Valentino Rossi Lewis hamilton swap vehicles for race

Rossi and Hamilton swap vehicles for race

Multi-world champions Valentino Rossi and Lewis Hamilton will temporarily swap vehicles on Monday (9 December 2019) when they take part in a promotional race at Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo. But could the swap be longer term? Rossi has long wanted to get into four-wheeled racing, especially rallying where he has already had some success. And …

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MotoGP Blue Knot Day

MotoGP visitors urged to support Blue Knot Day

Riders on their way home from this weekend’s MotoGP have been urged to visit the Blue Knot Day site in Sale to help those affected by trauma, such as road accidents. The Blue Knot Foundation acknowledge and celebrate their annual Blue Knot Day focusing this year on empowerment, recovery and resilience for those who have …

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Motorcycle police VicPol road uniform demonises patrols

Victorian Police patrols for MotoGP visitors

Victorian Police have warned riders heading to the Phillip Island MotoGP this weekend of increased patrols in and around the track. The annual Operation MotoSafe will also concentrate on eastern Victorian roads leading to the venue.  Eastern Region Road Policing Inspector Stephen Cooper said that this year has been a “particularly challenging year” on Victorian …

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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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