May

Tough weekend for van der Mark at Imola

Tough weekend for van der Mark at Imola

Michael van der Mark suffered a tough weekend at the fifth round of the 2016 Superbike World Championship at Imola. The 23-year-old struggled to change direction on his CBR1000RR Fireblade at the...

Passenger Hawes impressed with Walker sidecar debut

Passenger Hawes impressed with Walker sidecar debut

The man brave enough to partner Chris Walker in the 2016 British Sidecar championship has praised his new team-mate after achieving a sixth-place finish at Oulton Park this weekend. Making his debut...

Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

Farquhar to ride Tyco BMW at North West 200

Ryan Farquhar has secured a last minute deal to line-up alongside Ian Hutchinson in the Tyco BMW squad at next week’s North West 200. The veteran roads star had originally signed up to race the Isle...

Get ready for Silverstone

Get ready for Silverstone

Grab an earlybird offer for the British Grand Prix – fast! With four rounds of the 2016 MotoGP season already behind us, the focus will soon swing to one of the best rounds on the calendar – when...

Davies' double sparks MotoGP talk

Davies' double sparks MotoGP talk

Chaz Davies’ celebrated an emphatic double victory in Imola last weekend, a result which couldn’t have come at a better time with Ducati Corse boss Gigi Dall’Igna watching over proceedings at the...

McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

McGuinness confident ahead of North West 200

John McGuinness says there is no reason he can’t bring some trophies home this season as the Honda Racing team finalise preparations for next week’s North West 200. The Morecambe Missile lapped Castle...

Seventh for rookie Irwin at Oulton

Seventh for rookie Irwin at Oulton

MCE British Superbike rookie Glenn Irwin enjoyed a strong weekend aboard the Be Wiser Ducati in the second round of the series at Oulton Park. Saturday morning’s wet practice session was the first...

Kiyo hampered by others' mistakes at Oulton

Kiyo hampered by others' mistakes at Oulton

Ryuichi Kiyonari endured a disastrous weekend at Oulton Park for the second round of the MCE British Superbike championship, with the three-time champion forced to retire from both races through no...

Jonathan Rea working to find new seat for Kyle Ryde

Jonathan Rea working to find new seat for Kyle Ryde

Jonathan Rea is working to salvage the 2016 season for young British racer Kyle Ryde after his World Supersport team announced earlier this week they’d be withdrawing from the series without any prior...

Stalker shocks on sidecar debut

Stalker shocks on sidecar debut

MCE British Superbike fans’ favourite Chris Walker impressed on his three-wheeled debut at Oulton Park this weekend, taking a stunning sixth place in the first sidecar race of the season. The veteran...

Foggy to lead WSB stars through streets of Castle Donington

Foggy to lead WSB stars through streets of Castle Donington

World Superbike stars will parade through the streets of Castle Donington on Sunday 22nd May to celebrate the arrival of the Superbike World Championship to Donington Park the following weekend. The...

Kyle Ryde loses World Supersport seat as team withdraws from series

Kyle Ryde loses World Supersport seat as team withdraws from series

British racer Kyle Ryde has been left without a ride in the World Supersport Championship after his Team Ranieri Med – SC Racing squad withdrew from the series with immediate effect. Ryde showed his...

Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

Ben Wilson to ride Aprilia at North West 200

Ben Wilson will make a return to the North West 200 next week, lining up with a new machine, new team and a former NW200 winner as his crew chief. Having impressed when making his debut at the 8.970...

Damage limitation for Laverty in the wet at Oulton

Damage limitation for Laverty in the wet at Oulton

The second round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship was a damage limitation exercise for Tyco BMW’s Michael Laverty at a circuit he says is his worst of the 12-round calendar. The Northern...

Behind the scenes at the TT

Behind the scenes at the TT

‘Thirty years ago women were only allowed to do admin and wash the dishes’ n just three weeks Lizzie Kinvig will become the TT’s first-ever female Deputy Clerk of the Course. She’s making...

Hickman unable to get to grips with wet weather at Oulton

Hickman unable to get to grips with wet weather at Oulton

Peter Hickman left the second round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship disappointed after he was unable to repeat his race-winning form from the opening round at Silverstone. The...

Overnight changes boost feeling for Lowes

Overnight changes boost feeling for Lowes

Alex Lowes believes his PATA Yamaha team took a vital step forward in improving his feeling with the YZF-R1 on Saturday, enabling him to ride to a strong sixth place in Sunday’s second race at...

