July

Stefan Bradl admits doubt over LCR Honda future

Stefan Bradl admits doubt over LCR Honda future

Stefan Bradl has admitted he is sweating over his factory Honda future, as rumours intensify that his sought after RC213V seat will go to current Moto3 world championship leader Jack Miller in...

Dean Harrison escapes Southern 100 'moment'

Dean Harrison escapes Southern 100 'moment'

Dean Harrison might have taken five out of six victories at last week’s Southern 100, and the Yorkshireman was pushing hard all week, as these incredible videos and photos show. Harrison had a huge...

TT fastest newcomer Hickman set for UGP debut

TT fastest newcomer Hickman set for UGP debut

Peter Hickman, the fastest ever Isle of Man TT newcomer, will continue his transition to road racer next month, as he takes on the ultra-fast Ulster Grand Prix race in mid-August. The Lincolnshire...

Marquez and Pedrosa hoping Brno remains on MotoGP calendar

Marquez and Pedrosa hoping Brno remains on MotoGP calendar

Repsol Honda duo Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have both said they hope the fast and technical Brno circuit remains on the MotoGP world championship schedule after 2014. Doubts have been cast about...

Rumblings from the Laguna Seca paddock

Rumblings from the Laguna Seca paddock

The silly season started for real at Laguna and looks set to gather pace as WSB enters it’s long eight week summer break. Aprilia man Sylvain Guintoli, both Kawasaki Racing Team Riders and Pata...

Marc VDS Racing abandon plans for 2015 MotoGP switch

Marc VDS Racing abandon plans for 2015 MotoGP switch

Belgium’s high-profile Marc VDS Racing squad has abandoned plans to switch to MotoGP in 2015. Marc VDS Racing looked seriously at moving to MotoGP at this time last year but a deal never materialised...

Tito Rabat to stay in Moto2 in 2015

Tito Rabat to stay in Moto2 in 2015

Highly rated Spaniard Tito Rabat could be the first rider to win the Moto2 crown and defend the title. The Marc VDS Racing squad has confirmed this morning that Rabat will remain with the...

Marc Marquez has second crash in Brno test

Marc Marquez has second crash in Brno test

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has escaped unhurt in a second crash in the space of two days during a private HRC test at the Brno track in the Czech Republic. The Repsol Honda rider was...

Video: Red Bull Romaniacs Preview

Video: Red Bull Romaniacs Preview

With one of the world's hardest enduro events kicking off today in Romania, Red Bull have released a trailer previewing their Romaniacs event, where Brits Graham Jarvis and Johnny Walker start as...

First pics: Marc Marquez tests 2015 Honda RC213V

First pics: Marc Marquez tests 2015 Honda RC213V

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has just kicked off Honda’s preparations for the 2015 world championship at the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic. The Spaniard, who is undefeated in the...

Repsol extends HRC sponsorship deal

Repsol extends HRC sponsorship deal

Repsol has extended one of the longest-running sponsorship deals in motorsport history by confirming it will remain as the title sponsor of the official Honda MotoGP squad until the end of 2017. The...

Dani Pedrosa: Important to test 2015 Honda prototype early

Dani Pedrosa: Important to test 2015 Honda prototype early

Dani Pedrosa has spoken of the importance of evaluating the new 2015 Honda RC213V Factory prototype early, with the Spaniard expected to test next year’s bike for the first time today (Wednesday) in...

Marc Marquez explains Brno test crash

Marc Marquez explains Brno test crash

Dominant reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez was uninjured in a crash on the opening day of a private Honda test at the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic yesterday (Tuesday). The opening day...

Marquez and Pedrosa plan to debut 2015 Honda in Brno test

Marquez and Pedrosa plan to debut 2015 Honda in Brno test

Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are hoping to debut the 2015 prototype version of the factory Honda RC213V in the Czech Republic tomorrow. Honda is staging a private test at the Brno circuit and part of...

Marc Marquez crashes in Brno test

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has walked away unhurt from a crash during a private HRC test at the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic. The Spaniard, who has dominated the 2014 world championship with nine wins from nine races, fell in mixed conditions at turn five in this morning’s session. The opening day of the private Honda test, which is only being attended by Marquez and...

Sponsor talks key to LCR expansion plans

Sponsor talks key to LCR expansion plans

LCR Honda boss Lucio Cecchinello is expected to find out within the next few days whether his Monaco-based MotoGP squad has the budget to expand to a two-rider effort in 2015. Cecchinello has had long...

Laguna WSB Race 2: Sykes wins crash-strewn dash to lead championship into summer break

Laguna WSB Race 2:  Sykes wins crash-strewn dash to lead championship into summer break

With Chas Davies not returning to the grid - after a particularly large high-side in the earlier race saw him sent to the medical centre with concussion - the British contingent were short of one...

Laguna WSB Race 1: Melandri leads Aprilia one-two at Laguna Seca

Laguna WSB Race 1: Melandri leads Aprilia one-two at Laguna Seca

Despite a great start from Melandri in Laguna Seca, turn one still saw Sykes take the lead and - with his qualifying pace preceding him - what looked set to be another race win. But, after all his...

