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BSB Oulton: Tarran Mackenzie takes sensational win as Jason O'Halloran crashes out

BSB Oulton: Tarran Mackenzie takes sensational win as Jason O'Halloran crashes out

The 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship title fight is well and truly on after Tarran Mackenzie took victory in the opening race of the weekend at Oulton Park. McAMS Yamaha teammate Jason...

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

World Supersport 300 rider Dean Berta Viñales has died following a multi-rider crash at Jerez this afternoon (September 25). Viñales suffered severe head and thoracic injuries in the accident, which...

BSB: Provisional 2022 calendar unveiled

BSB: Provisional 2022 calendar unveiled

The provisional 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship calendar has been revealed by series organisers MSVR. Next year's championship will return to a more traditional schedule, with the...

BSB Oulton: McAMS Yamaha to run commemorative 60th anniversary livery

BSB Oulton: McAMS Yamaha to run commemorative 60th anniversary livery

McAMS Yamaha will run a special livery at Oulton Park this Sunday to commemorate the manufacturer's 60th year of Grand Prix racing. Championship leader Jason O'Halloran and closest title rival Tarran...

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

Chaz Davies has announced that he'll retire from the World Superbike Championship at the end of the 2021 season. The Welshman revealed his decision in a special conference held on the eve of the...

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

Loris Baz will return to the World Superbike Championship at Jerez this weekend as a replacement for the injured Chaz Davies. The Frenchman will join the Team GoEleven Ducati squad in Spain, with...

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

Tom Sykes has been ruled out of this weekend's WorldSBK meeting at Jerez and will be replaced at the factory BMW team by Eugene Laverty. Sykes suffered a severe concussion during a crash at turn one...

BSB Oulton: FHO Racing BMW and Xavi Forés part company

BSB Oulton: FHO Racing BMW and Xavi Forés part company

FHO Racing BMW and Xavi Forés have mutually parted company ahead of the opening round of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Showdown at Oulton Park. Forés has been competing in BSB and in the FIM...

Michael Laverty launches new Moto3 team for 2022

Michael Laverty launches new Moto3 team for 2022

There will be at least two British riders on the Moto3 grid in 2022 following the announcement that Michael Laverty will run an all new two rider squad in the world championship in 2022. Backed by...

BSB Silverstone: Jason O'Halloran beat Tarran Mackenzie to victory in race three

BSB Silverstone: Jason O'Halloran beat Tarran Mackenzie to victory in race three

Jason O'Halloran secured his 11th victory of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season after another battle with teammate Tarran Mackenzie at Silverstone. The duo once again pulled away from the...

MotoGP Aragon: Francesco Bagnaia holds off Marc Marquez to take maiden win

MotoGP Aragon: Francesco Bagnaia holds off Marc Marquez to take maiden win

Francesco Bagnaia is a MotoGP race winner after managing to hold off a resurgent Marc Marquez at Aragon. Bagnaia withstood immense pressure from Marquez for the majority of the race, with the duo...

BSB Silverstone: Kyle Smith ruled out with a fractured pelvis

BSB Silverstone: Kyle Smith ruled out with a fractured pelvis

Quattro Group British Supersport rider Kyle Smith will not take any further part at Silverstone after fracturing his pelvis during FP2. Smith topped the wet FP1 session in the morning and waited until...

BSB Silverstone: Sam Cox to make Superbike debut with NP Motorcycles BMW

BSB Silverstone: Sam Cox to make Superbike debut with NP Motorcycles BMW

Sam Cox will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut this weekend at Silverstone after signing for NP Motorcycles BMW. Cox, who has been a regular contender in the BSB paddock for several years,...

BSB Silverstone: Keith Farmer returns with iForce Lloyd and Jones BMW

BSB Silverstone: Keith Farmer returns with iForce Lloyd and Jones BMW

Keith Farmer will make his return to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship this weekend at Silverstone. Farmer has joined the iForce Lloyd and Jones BMW team, who he also raced for in 2014,...

BSB Snetterton: Tarran Mackenzie wins Pirelli Race of Aces Trophy with race three victory

BSB Snetterton: Tarran Mackenzie wins Pirelli Race of Aces Trophy with race three victory

Tarran Mackenzie overcame the challenge of Tommy Bridewell to secure his second victory of the weekend at Snetterton in a five-lap dash. The McAMS Yamaha rider was forced to work hard for the victory,...

BSB Snetterton: FHO Racing launch new initiative to support two female racers

BSB Snetterton: FHO Racing launch new initiative to support two female racers

FHO Racing has announced a new collaboration with two female riders in the HEL Performance British Junior Supersport Championship. The new initiative will see Faye Ho's Bennetts British Superbike team...

MotoGP: Tony Arbolino joins Elf Marc VDS for 2022 Moto2 season

MotoGP: Tony Arbolino joins Elf Marc VDS for 2022 Moto2 season

Tony Arbolino will switch to the Elf Marc VDS Racing Team for the 2022 Moto2 season after signing a two-year deal with the Belgian squad. Arbolino moved into the intermediate class this season with...

MotoGP Aragon: Jake Dixon remains with Petronas Yamaha whilst John McPhee gets Moto2 opportunity

MotoGP Aragon: Jake Dixon remains with Petronas Yamaha whilst John McPhee gets Moto2 opportunity

Following a successful debut at Silverstone Jake Dixon has been rewarded with another MotoGP opportunity at Aragon. Dixon will once again line-up alongside Valentino Rossi at Petronas Yamaha after a...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales to race for Aprilia for remainder of 2021 season

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales to race for Aprilia for remainder of 2021 season

Maverick Vinales will make his racing debut with Aprilia at the Aragon Grand Prix next weekend and will remain on the grid for the remainder of the 2021 MotoGP season. The decision was made following...

