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Indian Motorcycle’s Scout FTR750 Continues Its Dominance By Sweeping Top Seven In Back-To-Back Races

May 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Indian Motorcycle’s Scout FTR750 Continues Its Dominance By Sweeping Top Seven In Back-To-Back Races

Indian Motorcycle Privateer Jeffrey Carver Jr. Secures First Win Aboard Scout FTR750, Reigning Champion & Points Leader Jared Mees and Privateer Kenny Coolbeth Jr. Complete the Scout FTR750 Podium Sweep                                                                                                            SPRINGFIELD, IL (May […]

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Five wins and a total of 13 podiums: BMW riders continue their run of success in international and national championships

May 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Five wins and a total of 13 podiums: BMW riders continue their run of success in international and national championships

Munich. The BMW racers continue their run of success in international and national championships. Their haul from the weekend: five wins and a total of 13 podiums. In the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), […]

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Pure&Crafted on the Road presented by BMW Motorrad

May 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pure&Crafted on the Road presented by BMW Motorrad

After three successful years and sold out festivals, Pure&Crafted takes a creative break this year. Since the festival’s inception in summer 2015, Pure&Crafted has been established as a brand and epitome of music, motorcycles and […]

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Five wins and a total of 13 podiums: BMW riders continue their run of success in international and national championships

May 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Five wins and a total of 13 podiums: BMW riders continue their run of success in international and national championships

Munich. The BMW racers continue their run of success in international and national championships. Their haul from the weekend: five wins and a total of 13 podiums. In the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), […]

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Honda Racing ready to get TT campaign underway

May 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Racing ready to get TT campaign underway

The Honda Racing roads team is getting ready to launch its 2018 Isle of Man TT campaign as first Superbike practice takes place tonight around the 37.73-mile Mountain course. Honda Racing’s duo Ian Hutchinson and […]

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Ray & Buildbase Suzuki Score Points at Donington WSBK

May 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Ray & Buildbase Suzuki Score Points at Donington WSBK

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 28. Bradley Ray – 14-15th Bradley Ray and the Buildbase Suzuki team enjoyed a positive wildcard appearance in the weekend’s World Superbike round at Donington Park, utilising the experience […]

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Triple M Honda continue progress at Donington

May 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Triple M Honda continue progress at Donington

After a Donington Park WorldSBK weekend that featured different track and weather conditions across the three days the Triple M Honda World Superbike went away with another point on the board, and more lessons learned […]

2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide

New 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Released

May 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Released

REALLY EXCITING. HIGHLY EMOTIONAL. BMW has just released their new 9cento concept this Memorial Day Weekend at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Check it out right now on Total Motorcycle with rare HD images, […]

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Mahias in the Mood for Donington Park

May 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias in the Mood for Donington Park

The GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team are determined to hit the ground running at Donington Park for Round 6 of the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship this weekend. Reigning WorldSSP Champion, Lucas Mahias, is aiming […]

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Fruitful Test for Zarco and Syahrin in Montmeló

May 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Fruitful Test for Zarco and Syahrin in Montmeló

The Monster Yamaha Tech3 duo concluded a productive day of testing today at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Apart from trying the tyre allocation Michelin brought to Catalunya in order to meet the requirements of the […]

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Papenmeier and Suzuki RM-Z Podium At German MXW GP

May 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Papenmeier and Suzuki RM-Z Podium At German MXW GP

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 22. Larissa Papenmeier – 4-3 – 3rd overall Larissa Papenmeier raced to a hard-earned podium position in the weekend’s German round of the Women’s Motocross World Championship in Teutschenthal […]

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Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

May 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi showed once again you should never count him out for the race, regardless of his starting position. He displayed a competitive pace aboard his YZR-M1 throughout today’s entire Grand Prix […]

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Gautier Paulin Secures Strong Third Overall In Germany

May 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Gautier Paulin Secures Strong Third Overall In Germany

