January

Dakar stage 7: Coma claws back deficit, Barreda battles to finish with broken handlebars

Dakar stage 7: Coma claws back deficit, Barreda battles to finish with broken handlebars

Four time Dakar winner Marc Coma lived up to his word of attacking in the second half of the rally, finishing the stage seven in second place and more significantly halving the overall deficit to...

Farquhar back on a superbike for 2015

Farquhar back on a superbike for 2015

Ireland’s Ryan Farquhar has announced that he will race Superbike and Superstock ZX10 Kawasakis on the roads in 2015. The 38 year old, who has won 4 North West 200s and 3 TTs, will return to the big...

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 6

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 6

With not one but two Paveys in Dakar this year, as veteran campaigner Simon is joined by son Llewelyn, the pair still has a hard battle ahead of them to complete the arduous 9295km race across South...

Italian Dakar rider arrested for archaeological site damage

Italian Dakar rider arrested for archaeological site damage

Italian Dakar rider Matteo Casuccio was arrested by Chilean police during yesterday’s stage five of the race, after getting lost on the stage and riding through a protected archaeological site in the...

Dakar stage 6: Video highlights

Dakar stage 6: Video highlights

With six stages of the 2015 Dakar complete the HRC Rally team remain in control of the standings with yet another days accomplished performance. Helder Rodrigues secured his first stage win since 2011...

Gearlink save Burns 2015 plans with BSB ride

Gearlink save Burns 2015 plans with BSB ride

Joe Burns’ 2015 MCE British Superbike plans have been salvaged at the eleventh hour by Gearlink Kawasaki, with the 22 year old set to join the team on the Kawasaki ZX-10R that Ben Wilson rode in the...

Dakar stage 6: Honda in control as Dakar reaches the rest day

Dakar stage 6: Honda in control as Dakar reaches the rest day

With six stages of the 2015 Dakar complete the HRC Rally team remain in control of the standings with yet another days accomplished performance. Helder Rodrigues secured his first stage win since 2011...

Honda BSB team recruiting crew chief

Honda BSB team recruiting crew chief

Honda Racing, the MCE British Superbike Championship's only full factory team, are recruiting a crew chief to join the squad for their 2015 campaign. The team are returning to the series in 2015 after...

ITV confirm return of MotoGP highlights

ITV confirm return of MotoGP highlights

ITV have confirmed that they will once again show MotoGP highlights for the 2015 season. The channel is expected to broadcast something similar to their 2014 coverage, with an hour long highlights...

Isle of Man promos 2015 TT

Isle of Man promos 2015 TT

The Isle of Man TT have previewed the 2015 races with the launch of their now traditional video highlights. With the usual bad acting from top TT stars, the four minute production sets the scene...

Coghlan looks forward to strong Superstock season

Coghlan looks forward to strong Superstock season

Britain’s Kev Coghlan looks like being a real challenger for success with his MRS team in the 2015 FIM Superstock 1000 FIM Cup, riding the all new Yamaha R1 alongside French rider and former WSS rival...

Forward Racing expect ‘strong’ Stefan Bradl in 2015

Forward Racing expect ‘strong’ Stefan Bradl in 2015

Forward Racing Yamaha boss Giovanni Cuzari expects new rider Stefan Bradl to be at least as competitive as departing Spaniard Aleix Espargaro in the 2015 MotoGP world championship. Bradl will ride...

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 5

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 5

With not one but two Paveys in Dakar this year, as veteran campaigner Simon is joined by son Llewelyn, the pair still has a hard battle ahead of them to complete the arduous 9295km race across South...

Dakar stage 5: Video highlights

Dakar stage 5: Video highlights

Factory KTM man Marc Coma was able to claw back 2m 16s on race leader Joan Barreda after winning stage five of the 2015 Dakar. The four time Dakar champion Spaniard who started two minutes behind...

Dakar stage 5: Coma wins stage, Barreda leads overall, Brits out

Dakar stage 5: Coma wins stage, Barreda leads overall, Brits out

Factory KTM man Marc Coma was able to claw back 2m 16s on race leader Joan Barreda after winning stage five of the 2015 Dakar. The four time Dakar champion Spaniard who started two minutes behind...

New Ducati title sponsor Aruba takes on team role

New Ducati title sponsor Aruba takes on team role

The official Ducati World Superbike Team will now be called the ‘Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Superbike Team’ as Italian web hosting and cloud services company Aruba joins with the existing factory Ducati...

Andrea Iannone relishing Andrea Dovizioso battle

Andrea Iannone relishing Andrea Dovizioso battle

Andrea Iannone says he is relishing the challenge of trying to seize the number one spot at Ducati from fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso in 2015. Iannone will join his compatriot in Ducati’s official...

Halsall Suzuki set sights on BSB Showdown return

Halsall Suzuki set sights on BSB Showdown return

Halsall Suzuki team boss Jack Valentine says he believes his new line-up of Christian Iddon and Josh Waters are capable of returning Suzuki to the BSB Showdown after a year’s absence in...

