world road race championships


Jarno Karl Keimo Saarinen (11 December 1945 - 20 May 1973) was a Finnish professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. In the early 1970s, he was considered one of the most promising and talented motorcycle racers of his era until he was killed during the 1973 Nations Grand Prix in Italy. Saarinen’s death led to increased demands for better safety conditions for motorcycle racers competing in the world championships. He remains the only Finn to have won a motorcycle road racing world championship. Saarinen was inducted into the F.I.M. MotoGP Hall of Fame in 2009

Irishman Stephen Roche on his way to victory in the 1987 Giro d'Italia. He would go on that year to also win the Tour de France and the World Championships road race, making him only the second rider to ever (and still!) win the “Triple Crown” after the great Eddy Merckx.


Takazumi Katayama  born April 16, 1951) is a Japanese former Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world champion Born in Kobe, Japan, he was the first Japanese rider to win a motorcycle road racing world championship when he claimed the 1977 350cc world championship aboard a Yamaha. In 1979 he accepted an offer from Honda to develop their exotic oval-cylinder, four-stroke NR500 race bike. After retiring from competition, Katayama became a motorcycle Grand Prix racing team owner.


Monster Energy drink brand reveals Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame

Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame will give players the opportunity to take part in the most competitive and highest profile off-road motorcycle racing championship in the world.  Featuring innovative track designs and set inside recognizable and prestigious stadiums, the game is the most realistic and immersive Supercross fan experience. Players will race with their favorite Supercross athletes on tracks from the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship season, choosing among official riders in both the 250SX and 450SX Classes, including iconic racers like Chad Reed, Ken Roczen and the outgoing champion Ryan Dungey.

Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame will be available on February 13, 2018 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC/STEAM and will launch shortly after on Nintendo Switch.

Lizzie Armitstead (Great Britain) wins the World Championship Road Race ahead of Anna van der Breggen (Netherlands) and Megan Guarnier (USA)


Randy Mamola born (1959-11-10) November 10, 1959  is an American former professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and current television sports commentator. He was one of the most charismatic Grand Prix motorcycle racers of his generation, becoming a favorite because of his interaction with race fans both on and off the track, as well as his aggressive, spirited riding style.

After his racing career, he became involved in philanthropy, helping to found the Riders for Health charity organization. Over the span of his thirteen-year 500cc world championship road racing career, Mamola accumulated four second-place finishes and ranked in the top ten 11 times, making him one of the most accomplished competitors never to have won a 500cc world championship.


Cycling UCI Road World Championships 2011 - Mark Cavendish Elite Race Winner Full HD (by Peto02)

Will never ever get bored of watching this, what a result. So proud for the lads on the team!