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MotoGP: Marc Marquez to make his return at Portimao

MotoGP: Marc Marquez to make his return at Portimao

Marc Marquez has confirmed that he'll make his return to MotoGP next weekend in Portimao for the Portuguese Grand Prix. The Spaniard has been given the all-clear by his doctors and will jump on his...

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie wins at Darley Moor on Bathams Racing's BMW M1000RR

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie wins at Darley Moor on Bathams Racing's BMW M1000RR

Taylor Mackenzie made his return to Bathams Racing at Darley Moor over the weekend and secured the all-new BMW M1000RR's maiden victory on its global racing debut.  Following a successful YouTube...

BSB: Joey Thompson set to make debut with NP Motorcycles BMW

BSB: Joey Thompson set to make debut with NP Motorcycles BMW

Joey Thompson will make his Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut this season after signing for NP Motorcycles BMW. Thompson moves up from the Quattro Group British GP2 Championship after...

Doha Moto3: John McPhee and Jeremy Alcoba handed penalties for 'fighting'

Doha Moto3: John McPhee and Jeremy Alcoba handed penalties for 'fighting'

John McPhee and Jeremy Alcoba have both been handed penalties and fines for 'fighting' in the aftermath of their collision in Qatar. McPhee was taken out of the race by Alcoba's airborne Indonesian...

MotoGP Doha: Fabio Quartararo overcomes Ducati's challenge to win in Qatar

MotoGP Doha: Fabio Quartararo overcomes Ducati's challenge to win in Qatar

Fabio Quartararo bounced back from a slow getaway to secure an impressive victory for Monster Energy Yamaha at Losail.  The Frenchman's performance was almost identical to teammate Maverick...

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

Jonathan Rea ended the two-day World Superbike test in Barcelona at the top of the timesheets on his new Kawasaki ZX-10RR. The six-time champion's fastest lap-time was a 1:40.264, enough to...

WSB Barcelona Test: 2021 livery reveal round-up

WSB Barcelona Test: 2021 livery reveal round-up

Ahead of the official two-day World Superbike test in several teams unveiled their brand-new liveries for the 2021 season. Kawasaki, Honda and Yamaha took the covers off of their respective 2021...

BSB: Takumi Takahashi completes three-rider Honda Racing UK line-up

BSB: Takumi Takahashi completes three-rider Honda Racing UK line-up

Honda Racing UK will have three riders on the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike grid following the arrival of Takumi Takahashi. Takahashi joins the team as a contracted HRC (Honda Racing Corporation)...

MotoGP Qatar: Maverick Vinales secures stunning victory at Losail

MotoGP Qatar: Maverick Vinales secures stunning victory at Losail

Maverick Vinales produced one of his finest performances in the premier class to win the 2021 MotoGP season opener in Qatar. The Monster Energy Yamaha rider kept his cool and regrouped after being...

WSB: Aruba.it Ducati unveil 2021 livery

WSB: Aruba.it Ducati unveil 2021 livery

The factory Aruba.it Ducati team has unveiled the Panigale V4 R livery which will takes its place on the 2021 World Superbike grid. As with all team presentations this year, due to Covid-19,...

Moto2: Sam Lowes crowned MCN Rider of the Year

Moto2: Sam Lowes crowned MCN Rider of the Year

The 2020 season was one of unprecedented racing. The closest season ever, multiple winners and high drama formed just part of the script in MotoGP, while Jonathan Rea bagged an incredible sixth title...

WSB: Alex Lowes returns from injury at Jerez Test

WSB: Alex Lowes returns from injury at Jerez Test

Alex Lowes made his return from a shoulder injury at the end of last week for a two-day World Superbike test at Jerez. The factory Kawasaki rider has been out of action since injuring his shoulder in...

Moto3 Exclusive: John McPhee Interview

Moto3 Exclusive: John McPhee Interview

John McPhee enters his ninth Moto3 campaign as one of the title favourites after further showcasing his potential with Petronas Sprinta Racing last season. A promising start saw the Scot win at Misano...

WSB: Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista complete two-day Jerez Test

WSB: Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista complete two-day Jerez Test

Team HRC's Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista have completed a productive two-day test at Jerez. The duo were at Jerez on Friday and Saturday (March 19-20) and were keen to make up the time that they...

Moto2 Qatar Test: Sam Lowes beats Marco Bezzecchi to top spot on day three

Moto2 Qatar Test: Sam Lowes beats Marco Bezzecchi to top spot on day three

Sam Lowes pipped fellow 2021 Moto2 title favourite Marco Bezzecchi to end the final day of the Qatar Test at the top of the timesheets. Only 0.013s split the two riders, with Lowes' fastest lap-time...

BSB: PR Racing reveal new partnership with iForce for 2021

BSB: PR Racing reveal new partnership with iForce for 2021

PR Racing has unveiled a new partnership deal with iForce ahead of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Liverpool-based team will celebrate its 20th BSB anniversary this season and will now...

WSB: Team GoEleven Ducati unveil all-new 2021 livery

WSB: Team GoEleven Ducati unveil all-new 2021 livery

Team GoEleven Ducati has unveiled a brand-new look ahead of the 2021 World Superbike season. Last season the team's Ducati V4R was covered in a fluorescent red, yellow and white paintjob. However, for...

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso to test the Aprilia RS-GP at Jerez

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso to test the Aprilia RS-GP at Jerez

Three-time MotoGP runner-up Andrea Dovizioso will test Aprilia's 2021 RS-GP bike at Jerez next month. Dovizioso shocked the world last season when he announced his departure from Ducati after eight...

