2004

You want fries with that?

You want fries with that?

These brolly babes are just getting more and more saucy

Rossi wins in Welkom

Valentino Rossi has triumphed at the end of a titanic battle with Max Biaggi to give Yamaha victory at the first race of the 2004 MotoGP season. The two Italians battled throughout the race, swapping positions until Rossi was able to make a decisive move three laps from the flag, beating Biaggi by 0.210 seconds. Sete Gibernau, the only rider to challenge the duo in the early stages, eventually...

Laconi takes Misano race one

Laconi takes Misano race one

Fila Ducati factory rider Regis Laconi has won the first race at Misano today, April 18.Tory Corser was second, with Pierfrancesco Chili in the final podium place.Britain’s Chris Walker finished...

Toseland fails to make Misano Superpole.

Toseland fails to make Misano Superpole.

World Superbike championship leader James Toseland has failed to make the top 16 eligible for Superpole, and will start from 20th place for tomorrow’s race at MisanoThe British factory Ducati rider...

Misano result: Supersport and Superstock

Supersport:1) Muggeridge. 2) Curtain. 3) VD Goorbergh. 4) Fujiwara. 5) Corradi. 6) Lanzi. 7) Chambon. 8) Bussei. 9) Ianuzzo. 10) Tortoroglio. 11) Roccoli. 12) Carlacci. 13) Lagrive. 14) Sacchetti. 15) Chen. 16) Wimbauer.DNF: Parkes. Baiocco. Foret. Charpentier. Kellner. Curciani. Brogan. Neukirchner. Tumminello.Superstock: Top ten:1) Alfonsi. 2) Vizziello. 3) Polita. 4) Vankeymeulen. 5) Lunadei.

Corser fastest at wet Misano

Corser fastest at wet Misano

A wet Misano circuit for round three of the World Supberike championship has seen the Foggy Petronas FP-1 of Troy Corser top the time sheets in the first free practice.Corser has posted a time of...

Martin on Misano pole

Martin on Misano pole

Australian Steve Martin has taken pole for the third round of the World Superbike championship at Misano with a Superpole lap of 1:36.823Martin managed to put his Ducati 999 just ahead of the factory...

Amazing Chili comeback takes race two

Amazing Chili comeback takes race two

Pierfrancesco Chili has taken a win in the second race at Misano after an amazing comeback. The Italian was 11 seconds down on leader Regis Laconi with 11 laps left in the race, but managed to catch...

Walker qualifies second at wet Misano

Walker qualifies second at wet Misano

Foggy Petronas boss Carl Fogarty will be jumping pit walls again after first qualifying at a wet Misano circuit in Italy.British rider Chris Walker has ended the session second fastest, 0.349 seconds...

Rossi on pole for Welkom

Rossi on pole for Welkom

Valentino Rossi has continued to dominate qualifying for the opening 2004 MotoGP round in South Africa by qualifying on pole for tomorrow’s race (Sunday April 18), with a time of 1:32.647.Rossi,...

Final qualifying: 250cc

1) De Puniet 1:35.300. 2) Porto 1:35.379. 3) Poggiali 1:35.596. 4) Pedrosa 1:35.843. 5) De Angelis 1:36.251. 6) Nieto 1:36.447. 7) Rolfo 1:36.611. 8) Bataille 1:36.690. 9) Aoyama 1:36.764. 10) Battaini 1:36.819. 11) Elias 1:36.884. 12) Faubel 1:37.088. 13) Davies 1:37.172. 14) Matsudo 1:37.373. 15) Debon 1:37.382. 16) Marchand 1:37.386. 17) Baldolini 1:37.418. 18) Olive 1:37.605. 19) Guintoli...

Final qualifying: 125cc

1) Dovizioso 1:40.942. 2) Locatelli 1:41.024. 3) Giansanti 1:41.193. 4) Di Meglio 1:41.195. 5) Stoner 1:41.204. 6) Nieto 1:41.373. 7) Simoncelli 1:41.483. 8) Bautista 1:41.550. 9) Ui 1:41.619. 10) Simon 1:41.644. 11) Barbera 1:41.682 12) Borsoi 1:41.754. 13) Lorenzo 1:41.762. 14) Talmacsi 1:41.866. 15) Kallio (M) 1:41.896. 16) Giuseppetti 1:41.959. 17) Lai 1: 42.038. 18) Jenkner 1:42.106. 19)...

Biaggi’s crew chief Cobas dies

Max Biaggi’s influential crew chief Antonio Cobas has died after a long illness. The Spaniard was 52 and was technical director of Biaggi’s Camel Honda MotoGP squad. Team boss Sito Pons said: " As Technical Director of the Honda Pons team, Antonio will forever be remembered for his kindness. He has been a true companion to me for more than 25 years and I shall miss him immensely. " The...

Welkom Result: 125cc

1) Dovizioso. 2) Locatelli. 3) Stoner. 4) Nieto. 5) Di Meglio. 6) Borsoi. 7) Giansanti. 8) Jenkner 9) Bautista. 10) Barbera. 11) Simon. 12) Kallio. 13) Pasini. 14) Corsi. 15) Ui. 16) Lorenzo. 17) Perugini 18) Harms. 19) Giuseppetti. 20) Pesek. 21) Lai. 22) Toth. 23) Gadea. 24) Kallio. 25) Angeloni. 26) Manna. 27) Carchano.DNF: Luthi. Simoncelli. Ballerini. Rodriguez. Pellino. Schouten.

Rainey: Rossi will be champion again

Rainey: Rossi will be champion again

As the teams prepare for first practice at Welkom on Friday, April 16, triple world champion Wayne Rainey is predicting that Valentino Rossi will hold on to his title this year.The season starts on...

