October

Hornsey completes Team WD-40 line-up

Hornsey completes Team WD-40 line-up

Sam Hornsey, one of the stand-out performers of the 205 British Supersport season, will graduate to the MCE British Superbike season for 2016 after penning a deal to join Team WD-40 alongside Irishman...

Yamaha responds to Honda statements

Yamaha responds to Honda statements

Yamaha has this morning responded to the recent press releases of HRC and Repsol. Yesterday HRC vice-president, Shuhei Nakamoto, released a statement where it was once again alleged that Valentino...

Valencia's Thursday press conference cancelled

Valencia's Thursday press conference cancelled

The ramifications of Sepang continue to be felt and for the final round of the MotoGP season there will be no pre-event press conference. Dorna and the FIM has taken the unprecedented step of...

Latest 2016 MotoGP calendar revealed

Latest 2016 MotoGP calendar revealed

Dorna has revealed an updated calendar for the 2016 MotoGP season with the main changes seeing Silverstone reverting to September 4. The German Grand Prix has also been changed to July 17. The order...

Honda: Crash caused by Rossi kicking Marquez' lever

Honda: Crash caused by Rossi kicking Marquez' lever

Honda has broken their silence on the clash between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi in Malaysia. On the seventh lap of the race at Sepang the pair touched and Marquez crashed after a heated scrap on...

First test for KTM RC16 MotoGP machine

First test for KTM RC16 MotoGP machine

The highly anticipated track debut of KTM's new MotoGP machine took place in Austria over the weekend. This is the latest step in their development towards making their premier class debut in...

Police called to altercation with Italian TV at Marc Marquez’s home

Police called to altercation with Italian TV at Marc Marquez’s home

Spanish media are reporting that reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has been involved in an altercation with Italian TV presenters from Le Iene (The Hyenas) outside his house in northern...

What happens next for Rossi’s appeal?

What happens next for Rossi’s appeal?

With the news that Valentino Rossi has appealed his Sepang penalty points to the Court of Arbitration in Sport, many have been left scratching their heads as to exactly what the Swiss body does and...

Rossi lodges new appeal against penalty points

Rossi lodges new appeal against penalty points

The FIM have confirmed that Valentino Rossi has lodged an eleventh hour appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sport against the three penalty points he was issued for the collision between...

Engine updates for Davies’ Ducati

Engine updates for Davies’ Ducati

Chaz Davies has spent two days at Motorland Aragon working on engine updates for his Ducati Panigale R, as the Welshman gets preparations underway for the 2016 World Superbike season. Completing a...

Sykes gets 2016 underway on hybrid ZX-10R

Sykes gets 2016 underway on hybrid ZX-10R

Tom Sykes has gotten the 2016 World Superbike season underway in a three-day test at Motorland Aragon, running a hybrid ZX-10R based on the 2015 model but running significant new parts from the 2016...

Reed: Rossi and Marquez were literally ready to die at VR46 Ranch

Reed: Rossi and Marquez were literally ready to die at VR46 Ranch

While the fierce rivalry between Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi might be something that’s only just came into the public eye after their encounters on-track in MotoGP this season, culminating last...

Open letter from Angel Nieto

Open letter from Angel Nieto

Angel Nieto is the latest MotoGP legend to offer his opinion on the events of Sepang. The 12+1 times world champion commented on Sunday about his sadness at having seen Valentino Rossi and Marc...

Lorenzo denies Marquez agreement

Lorenzo denies Marquez agreement

With Italian media having speculated that Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez had a clandestine meeting in Andorra before the fly away races to determine how the MotoGP world championship would be decided...

FIM President: Sepang has poisoned the atmosphere of our sport

FIM President: Sepang has poisoned the atmosphere of our sport

The FIM President, Vito Ippolito, has waded into the post Sepang mire by saying that "the recent events have had a damaging effect on the staging of our competitions and poisoned the atmosphere around...

Randy mamola - a life on two wheels

Randy mamola - a life on two wheels

Randy Mamola, one of the most talented Grand Prix riders to have never won a world championship reveals the bikes that shaped his riding career. Hodaka Steens (First bike) It was 1972 and I was 11...

BSB keen for return to Ireland

BSB keen for return to Ireland

The MCE British Superbike championship has extended its first tentative steps towards a return to Ireland, with series director Stuart Higgs meeting with the bosses of Northern Irish circuit...

Dovi: Cal came to the box and apologised for crash

Dovi: Cal came to the box and apologised for crash

Andrea Dovizioso's race ended in the gravel trap on Sunday after a clash with Cal Crutchlow in the early stages of the Malaysian Grand Prix. Crutchlow made contact with the Ducati rider and admitted...

