2011 FIM Motocross
Red Bull Teka KTM Factory Racing MX1’s Antonio Cairoli obtained his fifth GP victory of the season at a track he defined as one of the best ones of the season – Matterley Basin, Great Britain, Round 13 of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship.
BMW Motorrad can look back on a successful year in 2009 in spite of a very difficult market environment marked by the global financial and economic crisis. Last year 87,306 (previous year: 101,685) BMW motorcycles were delivered to customers which is equivalent to a comparatively moderate drop of 14.1%.
The FIM have today announced that the 2010 Grand Prix events in France, Italy and Czech Republic will be held a week later than originally scheduled, whilst Great Britain swaps places in the order with Italy. The San Marino event will be held a week earlier.
2010 MotoGP World Championship Schedule (Revised)
Date Grand Prix (Circuit)
April 11th* Qatar (Losail)
April 25th Japan (Motegi)
May 2nd Spain (Jerez)
May 23rd France (Le Mans)
Crash, the rock band fronted by MotoGP star James Toseland, will perform live Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
The performance will start at 4:30 p.m. on the 6th Street Stage in the IMS infield. Toseland, from Great Britain, plays keyboards and is a vocalist for the four-man band.
The past weekend’s racing was one to remember for the Sidi colours, as Sidi Vortice boots became major players on the Donington circuit during the GP of Great Britain. It was another extraordinary double in the 250 class, with the Japanese rider for Honda Hiroshi Aoyama coming in first, and Spain’s Alvaro Bautista (Aspar Team Aprilia) in second place. The two aces from the Sidi Sport stables are confirming themselves as true matadors in the 250 class for the 2009 season.
British Grand Prix – Tuesday 21 July Preview
This weekend sees the end of an era in the FIM MotoGP World Championship, as the series makes its final visit to Donington Park for the British Grand Prix. The venue has played host to some great racing in all classes and, with competition at a breathtaking level in 2009, another thriller can be expected on Sunday 26th July.
BSA Is Marque Of The Year at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days 2009.
One of Great Britain’s most storied motorcycle companies, BSA, will be the Marque of the Year for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days 2009, the world’s largest gathering of vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, set for July 24-26 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Borrowing from the venerable Winston Churchill, the motorcycle seen here is "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." The fact that it is cloaked in "magic" Amulet Red paint compounds matters.
While the quote from the cigar-chomping leader of Great Britain during WWII was referring to the Soviet Union, The Californian seen here also qualifies on several levels.