2016

BSB: Hard tyre gamble pays off for Haslam at Oulton

BSB: Hard tyre gamble pays off for Haslam at Oulton

Leon Haslam’s victory in this afternoon’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park further ignited his championship battle as he closed in to be just three points and seven podium credits...

BSB: Haslam wins as JG Speedfit Kawasaki lock out podium at Oulton

BSB: Haslam wins as JG Speedfit Kawasaki lock out podium at Oulton

JG Speedfit Kawasaki made history at Oulton Park today as they became the first team ever to have all three of their riders finishing on the rostrum. Leon Haslam took victory after a gamble on hard...

BSB: Shakey shatters outright lap record to take pole at Oulton Park

BSB: Shakey shatters outright lap record to take pole at Oulton Park

Shane Byrne will start this afternoon's first British Superbike race from pole position after a thrilling qualifying session. The championship leader set the fastest ever two-wheeled lap of Oulton...

BSB: Iddon fastest in Oulton FP3

BSB: Iddon fastest in Oulton FP3

Christian Iddon topped the timesheets in a damp, but drying FP3 at Oulton Park. The Tyco BMW rider led from Czech rider Jakub Smrz, in a field divided by over six seconds. Third was the BMW of Richard...

MotoAmerica: Corey Alexander to run stunning 9/11 tribute

MotoAmerica: Corey Alexander to run stunning 9/11 tribute

MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 rider and New York native Corey Alexander will run a stunning tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks this weekend as the American series finishes their season...

BSB: Dixon surprises with top three pace

BSB: Dixon surprises with top three pace

Jake Dixon made a surprise appearance at the top of the timesheets in this afternoon’s second MCE British Superbike session at Oulton Park. The youngster jumped to the top of the table as the...

BSB: Byrne leads close pack on opening day at Oulton

BSB: Byrne leads close pack on opening day at Oulton

Shane Byrne led the way on a close opening day of the MCE British Superbike Showdown decider at Oulton Park with the top 12 riders separated by just 0.6 seconds.  The series leader posted a time...

MotorSport Vision interested in Silverstone takeover

MotorSport Vision interested in Silverstone takeover

The boss of MotorSport Vision, the firm which owns five UK race circuits including Brands Hatch and Cadwell Park, has expressed an interest in making a bid to add Silverstone to their portfolio. The...

Gallery: Throwback to the British GP

Gallery: Throwback to the British GP

It may have been less than a week ago but this year’s British MotoGP at Silverstone had all the makings of a classic race that will be remembered for a long time. With Maverick Vinales taking Putting...

BSB: Make or break for Mossey at Oulton

BSB: Make or break for Mossey at Oulton

Luke Mossey has his eyes set firmly on three podium finishes at Oulton Park this weekend as he looks to secure his space in the all-important title fighters’ showdown. Having finished ‘best of the...

BSB: Same approach for showdown contender Ellison

BSB: Same approach for showdown contender Ellison

James Ellison has said he won’t be approaching this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Showdown decider any differently despite being one of the six riders fighting for a spot in the all-important top...

BSB: Linfoot: 'I can't afford for anything to go wrong'

BSB: Linfoot: 'I can't afford for anything to go wrong'

The pressure is on for Honda Racing’s Dan Linfoot ahead of this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Showdown decider at Oulton Park as he looks to secure a spot alongside Jason O’Halloran in the...

Moto3: Who the hell is Lorenzo Dalla Porta?

Moto3: Who the hell is Lorenzo Dalla Porta?

A wildcard appearance at Assen, a factory Mahindra for next season, spending the rest of the year as Romano Fenati's replacement at his idol Valentino Rossi's Team Sky - AND he's leading the Junior...

MotoGP: Pedrosa looking to gain from Silverstone confidence

MotoGP: Pedrosa looking to gain from Silverstone confidence

Dani Pedrosa is out to maintain a better run of form this weekend at Misano, after being buoyed by a strong performance last weekend in Silverstone’s British Grand Prix after a difficult season so...

MotoGP: Nakasuga set for Motegi wildcard

MotoGP: Nakasuga set for Motegi wildcard

Suzuka 8 Hour winner Katsuyuki Nakasuga will once again make a wildcard appearance at this year’s Japanese Grand Prix, with the factory Yamaha superbike racer riding for the Yamalube Yamaha Factory...

Video: Rivals Reunited - Walker takes Hodgson for spin in sidecar at Oulton Park

Video: Rivals Reunited - Walker takes Hodgson for spin in sidecar at Oulton Park

Sixteen years after the iconic battle between Chris Walker and Neil Hodgson at Oulton Park in 2000 where the pair came together at Lodge corner, MCN brought them back together to get even closer than...

Podcast: Is Maverick Viñales an alien?

Podcast: Is Maverick Viñales an alien?

After an incredible British Grand Prix, Simon and Oli sit down to discuss all the weekend's action, and one pertinent question - is new winner Maverick Viñales en route to becoming a MotoGP alien?...

MotoGP: Xavi Forés to replace injured Loris Baz

MotoGP: Xavi Forés to replace injured Loris Baz

Avintia Ducati rider Loris Baz will miss another round of the 2016 MotoGP championship thanks to injury, with the Frenchman set to sit out this weekend’s Misano Grand Prix after breaking his ankle...

