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COOPER MAKES BSB DEBUT IN RETRO SUZUKI COLOURS

September 29, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COOPER MAKES BSB DEBUT IN RETRO SUZUKI COLOURS

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 29. Bennetts Suzuki’s Richard Cooper will swap his Superstock machine for a GSX-R1000 Superbike this weekend with a wildcard appearance in this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Championship at Assen […]

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Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Embrace Freedom on the Open Road

September 29, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Embrace Freedom on the Open Road

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — For years, Harley-Davidson® has partnered with and supported Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) through riding academy events, bike giveaways, and funds raised from sales of items in their Operation Personal […]

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TWO POSITIVE AND INTENSE DAYS OF TESTING IN ARAGON

September 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TWO POSITIVE AND INTENSE DAYS OF TESTING IN ARAGON

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 27. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR completed the last two days of testing of the current season at Motorland Circuit in Aragon. Thanks to very cooperative and warm weather both official […]

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Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Announces Freestyle Motocross Team Fitz Army Will Return to Headline Stunt Show

September 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Announces Freestyle Motocross Team Fitz Army Will Return to Headline Stunt Show

Additional Performance by XDL Streetbike Stunters Slated for New York PR Newswire SANTA MONICA, Calif, Sept. 28, 2017 SANTA MONICA, Calif, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), an industry leader on […]

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Suzuki well Represented at Motocross of Nations

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki well Represented at Motocross of Nations

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 27. Suzuki World MXGP riders Kevin Strijbos, Jeremy Seewer and Hunter Lawrence are all gearing up for the final race in the calendar, the 2017 Motocross of Nations. Billed […]

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Pata Yamaha Revved Up for STK1000 at Magny-Cours

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Revved Up for STK1000 at Magny-Cours

The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team are relishing the return to action this weekend for the penultimate round of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship in Magny-Cours, France. Florian Marino is excited to race at […]

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GRT Yamaha Focused & Ready for Magny-Cours

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRT Yamaha Focused & Ready for Magny-Cours

The GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team are excited and ready for round ten of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship in Magny-Cours, France this weekend, buoyed by the news they have secured both of their […]

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GRT Yamaha Re-Sign Mahias & Caricasulo for 2018

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRT Yamaha Re-Sign Mahias & Caricasulo for 2018

Yamaha Motor Europe and the GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team are delighted to announce the extension of both Lucas Mahias’ and Federico Caricasulo’s contracts for the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship. In his first full […]

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Magny-Cours Up Next for Pata Yamaha

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Magny-Cours Up Next for Pata Yamaha

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team are looking forward to returning to action at round eleven of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship in Magny-Cours, France this weekend following a successful one-day test after the […]

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Morgan Tanke Takes 4th Place in Reno

September 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Morgan Tanke Takes 4th Place in Reno

Press Release September 26th, 2017 For Immediate Release Paso Robles, California   Morgan Tanke grabbed 4th place, aboard her 2017 Beta Xtrainer, at Round 2 of the Enduro Cross Series in Reno. The event lasted […]

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HUSQVARNA RIDERS GEARING UP FOR 2017 MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS

September 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA RIDERS GEARING UP FOR 2017 MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing will have no fewer than eight riders competing at the 2017 FIM Motocross of Nations, which takes place at Matterley Basin, Great Britain this coming weekend. Gautier Paulin and Christophe […]

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KRAWIEC AND HARLEY STREET ROD TAKE THIRD STRAIGHT NHRA PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE WIN AT MAPLE GROVE

September 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KRAWIEC AND HARLEY STREET ROD TAKE THIRD STRAIGHT NHRA PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE WIN AT MAPLE GROVE

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Takes 71-Point Lead in Countdown Playoff Standings   MOHNTON, Pa. (September 24, 2017) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec won his third consecutive Pro Stock Motorcycle […]

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Gajser Ends Season on Podium

September 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Gajser Ends Season on Podium

Tim Gajser and his CRF450RW took a second overall today in the MXGP of Montbéliard. The Slovenian looked relaxed today as he fought through the rain and mud in France to end his season as […]

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8th for Nakagami in Aragon DNF for Pawi

September 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 8th for Nakagami in Aragon DNF for Pawi

Rd.14 GRAN PREMIO MOVISTAR DE ARAGÓN: Sunday, September 24, 2017 Weather: Dry Ambient: 26℃ / Track: 37℃ IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Takaaki Nakagami finished 8th place to secure 8 championship points at the Aragon […]

