May

Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

Full ITV schedule for TT 2015

ITV 4 have confirmed an action-packed schedule of coverage for the 2015 Isle of Man TT that kicks off tomorrow (Monday the 1st June) and includes fifteen hours of coverage from this year’s...

Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

Manx Police drop Guy Martin investigation

The Isle of Man Police have confirmed that they’ve dropped their investigation into TT racer Guy Martin’s claims that he lapped the Mountain circuit at over 100mph average speed - in an Aston Martin...

Second TT practice in weather doubt

Second TT practice in weather doubt

Tomorrow night’s second practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT is already in doubt, with severe weather threatened by the Met Office to hit the island just in time for the scheduled start of...

Terol lucky to avoid further injury

Terol lucky to avoid further injury

Althea Ducati’s Nico Terol was lucky to avoid further injury at Donington Park last weekend, according to the former World Champion. He crashed out of race two, high siding at Coppice during the...

Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

Farquhar delighted with opening night pace

Ryan Farquhar says he’s delighted with his pace on the opening night of practice for the 2015 Isle of Man TT, topping the time sheets as well as setting his fastest ever Lightweight class time despite...

Hickman ready to get going after injury recovery

Hickman ready to get going after injury recovery

Fastest ever Isle of Man TT newcomer Peter Hickman says he’s raring to go at this year’s races despite breaking his neck at Oulton Park only a month ago. The RAF Reserves rider, who will campaign his...

Lorenzo makes it three wins in a row at Italian MotoGP

Lorenzo makes it three wins in a row at Italian MotoGP

Once he turned up the wick Jorge Lorenzo was able to open a huge lead at the front of the MotoGP field at Mugello with the Spaniard claiming a dominant third win in a row. This was the 57th win of...

First win of 2015 for Rabat

First win of 2015 for Rabat

Tito Rabat claimed his first win since Misano last year by taking advantage of a tight fight for second between Johann Zarco and Dominique Aegerther. The reigning world champion bided his time before...

First career win for Oliveira

First career win for Oliveira

In a thrilling Moto3 race that saw the lead change hands on almost lap by lap basis for the most part Miguel Oliviera was able to come through the pack and claim his first career win at Mugello.

Lorenzo fastest, Dovi crashes

Lorenzo fastest, Dovi crashes

Jorge Lorenzo was fastest in this morning's 20 minute MotoGP warmup session with the Spaniard leading the way from Andrea Iannone and Dani Pedrosa. The action behind however was far more interesting...

Rabat from Lowes in warmup

Rabat from Lowes in warmup

Tito Rabat topped the Moto2 warmup with a last lap special to end the 20 minute session 0.017s faster than pole sitter Sam Lowes. Lowes, riding the Speed Up, looked impressive and comfortable once...

Kent keeps the pressure on rivals with fastest time in warmup

Kent keeps the pressure on rivals with fastest time in warmup

Danny Kent stormed to pole position yesterday and afterwards told MCN that his plan was to get away from the front of the field and try and open a gap to his chasers. With the long Mugello start...

Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

Farquhar tops rain-hit first night

Ryan Farquhar has topped a wet opening day on the Isle of Man, taking the top spot in the Lightweight class despite the rain bringing a premature end to the night’s action. It was the newcomers who...

Badovini pleased with Donington results

Badovini pleased with Donington results

Ayrton Badovini says he’s delighted with his progress on the BMW Italia S1000RR since he replaced Frenchman Sylvain Barrier earlier in the season. Now four rounds into his tenure with the squad, the...

Pole for Lowes with new lap record

Pole for Lowes with new lap record

Sam Lowes claimed his second pole position of the year at Mugello and the Englishman will have his sights firmly set on adding to his victory at COTA earlier in the year. The Speed Up rider has been...

Ducati on pole at home with Iannone setting the pace

Ducati on pole at home with Iannone setting the pace

Andrea Iannone claimed the first premier class pole position of his career, and his ninth in all classes, with a stunning lap record at Mugello that saw the Ducati rider lead the field with three...

Hernandez knocks Marquez out of QP2

Hernandez knocks Marquez out of QP2

Yonny Hernandez caused a stir by setting the fastest time in QP1 and knocking Marc Marquez out of the top two places in the session. As a result the Columbian and Aleix Espargaro made it through to...

Dovi leads the way as Marquez crashes

Dovi leads the way as Marquez crashes

At the end of a typically informative  FP4 session Andrea Dovizioso set the fastest time to lead the way from Dani Pedrosa at Mugello. Pedrosa had set the pace for most of the session and looked...

