2018

Dakar 2018: Champion Sunderland out after stage four crash

Dakar 2018: Champion Sunderland out after stage four crash

Race leader and 2017 champion Sam Sunderland has been forced to retire from this year's Dakar Rally.  The 28 year old Brit, who had won two of the opening stages, well well placed on the fourth...

Dakar 2018: Hunt and Poskitt deliver in the dunes

Dakar 2018: Hunt and Poskitt deliver in the dunes

Stage 3 - Pisco to San Juan De Marcona 296km timed special stage, 208km liaison It was another good day for British riders Lyndon Poskitt and Max Hunt who ended up spending a lot of today’s stage...

Dakar 2018: Sunderland regains control on day three

Dakar 2018: Sunderland regains control on day three

Stage 3 - Pisco to San Juan De Marcona 296km timed special stage, 208km liaison In what could turn out to be a significant day on Dakar, Brit Sam Sunderland exceeded expectations by winning the stage...

MotoGP: Rossi goes Mexican with winter testing helmet

MotoGP: Rossi goes Mexican with winter testing helmet

Valentino Rossi is taking inspiration from Latin America for his 2018 winter testing helmet with Aldo Drudi's latest creation inspired by the Huichol bead art of Mexico. The nine-time world champion...

Dakar 2018: Hunt and Poskitt in the mix on stage two

Dakar 2018: Hunt and Poskitt in the mix on stage two

British riders Max Hunt and Lyndon Poskitt made it through the tough second stage of the 2018 Dakar with both riders dusting themselves down from crashes to finish in 56th and 60th place...

Is Michael Dunlop your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Michael Dunlop your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Dakar 2018: Sunderland seventh as Barreda wins complicated second stage

Dakar 2018: Sunderland seventh as Barreda wins complicated second stage

Stage 2 - Pisco to Pisco 12km liason, 267km timed special stage Brit Sam Sunderland secured seventh position as Monster Energy Honda's Joan Barreda took the win on the 267km second stage of the 2018...

Dakar 2018: Sunderland wins big opening stage

Dakar 2018: Sunderland wins big opening stage

Stage 1 - Lima to Pisco 242km liason, 31km timed special Factory KTM rider and reigning Dakar champion Sam Sunderland picked up where he left off in 2017 to win the opening stage of Dakar 2018. The 28...

Video: 2018 Supercross season bursts into life at Anaheim

Video: 2018 Supercross season bursts into life at Anaheim

The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross World Championship has burst back into life after the winter break at the opening round in Anaheim, with Red Bull KTM racer Marvn Musquin taking tfirst blood in...

Dakar 2018: New KTM factory rally bike walkaround

Dakar 2018: New KTM factory rally bike walkaround

After our exclusive chat with 2017 Dakar winner, Sam Sunderland, yesterday MCN's Sports Editor Michael Guy gets us more into the spirit of this year's rally with a walkaround the paddock and a look at...

Dakar 2018: MCN's exclusive with Sam Sunderland

Dakar 2018: MCN's exclusive with Sam Sunderland

Amidst the hustle and bustle of this year's Dakar, MCN Sports Editor, Michael Guy, caught up with the 2017 winner, Brit Sam Sunderland. 

Dakar 2018: Five minutes with ‘wheelie man’ Adrien Van Beveren

Dakar 2018: Five minutes with ‘wheelie man’ Adrien Van Beveren

You may not know the name but anyone that watched Eurosport’s Dakar coverage from the 2016 and 2017 race will probably remember a certain Yamaha rider pulling a monster wheelie during a timed Special...

BSB: O'Halloran: 'Our bike is already better than last year'

BSB: O'Halloran: 'Our bike is already better than last year'

Jason O’Halloran has said he’s expecting to turn heads as the British Superbike season kicks off in April as the Honda Racing squad has already made big strides forward with the Fireblade. There was...

Dakar 2018: Brits - Max Hunt

Former British and World Supersport rider Max Hunt made his Dakar debut in 2017 and finished an impressive 52nd place. His achievement is all the more remarkable as although he is clearly a very capable motorcycle racer he only started riding off road four years ago. Hunt is no stranger to extreme events, in addition to his Supersport career his other past interests have included sky diving, base...

Is Ian Hutchinson your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Ian Hutchinson your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Dakar 2018: Brits - Max Hunt

Former British and World Supersport rider Max Hunt made his Dakar debut in 2017 and finished an impressive 52nd place. His achievement is all the more remarkable as although he is clearly a very capable motorcycle racer he only started riding off road four years ago. Hunt is no stranger to extreme events, in addition to his Supersport career his other past interests have included sky diving, base...

Dakar 2018: Brits - Lyndon Poskitt

Dakar 2018: Brits - Lyndon Poskitt

For 2018 Poskitt will make his Dakar arguably more challenging than any of the other 167 competitors entered in to next years race. Not only will he be competing in the Malle Moto class where he has...

Dakar 2018: Brits - Sam Sunderland

Dakar 2018: Brits - Sam Sunderland

For the first time in Dakar’s 40 year history a British Rider will leave the start podium in Peru adorning the No.1 plate. Less than 12 months ago 28 year old Brit Sam Sunderland became the first...

Dakar 2018: Brits ready for hardest race

Dakar 2018: Brits ready for hardest race

On the 6th January 2018 the worlds toughest race kicks off in Peru. It will be the 40th edition of the prestigious Dakar rally and it’s set to be another gruelling affair where riders and bikes will...

BSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Shane Byrne

BSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Shane Byrne

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Merzouga Rally: A taste of Morocco

Merzouga Rally: A taste of Morocco

Dakar 2018 may be about to kick off, but it’s not the only high profile Rally taking place in 2018. The Merzouga Rally runs from 15 to 20 April in Morocco. The Merzouga Rally has become a proving...

Is Sam Sunderland your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Sam Sunderland your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

WSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Jonathan Rea

WSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Jonathan Rea

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads Rider of the Year: 1st - Michael Dunlop

Roads Rider of the Year: 1st - Michael Dunlop

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Is Shane Byrne your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Shane Byrne your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Is Marc Marquez your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Marc Marquez your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Is Jonathan Rea your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Is Jonathan Rea your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Podcast: Contenders for 2017 MCN Man of the Year

Podcast: Contenders for 2017 MCN Man of the Year

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Who is your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

Who is your 2017 MCN Man of the Year?

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...