Casey Stoner...fastest in winter testing at ValenciaCASEY STONER continued his dominating form by posting the fastest unofficial lap time at winter testing in Valencia on his 2008 Ducati Desmosedici.The Australian was 0.339 secs clear of second
SEVERAL WORLD Superbike teams have got to Kyalami, South Africa to take part in a three-day test session.The idea of the test is two-fold; to help develop the evolution tyres that Pirelli is producing for next season and to let the riders get used to the Kyalami circuit which wil...
YAMAHA TECH 3 rider Colin Edwards topped the times at a sun-drenched Phillip Island earlier today.The Texas Tornado pipped current MotoGP world champion, Casey Stoner, by over half a second, with a 1:29.566 best.Honda-mounted Alex de Angelis and Andrea Dovizioso put in sprkling p...
VALENTINO ROSSI confirmed at Valencia that he will not only take part in the RAC Rally, as well as the Monza Rally Show, but that he will be testing a Ferrari F1 during the winter.The Ferrari deal, however, has no significance, he insisted
JORGE LORENZO has revealed that he won't get the 2009 Yamaha MotoGP engine until just six days before the first race of next year.Speaking about the winter testing regime and his plans for next year he said: "I won't be getting the new engine until
Despite strong desert winds, Ben Spies continued to improve, ending winter testing third with a 1m 56.294s, just over six tenths behind Casey Stoner's Honda. Jorge Lorenzo was less successful, finishing seventh with a 1m 56.707s.Spies focused
categories - meaning an end to the flag-to-flag racing.Like MotoGP, testing will be banned over the winter period, starting from December 1st to January 15th.Importantly for Ducati, and possibly KTM, the commission have decided to increase the weight of 1200
at the tough track. The winter tests are being used by almost all the top manufacturer teams in preparation for the 2009 FIM Superbike World Championship, which gets underway in Australia at the start of March. The Italian powered to a best time of 1 minute 41
TOMMY HILL has been out at Mallory Park, getting in some very early pre-season laps on the Worx Suzuki GSX-R1000.Although the track was wet, Hill still managed a raft of laps at wet race pace to try and work out some of the new electronics
Yamaha's rumoured plan to prevent the Italian from testing for Ducati due to contractual reasons. "If I know Yamaha and Furusawa, I believe I can be optimistic," he continued. "It would be a great handicap if I could not test the Ducati before the winter
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