[lang_en]Some nice footage from pre-season testing
[lang_en]After an eventful start of the series last week in Qatar, the Superbike Championship has now landed on Australia’s Philip Island for the second race of the series this Sunday. HANNspree Ten Kate Supersport riders Andrew Pitt and Jonathan Rea who were both involved in a crash last weekend are both declared fit to ride and will fight for the points.
Yamaha Motocross Team riders again picked up more silverware in the 2008 pre-season period with David Philippaerts winning both motos at a bright Castiglione Del Lago for the second round of the Italian championship while Josh Coppins swept all three races at the Valence International meeting in southern France.
Only a week after the 2008 World Superbike season kicked off at Losail with a podium for Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italy WSB Team) the second round approaches at Corser’s home circuit, Phillip Island (PI), this coming weekend. After the Saturday race in the Middle East, normal Sunday service will be resumed from this weekend.
The car manufacturer launched its Future Toyota Hybrid Sports (FT-HS) concept today, and said the vehicle would provide both ultra high performance and ultra low fuel use and emissions. Toyota’s manager of product development Doug Soden said the new vehicle showed that hybrids could be made not only for the masses but from a sports perspective…