December

Dakar: Monster Energy Honda ready to rock in Paraguay

Dakar: Monster Energy Honda ready to rock in Paraguay

The Monster Energy Honda Dakar squad have shown off the CRF450 machines that the five-strong squad of Paulo Goncalves, Michael Metge, Ricky Brabec, Kevin Benavides and Joan Barreda will hope to pilot...

Dakar: Yamaha show off 2017 machine

Dakar: Yamaha show off 2017 machine

Yamaha have shown off the factory WRF450 machine that Hélder Rodrigues, Adrien Van Beveren, Alessandro Botturi and Rodney Faggotter will pilot in this year’s race, with the Japanese factory claiming...

MotoGP: Yamaha pay tribute to Lorenzo on eve of Ducati departure

MotoGP: Yamaha pay tribute to Lorenzo on eve of Ducati departure

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team have paid tribute to departing racer Jorge Lorenzo on the eve of his move to Ducati, publishing an infographic that shows just how impressive the Spaniard's nine-year...

Dakar: Sunderland set to prove a point

Dakar: Sunderland set to prove a point

British racer Sam Sunderland is going into this year's Dakar with a point to prove, after injury denied the factory Red Bull KTM rider the chance to show exactly what he's capable of in 2016. 

Is Jonathan Rea your 2016 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Jonathan Rea your 2016 MCN Man of the Year?

Each year, we award the motorcycle racer you think has most impressed with their results from across the year with the MCN Man of the Year trophy. With voting for the 2016 Man of the Year now open, we...

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 1st Marc Marquez

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 1st Marc Marquez

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MotoGP World Championship during the 2017 season. 1st – Marc Marquez Best result: 1st Wins: 5 Podiums: 12 Championship...

Rossi: "Pedrosa would have been an easier team-mate!"

Rossi: "Pedrosa would have been an easier team-mate!"

Valentino Rossi is getting ready to risk everything in 2017 in a bid to win a tenth world title -  and he’s glad to be losing Jorge Lorenzo as a team-mate in the process. But the hugely...

Dakar: Toby Price out to defend crown

Dakar: Toby Price out to defend crown

Last year's winner and out to retain that title again in 2017, Australian Toby Price is the man with the biggest target in rally racing on his back - but it doesn't seem to be bothering him too much...

BSB: Rider of the Year: First

BSB: Rider of the Year: First

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MCE British Superbike Championship during the 2017 season. Number 1 – Shane Byrne Best result: 1st Wins: 9 Podiums: 16...

Dakar: Barreda looking to make amends for last three years

Dakar: Barreda looking to make amends for last three years

Monster Energy Honda rider Joan ‘Bang-Bang’ Barreda says he’s going into this year’s Dakar Rally with one goal and only one goal – to make amends for the last two races and finally clinch the biggest...

Dakar: Husqvarna unveil Quintanilla’s 2017 contender

Dakar: Husqvarna unveil Quintanilla’s 2017 contender

Swedish firm Husqvarna have unveiled their 2017 Dakar Rally contender, pulling the covers off the bike that 2016 Cross Countries Rallies World Champion Pablo Quintanilla will race alongside Pela Renet...

Roads: Rider of the Year - First

Roads: Rider of the Year - First

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most on the roads in 2016 Number 1 – Michael Dunlop While Ian Hutchinson pushed him all the way and eventually got the better of him at...

Is Cal Crutchlow your MCN Man of the Year?

Is Cal Crutchlow your MCN Man of the Year?

Each year, we award the motorcycle racer you think has most impressed with their results from across the year with the MCN Man of the Year trophy. With voting for the 2016 Man of the Year now open, we...

Dakar: Matthias Walkner talks 2017 hopes

Dakar: Matthias Walkner talks 2017 hopes

Retiring out of last year's Dakar despite showing great promise in the early stages, former MX3GP world champion Matthias Walkner goes into this year's race with a point to prove - and on a factory...

Podcast: 2016 BSB and road racing season review

Podcast: 2016 BSB and road racing season review

Part two of the season review podcast, and this week we're talking the MCE British Superbike championship and the road racing campaign. Join MCN's Oli Rushby and Simon Patterson as they look back at...

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 1st Jonathan Rea

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 1st Jonathan Rea

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the World Superbike Championship during the 2016 season. 1st – Jonathan Rea Best result: 1st Wins: 9 Podiums: 23 Championship...

BSB: Rider of the Year: Second

BSB: Rider of the Year: Second

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MCE British Superbike Championship during the 2017 season.  Number 2 – Leon Haslam Best result: 1st (x9) Wins: 9...