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Marquez Takes Title Lead with 34th MotoGP Win

September 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Marquez Takes Title Lead with 34th MotoGP Win

Honda duo Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) scored a hugely important one-two at Aragon today, moving Marquez 16 points ahead of his main championship rival with four […]

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder

Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Yamaha Motorcycle Lineup

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Yamaha Motorcycle Lineup

Get excited!! Are you excited yet? If not, then you have to check out the new Total Motorcycle 2018 Yamaha Motorcycle Lineup. Brand new 2018 Yamaha XSR700, Star Venture, Star Eluder, XMAX, YZ450F, WR450F, WR250F […]

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Fourth Row For Iannone At Aragon, Rins In 20th

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Fourth Row For Iannone At Aragon, Rins In 20th

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 23. Andrea Iannone: 10th – 1’48.289 / +0.654 Alex Rins: 20th – 1’49.233 (Q1) After a first day marked by rain, today the sunshine popped out on the Motorland […]

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Aragon – Determined Folger Remains Focused

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Aragon – Determined Folger Remains Focused

Monster Yamaha Tech3 team rider Johann Zarco started his Aragon GP campaign with a superb performance to finish as the top Yamaha on the opening day of action in Spain. The French star began the […]

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Rain Complicates Plans For First Day In Aragon

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rain Complicates Plans For First Day In Aragon

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 22. Andrea Iannone: 14th – 2’01.471 / +1.613 Alex Rins: 21st – 2’02.077 / +2.219 The unexpectedly inclement weather in Aragon complicated the working schedule of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR […]

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URAL Off-Roading in Hokkaido

September 23, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on URAL Off-Roading in Hokkaido

Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, is known for its volcanoes, natural hot springs (onsen) and amazing off-road riding. When a new Ural owner took delivery of his 2017 Gear Up he invited his […]

2018 Can-Am Spyder F3

Cool Wall Bike #343: 2018 Can-Am Spyder F3

September 22, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Bike #343: 2018 Can-Am Spyder F3

Vote and Discuss on this week’s Total Motorcycle Cool Wall Bike #343! Vote Now. MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE WITH YOUR BOOTS ON. 2018 Can-Am Spyder F3 Race Review by TOTAL MOTORCYCLE The starting point […]

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Yamaha Introduces 2018 Yamaha WR250F and WR450F

September 22, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Introduces 2018 Yamaha WR250F and WR450F

Powering you into the victorYZone Yamaha are powering into the 2018 season with the latest WR250F and WR450F, two of the world’s most innovative and successful enduro bikes with a distinguished track record in EnduroGP […]

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New 2018 Yamaha XSR700 and XSR900

September 22, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2018 Yamaha XSR700 and XSR900

Yamaha’s Faster Sons Inspired by some of the most memorable and iconic models from our past, Yamaha’s Sport Heritage range is proving to be a major success with those riders who appreciate their unique formula […]

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Dave Geurts Suzuki MXGP Blog September 21

September 22, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Dave Geurts Suzuki MXGP Blog September 21

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 21. Dave Geurts is Kevin Strijbos’ personal mechanic at Team Suzuki World MXGP. Before starting his career in MX, Dave Geurts worked as a maintenance technician for a Belgian […]

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American Flat Track makes long-awaited return to Dallas-Fort Worth for Lone Star Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle

September 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on American Flat Track makes long-awaited return to Dallas-Fort Worth for Lone Star Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 20, 2017) – American Flat Track returns to action this weekend for the Lone Star Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle. The penultimate round of the championship marks the first time the […]

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Rossi Back in Action in Aragon

September 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rossi Back in Action in Aragon

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has been declared fit to ride in this weekend’s Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón. The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team will start round 14 of the MotoGP World Championship with […]

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OFF TO ARAGON FOR THE PENULTIMATE ROUND IN EUROPE

September 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on OFF TO ARAGON FOR THE PENULTIMATE ROUND IN EUROPE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 20. The upcoming Aragon GP will be the last European round before the following three far-away races in Asia/Oceania and therefore an important date to consolidate the latest configurations […]

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Renthal Recalls Motorcycle Clip-on Handlebars Due to Crash Hazard

September 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Renthal Recalls Motorcycle Clip-on Handlebars Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Renthal-Recalls-Motorcycle-Clip-on-Handlebars Recall Summary Name of Product:  Gen1 and Gen 2 motorcycle clip-on handlebars Hazard: The handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumers should […]

