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  • Sykes doubles up at Donington

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes doubles up at Donington

    Tom Sykes (KRT) put on his best weekend of the year to record his second win of the day at home in Donington Park, running out 9.772 seconds ahead of his team-mate Jonathan Rea (KRT). Rea had almost...

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  • Speedway: Woffinden wins in Prague

    24 May 2015 by Tony Hoare

    Speedway: Woffinden wins in Prague

    Tai Woffinden won last night’s Czech speedway Grand Prix in Prague to cement his position at the top of the world championship standings. The Brit was fast all night, but saved his best starts for the...

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  • Sofuoglu takes Donington win

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sofuoglu takes Donington win

    Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) scored yet another win in the WSS class but he had his hands full with early leader Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) and British wild card Kyle Ryde...

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  • Sykes takes first clear win of 2015

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes takes first clear win of 2015

    Race One at Donington was a two-man fight between KRT team-mates Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea, in what was an occasionally over-aggressive battle for supremacy that kept the crowd’s attention for most...

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  • Twenty six up for Sykes at Donington

    23 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Twenty six up for Sykes at Donington

    Superpole at Donington got underway at noon, thanks to the unusual schedule at this round, with Tom Sykes (KRT) taking his 26th career Superpole win with a new track best of 1’27.071. Jonathan Rea...

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  • Sykes breaks away to top day one

    22 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Sykes breaks away to top day one

    Tom Sykes has broken clear of the chasing field to take a clear top spot on the opening day of his home round of the World Superbike championship at Donington Park. The former World Champion finished...

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  • Camier surprises to top free practice

    22 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Camier surprises to top free practice

    Leon Camier has surprised the World Superbike paddock by topping the first free practice session at his home round at Donington Park. The MV Agusta rider finished the first of the day’s three sessions...

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  • Ellison looking forward to Snetterton outing

    22 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Ellison looking forward to Snetterton outing

    MCE British Superbike championship leader James Ellison says he’s looking forward to the chance to test next week at Snetterton, ahead of the next round of the series. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

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  • Andy Reid set for first WSS weekend

    22 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Andy Reid set for first WSS weekend

    After an unexpected parting of the ways between regular Core Motorsport Thailand Honda WSS rider Ratthapark Wilairot and his Thai owned team, the CBR600RR that won the Chang International Circuit race...

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  • Italian fever in Moto3 at Le Mans

    20 May 2015 by Steve English

    Italian fever in Moto3 at Le Mans

    The Moto3 race at Le Mans saw an all Italian podium with Romano Fenati claiming his first win of the year ahead of Enea Bastianini and with Pecco Bagnaia scoring the first podium of his career the...

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  • Lowes continuing to learn

    20 May 2015 by Steve English

    Lowes continuing to learn

    Sam Lowes continued his maturation in the Moto2 class at Le Mans with the Englishman finishing fourth after another solid weekend that saw him make plenty of progress. Lowes, the 2013 World Supersport...

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  • Crutchlow explains crash

    19 May 2015 by Steve English

    Crutchlow explains crash

    Cal Crutchlow was punished for a small mistake at Le Mans with the Englishman crashing out of the French Grand Prix in the early stages. Crutchlow had been enjoying a strong weekend but, like the...

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  • Pedrosa: No answers for my crash

    19 May 2015 by Steve English

    Pedrosa: No answers for my crash

    Dani Pedrosa's comeback from injury was marred by a crash but ultimately he was able to remount and finish the French Grand Prix and prove his fitness. The Spaniard had missed three races due to an...

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  • Hayden: It was nice to be happy on a Sunday!

    19 May 2015 by Steve English

    Hayden: It was nice to be happy on a Sunday!

    Nicky Hayden had his best result of the year in last weekend's French Grand Prix and afterwards the American half-joked that it was nice to smile again after a race. Having fought with the factory...

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  • "WSBK legend at Sepang"...is it Biaggi?

    18 May 2015 by Steve English

    "WSBK legend at Sepang"...is it Biaggi?

    The Sepang International Circuit today announced that "a legendary rider will be competing in the World Superbike round" at the Malaysian track later this year. The decision to bring in a well known...

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  • Video: Victory's electric TT bike testing

    18 May 2015 by MCN Sport

    Video: Victory's electric TT bike testing

    Last week MCN broke the story that Victory will compete in the SES TT Zero electric race in June – and here's the first video of the bike in action, riding in tests in the USA with Lee Johnston on...

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  • Michelin testing at Le Mans today

    18 May 2015 by Steve English

    Michelin testing at Le Mans today

    Michelin will be gathering information today at Le Mans with Michael Laverty and Randy de Puniet testing for Aprilia and Suzuki respectively at the French track. Kawasaki tuning arm Akira are also...

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  • Luthi cruises to French win

    17 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Luthi cruises to French win

    Thomas Luthi has cruised to Moto2 victory in Le Mans, taking the win by two seconds from defending champion Tito Rabat. Johann Zarco, an early battler with Luthi, took the final podium spot. Luthi...

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  • Fenati wins as Kent goes 31st to 4th

    17 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Fenati wins as Kent goes 31st to 4th

    Romano Fenati has taken his first win of the 2015 Moto3 season, after taking an advantage into the closing corners of the final lap from a chasing trio of fellow Italians Enea Bastianini and Francesco...

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  • Marquez quickest in MotoGP warmup

    17 May 2015 by Steve English

    Marquez quickest in MotoGP warmup

    Marc Marquez has been fast and consistent all weekend and in morning warmup for this afternoon's MotoGP race at Le Mans he was once again the pace setter. Marquez ended the 20 minute session almost...

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  • Lowes fastest in Moto2 warmup

    17 May 2015 by Steve English

    Lowes fastest in Moto2 warmup

    Sam Lowes looks to be in very competitive form at Le Mans this morning with the Englishman completing a string of 1'38s laps in the morning warmup to set the pace in Moto2. The Speed Up rider will...

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  • Kent sets the pace in warmup

    17 May 2015 by Steve English

    Kent sets the pace in warmup

    Danny Kent may be starting from 31st on the grid in moto3 but the Englishman has set the pace throughout the weekend and did so again in this morning's warmup session. Kent, riding for Leopard Racing,...

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  • Johnston denies Seeley in superstock race

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Johnston denies Seeley in superstock race

    Lee Johnston has denied Alastair Seeley the chance to become the most successful North West 200 racer of all time, with a last lap move to take the win from his fellow Northern Irishman. The duo were...

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  • Seeley takes experience to superbike win

    16 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Seeley takes experience to superbike win

    Alastair Seeley has matched Robert Dunlop’s fifteen-win record at the North West 200 by capitalising on his experience to take the win in the first of the day’s superbike races at the Northern Irish...

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  • Crutchlow happy with fourth

    16 May 2015 by Steve English

    Crutchlow happy with fourth

    Cal Crutchlow was pleased with fourth fastest today at Le Mans and while the pace of Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso seems to be out of reach for him this weekend he could still end...

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