July

Moto2: Zarco ‘I have to be champion again’

Moto2: Zarco ‘I have to be champion again’

Reigning champion Johann Zarco says that he believes that he has to become the first every rider to retain the Moto2 championship – and says that knowing what the experience of winning was like last...

Silverstone MotoGP ticket offer

Silverstone MotoGP ticket offer

With the Octo British GP in sight, you can still receive a 10% ticket offer thanks to Silverstone for the September 2-4 event. The offer gives a 10% discount for three-day adult admission and...

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

In a shock move the Isle of Man Government has announced the appointment of the new TT promoters, Vision Nine, has been delayed. After a long and controversial tender process aimed at privatising the...

BSB: Bennetts Suzuki to run iconic Sheene livery at Brands Hatch

BSB: Bennetts Suzuki to run iconic Sheene livery at Brands Hatch

The Bennetts Suzuki team will celebrate 40 years since Barry Sheene took his maiden Grand Prix world title with a special livery at the seventh round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at...

MotoGP: Hayden hoping for a tenth Rossi title

MotoGP: Hayden hoping for a tenth Rossi title

2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden says he’s hoping that 2016 will see Valentino Rossi lift his record tenth title in the premiere class. Speaking to MCN at the Suzuka 8 Hour, where the Honda...

MotoGP: Lowes continues Aprilia form

MotoGP: Lowes continues Aprilia form

Sam Lowes has once again impressed on his second outing on the Aprilia RS-GP machine, after he was able to take to the track alongside his MotoGP rivals for the first time at last week's Red Bull Ring...

BSB: Byrne aims to maintain momentum at Brands after positive Cadwell test

BSB: Byrne aims to maintain momentum at Brands after positive Cadwell test

Shane Byrne heads to his home round of the MCE British Superbike Championship on a high this weekend after a positive test at Cadwell Park. The four-time British Champion was on for the perfect...

BSB: Terry Rymer brought in as JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss

BSB: Terry Rymer brought in as JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss

JG Speedfit Kawasaki have announced the appointment of former British champion Terry Rymer as the squad’s new team manager as they look to get their 2016 MCE British Superbike season on...

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

David Johnson will compete for the Wilson Craig Honda team at next week’s Ulster Grand Prix in the Superbike, Supersport and Superstock classes. Heading to Dundrod off the back of a successful Isle of...

Moto2: Forward Racing complete wind tunnel testing

Moto2: Forward Racing complete wind tunnel testing

Forward Racing have become the latest Moto2 team to take to the wind tunnel in an attempt to increase performance, as they use aerodynamic testing to utilise the best positioning on the bike for their...

WSB: Stefan Bradl confirmed alongside Hayden at Honda

WSB: Stefan Bradl confirmed alongside Hayden at Honda

Stefan Bradl will join Nicky Hayden in Honda’s World Superbike team next season, it has been confirmed. The 2011 Moto2 champion will mirror Hayden’s move from MotoGP to World Superbikes for 2017 to...

BSB: Strong test for Honda at Cadwell

BSB: Strong test for Honda at Cadwell

Honda Racing’s trio of MCE British Superbike riders enjoyed a positive test at Cadwell Park last week in preparation for the eighth round of the 2016 season. Jason O’Halloran, Dan Linfoot and Jenny...

BSB: Jackson ready for Brands after Thruxton form

BSB: Jackson ready for Brands after Thruxton form

Lee Jackson heads to the seventh round of the MCE British Superbike Championship on a high after turning heads with his practice and qualifying pace at Thruxton. One of the youngest men on the grid,...

Moto3: Binder ‘fighting for this was my goal’

Moto3: Binder ‘fighting for this was my goal’

Moto3 championship leader Brad Binder has admitted that despite doing his best to not focus on the fight to be world champion just yet, his season so far is going according to the pre-season plan he...

Endurance: Tyre choice halts Brookes’ charge

Endurance: Tyre choice halts Brookes’ charge

Josh Brookes and the Yoshimura Suzuki team’s charge in the Suzuka 8 Hours was halted too early on by a mistake in tyre choice, according the Australian after the race. Speaking exclusively to MCN,...

MotoGP: Stoner voices Red Bull Ring safety concerns

MotoGP: Stoner voices Red Bull Ring safety concerns

While he might have enjoyed a successful test at the Red Bull Ring, Casey Stoner has been one of a number of racers to hit out at the safety aspects of the new circuit, saying that he believes that...

BSB: Free Fans' Thursday ahead of Brands Hatch

BSB: Free Fans' Thursday ahead of Brands Hatch

MCE British Superbike fans are in for a treat as series organisers throw open the gates of the iconic Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit a day before this weekend’s seventh round of the series. The now...

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Sunday Video Diary

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Sunday Video Diary

We tried something a little different for the final Suzuka 8 Hour video diary with Alex Lowes - we went live!

Endurance: Yamaha make it back-to-back victories at Suzuka

Endurance: Yamaha make it back-to-back victories at Suzuka

Yamaha Factory Racing have made it back-to-back victories at the Suzuka 8 Hour, with Alex Lowes, Pol Espargaró and Kats Nakasuga taking a stunning win at the 2016 event by leading almost from start to...

