Saddlemen Sponsors New AMA Rookie Of The Year Award

Thanks to a new deal with Saddlemen, AMA has announced the return of the Rookie of the Year program to its AMA Pro Road Racing and AMA Pro Flat Track competitions, reports Cycle News. Saddlemen, which makes motorcycle seats and accessories, will be putting up $5,000 for the winner of the award. All riders in […]

Max Biaggi Wins First World Superbike Race Of The Year

Defending champion Carlos Checa got off to a bad start in the opening World Superbike race, but was able to bounce back in the second round with a victory at Philip Island, Australia. In the first race of the weekend, Checa quickly passed early leader Tom Sykes and was in control of the race by […]

Josh Waters Wins On New 2012 GSX-R1000

Josh Waters wins opening round of Australian Superbike on the new 2012 GSX-R1000. Team Suzuki’s Josh Waters claimed victory in the opening round of the Australian Superbike Championship at Phillip Island in Victoria at the weekend. Run alongside the World Superbike Championship round, Waters was relentless in his pursuit for victory, claiming Pole Position and […]

John Hopkins Will Be Back For Imola After Breaking Hand

After breaking his hand during the first test of the World Superbike season, John Hopkins has been officially ruled out of the opening round of the series at Phillips Island in Australia. However, Hopkins’ Crescent Suzuki team is hopeful that the rider will be able to return for the second race of the year at […]

Carlos Checa Sets Best Time At First World Superbike Test

The first test of the World Superbike Championship season is in the books, and it was defending champion Carlos Checa leaving Phillip Island in Australia with the fastest overall lap time. Using the official racing motorcycle tires that he’ll be equipping for competition, Checa posted the fastest time of 1:31.8 on the final day of […]