Audi To Purchase Ducati For $1.1 Billion

Audi To Purchase Ducati For $1.1 Billion

It’s official – Audi will soon be the new owner of Ducati. In a deal that has been talked about for several months, German luxury automaker Audi, a subsidiary of Volkswagen, will purchase Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati. The deal is estimated to cost $1.1 billion, with nearly a quarter of that tied to Audi paying […]

AMA Wants Members To “Ride For A Cause”

AMA Wants Members To "Ride For A Cause"

April marks the American Motorcyclist Association’s annual Get Out and Ride! Month and this year each week is devoted to a different theme. The organization recently announced this week is Get Out and Ride For a Cause! Week, where motorcyclists are encouraged to donate their time to whatever charity they choose. The AMA is hoping […]

Jon Kirham Wins British Superbike Opener

Jon Kirham Wins British Superbike Opener

Jon Kirham won the opening round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, despite bad weather that ultimately caused the second race of the weekend to be cancelled. Kirkham’s debut for the Samsung Honda team got off to a perfect start as he beat Alastair Seeley to the finish line by .136 seconds. The wet […]

Shane Turpin To “Wild Card” Race At Miller

Shane Turpin To "Wild Card" Race At Miller

One of the things that keeps World Superbike races interesting is the Wild Card system, where riders from the world of motorsports are granted the chance to compete in one World Superbike race. Although frequently used to give local fans a rooting interest, sometimes the Wild Card can give the top racers a run for […]

U.S. Team Heads To Ukraine For Speedway World Championship

U.S. Team Heads To Ukraine For Speedway World Championship

It’s a relatively new form of motorcycle racing, but speedway is picking up momentum and popularity, as evidenced by the upcoming Under 21 World Championships to be held in Ukraine. Unlike conventional motorsports, speedway bikes are limited to just one gear and don’t have any brakes. Riders compete on an oval-shaped track, tearing around at […]