Earning his third MXGP class podium result for the season, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing ‘s Gautier Paulin has moved up to fourth in the MXGP class’ provisional championship standings following two strong performances at […]

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Honda Racing back on the North West 200 podium

May 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Racing back on the North West 200 podium

Honda Racing returned to the International North West 200 podium today as Lee Johnston finished the final Superbike race of the day in third place aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. In the opening Superbike […]

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Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

May 18, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 18 Andrea Iannone: 14th – 1:32.752 (+ 0.816) Alex Rins: 15th – 1:32.803 (+ 0.867) • Iannone maintaining good pace in both sessions. • Alex Rins working on setup […]

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The Talk of Teutschenthal, MXGP Round 8

May 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The Talk of Teutschenthal, MXGP Round 8

The traditional hard-packed and hilly circuit of Teutschenthal, Germany, will host the eighth round of nineteen in the 2018 MXGP series. Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jeremy Van Horebeek has almost returned to full strength following the […]

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Suzuki RM-Z450 Clinches NZ Cross-Country Title

May 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki RM-Z450 Clinches NZ Cross-Country Title

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 15. Brad Groombridge – RM-Z450 – 1st Overall Suzuki’s Brad Groombridge wrapped-up the New Zealand Cross-Country Championship at the weekend at the fourth and final round at Mosgiel with […]

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Rodriguez Joins Kemea Yamaha Official MX2

May 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rodriguez Joins Kemea Yamaha Official MX2

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Anthony Rodriguez has been drafted in to temporarily replace the injured Vsevolod Brylyakov on the Kemea Yamaha Official MX2 Team until Brylyakov is ready to return. After […]

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BMW riders secure podium finishes in the Endurance World Championship, the Superstock European Championship and the Malaysia Superbike Championship

May 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW riders secure podium finishes in the Endurance World Championship, the Superstock European Championship and the Malaysia Superbike Championship

Munich. The FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) was in action at the Slovakiaring (SVK) at the weekend. The race ended with another podium finish for the BMW S 1000RR: the GERT56 by rs speedbikes secured […]

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Thomas Kjer-Olsen Wins GP of Latvia

May 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Thomas Kjer-Olsen Wins GP of Latvia

Returning to the track where he won the first GP of his career last year, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer-Olsen has claimed the overall MX2 class victory at the MXGP of Latvia. Putting […]

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Challenging Latvian Grand Prix for Van Horebeek & Febvre

May 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Challenging Latvian Grand Prix for Van Horebeek & Febvre

Hot and sunny conditions played host to a grueling seventh round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Kegums, Latvia, where Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jeremy Van Horebeek banked sixth overall. Following his impressive […]

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Mees Masters AFT Law Tigers Arizona Mile

May 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mees Masters AFT Law Tigers Arizona Mile

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 12, 2018) – American Flat Track held its first Mile of the season on Saturday afternoon, and it was only natural that the rider ranked first in the 2018 AFT Twins presented […]

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Pata Yamaha Show Promise on Friday at Imola

May 11, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Show Promise on Friday at Imola

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team enjoyed a positive start on Friday at a hot and humid Imola, Round 5 of the 2018 FIM Motul Superbike Championship. Michael van der Mark displayed good pace throughout […]

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Polaris Slingshot Introduces “Club Slingshot” Owners Group

May 10, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Polaris Slingshot Introduces “Club Slingshot” Owners Group

New and Used Slingshot Owners to Receive Free One-Year Membership; Inviting Owners to Help Shape the “Club Slingshot” Experience    MINNEAPOLIS (May 10, 2018) –  Polaris Slingshot, the open air, three-wheeled roadster that delivers “The […]

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Imola Up Next for GRT Yamaha

May 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Imola Up Next for GRT Yamaha

The GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team are ready to take on the Imola challenge for Round 5 of the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship. Current WorldSSP Championship leader Lucas Mahias will be looking to return […]

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Locked & Loaded For Latvian Grand Prix

May 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Locked & Loaded For Latvian Grand Prix

Entering the seventh round of the highly competitive MXGP World Championship, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team will travel to the ‘Zelta-Zirgs’ circuit in Kegums, Latvia where Romain Febvre hopes to reclaim third place […]

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Elias & Yoshimura Suzuki Dominate Virginia MotoAmerica

May 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Elias & Yoshimura Suzuki Dominate Virginia MotoAmerica

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 7. Toni Elias – Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 – 1-1 Roger Hayden – Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 – DNF-DNF Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias and his GSX-R1000 dominated the doubleheader […]

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Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Makes History As Anderson And Osborne Are Crowned Supercross Champs In Las Vegas!

