August

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...

Classic TT: Anstey takes Lightweight win

Classic TT: Anstey takes Lightweight win

It was a historic victory for Bruce Anstey and Valvoline Padgetts Racing in the inaugural Lightweight Classic TT as he piloted his Honda 250 to glory ahead of veteran Ian Lougher. Anstey’s fastest lap...

Endurance: Suzuki takes title as GMT94 wins Oschersleben 8 Hour

Endurance: Suzuki takes title as GMT94 wins Oschersleben 8 Hour

The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team have taken their fifteenth world title as this year’s championship culminated in the Oschersleben 8 Hour, edging out race winners GMT94 Yamaha by only a point. The...

Classic TT: McGuinness shatters records for Senior win

Classic TT: McGuinness shatters records for Senior win

John McGuinness took victory in yesterday’s Bennetts Senior Classic TT after three years of trying with the Roger Winfield Paton. McGuinness has been the man to beat in the 500cc class for the last...

BSB: Local lad Jackson quick at Cadwell

BSB: Local lad Jackson quick at Cadwell

Lee Jackson’s run of good form continued as the eighth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park today. The local lad set the third fastest time in the morning’s...

BSB: 'More to come' from fastest man Byrne

BSB: 'More to come' from fastest man Byrne

Shane Byrne has warned there is still more to come from him and the Be Wiser Ducati even after breaking the lap record on the opening day at Cadwell Park.  Byrne’s second session time of 1’26.291...

BSB: Byrne under lap record to top practice at Cadwell

BSB: Byrne under lap record to top practice at Cadwell

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne topped the timesheets on the opening day of the eighth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park, shattering the lap record to sit 0.4 seconds ahead of his...

MotoGP: Smith awaiting scan results on knee injury

MotoGP: Smith awaiting scan results on knee injury

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith is awaiting the results of an MRI scan to determine how serious the injuries to his knee are after a high speed collision with another rider during qualifying...

MotoGP: Smith happy with KTM testing pace

MotoGP: Smith happy with KTM testing pace

KTM’s 2017 rider Bradley Smith says that he’s delighted with the progress that the Austrian manufacturer seems to be making with their new project, especially after the pace that they displayed when...

BSB: Showdown spot still the aim for Bridewell

BSB: Showdown spot still the aim for Bridewell

Tommy Bridewell has said he is still targeting a spot in the top six showdown despite a tough weekend at Brands Hatch leaving him with a mountain to climb. Bridewell had front-running pace throughout...

BSB: Cadwell Park races to be broadcast on Quest

BSB: Cadwell Park races to be broadcast on Quest

The eighth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship will be shown on free-to-air TV this weekend, as Quest once again show qualifying and race day live. Monday afternoon’s race schedule...

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to beat Shakey'

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to beat Shakey'

Leon Haslam is determined to bring a halt to Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne’s run of good form as the MCE British Superbike championship heads to Cadwell Park this weekend. Byrne has been almost unbeatable over...

BSB: Mossey keen to put recent form to use at Cadwell

BSB: Mossey keen to put recent form to use at Cadwell

Luke Mossey is hoping to take the podium form he showed at Brands Hatch through to the eighth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship at Cadwell Park this weekend. The 23-year-old led a...

BSB: O'Halloran out to surprise at Cadwell Park

BSB: O'Halloran out to surprise at Cadwell Park

While the battle lines might be drawn between Leon Haslam and Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne ahead of Cadwell, there’s good reason to believe it won’t be a two horse race.   Honda Racing’s Jason O’Halloran...

Endurance: Bradley Smith suffers bad crash at Oschersleben 8 Hour

Endurance: Bradley Smith suffers bad crash at Oschersleben 8 Hour

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 MotoGP rider Bradley Smith has suffered a bad crash duringpractice for the Oschersleben 8 Hour race in Germany this weekend. Originally reported to have a fractured femur, it now...

WSB: Melandri makes Ducati debut at Misano test

WSB: Melandri makes Ducati debut at Misano test

Marco Melandri made his debut for Ducati’s World Superbike squad in a three-day test alongside Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano at Misano this week. Marking the first time the Italian has ridden a...

Podcast: Talking Brno MotoGP and Cadwell BSB

Podcast: Talking Brno MotoGP and Cadwell BSB

In this week's MCN Sport Podcast, MotoGP reporter Simon Patterson and Sports Reporter Oli Rushby chat through the Brno MotoGP race which saw Britain's Cal Crutchlow storm to a historic victory.  ...

BSB: Byrne out for first Cadwell win since 2003

BSB: Byrne out for first Cadwell win since 2003

After a commanding double victory at Brands Hatch last time out, Shane Byrne heads to Cadwell Park for the eighth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship as the man to beat this...