March

BSB weekend coverage guide

BSB weekend coverage guide

This weekend sees the MCE British Superbike Championship return to track, with it’s traditional Easter Bank Holiday race this year switching from Brands Hatch to Donington Park. And even if you can’t...

Coghlan the only Brit in FIM Superstock Cups

Coghlan the only Brit in FIM Superstock Cups

Scottish rider Kev Coghlan is the only British rider set to line up on the grid for both the Superstock 1000 and Superstock 600 FIM Cup championships this season. The twenty six year old will ride for...

Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

Insurance giant Bennetts will join the Halsall Suzuki squad for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, with the GSX-R1000s of Christian Iddon and Josh Waters riding in their new colours for the first...

Haslam tips Lowes for further podium success

Haslam tips Lowes for further podium success

Leon Haslam has tipped close friend – and even closer WSB rival – Alex Lowes for more podium success in 2015, after the Voltcom Suzuki rider made his first visit to the podium last time out at...

BSB riders head to Derby ahead of Donington round

BSB riders head to Derby ahead of Donington round

The stars of the MCE British Superbike Championship will visit central Derby this Bank Holiday Friday, ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the championship down the road at Donington...

Roger Keen: an obituary

Roger Keen: an obituary

Legendary engine builder and former MotoGP technical controller Roger Keen has passed away after a short illness. A former competitor himself, Roger made his name as the man behind the two stroke...

Mugen unveil 2015 TT Zero contender

Mugen unveil 2015 TT Zero contender

Mugen have unveiled their 2015 TT Zero contender, the Shinden Yon. John McGuinness and Bruce Anstey will line up on the ultra-exotic machine, which was unveiled at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, for this...

Marquez pleased to salvage fifth after first corner mistake

Marquez pleased to salvage fifth after first corner mistake

Marc Marquez' chances of winning the Qatar Grand Prix ended at the first corner after a mistake from the world champion saw him run off the track and fall to last in the field. The Repsol Honda rider...

Rossi looks forward to ultra competitive MotoGP season

Rossi looks forward to ultra competitive MotoGP season

The race day turnaround by Valentino Rossi and Yamaha was exceptionally impressive after the Italian struggled with grip problems throughout the weekend in Qatar before claiming a stunning...

Sixth race celebration for KTM’s Dungey

Sixth race celebration for KTM’s Dungey

Red Bull KTM racer and AMA Supercross championship leader Ryan Dungey has moved himself one step closer to the 2015 title after taking his sixth win of the season in front of a 59,000 strong crowd in...

English road racing a step closer to reality

English road racing a step closer to reality

The possibility of a road race on English or Welsh soil came a step closer to reality today, with the Deregulation Bill that will allow the closing of public roads with just a council order and not an...

Bautista slams Marquez for Qatar DNF

Bautista slams Marquez for Qatar DNF

Alvaro Bautista has slammed Marc Marquez for a collision between the duo during last night’s opening race of the 2015 MotoGP season. The incident, at turn one on the opening lap, left the Aprilia...

Ohlins expanding BSB support

Ohlins expanding BSB support

Swedish suspension specialists Ohlins are set to expand their presence in the MCE British Superbike Championship further for 2015, as they add a host of top level factory supported teams to their...

BMW boss says ‘book closed’ on Corser’s WSB team

BMW boss says ‘book closed’ on Corser’s WSB team

The ‘book is closed’ on Troy Corser’s failed BMW World Superbike project, according to BMW Motorrad Motorsport Technical Director Bertie Hauser. Originally chosen to be technical partners to the team,...

Ellison positive despite frustrating day at Donington

Ellison positive despite frustrating day at Donington

James Ellison has left his last test ahead of the start of the 2015 MCE British Superbike season frustrated with his efforts, despite admitting that he has a lot of positives to take from the day. The...

Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

Former MCE British Superbike champion and new Be Wiser Kawasaki team boss Tommy Hill has admitted that the team needed their first crash to help cement his new squad of mechanics and riders together.

Martin and Dunlop to make Tyco BMW debut at Cookstown

Martin and Dunlop to make Tyco BMW debut at Cookstown

Guy Martin and William Dunlop will make their racing debut on the Tyco BMWs next month at the traditional Irish national season opener, the Cookstown 100. Martin and Dunlop, both successful riders...

Dani Pedrosa set to sit out MotoGP races?

Dani Pedrosa set to sit out MotoGP races?

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has dramatically announced only hours after finishing sixth in the opening MotoGP race of 2015 that he may be forced to sit out the next few rounds as he continues to...

Qatar MotoGP: Rossi wins from Ducati duo!

Qatar MotoGP: Rossi wins from Ducati duo!

