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EWC: Xavi Fores joins Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes in Kawasaki's Suzuka 8-Hour line-up

EWC: Xavi Fores joins Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes in Kawasaki's Suzuka 8-Hour line-up

Kawasaki have revealed that Jonathan Rea will be joined by his new World Superbike teammate Alex Lowes and Xavi Fores at this year's Suzuka 8-Hour event.  Rea led Kawasaki to their first Suzuka...

WSB: BMW's Sykes and Laverty keep busy during coronavirus lockdown

WSB: BMW's Sykes and Laverty keep busy during coronavirus lockdown

Tom Sykes and Eugene Laverty have been doing everything they can to make the most out of the bad situation the world is currently in.  Both BMW Motorrad WorldSBK riders are, like the...

MotoGP: 2007 Dutch Grand Prix to be shown on YouTube this Saturday

MotoGP: 2007 Dutch Grand Prix to be shown on YouTube this Saturday

The 2007 Dutch Grand Prix will be shown in its entirety this Saturday on the official MotoGP YouTube channel. The race will be shown at 1pm on Saturday March 28 as part of MotoGP's Vintage...

2020 Ulster Grand Prix cancelled

2020 Ulster Grand Prix cancelled

The 2020 Ulster Grand Prix has been cancelled by its organisers following months of uncertainty.  The future of the road racing event has been in doubt since November, when the event's organisers...

MotoGP: Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

MotoGP: Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

The Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez has become the latest MotoGP event to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The FIM and Dorna released a statement this morning (March 26) which confirmed...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi will not compete in this weekend's virtual race

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi will not compete in this weekend's virtual race

The 10-rider line-up for this weekend's virtual MotoGP race has been revealed and it does not include Valentino Rossi. The nine-time world champion had previously been confirmed as an entrant, however...

BSB: Oulton Park and Donington Park postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

BSB: Oulton Park and Donington Park postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

Rounds two and three of the 2020 British Superbike Championship, due to be held at Oulton Park and Donington Park, have been postponed.  The news comes following the MCRCB and the ACU's...

Isle of Man TT race winner Tony Rutter has died

Isle of Man TT race winner Tony Rutter has died

Seven-time Isle of Man TT race winner Tony Rutter has died at the age of 78 following a short illness. Tony Rutter, father of fellow racer Michael, enjoyed a successful career throughout the 1970s and...

WSB: New calendar released following Assen postponement

WSB: New calendar released following Assen postponement

The FIM and Dorna have released an updated calendar for the 2020 World Superbike Championship following the postponement of the Dutch round at Assen. The famous circuit had been scheduled to host the...

World Endurance: Postponed Le Mans 24-Hours date brought forward

World Endurance: Postponed Le Mans 24-Hours date brought forward

The date of this year's postponed Le Mans 24-Hours endurance race has been brought forward by a week.  The 43rd edition of the event was originally postponed until September 5-6 because...

BSB: Opening round at Silverstone postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

BSB: Opening round at Silverstone postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

The opening round of the 2020 British Superbike Championship has become the latest motorsport event to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Related: Coronavirus and motorbikes -...

2020 North West 200 postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

2020 North West 200 postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

This year’s North West 200 road racing event has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was made by the organisers of the event this morning after liasing with government...

2020 Isle of Man TT cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

2020 Isle of Man TT cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 Isle of Man TT has been cancelled because of the on-going coronavirus pandemic.  Related: Coronavirus and motorbikes - your guide The decision was made during a meeting of the...

Paul Jordan joins RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki for 2020 road racing season

Paul Jordan joins RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki for 2020 road racing season

Paul Jordan has signed for the RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team ahead of the 2020 road racing season. Jordan will ride the Kawasaki ZX-10RR in the Superbike and Superstock classes at the North...

Moto2: Tetsuta Nagashima claims sensational maiden victory in Qatar

Moto2: Tetsuta Nagashima claims sensational maiden victory in Qatar

Tetsuta Nagashima clinched an emotional maiden victory in Qatar after a sensational performance in the desert.  10 years since the late Shoya Tomizawa took victory in the first-ever Moto2 race at...

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo confirms Catalan Grand Prix wildcard with Yamaha

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo confirms Catalan Grand Prix wildcard with Yamaha

Jorge Lorenzo will be back on the MotoGP grid in 2020 after confirming his wildcard appearance at the Catalan Grand Prix.  The announcement comes just four months after Lorenzo announced his...

MotoGP: Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta releases statement on coronavirus situation

MotoGP: Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta releases statement on coronavirus situation

Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has released a statement commenting on the current status of the 2020 MotoGP season.  The statement comes after the opening race of the season in Qatar...

WSB Phillip Island Round-Up: A Superbike masterclass in Australia

WSB Phillip Island Round-Up: A Superbike masterclass in Australia

If round one is anything to go by, the 2020 World Superbike Championship is going to be one of the most exciting in recent memory.  Phillip Island, as it often does, produced three nail-biting...

MotoGP: Thailand Grand Prix postponed due to growing coronavirus concerns

MotoGP: Thailand Grand Prix postponed due to growing coronavirus concerns

The 2020 Thailand Grand Prix has been postponed due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak. The Thai round, held at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, was due to host the second race of...

