2011 World Superbike Championship Misano Results

Checa Extends Lead Over Biaggi in World Superbike Ducati rider Carlos Checa was able to pick up his eighth win of the World Superbike season and complete a weekend sweep by besting rival Max Biaggi in two races at the Misano Adriatico Circuit in Italy. Checa had the advantage going into Sunday’s race, as he […]

Successful Qualifying in Silverstone for Lorenzo and Spies

Today’s qualifying session for tomorrow’s Silverstone GP came to a successful conclusion for both Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies this afternoon. The second day of the British round of the World Championship was graced with sunshine, allowing the riders to finalise a good dry set up. The Yamaha Factory Racing riders were quick from the […]

Silverstone Grand Prix Practice Hampered by Rain

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies experienced the famed English weather today as they took to the Silverstone circuit for the Grand Prix of Great Britain’s first day of practice. The day started well with the morning’s session run on a dry track but the rain soon made an appearance, making all […]

Motorcycle Helmet Battle Rages on in Pennsylvania

Motorcycle helmet laws are decided on a state-by-state basis, and this has led to some very uneven implementation across the country. Some states have staunchly refused helmets, while others embraced them long ago. And then there are the states like Pennsylvania, which seems to go back and forth on the issue. Pennsylvania actually had a […]

Stoner Has a Chance to Make it Three in a Row This Weekend

MotoGP rider Casey Stoner has a chance to become the first racer to win three Grand Prixes in a row since 2003, when Valentino Rossi accomplished the feat. If his practice time is any indication, things are so far, so good for the Honda racer. This Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone is likely to […]