2018

MotoE: Smith and Gibernau headline inaugural championship

MotoE: Smith and Gibernau headline inaugural championship

 There will be ten different nationalities lining up in the inaugural MotoE World Cup when the new series gets underway at five round of the MotoGP world championship in 2019, with riders from...

MotoGP: Crutchlow faces long road to recovery

MotoGP: Crutchlow faces long road to recovery

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow is facing a long road to recovery after badly breaking his ankle a month ago at the Australian Grand Prix, Breaking it in three places after being pushed off the track by...

MotoGP: Pedrosa inducted to Hall of Fame

MotoGP: Pedrosa inducted to Hall of Fame

Three-time world champion Dani Pedrosa has been named a MotoGP™ Legend ahead of hanging up his leathers at the end of 2018, with the Spaniard inducted into the MotoGP Legends Hall of Fame at the...

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

MCN is once again streaming this year's 52nd Macau Grand Prix's qualifying and race sessions live online. Peter Hickman led RC213V-mounted team-mate Michael Rutter in the first of two qualifying...

WSB: Rea quickest as Davies debuts new V4R

WSB: Rea quickest as Davies debuts new V4R

Jonathan Rea once again laid down the marker as preparations for the 2019 World Superbike season got underway with the first winter test at Aragon. Getting a first taste of the 2019-spec ZX-10RR, Rea...

MotoGP: Still prizes to play for at Valencia

MotoGP: Still prizes to play for at Valencia

2018 has broken records, tested limits, reset the boundaries and rewritten some history. We end the season with a seven-time world champion, some of the closest races and podiums in history, and...

Moto2: One last crack of the whip for title rivals

Moto2: One last crack of the whip for title rivals

Francesco Bagnaia was back on the podium in Sepang, and although key rival Miguel Oliveira finished just ahead of him, the 16 points for second were more than enough for the Italian to wrap up the...

Moto3: Time to play as title battle decided

Moto3: Time to play as title battle decided

As we head back to shores closer to home for those who fought for the Moto3 world championship this season, there’s one final set of bragging rights on the table for the riders graduating to Moto2.

Roads: Hickman to race New Zealand series with Carl Cox

Roads: Hickman to race New Zealand series with Carl Cox

Isle of Man TT lap record holder Peter Hickman will race a BMW S1000RR under the Carl Cox banner in the three-round New Zealand Suzuki series this Christmas. The series kicks off at the renowned Bruce...

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

Tommy Bridewell will race Ducati’s new V4 R for the new look Oxford Racing Ducati squad in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. After a stellar end to the 2018 campaign saw Bridewell...

WSB: 2019 provisional calendar announced

WSB: 2019 provisional calendar announced

The 2019 World Superbike calendar has finally been announced, featuring 13 provisional dates across ten different countries. The season as always kicks off in February at Phillip Island, with an...

Chris Vermeulen: life after professional motorcycle racing

Chris Vermeulen: life after professional motorcycle racing

With the rain beating down heavily on a cramped media tent at the Silverstone round of the MotoGP world championship causing delays to the racing action, we grabbed a coffee with former World...

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

Ben Wilson will make his return to racing in 2019 riding for Gearlink Kawasaki in the British Supersport class. Wilson has not raced since he sustained serious injuries in a crash at the 2016 Nort...

WSB: GRT Yamaha confirm Melandri and Cortese in WSB

WSB: GRT Yamaha confirm Melandri and Cortese in WSB

GRT Yamaha have announced that they will be joining the FIM World Superbike paddock in 2019 with Marco Melandri and Sandro Cortese confirmed as riders. MORE WSB NEWS Camier and Kiyonari confirmed in...

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

Gino Rea has re-signed with OMG Racing for the 2019 British Superbike Championship season, following a strong end to his 2018 campaign. Securing multiple top 10 finishes in the final four rounds of...

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

2019 Bennetts British Superbike rookie Ben Currie got his first taste of the ZX-10RR he’ll race next year as the Bournemouth Kawasaki rolled out for a shakedown test at Guadix. Getting some laps in at...

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

Glenn Irwin has said he already feels a ‘connection’ between him and the Bournemouth Kawasaki he’ll ride in next year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. The Northern Irishman made his debut...

