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WorldSBK Dutch round – what to expect from the World Superbikes at TT Assen Circuit
WorldSBK Dutch round – what to expect from the World Superbikes at TT Assen Circuit
WorldSBK Dutch round – what to expect from the World Superbikes at TT Assen Circuit
These bikes, which typically have a 150cc engine, are designed and styled on the lines of one of the big engine superbikes.
Bike makers offer mini clones of superbikes at a fraction of the price
These bikes, which typically have a 150cc engine, are designed and styled on the lines of one of the big engine superbikes.
These bikes, which typically have a 150cc engine, are designed and styled on the lines of one of the big engine superbikes.
Bike makers offer mini clones of superbikes at a fraction of the price
These bikes, which typically have a 150cc engine, are designed and styled on the lines of one of the big engine superbikes.
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
2018 Superbike World Championship: the season begins at Phillip Island, Australia
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
2018 Superbike World Championship: the season begins at Phillip Island, Australia
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
2018 Superbike World Championship: the season begins at Phillip Island, Australia
The 2018 motorcycle racing season kicks off this weekend with round one of the 2018 World Superbikes at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit. The last three seasons have been dominated by Kawasaki, and more precisely by factory Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea. The Northern Irish rider has not just won the championship in each of those years, he has been utterly dominant. Such has been his performance that he has won exactly half of all the races held during this time. Last year, his most successful of the three, saw him take 16 wins from 26 races, a win rate of 62%. In 2017 he became the first rider to win the championship for three consecutive years, in the process amassing the most points ever in a single season – 556, 153 more than his nearest rival. He is now second in the all-time race winners table with 54 victories, five behind Carl Fogarty who also has one World title more than Rea with four. Jonathan Rea interview: 'We didn't realise what we were going to achieve' Rea’s dominance is undoubtedly one of the major contributors to dwindling crowds both at trackside and at home on TV. For 2018 Dorna and the FIM are implementing radical rule changes in a bid to tighten up the field, bring back close racing and hopefully the fans. Each manufacturer will start 2018 with a set rev limit based on their performance from last season and adjusted after every three rounds based on performance over those three rounds. Governed by the outcome of a complex algorithm taking into account various factors a manufacturer will lose a further 250rpm if it is deemed they have a clear advantage over the remainder of the field. Additionally, engine development for the successful manufacturers will not be allowed. Jonathan Rea poses with his MBE, presented to him by the Duke of Cambridge in November Credit: Getty Images Europe /WPA Pool Whether the outcome will be closer and more exciting racing remains to be seen. The changes are contentious; has Rea won because he is on a vastly superior machine, or because he has vastly superior talent? The Kawasaki is undoubtedly a superb bike, probably better than most if not all on the grid, but look at Rea’s performances in comparison to that of his team mate Tom Sykes, who let’s not forget is a former World champion. In the three years Rea has won the championship Sykes has finished runner up on one occasion, 2016 and third in the other two. The most telling statistic though is that in those three seasons he took 10 race wins to Rea’s 39. Of the 26 races in 2017 only ten were not won by Rea, team mate Sykes won two of those, giving Kawasaki a 69% win rate for the season. That leaves a further eight races, all of which were won by the factory Ducatis. Championship runner up Chaz Davies claimed seven of them with team mate Marco Melandri taking the other. Motoring picture of the day puff So far ahead of the competition were the Kawasakis and Ducatis (and their riders?) that between them they claimed 71 of the seasons 78 podium places. Only two other teams tasted champagne in 2018, the works Yamaha team and Puccetti Kawasaki with British Superbike rider Leon Haslam at his home track of Donington Park. Moving on to the season opener, it is not surprising that Kawasaki and Rea have been the dominant force at the circuit for the last three years. Rea has taken five from six wins, winning both races in 2016 and 2017. Ominously at the final test of preseason, held at Phillip Island it was Rea who came out in top place on the timing charts. Melandri was second on the factory Ducati, and Tom Sykes third on the second factory Kawasaki. Jonathan Rea's dominance could continue into the new season Credit: Scott Barbour /Getty Images AsiaPac Rea’s fastest time of 1.30.598 is over a second slower that the time he set gaining pole position for last years race. Rea was one of four riders in qualifying who managed sub 1 minute 30 laps. Not surprisingly the other three were team mate Sykes and the works Ducati duo of Melandri and Chaz Davies. This weekends racing will be watched keenly. The series bosses and race fans alike will be hoping for tight racing, ultimately the two’s motives the same. The organisers need a return to close racing to justify their rule changes and hopefully bring back the stay-away fans. Meanwhile we the fans want a spectacle, and generally it is close combat that provides that. Only time will tell. May the best man – or machine – win. For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder
<p>Comeback star Troy Bayliss has made an impressive competitive Superbikes return to Phillip Island.</p>
Comeback star Troy Bayliss has made an impressive competitive Superbikes return to Phillip Island.

