The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) has released an updated list of motorcycles homologated for the 2013 Superbike, Supersport, and Superstock racing season. Notable additions include the new BMW S1000RR HP4, the MV Agusta F3 and the Superbike-spec Ducati 1199 Panigale R. To qualify a production-based racebike for FIM homologations, manufacturers have to meet certain production […]
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Kawasaki ZX-10R vs Mazda RX-7 [video]
High speed drifting battle
The sport of drifting in the car world has been entertaining motorsports enthusiasts for years, spawning national race series across the globe. And this genre is now gaining a foothold in the motorcycle world.
In the video below, we see these worlds collide as a Corvette-powered Mazda RX-7 battles a stretched Kawasaki ZX-10R in a drift competition produced by Icon Motorsports. The Ninja is ridden by Nick “Apex” Brocha, smoking his ZX’s fat rear tire against the RX at Sandia Motorsports Park in New Mexico. Some sensational riding and driving footage ensues, captured in part by a camera mounted to a speedy radio-controlled car.
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