Motorcycle Sport News

  • Rossi and Rea could race in Suzuka Showdown

    Today 12:19 by Simon Patterson

    Rossi and Rea could race in Suzuka Showdown

    Valentino Rossi has sent the racing rumour mill into overdrive after tweeting a picture of himself riding at night on track with the simple comment of ‘night training’. Speculation is now building...

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  • Column: Picking up the pieces

    Today 11:09 by Stephen Davison

    Column: Picking up the pieces

    2015 began full of promise for Gareth Keys. The young Co Antrim racer had a new sponsor and bikes for his third season on the roads and his whole family turned up for the photoshoot to announce the...

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  • Le Mans 24hr: Live updates

    Today 09:46 by Simon Patterson

    Le Mans 24hr: Live updates

    Saturday 1347: Clear the grid sign given!  Départ dans 15 minutes. On ne tient plus en place #happysaturday #24Hmoto #bonnecourseatous pic.twitter.com/dOL2ZqyTvV — 24 Heures Motos...

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  • Friday roundup from Argentina

    Today 00:04 by Steve English

    Friday roundup from Argentina

    The opening day of this weekend's Argentine Grand Prix is done and dusted...and it was definitely dusty here at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit. The opening practice session was a complete waste of...

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  • MotoGP Argentina: Suzuki back on top!

    Yesterday 19:15 by Steve English

    MotoGP Argentina: Suzuki back on top!

    Is Suzuki's pace legitimate or was Aleix Espargaro able to take advantage of a low grip track surface that played to the strengths of the supple Suzuki? The answer is probably somewhere in the middle...

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  • WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    Yesterday 15:50 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati WSB) led home an all-British top four in the combined results on Friday at the Assen WSB round, following up on his recent win at Motorland Aragon with a top spot...

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  • Le Mans 24hr: Brits on top form in Stock class

    Yesterday 15:34 by Simon Patterson

    Le Mans 24hr: Brits on top form in Stock class

    The British contingent of riders for the Le Mans 24hr have had a strong showing in qualifying for the Le Mans 24hr race, with Prime Factors Racing top of the Brits in ninth in their class. The biggest...

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  • Le Mans 24hr: Kawasaki lead close qualifying

    Yesterday 15:22 by Simon Patterson

    Le Mans 24hr: Kawasaki lead close qualifying

    The SRC Kawasaki squad led by former World Supersport champion Fabien Foret has topped the time sheets for tomorrow’s Le Mans 24 hour race, finishing ahead of a top five separated by under a second...

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  • WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    Yesterday 14:47 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    With several of the top WSS riders falling in a halted and re-started WSS second practice session at Assen, Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) took a 0.132 second advantage in lap time over Kenan...

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  • TV weekend coverage guide

    Yesterday 14:07 by Simon Patterson

    TV weekend coverage guide

    This weekend sees the first British Eurosport ‘Superbike Sunday’ of the year, with World Superbikes and British Superbikes joined for the first time by the Endurance World Championship as well as...

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  • Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

    Yesterday 08:59 by Stephen Davison

    Franck Petricola set to make NW200 return

    French road racer Franck Petricola is set to return to this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 after suffering serious injuries in a crash at the 2014 event. The French rider careered into a...

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  • Thursday news from Argentina

    16 April 2015 by Steve English

    Thursday news from Argentina

    The MotoGP paddock has decamped to South America with varying degrees of ease. Some flights left Austin with minimal difficulties whereas plenty of people travelling to the Argentine Grand Prix had...

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  • Round up from COTA

    16 April 2015 by Steve English

    Round up from COTA

    The second round of the 2015 MotoGP season will be remembered for two things; Marc Marquez' stunning pole lap and a day when the record books were torn apart by British riders. Throughout the winter...

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  • Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

    16 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Sarolea unveil TT Zero machine

    Belgian manufacturer Sareola has unveiled their 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero machine, the SP7, in Brussels’ Autoworld vintage car museum. Styled in café racer form, the machine will be piloted by Scottish...

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  • Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

    16 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Road racing stars top Cookstown 100 entry list

    The stars of road racing will lead the entry list next weekend at the Cookstown 100, with Michael and William Dunlop joined by Guy Martin and Dean Harrison at the Northern Irish race. With the Tyco...

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  • Rutter set for BSB return with Gearlink

    15 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Rutter set for BSB return with Gearlink

    BSB veteran Michael Rutter will join the Gearlink Kawasaki squad for this weekend’s races at Brands Hatch, replacing Tyneside rider Joe Burns. Burns has parted with the squad after only once weekend...

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  • Lorenzo: Fourth all we achieve

    14 April 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo: Fourth all we achieve

    Jorge Lorenzo battled bronchitis throughout the weekend at the Circuit of the Americas with the changeable conditions making things very difficult for the Spaniard. With rain and cold cooler...

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  • Michael McKenzie dies in Donington Park crash

    14 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Michael McKenzie dies in Donington Park crash

    Thundersport GB rider Michael McKenzie has lost his life following a crash during the Stocktwins class race at this weekend’s event at Donington Park. Speaking in a statement released by the...

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  • Kent consolidates position as title favourite

    14 April 2015 by Steve English

    Kent consolidates position as title favourite

    Danny Kent's win on Sunday in America elevated the Englishman to the head of the Moto3 world championship and consolidated his position as a championship challenger in the class. Having been fast...

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  • Lowes reflects on first Moto2 win

    14 April 2015 by Steve English

    Lowes reflects on first Moto2 win

    Having claimed his first Grand Prix victory Sam Lowes now looks primed for a title charge in the intermediate class. The Englishman, who made the step from World Supersport to Moto2 last year, has...

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  • Dungey take second Supercross world title

    13 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dungey take second Supercross world title

    Red Bull KTM rider Ryan Dungey has taken his second Supercross World Championship title with three races left to go in the series, after powering to second place in Saturday night’s Texas race. The...

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  • Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

    13 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Gary Carswell dies in Jurby crash

    Former Senior TT podium finisher Gary Carswell has lost his life during practice for a short circuit meeting at Jurby on his native Isle of Man. The forty-six year old crashed his Fireblade on...

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  • Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

    13 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guy Martin takes Spring Cup victory

    Guy Martin has taken the first ever victories for the new Tyco BMW squad, as the Lincolnshire man got his season underway at Scarborough’s Spring Cup. He won over fellow TT competitors Ryan Farquhar,...

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  • COTA MotoGP: Marquez cruises to victory

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    COTA MotoGP: Marquez cruises to victory

    It was business as usual as reigning world champion Marc Marquez took victory at Circuit of the Americas after starting from pole position. It looked as though it could be a repeat of the Qatar race,...

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  • COTA Moto2: Lowes takes maiden Moto2 win

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    COTA Moto2: Lowes takes maiden Moto2 win

    British rider Sam Lowes has taken his maiden Moto2 victory, despite a few spots of rain falling during the race. Frenchman Johann Zarco led into the first corner, with Lowes in second. Zarco led for...

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