May

Toseland: “I’ll be fit to race in Kyalami”

Toseland: “I’ll be fit to race in Kyalami”

James Toseland has told MCN this morning that he will be OK to race in Kyalami this weekend despite being involved in a horrific first corner pile-up in Monza on Sunday. Toseland crashed on the...

Rea frustrated with ninth, but moves to joint fifth in the standings

Rea frustrated with ninth, but moves to joint fifth in the standings

When Superstock 600 champions Gino Rea graduated to the World Supersport Championship onboard the Intermoto Czech Honda, no one could have predicted that he would be fifth in the standings after the...

Tommy Hill's crash at Oulton Park

Tommy Hill's crash at Oulton Park

more pics i took of tommy hills crash at oulton park rob blinkhorn track photographer

Ducati 'working hard' to keep Casey Stoner

Ducati 'working hard' to keep Casey Stoner

Ducati bosses say they will leave no stone unturned to ensure Casey Stoner is not tempted by a rival offer to quit the Bologna factory at the end of the 2010 MotoGP world championship. Honda has...

Jerry Burgess praises Nicky Hayden revival

Jerry Burgess praises Nicky Hayden revival

Valentino Rossi’s factory Yamaha crew chief Jerry Burgess has praised American Nicky Hayden’s brilliant revival in 2010. Hayden has been transformed by Ducati’s smoother Big Bang GP10 motor and he’s...

Suzuki boss expects axe for 800s

Suzuki boss expects axe for 800s

Suzuki’s factory MotoGP boss Paul Denning believes the current generation 800cc four-stroke bikes will race for only one more season after 2010. Denning believes that every manufacturer entering the...

Aspar to switch to Suter Moto2 chassis

Aspar to switch to Suter Moto2 chassis

Jorge ‘Aspar’ Martinez’s Moto2 squad will switch to a Suter MMX chassis for the remainder of the 2010 world championship. The Spaniard will ditch current chassis supplier RSV after an indifferent...

WSB Monza: Race 2 results - Biaggi wins again

WSB Monza: Race 2 results - Biaggi wins again

Max Biaggi took first again at Monza. Biaggi crossed the line with over four seconds between him and Leon Haslam. Troy Corser took third place with, Leon Camier was forth...

WSS Monza results - Laverty victorious

WSS Monza results - Laverty victorious

1 50 E. LAVERTY IRL Parkalgar Honda Honda CBR600RR 2 54 K. SOFUOGLU TUR HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR 3 26 J. LASCORZ ESP Kawasaki Motocard.com Kawasaki ZX-6R 4 51 M. PIRRO ITA HANNspree...

WSB Monza: Race 1 results - Biaggi first, Toseland second

WSB Monza: Race 1 results - Biaggi first, Toseland second

Max Biaggi took first place in Monza today with James Toseland taking second and Cal Crutchlow third. Leon Haslam was forth and Leon Camier took fifth. 1 3 M. BIAGGI ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing...

WSB Monza: Fabrizio on top in second qualifying

WSB Monza: Fabrizio on top in second qualifying

Xerox Ducati man Michel Fabrizio stormed to an impressive fastest time in second qualifying this morning at Monza. The 25 year old Italian attacked the fast 3.58 mile circuit to set a stunning...

WSB Monza: Crutchlow on top again in first qualifying

WSB Monza: Crutchlow on top again in first qualifying

Cal Crutchlow fired his Sterilgarda Yamaha to provisional pole position for the fifth round of the World Superbike Championship at Monza. After heavy rain before the start of the session riders were...

Kagayama ruled out of Yoshimura's Monza debut

Kagayama ruled out of Yoshimura's Monza debut

Following his high speed crash at Oulton Park, Yukio Kagayama has been ruled out of competing at Monza this weekend for the Yoshimura Suzuki team. Kagayama crashed heavily and has a suspected C7...

Laverty on top in Monza Free Practice

Laverty on top in Monza Free Practice

Assen race winner Eugene Laverty set the fastest time in the opening Free Practice session at Monza this afternoon. Onboard the Parkalgar Honda Laverty was at the top of the time-sheets when heavy...

Crutchlow sets the pace with final flying lap

Crutchlow sets the pace with final flying lap

Sterilgarda Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow set the fastest time in Free Practice at Monza on his final lap of the opening hour long session, which was hit by sporadic light rain. In what is his team’s...

Wet weather forecast and track changes at Monza

Wet weather forecast and track changes at Monza

The fifth round of the World Superbike Championship gets underway at a modified Monza circuit today. The historic Italian circuit features a revised first chicane in an effort to improve safety,...

Honda cagey over Casey Stoner talks

Honda cagey over Casey Stoner talks

Honda management are being cagey about an approach for 2007 world champion Casey Stoner. The Australian’s father and manager Colin Stoner attended last weekend’s Spanish MotoGP race at Jerez where he...

Nicky Hayden satisfied with 2010 form

Nicky Hayden satisfied with 2010 form

Nicky Hayden has declared himself satisfied with his impressive start to the 2010 MotoGP world championship. The Kentucky rider endured a nightmare debut season with Ducati but has been a revelation...

