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  • Suzuki reveals title sponsor and 2015 colours

    Today 18:16 by Steve English

    Suzuki reveals title sponsor and 2015 colours

    Suzuki joined the rest of the MotoGP grid by formally revealing their 2015 livery for the GSXR-R. The Japanese manufacturer is returning to the class after a three year hiatus with Aleix Espargaro and...

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  • Amor delighted with on track return

    Yesterday 17:35 by Simon Patterson

    Amor delighted with on track return

    RigDeluge Racing rider Keith Amor has been left delighted with his first time on track since August, after the Scottish racer made his 2015 debut at the opening day of the Cartagena Pro...

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  • Redding on hand to unveil Marc VDS

    Yesterday 13:11 by Steve English

    Redding on hand to unveil Marc VDS

    In perhaps the largest launch in memory the Team Estrella Galicia Marc VDS squad unveiled their 2015 lineup with MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3 and CEV championship squads all represented in Madrid. The main...

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  • Ciabatti: You have to set ambitious targets

    Yesterday 11:56 by Steve English

    Ciabatti: You have to set ambitious targets

    In Sepang, Paolo Ciabatti, sporting director of Ducati, reiterated  the teams desire to move forward again in 2015. The Italian squad has spent the last four years in the doldrums since Casey...

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  • Aprilia unveil RS-GP MotoGP contender

    Yesterday 11:44 by Steve English

    Aprilia unveil RS-GP MotoGP contender

    Aprilia officially unveiled their 2015 MotoGP bike today in Italy with Alvaro Bautista and Marco Melandri on hand to pull the covers back on the RS-GP that marks the Italian manufacturers official...

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  • 2015 TT start numbers released

    Yesterday 10:04 by Simon Patterson

    2015 TT start numbers released

      The numbers at which the top twenty riders at this year’s Isle of Man TT go off the line have been released, with twenty one time TT winner John McGuinness once again taking over the number one...

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  • Misano prepares for 2015 with new surface

    04 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Misano prepares for 2015 with new surface

    Italy’s Misano circuit has begun their track modernisation with a full resurfacing of the 4.2km Grand Prix track. The tarmacking is only part of a host of upgrades designed to improve circuit...

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  • Rivals sound off on GP15

    04 March 2015 by Steve English

    Rivals sound off on GP15

    The new Ducati GP15 turns heads up and down the Sepang pitlane during the second test of the season and the performances of Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone certainly created a stir in Malaysia.

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  • Stoner to make Suzuka 8hr comeback?

    02 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Stoner to make Suzuka 8hr comeback?

    Rumours are circulating that former MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner is set to come out of retirement to ride for Honda in this year’s Suzuka 8hr race. Stoner has maintained a relationship with...

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  • Webb ends Blazusiak’s SuperEnduro streak

    02 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Webb ends Blazusiak’s SuperEnduro streak

    American KTM rider Cody Webb has ended Taddy Blazusiak’s four-win streak in the SuperEnduro World Championship, taking victory in Brazil ahead of Manxman David Knight with the Pole in third. The...

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  • Video: Red Bull X-Fighters season preview

    02 March 2015 by MCN Staff

    Video:  Red Bull X-Fighters season preview

    Marking 10 years since the first Red Bull X-Fighters first lit up the nighttime sky above the sold out Monumental Plaza de Toros bullring in Mexico City with 38,000 frenzied fans, the 2015 season...

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  • Iannone leaves Sepang impressed with GP15

    02 March 2015 by Steve English

    Iannone leaves Sepang impressed with GP15

    Andrea Iannone continues to make progress with the new Ducati GP15 and spent this week adapting to the new bike and adjusting the setup to allow him to get closer to the potential of the new bike. "I...

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  • Canepa set for strong comeback

    01 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Canepa set for strong comeback

    After a tough and unrewarding 2014 rookie season the Hero EBR bosses back home cleared the decks and started again for 2015, with Larry Pegram’s AMA squad forming the template for the official Hero...

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  • Fast off the WSB Mark

    01 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Fast off the WSB Mark

    Of the many things to get excited about at the first round of the season the sheer pace and carefree performances of WSB rookie Michael van der Mark on the Pata Honda was a major highlight, if...

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  • Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

    01 March 2015 by Steve English

    Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

    Two crashes blighted Pol Espargaro's week in Malaysia but overall the Tech3 rider was pleased with the performance of the bike and some of the lessons learned during the initial three days at...

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  • Guy Martin: His best chance yet?

    28 February 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Guy Martin: His best chance yet?

    I began last week reading the headlines that Guy Martin could retire from racing at the end of the 2015 season. This column reflected on Guy’s impact on road racing and how things would be without him...

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  • Pedrosa not worried about lack of a fast time

    27 February 2015 by Steve English

    Pedrosa not worried about lack of a fast time

    Dani Pedrosa spent the week working on the Honda engine and having finished the second Sepang test with only the seventh fastest time he dismissed any suggestions that he was struggling for one lap...

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  • Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

    27 February 2015 by Steve English

    Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

    Jack Miller's promotion to MotoGP has set tongues wagging up and down the paddock but the rookie is making progress in adapting to the bigger machine and the physical demands that it involves. A long...

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  • Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

    27 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

    Honda Racing’s newest signing Jenny Tinmouth has joined a group of female sporting icons as part of a BT Sport-sponsored networking event at the Olympic Park’s London Aquatics Centre. The event,...

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  • Yamaha set for WSBK return

    27 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Yamaha set for WSBK return

    Yamaha are set for a return to the World Superbike stage with their new R1 machine – but will wait until 2016, and instead concentrate on turning the machine into a competitive package at national...

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  • Davies ready for new Thai challenge

    26 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies ready for new Thai challenge

    No sooner than he had scored two brilliant Phillip Island podiums on the official Ducati Panigale last weekend Chaz Davies was asked about his prospects for the next round, to be held at the Chang...

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  • Armoy Road Races announce new title sponsor

    26 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Armoy Road Races announce new title sponsor

    The Armoy Road Races have announced that Hull-based production and package management company SGS International will become title sponsors for 2015. The announcement comes as the national race looks...

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