Comeback star Troy Bayliss has made an impressive competitive Superbikes return to Phillip Island.

Kawasaki Issues Recall on ’16’-18 ZX-10R and RR Models Faulty gearbox prompts NHTSA recall for almost 4,000 units of Team Green’s flagship superbike. Modern superbikes are engineered to offer the pinnacle of motorcycle performance. This kind of performance
Kawasaki Issues Recall on ’16’-18 ZX-10R and RR Models
Kawasaki Issues Recall on ’16’-18 ZX-10R and RR Models Faulty gearbox prompts NHTSA recall for almost 4,000 units of Team Green’s flagship superbike. Modern superbikes are engineered to offer the pinnacle of motorcycle performance. This kind of performance
<p>Jonathan Rea has declared anything less than a fourth-straight Superbikes title a fail.</p>
Jonathan Rea has declared anything less than a fourth-straight Superbikes title a fail.

Jonathan Rea has declared anything less than a fourth-straight Superbikes title a fail.

Jonathan Rea has declared anything less than a fourth-straight Superbikes title a fail
2017 SUPERBIKE WORLD
Jonathan Rea has declared anything less than a fourth-straight Superbikes title a fail
<p>The Northern Irishman enjoyed a record-breaking season in World Superbikes, becoming the first rider to win the title three years running. </p>
Jonathan Rea (Motorcycling)

The Northern Irishman enjoyed a record-breaking season in World Superbikes, becoming the first rider to win the title three years running.

<p>The four-cylinder, 226-horsepower Ducati Panigale V4 Speciale is the new flagship superbike from the Italian motorcycle maker. </p>
Whoops! Someone Knocked Over One of the Most Expensive Superbikes in the World

The four-cylinder, 226-horsepower Ducati Panigale V4 Speciale is the new flagship superbike from the Italian motorcycle maker.

World Superbikes 2017: what to expect at the final round in Qatar this weekend
World Superbikes 2017: what to expect at the final round in Qatar this weekend
World Superbikes 2017: what to expect at the final round in Qatar this weekend
British Superbikes preview – what to expect from Brands Hatch this weekend
British Superbikes preview – what to expect from Brands Hatch this weekend
British Superbikes preview – what to expect from Brands Hatch this weekend
World Superbikes: Jonathan Rea makes it three in a row ahead of Jerez
World Superbikes: Jonathan Rea makes it three in a row ahead of Jerez
World Superbikes: Jonathan Rea makes it three in a row ahead of Jerez
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. "I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes," he said. "That's my goal."
MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Garrett Gerloff Interview Barber Motorsports Park
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. "I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes," he said. "That's my goal."
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. &quot;I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes,&quot; he said. &quot;That&#39;s my goal.&quot;
MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Garrett Gerloff Interview Barber Motorsports Park
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. "I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes," he said. "That's my goal."
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. &quot;I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes,&quot; he said. &quot;That&#39;s my goal.&quot;
MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Garrett Gerloff Interview Barber Motorsports Park
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. "I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes," he said. "That's my goal."
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. &quot;I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes,&quot; he said. &quot;That&#39;s my goal.&quot;
MotoAmerica Supersport Champion Garrett Gerloff Interview Barber Motorsports Park
With back-to-back MotoAmerica Supersport titles under his belt, Garrett Gerloff has big dreams for next season. "I would really like to ride one of those Superbikes," he said. "That's my goal."
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
World Superbikes at Portimao and British Superbikes at Oulton Park preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
MotoGP at Misano and British Superbikes at Silverstone preview
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the &quot;guru in bling&quot; because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the &quot;guru in bling&quot; because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the &quot;guru in bling&quot; because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the &quot;guru in bling&quot; because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence (AFP Photo/PUNIT PARANJPE)
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence
Followers of the flamboyant Ram Rahim Singh, who is known as the "guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes and customised superbikes, continue to insist upon his innocence (AFP Photo/PUNIT PARANJPE)
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
Kolkata Police includes Harley-Davidson bikes in its fleet
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
Kolkata Police includes Harley-Davidson bikes in its fleet
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
Kolkata Police includes Harley-Davidson bikes in its fleet
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
Kolkata Police includes Harley-Davidson bikes in its fleet
The Kolkata Police have upped its game by inducting five Harley-Davidson bikes in their squad. The customised Harley motorcycles would be used by cops on special duties. The police stated that they will not replace the Royal Enfield used by the policemen currently and would use the new superbikes only for special purposes. A Harley Davidson Street 750 bike has been bought at a price amounting to around Rs. 5 Lakhs. The bikes have hard panniers, rear antenna, special police livery and a pillion seat cowl apart from the twin sirens and loudspeakers which are mounted on the crash guard. Kolkata is the second city after Ahmedabad to induct Harley motorcycles in its fleet.
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