Kawasaki Z800 Coming to Canada

@KawasakiMotors • (October 10, 2015)-  The aggressive styling and powerful punch of the Kawasaki Z1000 has gained many fans, and now it gets a sibling in the form of the new-to-North America 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS.

Sunday, 11 October 2015 08:27


Lorenzo Tops Friday Practice at Motegi‏

@MotoGP • Motegi (October 9, 2015)- Movistar Yamaha’s Lorenzo took advantage of ideal conditions (Track temp. 40˚C) at the Twin Ring Motegi to set a 1’44.731 in FP2 to top Friday’s practice. Lorenzo showed no ill effects from the shoulder injury he picked up earlier in the week as he completely dominated proceedings on Friday at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan.

Friday, 09 October 2015 13:10


Kruger to race in 49th annual Macau GP in November‏

@InsideMacauGP • (October 9, 2015)-  Held each year since 1967, the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix is recognised as one of the world’s leading international motorcycle road races. This year, once again the entry is truly international, including riders from Europe, America, Australia, South Africa and Canada.

Friday, 09 October 2015 13:06


Honda Releases Updated CBR500R‏

@HondaCanada • MARKHAM, ON., October. 8, 2015 - Honda Canada would like to announce the world debut of the CBR500R. It will be exhibited by the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. at AIMExpo (American International Motorcycle Expo), an international motorcycle show that will be held in Orlando, Florida from October 15th to 18th, 2015.
				  		
										
					

Thursday, 08 October 2015 14:39


Yamaha Canada & Ontario Tourism Co-Sponsor the 10th Annual Motorcycle Hall of Fame Banquet & Reunion

Toronto ON – October 2nd , 2015 –The Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame is proud to announce that Yamaha Motor Canada and Ontario Tourism have partnered to sponsor the 10th Annual Induction Banquet and Reunion which takes place November 7th, 2015 at the Sheraton Airport Conference Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 17:52


BMW Shows Off 310 cc Single-Cylinder Stunt Concept Bike in Brazil‏

@BMWMotorrad • São Paulo. With the world premiere of the BMW Concept Stunt G 310 at South America’s largest motorcycle show, BMW Motorrad is presenting a completely new side: the uncompromising interpretation of an aggressive and agile stunt bike based on a single cylinder study.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 15:45


Largest-Ever Gathering of Britten V1000 Motorcycles at the 11th Annual Barber Vintag‏e Festival

@BrittenBike  @BarberMotorPark  Birmingham, AL (Oct. 7) - Nine of the 10 Britten V1000 motorcycles created by innovator John Britten (1950-95) will be at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum on Oct. 9-11, during the 11th Annual Barber Vintage Festival, presented by the Triumph Dealers of North America. This is a significant event, as there have never been this many of the rare Britten V1000s together at the same time.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 12:27


Motul Announced As New WorldSBK Title Sponsor‏

@WorldSBK • @motul • Details of the agreement between Dorna Group and Motul were revealed at Magny-Cours last Friday during the penultimate round of the 2015 WorldSBK season. Representatives Romain Grabowski of Motul and Marc Saurina of Dorna formally announced to the gathered media and fans the new-look, long-term partnership which will see the Championship invigorated from the start of next year.

Monday, 05 October 2015 08:24


Jacobsen wins as Sofuoglu clinches fourth WSS title

@WorldSBK • Magny Cours (October 4, 2015)- The penultimate round of the World Supersport Championship was stopped after several laps and restarted over a reduced distance of 11 laps following a retirement for Kevin Manfredi (CIA Landlords Insurance Honda) that brought out the red flags to allow the track to be cleaned.

Sunday, 04 October 2015 12:12


Rea Ends Fassi French Round With The Double

@WorldSBK • (October 4, 2015)- The second race at Magny-Cours was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), the World Champion doing the double for the fifth time this year after a three-rider battle raged from the start. His podium tally of 22 puts him equal with Troy Bayliss who achieved the feat in 2002, and is the second highest number of podiums in a season in the all-time list.

At the flag at the end of 21-adrenalin-filled laps the remaining podium places were taken by Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) meaning the fight for the runner-up spot in the series will continue to the season finale under floodlights in Qatar in a fortnight.

Behind the top three, Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) had their own private duel with the Dutchman taking fourth with a few laps to go from his English rival.

Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) had another solid day pleasing the many fans trackside with sixth in dry conditions.

Seventh was Niccolò Canepa (Althea Racing) ahead of the duelling Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Luca Scassa (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team), who were eighth and ninth respectively, with Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) rounding out the top 10.


The remaining points-scoring positions were claimed by Matteo Baiocco (Althea Racing), Leandro Mercado (Barni Racing), Markus Reiterberger (VanZon Rehema BMW), David Salom (Team Pedercini) and Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse).


WorldSBK Magny-Cours - Race 2
1 - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team
2 - Chaz Davies Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Superbike Team +2.848
3 - Tom Sykes 
Kawasaki Racing Team +6.551

Standings (12 of 13 rounds completed)
1 - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team 528*
2 - Chaz Davies Aruba.it Racing - Ducati SuperbikeTeam 383 (-145)
3 - Tom SykesKawasaki Racing Team 367 (-161)
     *Already crowned the 2015 Champion
 From: Press Office- World Superbike

Sunday, 04 October 2015 12:06


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