2003

Rossi tops practice at Donington

Rossi tops practice at Donington

Valentino Rossi has set a hot pace right from the start of the British Grand Prix at MCN Donington Park just beating Troy Bayliss to the top spot in the first practice session.Rossi put in 29 laps in...

Dovizioso tops 125 practice

First practice for the 125GP bikes at MCN Donington Park has just finished with Andrea Dovizioso topping the time sheets.Dovizioso took his Team Scot Honda to a fastest time of 1:38.761 on the last of his 22 laps, beating Pablo Nieto to the top spot by just .3 of a second.Nieto was the first of seven Aprilias to follow Dovizioso home with Stefano Perugini, Steve Jenkner, Casey Stoner, Youichi Ui,...

De Angelis fastest in 125cc practice

Alex De Angelis pipped Australian Casey Stoner to go fastest in the second practice for the British 125cc GP on Sunday. The Italian heads four Aprilias covered by just 0.076 of a second, with Stefano Perugini in third and Hector Barbera in fourth.Andrea Dovizioso has dropped to fifth on his Honda after leading first qualifying on Friday. Daniel Pedrosa is sixth, Pablo Nieto seventh, Finn Mika...

Rockingham cleared for practice

Rockingham cleared for practice

There are still no bikes out on track at Rockingham since the cancellation of the first practice and qualifying sessions for round seven of the British Superbike championship.Organisers are hopeful...

Everts closes gap on title leads

Everts closes gap on title leads

Stefan Everts wins in both the 125cc and Motocross GP races at Uddevalla in Sweden on Sunday mean he is now closing on both titles.The Yamaha rider is the most successful motocross rider of all time,...

Wet paint Crisis hits Rockingham

Wet paint Crisis hits Rockingham

Today’s practice and first qualifying session for round seven of the British Superbike championship was spent watching paint dry after organisers decided to re-paint the lines on the track this...

Kagayama does Rockingham double

Kagayama does Rockingham double

Yukio Kagayama took his first British Superbike victory in race one at Rockingham today, and then followed it up with his second win in race two.Grid positions for both races were based on current...

The future’s bright…

The future’s bright…

The future’s bright, the future’s orange brolly babes.

She’s up to something…

She’s up to something…

That smile suggests she’s up to something, we just don’t know what…

Curly or straight?

Curly or straight?

Curly or straight, the choice is yours…

A work of art

A work of art

She’s a work of art… and the scribbling all over her top isn’t bad either…

WCM will race at Donington

WCM will race at Donington

The WCM team will race at this weekend’s British GP, albeit on 500cc two-stroke Yamahas.Brit Chris Burns and Spaniard David de Gea will ride the bikes, one of which took Niall Mackenzie to third place...

Woman to ride up Everest

Woman to ride up Everest

You may have had fun tackling some Alpine twisties on a continental tour but motocross rider Annie Seel is going one better. She will attempt to set an official record for the highest ever motorbike...

Praying to the race god

Praying to the race god

It might look strange, but praying to the race god can help. Lord only knows why the brolly babe is doing it too.

Kagayama to replace Roberts for British GP

Kagayama to replace Roberts for British GP

Yukio Kagayama will be on a high this week as it’s been announced he will replace the injured Kenny Roberts Jr for the British MotoGP round this weekend.The news was revealed the day after the...

How come she gets glasses?

How come she gets glasses?

A bit of sunglasses envy threatened to tear the pair apart.

She’s got a healthy glow

She’s got a healthy glow

All that time in the sunshine on the grid has given her a healthy glow…

Corona’s Angels

Corona’s Angels

Corona’s Angels aren’t quite so good at fighting crime, but they do look rather nice

All together now

All together now

The quintuplets were inseparable.

Red Bull parts company with Emmett

Red Bull parts company with Emmett

Sean Emmett has been released by the Renegade Ducati team. And this time his departure will be permanent.Emmett was sacked and then reinstated at the Brands Hatch British Superbikes round on June 22.

On-grid dental health checks

On-grid dental health checks

There’s no accepting the dental checks as they take place on the grid before a race. Even brolly babes are included.

Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably? She certainly is…

Zongshen 1 wins 12-hour night race

Zongshen 1 wins 12-hour night race

Zongshen No. 1 has won the fourth round of the World Endurance championship at Albacette in Spain.The 12-hour night race was beset by numerous crashes during the first qualifying sessions as riders...

Gibernau takes third win

Gibernau takes third win

Sete Gibernau has taken his third MotoGP win this season at the third round of the world championship in Assen.The race was delayed by rain and the standing water made visibility difficult when it did...

Assen first qualifying

Assen first qualifying

Three Italians head the MotoGP first qualifying time sheets, with Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Lori Capirossi all posting two-minute laps.The trio are covered by just 0.2 seconds from Rossi in...

Rossi ups the pace

Rossi ups the pace

Valentino Rossi has continued to improve his times in the second free practice session at the Dutch round of the MotoGP world championship, in Assen.At the end of the session Rossi was riding nearly...

Final WCM appeal rejected

Final WCM appeal rejected

The Harris WCM team’s attempt to race in MotoGP has been scuppered once and for all after its final appeal was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday, June 26.Team Boss Peter...

Rossi top by half-a-second

Rossi top by half-a-second

Valentino Rossi went straight to the top of free practice times today, posting a time half-a-second clear of Max Biaggi, his nearest rival.Rossi completed 21 laps, with a best time of 2:01.404, with...

Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

Capirossi on pole for Assen GP

Loris Capirossi has taken pole position for the Dutch MotoGP race on Saturday with a 1:59.770 lap, moving him ahead of countrymen Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi.Throughout practice and qualifying the...

Losing your shirt…

Losing your shirt…

That’s what happens when you bet against Neil Hodgson in WSB this season.

James Webb, Cadwell Park, June 15

Thirteen-year-old Pembury rider James Webb saw race action over the weekend at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire where he secured top five finishes to all three of his races on the 125cc Honda.James entered the two Bemsee Nationwide championship races on Saturday to familiarise himself with the tricky club circuit at Cadwell in preparation for Sunday’s MRO GP125 championship round. The young Kent rider...

MZ Race Report, Lydden Hill, June 7-8

A vast number of MZ entries (44) meant that the days had to be split into a 3-race format with all competing in two of the three events. The top 20 placed riders were split between the first two races and then met for the final race.SaturdayRACE1: With good starts off of the line, Jon Hart lead the pack off of the line, closely followed by John Welfare. Jon Hart got used to being in the lead and...

BMZRC Race Report, Cadwell Park, June 14

PRACTICE: Saturday morning dawned wet and rainy at Cadwell, accompanied by frantic changing of tyres. All this activity obviously detracted several racers from their normal pre-race preparations. Andy Bettridge and Ian James just couldn’t get their bikes started and after the MZ race co-ordinator Dave Higgins had been pushing them around for a while they discovered that they had failed to unplug...

Keep your chin up

Keep your chin up

You’ve just got to keep your chin up and try to smile…

We’re gonna need a bigger collar

We’re gonna need a bigger collar

This year, it appears big collars are the way to go…

Reynolds on pole at Brands

Reynolds on pole at Brands

John Reynolds is on pole for the British Superbike racing at Brands Hatch on Sunday.1) Reynolds 1:26.184. 2) Emmett 1:26.616. 3) Richards 1:26.679. 4) Byrne 1:26.805. 5) Rutter 1:26.818. 6) Hislop...