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MotoGP: Marc VDS Racing withdraw from the 2021 MotoE World Cup

MotoGP: Marc VDS Racing withdraw from the 2021 MotoE World Cup

Marc VDS Racing has withdrawn its planned entry in the 2021 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup due to the scheduling clashes that rider Mike di Meglio would encounter this season. The Belgian team has been...

WSB: Two-day Jerez test postponed due to rainy conditons

WSB: Two-day Jerez test postponed due to rainy conditons

The two-day World Superbike test at Jerez has been abandoned following another day of rain at the Spanish circuit. Wet weather had already ruined the opening test day of the new year for all of the...

MotoGP: Ducati to remain on the grid until at least 2026

MotoGP: Ducati to remain on the grid until at least 2026

Ducati have become the second manufacturer to commit their future to MotoGP after signing a new five-year contract with Dorna. The Italian manufacturer join KTM on the confirmed list of entries and...

Roads: 2021 North West 200 cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Roads: 2021 North West 200 cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

The 2021 North West 200 road racing event has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown and restrictions. It had been hoped that this year's NW200 could be moved...

BSB: Eddie Roberts appointed as new Riders Representative on the Race Control panel

BSB: Eddie Roberts appointed as new Riders Representative on the Race Control panel

MSVR has confirmed that Eddie Roberts will be the Riders' Representative on the Bennetts British Superbike Race Direction panel this season. The former road racing and Grand Prix rider takes over from...

BSB: Roger Marshall joins McAMS Yamaha as rider coach and bLU cRU ambassador

BSB: Roger Marshall joins McAMS Yamaha as rider coach and bLU cRU ambassador

Roger Marshall will join the McAMS Yamaha team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season in the role of rider coach and ambassador for Yamaha’s bLU cRU programme in the Junior...

Roads: Cookstown 100 postponed until September due to Covid-19

Roads: Cookstown 100 postponed until September due to Covid-19

The 2021 Cookstown 100 road racing event has been pushed back until September due to the on-going Covid-10 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and restrictions. The event was originally set to take...

WSB: Michel Fabrizio returns to action in the Supersport class

WSB: Michel Fabrizio returns to action in the Supersport class

Michel Fabrizio will make his return to the World Superbike paddock this season after signing for the Team Motozoo by Puccetti Racing squad.  Fabrizio will compete in the Supersport class...

BSB: Brandon Paasch completes Dynavolt Triumph's Supersport line-up

BSB: Brandon Paasch completes Dynavolt Triumph's Supersport line-up

The full-factory Dynavolt Triumph team has revealed that Brandon Paasch will partner Kyle Smith in the Quattro Group British Supersport Championship. The American, from Freehold, New Jersey, is...

BSB: Bennetts to continue as title sponsors in 2021 and 2022

BSB: Bennetts to continue as title sponsors in 2021 and 2022

Bennetts have agreed a new deal with British Superbike promoter MotorSport Vision Racing (MSVR) and will continue as title sponsors for the next two seasons.  The insurance company were...

WSB: Leon Camier named as new Honda team manager

WSB: Leon Camier named as new Honda team manager

Team HRC has named Leon Camier as their new team manager for the 2021 World Superbike season. The Brit has called time on his racing career after suffering from a long list of injuries over the last...

MotoGP: Marc Marquez undergoes six-week hospital check-up

MotoGP: Marc Marquez undergoes six-week hospital check-up

Marc Marquez has undergone his six-week medical check-up at the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid. Repsol Honda released a short statement yesterday evening to update fans on the six-time MotoGP...

MotoGP: Extra dates added to Qatar Test following Sepang Test cancellation

MotoGP: Extra dates added to Qatar Test following Sepang Test cancellation

Two extra Official test days and a Shakedown test day will now be held at the Losail International Circuit in March. The decision was made following the cancellations of February's Sepang Tests due to...

BSB: Ryo Mizuno joins Glenn Irwin at Honda Racing UK

BSB: Ryo Mizuno joins Glenn Irwin at Honda Racing UK

Honda Racing UK has signed young Japanese rider Ryo Mizuno after embarking on a brand-new project with Honda Motor Company Ltd. The team has joined forces with Honda's head office in Japan, whilst the...

BSB: 2021 season opener pushed back to second May Bank Holiday

BSB: 2021 season opener pushed back to second May Bank Holiday

The 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season will now get underway on the second Bank Holiday weekend in May (29-31). Round one will still take place at Oulton Park, but the event was originally...

MotoGP: KTM confirms new five-year deal with Dorna

MotoGP: KTM confirms new five-year deal with Dorna

KTM has confirmed its spot on the MotoGP grid until at least the end of the 2026 season after signing a new deal with Dorna.  The Austrian manufacturer has signed a new five-year contract with...

WSB: Danny Webb stays with WRP Wepol Racing for 2021 World Supersport campaign

WSB: Danny Webb stays with WRP Wepol Racing for 2021 World Supersport campaign

Danny Webb has re-signed with WRP Wepol Racing for the 2021 World Supersport season.  The Brit returned to the WorldSSP paddock with the Czech team last season and ended the year 11th overall.

BSB: Keith Farmer seeks 2021 ride following Morello Racing withdrawal

BSB: Keith Farmer seeks 2021 ride following Morello Racing withdrawal

Two-time British Superstock 1000 champion Keith Farmer has been left without a ride for the 2021 season following the withdrawal of Morello Racing. Farmer and the Norwich-based team had agreed terms...

