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Rossi's bike in Indianapolis

Rossi's bike in Indianapolis

With Valentino's bike before morning warm up in Indianapolis. He went out and promptly fell off for the third time!

Dunlop shatters lap record in Post Classic Manx

Dunlop shatters lap record in Post Classic Manx

The Post Classic Senior Manx Grand Prix class won at record pace by Michael Dunlop riding John Simms Suzuki XR69. Chris Palmer won the Junior class riding a Walmsley AJS 7R 350. The race though was...

Cadwell Park BSB: Brookes takes race two win

Cadwell Park BSB: Brookes takes race two win

HM Plant Honda rider Josh Brookes won a shortened second superbike race at Cadwell Park after James Edmeades high-sided on the exit of Mansfield on lap 14 of 18. Brookes spent the majority of the race...

Cadwell Park BSB: Tommy Hill takes race one win

Cadwell Park BSB: Tommy Hill takes race one win

Worx Suzuki rider Tommy Hill took victory in the first superbike race at Cadwell Park ahead of Australian Josh Brookes. Brookes and Hill pulled away from the rest of the pack at the start of the...

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies storms to career best second

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies storms to career best second

It was mission accomplished for rookie sensation Ben Spies in Indianapolis yesterday after he claimed his career best MotoGP result on home soil. The 26-year-old had vowed to better his brilliant...

Indy MotoGP: Valentino Rossi satisfied with fourth

Indy MotoGP: Valentino Rossi satisfied with fourth

Valentino Rossi ended a crash strewn Indianapolis weekend in a lonely fourth place, the Italian declaring himself satisfied with his display in a physically and mentally demanding race. Rossi suffered...

Indy MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa hails dominant win

Indy MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa hails dominant win

Dani Pedrosa breathed fresh life back into his MotoGP world title challenge with a convincing victory in Indianapolis yesterday. With runaway series leader Jorge Lorenzo experiencing a rare off-day in...

Indy MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo content with third

Indy MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo content with third

Jorge Lorenzo refused to be too downbeat after he scored his worst result of the 2010 MotoGP world championship in Indianapolis yesterday. The Spaniard never seriously looked like challenging for a...

Indy MotoGP: Crash extends Casey Stoner’s winless run

Indy MotoGP: Crash extends Casey Stoner’s winless run

Casey Stoner’s winless run in the MotoGP world championship extended to 12 races after he crashed out of the top six in yesterday’s Indianapolis MotoGP race. The Australian made a shocking start and...

Indy MotoGP: Freak problem hampers Nicky Hayden

Indy MotoGP: Freak problem hampers Nicky Hayden

Nicky Hayden’s hopes of maintaining his 100 per cent podium record in the Indianapolis MotoGP race were thwarted by a freak incident. Starting from the front row of the grid for the first time in his...

Indy MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa romps to easy win

Indy MotoGP:  Dani Pedrosa romps to easy win

Dani Pedrosa made amends for his crash out of the lead in last year’s Indianapolis MotoGP today, the Spaniard romping to his third win of 2010 at the historic American venue. Pedrosa’s crushing...

Indy MotoGP: Redding takes first Moto2 podium

Indy MotoGP: Redding takes first Moto2 podium

Brit Scott Redding took his first podium in Moto2 after finishing third in the restarted race at Indianapolis. The race was red-flagged before the end of the first lap when there were two...

Hill grabs pole for Bank Holiday Monday Cadwell

Tommy Hill secured pole position for tomorrow’s Bank Holiday Monday ninth round of the British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park after heading off fierce challenges from his title rivals Josh Brookes and Ryuichi Kiyonari. The Worx Suzuki rider is currently second in the standings, seven points down on Kiyonari, and is keen to rack up his podium credits as the series heads into the final...

Indy MotoGP: High-side wrecks Bradley Smith’s podium bid

Indy MotoGP: High-side wrecks Bradley Smith’s podium bid

Bradley Smith suffered a painful and bitterly disappointing Indianapolis 125GP race today when he crashed out of second place. Recovering from a poor start that dropped him back to sixth on the...

Brookes tops Cadwell BSB times

Brookes tops Cadwell BSB times

Josh Brookes set the pace in opening free practice for the Holiday Monday ninth round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at the Lincolnshire circuit. The HM Plant Honda-mounted...

Diesel spill reduces practice time at Manx

Diesel spill reduces practice time at Manx

Overcast conditions, damp patches, mist and an earlier diesel spill from Braddan Bridge to Kirk Michael all contributed to a severely reduced practice on the Isle of Man today at the Manx Grand...

Indy MotoGP: Official - Nicky Hayden extends Ducati deal

Indy MotoGP: Official - Nicky Hayden extends Ducati deal

Nicky Hayden will partner Valentino Rossi in Ducati’s factory MotoGP squad in 2011. News of the American’s contract renewal has been anticipated for several weeks and official confirmation came in...

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies talks ‘dream’ first pole position

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies talks ‘dream’ first pole position

Ben Spies said his first MotoGP pole position was a ‘dream’ after he produced an outstanding qualifying performance on home soil at Indianapolis. The Texan’s already impressive rookie campaign got...