WSB: Toprak Razgatlioglu tops a competitive opening day of Phillip Island testing

WSB: Toprak Razgatlioglu tops a competitive opening day of Phillip Island testing

Toprak Razgatlioglu topped a highly competitive first day of testing at Phillip Island as the paddock edges closer to the season opener. The first day of the official two-day saw all five...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo tops day two of Qatar test

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo tops day two of Qatar test

Fabio Quartararo leads the way in Qatar after the second day of testing at the Losail International Circuit.  The Petronas Yamaha man hit the top of the timing sheets with a 1:54.038, which was...

MotoGP: Marc Marquez signs new four-year deal with Repsol Honda

MotoGP: Marc Marquez signs new four-year deal with Repsol Honda

Marc Marquez has signed a new four-year deal with Repsol Honda which will keep him with the team until the end of 2024. It has been predicted for a while that Marquez would re-sign with HRC, despite...

BSB: VisionTrack Ducati unveiled in special launch event at The Shard

BSB: VisionTrack Ducati unveiled in special launch event at The Shard

Paul Bird Motorsport have unveiled their brand-new VisionTrack Ducati British Superbike livery ahead of the new season. The new-look team was unveiled in a special event held at The View from The...

BSB: Scott Redding named MCN Rider of the Year 2019

BSB: Scott Redding named MCN Rider of the Year 2019

Reigning British Superbike champion Scott Redding has been crowned MCN Rider of the Year 2019. Redding overcame some tough competition in this year's public vote. The 27-year-old was shortlisted...

GP2: Alastair Seeley and Charlie Nesbitt sign for Quattro Team ABM Racing

GP2: Alastair Seeley and Charlie Nesbitt sign for Quattro Team ABM Racing

Quattro Team ABM Racing have signed Alastair Seeley and Charlie Nesbitt for this year's British GP2 Championship. The line-up was revealed at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo ends the Sepang test on top

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo ends the Sepang test on top

Fabio Quartararo continued his domination of the Sepang test by ending the final day at the top of the timing sheets. Despite the Frenchman leading all three days, the test has been tight. In fact,...

MotoGP: 2020 Petronas Yamaha livery revealed at Sepang

MotoGP: 2020 Petronas Yamaha livery revealed at Sepang

The Petronas Yamaha team have revealed their 2020 MotoGP livery ahead of their second campaign in the premier class. A special presentation took place at the team's home circuit at Sepang, with Fabio...

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha unveil 2020 Livery

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha unveil 2020 Livery

Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales have unveiled the factory Yamaha team's 2020 MotoGP livery.  The covers were taken off in a special presentation held in Monster Energy Yamaha's garage at...

MotoGP: Suzuki celebrate 60th anniversary with new-look 2020 livery

MotoGP: Suzuki celebrate 60th anniversary with new-look 2020 livery

Suzuki have unveiled a brand-new colour scheme ahead of the 2020 MotoGP season.  The new livery celebrates the manufacturer's 60th year in racing, combining the familiar blue with a striking...

MotoGP: Andrea Iannone's future remains unclear after FIM Disciplinary Court case

MotoGP: Andrea Iannone's future remains unclear after FIM Disciplinary Court case

The future of Aprilia rider Andrea Iannone remains uncertain after no verdict was reached by the FIM Disciplinary Court in Switzerland yesterday.  The Italian failed a drugs test held after the...

Exclusive: Are WSB and World Endurance racing about to merge?

Exclusive: Are WSB and World Endurance racing about to merge?

In this week's issue of MCN, following an extensive investigation covering several months, we exclusively reveal a potential merger between the World Superbike Championship and Endurance World...

MotoGP: 2020 Repsol Honda livery unveiled by the Marquez brothers

MotoGP: 2020 Repsol Honda livery unveiled by the Marquez brothers

Marc and Alex Marquez have revealed the 2020 Repsol Honda livery in a special presentation held in Jakarta, Indonesia.  As expected, the livery remains virtually the same as last year, with the...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo to replace Valentino Rossi at Yamaha in 2021

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo to replace Valentino Rossi at Yamaha in 2021

Yamaha have confirmed that Fabio Quartararo will replace Valentino Rossi in the factory MotoGP team next year.  The Frenchman has signed a two-year deal with Monster Yamaha and will line-up...

MotoGP: Vinales signs new two-year deal with Yamaha

MotoGP: Vinales signs new two-year deal with Yamaha

Maverick Vinales has signed a new two-year contract with Yamaha, keeping him at the factory team until the end of 2022.  The Spaniard has been at Yamaha since 2017 and is the first rider to...

Dean Harrison extends contract with Silicone Engineering Racing

Dean Harrison extends contract with Silicone Engineering Racing

2019 Senior TT race winner Dean Harrison has signed a new deal which keeps him at the Silicone Engineering Racing team until the end of 2021. Harrison will continue to ride Kawasaki machinery on the...

NW200: New Superbike race added to Thursday schedule

NW200: New Superbike race added to Thursday schedule

There will be an extra Superbike race at this year's North West 200 after organisers added a four-lap event to the Thursday schedule.  Thursday's practice sessions will take place as usual, with...