BSB: Billy McConnell re-signs with Rich Energy OMG Racing in Superstock 1000

BSB: Billy McConnell re-signs with Rich Energy OMG Racing in Superstock 1000

Billy McConnell has re-signed with Rich Energy OMG Racing BMW for a third consecutive British Superstock 1000 campaign. The 35-year-old enjoyed a strong 2020 season after bouncing back from an...

BSB: Kyle Smith becomes Dynavolt Triumph's first signing

BSB: Kyle Smith becomes Dynavolt Triumph's first signing

Dynavolt Triumph has revealed that Kyle Smith will lead the factory supported team in the 2021 Quattro Group British Supersport Championship. Smith has worked with team manager Simon Buckmaster before...

MotoGP: Davide Brivio and Suzuki part ways

MotoGP: Davide Brivio and Suzuki part ways

Team Suzuki Ecstar has confirmed this morning that team manager Davide Brivio has left the team. Brivio has led Suzuki's MotoGP efforts for the last eight years, since 2013, and has helped the team...

BSB: Nick Morgan and Mark Smith-Halvorsen join forces at MSS Performance

BSB: Nick Morgan and Mark Smith-Halvorsen join forces at MSS Performance

Former official Kawasaki UK British Superbike team owners Nick Morgan and Mark Smith-Halvorsen have joined forces to give their sons a shot in the Pirelli National Superstock classes. Max Morgan will...

WSB: Maverick Viñales' father launches WorldSSP300 project

WSB: Maverick Viñales' father launches WorldSSP300 project

Maverick Viñales' father, Ángel Viñales, has unveiled his own World Supersport 300 project ahead of 2021 season. The Viñales Racing Team has been launched with the hope of becoming a platform to help...

WATCH: Pol Espargaro is introduced to his 2021 Repsol Honda RC213V

WATCH: Pol Espargaro is introduced to his 2021 Repsol Honda RC213V

Pol Espargaro has been introduced to his 2021 Repsol Honda RC213V MotoGP bike after the team surprised him at home. In the video, which can be found at the bottom of this article, Espargaro can be...

WSB: Randy Krummenacher returns to the World Supersport grid

WSB: Randy Krummenacher returns to the World Supersport grid

2019 World Supersport champion Randy Krummenacher will return to the grid this season after signing for the EAB Racing team. Krummenacher parted ways with the MV Agusta Reparto Corse team after just...

BSB: VisionTrack Ducati line-up confirmed as provisional 2021 entry list is revealed

BSB: VisionTrack Ducati line-up confirmed as provisional 2021 entry list is revealed

Josh Brookes and Christian Iddon will both remain with the VisionTrack Ducati team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Paul Bird Motorsport squad's decision was revealed this afternoon...

BSB: MSVR unveil 2021 event format ahead of 25th anniversary season

BSB: MSVR unveil 2021 event format ahead of 25th anniversary season

Bennetts British Superbike Championship promoter MSVR has revealed several format changes ahead of the 2021 season. Following the success of this year's triple-header events, all 11 race meetings next...

BSB: Eunan McGlinchey joins Ben Currie at Gearlink Kawasaki

BSB: Eunan McGlinchey joins Ben Currie at Gearlink Kawasaki

Gearlink Kawasaki has announced that Ben Currie will remain with the team for the 2021 Quattro Group British Supersport and will be joined by Eunan McGlinchey. Currie ended this year's Supersport...

BSB: Levi Day set for Superstock 1000 return with Powerslide Motorcycles

BSB: Levi Day set for Superstock 1000 return with Powerslide Motorcycles

Levi Day will return to the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship in 2021 after signing a deal to join the Powerslide Motorcycles - AJN Steelstock team. The Australian competed in the Ducati...

WSB: Long lap penalties introduced as part of updated regulations

WSB: Long lap penalties introduced as part of updated regulations

The long lap penalty system will be introduced to the World Superbike Championship next season. The sanction has been used effectively in MotoGP since 2019, with riders having to follow a wider route...

WSB: Tito Rabat joins Barni Racing for 2021 season

WSB: Tito Rabat joins Barni Racing for 2021 season

Tito Rabat will make his World Superbike debut in 2021 after signing for the Barni Racing Ducati team. Rabat's five-season stay in MotoGP came to an end at the end of this season following the arrival...

BSB: Chrissy Rouse to defend Superstock 1000 title with GR Motorsport

BSB: Chrissy Rouse to defend Superstock 1000 title with GR Motorsport

Chrissy Rouse will defend his Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship crown next year after signing for GR Motorsport. The 25-year-old overcame the challenge of Tom Neave and the all-new Honda...

BSB: Yamaha Motor UK expands support in the R3 bLU cRU Challenge

BSB: Yamaha Motor UK expands support in the R3 bLU cRU Challenge

Yamaha Motor UK’s R3 bLU cRU Challenge programme will be expanded for the 2021 campaign.  Applications are now open for riders join the series, which runs alongside the British...

WATCH: Jonathan Rea laps Aragon with the Insta360 One R camera

WATCH: Jonathan Rea laps Aragon with the Insta360 One R camera

What happens when six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea mounts a 360 camera on his new 2021 Kawasaki ZX-10RR? Watch as Rea laps the Aragon circuit with the Insta360 ONE R. In the video you'll...

Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes dies

Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes dies

Double Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes has died at the age of 91 after a short illness. Holmes passed away on Tuesday 15th December. Holmes, who was born in Castletown and educated at Douglas...

BSB: Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin sign for Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

BSB: Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin sign for Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin have signed for the four-time reigning Quattro Group British Supersport Champions, Appleyard Macadam Yamaha. Perie impressed in the Supersport class this year, on a...