Motorsports - Motorcycle News

July 3, 2015

Suzuki celebrates the 30th anniversary of the GSX-R series with special livery

Suzuki is set to celebrate 30 years of GSX-R with a special livery at the Sachsenring MotoGP race in Germany next weekend, along with launching a new limited-edition production machine that will be available globally. The first model of the series was the GSX-R 750 and it was revealed back in 1985. Since then, the GSX-R acronym is Suzuki’s most important brand. Click through for some details. Read the full article »

June 23, 2015

Victory Pikes Peak prototype crash on video

Victory’s Pikes Peak project suffered a huge setback on Saturday June 13th when Don Canet lost the front end during practice and crashed. Fortunatelyx, the rider was not injured and Victory Racing is still intending to compete in Pike’s Peak on Sunday 28th June. Roland Sands Design is working round the clock to get Project 156 ready on time. Click through and watch the video of the crash. Read the full article »

June 18, 2015

Max Biaggi returns to World Superbike on the Aprilia RSV4

Max Biaggi returns to World Superbike for two rounds in the saddle of the Aprilia RSV4 race bike. The WorldSBK Champion of 2010 and 2012 retired back in 2012 so that he can spend more time with his family. But Biaggi stayed in touch with the sport and when Aprilia asked him to test some new parts, he said yes. Fans will be able to see Biaggi at Misano this weekend first. Read the full article »

June 13, 2015

Isle of Man: John McGuinness wins Senior TT on his 2015 Honda CBR1000RRSP

John McGuinness took his 22nd and 23rd TT victory by winning the TT Zero and TT Senior races. The 43-year-old Brit an a 17:03.567 en route to winning the 2015 Senior TT. Furthermore, he shattered Bruce Anstey’s outright lap record from last year’s Superbike race with a sensational speed of 132.701mph. James Hillier came in second while Ian Hutchinson secured his third place on the podium. Guy Martin finished at fourth on his BMW S1000RR. Read the full article »

June 13, 2015

Kawasaki Ninja H2R claims fastest closed TT speed with 331 km/h

Kawasaki rider James Hillier looks set to claim the fastest ever speed recorded for a motorcycle on closed roads at the Isle of Man TT after registering over 331.52 kph (206mph) on the famous Sulby straight riding a Ninja H2R in a parade lap. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider declared himself nervous but excited at the prospect of guiding the closed-course-only Ninja H2R around the 37 mile circuit complete with its integrated supercharger and 300+ horsepower. Read the full article »

June 12, 2015

MotoGP-derived Honda RC213V-S street bike arrived

Honda has finally revealed its much anticipated RC213V-S bike. The bike look pretty cool with its red-white-blue lievery but the performance of the base model – 159hp and 102Nm (75 lb-ft)– is a bit disappointing. Installing a racing kit makes things a little brighter, as the engine is said to deliver 215hp. In addition to that, installing the racing kit makes the bike 10kg lighter. And what does this all cost? The base version will retail for €188,000 in Europe and $184,000 in the U.S. Read the full article »

June 11, 2015

Watch the highlight videos of the 2015 Erzberg Rodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble

If the Isle of Man TT is the toughest on-road motorcycle race in the world, then the Erzberg Rodeo is the craziest race off the road. This mining pit in Austria is a very special venue: the course is 22 miles long, and the terrain is insanely rough. This year, Andreas Lettenbichler, Alfredo Gomez, Graham Jarvis, and last year's winner Jonny Walker all crossed the finish line together. Click through for the some cool videos. Read the full article »

June 4, 2015

Victory Project 156 „Race to the Clouds” bike revealed – video

As we reported earlier, Victory Motorcycles, in partnership with Roland Sands Design and Cycle World, will race a new prototype engine at the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb on June 28. The race bike, named Project 156 was fully revealed today. It features an Indian-based, 1133cc V-Twin Ohlins suspension, Brembo brakes and carbon bodywork while the frame was built by Roland Sands. Read the full article »

May 30, 2015

It’s TT time again. Are You Ready? – Video

It’s time, another Isle of Man TT is upon us and the race this year will most likely be one of the best we’ve ever seen. Who can stop Michael Dunlop? How many trophies will John McGuinness bring home? The first practice session starts in just a couple of hours, until then, watch how Guy Martin and his Tyco Suzuki Superbike chases BMW mounted Michael Dunlop. Read the full article »

May 28, 2015

MotoGP’s New Direction In 2016

Several important changes to the MotoGP rules - specifically engine, concession and software regulations - were announced by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), MotoGp's governing agency, a few weeks ago. Click through for details. Read the full article »