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Month: May 2015

Rain Plays Spoilsport At The First 2015 Isle of Man TT Qualifying

Qualifying for the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, got underway on Saturday evening and although weather conditions meant the F2 sidecars failed to get out on track, the Lightweight class got a full session under their belts with Ryan Farquhar leading the way at 117.12mph. The session got underway with… Read More ›

And So It Begins… 2015 Isle of Man TT Races

The 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to get underway on Saturday evening with qualifying sessions scheduled for the Newcomers, Lightweight and Sidecar classes. Weather permitting, the action around the Mountain Course is due to get underway at 6.20pm (GMT) with circuit debutantes Robbin Harms, Derek McGee, Tom McHale,… Read More ›

Ian Hutchinson Signs a Last-Minute Deal For The TT

Ian Hutchinson has secured a late deal to ride a Yamaha for British championship outfit Team Traction Control in the Supersport class at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Hutchinson had been due to compete for Tsingtao Racing on an MV Agusta, but the team has opted to skip the… Read More ›

WSBK Stars Head to the Isle of Man TT Races

A number of high profile World Superbike riders are heading to the Isle of Man for a parade lap around the iconic 37¾ mile circuit as part of the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Chaz Davies, Sylvain Guintoli, Jonathan Rea, Leon Camier and Tom Sykes will be heading to the… Read More ›

Donington Park WSS win goes to Sofouglu

WSBK Press Release: The sixth round of the 2015 World Supersport championship has been won after 20 hard fought laps by Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing), as cooler temperatures descended at Donington Park. Starting from Pole, the Turk was initially overhauled by rival Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) before regrouping and retaking the lead… Read More ›

WSBK: Double at Donington…Again

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. WSBK Press Release: Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race… Read More ›

Video: Honda’s Racing Road Preview

This is late… 8 days late to be precise. But I figured, it’s never too late to watch a kick-ass road racing preview video to kickstart a racing weekend. Also, of course, no better way to say hello to road racing weekend. The video was filmed during a recent test at Castle Combe in the UK, the… Read More ›

Thoughts and expectations before Donington’s battle commences

Official WSBK Press Release – Preview The official press conference of WorldSBK round six took place today at Donington Park Circuit, involving the current top-5 riders in the championship standings, four of them being native to the UK. KRT entries Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, together with factory Aprilia duo Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres… Read More ›

SBK’s Donington Promo Video Redux

WSBK released a promo video highlighting some of the key moments from Donington Park, 2014. Wait, though. Did you get a bit of deja vu while reading this? It’s not you. It’s me. I was just trying to figure out the copyright. Now that all of this is done and dusted, here it is again (If… Read More ›

Perfect Tedium Or When Lorenzo Leads From the Front

Just for kicks, I went back to all the posts I have written on Le Mans. There aren’t very many – just three, starting with the rain-drenched 2012 Le Mans starring Casey Stoner, Valentino Rossi and zero visibility. I went back because there is always something awesome about the past – to see it then,… Read More ›