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WorldSBK: The Troy Bayliss comeback

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Troy Bayliss’ return to the WorldSBK paddock at Phillip Island this weekend may be only temporary, but the excitement amongst fellow riders was evident by the bucketful on Thursday as the pre-event press conference was staged in Australia. “For me, it’s pretty awesome,” Alex Lowes commented. “He’s definitely one of my all-time heroes. Coming over…

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WorldSBK: The pre-race festivities (Audio/Photos)

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The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit. RacerViews’ Leonard Smith was there and caught the action. The Press Conference audio is below. Kicking things off was a Welcome Press Conference during which Fergus…

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WSBK: Testing wrap from Phillip Island (Gallery)

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Suzuki’s Alex Lowes has completed his shakedown for the 2015 World Superbike season in the best possible way, setting the fastest time in a two-day test session at Phillip Island ahead of the championship opener at the Victorian circuit this weekend (February 20-22). Lowes, about to start his second year in the production-based series, set…

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Gallery: MotoGP the riders

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Leonard Smith was on location last weekend and these great pictures of men to tame the MotoGP machines. Moto3 winner and Australian, Jack Miller Tech 3 Yamaha at work Alex Marquez, the family has a bit of talent! Australian Ant West has always had pace if not luck (or at times good management) but has…

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Gallery: Home win for Miller in Moto3

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Leonard Smith caught the action for RacerViews at Phillip Island this weekend. Here we take a look at the Moto3 action from trackside Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Miller rode brilliantly from eighth on the grid to cross the line 0.029s ahead of championship rival Marquez, with Rins just 0.003s behind his Estrella Galicia 0,0 colleague…

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We take a look at Sidecars from Lakeside

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Leonard Smith was at Lakeside over the weekend for the 2014 Shannons Australian Historic Road Racing Championships and here we take a look at the sidecars. it was almost a perfect weekend of historic racing action.  We will have more galleries but nearing the end of Sunday’s action Steve Anderson tragically lost his life.  A…