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Hickman Will Replace Hopkins In Donington

John Hopkins is on the mend after a get-off in Monza. (Photo: World SBK)

Hickman has good knowledge of the Donington circuit, having raced there many times before in the British Superbike Championship. The 25-year-old from Louth in Lincolnshire will join the team this evening to get acquainted with his new crew and the Yoshimura powered Suzuki GSX-R. He will be replacing Hopkins for this weekend after the Anglo-American broke a bone in his right foot and injured his left hip at Monza last weekend.

Successful Surgery For Colin Edwards

Colin Edwards looks to be back soon. (Photo: MotoGP)

NGM Mobile Forward Racing rider Colin Edwards successfully underwent surgery yesterday afternoon at the Insitituto Universitario DEXEUS in Barcelona.

VIDEO: Davi Millsaps’ SLC Supercross

GoPro follows Davi Millsaps at the Salt Lake City stop of the 2012 Monster Energy Supercross. Davi is currently ranked second in overall points for the series. Watch to see what happens in Salt Lake City.

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.


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