2006

British Outdoor Supercross heads to Kings Lynn

British Outdoor Supercross heads to Kings Lynn

The British Outdoor Supercross Championship heads to the new 500 metre track at the Norfolk Arena on the outskirts of King’s Lynn on Saturday (November 25). This will be the opening round of the...

British Motocross series signs up new sponsor

British Motocross series signs up new sponsor

The ACU Maxxis British Motocross Championship has signed up with high energy brand Relentless for 2007. Maxxis will continue to be the major sponsor for the championship with Relentless increasing...

Aoayam shatters Kato's Jerez 250GP lap record

Aoayam shatters Kato's Jerez 250GP lap record

KTM's Hiroshi Aoyama has smashed 1.6s off Daijiro Kato’s long-standing 250 lap record at Jerez. The Japanese rider, who rejected a move to Kawasaki’s MotoGP squad at the end of last season, set an...

Forward thinking

Forward thinking

It doesn't matter if my arm hurts, I am going to show off my tan...!!!

All smiles

All smiles

Hmmm, I wonder why this rider has such a big grin on his face?...

Haslam's Ricard crashes

Haslam's Ricard crashes

Haslam was also impressed by the track itself: "Because the track is used for F1 car testing there’s no gravel traps. All the run-off is Tarmac so each time I crashed I slid 100s of yards...

It's show time

It's show time

It's just me and my bike....

Sophisticated

Black and white...

Supercross kicks off

Supercross kicks off

The British Outdoor Supercross Championship heads to the new 500 metre track at the Norfolk Arena on the outskirts of King’s Lynn on Saturday (November 25). This will be the opening round of...

Standing tall

Standing tall

What can I say... she was part of my sponsorship deal...

The sultry look...

The sultry look...

They told me to stand next to a bike, but there's so many to choose from...

List grows for trials

List grows for trials

World number three rider Albert Cabestany has been added to the list of stars set to appear at the Sheffield Arena Indoor Trials in December. Cabestany will appear alongside Adam Raga, Takahisa...

Motorcross secures deal

Motorcross secures deal

The ACU Maxxis British Motocross Championship has signed up with high energy brand Relentless for 2007. Maxxis will continue to be the major sponsor for the championship with Relentless increasing...

Encased by a brolly

Encased by a brolly

Just get on with it, I've stood like this all day...

Shakey link to WSB

Shakey link to WSB

Former British Superbike champ Shakey Byrne was an interested spectator in Valencia at the November World Superbike test – and he spent plenty of time in talks with Yamaha’s European race...

Lanzi - like a new rider

Lanzi - like a new rider

Ducati World Superbike team boss Davide Tardozzi has revealed the transformation in form of under-fire star Lorenzo Lanzi in the major winter test held at Valencia this week is just like signing a new...

Rolfo rides the Blade

Rolfo rides the Blade

New Ten Kate Honda star Roberto Rolfo got his first meaningful ride on the Ten Kate Honda Superbike he’ll be riding next year. Rolfo got his opportunity at Valencia’s big WSB test and has...

Plater wins in Macau

Plater wins in Macau

Steve Plater triumphed in a record breaking Macau Grand Prix on Saturday (November 18), the 40th anniversary race, putting paid to Michael Rutter's hopes of adding to his tally of wins. Rutter had...

Kawasaki's secrets

Kawasaki's secrets

Kawasaki’s race boss Ichiro Yoda says he is not surprised that the new 800s can lap faster than the more powerful 990s they replace – despite giving away around 40bhp. Yoda revealed that...

Suzuki's other frame

Suzuki's other frame

Insight into the development of the new impressive 800cc GSV-R Suzuki came after John Hopkins and Chris Vermeulen revealed how their different riding styles are fundamentally affecting machine...

Capirossi offers advice

Capirossi offers advice

Loris Capirossi has warned new factory Ducati team-mate Casey Stoner to cut out the crashing and risk-taking. Speaking for the first time about the Australian’s appointment, Capirossi admitted...

Rossi impresses WRC

Rossi impresses WRC

While his rivals laboured in the searing Malaysian heat to get their new 800cc MotoGP bikes up to speed, Valentino Rossi chose four-wheels to draw a line under the 2006 season and give himself a break...

Tamada's Dunlop hopes

Tamada's Dunlop hopes

Tech-3 Yamaha newboy Makoto Tamada has revealed that the Dunlop front tyre on his Yamaha M1 is already inspiring him with more confidence than he ever had in his time with Michelin at Honda in 20096. ...

"Casey has best chance"

"Casey has best chance"

Shock Valencia GP winner Troy Bayliss reckons Ducati has given fellow Aussie Casey Stoner the chance of a lifetime to be a big success in the MotoGP world championship. "I think it is the best...

Hopper's take on Honda

Hopper's take on Honda

After comprehensively outpacing the much-heralded new Honda RCV 800 at last week’s Sepang MotoGP test in Malaysia, Suzuki star John Hopkins has said he feels Honda have been too ambitious with...

Honda's HM Plant deal

Honda's HM Plant deal

Honda's top BSB team will continue to carry their HM Plant livery for at least the next three years, after the firm committed to a new sponsorship deal. HM Plant Chairman John Jones has said that his...

In the blues

In the blues

All dressed up and ready to go...

Rookie supermoto series

Rookie supermoto series

The Husqvarna SM125 Challenge begins in 2007 as a cost effective entry to supermoto racing for riders between 14 and 19 years of age. The series is also a stepping stone for riders who have already...

Looking forward

Looking forward

This cameraman couldn't decide which of his models he liked best, the umbrella or the lady...

MCN racer wins award

MCN racer wins award

MCN has followed 15-year-old Alex Gault throughout his 2006 season, and the young rider has been awarded "The Ross Leigh Challenge Trophy", to add to his 2006 Honda CB500 Cup title. Read...

Kiyo's season begins

Kiyo's season begins

Reigning British Superbike champ Ryuichi Kiyonari jets back to Japan this week as he gets his title defence underway testing his new 2007-spec HRC Honda Fireblade. Kiyo said: “New bike is not...

Revised '07 BSB dates

Revised '07 BSB dates

The 2007 British Superbike Championship calendar has undergone a radical revamp. It's due to changes to the Formula One car calendar which, in turn, affects TV scheduling of all other televised...

Feeling hot...

Feeling hot...

So exactly what was happening over there to capture everyone's attention....?

Relaxed, don't think so

Relaxed, don't think so

Don't laugh, I slept funny and my neck hurts...

The relaxed look

The relaxed look

Hanging on for dear life. Just me and my pole.....

Sky view

Sky view

Oops, what a shame, it seems we have run out of material for our tops....!!!