April

Jerez MotoGP: Ben Spies ‘super-happy’ with 11th

Jerez MotoGP: Ben Spies ‘super-happy’ with 11th

Ben Spies declared himself ‘super-happy’ after the Texan made an impressive debut at the Jerez circuit in Spain today.  The Texan underlined again how quickly he can master a new track when he...

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden on pace again

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden on pace again

Nicky Hayden showed his brilliant fourth place in Qatar earlier this month was no fluke after the American rider set the third fastest time in opening free practice for this weekend’s Jerez clash.

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner undaunted by late crash

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner undaunted by late crash

Casey Stoner shrugged off yet another front-end crash on his factory Ducati GP10 machine in Jerez today after the Australian topped the opening practice timesheets. Stoner denied his confidence was...

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi doubts victory challenge

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi doubts victory challenge

Valentino Rossi has cast doubt on whether he can claim a 105th Grand Prix victory in Jerez this weekend after he ended opening practice down in fifth place. The Italian conceded his hopes of success...

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner fastest after late crash

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner fastest after late crash

Casey Stoner’s bid to claim his first ever victory at the Jerez circuit in Spain got off to a mixed start today. The Australian ended the session with the fastest time having impressively led the way...

Jerez MotoGP: Top ten start for British 125 duo

Jerez MotoGP: Top ten start for British 125 duo

Bradley Smith and Danny Webb both ended first practice for Sunday’s Spanish 125GP in Jerez in the top ten. It wasn’t the speedy recovery Aspar Aprilia rider Smith might have been hoping for as his bid...

Toseland encouraged by Misano test results

Toseland encouraged by Misano test results

James Toseland believes that he is making good progress with the set-up of his Sterilgarda Yamaha R1 following a successful two day test in Misano this week. The double WSB champion was able to lap...

Fabrizio sets the pace in Misano test

Fabrizio sets the pace in Misano test

Xerox Ducati man Michel Fabrizio bounced back to form at a two day test in Misano this week. The Italian rider who has suffered a drastic lack of form in the last three rounds of the championship has...

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner confident of victory challenge

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner confident of victory challenge

Casey Stoner is confident he can mount a strong challenge for victory in Sunday’s Spanish MotoGP race at Jerez. The Australian is looking to bounce back from the bitter disappointment of crashing out...

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi admits shoulder fear

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi admits shoulder fear

Reigning MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has expressed concerns that his damaged right shoulder will be a severe handicap during this weekend’s Spanish GP at Jerez. The Italian stretched...

Jerez MotoGP: Honda to test new engine on Monday

Jerez MotoGP: Honda to test new engine on Monday

Andrea Dovizioso has revealed he will test a new RC212V factory Honda engine during Monday’s MotoGP test session at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The engine is a brand new V4 and is designed to tame...

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden cautious despite fast start

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden cautious despite fast start

Nicky Hayden has insisted he will not get swept away on a new wave of optimism after his brilliant first race performance in Qatar. Hayden heads into this weekend’s Spanish GP in Jerez buoyant after...

Abu Dhabi to host MotoGP in 2011?

Abu Dhabi to host MotoGP in 2011?

The spectacular Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi is bidding to host a round of the MotoGP world championship next year. Loris Capirossi and Casey Stoner were among a small delegation from MotoGP who...

North West 200 star line-up

North West 200 star line-up

This year’s Relentless International North West 200 in association with Black Horse is set to hit the starting grid on May 15th with a six-race entry programme. The quality line-up includes John...

Flattrack extravaganza in South Wales

Flattrack extravaganza in South Wales

This year’s Shorttrack UK meeting on the half-mile flattrack oval at Amman Valley, Ammanford, South Wales will feature a custom bike show as well as regular Shorttrack UK racing. The two-day meeting...

NW200 safety improvements

NW200 safety improvements

This year’s North West 200 on May 15 will feature two major changes to the 8.9mile road course to improve safety. Organisers of the ReIentless International North West 200 unveiled a new chicane at...

Casey Stoner targets Spanish recovery

Casey Stoner targets Spanish recovery

Casey Stoner is hoping to get his 2010 MotoGP world championship challenge up and running at this weekend’s Spanish GP in Jerez. The Aussie blew a golden chance to collect the first 25-points of the...

Gary Mason at NW200 on MSS Colchester Kawasaki

Gary Mason at NW200 on MSS Colchester Kawasaki

Gary Mason will replace injured Simon Andrews at this year’s NW200 on the MSS Colchester Kawasaki as Andrews is still recovering from foot and heel injuries he sustained at the WSB round in Valencia.

