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Spies and Sykes put the 2009 WSB Yamaha R1 through its paces in South Africa

spies2009 Yamaha Motor Italia Superbike riders Ben Spies and Tom Sykes endured some serious heat on their three day test in Kyalami. The young riders endured track temperatures approaching 50 degrees as they put the all-new-for-2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 through its …

Fabrizio still on top after 2nd day of testing in Kyalami.

Michel Fabrizio

Michel Fabrizio once again set the pace for Ducati Xerox on the second day of Pirelli tyre development tests at the Kyalami circuit in South Africa. The young Italian clocked a time of 1 minute 40.256 seconds, one second beneath …

World Superbike arrives in Kyalami South Africa to begin tire testing.

The top World Superbike teams have arrived at Kyalami in South Africa for the first leg of winter testing in preparation for the 2009 season, which gets underway on March 1 in Australia.

The three days of testing, from Wednesday