The FIM SuperMoto World Championship paddock is all set up on the area of the Oval Lingotto in Torino, the host of the season’s first Grand Prix. After a rainy morning of normal proceedings, the weather seems to have settled into positive and dry conditions and the riders are raring to take part in the season’s first battle.
In the S1 class, Husqvarna CH Racing’s Thomas C weiter >>
The FIM SuperMoto Grand Prix of Italy, to take place in Torino on April 13th, will be broadcast live and delayed according to the attached schedule.
THE OVAL LINGOTTO AND TORINO
The fantastic Oval Lingotto race track, which last year played host to the maiden night time SuperMoto GP, is located in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games area, alongside the ice skati weiter >>
After last year’s fantastic season, promoter Youthstream is proud to announce the start to the FIM SuperMoto World Championship, which will happen this weekend at Torino with the Grand Prix of Italy.
It will surely be a hard fought S1 campaign as Reigning Champion Adrien Chareyre –the youngest ever SuperMoto World Champion having collected the crown last year at the age o weiter >>
FIM SuperMoto World Championship 2008
The 2008 FIM SuperMoto World Championship will benefit by an expanded TV coverage, reaching more different territories for a better awareness of the best SuperMoto series in the world.
The series promoted by Youthstream has reinforced its media coverage in Asia and also in the USA, where a SuperMoto Grand Prix weiter >>
FIM SuperMoto World Championship 2008
The 2008 FIM SuperMoto World Championship calendar has recently undergone changes.
The second round will take place on the track of Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy) instead of Franciacorta on May 25.
The third round will be held in Spain at Valladolid on June 22.
The fourth round will be held in weiter >>
The 2008 calendar for the FIM S1/S2 SuperMoto World Championship and the UEM S3/Open SuperMoto European Championship is the following:
DATE GRAND PRIX VENUE UEM S3 & OPEN
13 April EUROPE (I) Torino Yes
25 May ITALY Franciacorta Yes
22 June CATALUNYA Alcarràs, Lleida Yes
13 weiter >>
Megara’s circuit hosted the incredible finale of this FIM SuperMoto World Championship, with sunny weather conditions and in front of a healthy crowd of 7000 spectators.
Thanks to a fifth place overall, Adrien Chareyre clinched his maiden World Title despite runner up Thierry Van Den Bosch’s effort, which ended in a double moto win.
Gerald Delepine was the only Wo weiter >>
A wet track welcomed the FIM SuperMoto World Championship in this final GP of the season at Megara, Greece. The weather suddenly changed from dry to wet around midday, with heavy showers throughout the whole afternoon, making the track a very demanding course for the Superiders.
Thierry Van Den Bosch clocked the quickest time in S1, getting ready for what will be his last weiter >>
The FIM SuperMoto World Championship is back for its final appearance of 2007, the Grand Prix of Greece, which will take place on the demanding track of Megara.
The fast Greek course, which played host to its last GP back in 2005, will mark the end of the quests for the S1 and S2 World Titles.
In the S1 class, CH Azzalin’s Adrien Chareyre can wrap up weiter >>
KTM's Supermoto factory rider, Bernd Hiemer was in peak form last weekend to demoralise some of his toughest rivals and to snatch the Italian title in the S1 class for the 2007 season.
Winning the Italian title is a great confidence booster for the German rider going into the final world championship event this weekend in Athens, Greece. While the first three ch weiter >>
There could be no better finale to this 2007 FIM SuperMoto World Championship than the forthcoming Grand Prix of Greece, on the track of Megara, where both the S1 and S2 World Titles will be finally taken.
S1 series leader Adrien Chareyre enters Greece with an apparently comfortable advantage of 27 points, but runner up Thierry Van Den Bosch is the reason why Chareyre can weiter >>
A fantastic day of racing at the Autodromo Daniel Bonara of Franciacorta ended with Team France grasping the Francesco Zerbi Trophy, the prize for the winner of the FIM SuperMoto of Nations, in front of 7000 fans.
