2003

Biaggi and Checa claim Supermoto glory

Biaggi and Checa claim Supermoto glory

Max Biaggi shared victory with Carlos Checa at the 'Superbikers' Supermoto event at the Bologna Motor Show yesterday.Yamaha MotoGP rider Checa won both of the qualifying races but it was Honda rider...

McCoy moves to WSB

McCoy moves to WSB

Garry McCoy has confirmed that he will ride for the NCR Ducati squad in the 2004 World Superbike Championship.The Australian rider, who was with the Kawasaki MotoGP team this year, will replace Regis...

2004 superbikes head-to-head

2004 superbikes head-to-head

The all-new 2004 superbikes have gone head to head on a racetrack for the first time at the AMA Superbike test in Florida, USA. So far, Honda is winning, but Yamaha has caused the biggest shock.The...

Biaggi fastest at Valencia

Biaggi fastest at Valencia

Max Biaggi is the fastest rider at the end of the Valencia MotoGP test.The Italian rider clocked the best time of 1:32.88 during the second day of testing on Thursday but couldn't better it in...

Hodgson's short Desmosedici debut

Hodgson's short Desmosedici debut

Neil Hodgson had a short first day on the Ducati Desmosedici MotoGP bike.Damp conditions forced the World Superbike champion to wait until 2:30 before he could take the bike out on track at the...

Reed joins Supercross injury list

Reed joins Supercross injury list

Reigning World Supercross champion Chad Reed will miss the European rounds of the series after dislocating his shoulder.Reed is scheduled for surgery this week after injuring himself in an...

Red Bull Rookies riders chosen

Red Bull Rookies riders chosen

The Red Bull Rookies Honda Racing team has announced its two riders for the 2004 British 125cc championship.The pair were selected from a group of eighteen hopefuls at an assessment day at Donington...

GP riders get the best taxi drivers

GP riders get the best taxi drivers

When GP riders arrive at the airport, they get the best taxi drivers in the world…

Ladies in red…

Ladies in red…

Ladies in red…cheek-to-cheek… and not a Chris De Burgh in sight. Marvellous.

Blue is the colour…

Blue is the colour…

Now everyone wants to be feeling blue…

New models from Proton

New models from Proton

Proton KR are constantly working on new models…

Anyone fancy playing a round?

Anyone fancy playing a round?

Even when the racers play golf, the brolly babes are there to lift the flags…

The best-looking ID parade ever?

The best-looking ID parade ever?

We don’t think any of them are guilty, we just wanted to have a line-up…

Unusual bike polishing

Unusual bike polishing

Polishing your bike like this is not recommended, but it is fun…

WSB paddock displays at Bologna Motor Show

WSB paddock displays at Bologna Motor Show

Fans will get the chance to see the World Superbike paddock up close and personal at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy.Seven teams will be present with their race transporters and the bikes that...

WSB loses Canadian round

WSB loses Canadian round

The Canadian round of the 2004 World Superbike championship on July 4 has been cancelled following a circuit inspection.Work required for the Mont Tremblant circuit to be homologated will not be...

McWilliams signs with Aprilia

McWilliams signs with Aprilia

Jeremy McWilliams has confirmed he will join Shane Byrne in an all-British factory Aprilia MotoGP squad next season.The 39-year-old signed a contract today (Friday) having flown down to Aprilia's...

Kato crash investigation results

Kato crash investigation results

The Honda investigation committee has ruled out mechanical failure as a cause of the crash that took the life of GP rider Daijiro Kato, in a special press briefing on Friday, November 28.It has taken...

Davies nominated for Young Sports Personality

Davies nominated for Young Sports Personality

British 250cc GP star Chaz Davies has been nominated for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award.This season saw the 16-year-old move into the 250cc class after spending his debut year in...

Husqvarna and Seel triumph in World Supermoto

Husqvarna and Seel triumph in World Supermoto

Eddy Seel is the 2003 World Supermoto champion, and his successes have helped Husqvarna to the manufacturers championship.The 33-year-old Belgian sealed the title at Benidorm in Spain last weekend...

Carmichael to miss Supercross season

Carmichael to miss Supercross season

The ‘Rossi’ of the U.S. off-road championships, Ricky Carmichael, will miss the 2003-2004 season after injuring himself in a crash this week.The 2003 AMA 250 MX and SX champion has a torn knee...

2003-2004 World and AMA Supercross dates

The 2003-2004 World and AMA Supercross dates are as follows, with the World series incorporating the two European rounds.December 6: Estadio Olympico, Spain. December 13: Gelredome, Arnhem, Holland. January 3: Anaheim, California. January 10: Phoenix Bank One Ballpark. January 17: Anaheim, Calif. Edison International Field. January 24: San Diego Qualcomm Stadium. January 31: Anaheim, Calif. Edison...

Monstermob signs Emmett

Monstermob signs Emmett

Sean Emmett will race for the Monstermob Ducati team in British Superbikes in 2004. He’ll ride a factory-backed 999 V-twin for what is the most successful team in the UK over the last few seasons.The...

The future’s bright

The future’s bright

The future looks better with these young ladies leading the way…

Route confirmed for 2004 Dakar Rally

Route confirmed for 2004 Dakar Rally

The route of the 2004 Dakar Rally was confirmed this week and will see the competition take in seven countries and cover a massive 11,052km.The 563 competitors, 200 of whom will be on bikes, will have...

Suzuki switch to Bridgestone

Suzuki switch to Bridgestone

John Hopkins will be riding his Suzuki GSV-R on Bridgestone tyres for next years MotoGP season.Suzuki is a long term partner of Michelin tyres but the GP team announced the switch as part of a move to...

Karl Harris headlines Honda show

Karl Harris headlines Honda show

British Supersport champion Karl Harris will be the star of a Honda Racing display at Meadowhall shopping centre, Sheffield, on Friday November 28.The 24-year-old Yorkshireman, who lives in Aston near...

Getting to the bottom of it

Getting to the bottom of it

It’s always tricky getting to the bottom of things…

Taking a break

Taking a break

Holding an umbrella all day can really tire you out…

An arresting sight

An arresting sight

Why do women always go for a man in uniform?

Always a pleasure…

Always a pleasure…

Always a pleasure, never a chore for 250GP star Anthony West

Are you two related?

Are you two related?

Even if they’re not really sisters, we can always pretend…

Dirt Rider Expo: Nov26-30

Dirt Rider Expo: Nov26-30

Britain’s biggest dirt bike show begins today at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.If you’re considering trying the dirt or are intrigued by supermotos, the event, which runs until Sunday, November 30,...

Bostrom crowned AMA supermoto champion

Bostrom crowned AMA supermoto champion

Ben Bostrom has become the inaugural AMA Red Bull Supermoto champion at the winner-takes-all final round of the championship in Las Vegas on Sunday, November 21.The first five rounds of the series...

Make Hodgson ‘Sports Personality 2003’

Make Hodgson ‘Sports Personality 2003’

It has been a momentous year for Neil Hodgson. The Burnley-born rider dominated the 2003 World Superbike championship, winning it with races to spare. He also became a father for the first time.Your...

Checa tests at Sepang

Checa tests at Sepang

Carlos Checa continued the development of the new Deltabox chassis for the 2004 Fortuna Yamaha YZR-M1 at Sepang this weekend.The Spanish rider was at the Malaysian track to work on the new chassis and...