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  • Zarco: 65 point advantage is incredible

    Yesterday 18:10 by Steve English

    Zarco: 65 point advantage is incredible

    Johann Zarco has enjoyed a superb first half of 2015 and the Frenchman has put himself into a great position to win a first world title having won three races so far. With nine races remaining the Ajo...

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  • Moto3 recap: Round 4 - Spain

    27 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto3 recap: Round 4 - Spain

    Danny Kent won his third race on the bounce but whereas COTA and Argentina were dominant wins he had to claw for it in Jerez. The last lap came down to a classic Jerez fight and Kent came out on...

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  • Moto2 recap: Round 4 - Spain

    27 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto2 recap: Round 4 - Spain

    Jonas Folger claimed his second win of the year by dominating the latter stages of the Spanish Grand Prix. The German took advantage of the fight for second with Tito Rabat and Johann Zarco battling...

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  • MotoGP recap: Round 4 - Spain

    27 July 2015 by Steve English

    MotoGP recap: Round 4 - Spain

    Jorge Lorenzo got his title campaign back on track with the first of four consecutive wins. Lorenzo was dominant at Jerez and afterwards he took advantage of the opportunity to remind everyone that...

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  • Forward to sit out Indy

    27 July 2015 by Steve English

    Forward to sit out Indy

    Forward Racing will miss the next round of the MotoGP world championship in Indianapolis. The team cited lost sponsorship as their primary reason but with financial authorities in Switzerland having...

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  • Moto3 recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    26 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto3 recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    Fresh from a dominant win at COTA Danny Kent stretched his legs even further in Argentina and won by an incredible ten seconds at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Kent started from the front row but dropped...

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  • Moto2 recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    26 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto2 recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    Johann Zarco took the second win of his Grand Prix career in Argentina after a dominant weekend that saw him cruise to victory ahead of the impressive rookie Alex Rins with Sam Lowes rounding out the...

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  • MotoGP recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    26 July 2015 by Steve English

    MotoGP recap: Round 3 - Argentina

    The Argentine Grand Prix will be remembered for the crash on the penultimate lap between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. Marquez had been in front but with Rossi on the charge the Italian was able...

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  • First Yamaha win at Suzuka since 1996

    26 July 2015 by Steve English

    First Yamaha win at Suzuka since 1996

    Bradley Smith, Pol Espargaro and Katsuyuki Nakasuga gave Yamaha their first Suzuka 8 Hours victory since 1996 after a superb race in Japan this morning. The Tech3 teammates partnered Yamaha factory...

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  • Casey Stoner crashes out of Suzuka 8 Hour

    26 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Casey Stoner crashes out of Suzuka 8 Hour

    Casey Stoner’s return to competitive motorcycle racing has lasted less than fifteen minutes, after he ran wide and crashed out at Degnar just minutes into his first run on the MuSHASi RT Honda...

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  • Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: On the grid

    26 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: On the grid

    The bikes and riders are on the grid for the start of the Suzuka 8 Hour - and we got the first of today's video diaries with Bradley Smith recorded right there in the middle of it!

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  • Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: Time attack

    25 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: Time attack

    After a rather incredible performance during this evening's Time Attack from Pol Espargaró, Bradley decided it was only fair to recruit his teammate for today's video diary - even if he didn't give...

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  • Moto3 recap: Round 2 - Americas

    25 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto3 recap: Round 2 - Americas

    You're not supposed to win Moto3 races by a margin of seconds but nobody told Danny Kent in Texas with the Honda rider taking the flag with mammoth eight seconds victory margin. Kent started from pole...

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  • Moto2 recap: Round 2 - Americas

    25 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto2 recap: Round 2 - Americas

    Sam Lowes took the first win of his Grand Prix career at COTA after seeing off the challenge from Johann Zarco. Lowes had suffered a huge crash on Friday and another during qualifying but when it...

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  • MotoGP recap: Round 2 - Americas

    25 July 2015 by Steve English

    MotoGP recap: Round 2 - Americas

    Marc Marquez overcame a technical failure on his bike in qualifying to take a dramatic pole position in Texas. The lap was arguably the best that we've ever seen from the Spaniard. He was fired up and...

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  • Brookes to make German championship wildcard

    25 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Brookes to make German championship wildcard

    Milwaukee Yamaha rider Josh Brookes will gain a significant advantage over his MCE British Superbike championship rivals when the series makes its annual trip abroad for the Dutch round of the series...

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  • Moto3 recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto3 recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    Danny Kent's dominance of Moto3 in 2015 wasn't clearly apparent in qualifying at Qatar but having topped two practice sessions he was always confident of making a splash in the desert. Kent was never...

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  • Moto2 recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Moto2 recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    In the Moto2 season opener Sam Lowes and Johann Zarco were the fastest men on the grid but both failed to win the race after a mistake from Lowes and a mechancial issue for Zarco. Jonas Folger was the...

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  • MotoGP recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    MotoGP recap: Round 1 - Qatar

    "I think that this battle is one of the best my career," was what Valentino Rossi said after winning the Qatar Grand Prix. Over the course of the next eight rounds he's been able to show that he's...

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  • Tight fight between Kawasaki riders in Laguna

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Tight fight between Kawasaki riders in Laguna

    Laguna Seca saw a thrilling battle between the Kawasaki teammates, Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea, with the Englishman coming out on top in both races and clawing back eight points in the title standings.

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  • Davies: This is the fruit of our labours

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Davies: This is the fruit of our labours

    A double win for Chaz Davies brought him within 20 points of Tom Sykes in the fight for second in the World Superbike standings. The Ducati rider was on fire all weekend and easily the class of the...

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  • Guintoli and Lowes explain race two crash

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Guintoli and Lowes explain race two crash

    Sylvain Guintoli's weekend in California was solid with a seventh place finish in race one, having ran in the top five at one point, but his outing in race two was short lived. A first lap crash with...

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  • Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: Qualifying 1

    24 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bradley Smith's Suzuka diary: Qualifying 1

    The first of two qualifying sessions done for Bradley Smith at Suzuka, and we caught up with him at pit lane walk just before they head back out on track for the second one for an update on...

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  • Bridewell bemoans track temperature tyre woes

    24 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bridewell bemoans track temperature tyre woes

    Tommy Bridewell has been left suffering in qualifying for this year’s Suzuka 8 Hour, as increasing track temperatures have left the Pirelli-shod Penz13.com BMW France bike at a further disadvantage...

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  • Martin Jessopp to make Classic TT debut

    24 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Martin Jessopp to make Classic TT debut

    MCE British Superbike regular Martin Jessopp will make his debut at this year’s Classic TT, after teaming up with a joint effort from Kevin Pearson's Team York Suzuki and Craig Brookes' CMB...

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  • Hopkins to extend BSB return to Thruxton

    23 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hopkins to extend BSB return to Thruxton

    John Hopkins will extend his BSB return until at least the next round of the series at Thruxton, as the Lloyds British Moto Rapido Ducati team’s full time rider Jakub Smrz continues to recover from...

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  • Espargaro: Suzuki feels like a family

    23 July 2015 by Steve English

    Espargaro: Suzuki feels like a family

    Aleix Espargaro told MCN that he feels like he's the best rider in the world when he's surrounded by people that trust him and respect him. He has that in spades at Suzuki and he is riding superbly...

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