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  • 2011 Misano World Superbike | Preview

    2011 Misano World Superbike | Preview

    World Superbike

    Just a few days after unusually wintery conditions at Miller Motorsports Park in the USA, the World Superbike teams and riders are heading for the warmer and hopefully sunnier climes of Italy’s Adriatic Riviera for the sixth of the 13 rounds in this year’s calendar at Misano, San Marino.


  • 2011 Estoril MotoGP: Portugal Results

    2011 Estoril MotoGP: Portugal Results

    2011 MotoGP

    With 13 turns, a tricky uphill chicane and a long straight (0.613 of mile) where the prototypes reach 200 mph and then have to brake for a 70 mph-turn 1, the technical Estoril layout continually challenges the MotoGP grid.

    And the 2011 Portuguese Grand Prix was no different.


  • MotoGP sunday race guide Misano

    MotoGP sunday race guide Misano

    GP Cinzano di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini – Sunday 6 September

    MotoGP

    • Valentino Rossi starts from pole for the sixth time this year – the most poles he has had in a single season since joining Yamaha. This is Rossi’s first ever GP pole at the Misano circuit. He has had three wins from his previous five poles in 2009, at Assen, Sachsenring and Brno.

    • This is the tenth pole of the year for Yamaha, equalling their best ever haul of premier-class poles in a single season – achieved in both 1978 and 1988.


  • MotoGP FP1 report Misano (photos)

    MotoGP FP1 report Misano (photos)

    MotoGP

    Fiat Yamaha’s reigning World Champion Valentino Rossi began his quest to repeat his 2008 Misano victory with Friday’s fastest practice time at the Gran Premio Cinzano di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, ahead of his young Spanish team-mate Jorge Lorenzo.


  • MotoGP previews Misano Italy

    MotoGP previews Misano Italy

    MotoGP

    The thirteenth round of the 2009 FIM MotoGP World Championship takes place this weekend as the riders and their teams visit Misano for the Gran Premio Cinzano di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini.


  • MV Agusta announces Massimo Tamburini retirement

    MV Agusta announces Massimo Tamburini retirement

    MV Agusta today announced that Design Chief Massimo Tamburini will retire from the company, effective Dec. 31, 2008. Tamburini has been with Cagiva since early 1985 and has headed up MV Agusta’s engineering and design center, Centro Ricerche Cagiva, in San Marino for over 13 years, where he and the staff designed what are widely regarded as world-class, premium, high-performance sport motorcycles, including the legendary F4.

    Mr. Tamburini Speaks…


  • 2007 MV Agusta F4 1000 R | Motorcycle Review

    2007 MV Agusta F4 1000 R | Motorcycle Review

    Motorcycle MV Amore

    Motorcycles are visceral things. They ignite the same kind of irrational passions that fuel amorous feelings between two people. They fill the devout enthusiasts with irrepressible euphoria, inspiring them to almost ridiculous impulsiveness. How fitting that Italy, a country renowned for its amoré—almost an official national treasure—would also be the romantic epicenter of motorcycling, producing some of the world’s most alluring examples of two-wheel lust.


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