August

Roberts bites back

Roberts bites back

A week after the announcement that KTM were withdrawing their support of the Team Roberts MotoGP bike, the team has issued a response claiming KTM has “failed to live up to their...

Three Suzukis for Brno

Three Suzukis for Brno

The Suzuki MotoGP squad will field three riders at the Czech MotoGP round at Brno on Sunday, August 28,3005. John Hopkins will be back at full fitness following an operation to plate his broken left...

Blata V6: first picture

Blata V6: first picture

This is the first picture of the Blata V6 MotoGP machine looking close to completion, and ready for the WCM team to race. Unfortunately it isn't quite ready in time for the scheduled debut at the...

Cheek to cheek...

Cheek to cheek...

It's great to see brolly girls working so closely together...

Be a Bennetts grid girl

Be a Bennetts grid girl

You could be standing on the grid at the Silverstone British supebrike round on Sunday, August 21, 2005 as a grid girl for series sponsor Bennetts insurance. See some of the entries so far, right. ...

Move closer...

Move closer...

You can never get too close to the brolly girls. Until they call for security, anyway!

A lovely set of pegs...

A lovely set of pegs...

It's always good to check that your footpegs are sturdy enough...

Get off the bike!

Get off the bike!

Noone explained that the bike wasn't just there to serve as a seat for promo girls...

Council seizes mini bikes

Council seizes mini bikes

A total of 15 mini motorbikes and mopeds have been seized since the start of a campaign by Nottingham city council. Complaints by residents about the illegal use of minimotos, mini bikes and mopeds...

Minimoto on Isle of Man

Minimoto on Isle of Man

There's now a legal way to ride Minimotos at the home of motorcycling, the Isle of Man. The Duke brand has now opened up its existing kart track to minimotos every Saturday and Sunday, beginning with...

Ride in BSB parade lap

Ride in BSB parade lap

If you ride a Suzuki and plan to attend the Silverstone round of the British Superbike Championship on Sunday, August 21, 2005, then you could take part in a special Suzuki parade lap. The circuit...

A British classic

A British classic

But are we talking about the Royal Enfield, or Jodie Marsh?

Babe squad cha-cha-cha

Babe squad cha-cha-cha

The attempts at getting a MCN Babe Squad congo going was limited to just the twins.

Endurance win for Suzuki

Endurance win for Suzuki

Castrol Suzuki has secured the World Endurance championship after winning the Oschersleben 24 hour race, which saw the MCN-backed British team Kawasaki Diablo 666 finish in third. After taking the...

Rizla Suzuki to race WSB

Rizla Suzuki to race WSB

The Rizla Suzuki squad will race at the Assen round of the World Superbike championship with a wildcard entry for Jurgen Van Den Goorbergh. The Dutch rider began the 2005 season riding in World...

Lougher tops Ulster GP

Lougher tops Ulster GP

Honda rider Ian Lougher has taken three wins out of five at the Ulster GP. Lougher dominated all the 1000cc races taking the win in the Superstock and both Superbike races, while also taking fourth...

Honda's new V3 800

Honda's new V3 800

Honda will build a V3 to compete in MotoGP when rules limit capacity to 800cc in 2007. See an under-the-skin artist’s impression in this week’s MCN – out on August 17 – and...

£2725 for signed sofa

£2725 for signed sofa

The MCN sofa signed by the stars has sold for £2725 in MCN Auctions. Bidding closed in the early hours of Saturday morning with the Flying Aardvarks MCC bidding biggest. Charity Riders For...

Shakey out of MotoGP

Shakey out of MotoGP

KTM has announced it will not supply engines to the Team Roberts MotoGP squad which currently fields British rider Shane Byrne. The Austrian firm will continue in the 125cc and 250cc classes, with...

The babe is Pitt's

The babe is Pitt's

This babe is the pits....Andrew Pitt's, that is......

Two weekend highlights

Two weekend highlights

Just two of the 20 or so MCn girls who will be patrolling the Brands Hatch circuit this weekend for the World Superbike round...

Beautiful Brands babes

Beautiful Brands babes

These two lovely members of the MCN babe squad were two of the highlights of Brands Hatch WSB for us...

Mary Poppins on the grid

Mary Poppins on the grid

A spoonful of sugar and a girl in Lycra helps the lap times go down...

Gus Scott trust website

Gus Scott trust website

You can now buy a range of exclusive motorcycle sports pictures, with all money raised going to the trust fund set up for the daughter of freelance motorcycle racer and journalist Gus Scott. Scott...

Yamaha keeps Everts

Yamaha keeps Everts

Stefan Everts has confirmed that he will be staying with Yamaha for next season’s motocross world championship. The nine times world champion has been with the brand for four years and has won...

Girls on top

Girls on top

These girls were definitely winners with the Brands Hatch pit lane crowd. Check out the video below of them posing for photos.

Brolly babe spotting...

Brolly babe spotting...

If you fancy seeing bikes, racing and gorgeous brolly girls, Brands Hatch World Superbikes is the place to be this weekend. Send us your snaps from the event to mcn.online@emap.com

Brands Hatch WSB results

Brands Hatch WSB results

Final positions race 2 positions: Haga, Corser, Vermeulen, Walker, Laconi, Pitt, Toseland, Lanzi,, Kagayama, Bostrom, Neukirchner, Riba, Chili, Gimbert, Hobbs, Alfonsi,...

Corser wins close Race 1

Corser wins close Race 1

Troy Corser has just managed to hold on to first place to take the win in the first race at Brands Hatch world superbikes. The Australian rider started on pole and took the holeshot but Yamaha rider...

Brands WSB in pitlane

Brands WSB in pitlane

Our intrepid MCN reporters have been braving the dangers of the Brands Hatch WSB pitlane during qualifying to give you the best view of the action in both pictures and video. Throughout the Brands...

Haga takes second race

Haga takes second race

Noriyuki Haga has taken the win in the second race at Brand Hatch World Superbikes after another fairing bashing battle with championship leader Troy Corser. Haga dominated the race but only managed...

Brands: Your pictures

Brands: Your pictures

We asked you to send in your pictures of Brands Hatch world superbikes and here are some of the best that we’ve had so far. Click the images on the right to view a larger picture then check out...

Brands in pictures

Brands in pictures

There was so much going on at Brands Hatch for World Superbikes that the only way you can really get a feel for what was going on is to see it, so here are the best pictures of everything that’s...

Haga tops warmup

Haga tops warmup

Noriyuki Haga has topped the World Superbike warmup session on a gloriously sunny Sunday morning at Brands Hatch. The crowds have already poured in to catch the first session of the day and see the...

Corser on Pole

Corser on Pole

Troy Corser continued his domination of Brands Hatch World Superbikes by taking the pole position for Sunday's race. The Aussie was the last man out and slowed in the first split but he managed to...

Brands: Friday

Brands: Friday

The Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship is now officially underway. We'll be updating live from the event throughout the weekend. And if you're going to Brands, take your camera.