July

Biaggi steels pole from McWilliams

Biaggi steels pole from McWilliams

Max Biaggi has taken pole position for the German Grand Prix after topping the final qualifying session but Jeremy McWilliams made an outstanding run on his outdated two-stroke Proton KR3 to start in...

Edwards escapes 160mph fireball

Edwards escapes 160mph fireball

Colin Edwards survived a 160mph fireball in the first free practice for Sunday’s German Grand Prix, escaping with only minor burns to his left side.The American rider was going through the fastest...

Rossi takes provisional pole

Rossi takes provisional pole

Valentino Rossi has taken the provisional pole position after the first qualifying session for Sunday’s German GP.The Italian knocked almost a second off his time from the morning’s practice session...

Kenny’s Angel

Kenny’s Angel

That’s isn’t the handle of an umbrella Kenny’s Angel is holding, it’s the controls for a bomb…

Blinded by her earring?

Blinded by her earring?

We’re not sure if this is some sort of bizarre ear-strengthening technique, or if it’s a miniature sundial.

BSB arrives at Mondello Park

BSB arrives at Mondello Park

British Superbikes heads for Ireland for the first time this weekend with five leading riders all in with a serious chance of winning either round.None have much experience of the Mondello Park...

What is his water bottle hiding?

What is his water bottle hiding?

Is that a water bottle, or is he jut appreciating his brolly girl a bit too much?

Mellow yellow

Mellow yellow

Even the brolly babes can’t help focussing on the first corner…

Shiny rubber

Shiny rubber

Now that rubber looks a bit slick…

Reynolds tops practice at Mondello Park

Reynolds tops practice at Mondello Park

John Reynolds has topped the time sheets in the first day’s practice sessions for round eight of the British Superbike championship at Mondello Park.Reynolds on the Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 finished the...

Everts rules Belgian GP

Everts rules Belgian GP

Stefan Everts claimed wins in both the 125 and MX GP classes at his home round at Namur in Belgium on Sunday July 20.The double included his fifth consecutive MX GP win and a fourth 125cc win from...

Reynolds takes Irish double

Reynolds takes Irish double

The first overseas British Superbike race at Mondello Park saw John Reynolds top the podium, joined by Sean Emmett on the ETI Ducati, and Rizla Suzuki’s Yukio Kagayama.Reynolds triumphed by just over...

Put your questions to Neil Hodgson

Put your questions to Neil Hodgson

You can put your questions to Britain’s Neil Hodgson in the run-up up the Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship.Hodgson is still leading the championship by 122 points from factory...

We ride Harris WCM bike

We ride Harris WCM bike

MCN’s Trevor Franklin was at Rockingham last week getting an exclusive ride on the Harris WCM GP bike The bike has been banned from taking part in the world championship for being too similar to the...

The racing crouch

The racing crouch

As a show of unity, even the brolly girls have to adopt the racing crouch…

Two’s company

Two’s company

Two under some brollies are worth three under a marquee.

Hislop dropped by Virgin Yamaha

Hislop dropped by Virgin Yamaha

Steve Hislop has been sacked for the second time since becoming British champ and MotoGP-hopeful Chris Burns will take over the vacant R1.Virgin Yamaha Team boss Rob McElnea said: " Hizzy and I...

Movistar?

Movistar?

Movistar? So what films has she been in?

‘Moaner’ Lisa

‘Moaner’ Lisa

If she started following you around the room, we doubt you’d complain…

Someone had to hold up the marquee.

Someone had to hold up the marquee.

They keep the spare babes in a cage at the back of the paddock

Coming out of the shadows

Coming out of the shadows

The giant brolly babe dwarfed the grid and paddock…

A slick rear

A slick rear

When racing, it’s always a good idea to concentrate on a decent rear.

Star-studded AMA Supermoto begins this weekend

Star-studded AMA Supermoto begins this weekend

The first round of the AMA Supermoto championship kicks off at Laguna Seca in California this weekend to coincide with World Superbike races visiting the circuit. And the entry list for the supermoto...

Laguna Seca WSB: Brits abroad gunning for great results

Laguna Seca WSB: Brits abroad gunning for great results

Neil Hodgson will be gunning for his first ever Laguna Seca win this weekend at round eight of the World Superbike championship. The current championship leader has never won a US round, and he’ll be...

