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100 km dei Campioni: Luca Marini gewinnt vor Rossi

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sun, 2021-12-05 04:45
Das 100-km-Flat-Track-Rennen auf der MotoRanch in Tavullia wurde zu einer Familienangelegenheit. Luca Marini siegte vor seinem Bruder Valentino Rossi.
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Australian Superbike: Maxwell On Pole Position At The Bend

RoadRacing World - Sat, 2021-12-04 21:39

mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship Presented by Motul

The Bend Motorsport Park

December 4, 2021

Superbike Combined Qualifying Results:

  1. Wayne Maxwell (Duc), 1:50.520
  2. Jack Miller (Duc), 1:51.241
  3. Daniel Falzon (Yam), 1:51.536
  4. Arthur Sissis (Yam), 1:51.617
  5. Oli Bayliss (Duc), 1:51.620
  6. Cru Halliday (Yam), 1:51.924
  7. Glenn Allerton (BMW), 1:52.137
  8. Troy Herfoss (Hon), 1:52.148
  9. Lachlan Epis (BMW), 1:52.342
  10. Josh Hook (Hon), 1:52.366
  11. Aiden Wagner (Yam), 1:52.633
  12. Anthony West (Yam), 1:53.618
  13. Jed Metcher (Yam), 1:53.961
  14. Mark Chiodo (Yam), 1:54.091
  15. Ben Burke (Kaw), 1:56.331
  16. Luke Johnston (Yam), 1:56.388
  17. Nathan Spiteri (BMW), 1:57.484
  18. Jack Davis (BMW), 1:57.552
  19. Chandler Cooper (Hon), 1:57.624
  20. Evan Byles (Kaw), 1:58.173
  21. Michael Edwards (Yam), 2:00.608

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Video Prova Ducati Panigale V4S 2022: l'ossessione per la perfezione

La V4  è più efficace in frenata per la nuova ergonomia, più pronta in accelerazione grazie alle mappe dedicate, più maneggevole e reattiva grazie ad una ciclistica più equilibrata. Risultato? Circa un secondo più veloce, complice anche ad un'elettronica ancora più evoluta.

Prova Ducati Panigale V4S 2022: l'ossessione per la perfezione

La V4  è più efficace in frenata per la nuova ergonomia, più pronta in accelerazione grazie alle mappe dedicate, più maneggevole e reattiva grazie ad una ciclistica più equilibrata. Risultato? Circa un secondo più veloce, complice anche ad un'elettronica ancora più evoluta.

Torpak Razgatlioglu preferisce le mani per divertirsi con l’Hoverboad

VIDEO – Il nuovo campione del mondo della Superbike non smette mai di stupirci: ecco cosa ha deciso di fare con l’hoverboard

Rimini capitale del motociclismo: ospiterà i FIM Awards nel 2022

Nella città italiana si terrà anche l'Assemblea Generale della Federazione Motociclistica Internazione

Alberto Puig: «Natürlich nicht das Ziel von Honda»

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sat, 2021-12-04 16:50
Repsol-Honda-Teammanager Alberto Puig spricht über die MotoGP-Saison 2021, die unerwarteten Schwierigkeiten von Marc Márquez und Pol Espargaró und den neuen Prototyp der RC213V.
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Triumph Discovers 1901 Prototype Of Its First Motorcycle

RoadRacing World - Sat, 2021-12-04 13:00


Following the recent announcement of plans to celebrate next year’s 120th anniversary
of the most iconic British motorcycle brand, and the production of the millionth Hinckley Triumph produced, Triumph announces the landmark discovery of the very first
Triumph prototype ever built.

The 1901 Prototype

An amazing historic find, discovered and restored by leading vintage Triumph collector Dick Shepherd, the 1901 Prototype rewrites the history books, adding a whole new chapter prior to Triumph’s official sales starting in 1902. Long rumored to exist and referenced within advertising and reviews that appeared in 1901, this first Triumph prototype was developed from a standard Triumph bicycle, with an engine provided by Belgian manufacturer Minerva, in order to generate interest and gauge the public’s demand for a Triumph motorcycle.

