A ‘Stratospheric talent’, but who is Davide Tardozzi referring to?

A ‘Stratospheric talent’, but who is Davide Tardozzi referring to?

February 3, 2023

All WorldSBK champions with Ducati, Davide Tardozzi has called one rider from a list that includes Carl Fogarty, Troy Bayliss, Troy Corser and James Toseland a ‘stratospgeric talent’, but who is he referring to? Read More

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Lecuona: ‘We’re still lacking something’ as gap to top teams remains

Lecuona: ‘We’re still lacking something’ as gap to top teams remains

February 3, 2023

Although Iker Lecuona ‘felt much better’ at the two-day WorldSBK test in Portimao, the Honda rider remains concerned by the gap to the leaders. Read More

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Aegerter: “Braking from 300km/h is something I need to get used to”

Aegerter: “Braking from 300km/h is something I need to get used to”

February 3, 2023

Despite finishing his third WorldSBK test earlier this week, two-time WorldSSP champion Dominique Aegerter remains surprised by the braking prowess of his Yamaha R1 which is ‘something I need to get used to’, says the Swiss rider. Read More

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“Very happy… we put the focus on stopping and turning” – Lecuona delighted after strong Portimao test

“Very happy… we put the focus on stopping and turning” – Lecuona delighted after strong Portimao test

February 3, 2023

Iker Lecuona spoke about his testing crash at Portimao as well as the positive feelings he got from his race simulation during the test Read More

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Razgatlioglu after testing swingarm: “We are improving every day… need to have a good setup for good grip”

Razgatlioglu after testing swingarm: “We are improving every day… need to have a good setup for good grip”

February 3, 2023

The 2021 Champion was looking to improve rear grip on his Yamaha YZF R1 machine as he looks to re-claim the title Read More

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A five- or six-rider title fight? Bulega outlines his thoughts on ‘interesting’ WorldSSP in 2023

A five- or six-rider title fight? Bulega outlines his thoughts on ‘interesting’ WorldSSP in 2023

February 3, 2023

Italian rider Nicolo Bulega named six riders he thinks will be fighting for the World Championship title in 2023 Read More

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Razgatlioglu’s warning to rivals – ‘I am ready for the season and for fighting’

Razgatlioglu’s warning to rivals – ‘I am ready for the season and for fighting’

February 3, 2023

Toprak Razgatlioglu claims to be fully ready for the 2023 WorldSBK season after another strong two-day test in Portimao, albeit one where he finished slower than world champion Alvaro Bautista on both days. Read More

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Huewen: ‘Carrasco deserved more respect’, Bautista ‘shouldn’t have blasted off’

Huewen: ‘Carrasco deserved more respect’, Bautista ‘shouldn’t have blasted off’

February 2, 2023

While slower motorcycles being on the same circuit as WorldSBK machinery is the first thing that should change during testing, according to Keith Huewen, the former Grand Prix rider believes Alvaro Bautista was overly critical of Ana Carrasco following their incident in Jerez.

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Danilo Petrucci slower with new tyre – ‘this is quite a big problem’

Danilo Petrucci slower with new tyre – ‘this is quite a big problem’

February 2, 2023

WorldSBK rookie Danilo Petrucci admits he’s ‘still looking for the correct riding style’ after finishing 2.4s down on world champion Alvaro Bautista in Portimao.  Read More

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WorldSSP Portimao round-up: Honda’s return, rapid pace, new riders and upgrades…

WorldSSP Portimao round-up: Honda’s return, rapid pace, new riders and upgrades…

February 2, 2023

There were plenty of changes on display in WorldSSP as several riders headed to Portimao for two days of testing Read More

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