February

It’ll be all white on the night

It’ll be all white on the night

This year the brolly babes will be wearing a colour that goes with anything.

Permanent indoor dirt venue for Bristol?

Permanent indoor dirt venue for Bristol?

PLANS are well underway to establish the UK’s first permanent indoor supercross track at a site near Bristol.The man behind the scheme, Shane Fenton, reckons the track, with a 35,000 sqft area, will...

Fancy a nibble?

Fancy a nibble?

Good enough to eat…..

Hislop and Reynolds to test together

Hislop and Reynolds to test together

Steve Hislop and John Reynolds will ride together this weekend for the first time since they collided at Rockingham last year. That resulted in Hislop crashing to hand Reynolds the title. This year’s...

Smets first at Beaucaire

Smets first at Beaucaire

Joel Smets won the 2002 pre-season motocross international at Beaucaire, France, at the weekend in front of 15,000 fans.Jamie Dobb finished 12th overall. Here are the results:First heat: 1.Smets (Bel,...

Two roll-ups please

Two roll-ups please

Simply smoking

Jefferies misses out on superbike ride

Jefferies misses out on superbike ride

David Jefferies’ dream of a return to British Superbikes is over for another year. His V&M team has failed to come up with the cash to run so the six-times TT winner will be stuck in the...

Carmichael does it again

Carmichael does it again

Ricky Carmichael took his second victory on the trot in the AMA supercross 250 class, in front of 69,471 in the Georgia Doma, Atlanta.Now, the defending champion is 20 points behind leader David...

Where’s the beach?

Where’s the beach?

They thought they would be auditioning for Baywatch, not watching motorbikes in the rain

Slight to race in UK

Slight to race in UK

Aaron Slight will be racing a 500bhp V8 this year. No it’s not Moto GP gone mad, he’s on four wheels for the ASCAR oval racing series in the UK and Germany.Slight is driving the TJ Motorsports Ford,...

Walker 14th fastest despite partially paralysed face

Walker 14th fastest despite partially paralysed face

The effects of Bell’s Palsy have left Chris Walker with blurred vision and unable to complete more than a handful of laps at a time. Yet he toughed it out to rack up 72 laps and end up 14th fastest...

Neil Hodgson: In his own words

Jo d: You were very pleased with the Philip Island test but seemed more frustrated during the Valencia test. Do you think this is essentially down to your style being incompatible with the circuit rather than a more wide-ranging problem?NeilHodgson: Erm, yes. I think you've hit the nail on the head there. I do have a slight problem with the set-up of the bike, but I think it's more a case of my...

Hodgson reveals his go-faster diet

Hodgson reveals his go-faster diet

We’ve now added the full transcript from Neil Hodgson’s Thursday lunchtime web chat in which he reveals his recipes for success.Neil starts a WSB race day with porridge, tucks into bananas and fig...

Best test times of Saturday and Sunday

Valencia, Spain, WSB test, February 23-24, 20021. T Bayliss: 1’34.922. 2. N Haga: 1’34.957. 3. C Edwards: 1’35.168. 4. B Bostrom: 1’35.260. 5. R Xaus: 1’35.260. 6. P Chili: 1’35.668. 7. S Martin: 1’35.962. 8. L Pedercini: 1’35.962. 9. H Izutsu: 1’36.032. 10. J Toseland: 1’36.305. 11. N Hodgson: 1’36.358.12 G Lavilla: 1’36.595. 13. J Borja: 1’36.728. 14. C.Walker: 1’36.930. 15. A Antonello:...

Criville up all night to solve fainting fits

Criville up all night to solve fainting fits

Alex Criville will be locked in a room and made to stay awake for over two days in a bid to pinpoint the cause of the fainting fits which forced him to take a break from GPs this season.One of the...