Dick Shepherd said “Having been approached by a friend of a collector, who had sadly recently passed away, to evaluate an old Triumph, I was incredibly excited to discover that the bike they had featured unique details that were not present on the first production Triumphs. Along with the bike, the collector had also received a letter from Triumph, dated in 1937, that outlined the bike’s unique origins and provided key details.”

“With an engine number that is consistent with references in Minerva’s engine records of a 1901 first Triumph engagement, the historic significance of this motorcycle became incredibly clear.”

“As a lifelong passionate fan of the history and achievements of this incredible British brand, to have discovered this amazing survivor and restored it to the glorious condition it would have been in when it first went on display in 1901, has given me an immense amount of satisfaction.”

First unveiled at the UK’s Motorcycle Live show, the 1901 prototype will feature in a dedicated event at Triumph’s Factory Visitor Experience on December 14th, where the machine will be ridden in public for the very first time in over 100 years.

This incredible, historic motorcycle will then be on display, alongside the millionth Hinckley Triumph, in a new, specially created 120-year anniversary exhibit, hosted within Triumph’s Factory Visitor Experience.

The Triumph Factory Visitor Experience is free to visit and is located at Triumph’s HQ in Hinckley, England and is open daily Wednesday through Sunday, from 10am – 4.30pm.

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Jorge Lorenzo: Wegen Rossi-Einladung Urlaub storniert

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sat, 2021-12-04 12:16
An diesem Wochenende tummeln sich noch mehr MotoGP-Stars als sonst in Tavullia: Valentino Rossi lud zum Flat-Track-Rennen auf seiner Ranch und sogar sein einstiger Yamaha-Teamkollege und Rivale Jorge Lorenzo ist dabei.
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British Superbike: Honda Announces Four-Rider Team

RoadRacing World - Sat, 2021-12-04 10:50

Four-man team for Honda Racing UK in BSB as Neave steps up to Superbike

Honda Racing UK is pleased to confirm its plans for the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season, as Tom Neave steps up into the premier class alongside Glenn Irwin, Ryo Mizuno and Takumi Takahashi, as the Louth-based squad prepares its four-man assault on the British championship.

Having won the Pirelli National Superstock Championship this year aboard the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP, Tom makes his move into BSB, where in 2018 he made his debut in the class with the Honda team, standing in at Thruxton and Cadwell Park.

As part of the Honda Superbike Challenge Program, 2022 will be the first full season for the Lincolnshire-ace in the Superbike class and after showing his potential in the Superstock series winning the title in 2021, and finishing runner-up in 2020, it’s going to be an exciting year for the reigning Superstock champion.

Glenn continues with the team for a third consecutive year and having had shoulder surgery at the end of the 2021 season, after being plagued with an injury for most of this year, he’s determined to be in the title fight from the start after showing potential with wins and podiums aboard the Fireblade SP in both the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

For Ryo and Takumi, this season was their debut year in the British series and having to learn new circuits, race on new tyres and without traction control the season was a steep learning curve for them both. Throughout the season the BSB rookies proved vital developing and testing new components for the Fireblade SP, and now armed with a years’ worth of circuit and bike knowledge, both riders are keen to move up the pack and score regular points next season.

Running four bikes in the Superbike class is a first for the Honda team and one that shows Honda UK’s commitment to the highly competitive British championship, as well as nurturing young talent through the Honda Superbike Challenge Program. The programme is designed to support racers competing in national championships worldwide, to take further steps in their racing careers, which for 2022 sees Tom make the next step into the Superbike class.

Tom Neave:

I’m not sure I can sum this up into a short one really but racing in the Superbike series is what I have worked towards since I started on tarmac, but certainly since I have been with Honda the aim was always to get into Superbike. I’ve served my apprenticeship finishing as runner-up in 2020 and this year becoming the Superstock champion, and now it’s time to graduate up to the next level, where the real work starts! I have never been so motivated to make it happen and can’t wait to figure it all out and just get testing on the Superbike now, it’s finally become a reality and I couldn’t be happier. Thank you to Honda Racing UK, Harv, Neil and everyone who has stood by, believed and worked with me to make this happen – 2022 I can’t wait!