May 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Makes History As Anderson And Osborne Are Crowned Supercross Champs In Las Vegas!

It was a historic and monumental night for Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Jason Anderson and team. Having never captured a 450SX championship since the brand’s inception 115 years ago, the most prestigious title in […]

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International Female Ride Day History

May 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on International Female Ride Day History

The concept of International Female Ride Day  (IFRD) and the International Ride Day history, actually rooted in a much earlier idea by its founder, finally came to reality with its introduction in Canada on that […]

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How to Celebrate International Female Ride Day

May 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on How to Celebrate International Female Ride Day

These are amazing times for women motorcycle riders. The role and effect International Female Ride Day (IFRD) has played in the task of encouraging women in motorcycling, expanding the numbers of women who ride motorcycles, remains unsurpassed.  IFRD […]

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Vsevolod Brylyakov Injured at MXGP of Russia

May 4, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Vsevolod Brylyakov Injured at MXGP of Russia

Kemea Yamaha Official MX2’s Vsevolod Brylyakov withdrew from the final race at his home Grand Prix, the MXGP of Russia on Tuesday May 1st, after catching his left leg on a rut and twisting his […]

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Nicoletti to Race Select 450 MX Nationals For Suzuki

May 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Nicoletti to Race Select 450 MX Nationals For Suzuki

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 2. The Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing Team has announced that Phil Nicoletti will be contesting select 450 rounds of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this summer. The […]

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Bryan Smith Suffers Broken Fibula at Texas Half-Mile

May 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bryan Smith Suffers Broken Fibula at Texas Half-Mile

Indian Wrecking Crew Rider Bryan Smith to Miss Calistoga Half-Mile & Arizona Mile MINNEAPOLIS (MAY 1, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Racing Wrecking Crew Rider Bryan Smith suffered a broken left fibula during a multi-rider crash […]

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Indian Motorcycle & Carey Hart V-Twin-Powered Armed Forces Day Celebration to Troops at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart

May 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Indian Motorcycle & Carey Hart V-Twin-Powered Armed Forces Day Celebration to Troops at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart

Indian Motorcycle Takes Hart’s “Good Ride” Fund-Raising Platform Overseas as Part of Iconic American Brand’s Broader Efforts to Support Active U.S. Military & Veterans  Indian Motorcycle Dealer Test Ride Program to Raise up to $30,000 […]

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Thomas Kjer-Olsen Inside the Top Five in Russia

May 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Thomas Kjer-Olsen Inside the Top Five in Russia

Delivering strong performances at the fast and slippery Orlyonok track, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer-Olsen has claimed two top five MX2 class results at the GP of Russia. Earning fifth in the class’ […]

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Febvre & Van Horebeek Fight to the Finish in Russia

May 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Febvre & Van Horebeek Fight to the Finish in Russia

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre maintains his top-five streak at the sixth round of the FIM MXGP World Championship in Orlyonok, Russia, with another fourth overall. Teammate Jeremy Van Horebeek was the runner-up […]

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Schmitter and GSX-R1000 Podium at IDM Superbikes

May 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Schmitter and GSX-R1000 Podium at IDM Superbikes

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 1. Dominic Schmitter – Suzuki GSX-R1000 – 3rd Toni Finsterbusch – Suzuki GSX-R1000 – 5th Dominic Schmitter raced his HPC-Power Suzuki Racing GSX-R1000 to a podium position at the […]