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Rossi Successfully Wraps Up Second Riding Session

September 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rossi Successfully Wraps Up Second Riding Session

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi improved his feeling on the YZF-R1M during the second day of testing. He will make a final decision on his attempt to compete in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón […]

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HAYDEN & NEW GSX-R1000 WIN AT FINAL MOTOAMERICA SBK

September 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HAYDEN & NEW GSX-R1000 WIN AT FINAL MOTOAMERICA SBK

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 18. Roger Hayden: 1st – DNS Toni Elias: DNF – 2nd Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Roger Hayden and Toni Elias wrapped-up the 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Barber Motorsports […]

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Marino Marches onto the Podium in STK1000 at Portimao

September 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Marino Marches onto the Podium in STK1000 at Portimao

Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team’s Florian Marino produced a brilliant ride in a red-flagged race at Portimao on Sunday, round seven of the 2017 FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship, to secure his fourth podium of […]

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Pata Yamaha Complete Successful Test at Portimao

September 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Complete Successful Test at Portimao

The Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team enjoyed a productive Monday in Portimao at the official one-day test following on from round ten of the 2017 FIM World Superbike Championship. Fresh from his maiden Yamaha podium in […]

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COOPER & NEW GSX-R1000 PODIUM AT OULTON PARK

September 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COOPER & NEW GSX-R1000 PODIUM AT OULTON PARK

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 18. Sylvain Guintoli – 11th BSB Richard Cooper – 1-2 in STK Richard Cooper took another podium finish onboard the Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 at Oulton Park and round 10 […]

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SERT FIGHTS BACK TO 7TH AT BOL D’OR ENDURANCE

September 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SERT FIGHTS BACK TO 7TH AT BOL D’OR ENDURANCE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 18. Fifteen-time Endurance World Champions Suzuki Endurance Racing Team were unlucky to miss-out on a podium position following a chain derailment and two Stop-and-Go penalties at this weekend’s Bol […]

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Fontanesi Claims Fifth WMX World Title

September 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Fontanesi Claims Fifth WMX World Title

FontaMX Yamaha Official WMX’s Kiara Fontanesi has claimed her fifth FIM WMX World Title for Yamaha after a thrilling season that went down to the final race. Altherm Yamaha Official WMX’s Courtney Duncan finished third […]

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SIXTH FOR STRIJBOS IN FRENCH SEASON FINALE

September 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SIXTH FOR STRIJBOS IN FRENCH SEASON FINALE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 17. Kevin Strijbos – 6-8 for 6th Kevin Strijbos put in two solid motos at a treacherous Villars-sous-Ecot track that had been drenched by rain throughout this weekend. The […]

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Mahias Storms to Podium in WorldSSP at Portimao

September 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias Storms to Podium in WorldSSP at Portimao

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias was involved in an exhilarating race-long duel with championship rival Kenan Sofuoglu during Sunday at Portimao for round nine of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship. The French […]

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KRAWIEC WINS ALL-HARLEY STREET ROD NHRA FINAL AT CHARLOTTE

September 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KRAWIEC WINS ALL-HARLEY STREET ROD NHRA FINAL AT CHARLOTTE

  Krawiec Takes Points Lead after Finals Face-Off with Teammate Hines   CONCORD, N.C. (September 17, 2017) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec leads the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs after […]

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THOMAS COVINGTON WINS MXGP FINALE IN FRANCE

September 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THOMAS COVINGTON WINS MXGP FINALE IN FRANCE

Successfully battling through the extremely muddy conditions at the Villars-sous-Écot circuit, Thomas Covington has rounded out the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship by claiming the overall MX2 class victory at the final round of the […]

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Mahias Secures Front Row Start for Portimao Showdown

September 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias Secures Front Row Start for Portimao Showdown

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias secured his fourth front row start of the season on Saturday at Portimao, round nine of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship. The championship leader qualified in second […]

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BENNETTS SUZUKI GSX-R1000 WINS 1ST OULTON SUPERSTOCK

September 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BENNETTS SUZUKI GSX-R1000 WINS 1ST OULTON SUPERSTOCK

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 16. Richard Cooper closed-in on the National Superstock 1000 Championship lead today, taking victory onboard his Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 in the first of two races at Oulton Park and […]

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GRT Yamaha Enjoy Strong Start at Portimao

September 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRT Yamaha Enjoy Strong Start at Portimao

The GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team enjoyed a productive Friday at Portimao for round nine of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship. The team focused on race pace with championship leader Lucas Mahias starting strongly […]