Kent smashes lap record for pole at Mugello

Kent smashes lap record for pole at Mugello

Danny Kent threw down a gauntlet to the rest of the Moto3 field by storming to a dominant pole position at Mugello. Kent felt so comfortable with his time that he elected to come into the pits with...

Rabat fastest from Lowes and Zarco

Rabat fastest from Lowes and Zarco

A late lap from Tito Rabat saw the reigning world champion break the lap record at Mugello for the Moto2 class. Rabat ended the session two tenths faster than Sam Lowes and Johann Zarco. The top three...

Marquez misses out on QP2

Marquez misses out on QP2

Marc Marquez will have to make it through QP1 this afternoon after finishing outside the top ten in the combined times from the first three practice sessions. Marquez missed out by nine thousands of a...

Quartararo quickest ahead of qualifying

Quartararo quickest ahead of qualifying

On his first visit to Mugello Fabio Quartararo set the pace ahead of qualifying with the French rookie two tenths faster than Miguel Oliveira and Danny Kent. Kent is the only rider to have been inside...

Yamaha riders weigh in on Ducati

Yamaha riders weigh in on Ducati

At Le Mans the top speed of the Ducati saw Andrea Iannone blast past Marc Marquez at will on the pit straight during their late race battle and with the fastest top speeds of the year reached at...

Lorenzo looking strong after day one

Lorenzo looking strong after day one

Jorge Lorenzo was second fastest today and showed the potential to continue his strong run of form at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. Lorenzo has always been strong at Mugello and while he could...

Hutchinson switches MV Agusta for Yamaha at eleventh hour

Hutchinson switches MV Agusta for Yamaha at eleventh hour

Five-in-a-week TT winner Ian Hutchinson will make an eleventh hour switch from MV Agusta machinery to Keith Flint’s Team TTC Yamaha squad the day before the 2015 Isle of Man TT is set to kick...

Ducati looking strong but need another step

Ducati looking strong but need another step

Andrea Dovizioso topped the times on an impressive opening day for Ducati with the Italian leading the way ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone. Having tested at Mugello before the French Grand...

Nothing to choose between Rabat and Zarco in Moto2

Nothing to choose between Rabat and Zarco in Moto2

With only one thousand of a second separating Tito Rabat and Johann Zarco in the afternoon session Moto2 looks set to be very competitive this weekend with Sam Lowes two tenths of a second adrift...

Dovi consolidates pace to lead FP2

Dovi consolidates pace to lead FP2

Andrea Dovizioso consolidated his place at the top of the times in FP2 with the Italian leading the way from Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo. Dovizioso was able to consistently lap in the 1m48's and...

Dominace from Antonelli in FP2

Dominace from Antonelli in FP2

Niccolo Antonelli followed up his strong French GP with a superb start to his home Grand Prix with the Italian topping the timesheet in the afternoon by over half a second from Efren Vazquez.

Lowes fastest and looking to make next step

Lowes fastest and looking to make next step

Sam Lowes has made a strong start to his Italian Grand Prix weekend by leading the times after opening practice at Mugello. The Speed Up rider was 0.005s faster than Thomas Luthi with Tito Rabat...

Dovi fastest with three Ducatis in the top five!

Dovi fastest with three Ducatis in the top five!

Having tested at Mugello three weeks ago Andrea Dovizioso was able to get up to speed quickly at the Italian circuit with the Ducati rider topping the times ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea...

Bastianini fastest in FP1

Bastianini fastest in FP1

Enea Bastianini led the way after opening practice with Danny Kent second fastest but trailing the Gresini rider by three tenths of a second. Niccolo Antonelli was a further two tenths adrift with...

Rossi and Lorenzo grow to accept each other

Rossi and Lorenzo grow to accept each other

Valentino Rossi's title challenge will be put to the test this weekend at his home Grand Prix. Rossi was the past master of Mugello with an unbeaten run of eight years but recently Jorge Lorenzo has...

Reaction to Smith and Espargaro racing at Suzuka

Bradley Smith claimed the headlines this week with news of his Suzuka 8 Hours debut alongside his Tech3 teammate, Pol Espargaro, and both riders are looking forward to the challenge. "It's something that I've wanted to do for a while and from when I signed with Yamaha I wanted to ride it and they always told me that I was on the list of riders," said Smith. "They said that they'd let me know when...

Espargaro to race through the pain

Espargaro to race through the pain

Aleix Espargaro plans to race this weekend at Mugello with the Spaniard confident that despite having recently undergone surgery on his left wrist that he'll be fit enough to compete at the Italian...

TT nominated for USA Today 10Best award

TT nominated for USA Today 10Best award

The Isle of Man TT has been nominated for a 10Best award by prestigious newspaper USA Today. The event joins US events like the Indy 500 and the Baja 1000, as well as international races like the Le...