WSB: Alex Lowes gets some brotherly support for Magny Cours test

WSB: Alex Lowes gets some brotherly support for Magny Cours test

Straight from his incredibly impressive MotoGP debut in Silverstone, where he finished thirteenth while replacing the injured Bradley Smith, Alex Lowes headed back to his day job, to test the Pata...

BSB: Michael Laverty: 'We've a fight on our hands to stay in the showdown'

BSB: Michael Laverty: 'We've a fight on our hands to stay in the showdown'

Michael Laverty admits he is lucky to remain in a showdown position after a second disastrous weekend for the Tyco BMW squad on the bounce. The two-time race winner this season has been dramatically...

BSB: Tyre issues hamper Byrne in second Cadwell race

BSB: Tyre issues hamper Byrne in second Cadwell race

Shane Byrne left Cadwell Park on Monday evening with a smile on his face after clinching his first victory at the Lincolnshire circuit since 2003 with Monstermob Ducati.  While JG Speedfit...

WSB: Van der Mark: "I needed a new adventure"

WSB: Van der Mark: "I needed a new adventure"

Michael van der Mark has said the reason he is leaving Honda to ride for Yamaha in the Superbike World Championship for 2017 is that he felt he needed a new adventure. The Dutchman leaves the Ten Kate...

BSB: Showdown still in sight for Bridewell

BSB: Showdown still in sight for Bridewell

Bennetts Suzuki’s Tommy Bridewell is still in with a shout of a showdown spot after a strong weekend at Cadwell Park. A disastrous time last time out at Brands Hatch left Bridewell’s showdown dreams...

MotoGP: Rossi looking forward to track with ‘nice memories’

MotoGP: Rossi looking forward to track with ‘nice memories’

Valentino Rossi says he’s looking forward to returning to a track with ‘nice memories,’ as MotoGP heads to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix this weekend. Returning to the circuit where he took a...

MotoGP: Roberts family feud ends up in court

MotoGP: Roberts family feud ends up in court

Three-time 500 Grand Prix champion Kenny Roberts and son Kurtis Roberts are set to face off against each other in court this week, after a family feud long brewing between the pair resulted in police...

Kiyonari returns to BSB at Oulton with Smiths BMW

Kiyonari returns to BSB at Oulton with Smiths BMW

Three-time MCE British Superbike champion will return to action at Oulton Park next weekend after signing a deal with the Smiths Racing BMW team.  Kiyonari was left without a ride after being...

WSB: Van der Mark finally confirmed at Yamaha for 2017

WSB: Van der Mark finally confirmed at Yamaha for 2017

Michael van der Mark will join Alex Lowes in the PATA Yamaha World Superbike team for 2017, it has finally been confirmed.  As MCN reported in July, Van der Mark will replace Sylvain Guintoli in...

BSB: Guintoli considering BSB return for 2017

BSB: Guintoli considering BSB return for 2017

Sylvain Guintoli has confessed he is considering a return to the MCE British Superbike series for 2017.  The Frenchman has been left without a seat for next season with his PATA Yamaha team set...

BSB: Ellison claws back showdown spot

BSB: Ellison claws back showdown spot

James Ellison moved back into a top six showdown position despite a difficult weekend at Cadwell Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki struggled to hide his disappointment to take a sixth and eighth place...

BSB: Crash prevents podium challenge for Jackson at Cadwell

BSB: Crash prevents podium challenge for Jackson at Cadwell

It was a tale of what could have been for Lincolnshire lad Lee Jackson at Cadwell Park this weekend after a nasty crash in the opening race curtailed his hopes of a home round podium. The 20-year-old...

BSB: Haslam fights back with race two win

BSB: Haslam fights back with race two win

Leon Haslam delivered a determined race two victory in the second outing at Cawell Park, holding off rivals Jason O'Halloran and Shane Byrne to take his first win since Knockhill.  O’Halloran had...

BSB: Byrne wins intense Cadwell Park opener

BSB: Byrne wins intense Cadwell Park opener

Shane Byrne took his first victory at Cadwell Park since 2003 this afternoon with a stunning last lap move on rival Leon Haslam in the opening MCE British Superbike race.  Starting from second on...

MotoGP: Alex Lowes to make GP debut as replacement for injured Smith

MotoGP: Alex Lowes to make GP debut as replacement for injured Smith

Alex Lowes will make his MotoGP debut this week at his home race at Silverstone on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine, as he wildcards to replace the injured Bradley Smith. Smith was hurt last week...

BSB: Cooper tames BMW for front row start

BSB: Cooper tames BMW for front row start

Richard Cooper will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Cadwell Park from the front row of the grid after a stunning lap in qualifying this afternoon. The Buildbase BMW man posted a...

BSB: Outright record 'mind-blowing' for pole man Haslam

BSB: Outright record 'mind-blowing' for pole man Haslam

Leon Haslam became the fastest ever man around Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park this afternoon as he beat Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne to pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race. Haslam’s...

BSB: Haslam sets fastest-ever lap of Cadwell for pole

BSB: Haslam sets fastest-ever lap of Cadwell for pole

Leon Haslam took pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Cadwell Park in a thrilling qualifying session which saw the top eight under the existing lap record. Haslam, who...