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Pata Yamaha Pushing Hard at Portimao

September 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Pushing Hard at Portimao

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team enjoyed an encouraging start to round ten of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship on Friday despite tricky conditions due to high winds and a bumpy track at Portimao. […]

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NEW SUZUKI GSX-R1000 4TH ON BOL D’OR ENDURANCE GRID

September 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW SUZUKI GSX-R1000 4TH ON BOL D’OR ENDURANCE GRID

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 15. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team will start tomorrow’s 81st Anniversary Bol d’Or 24-Hour Endurance World Championship from fourth position aboard the new GSX-R1000 Suzuki at the Paul Ricard circuit […]

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SUZUKI BACK ON TRACK FOR NEW ENDURANCE SEASON

September 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI BACK ON TRACK FOR NEW ENDURANCE SEASON

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 14. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team are back on track for a new season of Endurance World Championship racing at the Paul Ricard Circuit in Castellet in southern France for […]

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Michelin Introduces New Tires for Select 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles

September 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Michelin Introduces New Tires for Select 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles

PRNewswire/ — Michelin introduces Scorcher® tires to equip the 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy®, Low Rider® and Breakout® motorcycles which were revealed in mid-August. For select 2018 Softail motorcycles, two new Michelin-Harley-Davidson co-branded Scorcher tires are available […]

2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE

Cool Wall Bike #342: 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE

September 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Bike #342: 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE

Vote and Discuss on this week’s Total Motorcycle Cool Wall Bike of the Week #342! Vote Now. FOR THE DEVIL ON BOTH SHOULDERS. 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE Race Review by TOTAL MOTORCYCLE Slingshot’s ultra-premium […]

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SUZUKI HEADS TO FRANCE FOR MXGP FINALE

September 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI HEADS TO FRANCE FOR MXGP FINALE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 14. The final round of the 2017 Motocross World Championships takes place this weekend at the Villars-sous-Ecot track in the Pays de Montbéliard region of south-western France. Previously seen […]

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Yamaha in Full Strength for the Grand Finale

September 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha in Full Strength for the Grand Finale

The MXGP of Pays de Montbéliard represents the nineteenth and final round of the FIM Motocross World Championship for Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre and Jeremy Van Horebeek, and Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP’s […]

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Pata Yamaha Relishing STK1000 Battle in Portimao

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Relishing STK1000 Battle in Portimao

The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team are revved up and ready to return to action after a month’s break for round seven of the 2017 FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship. Florian Marino is currently third […]

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Beta MiniCross E – First Look

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Beta MiniCross E – First Look

MiniCross Electric Electric Power for Tomorrow’s Riders   The all-new Beta Minicross-E is an easy, off-road motorcycle for youngsters starting out. The Minicross-E offers a power delivery that will not overwhelm the young riders and help […]

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Disastrous Day for Team HRC MXGP

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Disastrous Day for Team HRC MXGP

Tim Gajser #243 and Evgeny Bobryshev #777 of Team HRC MXGP had a disastrous day today in Assen aboard their CRF450RW’s at the MXGP of the Netherlands. Evgeny Bobryshev Evgeny Bobryshev Gajser’s day initially started […]

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Super KIP Finishes 9th at Misano, Nakagami 11th

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Super KIP Finishes 9th at Misano, Nakagami 11th

Rd.13 GRAN PREMIO TRIBUL MASTERCARD DI SAN MARINO E DELLA RIVIERA DI RIMINI: Sunday, September 10, 2017 Weather: Wet Ambient: 17℃ / Track: 17℃ IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Khairul Idham Pawi, a.k.a. Super KIP […]

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DOUBLE WIN FOR WATERS AND NEW 2017 GSX-R1000

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DOUBLE WIN FOR WATERS AND NEW 2017 GSX-R1000

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 12. Josh Waters and the new 2017 Team SUZUKI ECSTAR GSX-R1000R dominated the weekend’s sixth and penultimate round of the Australian Superbike Championship at the weekend and moved to […]

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BROOKLYN INVITATIONAL – CUSTOM INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER SERIES

September 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BROOKLYN INVITATIONAL – CUSTOM INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER SERIES

As the title sponsor of the ninth annual Brooklyn Invitational Custom Motorcycle Show, Indian Motorcycle unveiled three custom versions of the all-new Scout Bobber crafted by Keino Cycles, Kraus Motor Co. and skateboarding icon Steve […]

