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WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

Scott Redding has taken control of the 2020 World Superbike Championship after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The reigning British Superbike champion started the weekend off perfectly by...

BSB: New guidelines prevent fans from attending Donington and Snetterton meetings

BSB: New guidelines prevent fans from attending Donington and Snetterton meetings

New guidelines given by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) mean that British Superbike fans will be unable to attend race meetings in August. The green light had...

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

Michael Ruben Rinaldi sprung a surprise in this afternoon's FP2 session at Jerez, but it's Loris Baz who ends Friday on top overall. Just like we saw in MotoGP at Jerez, the higher afternoon...

MotoGP: KTM put two race-prepped 2019 KTM RC16s up for sale

MotoGP: KTM put two race-prepped 2019 KTM RC16s up for sale

KTM are giving fans the chance to buy a race-prepped 2019 RC16 MotoGP bike as part of an extraordinary MotoGP package. The team have two RC16 prototype motorbikes for sale, for a price...

MotoGP: Extra European round added to 2020 calendar as Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia are cancelled

MotoGP: Extra European round added to 2020 calendar as Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia are cancelled

The 2020 MotoGP season will consist of 14 rounds in total after an extra European race was added to the schedule.  The news follows the decision to officially cancel the rounds of Argentina,...

Isle of Wight TT: New road racing event set for October 2021

Isle of Wight TT: New road racing event set for October 2021

Plans to run an all-new International road race on the Isle of Wight have been revealed. The event, named Diamond Races, is scheduled to debut in October 2021 and will run over a 12.8-mile lap with...

BSB: Lee Jackson ends Donington Park test quickest overall

BSB: Lee Jackson ends Donington Park test quickest overall

Lee Jackson leaped to the top of the timesheets in the closing stages at Donington Park to finish the official British Superbike test fastest overall. The Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki rider posted a...

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

The World Superbike Championship restarts this weekend and the BMW Motorrad team have been working hard in the wind tunnel with a 3D rider model of Eugene Laverty. Engineers have been fine-tuning the...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to victory at Jerez as Yamaha lockout the podium

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to victory at Jerez as Yamaha lockout the podium

Fabio Quartararo dominated at Jerez for the second weekend in a row to take victory at the Andalucia Grand Prix. Quartararo led the entire race after launching off the line with Yamaha's holeshot...

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

The World Superbike Championship won't have a British round for the first time in its history due to this year's trip to Donington Park being cancelled. The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO)...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins declared fit for this weekend's Andalucia Grand Prix

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins declared fit for this weekend's Andalucia Grand Prix

Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins have both been declared fit to ride at the Andalucia Grand Prix in Jerez this weekend. Both riders missed last week's season opener, at the same circuit, but now have...

MotoGP: Alberto Puig confirms that Marc Marquez will ride on Saturday

MotoGP: Alberto Puig confirms that Marc Marquez will ride on Saturday

Repsol Honda's team boss Alberto Puig has revealed that Marc Marquez will ride this Saturday after been given the all-clear to compete at Jerez. Marquez passed his physical exam earlier...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to his maiden MotoGP victory at Jerez

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to his maiden MotoGP victory at Jerez

Fabio Quartararo is a MotoGP race winner after a dominating performance at Jerez.  The 21-year-old took full advantage after Marc Marquez went off the circuit in the early stages, making another...

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

Leon Camier has parted ways with the Barni Racing Team by mutual consent due to his ongoing injury concerns.  Camier missed the opening three races of the year at Phillip Island because of...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales ends Jerez Test on top

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales ends Jerez Test on top

Maverick Viñales mastered the hot conditions at Jerez to end the final pre-season test at the top of the standings.  With track temperatures reaching over 50 degrees, including a reported high of...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow to leave HRC following Alex Marquez's move to LCR Honda

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow to leave HRC following Alex Marquez's move to LCR Honda

Cal Crutchlow will leave LCR Honda and the HRC setup at the end of 2020 following Alex Marquez's move to the team. It was revealed this morning that Marquez would be replaced at Repsol Honda by Pol...

MotoGP: HRC confirm the signing of Pol Espargaro

MotoGP: HRC confirm the signing of Pol Espargaro

HRC have confirmed that Pol Espargaro will line-up alongside Marc Marquez at Repsol Honda for the next two years. It's a move that has been rumoured for several weeks now, with it being all but...

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli signs new two-year deal with Petronas Yamaha

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli signs new two-year deal with Petronas Yamaha

Petronas Yamaha have confirmed that Franco Morbidelli will remain with the team for the 2021 and 2022 MotoGP seasons. Morbidelli had a strong maiden campaign with the team last year,...

MotoGP: BMW M4 up for grabs as BMW M become title sponsor for the Grand Prix of Styria

MotoGP: BMW M4 up for grabs as BMW M become title sponsor for the Grand Prix of Styria

Riders will have an extra incentive to win this year's Grand Prix of Styria with BMW offering an exclusive 2021-spec BMW M4 to the winner.  The prize comes as part of a new sponsorship deal which...