Welkom result: 250cc

1) Pedrosa. 2) De Puniet. 3) Porto. 4) Poggiali. 5) De Angelis. 6) Debon. 7) Nieto. 8) Elias. 9) Rolfo. 10) Battaini. 11) Aoyama. 12) Faubel. 13) Vincent. 14) Heidolf. 15) Guintoli. 16) West. 17) Olive. 18) Matsudo. 19) Marchand. 20) Nigon. 21) Smrz. 22) Sekiguchi. 23) Stigefelt. 24) Sabbatani. 25) Lefort.DNF: Gemmel. Baldolini. Bataille. Davies.Discuss these results on the MotoGP discussion...

First qualifying: 250cc

1) De Puniet 1:35.925. 2) Porto 1:36.469. 3) Poggiali 1:36.999. 4) Pedrosa 1:37.292. 5) Nieto 1:37.392. 6) De Angelis 1:37.539. 7) Aoyama 1:37.673. 8) Elias 1:37.740. 9) Alex Debon 1:37.856. 10) Bataille 1:37.900. 11) Rolfo 1:37.952. 12) Matsudo 1:38.060. 13) Davies 1:38.292. 14) Battaini 1:38.375. 15) Olive 1:38.406. 16) Marchand 1:38.629. 17) Smrz 1:38.679. 18) West 1:38.750. 19) Heidolf...

Rossi fastest in first practice at Welkom

Rossi fastest in first practice at Welkom

Valentino Rossi finished fastest in the first free practice session for the opening Grand Prix of the 2004 season at Welkom, South Africa.Rossi posted a time of 1:34.405, with rival Max Biaggi 0.392...

Rossi on provisional pole for Welkom

Rossi on provisional pole for Welkom

Valentino Rossi has put the Yamaha M1 on pole position for the opening round of the 2004 MotoGP championship at Welkom in South Africa.Rossi broke his own lap record by just under 0.5 seconds to...

Is Rossi the greatest?

Is Rossi the greatest?

Valentino Rossi has put pay to any doubts about the sanity of his move to Yamaha by winning the first race of the season in fantastic style, but is he really the best of all time?Just moments after...

Rossi fastest in morning practice

Rossi fastest in morning practice

1) Rossi 1:33.450. 2) Edwards 1:33.594. 3) Hayden 1:33.710. 4) Biaggi 1:33.931. 5) Barros 1:33.950. 6) Gibernau 1: 34.122. 7) Capirossi 1:34.231. 8) Checa 1:34.262. 9) Roberts Jnr 1:34.311. 10)...

Rossi wins in Welkom

Rossi wins in Welkom

Valentino Rossi has triumphed at the end of a titanic battle with Max Biaggi to give Yamaha victory at the first race of the 2004 MotoGP season.The two Italians battled throughout the race, swapping...

She’s still there…

She’s still there…

We thought you might one last look at her…

Reynolds wins race one at Brands BSB

John Reynolds won the first race at Brands Hatch in Kent today, Sunday April 12, after a second-lap incident. The pace car had to come out after Glen Richards and Sean Emmett came together on the approach to Druids on lap two. Once the race got back under way, there was no such drama for Reynolds, who went all the way to the chequered flag unchallenged, claiming the fastest lap in the process at...

Emmett heads first qualifying session at Brands

Emmett heads first qualifying session at Brands

Sean Emmett has topped the time sheets after first qualifying for the first Brands Hatch round of the British Superbike Championship.After a disappointing first round at Silverstone, Emmett is on a...

It’s got to be the shades…

It’s got to be the shades…

All the ladies love a man in Top Gun shades…

You could look happy to see us…

You could look happy to see us…

You think she’d be happier to have us around….

Make a date with racey babes

Make a date with racey babes

The FREE brolly babe calendar you’ll find with MCN, out on Wednesday, April 7, will not only bring pleasure to your eyes, it’ll also mean you won’t miss a major race all year.The eight-page pull-out...

Remember this young lady?

Remember this young lady?

Remember her? We knew she’d never get far trying to ride a bike like that…

Emmett on pole for Brands

Emmett on pole for Brands

Sean Emmett has broken the 46 second lap barrier on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit to qualify on pole position for tomorrow’s round of the British Superbike championship.Emmett finished the second...

Supermoto action rolls into Wales

Supermoto action rolls into Wales

Round three of the MCN-backed ACU British Supermoto championship takes place at Llandow, near Cardiff this weekend (April 18), with fierce action in the Open, 450 and KTM Junior classes.The Llandow...

Emmett triumphs in race two

Sean Emmett and MonsterMob Ducati have returned to their winning ways with a victory in race two at Brands Hatch.Emmett, managed to take the win from Honda’s Michael Rutter and race one winner John Reynolds, despite a suspected broken finger from his fall in the first race.Despite the victory, the 34-year old Londoner was a little downhearted by his overall results. " I don’t think I have...

What on earth is Fujiwara up to?

What on earth is Fujiwara up to?

What is Fujiwara up to? Your guess is as good as ours…

Reynolds benefits from Brands drama

Reynolds benefits from Brands drama

John Reynolds won the first race at Brands Hatch in Kent today, Sunday April 12, after a second-lap incident.The pace car had to come out after Glen Richards and Sean Emmett came together on the...

Ride Brands and meet the BSB stars

Ride Brands and meet the BSB stars

There are still a limited number of places left on the first MCN track day of the year at Brands Hatch this Friday, April 9. And not only will you get to thrash round the Indy circuit all day but...

Not quite the idea of fishnet…

Not quite the idea of fishnet…

An unusual use of a pair of old fishnet stockings, but not what we hoped for…