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ADVENTURE LIKE NO OTHER: BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2016

ADVENTURE LIKE NO OTHER: BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2016

Sometimes, one man’s unique experience gestates into a worthy idea. From that idea, comes the determination to share that experience. When that determination reaches fruition, it enriches the lives of others. Some, if not most, of the world’s best-known products and services had gone through this very same process. The SEA Team of Tommy Lee, Faizal Sukree and Peerapat WorathamFor over 7 days and 1400 kilometres, the riders were subjected to offroad riding and tests. “We had to [...]

March 07, 2016 Wahid Ooi Abdullah Features, Race Watch, Adventure bikes, BMW motorcycles, Adventure motorcycles, BMW R1200GS Adventure, Enduro

DARK HORSES: Aprilia Racing Team Gresini

DARK HORSES: Aprilia Racing Team Gresini

They roared by, a low frequency roar intermixed with a howl, tinged with a whistle in their wake. The riders wore all black leathers with some red accents. Rider on bike number 6 had just put the bike on its side in the double-apex Turn 13/14, right elbow planted firmly into the asphalt.All black with bold red letterings on the side that says “Aprilia”.Aprilia is one manufacturer that’s not to be underestimated when it comes to racing. Old-timers will tell you of their [...]

February 12, 2016 Wahid Ooi Abdullah Race Watch, Racing, Aprilia, MotoGP Racing, On The Record, motorcycle racing, roadracing, MotoGP 2016, MotoGP Winter Test

VISITING THE BOYS IN BLUE: Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP

VISITING THE BOYS IN BLUE: Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP

Suzuki came back into MotoGP racing in the last round of the 2014 championship and campaigned the full 2015 season, which saw some impressive results, when Aleix Espargaro put the bike on pole position, with his teammate, Maverick Vi~nalez just 0.083 seconds behind, at Barcelona. That was just the new team’s 7th race.Suzuki fans are hoping for bigger results this year, of course, for the Hamamatsu factory is no stranger to success on the world stage, having engineered the exploits of [...]

February 08, 2016 Wahid Ooi Abdullah Race Watch, Racing, Suzuki, MotoGP Racing, motorcycle racing, roadracing, racing motorcycles, motorcycle roadracing, MotoGP racing news, MotoGP 2016, MotoGP Riders, MotoGP Winter Test

Battle in Bentong - Round 3 of the AAM MALAYSIAN SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Battle in Bentong - Round 3 of the AAM MALAYSIAN SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Venue: DATARAN MEMPAGA, BENTONG, PAHANGDate: 17th - 18th October 2015Story and Photography by Wahid Ooi AbdullahAfter an intense battle in Miri, Sarawak, the AAM Malaysian Supermoto Championship headed to Mempaga, near Bentong in Pahang.Here at Mempaga’s Bus Terminal, a track was laid out from the parking lot, which consisted of a long main straight and tight infield section. There was no offroad challenge this time but there were two jumps.The entire event which consisted of the races [...]

October 29, 2015 Khyn Race Watch

What Are The Other MotoGP Riders Saying?

What Are The Other MotoGP Riders Saying?

The Rossi vs. Marquez controversy boils over into the MotoGP paddock.by Maria GuidottiPhotography courtesy of Repsol Honda, Yamaha MotoGP, Ducati Corse, Monster EnergyOriginal article taken from here.Four seconds. That's all the time it took for Valentino Rossi to get closer to Marc Marquez at Turn 14, slow down, look at him twice, and then run him wide. Then, as we all know, came the collision. It occurred on lap 7, by which time there had already been 17 passes, (nine alone on the lap 5, a [...]

October 28, 2015 admin Race Watch

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR FAHMI AT HOME GRAND PRIX

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR FAHMI AT HOME GRAND PRIX

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia - Sunday 25th October Circuit: Sepang International CircuitCircuit Length: 5.5 kmAt a hot and humid Sepang International Circuit the DRIVE M7 SIC Racing Team concluded their home Grand Prix with mixed emotions.Starting from fourth on the grid DRIVE M7 SIC Racing Team rider Jakub Kornfeil immediately got in the mix, dicing with the leaders and temporarily leading the race on lap three. Locked in an eight rider battle, the Czech rider continuously switched [...]

October 28, 2015 Khyn Race Watch

DRIVE M7 SIC RACING TEAM CONFIRM SWITCH TO HONDA FOR 2016

DRIVE M7 SIC RACING TEAM CONFIRM SWITCH TO HONDA FOR 2016

DRIVE M7 SIC Racing Team has confirmed that they will switch to Honda machinery in 2016, having reached an agreement with Honda Racing Corporation to run two NSF250RW bikes in the Moto3 class.The Malaysian backed team strongly believe their new relationship with Honda will enhance their performance and open the door for greater success in 2016.Chief Executive Officer of Sepang International Circuit Dato’ Razlan Razali: “We are extremely thankful to Honda Racing Corporation for [...]

October 26, 2015 Khyn News, Race Watch, Local News

CW INTERVIEW: Valentino Rossi An exclusive interview with The Doctor, who many feel is the best Grand Prix rider of all time.

CW INTERVIEW: Valentino Rossi An exclusive interview with The Doctor, who many feel is the best Grand Prix rider of all time.

by Maria GuidottiPhotographer: MilagroOriginal article sourced from hereWill Valentino Rossi be the best MotoGP rider ever if he wins the 2015 title? Quite possibly. Yet despite the success, the nine titles, and the bank account, the 36-year-old Yamaha rider considers himself just a normal guy. In racing, though, he is ruthless. Heading to the Japanese GP at Motegi on October 4, Rossi leads the championship by 14 points over his teammate Jorge Lorenzo.Cycle World: How do you face the final part [...]

October 07, 2015 admin Race Watch

SAWASDEEKARP: FIM Asia Supermoto Championship 2015, Round 3

SAWASDEEKARP: FIM Asia Supermoto Championship 2015, Round 3

Round 3 of the 2015 FIM Asia Supermoto Championship headed to the Land of Smiles, with the capital Bangkok drawing the honour of hosting the race.Asia Supersports Group and the Thai organizers set up a track converted from the Wonderland carpark on the outskirts of the city.It was a small track this time (a lap is under 40 seconds), flat all around, didn’t feature a dirt section and had much smoother tarmac. There were three jumps, two made of wood and one metal, dispersed around the [...]

September 23, 2015 Wahid Ooi Abdullah Race Watch, Supermoto Racing, supermoto, roadracing, Supermoto motorcycles

TOUGH RACE FOR DRIVE M7 SIC RACING TEAM RIDERS AT MISANO

TOUGH RACE FOR DRIVE M7 SIC RACING TEAM RIDERS AT MISANO

Misano Adriatico RN, Italy - Sunday 13th SeptemberCircuit: Misano World Circuit Marco SimoncelliCircuit Length: 4.2 kmThe San Marino Grand Prix saw a disappointing end for the DRIVE M7 SIC Racing Team riders despite their best efforts to challenge for the points.Completing morning warm up in fifteenth place, Zulfahmi Khairuddin was feeling confident and eager for a good result. As the lights went out the Malaysian rider had a difficult start, dropping him down the order into twenty six place. [...]

September 15, 2015 Khyn Race Watch