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  • MCN’s top ten road racing riders: 9th

    Today 17:00 by Stephen Davison

    MCN’s top ten road racing riders: 9th

    The 2014 road racing season promised to be a vintage year and it didn’t disappoint. The defection of Michael Dunlop from Honda to BMW during the winter set the tone for a year of change that saw new...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 4th

    Today 15:30 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 4th

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top ten BSB riders: 9th

    Today 09:00 by Simon Patterson

    MCN’s top ten BSB riders: 9th

    With all the dust settled on yet another highly competitive year in the MCE British Superbike championship, MCN have taken the opportunity to look back on the season and examine our top ten riders –...

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  • MCN’s top ten road racing riders: 10th

    Yesterday 17:00 by Stephen Davison

    MCN’s top ten road racing riders: 10th

    The 2014 road racing season promised to be a vintage year and it didn’t disappoint. The defection of Michael Dunlop from Honda to BMW during the winter set the tone for a year of change that saw new...

    Read more ...
  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 5th

    Yesterday 15:00 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 5th

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top ten BSB riders: 10th

    Yesterday 09:00 by Simon Patterson

    MCN’s top ten BSB riders: 10th

    With all the dust settled on yet another highly competitive year in the MCE British Superbike championship, MCN have taken the opportunity to look back on the season and sort our top ten riders –...

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  • Nicky Hayden happy with wrist recovery

    17 December 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Nicky Hayden happy with wrist recovery

    Aspar Honda rider Nicky Hayden says he is pleased with the progress his recovering right wrist is making during the winter lay-off. The American underwent major surgery last summer to try and cure a...

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  • KTM RC390 Cup to get Santander sponsorship

    17 December 2014 by Simon Patterson

    KTM RC390 Cup to get Santander sponsorship

    The MCE British Superbike paddock’s new series, the KTM RC390 Cup, will have the backing of consumer finance giant Santander for its debut season, with the Spanish bank coming onboard as an extension...

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  • Morais back in the PTR fold

    17 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Morais back in the PTR fold

    CIA Landlords Insurance Honda has made its third rider signing for 2015 as former PTR Honda rider Sheridan Morais rejoins the British-based team run by former GP rider Simon Buckmaster. Experienced...

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  • Jackson earns BSB promotion with Buildbase BMW

    16 December 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Jackson earns BSB promotion with Buildbase BMW

    Nineteen year old Lee Jackson is set to remain with the Buildbase BMW team for 2015, but the National Superstock 1000 rider will gain a full time promotion to the MCE British Superbike championship...

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  • Ducati boss surprised by 2014 results

    15 December 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati boss surprised by 2014 results

    Ducati boss Gigi Dall’Igna has admitted he has been surprised at the rapid rate of progress that the factory Desmosedici made under his stewardship in 2014. Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso finished...

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  • Marquez defends Andorra move

    15 December 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez defends Andorra move

    Speaking for the first time since he announced his controversial decision to move to Andorra in a press conference at Superprestigio in Barcelona, MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says the decision has...

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  • Winning Evo championship strategy explained

    14 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Winning Evo championship strategy explained

    In so many ways the Evo class within the overall WSB grid in 2014 was unusual but arguably the thing that most set it apart from other WSB initiatives of the past was its scoring method. Each SBK...

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  • 'Evo' name a one shot deal

    13 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    'Evo' name a one shot deal

    In 2014 everybody understood that there would be a significantly different shape to the WSB championship tech rules and regs in 2015.  There was one flaw in the thinking of those who said that...

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  • Stars line up for Superprestigio II

    12 December 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Stars line up for Superprestigio II

    Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is set to lead a whole host of stars from every discipline of two wheels this weekend for the second running of the revived Superprestigio in Barcelona. One of...

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  • Aprilia boss: Experienced line-up key for 2015

    12 December 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Aprilia boss: Experienced line-up key for 2015

    Aprilia boss Romano Albesiano believes it was vitally important for the Italian factory to sign an experienced line-up for its return to MotoGP competition in 2015. Aprilia will field Alvaro Bautista...

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  • Andrea Dovizioso surprised by 2014 revival

    12 December 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Andrea Dovizioso surprised by 2014 revival

    Andrea Dovizioso says he massively exceeded expectations this year after the Italian clinched an impressive fifth position in the overall MotoGP world standings on Ducati's improved...

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  • Dougie Lampkin takes on the Snow Village

    12 December 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Dougie Lampkin takes on the Snow Village

    Deep in the frozen tundra of north western Finland is the Snow Village; a tourist resort consisting of a village of hotels, bars, restaurants and even a chapel, all built from the snow and ice of the...

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  • New WSB rules shaping up well for Suzuki

    12 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    New WSB rules shaping up well for Suzuki

    After strong performances from both Alex Lowes and new signing Randy De Puniet on the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki in recent Jerez testing, team principal Paul Denning has every right to feel positive...

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  • Paul Bird MotoGP machinery up for sale

    11 December 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Paul Bird MotoGP machinery up for sale

    Fancy owning a unique MotoGP bike that Michael Laverty and Broc Parkes scored world championship points on during the 2014 premier class campaign? Now you have the chance after Cumbrian businessman...

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