October

Brands Hatch BSB: Lowes lifts the crown as Brookes completes the triple

Brands Hatch BSB: Lowes lifts the crown as Brookes completes the triple

Alex Lowes has won his first ever British title, taking the MCE British Superbike crown after a masterclass in wet weather riding to hold off main championship rival Shane Byrne, as Josh Brookes...

Jerez WSB: Laverty does the double

Jerez WSB: Laverty does the double

Factory Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty finished the 2013 WSB season with a double win at Jerez after also setting pole position. The Irishman got a good start, but was soon pushed back to second by...

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes wins as Lowes AND Byrne crash out!

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes wins as Lowes AND Byrne crash out!

Josh Brookes has made it two from two at Brands Hatch, taking the second win in what was possibly the most eventful race of the season, as both the champion contenders crashed out unhurt in wet...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Espargaro takes win and championship lead

Phillip Island MotoGP: Espargaro takes win and championship lead

Pol Espargaro took full advantage of Scott Redding's absence from the Phillip Island Moto2 race by taking a full 25 points to retake the championship lead by 16 points. The podium was completed by...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Rins takes Moto3 win

Phillip Island MotoGP: Rins takes Moto3 win

Spaniard Alex Rins won the Phillip Island Moto3 race by just three thousandths of a second from fellow Spaniard Maverick Vinales. Championship leader Luis Salom completed the podium in third place.

Jerez WSB: Laverty wins, Sykes crowned champion

Jerez WSB: Laverty wins, Sykes crowned champion

Tom Sykes has won the 2013 World Superbike championship at Jerez after finishing third in race one. Sykes becomes the fourth Brit to win the World Superbike crown. The race was one by Aprilia rider...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Lorenzo wins with masterclass

Phillip Island MotoGP: Lorenzo wins with masterclass

Jorge Lornezo put on a riding masterclass to take victory at Phillip Island and keep his hopes of a third MotoGP title alive. The race was shortened to 21 laps, with the riders forced to pit no later...

Brands Hatch BSS: Cooper wins as Seeley closes gap in title battle

Brands Hatch BSS: Cooper wins as Seeley closes gap in title battle

Richard Cooper won the opening Motorpoint British Supersport race of the weekend in commanding form, leading from flag to flag to take the win from Alastair Seeley and Lukes Jones. Cooper led from...

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes takes race one as Lowes takes title lead

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes takes race one as Lowes takes title lead

Josh Brookes has stormed to victory in the opening MCE British Superbike race of the weekend, while Alex Lowes stole the championship lead from Shakey Byrne as he took second and demoted his title...

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes storms to pole in the rain

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes storms to pole in the rain

Josh Brookes will start this afternoon's first MCE British Superbike race of the weekend from pole, his first one of the season, after a damp session allowed him to negate the problems that have been...

Jerez WSB: Laverty takes second career pole

Jerez WSB: Laverty takes second career pole

Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty gave his championship hope a boost today by taking pole position for tomorrow's two races at Jerez. Aprilia has dominated all previous sessions, but championship...

MotoGP and Moto2 races hit by tyre issues in Australia

MotoGP and Moto2 races hit by tyre issues in Australia

This weekend’s Australian Grand Prix has turned into a PR nightmare for Bridgestone and Dunlop after tomorrow’s MotoGP and Moto2 races will run under a revised format to counter fears of major tyre...

Jerez WSB: Checa confirms retirement from racing

Jerez WSB: Checa confirms retirement from racing

In a packed press conference held in Alstare Ducati's hospitality Carlos Checa confirmed that he has retired from racing. The 41-year-old Spaniard has had a long and illustrious career that has...

Jerez WSB: Aprilia domination continues

Jerez WSB: Aprilia domination continues

Aprilia’s domination of the Jerez World Superbike round continued in second qualifying today with the Italian manufacturer securing the top four positions in the 45 minute session. Provisional pole...

Brookes: Wet sessions 'null and void'

Brookes: Wet sessions 'null and void'

Josh Brookes says that despite finishing second in today's opening MCE British Superbike session at Brands Hatch, there's not much to take from the wet session. A damp track before the session started...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Lorenzo clinches pole

Phillip Island MotoGP: Lorenzo clinches pole

Reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo will look to deny Marc Marquez his first MotoGP championship tomorrow and the factory Yamaha rider will start from pole after setting a fastest time of...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Espargaro on pole

Phillip Island MotoGP: Espargaro on pole

Moto2 championship hopeful Pol Espargaro will start from pole position in Phillip Island with championship rivals Esteve Rabat and Scott Redding both crashing out. Redding has been ruled out of the...

Scott Redding breaks wrist in Phillip Island

Scott Redding breaks wrist in Phillip Island

Scott Redding’s hopes of becoming Britain’s first world champion since late legend Barry Sheene in 1977 suffered a crushing and painful blow in Australia today. The Marc VDS Racing rider broke his...