Brake problems held back Crutchlow

Brake problems held back Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow finished fifth in Malaysia after an eventful race that saw him clash with Andrea Dovizioso and then suffer a braking issue that left him unable to hold off Bradley Smith. "It was a...

Smith: It was nice to turn this weekend around!

Smith: It was nice to turn this weekend around!

Bradley Smith continued his impressive season with a top four finish at Sepang. The Tech3 rider had a scrap with Cal Crutchlow in the early laps but a brake problem left both riders facing a lonely...

Injuries left Espargaro dizzy in Sepang

Injuries left Espargaro dizzy in Sepang

Pol Espargaro admitted that Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix was one of the hardest races of his career. The after affects of his crash in warmup left him dizzy and in pain but with tenth place in the...

GBmoto get full-factory support for BSB and roads

GBmoto get full-factory support for BSB and roads

MCE British Superbike front-runners GBmoto will have full factory support for the next three seasons, after penning a deal with Kawasaki to become an official Team Green squad. With the launch of a...

Repsol: Without sporting values it makes no sense to be a sponsor

Repsol: Without sporting values it makes no sense to be a sponsor

Repsol released a sensational press release that called their future in MotoGP into question following the "unacceptable and unsportsmanlike conduct of Valentino Rossi against Marc Marquez" at...

Did he dive, or was he kicked?

Did he dive, or was he kicked?

Some thought Rossi’s penalty – effectively a back-of-the-grid start – was too lenient for the cynical Red Bull Rookies move that he pulled to take out Marquez in Malaysia. Some thought it overly...

Marquez: Rossi kick caused me to crash

Marquez: Rossi kick caused me to crash

Marc Marquez has laid the blame for the incident between him and Valentino Rossi in today’s Malaysian MotoGP race firmly in the hands of his Italian rival, saying that despite the investigation by...

Twitter reacts to Rossi Marquez crash

Twitter reacts to Rossi Marquez crash

Twitter has been awash with comments since the clash this morning between reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez and championship leader Valentino Rossi that saw the Spaniard end the race in the gravel...

Rossi to start Valencia race from back of the grid

Rossi to start Valencia race from back of the grid

Valentino Rossi’s aspirations of lifting a tenth world title may have been dashed after the three penalty points he was issued for his Malaysian Grand Prix collision with Marc Marquez means he will be...

Rossi and Marquez in monumental clash

Rossi and Marquez in monumental clash

Dani Pedrosa has taken a dominant victory in Malaysia, leading from start to finish to take his second MotoGP victory of 2015 from Jorge Lorenzo. However, the real drama of the race came from the...

Zarco steals Moto2 win from Luthi

Zarco steals Moto2 win from Luthi

Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco has stolen the Malaysian moto2 Grand prix victory from Thomas Luthi, closing down the early leader to take the lead on the penultimate lap and pulling clear for...

Oliveira win denies Kent the title another week

Oliveira win denies Kent the title another week

A sensational Miguel Oliveira win has once again denied Danny Kent the chance to become the first British racer in 38 years to lift a world title, with a last lap moment in an otherwise careful race...

Marquez and Lorenzo lead morning warmup

Marquez and Lorenzo lead morning warmup

The morning warmup in Malaysia was dominated by Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo with the Spanish duo leading the way from Valentino Rossi. Lorenzo was three tenths off the pace with Rossi almost six...

Luthi quickest in Moto2 warmup

Luthi quickest in Moto2 warmup

Thomas Luthi backed up his qualifying pace with the fastest time in morning warmup with the Swiss rider leading from the German duo of Jonas Folger and Simone Cortese. Sam Lowes was fourth fastest,...

Vazquez sets Moto3 morning pace

Vazquez sets Moto3 morning pace

Efren Vazquez was fastest in the Moto3 warmup with the Basque rider leading the way from his Leopard Racing teammnate Hiroki Ono. Danny Kent was fourth fastest in the session with the Englishman...

Title maths for Valentino Rossi

Title maths for Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi has his first chance to wrap up an eighth MotoGP title today. The Italian will need lots of luck on his side if he is to win the title but with an 11 point lead does give him a glimmer...

Title maths for Danny Kent

Title maths for Danny Kent

Danny Kent will claim the Moto3 world title today if the Englishman finishes fifth at Sepang. With a 40 point lead a top five finish guarantees him the crown regardless of what happens to his only...

Hancock cleans up at Woffinden's speedway coronation

Hancock cleans up at Woffinden's speedway coronation

Miracle man Greg Hancock ended the speedway Grand Prix season with a clean sweep of all seven races to win the Australian GP in Melbourne. His maximum score of 21 points meant the American, remarkably...