WSB: van der Mark set to confirm Yamaha switch

WSB: van der Mark set to confirm Yamaha switch

Michael van der Mark is set to confirm a shock switch to Yamaha for the 2017 World Superbike season with an announcement expected as early as next week. As reported in this week’s MCN, van der Mark...

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

The Dunlop brothers of Michael and William have stormed to domination at the Armoy Road Races, taking two wins apiece at their local race. Michael took victory in both superbike races on the MD Racing...

Speedway: Woffy inspires Britain to silver (then gives away his medal!)

Speedway: Woffy inspires Britain to silver (then gives away his medal!)

Tai Woffinden led Britain to their first Speedway World Cup medal for 12 years at Manchester’s National Speedway Stadium tonight. Woffinden was sensational as Britain took a surprise silver medal...

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Saturday Video Diary

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Saturday Video Diary

Day three at Suzuka, and the Yamaha domination continues as the factory team took pole position in style. We caught up with Alex Lowes afterwards - plus with a special guest appearance from Pol...

Endurance: Brookes ready to race after ‘challenging’ week at Suzuka

Endurance: Brookes ready to race after ‘challenging’ week at Suzuka

Reigning MCE British Superbike champion Josh Brookes has admitted to a difficult weekend so far in Suzuka, as he prepares for the 8 Hour race with teammates Takumi Tsuda and Nori Haga. Missing out on...

Endurance: Parkes impresses for seventh in Suzuka superpole

Endurance: Parkes impresses for seventh in Suzuka superpole

MCE British Superbike new signing Broc Parkes has impressed during superpole qualifying for tomorrow’s Suzuka 8 Hour, by taking the Yamaha Austria machine to an impressive seventh place. Running as...

Speedway: Woffinden hopes his winning routine will break Britain's miserable run

Speedway: Woffinden hopes his winning routine will break Britain's miserable run

World speedway champion Tai Woffinden will stick to what he knows as he tries to lead Great Britain to a first team would championship in 27 years at Manchester’s National Speedway Stadium...

Endurance: Espargaró powers to Yamaha pole at Suzuka

Endurance: Espargaró powers to Yamaha pole at Suzuka

Pol Espargaró has powered to pole position for tomorrow’s Suzuka 8 Hour race on the Yamaha Factory Racing machine, setting a blistering lap time that none of his opposition was able to come within 0.1...

Endurance: Watch Suzuka 8 Hour Superpole here

Endurance: Watch Suzuka 8 Hour Superpole here

This afternoon sees superpole for the Suzuka 8 Hours, with the two fastest riders from yesterday's top ten fastest teams in qualifying each taking to the track for one flying lap to determine the...

Speedway: Aussies hold nerve to reach World Cup Final

Speedway: Aussies hold nerve to reach World Cup Final

Australia won the Speedway World Cup Race-Off here in Manchester tonight to claim the last remaining place in tomorrow night’s final at the city’s new National Speedway Stadium. The Aussies led from...

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Friday Video Diary

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Friday Video Diary

Day two at Suzuka, and despite a little crash this morning, Alex Lowes is delighted with his pace on the Yamaha Factory Racing machine so far alongside teammates Pol Espargaro and Kats Nakasuga.

BSB: Parkes replaces Easton at ePayMe Yamaha

BSB: Parkes replaces Easton at ePayMe Yamaha

Broc Parkes will return to the MCE British Superbike championship for Brands Hatch as he slots in to the ePay Me Yamaha team in place of the departed Stuart Easton. Easton and the Tommy Hill-run squad...

MotoGP: Honda set to struggle in Austria

MotoGP: Honda set to struggle in Austria

Honda’s winning streak of recent rounds may well come to a end when MotoGP returns from their summer break to head to the Red Bull Ring next month, with MCN’s sources in the paddock suggesting that it...

Opinion: The biggest superbike race in the world

Opinion: The biggest superbike race in the world

This weekend sees the most important superbike race in the world take place. It’s not the Senior TT at the Isle of Man, it’s not the final round of the World Superbike championship in Qatar or the MCE...

Endurance: New tyres give Haslam needed pace

Endurance: New tyres give Haslam needed pace

Team Green Kawasaki rider Leon Haslam is quietly confident ahead of tomorrow’s Superpole for the Suzuka 8 Hour, after admitting to MCN that he believes that the team are in a strong place for Sunday’s...

Endurance: Yamaha Factory racing maintains their control

Endurance: Yamaha Factory racing maintains their control

The Yamaha Factory Racing squad of Pol Espargaro, Alex Lowes and Kats Nakasuga have maintained their control of this year’s Suzuka 8 Hour race, finishing qualifying well clear of their nearest...

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Thursday Video Diary

Endurance: Alex Lowes' Suzuka Thursday Video Diary

Day one of this year's Suzuka 8 Hour, and we caught up with Yamaha Factory Racing's Alex Lowes for a chat about how the opening day of track action went for him. And for more Sport updates visit our...