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31/12/13 - 14:21
Anaheim readies for Supercross kick-off
The highly anticipated 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will commence this Saturday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., as three-time 450SX Class Championship Ryan Villopoto will stage his title defense against the deepest field of riders the sport has ever seen. Live coverage will begin at 10:00 p.m. ET of FOX Sports 1. While the championship takes place over the ...
30/12/13 - 10:46
Early start for 2014 X-Trial
This coming Saturday 4th January, just a few days into the new year, will see the 2014 FIM X-Trial World Championship get underway as the British city of Sheffield welcomes the opening event of the new campaign. The Motorpoint Arena on the outskirts of what was once the capital to steel production in the UK is a familiar starting place to the series with the venue having been the initial battlegro...
28/12/13 - 16:28
Jan Krivka passes away
Jan Krivka FIM Honorary Vice-President Jan Krivka passed away last night at the age of 93. Jan Krivka, born on 18 February 1920, joined the Jawa factory in 1942, during the War. However, after several weeks he had to undergo forced labour in Germany, working for Siemens. Immediately after the end of World War II he returned to Jawa, for which he worked until his retirement in the early 80s. He bec...
24/12/13 - 18:26
The EWC is changing its face!
While it’s the end of the year, the teams have nearly finished their market in the free agency… Today, we propose you a large overview of future teams! KTM redistributes the cards… It makes at least one month that the KTM Farioli team is complete! But in 2014, everybody will change of classes. Indeed, Antoine MEO (F) has decided to defy Alex SALVINI (I) in Enduro 2 and will be the only rider of ...
20/12/13 - 14:18
Honda's Participation in the 2014 Dakar Rally
Honda will participate in the motorcycle class in the Dakar Rally to be held in January 2014 in South America, with its works team “TEAM HRC".Five riders—Helder Rodrigues (Portugal), Sam Sunderland (United Kingdom), Javier Pizzolito (Argentina), Joan Barreda (Spain), and Paulo Goncalves (Portugal)—will ride the CRF450 RALLY, a rally-racing bike specially developed for the 2014 Dakar. TEAM HRC...
19/12/13 - 21:15
A. Marquez undergoes surgery
Repsol Moto3 rider undergoes procedure to fix shoulder –damaged back in October– on Thursday afternoon at the Hospital Universitario Quiron Dexeus. The 2013 Moto3 Rookie of the Year, Alex Marquez, has used the winter break to undergo surgery to resolve a shoulder issue. The Repsol rider, who has been suffering from a 'recurring dislocation' of the joint, was successfully operated on at the Hospi...
19/12/13 - 18:48
A new generation comes up
Only four days have passed since the second round of the Maxxis FIM SuperEnduro World Championship that took place at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland….a day full of emotions….and surprises! Polish Connection Generally well-presented in the SuperEnduro with the star Taddy BLAZUSIAK (KTM), the young prospect Pawel SZYMKOWSKI (KTM), the valorous brothers ZYCH (KTM), Tomasz and Adam, and also Michal...
19/12/13 - 09:37
MotoGP's technicians of the future
They may be the lesser seen side of the World Championship, but they are fundamental to the successes of Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez, Alex Rins, Alex Marquez, Maria Herrera and Marcos Ramirez. They are the engineers and mechanics who work hard all season to set up their bikes. The Monlau Repsol Technical School, a leading light in the training and creation of jobs for these young professionals in...
16/12/13 - 09:37
HVA thrilled by Lodz
 Bel Ray Husqvarna Enduro Team enjoyed a night of success at round two of the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in Lodz, Poland. Securing a start-to-finish victory in the Women’s class, supported rider Jane Daniels took over as the new championship leader. Placing second overall in the Junior category, Jamie McCanney maintained his championship lead while Mathias Bellino and Alfredo Gomez ...
15/12/13 - 22:04
Knighs win big in Poland
David KNIGHT (GB-Sherco) secured the overall win at round two of the FIM Maxxis SuperEnduro World Championship in Poland. Edging out home favourite Taddy BLAZUSIAK (PL-KTM), Sherco mounted KNIGHT topped the podium inside the Atlas Arena. With BLAZUSIAK second, Spain’s Dani GIBERT (Husaberg) placed third. In the Junior class Italy’s Giacomo REDONDI (KTM) claimed the overall victory while Britain’s ...