November

HRC boss: Honda not against Marc Marquez Moto2 wild card idea

HRC boss: Honda not against Marc Marquez Moto2 wild card idea

Honda would not have blocked Marc Marquez from racing in Moto2 and MotoGP on the same day, even if HRC management thought it wasn’t a good idea. After Marquez wrapped up a second MotoGP world title in...

Cal Crutchlow happy to see Brad Binder get factory KTM shot

Cal Crutchlow happy to see Brad Binder get factory KTM shot

British rider Cal Crutchlow reckons one of the bright young talents emerging out of the entry-level Moto3 category is South African rider Brad Binder. Binder enjoyed his breakthrough season in 2014...

Hill’s Be Wiser Kawasaki goes bumblebee-inspired for 2015

Hill’s Be Wiser Kawasaki goes bumblebee-inspired for 2015

Tommy Hill’s Be Wiser Kawasaki team have unveiled their new colours for the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship, running their ZX-10Rs in an unfamiliar colour scheme for the Green Machine. Chris...

Supersport star Mossey joins Mainwaring at Quattro Plant Kawasaki

Supersport star Mossey joins Mainwaring at Quattro Plant Kawasaki

British Supersport front-runner Luke Mossey will join Howie Mainwaring at the Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki team for the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship. Mossey, who took two wins in the...

Broc Parkes completes Milwaukee Yamaha BSB lineup

Broc Parkes completes Milwaukee Yamaha BSB lineup

Australian Broc Parkes will trade the MotoGP paddock for the MCE British Superbike series in 2015, as he joins the Milwaukee Yamaha squad. Parkes has a long history with the Japanese manufacturer,...

GBmoto launch new colours for 2015 BSB campaign

GBmoto launch new colours for 2015 BSB campaign

GBmoto Kawasaki are set to rebrand for the 2015 MCE British Superbike series, with new title sponsor JG Speedfit coming onboard to give the team an all-new look.   The new sponsor, an...

European Stock 600 champion Metcher joins PR Racing in BSB

European Stock 600 champion Metcher joins PR Racing in BSB

2011 European Superstock 600 champion Jed Metcher has joined PR Racing Kawasaki to compete in the 2015 MCE British Superbike championship. The Australian rode for the team in 2014, joining for the...

Be Wiser Kawasaki to branch out to F1 sidecars

Be Wiser Kawasaki to branch out to F1 sidecars

New MCE British Superbike team Be Wiser Kawasaki, managed by former BSB champion Tommy Hill, is set to expand for its debut season even before launching new bikes, with a merger with top British F1...

Macau GP delegation set to visit North West 200

Macau GP delegation set to visit North West 200

The organisers of the Macau Grand Prix are set to visit the Vauxhall International North West 200 next May. The trip, aimed at building closer co-operation between the two blue riband biking races,...

Byrne and Easton remain with PBM for 2015 BSB season

Byrne and Easton remain with PBM for 2015 BSB season

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne will continue his affiliation with Paul Bird for 2015. The first ever four time BSB champion has signed a deal that will see him back on the Rapid...

Marc VDS Racing celebrate record-breaking 2014

Marc VDS Racing celebrate record-breaking 2014

It has taken just four years for the Marc VDS Racing squad to become the undisputed dominant force in the Moto2 world championship. In a phenomenal 2014 campaign, the Belgium-based squad, run by...

Donington Park safety upgrades outlined for British MotoGP

Donington Park safety upgrades outlined for British MotoGP

A full track resurface and new pit lane exit will be part of the winter upgrades that Donington Park will make ahead of the Leicestershire circuit returning to the MotoGP world championship schedule...

Jerry Burgess: MotoGP return ‘not what I want to do’

Jerry Burgess: MotoGP return ‘not what I want to do’

Jerry Burgess says he is too old and too happy in retirement to make a shock return to MotoGP in the future. A year after being unceremoniously dumped by Valentino Rossi, the legendary Aussie chief...

Alvaro Bautista: '2015 will be a test year'

Alvaro Bautista: '2015 will be a test year'

Alvaro Bautista has conceded that 2015 will primarily be a test and development campaign for Aprilia’s new MotoGP project. The Spaniard got his first chance to assess the Noale factory’s new 1000cc...

Guy Martin set to return to the Cemetery Circuit

Guy Martin set to return to the Cemetery Circuit

Guy Martin will return to New Zealand’s Cemetery Circuit for December’s Wanganui road races. The TT racer made his debut at the tight and twisty circuit two years ago, and returns for his third...

Isle of Man TT seeking organiser for 2015

Isle of Man TT seeking organiser for 2015

The Isle of Man TT is seeking a commercial partner to run the famous race for a potential five year deal. The winning tender will provide all the services of race control for not only the two week...

Former 125GP champ Terol tastes Panigale power

Former 125GP champ Terol tastes Panigale power

While the official Ducati team were riding the full 2015 WSB version of the 1199 Panigale R at Motorland Aragon the Althea Racing Ducati team - which now features former 125ccGP champion and three...

British Superbikes to open Motorcycle Live in ‘Day of Champions’

British Superbikes to open Motorcycle Live in ‘Day of Champions’

The MCE British Superbike championship will play an integral part in this year’s Motorcycle Live show at the NEC, with every class’s respective champion set to appear on stage for the opening gala of...

