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Following on from the dramatic opening encounter in Qatar, the 2013 MotoGP™ roller-coaster now rumbles on into Texas for the first time. This weekend’s maiden Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas marks the first of three races to be staged in the United States this year.

In this issue: We test the revamped 2013 Ducati Hypermotard on the streets of Spain and take the sport-minded SP version to the Ascari racetrack, giving Ducati's dedicated supermoto machine a truly balanced workout. Toni Sharpless implores you to take a two-wheeled vacation to the heart of Mexico, where she…
Despite a disappointing weekend at the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series at Virginia Motorsports Park this past weekend, the Kevin Boyer Nitro Harley drag racing team is pleased to announce a three year partnership with ACE Manufacturing Metals Ltd. The custom manufacturing company is based in Alberta, has been the…
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - AMA Pro Racing officials have announced a new class for AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles aimed at developing the up-and-coming riders in the J&P Cycles Pro Singles division. The new class, titled Basic Twins, will provide a stepping stone for Pro licensed riders,…

A Sunday to remember for Chaz Davies, who repeated first race success and got a double race win at Aragon. The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider was unstoppable under MotorLand Aragon heat and crossed the finish line with a big margin over Sylvain Guintoli, still Championship leader after race…
A close battle characterised the first qualifying session for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at MotorLand Aragon, and saw Irishman Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) topping the timesheets with a 1’58.548 set with few minutes to go.
Pro Bike rider Dave Vandereyken is hoping for more success when he takes to the track in the Pro Bike & Sled Series presented by Wiseco Performance Products this season. "We’re not doing too much new to the bike this year," he said, "but also for this year we’ll hopefully…

BMW Motorrad has announced its plans to enter the 500 cc and under motorcycle market after signing an agreement with TVS Motor Company, one of the largest motorcycle manufacturers in India. The aim of the cooperation is to join forces to develop and produce motorcycles in the segment below 500…
ROME, Italy – The eni FIM Superbike World Championship lands in Europe for the second round of the 2013 season, which will take place this weekend at Alcaniz’s Motorland Aragon. The spectacular and challenging track in northern Spain, favourite destination for testing of numerous WSBK teams, entered the calendar in…

Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd has entered an agreement with MotoGP™ rights holder Dorna Sports SL to supply YZR-M1 engines on an annual lease basis to teams participating in the MotoGP Championship.

A two-day OHV Management Workshop presented by the Municipality of Highlands East will take place on May 14-15, with a Field Workshop being held on May 16. This will be an educational forum about off-highway vehicle recreation management for land management decision makers, recreation planners, resource specialists, and leadership representatives…
MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo led the way as Free Practice 1 opened the 2013 season under lights at the Losail International Circuit on Thursday. Prior to Sunday’s Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar, the Yamaha Factory Racing rider finished ahead of Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Cal Crutchlow and Factory…

Honda has renewed its support of the Honda CBR250R Series for 2013, a program that introduces riders to motorcycle road racing. In a big move (and hopefully a welcome one in terms of bike counts), the previous year's age restriction will be lifted and riders of all ages will be…
Honda Canada’s Jodi Christie was in California’s high desert on Tuesday, April 2 attending the launch of the latest CBR600RR at the Chuckwalla Valley Raceway facility.  The 21-year-old from Peterborough, ON, the reigning two-time CSBK Pro Sport Bike national champion, was excited to be on track for the first time…
Last year, Trevor Daley of Mississauga, ON captured the Bazzaz Amateur Superbike Championship in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship national series. He did so in dramatic style with a third place finish in the last round of the 2012 six race series, exactly what he needed to earn the title.

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