May

Belly good

Belly good

The pit-lane bouncers are looking better and better these days

Pichon bangs in win number four in Italy

Pichon bangs in win number four in Italy

Defending 250 champion Mickael Pichon took his fourth win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix and extended his lead over second place man Josh Coppins to 17 points.Pichon criticised the...

How to get a-head

How to get a-head

She’s a very pretty girl, but the head growing out of her right shoulder takes a bit of getting used to

Little and Large are back

Little and Large are back

After the operations were declared successful, Little and Large decided to try their luck as brolly girls

Dreaming of McCoy

Dreaming of McCoy

One chance encounter with Gary McCoy, and he was all she could think about

Just a little teaser for you

Just a little teaser for you

Just imagine what the rest is like

Racer killed in TT practice

A rider who was seriously injured in yesterday afternoon’s TT practice has died. Colin Daniels, a 42-year-old father of two was killed after he lost control of his Suzuki GSX-R600 on Bray Hill. He first rode the TT in 2000, when he finished 34th in the Production Race. MCN would like to extend its sincere sympathy to Colin’s family.

Archibald’s practice pace raises Honda TT hopes

Archibald’s practice pace raises Honda TT hopes

In almost perfect conditions Adrian Archibald blasted to the top of the timing sheets with a 122.95mph lap on his Formula One Red Bull Honda Fireblade.Don’t miss your mega 28-page TT supplement, FREE...

Rain hits TT practice

Rain hits TT practice

Poor weather has meant today’s TT practice times are largely academic, most riders using the sessions to rehearse a wet weather race and tune their rain set-up.The conditions around the 37.73-mile...

TT practice again plagued by rain

Any hopes of a sustained practice session evaporated once again as heavy rain lashed the circuit yesterday evening, and the pre-race promise of the first 126mph lap looks in jeopardy as the practice time available dwindles.Dwight Mitchell, the man who’s brought MV back to the Island this year, threw his Agusta F4 down the road at Quarter Bridge on his opening lap. The American didn’t blame the...

Carmichael continues dominance at Mt Morris

Carmichael continues dominance at Mt Morris

Ricky Carmichael made it three wins in a row at Mt Morris in Pennsylvania last weekend. He hasn’t lost a race this season, and holds a 28 point lead over teammate Sebastien Tortelli, who took second...

Yamaha first and second in qualifying at Mugello

Yamaha first and second in qualifying at Mugello

Carlos Checa squeezed out his Marlboro Yamaha teammate Max Biaggi by just one tenth of a second to claim provisional pole at Mugello, Italy today, ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP race.The Spaniard, whose...

Ryo handed European GP rides

Ryo handed European GP rides

Akira Ryo, the Japanese rider who took Suzuki’s GSR-V four-stroke GP bike to a debut podium in Suzuka this year, will return for the factory for a handful of European rounds – starting with the...

Ducati unveils its new GP bike

Ducati unveils its new GP bike

Ducati has just lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding its new four-stroke Grand Prix bike. For a full report on the new Ducati GP machine, don’t miss the June 5 issue of MCN.Until today Ducati had...

Is that umbrella big enough?

Is that umbrella big enough?

Sadly after they made the umbrella, they appeared to run out of material to make her shorts with. Shame.

The Carmichael and Stewart show continues

The Carmichael and Stewart show continues

Ricky Carmichael claimed two wins at the Hangtown National Motocross, near Sacremento in California, to take his second overall win of the season. The Honda rider claimed the first race after an early...

Morticia?

Morticia?

When the Adams family are running a little short on money, a part time job as a grid girl comes in handy

World Motocross arrives in Italy

World Motocross arrives in Italy

The World Motocross championship arrives in Italy this weekend for round five in Castiglione de Lago.Although there aren’t many Italian contenders entered, there are some good hopes for British...

Must be Australian

Must be Australian

Judging by the Ducati logo on her shirt

The MCN girls make new friends wherever they go

The MCN girls make new friends wherever they go

Who could refuse the charms of the lovely MCN girls

Catch the TT on TV this June

Catch the TT on TV this June

If you can’t make it to the Island this year, don’t worry, you can soak up all the TT action from the comfort of your armchair.Granada’s Men & Motor’s channel will host an exclusive hour-long...