The Frenchmen, who were the only successful squad in the event after winningest team Italy, won their second SuperMoto of Nations after the maiden win from 2003 weiter >>
On the Daniel Bonara circuit of Franciacorta, hosting its first World Championship race this weekend, reigning Champion Team Italy secured the first place in today’s qualifications for this second edition of the FIM SuperMoto of Nations.
The "Italian Job" was pure team work, with S1 Superider Massimo Beltrami ending third in his qualifying heat, Attilio Pignotti end weiter >>
Italy is the winningest team in the history of the event, having won two of the three European editions of the event (2004, 2005), plus the only World edition last year at Bishopscourt. This year’s squad will see Massimo Beltrami (1), Attilio Pignotti (2) and Davide Gozzini (3) compete for the trophy.
Massimo Beltrami has been in the team at eac weiter >>
FIM SuperMoto of Nations is now at its second edition, which will be held this weekend on the Autodromo di Franciacorta "Daniel Bonara", in Italy.
The brand new circuit which played host to the series’ official presentation on March 23 is now ready to see its first World Championship meeting in occasion of this special event.
On this fantastic course, reigning C weiter >>
This weekend’s Grand Prix of Alpi Del Mare had a few surprises to show the 6000 spectators, who saw both Bernd Hiemer and Jerome Giraudo come back to the podium.
With sunny weather conditions, which actually became cloudy in the middle of the afternoon, Adrien Chareyre won his second Grand Prix of the season, ahead of a solid Bernd Hiemer.
In the S2 class, Christi weiter >>
CHAREYRE AND GERALD DELEPINE DOMINATE TWO EXTREMELY BATTLED QUALIFYING SESSIONS
This penultimate round of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship at the Kart Planet started with a very hard fought qualifying day, under warm and sunny weather conditions.
Series leader Adrien Chareyre clocked the pole in the S1 class with an unbelievable final lap, which h weiter >>
Round seven of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship is the penultimate Grand Prix of the season, because only Greece will remain after this weekend’s appointment at Busca, Italy.
After the SuperMoto World Championship’s maiden appearance at Pleven, Bulgaria, on a brand new facility, the series moves to the track winner of the 2006 Grand Prix Revelation Award, the Kart Pla weiter >>
After Friday night’s heavy rain, the FIM Motocross World Championship collective had to wait until 3:00 pm this afternoon to begin this thirteenth Grand Prix of the season.
The brand new track of Moneyglass Demesne, which is 1690 metre long and was built on an area of over 350 acres, hosted four sessions today: the MX2 Free Practice and Qualifying Practice, and the MX1 F weiter >>
KTM factory rider Bernd Hiemer rode to tenth overall in the S1 class Grand Prix in Bulgaria on Sunday in the Supermoto World Championship.
Bernd posted ninth and twelfth in the two motos on the brand new circuit in Pleven where extreme heat tested riders' concentration to the limit.
It was the first time that Bulgaria had hosted an FIM Supermoto World C weiter >>
The first edition of the Bulgarian Grand Prix at Pleven, that was attended by 10000 spectators, will be remembered as one of the hottest events of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship.
Temperatures at the track, divided into slide section and sky section –the latter being completely covered with tarmac- were about 40° Celsius in the air, and 56° Celsius on the asphalt. weiter >>
2007 FIM SuperMoto World Championship
With the FIM SuperMoto World Championship making its debut on the brand new circuit of Pleven, Bulgaria, a new era has begun for the sport.
The former off-road section, which is now called sky, is covered with tarmac; this solution was never adopted before, but has already proved to be extremely successful.
The FIM Supermoto World Championship collective has finally stepped onto the fantastic Dolna Mitropolia track, characterized by a breathtaking slide section –the former asphalt section- and a world’s first sky section –the former off-road part- with tarmac covering the dirt.
No SupeRiders knew this track, but Husqvarna boys Thomas Chareyre and Gerald Delepine got to grips weiter >>
Bulgaria is ready to host its first FIM Supermoto World Championship event this weekend at Pleven. After Torino and Alcarràs, this is the third brand new circuit hosting the series in 2007, confirming the growing interest in the sport of Supermoto.
