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ROOF OF AFRICA 2018 DATE SURVEY

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)



Further to my previous mail, we are delighted to announce that the survey which MSA undertook came out with an overwhelming majority for the December date as shown in the table below. Accordingly the 2018 Roof of Africa will be held from 6th - 8th. December. We would like to thank all those that took time to vote and for your patience and understanding while this was sorted out.


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LEARNING FAST ON OPENING DAY AT CHANG INTERNATIONAL

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)



Alex Rins: 2nd - 1:30.809 (+ 0.012)

Andrea Iannone: 9th - 1:31.235 (+0.43)


• Alex Rins sets 2nd fastest time as he quickly gets to grips with new circuit.


• Andrea Iannone with a strong pace and large number of laps.


The opening day of testing at Chang International Circuit was ...

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PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING TEAM RALLIES UP FOR GLORY

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)


The PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING team is rallying up for the start of the 2018 season. The six man squad has been announced and is preparing to blaze a path of glory in the National Enduro and Cross Country series.


With the action set to kick off in just under a month, devastating news hit the Husqvarna camp last weekend when leading rider Brett Swanepoel suffered from a serious crash at ...

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SUZUKI CHAMPIONS TEST THE MotoGP GSX-RR VIDEO ONLINE

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (0)



Team Suzuki Press Office – February 15.


Ahead of tomorrow’s MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, Suzuki Motor Corporation has today published a new exclusive video taken at the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR private test at Sepang in Malaysia featuring Toni Elias, Josh Waters and Michael Dunlop on the GSX-RR MotoGP machine.


MotoAmerica Champion Elias, Australia...

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POLISPORT AND MXGP BACK TO RACING

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)



MONACO (Principality of Monaco) 15 February 2018 – Youthstream gladly announces that Polisport will again be on board for the 2018 MXGP season after renewing their agreement. Polisport is a master in the production of after-market plastic parts and accessories.


As a partner of the 2018 MXGP series Polisport’s bike stand and bike mat will be featured in the MXGP podium ceremonies. They wil...

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2018 FIM CEV REPSOL REGULATIONS

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)




The FIM and FIM Europe have published the rules that will regulate the 2018 FIM CEV Repsol.The regulations for the FIM Moto3™ Junior World Championship, Moto2™ European Championship (in the photo), and European Talent Cup are available here.


https://fim-europe.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c9a256be5a2c13b24461e180a&id=323a88423d&e=d539347a75 ;


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A WARM AND JOYFUL WELCOME TO THAILAND FOR IANNONE AND RINS

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)



Team Suzuki Press Office – February 15.


On February 13th, just a couple of days ahead of the first ever MotoGP test in Thailand, Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins stopped over in Bangkok to meet the local fans, who are happy to see the World Championship return to Buriram.


Although it was just a couple of hours spent in the capit...

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SAVE THE DATE: 32nd BIKER FEST INT. 2018 - The Italian Bike Week

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)


32nd Biker Fest Int.

May, 10-13, 2018

Lignano Sabbiadoro (Udine - Italy)


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Stand stand@bikerfest.it

Hotel-Camping booking@bikerfest.it

info@bikerfest.it - www.bikerfest.it



RED BULL KTM SQUAD GET READY TO UNSETTLE THE DUST

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)





The wait is almost over, and South African riders are about to unsettle some dust as the 2018 motocross season begins. The Red Bull KTM Racing team have announced the rider line-up that will kick start the first race of the season in Port Elizabeth this Saturday, 17 February.


With a wealth of experience and knowledge, team manager Darrel Fitz-Gerald will once again lead the ...

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2ND FIM EUROPE MOTO-TOUR ASSISTANT TRAINING COURSE

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)



On proposal of the FIM Europe Touring Commission, FIM Europe is launching the 2nd FIM Europe Moto-Tour Assistant Training Course, which will take place in Barcelona (Spain) on the 14th April 2018.


The first Professional Level Moto-Tour Assistant Training Course was held on September 3rd 2016 at Honda Safety Center in Barcelona, Spain and was particularly successful.


The participants...

