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MotoCAP wins international safety award

Australian safety and comfort ratings system for motorcycle clothing, MotoCAP, has won a Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) road safety award. MotoCAP, which was launched in September last year, is the first of its type in the world and has now rated 171 items of clothing, including 43 pairs of pants, 82 jackets and 46 pairs of …

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Anthony West quits over doping scandal

Gold Coast racer Anthony West, 37, has parked his motorcycle racing career over a seven-year doping dispute with the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme). Ant West, who has raced in seven world championship series since 1998, announced his decision in a Facebook post over night: Fuck FIM I’m done with this sport!!!! You will never …

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Energica powers 2019 electric MotoGP

Electric bikes will race in support MotoGP races from 2019 and the Italian electric motorcycle company Energica will supply the bikes. The FIM Moto-e World Cup will run as a support event at select MotoGP rounds around the world. There is no word yet on which rounds will feature the electric races, but they expect …

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Sunshine Coast TT to attract world’s best

Top-class international motorcycle road racers are expected to take part in an inaugural Sunshine Coast Tourist Trophy (SSC TT) in December 2017. SSC TT promoter David Rollins says the planned event would be similar to the famous Isle of Man TT (IOM TT) and sanctioned by FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, the world motorcycle sport governing …

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