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Motorsports - Motorcycle News

July 25, 2014

Escape your daily race!

1 competition – 10 challenges. Right after crossing the finish line, KTM goodie bags and three main prizes are waiting for you: one KTM RC 390 and two RC 125! Start the race at www.ktm.com/rc. Read the full article »


July 23, 2014

Kawasaki and Z1000 reap more prizes

Kawasaki's new Z1000 has already won the Plus X Award for innovation, high quality and design. Now the racing-styled large Z adds to its winning haul. Read the full article »


July 22, 2014

BMW Motorrad: first ever cornering ABS for supersports bike

The function ABS Pro represents a consistent refinement of the Race ABS in that it now enables ABS-supported braking when cornering. ABS Pro is offered as a retrofittable option which can be acquired through BMW Motorrad dealerships and is initially reserved exclusively for the top supersports model in the BMW Motorrad product range, the HP4. Read the full article »


July 18, 2014

Kawasaki Racing News: Jubilant Sykes Wins Race Number Eight

The ninth round of the FIM Superbike World Championship, at Laguna Seca in the USA, saw Tom Sykes secure a podium place in race one and then follow it up with his eighth race win of the 2014 season, to extend his championship leading advantage once again. Loris Baz scored good points in each race and David Salom (KRT SBK Evo) won both SBK Evo contests to put himself into an even more commanding lead in the Evo class. Read the full article »


July 17, 2014

Kawasaki Racing News: Round 9 Laguna Seca

Kawasaki’s SBK Evo riders headed to the uniquely challenging Laguna Seca circuit in Monterey on Sunday 13th July to take part in the ninth round of the SBK championship, competing for finishing places in both the overall SBK class and inside the specialised Evo category as well. Read the full article »


July 14, 2014

Special BMW Models

Model year 2015 sees a number of model facelift measures as well as the special model K 1300 S Motorsport included in the BMW Motorrad program. The models can be ordered from all BMW Motorrad dealers in the new configuration from August 2014. Read the full article »


July 11, 2014

Historic triple with BMW Motorrad

Michael Dunlop also triumphs in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man. Isle of Man/Munich, 8th June 2014. BMW Motorrad and Michael Dunlop (NI) have repeated history, echoing Georg “Schorsch” Meier’s (DE) legendary Senior TT victory of 1939 on the Isle of Man. Dunlop’s third BMW-powered victory of the week came in the most prestigious race of all: the blue riband Senior TT race. Before that, Dunlop had already won the Isle of Man TT Superbike and Superstock races on the BMW S 1000 RR. And it was him again who triumphed in an exciting and thrilling Senior TT race. Read the full article »


November 7, 2011

Misano circuit name to be associated with Simoncelli

The board of directors of Santamonica Spa has unanimously accepted a proposal to associate the name of the Misano circuit with Marco Simoncelli. “We owe it to the memory of Sic,” said Lucas Colaiacovo, Vice President of the circuit. “We owe it to his family, to the hundreds of thousands of fans who admired his courage and humanity, all of the individuals in the sporting world and media who support this spontaneous and moving proposal. We are pleased and proud to associate the Misano circuit with Marco Simoncelli, a champion in sport and in life.” Read the full article »


August 4, 2011

Honda NSF250R coming to the U.S.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has announced that the 2012 HRC NSF250R will be available in the U.S. Newly developed for FIM GP road racing competition in the Moto3 class, the NSF250R is powered by an all-new liquid-cooled single-cylinder 249cc four-stroke engine specifically designed for racing. In 2012, this globally distributed model will also be legal in the USGPRU Moto 3 and WERA Motorcycle Road Racing classes in the USA, as well as in other local racing events. Read the full article »


July 19, 2011

Video: Chad Reed Crash

Footage of Chad Reed's spectacular crash on the opening lap of the second 450 Class moto at the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship's Spring Creek National in Millville, MN, on July 16. Reed had just assumed the lead, looking to take his fifth win of the season, before losing control of his bike and flying upwards of 50 feet through the air. Despite the frightening fall, Reed came away virtually unscathed, and after collecting his breath, returned to action. After crossing the line in 34th of 35 riders, Reed fought his way into 14th by the end of the moto. Read the full article »