Dim view

Dim view

If she took the shades off you’d know where she was looking

Dobb sees off Pichon and Everts at Hawkstone

Dobb sees off Pichon and Everts at Hawkstone

World 125cc motocross champion Jamie Dobb dealt his rivals the first psychological blow of the season when he took his brand new KTM 250 to victory in all three of his races at the Hawkstone Park...

Please stand up

Please stand up

The REAL Slim Shady?

On a pedestal

On a pedestal

We can see right up your nose

So which company do you work for?

So which company do you work for?

" And this is Keiko from…erm….nope, sorry, who was it again? "

Hello… all of you

Hello… all of you

Go on, show us again how the suspension compresses and rebounds, ever so quickly…

McCallen back for 2002 TT?

McCallen back for 2002 TT?

Phillip McCallen is considering a racing return to this year's Isle of Man TT - almost four years after he was told one more race there could paralyse him.McCallen, who won 11 TT victories between...

You can never get enough

You can never get enough

We know you may have seen her before, but it is the girl who won your vote for 2001 Babe of the Year

Got a sweat on?

Got a sweat on?

Plastic pants and high humidity – yup; there’s a very warm front in Valencia today

Carmichael and Vuillemin lead title charge

Carmichael and Vuillemin lead title charge

Ricky Carmichael and David Vuillemin have emerged as the main contenders for the AMA supercross title. With seven rounds down, each has won three racesCarmichaal won Saturday's event in Minneapolis,...

Walker’s face paralysed by illness

Walker’s face paralysed by illness

Chris Walker has partial paralysis of the face caused by a disease known as Bell’s Palsy.One of his eyes doesn’t blink, he can’t move his lips or swallow properly. He’s having to wear a patch over the...

Smart replaces injured McGuiness

Smart replaces injured McGuiness

Injured John McGuinness will be replaced by Scott Smart for this weekend’s crucial final test at Valencia before the start of the World Supersport season.McGuinness injured himself while filming a...

Walker will test despite paralysis

Walker will test despite paralysis

Chris Walker will test his Kawasaki WSB bike this weekend despite continued problems with partial facial paralysis caused by Bell’s Palsy.Walker has been having treatment all week to try and alleviate...

Harada crashes in testing

Harada crashes in testing

Honda rider Tetsuya Harada's 2002 world championship preparations have suffered a massive blow after he highsided his NSR500 and broke a collarbone in tests at Estoril.The former world 250 champion...

Details of Ducati GP bike emerge

Details of Ducati’s GP V4 four-stroke are emerging and there is now confirmation that a road bike based on it " is in the plans " .First pictures of the race bike are expected to emerge in three to four weeks. They will show a Ducati unlike any other. The bike is currently being wind-tunnel tested to ensure optimum efficiency. It will have a long nose, a minimalist five-tube trellis...

McCoy faces race to be fit

McCoy faces race to be fit

TOP GP rider Garry McCoy has been flown by private plane to Austria for a specialist assessment on a double break of his right leg.The Red Bull Yamaha 500 rider was airlifted from Estoril in Portugal...

Davies, 15, makes GP test debut

Davies, 15, makes GP test debut

Chaz Davies clocked the 29th fastest time on day one of the 125cc IRTA tests at Valencia, which conclude on Tuesday.British schoolboy Davies, 15, only completed 27 laps but managed a respectable time...

First blood to two-strokes at GP test

First blood to two-strokes at GP test

Yamaha’s supposedly " best " bike, in the hands of its " best " riders, was left trailing in the wake of Gary McCoy’s two-stroke at Valencia’s opening ITRA test.In fact,...

Criville: I’ll be back… I hope

Criville: I’ll be back… I hope

Former world 500 champion Alex Criville’s " retirement " will be short-lived, if he can win his battle against fainting fits.Criville revealed his decision to pull out for at least six...

Ride the TT without tears

Ride the TT without tears

The most accurate bike racing simulation of the TT ever is being promised by games maker Jester Interactive.It is being developed for the PlayStation 2 and will include every bump and ripple of the...

Modelling the new range

Modelling the new range

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