Motorpoint return as British Supersport sponsors

Motorpoint return as British Supersport sponsors

Car supermarket Motorpoint will return as title sponsors of the British Supersport championship in 2015. The chain of car showrooms, recently expanded to eight UK sites, are based only minutes away...

Ex-Stoner crew chief flattered by Lorenzo approach

Ex-Stoner crew chief flattered by Lorenzo approach

Casey Stoner’s former crew chief Cristian Gabbarini says it was flattering to have been approached by double MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo about a technical role with the Spaniard in...

Pata Honda nears first 2015 test dates

Pata Honda nears first 2015 test dates

The number one plate holders will get a jump on most of their 2015 WSB competitors when Pata Honda riders Sylvain Guintoli (2014 WSB champ) and Michael van der Mark (2015 WSS champ) start testing at...

High-flying Sunderland on yesterday's Dakar stage

High-flying Sunderland on yesterday's Dakar stage

Brit Sam Sunderland might be out of this year's Dakar after a crash in yesterday's stage, but the factory KTM rider was still able to entertain the Argentine crowds on the stage with his skills on the...

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 4

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 4

With not one but two Paveys in Dakar this year, as veteran campaigner Simon is joined by son Llewelyn, the pair still has a hard battle ahead of them to complete the arduous 9295km race across South...

Dakar stage 4: Video highlights

Dakar stage 4: Video highlights

British hope Sam Sunderland has been forced to retire from the 2015 Dakar 67km into the fourth stage following a crash which has left him dizzy and with shoulder ligament damage. The factory KTM rider...

Dakar Stage 4: Sunderland out, Barreda retains control

Dakar Stage 4: Sunderland out, Barreda retains control

British hope Sam Sunderland has been forced to retire from the 2015 Dakar 67km into the fourth stage following a crash which has left him dizzy and with shoulder ligament damage. The factory KTM rider...

HRC: Scott Redding worthy of factory RC213V chance

HRC: Scott Redding worthy of factory RC213V chance

HRC boss Livio Suppo believes highly rated Briton Scott Redding fully deserves his big chance to show his potential on a factory Honda RC213V in MotoGP this year. Redding will return to the Marc VDS...

Team EBR Hero start early testing

Team EBR Hero start early testing

Team EBR Hero riders Larry Pegram and Niccolò Canepa have kickstarted their 2015 testing early, making the most of the Southern US sunshine to get in track time at Louisiana’s NOLA circuit and also at...

Dakar stage 3: Video highlights

Dakar stage 3: Video highlights

In only his third ever Dakar stage, Austrian Matthias Walkner secured a convincing victory, taking the honours ahead of four time Dakar winner Marc Coma. The young Austrian may be new to Dakar but he...

Yamaha boss ‘curious’ to see Jack Miller’s MotoGP move

Yamaha boss ‘curious’ to see Jack Miller’s MotoGP move

Yamaha will closely monitor Honda’s gamble on fast tracking Jack Miller straight from Moto3 into the MotoGP world championship in 2015. Aussie Miller will skip the normal route to MotoGP through the...

McGuinness and Cummins to tackle Superstock EWC and roads with Jackson Racing

McGuinness and Cummins to tackle Superstock EWC and roads with Jackson Racing

John McGuinness and Conor Cummins will return to the Endurance World Championship in 2015 with Jackson Racing, as they team up with Dan Stewart for the superstock class with Jackson Racing. They’ll...

McGuinness and Cummins sticking with Honda for 2015 roads

McGuinness and Cummins sticking with Honda for 2015 roads

As widely speculated in the past weeks, John McGuinness and Conor Cummins will remain with the official Honda team for their 2015 road racing campaign. The duo will ride for the team in the superbike...

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 3

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 3

With not one but two Paveys in Dakar this year, as veteran campaigner Simon is joined by son Llewelyn, the pair still has a hard battle ahead of them to complete the arduous 9295km race across South...

Michal Hernik dies in Dakar

Michal Hernik dies in Dakar

Polish rider Michal Hernik has lost his life on the third day of this year’s Dakar Rally. The 39 year old newcomer was found dead by race officials at the 206km point of the 220km special stage, after...

Waters and Iddon to lead Halsall Suzuki charge

Waters and Iddon to lead Halsall Suzuki charge

Australian Josh Waters and 2014 Bimota WSB rider Christian Iddon will lead Halsall's switch from Kawasaki to Suzuki for the 2015 MCE British Superbike championship, as they take over the reigns as the...

Dakar Stage 3: Dakar rookie Matthias Walkner takes stage win, Sunderland back in the mix

Dakar Stage 3: Dakar rookie Matthias Walkner takes stage win, Sunderland back in the mix

In only his third ever Dakar stage, Austrian Matthias Walkner secured a convincing victory, taking the honours ahead of four time Dakar winner Marc Coma. The young Austrian may be new to Dakar but he...

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 2

Pavey Dakar Diary: day 2

With not one but two Paveys in Dakar this year, as veteran campaigner Simon is joined by son Llewelyn, the pair still has a hard battle ahead of them to complete the arduous 9295km race across South...