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Aug 7, 2016

September 2016

September 2016 Issue

On The Front Cover: Chris Ulrich on a 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1 leads Ken Hill on a Kawasaki  ZX-10R at UMC. Last year the Yamaha YZF-R1 outscored the 2014 defending champion BMW S1000RR in our Open-class sportbike comparison test. In this issue we run the 2015 defending champion Yamaha against the newest 1000cc-class sportbike contender, the Kawasaki ZX-10R. It turned out to be a very close-run fight. Photo by Joe Salas/

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In This Issue:


Inside Info

Historic Racebike Illustration: 1967 Kawasaki 250cc A1R

Shootout: Kawasaki ZX-10R vs. Yamaha YZF-R1 at UMC

MotoGP Analysis: The Impact of New Spec Tires and Electronics

Back In The Day: Editor’s Scrapbook

At Home With Jake Lewis


MotoGP At Assen: Jack Miller Wins Amid Chaos

Assen MotoGP Notes: Miller Drinks Champagne From A Boot

MotoGP At The Sachsenring: Marquez Risks It All To Win

Sachsenring MotoGP Notes: Rossi and Lorenzo Get It Wrong

MotoAmerica At UMC: Beaubier And Elias Win

  MotoAmerica UMC Inside Info: Substitute Riders

MotoAmerica At Laguna Seca: Beaubier And Hayes Win

  MotoAmerica Laguna Seca Inside Info: Corti vs. The Americans

2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion Josh Herrin

2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Champion Bryce Prince

World Superbike At Laguna Seca: Sykes And Rea Win


KTM RC390 Cup Wild Card: CEV Refugee Daniel Costilla

American Kid Max Toth Trains With Chicho Lorenzo


Letters To The Editor

10 Years Ago

MotoGP Trivia


Josh Hayes: Mississippi Madman

Melissa Paris: Just A Girl Who Likes To Go Fast

Kyle Wyman: Where’s Wyman?

James Rispoli: Rispoli Revolution

The Kids’ Page: Gus Rodio

The Crash Page: Gabriel Rodrigo and Fabian Quatararo

Racing, School, & Track Day Calendar

High Performance Parts & Services Directory

New Products

Advertisers Index

Classified Ads

ASRA/CCS Newsletter

Chris Ulrich: Adventures Of  An Ex-Racer  

Top 5 This Week