Troy Corser and Leon Haslam spent yesterday afternoon in a full racing tuck with a 150mph headwind. The two SBK racers were individually tweaking their riding positions to find maximum aerodynamic gain and experimenting with new windshield shapes.
Winning 10 races and finishing on the podium 14 times this season, Aprilia and Max Biaggi dominated the SBK World Championship. Wiping the floor with rivals prompted other manufacturers to complain that the Aprilia RSV4 was an unfair advantage. Ducati, … Continued
Yesterday at Imola, Max Biaggi won the 2010 SBK World Championship aboard an Aprilia RSV4. When he accepted the trophy he was wearing a t-shirt with a fifth star for this, his fifth World Championship, on the front and 10 … Continued
Well, heaven for Ducati anyways. It’s easy to get the feeling that the company getting the greatest benefit from the slick production values and prime time slots of this new TV ad and webisode is the company with the sexy, … Continued
For the last four months, Kawasaki’s been “leaking” images, details and videos of the 2011 ZX-10R, but today it’s “unveiling” the SBK version of its new liter bike. What does it tell us about the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R? Well, there’s … Continued
Ducati is quitting the racing series it helped popularize and that came to define its corporate success. This morning, Ducati announced it would no longer field a factory team in SBK, instead concentrating on MotoGP. Reading between the lines, it's…
The Aprilia RSV4 is not a 182.5bhp paintbrush and the road is not its canvas. It doesn't create paintings, it wins races. Nine so far this season, fully half the races so far. That puts Aprilia first in the World…