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Motorcycle racing boosted at two tracks

Motorcycle racing has received a major boost at two Aussie tracks with a big cash injection into a second circuit at Bathurst and the reopening of Perth’s Barbagallo Raceway to motorbikes. Bathurst tracks Bathurst Regional Council has received an extra $2.5 million in funding from the Federal Government for its proposed second circuit at Mount …

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Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing at the Phillip Island Classic International Challenge

Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing

One of the best ways to celebrate the Australia Day weekend is with three days of classic racing at the magnificent Phillip Island circuit. More than 450 bikes will compete in 56 races at the 26th Phillip Island Classic from January 25-27. UPDATE: The 2019 International  Challenge was successfully defended by Australia, ahead of USA and …

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How to Build Essential Motorcycle Riding Skills

Sponsored post Bеіng соmреtеnt іn аnу еndеаvоr rеquіrеѕ thе dеvеlорmеnt оf ѕресіfіс skills, аnd rіdіng mоtоrсусlеѕ іѕ nо dіffеrеnt. Of соurѕе, mаnу оf thе ѕkіllѕ nееdеd tо ride соmреtеntly саn bе obtained simply thrоugh рrасtісе. Hоwеvеr, ѕkіllѕ nееdеd tо master motorcycle racing will require рrоfеѕѕіоnаl hеlр.  Thеrе аrе a numbеr оf аrеаѕ whеrе a motorcyclist …

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Historic racers at Lakeside Park circuit laps

Lakeside Park circuit halts racing

Bureaucrats and neighbours have halted racing at Brisbane’s historic Lakeside Park circuit where the likes of world champions Wayne Gardner and Mick Doohan once raced. Operators Queensland Raceways have kept the historic track from disappearing like many other famous circuits around the country.  They even brought back Superbike racing with the Dunlop Super Series in …

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New track at Packenham Victoria Kow Wee Rup motorsport track circuit

World-class circuit proposed for Victoria

World-class motorcycle racing, but not MotoGP, could be accommodated at a proposed race track on the way down to Victoria’s famous Phillip Island circuit. The proposed FIA/FIM-graded Motor Recreation and Education Park is on Cardinia Shire Council land at 335 McGregor Road, Pakenham. It is currently used for dirt-track events by the Koo Wee Rup …

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Superbike racing returns to Lakeside Raceway - FX Superbike racing at Queensland Raceway (Image by Col Wright of colliegeorgepix.com.au)

Superbikes return to Lakeside Park circuit

The historic Lakeside Park circuit where the likes of world champions Wayne Gardner and Mick Doohan once raced will see a return to superbike racing this weekend with the Dunlop Super Series. It’s been nearly 20 years since superbikes tore around the historic north Brisbane circuit. It was nearly closed down in the early 2000s and …

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MV Agusta unveils Moto2 bike drawings classic

MV Agusta unveils Moto2 race bike drawings

MV Agusta has unveiled drawings of the race bike it will enter in the Moto2 next year. It will be powered by the Triumph Street Triple 765cc which is the control engine for the series. However, the rest of the bike is expected to come from the Varese-based motorcycle manufacturer. Artist drawings Even though the company …

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Ducati chases flat track glory

Indian Motorcycle swept Harley-Davidson aside last year in the American Flat Track championships in a PR coup and now Ducati wants a slice of the action. The big motorcycle companies are spending up big on the sport which they believe will attract a younger demographic to their brands. Ducati has posted a $180,000-plus contingency and …

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Troy Bayliss announces racing comeback

Three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss has confirmed he will make a comeback to racing on a DesmoSport Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition in the 2018 Australian Superbike Championship. It should be just the kickstart the failing series needs to get more national and international attention. Troy won the 1999 British Superbike championship riding …

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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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