2003

Look, up in the sky…

Look, up in the sky…

What has distracted her?

Biggest brolly ever?

Biggest brolly ever?

WSB goes for the record for the biggest brolly in history. And this poor girl has to hold it.

A look of concentration?

A look of concentration?

Or was it a bad decision to skip the loo break before the race?

ACU Academy rider selection

ACU Academy rider selection

The ACU are looking for the next crop of riders to join their academy programme for road racers, and are holding a rider selection day at Rockingham on November 10.The most promising young riders on...

Anything for a pair

Anything for a pair

Gregorio Lavilla considers whether two brolly girls is enough…

Spot the lurker

Spot the lurker

She wondered who the strange man was until someone pointed out it was Pier-Francesco Chili.

What is she up to?

What is she up to?

That sly smile hints that she knows something we don’t.

Walker tops first practice

Walker tops first practice

Chris Walker has topped the time sheets in the first practice session for the last round of the World Superbike championship this weekend.Walker and HM Plant Ducati team-mate James Toseland dominated...

Two new teams for WSB

Two new teams for WSB

Two new teams have announced plans to move up to the World Superbike championship in 2004.At a time when manufacturers are pulling out of the championship left, right and centre World Supersport team...

Toseland takes first WSB pole

Toseland takes first WSB pole

James Toseland has taken his first ever World Superbike pole position in the run up to Sunday’s race at Magny Cours.The HM Plant Ducati rider stole the top spot from factory Ducati rider Neil Hodgson...

Ducati confirms 2004 WSB team

Ducati confirms 2004 WSB team

Ducati Corse has confirmed that it will definitely be competing in next year’s World Superbike championship with two new riders.The factory’s superbike effort will now be fronted by HM Plant’s James...

Hodgson and Xaus take a win each

Hodgson and Xaus take a win each

The Fila Ducati team has taken the spoils at the last World Superbike race of the season with both Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus taking a win each.The first race saw Hodgson lead throughout most of the...

Rossi plays down F1 move

Rossi plays down F1 move

Newly-crowned MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has played down the rumours that he will be driving a Formula 1 car next year.Rossi was offered a no-strings-attached test drive of the Ferrari F1...

McWilliams ninth in qualifying practice

McWilliams ninth in qualifying practice

Jeremy McWilliams, who last year claimed pole at Phillip Island on a two-stroke, is in a provisional ninth place on the Proton V5 for this Sunday’s MotoGP at the Australian circuit.Valentino Rossi set...

Rossi on pole at Phillip Island

Rossi on pole at Phillip Island

Valentino Rossi has taken his Honda RCV to pole position for Sunday’s Australian GP, beating Ducati’s Loris Capirossi in to second place.The newly crowned world champion beat Capirossi’s team-mateTroy...

Rossi wins despite penalty

Rossi wins despite penalty

Valentino Rossi has won the penultimate MotoGP race of the year in fantastic style, taking the win despite incurring his second time penalty of the season.Rossi had a bad start to the race, running...

Have you won Mallory tickets?

Have you won Mallory tickets?

We’ve teamed up with Bennetts Insurance Services to offer five pairs of tickets to the Superbike race of the Year at Mallory Park on Sunday October 12.The five winners, who will each receive a pair of...

Win Sheffield supercross tickets for McGrath farewell

Win Sheffield supercross tickets for McGrath farewell

Seven-times U.S. supercross champion Jeremy McGrath will be the man to beat this Saturday, October 11, when he competes in the first round of the seventh International supercross series at the...

She makes the sun shine brighter

She makes the sun shine brighter

Who could resist a smile like that?

Looking down from above

Looking down from above

The brolly babe smiled as she dropped the umbrella on the unsuspecting Hodgson

What has she seen?

What has she seen?

Is there a rival brolly girl, just out of the picture?

Terms and conditions

Bennetts: Win Superbike Race of The Year Tickets.The promotion is open to UK residents excluding employees of Bennetts and other third parties involved in this promotion and their families.No purchase is necessary.Entry to the promotion is made by answering the competition question motorcyclenews.com. All entries must be emailed to mcn.online@emap.comThe winner will be selected at random from all...

The two-hand technique

The two-hand technique

The brolly babe handbook recommends a two-handed technique in strong winds.

Sure you don’t want a pillion ride?

Sure you don’t want a pillion ride?

Are you sure you don’t fancy a lap on the back of the bike?

Packing real power

Packing real power

She is certainly packing some firepower…

Entry list for GSX-R Cup released

Entry list for GSX-R Cup released

The entry list has been released for the Worldwide GSX-R Cup Final races, which will see Brits Steve Brogan, Kenny Everest and Ben Mossey compete against 25 identically-prepared Suzuki GSX-R750s.The...

Phase One win World Endurance title

Phase One win World Endurance title

The British Phase One team overcame a dramatic build-up to the final round of the 2003 World Endurance championship at Vellelunga in Italy, to go on to take the title.Regular riders Jason Pridmore and...

Rossi set for shock Yamaha switch

Rossi set for shock Yamaha switch

Valentino Rossi is looking more and more likely to make a shock switch from Honda to Yamaha in 2004.GP sources claim the deal is already done – but nothing official is expected until Sunday’s Malaysia...

Rossi on provisional pole for Malaysian GP

Rossi on provisional pole for Malaysian GP

Valentino Rossi underlined why there is so much speculation about his contract for next year by setting a new qualifying record to put himself on provisional pole for Sunday’s race at Sepang.The...

Rossi keeps world guessing

Rossi keeps world guessing

Valentino Rossi looks set to keep the world waiting anxiously for an answer on his future for a few more days yet.It seems all the huge speculation surrounding his future won’t come to an end until...

Sepang pole for Rossi

Amidst rumours about a possible switch to Yamaha, Valentino Rossi put his Honda RC211V on pole for the Malaysian GP on Sunday.Rossi created a new pole lap record of 2:02.480 on his way to the front of the grid. Second place goes to Spaniard Carlos Checa, with Makoto Tamada third.1) Rossi 2:02.480. 2) Checa 2:02.885. 3) Tamada 2:03.138. 4) Biaggi 2:03.254. 5) Nakano 2:03.342. 6) Capirossi 2:03.376.

Rossi is champion again

Rossi is champion again

Valentino Rossi has won his seventh race of the year to seal the MotoGP championship for the second year running.The world champion sat behind Sete Gibernau for early part of the race but at half...

You want me to do what?

You want me to do what?

We don’t think she was entirely happy with the artistic direction we suggested…

Standing tall

Standing tall

James Toseland tries his best to stand as tall as his brolly girl

2004 Motocross and Supermoto dates

2004 Motocross and Supermoto dates

The provisional dates for the MX1 motocross and S1 Supermoto world championships have been announced by organisers Youthstream. The Motocross series will have 4 more rounds than the 2003 series.

Happy to be here?

Happy to be here?

Obviously enjoying her job…