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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Saudades Brings The Doctor Back to Brazil

Rossi

Rossi

Saudades Brings The Doctor Back to Brazil

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi returned to Brazil today, exactly one year after his last visit, to bring a little MotoGP magic back to South America. The nine-time world champion was determined to make his one-day stop count and completed a hectic schedule from the moment he touched down in Sao Paulo at 4.30am this morning.

Valentino was met at the airport by a special delegation from Yamaha Motor de Brazil before being escorted to his hotel. After a chance to freshen up, MotoGP’s biggest hero got straight to work, enjoying his first interview of the day with Playboy magazine to talk about racing, Yamaha and in particular the new T-Max scooter. A quick signing session followed then it was time for the next activity.

Valentino ...

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Farewell Massimo Tamburini

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Castiglioni_Tamburini

FAREWELL MASSIMO TAMBURINI

Varese, 7 April 2014 – After a long period of illness, Massimo Tamburini, recognised as the world’s greatest motorcycle designer, died yesterday at the age of 70.

For over 13 years Tamburini was head of the MV Agusta Design and Engineering Division at CRC (Centro Ricerche Castiglioni) in San Marino, for which he dedicated a significant part of his career, designing Cagiva, Ducati and MV Agusta motorcycles together with Claudio Castiglioni, all of which renowned as the most beautiful bikes in the world. Among these, motorcycle enthusiasts acknowledge first and foremost the outstanding MV Agusta F4 and Brutale models.

“Massimo Tamburini was one of the legends of the motorcycle industry...

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Roczen Earns 3rd at Houston Supercross

Roczen

Roczen

Roczen Earns 3rd at Houston Supercross

Houston, TX – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ken Roczen earned 3rd overall at the fourteenth round of the Monster Energy Supercross Series held at Reliant Stadium. His teammate, Ryan Dungey, recovered from a first lap crash to finish an impressive 7th overall to salvage important points toward the championship hunt.

Dungey was up in the first 450 SX heat where he participated in a six-lap, four-way battle for the heat win alongside James Stewart, Josh Grant and Justin Barcia. Dungey had a 3rd place start around the first corner. On the second lap, Stewart missed a triple allowing Grant and Dungey to move around...

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Garmin Launches Zūmo 590LM

Zumo590

Zumo590

Garmin® Launches zūmo® 590LM – A Rugged Motorcycle Navigator with Connected Infotainment Features

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced Garmin zūmo 590LM – a rugged motorcycle navigation system featuring a 5-inch touchscreen display that is glove-friendly, fuel-resistant and sunlight-readable. Zūmo 590LM boasts advanced navigation features and infotainment options to keep riders connected on the road. The portable navigator includes an MP3 player and is iPhone®, iPod® and Pandora® compatibile1, allowing riders to control music right on its display...

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