Frankie Chili

  • Frankie goes to Newark. Pierfrancesco Chili confirmed as GUEST OF HONOUR at the Newark Winter Classic.

    Frankie goes to Newark. Pierfrancesco Chili confirmed as GUEST OF HONOUR at the Newark Winter Classic.

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    Pierfrancesco ‘Frankie’ Chili has been confirmed as the Guest of Honour at the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic at Newark showground, which takes places across the 11-12 January 2020. Bologna born Frankie had a long and successful career in racing, winning the 125cc European Championship in 1985 before moving on to the Grand…

  • WSB Laguna: By the numbers

    WSB Laguna: By the numbers

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      It’s the Laguna round of the diesels this weekend and here’s the rundown of the facts and figures that matter going in. Turn yourself into an expert in no time at all with these pub-ammo stats: 30 – Laguna Seca is set to become the 9th track in history with at least 30 races run. The…

  • WSB: Manufacturer’s ups and downs at Assen – Which team should you keep an eye on in The Netherlands?

    WSB: Manufacturer’s ups and downs at Assen – Which team should you keep an eye on in The Netherlands?

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    Aprilia has won twice at Assen, with Eugene Laverty in Race two, 2013, and Sylvain Guintoli in Race one, 2014: which was the factory’s last podium finish here. Last year the best Aprilia results were provided by Lorenzo Savadori: sixth in Race one and fourth in Race two. The best result for BMW at Assen…

  • WSBK: All the stats ahead of this weekend’s Assen round in Holland

    WSBK: All the stats ahead of this weekend’s Assen round in Holland

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    The Superbike World Championship is heading back to the Assen circuit in the Netherlands this weekend – and in preparation for the action packed weekend, here’s a bunch of facts and figures about WSBK racing at the iconic Dutch track.    Assen has held 50 WSBK races over the years, and is second only to…

  • WSB preview: Round 9, Laguna Seca – the stats that matter

    WSB preview: Round 9, Laguna Seca – the stats that matter

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    Ahead of this weekend’s WSB round at Laguna Seca, California here’s a vast stack of excellent stats to get your bike racing brain firing on all cylinders. Check out the amount of time that Tom Sykes appears in the important-stats list! 17 – A European rider won here for the first time after 16 races:…

  • WSB Preview: Donington Stats and Facts

    WSB Preview: Donington Stats and Facts

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      Fancy being one of the WSB ‘experts’ this weekend? Then here’s all you need to know. Some fascinating numbers from the world of top-flight production-based racing going on here: 1988 – Donington was the stage of the birth of the Championship, back in 1988: Davide Tardozzi (Bimota) and Marco Lucchinelli (Ducati) split wins on…

  • WSB Assen preview – all the stats you need to know to be an expert for the weekend

    WSB Assen preview – all the stats you need to know to be an expert for the weekend

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    WSB is getting out and about this weekend at Assen and before it does here’s a wedge of stats and information for you to take in. It’s the sort of stuff that ‘experts’ use to bluff their way through the meeting, so arm yourself with the info beforehand and get the one-up on them. After…

  • Get a biking bargain at the huge Stafford motorcycle show

    Get a biking bargain at the huge Stafford motorcycle show

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    It’s time to raid the change jar, empty the piggy bank and dig for coins behind the sofa as more than 500 traders make final preparations ahead of Staffordshire County Showground’s annual bike event. Taking place on October 18-19, the Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show welcomes sellers of all the best bikes, biking bits,…

  • Meet Pierfrancesco Chili at the Stafford classic bike show

    Meet Pierfrancesco Chili at the Stafford classic bike show

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    A World  superbike legend will add a bit of spice to proceedings this autumn as the red hot action of one of the world’s largest classic motorcycle events heads once again for Staffordshire County Showground. Frankie Chili, best remembered in the UK for his battles with rival Carl Fogarty, will be in attendance as the special…

  • Frankie Chili to make rare guest appearance at Stafford show

    Frankie Chili to make rare guest appearance at Stafford show

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    17 wins and 61 podiums from 276 World Superbike starts, five wins and 11 podiums from 102 Grand Prix starts and a total of 33 fastest laps throughout a career that stretched across two decades. Impressive statistics, yes, but more than that, Pierfrancesco Chili – known to all as Frankie Chili – has captured the…

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