July

World Superbikes: Kawasaki confirm factory support

World Superbikes: Kawasaki confirm factory support

Kawasaki has announced they will be upping their factory involvement in the World Superbike Championship for the next four years starting in 2008.   The Japanese factory currently run their...

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Decision time for Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Decision time for Ten Kate Honda's James Toseland

James Toseland will sit down with his manager Roger Burnett today (Tuesday) to evaluate his options to either ride in MotoGP or stay in World Superbikes with Honda in 2008. James Toseland has a...

Brands Hatch WSB: GR Motorsport's British wild card entry

Brands Hatch WSB: GR Motorsport's British wild card entry

GR Motorsport have one of the few British wild card entries at this weekend’s Brands Hatch World Superbikes round but are intending to use it as a springboard to a return to the European stage. The...

Beowulf Racing star Gino Rea faces a busy weekend

Beowulf Racing star Gino Rea faces a busy weekend

Seventeen-year-old Gino Rea faces a busy weekend aboard the Beowulf Suzuki GSX600-R. He’s not only racing in the the eighth round race of the 2007 European Superstock 600 Championship, but also be...

Iannuzzo lobs it at Brno

Iannuzzo lobs it at Brno

Vittorio Iannuzzo drops it at the recent Brno WSB round.

Rossi in the dirt

Rossi in the dirt

Here's a picture I took of Rossi, gathering up his bike after a tumble in Donington MotoGP practice. He came off right in front of us!

Alastair Fagan's triple Triumph victory at Castle Combe

Alastair Fagan's triple Triumph victory at Castle Combe

<?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>&nbsp; There could be another Triumph triple in British Supersport before the end of this year following success at a Castle...

Speedway Grand Prix: Nicki Pedersen's victory may lead to a second World title

Speedway Grand Prix: Nicki Pedersen's victory may lead to a second World title

Speedway Grand Prix series leader Nicki Pedersen took a huge step towards a second World title with a faultless victory in the Czech Republic Grand Prix at Prague. The 2003 champion took his third GP...

Suzuka: James Toseland crashes out of Suzuka 8-hour

Suzuka: James Toseland crashes out of Suzuka 8-hour

James Toseland crashed out of the Suzuka 8-hour race just three laps into his first stint forcing the number one Honda squad out of the race and ending his dream of victory in the prestigious event.

Suzuka Eight Hours: James Toseland and Ryuichi

Suzuka Eight Hours: James Toseland and Ryuichi

James Toseland and HRC Honda team-mate Ryuichi Kiyonari will start the Suzuka Eight Hours tomorrow from fourth place tomorrow, after the action-packed Timed Attack and Jump-Up special stages today in...

Neeves blog: MRO Powerbike round 7, Brands Hatch with Rockforge Racing

Neeves blog: MRO Powerbike round 7, Brands Hatch with Rockforge Racing

Could this be the ultimate Yamaha R1? The standard, off-the-peg ’07 Yamaha R1 is a phenomenal machine. It’s sheer speed and poise makes it more than you’ll ever need on the road, and on the track it’s...

MotoGP: Title leader tips Chaz Davies for full-time ride

MotoGP: Title leader tips Chaz Davies for full-time ride

Casey Stoner reckons close pal Chaz Davies is worthy of a full-time ride in the MotoGP world championship after the British rider impressed on his shock Ducati debut in Laguna Seca last...

MotoGP: Casey Stoner says tyre complaints are just whinging

MotoGP: Casey Stoner says tyre complaints are just whinging

CASEY STONER reckons Valentino Rossi's complaints about the new tyre rule are just sour grapes as the Australian takes giant steps towards a first MotoGP world title. After Valentino rossi said the...

Suzuka Eight Hour: James Toseland on provisional pole

Suzuka Eight Hour: James Toseland on provisional pole

James Toseland made his mark on the Suzuka 8-hour race by taking provisional pole position in the first qualifying session for Sunday’s prestigious event, setting the best lap so far in any...

British Superbikes: Michael Rutter gets works-spec parts

British Superbikes: Michael Rutter gets works-spec parts

Michael Rutter's British Superbike effort has been given a shot in the arm with the long-awaited arrival of a new engine for his ZX-10R. The team has taken delivery of the first of new French...

MotoGP: Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi finally agree

MotoGP: Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi finally agree

For one of the first times bitter rivals Max Biaggi and Valentino Rossi have agreed on something - that the tyre situation in Moto GP is ruining the championship. Biaggi has revealed that he thinks...

Audio: Toseland speaks from Suzuka 8 hour

James Toseland made a solid start to his Suzuka 8-hour campaign by setting the third fastest time in&nbsp;the first&nbsp;Free Practice session so we cuaght up with him that evening to find out just how hard the race is going to be. Toseland is very impressed by the whole event but admits that in one 9-lap session he lost half a kilo of body weight. Listen to the full interview below.

Ollie at Cadwell BSB 2006

Ollie at Cadwell BSB 2006

BSB at Cadwell, 2006. You must have received hundreds of pics of Ollie Bridewell. Thought you might like these two. Such a sad loss.