Glenn Irwin:

I’m delighted to sign again with Honda Racing UK for the third consecutive season, I think we’ve had two years of a good foundation and an excellent debut with the Fireblade SP, and despite lots of little challenges we have learnt a lot about the bike. I expect good things and especially with the development from this season, what I want and what the team want is to step up and to fight more with the top runners on a consistent basis. Having Ryo and Takumi staying with the team is good and I enjoyed working with them this season and the input they had, at times they were starting to show more pace which will only help the team moving forward. Tom stepping up is fantastic and a teammate I’ve been wanting, he’s young, he’s hungry, very dedicated and will certainly keep me on my toes! It does no harm to have a teammate like that. I think 2022 can be a good season, I’ve been under the knife recently for my shoulder getting that fixed and I am looking forward to going into a new season clear of injury and I am looking forward to going testing.

Ryo Mizuno:

I’m glad to continue racing with the Honda Racing UK team in 2022. I’ll be aiming to keep on fighting and evolving with the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP each race to aim for better and better results. I’d like to thank my family, friends, and personal sponsors for supporting my racing activities.

Takumi Takahashi:

I’ll participate the British Superbike Championship in 2022. In 2021, most of the circuits were new for me and because of my injury, I was frustrated by the results. I’ve already started preparations for 2022 season to get a good result. My first target is the podium, but I’ll do my best for the victory.

Havier Beltran – Team Manager, Honda Racing UK:

I’m really pleased to see Tom move up the ranks into BSB for the 2022 season, it’s been a pleasure working with him in the Superstock class where we’ve watched him grow from his debut with the team, through to becoming the 2021 champion. It’s always great when you can support and nurture young talent into the next step of their career and it’s going to be an exciting season for him. I’m pleased Glenn is continuing with us, we know he has the pace to fight at the front which he has shown in the last two seasons with the team, it’s just been bad luck that has hampered his progress as well as injury this season, but I am confident a fit Glenn can be a contender for the title. I’m also delighted to have Ryo and Takumi back with us for next year, they played a vital role for the team this season testing and developing new components and now with more track knowledge, I think we’ll see them further up the grid and fighting for the top-ten.

Soichi Yamana – Department Manager, Motorcycle Department, Motor Sports Division: 

I’m very glad to be able to continue our Honda Superbike Challenge Program journey with Honda Racing UK in 2022. 2021 was a short and challenging season, but Glenn and Mizuno both managed to make solid progress. I’m looking forward to the team, with Tom Neave joining us in the premier class, working together and improving in 2022. Through this programme, Honda continues to discover new talent through its worldwide network and nurture the next generation of riders. I cannot wait for the new season to start.

Neil Fletcher – Head of Motorcycles, Honda UK:

We’re delighted to see Tom move to his first full season in BSB following his fantastic performance this year becoming the 2021 Pirelli National Superstock Champion. The move is richly deserved and highlights the virtues of the Honda Superbike Challenge Program which is focused on nurturing young talent. I’m really pleased that Glenn is continuing with us next season, he undoubtedly has the pace with many race wins and podiums over the last couple of years on board the latest Fireblade and we know he’ll be fighting at the front again. It’s great that Ryo and Takumi are staying with us for 2022. They played pivotal roles this year supporting the team by testing and developing many new components and with all the experience they’ve gained in 2021, I am sure we’ll all see them move up the grid. I look forward to working with them all again and can’t wait to see the racing start again next year!