BSB: Brad Jones discharged from King’s College Hospital London

BSB: Brad Jones discharged from King’s College Hospital London

Bennetts British Superbike rider Brad Jones has been discharged from King’s College Hospital London. Jones sustained serious head, chest, and pelvic injuries following an accident in the opening race...

MotoGP: 2022 British Grand Prix moved to earlier August date

MotoGP: 2022 British Grand Prix moved to earlier August date

The 2022 British Grand Prix at Silverstone will move to an earlier date in August, with the event taking place on August 5-7. In recent years the British round of MotoGP has taken place over the...

Moto2 Silverstone: Remy Gardner holds off Marco Bezzecchi to win the British Grand Prix

Moto2 Silverstone: Remy Gardner holds off Marco Bezzecchi to win the British Grand Prix

Remy Gardner took another big step towards the Moto2 title after coming out on top in an intense battle with Marco Bezzecchi. The duo exchanged positions multiple times throughout the race, with...

MotoGP Silverstone: Fabio Quartararo dominates the British Grand Prix

MotoGP Silverstone: Fabio Quartararo dominates the British Grand Prix

Fabio Quartararo cruised to his fifth victory of the 2021 MotoGP season at Silverstone to extend his championship lead. Quartararo took the lead of the race away from Pol Espargaro at Farm on the...

MotoGP: Triumph and Dorna extend Moto2 engine partnership

MotoGP: Triumph and Dorna extend Moto2 engine partnership

Triumph Motorcycles will continue as the sole engine supplier in the Moto2 World Championship for the next three seasons (2022-2024) after signing a new contract with Dorna. Since 2019, Triumph has...

MotoGP: Petronas Sepang Racing Team to cease operations at the end of 2021

MotoGP: Petronas Sepang Racing Team to cease operations at the end of 2021

It has been confirmed that the Petronas Sepang Racing Team will end its involvement in all racing and non-racing activities at the end of the 2021 season. Rumours have been circulating regarding the...

MotoGP Silverstone: John Hopkins to host special book signing session

MotoGP Silverstone: John Hopkins to host special book signing session

Ahead of the launch of his new book ‘Leathered’ John Hopkins will be hosting a meet & greet and book signing session in the Silverstone area ahead of the British MotoGP. The American will be at...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales to make Aprilia debut at two-day Misano test

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales to make Aprilia debut at two-day Misano test

Former Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales will make his Aprilia debut at a two-day test held at Misano next week. Vinales will race for Aprilia next season but will now have his first outing on the RS-GP...

Gold cup cancelled: Yorkshire circuit struggles with safety concerns over crumbling infrastructure

Gold cup cancelled: Yorkshire circuit struggles with safety concerns over crumbling infrastructure

Racing at England’s only road race venue, Oliver’s Mount in Scarborough, has been dealt another blow as the organisers have cancelled September’s Gold Cup meeting. Related articles on MCN Isle of...

BSB: Bradley Smith to make wildcard British GP2 appearance at Snetterton

BSB: Bradley Smith to make wildcard British GP2 appearance at Snetterton

Former MotoGP rider Bradley Smith will make a wildcard appearance in the Quattro Group British GP2 Championship at Snetterton. Smith will line-up alongside existing riders Mason Law and Jamie Perrin...

BSB Cadwell: Jason O'Halloran beats Peter Hickman to victory in race three

BSB Cadwell: Jason O'Halloran beats Peter Hickman to victory in race three

Jason O'Halloran ended Peter Hickman's hopes of the hat-trick in race three to win the Milwaukee Summer Grand Slam award. O'Halloran stalked Hickman in the closing laps of the race, just as he did in...

MotoGP: Jake Dixon to make premier class debut at Silverstone

MotoGP: Jake Dixon to make premier class debut at Silverstone

Jake Dixon will make his MotoGP debut with Petronas Yamaha at the British Grand Prix later this month. Dixon will take the spot currently occupied by Cal Crutchlow, who moves up to the Monster Energy...

MotoGP: Yamaha and Maverick Vinales part ways with immediate effect

MotoGP: Yamaha and Maverick Vinales part ways with immediate effect

Yamaha has announced that it has parted company with MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales with immediate effect. Vinales was suspended after the Grand Prix of Styria, where he was purposely hitting the rev...

BSB Cadwell: Tim Neave to make Superbike debut with Buildbase Suzuki

BSB Cadwell: Tim Neave to make Superbike debut with Buildbase Suzuki

Tim Neave will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut this weekend at Cadwell Park, stepping in for the injured Danny Kent. Kent dislocated and fractured his hip in an accident at Donington Park...

Race is on to win over IoW residents: IWRR chiefs meet with locals to address concerns

Race is on to win over IoW residents: IWRR chiefs meet with locals to address concerns

The organisers of the Isle of Wight Road Races (IWRR) have moved to address the concerns of local residents, after a local parish councillor claimed the organisers had taken a "lackadaisical" approach...

BSB Cadwell: Danny Buchan ruled out after suffering a concussion at Donington Park

BSB Cadwell: Danny Buchan ruled out after suffering a concussion at Donington Park

Danny Buchan will miss this weekend's Bennetts British Superbike race meeting at Cadwell Park after suffering a concussion yesterday (August 15) at Donington Park. Buchan had a big crash at the Old...

BSB Donington: Danny Kent to undergo surgery on fractured hip

BSB Donington: Danny Kent to undergo surgery on fractured hip

Danny Kent will undergo surgery on Tuesday (August 17) after fracturing his hip as a result of a crash at Donington Park. Kent's hip was dislocated and fractured when he lost the front of his...