Sachsenring MotoGP: Marquez wins after bizarre start

Sachsenring MotoGP: Marquez wins after bizarre start

Marc Marquez made it nine wins in nine races at the Sachsenring on Sunday, despite having to start the race from pit lane. 20 minutes before the race rain began to fall, meaning the majority of the...

Sachsenring Moto2: Aegerter takes last lap win

Sachsenring Moto2: Aegerter takes last lap win

Swiss rider Dominique Aegerter has taken the full 25 points at the Sachsenring after battling with Mika Kallio. Aegerter spent most of the race in Kallio's wheel tracks unable to make a move. With...

Summer break too far for Lowes

Summer break too far for Lowes

After Laguna Seca has been completed the SBK hoards will head back to Europe, with some of the teams heading to Portimao for a (now increasingly rare) testing opportunity on 21 and 22 July. Some...

Guintoli ready to risk more

Guintoli ready to risk more

Sylvain Guintoli knew even before he got to Laguna Seca that he would have to go for it at this race and every other one, as Sykes was in an enviable championship position, so the prospect of Sykes...

Laverty makes radical changes

Laverty makes radical changes

Eugene Laverty took his Voltcom Crescent Suzuki to a second row start in America but was even more confident he could have done better, but for a less than perfect Superpole. Complaining all year of...

Bryan Staring making progress

Bryan Staring making progress

In the first free practice at Laguna Seca the name Bryan Staring was well into the top ten positions in a field of 27 riders. Staring admitted that it was only FP1 at that early stage but he put his...

Sachsenring Moto3: Miller holds on to take win

Sachsenring Moto3: Miller holds on to take win

KTM rider Jack Miller saw off all challengers to take victory in the Moto3 race, leading from start to finish. The win sees the Australian extend his lead at the top of the championship as Romano...

Why is Cal Crutchlow struggling so much?

Why is Cal Crutchlow struggling so much?

No grip, no lean angle, no confidence. That about sums up Crutchlow’s Ducati experience so far. “I’ve been scared to ride the bike because I have no idea what it is going to do from corner to...

Laguna Seca WSB: Sykes takes pole

Laguna Seca WSB: Sykes takes pole

Reigning world champion Tom Sykes claimed his 23rd World Superbike pole position at Laguna Seca ahead of tomorrow's races. The Kawasaki rider set a best time of 1'21.811 to hed the front row ahead of...

Camier's first MV steps

Camier's first MV steps

Leon Camier was thrown into the SBK mix once again in 2014 despite having no regular ride, as he took over control of the MV Agusta Reparto Corse F4 vacated for one race by injured regular Claudio...

Lowes hits early high

Lowes hits early high

Among a short handful of WSB riders who were taking their first experiences of the Laguna Seca circuit this weekend Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) did best of all after one day, in fifth place...

Riders Mystified By Laguna Schedule

The weekend schedule at Laguna Seca in 2013 featured a race on Saturday and one on Sunday, but in 2014 the WSB weekend featured two races on Sunday as per most rounds. One major departure from the norm was featuring all three times qualifying sessions on Friday, leaving just one free practice and then two sessions of Superpole on Saturday, wit the rest of the day turned over to AMA racing. Most...

British speedway GP: Woffinden regains title lead with second place in Cardiff

British speedway GP: Woffinden regains title lead with second place in Cardiff

Britain's world speedway champion Tai Woffinden finished second to championship rival Greg Hancock in the British Grand Prix at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, but his performance throughout the night...

Sachsenring Moto2: Aegerter steals pole

Sachsenring Moto2: Aegerter steals pole

Swiss rider Dominique Aegerter took his first Moto2 pole position at Sachsenring on Saturday with a best time of 1'24.761. Aegerter took pole position from Marc VDS rider Mika Kallio in the dying...

Sachsenring MotoGP: Marquez takes pole with new record

Sachsenring MotoGP: Marquez takes pole with new record

Marc Marquez will start from pole position after breaking Casey Stoner's pole position record with a fastest time of 1'20.937. The Spaniard heads an all Honda front row ahead of team-mate Dani...

Sachsenring Moto3: Miller takes pole

Sachsenring Moto3: Miller takes pole

Championshiop hopeful Jack Miller will star tomorrow's Moto3 race from pole position after after making the most of the good conditions early in the session. Miller set a best lap of 1'26.997 before...

BSB at Brands Hatch throws open the door for free fan event

BSB at Brands Hatch throws open the door for free fan event

MCE British Superbikes are throwing open their doors this Thursday at Brands Hatch for the fans – and it’s all for free as part of the Monster Energy Fans’ Thursday. The full day of activities sees a...

S100: Guy Martin takes solo title as Harrison wins five

S100: Guy Martin takes solo title as Harrison wins five

Guy Martin has taken a close victory in the Solo Championship race of the Southern 100, winning the highlight of the week’s racing to retain his title in a close fought battle with four-time winner...