March

Newcomer Mitchell-Thomas stuns Mid-Antrim 150

Newcomer Mitchell-Thomas stuns Mid-Antrim 150

Newcomer Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has stunned the roadracing world with an incredible debut performance at Saturday’s Mid-Antrim 150 races, taking a hat trick of wins as a rookie to the track and to...

Davies takes a double win

Davies takes a double win

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) secured his second win of the Motorland Aragon WorldSBK weekend, by 6.471 seconds from Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) was...

First 2016 win for Sofuoglu

First 2016 win for Sofuoglu

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) took the early lead and kept it from pole position, with his team-mate Randy Krummenacher (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) second after 16-laps of running in the...

Davies the Destroyer in race one

Davies the Destroyer in race one

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) became the first non-Kawasaki race winner of the 2016 season when he took the opening race win after 18-laps at Motorland Aragon. He broke the lap record on lap...

Kenan cracks the 25 barrier

Kenan cracks the 25 barrier

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) took a comfortable win in the pre-race Superpole 2 contest inside the WorldSSP class, but did not get close to the previous track best from 2015 despite...

Superpole 32 and new track best for Tom Sykes

Superpole 32 and new track best for Tom Sykes

2013 world champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the pre-race Superpole qualifying contest at Motorland Aragon on his KRT machine, making it 32 pole wins in his career and his second top...

Cluzel ahead of shaken up first day qualifying order

Cluzel ahead of shaken up first day qualifying order

A remarkable opening day of WSS qualifying placed regular championship contender Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) into first place on the time sheets but a 16-year-old ESS rider, Axel Bassani...

Sykes fastest after first day in Spain

Sykes fastest after first day in Spain

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) ended his first day at Motorland Aragon fastest of all, with a lap time that was fully 0.375 seconds quicker than next best qualifier Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing -...

Monza World Superbike round cancelled

Monza World Superbike round cancelled

World Superbike shave confirmed that the round planned for Monza on the 22-24 July this year has been cancelled, after planned upgrades to the track were unable to be completed in time. However, in a...

McGuinness looking forward to 22nd year at North West 200

McGuinness looking forward to 22nd year at North West 200

22 years after making his first visit to Portrush, road racing legend John McGuinness is looking forward to this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. “I want to come and enjoy the decent...

Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

Michael Laverty has taken the Tyco BMW machine to top spot on the final day of the 2016 MCE British Superbike pre-season, demoting Shakey Byrne with a final fast lap of Donington just as the chequered...

McPint awarded prestigious Segrave Trophy

McPint awarded prestigious Segrave Trophy

John McGuinness has been awarded the prestigious Segrave Trophy by the Royal Automotive Club, honouring his contribution to motorsport in the United Kingdom. One of the most significant awards in...

Cameron Donald leaves Norton for Wilson Craig return

Cameron Donald leaves Norton for Wilson Craig return

Australian Isle of Man TT winner Cameron Donald will leave the Norton squad for the 2016 race, retuning to the Wilson Craig Racing team that he last rode for in 2013. The double TT winner admitted...

TT 2016 start numbers revealed

TT 2016 start numbers revealed

The start numbers for the 2016 Isle of Man TT have been revealed, with John McGuinness retaining the number one plate for all classes at this year’s races. However, there’s big movement behind him, as...

KTM boss Beirer: Smith was the logical choice

KTM boss Beirer: Smith was the logical choice

KTM’s head of motorsport, former MXGP racer Pit Beirer, has told MCN that Bradley Smith was not only the most logical choice for the factory, he was also the first name on their list. First...

Video: Aragon World Superbike Preview

Video: Aragon World Superbike Preview

This weekend sees the World Superbike grid reforming in Aragon, Spain, for the third round of this year’s championship, and to whet your appetite Dorna have released a teaser film to get you in the...

New Mugen unveiled for McGuinness and Anstey at TT 2016

New Mugen unveiled for McGuinness and Anstey at TT 2016

Mugen have unveiled the new version of the Shinden electric bike that John McGuinness and Bruce Anstey will race in this year’s TT Zero race. The bike appears to have had a lot of weight shaved off it...

John McGuinness 'super proud' of brother in TT cycle challenge

John McGuinness 'super proud' of brother in TT cycle challenge

John McGuinness’s brother, Kurt joined fellow ex-RAF serviceman Stuart Robinson to raise over £3000 for injured soldiers by riding a lap of the TT course on hand cycles last weekend. Braving high...

Haslam Set For Kawasaki 8-Hour Attack

Haslam Set For Kawasaki 8-Hour Attack

Leon Haslam will take on the challenge of the Suzuka 8-Hour race again in 2016, adding a works ride for the official Japanese Team Green squad to his full-time duties with the JG Speedfit Kawasaki...

