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SBK Misano preview

SBK Misano preview

Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli with round 4 of the WSBK Near Rimini and just a few kilometers from the Adriatic coast, the fourth round of the WorldSBK will take place after a long break in what is expected to be perfect early summer weather. The track, which opened in 1972 near Santamonica, was named […]

SBK Assen review

SBK Assen review

Strange observations in the bitter cold of winter The first WorldSBK race in the Netherlands saw a man in pole position who, despite an incredible 17 wins, was considered an outsider. On the Yamaha R1, which was still unfamiliar to him, Jonathan Rea took advantage of the wet conditions on Saturday morning to secure the […]

GP Spain scandal

GP Spain scandal

Questionable interpretation of the regulations distorted round 4 of MotoGP Absolutely unsportsmanlike decisions by officials influenced the outcome of the fourth round of the Motorcycle World Championship. Since the introduction of the much criticized so-called track limits for the 2019 season, the FIM desk clerks soon found another means of subsequently falsifying results in MotoGP […]

MGP Jerez preview

MGP Jerez preview

Before the fourth round of MotoGP in Andalusia After Ducati and Aprilia had shared the victories equally in the first 6 races, it could well be that a third manufacturer will be on top of the podium for the first time in Jerez de la Frontera. With Jack Miller as the winner in 2021, as […]

Pat Hennen – RIP

Pat Hennen – RIP

On the death of the former US pilot and Suzuki Grand Prix star When Pat came to Europe in 1976, he accepted the offer of his mentor at the time to take part in Grand Prix racing for the first time. It was not an easy undertaking to fight for the world championship on a […]

Texas GP Preview

Texas GP Preview

Preview of the third round of MotoGP in Austin After the expected cancellation of the Argentine GP originally scheduled for April 9th, the third round of this year’s MotoGP season will take place in the home of “Texas Tornado” Colin Edwards. The former WorldSBK world champion for Honda and then Yamaha factory rider in the […]

SBK start day 1

SBK start day 1

Test gallop for the first round of WorldSBK on Phillip Island (Australia) On the Monday and Tuesday before the race weekend, it became clear that the new asphalt was literally eating away at the tires, meaning that most of the drivers had serious problems with the rubber after about 12 to 13 laps. Between the […]

Nothing learned

Nothing learned

Horrible WorldSBK ticket prices are a deterrent We still remember the situation in Imola when, after a price increase compared to 2018, there was a drastic decline in visitors the following year. Obviously not everyone learned from this. In any case, the organizer is now completely over the top with the WSBK event near Cremona, […]

GP year 1953 – part 1

GP year 1953 – part 1

The starting point before the second real motorcycle world championship Because the most successful pilots and works of the last pre-war years until 1939 were not eligible to participate in the first 4 years of the motorcycle world championship newly introduced from 1949, it is difficult to accept this name. The Germans had won more […]

GP-Year 1952 – part 3

GP-Year 1952 – part 3

The first German World Championship race on the Solitude The expectations of the fans, teams and pilots from Germany before this premiere were certainly low, but thanks to many fast drivers, their hopes were still very high. Many secretly hoped that there would be cause for celebration. The Solitude race track near Stuttgart had a […]