Well, this is a bit of a surprise, considering how well the 1198 does, but Ducati has announced that it will withdraw from World Superbike for the 2011 season, and will not support a factory team.
You’d think that, if you were spending big money on a world-class motorcycle racing team, you’d prevent your riders from doing things that might endanger their health during the racing season, but apparently not.
Reigning world champion Valentino Rossi joins his teammate Jorge Lorenzo on the “recently bitten by… Continue reading
BMW is very proud of their new, hyper-powerful literbike, the S1000RR. They put a WSBK racing team together as soon as they could, and they figured with the awesome RWHP (185HP, dynoed stock) of the machine, they could make the brand shine in motorsports.