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Feb 23

SBK: Laverty Breaks Suzuki Drought In Aussie Superbike

Eugene Laverty (58) leads Marco Melandri (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eugene Laverty (58) leads Marco Melandri (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eugene Laverty of Ireland gave Suzuki its first World Superbike victory since 2010, winning the first race of the championships’ opening round on Sunday.

Laverty overcame a slow start from the second row of the grid to take the lead on the 17th of 22 laps, then pulled away to win by almost three seconds over Marco Melandri of Italy, riding an Aprilia.

Feb 23

Lotus Unveils C-01 Superbike Designed By Daniel Simon

Kodewa Performance Motorcycles (PMC) C-01 Licensed by Lotus. (Photo: Courtesy of Lotus)

Kodewa Performance Motorcycles (PMC) C-01 Licensed by Lotus. (Photo: Courtesy of Lotus)

Following two years of careful planning and intense development, Kodewa is delighted to announce that the prototype of the world’s first motorcycle to bear the legendary Lotus marque is now road registered and ready for action.

Kodewa has been granted a license to produce the motorcycle by Group Lotus plc, the world renowned sportscar manufacturer and engineering consultancy.

Feb 22

SX: Roczen Takes Win Over Villopoto In Atlanta

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen picked up his second Monster Energy Supercross win of the season Saturday night in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.

After trailing Ryan Villopoto for much of the 20-lap feature, Roczen capitalized on Villopoto’s mistake with six laps to go to capture the lead and eventual race win.

Feb 22

SX: Davalos Dominates In Atlanta To Earn First Career 250SX Victory

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

ROCZEN TAKES 450SX VICTORY OVER VILLOPOTO

Martin Davalos broke through to capture his first career Monster Energy Supercross 250SX Class victory in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome.

The Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider led all 15 laps Saturday night, grabbing the victory in his 64th career start ahead of teammate Adam Cianciarulo and GEICO Honda’s Justin Bogle.