2001

John Reynolds: in his own words

Laszlo: When you started out what did you find most interesting/fascinating about racing?JohnReynolds: Basically the competition. I just loved racing bikes. I just loved riding bikes for that matter. The next thing was, " I can ride pretty well, I wonder how good I am? " That's what the fascination was. And I still have that enjoyment in my job nowDave: How is it that you and Ben...

Team manager quits Red Bull Ducati… for Sauber?

Team manager quits Red Bull Ducati… for Sauber?

Red Bull Ducati team manager Nigel Bosworth quit his post on Tuesday, November 6, less than a month after leading John Reynolds to the British Superbike title.Insiders now believe Bosworth will join...

Getting a grip on herself

Getting a grip on herself

Does no-one else want to hold your hand?

The dream removal team

The dream removal team

She carries the radio and refreshment, I have to lug this hefty photo around and her on my right… she does pianos.

Fire and Rescue, Brands style

Fire and Rescue, Brands style

When fire broke Foggy demanded the star treatment

Irish road racing must end, says Nutt

Irish road racing must end, says Nutt

Billy Nutt, the man who has just retired as clerk of the course for the Ulster GP, says racing on closed roads is too dangerous and the number of deaths unacceptable.After seven years in charge at the...

Win 20 tickets to the UK Supercross series

Win 20 tickets to the UK Supercross series

We’re supporting the supercross shows at the NEC this weekend and throughout the event, now we’re offering you the chance to see the third round of the UK Supercross series, free.You can win one of 10...

John Reynolds webchat transcript now added

John Reynolds webchat transcript now added

2001 British Superbike champion John Reynolds is considering ditching his Ducati for a four-cylinder bike to defend his title on, he revealed in a live web chat on this site on Wednesday...

Put on a pedestal

Put on a pedestal

Get off your knees man!

Show us your belly

Show us your belly

She was keen to show us her piercings…

Ducati and Foggy… the end of a beautiful relationship

Ducati and Foggy… the end of a beautiful relationship

There has been no official announcement, but Ducati is expected to end it’s relationship with Carl Fogarty within the next few days following the news that he is likely to head up the Sauber effort in...

Foggy to lead Sauber WSB effort?

Foggy to lead Sauber WSB effort?

Updated: Tuesday, November 6: Sauber is believed to be switching away from plans for GP racing to go WSB racing instead. And there are suggestions that Carl Fogarty will act as the bid’s...

Hodgson marries. Meet and congratulate him at the NEC

Hodgson marries. Meet and congratulate him at the NEC

Neil Hodgson got married on Sunday near his home town of Burnley, Lancs. Now you can congratulate him in person at the MCN stand at the NEC Show later this week.Hodgson married long term girlfriend...

Walker claims creditable ninth in Sugo

Walker claims creditable ninth in Sugo

Chris Walker wasn’t expecting to win at Sugo on Sunday in his first competitive ride for Kawasaki – but ninth place against some of the best bikes and riders in the world felt almost as good.For the...

Haga: I thought toothache would kill me

Haga: I thought toothache would kill me

Noriyuki Haga’s toothache in Rio turned out to be more serious than first thought. When he returned to Japan he needed emergency surgery.The tooth infection forced him to miss the final round of the...

Haslam’s GP future in jeopardy

Haslam’s GP future in jeopardy

Leon Haslam might have scored his best ever 500 finish in the rain-hit Rio GP, but that hasn’t been enough to secure his ride for 2002.He looked certain to be retained by the Shell Advance squad for...

£10 off British GP tickets

£10 off British GP tickets

Next year's British GP may be nine months away but plan ahead and you can save a packet.The race, on July 14, will be our first chance in Britain to see the new Honda and Yamaha four-strokes racing...

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

Jeremy McWilliams is facing another uncertain winter after negotiations to sort out a works 250 deal in 2002 collapsed.McWilliams and his team enjoyed instant success in 2001 when he became Britain’s...

Off-road superstar Ricky Carmichael in conversation

Off-road superstar Ricky Carmichael in conversation

Hail Ricky Carmichael the new king of US off-road! He convincingly beat legend and seven-time champion Jeremy McGrath in this year’s EA Sports Supercross series. And he dominated the outdoor Chevy...

Top dates for 2002 revealed

Top dates for 2002 revealed

We’re now able to publish the dates for the motocross, trials and enduro championships of 2002.All dates are provisional. British motocross championship dates have yet to be released.The next issue of...

Lampkin resigns for Montesa-HRC

Lampkin resigns for Montesa-HRC

World indoor and outdoor trials champion Dougie Lampkin has resigned for Montesa-HRC for the 2002 season.The contract runs until 2003. Lampkin also holds the English and Spanish trials titles, picked...

That’s a bit harsh

That’s a bit harsh

Monsters? Not in our view

Never heard them called that before

Never heard them called that before

You can call them Automotive if you like. We’ve got lots of other names for them.

I can’t read that

I can’t read that

You’ll have to let us smooth the words out if you want us to read them

Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

Manuel Poggiali was crowned world 125 champion in Brazil this afternoon – but only after a massive scare.The Gilera rider knew going into today’s 21-lap race that he only needed a top 13 finish to...

Katoh can’t stop winning

Katoh can’t stop winning

Daijiro Katoh may have already wrapped up the world 250 title but he still managed to rub his rivals noses in it again with yet another success in Rio today.It might not have been the typical runaway...

Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

MANUEL POGGIALI looks odds-on to win the world 125 championship in Rio on Saturday despite suffering a scare in Friday afternoon's final qualifying session.The 18-year-old Gilera rider only needs to...

Ukawa stuns by claiming pole for final 500GP

Ukawa stuns by claiming pole for final 500GP

Tohru Ukawa pulled off one of the biggest shocks of the GP season on Friday when he claimed pole position for the Brazilian 500 GP, ending Italian domination of qualifying this seasonThe Japanese...

Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

Valentino Rossi’s midas touch didn’t desert him in Rio this afternoon when he won a rain-affected Brazilian GP after a dramatic race with Carlos Checa.It had looked like Spaniard Checa would create...

Walker finishes 13th in Weston Beach Race

Walker finishes 13th in Weston Beach Race

Kawasaki World Superbike star Chris Walker finished a creditable 13th in Sunday's gruelling Weston Beach Race, at Weston-Super-Mare."The Stalker", riding a Kawasaki 250, completed 20 laps to finish...

Does she have more fun?

Does she have more fun?

What do blondes have more of?

Edwards gets lucky again

Edwards gets lucky again

No wonder the Texan Tornado is smiling

Riding Mettet with Walker and Whitham

Riding Mettet with Walker and Whitham

Whitham walks into the packed hospitality tent and flops into a plastic chair. In front of him, on his placemat, he plonks down a small grey tub.He’s looking pretty knackered, but it doesn’t stop...

Where are his hands?

Where are his hands?

Is Colin enjoying a private moment?

Heightened security

Heightened security

They won’t let you past until you’re frisked.

Don’t judge a book

Don’t judge a book

She looks so innocent, too