Tag Archives: road racing

March 2022 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: When Hogs Fly: Racing Editor Chris Ulrich rides the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special 131R of MotoAmerica King of the Baggers title winner Kyle Wyman at India Motorsports Ranch. Photo courtesy of Harley-Davidson. Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and …

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Where to Ride in March: Track Days, Schools and Races – Roadracing World Magazine

The following track days, riding schools and racing events are scheduled by organizations based in the United States and Canada in March 2022. Motorcycle track days, riding schools and races are published under the Events Calendar tab on the homepage of this website, or you can go directly to the …

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Intro: Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak 2022, in the February issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the February 2022 issue of Roadracing World: Extract: “Do you want to take one off-road?” Someone asked me. “I’ve driven the (Multistrada) 1260 off-road, and I think this one would be even better,” I replied. I was speaking with Ducati Brand Ambassador …

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Enter to win a set of Dunlop Q3+ tyres! – Magazine of the world of road racing

The Roadracing World 2022 Reader Survey Part 3 is brought to you by Dunlop. The winner of this survey will win a set of Dunlop Q3+ motorcycle tires in the sizes of their choice. The Q3+ was engineered at Dunlop’s headquarters in Buffalo, NY, extensively tested at Dunlop’s proving grounds …

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Enter to win a DID VR46 chain and Woodcraft frame sliders! – Magazine of the world of road racing

The Roadracing World 2022 Reader Survey Part 2 is brought to you by DID and Woodcraft. The winner of this survey will win a DID VR46 Rossi X-Ring sealed drive chain, valued at $146.50-$196.33 depending on application, and a set of Woodcraft frame sliders with new inserts optional Cerakote tints, …

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February 2022 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Josh Herrin drives through the infield at Daytona International Speedway during an AHRMA event in January, driving the 955cc Ducati Panigale V2, he will race against 600cc to 750cc four-cylinder and 675 three-cylinder motorcycles 798cc in the new look, March 2022 Daytona 200. Herrin won the …

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Enter for a chance to win a new Arai Corsair-X RSW Trico helmet! – Magazine of the world of road racing

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. The Roadracing World 2022 Reader Survey Part 1 is brought to you by Arai Helmet, Inc. Arai Helmet, Inc. offers one winner a Arai Corsair-X RSW Trico Helmetvalued at $999.95. Arai is proud to present the Arai Corsair-X in the RSW Trico graphic. Perhaps …

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MotoAmerica: Team Hammer announces new sponsor and Superbike riders – Roadracing World Magazine

Suzuki and Team Hammer announce 2022 riders Escalante and Lewis bring their championship experience to Vision Wheel M4 ECSTAR Suzuki BREA, Calif., February 7, 2022 — Suzuki Motor USA, LLC announces the return of Team Hammer as the Official Road Racing Partner for the 2022 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road …

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Petrucci reunites with Ducati for MotoAmerica 2022 change

Two-time MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci will join MotoAmerica in 2022 after losing his Tech 3 KTM race, rekindling his relationship with Ducati. As widely expected in the build-up to the new season, Petrucci will replace World Superbike entrant Loris Baz aboard Warhorse HSBK’s only Ducati Panigale V4 R in …

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Where to Ride in February: Track Days, Schools and Races – Roadracing World Magazine

The following track days, riding schools and racing events are scheduled by organizations based in the United States and Canada in February 2022. Motorcycle track days, riding schools and races are posted under the Events Calendar tab on the home page of this website, or you can go directly to …

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MotoAmerica: $150,000 raised for the Roadracing World Action Fund – Roadracing World Magazine

MotoAmerica/Roadracing World Action Fund raised nearly $150,000 in 2021 “Rainey’s Ride To The Races”, Dunlop ECSTAR 2 Up Rides and more has contributed to a fund that promotes motorcycle racing safety and the use of soft barriers IRVINE, Calif. (January 26, 2022) – MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing …

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Annual AMA Awards recognize MotoAmerica and Roadracing World – Roadracing World Magazine

2021 AMA Racing and Organizer Awards Announcement AMA Athletes of the Year, AMA Racers of the Year Recognized PICKERINGTON, Ohio— The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to recognize the winners of its 2021 AMA Racing and Organizer Awards, which are given to individuals and organizations who have distinguished themselves in …

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Jonathan Rea optimistic about 2022 prospects after winning award for record ninth time

Jonathan Rea’s name features in Ireland’s Motorcyclist of the Year award for ninth time Jonathan Rea says he is “so motivated” to win back his World Superbike crown after winning the Irish Motorcyclist of the Year award for a record ninth time. The 34-year-old surpasses the record held by the …

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2021 AMA Racing and Organizer Awards Announcement

