MV Agusta F3 800 AGO

F3 800 AGO

F3 800 AGO

MV AGUSTA F3 800 AGO: THE LEGEND CONTINUES

Varese, 17 April 2014 – Now as then, technology, perfectionism and excellence are the driving factors that inspire us to create unique motorcycles. Tricolour, gold and that Number 1: the fairings of the campionissimo evoke the exhilarating world of racing and the atmosphere of the tracks where the legend of the unbeatable MV Agusta Grand Prix bikes was born. These bikes made Giacomo Agostini a motorcycling legend and have now re-emerged from the past thanks to the most faithful replica ever: the F3 800 AGO, packed with unsurpassed technology that provides jaw-dropping performance and unparalleled riding pleasure.

Electronic engine and traction control play a pivotal role, ensuring the F3 800 AGO delivers tip-top performance at all tim...

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Autodromo MotoGP Termas de Rio Hondo Racetrack

Autodromo MotoGP Termas de Rio Hondo Racetrack [Key Facts]

Everything is ready to host MotoGP in Termas de Rio Hondo. The racetrack has been designed exceeding the highest standards of safety coupled with a very fast layout, as you can see from the camera on the first bike recorded during final works in 2013, by former World Champion Franco Uncini, 500 class.

Name: Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo
Length: 4806
Width: 16
Constructed: 2007
Rebuilt: 2012
Right corners: 9
Left corners: 5
Longest straight: 1060 m
Pole position: left
Designer: Jarno Zaffelli (Dromo)

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Valerie Thompson in Las Vegas (April)

Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson, 5-time land speed record holder and world’s fastest BMW motorcycle racer to make appearance in Las Vegas April 19

(Scottsdale, AZ) – April 16, 2014 – Five-time land speed record holder and one of the world’s fastest BMW racers, Valerie Thompson, will appear in Las Vegas at the Annual Spring Open House for BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas on Saturday April 19th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thompson will be available for photos and autographs throughout the event.

“I could not think of a better place to celebrate my birthday weekend than an appearance at the BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas Dealership...

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Joe Rocket Signs Chris “Teach” McNeil

Teach

Teach

Joe Rocket Signs Chris “Teach” McNeil

Joe Rocket is pleased to announce the signing of freestyle/stunt pilot Chris “Teach”McNeil for 2014 & 2015.

“Teach,” not only known for his unique and aggressive riding style, also stands out because of his choice of machinery by being the only factory supported BMW stunt rider performing on the exotic S1000RR and turning heads on the an F800 GS.

Throughout the season, the former Stunt Wars Champion and 2 time XDL East Champion will run a variety of Joe Rocket gear, putting it through the rigorous pace that defines a world class freestyle/stunt pilot.

Joe Rocket has been a championship brand for many years and I’m excited about the opportunity to represent Rocket Nation and help keep Joe Rocket at the forefront of the industry for ma...

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Dungey 3rd at Seattle Supercross

Dungey at Seattle

Dungey at Seattle

Dungey 3rd at Seattle Supercross

Seattle, WA – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned 3rd overall at round fifteen of the Monster Energy Supercross Series held at Century Link Field while teammate Ken Roczen finished a hard fought 7th overall.

Roczen and Dungey were among the top contenders in the early practice sessions. Roczen finished qualifying atop of the lap times placing him in heat race one. Dungey was fourth fastest in practice putting him in heat two.

Dungey kicked the night show off in fine form launching from his start gate in 2nd spot. By lap five he had found his rhythm and after making a few attempts to take the lead from Mike Alessi he made a pass stick with a lap to go and went on to win the heat.

Roczen qualified for the main by finishing heat t...

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Unfortunate Weekend for Movistar Yamaha

Rossi at Austin

Rossi at Austin

Unfortunate End to Texas Grand Prix Weekend for Movistar Yamaha

Today’s Grand Prix of the Americas at the COTA circuit in Austin, Texas proved to be a difficult one for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders with Valentino Rossi taking eighth and teammate Jorge Lorenzo taking tenth.

After a less than perfect start that saw him drop from sixth on the grid to ninth, Rossi re-grouped and started to work his way back through the pack. Displaying his trademark efficiency the nine-time world champion made short work of the opening laps, passing Andrea Dovizioso, Stefan Bradl and finally Cal Crutchlow for fourth in turn seven...

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KTM/HMC Team to Compete in Superbike Shootout Series

KTM/HMC

KTM/HMC

KTM/HMC Superbike Racing Team to Compete in GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series

Murrieta, CA – The KTM/HMC Factory Superbike Racing Team is excited to announce it will be competing in the 2014 GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Series rounds with rider Chris Fillmore.

Fillmore will race the KTM 1190 RC8 R in the three-round series that kicks off at Auto Club Speedway on April 26-27, 2014. Fillmore is eager to compete in the new series, stating, “I’m excited for the Superbike Shootout Series to start. It falls between a big gap in our normal AMA SuperBike schedule and takes place at tracks that we no longer get to race on as part of the AMA circuit.”

Fillmore had his first professional race at the Fontana track which brings back positive memories for the now seasoned...

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Yamaha heads to the USA for the GP of the Americas

Yamaha in Austin

Yamaha in Austin

Yamaha heads to the USA for the GP of the Americas

After a two-week break, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP is on its way for the second round of the season: the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on the 13th of April.

The 2014 season may have only just started, but the GP riders have already displayed some intense racing at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The first race of the season was full of action and drama, a preview of what is to come at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).

The first Grand Prix of the year was an event of mixed emotions for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP. Valentino Rossi had a brilliant start to the season, starting from tenth on the grid, the Italian battled through the field to fight Marc Marquez for victory...

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FansChoice.tv

FansChoiceTV

FansChoiceTV

Three Developers, Two Weeks, One Ground-breaking Motorsports Online Experience

The Launch Of FansChoice.tv Was Made Possible By Microsoft Azure

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 10, 2014) – From motorcycle races in Daytona Beach, Florida to modified races in Hampton, Va., the event experience for race fans instantly changed on March 14 when three developers built and launched FansChoice.tv in just two weeks using Microsoft Azure, a cloud-based web solution.

FansChoice.tv, a collaboration between AMA Pro, IMSA and NASCAR, turned to Microsoft Azure to quickly build and launch a new live stream-capable website featuring the ability to stream live races and offer access to a library of exciting on-demand racing content...

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Motus Senior Test Rider Speaks Out

Meet Motus’ Senior Test Rider, Bruce Edmiston. This guy has ridden just about every bike out there over a 22+ year career and is in charge of a rigorous mileage accumulation program at Motus. Here, Bruce discusses his feelings about riding the 2014 Motus MST and MSTR. No script, no rehearsal- we just put him in front of a camera as he came in for lunch after a 150 mile ride on a cold, rainy Alabama day in March 2014.

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