Colin Edwards hails Jorge Lorenzo’s Jerez win

Colin Edwards hails Jorge Lorenzo’s Jerez win

American rider Colin Edwards has hailed Jorge Lorenzo’s late victory in last weekend’s Spanish MotoGP race as ‘brilliant’. The double World Superbike champion is a big admirer of 23-year-old Lorenzo,...

Loris Capirossi ‘excited’ to see first TT

Loris Capirossi ‘excited’ to see first TT

Factory Suzuki rider Loris Capirossi has spoken of his excitement at the prospect of witnessing the famous Isle of Man TT races for the first time next month. The veteran Italian will make his first...

Tommy Hill's fastest lap

Tommy Hill's fastest lap

Picture of Tommy Hill putting in his fastest lap at Oulton Park qualifying.

Kevin Schwantz praises resurgent Nicky Hayden

Kevin Schwantz praises resurgent Nicky Hayden

American legend Kevin Schwantz has hailed Nicky Hayden’s brilliant start to the 2010 MotoGP world championship. The Texan said he was impressed that Hayden’s incredible work ethic, patience and talent...

Casey Stoner: Lorenzo made us look silly

Casey Stoner: Lorenzo made us look silly

Casey Stoner reckons Spanish GP winner Jorge Lorenzo made his rivals look silly after the Fiat Yamaha rider’s brilliant late victory in Jerez last weekend. Lorenzo fought back from fifth place in the...

Hill's off at Oulton

Hill's off at Oulton

Here's some pictures I took of Tommy Hill's tumble during Saturday's afternoon practice session at Oulton Park.

Andrea Dovizioso seeking easier Honda

Andrea Dovizioso seeking easier Honda

Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso believes Honda still needs to make its factory RC212V contender a more manageable package in 2010. Although Honda management continue to insist that the bike is not good...

Dani Pedrosa quickest at Jerez test despite crash

Dani Pedrosa quickest at Jerez test despite crash

Dani Pedrosa ended a one-day test session at the Jerez circuit with the fastest time after the Spaniard had luckily escaped injury in a high-speed crash. The Repsol Honda rider ended one of only two...

Oulton BSB: Michael Laverty takes the win in race 2

Oulton BSB: Michael Laverty takes the win in race 2

Relentless Suzuki rider Michael Laverty took the win in the second British Superbike race at Oulton Park today.  Ridersmotorcycles.com Ducati rider Michael Rutter placed second, followed by...

Oulton BSB: Easton victorious in race 1

Oulton BSB: Easton victorious in race 1

Swan Honda rider Stuart Easton claimed victory in race 1 at this weekend's British Superbike clash at Oulton Park. Worx Crescent Suzuki rider Tommy Hill started from pole position but finished in...

Jerez MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo elated after home triumph

Jerez MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo elated after home triumph

Jorge Lorenzo produced a stunning second half fightback in Jerez yesterday to win his first MotoGP race on home soil.  The jubilant Fiat Yamaha rider had looked out of contention for victory in...

Jerez MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa shocked by victory bid

Jerez MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa shocked by victory bid

Dani Pedrosa put his recent problems with Honda’s new factory RC212V contender behind him to come tantalisngly close to a shock victory in front of over 122,000 home fans in Jerez...

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi content with third

Jerez MotoGP: Valentino Rossi content with third

Valentino Rossi declared himself satisfied with a hard fought third place in Jerez yesterday, despite surrendering the lead in the 2010 MotoGP world championship to factory Yamaha team-mate Jorge...

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden fourth again

Jerez MotoGP: Nicky Hayden fourth again

Nicky Hayden admitted he was hoping to have posed a more serious podium threat after he finished yesterday’s Spanish MotoGP race in a distant fourth place. The American held third place for the...

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner disappointed with fifth

Jerez MotoGP: Casey Stoner disappointed with fifth

Casey Stoner could not disguise his disappointment after he failed to make any major impact in yesterday’s Spanish MotoGP race at Jerez.  The Australian had to settle for fifth place and on a...

Jerez MotoGP: Mystery front tyre issue costs Ben Spies

Jerez MotoGP: Mystery front tyre issue costs Ben Spies

An undiagnosed front tyre issue left Ben Spies contemplating what might have been after the Texan was forced to retire in the early stages of yesterday’s Spanish MotoGP race.  Boosted by a...

Jerez MotoGP: Bradley Smith looking to improve

Jerez MotoGP: Bradley Smith looking to improve

Bradley Smith is confident he can be back fighting for podium finishes in the 125GP world championship after a battling fourth place in Jerez yesterday. The Oxfordshire rider was gifted a 13-point...

Jerez MotoGP: Scott Redding just misses Moto2 top 15

Jerez MotoGP: Scott Redding just misses Moto2 top 15

Scott Redding was denied his first points-scoring finish in the Moto2 world championship by just 0.2s in Jerez yesterday.    The British teenager lost out in a race long scrap with...