November

WSB Calendar finally revealed

 After months of waiting, the 2014 WSB calendar has finally been confirmed. The series will be run over 14 rounds with races in Australia, Malaysia, America and South Africa. The UK will host just one race which will run at Dionington Park after Silverstone was dropped from the calandar. The final round of the series is still to be confirmed, but is expected to be held at Qatar with the...

TAG Racing announce Cooper on Kawasakis

TAG Racing announce Cooper on Kawasakis

TAG Racing, fresh from their strong 2013 Motorpoint British Supersport campaign, have announced the first of two riders for 2014 as the team move from supersport to the MCE British Superbike...

Danny Kent: Fenati and Antonelli are 2014 dark horses

Danny Kent: Fenati and Antonelli are 2014 dark horses

British rider Danny Kent believes Italian duo Ramano Fenati and Niccolo Antonelli will be dark horses for the 2014 Moto3 world championship. Kent is back in Moto3 next year after a torrid debut season...

Scott Redding excited to work with ex-Stoner crew chief

Scott Redding excited to work with ex-Stoner crew chief

Scott Redding believes Casey Stoner’s former crew chief Cristian Gabbarini could prove to be a key ally in his rookie MotoGP world championship campaign in 2014. Gabbarini is now heading up Honda’s...

Sykes leads second day in Spain

Sykes leads second day in Spain

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) carried on at top pace again on day two at the unofficial Jerez tests, setting an identical best time to day one, 1’40.3. His team-mate Loris Baz scored a 1’40.9 on a...

Corser’s Downunder Motorsport team out of the running for 2014 WSB assault

Corser’s Downunder Motorsport team out of the running for 2014 WSB assault

The planned Aussie WSB team, Downunder Motorsport, will not be able to contest the 2014 championship, despite the best efforts of leading figures Tom Larsen and Troy Corser. The deadline for teams to...

Alex Marquez tipped for Moto3 title challenge in 2014

Alex Marquez tipped for Moto3 title challenge in 2014

Marc Marquez might not be the only world champion in the Marquez household this time next year, with younger brother Alex hotly tipped to mount a serious challenge for the 2014 Moto3 title. At 20,...

Tech 3 boss curious to understand FTR-Yamaha potential

Tech 3 boss curious to understand FTR-Yamaha potential

Satellite Yamaha MotoGP team boss Herve Poncharal says he is curious and interested to understand the performance potential of the new FTR-Yamaha non-factory machine in the 2014 world...

Ducati Coventry aiming for double success

Ducati Coventry aiming for double success

The Ducati Coventry-backed JHP Racing squad will return to the National Superstock Championship in 2014, with former championship podium finisher Luke Quigley signed to compete on the team’s 1199...

First look at Laverty onboard the Crescent Suzuki

First look at Laverty onboard the Crescent Suzuki

Eugene Laverty got his first taste of the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSXR1000 he’ll be campaigning in WSB in a scheduled two day test at Jerez today. The 26 year old Irishman joined the British Suzuki...

Yakhnich completes MV Augusta switch with Corti and Cluzel

Yakhnich completes MV Augusta switch with Corti and Cluzel

Yakhnich Motorsport have announced their 2014 line-up, as the Russian squad replaces both World Supersport Champion Sam Lowes and their Yamaha machinery, with a switch to MV Augusta and a move up to...

Gino Rea ecstatic after securing full-time Moto2 ride in 2014

Gino Rea ecstatic after securing full-time Moto2 ride in 2014

Gino Rea is proof that hard work and persistence pays off after the British rider secured a full-time return to the Moto2 world championship in 2014. The former World Supersport race winner announced...

Conor Cummins joins John McGuinness in the official Honda Motor Europe Team for TT assault

Conor Cummins joins John McGuinness in the official Honda Motor Europe Team for TT assault

Manxman Conor Cummins was officially unveiled as team mate to John McGuinness in the Honda Motor Europe road-racing squad today at Motorcycle Live. Following on from the shock news two weeks ago that...

A Fistful of Trophies

A Fistful of Trophies

With the road and track season on hiatus until next year, it's time to begin the search for that racing fix from other, slighlty more dirty disciplines. With just a few weeks to go until...

Andrea Dovizioso: Crutchlow won’t be too down after Ducati debut

Andrea Dovizioso: Crutchlow won’t be too down after Ducati debut

Andrea Dovizioso doesn’t believe that new factory Ducati teammate Cal Crutchlow will be too disheartened after the British rider’s first ride on the struggling Desmosedici in Spain last...

Bradley Smith: Marquez probably surprised himself with title success

Bradley Smith: Marquez probably surprised himself with title success

Bradley Smith reckons new MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez probably surprised himsef after the Spaniard’s record-breaking rookie season in the premier class. Marquez became the first rookie since...

New Ducati boss eager to work with Andrea Dovizioso

New Ducati boss eager to work with Andrea Dovizioso

New Ducati boss Gigi Dall’Igna says he is looking forward to finally getting the opportunity to work with experienced Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso in 2014. Dall’Igna tried unsuccessfully to sign...

Colin Edwards: ‘Awesome’ to renew Yamaha link

Colin Edwards: ‘Awesome’ to renew Yamaha link

Veteran American Colin Edwards has spoken of his excitement at renewing his association with Yamaha for the 2014 MotoGP world championship. Edwards will ride the FTR-Yamaha in the Forward Racing squad...

