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The upcoming MotoGP season is right around the corner, and with it will come some major changes to the motorsports series. Bridgestone, the official tire supplier for MotoGP, has been working on the development of a new rubber compound as well as sport bike tires designed for slick conditions, and both are currently being tested [...]
Teams from MotoGP and World Superbike were ready to attack days of motorsports testing at the Jerez track in Spain, but rainy conditions washed out almost all of the planned runs. According to Ultimate Motorcycling, the racing ban is still in effect for riders, so most of the work was to focus on new electronic [...]
Suzuki pulled out of MotoGP racing at the end of 2011, but the manufacturer recently expressed interest in returning to the motorsports series.
Mahi Kawasaki Racing Team completed its first testing sessions last week at the Jerez track in Spain, and Portimao in Portugal. Rider Kenan Sofuoglu, the reigning World Supersport Champion and three-time title holder, will be joined by Fabien Foret on the new India-based Kawasaki team. Foret finished fourth in last year’s supersport championship and also [...]
MotoGP riders from BMW and Ducati closed out the final days of winter testing at the Jerez track in Spain.
Riders from World Superbike and MotoGP were present for winter testing at Jerez, but it was the superbike teams who stole the show on their final day of motorsports before the break.
For the second day in a row, Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes recorded the fastest time of World Superbike’s winter testing session.
Struggles with inclement weather continued for the MotoGP Honda team, which is in Sepang, Malaysia, for a three-day private test.
Members of the World Superbike series gathered in Jerez, Spain, to undergo the final round of winter testing.