May

Cummins in last minute Padgetts TT switch

Cummins in last minute Padgetts TT switch

Conor Cummins will make a shock switch to the Padgetts Racing team for the Supersport and Superstock classes at this year’s Isle of Man TT. The Manxman was set to ride for the Jackson Racing squad at...

Viñales riding high on Le Mans emotions

Viñales riding high on Le Mans emotions

Maverick Viñales says he’s still riding high on a wave of emotion after taking his first MotoGP podium ten days ago in Le Mans – and that it gives him even more motivation to go into this weekend’s...

Hopkins out to unleash potential at Brands Hatch

Hopkins out to unleash potential at Brands Hatch

John Hopkins is looking to kick-start his 2016 MCE British Superbike season at Brands Hatch this weekend after a tough opening few rounds. The former MotoGP star has failed to make an impression on...

DTRA Hooligan races go down a storm at MCN Festival

DTRA Hooligan races go down a storm at MCN Festival

First ever round of the DTRA 'Hooligan' race series thrills crowds during the MCN Festival of Motorcycling. In front of a packed grandstand at the Peterborough Arena the three part European...

Anthony West impresses in Sepang

Anthony West impresses in Sepang

Anthony West stunned at Sepang this weekend as he stormed to Pedercini Kawasaki’s best result in more than a decade. West was a last minute call up to replace Frenchman Sylvain Barrier, who has been...

Mossey sets sights on podium at Brands Hatch

Mossey sets sights on podium at Brands Hatch

Luke Mossey has his eyes set on a podium finish at the third round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch after a disappointing weekend last time out at Oulton Park. The...

Coaching the gods (Part 1)

Coaching the gods (Part 1)

‘We are looking for thousandths of a second’ ider coaches are now omnipresent in MotoGP, but what do they do – and does Valentino Rossi really need a tutor to teach an old GOAT new...

Byrne hoping for Brands Hatch fightback

Byrne hoping for Brands Hatch fightback

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne is looking to remind people why he’s a four-time MCE British Superbike champion at Brands Hatch this weekend as he sets out to make amends for two disappointing results at Oulton...

Hayden: 'I knew I had to go for it!'

Hayden: 'I knew I had to go for it!'

Nicky Hayden took his first race victory in ten years at the sixth round of the 2016 Superbike World Championship in Sepang, but the Kentucky Kid says it’s not through a lack of trying that he endured...

Brands BSB set for free-to-air TV

Brands BSB set for free-to-air TV

The third round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship will be shown live on free-to-air TV this weekend. Race day from Brands Hatch will be broadcast live on Quest, a free to air channel...

Iddon keen to make road racing debut

Iddon keen to make road racing debut

British Superbike ace Christian Iddon has admitted he’s considering making his road racing debut in 2017.  The 31-year-old visited this year’s North West 200 to support his Tyco BMW team-mate Ian...

Confirmed: Dovi to partner Lorenzo at Ducati next year

Confirmed: Dovi to partner Lorenzo at Ducati next year

Ducati have confirmed that Andrea Dovizioso will remain with the squad for 2017, winning the battle with teammate Andrea Iannone to become Jorge Lorenzo’s teammate for the next two years. The news was...

Misano test for Lowes slowed by crash

Misano test for Lowes slowed by crash

Sam Lowes has had his progress at a private test at Misano yesterday halted after a crash in the afternoon left his Federal Oil Kalex machine with extensive damage. However, despite the damage to the...

Miller out to make amends for Le Mans crash

Miller out to make amends for Le Mans crash

Jack Miller is out to make amends for his Le Mans crash this weekend at Mugello, as he heads to one of the most impressive track son the MotoGP calendar finally ready to put his pre-season motocross...

Pedrosa set to rack up 250 Grand Prix starts

Pedrosa set to rack up 250 Grand Prix starts

Newly re-signed Honda rider Dani Pedrosa is set to rack up an impressive 250th Grand prix start this weekend at Mugello. And, with the pressure of negotiating his future behind him, he says he’s ready...

Behind the scenes at the TT

Behind the scenes at the TT

‘I asked Guy Martin about a bump coming out of Ballagarey and he just said: ‘Where’s Ballagarey?’ o-one’s busier during the countdown to the TT than the man in charge of the condition of the Mountain...

Alex Lowes breaks collarbone in Sepang

Alex Lowes breaks collarbone in Sepang

Alex Lowes is in a race to be fit for his home round of the Superbike World Championship at Donington Park next weekend after breaking his collarbone in Sepang. The PATA Yamaha rider highsided out of...

Hickman surprised with Supersport podium at North West

Hickman surprised with Supersport podium at North West

Peter Hickman was surprised to find himself on the podium in the Supersport class at this year’s North West 200 on his first run out with the Trooper beer ZX-6R. Only unveiling the project as he...

