Ducati 848 EVO
Ducati motorcycles are quintessentially Italian. They are hot-blooded, good-looking, and they simply ooze charisma. Forever intertwined with racing, Ducati won the very first World Superbike Championship in 1988 and have subsequently dominated it so completely that at one point people started referring to it as The Ducati Cup.
Yamaha World Superbike
Una Conway has joined Yamaha as the new Racing Communications Officer for production model road racing, the position beginning before the World Superbike Championship in Donington Park last weekend.
As Gavin Matheson follows the Yamaha Factory Racing Team in the MotoGP World Championship, Conway steps in to take over his role.
2011 World Superbike
During a private two-day World Superbike test for the BMW Motorrad Italy Team at Motorland Aragon last week, James Toseland high-sided his S1000RR, fracturing his wrist.
The injury will prevent Toseland from competing at Round 2 of the World Superbike Championship in Donington on March 27.
Yoshimura is in the process of leveraging the World Superbike platform to develop a new high-performance motorcycle exhaust system, the Yosh R-11R.
Although in prototype form, Yoshimura is focused on testing and using it in extreme use and the competition of World SBK their chosen proving ground.