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Top Female Stunt Rider to Race Thundersprint

Thursday, December 16, 2010
UK's top female stunt rider, Chesca Miles, is set to participate in the 2011 Thundersprint event which will be held in Northwich town center.

Ben Spies to Appear at Long Beach IMS

Friday, December 10, 2010
Yamaha's Ben Spies is scheduled to make a special fan appearance at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show on December 17th.

Final Call for Thundersprint 2011 Entries

Friday, December 10, 2010
2011 Thundersprint entries have been pouring in, and with the event getting closer there are just a few spots remaining in both the sprint and cavalcade sections.

Norton Returns to Thundersprint in 2011

Thursday, December 9, 2010
After experiencing tremendous success at the 2010 Thundersprint, Norton will be returning in 2011 with Chris Walker riding a race version of the new Norton Commando Cafe Racer.

Motonation Offers Colin Edwards Replica Boot

Monday, November 29, 2010
Motonation will be offering an exclusive Colin Edwards replica Sidi Vortice Air boot, with the cut-off date for pre-orders taking place on February 1st, 2011.

Two Up Superbike Rides at Auto Club Speedway

Thursday, November 25, 2010
Team M4 Monster Energy Suzuki and Chris Ulrich, the eighth-place finisher in the 2010 AMA Pro Superbike Championship, will host a fund-raising two-seat Superbike ride along this Saturday and Sunday at California's Auto Club Speedway just east of Los Angeles.

Yamaha Champions Riding School in Las Vegas

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Yamaha Champions Riding School to Share Two Dates with Graves Yamaha at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Brno Wins '10 Superbike Organizer Award

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The annual World Superbike Organizer Award for the best promotional and logistical circuit of the 2010 WSBK Championship goes to Brno.

STAR School at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway

Monday, November 8, 2010
The final STAR Motorcycle School of 2010 is coming up at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway on the weekend of December 11 & 12.

Chicken Hawk Racing Sponsorship Opportunity

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Chicken Hawk Racing is now accepting amateur and pro résumés for 2011 race-season sponsorship through December 31.

VIR Gets New Director of Track Operations

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Kerrigan Smith named new Director of Track Operations for Virginia International Raceway beginning November 1st 2010.

Chicken Hawk Assists in Championship Wins

Friday, October 22, 2010
Chicken Hawk Racing's tire warmers assisted in two national championships, 30 race wins and 86 podiums throughout the 2010 AMA Pro Road Racing season.

Ack Attack Streamliner to be on Display in Vegas

Thursday, October 21, 2010
It's a 20-foot-long, twin-engined, fully streamlined blue bullet that recently set the outright motorcycle land speed record of more than 376 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Now it's coming to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d'Elegance.

Cal Crutchlow to Ride at Thundersprint 2011

Friday, October 15, 2010
For 2011 Britain's own Cal Crutchlow will be riding at the legendary Thundersprint aboard the latest Yamaha.

Ben Bostrom's Leathers on eBay

Friday, July 30, 2010
Bid on a piece of history for a great cause: Ben Bostrom's race-winning leathers for sale on eBay for Rett Syndrome.

Pirelli Tire Launches Social Media Site

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Pirelli Tire North America’s Motorcycle Division has launched a social media site designed specifically as a gathering place where Pirelli tifosi (fans) can connect to the brand.

Ohlins Offers Fork Piston Kit Discount

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
For a limited time, Öhlins USA is offering a fork rebuild upgrade for the greatly discounted price of $499. This service includes parts and service and return shipping for an Öhlins Fork Piston Kit with Springs, installed by Öhlins USA technicians.

NCR Introduces Millona M16 MotoGP Sportbike

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Bologna, Italy based motorcycle tuner NCR has announced that it will be offering an ultra-exclusive sportbike named the Millona 16 or M16 for short.

Pole Position MotoGP Travel Opens USA Branch

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Prague-based Pole Position Travel, experts in MotoGP destination travel, announced the opening of a North American office.

Shift Gear Auction for Children's Hospital

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Joe Gibbs Racing will partner with Charlotte Motor Speedway to host a special charity event to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Levine Children’s Hospital.