Calm approach pays off for Hutchinson

Calm approach pays off for Hutchinson

Ian Hutchinson took a calculated victory in Saturday’s North West 200 Superstock race, holding off Peter Hickman and Alastair Seeley after a race-long scrap for the lead. Hutchinson was in the mix in...

Farquhar out of intensive care after North West 200 crash

Farquhar out of intensive care after North West 200 crash

Ryan Farquhar has been moved out of the intensive care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and is now reported to be in a stable condition following his crash at the North West...

Confirmed: Dani Pedrosa to remain with Repsol Honda for two more years

Confirmed: Dani Pedrosa to remain with Repsol Honda for two more years

Repsol Honda have confirmed that Dani Pedrosa will remain with the Repsol Honda team for a further two years, despite widespread media rumours that the Spaniard would leave that he end of the season...

Seeley becomes most successful racer in North West 200 history

Seeley becomes most successful racer in North West 200 history

Alastair Seeley became the most successful racer in the history of the North West 200 this week as he clocked up a record 16th victory around the Triangle circuit. The Ulsterman had matched the...

Tributes flood in for Malachi-Mitchell Thomas

Tributes flood in for Malachi-Mitchell Thomas

Tributes have flooded in for the young rider, Malachi Mitchell-Thomas, who died racing at this year’s North West 200. The 20-year-old, who was competing at the North West for the first time, lost his...

Grand Prix Commission bans Moto3 winglets immediately

Grand Prix Commission bans Moto3 winglets immediately

The Grand Prix Commission, MotoGP’s top rule-making body, have elected to move forward the ban on winglets in the Moto3 class, moving forward the rule change initially set to come into place at the...

Lorenzo: Ducatis don’t count for the championship

Lorenzo: Ducatis don’t count for the championship

Reigning MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo believes that the factory Ducati team of Andrea Iannone and Dovizioso, one of whom he will join next year, have been ruled out of the 2016 championship, at least...

Rossi teases Mugello helmet

Rossi teases Mugello helmet

Valentino Rossi has teased his now-signature special edition helmet for this weekend’s home race at Mugello, tweeting a photo of himself deep in thought with designer Aldo Drudi as they consider three...

Hayden takes first WSB win at wet Sepang

Hayden takes first WSB win at wet Sepang

Hayden Takes First WorldSBK Win After Sepang Deluge Nicky Hayden (Honda World Superbike Team) enjoyed his first win in the WorldSBK paddock in a full wet second 16-lap race which he led almost from...

Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies at North West 200

Malachi Mitchell-Thomas dies at North West 200

North West 200 bosses have named the rider who passed away following the incident in today’s Supertwins race as 20-year-old Malachi Mitchell-Thomas. Fighting for a rostrum finish, Mitchell-Thomas...

North West 200 abandoned after fatal accident

North West 200 abandoned after fatal accident

The remainder of today’s racing at the North West 200 has been cancelled following a fatal accident in the Supertwins race. The incident occurred on the second lap of this afternoon’s third race and...

Ivan Lintin takes Supertwins double

Ivan Lintin takes Supertwins double

Ivan Lintin dominated the second North West 200 Supertwins race with a runaway victory. The Devitt RC Express Kawasaki rider, who won under questionable circumstances on Thursday, gapped the chasing...

Michael Dunlop wins red-flagged superbike race

Michael Dunlop wins red-flagged superbike race

Michael Dunlop took victory in a red-flagged opening superbike race at the North West 200 ahead of Ian Hutchinson and Michal Rutter. Buoyed by victory in the superstock race, Hutchinson took the early...

Hutchinson holds off Hickman and Seeley for Superstock win

Hutchinson holds off Hickman and Seeley for Superstock win

Ian Hutchinson took his first victory of the 2016 North West 200 in a thrilling Superstock race this afternoon. Alastair Seeley took the early lead from Hutchinson and Peter Hickman with Michael...

Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

Lee Johnston: 'I've been done over'

Lee Johnston has hit out after receiving a ten second penalty in today’s North West 200 Supersport race. The diminutive Ulsterman ran on at Juniper chicane to avoid contact with Ian Hutchinson...

Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

Seeley takes dominant supersport victory

Alastair Seeley took his 17th North West 200 victory under the sun in Saturday’s opening supersport race, pulling the pin with two laps to go to beat Martin Jessopp by 6.5 seconds after Ian Hutchinson...

Sykes storms to Sepang win

Sykes storms to Sepang win

Superpole winner Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) became race winner at Sepang as he romped home 5.6 seconds clear of his team-mate Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) after leading for virtually the...

Sofuoglu takes supersport pole in Sepang

Sofuoglu takes supersport pole in Sepang

Multiple world champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) secured pole position after Superpole 2 in the WorldSSP class, breaking the existing track best with his 2’08.055 lap, set right at...