Two Connecting Rods
Back in 1992, Honda once again stunned the world with the release of their revolutionary NR750 motorcycle. Featuring a totally unique and innovative look, with its one-piece tank, integrated seat and tail unit, and single side swingarm, it was actually what lay hidden under the carbon-fiber reinforced bodywork that had the world’s press so very interested.
The Czech Republic Grand Prix restarted the 2011 MotoGP season following a short summer break after the United States Grand Prix, and 238,000 spectators turned out to witness the action at the Brno circuit over the three days.
Apart from a wet morning practice on Saturday, the rest of the MotoGP track-time was dry and the temperature was warm.
Things were looking good for John Hopkins heading into Saturday’s third and final MotoGP practice session at Brno.
The Wildcard Rizla Suzuki rider posted times within the top 10 on Friday, showing his competitive edge in MotoGP, a series he competed in from 2002-2008.
After a three-week break, the 2011 MotoGP Championship convenes this weekend at Brno for the Czech Republic Grand Prix.
Leading the series after 10 of 18 MotoGP races is Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner; the Australian has a 20-point lead over the reining Champion, Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo.
2011 FIM Motocross
It is going to be a busy weekend at the Zelta Zirgs track in Kegums, Latvia, as it will take place not only the 10th Grand Prix of the FIM Motocross World Championship, but also the fifth round of the UEM EMX2 series and the third round of the FIM Veterans World Cup.
2011 Laguna Seca MotoGP
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S. has announced its list of customer-focused activities for the July 22-24 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.
Celebrating 50 years of Grand Prix Racing and its sixth year as a marketing partner, Yamaha is a proud supporter of the U.S Grand Prix and this historic facility.
Strider Sports International, the world’s premier no-pedal balance bike manufacturer, is bringing a Strider World Cup event to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 24th. Budding young cyclists will ride alongside their heroes during the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, part of the MotoGP World Championship.
2011 FIM Motocross
The FIM Motocross World Championship travels this weekend to Teutschenthal, Germany, where it will take place ninth round of the season. Antonio Cairoli arrives as the new leader of the Motocross MX1 class and Ken Roczen is looking forward to handing an overall win to his home fans and keep the leadership of the MX2 series.
SuperMoto World Championship
The third appointment with the 2011 FIM SuperMoto World Championship at Pas De La Casa, Andorra, was disputed in a sunny day begun with a very strong wind that obliged the event management to postpone the warm up session and to cancel the Superpole.