John Hopkins Will Be Back For Imola After Breaking Hand

After breaking his hand during the first test of the World Superbike season, John Hopkins has been officially ruled out of the opening round of the series at Phillips Island in Australia. However, Hopkins’ Crescent Suzuki team is hopeful that the rider will be able to return for the second race of the year at […]

Carlos Checa Sets Best Time At First World Superbike Test

The first test of the World Superbike Championship season is in the books, and it was defending champion Carlos Checa leaving Phillip Island in Australia with the fastest overall lap time. Using the official racing motorcycle tires that he’ll be equipping for competition, Checa posted the fastest time of 1:31.8 on the final day of […]

Andrea Dovizioso Is Now In Sidi Boots!

Sidi Vortice boots with the Italian pilot from Team Tech 3 Yamaha Andrea Dovizioso has officially joined the stables of Sidi champions. The Italian rider recently visited the Sidi headquarters in Maser (Treviso) Italy before taking off for the Malaysian circuit in Sepang, where he’ll face his first tests on his new official Yamaha supplied […]

Carmelo Ezpeleta Pushes Forward With MotoGP Changes, Despite Manufacturer Resistance

Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta is responsible for MotoGP, which can make him a target of criticism. One controversial move instituted by Dorna and Ezpeleta is the introduction of new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) to the field for the 2012 season. The goal is to make the racing more interesting and allow for a larger grid, […]

Dorna CEO Talks MotoGP Future

MotoGP is obviously changing this year, with the introduction of 1000cc engines and new Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) opening up the field for the first time in ages. However, if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has his way, there will be even more changes in 2013. Ezpeleta is on a mission to change the series back […]