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WSB: Yamaha unveils its 2023 team liveries

WSB: Yamaha unveils its 2023 team liveries

Ahead of the official test at Portimao, the liveries of the four World Superbike Championship Yamaha teams have been revealed. The Japanese manufacturer enters the 2023 season with a wealth of...

BSB: Storm Stacey and Joe Francis remain with GR Motosport for 2023

BSB: Storm Stacey and Joe Francis remain with GR Motosport for 2023

Storm Stacey will remain with the GR Motosport team for a fourth consecutive Bennetts British Superbike Championship campaign. The 19-year-old, who first joined the team in the Superstock 600...

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to make Jerez wildcard appearance with Red Bull KTM

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to make Jerez wildcard appearance with Red Bull KTM

Dani Pedrosa will return to the MotoGP grid at Jerez this April as a wildcard entrant with Red Bull KTM Racing. The 31-time MotoGP race winner retired from racing at the end of the 2018 season and...

BSB: Hector Barbera returns with TAG Honda Racing

BSB: Hector Barbera returns with TAG Honda Racing

Hector Barbera will return to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship this season after signing for TAG Honda Racing. The Spaniard last raced in the British Championship in 2020 with OMG...

WSB: 2023 Ducati livery unveiled as Alvaro Bautista chooses the number one plate

WSB: 2023 Ducati livery unveiled as Alvaro Bautista chooses the number one plate

Alvaro Bautista’s Aruba.It Racing Ducati V4 R will have the number one plate on it in the World Superbike Championship this season. The decision was confirmed during the team’s official 2023...

MotoGP: Pecco Bagnaia to run the number one plate in 2023

MotoGP: Pecco Bagnaia to run the number one plate in 2023

Pecco Bagnaia has chosen to run the number one plate this season following his stunning title success with Ducati in 2022. His decision was revealed during the manufacturer’s joint 2023 livery...

MotoGP Yamaha Presentation: Q&A with Franco Morbidelli

MotoGP Yamaha Presentation: Q&A with Franco Morbidelli

Yamaha became the first manufacturer to unveil its 2023 MotoGP livery in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the morning of January 17. The new camouflage design was revealed by Fabio Quartararo and Franco...

MotoGP Yamaha Presentation: Q&A with Fabio Quartararo

MotoGP Yamaha Presentation: Q&A with Fabio Quartararo

Yamaha became the first manufacturer to unveil its 2023 MotoGP livery in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the morning of January 17. The new camouflage design was revealed by Fabio Quartararo and Franco...

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha unveil new 2023 livery

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha unveil new 2023 livery

Monster Energy Yamaha has unveiled its new 2023 MotoGP livery in a special presentation in Jakarta, Indonesia. The traditional black and blue design has been given a makeover this year thanks to...

Roads: Craig Neve joins Bathams Racing for 2023 North West 200 and Isle of Man TT

Roads: Craig Neve joins Bathams Racing for 2023 North West 200 and Isle of Man TT

Craig Neve has signed for Bathams Racing for this year’s North West 200 and Isle of Man TT road racing events. Neve will ride alongside Michael Rutter on the roads, and will also take part at...

BSB: Jack Scott to make Superbike debut with Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki in 2023

BSB: Jack Scott to make Superbike debut with Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki in 2023

2022 Quattro Group British GP2 Champion Jack Scott will make his Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut next season after joining Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki. Scott dominated the GP2 class,...

WSB: Tarran Mackenzie seals World Supersport move with MIE MS Racing Honda

WSB: Tarran Mackenzie seals World Supersport move with MIE MS Racing Honda

Tarran Mackenzie will be in the World Supersport Championship next season onboard a Honda CBR600RR. The 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship winner has joined a project formed by the MIE...

BSB: Liam Delves re-signs for Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki

BSB: Liam Delves re-signs for Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki

Liam Delves has re-signed with the Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki team ahead of the 2023 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. Delves made his debut with the team this year after jumping from...

BSB: Davey Todd to make full-time debut with Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles Honda

BSB: Davey Todd to make full-time debut with Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles Honda

2022 Pirelli National Superstock Champion Davey Todd will make his full-time debut in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship in 2023. Todd moves into the Superbike class alongside the Milenco...

BSB: McAMS Yamaha sign Tim Neave following Tarran Mackenzie's departure

BSB: McAMS Yamaha sign Tim Neave following Tarran Mackenzie's departure

Tim Neave will make his full-time Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut next season after taking the seat vacated by Tarran Mackenzie at McAMS Yamaha. Neave spent the 2022 season onboard...

BSB: Max Cook to make Superbike debut with Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Racing Kawasaki in 2023

BSB: Max Cook to make Superbike debut with Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Racing Kawasaki in 2023

2022 Junior Superstock Champion Max Cook will make the jump into the Bennetts British Superbike Championship next season after joining Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Racing Kawasaki. The 19-year-old joins...

BSB: OMG Racing Yamaha sign Ryan Vickers for 2023 season

BSB: OMG Racing Yamaha sign Ryan Vickers for 2023 season

Ryan Vickers will be on the championship-winning Yamaha R1 in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship next season after joining OMG Racing. Vickers takes the seat vacated by reigning champion...

BSB: Danny Kent joins new Lovell Kent Racing Honda team for 2023

BSB: Danny Kent joins new Lovell Kent Racing Honda team for 2023

Danny Kent will switch to Honda machinery for his 2023 Bennetts British Superbike Championship campaign after joining new team, Lovell Kent Racing Honda (LKR). The team will debut in partnership...

