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Displaying items by tag: Sports - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Mon, 29 May 2017 22:55:01 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Monster Energy Motocross Rider Attempts to Break Guinness World Record https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5399-monster-energy-motocross-rider-attempts-to-break-guinness-world-record https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5399-monster-energy-motocross-rider-attempts-to-break-guinness-world-record

Alex Harvill TALLADEGA, Ala., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Harvill will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest motorcycle jump in history.

Harvill, who currently holds the record for the longest "dirt to dirt" jump, will be collaborating with Monster Energy at the 2017 Geico 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race. READ ON

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    News Feeds Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:29:00 +0000
    Got Orange? KTM MotoGP Fan Pack for US Grand Prix https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5355-got-orange-ktm-motogp-fan-pack-for-us-grand-prix https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5355-got-orange-ktm-motogp-fan-pack-for-us-grand-prix

    KTM MotoGPKTM fans can get a zoot deluxe deal for the April 21-23 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

    The KTM MotoGP team will make its U.S. debut with the KTM RC16, marking the first time the company will be represented in all three classes in the states. READ ON

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      News Feeds Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:48:45 +0000
      Jukasa Motor Speedway, formerly known as Cayuga Speedway, receives a total rebuild and will return to racing this season. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5272-jukasa-motor-speedway-formerly-known-as-cayuga-speedway-receives-a-total-rebuild-and-will-return-to-racing-this-season https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5272-jukasa-motor-speedway-formerly-known-as-cayuga-speedway-receives-a-total-rebuild-and-will-return-to-racing-this-season

      CayugaThe biggest news on the local racing scene has to be the reopening of the big speedway on Indian Line just outside of Hagersville.

      First off, the track's name has been changed from Cayuga Speedway to Jukasa Motor Speedway. READ ON

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        News Feeds Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:32:08 +0000
        Super cool Supercross is coming to the Rogers Centre https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5257-super-cool-supercross-is-coming-to-the-rogers-centre https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5257-super-cool-supercross-is-coming-to-the-rogers-centre

        SupercrossI took part in a panel discussion about road tolls the other day. Although not everybody agreed with me, I suggested they’re coming — whether we like them or not. It’s just a matter of time, I said. 

        For the sake of argument, I’ve been known to go the other way, to say hell will freeze over before we get them. READ ON

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          News Feeds Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:43:39 +0000
          World Superbike Pre-Season Testing Ending, Race Season Beginning This Week At Phillip Island https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5241-world-superbike-pre-season-testing-ending-race-season-beginning-this-week-at-phillip-island https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5241-world-superbike-pre-season-testing-ending-race-season-beginning-this-week-at-phillip-island

          Superbike World Champion Jonathan ReaRea And Sykes Primed For Final Pre-Season Tests At Phillip Island

          Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea stand ready for their final pre-season track tests on the new Ninja ZX-10RR at the same Phillip Island circuit that will host the first round of the season between 24th and 26th February. READ ON

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            News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:15:58 +0000
            Vinales: "You can't feel like a star alongside Rossi" https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5240-vinales-you-can-t-feel-like-a-star-alongside-rossi https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5240-vinales-you-can-t-feel-like-a-star-alongside-rossi

            Maverick VinalesMaverick Vinales believes it's "impossible to feel like a star" when serving as teammate to Valentino Rossi at Yamaha.

            Following his switch to Yamaha, Vinales has been the standout performer of the off-season so far, setting the pace in November's Valencia test and in pre-season test events at Sepang and Phillip Island. READ ON

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              News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:13:23 +0000
              Tech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas Folger surprised by MotoGP test pace https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5239-tech3-yamaha-rookie-jonas-folger-surprised-by-motogp-test-pace https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5239-tech3-yamaha-rookie-jonas-folger-surprised-by-motogp-test-pace

              Tech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas FolgerTech3 Yamaha rookie Jonas Folger admits he was surprised with his pace to finish fourth in MotoGP's Phillip Island test.

              The German is one of four riders stepping up from Moto2 this year, and partners Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco in Tech3's all-rookie line-up. READ ON

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                News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:08:13 +0000
                Watch a MotoGP Bike With Spiked Tires Assault a Ski Slope https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5204-watch-a-motogp-bike-with-spiked-tires-assault-a-ski-slope https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5204-watch-a-motogp-bike-with-spiked-tires-assault-a-ski-slope

                news feeds icon 150Marc Marquez is a MotoGP World Champion. He rides as well on snow as he does on the track. 

                Motorcycles don’t tend to work very well on snow, but adding a set of tires studded with two-inch metal spikes makes things a lot easier. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:40:49 +0000
                  Ducati hails 2017 MotoGP signing Jorge Lorenzo's humility https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5203-ducati-hails-2017-motogp-signing-jorge-lorenzo-s-humility https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5203-ducati-hails-2017-motogp-signing-jorge-lorenzo-s-humility

                  Jorge LorenzoDucati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has been impressed with how a "humble" Jorge Lorenzo has taken to his new MotoGP surroundings.

                  Lorenzo has only ever raced with Yamaha in the premier class, winning three titles in nine seasons since making his debut in 2008. READ ON

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                    News Feeds Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:38:42 +0000
                    Israeli teen wins Africa Eco Race motorcycle rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5192-israeli-teen-wins-africa-eco-race-motorcycle-rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5192-israeli-teen-wins-africa-eco-race-motorcycle-rally

                    Israeli Gev Sela, 17Gev Sella, 17, wins first desert motorcycle rally of his career • Culture minister tells Sella, "You have brought honor and pride to the State of Israel. You made history".

                    Africa Eco Race competitors travel through Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:03:57 +0000