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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Oli and Troy Bayliss father and son

See father and son Bayliss racers

Race fans will get a dose of father and son action when three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss returns to Australian Superbike racing this year. Troy’s 14-year-old son, Oli, is in his second year in the Australian Supersport 300 Championship and will be riding at the same venues as his dad. Troy will compete on …

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Tracks expanding against the trend  Queensland Raceway

Tracks expanding against the trend 

Motorcycle tracks have been closing down around suburban areas for years, but one motorsport precinct near Ipswich is not only guaranteed, it is now expanding. And there are multi-million-dollar plans for expansion at two major NSW circuits that motorcycle racing fans will appreciate. These expansion plans show there is still a big need for more …

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2017 Honda Fireblade as imagined by MCN artist

2017 Honda Fireblade plays catch-up

Honda CBR900RR Fireblade set a precedent for lightweight superbikes in 1992 when it was introduced, but these days it lags behind the rest of the class, particularly with electronics. Now the Japanese manufacturer is playing catch-up with its planned 2017 CBR1000RR Fireblade featuring Ohlins semi-active suspension and Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit and ABS. Despite all …

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Jake Dolan superbikes

Meet us at the World Superbikes and win

Motorbike Writer performance bike reviewer and former Southern Californian superstock champion Jake Dolan will be mixing with the racers and the crowd at the World Superbikes this weekend at Phillip Island. Jake will be talking to his mates from the racing circuit, as well as walking through the crowds and bike displays over the weekend, …

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