Valentino Rossi has won the first MotoGP race of 2015 – incredibly, after holding off the Ducati duo of Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone in one of the best races the class has seen in years. Rossi...

Qatar Moto2: Folger wins war of attrition

Qatar Moto2: Folger wins war of attrition

Jonas Folger has inherited his first Moto2 win after a battle of attrition that saw many of the pre-race favourites fall by the wayside. It was pre-race favourites Sam Lowes and Johann Zarco who led...

Qatar Moto3: Masbou converts pole to win after frantic battle

Qatar Moto3: Masbou converts pole to win after frantic battle

Alex Masbou has become the first victor of the 2015 Moto3 season, converting his pole position into the win after a frantic battle that saw eight race leaders. The Honda rider just held off Enea...

Dovi: The feeling from qualifying is special but we won't know our level until the race

Dovi: The feeling from qualifying is special but we won't know our level until the race

Last year in Motegi Andrea Dovizioso claimed a stunning pole position that surprised the paddock but when the Italian set the pace in qualifying for the season opening Qatar Grand Prix it merely met...

Salom still suffering from Phillip Island crash

Salom still suffering from Phillip Island crash

Team Pedercini Kawasaki rider David Salom says that his eighth and ninth placed finishes last week in Thailand don’t reflect the strength of his 2015 package, as he continues to struggle with the...

Lowes aiming for first GP win

Lowes aiming for first GP win

After storming to pole position Sam Lowes was in no mood to downplay his goals for tonight's Qatar Grand Prix with the Englishman confident that he can finish at least on the rostrum but he's aiming...

Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

Josh Brookes has admitted that there’s still a lot of work to be done on the brand new Milwaukee Yamaha R1 in the coming weeks, despite the start of the MCE British Superbike championship being only a...

Shakey: ‘I was desperate to ride at Donington’

Shakey: ‘I was desperate to ride at Donington’

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has admitted that he was desperate to get out on track last week at the official Donington Park test, in order to judge the condition of his...

Column: Michael Rutter – the ultimate all rounder

Column: Michael Rutter – the ultimate all rounder

When Michael Rutter was asked how many years he had been coming to the North West 200 during the race launch in Belfast last week, the Birmingham rider replied “I first came in 1992. Everything was in...

Qatar MotoGP: Dovi christens Ducati GP15 with debut pole

Qatar MotoGP: Dovi christens Ducati GP15 with debut pole

Andrea Dovizioso has christened the new Ducati GP15 machine with pole position on it’s first ever ride in anger, taking the top spot off Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez under the floodlights in...

Van der Mark delighted to join Stoner at ‘special’ Suzuka

Van der Mark delighted to join Stoner at ‘special’ Suzuka

Pata Honda World Superbike racer Michael van der Mark says he’s delighted to have former double GP champion Casey Stoner join him for this year’s Suzuka 8hr race. Stoner comes into the MuSASHi RT...

Qatar Moto2: Lowes maintains hold for pole

Qatar Moto2: Lowes maintains hold for pole

Sam Lowes has maintained his hold on the Moto2 grid at the first race of the year, setting the fastest Moto2 lap ever of the Losail circuit to take pole position despite a crash in the closing stages...

Qatar Moto3: Masbou takes first ever pole

Qatar Moto3: Masbou takes first ever pole

Alex Masbou has taken his first ever pole in a frantic Moto3 qualifying session at Qatar, exploiting being in the right place at the right time to take a four-bike slipstream over the line. “We were...

Xavier Forés to take over for Bayliss

Xavier Forés to take over for Bayliss

Spanish rider Xavier Forés will take over from Troy Bayliss for the next two rounds of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, deputising for the injured Davide Giugliano onboard the Aruba.it factory...

Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

Ryuichi Kiyonari says he’s remained confident ahead of next weekend’s opening round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park – the circuit where he took a double win last...

Any mistake will be punished in qualifying

Any mistake will be punished in qualifying

Tonight's MotoGP qualifying session will have a lot to live up to following the thrilling climax to FP3 that saw the top 21 riders separated by just 1.3s at the Losail International Circuit. Even when...

Qatar Moto2: Lowes continues domination in Moto2

Qatar Moto2: Lowes continues domination in Moto2

Sam Lowes has continued his domination of the opening weekend of the Moto2 World Championship, trading blows with Johann Zarco before getting the better of the French rider to finish 0.136 clear of...

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez breaks lap record as Cal goes second

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez breaks lap record as Cal goes second

Marc Marquez has broken Casey Stoner’s lap record en route to going top of the time sheets on the second day of the 2015 GP season. The double world champion took almost half a second off the...