Press release | January 25, 2022 The American Motorcyclist Association has recognized individuals and organizations for its 2021 AMA Racing and Organizer Awards. This is a press release from the American Motorcyclist Association… Pickerington, OH (January 25, 2022) – The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to recognize the winners of …

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Tandragee 100 revs up for 60th anniversary as Ireland’s top road race returns for 2022

Tandragee 100 race director Anne Forsythe has said Irish road racing will have a chance to “re-energize” in 2022 after a barren period for the sport due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Co Armagh race is set to mark its 60th anniversary this spring as the event returns for the …

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MotoGP analysis: Jim Redman, star of the 1960s, in the January issue – Roadracing World Magazine

Featured in the January 2022 issue of Roadracing World: On September 17, 1961, Mike Hailwood on a four-cylinder RC162 won the 250cc Swedish Grand Prix at Kristianstad and with this victory secured Honda’s first world championship. Jim Redman finished the race in fourth, completing a top-four sweep for Hwave. The …

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Shops: 619 Kneedraggrz, in the January issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the January 2022 issue of Roadracing World: “When I first started racing, one of the biggest challenges I faced was transporting my bike and my stuff around the circuit. I only had a car that couldn’t tow anything, so I had to …

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North West 200: road racing confirmed to return in May after two years away

The North West 200 international road races were last held in 2019 Race organizers have confirmed that the North West 200 international road races will return to the calendar in 2022 after a two-year absence. The event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The race …

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Harnden and Mein tackle mud bath course to win UK national cyclocross titles

Thomas Mein (Tormans Cyclo Cross Team) and Harriet Harnden (Trek Factory Racing CX) won the 2022 British Cyclocross Championship titles, tackling a steep course which the female winner said created “real cyclocross” conditions. Heavy and continuous rains the previous Saturday resulted in a long lap that could rival some of …

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Where Are They Now: Wes Cooley (RIP) – Roadracing World Magazine

The following article originally appeared in the January 2018 issue of Road racing world and motorcycle technology magazine. To read more articles like this subscribe to Roadracing World. Where are they now: Wes Cooley “If I won, that meant I would do my best…” By Michel Gougis Copyright 2018, Roadracing …

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January 2022 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Five times MotoAmerica Superbike champion and 2021Moto2 rookie Cameron Beaubier (6) on a Moto2 racing motorcycle, equipped with a Triumph 765cc engine selected in a lottery. Mat Oxley explains how it all works behind the scenes at Moto2. Photo by Brian J. Nelson. Roadracing World & …

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Six-time World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea receives OBE as part of Queen’s New Year honors

The six-time Superbike World Champion, who received the MBE for service to motorcycle racing in 2017, joins fellow Northern Ireland rider Joey Dunlop as the recipient of the two prestigious Royal Honors. Rea said: “I am extremely grateful and deeply honored to receive an OBE on the Queen’s New Year …

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The 2021 MotoAmerica Champions, in the December issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the December 2021 issue of Roadracing World: The MotoAmerica AMA / FIM North American road racing series crowned six new champions in the 2021 season. Here’s a recap of who won what in Moto America’s six full-time racing classes. —2021 MotoAmerica Champions, …

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RIP Earl Hayden – Cycle news

Press release | December 29, 2021 Progressive American Flat Track offers its condolences to the family and friends of Earl Hayden, Patriarch of the legendary Hayden family, who passed away today following a long battle with cancer. He was 74 years old. This is an American Flat Track press release …

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Historical illustrations of racing bikes: forensic illustrations, in the December issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the December 2021 issue of Roadracing World: This month’s column is my attempt to answer the question “How do you create these detailed illustrations of racing bikes?” ” We all have talents; God gave me a fascination with everything mechanical and an …

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Year in review: Rea impeached, Frampton hangs up gloves and Candy 16 for Hunter

Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea have been involved in a series of exciting battles This gives an indication of how successful Northern Ireland bikers have been in recent times, as 2021 can be considered a relatively meager year compared to those that came before it. For the first time in …

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Fundraiser planned for the Southland runner

They really mean it when they say Southland Motorsport is a tight-knit community. In the mind of Burt Munro, the tankers plan to come together to support the dreams of one of their talented young pilots. A special motorcycle event at Teretonga Park on February 12-13 will help both make …

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December 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi rode his Yamaha YZR-M1 during the last MotoGP weekend of his career, at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain. Photo courtesy of Petronas Yamaha. Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. …

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Honda signs McGuinness for Isle Of Man TT and North West 200 – Roadracing World Magazine

McGuinness back on the blade as he leads Honda’s charge on the roads in 2022 Honda Racing UK is delighted to confirm that ‘TT Legend’ John McGuinness will return to Honda machines in 2022 alongside Glenn Irwin on the roads, as the team looks forward to launching the victorious CBR1000RR-R …

