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World Supermoto Championship Final Statistics - December 1st 2004


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    A brand new supermoto series will bring a unique style of racing to Britain in January 2005. Read more.....

    Roberto Rolfo will contest his rookie MotoGP World Championship in 2005 after signing a contract with Team D'Antín today. The Italian put pen to paper on a one-year deal to ride a Ducati Desmosedici with Dunlop tyres in the squad run by former rider Luis d'Antin. Read more.....

    After nine successful years in World's Superbike Championship and several top five positions in the Championship Frankie Chili surprises his fans with a new step in his career. Read more.....

    As part of preparations for next year's return of the MotoGP World Championship to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix July 8-10, the Turn 9 bridge was relocated approximately 440 feet up the track toward the signature Corkscrew turn today in order to increase the Turn 9 run-off area. Read more.....

    Former Sidecar World Champion Klaus Klaffenböck, who rode in the 2004 TT, finishing 19th in the first race and retiring in the second has announced a two-rider team for the World Superbike and World Supersport Championship in 2005. Read more.....

    Following the announcement on December 22nd by the FIM concerning the change of date of the 2005 British Grand Prix from June 19th to July 24th, a revision to the BSB calendar has been necessary. Read more.....

    41-metre long steel structure for 'floating' Finish grandstand completed. Read more.....

    Changes to some of the dates have been made to the 2005 Grand Prix calendar. Read more.....

    Q8 Oil has today announced they will be become a major sponsor in GSE Ducati 's return to British Superbikes in 2005. Read more.....

    Honda have made their intentions clear for TT 2005 by returning with a full works team under the Team DMRR/Honda banner. The riders for the team; which will contest the NW200, TT and Ulster Grand Prix; are 6 times TT winner Ian lougher and Richard Britton, whose best finish was second. They will be using CBR1000RR Superbike Fireblades, CBR1000RR Superstock Fireblades and CBR600 Supersport machines at the TT. Read more.....

    2005 British Superbike Championship Pre-Entry List; Read more.....

    The zero-emission urban commuter could be with us in the near future thanks to Yamaha's visually and technically revolutionary Passol. Read more.....

    Yamaha has enjoyed a year to remember in 2004. Our third-generation YZF-R1 has confirmed Yamaha's place as the technological innovator in the motorcycling world, something we have also proved on the racetrack, where Valentino Rossi powered his Yamaha YZR-M1 to racing's ultimate prize - the MotoGP world title. Read more.....

    Yamaha scooped two of the most important awards at the annual prize ceremony held by influential British motorcycle newspaper Motorcycle News (MCN). Read more.....

    This is the list of riders and teams which have so far been confirmed by the selection committee. A number of other applications have also been received and are currently under consideration. Read more.....

    A strong contingent of 2005 SBK and Supersport Championship contenders, attending an unofficial test at Valencia on 13 and 14 December, found their plans to test their new machines somewhat hampered by the cold and generally wet weather conditions. After a first day blighted by early rains, and the wet track taking time to dry, many of the teams' hopes were pinned on better weather on day two. Another day of early wet conditions, and a track that held water all day in the single digit temperatures, meant that most teams finished their sessions early, looking to early season tests in 2005 to complete their planned improvements. Valuable wet weather information was nonetheless gathered for official tyre supplier, Pirelli. Read more.....

    Ducati Motor Holding, with the cooperation of Techna and Mondo Ducati magazine, is to organise a one-make championship called the "Ducati Desmo Challenge". Read more.....

    Despite wet weather and cold ambient air temperatures, Yamaha Motor Italia's world superbike team and the Yamaha Motor Germany's world supersport squad tested in Valencia on 13th and 14th December. The test proved a good opportunity to try out both development and race kit parts on the 2005 YZF-R1 and YZF-R6. Even allowing for the far from perfect conditions the teams proved to be satisfied with the performance of their latest spec machinery, which will be tested in a more complete fashion at Phillip Island in late January. Read more.....

    MCRCB-Events have now formally opened registrations for the following 2005 Championships. Read more.....

    Dorna UK and MCRCB Events Ltd, the promoter and organisers of the National Superstock Championship have appointed Metzeler Racetec as the official tyre and title sponsors of the 2005 National Superstock Championship and National Superstock Cup. Read more.....

    The MotoGP World Championship will continue to celebrate a Grand Prix at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana - Ricardo Tormo in Valencia for the next seven seasons after an agreement was signed between Dorna Sports, television and commercial rights holders to the series, and the government of the autonomous region of Valencia, the Generalitat Valenciana. Read more.....

    Ducati Corse wishes to announce that its US-based Factory Team has chosen to use Dunlop tyres for the 2005 and 2006 AMA Superbike championships. Read more.....

    World Motocross MX1 & MX2 Championship - 2005 Dates. Read more.....

    The home of the British Motorcycle Grand Prix will have a £4m facelift over the next year and a half. The Donington Park circuit starts the second phase of its redevelopment to improve the paddock facilities that were originally constructed in the 1970's. Read more.....

    MotoGP Signs Seven-year Deal For Grand Prix of China in Shanghai earlier today, the official signing ceremony for the Grand Prix of China took place between the television and commericial rights holders for the FIM MotoGP World Championship, Dorna Sports, and the Shanghai International Circuit (SIC). Read more.....

    BMW Motorrad has always exerted a considerable influence in the touring market and continues to lead, where others follow. In fact, it has a worldwide market share of more than 41 per cent.

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    With Michael Rutter, Ryuichi Kiyonari and Karl Harris already confirmed as the Honda Racing, British Superbike Championship line-up in 2005, after much speculation we are pleased to announce the Honda Racing 2005 "Pure" Road Race plan. Read more.....

    16-year-old Laurie Squirrell, the first female motocross racer to gain expert status in the United Kingdom, was seriously injured and left paralysed from the chest down while competing in the Women's Motocross Association World Cup in San Antonio, Texas last week. Read more.....

    Twenty four year old Lusk rider Martin Finnegan has accepted the offer from Vitrans / Ten Kate Honda to ride for them for the 2005 season. Read more.....

    The latest specification MGS-01 CORSAS, as seen on the Moto Guzzi stand at the 2004 Intermot Show, are now being built at Moto Guzzi and should arrive in the UK, week commencing December 13. Read more.....

    Motogp Television audiences around the globe for the MotoGP World Championship continued to grow in 2004, one of the most exciting seasons in the 55-year history of the series. In total, some 5,226 million viewers tuned in to the sixteen rounds of the championship as Valentino Rossi won the title in his first season with Yamaha, a staggering 121 million more than those who saw him win for Honda the previous year. MotoGP coverage was provided in every corner of the world, with the average number viewers per Grand Prix boosted to 327 million in 208 countries, an increase of 2.5% on 2003. Read more.....

    24-Year-Old Fareham based rider Richard Keohane scooped the Most Promising Newcomers Award at the recently held MRO/Bemsee Awards Dinner. Keohane who is in his first year of racing took the honours after he won his Class with four rounds of the season still remaining. Read more.....

    The Supermoto World Championship ended this weekend in Finestrat (Spain), where Thierry Van Den Bosch (KTM S1) and Jerôme Giraudo (Aprilia S2) clinched the 2004 titles. Just before the prize giving ceremony, Giuseppe Luongo analysed the past season and talked about the future of Supermoto. "For us this third year of the Supermoto World Championship has been really important, and we learned a lot. Read more.....