The Japanese Yoshimura Suzuki Racing Team has announced a strong three-rider line-up for next month’s World Endurance Suzuka 8-Hour race in Japan that includes Leon Camier, Josh Waters and Nobuatsu Aoki. FIXI Crescent World Superbike rider Camier will join Australian Superbike Champion Waters and Suzuki Factory test rider Aoki for the 35th Anniversary event on [...]
After a severe earthquake and several aftershocks rocked the Italian province of Emilia-Romagna, Ducati has announced it will suspend production at factories in the region until further notice.
Two wins and a second earns him $8,000 in purse money The ninth annual GEICO MiniMotoSX, Fueled by Monster Energy took place inside the Orleans Arena and BBR Monster Energy backed Ryan Abrigo was the big winner. With wins in both the 12 Inch Expert and World final as well as a second place finish [...]
To cross the Pacific Ocean, most would assume you’d need a boat or a plane. However, at least one motorcycle has made the journey, according to CBC News.
Ducati recently announced the debut of the Monster Diesel motorcycle, a collaborative effort between the Italian bike company and the Diesel fashion brand. The new custom bike will be officially unveiled at Diesel stores in New York City, Rome and Tokyo-Shibuya alongside a new clothing collection from the designer. “The Monster Diesel, and the collection [...]
Honda has been in trouble this year with regards to production, as it had to deal with the fallout from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Although the factory returned to its normal schedule in October, another crisis popped up when Thailand began experiencing heavy flooding. Honda only has a small number of factories in Thailand, [...]
MotoGP riders held an impromptu meeting over the weekend to discuss the potential ramifications of skipping the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix in October against the wishes of race officials. Nearly all the racers gathered at Valentino Rossi’s motorhome inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock. Rossi has been the most outspoken rider when it comes to [...]
Ryan Dungey and the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team are giving their support to the Japan Earthquake Disaster fund by pledging the special set of Fox race gear, that he wore at the recent Jacksonville AMA/FIM World Supercross race in Florida, for auction to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami. The [...]
Honda has provided an update on the many factories in Japan that were affected by the recent earthquake, announcing that production at the main facility will resume within the next few days. The first official announcement on the matter suspended production at all facilities through March 27th, at which point the status would be assessed. [...]
Japanese motorcycle manufacturers make up a large portion of the biking community, so it should come as no surprise that the massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has had dire effects on the industry as a whole. Honda was perhaps the hardest hit by the disaster, and the company announced that it would be suspending [...]