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New MCN June 5: Dunlop treble at the TT

By Liam Marsden -

General news

 04 June 2013 09:34

In this week's MCN, out June 5, we have all the news from the beginning of race week at the TT.

Michael Dunlop has so far taken three wins from three races, could this be the start of a new era?

Also this week: We pit the Petronas FP1 up against the Ducati 999S and Honda CBR900RR Fireblade in the group test that never was and test the best A2-licence friendly bikes.

In sport: All the news and analysis from a historic race week which saw Michael Dunlop take three TT victories, Scott Redding takes his second Moto2 victory in a row and Josh Brookes smashes the newcomer's lap record at the TT.

 

Petronas FP1 group test
We conduct the group test that never was, putting the Petronas FP1 up against its rivals of the time, the Ducati 999S and Honda CBR900RR Fireblade.

 

MCN January 11

MCN January 11

 

A2 bike group test
With new licensing laws in force, manufacturers have pushed the boat out to create a new breed of A2 (47bhp) compliant, fun and friendly machines - the latest being KTM's new 390 Duke. But how novice-friendly and fun is it? To find out, we pit it against Honda's CBR500R and Kawasaki's Ninja 300.

 

 

24 hours with Josh Brookes
MCN was there as British Superbike star Josh Brookes prepared to tackle his greatest biking challenge to date - race at the TT.

 MCN January 11

MCN January 11

 

Aftermarket exhausts
We showcase some of the best aftermarket exhausts for your bike, ranging from £183 to £1919.

 

 

Mugello misery for Valentino
Alvaro Bautista protests his innocence after a first-lap collision ends home hero Rossi's hopes of a podium and dumps him back to sixth in the title race... behind Dovizioso and his Ducati.

 MCN January 11

MCN January 11

 

Britain's got talent!
Cal Crutchlow and Scott Redding continue to tear up the history books on yet another memorable day for British MotoGP fans in Mugello.

 

 

Dunlop's greatest day
History will remember this day: when Michael Dunlop chased 'Joey' down on the road and a perhaps fading legend fought against the setting of the sun with a new outright lap record.

 MCN January 11