March

Laverty and Palmer

Laverty and Palmer

Just snapped John Laverty and tristan Palmer at Oulton park today on the Buildbase Kawasaki bikes. See them at www.bikesinweaverham.piczo.com  

Crescent Suzuki to be sponsored by Worx

Crescent Suzuki to be sponsored by Worx

Crescent Suzuki are no longer blue. The last-minute announcement by Crescent Suzuki today that they’ve secured a two-year title sponsorship deal with professional power tool brand Worx means Sylvain...

James Toseland hails fans support

James Toseland hails fans support

James Toseland has thanked his army of British fans for their support after his latest massive pre-season MotoGP crash in Jerez last weekend. The 28-year-old is recovering at his Isle of Man home...

Hopkins satisfied with first test – Exclusive pictures

Hopkins satisfied with first test – Exclusive pictures

John Hopkins heads to Valencia WSB this weekend satisfied after completing a one day test at Almeria, Spain on Monday. Riding the Stiggy Honda CBR1000RR for the first time, Hopkins had to acquaint...

Kapital Moto Racing Complete Mallory 6 Hour Event

Kapital Moto Racing Complete Mallory 6 Hour Event

On Sunday March 29th, Kapital Moto Racing successfully completed their first 6 hour endurance event at Mallory Park. The race wasn’t without drama and incident for the team, however they were...

James Toseland breaks bone in right foot

James Toseland breaks bone in right foot

James Toseland has confirmed to MCN that he suffered a broken fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot during yesterday’s massive high-side crash in Jerez. The British rider also has a badly sprained...

Casey Stoner confident in wrist for Qatar opener

Casey Stoner confident in wrist for Qatar opener

Former world champion Casey Stoner is adamant his recovering left wrist will not cause him any problems when the new MotoGP season gets underway in Qatar later this month. Despite movement still being...

Loris Capirossi boosts confidence in Jerez

Loris Capirossi boosts confidence in Jerez

Italian Loris Capirossi said his pre-season confidence that Suzuki could spring a major surprise in 2009 has increased after his impressive third place in the final winter test in Jerez. The new...

Bradley Smith challenges Lewis Hamilton

Bradley Smith challenges Lewis Hamilton

British 125GP world title hopeful Bradley Smith has tried to challenge Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton to a motocross battle. The Aspar Aprilia rider met the McLaren driver during a recent...

MotoGP Friday practice to remain in 2010

MotoGP Friday practice to remain in 2010

Valentino Rossi claims that MotoGP races will not switch to a two-day format from the 2010 world championship campaign onwards. The scrapping of all practice on Friday’s was one of several measures...

Tech 3 boss relieved at James Toseland’s escape

Tech 3 boss relieved at James Toseland’s escape

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal has spoken of his relief that British rider James Toseland will be fit to start to the new MotoGP season in Qatar. The British rider suffered his second...

Hopkins in Almeria for first WSB test –Exclusive Pictures

Hopkins in Almeria for first WSB test –Exclusive Pictures

John Hopkins is minutes away from getting his first taste of the Stiggy Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade he’ll campaign in the World Superbike Championship this year. The former Kawasaki MotoGP...

MotoGP star rides streetfighter

MotoGP star rides streetfighter

Can you name the Moto GP rider on my streetfighter, also can you recognise the original bike?

James Toseland released from hospital

James Toseland released from hospital

British rider James Toseland has been given the all-clear following precautionary head scans after his massive high-side crash in Jerez earlier today. Toseland has been discharged from a hospital in...

Casey Stoner fastest at Jerez testing

Casey Stoner fastest at Jerez testing

Casey Stoner produced a dominant performance to win the keys to a BMW sports car in Jerez this afternoon. The Aussie posted a stunning best time of 1.38.646 on his 12th lap to outclass his MotoGP...

James Toseland undergoing hospital checks after crash

James Toseland undergoing hospital checks after crash

James Toseland has been taken by ambulance to a Cadiz hospital for precautionary checks following a massive crash in Jerez this afternoon. The British rider momentarily lost consciousness when he...

James Toseland suffers spectacular crash in Jerez

James Toseland suffers spectacular crash in Jerez

British rider James Toseland is currently undergoing checks in the Jerez circuit medical centre after a huge high-side crash during this afternoon’s televised BMW car shootout. Toseland lost the rear...

Racing results round-up: March 27-28

SNETTERTON, NORFOLK, SATURDAY-SUNDAY DONINGTON PARK, LEICS, SATURDAY-SUNDAY DARLEY MOOR, DERBYS, SUNDAY BISHOPSCOURT, CO DOWN, SUNDAY AMA SUPERCROSS, ROGERS CENTRE, TORONTO, ON, CANADA, SATURDAY WORLD MOTOCROSS, FAENZA, ITALY, SUNDAY ROAD RACING SNETTERTON, NORFOLK, SATURDAY-SUNDAY First Superteens (10 laps): 1 L Jackson 15:59.051 – 76.759mph, 2 R Baldwin, 3 N Anderson. FL: Jackson 1:31.549 –...

