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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 18, 2015

Valentino Rossi’s AGV Corsa replica helmet now available

For all Valentino Rossi fans, the AGV Corsa 2015 Winter Test Limited Edition is now available. The new livery chosen by Valentino Rossi features a fabulous two-colour design with his usual fluorescent yellow and blue colour scheme and his number 46 printed on the sides of the helmet in a new tapestry effect. The special helmet is available from today at AGV stores and on the website at a RRP of €959. Read the full article »

June 5, 2015

Suzuki GSX-R1000, GSX-R750 and GSX-R700 now all available in MotoGP livery

Suzuki has updated its GSX-R range of superbikes with a new MotoGP livery. Thanks to the new colour option, the three GSX-R models look like the race machines of Maverick Vinales and Aleix Espargaro on race weekends. Suzuki didn’t touch the mechanics but the largest Gixxer got a special trim with with an SET (Suzuki Exhaust Tuning) valve and a Yoshimuira exhaust that improves the bike’s performance. 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 »

February 17, 2015

Ducati Desmosedici GP15 unveiled

Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 MotoGP World Championship season, Ducati have presented the new Desmosedici GP15 prototype at a special event in Bologna, Italy. The riders of the team, Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone, helped unveil the new GP15 that will make its on-track debut at the Sepang 2 test before the end of the month. 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 »

June 6, 2011

Casey Stoner claims third win in Catalunya

Repsol Honda rider Casey Stoner pulled away from championship leader Jorge Lorenzo to win the Catalunya Grand Prix on Sunday. The Australian rider rocketed to his third win to the season. Stoner took the lead from Jorge Lorenzo on lap two and and pulled away. Lorenzo got a good start and was first into turn one, but he could not hold off Stoner. American Ben Spies came third ahead of Dovizioso and Rossi. Read the full article »

June 2, 2011

Suomy Capirossi Replica helmet revealed

Presented for the first time by Loris Capirossi during the Pramac Ducati team conference in Genoa, Suomy Excel Capirossi Replica will be available in stores starting in the next few days. The graphics remained similar to the previous version, much appreciated by users, with stylized and colorful running flowers around the base of the helmet, the number 65 on the left side and three stars on the right side with the colors of the Italian flag, Monaco and European Union flags. The colors are changing on a dark background, the yellow blends well with the greens, the glitter and colored streamers that run in a circle. Read the full article »

May 30, 2011

Video: 1966 Honda RC166 crazy engine sound

Winner of 10 out of 10 races in the 1966 World Championship series, the RC166 captured the Manufacturers' and Riders' Championships in the 250cc class for two consecutive years. In short, this is the 1966 RC166. This bike is the most glamorous racing bike ever built. 250 cc isn't the type of engine capacity that gets many riders excited but when you start listing some of the RC166's specs such as its six cylinder engine, 6 independent carbs, 62-64hp and 7 speed gearbox that is capable of 18,000 RPM, things get a little more interesting. And then of course you hear it running... Read the full article »

May 20, 2011

Video: MotoGP documentary „Fastest” trailer

Following the success of „Faster” and „The Doctor”, the „Tornado” and the „Kentucky Kid” director Mark Neale is now preparing to release his latest MotoGP themed full-length documentary feature film, „Fastest”. Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, „Fastest” captures the intense and thrilling reality of the MotoGP World Championship, documenting a pivotal moment in the sport. Read the full article »