WorldSBK, Phillip Island, day 3 race roundup: World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike After the announcement on Saturday that Race 2 of #AusWorldSBK would be a flag to flag with a maximum of 12 laps allowed on one set of tyres, the scene was set for a showdown with a difference and Sunday didn’t disappoint. After a huge fight at the... Read more
WorldSBK, Phillip Island – Saturday race report: Melandri slices past Sykes to take the win
Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) put in a stunning ride at Phillip Island to win the opening race of 2018, stalking his way through the podium places before being able to catch and pass earlier race leader and polesitter Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Melandri adds the victory... Read more
WorldSBK, Phillip Island – Day one roundup: World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike Lorenzo Savadori (Milwaukee Aprilia) stole the headlines and the timesheets on Day 1 of the Yamaha Finance Australian Round, leading the charge to Tissot-Superpole 2 with a 1:30.407 set in FP2 to go fastest overall. Behind the Noale factory machine at the top, Leon Camier (Red Bull Honda... Read more
WorldSBK, Phillip Island preview: World Superbike & World Supersport
World Superbike Short, fast, sweeping, unpredictable, undulating, breath-taking, 4.4km of pure adrenaline. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is the perfect backdrop for the opening round of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and it’s set to be a season to remember. Everything restarts here, and if previous experience is... Read more
WorldSBK Test, Phillip Island: Rea ends on top as one second covers the top ten
Keen to get out on track for the final day of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship pre-season, the weather was kinder to riders Down Under on Tuesday and they took advantage of two full sessions on track. With less than three days to go until the first... Read more
WorldSBK Phillip Island Test: Day one roundup – World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike Windy conditions welcomed riders to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit as the final pre-season test of 2018 was underway, but there were no surprises from the timing screens as Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) ended the day on top, followed by the Kawasaki Racing Team duo... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News: Men At Work Down Under (‘natch)
Well it is the best circuit in the world alongside Mugello. But for some reason they hold it during Australia’s colder time of the year, which is all rather daft. Last race of the season would of course be better, but Carmelo likes to be near his... Read more
Maverick Viñales on the podium in Australia
Viñales had a good start and immediately looked threatening behind frontmen Miller and Marquez. After two laps his tyres were warm and he was ready to make a move. As he overtook Marquez, he took Rossi with him. His teammate passed him with 23 laps remaining as they continued... Read more
Difficult race for Jorge Lorenzo being 15th in Australia
Round 16 of the MotoGP World Championship at the Phillip Island circuit proved to be a tough one for the Ducati Team. Jorge Lorenzo, still in pain from his bad crash yesterday, remained in thirteenth place for much of the race, but in the last few laps he dropped to... Read more
Today Marc Marquez put on a stellar performance to secure a crucial victory at the Australian Grand Prix, the 61st win of his career, his 35th in MotoGP, and his sixth this year. The performance extended his Championship lead to 269 points, 33 ahead Andrea Dovizioso, who remains his... Read more