June

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

Hislop quickest in Rockingham practice

Hislop quickest in Rockingham practice

Steve Hislop went quickest in today’s free practice at Rockingham. The MonsterMob rider time of 1:10.47 was half a second quicker than Suzuki’s John Reynolds ahead of Sunday’s MCN-backed BSB...

Three in a bed

Three in a bed

And the little one said " roll over "

David Jefferies: In his own words

Dabbsy: Congratulations on your wins - were you annoyed not to get the proddy 600 to add the hat-trick?DavidJefferies: Well it was actually the Junior 600 we broke down, in not the production, cos we haven't had that race yet. Obviously I was disappointed, but you can't expect to have everything your own way can ya.Apjmartin: DJ, was it hard for you as a kid at school? Those balls of steel you...

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

Reynolds on pole for Rockingham

Reynolds on pole for Rockingham

Rockingham was the circuit that decided the championship in last season’s British Superbike Championship, and it has favoured reigning champion John Reynolds again, this time in more fortuitous...

Carmichael makes it ten in a row

Carmichael makes it ten in a row

Ricky Carmichael won both races at the Budds Creek track this weekend (June 16) to maintain his perfect record in this year’s AMA motocross series.Carmichael has now scored five race wins and five...

Flying the flag…

Flying the flag…

Well, carrying it at least.

Bayliss stuns in Misano qualifying

Bayliss stuns in Misano qualifying

Troy Bayliss set a blistering pace in Misano, Italy to claim provisional pole with a time of 1:34.420 – half a second quicker than second placed man, Ben Bostrom ahead of Sunday’s WSB round.With track...

Izutsu back on Kwak for Misano

Izutsu back on Kwak for Misano

Hitoyasu Izutsu, Chris Walker’s WSB Kawasaki teammate on the factory ZX-7RR, makes his WSB return at this weekend’s Misano round after an eight week lay-off through injury.The Japanese star was...

Walker’s injection of hope

Walker’s injection of hope

Chris Walker is still on the slow road to recovery from Bell’s Palsy, but he’s been boosted by a new treatment from his team’s physiotherapist. He has been having painkilling and relaxant injections...

Bayliss on pole for Misano

Bayliss on pole for Misano

The top six all went under the previous Superpole lap record, but no-one could hold off Bayliss. The final rider to go out for his Superpole lap, he destroyed the previous lap record, held by Neil...

Ducati confirms factory ride for Hodgson

Ducati confirms factory ride for Hodgson

Ducati has just confirmed that Neil Hodgson will leave GSE to take up the reins as its number one factory WSB rider at the end of this season.In a statement Ducati’s Paulo Ciabatti, the man charged...