BSB: Organisers reveal updated Showdown format for 2023 season

BSB: Organisers reveal updated Showdown format for 2023 season

The Bennetts British Superbike Championship will undergo its biggest format change since 2010 next season with the introduction of a new points system and Showdown. The season will still be split...

BSB: Bradley Perie to make Superbike debut with Lee Hardy Racing in 2023

BSB: Bradley Perie to make Superbike debut with Lee Hardy Racing in 2023

2022 Supersport runner-up Bradley Perie will make his Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut next season after joining Lee Hardy Racing. Perie ended his Supersport season second overall...

BSB: DAO Racing expand into the Superstock class Brayden Elliot

BSB: DAO Racing expand into the Superstock class Brayden Elliot

The DAO Racing Kawasaki team has signed Brayden Elliot ahead of its maiden Pirelli National Superstock Championship campaign in 2023. It’s the first time that the Cumbria-based team will field two...

BSB: Danny Buchan stays with SYNETIQ BMW for 2023 season

BSB: Danny Buchan stays with SYNETIQ BMW for 2023 season

Danny Buchan will remain a SYNETIQ BMW rider in 2023, marking his third consecutive Bennetts British Superbike Championship season with the TAS Racing squad. Onboard the M1000 RR, Buchan won twice...

BSB: Jason O'Halloran to remain with McAMS Yamaha for fifth consecutive season

BSB: Jason O'Halloran to remain with McAMS Yamaha for fifth consecutive season

Jason O’Halloran has signed a new deal with McAMS Yamaha and will stay with the team for a fifth consecutive Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. The Aussie has won 21 races onboard the...

BSB: Steve Plater named Series Manager for BMW F 900 R Cup as format is revealed

BSB: Steve Plater named Series Manager for BMW F 900 R Cup as format is revealed

Steve Plater has been named as the Series Manager for the all-new BMW F 900 R Cup, whilst the format has also been revealed for the Bennetts British Superbike Championship support class. The new...

BSB: Christian Iddon joins Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2023

BSB: Christian Iddon joins Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2023

Christian Iddon will be a Ducati rider once again in next season’s Bennetts British Superbike Championship after signing for Oxford Products Racing Ducati. Iddon takes the seat vacated by Tommy...

BSB: Oxford Products Racing Ducati expand into Supersport with Ben Currie

BSB: Oxford Products Racing Ducati expand into Supersport with Ben Currie

The Oxford Products Racing Ducati team will expand their presence within the Bennetts British Superbike Championship paddock in 2023 by entering the Supersport class. The Moto Rapido squad becomes...

BSB: Andrew Irwin returns to Honda Racing UK alongside Tom Neave for 2023

BSB: Andrew Irwin returns to Honda Racing UK alongside Tom Neave for 2023

Andrew Irwin has re-signed for Honda Racing UK for his 2023 Bennetts British Superbike Championship campaign. Irwin takes the seat vacated by brother Glenn, following his own sensational return to...

BSB: Keith Farmer has died

BSB: Keith Farmer has died

Four-time British Champion Keith Farmer has died at the age of 35. Farmer retired from racing during the 2021 season, bringing an end to a hugely successful career within the Bennetts British...

MotoGP: Luca Marini tops official Valencia Test

MotoGP: Luca Marini tops official Valencia Test

Luca Marini ended the official Valencia MotoGP Test at the top of the timesheets as riders got to grips with their 2023 bikes for the first time. It was a busy, yet exciting day for the paddock...

WSB: Provisional 2023 calendar unveiled

WSB: Provisional 2023 calendar unveiled

The provisional 2023 World Superbike Championship calendar has been unveiled with the season getting underway at Phillip Island on February 24-26. A week later the paddock heads to the Mandalika...

WSB: Tom Sykes joins Kawasaki Puccetti Racing for 2023

WSB: Tom Sykes joins Kawasaki Puccetti Racing for 2023

Tom Sykes will return to the World Superbike Championship in 2023 after signing for Kawasaki Puccetti Racing. Sykes competed in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship for the first time since...

BSB: Glenn Irwin joins PBM Ducati for 2023 season

BSB: Glenn Irwin joins PBM Ducati for 2023 season

Glenn Irwin will make a surprise return to the PBM Ducati team next season as he targets his maiden Bennetts British Superbike Championship crown. Irwin has spent the last three seasons with Honda...

Here's Tommy! Bridewell shifts to PBM Ducati squad for 2023 season

Here's Tommy! Bridewell shifts to PBM Ducati squad for 2023 season

Wiltshire rider Tommy Bridewell will contest the 2023 British Superbike season with the PBM Ducati squad, following four-and-a-half successful years with the Oxford Products Racing Ducati team.

Isle of Man TT 2022: Olivier Lavorel has died

Isle of Man TT 2022: Olivier Lavorel has died

Isle of Man TT organisers have released a statement to confirm the passing of Sidecar passenger Olivier Lavorel. The Frenchman sustained serious injuries in an accident on the first lap of the...

MotoGP: Honda and Repsol extend iconic title sponsorship deal

MotoGP: Honda and Repsol extend iconic title sponsorship deal

The factory Honda team has renewed its iconic sponsorship deal with Repsol for another two seasons. The new deal means that the collaboration will celebrate its 30th anniversary in the 2024 MotoGP...

Roads: 2023 Isle of Man TT schedule confirmed

Roads: 2023 Isle of Man TT schedule confirmed

The schedule for the 2023 Isle of Man TT has been confirmed by the Department for Enterprise with the road racing event getting underway on Monday 29 May. The Bank Holiday Monday start date will...