July

Sykes wants to stay despite being overshadowed by Spies

Sykes wants to stay despite being overshadowed by Spies

Britain’s Tom Sykes remains determined to keep his ride in the factory Yamaha World Superbike team in 2010, but knows he faces stiff competition for the coveted ride. Sykes currently sits seventh in...

Burns riding for Jentin

Burns riding for Jentin

Chris Burns teams up with Jentin Yamaha to make return to BSB at Brands Hatch on August 7-9. Burns was sideline from the series when his STP MV Agusta deal floundered. He’s since been racing in the...

Corser believes a BMW podium is possible this season

Corser believes a BMW podium is possible this season

Following BMW’s impressive turnaround and strong results at the last round of the World Superbike Championship at Brno, Troy Corser believes that the team have the potential to secure a podium finish...

Ten Kate Honda to run two, not three Superbike riders in 2010

Ten Kate Honda to run two, not three Superbike riders in 2010

Ten Kate Honda have revealed that they are likely to run two Superbike riders in 2010 instead of three in 2009. The Dutch squad expanded their highly successful team in 2009 to three riders with WSB...

McGuinness to race in Barbon Hillclimb

McGuinness to race in Barbon Hillclimb

Ever wondered what a TT racing legend like John McGuinness does in his spare? Well he rides motorcycles of course. It’s well documented that McGuinness is a big speedway fan and bought an ex-Jason...

Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

Farquhar takes four wins at Faugheen

It seems like there’s no stopping Ryan Farquhar in the Irish national road races. For the third meeting in a row, the Dungannon man  racked up four wins in a day – this time at the Faugheen 50...

Duke search for missing Joey Dunlop footage

Duke search for missing Joey Dunlop footage

Plans are underway to for a DVD to celebrate Joey Dunlop’s incredible tally of 26 TT race wins. The DVD is being produced by Manx firm Duke who have searched extensive archives of TT footage to...

BJ Toal's Centurion Honda ride

BJ Toal's Centurion Honda ride

Former Yamaha R6 Cup champion BJ Toal has joined Centurion Honda for the rest of the 2009 British Supersport season. Toal replaces Tom Grant as the team's second rider alongside Dan Cooper who is...

Fogarty at Uster Grand Prix

Fogarty at Uster Grand Prix

Carl Fogarty is set to make a return to the Ulster Grand Prix on Friday, August 14 and on race day, Saturday, August 15 2009. Fogarty might have won four WSB title but he was also the king of the...

Checa adamant he wants to remain in WSB in 2010

Checa adamant he wants to remain in WSB in 2010

On form Ten Kate Honda rider Carlos Checa has revealed he wants to race for at least two more years, but will quit WSB if he is unable to find a competitive ride in 2010. The Spanish veteran showed...

Road racing’s biggest and fastest jumps caught on camera

Road racing’s biggest and fastest jumps caught on camera

This is Irish road racer Ryan Farquhar landing at 150mph on his Kawasaki ZX-10R from a 40ft long jump over Hanlon’s Leap on his way to four race wins at the awe-inspiring Kells road race in...

Xaus targets Nurburgring return after sucessful surgery

Xaus targets Nurburgring return after sucessful surgery

Ruben Xaus has revealed that he is already itching to make his return to WSB after undergoing a successful operation on his broken right femur. Xaus crashed spectacularly on the opening lap of race...

Silverstone MotoGP kids prices

I've just been on the phone trying to order 2010 Silverstone MotoGP tickets and I was told I would have to pay for a 3 year old as he can "walk and make use of the facilities". My 18 month old however "should be ok to get in free" and "it has'nt been decided yet if they will have to pay for camping". I couldnt believe my ears so got the wife to ring up and try, but she was told the...

Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

Valentino Rossi has told MCN that he is looking forward to trying the high-speed Silverstone circuit when its hosts the British MotoGP in 2010. Despite being a huge fan of Donington Park, the reigning...

No shock Suzuki MotoGP return for John Hopkins

No shock Suzuki MotoGP return for John Hopkins

John Hopkins will not be making a shock return to the MotoGP world championship with Suzuki. The American was back in the MotoGP paddock earlier this month at the German round on his way to the Brno...

Colin Edwards: ‘I wanted to start British GP on wet tyres’

Colin Edwards: ‘I wanted to start British GP on wet tyres’

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Colin Edwards has admitted he wanted to start last weekend’s British MotoGP race on rain tyres. The 35-year-old said he felt wets were the best choice having assessed...

Blog: Silverstone MotoGP and TT date clash. Surely a mistake?

Blog: Silverstone MotoGP  and TT date clash. Surely a mistake?

I was absolutely shocked when I saw the date for the 2010 Silverstone British Grand Prix. June 6? Surely that’s when the TT starts? The Silverstone MotoGP race date is one I’m sure many of us have...

