July

Youngest ever BSB rider gets Thruxton debut

Youngest ever BSB rider gets Thruxton debut

While most 17-year-olds are happy lashing on another nasty bit of bodged Astra bodykit, Tony Waistnage is about to make history as the youngest ever British Superbike rider.He makes his debut in the...

The sunglasses stop her hair going blind

The sunglasses stop her hair going blind

Terrible thing when your hair needs protection from the sun

Don’t want to see the back of Brands?

Don’t want to see the back of Brands?

Neither do we, which is why the next few days will be a Brands brolly babe extravaganza

Carmichael keeps on winning

Carmichael keeps on winning

Ricky Carmichael is still on track for a perfect season in the AMA 250 Motocross championship, taking the win at Washougal, Washington on Sunday July 28.Carmichael now has nine overall wins to his...

Brand Hatch WSB live updates

Brand Hatch WSB live updates

5.15pm. European Superstocks Part 2:Chris Burns emphatically won the second part of the delayed European Superstock race to take the overall win by three and a half seconds from Murphy. Third was...

Yates takes AMA Supersport title

Yates takes AMA Supersport title

Aaron Yates has won the 2002 AMA Supersport championship at Mid-Ohio on Sunday, but his delight was cut short as the Blimpie Yoshimura Suzuki rider crashed in the AMA Superbike race, badly gashing his...

Chris Walker signs for GSE

Chris Walker signs for GSE

Chris Walker has signed to ride alongside James Toseland for GSE Racing in World Superbikes for 2003.You can read more details of Walker’s deal in the latest issue of MCN, out Wednesday July 31.The...

Pit-to-bike communication

Pit-to-bike communication

OK, so it needs a bit of work…

Keeping cool

Keeping cool

Look closely and ask yourself, is that an ice cube attached to her necklace?

Watch out for pirates

Watch out for pirates

Looks like that bike has been boarded by pirates

Which Ducati model to have?

Which Ducati model to have?

It’s a hard choice to choose just one of Ducati’s gorgeous range of models…

GP2 series for UK

GP2 series for UK

The British Superbikes series could soon witness the new GP2-spec bikes. GP2, which will eventually support the MotoGP class, limits engine tuning to Supersport levels, but allows a free-reign when it...

Eighth straight win for Carmichael

Eighth straight win for Carmichael

With his eighth straight overall victory, Ricky Carmichael has equalled the AMA Motocross record for consecutive wins, and in the process claimed a new national record by winning every single moto...

Spellbound by tales of MCN

Spellbound by tales of MCN

She’s simply mesmerised listening to the tales of adventure and excitement that makes up life at MCN

Fill her up luv

Fill her up luv

In Italy, even the petrol station attendants are gorgeous

Hope that signs says "Kisses £1"

Hope that signs says "Kisses £1"

But sadly it’s more likely to be for drinks and chip butties

Foggy rides FP1 for Commonwealth games

Foggy rides FP1 for Commonwealth games

Carl Fogarty completed a leg of the Queen’s Jubilee Commonwealth Games Baton Relay yesterday, riding the FP1 race bike that will compete in World Superbikes next year.He was one of 5000 people...

Party with the riders at Brands

Party with the riders at Brands

Want to know what the WSB stars get up to on a Sunday night when they are partying? Well the annual WSB charity party at Brands Hatch is back and there are still some tickets left.Every year a big...

Suzuka 8 Hours live online

Suzuka 8 Hours live online

Eight hours in front of a computer may sound like a normal day at work, but on August 4 the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race will be broadcast live on the internet.It’s free to view, and will have...

Join a rideout to Brands, or add yours to our list

IF you are one of the 100,000-plus heading for Brands this weekend, hook-up with fellow riders for a group run to the track.Below, you’ll find group rides to Brands you can join. Let us know if you know of any others. And if you’d like to start one from your area, or just see if there’s anyone interested, send us the details and we’ll publicise them here. Just e-mail them to...

Brands WSB: Latest update 4:00pm

Brands WSB: Latest update 4:00pm

It’s one of the hottest days of the year at Brands Hatch, both for the weather, and the racing. A cloudy start to the day has given way to bright sunlight and slightly humid conditions.The RAC reports...

See Ducati’s 999 in the flesh at Brands

See Ducati’s 999 in the flesh at Brands

You’ll be able to see Ducati’s new 999 superbike for the first time at Brands Hatch World Superbikes this weekend, July 26-28. It will be displayed near Paddock Hill bend at the Ducati Corse...

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...