Articles Posted in the " Chris Vermeulen " Category





  • Vermeulen to Miss Miller World Superbike

    Vermeulen to Miss Miller World Superbike

    2011 World Superbike

    As expected, Kawasaki Racing’s Chris Vermeulen will miss the American round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend.

    The Australian won’t pilot the Kawasaki ZX-10R at Miller due to recuperating from an elbow injury sustained during high side in practice for the last round (4) in Monza, Italy,



  • Vermeulen Not Starting Home WSBK Race

    Vermeulen Not Starting Home WSBK Race

    2011 World Superbike

    It’s been a long recovery for Chris Vermeulen since a crash tore up his knee at the opening round of the 2010 World Superbike season in Phillip Island. But although the crash at his native Australian track was almost a year ago, the 28-year-old WSBK rider continues to encounter issues with his knee.


  • 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.


  • Kawasaki Superbike: Vermeulen Returns

    Kawasaki Superbike: Vermeulen Returns

    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.


  • Kawasaki WSBK: Vermeulen Healing Well

    Kawasaki WSBK: Vermeulen Healing Well

    2011 World Superbike

    For the first time since July, World Superbike rider Chris Vermeulen was given the clear from Doctors to put weight on his injured right leg Tuesday.

    This is just another step in recovery for the Kawasaki Racing Team Ninja ZX-10R rider, who had knee surgery during the middle of the 2010 World Superbike season.


  • Vermeulen aims to win on WSBK Kawasaki

    Vermeulen aims to win on WSBK Kawasaki

    Kawasaki will again be a genuine World Superbike contender in 2010, according to new factory signing Chris Vermeulen. The Australian, who returns to WSB after four years in MotoGP, was encouraged by the progress he made in his first serious run on the ZX-10R in Spain last week.

    Chris Vermeulen Speaks…


  • MotoGP pre-race rider guide Laguna Seca

    MotoGP pre-race rider guide Laguna Seca

    >> Jorge Lorenzo starts from pole for the eighth time in the MotoGP class. On the seven previous occasions when he has started from pole in MotoGP he has won just once – in Portugal last year.

    >> Jorge Lorenzo is the first Yamaha rider to qualify on pole at the US GP since Wayne Rainey did so back in 1991.


  • MotoGP racer stats and facts for Laguna Seca

    MotoGP racer stats and facts for Laguna Seca

    Valentino Rossi’s victory last year at Laguna Seca was his fi rst ever win at the American circuit. His only other podium at the USA Grand Prix was 3rd in the fi rst visit to Laguna Seca in 2005. He retired from the race with technical problems in 2006, and in 2007 was the first Michelin rider home in 4th place in a race dominated by riders using Bridgestone tyres.

    Jorge Lorenzo qualified 4th last year on his debut at Laguna Seca but crashed out on the first lap of the race and suffered fractures in his right foot.


  • Stoner happy on front row in Le Mans

    Stoner happy on front row in Le Mans

    Ducati Marlboro’s Casey Stoner starts Sunday’s fourth MotoGP race of the year in third place on the Le Mans grid, but the former World Champion felt he had the pace to beat Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo who finished marginally in front of him.

    3rd – Caset Stoner Speaks…


  • Capirossi and Vermeulen look to improve in Le Mans

    Capirossi and Vermeulen look to improve in Le Mans

    Rizla Suzuki head to round four of the MotoGP World Championship raring to pick up their pace. The scene of a first -and to date only- victory for the current team structure courtesy of Chris Vermeulen in 2007, Le Mans is being cited by the team as a chance to get back to stronger results and begin the 2009 season in earnest.

    Chris Vermeulen Speaks…


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