2017

Dakar: Rookie Max Hunt learning as he goes

Dakar: Rookie Max Hunt learning as he goes

British Dakar Rally rookie Max Hunt says he’s learning as he goes as he tackles this year’s race, only months after making the transition from on-track to off-road riding and signing himself up for...

Dakar: Barreda claws back to the front with dominant win

Dakar: Barreda claws back to the front with dominant win

Joan Barreda has clawed his way back to the front in the 2017 Dakar Rally after a bad day yesterday, taking a dominant win on the third stage to now lead Brit Sam Sunderland by a whopping eleven...

Gallery: Dakar 2017 so far

Gallery: Dakar 2017 so far

We've had two stages of racing already at this year's Dakar Rally, with 2016 winner Toby Price currently leading the way on the factory KTM. Price didn't get off to the best of starts though,...

WSB Exclusive Interview: Davies: 'We can push Rea for title this year'

WSB Exclusive Interview: Davies: 'We can push Rea for title this year'

Chaz Davies reckons he has what it takes to beat double World Superbike champ Jonathan Rea to the title this year after the mid-season breakthrough that saw him cruise to seven wins from eight...

Dakar: Stage winner Price ‘you can’t put a cow in the road book!’

Dakar: Stage winner Price ‘you can’t put a cow in the road book!’

Red Bull KTM rider Toby Price may have laid down a big marker on yesterday’s second stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally by taking the stage win in style and the overall lead by some three minutes – but the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo impressed with Ducati potential

MotoGP: Lorenzo impressed with Ducati potential

New Ducati MotoGP signing Jorge Lorenzo has admitted to MCN that he was immediately impressed by the potential of the GP17 machine that he will ride for the 2017 MotoGP season after good first...

BSB: Lee Jackson joins Hickman at Smiths BMW

BSB: Lee Jackson joins Hickman at Smiths BMW

MCE British Superbike young gun Lee Jackson will join Peter Hickman in the Smiths BMW team for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. The youngest rider on the grid turned a few heads with his...

BSB: Hickman joins Smiths BMW for BSB & Roads assault

BSB: Hickman joins Smiths BMW for BSB & Roads assault

Peter Hickman will join the Smiths BMW team for an assault on the 2017 MCE British Superbike and International Road Racing seasons.  The three-time TT winner and fourth quickest man in TT history...

Dakar: Defending champion Price lays down a marker

Dakar: Defending champion Price lays down a marker

Defending Dakar Rally champion Toby Price has laid down a big marker on only the second stage of this year’s race, smashing the field from his 17th place starting position to take not only the stage...

WSB: Is 2017 WorldSBK's chance to shine?

WSB: Is 2017 WorldSBK's chance to shine?

It’s no secret that, for whatever reason, the Superbike World Championship has been struggling to attract interest in recent years.  Big budget factories have dominated over the last decade,...

MotoGP: Lorenzo and Rossi hoping to bury the hatchet

MotoGP: Lorenzo and Rossi hoping to bury the hatchet

Ex-teammates Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino have both told MCN that they’re hoping for an easier relationship between them going forwards, now that the five-time world champion has left Yamaha for Ducati...

Dakar: Pedrero takes the win as de Soultrait demoted

Dakar: Pedrero takes the win as de Soultrait demoted

Joan Pedrero has become the winner of yesterday’s opening stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally at the end of the day’s action despite coming in second fastest behind Xavier de Soultrait, after the Frenchman...

Dakar: De Soultrait draws first blood on opening day

Dakar: De Soultrait draws first blood on opening day

French satellite Yamaha rider Xavier de Soultrait has drawn first blood on the opening day of action at the 2017 Dakar Rally, taking the stage win in Paraguay by two seconds from Sherco rider Joan...

MotoGP: Rossi confidante Uccio ‘the atmosphere in the team is fantastic’

MotoGP: Rossi confidante Uccio ‘the atmosphere in the team is fantastic’

With long-time teammate and nemesis in the Movistar Yamaha garage Jorge Lorenzo departed from Valentino Rossi’s side for the 2017 MotoGP season, the nine-time world champion may well have jumped out...

Dakar: Pacing is crucial, says Barreda

Dakar: Pacing is crucial, says Barreda

Monster Energy Honda rider Joan Barreda says that the opening days of this year’s Dakar Rally, which kicks off today in Paraguay, will be all about pacing himself as he gets into the rhythm of the...