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Five Questions With Checa

Five Questions With Checa

1 hi-def photos  08 March 2012, 09:54
Carlos Checa answers five questions
Althea Racing at Philip Island

Althea Racing at Philip Island

2 hi-def photos  20 February 2012, 09:43
Althea Racing at Philip island
Carlos And Marco Bring The WSB Curtain Down In Style

Carlos And Marco Bring The WSB Curtain Down In Style

3 hi-def photos  18 October 2011, 23:09
Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) and Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) traded wins at the final round of the championship in Portugal in a day that promised and delivered close racing in hot weather conditions in front of an 86,000 crowd. Effenbert-Liberty Racing Ducati rider Sylvain Guintoli almost gave the new-for-2011 team its first race win in race one, but Checa prevailed at the end.
Carlos Checa Visits Factory To Celebrate Ducati’s 300th World Superbike Victory

Carlos Checa Visits Factory To Celebrate Ducati’s 300th World Superbike Victory

3 hi-def photos  30 August 2011, 18:11
Before leaving for Germany’s Nurburgring circuit and the 10th round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship, Team Althea Racing’s Carlos Checa took time to visit the Ducati factory in Borgo Panigale, Bologna and celebrate with the management and technicians of the famous Italian manufacturer.
Ducatis 300th Victory In The World Superbike Championship

Ducati's 300th Victory In The World Superbike Championship

1 hi-def photos  01 August 2011, 15:49
Carlos Checa’s victory at Silverstone’s round 9 of the 2011 World Superbike series in the UK on Sunday protected his lead in the Riders’ championship, maintained Ducati’s advantage in the Manufacturers’ title and marked an incredible 300 race win milestone for the famous Italian motorcycle brand from Bologna.
Fridays Action At Silverstone Sees Checa The Early Leader

Friday's Action At Silverstone Sees Checa The Early Leader

2 hi-def photos  30 July 2011, 14:06
Two Ducati bikes slotted in at the top of the timesheets following Friday's first qualifying at the new-look Silverstone circuit. On a track that is more suitable on paper to four-cylinder power, points leader Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) led the way with a time of 2 minutes 05.477 seconds, four-tenths quicker than the surprise of the day, the young Frenchman Maxime Berger (Supersonic Racing Team Ducati).
Silverstone The Scene For Latest Three-way Biaggi-Melandri-Checa Battle

Silverstone The Scene For Latest Three-way Biaggi-Melandri-Checa Battle

1 hi-def photos  29 July 2011, 10:11
World Championship arrives at the revamped Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in the UK for round 9, the last one before the summer break.
Checa Goes Dark With A New Design On His X-Lite 802 At Silverstone

Checa Goes Dark With A New Design On His X-Lite 802 At Silverstone

1 hi-def photos  19 July 2011, 11:34
The X-lite X-802 helmet of Superbike World Championship leader Carlos Checa, which represents a map of the world, is changing from blue to flat black for the Silverstone Grand Prix.
Double Podium Success For Checa And Althea Racing At The Czech Track Of Brno

Double Podium Success For Checa And Althea Racing At The Czech Track Of Brno

3 hi-def photos  12 July 2011, 00:59
DOUBLE PODIUM SUCCESS FOR CHECA AND ALTHEA RACING TODAY AT THE CZECH TRACK OF BRNO
Reigning Champion Biaggi Aces Tissot-Superpole

Reigning Champion Biaggi Aces Tissot-Superpole

2 hi-def photos  11 July 2011, 15:04
Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) took his second Tissot-Superpole win of the year today by posting a lap of 1 minute 58.580 seconds, holding off the push of his fellow Italian Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike).
First Position For Checa And The Althea Racing Team In First Qualifying At Brno

First Position For Checa And The Althea Racing Team In First Qualifying At Brno

3 hi-def photos  11 July 2011, 12:29
The eighth round of World SBK Championship got underway this morning at the Automotodrom Brno in the Czech Republic and team Althea Racing and rider Carlos Checa immediately threw down the guantlet, registering the overall fastest time of the day and concluding first qualifying in first position.
Checa Holds Off Local Man Smrz On First Day At Brno

Checa Holds Off Local Man Smrz On First Day At Brno

2 hi-def photos  11 July 2011, 12:26
Two Ducatis led the way in this afternoon’s first qualifying session for the Czech Republic Round at Brno, the quickest being the Althea Racing machine of points leader Carlos Checa. The Spaniard’s time of 1 minute 59.322 seconds was a couple of tenths quicker than the one recorded by the next man, home favourite Jakub Smrz on the all-Czech Effenbert-Liberty Racing 1098R.
Melandri And Biaggi Swap Wins Again In Czech Republic

Melandri And Biaggi Swap Wins Again In Czech Republic

2 hi-def photos  11 July 2011, 11:51
Just like the previous round at Motorland Aragon, Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) and Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) swapped wins and second places at another hot race circuit, as Marco won race one and Max won race two. In taking a hard fought victory, Max continued his amazing relationship with Brno, posting his 11th career win in world championship events at this 5.403km long venue.
Melandri And Biaggi Cut Into Checa’s Championship Lead

Melandri And Biaggi Cut Into Checa’s Championship Lead

2 hi-def photos  20 June 2011, 12:28
A hot afternoon of racing in every way saw Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) and Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) trade wins and second place finishes to squeeze the title leader Carlos C heca (Althea Racing) in the overall points standings.
Althea Racing Report From Motorland Aragon WSB

Althea Racing Report From Motorland Aragon WSB

3 hi-def photos  20 June 2011, 12:18
Althea Racing team and rider Carlos Checa gave their all this afternoon at Motorland Aragon, taking a third place finish in Race 2 that was particularly appreciated by the Spanish fans at Carlos’ home track.
Mark Of Greatness For Melandri In Tissot-superpole

Mark Of Greatness For Melandri In Tissot-superpole

2 hi-def photos  19 June 2011, 08:11
Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) put in a great performance in qualifying to take his first ever Tissot-Superpole success and also give Yamaha its first top grid slot of the season. Melandri set a new track best of 1 minute 57.634 seconds in Superpole 3 and he will start Sunday’s 20-lap races with his great rival Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) as his closest challenger. Biaggi’s team-mate Leon Camier and championship leader Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) complete the front row.
Highs And Lows For Yamaha In Misano

Highs And Lows For Yamaha In Misano

1 hi-def photos  13 June 2011, 17:31
The Misano world circuit was host to a dramatic race day today with both highs and lows for the Yamaha World Superbike Team.
San Marino WSB - Checa On Top

San Marino WSB - Checa On Top

2 hi-def photos  13 June 2011, 17:15
A sun-kissed 61,000-strong Misano crowd witnessed the 2011 phenomenon that is Carlos Checa as he took an imperious double win for his Althea Racing Ducati team at the San Marino Round.
Strong Performance In Miller For Yamaha World Superbike Team

Strong Performance In Miller For Yamaha World Superbike Team

1 hi-def photos  31 May 2011, 12:05
Yamaha World Superbike riders Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri fought hard in difficult conditions in Miller Motorsports Park today, U.S. “ Memorial Day” Monday, to take home well-earned points and with both riders now in the top four on the 2011 Championship standings.
Double, No Trouble Takes Checa Clear Of The Chasing Pack

Double, No Trouble Takes Checa Clear Of The Chasing Pack

2 hi-def photos  31 May 2011, 11:25
On the American Memorial Day holiday 48,00 enthusiastic fans were treated to a double win from a rider who was robbed of a double last year by simple bad luck, Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati).
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