September

Paris Show babe

Paris Show babe

Our reporters aren't just admiring all the new bikes launched at the Paris Motorcycle Show. So here's the first in a series of highlights. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

WSB: Corser fastest

WSB: Corser fastest

Troy Corser has dominated the first qualifying session for the imola round of the World Superbike championship, claiming provisional pole with a time of 1:49.161. The Australian Suzuki rider...

Qatar GP: Qualifying

Qatar GP: Qualifying

Loris Capirossi has claimed his third pole position in a row to start the Qatar GP on Saturday, October 1, 2005. Sete Gibernau and Colin Edwards both held provisional pole in the opening stages of...

Lavilla on Donington pole

Gregorio Lavilla has taken his second successive pole position after setting the fastest lap at the penultimate round of the British Superbike championship at Donington Park. Lavilla shattered the lap record with a 1:31.458 lap beating his Ducati team-mate Leon Haslam to the top spot and pushing championship rival Ryuichi Kiyonari in to fourth behind his Honda team-mate Michael Rutter. Glen...

Are we interrupting?

Are we interrupting?

Sorry ladies, don't mind us.... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Join JR for Hizzy tribute

Join JR for Hizzy tribute

Ride-in departure points: From the North: 07.45am (for 8.15 departure) Tay Road Bridge Car Park (Fife side) 09.00am (for 9.30 departure) Alan Duffus M/C, St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy 10.00am (for 10.15...

Haslam returns to racing

British GP star Ron Haslam is coming out of retirement to help Honda staff raise money for charity. Seven-times 500cc GP podium finisher Haslam is teaming up with Honda UK’s Scott Grimsdall and Hiroki Kobayashi to help raise £2000 for the Garden House Hospice in Letchworth by taking part in a 6-hour endurance race at Donington Park on Saturday October 1. Sponsor the team here. The...

Babes in black

Babes in black

Is this what the phrase 'six of the best' means? Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

US wins MX de Nations

US wins MX de Nations

Results: Moto1 (MX1 and MX2): 1 Ricky Carmichael, (USA) Suzuki 35:52.761. 2 Joshua Coppins, (NZL) Honda 36:00.181. 3 Mickael Pichon, (FRA) Honda 36:07.889. 4 Tanel Leok, (EST) Kawasaki 36:33.092. 5...

Under-dressed ladies?

Under-dressed ladies?

The choice of riders for next year proved tough for the Xerox Ducati team. But the bikini contest helped. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

The problem with girls

The problem with brolly babes is that if they are behind you, you can't casually glance at them...

Female intuition

Female intuition

These Japanese grid girls predicted Rossi's seventh title a week before he got it.

Move closer....

Move closer....

If she gets any closer, she'll be riding pillion...

Lavilla does the double

Gregorio Lavilla has stormed in to the lead in the British Superbike championship by taking a double win at the Donington Park round of the British Superbike championship. Lavilla dominated both races taking his lead in the championship to nine points over Honda rider Ryuichi Kiyonari who finished second in the first race and third in the second. Lavilla’s team-mate Leon Haslam took the...

Excuse me...

Excuse me...

It was your friend we wanted to speak to...

1000+ at Britton funeral

1000+ at Britton funeral

The funeral of Richard Britton was held on Wednesday (Sep 21) with over a thousand mourners in attendance. Roads racer Britton died as a result of a crash during a race on Sunday (see link, right).

Yamaha keeps WSS duo

Yamaha keeps WSS duo

Yamaha will stick with current riders Kevin Curtain and Broc Parkes for the 2006 season on the new Yamaha YZF-R76. The Yamaha Motor Germany squad will again field the two Australians with official...

Endurance season finale

Endurance season finale

The Suzuki Castrol team have won the final round of the World Endurance championship, the Vallelunga 200, despite their star rider being unable to ride following a qualifying crash. The duo of...

Rossi wins 7th title

Valentino Rossi has taken his seventh GP title after coming second to Loris Capirossi in the Malaysian GP. Capirossi started from pole and lead for most of the race only slipping to second during the middle of the race when Rossi moved up from seventh to take the lead. But the Ducati rider fought back, re-took the lead and eventually finished with a considerable advantage. Second Ducati rider...

