Articles Posted in the " Noriyuki Haga " Category

  • Haga and Fabrizio talk race 1 results from Miller

    Haga and Fabrizio talk race 1 results from Miller

    Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) takes home 36 important points having visited the podium twice, with a worthy second and third place finish in the races held today at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City. Michel’s team-mate Noriyuki Haga, who had difficulty finding the right feeling with his Ducati 1198 this weekend, had a more difficult day and closed the two races in ninth and eighth position.

    Race 1 became dramatic when, after five laps, Suzuki rider Muggeridge crashed and caused a red flag that led to a subsequent second heat.


  • World Superbike kicks off at State Capitol

    World Superbike kicks off at State Capitol

    Eight riders from the Superbike World Championship (Ben Spies, Noriyuki Haga, Max Biaggi, Yukio Kagayama, Carlos Checa, Jamie Hacking, Troy Corser and Jake Zemke) and their race bikes appeared at a press conference at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City late in the afternoon for an official welcome from Lt. Governor Gary Herbert, Larry H. Miller Group CEO Greg Miller and HANNspree Superbike World Championship General Manager Paolo Ciabatti.


  • 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.


  • Haga’s recent history at Monza an enviable one

    Haga’s recent history at Monza an enviable one

    As we enter the fifth round of the 2009 season the most successful rider in recent WSB meetings at Monza is unquestionably a certain Noriyuki Haga.

    In the last two years, while riding a Yamaha, he has scored three wins and one second place finish. The Japanese rider actually sees Monza as a home race, as he has lived in neighbouring Milan during the season for a number of years.


  • Haga previews World Superbike race at Monza

    Haga previews World Superbike race at Monza

    As we enter the fifth round of the 2009 season the most successful rider in recent WSB meetings at Monza is unquestionably a certain Noriyuki Haga.

    In the last two years, while riding a Yamaha, he has scored three wins and one second place finish. The Japanese rider actually sees Monza as a home race, as he has lived in neighbouring Milan during the season for a number of years.


  • World Superbike gears up round 5 in Monza

    World Superbike gears up round 5 in Monza

    The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, deep in the heart of the splendid Monza parkland, is gearing up for this coming weekend’s fifth round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship. This classic high-speed appointment has been part of Superbike since 1990 and this year arrives at its 18th edition. With a lap of 5.793 km Monza is the longest circuit on the calendar and its long straights, wide curves and fast chicanes all help to exalt the power of the bikes, which remain at full throttle for over 50% of the lap.


  • Aprilia Duo Show RSV4’s Potential

    Aprilia Duo Show RSV4’s Potential

    2009 Aprilia RSV4 Superbike Shows Strong at Losail.

    Both Aprilia riders Max Biaggi and Shinya Nakano were able to show the potential of the new RSV4 machine in the Losail races. The Italian was always one of the protagonists of the three-way battle for the lead with Spies and Haga and ended up by taking two third place podium finishes on Sunday, while his Japanese team-mate backed him up with an excellent fourth in the first race and seventh in race 2.


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