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2013 Istanbul World Superbike and World Supersport Friday Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the first day of practice at Istanbul:


An extremely unlucky day for Team SBK Ducati Alstare today at Istanbul Park

Istanbul (Turkey), Friday 13 September 2013: luck was unfortunately not with Team SBK Ducati Alstare today at the Intercity Istanbul Park circuit in Turkey. While taking part in the first practice session of this twelfth round of the World Superbike Championship, both Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini crashed, injuring themselves in the process.

Analyzing The Details Of The 2014 World Superbike And EVO Regulations

It's been a busy couple of days at FIM headquarters, as they have been putting the finishing touch to new rules for both the World Superbike and MotoGP series. The biggest news was the release of the detailed technical regulations for the World Superbike series for 2014 and beyond. The new rules had been announced in early August, but the precise details had to wait until now. The one thing missing from the announced rules is any mention of an overall price cap. That, presumably, will come at a later date.

2013 Brno MotoGP Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after Sunday's race at Brno:


Four in a row for Marquez and Pedrosa makes it a fourth 1-2 for Repsol Honda

Today in the GP of the Czech Republic, Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa recorded Repsol Honda's fourth 1-2 finish of 2013, with Marc taking his fourth win in a row - fifth of the year – something no premier class rookie has achieved in the 65-year history of Grand Prix racing.

2013 Brno MotoGP Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after qualifying at Brno:


Record lap fires Crutchlow to stunning pole position in Brno

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider Cal Crutchlow claimed the second pole position of his career this afternoon with a stunning qualifying performance that made the British rider the fastest man ever on two wheels at the Brno track.

A stunning lap of 1.55.527 beat reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo’s 2012 pole position record of 1.55.799 to secure Crutchlow top spot in qualifying by well over 0.2s.

2013 Brno MotoGP Friday Round Up: On Yamaha Tracks, Honda vs Yamaha, And Innovation In Moto2

After visiting three Honda tracks in a row, MotoGP finally heads back to a Yamaha track. Brno is fast, flowing, with a multitude of left-right and right-left combinations which favor the agility and high corner speed of the Yamaha over the more stop-and-go Honda tracks. Here, it is the Yamaha's turn to shine.

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