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  • Racers' Flags Are Chequered First

    Yesterday 10:10 by Michael Scott

    Racers' Flags Are Chequered First

    There was a most unfamiliar reflection in the puddles of Silverstone. An increasingly real chance that Britain is on the brink of celebrating another motorcycle World Champion, after yet another...

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  • Michael Dunlop wins dramatic Classic TT F1 race

    31 August 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Michael Dunlop wins dramatic Classic TT F1 race

    Michael Dunlop took victory in a dramatic Formula One race at today’s Classic TT on the Isle of Man. The Ballymoney man steered his Team Classic Suzuki to the win after a race long battle with Bruce...

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  • Kent cruises to home win

    30 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Kent cruises to home win

    Danny Kent has cruised to a Moto3 win – and extended his championship lead further – after taking a win by almost nine seconds from Jakub Kornfeil as many of his title rivals crashed out. Kent managed...

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  • Redding signs with Pramac

    30 August 2015 by Steve English

    Redding signs with Pramac

    Scott Redding has signed to race with Pramac Ducati for 2016. The news, first revealed by MCN earlier this month, leaves Redding playing out the string following a disastrous year with the Marc VDS...

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  • Lowes lines up for home pole

    29 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lowes lines up for home pole

    Sam Lowes will start his home Grand Prix tomorrow at Silverstone from pole position, after an impressive session that saw him first run out of fuel and have to push home his Speed-Up machine before...

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  • Marquez blitzes lap record for Silverstone pole

    29 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez blitzes lap record for Silverstone pole

    Marc Marquez has blitzed the Silverstone lap record to take pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix, finishing nearly 0.3 clear of Jorge Lorenzo. He only just fell short of becoming the first...

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  • Hernandez and Espargaro go through to Q2

    29 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hernandez and Espargaro go through to Q2

    Yonny Hernandez and Aleix Espargaro will progress to Q2 at Silverstone, after topping the Q1 session over 0.1 clear of the opposition – but with only 0.006 separating the duo. Maverick Viñales will...

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  • Marquez dominates final practice

    29 August 2015 by Steve English

    Marquez dominates final practice

    Marc Marquez dominated final practice and led the way by almost a full second from Andrea Iannone. Every flying lap set by the Spaniard was faster than the rest of the field with the Ducati the...

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  • Navarro on pole as Kent takes front row start

    29 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Navarro on pole as Kent takes front row start

    Jorge Navarro has taken an incredible pole position at Silverstone for tomorrow’s Moto3 race, blitzing the already-fast time of local Danny Kent by over half a second. And Kent ended up back in third,...

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  • Rins smashes Moto2 record in FP3

    29 August 2015 by Steve English

    Rins smashes Moto2 record in FP3

    Alex Rins smashed the Moto2 unofficial track record at Silverstone to lead the way from his former Moto3 rival Alex Marquez. The Spaniard's were comfortably quicker than Tito Rabat with Johann Zarco...

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  • Lorenzo fastest and three Brits in Q2

    29 August 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo fastest and three Brits in Q2

    Jorge Lorenzo was fastest in the all important FP3 session but the big news of the session was that the three British riders are all safely through to Q2 at Silverstone. Scott Redding has had a...

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  • Kent up to speed as Martin goes fastest

    29 August 2015 by Steve English

    Kent up to speed as Martin goes fastest

    Jorge Martin set the fastest time in final practice ahead of Moto3 qualifying after leading the way from a late charging Karel Hanika. The Czech rider availed of a tow to vault to second int he...

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  • Redding to decide future by weekend

    28 August 2015 by Steve English

    Redding to decide future by weekend

    With his future still one of the biggest cogs in the MotoGP rider market Scott Redding has revealed that he plans to have his plans finalised by the end of the weekend. "It’s so 50/50 at the minute I...

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  • Lorenzo strikes back at Silverstone

    28 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lorenzo strikes back at Silverstone

    Jorge Lorenzo has responded to Marc Marquez’s first session time at Silverstone, by beating his fellow Spaniard back into second by a mere 0.033 at the end of the opening day. However, it was Bradley...

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  • Kent keeps his cool after disastrous start

    28 August 2015 by Steve English

    Kent keeps his cool after disastrous start

    Romano Fenati led an Italian one two in second practice at Silverstone with Nicollo Antonelli one tenth of a second slower than the VR46 rider. Alexix Masbou was third fastest but over four tenths off...

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  • Zarco and Lowes dominate opening session

    28 August 2015 by Steve English

    Zarco and Lowes dominate opening session

    Johann Zarco and Sam Lowes were in a class of their own in opening Moto2 practice with the duo almost have a second faster than the rest of the field. At the end of the session a slew of riders set...

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  • Marquez lays down marker in FP1

    28 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez lays down marker in FP1

    Marc Marquez has laid down a marker to his rivals in the opening practice session of this year’s British Grand Prix, finishing nearly 0.4 clear of the Yamaha duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino...

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  • Former 250GP rider Joan Garriga dies

    28 August 2015 by Sports desk

    Former 250GP rider Joan Garriga dies

    Former 250GP front-runner Joan Garriga has lost his life after a road traffic crash in his native Spain. The often-controversial yet popular star of the middleweight class died following a crash on...

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  • Navarro tops FP1 as Kent suffers

    28 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Navarro tops FP1 as Kent suffers

    Jorge Navarro has topped Moto3 free practice one at Silverstone from Brad Binder and Isaac Viñales, after title leader Danny Kent was left unable to complete a lap. Kent failed to complete a lap of...

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  • Dutch racer dies at Manx GP

    27 August 2015

    Dutch racer dies at Manx GP

    Dutch Manx Grand Prix newcomer Dennis Hoffer has lost his life during a crash during last night’s practice for the Manx GP on the Isle of Man. The forty-two year from Hoogkarspel crashed at the...

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  • Honda Racing confirm Da Costa for Oulton Park

    26 August 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Honda Racing confirm Da Costa for Oulton Park

    Honda Racing have confirmed that Julien Da Costa will replace the injured Jason O’Halloran for the next round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park in ten days time. Coming in...

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  • Crutchlow signs two year LCR extension

    26 August 2015 by Steve English

    Crutchlow signs two year LCR extension

    Cal Crutchlow has become the latest rider to have his future confirmed with the Englishman remaining with LCR Honda for the next two years.  Crutchlow stood on the podium in Argentina and has had...

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  • The challenge of Silverstone for Bridgestone

    25 August 2015 by Steve English

    The challenge of Silverstone for Bridgestone

    This weekend’s British Grand Prix is one of the most challenging tests for rider, machine and tyres on the MotoGP calendar. The high speed nature of the track places a huge strain on each and for...

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  • Smith's Tech3 deal done at last

    25 August 2015 by Steve English

    Smith's Tech3 deal done at last

    Bradley Smith has re-signed with Tech3 after a few niggles over the contract. It will be the Englishman's sixth season with the squad. While the news has been expected for some time one of the biggest...

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