Italian website Motociclismo.it reports BMW is working on a new 450cc racebike to be used in youth racing series at select rounds other World Superbike Championship and the British Superbike Championship. According to the report, the new track-only sportbike will use a 450cc single-cylinder engine, likely the Husqvarna-developed version of the engine used in the BMW […]
Mugello: Track Facts
A quick look at all the tracks of the 2009 MotoGP season
With the record setting MotoGP of Mugello finishing up this past weekend, Motorcycle.com takes a look at the high speed action on the track. Just as always, as Motorcycle.com continues to cover all the 2009 MotoGP racing news, The Sidecar stays focused on the tracks of this years Grand Prix season. Admittedly I don’t know that much about Italy. But What I do know, I like. I really like. Pizza, Spaghetti, Cappuccino, Ducati, Ferrari, Godfather 1, Super Mario Bros., the list goes on. Italy makes some great stuff! Now I have another reason to like Italia: Dani Pedrosa’s record setting 349.3km/h (217.1mph) top speed! Check out the track he did it on, keep reading.
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Location: Mugello, Italy
Record: Dani Pedrosa’s astonishing 349.3km/h (217.1mph) top speed
Length: 5.245 km (3.259 mi)