2002

Fancy a drink?

Fancy a drink?

You’ll need a drink to cool down after looking at these babes

Carmichael for AMA "Athlete of the Year"

Carmichael for AMA "Athlete of the Year"

Ricky Carmichael has been nominated for the 2002 AMA Athlete of the Year award in recognition of his sensational performances in 2002.The award is given to the rider considered to have the most...

Italy wins Motocross des Nations

Italy wins Motocross des Nations

The Italian team won the 2002 Motocross des Nations at the Belpuig Circuit in Spain at the weekend.The squad of Andrea Bartolini, Alessio Chiodi and Alex Puzar, all former World Champions, easily beat...

Nice seat-warmer

Nice seat-warmer

Aprilia have thought of everything, even a novel seat-warmer for the race bike

What is she doing?

What is she doing?

We don’t know why she’s lifting her skirt up, but we’re just glad she is

Can I check your pass?

Can I check your pass?

Sometimes there are perks to being a MotoGP security guard

Rear of the year?

Rear of the year?

Which do you prefer?

Blonde or brunette Sir?

Blonde or brunette Sir?

With the Rizla Suzuki girls, the choice is yours…

Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

Sean Emmett has sensationally signed a deal to ride for Renegade Racing on a 2002 WSB-spec Testastretta 998 next season.You can read all about his deal in detail and Steve Hislop’s plans in the...

Naughty, naughty

Naughty, naughty

Brollybabes can be so cheeky

Scott Russell in comeback test

Scott Russell in comeback test

Former WSB champ Scott Russell is on the verge of an amazing racing comeback, despite nearly being killed at the Daytona 200 in 2001.He has been secretly testing for HMC Racing, an AMA Superbike...

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be set for a dramatic return to World Superbikes after an absence of five years.He last rode in the 1998 championship on a Yamaha YZF750, but he has been testing recently with AMA...

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Ruben Xaus has just been confirmed as Neil Hodgson’s teammate at the factory Ducati Corse WSB squad on the new 999.He renews his commitment to the factory after a torrid 2002 in World Superbikes,...

McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

Jeremy McWilliams has put the Proton KR on pole position for Sunday’s MotoGP in Australia. He qualified 0.4 seconds ahead of Australian Gary McCoy. The other Proton KR of Nobuatsu Aoki qualified in...

Rossi warms up for rally debut

Rossi warms up for rally debut

Valentino Rossi has been warming up for his rallying debut in next month’s Rally of Great Britain with a special test of his World Rally Championship (WRC) – spec Peugeot 206.There’s a rare personal...

Barros back on top, Down Under

Alex Barros has continued his excellent run of form on the Honda RCV with a provisional pole start in Friday’s qualifying ahead of the Australian MotoGP round on Sunday.The West Honda rider ‘s time of 1’33.002 around the 2.78 mile Phillip Island circuit was just a tenth ahead of home favourite Garry McCoy on the Red Bull Yamaha YZR two-stroke. As if to prove the strokers have one last hurrah left...

Rossi wins in Oz

Valentino Rossi continued his amazing season with victory in Australia. He finished at the head of five Hondas, sharing the podium with Alex Barros and Tohru Ukawa. Daijiro Katoh and Jurgen van den Goorbergh took fourth and fifth.Max Biaggi was the leading non-Honda, ahead of Nobuastsu Aoki who finished seventh on the Proton KR. Eighth was Olivier Jacque, ninth Kenny Roberts Jr and tenth Jeremy...

Must be good friends

Must be good friends

Just look where her hand is on the enlarged picture…

Cheer up luv!

Cheer up luv!

Maybe her shorts are a little chafing

Members of the sunglasses cult

Members of the sunglasses cult

The mysterious " sunglasses on head " illness spreads…

What is he wearing?

What is he wearing?

OK, who told Steve that women prefer gingers?

Prop her up

Prop her up

Quick the blonde ones falling over, grab her.

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda is set to quit WSB despite winning the 2002 World Superbike championship.You can read more on this story in the latest issue of MCN, out October 16.There had been rumours that GSE Racing would...

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

From next year the American superbike (AMA) series will run on broadly similar lines to the British domestic championship after officials finally settled on a framework to allow teams to run...

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Chris Walker has been diagnosed as having a broken ankle and tibia of his left leg after crashing out of a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium at the weekend.He was due to start testing with his new GSE...

2003 Grand Prix Calendar

2003 Grand Prix Calendar

The FIM has just released the details of dates and venues for the 2003 Grand Prix calendar.Round 1: April 6, Suzuka, JapanRound 2: April 27, Welkom, South AfricaRound 3: May 11, Jerez, SpainRound 4:...

Barros builds with Sepang pole

Barros builds with Sepang pole

Alex Barros is emerging as the unlikely challenger to the dominance of Valentino Rossi in MotoGP after taking pole in Sepang today ahead of Sunday’s Malaysion Grand Prix.Despite only having sat on the...

Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

Max Biaggi finally broke his four-stroke duck with a win in the searing heat of Sepang in Sunday’s Malaysian round of the MotoGP calendar.The Malboro Yamaha rider benefited from the three-way scrap...

Wonder if it’s waterproof paint?

Wonder if it’s waterproof paint?

Everyone was praying for a downpour to find out

The Renegade gang

The Renegade gang

Approach with caution…

Provisional 2003 BSB calendar

Provisional 2003 BSB calendar

British Superbike bosses have now released a provisional calendar for 2003 with venues pencilled in. Subject to change it looks like this:Round 1: Silverstone March 28-30Round 2: Snetterton April...

Bercy Supercross line-up confirmed

Bercy Supercross line-up confirmed

Organisers have just confirmed the line-up for the Bercy Supercross special in France on November 8-10.The quasi-des Nations format pitches one team from France and one from the U.S. against a...

Barros asked for a firm rear

Barros asked for a firm rear

Don’t think this was the ‘firm rear’ Alex Barros expected

New Motocross des Nations entry list

New Motocross des Nations entry list

The FIM has just released the entry list for the re-scheduled 2002 Motocross des Nations, now confirmed as October 19-20 in Bellpuig, Spain. There are 23 countries with almost 100 riders competing in...

Yowsah!

Yowsah!

Don’t know what’s she’s advertising, but she’s doing it very well…

A penthouse view

A penthouse view

So that’s why a penthouse view costs so much money