The first changes to SBK following Dorna being put in charge of the series? Emphasizing its bikes’ basis in production machines. We already saw some teams running them this summer, but for 2013, all bikes will need to sport tacky … Continued
500 > 990 > 800 > 1000 > CRT > ? In an era where it is more important then ever for companies to innovate and differentiate themselves from the competition, the race track, for a motorcycle company, should be … Continued
It’s a busy day in the Moto3 world. KTM has unveiled its new 250 four-stroke and Dorna have also released nearly-final rules for the class. Looking at the motor with those rules in mind, KTM seems to have a winner. … Continued
Here it is, the rules that will transform grand prix racing’s smallest class from two-stroke 125s to four-stroke 250s. Other than the obvious two-stroke-racing-dying thing, this appears to be a change for the better. Costs will be controlled through the … Continued
Photo: Grant RayIt's official, MotoGP is switching to a 1,000cc capacity limit for the 2012 season and beyond. Why? The move will likely reduce costs, increase the marketing connection between MotoGP and road bikes and provide further separation with Moto2's…
Photo: MilagroMotoGP is banning the use of launch control, limiting the use of other electronics and reducing the number and duration of practice sessions in an effort to make racing cheaper for the remaining teams involved. Last month Kawasaki pulled…
Dorna unveiled its proposal for a four-stroke replacement for the 250GP class today. If it gets its way, 250cc two-strokes will be replaced by four-strokes of between 625 and 650cc in 2011.The capacity was chosen to protect World Supersport racing….