No riders have the advantage of knowing this astonishing circuit, which will make the fight for the S1 top spot between leade weiter >>
KTM factory rider Bernd Hiemer overcame the pain of a badly bruised hip sustained in a crash in the first race of the German S1 Supermoto Grand Prix on Sunday to finish second in race two for overall fourth on the day in front of home fans.
Hiemer's overall result was another improvement on his overall fifth in the last round in Alcarràs, LLeida, Spain, as he co weiter >>
The FIM Supermoto Grand Prix of Germany was held today under sunny and dry conditions at Sankt Wendel.
Thierry Van Den Bosch –S1- and Gerald Delepine –S2- won this Grand Prix for the first time in their long and successful career in Supermoto, as both riders were there when the series started in 2002.
The European series saw its first event on the Ge weiter >>
It was a thrilling opening day for this fifth round of the FIM Supermoto World series, the German Grand Prix, at a cloudy Sankt Wendel.
With Adrien Chareyre and Thierry Van Den Bosch fighting for the top spot of the Championship, Thomas Chareyre surprised them both, and stormed to the pole position, giving the new Husqvarna SMR 450 the first pole position in its first com weiter >>
FIM S1/S2 SUPERMOTO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - 2008 PROVISIONAL CALENDAR
FUNCHAL, 6 July 2007- The 2008 provisional calendar for the FIM S1/S2 SuperMoto World Championship is the following:
March 16 Tba Tba
April 27 Italy Franciacorta
May 18 Europe (ITA) Torino
June 1 Tba weiter >>
Pignotti capitalizes on rich experience to lead S2 standings
Rich experience, consistency and the benefit of a KTM factory bike has paid rich dividends for Italian S2 Supermoto rider Attilio Pignotti so far this season.
After four rounds of the world championship competition, Pignotti leads the championship standings. He has amassed 156 points an weiter >>
After visiting the very fast track of Alcarràs for the first time two weeks ago, the FIM Supermoto World Championship is back to action this weekend at the twisty city circuit of Sankt Wendel.
The German venue that hosted its first World Championship event last year will be the scenery of the fifth round of the series; at the moment, Adrien Chareyre is leading the S1 seri weiter >>
KTM factory rider Bernd Hiemer rode a 4-5 result on Sunday for overall fifth place in Alcarras, Lleida, Spain in the S1 Supermoto Grand Prix on a brand new circuit that demanded more from road racing skills than offroad.
"It was a very tough day for us," Hiemer said after the race. "It was tremendously hot and it was definitely more a road racing course than for weiter >>
The FIM Supermoto World Championship is becoming tougher and tougher race by race.
Under demanding weather conditions, with very hot temperatures and a dry track, Thierry Van Den Bosch came back to victory in front of a 9800 people crowd, but was not able to pass in front of leader Adrien Chareyre in the points standings.
In the S2 class Davide Gozzini finally cli weiter >>
1 69 GOZZINI Davide ITA FMI TM Racing Factory Team TM 21:06,212 102,35 18 Laps 25
2 88 MARIANI Lorenzo ITA FMI MRC Racing TM 21:12,207 101,87 5,995 22
3 57 PIGNOTTI A. ITA FMI KTM Italia Team Miglio KTM 21:16,650 101,52 10,438 20
4 9 WINSTANLEY Matthew GBR ACU Robinsons Rochdale KTM UK KTM 21:17,319 101,46 11,107 18
5 3 DELEPINE Gerald BEL FMB CH A weiter >>
1 101 VAN DEN BOSCH T. FRA FFM Aprilia Off Road APRILIA 25 25 50
2 2 GIRAUDO Jerome FRA FFM Aprilia Off Road APRILIA 22 22 44
3 84 BERTHOME Kevin FRA FFM Rexfelgen Wheels Cross 2R Honda HONDA 20 18 38
4 3 CHAREYRE Adrien FRA FFM CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 16 20 36
5 12 HIEMER Bernd GER DMSB KTM Italia Team Miglio KTM 18 16 34
6 121 BELT weiter >>
The very sunny Spanish venue of Alcarràs hosting its first World Championship event this weekend just witnessed the opening day of the FIM Supermoto Grand Prix of Spain.
