June

Thomas Hayward, Lydden Hill, June 7-8

Thomas Hayward aged 20, from Skellingthorpe returned from the long trip down to Lydden Hill with a second and third place in the bag from Saturday’s two races in the Bemsee King of Clubs Championship but the weekend was marred by a major crash on Sunday in the opening 125cc race which left Hayward uninjured but unable to net any further points towards the title chase where he remains in second...

James Doherty, Lydden Hill, June 7-8

Bike: Honda CBR600FS-1, Class: Supersport 600, Club: Bemsee, Contributor: Hamish ScaddingThis weekend June 7-8 was another weekend for James Doherty competing in the King of Clubs Bemsee Supersport 600 at Lydden Hill.In early races James struggled to get the best performance out of the bike, the stock CBR600FS-1 was victim of more powerful machinery on Lydden's tight corners. The corners often...

Hodgson rules Misano superpole

Hodgson rules Misano superpole

Britain’s Neil Hodgson has once again underlined his control of the World Superbike championship by taking pole position for tomorrow’s races at Misano in Italy.The factory Ducati rider has put his...

Martin on Misano provisional pole

Martin on Misano provisional pole

Australian Steve Martin has put his D.F.X. Ducati 998 on provisional pole for Sunday’s World Superbike races in Misano.Martin posted a best time of 1:35.276, just ahead of Pierfrancesco Chili...

American Honda opt out of WSB wildcard rides

American Honda opt out of WSB wildcard rides

American Honda have decided not to field wildcards for the World Superbike round at Laguna Seca on July 13. This will rule out Ben Bostrom, Kurtis Roberts and Miguel DuHamel, all Honda riders in the...

Hodgson fastest in Misano free practice

Hodgson fastest in Misano free practice

Neil Hodgson has gone fastest in free practice for this weekend’s World Superbike races at Misano in Italy.The factory Ducati rider completed 29 laps, the most in the session, with a best time of...

Foggy chooses Italian replacement for Haydon

Foggy chooses Italian replacement for Haydon

Young Italian Lorenzo Mauri will replace injured Foggy Petronas rider James Haydon for the World Superbike round at Misano this weekend.Mauri comes to the team on the recommendation of factory Ducati...

Xaus does double in Italy

Factory Ducati rider Reuben Xaus overshadowed team-mate Neil Hodgson with a double win at Misano in Italy.Xaus charged through the pack in race one after a crash by Hodgson upset the established order, with the British rider lowsiding out of a commanding lead on lap one. While Toseland, Laconi and Chili fought for the race, Rueben Xaus was able to get in on the action.In the later stages Laconi...

Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

Yanagawa to leave hospital at weekend

Kawasaki wildcard rider Akira Yanagawa is due out of hospital in Spain this weekend following his first lap crash at the Spanish MotoGP round on June 15.Yanagawa has been diagnosed with two...

Jefferies funeral on Friday

Jefferies funeral on Friday

The family of TT legend David Jefferies, who died two weeks ago in a practice session at the Isle of Man TT, has announced that his funeral will be held this Friday in Shipley, West Yorkshire.An open...

Someone’s pinched her shoulder patch

Either the logo has dropped off, or she hasn’t quite figured out how nicotine patches work.

You’ve got a secret smile

You’ve got a secret smile

And she shows it only for the 200 photographers queuing up to get her picture before the race

Pssst. She’s behind you

Pssst. She’s behind you

Just keep looking the other way…

Off road travels

Off road travels

Have you been abroad with your dirtbike, or tried one of the trail bike holiday firms where you turn up, get kitted out and ride for five days through Portugal, or the Moroccan desert? If so we want...

World Motocross GP star in coma

World Motocross GP star in coma

Factory KTM rider Pit Beirer remains in an induced coma following a crash at the Bulgarian GP last weekend which seriously injured his back and lungs.Beirer has been taken off the danger list, but...

Laid back…

Laid back…

The girls were so laid back they couldn’t even get their brollies up

U.S. motocross star injured in car crash

U.S. motocross star injured in car crash

American motocross star and freestyle daredevil Travis Pastrana is recovering from a serious car crash in which his Chevrolet Corvette left the road and crashed into a tree.The SoBe Suzuki rider...

