Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

  • Title contenders look forward to Jerez

    Yesterday 16:50 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

    Yesterday 16:40 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

    Yesterday 09:45 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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  • WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

    19 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

    The end of the WSS race at Assen was an all-time classic, with Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) getting the nod from Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta) but only after each rider had been put under...

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  • WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

    19 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

    From second on the grid Jonathan Rea (KRT) took the early lead from Tom Sykes his team-mate and Leon Haslam (Aprilia), and would run out the winner in a busy race, but one in which he was in full...

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  • BSB Brands: Ellison cruises to lap record pole

    18 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BSB Brands: Ellison cruises to lap record pole

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider James Ellison has blitzed the lap record on his way to pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch, bettering the lap record not once but...

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  • WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    18 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    The usual suspects crammed the top of the time sheets in Superpole 2 at the beginning and also at the end and it was Tom Sykes (KRT) who put himself on the top pre-race place. Leon Haslam (Aprilia...

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  • Rossi and Rea could race in Suzuka Showdown

    18 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Rossi and Rea could race in Suzuka Showdown

    Valentino Rossi has sent the racing rumour mill into overdrive after tweeting a picture of himself riding at night on track with the simple comment of ‘night training’. Speculation is now building...

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  • Column: Picking up the pieces

    18 April 2015 by Stephen Davison

    Column: Picking up the pieces

    2015 began full of promise for Gareth Keys. The young Co Antrim racer had a new sponsor and bikes for his third season on the roads and his whole family turned up for the photoshoot to announce the...

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