Work to do for Sykes and Rea

Work to do for Sykes and Rea

After two days of testing at Motorland Aragon Tom Sykes and new KRT riding partner Jonathan Rea had tough introductions to the world of 2015 technical regulation changes. The new spec of official...

Marc Marquez would welcome brother Alex as future teammate

Marc Marquez would welcome brother Alex as future teammate

Double MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has said he would welcome younger brother Alex as his future teammate in Honda’s official premier class squad. After clinching the Moto3 title by just...

Ducati clarifies Desmosedici allocation for 2015

Ducati clarifies Desmosedici allocation for 2015

Ducati has clarified the technical status of the six riders it will supply Desmosedici machinery to in the 2015 MotoGP world championship. The Bologna factory will support a third team next year after...

Valentino Rossi reflects on 2014 revival

Valentino Rossi reflects on 2014 revival

Valentino Rossi has spoken about his outstanding revival in 2014 that saw the Italian icon win two races and finish runner-up to dominant Honda rival Marc Marquez in the overall rankings. The...

GBmoto rebrand to JG Speedfit Kawasaki for 2015 BSB assault

GBmoto rebrand to JG Speedfit Kawasaki for 2015 BSB assault

GBmoto Kawasaki will line up on the grid at the opening round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship under a new name, as the team welcome onboard plumbing supplier JG Speedfit as their new...

2015 WSB calendar revealed

2015 WSB calendar revealed

Dorna have at last revealed the 2015 World Superbike calendar, but with selected rounds confirmed already the rest of the calendar brings no major surprises to next season. The season kicks off as...

Rea makes Kawasaki WSB debut

Rea makes Kawasaki WSB debut

Jonathan Rea kicked off his career as a factory Kawasaki World Superbike rider at the Aragon Motorland circuit in Spain today. Rea who has spent his entire racing career competing on Honda’s made the...

Cal Crutchlow undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Cal Crutchlow undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Cal Crutchlow has undergone successful surgery on his left shoulder after completing his LCR Honda debut in Valencia last week. Crutchlow had an operation last Friday morning at the Alexandra Hospital...

Pol Espargaro not surprised by brother Aleix’s Suzuki pace

Pol Espargaro not surprised by brother Aleix’s Suzuki pace

Former Moto2 world champion Pol Espargaro says he was not surprised to see brother Aleix Espargaro impress on his factory Suzuki debut in Valencia last week. Aleix finished just one second off the...

Easton wins on Macau comeback

Easton wins on Macau comeback

Stuart Easton has won the Macau Grand Prix on his comeback to the Chinese road race. The Scot won by over 14 seconds on the Rapid Solicitors PBM Kawasaki ZX10 from Michael Rutter (Milwaukee Yamaha)...

Easton puts PBM Kawasaki on pole on return to Macau

Easton puts PBM Kawasaki on pole on return to Macau

Stuart Easton celebrated his return to the Macau Grand Prix after a three year absence by snatching pole position on his PBM Kawasaki during the closing stages of Friday morning’s final qualifying...

Hickman and Hamilton out of Macau GP after qualifying crash

Hickman and Hamilton out of Macau GP after qualifying crash

Peter Hickman’s dream of becoming the fastest ever newcomer in all four of the major International road races appears to be over after he crashed out of the opening qualifying session on his Ice...

Rutter on provisional pole for Macau Grand Prix

Rutter on provisional pole for Macau Grand Prix

Eight times Macau Grand Prix winner Michael Rutter is on provisional pole for this year’s race after topping the times in today’s opening qualifying session. Riding the Milwaukee YZF R1 Yamaha that...

Haslam: "There were always options"

Haslam: "There were always options"

Despite having to wait until the vast majority of his WSB rivals had signed contracts for 2015, Leon Haslam is arguably the big winner having inherited the 2014 championship-winning Aprilia RSV4. “I...

Practice and qualifying set to start for the 2014 Macau Grand Prix

Practice and qualifying set to start for the 2014 Macau Grand Prix

2013 Macau Grand Prix winner, Ian Hutchinson will start the defence of his title on Thursday morning as the opening practice session for the 2014 gets under way on the 3.8 mile Guia armoc-lined roads...

Haslam’s waiting game pays with Aprilia WSB ride

Haslam’s waiting game pays with Aprilia WSB ride

After looking like he may miss out on all the plum rides in WSB in 2015, Leon Haslam has been confirmed with the Red Devils Roma Aprilia team, running top-level factory machinery with a revamped...

Loris Baz kicks off MotoGP career in Spain

Loris Baz kicks off MotoGP career in Spain

Loris Baz has put the controvery of his final World Superbike appearance behind him today by making his MotoGP debut in Valencia. Baz has completed his first laps on the Forward Racing Yamaha Open...

Maverick Vinales makes factory Suzuki debut

Maverick Vinales makes factory Suzuki debut

Former Moto3 world champion Maverick Vinales has appeared for the first time on Suzuki’s new factory GSX-RR on a sun drenched start to winter testing at the Valencia track in Spain today. The...