Honda patents direct injection in Africa Twin 2

Honda patents direct injection, active aero

Honda has been busy this past year filing several interesting patents including the most recent for active aero and direct injection, possibly in the Africa Twin (above). Active aero is like those cars that deploy a rear spoiler at certain speeds, only this deploys MotoGP-style winglets. Direct injection is widely used in diesel and some …

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Nieto Morbidelli collection for sale

Morbidelli motorcycle collection for sale

A collection of motorcycles gathered over 40 years by motorcycle manufacturer and Grand Prix boss Giancarlo Morbidelli is being offered for sale at auction. The annual Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on 18-20 October 2019 will be the largest single private collection of motorcycles to be offered by Bonhams to date.The Morbidelli Collection from Pesaro, Italy, …

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Jack Miller Ducati MotoGP

How to buy tickets online for motorsport events

(Sponsored post) Motorsport events have been part of motor culture since the first race in 1894 when 21 steam-powered four-wheelers raced 126km from Paris to Rouen with the winning vehicle averaging just 21km/h. Today there is a lot of professional and amateur motorsport variety from drag racing events that last a few seconds to endurance …

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Blessing of the Bikes respect

Campaign to gain more rider respect

The organiser of the annual Blessing of the Bikes (pictured) before the annual Phillip Island MotoGP plans a campaign he hopes will increase public respect for riders. Marcel Widmer, who runs the Inline 4 Cafe with wife Sabine says he wants those who attend the blessing at San Remo on Saturday 19 October 2019 to bring cards …

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Triumph Daytona Moto2 765

Triumph confirms Daytona Moto2 765

Triumph has confirmed to will replace the Daytona 675 they axed in 2017 with a Daytona 765 powered by a version of their control engine for the Moto2 class. Ever since Triumph was announced as the Moto2 engine supplier in 2017 for the 2019-21 seasons, it has been expected the new engine would power a Daytona …

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Speed is my Need documentary

Watch: Speed is my Need documentary

“Life without danger is just no life at all” says a new motorcycle documentary featuring racers Freddie Spencer, Colin Edwards, Ron Haslam and Peter Hickman. The documentary film title Speed is my Need is an interesting version of the computer game Need for Speed and the Tom Cruise line from the original Top Gun movie. …

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Jack Miller Ducati MotoGP

Back Track with Jack Miller

Jack Miller (Sponsored post) If you’re a fan of motorsports, you know the name Jack Miller. He’s making waves on the MotoGP circuit in 2019 and continues to impress us on his Ducati. In Argentina and Qatar he took out 4th place and 3rd in America, not too shabby from the Aussie from far North …

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Ant West

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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MotoGP 2019 Season Preview

MotoGP 2019 Season Preview

Contributed post  (Photo by Rotatingmass, License) February-April time is the traditional start to a number of racing series around the world, as the winter weather beginning to fade and race tracks becoming usable again. With this in mind, the 2019 MotoGP Season has just begun, with the first race of the season in Qatar. The season will run through …

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