WSB future in jeopardy: More details

The future for World Superbikes looks bleak after manufacturers slammed new rule changes.The Motorcycle Sports Manufacturer Association, whose members include Ducati, Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Aprilia, has stated " the large majority of the MSMA member companies who were considering entering World Championship SuperBike have reviewed their positions and decided not to enter World...

The MSMA release in full

The MSMA and each of the individual manufacturers who are members of the MSMA would like to thank the media for all the work they put into covering motorcycle racing and for encouraging so many people to take an interest in, and give their backing to, the sport.On the assumption of implementation with the World Championship SuperBike from 2004, each of the participating manufacturers—members of...

Mladin takes pole at Laguna Seca

Wild-card rider Mat Mladin will start the eighth round of the World Superbike championship on pole with championship leader Neil Hodgson relegated to the second row of the grid.Mladin continued his hot pace from the qualifying sessions to set the fastest lap in the Superpole session. Regis Laconi and Franci Chilli take second and third on the grid followed by Mladin’s Yoshimura AMA Superbike...

Chili and Xaus share Laguna wins

Chili and Xaus share Laguna wins

Pier-Francesco Chili and Ruben Xaus took one win each at the World Superbike round at Laguna Seca, USA, on Sunday.Brit Neil Hodgson had to settle for second place in both races on his factory Ducati.

Wildcards lead in WSB qualifying

AMA Superbike racer Mat Mladin has stormed to provisional pole position for round eight of the World Superbike championship at Laguna Seca.Mladin, who rides a GSX-R1000 for the Suzuki Yoshimura AMA Superbike team, took the provisional pole with a time of 1:25.219, 0.3 seconds ahead of Yoshimura team mate Aaron Yates.Regis Laconi was the highest placed regular rider sitting in third place on the...

Crowds pour into Donington

Crowds pour into Donington

Sete Gibernau has set the fastest time in an eventful warm up session for this afternoons British GP at MCN Donington Park, while huge crowds pour in to the circuit to catch all the action.Gibernau...

Nieto on pole for 250GP

Nieto on pole for 250GP

Fonsi Nieto will be starting Sunday’s 250cc British GP in pole position after setting the fastest time in the qualifying sessions at MCN Donington Park.Manuel Poggiali was the fastest rider in...

Nieto wins 250GP

Fonzi Nieto has taken his first win this season in the 250GP at the eighth round of the world championship at MCN Donington Park.Nieto took the win after a long battle with Manuel Poggiali, who was determined to ride well after already suffering three crashes over the weekend, but Nieto pushed hard and crossed the line 0.269 seconds ahead to take the win.Toni Elias and Poggiali were fighting for...

Nieto on provisional pole for 250GP

Nieto on provisional pole for 250GP

Fonsi Nieto is on provisional pole for the 250GP race at MCN Donington Park at the end of the first qualifying session.Repsol Telefonica Movistar rider Nieto knocked 0.8 seconds off his best time from...

Rossi denied win at Donington

Rossi denied win at Donington

Valentino Rossi celebrated another win at MCN Donington Park today only to have it renounced by race officials when they awarded him a ten second penalty after realising he had passed under a yellow...

Capirossi fastest in second practice

Loris Capirossi was the fastest man around the Donington track this morning, in preparation for qualifying for Sunday’s British GP.The Italian Ducati rider posted a time of 1:31.218, topping Sete Gibernau and Max Biaggi. Olivier Jacque was fourth fastest on the Yamaha M1, with Colin Edwards fifth on the Aprilia. Reigning champion Valentino Rossi was sixth.Troy Bayliss survived a crash during...

Fonsi Nieto tops 250cc practice

Fonsi Nieto leads 250cc practice from fellow Spaniard Toni Elias, giving the Repsol Telefonica Movistar Aprilia team a 1-2 in free practice. Nieto is the only rider to post a lap below 1:35, with a time of 1:34.584, almost 0.7 seconds ahead of his teammate.Nieto holds the fastest lap of the circuit, set in 2002 at 1:33.558. But the circuit lap record is held by Daijiro Kato at 1:34.096.Aprilias...