BSB blog: Walker goes green

BSB blog: Walker goes green

It’s going to be any interesting weekend watching how Chris Walker goes on the MSS Kawasaki at Oulton Park as he stands in for the injured Simon Andrews.  Walker has been racing a privateer...

Bradley Smith aims for more Jerez glory

Bradley Smith aims for more Jerez glory

Bradley Smith is hoping he can emulate his stunning maiden 125GP victory at Jerez in 2009 when he returns for the eagerly awaited Spanish GP this weekend. The Oxfordshire rider won his first Grand...

Dani Pedrosa looks for home boost

Dani Pedrosa looks for home boost

Dani Pedrosa is hoping his impressive record at the Jerez circuit will spark his disappointing 2010 season into life at this weekend’s Spanish MotoGP clash. The triple world champion struggled badly...

Walker to ride MSS Kawasaki at Oulton

Walker to ride MSS Kawasaki at Oulton

Chris Walker has been drafted into the MSS Kawasaki for this Bank Holiday Monday’s BSB round at Oulton Park. He’ll replace Simon Andrews who is still recovering form the foot injuries he sustained in...

Valentino Rossi fit after unexpected lay-off

Valentino Rossi fit after unexpected lay-off

Valentino Rossi has declared himself fit and ready to go ahead of this weekend’s Spanish MotoGP clash at the Jerez circuit. Nobody would have been more relieved than the 31-year-old at the recent...

KTM 350SX-F and Cairoli win again

KTM 350SX-F and Cairoli win again

KTM’s Antonio Cairoli has won both races at the Dutch MX1 motocross world championship to maintain the new KTM 350 SX-F’s success.      The KTM factory designed and produced...

Ulster Grand Prix under threat

Ulster Grand Prix under threat

The Ulster Grand Prix has issued a press release this morning that this year’s race is under serious threat ‘as much needed and promised funding hasn’t materialised’. Noel Johnston, Clerk of the...

My first road race

My first road race

I attended my first ever GP in Northern Ireland at the Cookstown 100 on Saturday. Armed with a camera and step ladder I was able to climb above the crowds and get some good pcitures.

Crump wins World Speedway opener in Lezno

Crump wins World Speedway opener in Lezno

Wounded world champion Jason Crump stormed to victory in the FIM Otomoto.pl European Grand Prix in Leszno, but admitted he had not expected to launch his title defence until June. The Aussie tore from...

Donald back on track at Cookstown

Donald back on track at Cookstown

After a ten-month hiatus through injury, Relentless by TAS Suzuki rider Cameron Donald made a successful return to racing at Saturday’s Cookstown 100 – dispelling any doubt that the double TT winner...

Farquhar dominates Cookstown

Farquhar dominates Cookstown

The Ryan Farquhar steam-roller showed no signs of slowing down at the weekend when the KMR Kawasaki rider dominated the racing at Saturday's Cookstown 100 road races taking no less than five race...

Scott Redding eyes Jerez boost

Scott Redding eyes Jerez boost

After a bitterly disappointing Moto2 debut in Qatar earlier this month, British rider Scott Redding is hoping to kickstart his 2010 campaign when the world championship begins its crucial European...

Assen WSB: Brit boys dominate

Assen WSB: Brit boys dominate

Jonathan Rea rounded off a good weekend at Assen by taking victory in the second race after claiming pole position on Saturday and taking victory in race one. The weekend was a great...

Assen WSB race one: Rea leads all British podium

Assen WSB race one: Rea leads all British podium

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Jonathan Rea continued his good form from superpole by taking the victory in the first WSB race Assen. Rea took the top step on an all British podium which saw Yamaha...

Lowry confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

Lowry confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

Ian Lowry has today (Friday) been confirmed to ride the second Motorpoint Yamaha for the remainder of the season alongside Dan Linfoot. Lowry replaces Neil Hodgson who announced his retirement from...

Graeme Gowland at Thruxton

Graeme Gowland at Thruxton

I caught up with Graeme Gowland when he got his first cup of the season at Thruxton.

Me and Chris Walker

Me and Chris Walker

I finally got my picture taken with Chris Walker instead of being the camera man for the missus at Thruxton!

Assen WSB: Superpole results

Assen WSB: Superpole results

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Jonathan Rea sets a new lap record at Assen on the way to his maiden pole position. 1 65 Rea J. (GBR) Honda CBR1000RR 1'34.944 2 96 Smrz J. (CZE) Ducati 1098R 1'35.062 ...