Aerodynamic additions banned from Moto2 and Moto3

Aerodynamic additions banned from Moto2 and Moto3

Aerodynamic features like the ‘wings’ currently fitted to Ducati’s MotoGP machine have been banned from Grand Prix’s support classes after a ruling today by the technical rules governing body the GP...

Independent promoter appointed for Isle of Man TT

Independent promoter appointed for Isle of Man TT

After months of speculation and years of deliberation, Vision Nine, has been appointed as the promoter of the Isle of Man TT. The London-based sports promotion company has been awarded a 10-year...

How speedway's golden moment turned to stone

How speedway's golden moment turned to stone

The much-maligned sport of speedway found itself under fire again on Saturday night when a golden opportunity for positive publicity blew up in its face. The brand new £8m National Speedway Stadium in...

Joey Dunlop’s son Gary to compete in first road race

Joey Dunlop’s son Gary to compete in first road race

Gary Dunlop, the 32 year old son of road racing legend, Joey Dunlop, is set to compete in his first road race at the Mid Antrim 150 on April 1-2. Joey’s eldest son raced in the 125cc class on the...

McWilliams chasing NW200 hat-trick

McWilliams chasing NW200 hat-trick

Former Grand Prix legend, Jeremy McWilliams will return to this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200, chasing a hat trick of Supertwin race wins on May 10-14 at the north coast...

Ryan Farquhar replaces Guy Martin in Tyco BMW squad

Ryan Farquhar replaces Guy Martin in Tyco BMW squad

In a shock move, veteran Irishman Ryan Farquhar will replace Guy Martin in the Tyco BMW squad in 2016. Tyco’s popular Lincolnshire star has opted out of this year’s Isle of Man TT races to compete in...

TT stars head-up Donington Thundersport races this Easter

TT stars head-up Donington Thundersport races this Easter

TT winners Ryan Farquhar and Gary Johnson will be joining the Thundersport GP1 Elite regulars at Donington Park this Easter weekend. And best of all tickets are just £5, including a program. Easter...

McPhee plagued by mystery issues

McPhee plagued by mystery issues

Scotsman John McPhee has been left with effectively no winter testing completed successfully on his Saxoprint Peugeot machine after a recurring problem that has plagued the team since day one of the...

Lowes blitzes opposition to finish Moto2 test top

Lowes blitzes opposition to finish Moto2 test top

Federal oil Gresini Kalex rider Sam Lowes has blitzed his opposition with a last minute lap to finish the final test of the winter 0.2 faster than runner-up Thomas Luthi. Finishing the test with the...

Antonelli holds on to Moto3 top spot

Antonelli holds on to Moto3 top spot

Niccolo Antonelli has held onto the top spot at Qatar on the final day of the 2016 Moto3 pre-season, leaving Losail with a 0.217 advantage over fellow Honda rider Livio Loi. Loi was a further 0.057...

Aegerter debuts latest GP aerodynamic devices

Aegerter debuts latest GP aerodynamic devices

Swiss rider Dominique Aegerter has debuted the latest in a series of aerodynamic devices that have appeared on Grand Prix bikes over the winter testing season at this week’s Qatar Moto2...

Lowes finds easy time in new swinging arm

Lowes finds easy time in new swinging arm

Sam Lowes has been left delighted with his progress on the Federal Oil Gresini Oil Kalex Moto2 bike after the second night of testing at Qatar, making a major breakthrough on bike set-up with a new...

Sykes, Rea and Davies 1-2-3 in hectic second race

Sykes, Rea and Davies 1-2-3 in hectic second race

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) finished in that order, all covered by only 0.314 seconds, after a tough fight for the...

Cluzel takes clever win in Thailand

Cluzel takes clever win in Thailand

After a 17-lap race held in high 36°C air temperatures Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) was the eventual winner, after a near race long leading stint from PJ Jacobsen (Honda World Supersport...

Loi top Moto3 on second day of testing

Loi top Moto3 on second day of testing

Belgian rider Livio Loi has topped the second day of testing at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit, making the most of the RW Racing GP Honda’s top speed and his diminutive size to finish the day at...

Luthi tops Moto2 day two at Losail

Luthi tops Moto2 day two at Losail

Thomas Luthi has taken the Garage Plus Interwetten Kalex machine to top of the timesheets on the second day of testing at Losail, as one of a quartet of riders able to dip under the 2:00 mark for the...

Crutchlow: I needed an ultrasound on my balls!

Crutchlow: I needed an ultrasound on my balls!

Cal Crutchlow was lucky to escape serious injury in a crash in the final moments of the Qatar test, after getting caught out by his LCR Honda – and having to undergo some invasive medical testing...