made amends in race 2 by dominating from start to finish. The Texan left everyone standing after just a few laps and went on to win his fifth race of the season. This win, together with the crash at the Parabolica on lap 3 of points leader Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox), who had been hit by a bird, keeps the championship battle wide open. Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) now becomes a credible title candidate after crowning his Italian weekend with an excellent second place.


  • World Superbike race one summary and results from Monza

    World Superbike race one summary and results from Monza

    The first Superbike race of the day saw a thrilling end to one of the best races ever seen at Monza. The race had to have two starts, after two crashes at the first chicane of lap 1 involving Tamada, Hill, Corser, Neukirchner and Roberts led to it being interrupted. The German came off the worst with a broken right femur and dislocated right foot, while Roberts picked up various bruises. The outcome of the race was decided at the final curve. Spies was well on his way towards a fifth win of the season when in the Parabolica his Yamaha ran out of fuel just a few metres from the line.


  • World Superbike SuperPole Round 3 Results | Valencia

    World Superbike SuperPole Round 3 Results | Valencia

    Spies (Yamaha) powers to Superpole hat-trick at Valencia.

    Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) powered to his third Superpole position in three races at the Valencia track, the 24 year-old Texan once again proving to be the master of the new format. Spies, who had to switch to his second R1 machine in Superpole 2 after his first one developed a technical fault, set a record-breaking time of 1 minute 33.270 seconds, over half-a-second quicker than Neukirchner’s best mark from last year.


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