Westby Earns First Win in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike

The AMA Pro Daytona SportBike class saw a brand-new winner today at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, as M4 Suzuki’s Dane Westby staged a brilliant, aggressive ride that took him from ninth to first through some of the toughest riders in the series. For Westby, it marked his career first AMA Pro sprint race victory and […]

Anti-Lock Brakes Coming to More Vehicles

Anti-lock brakes (ABS) are pretty much a standard feature on all automotive models by now, but they haven’t caught on as much with motorcycles. Indeed, the safety movement seems to have bypassed two-wheeled vehicles completely, the Wall Street Journal reports. While drivers and automakers want their cars as safe as possible, many riders are campaigning […]

Italians Do Well in Mugello Test

Even in a highly technical sport such as motorcycle racing, sometimes psychology can have an advantage – specifically in the area of home-track advantage. Italian riders did well during the initial testing at Italy’s Mugello track, with Marco Simoncelli topping the standings. Fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso also did very well, ranking third overall. Of course, […]

Pedrosa to Return This Weekend

Dani Pedrosa has announced that after missing more than a month of time, he’ll be back for this weekend’s MotoGP race in Mugello, Italy. The Repsol Honda rider suffered a broken collarbone after a controversial clash with Marco Simoncelli. He was originally slated to miss two races at most, but complications forced him to undergo […]

Ben Spies Gets First Win Ever in Assen

One of the reasons that many fans tune into racing are the magic moments. Undeniably, one of these happened over the weekend as American Ben Spies got his first official MotoGP win at Assen in the Netherlands. Spies, racing in special livery for Yamaha’s 50th anniversary, was able to take advantage of some early chaos […]