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Ducati prepares for the halfway point in the championship and its second home raceCompromise has little place in most forms of racing. Speed is of the essence and everything else is secondary to it. In Endurance, the same principle guides the way, but there are compromises to be made. Speed is as necessary in the pit lane as it on the race track. Being able to repair any...   

Bautista takes Race One win and fourth successive victory in WorldSBK   

Alvaro Bautista Moves to WorldSBK Next Year with DucatiStep aside Marco Melandri, because Alvaro Bautista just stole your seat in the factory Ducati World Superbike team. Announcing his signing today at the British GP, the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team will have Bautista within its ranks for the year. Additionally, Chaz Davies has signed up again to...   

After the Suzuka 8-HoursThe 2018 Suzuka 8-Hours is in the books, and it was one to remember. In a lot of ways, this was Suzuka back in its heyday. Factory bikes, world-class riders, and a flat-out sprint race between the best of the best. It was a shame that the weather interrupted what had looked set to be a classic...   

Up-Close with the Suzuka-Winning Yamaha YZF-R1This is it. This is the biggest, baddest, meanest superbike on the Suzuka 8-Hours grid. Setting the high-water mark in Japan FOUR YEARS IN A ROW now, the Yamaha YZF-R1 from the Yamaha Factory Racing Team is the pinnacle of the sport. You may not have known it, but things didn't quite go Yamaha's...   

Race Results from the 2018 Suzuka 8-Hours1 Yamaha Factory Racing Team Nakasuga Lowes Van der Mark Yamaha Bridgestone 199 laps 2 Red Bull Honda Takahashi Nakagami Jacobsen Honda Bridgestone -30.974 sec 3 Kawasaki Team Green Watanabe Rea Haslam Kawasaki Bridgestone -1 lap 4 S-Pulse Dream Racing – IAI Ogat Bridewell Watanabe Suzuki...   

Winning the Pride of Japan, Eight Hours at SuzukaYamaha Factory Racing made history at the Suzuka 8-Hours today, claiming their fourth consecutive victory in the great race. This Japanese endurance race has become one of the biggest spectacles on the motorcycling calendar, and there were moments of today's 199 laps that would have felt like an...   

Kawasaki Takes Pole at Suzuka 8-Hours – Rea Sets RecordA typhoon is heading towards Suzuka, but as the paddock battened down the hatches, the winds of change had already set in. Jonathan Rea's pole position for Kawasaki ended three year's of Yamaha topping the times. The three-time WorldSBK champion will be out to do the same during tomorrow's race....   

Kawasaki Team Green Stuns in Suzuka 8-Hours QualifyingJonathan Rea grabbed the headlines on Friday in Japan, with an unofficial lap record at the Suzuka 8-Hours, which put the Kawasaki Team Green ZX-10RR on a pole-position start. The Northern Irishman was nine tenths of a second faster than Pol Espargaro's 2016 pole lap, and Rea's time was made all...   

A Look at Last Year's Suzuka 8-Hours WinnerCompromise has little place in most forms of racing. Speed is of the essence and everything else is secondary to it. In Endurance, the same principle guides the way, but there are compromises to be made. Speed is as necessary in the pit lane as it on the race track. Being able to repair any...