Moto2: ELF Marc VDS reveal striking new livery

Moto2: ELF Marc VDS reveal striking new livery

The Elf Marc VDS Racing Team has unveiled its stunning new Moto2 livery ahead of the 2021 season. The team, which continues with Sam Lowes and Augusto Fernandez this year, joined forces with Elf...

BSB: 2021 season pushed back in hope of fans being able to attend

BSB: 2021 season pushed back in hope of fans being able to attend

The start of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season has been pushed back until the end of June in order to have the best chance of spectators being able to attend. The original plan for this...

MotoGP: Poor weather conditions leads to quiet Qatar Test finale

MotoGP: Poor weather conditions leads to quiet Qatar Test finale

The final day of the three-day Qatar Test was an uneventful one due to high winds depositing sand and dust on the Losail International Circuit. By the end of the day only a handful of riders had...

BSB: Powerslide Catfoss Racing unveil 2021 livery

BSB: Powerslide Catfoss Racing unveil 2021 livery

Powerslide Catfoss Racing Suzuki has unveiled its livery for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Staffordshire team is preparing for its maiden BSB campaign and will field South African...

MotoGP: Qatar to offer paddock Covid-19 vaccinations

MotoGP: Qatar to offer paddock Covid-19 vaccinations

The State of Qatar has offered the Covid-19 vaccination to the MotoGP paddock ahead of the opening two rounds of the 2021 season. The Losail International circuit will host the opening two race on...

BSB: Luke Mossey and DB Race Team part company ahead of 2021 season

BSB: Luke Mossey and DB Race Team part company ahead of 2021 season

Luke Mossey has parted company with the DB Race Team ahead of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Mossey had only signed for Dave Tyson's team, which ran under the Bike Devil banner in 2020,...

BSB: Keith Farmer finds Superstock 1000 ride with Platform Hire LTD

BSB: Keith Farmer finds Superstock 1000 ride with Platform Hire LTD

Platform Hire Ltd has taken over the Morello Racing team and signed Keith Farmer as the their rider in the 2021 Pirelli National Superstock Championship campaign. Morello Racing withdrew their entry...

Roads: 2021 Classic TT cancelled due to Covid-19 Restrictions

Roads: 2021 Classic TT cancelled due to Covid-19 Restrictions

The 2021 Isle of Man Classic TT has been cancelled due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions. This year's event was scheduled to take place between August 22 and August 30...

Roads: 2021 Southern 100 Road Races cancelled due to Covid-19

Roads: 2021 Southern 100 Road Races cancelled due to Covid-19

The 2021 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races have been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s event was due to be held on July 12-15 on the Billown circuit in...

BSB: Chloe Jones to remain in Junior Supersport with OMG Racing support

BSB: Chloe Jones to remain in Junior Supersport with OMG Racing support

Chloe Jones has signed up for a third consecutive HEL Performance Junior Supersport campaign with the M.R.S Racing team this year. Jones will continue to compete on the Yamaha YZF-R3 and remains a...

MotoGP: Suzuki unveil 2021 livery ahead of Qatar Test

MotoGP: Suzuki unveil 2021 livery ahead of Qatar Test

Suzuki has unveiled its all-new 2021 MotoGP livery in a presentation at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. Ahead of the opening day of official test action in Qatar, the winners of last year's...

BSB: Richard Cooper stays with Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 100 season

BSB: Richard Cooper stays with Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 100 season

2019 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Champion Richard Cooper will remain with Michael Rutter’s Bathams Racing squad this season. Cooper is still recovering from a serious leg injury he suffered at...

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie returns to Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 1000 campaign

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie returns to Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 1000 campaign

Taylor Mackenzie has re-joined Bathams Racing for the 2021 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 season and will line-up alongside Richard Cooper once the 2019 champion returns from injury. Mackenzie was...

MotoGP: Hungary set to join the calendar from 2023

MotoGP: Hungary set to join the calendar from 2023

An agreement has been reached which will see Hungary host a MotoGP round from as early as 2023. Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta met CEO of Kelet-Magyarország Versenypálya Kft. József Pacza, Hungarian...

MotoGP: Lorenzo Savadori is confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's Aprilia teammate

MotoGP: Lorenzo Savadori is confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's Aprilia teammate

Lorenzo Savadori will make his full-time MotoGP debut this year after being confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's teammate at Aprilia. The team's rider line-up was revealed during its official 2021 bike...

MotoGP: Aprilia unveils its 2021 RS-GP and livery in Qatar

MotoGP: Aprilia unveils its 2021 RS-GP and livery in Qatar

Aprilia has unveiled its 2021 RS-GP MotoGP bike and its brand-new livery for the upcoming season. The team presentation was held at turn one of the Losail International Circuit, with riders Aleix...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi expects increased focus on race performance at Petronas Yamaha

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi expects increased focus on race performance at Petronas Yamaha

Valentino Rossi believes that being inside a satellite team will allow him to concentrate more on his race performance rather than focusing on bike development. The 42-year-old will race alongside...

Moto2: Sam Lowes completes two-day Valencia test

Moto2: Sam Lowes completes two-day Valencia test

Sam Lowes got his preparations for the 2021 Moto2 season underway with a two-day test in Valencia. The Brit visited the Spanish circuit with Elf Marc VDS Racing teammate Augusto Fernandez,...