Seeley kickstarts season with fifth at Oulton

Seeley kickstarts season with fifth at Oulton

Alastair Seeley kick-started his MCE British Superbike season with a strong showing at the second round of the series at Oulton Park. The RAF BMW rider was on the pace throughout the weekend in both...

Crutchlow eyeing up Repsol Honda seat for 2017?

Crutchlow eyeing up Repsol Honda seat for 2017?

Cal Crutchlow may well be eyeing up a return to a factory seat for the 2017 season, with the Brit potentially one of the favourites to take over the possibly vacated seat of Dani Pedrosa for the...

Pedrosa to join Rossi at Yamaha, Viñales to remain at Suzuki?

Pedrosa to join Rossi at Yamaha, Viñales to remain at Suzuki?

Dani Pedrosa may be set to make an incredible shift from Honda to Yamaha, according to MCN’s sources within the MotoGP paddock. The Spaniard looks set to make the move from the Repsol Honda squad...

Laverty sets sights on factory ride

Laverty sets sights on factory ride

Eugene Laverty has firmly set his sights on a factory ride for 2017 after yet another impressive performance at Jerez this weekend. Capitalising on 14th on the grid, the Apsar Ducati rider was able to...

Smith set for second home round at Le Mans

Smith set for second home round at Le Mans

Bradley Smith says he’s all set for his second home round of the MotoGP season this weekend at Le Mans, after a difficult start to the 2016 season so far for the Monster Tech 3 Yamaha racer. And...

Linfoot distraught to miss maiden BSB victory

Linfoot distraught to miss maiden BSB victory

Honda Racing’s Dan Linfoot was distraught to miss out on a maiden MCE British Superbike victory after crashing out of the lead of yesterday’s opening race at Oulton Park with three laps to go. The...

Cooper takes debut BSB win in tricky conditions

Cooper takes debut BSB win in tricky conditions

Richard Cooper has taken his debut MCE British Superbike race win at Oulton Park in tricky conditions, coming out on top of a battle with Christian Iddon that went right down to the last corner. With...

Haslam takes first win of BSB return

Haslam takes first win of BSB return

Leon Haslam took a hard-fought first victory of the season in today’s opening MCE British Superbike race, holding off a hard late-race charge from Tyco BMW’s Christian Iddon. It was Haslam’s JG...

Extra GP grid space withdrawn

Extra GP grid space withdrawn

The 24th MotoGP grid space set to be made available for the 2017 season has been withdrawn after objections from the manufacturers, despite organisers admitting that there were a number of strong...

Dungey takes third AMA Supercross title

Dungey takes third AMA Supercross title

Red Bull KTM racer Ryan Dungey has taken a third AMA Supercross title – and his second in succession – after continuing his domination of the stadium off-road series for another season. However, the...

Haslam confident of challenging for victory wet or dry

Haslam confident of challenging for victory wet or dry

Leon Haslam is confident of challenging for victory in tomorrow’s two MCE British Superbike races whatever the weather after securing pole position in the closing moments of qualifying. The JG...

Byrne upbeat despite qualifying crash

Byrne upbeat despite qualifying crash

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne remains upbeat ahead of tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park despite the uphill challenge he faces starting from the sixth row of the grid after crashing...

Haslam takes pole in dramatic qualifying

Haslam takes pole in dramatic qualifying

Leon Haslam will start on pole position for tomorrow’s first MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park, holding off team-mate James Ellison and Australia’s Jason O’Halloran to take the top spot in an...

Marquez wants to see MotoGP winglets banned

Marquez wants to see MotoGP winglets banned

Marc Marquez has gone on the record to admit that he would like to see the multitude of wings currently in use in MotoGP banned in the future – but won’t stop taking any advantage he can form them...

Davies doubles again with Rea and Sykes behind

Davies doubles again with Rea and Sykes behind

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) took a perfect 50 points away from the Imola race weekend after winning his second race in two days. At Ducati’s local track this brought him to within 35 points...

Successful private test for Lowes

Successful private test for Lowes

Sam Lowes has had a successful one-day test of the Federal Oil Gresini Kalex machine at Barcelona’s Montmelò, home of June’s Catalan round of the 2016 Moto2 championship that the Lincolnshire racer...

Victory for Sofuoglu in dramatic supersport race

Victory for Sofuoglu in dramatic supersport race

Four-time World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) took a clear win after a shortened 11-lap race at Imola, on a drying track that allowed him to take the championship lead. His fellow...

Dominant race one win for Davies

Dominant race one win for Davies

Superpole winner Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) ran at unbeatable pace out front to win the first race of the weekend, shortened to 18 laps because of a red flag incident in the final warm-up...