Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

  • Redding looks for setup solutions in Spain

    Today 09:00 by Steve English

    Redding looks for setup solutions in Spain

    Scott Redding took a step back in Argentina with the Marc VDS rider struggling for grip throughout the weekend. The shine from his progress in Texas, a second row start and consistent pace in practice...

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  • Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

    Yesterday 22:26 by Simon Patterson

    Martin takes double win at Cookstown 100

    Guy Martin has got his 2015 season off to a flying start on the Tyco BMW at the Cookstown 100, taking a double victory in the superbike class.  He won the opening race from Michael Dunlop by only...

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  • Surgery for Marquez after finger fracture

    Yesterday 20:21 by Steve English

    Surgery for Marquez after finger fracture

    Marc Marquez needed surgery today after suffering a fractured little finger in his left hand after a Motocross training accident. The reigning world champion was operated on in Spain by Dr Mir in...

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  • Kent working hard ahead of Jerez

    Yesterday 16:30 by Steve English

    Kent working hard ahead of Jerez

    Moto3 championship leader Danny Kent is looking to make it a hat-trick of victories at next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The Englishman has dominated the last two Grand Prix in North and...

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  • Coma extends title lead with Sealine Rally win

    Yesterday 15:28 by Simon Patterson

    Coma extends title lead with Sealine Rally win

    KTM Red Bull Factory Racing’s Marc Coma has extended his lead in the FIM Cross-Country Rally championship by taking the win in Qatar’s Sealine Rally. The six-time world champion held off Joan Barreda...

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  • MV steps it up for Camier

    Yesterday 14:50 by Gordon Ritchie

    MV steps it up for Camier

    After experiencing some serious electronics issues Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) had to ride through in the recent Aragon round, MV Agusta redoubled their efforts with their new Marelli...

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  • Brookes blitzes lap record in Oulton test

    Yesterday 14:25 by Simon Patterson

    Brookes blitzes lap record in Oulton test

    Milwaukee Yamaha rider Josh Brookes has blitzed his own lap record of Oulton Park, set last year on the old R1, in this week’s official test at the Cheshire circuit. Finishing the day top of the...

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  • Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

    24 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Shiels a surprise pole for Cookstown 100

    BikeBitsNI Kawasaki rider Derek Shiels has unsettled the pecking order after qualifying for the Cookstown 100, sticking his ZX-10R on pole for the feature superbike race ahead of international stars...

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  • Title contenders look forward to Jerez

    24 April 2015 by Steve English

    Title contenders look forward to Jerez

    The Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez looks set to be one of the key milestones of the year. Jerez is traditionally the start of the European season and the start of the development phase of the year and...

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  • Rossi off to best start since 2009

    24 April 2015 by Steve English

    Rossi off to best start since 2009

    It's six years since Valentino Rossi last led the world championship after three races and the Italian is now a rejuvenated rider and while he is not yet the bookies favourite he has put himself into...

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  • Rea’s WSB lead put in context

    24 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea’s WSB lead put in context

    At 13 rounds long, the 2015 FIM Superbike World Championship will run right through until the middle of October and feature 26 individual points scoring races. After eight races there is one...

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  • Calendar reshuffle on the way?

    23 April 2015 by Steve English

    Calendar reshuffle on the way?

    In Argentina Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta discussed the potential for new rounds to be added to the MotoGP calendar. Austria is contracted to return to the GP fold for the first time since 1997 with the...

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  • World Supersport controversy continues to burn

    22 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    World Supersport controversy continues to burn

    The controversy that ended Sunday’s World Supersport race at Assen has continued to burn, with race winner Kenan Sofuoglu and second place finisher Jules Cluzel firing shots at each other after their...

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  • Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

    22 April 2015 by MCN Staff

    Norton to race lightweight TT with MCN

    Not only will Norton compete in the Superbike and Senior class at this year’s Isle of Man TT, but they’ll also be taking on the competitive Lightweight class in partnership with The British Motorcycle...

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  • Pedrosa improving step by step

    22 April 2015 by Steve English

    Pedrosa improving step by step

    Dani Pedrosa wrote on his weekly Repsol blog that he is improving with each day but offered no sign of whether he will be fit for a return to action at the Spanish Grand Prix in ten days time. "I’m...

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  • Lowes keeping expectations in check

    22 April 2015 by Steve English

    Lowes keeping expectations in check

    Sam Lowes dug deep on Sunday to claim a third place finish in the Argentine Grand Prix. The Lincolnshire rider backed up his Texas win with another strong showing even though he admitted that...

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  • Setup woes cost McPhee

    22 April 2015 by Steve English

    Setup woes cost McPhee

    Argentina was a difficult weekend for John McPhee with the Scotsman not able to carry forward the momentum of the opening two races. McPhee, riding for Racing Team Germany, finished 15th after a race...

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  • Update on Jordy De Jonge and James Puttrell

    21 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Update on Jordy De Jonge and James Puttrell

    MCE British Superbike organisers MSV Racing have released an update on the two riders seriously hurt during Sunday’s National Superstock 600 race at Brands Hatch, describing both as ‘critical but...

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  • MCN Fantasy Road Race round one winner

    20 April 2015 by MCN

    MCN Fantasy Road Race round one winner

    With the MotoGP, WSB and BSB season well and truly underway it's time to announce the first winner in the MCN Fantasy Road Race competition run in association with Bennetts. The winner of the first...

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  • Column: Speedway's night of disgrace

    20 April 2015 by Tony Hoare in Warsaw

    Column: Speedway's night of disgrace

    On Saturday night, the first Grand Prix of the speedway season was brought to a halt after just 12 of the 20 qualifying heats had been run. Reports from the pits suggested the riders held a meeting...

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  • Moto3 Argentina: Unstoppable Kent wins again

    19 April 2015 by Steve English

    Moto3 Argentina: Unstoppable Kent wins again

    Danny Kent took advantage of an early crash between Jorge Navarro and Nicolo Antonelli to open a commanding lead in the early stages of today's Argentine Grand Prix. The Englishman, who is now the...

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  • BSB Brands: Ellison controls for race one win

    19 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BSB Brands: Ellison controls for race one win

    James Ellison has taken a resounding victory in the opening race of the MCE British Superbike championship weekend at Brands Hatch, clearing off at the front to control the race. At the start of the...

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  • What to expect today in Argentina

    19 April 2015 by Steve English

    What to expect today in Argentina

    What can we expect in today's Argentine Grand Prix? It's unlikely that we'll see anyone compete with Marc Marquez over the course of a 25 lap race but the Yamaha's of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi...

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