MotoGP: 2020 Grand Prix of the Americas cancelled

MotoGP: 2020 Grand Prix of the Americas cancelled

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this year's Grand Prix of the Americas has been officially cancelled.  The American round of the 2020 MotoGP calendar had been pencilled in for November...

BSB: Oxford Products Racing reveal 2020 livery

BSB: Oxford Products Racing reveal 2020 livery

The Oxford Products Racing Ducati team have unveiled their official 2020 livery ahead of the 2020 British Superbike Championship opener next month. Tommy Bridewell (who speaks exclusively to MCN in...

BSB: Honda UK becomes the title sponsor of the British Talent Cup

BSB: Honda UK becomes the title sponsor of the British Talent Cup

The British Talent Cup will have a new look this season with Honda UK joining as the championship's title sponsor.  The series, launched in 2018, hopes to give young British riders the chance to...

The real Joey Dunlop: Derek McIntyre remembers life on the road with the legendary racer

The real Joey Dunlop: Derek McIntyre remembers life on the road with the legendary racer

Every bike racing fan has their favourite Joey Dunlop tale. That there are now so many stories surrounding the racing exploits of this intensely private man, whose glorious 31 year career crashed to a...

BSB: Affinity Sports Academy work with Team Green to give platform to young riders

BSB: Affinity Sports Academy work with Team Green to give platform to young riders

Leon Haslam is about to help launch the careers of six young riders through his brand-new Affinity Sports Academy team.  The academy, created by the 2018 British Superbike champion last...

WSB: Michael van der Mark to leave Yamaha at the end of 2020

WSB: Michael van der Mark to leave Yamaha at the end of 2020

Yamaha have revealed that Michael van der Mark will leave the team at the end of the 2020 World Superbike season.  Van der Mark has been with the factory squad since 2017 but is now seeking...

BSB 2020 is go! Provisional six round calendar set to start in eight weeks time

BSB 2020 is go! Provisional six round calendar set to start in eight weeks time

The 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship will finally kick into action starting at Donington Park on 7 - 9 August. With the original calendar decimated by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent...

TT's greatest races: Best of the best

TT's greatest races: Best of the best

MCN Greatest TT Races Cast your vote for the greatest TT race of all time from the shortlist already voted by you and you’ll be entered into a draw to win an Arai’s Isle of Man TT Limited Edition RX-7 helmet or an RST...

TT's greatest races: Senior TT (week 6)

TT's greatest races: Senior TT (week 6)

MCN Greatest TT Races Now six weeks into MCN’s search for the greatest TT races of the last 25 years and it’s time for the big one - the Senior TT. The blue riband race is the crescendo of the two week event and...

TT's greatest races: Sidecar TT (week 5)

TT's greatest races: Sidecar TT (week 5)

MCN Greatest TT Races With the Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Lightweight races complete, MCN’s search for the Greatest TT races of the last 25 year continues and this week it’s the turn of the Sidecars. It’s a...

TT's greatest races: Lightweight TT (week 4)

TT's greatest races: Lightweight TT (week 4)

MCN Greatest TT Races MCN’s search for the Greatest TT races of the last 25 year continues and this week it’s the turn of the Lightweight class. With the current 650cc twins being introduced in 2012, we’re also including...

MotoGP: Double Jerez rounds proposed for end of July

MotoGP: Double Jerez rounds proposed for end of July

Dorna boss Carmelo Ezpeleta has agreed to make a proposal to the Spanish government that, if approved, would see the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto hold two MotoGP rounds and one WSB round at the end...

TT's greatest races: Supersport TT (week 3)

TT's greatest races: Supersport TT (week 3)

MCN Greatest TT Races Now three weeks into our search for the greatest TT races of the last 25 years and it’s time for the prestigious Supersport category. So far we’ve taken a look at the Superbike and the Superstock...

TT's greatest races: Superstock TT (week 2)

TT's greatest races: Superstock TT (week 2)

MCN Greatest TT Races Last week MCN picked the brains of the most influential and knowledgeable people in the paddock to nominate what is the best Superbike TT of the last 25 years. The votes have flooded in with Joey...

TT's greatest races: superbike TT (week 1)

TT's greatest races: superbike TT (week 1)

MCN Greatest TT Races The 2020 TT may have been cancelled, but while it’s hugely disappointing for riders, teams and fans it gives us time to reflect on the amazing races from TT history. Related: Vote now for week 2, the...

MotoGP: Q&A with BT Sport pundit Neil Hodgson

MotoGP: Q&A with BT Sport pundit Neil Hodgson

With the 2020 MotoGP season on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, BT Sport's Neil Hodgson and Gavin Emmett are bringing racing back to our screens with their new show, The Greatest...

MotoGP: Andrea Iannone reacts to 18-month FIM suspension

MotoGP: Andrea Iannone reacts to 18-month FIM suspension

Andrea Iannone has released a statement regarding his 18-month FIM suspension on his official Instagram account.  The Italian has been banned after testing positive for the...