Capirossi takes 2nd pole

Loris Capirossi has taken his second pole position in a week after securing the top spot at the Malaysian GP. The Ducati rider set a fastest lap of 2:01.731, 0.136 seconds ahead of Sete Gibernau who was the only non-Bridgestone rider in the top five. John Hopkins continued to impress on the Suzuki and will be starting tomorrow’s race in third place. Shinya Nakano took the Kawasaki to an...

Gibernau top 1st practice

Gibernau top 1st practice

Sete Gibernau has set the fastest lap on the first day of practice for the Malaysian GP. Gibernau set the 2:03.299 lap in the opening practice session with rain hitting the afternoon session stopping...

Qatar GP: Practice

Qatar GP: Practice

Despite wrapping up the 2005 MotoGP championship at the previous round, Valentino Rossi is not easing off on his MotoGP rivals. The Italian waited until the dying moments of the second practice...

World champ speaks

World champ speaks

After winning his seventh world title at Sepang on Sunday Valentino Rossi is more than a little happy, releasing a lengthy statement about his win. We’ve published it in full for you to read...

The babes are plotting

The babes are plotting

Those babes are up to something... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Scarborough Gold Cup

Scarborough Gold Cup

Ian Lougher and Guy Martin were among the winners at the Scarborough Gold Cup event on September 17 and 18, 2005. With 24 races taking place it was a packed weekend at the Olivers Mount circuit, for...

Babe gets the elbow...

Can someone just move that elbow out of the picture? That's typical of riders...always getting in the way of the ladies. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Forum user is our babe

Forum user is our babe

Recognise this forum poster and model? If you'd like to see more of her, then follow the Related Topics link, right, to encourage her to send in some more shots. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Get ready for Donington

British Superbikes comes to Donington Park this weekend with only one point difference between the top two riders in the championship. Our guide will help you make the most of your visit to this penultimate round of the season. Honda rider Ryuichi Kiyonari is just one point of Ducati's Gregorio Lavilla. The Japanese rider took a double win at the last round and the last time he rode at Donington...

Who's at Grass Track?

Who's at Grass Track?

Anne Widdecombe MP was the unlikely guest of honour at the British Masters Grass Track Championships at Northiam, East Sussex on Sunday, September 18, 2005. Invited by the Maidstone Aces MCC,...

Babes on guard duty

Buckingham Palace might be guarded by professional soldiers, but MCN HQ is now surrounded by girls in Lycra. We figure they'll be much better at distracting any burglars. Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Grid girl toga party?

We're not sure why she seemed to think it was a toga theme for the grid, nor why she had to steal our table cloth for her outfit... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

White Knuckle pit bikes

Miniature off-road machines, or 'Pit Bikes' as they are known are becoming more popular for riders looking for smaller, fun bikes without the race crouch of a mini or midi moto. The 2006 White Knuckle pit bike range are now on offer for under £1000, featuring race-spec upside down front forks, an alloy swing arm, twin wavey front disc brakes, and twin-pot rear brake calipers. They also...

Land a job in bike racing

Fancy a job as a PR for the Airwaves Ducati superbike team? It could be yours for a day in an online competition to raise funds for Barnado’s. You’ll assist at press conferences with Gregorio Lavilla and Leon Haslam, help out with press releases and website updates and go behind the scenes with this leading British Superbikes team on race day. The day itself will be on a date agreed...

The eyes have it...

The eyes have it...

Her eyes almost seem to follow you around the room. Just a shame the rest of her isn't chasing you around the bedroom.... Discovered MCN Auctions? Click here.

Sponsor a BSB racer

Sponsor a BSB racer

Your business could sponsor British Superbike rider Steve Brogan as he prepares for his 2006 race season. Brogan, 25, from Liverpool, is currently second in the Privateer Championship, and 15th...

Britton dies in Irish race

Top Irish road racer Richard Britton has died following an accident in the 250cc event at the Ballybunion races on Sunday, September 18, 2005. The 34-year-old rider from Enniskillen was a double Irish and Ulster road race champion, and the winner of the production race at the North West 200 in 2000. He was also a podium finisher at the Isle of Man TT.. The accident occurred on the first lap of...