Toseland on the pace in Suzuka Free Practice

Toseland on the pace in Suzuka Free Practice

James Toseland has made a solid start to his Suzuka 8-hour campaign by setting the third fastest time in today’s Free Practice session. Toseland’s lap time was good enough to secure the sixth overall...

Gary Pinchin: How do you deal with a problem like Kiyo and Rea?

Gary Pinchin: How do you deal with a problem like Kiyo and Rea?

It can’t be easy having Neil Tuxworth’s job. Just what does the Honda Racing boss say to his riders who are so blindingly quick that they can virtually win at will, but occasionally force the pace so...

Ducati test ride offer for Carlos Checa

Ducati test ride offer for Carlos Checa

Carlos Checa has been offered the chance to land a test and development ride for Ducati in 2008, with his MotoGP racing career seemingly drawing to a close. The Spaniard has struggled on the LCR...

Ben Spies talks MotoGP future

Ben Spies talks MotoGP future

Reigning American Superbike champion Ben Spies is a man increasingly in demand, on both sides of the Atlantic. The 23-year-old, leading the US championship this year on a Yoshimura Suzuki, was...

Stars of tomorrow test for Virgin

Stars of tomorrow test for Virgin

Some of the leading riders in the Virgin Media R6 Cup have been given a chance to test alongside the main Virgin team's British Superbike squad at Cadwell. The Virgin Media team had exclusive use of...

Real road racing

Real road racing

This picture is from Kells road race. The quality may have diminished due to a hurried exit stage left by the photographer.

Colin Edwards won't know future until late August

Colin Edwards won't know future until late August

Colin Edwards will have to sweat on his future for another four weeks before finding out whether he has a MotoGP ride with Yamaha. The American was hoping to have a clear idea about Yamaha’s 2008...

Ducati boss doubts Loris Capirossi will stay

Ducati boss doubts Loris Capirossi will stay

The man in charge of Ducati's works MotoGP team says he thinks Loris Capirossi will reject an offer to stay with the team next year alongside Casey Stoner and new signing Marco Melandri on a third...

Video: The amazing race Ducati collection of Tony O'Neill

Video: The amazing race Ducati collection of Tony O'Neill

Somewhere in rural Kent is a garage that has more factory Ducati MotoGP and World Superbikes that the Italian firm has at its factory in Bologna. Watch the video below to take a tour through the...

Yamaha signs Jorge Lorenzo for MotoGP

Yamaha signs Jorge Lorenzo for MotoGP

Jorge Lorenzo, the 250cc GP champion, has signed a two-year deal with Yamaha to make his MotoGP debut in 2008 aboard a Yamaha YZR-M1 with direct factory support. "Yamaha has been watching Jorge's...

World Superbikes set for US return in 2008

World Superbikes set for US return in 2008

Next year's WSB calendar is already taking shape with confirmation that the series will head to America to race at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah. It looks likely that only the Superbike class will...

Tommy Hill tests Supersport R6 in preparation for Brands Hatch

Tommy Hill tests Supersport R6 in preparation for Brands Hatch

Tommy Hill acclimatised for next weekend’s World Supersport ride on the SPP Yamaha R6 by riding the Virgin Yamaha R6 at Cadwell on Tuesday afternoon.&nbsp; Tommy Hill was at Cadwell primarily to...

Video: Brno World Supersport highlights

Britain’s Craig Jones has taken a fantastic second place in the Brno round of the World Supersport championship behind championship leader Keenan Sofuoglu. Check out the video below to see the highlights of the race. Get more at WorldSBK.TV

Mallory Park competition winner's tribute to Ollie Bridewell

Mallory Park competition winner's tribute to Ollie Bridewell

Having won MCN’S THINK! Motorcycle Academy Reporter Competition, Dave Smith and his wife Diane made the journey to Mallory last weekend to file this special report. “When the THINK! representative...

German GP thumbs-up

Went to Sachsenring MotoGP with a mate on the back, stayed Friday&nbsp;and Saturday&nbsp;- amazing! The Germans were the best: friendly, helpful, fun &amp; generous.&nbsp;We&nbsp;never even had to buy a beer on Saturday. On Sunday we secure-parked the&nbsp;bike &amp; put all our gear in secure "holding" (all for 6 Euros; imagine that in the&nbsp;UK). Then it was a&nbsp;five minute walk to...

James Toseland's Suzuka adventure starts

James Toseland's Suzuka adventure starts

James&nbsp;Toseland&nbsp;has just arrived in Japan for the start of the most important few days of his season. The World Superbike title leader is on his way to the Honda-owned Suzuka circuit to take...

Arncott CCM MMX British Championship Round 7 cancelled

Arncott CCM MMX British Championship Round 7 cancelled

It has been announced that the upcoming CCM MMX British Championship Round 7 at Arncott, Oxfordshire has been cancelled. The race was scheduled for 5th August 2007 but has been postponed due to severe...

Funeral arrangements for Ollie Bridewell

Funeral arrangements for Ollie Bridewell

After the tragic accident and loss of Ollie Bridewell at Mallory Park on Friday the family has made provisional funeral arrangements for Wednesday August 1, 2007. Ollie’s parents Marcus and Liz,...