Danny Kent to ride Husqvarna in 2014 Moto3 series

Danny Kent to ride Husqvarna in 2014 Moto3 series

British rider Danny Kent has revealed he will ride a factory Husqvarna in the 2014 Moto3 world championship. Kent will be back in Moto3 next season and initially signed a deal to ride for the Red Bull...

24-strong MotoGP entry for 2014

24-strong MotoGP entry for 2014

The provisional 2014 MotoGP entry list was officially revealed today, with a 24-strong line-up set to do battle when the new campaign kicks off under the Losail International Circuit floodlights in...

Strong 2014 Moto2 entry list unveiled

Strong 2014 Moto2 entry list unveiled

British star Scott Redding and new world champion Pol Espargaro may have quit Moto2 to move to MotoGP, but the 2014 Honda-powered 600cc category entry list is still packed full of quality...

2014 provisional Moto3 entry list revealed

2014 provisional Moto3 entry list revealed

The 2014 provisional Moto3 entry list was revealed today, with confirmation that leading KTM duo Alex Rins and Alex Marquez will switch to Honda machinery next season. With new world champion Maverick...

Open class project vital for Ducati future

Open class project vital for Ducati future

Ducati’s revamped Desmosedici machine that will be raced in the new Open category in MotoGP next season is an essential project geared at preparing the Bologna factory for a potential major rule...

Eugene Laverty explains why MotoGP plans fell through

Eugene Laverty explains why MotoGP plans fell through

Eugene Laverty reckons the process of sorting out his 2014 racing plans was arguably the most stressful period of his career. The Irishman will ride for the British-based Crescent Suzuki WSB squad...

Dunlop announces shock 2014 sabbatical

Dunlop announces shock 2014 sabbatical

Michael Dunlop has shockingly announced that he will take a sabbatical for 2014 after failing to secure a deal that he was happy with. In a statement released online, the seven times TT winner said...

Smrz returns to BSB with Ducati

Smrz returns to BSB with Ducati

Jakub Smrz will return to the MCE British Superbike Championship for 2014 after signing a deal with debut team Millsport Racing that will reunite him with Ducati machines. Former WSB podium finisher...

MotoGP revival priority over WSB, says new Ducati boss

MotoGP revival priority over WSB, says new Ducati boss

New Ducati race boss Gigi Dall’Igna has admitted the Bologna factory’s attempt to be more competitive in MotoGP will take priority over its struggling World Superbike project. Former Aprilia chief...

Rins and Marquez to make Honda switch for 2014

Rins and Marquez to make Honda switch for 2014

Alex Rins and Alex Marquez will ditch KTM power in 2014 and battle for next year’s Moto3 world championship on a brand new official Honda machine. The switch to Honda has long been anticipated but...

HRC boss hails ‘unbelievable’ Marc Marquez

HRC boss hails ‘unbelievable’ Marc Marquez

HRC has lauded Marc Marquez as a unique talent after the Spaniard joined Mick Doohan, Alex Criville, Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden and Casey Stoner in an illustrious list of MotoGP world champions for...

Knight second in Liverpool SuperEnduro

Knight second in Liverpool SuperEnduro

Polish rider Taddy Blazusiak has dominated the opening round of the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship, winning three races from three at Liverpool’s Echo Arena to beat off the challenge of the Isle...

Tech 3 impressed with Pol Espargaro’s MotoGP debut

Tech 3 impressed with Pol Espargaro’s MotoGP debut

Reigning Moto2 world champion Pol Espargaro’s eye-catching MotoGP debut in Valencia last week impressed his new Monster Yamaha Tech 3 squad. The Spaniard finished eighth fastest overall during the...

Caselli crash 'caused by collision with animal'

Caselli crash 'caused by collision with animal'

KTM have released an official statement quashing rumours that Kurt Caselli's fatal crash this weekend while competing in the Baja 1000 was caused by a spectator-made-booby trap. Instead, according to...

Michael Laverty: MotoGP or BSB in 2014?

Michael Laverty: MotoGP or BSB in 2014?

Michael Laverty is still unsure whether he will be lining up against Marc Marquez or Shane Byrne in 2014. The Irishman’s racing future remains shrouded in uncertainty while he waits to learn whether...

Nicky Hayden: Marquez ‘reset the bar’ in 2013

Nicky Hayden: Marquez ‘reset the bar’ in 2013

Former premier class world champion Nicky Hayden reckons new Repsol Honda golden boy Marc Marquez ‘reset the bar’ in the 2013 MotoGP world championship. Marquez ended a record-breaking first season in...

Ian Hutchinson wins Macau Grand Prix

Ian Hutchinson wins Macau Grand Prix

The ‘Bingley Bullet’, Ian Hutchinson, took a sensational win on the Milwaukee Yamaha in the Macau Grand Prix in China yesterday to mark a fairytale return to road racing following serious injury. 34...

Kurt Caselli dies after Baja 1000 crash

Kurt Caselli dies after Baja 1000 crash

KTM rider Kurt Caselli has lost his life while competing in the famous Baja 1000 race through Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, after sustaining serious injuries while leading the 883 mile long...