Lorenzo takes single-season points title at Valencia final

Jorge Lorenzo has broken the record for most points in a single season after his ninth win this weekend at Valencia, breaking Valentino Rossi’s previous record. The Spaniard had closed the book on the 2010 MotoGP season weeks ago, securing the 2011 title with several races left. Yet his win gave him 383 points on […]

Lone Star Rally draws 400,000

The annual Lone Star Rally drew an estimated 400,000 riders to the island of Galveston in Texas, making it one of the largest gatherings in the event’s history. Event organizers said they were slightly surprised by the turnout, considering that attendance has been down at other motorcycle events across the country. “The rally was incredible […]

Suzuki cuts team to one rider

Suzuki has announced that it will only enter one rider in the 2011 MotoGP series, bucking most manufacturers’ strategy of fielding a two-man team. Racer Loris Capirossi left the team for Pramac Ducati at the end of the season, fueling speculation that Rizla Suzuki would be in the market for a new rider. But the […]

Yamaha MotoGP team announces new manager

Yamaha rider Ben Spies will be reunited with team manager Massimo “Maio” Meregalli, as the Italian has announced that he’ll be making the switch from the Superbike World Championship to MotoGP. Spies and Meregalli teamed up to take home to the Superbike World Championship in 2009. Afterwards, Spies moved on to MotoGP, while Meregalli remained […]

New York rider beats DMV in court

A Queensbury, New York, man has finally been reunited with his vintage motorcycle after more than a year of legal battles. Mike Willig, owner of the Adirondack Seafood restaurant, had his 1981 Harley Davidson chopper seized by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles after the agency claimed that his Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) was […]