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Bautista takes Race One win and fourth successive victory in WorldSBKThe opening race of the Pirelli Thai Round in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) and Alvaro Bautista (ARUBA.IT Racing – Ducati) clash on track early on, creating the rivalry everyone wanted to see unfold between the two heavyweight stars....   

Pata Yamaha Extends Contract with Lowes & Van Der Mark After the official announcement that Tom Sykes would not be back with the KRT Kawasaki team, it is the turn of the Pata Yamaha WorldSBK squad to make announcements. Today, the team issued a statement saying that current riders Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes will remain with the team for...   

WorldSBK Aragon Debrief – A Recap from Spain Ducati and Kawasaki are still doing the winning, with Yamaha the only manufacturer to upset the podium homogeneity enjoyed by the leading manufacturers. Everyone's a Winner When Chaz Davies arrived at Aragon, the expectation was that he would take another double win, and move closer to...   

Testing for WorldSBK & MotoGP Starts This WeekWith the holiday season receding into the rear view mirror, that means that we are getting closer to seeing bikes on tracks. Testing starts this week for both the MotoGP and WorldSBK paddocks, and before testing, the Movistar Yamaha team will present their 2018 livery later on this week as...   

Don't Call It a Comeback: Suter Back in Moto2Five days after they announced they would be pulling out of Moto2 for the 2018 season, Forward Racing are dragging them back in. Today, the Forward Racing team officially announced that they have signed a deal to race Suter chassis for 2018. Forward will be fielding Eric Granado and Stefano...   

2018 Moto2™ provisional entry list# RIDER NATIONALITY TEAM MACHINE 4 STEVEN ODENDAAL S-AFRICAN RW RACING GP NTS 5 ANDREA LOCATELLI ITALIAN ITALTRANS RACING TEAM KALEX 7 LORENZO BALDASSARI ITALIAN PONS HP40 KALEX 9 JORGE NAVARRO SPANISH FEDERAL OIL GRESINI Moto2 KALEX 10 LUCA...   

Saturday MotoGP Summary at Sachsenring Taxes, well try as you might (and the number of riders, teams, and managers based in tiny principalities and sovereign island nations known primarily for their tax codes is surprisingly large), the tax man always gets a cut, if not through direct taxation, then at the very least through...   

"Our Most Hated Rival" – KTM's Long Feud with Honda They are, after all, the places where factory bosses, team managers, and riders stake out their intentions for the coming season. They loudly proclaim that they are in it to win it, that their goal is to be champions sooner rather than later, and that they are plainly superior to their...   

The Aki Ajo Monster Interview, Part 1: On Identifying Talent The Finnish manager has seen a long string of talent pass through his team on their way to greater success. The list of champions and great riders he has produced is almost endless: Marc Marquez, Johann Zarco, Jack Miller, Sandro Cortese, Luis Salom, Danny Kent to name just a few. To find...   

Making the Wrong Choices: Arthur Sissis on Leaving Moto3 Every rider has tales of missed opportunities, but few have fallen as far off the radar as Arthur Sissis. Four years ago, the 21-year-old Australian was standing on the podium of his home Grand Prix, but his dream quickly turned sour, and he turned his back on road racing and moved to...