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ASBK: Miller in prima fila a The Bend, si arrende solo a Maxwell

Jack è scivolato nell'ultimo turno di libere e poi ha chiuso una doppietta Ducati, 5° Oli Bayliss. Le gare nella notte: ecco come vederle

Jack Miller: ASBK-Gaststart aus der ersten Reihe

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sat, 2021-12-04 08:36
Der dreifache MotoGP-Sieger Jack Miller wird am Sonntag beim Finale der Australischen Superbike-Meisterschaft im «The Bend Motorsport Park» von Startplatz 2 losfahren – trotz eines Ausrutschers.
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Nächster Renneinsatz von Valentino Rossi bestätigt

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sat, 2021-12-04 07:25
Was Valentino Rossi nach einem Test in Misano schon Anfang November mündlich angekündigt hatte, ist nun bestätigt: Die MotoGP-Legende wird mit Luca Marini und Alessio Salucci wieder die 12h Gulf in Abu Dhabi bestreiten.
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Formula 1: Gran Premio Arabia Saudita, Jeddah: gli orari in TV su Sky e TV8

Pista inedita per il penultimo appuntamento del Mondiale di Formula 1: ecco tutti gli orari del weekend con la sfida per il titolo tra Hamilton e Verstappen 

Geschenkidee: MotoGP-Spektakel in Spielberg 2022

Speedweek, German Language MotoGP News - Sat, 2021-12-04 06:01
Von 19. bis 22. August 2022 wird der Red Bull Ring wieder zum Mekka aller MotoGP-Fans. Wer für Weihnachten noch das passende Erlebnisgeschenk sucht, kann die Tickets bequem von zu Hause aus erwerben.
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2022: A crucial year for some factory riders

Official News Feed - Fri, 2021-12-03 20:26
Arguably, plenty of spotlights will be on these riders ahead of a huge season in 2022, as most rider contracts come to an end

La 100 Km dei Campioni chiama: Jorge Lorenzo al Ranch di Valentino Rossi

Ecco il maiorchino in sella alla Yamaha YZ 450 F con la quale prenderà parte alla gara in programma nel weekend sulla pista di Tavullia 

Australian Superbike: Maxwell Quickest In Practice At The Bend

RoadRacing World - Fri, 2021-12-03 18:24

mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship Presented by Motul

The Bend Motorsports Park

December 3, 2021

Combined Superbike Practice Times:

  1. Wayne Maxwell (Duc), 1:51.686
  2. Arthur Sissis (Yam), 1:51.717
  3. Daniel Falzon (Yam), 1:52.143
  4. Oli Bayliss (Duc), 1:52.237
  5. Jack Miller (Duc), 1:52.331
  6. Glenn Allerton (BMW), 1:52.401
  7. Cru Halliday (Yam), 1:52.491
  8. Josh Hooks (Hon), 1:52.726
  9. Troy Herfoss (Hon), 1:52.774
  10. Lachlan Epis (BMW), 1:52.820
  11. Anthony West (Yam), 1:52.900
  12. Aiden Wagner (Yam), 1:53.537
  13. Mark Chiodo (Yam), 1:53.947
  14. Jed Metcher (Yam), 1:55.046
  15. Luke Johnston (Yam), 1:56.843
  16. Ben Burke (Kaw), 1:56.965
  17. Jack Davis (BMW), 1:57.652
  18. Nathan Spiteri (BMW), 1:57.716
  19. Chandler Cooper (Hon), 1:57.853
  20. Evan Byles (Kaw), 1:59.937
  21. Michael Edwards (Yam), 2:01.408

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Quartararo accende le luci di Natale di Nizza grazie al sindaco Estrosi

Christian Estrosi, ex pilota di ottimo livello del motomondiale non ha dimenticato i suoi trascorsi ed in una Live su Facebook ha fatto accendere le luci natalizie della città a 'El Diablo', primo campione del mondo francese della classe regina

World Endurance: Guarnoni Joins BMW Motorrad Team

RoadRacing World - Fri, 2021-12-03 17:35

BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team completes first winter test in preparation for the FIM EWC 2022 – Jéremy Guarnoni joins the team.

Three days of testing for the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team and the #37 BMW M 1000 RR in Almeria, Spain.

Jéremy Guarnoni will be the new team-mate of Markus Reiterberger, Ilya Mikhalchik and Kenny Foray.

Werner Daemen: “We have a lot to do over the next few days, but I am very happy with the set-up we have now.”

