2004

Camel riders named

Camel riders named

Camel Honda has announced its official 2005 MotoGP rider line-up: Alex Barros and Troy Bayliss. Both riders will be riding the yellow Camel Honda RC211Vs on Michelin tyres. Bayliss, WSB champ in...

Hickman wins ACU prize

Hickman wins ACU prize

17-year-old Peter Hickman has been named the 2004 ACU Academy Road Race Rider of the Year - heading a shortlist which also contained 13-year-old Chris Jones and 15-year-old Kev Coghlan. The award is...

Towering beauty

Towering beauty

She's got legs that go on for miles and miles and...

Gaggle of girls

Gaggle of girls

It's all girls together in the GP paddock

Keep it under your hat

Keep it under your hat

Even in the skimpiest clothing, it's best to protect your eyes from the sun, if nothing else...

MotoGP record crowds

MotoGP record crowds

A record number of fans attended a MotoGP round in 2004, with 1.7 million people watching Rossi, Gibernau, Biaggi and the rest fight it out for the championship. The total is 10 per cent up on the...

Moto1 on TV this week

If you missed out on the Moto1 rider shoot-out at Donington Park on October 30 and 31, now’s your chance to see an hour-long highlights report on TV. Sky Sports will broadcast the show on the following dates, times and channels: Wednesday November 17, 4pm, SKY Sports 3 Wednesday November 17, 8pm, SKY Sports 2 Wednesday November 17, 11pm, SKY Sports Extra Thursday November 18,...

Harris to superbikes

Harris to superbikes

Honda has confirmed that 2004 British Supersport champion Karl Harris will move up to ride a Fireblade in the British superbike championship next year - but he wont run in the same team as Michael...

Pulling down the shades

Pulling down the shades

Proving once again that cool shades are important for the stylish brolly girl Have Your Say, here.

Tatum robbed of title

Britain’s Kelvin Tatum was cruelly robbed of the 2004 Long Track speedway World Championship by mechanical failure in the final lap of the final race of the series in New Plymouth, New Zealand on Saturday (November 6) Tatum had a 10-point advantage over German Gerd Riss at the start of the day but it was Riss who collected his fifth world long track crown. If Riss won the A final, Tatum...

2005 race rumour mill

2005 race rumour mill

With the 2004 seasons now finished, riders and teams are preparing fresh moves for 2005. MotoGP: Discuss MotoGP rumours here: Neil Hodgson will leave for the US AMA series in 2005. Troy Bayliss gets...

Stop sitting around...

Stop sitting around...

Even brolly girls need to take a break at some point... Have Your Say, here.

Interesting brochure

Interesting brochure

If double-glazing firms used the same technique to give out brochures, we'd be a lot happier about going to answer the door. Have Your Say, here.

Pocahontas?

Pocahontas?

We don't know who this girl is, but we reckon she could be a contender for the Babe of the Year competition, later this year... Have Your Say, here.

The real McCoy?

The real McCoy?

Do you think she was pleased to find out she was holding the brolly for Garry McCoy? Have Your Say, here.

Very devilish

Very devilish

You could describe them as horny, hornier, and horniest, but which one is which? Have Your Say, here.

Hodgson to race in US

Hodgson to race in US

Neil Hodgson has been switched from MotoGP to the US Superbike championship by Ducati, while WSB champion and newly-crowned MCN Man of the Year James Toseland has been confirmed as a Ducati factory...

KTM confirm GP squad

KTM confirm GP squad

Red Bull KTM will enter three riders in the 125cc GP class and one rider in the 250cc championship in 2005. Current squad member Mika Kallio will stay with the team next season, alongside Hnugarian...

Biaggi breaks leg

Biaggi breaks leg

Max Biaggi's plans for a strong winter of testing in preparation for the 2005 MotoGP season have been dealt a cruel blow after he broke his ankle in a Supermoto accident. Initial reports suggest the...

Calling them dense?

Calling them dense?

Just because the label says Denso, you shouldn't assume brolly girls are dense. Have Your Say, here.

Knight tops Moto1

Knight tops Moto1

Moto1 final points standings: 1 David Knight 121, 2 Ady Smith 96, 3 Wayne Braybrook 77, 4 David Campbell 75, 5 Leighton Haigh 70, 6 Tom Sykes 63, 7 Sam Connor 61, 8 Graham Jarvis 60, 9 Juan Knight...

Short shorts

Short shorts

Her shorts were so short you couldn't get shorter... Have Your Say, here.

Success for Brit racer

Success for Brit racer

Young British rider Richard Cooper clinched the BMW Youngstar championship with a fifth place at the final round at Valencia. The 21-year-old took the title by one point from Frenchman Guillaume...

Valencia MotoGP results

Valencia MotoGP results

Valentino has taken the win at the final race of the season in Valencia, Spain, his ninth win of the year, equalling his 2003 Honda wins. MotoGP finishing positions: Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi,...

Moto1 this weekend

Moto1 this weekend

The first-ever Moto1 event takes place this weekend, October 30/31, at Donington Park, challenging 24 top British racers to find an overall champion. The 24 stars (see link right), will compete in...

Valencia grid positions

Valencia grid positions

Times from the first qualifying session for the final race of the 2004 season, the Valencia GP on Sunday, October 31. MotoGP: 1) Gibernau 1:33.531. 2) Tamada 1:33.534. 3) Rossi 1:33.795. 4) Bayliss...

Valencia: Rossi wins

Valencia: Rossi wins

Saturday Final Qualifying: Makoto Tamada is on pole of the final round of the MotoGP championship at Valencia in Spain. Tamada posted a time of 1:32.815 in the second qualifying session, below the...

Girls lap up race plan

Girls lap up race plan

Bike racing will have a touch more glamour next year thanks to a girls-only track event at Silverstone on Sunday. The Bikegirl event combined the chance for some women to take to the track for the...

Salute the world champ

Salute the world champ

World Superbike champion James Toseland will take part in a parade lap and be available to meet you and sign autographs at the final rounds of the MRO Powerbike series at Brands Hatch. The event, in...

Brands tie up WSB deal

Brands tie up WSB deal

Brands Hatch will host a World Superbike round until at least 2007. Circuit owner Motorsport Vision has reached an agreement with WSB organiser FGSport, and will host the 2005 meeting on August 5-7. ...

Moto1 full rider list

Moto1 full rider list

The full rider list has been released for the first-ever Moto1 event on October 30-31 at Donington Park. The 24 riders will compete over two legs in four discplines; trials, motorcross, supermoto and...

Motorcycle art

Motorcycle art

There is nothing better than a nice looking bike…except maybe a nice looking bike with a nice looking young lady on top. MotorManiacs have just added a new set of prints of the MV Agusta F4...

World stars at Weston

World stars at Weston

This year’s Weston Beach Race will feature some of the biggest names in off-road action, including Travis Pastrana and Stefan Everts, alongside WSB rider Chris Walker. American legend Pastrana...

Roberts boys GP return

Roberts boys GP return

Both Kenny and Kurtis Roberts will rejoin their MotoGP teams for the final round of the 2004 championship at Valencia on Sunday, October 31. Kenny Roberts will take his place in the factory Suzuki...

Ellison confirmed for GPs

Ellison confirmed for GPs

British rider James Ellison will ride for the WCM team in the 2005 MotoGP series after some impressive performances as a replacement rider in 2004. Ellison scored points for the team on his second...

Moto1 line-up expands

Moto1 line-up expands

Talented young British Supersport riders Craig Jones, Cal Crutchlow and Tom Sykes are all set for a private battle in Moto1 after the three confirmed their entries earlier for the October 30-31...