2002

Bayliss sizzles to provisional Brands pole

Bayliss sizzles to provisional Brands pole

If the men from the Met are to be believed, today is going to see the start of a mini-heatwave over Brands Hatch, so if you’re heading down there today, click on this story for updates on news,...

If Ducati made girls…

If Ducati made girls…

They’d be as sexy as their bikes

Carmichael keeps 100% record in Ohio

Carmichael keeps 100% record in Ohio

The complete domination of AMA Motocross by Ricky Carmichael continued in Troy, Ohio, with the Honda rider taking his total to 14 wins from 14 starts. He made it easy by getting good starts for both...

She’s behind you…

She’s behind you…

Brolly girl or would-be assasin?

Who wants to work for Ducati?

Who wants to work for Ducati?

With gorgeous bikes and co-workers like this, work could be a pleasure

Now that’s a bike gang

Now that’s a bike gang

How do I join?

Ulrika-ka-ka-ka

Ulrika-ka-ka-ka

It’s amazing the people you never knew were into bikes, isn’t it

The ultimate in weight-saving

The ultimate in weight-saving

Not an ounce more to be lost anywhere

Nice stick…

Nice stick…

To be honest, we’re more interested in the dolly, rather than the brolly

Bayliss and Edwards share Laguna Seca glory

Bayliss and Edwards share Laguna Seca glory

Race one was won by Australian reigning champion Troy Bayliss, from his teammate Ruben Xaus, with championship rival Colin Edwards in third. Edwards had led for much of the race, until lap 23, when he...

Marlboro and Yamaha part company

Marlboro and Yamaha part company

Yamaha has announced the end of their sponsorship by cigarette brand Marlboro. The deal will cease at the end of 2002, after three years with Marlboro as the team’s main sponsor.It doesn’t look like...

MCN: Your British GP souvenir

MCN: Your British GP souvenir

If you were one of the 60,000 there, if you wished you had been, if you watched it on TV, or missed everything, you need this week’s MCN, out on Wednesday, July 17.We’ve got a full 16 pages of...

Katoh gets RC211V for Czech GP

Katoh gets RC211V for Czech GP

Daijiro Katoh will race a Honda RC211V four-stroke at the Czech Republic GP. Honda will enter a third bike for the reigning 250cc World Champion, who is a HRC contracted rider, currently being leased...

Rossi makes it seven in a row

Despite a poor start, Valentino Rossi claimed victory in Germany, making it seven wins in a row for the Italian.It was his Honda team-mate, Tohru Ukawa, who led the early stages of the race, until Alex Barros found his way past on lap seven, leading an eight-man fight for the lead. Barros was locked in a tussle with Frenchman Olivier Jacque, but both riders failed to finish.It was Max Biaggi who...

Roberts to miss Germany, but Ryo rides again

Roberts to miss Germany, but Ryo rides again

Kenny Roberts will miss the German Grand Prix in order to have surgery on his right arm. The operation is to cure the arm " pump " which has been a reason for his poor performances this...

Rossi to compete in car Rally of Great Britain

Rossi to compete in car Rally of Great Britain

Valentino Rossi has confirmed he will be driving in the NetworkQ Rally of Great Britain, on November 14-17. He will be swapping his works Honda RC211V racebike for a Peugeot World Rally car, to...

Jacque claims pole in Germany

Jacque claims pole in Germany

Olivier Jacque pulled off the shock of the season so far by claiming the first pole position for a two-stroke this season in Germany today.The French rider crossed the line with just under 10 seconds...

Knockhill crash broke Hislop’s collarbone

Knockhill crash broke Hislop’s collarbone

Steve Hislop has definitely ruled himself out of a Brands Hatch WSB wildcard after tests discovered he’d broken his collarbone in Sunday’s MCN Knockhill BSB round.You can read more about Hislop’s...

Nice front end

Nice front end

Now that’s a bikini fairing

Carmichael makes it 12 in a row

Carmichael makes it 12 in a row

Ricky Carmichael continued his perfect season in AMA Motocross to take his 11th and 12th motos, and the overall win, breaking Bob Hannah’s 1978 record of 10 moto wins.Carmichael’s Honda teammate,...

She’s behind you

She’s behind you

Is that our babe of the Year winner? Quick, turn round and catch her

Hislop: WSB is mediocre

Hislop: WSB is mediocre

MCN British Superbike star Steve Hislop joined registered users of motorcyclenews.com for a webchat at 1pm on Thursday July 11.Not only did he reveal his views of World Superbikes, he also told users...

The new pit to bike radios

The new pit to bike radios

There were a few design problems to be worked round

Steve Hislop: In his own words

cbr6dude: Steve, is Sean Emmett your biggest adversary, or mis-fortune?SteveHislop: Biggest adversary? Yeah I mean the form that Sean had last year, he was there , or thereabouts. He was every bit as good as me and John. But he basically had to play a team role and back John up, and not win. But this year he can go for the wins, so yes he is a strong, strong challengeAlan: Exactly how pissed off...

Dry my bike off love

Dry my bike off love

Her cleaning method was unusual, but no one complained

It takes 3 things to wear a vest

It takes 3 things to wear a vest

Young, female and attractive seems to be the criteria

Pichon victory makes history in Sweden

Pichon victory makes history in Sweden

Mickael Pichon became the most successful French rider in GP history when he took his 21st Grand Prix win in Uddevalla, Sweden at the weekend in the 250cc class.Local hero Kenneth Gundersen got the...

All white now

All white now

Anyone got a handy hose or bucket of water?

You’re a bit lop-sided

You’re a bit lop-sided

The fact they put the scaffolding up at a 45 degree angle is even more worrying

Foggy’s FP1 won’t race this year

Foggy’s FP1 won’t race this year

Carl Fogarty has just announced his Foggy/Petronas team will not race in WSB this year.For more details on Foggy’s announcement don’t miss the latest issue of MCN, out July 10.The strain of developing...

Toseland signs two-year GSE deal

Toseland signs two-year GSE deal

James Toseland has pledged himself to his HM Plant/GSE team with a new two-year deal that’ll see him assume the mantle of number one rider with the squad until the end of 2004.The current embumbent...

British GP results: Rossi wins again

British GP results: Rossi wins again

Good weather and big crowds have marked this year’s British GP, but if you couldn’t make it, we’ve got all the results…MotoGP results:Valentino Rossi rode a textbook race to win at Donington, despite...

Show your support for Jezza

Show your support for Jezza

Jeremy McWilliams is Britain’s only rider in MotoGPs this season, and he’s hoping the fans at Donington will give him the same kind of support that has led to Brands World Superbikes turning into a...

Board my dear?

Board my dear?

Because we could look at you all day.

The blues sisters?

The blues sisters?

Looks like Jake and Elwood ditched the police car for HM Plant Ducatis

Hislop back on the pace at Knockhill

Hislop back on the pace at Knockhill

Steve Hislop is setting the pace on the second day of practice ahead of Sunday’s MCN BSB round at Knockhill.According to the MonsterMob Ducati rider his recent lack of race-winning form can be traced...