They’ll come in handy

They’ll come in handy

What on earth can those pockets be used for? Post your suggestions on the News board in Discussion and Chat

North West 200 results

North West 200 results

A run of bad luck scuppered Michael Rutter’s chances of improving on his tally of 11 race wins at the North West 200 this weekend, handing victory in the superbikes to David Jefferies.For the full...

The best MCN packaging yet

The best MCN packaging yet

The bigger, better, bolder MCN can’t fail to attract the attention

Edwards and Bayliss share Silverstone honours

Edwards and Bayliss share Silverstone honours

Troy Bayliss and Colin Edwards left a waterlogged Silverstone World Superbikes today with a win apiece.In race one Edwards held off the early attentions of Noriyuki Haga and Neil Hodgson to splash to...

Riders for Health auction on Sunday

It’s your chance to come away from Silverstone World Superbikes with the ultimate souvenir. Riders for Health will be holding an auction of gear and equipment donated by the top riders in the series, with the proceeds going to the Riders for Health charity.The auction will take place in the Paddock Show, situated in the paddock immediately after the post race press conference for the second World...

Your free guide to Silverstone WSB

Your free guide to Silverstone WSB

FREE in Wednesday’s MCN, your guide to this weekend’s Silverstone World Superbikes, and why Neil Hodsgon says it’s the perfect place for him to start winning.The HM Plant Ducati rider tells MCN: ...

Where to watch

You can either watch from the brand-new grandstands or from the banks, which let you walk round the whole circuit.The first corner at Copse is best for the start of the race, and on subsequent laps you can see the bikes hammering down the pit straights towards you before disappearing into Maggotts and Becketts.From Stowe, at the bottom of the circuit, you can see the whole of the very wide, long...

Hodgson slides into provisional Silverstone pole

Hodgson slides into provisional Silverstone pole

On a track still slick with this morning’s rain, Neil Hodgson slid his HM Plant Duacti into another provisional pole position ahead of Sunday’s debut Silverstone World Superbike round. Hodgson time of...

Everything you need for Silverstone WSB

Think of Silverstone and you probably think of Michael Schumacher leading a tedious procession of Snore-mula One cars from pole position all the way to the podium.But this weekend you’ll see some proper racing there when World Superbikes descends on the circuit for the first time in the 16-year history of the series.Though we’ve got used to WSB and GP rounds being held at Donington Park,...

Are you riding to Silverstone this weekend?

Are you riding to Silverstone this weekend?

Looking for a rideout to join to this weekend’s Silverstone WSB? Simply post a message on our News message board stating where you are leaving from and what time you are planning to leave.You’re bound...

Edwards fastest in Silverstone test

Edwards fastest in Silverstone test

Title chaser Colin Edwards was the fastest man around the 3.2-mile course in Wednesday’s Silverstone test with Steve Hislop close behind.Even Hizzy’s home advantage couldn’t overcome the Texan Tornado...

Send your messages to Hodgson, Walker and Toseland

Send your messages to Hodgson, Walker and Toseland

This Sunday the World Superbike series comes to Silverstone, giving the British contingent their best chances of good results.With Neil Hodgson, Chris Walker, James Toseland and Mark Heckles in the...

2002 US Motocross kicks off with Carmichael winning

2002 US Motocross kicks off with Carmichael winning

The first round of the 2002 U.S. Motocross season ended with victories for Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart at the Glen Helen Raceway in St. Bernadino, California.Carmichael claimed the win ahead of...

Indoor supercross venue to open in August

Indoor supercross venue to open in August

The UK’s first permanent indoor supercross track is heading for an August opening and we can now reveal its venue: It’ll be in Weston Super-Mare, Somerset.Co-owner Shane Fenton says building work has...

JR isn’t happy

JR isn’t happy

All he wanted to do was to borrow her 70’s shades for the race. Pic by Martin Heath/Xtreme Photo