On the Circuit de Velocitat d’Alcarràs Aprilia men Thierry Van Den Bosch and Nestor Jorge were on the top of the time sheets, with the latter clocking his first season pole -and his first pole with Aprili weiter >>
The FIM Supermoto Grand Prix of Spain will restart the chase for the S1 and S2 World Titles after a two weeks stop following the previous event in Villars sous Ecot.
The Spanish Grand Prix is back into the calendar after a two year absence –the last Spanish GP was held in Finestrat in 2004.
The brand new circuit in Alcarràs is one of the fastest in the calendar, weiter >>
KTM factory rider Bernd Hiemer improved from a ninth finish in the first race to sixth in the second of the Supermoto Grand Prix of France at Villars sous Ecot on Sunday to finish in overall sixth place for a confidence-boosting 27 championship points.
After a slower start than planned to the season, the German title defender said his performance this weekend wa weiter >>
There was an unusual sun on the La Versenne circuit for this second round of the season.
11000 people attended the FIM Supermoto Grand Prix of France, which was a complete national success in the S1 class, with Adrien Chareyre winning the event, and another French-speaking rider, Belgian Gerald Delepine, winning the S2 class.
It was a different story in the UEM E weiter >>
SUPERMOTO GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
1 101 VAN DEN BOSCH T. FRA FFM Aprilia Off Road APRILIA 20:57,779 60,91 14 Laps 25
2 3 CHAREYRE Adrien FRA FFM CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 20:58,717 60,86 0,938 22
3 84 BERTHOME Kevin FRA FFM Rexfelgen Wheels Cross 2R Honda HONDA 20:59,007 60,85 1,228 20
4 112 CHAREYRE Thomas FRA FFM CH Azzal weiter >>
SUPERMOTO - GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE 2007
1 8 GIROLAMI Simone ITA FMI Husaberg WP SM Factory IPA HUSABERG 21:24,560 59,64 14 Laps 25
2 96 HLAD Ales SLO BMF Motoracing KTM 21:25,503 59,59 0,943 22
3 57 PIGNOTTI A. ITA FMI KTM Italia Team Miglio KTM 21:26,181 59,56 1,621 20
4 3 DELEPINE Gerald BEL FMB CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 21:26, weiter >>
SUPERMOTO Grand-Prix of France
1 3 DELEPINE Gerald BEL FMB CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 21:31,250 59,33 14 Laps 25
2 4 IDDON Christian GBR ACU Aprilia Off Road APRILIA 21:31,999 59,29 0,749 22
3 57 PIGNOTTI A. ITA FMI KTM Italia Team Miglio KTM 21:33,645 59,22 2,395 20
4 69 GOZZINI Davide ITA FMI TM Racing Factory Team TM 21:39,1 weiter >>
SUPERMOTO GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
1 3 CHAREYRE Adrien FRA FFM CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 21:00,702 60,77 14 Laps 25
2 64 BIDART Sylvain FRA FFM Rexfelgen Wheels Cross 2R Honda HONDA 21:01,724 60,72 1,022 22
3 112 CHAREYRE Thomas FRA FFM CH Azzalin Husqvarna HUSQVARNA 21:04,109 60,60 3,407 20
4 84 BERTHOME Kevin FRA FFM Rex weiter >>
A dry and sunny La Versenne hosted the opening day of the FIM Supermoto Grand Prix of France, the third round of the season.
Adrien Chareyre was the fastest S1 rider on the twisty French track, as Gerald Delepine owned the S2 classification.
In the European series, Romain Febvre put in a storming lap to be the fastest rider in the S3 class. Championship leader Pet weiter >>