2002

Honda crams in early Imola test

Honda crams in early Imola test

Colin Edwards and his Castol Honda team will begin urgent tests this Monday, September 16, at Imola ahead of the decisive WSB round there on September 29.Click on the link on the right to vote for who...

Who’s your tip for the WSB title?

Who’s your tip for the WSB title?

The season-long battle between Ducati’s Troy Bayliss and Honda’s Colin Edwards comes to the boil on Sunday September 29 at Imola in Italy.Who do you think has the talent, the mental toughness and the...

Sensational Assen double for Edwards

Sensational Assen double for Edwards

The 2002 World Superbike title race is still wide open after a stunning double for Colin Edwards at Assen today.The Honda rider trailed defending champion Troy Bayliss by 29 points going into today’s...

Hayden will ride alongside Rossi

Hayden will ride alongside Rossi

Sources inside the MotoGP paddock are saying that reigning AMA Superbike champion Nicky Hayden has signed to ride a Honda RCV in 2003, possibly alongside Valentino Rossi in the Repsol/HRC...

Estoril GP results

Valentino Rossi won the Portuguese MotoGP round at Estoril today after runaway leader Suzuki’s Sete Giberanu crashed in torrential rain.MotoGP:1)V Rossi 2)C Checa 3)K Roberts 4)A Barros 5)M Biaggi250:1)F Nieto 2)M Melandri 3)S Porto…7)L Haslam125:1)A Vincent 2)S Sanna 3)S JencknerRossi extends his lead over his Repsol Honda teammate Tohru Ukawa in second place to 89 points with four rounds...

Motorcross of Nations entry list

Motorcross of Nations entry list

The 2002 Motocross of Nations will be held at Competition Park, San Jacinto, California on September 29 and it promises to be the best ever in its 55 year history.Billed as the " Olympics of...

But who will be the Green Goblin?

But who will be the Green Goblin?

Peter Parker’s spider-sense helps him anticipate crashes, but his choice in brolly girls stands out a little.

Carmichael seals a perfect season

Carmichael seals a perfect season

The unbeatable and unstoppable Ricky Carmichael made history at the Steel City Raceway in Philadelphia on Sunday when he took the final round of the AMA 250 Motocross championship, thereby winning...

Spain’s No 1?

Spain’s No 1?

They must have been joint winners. Surely nobody would want to come between them…

Don’t look so sad…

Don’t look so sad…

It can be disappointing not to wear MCN’s red and black lycra…

Hizzy shows us his pulling technique

Hizzy shows us his pulling technique

Hislop woos the ladies with his amazing disappearing neck

Three’s a crowd

Three’s a crowd

No one will complain that three’s a crowd when it’s these three ladies

Oil-tinted glasses?

Oil-tinted glasses?

Instead of looking back with rose-tinted specs, bike fans prefer the oil-tinted look

Soft rubber

Soft rubber

The brolly girl has to sacrifice her dress if they run out of tyres…

Hizzy and Plater win at Oulton

Hizzy and Plater win at Oulton

Steve Hislop added to his MCN British Superbike victories with a win at Oulton Park on Sunday. Shane Byrne was second to Hizzy in race one with Michael Rutter taking the third place.In race two it was...

Such a lovely start to the weekend

Such a lovely start to the weekend

No matter what the weather is like, one look at this picture can make anyone see sunshine

Hodgson on the podium twice

Hodgson on the podium twice

Neil Hodgson took two third spots in the two WSB races Oschersleben, Germany on Sunday, while Colin Edwards stormed to another double victory.Race one’s top three was: 1) Edwards(Honda), 2) Bayliss...

Edwards is on an Assen mission

Edwards is on an Assen mission

If there’s a fat lady warming up somewhere, someone’s forgotten to tell Colin Edwards to take the plugs from his ears. The Honda rider has scorched to the top of today’s qualifying session ahead of...

