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WSB: Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger join BMW Satellite teams for 2021

WSB: Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger join BMW Satellite teams for 2021

Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger have secured places on the 2021 World Superbike grid after signing for two new BMW satellite teams.  Laverty has joined the RC Squadra Corse team, whilst Folger...

BSB: Tommy Bridewell stays with Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2021

BSB: Tommy Bridewell stays with Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2021

Tommy Bridewell will remain with the Oxford Products Racing Ducati team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Bridewell stays with the Moto Rapido outfit for a third successful full-time...

MotoGP: Aprilia reveal 2021 plans

MotoGP: Aprilia reveal 2021 plans

Aleix Espargaro, Lorenzo Savdori and Bradley Smith will all remain within Aprilia’s MotoGP setup in 2021. Espargaro will once again lead the project onboard the RS-GP, which did take a step...

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira dominates home Grand Prix at Portimao

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira dominates home Grand Prix at Portimao

Miguel Oliveira dominated his home Grand Prix at Portimao to secure his second victory of the 2020 MotoGP season. Oliveira, who started from pole, led from start to finish and pulled the pin almost...

MotoGP: Indonesia's Mandalika circuit developers aim for mid-2021 race

MotoGP: Indonesia's Mandalika circuit developers aim for mid-2021 race

Construction work on Indonesia's Mandalika street circuit has been ramped up in the hope of the venue hosting its first MotoGP race in the middle of next year. The track, which will be MotoGP's...

Moto2: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez promotion for 2021

Moto2: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez promotion for 2021

The Red Bull KTM Ajo team has confirmed that their current Moto3 rider Raul Fernandez will be promoted into the Moto2 setup in 2021. Fernandez has enjoyed a successful second full-time campaign in the...

BSB: Moto Rapido Racing announce extended two year title partnership with Oxford Products

BSB: Moto Rapido Racing announce extended two year title partnership with Oxford Products

The Moto Rapido Ducati team has confirmed that they've extended their title sponsorship deal with Oxford Products for another two years. The 2021 British Superbike season will mark the third...

BSB: Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie remain at McAMS Yamaha for 2021

BSB: Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie remain at McAMS Yamaha for 2021

Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie will both stay with the McAMS Yamaha team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Both riders have agreed a one-year extension to their current deals and...

Moto2: Jake Dixon to miss season finale at Portimao following surgery

Moto2: Jake Dixon to miss season finale at Portimao following surgery

Jake Dixon will miss the final race of the 2020 Moto2 season at Portimao after undergoing successful wrist surgery. The Brit fractured his right wrist during FP2 at the European Grand Prix, crashing...

MotoGP: Joan Mir crowned 2020 MotoGP champion whilst Franco Morbidelli wins at Valencia

MotoGP: Joan Mir crowned 2020 MotoGP champion whilst Franco Morbidelli wins at Valencia

Joan Mir has been crowned 2020 MotoGP champion at Valencia, whilst Franco Morbidelli secured victory after a last lap duel with Jack Miller.  Mir clinched Suzuki's first Grand Prix title since...

MotoGP: Positive Covid-19 test rules Iker Lecuona out of the Valencia GP

MotoGP: Positive Covid-19 test rules Iker Lecuona out of the Valencia GP

Iker Lecuona has been ruled out of this weekend's Valencia Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19. The Tech3 KTM rider has been self-isolating for the last 10 days, missing the European GP as...

BSB: Colin Appleyard Yamaha seek new title sponsor for 2021

BSB: Colin Appleyard Yamaha seek new title sponsor for 2021

Quadruple British Supersport champions Colin Appleyard Yamaha are on the lookout for a new title sponsor following the departure of Tysers (formally Integro). The Official Yamaha UK BSS...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow confirmed as Yamaha's 2021 test rider

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow confirmed as Yamaha's 2021 test rider

Yamaha has confirmed that Cal Crutchlow will become their official MotoGP test rider next year.  Crutchlow was left without a ride for next year after losing his spot within the LCR Honda team to...

MotoGP: Marc Marquez confirms that he'll miss the two remaining races of 2020

MotoGP: Marc Marquez confirms that he'll miss the two remaining races of 2020

Marc Marquez has confirmed that he'll sit out the final two races, held at Valencia and Portimao, of the 2020 MotoGP season. The reigning champion has missed the majority of the season following a...

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso confirms 2021 sabbatical

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso confirms 2021 sabbatical

Andrea Dovizioso has confirmed that he'll be taking a sabbatical from MotoGP next year. The Italian released a statement on his social media channels, announcing that after a 13-year stint he would...

BSB: Kyle Ryde joins Rich Energy OMG Racing for 2021

BSB: Kyle Ryde joins Rich Energy OMG Racing for 2021

The Rich Energy OMG Racing team has announced the signing of Kyle Ryde for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Ryde, who made his full-time BSB debut last season, makes the switch to BMW power...

BSB: Danny Buchan completes SYNETIQ BMW’s exciting 2021 line-up

BSB: Danny Buchan completes SYNETIQ BMW’s exciting 2021 line-up

SYNETIQ BMW has announced that Danny Buchan will line-up alongside Andrew Irwin for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Just days after Irwin made the unexpected switch from Honda Racing UK,...

WSB: 2021 Australian Round postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions

WSB: 2021 Australian Round postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions

The 2021 Australian round of the World Superbike Championship has been postponed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit announced the postponement today...

BSB: British championship set to pilot new global Supersport regulations in 2021

BSB: British championship set to pilot new global Supersport regulations in 2021

MSVR will pilot new regulations in the Supersport class next year as part of a collaboration with the FIM and Dorna WorldSBK Organisation (DWO). Current restrictions mean that the Supersport class...

