2006

Yates joins Jordan U.S. Superbike team

Yates joins Jordan U.S. Superbike team

Aaron Yates will race a Michael Jordan Motorsports Suzuki in AMA Superbikes next year, after he signed to join the team of the basketball legend. Yates, who was with Yoshimura Suzuki in 2006, replaces...

Talented Scot to make TT debut

Talented Scot to make TT debut

Talented Scot Keith Amor is set to make his TT debut with the Uel Duncan Racing Team, alongside Australian star Cameron Donald at next year’s Centenary races. 2005 Scottish Sports Production Champion...

Video: Outlaw

nice solo pass

Video: Motorcycle road racing

motorcycle road racing

Video: Motorcycle helmet cam

Better quality this time. Racing with a helmet cam on, out at Elsinore mx park

Video: Wyndham street racing2

Street racing in the Burt Munro Challenge

Ilmor announce MotoGP manager for 2007

Ilmor announce MotoGP manager for 2007

Ilmor has ended speculation that former Kawasaki boss Harald Eckl will be their team manager in the 2007 MotoGP championship. The British-based team, which is preparing for its first full season in...

Video: Spy footage of new Ilmor MotoGP bike

This spy footage of the new Ilmor 800cc British MotoGP bike was shot on a trackday at Silverstone and sent to MCN by reader Deborah Harriman

Hodgson waits for Foggy

Hodgson waits for Foggy

Neil Hodgson has spent another week without a ride for 2007 – and seems little closer to realising his dream just yet. But despite several set backs he remains 100% committed to securing a ride in WSB...

Hayden aims to return in Sepang

Hayden aims to return in Sepang

Nicky Hayden is targeting a riding return in time for the next major MotoGP test at Sepang in late January, after his shoulder operation at the weekend. Hayden needed treatment for injuries sustained...

Video: Drag disaster

2002 Suzuki GSXR 600 drag racing and almost flipping over ...

Video: Drag Racing at York Raceway

A CBX 1150cc six cylinder Drag bike with a rear mounted camera, accomapied by a topless mechanic !

Pictures from Mallory Park BSB

Pictures from Mallory Park BSB

Heres a few pictures I took at the British Superbikes 2005 at Mallory. I saw so many crashes that day. I crossed the bridge the same time as John Reynolds was hobbling across. It was a fantastic...

Knight wins toughest race of his career

Knight wins toughest race of his career

For the second year running David Knight has won the arduous Red Bull Last Man Standing Enduro event in Texas. The race is two laps of a hellish 40 mile circuit in Bulcher, which includes rock faces,...

Operation goes well for McWilliams

Operation goes well for McWilliams

Jeremy McWilliams has undergone successful surgery on the broken left femur he suffered in a horror crash at last week’s Jerez MotoGP test. The 42-year-old had a rod inserted in his left femur at a...

Photos from Oulton park British Superbikes

Photos from Oulton park British Superbikes

Some race pics from the British Superbike round at Oulton Park

A race marshal shares his pictures

A race marshal shares his pictures

Here's what we see from the marshal's side of the fence...

Video: James Stewart Jr Ripping

James Stewart at his backyard track.

Video: Rossi scooter wheelie action!

Valentino Rossi with a yamaha scoot(50cc) in assen.

Camel pull-out of GP's

Camel pull-out of GP's

After four years in Moto GP, Camel has pulled out of International Motorsport including sponsoring the factory Yamaha team. The rumour that the bright yellow sponsor would be pulling out of Moto GP...

Bridgestone boss Q&A

Bridgestone boss Q&A

The man heading up Bridgestone’s assault on bike racing has spoken after the end of the MotoGP testing for the year. The firm has upped its input into the class after signing two more big names –...

Plater still wants GB ride

Plater still wants GB ride

Macau GP winner Steve Plater is still chasing a full-time ride in Britain – preferably on a superbike but would also take a top-line Supersport ride. One possible option is joining the two-man MSS...

Video: Ducati bike test Goodwood UK

Ducati engine test, turn the sound up its great..

Chaz’s dream fizzles out

Chaz’s dream fizzles out

Chaz Davies hopes of landing an Ilmor MotoGP ride have all-but gone after a planned test of the bike had to be aborted due to technical faults. The team lost the first day of the test setting the...

MotoGP Blog: Confused in Jerez

MotoGP Blog: Confused in Jerez

MCN MotoGP reporter Matt Birt exclusively shares hs views post Valencia.. Matt has spent years living out of a suitcase to follow the MotoGP circus around the world, to get the inside scoops for...

Adult Supercross begins

Adult Supercross begins

The first round of the adult Maxxis British Outdoor Supercross Championship gets underway this weekend. High hopes have been pinned on the event following the success of the youth classes a fortnight...

Rossi in charge in Jerez

Rossi in charge in Jerez

Valentino Rossi may have found himself criticised for taking a few days off at the Sepang test earlier this month to go rally driving, but he:s making up for it in Spain this week. Some fans...

Pedrosa finishes fastest at Jerez MotoGP test

Pedrosa finishes fastest at Jerez MotoGP test

With MotoGP testing over for the year, Dani Pedrosa goes into the enforced winter break with his tail up after setting the fastest time overall at the Jerez test ending this afternoon. Pedrosa slapped...

McWilliams in hospital

McWilliams in hospital

Jeremy McWilliams crashed heavily this afternoon at Jerez, and reports from hospital suggest that the veteran star has badly broken his left leg. McWilliams lost the front of the Ilmor X3 800 at the...

Kawasaki dig at Eckl

Kawasaki dig at Eckl

Kawasaki has broken its silence over the reason for its hurried split with former MotoGP team boss Harald Eckl, blaming his close involvement with the Ilmor team for the shock move to take the whole...

Toseland shares sponsors with Melandri

Toseland shares sponsors with Melandri

Marco Melandri and Toni Elias will share the same sponsors as James Toseland’s World Superbike team for 2007. The pair’s Gresini Honda MotoGP team signed a sponsorship deal with electronics firm...

Cairoli's unexpected world title

Cairoli's unexpected world title

Antonio Cairoli sealed the 2006 SX UEM Championship, claiming his second biggest international prize of his young career in the process. The 2005 MX2 World Champion had already won the Milan leg of...

Rutter's Kawasaki deal

Rutter's Kawasaki deal

Michael Rutter has sealed a deal to ride factory-backed Kawasaki ZX-10Rs for a brand new British Superbike team in 2007. The most experienced rider in BSB will be back with Kawasaki next year for the...

Youth Supercross results

Youth Supercross results

Despite a heavy downpour on Friday night, and another two-hour drenching on Saturday, the new 500 metre clay based track was in superb condition for the opening encounter at the Norfolk Arena. The...

Jerez MotoGP timesheet

Jerez MotoGP timesheet

Valentino Rossi ended the first day of the final major MotoGP test of the year at the top of the timesheets. Rain brought the decrease in lap times to a temporary halt after lunch, at which point...

Jerez MotoGP testing update

Jerez MotoGP testing update

The last MotoGP test of the year has had a slow start, with cold temperatures and rain curtailing meaningful evaluation of the next generation 800s. Ex-champ Valentino Rossi was quickest this morning...