2003

Rossi rules in Rio

Rossi rules in Rio

Valentino Rossi took victory at the Brazilian GP with a masterful display of riding.The Italian reigning MotoGP champion followed title rival Sete Gibernau in the early stages of the race before...

Rossi fastest in Rio practice

Rossi fastest in Rio practice

Valentino Rossi has gone quickest in free practice for Saturday’s Brazilian MotoGP.The Italian posted a fastest time of 1:51.043 in Jacarepagua, over half-a-second quicker than championship rival Sete...

Ukawa second quickest in final free practice

Ukawa second quickest in final free practice

Tohru Ukawa has gone second quickest in the final free practice for the Brazilian GP, with a time of 1:50.473.He finished behind fellow Honda rider Valentino Rossi, whose time of 1:50.376 was exactly...

Biaggi on provisional pole in Rio

Biaggi on provisional pole in Rio

Max Biaggi is on provisional pole for tomorrow’s Rio MotoGP with a new best lap of 1:49.876.The Italian smashed his own lap record to finish at the top of the time sheets after a session which saw...

Men make passes…

Men make passes…

Men make passes at ladies in glasses. Even if they do look like science safety goggles.

Everts continues to make history in MXGP

Everts continues to make history in MXGP

Stefan Everts won all three classes (125cc, MXGP and 650cc) at the final round of the Motocross World Championship in Ernee, France on Sunday, becoming the first rider ever to do so.The Belgian is...

Emmett brings first success to ETI

Emmett brings first success to ETI

Sean Emmett and John Reynolds shared the spoils at Brands Hatch on Sunday, with each taking a race win at round 11 of the British Superbike championship.Emmett’s win was his first in 15 months and the...

Too good for words

Too good for words

So we won’t spoil it with a witty caption…

Rutter on pole at Brands

Rutter on pole at Brands

Michael Rutter has taken pole position at Brands Hatch for round 11 of the British Superbike championship, relegating new champion Shane Byrne to third on the grid.Rutter had a slow start to the day...

Target dead ahead

Target dead ahead

Target dead ahead captain. Engage the brolly babe tractor beam.

Grrrrrrrrr!

Grrrrrrrrr!

Feline a little catty?

Lip-smackingly good

Lip-smackingly good

Give us a kiss…

Byrne aims for record wins

Byrne aims for record wins

Despite already winning the BSB title, Monstermob Ducati’s Shane Byrne is still looking to take the double at Brands Hatch as he goes for a record number of wins in one season.The Ducati rider topped...

Moriwaki to race at Motegi GP

Moriwaki to race at Motegi GP

Japanese engineering firm Moriwaki has confirmed its entry as a wildcard for the Pacific GP at Motegi, Japan.The MD211F bike is based around the Honda V5 MotoGP engine and will be ridden by Moriwaki...

Suzuki to race RM-Z450

Suzuki to race RM-Z450

Suzuki has announced that its new RM-Z450 crosser will debut at the All-Japan Motocross series in October and then go on to compete in the World MXGP series in 2004.The new four-stroke off-roader,...

Put your glasses on…

Put your glasses on…

She thought our photographer was quite attractive until she remembered her glasses

Feeling blue?

Feeling blue?

Feeling blue?…Maybe you’d like to?

Crockard is Brit MX champion

Crockard is Brit MX champion

The CAS Honda Motocross team will be celebrating today after a fantastic set of results at Pontrilas, Herefordshire, on Sunday that saw Gordon Crockard win the open class championship.The team...

Welcome to House of Alice

Welcome to House of Alice

Hello, I’m Alice. And so is she.

Weston Beach race: Advance tickets

Weston Beach race: Advance tickets

Advance tickets are now on sale for the crazy antics of the Weston Beach race.The 21st Weston-super-Mare Enduro, as it is officially named, is an end-of-season, three-hour marathon over the dunes,...

Everts wins MXGP championship

Everts wins MXGP championship

Stefan Everts has won the inaugral MXGP championship, his third successive world title after 500cc championships in 2001 and 2002.Everts is the most successful rider in Motocross, winning his seventh...

The brolly babe from Mars

The brolly babe from Mars

B-movie retro chic is where it’s at, apparently.

Sykes to replace Kagayama

Sykes to replace Kagayama

The Rizla Suzuki British Superbike team has announced that British Supersport rider Tom Sykes will take the place of injured Yukio Kagayama for the next round of the championship at Brands...

Everts enters every class at French GP

Everts enters every class at French GP

Motocross GP champ Stefan Everts will make history by entering all three classes at the French GP in Ernee on September 13 and 14.The Belgian clinched the MXGP title at the last round at Loket, so has...

Neil Hodgson becomes a father

Neil Hodgson can start celebrating early after becoming a father today, Tuesday September 2.Holly Hodgson was born a 2:30pm weighing seven pounds after being induced a week early to allow Neil to be present at the birth.Both baby and mother Kathryn are doing fine, allowing dad Neil to concentrate on the World Superbike races at Assen this weekend, which could see the Brit become the world...

Lavilla steals provisional pole

Lavilla steals provisional pole

Gregorio Lavilla has taken the provisional pole position for Assen World Superbikes beating Chris Walker to the top spot by just over a tenth of a second after the session was red flagged.The first...

GSE Racing set to quit WSB

GSE Racing set to quit WSB

In the wake of controversial new regulations GSE Racing, the team behind HM Plant Ducati riders James Toseland and Chris Walker, looks on the verge of quitting World Superbikes.In an announcement made...

Hodgson is champion

Hodgson is champion

Neil Hodgson is the 2003 World Superbike champion. Hodgson had to settle for second behind team-mate Ruben Xaus in the first race at Assen today but it was enough to take the championship. The second...

Chili on pole at Assen

Chili on pole at Assen

Frankie Chili has taken his first pole position of the season after putting in the best lap in a wet Superpole session at the Assen round of the World Superbike championship.Rain affected the...

GSE Racing full statement

HM Plant Ducati Team Principal Darrell Healey announced at Assen that the team is unlikely to return to World Superbikes next year. Here is what he said: " Due to circumstances beyond our control, GSE Racing is unclear about certain key aspects of the 2004 Superbike World Championship. In addition, due to the uncertainty surrounding the technical rules, we are not in a position to confirm...

Hodgson leads from the start at Assen

Hodgson leads from the start at Assen

Neil Hodgson has started the weekend as he means to go on, topping the time sheets in the first practice session at Assen in a round that could see him secure the World Superbike championship.Hodgson,...

WCM four-stroke to race

WCM four-stroke to race

Chris Burns will finally get the chance to race his Harris WCM four-stroke this weekend at Sunday’s GP, in Estoril, Portugal.The bike was originally due to start racing at the beginning of the season...

Rossi and Gibernau close in practice

Rossi and Gibernau close in practice

Valentino Rossi and Sete Gibernau have started their battle for the top spot early, finishing just 0.46 seconds apart in the first practice session for round 11 of the MotoGP world championship in...

Jacque closes in on Rossi

Jacque closes in on Rossi

Olivier Jacque has stormed up the time sheets in the first qualifying session at the Estoril GP, knocking three seconds off his practice time to take second place on the provisional grid. But it...

Capirossi takes third GP pole

Capirossi takes third GP pole

Italians dominate the front row of the grid forstart of the Portuguese GP, with Loris Capirossi on pole followed by Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi.Capirossi finished the warm but blustery session with...

Rossi dominates Portuguese GP

Rossi dominates Portuguese GP

Valentino Rossi dominated the MotoGP race at Estoril today, extending his lead in the championship.Rossi was able to pull clear from early challenger Max Biaggi and left championship rival Sete...