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SBK

worldsbk.com Team Hero EBR from AMA to WSBK
Dorna WSBK are pleased to announce that Team Hero EBR will make the switch from the AMA Superbike series to the Superbike World Championship in 2014. This will be a two rider team running the new 2014 EBR 1190RX

bikesportnews.com Buell to debut May and Yates in World Superbike 2014
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motomatters.com Erik Buell Racing To Field Geoff May And Aaron Yates In World Superbikes In 2014
Erik Buell Racing have officially confirmed they will be competing in the World Superbike championship in 2014. Today, EBR announced that they will be fielding Geoff May and Aaron Yates in the WSBK class, racing Erik Buell'


asphaltandrubber.com Erik Buell World Superbike

superbikeplanet.com Current WSBK homologation requirements

MotoGP

motogp.com FIM updates 2014 MotoGP? calendar
The FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix calendar has been updated ahead of the 2014 season, with this latest version being published on Friday.

autosport.com Marquez wouldn't veto Lorenzo to Honda
Marc Marquez says he would have no qualms about Honda signing his arch MotoGP rival Jorge Lorenzo as his team-mate for 2015

express.co.uk Superbikes: Paul Bird Motorsport confirm four-rider line-up
PAUL BIRD Motorsport have confirmed a four-rider line-up to challenge in next year?s World MotoGP and MCE Insurance British Superbike Championships.


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Formula One

formula1.com To the point - a brief history of F1 scoring systems
On Monday, Formula One racing's governing body, the FIA, announced that from 2014 onwards teams and drivers will score double points at the final Grand Prix of the season*

f1times.co.uk Pole position trophy gets go ahead
The FIA has confirmed that it will award a trophy to the driver who secures the most pole positions during the 2014 Formula 1 season. Instead of a championship point, which has been suggested on numerous occasions, the*

f1times.co.uk FIA confirms new penalty points system for '14
The FIA has released an updated version of the 2014 Sporting Regulations to include a new penalty points system which could lead to more race bans. Article 4.2 states that any driver who accrues 12 points on his Superlicence

nbcsports.com Paul di Resta responds after losing ride at Force India
With Nico Hulkenberg and, as of this morning, Sergio Perez set as the 2014 driver lineup for Force India, both Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil are now looking for new rides.

reuters.com Motor racing-Formula One team line-ups for 2014
LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Confirmed Formula One team line-ups for the 2014 season after Force India announced on Thursday they had signed Mexican Sergio Perez:

bbc.co.uk FIA seeks interest from new teams
Motor racing's governing body invites potential new teams to express their interest in joining the sport from 2015 or 2016

formula1.com Sergio Perez Q&A: Big potential at Force India
For a while it looked like Sergio Perez might lose his place on the 2014 grid after McLaren opted not to retain his services for next year. But the 23-year-old Mexican was soon*

telegraph.co.uk Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone must wait as judge reserves judgment in ?27m bribery trial
A High Court judge has reserved judgment in a ?27 million bribery claim against Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.

f1times.co.uk Sutil confirms move to Sauber for 2014
Sauber have confirmed one of its two drivers for the 2014 season after the announcement that Adrian Sutil will move from Force India to the Swiss team next year. Sutil left Formula 1 in 2011 but rejoined Force India for the 2013*


f1technical.net Sauber chassis passes crash tests
While the team are yet to announce a race driver for the 2013 season, technical progress on the new car is well underway as the team have revealed its chassis is now homologated.
f1times.co.uk MP urges fraud investigation over Ecclestone finances
A labour MP has called for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to conduct an investigation into Bernie Ecclestone's finances. It comes amidst several court cases over the sale of*

thekneeslider.com Good Bye Engines ? Hello Power Trains
Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Formula 1 racing is changing the rules for next year, there are radical body work changes of no particular interest to any of us*


Other Racing

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en.motoracinglive.com SuperMoto: changes to the regulations
A 10-minute Superpole session featuring the eight fastest riders in qualifying will determine the first eight places on the grid for both races. Each meeting will comprise two 30-minute free practice sessions, followed by qualifying

On the Street

motorcycledaily.com It?s Official ? KTM is the Fastest Growing Motorcycle Company in US for 2013
Murrieta, CA ? November retail sales growth figures for KTM North America, Inc. have put the motorcycle company out front as the fastest growing motorcycle company in the US for 2013. KTM?s November unit sales rose*

motorcycle-usa.com Triumph Streamliners at New York IMS Show
The 2013 New York Progressive International Motorcycle Show will host two Triumph streamliners, the Gyronaut X-1 and the Castrol Rocket.