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Stores: Steady Garage, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: When American Honda presented its all-new 2022 Grom model to reporters, the company let them go on the narrow mountain roads of the Angeles National Forest, north of Los Angeles. And for a base of …

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Driving KTM’s $ 38,999 RC 8C, in November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “The large group of riders gathered in the pit lane of the Jerez circuit, eagerly awaiting the blue garage doors to roll and unveil their new 2022 KTM RC 8C track bikes. finally opened, they revealed a fleet of 25 KTM …

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Where to Ride in December: Track Days, Schools and Races – Roadracing World Magazine

The following track days, riding schools and racing events are scheduled by organizations based in the United States and Canada in December 2021. Motorcycle track days, riding schools and races are published under the Events Calendar tab on the home page of this website, or you can go directly to …

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2022 Trackday Directory: Submit schedules and photos by February 1 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World Publishing is now requesting schedule and photo submissions from track day organizers and riding school operators for the 2022 season to put in Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology magazine and the annual edition of the 2022 Roadracing World Trackday Directory. What is the World road racing directory? Check …

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Race summary: World Superbike, MotoGP news

Photo: MotoGP As the EICMA wraps up, we see news about the best racing series in the world. MotoGP at Amazon Prime What, MotoGP is going to stream the races live on Amazon Prime next season? Unfortunately no. But we’ll see a new documentary series airing in 2022 that follows …

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Racing History: Harley-Davidson’s Top Secret World Superbike and MotoGP Project – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: Just over 20 years ago, a series of high-level management meetings were held at Harley-Davidson’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, on the shores of Lake Michigan. During these encounters, there were two opposing factions. First, the …

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Dyno Testing: Chasing Missing Power, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: How powerful is the newest Ducati Streetfighter? The answer depends on the equipment you are in. The question arose when Roadracing World tested a 2021 Ducati Streetfighter kit, which felt as fast as anything on …

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Heavy Metal: BMW R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “El Hefe was tearing the guitar from the ‘We Called It America’ intro apart when the little Marshall 25w speakers in the front of the fairing were drowned out by a terrible cacophony as the …

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November 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Race editor Chris Ulrich rides KTM’s RC 8C wild track bike in Jerez, Spain, while his gear bag and leathers hang out and relax in Minneapolis, courtesy of Delta Airlines. Photo courtesy of KTM. Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, …

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10 quick facts about Jonathan Rea

Many famous athletes have made their names perfecting their craft in team sports, where teammates and coaches help them unlock new levels of greatness. Think of Michael Jordan in basketball or Lionel Messi and Pelé in football. However, true domination in sport becomes more interesting when athletes compete alone, like …

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The 10 best PS4 racing games

The best PS4 racing games offer a ton of variety. Every racing fan comes to the genre with different expectations. Maybe you want to take on online opponents in a highly technical racing game? or you want to play against your children in a colorful karting; or maybe you want …

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Avon 3D Ultra Xtreme tyres, tried and tested in the September 2021 issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the September 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “My wife Sandy is a long time supporter of my racing habits and recently told me she was impressed when many years ago I ordered Avon tires shipped from England for my old Kawasaki EX500. …

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2021 Adelanto Grand Prix results

Jean Turner | June 3, 2021 Former Adelanto King Ty Davis has taken it upon himself to resurrect the famous Adelanto Grand Prix for 2021, and although it is no longer part of any major off-road series, promoting a stand-alone event turned out to be a big challenge. Still, Davis …

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Yamaha PH launches new Sniper 155 and 155R

MANILA: Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. has officially launched the latest edition of the Yamaha Sniper, which combines racing excellence, metropolitan ingenuity and superior ride control. The new Sniper 155 and Sniper 155R provide better acceleration and lighter handling. The latest edition of the Sniper was unveiled on Yamaha’s digital platform, …

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2021 Lake Havasu NGPC Rnd 5 Results

Mark Kariya | April 26, 2021 2021 Lake Havasu NGPC Rnd 5 Results: Tackle another for Dante Oliveira – and for Mateo Oliveira too. Dante Oliveira at the head of the Lake Havasu NGPC Dante Oliveira got off to a quick start and ran away with the NGPC round victory …

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Arai Helmets, official partner of the 2021 series

Press release | April 22, 2021 Manufacturer of quality on-board helmets for the 2021 MotoAmerica ChampionshipThe following is a press release from MotoAmerica… Irvine, Calif. (April 23, 2021) – MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is proud to announce that Arai Helmets will be an official …

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Hanging with Bobby Fong, in the March issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the March 2021 issue of Roadracing World: There were times when Bobby Fong found himself facing the possibility that his racing career was over, but he never gave up. That perseverance led the 29-year-old to become the 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion and …

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March 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. World of road racing and motorcycle technology The magazine is available in print and digital format. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Or call (909) 654-4779 to subscribe, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. …

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