Tom Sykes is a British motorcycle racer who won Superbike World Championship in 2013 having won 34 races for Kawasaki throughout his career. He is the only rider to have achieved 106 podiums.
On July 17th, 2018 it was announced that the association between Tom Sykes and Kawasaki has come to an end at the completion of Superbike World Championship 2018.
“I feel the time has arrived; the moment to make a change in my career and seek new challenges, Nothing can be said about those new challenges or changes.”
Nothing can be said about those new challenges or changes. However, it was reported that he would swap the place with Michael von der Mark who has been riding for PATA Yamaha team. There were also rumors that he might join GRT but there is no space there anymore. That leaves the theory that he might join Red Bull Honda as there will be a seat for 2019.
Dani Pedrosa is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain. He is the youngest rider to win the 250cc world championship. He was born on 29 September 1985. Winning multiple races in consecutive 12 seasons of MotoGP, and having three runner-up positions in 2007, 2010 and 2012, he could never be able to become MotoGP champion.
In 2018, Honda didn’t renew the contract with Dani Pedrosa for the MotoGP season of 2019, and Jorge Lorenzo will be taking his place. Following the event, on July 12th he announced at the German Grand Prix that he is about to retire from MotoGP by the end of the season.
Known by his fandom as The Fast Freddie, Freddie Spencer was an exceptional rider who started racing when he was only four years old. He was known as one of the greatest motorcycle riders ever lived who set uncountable records. During his career. He won 250cc and 500 Grand Prix championships the same year, in 1985. He is the only racer to achieve that in the history of motorcycle racing. The youngest rider to win Grand Prix championship at the age of 21 and AMA Superbike race at the age of 18, the youngest rider to achieve that as well. He was the only racer to make victory in three races at Daytona International Speedway 1985 during the Bike Week.
There are a lot more records that Freddie Spencer set and great triumphs that he achieved. He is one of the most famous riders of the early 80s.
After retiring in 1996, he settled in Las Vegas, where he established a motorcycle racing school called “Freddie Spencer’s High Performance Riding School” till 2008. He also worked as an expert commentator in several racing events.