MotoGP: Joan Mir becomes 2020's ninth different winner and extends championship lead

MotoGP: Joan Mir becomes 2020's ninth different winner and extends championship lead

Joan Mir finally clinched his maiden MotoGP victory in Valencia and now has a healthy 37-point advantage in the championship.  The Suzuki rider, who has been the most consistent rider all season,...

MotoGP: Esponsorama Racing confirm the signings of Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini for 2021

MotoGP: Esponsorama Racing confirm the signings of Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini for 2021

Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini will move up into the premier class next season after signing for Esponsorama Racing Ducati. Marini will continue under the SKY Racing Team VR46 colours in MotoGP,...

BSB: Andrew Irwin joins SYNETIQ BMW for 2021 season

BSB: Andrew Irwin joins SYNETIQ BMW for 2021 season

Andrew Irwin will line-up for the SYNETIQ BMW TAS Racing team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. Irwin announced his departure from Honda Racing UK after two successful...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi to return at Valencia after two negative Covid-19 tests

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi to return at Valencia after two negative Covid-19 tests

Valentino Rossi will return to action tomorrow at Valencia after his second Covid-19 test came back negative.  The Italian flew to Valencia yesterday evening after his first test came back...

MotoGP: Provisional 2021 calendar revealed

MotoGP: Provisional 2021 calendar revealed

The provisional 2021 MotoGP calendar has been released and it includes 19 circuits, with another slot still to be decided. Alongside the featured rounds, there is also a three-track reserve list.

MotoGP: Garrett Gerloff replaces Valentino Rossi for FP1 and FP2 in Valencia

MotoGP: Garrett Gerloff replaces Valentino Rossi for FP1 and FP2 in Valencia

Garrett Gerloff will make his MotoGP debut today when he steps in for Valentino Rossi during FP1 and FP2 at the European Grand Prix in Valencia. The World Superbike rider will get his chance on the M1...

MotoGP: Yamaha penalised after breaching engine homologation rules

MotoGP: Yamaha penalised after breaching engine homologation rules

Yamaha has been docked 50 constructors' points after being found guilty of breaching engine homologation rules at the opening MotoGP race of the year at Jerez. It is said that Yamaha used an...

MotoGP: Aprilia replace Bradley Smith with Lorenzo Savadori for the final three rounds

MotoGP: Aprilia replace Bradley Smith with Lorenzo Savadori for the final three rounds

Aprilia have announced that Lorenzo Savadori will replace Bradley Smith for the final three rounds of the 2020 MotoGP season. Savadori will make his Grand Prix debut at the Grand Prix of...

MotoGP: Honda reach 800 Grand Prix victories with Jaume Masia's Moto3 win

MotoGP: Honda reach 800 Grand Prix victories with Jaume Masia's Moto3 win

Jaume Masia's victory in the Moto3 race at the Teruel Grand Prix, held at Aragon, was Honda's 800th in Grand Prix racing. Riding the NSF250RW machine, the Leopard Racing rider clinched...

BSB: Luke Mossey and Héctor Barberá depart Rich Energy OMG Racing

BSB: Luke Mossey and Héctor Barberá depart Rich Energy OMG Racing

The Rich Energy OMG Racing team has confirmed that both Luke Mossey’s and Héctor Barberá's contracts have not been renewed for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Both contracts expired after...

Moto2: Sam Lowes wins his third consecutive race at the Teruel GP

Moto2: Sam Lowes wins his third consecutive race at the Teruel GP

Sam Lowes completed a hat-trick of race wins in as many weeks after dominating the Moto2 race at Aragon. The Brit, who's controlled the entire weekend, led the race from start to finish and was...

BSB: McAMS to remain as title sponsors for the official Yamaha team

BSB: McAMS to remain as title sponsors for the official Yamaha team

McAMS and Yamaha have agreed a new deal which will see the motorcycle accident management service company remain as the title sponsor of their official Bennetts British Superbike...

Moto2: Jake Dixon to remain with Petronas Sprinta Racing for 2021

Moto2: Jake Dixon to remain with Petronas Sprinta Racing for 2021

The Petronas Sprinta Racing team have confirmed that Jake Dixon will remain with the team for the 2021 Moto2 season. The Brit will race alongside Xavi Vierge once again next year as the team...

MotoGP: Honda and Repsol extend their partnership for two more seasons

MotoGP: Honda and Repsol extend their partnership for two more seasons

Spanish oil giant Repsol has confirmed a two-year extension on its title sponsorship deal with the Honda MotoGP team.  The collaboration is arguably one of the most recognized and iconic...

Moto2: Sam Lowes secures consecutive wins with victory at Aragon

Moto2: Sam Lowes secures consecutive wins with victory at Aragon

Sam Lowes won in Moto2 for the second consecutive weekend and is now in with a real chance of winning this year's title. Despite missing the opening round of the year in Qatar, yesterday's victory at...

MotoGP: Alex Rins beats Alex Marquez at Aragon to become eighth different winner in 2020

MotoGP: Alex Rins beats Alex Marquez at Aragon to become eighth different winner in 2020

Alex Rins overcame the challenge of Alex Marquez to secure his first victory of the 2020 MotoGP season at Aragon. Rins not only becomes the eighth different winner of this spectacular campaign, but...

WSB: Jonathan Rea clinches his sixth consecutive title at Estoril

WSB: Jonathan Rea clinches his sixth consecutive title at Estoril

Jonathan Rea created even more history at the weekend by clinching his sixth consecutive World Superbike title at Estoril.  Rea becomes only the second rider in history to win a premier class...