Fiat Yamaha dominate in Jerez

Fiat Yamaha dominate in Jerez

Fiat Yamaha duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dominated the opening day of the Jerez test in Spain today. Spaniard Lorenzo showed he is finally getting accustomed to the Bridgestone tyres after he...

James Toseland finds form in Jerez

James Toseland finds form in Jerez

British rider James Toseland put a turbulent winter behind him to finish just outside of the top ten on the opening day of testing in Jerez today. A best lap of 1.41.122 in a long 83-lap stint left...

Bradley Smith second in Jerez test

Bradley Smith second in Jerez test

British teenager Bradley Smith ended the three-day 125GP test session in Jerez with the second fastest time as he finally narrowed the gap to dominant Aprilia team-mate Julian Simon. The Oxfordshire...

No factory MotoGP ride for Ben Spies or Marco Simoncelli in 2010

No factory MotoGP ride for Ben Spies or Marco Simoncelli in 2010

Ben Spies or Marco Simoncelli will be barred from moving to MotoGP and riding for a factory team in their rookie campaign under controversial new rules on entry to the premier class. Fiat Yamaha,...

MotoGP rules for 2009 and 2010 unveiled

MotoGP rules for 2009 and 2010 unveiled

MotoGP bosses have confirmed a raft of new rules aimed at MotoGP surviving the current global economic crisis. As has been widely expected, Friday practice has been cancelled for all free practice...

Single engine proposal for Moto2 class tabled

Single engine proposal for Moto2 class tabled

The new Moto2 class for 600cc four-strokes that will replace the current 250GP two-stroke in 2011 is now likely to feature a single engine rule. MotoGP bosses are poised to discuss the proposal, which...

Haojue 125GP boss happy with testing progress

Haojue 125GP boss happy with testing progress

Haojue 125GP boss Garry Taylor admitted the new squad had enjoyed a ‘baptism of fire’ after its official testing debut at the Jerez circuit in Spain. British rookie Matt Hoyle and Austrian team-mate...

Chris Vermuelen and Loris Capirossi show off 2009 Suzuki colours

Chris Vermuelen and Loris Capirossi show off 2009 Suzuki colours

Chris Vermeulen and Loris Capirossi have shown off their 2009 factory Suzuki GSV-R machines in full Rizla livery for the first time in Jerez today. This morning’s unveiling ended long negotiations...

Scott Redding satisfied with 12th in Jerez

Scott Redding satisfied with 12th in Jerez

Scott Redding declared himself satisfied with his Jerez testing performance despite finishing outside of the top ten. The 2008 British GP winner, who became the youngest rider in history to win a...

Danny Webb gaining confidence with new Aprilia

Danny Webb gaining confidence with new Aprilia

DeGraaf Aprilia rider Danny Webb is confident he is finally mastering Aprilia’s 2009 125GP contender after he finished the Jerez test in a disappointing 17th place. The British teenager has struggled...

Matt Hoyle makes more progress in Jerez

Matt Hoyle makes more progress in Jerez

British rookie Matt Hoyle believes he is making big progress with the unproven Chinese-backed Haojue machine as he concluded the Jerez test in Spain. The Bradford rider ended with a best time of...

Ducati try cast ally chassis at Jerez

Ducati try cast ally chassis at Jerez

Before their revolutionary carbon ‘stressed airbox’ chassis has even raced, Ducati arrived at the Jerez preseason test with another new idea, the cast aluminium version!! Ducati aren’t saying anything...

Meeting Michael Rutter

Meeting Michael Rutter

Mr Rutter and Myself at R1 Launch at Motorpoint in Derby.

Chris Walker at Motorpoint

Chris Walker at Motorpoint

Chris walker and Myself at Motorpoint R1 Launch in Derby.

Passing time at the Manx GP

Passing time at the Manx GP

Me and kim passing the time between races at last year's manx gp.

At the Manx GP 2008

At the Manx GP 2008

Me and my mate mick at the 2008 manx gp. Not the best weather, but who cares on the IOM.

Playboy backs Randy de Puniet

Playboy backs Randy de Puniet

Playboy will sponsor French rider Randy de Puniet’s LCR Honda MotoGP squad for the first three races of 2009. Italian team boss Lucio Cecchinello confirmed the deal today on the eve of the final...

James Toseland unveils 2009 MotoGP colours

James Toseland unveils 2009 MotoGP colours

James Toseland's Tech 3 Yamaha squad has unveiled its new livery for the 2009 MotoGP world championship at the Jerez circuit this morning. Featuring a striking black, yellow and white colour scheme,...