November

Pedrosa stays silent

Pedrosa stays silent

Dani Pedrosa did little to defuse his frosty relationship with the Spanish and world media in Valencia as he refused to speak on both days at last week’s big MotoGP test. Despite finishing...

McWilliams bid for GPs

McWilliams bid for GPs

Jeremy McWilliams’ bid for a dramatic return to the MotoGP world championship at the age of 42 could be eased by fellow Brit Leon Haslam announcing his decision to stay in BSB. Veteran...

Hayden targets title No.2

Hayden targets title No.2

Nicky Hayden may have barely shrugged off the hangover from winning the MotoGP world title in dramatic fashion last week, but he’s already got his eye on a second championship. Hayden, who won...

Barros testing early

Barros testing early

Alex Barros will make his Ducati GP7 800 debut two months ahead of schedule after impressing at last week’s Valencia test session. The veteran Brazilian wasn’t expecting to make his 800...

Kallio proves popularity

Kallio proves popularity

F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen, who replaces Michael Schumacher at Ferrari next year, has been beaten in the Finnish motorsport's man of the year poll by motorcycle rider Mika Kallio. Kallio, runner up...

Rossi: F1 door still open

Rossi: F1 door still open

Little more than days after losing his MotoGP world crown to Nicky Hayden, Valentino Rossi has reignited the F1 ‘Will he, won’t he?’ debate after suggesting he could yet race in the...

Blog: Bayliss joins club

Blog: Bayliss joins club

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...

Full concentration

Full concentration

Muggeridge - being protected or about to be beaten up?

Mellow yellow

Mellow yellow

And the pouter of the year award goes to...............

Blog: Close season over

Blog: Close season over

November 2 2006 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...

Rizla Suzuki testing

Rizla Suzuki testing

Rizla Suzuki’s Chris Walker is thrilled with the performance of the new GSX-R1000K7 after testing the bike in Valencia. Stalker started on the 2006 bike he rode to victory in the Mallory Park...

Vincent retires

Vincent retires

British Supersport will lose the services of one of its most experienced riders for the 2007 season as Jay Vincent retires from the sport. The Barwell-based rider has had a disappointing year...

2007 BSB riders

2007 BSB riders

2007 British Supersport confirmed riders: Centurion Racing Honda: Pete Spalding. 2007 British Supersport Cup confirmed riders: Centurion Racing Honda: James Westmoreland As the season ends and riders...

Wet weather babe...

Wet weather babe...

I'm not just a grid girl, I'm also clever

Simeon moves up

Simeon moves up

Superstock’s 600 European Champion, Xavier Simeon will make the move up to the 1000 FIM Category for the 2007 season. The Belgian rider, who won five races in the 2006 series, has signed a...

Rossi flying at 800 test

Rossi flying at 800 test

Valentino Rossi has gone fastest in the first test of the 800cc MotoGP era. The former world champion rode both his 800 and 990 bikes in the same test on Wednesday at Valencia, managing to beat the...

All change for Hopkins

All change for Hopkins

Rizla Suzuki rider John Hopkins and F1 driver Tonio Liuzzi could not resist the opportunity to swap machines during testing at Valencia this week. Both Hopkins and Liuzzi, who drives for Scuderia...

USA tickets on sale

USA tickets on sale

Tickets went on sale for the 2007 Red Bull US Grand Prix on Wednesday, November 1. The race, which will once again be held at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, is scheduled for July 20 to 22. All...

Pedrosa fastest in Spain

Pedrosa fastest in Spain

Dani Pedrosa topped the timesheets on the final day of testing the new 800cc MotoGP bikes in Valencia. The Repsol Honda rider managed a 1:32.66 lap around the circuit in Spain just 0.03 seconds...

2007 MotoGP riders

2007 MotoGP riders

125cc confirmed riders: KTM: Tomoyoshi Koyama.250cc confirmed riders: Humangest Honda: Yuki Takahashi Wurth Honda BQR: Pablo Nieto. Aleix Espargaro.Now that the season is coming to an end, riders are...

No GP return for Neil

No GP return for Neil

Neil Hodgson has turned his back on a sensational return to the MotoGP paddock after turning down an offer to rejoin the D’Antin Ducati team in 2007. The 32-year-old was linked with the ride...