2002

Harris to miss Knockhill

Harris to miss Knockhill

Karl Harris has lost his battle to be fit for the Knockhill round of the MCN-backed British Superbike series on Sunday, July 7.The 22-year-old broke his wrist after crashing heavily at Oulton Park on...

Rutter on pole for Knockhill

Rutter on pole for Knockhill

Michael Rutter will start from pole position in Sunday’s BSB round at Knockhill on the Renegade Ducati after the most dramatic qualifying session of the season.Officials had already scrapped SuperPole...

Hislop denied Knockhill double after tangle with Rutter

Hislop denied Knockhill double after tangle with Rutter

Steve Hislop should have left Knockhill with a 29-point lead in the MCN British Superbike championship. He’d already won the first race from champion rival Sean Emmett in convincing fashion and was...

Llewellyn leaves Motopower

Llewellyn leaves Motopower

It’s been announced at Knockhill, ahead of Sunday’s MCN BSB round, that Matt Llewellyn has parted company with Russell Savory’s Motopower BSB squad. Llewellyn has had a poor season; an unhealthy dose...

Rutter’s title warning

Rutter’s title warning

Michael Rutter reckons he’s the man to challenge Sean Emmett and Steve Hislop for the 2002 MCN British Superbike title.For more on Michal Rutter’s challenge and Niall Mackenzie’s Knockhill...

She doesn’t look happy

She doesn’t look happy

Obviously needs a darker tint on those glasses

Freestyle MX goes backflipping crazy

Freestyle MX goes backflipping crazy

US freestyle MX star Mike Metzger has been filmed landing an amazing 48ft backflip, and you can see the sensational video online.Carey Hart was the first to attempt the backflip and Caleb Wyatt...

Keep it under your hat

Keep it under your hat

And don’t forget to wear your safety glasses near the heavy machinery

Don’t get distracted

Don’t get distracted

It’s hard work sometimes, concentrating on getting a good start

They look so happy

They look so happy

Considering someone has stolen the sleeves from their shirts

Laguna Seca wildcards announced

Laguna Seca wildcards announced

Anthony Gobert will renew his WSB acquaintances at Laguna Seca after he and five other AMA riders were awarded wildcards for the round on July 14.The Australian, who took a run-away win at the track...

Capirossi to miss Donington GP

Capirossi to miss Donington GP

Loris Capirossi will miss the British GP at MCN Donington Park on July 14 after crashing heavily at Assen on Saturday. For more on this story, don’t miss the latest issue of MCN, out Wednesday July...

Josh Coppins fails dope test

Josh Coppins fails dope test

Josh Coppins, the man lying second in the World 250 Motocross class behind Mickael Pichon, has failed a drugs test, the FIM announced today.A urine sample, taken at the Austrian GP on June 9, is...

Rutter rules Rockingham

Rutter rules Rockingham

Michael Rutter claimed a double victory at Rockingham, proving that he can be as successful in the dry as he is in the wet.His race one victory came ahead of championship rivals Steve Hislop and Sean...

Looking hot in black

Looking hot in black

Well, it does absorb heat more than other colours

Flair, baby, flair

Flair, baby, flair

Don’t blame it on the sunshine, don’t blame it on the moonlight… blame it on the brollybabes.

The brolly babe of the future

The brolly babe of the future

One day we’ll all be wearing space-age tinfoil

Fancy a flutter?

Fancy a flutter?

Bookies are getting more and more attractive these days…

Don’t look back in anger

Don’t look back in anger

Wonder why they aren’t talking?

A slick rear

A slick rear

If that’s what Biaggi and Checa want, then that’s what they get

Slim Shadey?

Slim Shadey?

Not sure if they are a legal tint or not…

Heckles tests Mondial WSB machine

Heckles tests Mondial WSB machine

Mark Heckles stayed on at Misano after the WSB round there to test Mondial’s Piega WSB bike and the road version as part of the company’s preparations to go racing in 2003.Heckles – who rides for the...

Chris Walker’s band aid

Chris Walker’s band aid

Chris Walker took a tip from the world’s toughest riders to help him combat the extreme heat at Misano. Walker used an absorbent headband used by riders in the Paris-Dakar rally to try and reduce the...

Bayliss does double in Misano

Bayliss does double in Misano

Troy Bayliss has won the first race at Misano, extending his lead in the World Superbike championship over nearest rival Colin Edwards.Edwards, who led for much of the opening ten laps, had no answer...

Foggy WSB bike to debut at Brands

Foggy WSB bike to debut at Brands

DELAYS in engine preparation mean the Foggy Petronas FP1 race bike will miss its planned debut at the U.S. round at Laguna Seca. Instead, the bike will debut a month later at the Brands Hatch...

Garry McCoy "I’ll ride at Donington"

Garry McCoy "I’ll ride at Donington"

Garry McCoy has declared himself full fit and has promised he’ll ride at the British GP at MCN Donington Park on July 14.The Australian star badly broke his right leg during pre-season testing. He...

Rossi makes it six wins in Assen

Rossi makes it six wins in Assen

Valentino Rossi continued his winning ways with another dominant performance at the Dutch GP on Saturday, taking his tally of wins this season to six out of seven so far.But it was the old school...

Rossi edges Biaggi for provisional Assen pole

Rossi edges Biaggi for provisional Assen pole

Valentino Rossi has snatched provisional MotoGP pole in Assen today with a last gasp effort lap of 2:01.691.Max Biaggi had looked on for a double celebration this afternoon, the Italian was 31...

Rossi takes pole at damp Assen

Rossi takes pole at damp Assen

Valentino Rossi splashed to his sixth pole of the season at Assen today, ahead of Saturday’s MotoGP round.The Honda rider made the most of the two combined sessions as bad weather disrupted normal...

Kawasaki’s MotoGP machine sharpens up

Kawasaki’s MotoGP machine sharpens up

These are the latest pictures of Kawasaki’s ZX-RR four-stroke Grand Prix bike and it shows how much the designers have drawn from Honda’s successful RCV design. You can read more on the Kawasaki...

They must work out

They must work out

That’s a fine six-pack you ladies share…

Hello? I’m on the grid…

Hello? I’m on the grid…

It’s important for riders not to be distracted when they are preparing for the race

Jefferies to partner Reynolds at Rockingham

Jefferies to partner Reynolds at Rockingham

David Jefferies will partner John Reynolds on the Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 at the Rockingham round of the MCN-backed BSB series on June 23.You can read the full story on Jefferies’ BSB return in the...

Nice stick

Nice stick

Presumably, there’s still an umbrella attached to it somewhere

Reynolds and Emmett score Brands wins

Reynolds and Emmett score Brands wins

John Reynolds gave the new 1000cc four-cylinder superbikes their first win in the MCN British Superbike series. The Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 rider came out on top after a fantastic first race scrap with...

The MCN Mona Lisa

The MCN Mona Lisa

Such a nice smile makes our update on the classic worthy of attention