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    Video: Alfa Romeo introduces us to the art of "undertaking"

    As the official safety car of the World Superbike motorcycle racing series, it's a little odd that Alfa Romeo decided to publicize its Mito SBK by performing what appears to be a rather dangerous stunt. Odd... but awesome. Officially known as the limited edition Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde SBK, ...

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    Video: Watch the Ducati 1199 Panigale RS13 at Mugello

    Ducati has finally put the finishing touches on its newest race bike: the 1199 Panigale RS13. To celebrate, the team took its newest creation down to Mugello for a quick sprint around the track ahead of its date with the World Superbike Championship. Factory riders Carlos Checa and Ayrton ...

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    Maxime Berger loses a wheel at Donington Park [w/video]

    There are a few common ways to crash a motorcycle while racing – most often either the extremely dangerous high-side or the usually-little-more-than-ego-scraping low-side incident – but, when dealing with machinery pushed to the very edges of its mechanical abilities, there's always ...

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    Ben Spies moves to Yamaha MotoGP Factory Team

    Shocking, we know. What's been called the second-worst kept secret in MotoGP has officially been confirmed. MotoGP rookie and current World Superbike champion Ben Spies (shown at right, with Yamaha's Lin Jarvis) will be saddling up with the factory Yamaha crew starting next year. Rumors to that ...

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    Alfa Giulietta sets the pace at Monza as Superbike safety car

    Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde SBK safety car – Click above for high-res image
    As one of the most historic racing tracks in Italy, if not the world, Monza is inextricably intertwined with Alfa Romeo. Now those ties have been reinforced with the introduction at the circuit of the ...

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    Aprilia commemorates Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with special RSV 1000 R livery

    Aprilia RSV 1000 Factory Transformers livery - Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors isn't the only vehicle manufacturer with an interest in promoting the upcoming Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen flick, as evidenced by last weekend's AMA Pro Daytona SportBike at Road America in ...

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    Honda offers Michael Schumacher a ride in World Superbike Championship

    Formula One champ Michael Schumacher has been enjoying his new gigs working with Ferrari's development team and hooning Honda Fireblades in various Superbike racing events, and he's proven to beabout as adept racing around on two wheels as he is on four. The seven-time F1 champion from Germany has ...

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    BMW reveals race-ready S 1000 RR

    Click above for more shots of the BMW S 1000 RR in its race colors
    BMW took the wraps off its upcoming S 1000 RR World Superbike contender as the Motorrad division showed the new bike in its official race colors at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany. Taking a good look at the photos, we can see ...

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    Officially Official: Aprilia RSV4 superbike

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Aprilia RSV4
    After numerous spy shots and leaked details, Aprilia has finally pulled the wraps off its upcoming RSV4 superbike. This is the machine that the Italian company will use to contest the Superbike World Championship in 2009 against the Ducati ...

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    Craig Jones: 1985-2008

    We're saddened to report the passing of 23 year-old motorcycle racer Craig Jones from Northwich, Cheshire. Jones was a seasoned rider, having been part of the World Superbike and Supersport scene for the past five years. His untimely death was the result of an accident during the FIM Supersport ...

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    Officially Official: BMW S 1000 RR race bike

    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW S 1000 RRLet the speculation end! BMW has officially pulled the covers off of its S 1000 RR race bike, which will sprout a production model next year. General Director of BMW Motorrad Hendrik von Kuenheim says that the company is committed to building ...

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    Aprilia unveils RSV 4 with plans to go Superbike racing

    Click above for more shots of the Aprilia RS4 Aprilia is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to small-bore 125 and 250cc road-racers, as well as in the 450cc off-road and supermoto categories. These successes have led the Italian company to branch out further, this time into the ...

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    Is BMW working on a Grand Prix motorcycle?

    Unlike BMW automobiles, Bavarian motorcycles carry a rather stodgy reputation. Basically, they're the two-wheeled equivalent of Red Wing work boots - comfortable and well-suited to all-day wear, but not necessarily ideal for track use. Ever since BMW dominated the rather obscure World Sidecar ...

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    [Not TiVoSafe] Motorsports Highlights: April 22-23

    Quite a weekend! Ferrari returns, a new Nextel Cup points leader, a wild sports car race, a ton of motorcycle road racing, and some fence-climbing in Japan.Formula 1:At the front of the field, the San Marino Grand Prix was a mirror-image of last year's race, this time with Michael Schumacher ...

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    Motorsports this weekend: April 22-23

    A busy weekend coming up. U.S. TV coverage is shown (all times Eastern).Formula 1:The San Marino Grand Prix is underway at Imola, with Fernando Alonso (shown above at Imola) topping the time charts after Friday's very dusty practice sessions. Paddock talk at Imola suggests that the coveted 12th ...


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