Kennaugh and James Hillier in attendance after missing the opening day for BSB round at Thruxton.Monday Practice times for Superbike, Superstock and Supersport on the next slide.
seems surprisingly calm having controlled a lock-to-lock slide nearly flat out in sixth gear, fishtailing all the way to Ago's Leap. Calm or not, the lap speed was 'only' 110mph, compared to 113mph on Monday's first practice lap.For the lap, Higgins
the entire seat, with the rider still attached, and inflates an airbag backrest. The idea is that having ejected you slide down the road in a sitting position, with the seat betwixt your hide and the asphalt. Sort of extreme tobogganing.And no, it's not April
. Chances are this will use the bigger, 1200cc version of the firm's V-twin, although the 750 would slot in just as easily.Speaking of slotting engines in, we're still waiting for Aprilia to slide the 1200cc motor into the Shiver – even though the firm has
's visual and physical mass, allowing a short tail, while the bikini-faired nose and front-heavy petrol tank give it a muscular, if not terribly pretty, stance.That tail hides one piece of innovation that's unique to the Rebello – a sliding seat hump
, then the Tech 3 rider and finally Jonny Hernadez.Bradley himself suffered a high-side when he arrived at the wet corner on full slicks, hitting the ground hard before sliding into the Suter of Marquez.Following Moto2 FP1 the FIM fined the circuit organisers €15
circumstances. The danger that Sebastian could get hurt on a bike is too great.”Behind the scenes German newspaper Bild reported that Vettel was keen, but said on the record: “If you have a little slide, the car runs off. On a bike, you fall right off
like Jarno Saarinen and Kenny Roberts, moving the sport to the hanging off, steering with rear and sliding the knee as a further point of balance. The modern era are attempting to discover an advantage with the leg-out method.The idea of having a leg
the car on the gravel, slide and are able to go 100% with the voice of the co-driver. Here you are alone and for me it's more easy."This won't be the last we see of Rossi on four wheels.
?John Surtees hanging off and dragging his knee? It's almost sacrilege.No the circus chimp in the picture is me, not John Surtees. It wasn't big nor was it particularly clever but it was a shot to highlight a story we'd done on the history of knee-sliding
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