Euro 4 emissions rules - Evolve or die
For the last couple of years, Euro 4 emissions rules have been a hot topic around the new bike market.
2019 KTM 690 SMC and Enduro
KTM’s 690 LC4 single-cylinder engine has been one of the firm’s cornerstone components for years but for the 2018 range it looks like it’s going to be limited to just one model, the 690 Duke.
Stauffer the Pick of the Bunch in GP Juniors Cup
Max Stauffer (Chris Watson, Yamaha R15) has taken out Round 1 of the GP Juniors Cup at the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK), Stauffer claimed two race wins and a second in an impressive first round performance. Stauffer
Levy Leaves Wakefield Park with Australian Supersport 300 Overall Win
The Australian Supersport 300 class is wide open this year at the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK), as there were three different race winners at Wakefield Park Raceway for Round 2. Zac Levy (Puma RV's, Yamaha YZF-R3) leave
Cru Halliday Unstoppable for Yamaha at Wakefield Park
Taking both wins for the Kawasaki Supersport class was Cru Halliday (Yamaha Racing Team, YZF-R6)
Goulburn’s Troy Herfoss Ascends to the Top of YMI Superbike Championship
Rivals and fierce competitors Troy and Wayne Maxwell both collected wins at Round 2 Wakefield Park Raceway for the YMI Superbike Championship.
F1 and F2 Australian Sidecar Championship Wakefield Spectacular
Wakefield Park Raceway was treated to great racing from the Puma RV's Round of the Australian F1 and F2 Sidecar Championship, part of the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK). Race Two Race two of the Puma RV’s round of
LAMBRETTA’S 250CC GP PROTOTYPE
How one man’s love for Lambretta uncovered the Italian marque’s little-known but highly innovative grand prix aspirations
New times and new schedule at Qatar
The revised Qatar schedule left some confusion and complaints, but also had some fans. The disadvantage was a huge temperature drop between afternoon and evening sessions; the biggest advantage one day less spent at a generally unpopular venue. Plus reduced risk of crashing, with
QATAR GP DAY TWO WRAP
A ten-year-old record, set on soft qualifying tyres, went flying in an explosive first qualifying session of the year, with three riders inside the time, and two of them not even in factory teams.
Aero bodywork at Qatar
There was no consensus on aero bodywork at Qatar, where the loss of top speed to downforce wings costs a lot on the long straight.
Zarco becomes hot property
The Qatar weekend opened with the news that Rossi had signed another two-year contract renewal with Yamaha, for 2019 and 2020. The news makes Johan Zarco even hotter property than he was already; and it was confirmed at Qatar that his options have been extended after a direct app