Van Der Mark Filling in for Rossi, But Why Didn’t Yamaha Consider an American?

When nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi shattered his right leg, the world was shocked and Yamaha was reeling. That’s because the “Doctor”, as Rossi is sometimes called, was in 4th position contending for the world championship. Now, Yamaha has named a replacement as Rossi convalesces, but some of us are wondering if the Japanese factory… read more

How Did America Lose World Champion Nicky Hayden?

The MotoGP Championship of 2006 was not an easy racing year. Back and forth dogfights between championship leaders Valentino Rossi, Dani Pedrosa and American Nicky Hayden were fierce. However, Hayden weathered the storm and became the 2006 world champion. Now, in the twilight of his career, the Kentucky Kid had joined the World Superbike Championship,… read more

Is It a Good Idea For Eugene Laverty To Return To WSBK?

Well, silly season is officially coming to an end early this year. Contracts have been inked, riders are evaluating their new motorcycles, and anticipation for next year’s motorcycle racing championships is starting to build. But this year’s zany silly season has left us with a few questions, and the future of many motorcycle racers could… read more