Colin Edwards launches Day of Champions fan appeal

Colin Edwards launches Day of Champions fan appeal

British MotoGP runner-up Colin Edwards has asked MCN to help him trace a fan that mislaid valuable merchandise signed by the Texan at the recent Day of Champions charity fundraiser at Donington...

Me andRossi at Donington Park

Me andRossi at Donington Park

Me and my mate were walking around the paddock on Saturday night when we bumped into my new best mate Rossi!

Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

The first British MotoGP race to be staged at the Silverstone circuit since 1986 will be held on June 6 next year. A provisional 2010 calendar was issued today, with Silverstone currently the sixth...

James Toseland praises Colin Edwards after Donington podium

James Toseland praises Colin Edwards after Donington podium

James Toseland praised Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team-mate Colin Edwards after the American stormed to a brilliant podium finish in last weekend’s British MotoGP race. Edwards claimed his first podium for...

British MotoGP winner shocked at Ducati tyre gamble

British MotoGP winner shocked at Ducati tyre gamble

British MotoGP winner Andrea Dovizioso said he was shocked when he realised that 2009 title contender Casey Stoner was starting the Donington Park race on wet tyres. Stoner and team-mate Nicky...

Spies remains confident of clinching WSB crown

Spies remains confident of clinching WSB crown

Despite trailing championship leader Noriyuki Haga by seven points, WSB sensation Ben Spies remains 100% confident he can win the title in his rookie year. The American rider saw his chance of taking...

A great last GP at Donington

A great last GP at Donington

What an end to Donington's MotoGP run, edge of your seat stuff or what! No British winners but the lads gave a good account of themselves.

Eco-friendly motocross racing

Eco-friendly motocross racing

This year there was the zero emissions TT race - the TTXGP race on the 37.73 miles Mountain course on the Isle Man. Now there are plans in Denmark to run the first-ever, environmentally-friendly,...

Some of my pictures from Donington

Some of my pictures from Donington

Casey Stoner's bike at Donington 2009 GP qualifying after falling at Mcleans (oops!). My best picture of Rossi through a fence at Donington 2009 GP qualifying.

Muggeridge gets HM Plant Honda ride

Muggeridge gets HM Plant Honda ride

Karl Muggeridge will ride the HM Plant Honda in BSB meetings until injured Glen Richards returns to the fitness. The team will field Steve Brogan alongside Muggeridge at Brands Hatch in two week’s...

Goodbye Donington

Goodbye Donington

So how do we sum up the riders at the Donington MotoGP 2009? Valient, riveting, outlandish, scintillating, sizzling and incredible. The atmosphere was electric, sell out crowd numbers and fans...

Rossi & Toseland

Rossi & Toseland

Whilst standing on a barrier and clinging to a fence on the exit of Coppice at the 2009 Moto GP at Donington, I managed to get this shot of Rossi lining up Toseland on the last lap. What a race!

British MotoGP: BBC gets record 2.9 million viewers

British MotoGP: BBC gets record 2.9 million viewers

The BBC had a record audience for yesterday’s dramatic British MotoGP race at Donington Park. Audience figures peaked at 2.9 million viewers as an enthralling 30-lap race unfolded, with the BBC...

British MotoGP: Ducati tyre gamble ends in humiliation

British MotoGP: Ducati tyre gamble ends in humiliation

Ducati suffered a disastrous British MotoGP at Donington Park after Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden shocked the paddock by opting to run wet tyres for the 30-lap race. The gamble spectacular backfired...

Racing results round-up: July 25-26

Racing results round-up: July 25-26

MOTOGP, DONINGTON PARK, LEICS, SUNDAY WORLD SUPERBIKES, BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC, SUNDAY SUZUKA 8 HOURS ENDRUANCE RACE, SUZUKA, JAPAN, SUNDAY FAUGHEEN, CO TIPPERARY, SUNDAY BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP,...

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso thrilled at maiden win

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso thrilled at maiden win

Andrea Dovizioso topped one of the most unlikely MotoGP podiums in recent memory to win his maiden premier class race at Donington Park yesterday. The former world 125GP champion kept his nerve under...

Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

Less than 24 hours after the finish of the final British MotoGP race to take place at Donington Park, Silverstone announced that it had already sold £50,000 worth of tickets for the 2010 event. Next...

British MotoGP: Crash ends Valentino Rossi’s victory hopes

British MotoGP: Crash ends Valentino Rossi’s victory hopes

Valentino Rossi blew his hopes of winning the last British MotoGP race at Donington Park when he crashed out of the lead in a dramatic race. The Italian had already seen title rival and Fiat Yamaha...

British MotoGP: James Toseland close to career best

British MotoGP: James Toseland close to career best

A brilliant last lap performance by reigning world champion Valentino Rossi denied James Toseland the chance to score a career best MotoGP in front of a massive home crowd at Donington Park. Toseland...