Chris Vermeulen announces he won’t participate in Phillip Island

Chris Vermeulen recently announced on his Twitter account that he will not be able to ride at Phillip Island due to having major surgery on his right knee about six months ago, according to Cycle News. He decided to withdraw from the World Superbike season-opener because he believes participating could damage his knee further. “We […]

Simoncelli surprises at Sepang

The third and final day of testing at the Sepang track in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ended with a surprising name at the top as San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Marco Simoncelli posted the fastest time, completing a string of tests in which Honda absolutely dominated. Not to take anything away from second-year rider Simoncelli, but most […]

Suzuki captures world endurance title

Building a bike that is race-worthy is a tall task. Building one that can hold up over eight hours of pressure is another matter entirely. That’s exactly what the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) was able to do, by modifying a Suzuki GSXR-1000 well enough for Suzuki to capture its tenth manufacturer’s title in the […]

Suzuki Wins World Endurance Title In Qatar

Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has won the 2010 World Endurance Championship after taking victory at the final round in Qatar today. Team riders Sylvain Guintoli, Vincent Philippe and Freddy Foray led the 8 Hours of Doha from the start aboard their GSX-R1000 Suzuki to clinch victory with 231 laps – four laps ahead of runners-up […]

Suzuki cuts team to one rider

Suzuki has announced that it will only enter one rider in the 2011 MotoGP series, bucking most manufacturers’ strategy of fielding a two-man team. Racer Loris Capirossi left the team for Pramac Ducati at the end of the season, fueling speculation that Rizla Suzuki would be in the market for a new rider. But the […]