Dakar: Riders prepare for hardest South American route

Dakar: Riders prepare for hardest South American route

The riders in this year’s Dakar Rally will face a whole new challenge as the race organisers, led by race legend and new sporting director Marc Coma, cement the event’s reputation as the hardest race...

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 2nd Valentino Rossi

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 2nd Valentino Rossi

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MotoGP World Championship during the 2017 season. 2nd – Valentino Rossi Best result: 1st Wins: 2 Podiums: 10 Championship...

MotoGP: Catalunya confirm circuit modifications for the future

MotoGP: Catalunya confirm circuit modifications for the future

The Catalunya circuit that hosts MotoGP’s visit to Barcelona have confirmed that emergency changes made to the track made this year after the tragic death of Luis Salom will become a permanent...

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 2nd Chaz Davies

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 2nd Chaz Davies

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the World Superbike Championship during the 2016 season. 2nd – Chaz Davies Best result: 1st Wins: 11 Podiums: 17 Championship...

Roads: Rider of the Year - Second

Roads: Rider of the Year - Second

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most on the roads in 2016 Number 2 – Ian Hutchinson Enjoying his best season on the roads since he took the historic five-in-a-week back...

Video: Watch the Whanganui Cemetery Circuit races live

Video: Watch the Whanganui Cemetery Circuit races live

The highlight of New Zealand's racing season and one of the Southern Hemisphere's most prestigious road races, this year's race at the Whanganui Cemetery Circuit sees Isle of Man TT legend...

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 3rd Cal Crutchlow

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 3rd Cal Crutchlow

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MotoGP World Championship during the 2017 season. 3rd – Cal Crutchlow Best result: 1st Wins: 2 Podiums: 4 Championship...

BSB: Merry Christmas from the stars of the grid!

BSB: Merry Christmas from the stars of the grid!

With the festive season upon us, the stars of the MCE British Superbike championship have taken the time to wish a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year to the series' fans!

Is Shane Byrne your MCN Man of the year 2016?

Is Shane Byrne your MCN Man of the year 2016?

Each year, we award the motorcycle racer you think has most impressed with their results from across the year with the MCN Man of the Year trophy. With voting for the 2016 Man of the Year now open, we...

Roads: Rider of the Year - Third

Roads: Rider of the Year - Third

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most on the roads in 2016. Number 3 – Dean Harrison Dean Harrison stepped up to the plate in 2016 with a stunning week at the Isle of Man...

Video: Earl Hayden talks the making of the Kentucky Kid

Video: Earl Hayden talks the making of the Kentucky Kid

From the small rural American town of Owensboro in Kentucky, Earl Hayden has created a legacy in motorcycle racing. All three of his sons have made successful careers in the sport, with the middle one...

BSB: Rider of the Year - Third

BSB: Rider of the Year - Third

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MCE British Superbike Championship during the 2017 season. Number 3 – Jason O’Halloran Best result: 1st Wins: 1 Podiums: 7...

Is Marc Marquez your MCN Man of the Year 2016?

Is Marc Marquez your MCN Man of the Year 2016?

Each year, we award the motorcycle racer you think has most impressed with their results from across the year with the MCN Man of the Year trophy. With voting for the 2016 Man of the Year now open, we...

Video: Lorenzo opens Andorran museum and bar

Video: Lorenzo opens Andorran museum and bar

Three-time MotoGP world champion - and avid collector of racing memorabilia - Jorge Lorenzo has opened his own museum and sports bar in Andorra, highlighting not only his own career but those of his...

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 3rd Tom Sykes

MCN's WSBK rider of the year: 3rd Tom Sykes

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the World Superbike Championship during the 2017 season. 3rd – Tom Sykes Best result: 1st Wins: 5 Podiums: 20 Championship...

BSB: Rider of the Year: Fourth

BSB: Rider of the Year: Fourth

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MCE British Superbike Championship during the 2017 season. Number 4: James Ellison Best Result: 1st (x2) Wins: 2 Podiums: 8...

Bike industry issue stark warning to British motorsport

Bike industry issue stark warning to British motorsport

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), the Amateur Motor Cycle Association (AMCA) and the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) have issued a bombastic joint statement about the future of British motorsport,...

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 4th Jorge Lorenzo

MCN's MotoGP rider of the year: 4th Jorge Lorenzo

MCN’s Sports Desk rank the five riders who have impressed them most in the MotoGP World Championship during the 2017 season. 4th – Jorge Lorenzo Best result: 1st Wins: 4 Podiums: 10 Championship...

Podcast: 2016 MotoGP and World Superbike season review

Podcast: 2016 MotoGP and World Superbike season review

It's been a while, but Simon Patterson and Oli Rushby are back again for the latest MCN Sport podcast, this time looking back at the 2016 MotoGP and World Superbike seasons.