-winning GSX-R1000 was found to be in non-compliance with the 2008 AMA Superbike Championship Rulebook, following post-race technical inspections. Mladin's team is to appeal against the decision.
Only WSB heroes need applyIt has just taken Ducati over an hour to cover all the technical aspects of the new 1098R, I think the last time I sat through a presentation that thorough it was for my A-level physics and involved Boyle’s law. Anyhow
Is the Panigale just another superbike with a fancy new chassis? Well no actually, far from it.Ducati claim that the Panigale is their single biggest investment in any new model. From a company that believes in sportsbikes, that's not to be sniffed at.Packed with a host of change...
OK, we haven't got a lot to go on other than a few photos and a snatch of video – all officially released by Ducati so sure to be edited to avoid giving away secrets – but it's still possible to work out a few things about the prototype 2012 MotoGP machines tested by Hayden and R...
of technical blurb could. The main point I noticed is that the traction control system is so smooth. When you're riding normally, it is hard to know when it's cutting in.Lap after lap my confidence in the system increased and after just a handful of laps I
THE NEW 2008 CBR1000RR Fireblade is a totally new bike from the ground up. Engine, chassis, fuel and suspension components have all been redesigned from scratch. Honda claim they've built the new Blade with the road rider in mind, rather than the out and out racer - but even so -...
ALL of the Honda riders were absent from the second day of testing at Sepang today after an engine failure on Dani Pedrosa's RC213V yesterday.The historical Honda reliability came into question after Pedrosa broke down whilst on a hot lap. A red light appeared on the instrumentat...
YAMAHA'S 2012 R1 has emerged from the firm's Brazilian website revealing new colour options but no technical changes to the bike.The official page shows a selection of updated colours for the Brazilian market, which may or may not be offered
MEREDYDD HUGHES, Britain's most senior traffic policeman, has been slated for wasting court time after he failed to answer a speeding charge yesterday. Hughes, 49, the was due to appear at Wrexham Magistrates' Court charged with driving at 90mph in a 60mph zone. Sources say the h...
See Zac in actionA DEDICATED father has designed a prosthetic limb for his motorbike mad son, helping the teenager to get to grips with his off road motorcycle, says today's Daily Mail. Chris Pomphrey, 50, came up with the design with the help of prosthetics experts, which help h...
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