Indy MotoGP: Nicky Hayden thrilled with first Ducati front row

Indy MotoGP: Nicky Hayden thrilled with first Ducati front row

Nicky Hayden finally scored his first front row start for Ducati in Indianapolis with the American securing third place on the grid for today’s 28-lap clash. Hayden has qualified on the second row of...

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies can win, says Jorge Lorenzo

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies can win, says Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo reckons Ben Spies can become the first non-factory rider to win a MotoGP race since Toni Elias triumphed at Estoril back in 2006. The Texan produced a brilliant display in Indianapolis...

Indy MotoGP: Traffic thwarts Scott Redding’s pole bid

Indy MotoGP: Traffic thwarts Scott Redding’s pole bid

Heavy traffic in the decisive final moments of Moto2 qualifying at Indianapolis cost Scott Redding chance to claim a sensational pole position. The British rider has been in inspired form all weekend...

Indy MotoGP: Second row frustrates Casey Stoner

Indy MotoGP: Second row frustrates Casey Stoner

Factory Ducati rider Casey Stoner vented his frustration on the condition of the Indianapolis track after he equalled his worst qualifying result of the season. The Australian will start the race from...

Indy MotoGP: Valentino Rossi reflects on double crash

Indy MotoGP: Valentino Rossi reflects on double crash

Valentino Rossi struggled to recall the last time he crashed twice on the same day as the Italian’s hopes of a second podium in America in a month suffered a big blow. The Fiat Yamaha rider will start...

Indy MotoGP: Scott Redding to start from third

Indy MotoGP: Scott Redding to start from third

Brit Scott Redding will start tomorrow's Moto2 race at Indianapolis from third on the grid after dominating most of the practice and qualifying sessions. The Marc VDS Racing rider was fastest in all...

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies claims stunning maiden pole position

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies claims stunning maiden pole position

Ben Spies claimed a stunning pole position for the first time in his career ahead of tomorrow’s Indianapolis MotoGP race. The reigning World Superbike champion clocked a superb lap of 1.40.105 with...

Dunlop edges ever closer to 120mph classic Manx lap

Dunlop edges ever closer to 120mph classic Manx lap

Friday night’s practice at the Manx GP was a night of lap records in both classic and modern machines with Michael Dunlop again posting an unofficial fastest in the Post Classic Class Double TT 2010...

Indy MotoGP: Front row start for Bradley Smith

Indy MotoGP: Front row start for Bradley Smith

Bradley Smith claimed his seventh consecutive 125GP front row start in Indianapolis this afternoon to boost his hopes of recording only a third podium of 2010. The Aspar Aprilia rider will start...

Indy MotoGP: Scott Redding quickest in Moto2 practice

Indy MotoGP: Scott Redding quickest in Moto2 practice

British rider Scott Redding produced a brilliant late surge to top the opening Moto2 practice timesheets at Indianapolis. The Marc VDS Racing rider posted a best time of 1.46.728 to edge out world...

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies undaunted by late crash

Indy MotoGP: Ben Spies undaunted by late crash

Ben Spies is confident he will be able to mount a podium challenge in the Indianapolis MotoGP race on Sunday despite a late crash in opening practice. The Texan, who has been confirmed as Valentino...

Indy MotoGP: Nicky Hayden unhurt after crash

Indy MotoGP: Nicky Hayden unhurt after crash

Nicky Hayden was thankful on two counts after his Indianapolis MotoGP weekend got off to a mixed start. The Kentucky rider was able to clock the third best time in opening practice to give his hopes...

Indy MotoGP: Casey Stoner unhappy with track surface

Indy MotoGP: Casey Stoner unhappy with track surface

Casey Stoner reckons 70 per cent of the Indianapolis circuit will need to be resurfaced ahead of the 2011 MotoGP at the iconic American venue. The 2007 world champion produced a promising start to the...

Indy MotoGP: Grip issues slow Valentino Rossi

Indy MotoGP: Grip issues slow Valentino Rossi

A lack of grip and a bumpy track surface at the world famous Indianapolis track left Valentino Rossi down in fifth place on the practice timesheets. The Italian only climbed into the top five in the...

Indy MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo unsure of Casey Stoner threat

Indy MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo unsure of Casey Stoner threat

Jorge Lorenzo said he is unsure whether Casey Stoner could threaten to end his golden run in America at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Stoner has made a habit of starting...

Indy MotoGP: Aspar Ducati looks to expand in 2012

The Spanish-based Aspar Ducati squad is already locked in negotiations about expanding to a two-rider effort for the 2012 MotoGP world championship campaign. Jorge ‘Aspar’ Martinez confirmed his expansion plans when MotoGP reverts to a 1000cc four-stroke series for 2012 in Indianapolis. The Spaniard unveiled his ambitions after confirming he’s agreed terms to stay with Ducati in 2011. Martinez...

Indy MotoGP: Casey Stoner shines in first practice

Indy MotoGP: Casey Stoner shines in first practice

Casey Stoner made a fast start to the Indianapolis MotoGP weekend this afternoon, the Aussie denying runaway 2010 series leader Jorge Lorenzo top spot at the end of a sun soaked opening practice...

Indy MotoGP: Bradley Smith fifth in first practice

Indy MotoGP: Bradley Smith fifth in first practice

Bradley Smith’s bid for a second successive podium finish at the iconic Indianapolis circuit kicked off in positive fashion this afternoon. The British rider clocked the fifth best time in an opening...