Friday, September 09, 2011
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Yamaha Motor Racing’s base in Italy, in Gerno di Lesmo, near Milan, recently hosted a very special guest – three-time 500cc motorcycle grand prix roadracing world champion, Wayne Rainey. Rainey, who won the 500cc world championship in 1990, 91 and 92 spent a day with teams from Yamaha Motor Racing, Yamaha Motor Italy and Yamaha Motor R&D Europe. The legendary American rider also officially opened the Wayne Rainey Boardroom at the Yamaha facility and toured the entire site.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Ducati will unveil the Diavel AMG Special Edition at the Frankfurt Motor Show this month. The bike will feature AMG’s signature 5-spoke wheels, carbonfibre radiator grills with aluminium trim, AMG-style sport exhaust system with engraved end-caps and AMG-style horizontally ribbed seat upholstered in Alcantara. ‘The model’s incredible attention to performance detail also ensures that every engine has its Desmodromic cam-timing set by hand and authenticated with the name of the engine technician engraved on the left-side engine casing. Further underlining the model’s exclusivity, each motorcycle will have a numbered plaque on the fuel tank,’ says a press release from Ducati.