ridapart.com How To Ride a Sidecar
TweetNot a motorcycle and not a car, a sidecar is an entirely different vehicle to either, requiring a specific set of skills equal to that of learning how to ride or drive. Luckily for you, we?ve put in the hard work figuring it out, so you don?t*

visordown.com Ducati and Indian Motorcycles to move into India
JUST two weeks after Triumph announced its move into India, Ducati and Indian Motorcycles are following suit.Ducati are currently present in India through Precision Motors, who have acted as both an importer and distributor*

visordown.co.uk Triumph slips into loss
TRIUMPH slipped into loss last year despite record sales of over 50,000 motorcycles.The Hinckley firm posted a pre-tax loss for the year to June 30 of ?12.8 million compared to a ?2.7million profit in 2012.It's the first annual loss*

rideapart.com Motorcycle Accidents: How The Brain Is To Blame
TweetA recent psychological study has suggested that some motorcycle accidents are caused by the way the human brain perceives distances. This could explain why a vehicle turning left in front of you is the most common*

rideapart.com Motorcycle History: Caf? Racers ? The Early Years
TweetEach week RideApart looks back at key milestones in motorcycle history, from technical innovations to significant model introductions to racing successes and, of course, some of the disastrous things we?d rather forget.*

cycleworld.com CW Adventure Rally Sierra Edition Your big ADV bike is meant to be used. At our Adventure Rally, learn the skills you need while participating in a fun event filled with small competitions and many miles of great exploration.
It?s beautiful to share something you?re good at, especially when others benefit. And that?s exactly what happened at the inaugural Cycle World Adventure Rally Sierra Edition held last fall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains*

visordown.com Your Top 10 BMWs revealed
10. G650GS (2011-present): 4.3/5The G650GS is BMW?s Swiss army knife. The 650cc single-cylinder engine will give you 65mpg all day long and 47hp to play around with, which is also the A2 license power limit. The engine is now*

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Bmw 2 Series Coupe, Bmw M3 Sedan And Bmw M4 Coupe To Make World Debuts At The 2014 North American International Auto Show In Detroit
The BMW 2 Series Coupe, an entirely new model series and successor to the 1 Series Coupe, as well as the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe, the latest chapter in the history of high-performance sports cars from BMW M, will...More

BMW at the 2014 NAIAS Detroit.
Never before have dynamics and efficiency been so precisely harmonized as in the new models from Germany?s premium carmaker BMW, now being presented at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in...More

Auto Guangzhou 2013: Rolls-Royce Canton Glory Ghost Pays Tribute To The City Of Guangzhou With Exclusive Bespoke Luxury
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars brings Bespoke delights to the Auto Guangzhou 2013 with the launch of the Canton Glory Ghost. This latest Bespoke model is designed as a tribute to the city of Guangzhou, combining legendary heritage...More

BMW R nineT special nets a great response at German Custombike-Show
Recognised as the end of season finale for custom fans and specialist custom bike builders alike, the Custombike-Show held in Bad...More

Christmas gifts to treasure for BMW fans
If you?re still looking for Christmas present ideas for loved ones, then forget about knitwear and chocolates ? why not get them something they really want, courtesy of BMW Motorrad? Here are a couple of gifts that will keep...More

BMW C evolution impresses in final field trials
With the serial production of the BMW C evolution imminent, 'field trials' have been taking place in the Italian city of Rome. This is the final stage in the innovative e-scooter's journey from early concept to finished product, which is...More

P1 for BMW Motorrad and Belstaff
Common origins and the passionate pursuit of perfection have brought BMW Motorrad and Belstaff together to produce a special collection of jackets. With legendary cuts drawn from several eras of motorcycling, the rider fashion is a...More


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Cage World

autonews.com Daimler to name ex-BMW CEO Pischetsrieder to supervisory board, report says
Daimler will name Bernd Pischetsrieder, a former CEO of rival premium carmaker BMW, to its supervisory board next year, a German business newspaper reported.

autonews.com GM to unload 7% stake in French automaker PSA Peugeot
GM is selling its entire stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen, which it acquired when it entered an alliance with the French automaker last year. GM said it will sell its 7 percent stake, or 24.

gizmag.com Rinspeed shows what the self-driving car will be like to ride in
Autonomous driving has consistently made headlines throughout 2013, with car companies showcasing development vehicles and detailing*

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technologyreview.com Cloud Services
This collection of stories by MIT Technology Review explores the promise and challenges of crunching and storing data in the cloud.



cyrilhuzeblog.com New Internet Address Extension .motorcycles Soon To Be Offered
Most internet addresses (URLs) end with familiar ?top level domains? such as .com, .org or .edu. The non-profit ICANN organization (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is in the process of approving up to 1,400*

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TED: Stephen Cave: The 4 stories we tell ourselves about death - Stephen Cave
Philosopher Stephen Cave begins with a dark but compelling question: When did you first realize you were going to die? And even more interestingly: Why do we humans so often resist the inevitability of death? In a fascinating talk*

TED: Rose George: Inside the secret shipping industry - Rose George
Almost everything we own and use, at some point, travels to us by container ship, through a vast network of ocean routes and ports*



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