Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

  • Hickman troops up for MV Agusta at TT

    Yesterday 12:17 by Simon Patterson

    Hickman troops up for MV Agusta at TT

    Peter Hickman will join forces with Robinson’s Brewery and Iron Maiden for the 2015 Isle of Man TT campaign, as they come onboard as title sponsors for his new MV Agusta supersport machine under their...

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  • Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

    Yesterday 12:00 by Simon Patterson

    Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

    ITV 4 have confirmed an action-packed schedule of coverage for the 2015 Isle of Man TT that kicks off tomorrow (Monday the 1st June) and includes fifteen hours of coverage from this year’s...

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  • Crutchlow dislocates ankle in crash

    Yesterday 11:42 by Steve English

    Crutchlow dislocates ankle in crash

    Cal Crutchlow dislocated his ankle when he crashed out of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix. The LCR Honda rider had been running a very strong fifth in the race before his spill at the high speed Aribiata...

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  • Lowes to test at Aragon this week

    Yesterday 11:37 by Steve English

    Lowes to test at Aragon this week

    Sam Lowes was disappointed after Sunday's race not to do better than fourth but given his second lap clash with Simone Corsi his effort in the race was commendable. Lowes dropped to ninth and had to...

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  • Factory riders testing Michelins today

    Yesterday 11:25 by Steve English

    Factory riders testing Michelins today

    Another day and another set of bikes out on track at Mugello. For the first time since the second Sepang test the factory contracted MotoGP riders will have an opportunity to test the Michelin tyres...

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  • Strategic Kent extends title advantage

    Yesterday 11:25 by Steve English

    Strategic Kent extends title advantage

    Danny Kent may not have won at Mugello but the English rider rode like a champion as he picked his way through the pack to finish second. The race was incredibly competitive with a group of 15...

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  • World Superbike stars set for TT visit

    Yesterday 10:00 by Simon Patterson

    World Superbike stars set for TT visit

    The front runners of the World Superbike championship are set to visit this year’s Isle of Man TT, with reigning champion Sylvain Guintoli, points leader and Isle of Man resident Jonathan Rea,...

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  • Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

    Yesterday 09:30 by Simon Patterson

    Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

    The Isle of Man Police have confirmed that they’ve dropped their investigation into TT racer Guy Martin’s claims that he lapped the Mountain circuit at over 100mph average speed - in an Aston Martin...

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  • Second TT practice in weather doubt

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Second TT practice in weather doubt

    Tomorrow night’s second practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT is already in doubt, with severe weather threatened by the Met Office to hit the island just in time for the scheduled start of...

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  • Terol lucky to avoid further injury

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Terol lucky to avoid further injury

    Althea Ducati’s Nico Terol was lucky to avoid further injury at Donington Park last weekend, according to the former World Champion. He crashed out of race two, high siding at Coppice during the...

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  • Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

    Ryan Farquhar says he’s delighted with his pace on the opening night of practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT, topping the time sheets as well as setting his fastest ever Lightweight class time despite...

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  • First win of 2015 for Rabat

    31 May 2015 by Steve English

    First win of 2015 for Rabat

    Tito Rabat claimed his first win since Misano last year by taking advantage of a tight fight for second between Johann Zarco and Dominique Aegerther. The reigning world champion bided his time before...

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  • First career win for Oliveira

    31 May 2015 by Steve English

    First career win for Oliveira

    In a thrilling Moto3 race that saw the lead change hands on almost lap by lap basis for the most part Miguel Oliviera was able to come through the pack and claim his first career win at Mugello.

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  • Lorenzo fastest, Dovi crashes

    31 May 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo fastest, Dovi crashes

    Jorge Lorenzo was fastest in this morning's 20 minute MotoGP warmup session with the Spaniard leading the way from Andrea Iannone and Dani Pedrosa. The action behind however was far more interesting...

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  • Rabat from Lowes in warmup

    31 May 2015 by Steve English

    Rabat from Lowes in warmup

    Tito Rabat topped the Moto2 warmup with a last lap special to end the 20 minute session 0.017s faster than pole sitter Sam Lowes. Lowes, riding the Speed Up, looked impressive and comfortable once...

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  • Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

    30 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

    Ryan Farquhar has topped a wet opening day on the Isle of Man, taking the top spot in the Lightweight class despite the rain bringing a premature end to the night’s action. It was the newcomers who...

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  • Badovini pleased with Donington results

    30 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Badovini pleased with Donington results

    Ayrton Badovini says he’s delighted with his progress on the BMW Italia S1000RR since he replaced Frenchman Sylvain Barrier earlier in the season. Now four rounds into his tenure with the squad, the...

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  • Pole for Lowes with new lap record

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Pole for Lowes with new lap record

    Sam Lowes claimed his second pole position of the year at Mugello and the Englishman will have his sights firmly set on adding to his victory at COTA earlier in the year. The Speed Up rider has been...

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  • Hernandez knocks Marquez out of QP2

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Hernandez knocks Marquez out of QP2

    Yonny Hernandez caused a stir by setting the fastest time in QP1 and knocking Marc Marquez out of the top two places in the session. As a result the Columbian and Aleix Espargaro made it through to...

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  • Dovi leads the way as Marquez crashes

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Dovi leads the way as Marquez crashes

    At the end of a typically informative  FP4 session Andrea Dovizioso set the fastest time to lead the way from Dani Pedrosa at Mugello. Pedrosa had set the pace for most of the session and looked...

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  • Kent smashes lap record for pole at Mugello

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Kent smashes lap record for pole at Mugello

    Danny Kent threw down a gauntlet to the rest of the Moto3 field by storming to a dominant pole position at Mugello. Kent felt so comfortable with his time that he elected to come into the pits with...

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  • Rabat fastest from Lowes and Zarco

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Rabat fastest from Lowes and Zarco

    A late lap from Tito Rabat saw the reigning world champion break the lap record at Mugello for the Moto2 class. Rabat ended the session two tenths faster than Sam Lowes and Johann Zarco. The top three...

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  • Marquez misses out on QP2

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Marquez misses out on QP2

    Marc Marquez will have to make it through QP1 this afternoon after finishing outside the top ten in the combined times from the first three practice sessions. Marquez missed out by nine thousands of a...

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  • Quartararo quickest ahead of qualifying

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Quartararo quickest ahead of qualifying

    On his first visit to Mugello Fabio Quartararo set the pace ahead of qualifying with the French rookie two tenths faster than Miguel Oliveira and Danny Kent. Kent is the only rider to have been inside...

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  • Yamaha riders weigh in on Ducati

    30 May 2015 by Steve English

    Yamaha riders weigh in on Ducati

    At Le Mans the top speed of the Ducati saw Andrea Iannone blast past Marc Marquez at will on the pit straight during their late race battle and with the fastest top speeds of the year reached at...

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  • Lorenzo looking strong after day one

    29 May 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo looking strong after day one

    Jorge Lorenzo was second fastest today and showed the potential to continue his strong run of form at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. Lorenzo has always been strong at Mugello and while he could...

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  • Ducati looking strong but need another step

    29 May 2015 by Steve English

    Ducati looking strong but need another step

    Andrea Dovizioso topped the times on an impressive opening day for Ducati with the Italian leading the way ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone. Having tested at Mugello before the French Grand...

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