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JUSTIN BOGLE INJURY UPDATE

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing Team rider Justin Bogle, who sustained a broken right arm during the opening lap of the second 450 heat race at the San Diego AMA/ FIM World Supercross race at the weekend, successfully underwent surgery on Monday.



Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing Team Manager, Jeremy Albrecht, said: “Bogle was making progress...

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SOLID START IN NEW SERIES FOR MONROE RACING THANKS TO WOODWARD AND BOSCH

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)


The Monroe Racing team’s 2018 campaign got off to a victorious start with Savannah Woodward claiming the top step of the podium in the SAMRA 250 Ladies Cup. The race day that took place at the Zwartkops Raceway karting circuit in Pretoria on Saturday, February 10 also saw Zoé Bosch making her munch anticipated local debut for the team, which she celebrated with two well-ridden races in the same competiti...

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FIM Newsletter/Week N06/2018

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

SUPERGP AND AFRICA BIKE WEEK CONTINUE THEIR PARTNERSHIP

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)




In 2017 the SuperGP Champions Trophy and Africa Bike Week™ joined forces for the first time. After the success of the inaugural event, GAS Sports and Africa Bike Week™ are pleased to announce that the partnership will continue in 2018.


This year Africa Bike Week™ will take place between 26 and 29 April with the Eastern Cape SuperGP, the third round of the 2018 ch...

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BACK TO MUGELLO AND THE TWELFTH SEASON OF ROOKIES CUP

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)




The twelfth Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup season sees a return to Mugello for the first time since 2014 and we've missed the classic venue and passionate fans. Twenty-five of the world's fastest teenagers will contest this year's twelve race series and they come from seventeen nations, from Wales to Australia, from Japan to Colombia.


The season starts with three days of pre-season testing i...

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PORT ELIZABETH SET FOR THE NATIONAL MOTOCROSS SEASON OPENER!

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)




JOHANNESBURG 2018 - The off season for National Motocross always seems to take forever but as the new year kicks into gear and the competitors give glimpses of their new bikes and their new teams, the excitement quickly builds for the first National of the year.



Port Elizabeth’s Rover MX is by far one of favourite stops on the National MX calendar....

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INDONESIAN DELEGATION VISITS YOUTHSTREAM IN MONACO

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)




MONACO (Principality of Monaco) 6 February 2018 – Youthstream is very pleased to have recently welcomed Indonesian Officials to its office in Monaco. The important visit comes just one month shy of the 2018 MXGP season opener in a year of racing that will visit the country of Indonesia twice. The 2 races scheduled for Indonesia, the MXGP of Indonesia and the MXGP of Asia, will be on two different Indones...

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FIM EUROPE AT THE FIM MOTOE WORLD CUP PRESENTATION

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The new MotoE™ World Cup will be a leap into the future through the competition of the world’s first Fast Charge electric motorcycles manufactured by Italian company Energica, bringing together performance and zero emissions. In 2019, five races will be held at five of the European circuits on the MotoGP™ calendar. This leaves huge scope for MotoE™ in the future; beginning in Europe with a view ...

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Enel announced as title sponsor for the FIM Moto World Cup and as Sustainable Power Partner of MotoGP

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM MotoE™ World Cup, the world’s first fully electric motorcycle circuit racing series recognised by the Federation, naming the series the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup from its inception in 2019. The company has also announced its new role as Sustainable Power Partner of MotoGP™, sharing a common vision with Dorna, the racing event’s commercial rights holder, which targets the sport’s long-term commit...

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NGUGI, NYACHAE FETED FOR RARE SEASON DOUBLE AS KENYA MOTOR SPORTS FOUNDATION REWARD 2017 ACHIEVERS

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)




Ngugi Waweru was over the moon upon being feted for another stellar accomplishment after scooping FIM African Central Africa Championship (CAC) MX1 and MX2 titles in the 2017 season.


Also feted was Ethan Nyachae for winning the MX125 regional title.


During the Kenya Motor Sports Foundation awards ceremony organized by East Africa Motor Sports Club (EAMSC) Ngugi s...

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