Pole for Hodgson – Kagayama second

Pole for Hodgson – Kagayama second

Neil Hodgson has taken pole position for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone.Hodgson started the weekend badly, still recovering from a throat infection and trying out a...

Brits dominate at Silverstone

Brits dominate at Silverstone

British riders are dominating the top of the timesheets after the first practice session in the sixth round of the World Superbike Championship, at Silverstone, with Frenchman Regis Laconi the only...

Renegade and Rizla wildcards at Silverstone WSB

Renegade and Rizla wildcards at Silverstone WSB

Renegade Ducati and Rizla Suzuki have both entered their riders as wildcards in the British round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone this weekend.Suzuki riders John Reynolds and Yukio...

Meet the WSB riders at Silverstone

Meet the WSB riders at Silverstone

You can meet all your favourite riders on Thursday afternoon when the World Superbike paddock at Silverstone is opened to the public.Entry to the paddock will be free of charge. You be able to watch...

Brits on form at Silverstone

Brits on form at Silverstone

John Reynolds and Chris Walker are on the provisional front row for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone.Gregorio Lavilla took the top spot in the first qualifying...

Hodgson fights hard for 11th win

Hodgson fights hard for 11th win

Neil Hodgson has won both the World Superbike races in the sixth round of the world championship, at Silverstone.The British rider fought through an ongoing infection to win both races in front of the...

Haydon will miss Silverstone

Haydon will miss Silverstone

Foggy Petronas rider James Haydon will be forced to sit out the World Superbike round at Silverstone this weekend.The British rider is still suffering from a neck injury after a big crash at the last...

Injured Haydon may not ride at Silverstone

Injured Haydon may not ride at Silverstone

The first time that the Foggy Petronas World Superbike team races on British soil it could be one rider short.James Haydon is currently awaiting the results of a scan of his neck to see whether he is...

Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

Rossi tops qualifying at Catalunya

Valentino Rossi has taken provisional pole at the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian had to work hard to take provisional pole with the top spot changing...

Rossi on pole despite slower time

Rossi on pole despite slower time

Valentino Rossi is once again on pole position after the second qualifying session the sixth round of the MotoGP world championship in Catalunya, Spain, despite not being able to better his time from...

Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

Rossi fastest in Spain - Edwards close

Valentino Rossi has taken his Repsol Honda RC211V to the top spot in the first qualifying session at the sixth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Catalunya, Spain.The Italian rider waited until...

Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

Middle East to host MotoGP round in 2004

A deal has been signed that will see a round of the MotoGP World championship going to the Middle East for the first time.The new round will be held on a track currently being built in the Gulf State...

First MotoGP win for Ducati

First MotoGP win for Ducati

Loris Capirossi has taken the first MotoGP win for Ducati after only six races.The Italian rider started the sixth round of the world championship, in Catalunya, in second place but took the lead from...

Rider dies on Lap of Honour

Rider dies on Lap of Honour

A rider that finished in the top 10 of the Lightweight 400cc TT on Monday died taking part in the Lap of Honour at the Isle of Man TT just hours later.Peter Jarmann, who was ninth in the Monday race...

Cor’ blimey Mary Poppins

Cor’ blimey Mary Poppins

Cor’ blimey Mary Poppins… chim-chiminee

Back to basics

Back to basics

Sometimes a sexy bum is all you need to brighten your day

Archibald does the double

Archibald does the double

Adrian Archibald has won the Senior race bringing to a close two weeks of extreme highs and lows at this year’s Isle of Man TT.Archibald, who also won the Formula One race a week ago, lead for all but...

Harris wins Production 600 race

Harris wins Production 600 race

Shaun Harris has won his second race at the Isle of Man TT, taking the shortened 600cc Production race with a comfortable lead.The start of the race was delayed by four and a half hours as the mist...

Prince William watches Triumph victory

Prince William watches Triumph victory

Prince William was at the Isle of Man TT on Wednesday to watch Triumph?s record breaking return to the TT. The Prince turned up to watch the Junior TT and was treated to a spectacular race that saw...