Honda Racing celebrates the NSR 500, and 50 years of dominance…

Honda NSR 500 - Courtesy of Honda

If you are a fan of Motorcycle Racing, you know that this season of MotoGP will, yet again, see a change in rules and engine size. Gone are the 800cc bikes in favor of the new 1000cc liter bikes, which were proposed to level the playing field, and create more excitement in the field… Read More …

Final MotoGP Race: hair raising!

Courtesy of Superbike Planet

The final race of the 2011 season was held in Spain, and promised to be dramatic, regardless of the outcome.  Despite Casey Stoner already being crowned World Champion, the race had the air of drama due to the unfortunate death of up-and-comer Marco Simoncelli, in the previous race…. Read More …

Reflections on Marco Simoncelli's Death

Courtesy of MotoGP

The death of MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli happened just 2 weekends ago.  In the time since the crash, there has been a ton of press coverage, and large tributes in Italy and around the world.  Top riders like Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner and others have made pubic comments about the tragedy, trying to put some perspective on the event.  These comments come from riders who themselves are faced with an inevitable danger that looms over the sport.  Read More …