Spectacular smash mars Winton Superbikes

Ken Wootton Jamie Stauffer was fortunate to escape serious injury after a pile-up at the third round of the Australian Superbike Championship.

Bayliss retains lead in World Superbikes

Ducati rider Troy Bayliss had retained a healthy lead after the fifth round of the World Superbike Championship at Monza in Italy.

Allerton takes Superbikes lead

Honda rider Glenn Allerton catapulted from fifth to the top of the championship table after winning both races at the Australian Superbike Championship in SA.

Stauffer wins Superbikes opener

Yamaha Racing Team rider Jamie Stauffer has edged out Team Suzuki rider Shawn Giles to take opening points at the Australian Superbike Championship.

Still one of the greats despite early goodbye

Casey Stoner of Australia and Repsol Honda Team speaks with journalists and celebrates the pole position at the end of the qualifying for the Australian MotoGP, which is round 17 of the MotoGP World Championship at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on October 27, 2012 in Phillip Island, Australia.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Mark Fogarty CASEY STONER is on the verge of early retirement, and also on the cusp of greatness.

Stoner is ready to crown career

Casey Stoner speaks the media yesterday.

Mark Fogarty, Phillip Island Two-wheel tearaway on the verge of early retirement and also on the cusp of greatness.

Bayliss wants $2 million to race Rossi

Robert Grant World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss has put a price tag of $A2.1 million on a proposed match race against world MotoGP titleholder Valentino Rossi.

Corser positive after tests on new bike

Ed Jackson Troy Corser's bid to maintain Australian dominance in the Superbike World Championship has been boosted by early testing on his new BMW machine.

Bayliss set to take Superbike title

Robert Grant Troy Bayliss is poised to wrap up his third world Superbike championship at Vallelunga in Italy this weekend.

Bayliss crushes rivals at Brno

Robert Grant Australia's Troy Bayliss is set to quit world superbikes with a third world title after another commanding performance at the weekend.

Vermeulen keen to stay at Suzuki

Robert Grant Queenslander Chris Vermeulen is determined to remain in the elite MotoGP championship despite rumours of a shock return to world superbikes.

Rossi storms to Mugello pole

Former seven-time world champion Valentino Rossi set a new lap record as he stormed to pole position for the Italian Grand Prix.

Battle of Troy set for Phillip Island

Aussies Troy Corser and Troy Bayliss have claimed the top two spots in opening qualifying for round two of the Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island.