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Stoner Takes Jerez Victory

Casey Stoner took his first ever win at Jerez. (Photo: MotoGP)

Reigning World Champion Casey Stoner took his first ever premier-class victory at the Gran Premio bwin de EspaƱa as he fought an epic battle with championship rival Jorge Lorenzo.

AirAsia And Dorna Continue Partnership

(Photo: MotoGP)

The partnership between Dorna Sports and AirAsia has been renewed for the next two years, thanks to the strong and successful collaboration the two companies have enjoyed since 2010.

Guintoli Takes First Win In Assen

Sylvain Guintoli won his first World Superbike Race in Assen. (Photo: World SBK)

An incredible first race, eventually run over nine fully wet laps, was won by Sylvain Guintoli from Team Effenbert – Liberty Ducati. This was his first ever victory in this category of racing. His margin of advantage was 2.6 seconds, from a very determined rookie rider Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing Ducati) and his team-mate Carlos Checa.

Cardenas Rolls To Atlanta SportBike Prize

Martin Cardenas dominated the Daytona Sport Bike race one in Atlanta. (Photo: AMA Pro)

Former series champion Martin Cardenas won his first AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike contest of the year on Saturday. The GEICO Suzuki rider set pole and ran away with the 20-lap race, although it was not without two drama-filled moments he experienced while riding alone.

Sykes Takes Assen Superpole

Tom Sykes takes his third superpole in a row. (Photo: World SBK)

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) was over a second faster than any of his rivals in a Tissot-Superpole contest run under ‘wet’ conditions. The wet Superpole rules dictated that there were two twenty-minute sessions only, not the usual three, with the top eight riders only from Superpole 1 moving on to Superpole 2.

Hayes On Provisional SuperBike Pole

Despite two crashes Josh Hayes is on the provisional pole in Atlanta. (Photo: AMA Pro)

Two-time reigning AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes qualified his crossplane-crankshaft Yamaha YZF-R1 on the provisional pole in the first SuperBike qualifying session at Road Atlanta.

Guintoli Fast In Wet Superbike Qualifying

Sylvain Guintoli (Photo: World SBK)

Sylvain Guintoli (Ducati Team Effenbert Liberty Racing) set the quickest time in this afternoon’s first qualifying session at Assen, which was conditioned by bad weather. The riders first went out on slicks but one minute later it began to rain, making the track slippery.

SCCA Revises World Challenge Penalties

Lawson Aschenbach

SCCA Pro Racing revised penalties assessed to Lawson Aschenbach and TruSpeed Racing at the Pirelli World Challenge opener at St. Petersburg

Sykes Wins World Superbike Superpole

Tom Sykes won superpole for the second round in a row.

Pole position was taken by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) for the second round in succession, after he set a new track best of 1 minute 46.748 seconds in Superpole 3.

Stoner Tops MotoGP’s Final Day In Jerez

Casey Stoner topped the charts of the final MotoGP pre-season test in Jerez. (Photo: MotoGP)

The last pre-season MotoGP Test ahead of the 2012 season concluded on Sunday evening, with Casey Stoner posting the best lap of the weekend as final preparations for the start of the campaign were made. Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa were both also inside a tightly matched top three.

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