Phillip Island MotoGP: Salom takes Moto3 pole

Phillip Island MotoGP: Salom takes Moto3 pole

Moto3 championship leader Luis Salom will start from pole position at Phillip Island after setting a best time of 1'36.890 in qualifying. Salom's championship rivals Maverick Vinales and Alex Rins...

Jerez WSB: Giugliano fastest

Jerez WSB: Giugliano fastest

Davide Giugliano was fast in winter testing for his Althea Racing Aprilia squad at Jerez and he started his first day of real competition in Spain fastest of all, in a hot afternoon that saw lap times...

Jerez WSS: Lowes leads first qualifying

Jerez WSS: Lowes leads first qualifying

New WSS Champion Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) celebrated his championship success by going fastest in first qualifying at the final race of the year, with his team-mate Vladimir Leonov a...

Video: Byrne and Lowes talk Showdown

Video: Byrne and Lowes talk Showdown

With the pressure on and only a point separating Shakey Byrne and Alex Lowes, we got the pair of them together only minutes before their first session at Brands Hatch to get their last minute thoughts...

BSB extend Eurosport deal until 2020

BSB extend Eurosport deal until 2020

MCE British Superbikes have announced a dramatic extension to their contract that will see the championship remain on Eurosport until at least 2020. The deal means live coverage across Eurosport's...

Marc Marquez unhurt in practice crash

Marc Marquez unhurt in practice crash

Marc Marquez suffered a scare on the opening day of practice for the Phillip Island MotoGP clash in Australia earlier today when he walked away unhurt from a tumble at the famous Lukey Heights...

Stefan Bradl withdraws from Phillip Island race

Stefan Bradl withdraws from Phillip Island race

German Stefan Bradl has withdrawn from the Australian MotoGP race after being forced to abort a brave return to action just six days after he broke his right ankle in a Sepang practice crash. Bradl...

Valentino Rossi: ‘I need to be faster for the podium’

Valentino Rossi: ‘I need to be faster for the podium’

Valentino Rossi might have been happy to have finished fifth quickest in today’s opening MotoGP practice at Phillip Island, but the Italian admits he needs to improve his pace to claim a 14th podium...

New surface propels Lorenzo to record pace in Australia

New surface propels Lorenzo to record pace in Australia

Jorge Lorenzo drew first blood on a new track surface at the spectacular Phillip Island circuit today, the reigning world champion topping the MotoGP practice timesheets in Australia. The factory...

BSB announce 2014 calendar

BSB announce 2014 calendar

Series organisers MSV have released the 2014 calendar for the MCE British Superbike championship, with the 12 round calendar similar to the current 2013 calendar. Traditional features like the...

Nicky Hayden talks ‘special’ Honda return in 2014

Nicky Hayden talks ‘special’ Honda return in 2014

Nicky Hayden started his MotoGP career with Honda back in 2003 and it appears the popular American will finish his premier class spell with the Japanese factory after it was confirmed today he will...

No high-risk strategy from Marc Marquez in Australia

No high-risk strategy from Marc Marquez in Australia

Marc Marquez has admitted he will not adopt a high-risk strategy to try and wrap up an historic first MotoGP world title at the spectacular Phillip Island track in Australia on Sunday. The factory...

Aspar confirms production Honda switch with Nicky Hayden

Aspar confirms production Honda switch with Nicky Hayden

The high profile Spanish-based Aspar squad has confirmed it will ditch Aprilia for 2014 and run Honda’s new production RCV1000R machine for Nicky Hayden and an as yet undisclosed second rider. Aspar...

Lorenzo: Marquez is ‘talented, fast, ambitious and brave’

Lorenzo: Marquez is ‘talented, fast, ambitious and brave’

Jorge Lorenzo has delivered a glowing appraisal of Honda rival Marc Marquez on the eve of the race weekend in Australia that could see the factory Yamaha rider surrender his MotoGP crown. Should...

Pedrosa: Oz victory hopes higher without Stoner

Pedrosa: Oz victory hopes higher without Stoner

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa is confident he can challenge for a first MotoGP success at Phillip Island, with former HRC teammate Casey Stoner’s retirement paving the way for a new winner in...

Jorge Lorenzo aiming to end Phillip Island drought

Jorge Lorenzo aiming to end Phillip Island drought

Jorge Lorenzo might have wrapped up his second MotoGP title success at Phillip Island a year ago, but the Spaniard is hoping he can finally break his premier class victory duck at the spectacular...

Valentino Rossi targets Phillip Island podium

Valentino Rossi targets Phillip Island podium

Valentino Rossi is hoping he can notch a first MotoGP podium at Phillip Island since 2010 this weekend after being returned to fourth position behind dominant Spanish trio Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo...

Stefan Bradl hoping to start Phillip Island practice

Stefan Bradl hoping to start Phillip Island practice

German Stefan Bradl intends to start practice for this weekend’s Australian MotoGP race at Phillip Island on Friday, less than a week after breaking his right ankle in a crash in Malaysia. The LCR...