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2018 YAMAHA X-MAX 125

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 YAMAHA X-MAX 125

Desire what you need Yamaha continues to be regarded as one of the most influential and innovative manufacturers in the Sport Scooter segment, having led the way ever since the introduction of the original TMAX. […]

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Pata Yamaha Prepared & Ready for Portimao

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Prepared & Ready for Portimao

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team of Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark are ready to return to action for round ten of the 2017 FIM World Superbike Championship in Portimao after a month’s […]

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American Flat Track mourns the loss of Barry Boone

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on American Flat Track mourns the loss of Barry Boone

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 11, 2017) – The American Flat Track community is deeply saddened by the passing of Barry Boone, legendary race announcer, longtime motorcyclist and motorcycle racing enthusiast. A third-generation motorcyclist, Boone was […]

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KTM & Cairoli Celebrate Sixth MXGP Title This Century

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KTM & Cairoli Celebrate Sixth MXGP Title This Century

Celebrations came as Cairoli headed almost every statistic for 2017. He posted the most pole positions (six), led the most laps, scored nine moto wins (a total that Jeffrey Herlings overtook on Sunday at Assen), won […]

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Michael van der Mark to Replace Rossi in Aragon

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Michael van der Mark to Replace Rossi in Aragon

Yamaha’s WorldSBK rider Michael van der Mark will be riding Valentino Rossi’s YZR-M1 in round 14 of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship, staged at the MotorLand Aragón track in Spain, while the Italian is recovering […]

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SEASON BEST OVERALL FOR STRIJBOS AT ASSEN MXGP

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SEASON BEST OVERALL FOR STRIJBOS AT ASSEN MXGP

Team Suzuki Press Office Kevin Strijbos – 5-7 for 6th Kevin Strijbos posted his best results of the 2017 Motocross World Championship, getting sixth overall and making it a positive penultimate round for the Suzuki […]

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GRAHAM JARVIS CLAIMS THIRD OVERALL AT 111 MEGAWATT

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRAHAM JARVIS CLAIMS THIRD OVERALL AT 111 MEGAWATT

Returning to action following his dominant victory in July’s Romaniacs Hard Enduro Rallye, Graham Jarvis has placed third at 111 Megawatt – Poland’s largest hard enduro event staged inside a giant coal mine. Putting in […]

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MAX ANSTIE PLACES THIRD OVERALL AT MGXP OF THE NETHERLANDS

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MAX ANSTIE PLACES THIRD OVERALL AT MGXP OF THE NETHERLANDS

Demonstrating his sand racing prowess, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Anstie wrapped up the penultimate round of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship in style, claiming third overall at the MXGP of The Netherlands. […]

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A Thrilling Podium Finish For Febvre in Assen

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on A Thrilling Podium Finish For Febvre in Assen

  A thrilling podium finish for Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre at the penultimate round of the FIM Motocross World Championship, which took place on the rough and rutty sand of Assen, in […]

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YOSHIMURA SUZUKI’S ELIAS AND HAYDEN 1-2 AT MILLVILLE SBK

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on YOSHIMURA SUZUKI’S ELIAS AND HAYDEN 1-2 AT MILLVILLE SBK

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 11. A day after clinching the 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship, Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias made a last-lap pass on teammate Roger Hayden to take victory in Sunday’s […]

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Van de Ven Dominates Dutch Grand Prix

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Van de Ven Dominates Dutch Grand Prix

No Fear Yamaha Official WMX’s Nancy van de Ven took the WMX Championship lead this weekend at the Dutch TT Circuit, Assen, The Netherlands, after dominating all sessions – qualifying and both races – for […]

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2018 Beta EVO Editions – First Look

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 Beta EVO Editions – First Look

Ever-increasing Technical Refinement   The new 2018 Evo trials range, which builds and improves on the previous versions, is about to hit the market. Beta’s engineers have been hard at work on the fine details, resulting […]

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ELIAS AND NEW GSX-R1000 CLINCH MOTOAMERICA SBK TITLE

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ELIAS AND NEW GSX-R1000 CLINCH MOTOAMERICA SBK TITLE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 10. Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias clinched the 2017 Motul MotoAmerica Superbike Championship aboard the new 2017 GSX-R1000 in Saturday’s opening race in Millville, New Jersey. The 34-year-old […]

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Jared Mees takes the win and the title in front of the home crowd at the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Jared Mees takes the win and the title in front of the home crowd at the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (September 9, 2017) – Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) put on another masterclass performance to take the win and clinch the American Flat Track AFT Twins presented by Vance & […]