Almeria. After the successful 2021 season, victory in Most (CZE) and second place overall in the FIM Endurance World Championship (FIM EWC), the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team is now concentrating fully on preparations for 2022. Team manager Werner Daemen has taken the team to Almeria in Spain for the first three-day winter testing session. A new face is in action on the #37 BMW M 1000 RR alongside Markus Reiterberger (GER), Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR) and Kenny Foray (FRA): Jéremy Guarnoni (FRA). He will be the new team-mate for Reiterberger, Mikhalchik and Foray for the upcoming 2022 season.

The 28-year-old Frenchman Guarnoni is a familiar face in the Endurance World Championship. He appeared in his first FIM EWC race at the age of 18, competing in the 2012 Bol d’Or in Magny-Cours (FRA). He has been a fixture in the FIM EWC since 2018 and became world champion in the 2018/19 season. He was also the 2010 Superstock 600 European champion before competing for many years in the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship, where he claimed third place in the championship on two occasions and also got to know his new team-mates Reiterberger and Mikhalchik. Guarnoni spent a season racing in the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) in 2014.

The BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team is using the test in Almeria to continue work on optimising the #37 BMW M 1000 RR. New components and set-up solutions are being evaluated. Together with tyre partner Dunlop, the team is testing a range of tyre options. Guarnoni also has the option of using the testing to familiarise himself with the motorbike and the team.

Three race dates have already been confirmed for the 2022 season in the FIM EWC. The season starts on 16th/17th April with the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA), the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps will take place on 4th/5th June and the 8 Hours of Suzuka (JPN) will return to the FIM EWC calendar on 7th August. Further race dates are yet to be confirmed.


The 2022 BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team (from left): Kenny Foray, Markus Reiterberger, Jeremy Guarnoni, and Ilya Mikhalchik. Photo courtesy BMW Motorrad Motorsport.

Quotes on the Almeria test.

Werner Daemen, Team Manager BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team: “It has been a fantastic year for us, our first full year in FIM EWC. I am very proud of the whole team and everyone at BMW, as we finished second in the championship together. I think we really deserved that, especially the victory in the final race. We are now here testing for 2022 already. We have a lot to do over the next few days, but I am very happy with the set-up we have now. Markus, Ilya and Kenny are excellent guys and top riders. Jéremy Guarnoni is new to the team. I have been a fan of his since day one. He is a real endurance rider and a very good addition to the group. We have already had a lot of fun, which I feel is very important.”

Jéremy Guarnoni: “I have a very good impression of the bike. The performance is really unbelievable, and I immediately felt good on it. I am also very happy with the team, which is very professional. I have a really good feeling about the mechanics, the crew chief and my team-mates. I already knew Ilya, Markus and Kenny as opponents, and now they are my team-mates. That is really cool. I am sure we can achieve great things next season, and I am looking forward to it.”

Markus Reiterberger: “Firstly, after a good season in 2021, we know exactly what we need to work on. I am very pleased that we still have a test this year. That is very important for us, as it allows us to lay important foundations for the coming year. I am pleased to be able to welcome Jéremy – another strong rider and a former world champion – to the team. The first day of testing was really tiring for everyone, as it was very cold and there was a lot to test. We got through most of the programme, but there are still a few important things to do. The initial impressions are definitely promising. With the improvements we can still make, I believe we will be able to make up that one position we missed out on this season. I am very confident and pleased to be part of the team.”

Ilya Mikhalchik: “It feels really good to be able to start preparations for 2022 this year. Firstly, I would like to welcome our new team member, Jéremy. I hope we can achieve some good results together. He is a very experienced endurance rider and I think we will learn a lot from each other. I am very happy to be riding with him in the team and on this bike. We have made a few improvements. I think we have a good overall package, with which we can win. We showed that in the last race. We are now testing a few things, to give ourselves an even better chance. I believe we have the potential to challenge at the top next year.”

Kenny Foray: “Our winter test is very early, but that is very good for us. The new bike is even better than the old one. It is really enjoyable to ride. I am hoping for a really good year for the whole team. If I am able to contribute to us improving, then I am definitely ready.”

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