All posts by Nick Wayne

Nick Wayne hails from the Midwest where he grew up racing motocross. Before ever being accused of a becoming a sand-bagger at an amateur national, he moved West and has been living the dream ever since, no not racing, but working at BTO Sports for the last 10 years. Ambition exceeds talent now, rides anything on two-wheels, enjoys fine whiskey and a good movie.
 

Spies is Done | MotoGP

Spies is Done | MotoGP   Ducati released a statement eariler this week on the retirement of American Ben Spies from racing.   ” Ducati Motor Holding and Ben Spies announced today that the American will not be racing in 2014 after the parties reached agreement to resolve Ben’s current contract with the Italian racing manufacturer. The 29-year-old…
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By Nick Wayne on October 30, 2013

 

What are the Odds ? | MotoGP

What are the Odds ? | MotoGP     Leading into last weekends MotoGP race at Phillip Island, Honda’s Marc Marquez led Jorge Lorenzo by 43 points with just 3 race remaining. Marquez would have clinched the title if he finished just 8 points ahead of Lorenzo. Instead one of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen in…
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By Nick Wayne on October 23, 2013

 

Honda and The Kentucky Kid | MotoGP

Honda and The Kentucky Kid | MotoGP   Nicky Hayden will be riding on Honda customer prototype RC213V for the Aspar team. Finally after months of speculation  Hayden found a new ride for the next 2 seasons in MotoGP. Earlier this season Ducati confirmed they would not be bringing back Hayden after 5 seasons with the team. It…
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By Nick Wayne on October 17, 2013

 

Malaysian Grand Prix Preview | MotoGP

Malaysian Grand Prix Preview | MotoGP   MotoGP is back this weekend after a two week break in action. The Malayasian Grand Prix is the first of three consecutive races in the Pacific-rim portion of the schedule.   Much of the attention heading into this weekend was the penalty that championship points leader Marc Marquez…
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By Nick Wayne on October 11, 2013

 

What, No Laguna ? | MotoGP

 What, No Laguna ?| MotoGP   A Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Statement:   For 25 years, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has served as the “home” for Grand Prix motorcycle racing in the United States, having staged 15 world championship Grands Prix since 1988. Unfortunately, and in spite of loyal support from fans, sponsors and…
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By Nick Wayne on October 1, 2013

 

Seamless Answer | MotoGP

Seamless Answer | MotoGP   All season long Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi have been asking Yamaha to add the seamless transmission to their M1 Yamaha. Well as of this weekend for the Misano MotoGP they got what the wanted. Yamaha has been testing the new transmission all season long but reportedly wouldn’t use it until…
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By Nick Wayne on September 13, 2013

 

Icon Airmada Bostrom Helmet | Product Spotlight

Icon Airmada Bostrom Helmet | Product Spotlight     The Icon Airmada Hemet for the last few years has been regarded as one of the most comfortable helmets under $300.00. Icon has added some very stylish new paint schemes to their Airmada line and in this weeks Product Spotlight we are featuring the Bostrom Replica….
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By Nick Wayne on August 30, 2013

 

Stoner Rides Again | MotoGP

Stoner Rides Again | MotoGP   As planned Casey Stoner completed at 2 day test for Honda at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan. The first day Stoner only completed about 6 laps but the rain put a stop to the test. Day 2 went as planned and got in a full day of testing with…
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By Nick Wayne on August 7, 2013