Pichon (1), Everts (72) and Lazzarini (30) waiting for the start of the race
Today was the last day of the Bomboogie Extreme Supermotard. The 2 days of Supermoto racing at the Bologona Motorshow have finished. Benny Carlson (Ripit Aprilia) from the USA ruled the first day with a pole postion and a victory in the first race on Saturday. He finished almost 9 seconds in front of Eddy Seel (Suzuki) and Thomas Chareyre(Husqvarna).
On Sunday there where 2 races and a Qualification. Pichon(Honda) took the pole infront of Stefan Everts(KTM) and Adrien Chareyre(Husqvarna). But Everts was too strong for Pichon and beat him in the first race on Sunday with a small 2 second lead. 3rd was Adrien Chayere with Lazzarini following in 4th place.
Read more: Bomboogie Extreme Supermotard race report
Introducing the new Dorsoduro RR by V2 Racing. V2 Racing offers this bike in a racing (RR) and street version (R). Alexander Tognaccini will ride the V2 Dorsoduro RR in the new FIM Hypermoto series that will start next year.
Read more: Dorsoduro RR by V2 Racing
I'm thinking about a for sale section on Supermoto Central where people can submit the Supermoto bikes or parts they have for sale. The reason for this idea is to make it easier to search for bikes/parts in other countries. Like in Europe the countries are quite close and postage costs not that expensive. But there is no place where Supermoto fans in the EU can advertise their parts/bikes to people in other countires. Except for the clumsy eBay ofcourse.
Let me know what you think about this idea! Vote in the poll on the right side of the page!
The Motorshow of Bologna is opened to the public from till 5 to 12 December.
The Motorshow is mainly about cars but they also have an outdoor area called the Motorsport Stadium.
On this weekend on the 13th and 14th December they are organizing the Bomboogie Xtreme Supermotard at the MotorSport Stadium. Whats so special about that you might think? This race exists since 1996 and is famous because there are always lots of famous Roadracing and MX stars riding in the race. You can see who won previous editions here. This year is no different, lots of big names are entering in the contest. Stefan Everts, Hiemer, Pichon, de Puniet and many more. Here are some of the riders riding the Bomboogie Xtreme Supermotard this weekend:
Randy de Puniet
Keep an eye out at Supermoto Central for more news from this event.
Aprilia will be organizing the 4th edition of the Aprilia Supermoto Cup next year. the 2009 edition of the class dedicated to the twin cilinder Aprilia SXV. The Aprilia Supermoto Cup proved to be a big succes considering the high number of entrants in the last couple of years.The Cup has been run in several countries like Italy, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany.
The Cup features two classes for the Aprilia SXV 4,5 to SXV 5,5 the Series (standard engines) and the Open (for tuned engines) classes. If you become champion of one of these two classes you will win an Aprilia SXV.
The most important news about the 2009 edition is the addition of a 125 class in the Italian Aprilia Cup, featuring the two stroke Aprilia SX125. A new category created to allow more young people to enjoy the Supermoto sport. There will be 5 races, all one street circuits. The official calendar will be released soon.
Roadracerx had a little talk with HMC KTM team owner Mitch Hansen. During Mitch Hansen’s six-year tenure as the HMC Red Bull KTM Supermoto team owner, his riders have brought home two AMA Supermoto titles—the most recent coming with the 2008 Premier Title by Australian Troy Herfoss. But with economics dictating a KTM farewell to the American Supermoto racing next year, Mitch and HMC will likewise leave that series in favor of continuing to partner with KTM for the ’09 iteration of the Red Bull AMA U.S. Rookies Cup… while dreaming of a potential, eventual move to American Superbike racing in the meantime.
Read the complete interview here