GP qualifying times from Estoril

GP qualifying times from Estoril

Alex Barros has snatched provisional pole from under the nose of Daijiro Kato, by just 7/1000ths of a second ahead of Sunday’s Portuguese GP at Estoril.The Brazilian rider has consistently been the...

Brits look forward to Estoril GP

Brits look forward to Estoril GP

This weekend, September 7-8, sees the Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril, the scene of pre-season testing for most teams earlier in the year. And for most of the Brits taking part, it’s coming on the...

Hizzy takes Cadwell double

Hizzy takes Cadwell double

Steve Hislop stormed to the double win at Cadwell Park in the latest round of the MCN-backed British Superbike series on the Bank Holiday.Hislop told MCN: " I came here wanting to get a grip on...

Because she’s worth it

Because she’s worth it

Click to enlarge and you’ll be rewarded with a cheeky surprise

Yee-haw!

Yee-haw!

And indeed, giddy-up…

Hang on is that a fiver?

Hang on is that a fiver?

Has someone dropped their cash on the way to the podium?

Stewart becomes youngest AMA 125 champ

Stewart becomes youngest AMA 125 champ

James Stewart became the youngest ever rider to win an AMA Motocross title at the Broome-Tioga, New York, on Sunday.Stewart, who is 16 years and 9 months, won both races to take the overall win. He...

Watch BSB bosses bend it like Beckham

Watch BSB bosses bend it like Beckham

Two international footballers have been drafted in by top BSB team bosses to thrash the press in a charity footy match. Ex-Liverpool star Dean Saunders and Leeds midfielder Tony Dorigo will join BSB...

The old guy has special powers

The old guy has special powers

He’s already hypnotised the rider, but luckily the brolly girl won’t look at him

Provisional 2003 WSB calendar

Provisional 2003 WSB calendar

The provisional calendar for the 2003 WSB championship has finally been released, and the biggest news is a new round at the amazing Sepang track in Malaysia as well as a new French round at Magny...

Hodgson storms to Oschersleben pole

Hodgson storms to Oschersleben pole

Neil Hodgson took a stunning Superpole to top the grid going into Sunday’s WSB round at Oschersleben today.His time of 1:26.502 was good enough to hold off Honda’s Colin Edwards and repeats his pole...

Whitham out of Oschersleben WSS

Whitham out of Oschersleben WSS

Jamie Whitham has pulled out of this weekend’s World Supersport round at Oschersleben, Germany.The Belgarda Yamaha rider is still suffering from the effects of his horrendous 130mph crash at Brands...

Edwards threatens with provisional pole

Edwards threatens with provisional pole

A new engine has given Honda’s Colin Edwards fresh hope and provisional pole in Oschersleben today ahead of Sunday’s World Superbike race in Germany.The Texan smashed the lap record by half a second,...

Now that’s a crash…

Now that’s a crash…

Barbequed CBR600 anyone? German Supersport rider Peter Koller can lay the blame for this hot little number on a loose fuel hose spraying petrol onto his rear tyre.Fortunately he escaped unhurt from...

Max power stops Honda in Brno

Max power stops Honda in Brno

Max Biaggi became the first man this season to break the Honda hegemony with his debut win of the MotoGP era at the Czech GP in Brno, today.He lead from pole, taking with him Valentino Rossi and...

Pichon claims World 250cc title

Pichon claims World 250cc title

Michael Pichon has claimed the 250cc World Motocross championship with his ninth win in ten races.His latest win at Gaildorf, Germany on August 18, was his seventh in a row, and maintains his chances...

Aye Caramba…!

Aye Caramba…!

Latin spirit in every one

Carmichael is 2002 AMA Motorcross champion

Carmichael is 2002 AMA Motorcross champion

Ricky Carmichael took the 2002 AMA Motocross championship at Spring Creek on Saturday August 17.He has totally dominated the season, winning every single race so far, and wrapped up the championship...