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Britain’s Cal Crutchlow moved atop the timesheets as MotoGP™ pre-season testing drew to a close in Jerez on Monday. The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider led the way from Yamaha Factory Racing duo Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Motorcycle Association has announced the nominations for the Trial Des Nations, FIM World Championship for national teams. The event will take place in La Chatre, France on Sept. 8.
The FIM World Enduro Championships for national teams will take place from Sept. 30-Oct. 5 in Sardinia, Italy. The CMA Board of Directors has approved the nomination of riders to the following teams.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Nineteen-year-old Canadian Ben Young earned eighth place in the 72nd running of the Daytona 200 aboard the #86 Tim Hortons-Sudbury/BYR Yamaha R6 on March 16, his best finish yet in the AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike class. 

Pol Espargaró finished 2013’s Moto2™ pre-season as the fastest rider, again setting the pace in Jerez on Thursday. Last year’s championship runner-up, riding for Tuenti HP 40, led the way from the Italtrans Racing Team duo, which did not run on the fourth and final day.
February motorcycle sales in Canada continued what January started for the new year, another healthy retail increase from the same month, 2012, according to the Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council / Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council retail sales report.

Here we go again.  It’s the ANNUAL HAY BALE PARTY TIME for the Westwood Motorcycle Racing Club. It will be held at Mission Raceway Park on Saturday April 6. We will be starting at 12 noon and going until we are finished. 
CASTLE DONINGTON, UK – Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd. announced on Thursday that it has completed the purchase of historic Donington Hall, which will serve as its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities.

MotoGP™ rookie Marc Márquez leaves Circuit of the Americas with confidence, having topped all three days of this week’s private test. Just four riders took to the track on Thursday, with Dani Pedrosa and Stefan Bradl completing the top three.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The opening day of action for the 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season brought renewed excitement in the form of fresh rider/team combinations, altered equipment and colour schemes, and rejuvenated title hopes on Thursday. However, while much did change over the offseason, the end…
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Canadian coffee icon Tim Hortons -Sudbury returns as the primary sponsor for Ben Young’s #86 Yamaha R6 for his return to the prestigious Daytona 200. The Daytona 200 is the first race of the GEICO AMA Pro Road Racing 2013 season being held at the legendary Daytona…

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - With the 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season set to commence this week at the legendary Daytona International Speedway, there is one pressing question in the premier AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike class: Can anyone stop reigning champ Josh Hayes?
If you have been in recently, you probably already know about our 2013 product introduction / information night.  If you haven't, then here it goes... On Thursday, March 21st from 4-7pm, we will have two industry reps here to talk shop.  One is from Motovan, our largest aftermarket supplier; and…
Rev Amp of Mississauga, Ont. has announced its support of AMA Pro and Canadian Expert dirt track racer Doug Lawrence (pictured). The electrical supply firm is owned and operated by former dirt track and road racer Patrick Chartrand. Chartrand has competed in the Mopar Canadian Superbike series in the Harley-Davidson…

Things are certainly heating up at the 2013 Motorcycle Springshow. Canadian Kawasaki Motors and Honda Canada have recognized the Springshow as the spring event that cannot be missed. Main Industry Hall 3, now more than ever, will be bristling with some really shiny 2013 motorcycles.
Spring is just around the corner and that means one thing to motorcyclists - taking the bike out of storage and getting ready to hit the open road. The Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW is the place to be March 16-17 where three huge halls of the International Centre are filled with all things…
According to a report from the Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council and Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council, the month of January experienced another good increase in motorcycle sales to follow December’s, and a 12-month increase for 2012.

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