ISSUE 8
    


Firstly, welcome! This is our eighth edition of Performance and we’ve once again been busy gathering stories from across the globe for another mixed and hopefully entertaining issue to read...



Three time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss has ridden on Öhlins equipment for the vast majority of his long and distinguished career through his domestic Australian series, American and British Superbikes, WSB and MotoGP. We managed to track down the likeable Aussie to a 24 hour moped enduro (!) on the Gold Coast, to find out more about his relationship with the brand and what he’s up to now...



The following is republished courtesy of Evo Magazine:

How much can Öhlins Road & Track dampers improve the feel and pace of a performance car? Two Renaultsport Méganes, some challenging Welsh roads and a racetrack hold the answer...



It is probably fair to say that outside of France, the FIM Endurance World Championship is on the peripheral vision of most motorcycle race fans, well apart from the MotoGP star-studded Suzuka Eight Hour event that is...



Australian native Byron Draper lives and breathes suspension from his workshop at Öhlins company headquarters just north of Stockholm. Now a key member of the brand’s development of its dealer training and product development, Byron has spent much of his life out on the race circuit, helping riders such as Troy Bayliss get the perfect set-up. This is his story...



Ask most motorsport fans about the most incredible race series ever, and you'll get some predictable answers. Formula One of course, especially in the 1,500bhp turbocharged era of heroes. Endurance racing Gulf Porsche 917s from the 1970s perhaps. And the glory days of 600bhp+ Group B rally racing cars. Of course, that sort of thing's all gone now. Isn't it? Well, no actually. There's an auto sport where the cars are still largely unrestricted, with 600bhp turbo engines, four wheel drive, and crazy speeds. Crazy like 0-60mph in 2.0 seconds – on gravel...



Back in 2009, if you had told New Zealander Corey Peters that he would be a multiple World Champion in skiing within four years, he probably would have laughed. In September of that year, a crash whilst motocrossing left him paralysed. However in a true story of guts and determination, he has gone on to become an inspiration to everyone by becoming a double World Sit-Ski Champion and a Paralympic medallist!...



The 2015 MotoGP season will go down in history as one of the most hotly contested series both on and off track. A resurgent Valentino Rossi kept fans enthralled...



Citroën dominated the 2016 World Touring Car Championship and its four drivers José María López, Yvan Muller, Sébastien Loeb and Qing Hua Ma finished as the...

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