Ahead of this weekend’s final round of the 2015 FIM Motorcycle Grand Prix World Championship, it has been confirmed that Valentino Rossi will start the race from the back of the grid after his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the penalty imposed after Sepang was rejected.
After three years chasing the World MXGP circuit throughout Europe and a year in the US, Australia's Dean Ferris will return home in 2016 to race for CDR Yamaha. Ferris announced his plans at the weekend's MXoN event in France on September 27.
Harley-Davidson Australia have announced the full range and pricing for the locally-available range for 2016. Comprising 30 separate models, the MY16 lineup ranges in price from $10,750 to $50,995 rideaway.
After a four-year absence, Yamaha will return to World Superbike competition in 2016, with the new factory team headlined by 2014 World Superbike Champion Sylvain Guintoli and 2013 British Superbike champ, Alex Lowes.
Northern Ireland’s Jonathan Rea has won the 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship after dominating the competition this season. Rea's victory was confirmed at the weekend's Jerez round - Round 11 of the 2015 championship.
Olly Simpson and Matt Barton have been confirmed as the wildcard entries for the Moto3 class at the 2015 Pramac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Joining full-time Moto3 rider Remy Gardner, the wildcard additions will make it three Australian riders in this class at the October 16 – 18 event.
Following Peru’s decision to withdraw from the 2016 Dakar, the event organisers today announced a new route and schedule for next year’s event, which will encompass Bolivia and more sections in Argentina.