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SOLID QUALIFICATION DAY FOR SUZUKI IN THE NETHERLANDS

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SOLID QUALIFICATION DAY FOR SUZUKI IN THE NETHERLANDS

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 9. Kevin Strijbos – 5th MXGP Jeremy Seewer – 4th MX2 Hunter Lawrence –11th MX2 All three Suzuki World riders put themselves in good positions for tomorrow’s motos with […]

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MACKENZIE 7TH FOR BENNETTS SUZUKI AT SILVERSTONE

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MACKENZIE 7TH FOR BENNETTS SUZUKI AT SILVERSTONE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 9. Taylor Mackenzie raced his Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 to seventh place at Silverstone today in the first of three races as part of this weekend’s triple-header and round nine […]

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Maverick Viñales Takes Perfect Pole in Misano

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Maverick Viñales Takes Perfect Pole in Misano

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP will start the Tribul Mastercard GP S.Marino e Riviera di Rimini – the team’s second home race of the season – from pole position, after a superb performance from Maverick Viñales in […]

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Vinales Spurts to Second Place on Day One in Misano

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Vinales Spurts to Second Place on Day One in Misano

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales showed an encouraging pace on a perfectly sunny first day at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. He completed 39 laps overall in the first two free practice sessions to […]

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IANNONE IN TOP TEN AT FIRST DAY OF MISANO GP

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE IN TOP TEN AT FIRST DAY OF MISANO GP

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 8. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s rider Andrea Iannone classified 9th after today’s free practice sessions at the San Marino GP, with a best time of 1’33.740. Teammate Alex Rins had […]

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American Flat Track makes its long-awaited return to the Keystone State for the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on American Flat Track makes its long-awaited return to the Keystone State for the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 6, 2017) – Following a near quarter-century absence, American Flat Track returns to Mechanicsburg, Pa. for the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson on Saturday, September 9.  It not […]

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Ray Price Harley-Davidson Partners With Bedlam Vodka

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Ray Price Harley-Davidson Partners With Bedlam Vodka

Motorcycle industry leader Ray Price Harley-Davidson has partnered with North Carolina based Graybeard Distillery, makers of award winning and industry disrupting Bedlam Vodka, to build the Bedlam Vodka custom motorcycle.  The Bedlam Bike will be […]

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SUZUKI GIXXER CUP HOSTS RED BULL ROOKIES FINALE

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI GIXXER CUP HOSTS RED BULL ROOKIES FINALE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 5. Suzuki Motorcycle India and JK Tyre Motorsport showcased some brilliant racing at Kari Motor Speedway for the third round of the JK Tyre presents Suzuki Gixxer Cup and […]

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Valentino Rossi to Miss the Misano Grand Prix

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Valentino Rossi to Miss the Misano Grand Prix

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team’s Valentino Rossi will be unable to take part in the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, this weekend. The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team regrets to […]

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Tough Day for Febvre & Van Horebeek in Jacksonville

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tough Day for Febvre & Van Horebeek in Jacksonville

Extreme heat and humidity combined with a tough man-made sand track made the seventeenth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship – which took place in Florida, USA – tougher than expected. Monster Energy Yamaha […]

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TOP 10s FOR SUZUKI DUO AT THE USGP

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TOP 10s FOR SUZUKI DUO AT THE USGP

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 3. Arminas Jasikonis – 7th MXGP Kevin Strijbos – 13th MXGP Justin Barcia – 34th MXGP Hunter Lawrence – 8th MX2 Jeremy Seewer – 11th MX2 Arminas Jasikonis and […]

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CHRISTOPHE CHARLIER HELPS TEAM FRANCE SECURE 2017 ISDE VICTORY

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on CHRISTOPHE CHARLIER HELPS TEAM FRANCE SECURE 2017 ISDE VICTORY

Following a solid, week-long outing at the 92nd edition of the International Six Days Enduro in Brive, France, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team riders Christophe Charlier and Ryan Sipes spearheaded Husqvarna Motorcycles’ efforts at […]

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Season Ending Injury for Benoit Paturel

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Season Ending Injury for Benoit Paturel

Kemea Yamaha Official MX2’s Benoit Paturel will miss the remainder of the FIM MX2 World Championship season following an accident while training. Benoit Paturel crashed on Wednesday 30th of September while training at Villars-sous-Ecot, the […]