WSB: Camier & Kiyonari confirmed in all-new HRC squad

WSB: Camier & Kiyonari confirmed in all-new HRC squad

Honda Racing Corporation will return to the Superbike World Championship with a full factory effort in 2019, run through a collaboration between Moriwaki Engineering and Althea Racing. There is no...

WSB: Sykes and Reiterberger confirmed as BMW announce superbike return

WSB: Sykes and Reiterberger confirmed as BMW announce superbike return

BMW Motorrad will ramp up their efforts in the Superbike World Championship with an official team in 2019, it has been announced today at EICMA as the firm unveiled the new S1000RR. The effort will...

WSB: Kiyonari set for shock comeback with Honda?

WSB: Kiyonari set for shock comeback with Honda?

Ryuichi Kiyonari could be set to make a shock return to the World Superbike championship in 2019 as Honda ramp up their effort in the series. For some time, rumours have circulated that there could be...

WSB: Is this the bike that will end Kawasaki's domination?

WSB: Is this the bike that will end Kawasaki's domination?

Last night Ducati lifted the covers off the all-new Panigale V4 R. A homologation special designed to race in superbike championships around the world. With the standard road-going V4 1103cc, Ducati...

Moto3: Martin seals the deal with textbook race win

Moto3: Martin seals the deal with textbook race win

Jorge Martin (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) was crowned the Moto3™ World Champion at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix after claiming a stunning Sepang International Circuit victory, with main...

Moto2: Jubilant Marini takes debut victory

Moto2: Jubilant Marini takes debut victory

Francesco Bagnaia (Sky Racing Team VR46) clinched the 2018 Moto2™ World Championship at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix after finishing P3 at Sepang, with title rival Miguel...

MotoGP: Marquez wins as Rossi falls from the lead

MotoGP: Marquez wins as Rossi falls from the lead

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) claimed his 70th career win after taking victory at the Shell Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. The 2018 Champion looked set to lock horns with nine-time World Champion...

Moto3: Emotional Martin wins epic title duel

Moto3: Emotional Martin wins epic title duel

Jorge Martin is the 2018 Moto3 World Champion, taking the title at Sepang after a stunning season. Seven wins, nine podiums and 11 poles saw Martin a frontrunner throughout the season, and the...

Moto2: Bagnaia secures 2018 crown

Moto2: Bagnaia secures 2018 crown

Francesco Bagnaia is the 2018 Moto2 World Champion, taking the title at Sepang after eight wins, 12 podiums and six pole positions over an incredible season. Arriving 36 points up in...

MotoGP: Schedule changed thanks to threat of rain

MotoGP: Schedule changed thanks to threat of rain

The schedule for tomorrow’s Malaysian Grand Prix will now begin two hours earlier than planned, thanks to the threat of heavy rain due to arrive at the Sepang circuit tomorrow afternoon. Action will...

MotoGP: Marquez takes pole but demoted for Iannone incident

MotoGP: Marquez takes pole but demoted for Iannone incident

Marc Marquez secured an 80th career pole position after he was the early master of the wet Q2 conditions at the Malaysian Grand Prix, but there was a small bump back to Earth not long after...

Moto2: Marquez untouchable as lap record blitzed

Moto2: Marquez untouchable as lap record blitzed

Alex Marquez stormed to Moto2 pole position today at the Malaysian Grand Prix, setting the only laptime in the 2:05s to better closest challenger Luca Marini by a stunning 0.488...

Moto3: Martin takes pole again but McPhee on second row

Moto3: Martin takes pole again but McPhee on second row

Jorge Martin has added another pole position to his record by qualifying in first place for tomorrow’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. He’s joined on the front row by title rival Marco Bezzecchi and...

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo withdraws from Malaysian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo withdraws from Malaysian Grand Prix

Jorge Lorenzo has withdrawn from this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, after deciding that the pain in his still-injured wrist was too severe with the heavy braking forces of the Sepang circuit.

Moto3: McPhee second as 0.02 covers top four

Moto3: McPhee second as 0.02 covers top four

Tony Arbolino has topped an ultra-close opening day at the Malaysian Grand Prix, taking the top spot from John McPhee, Aron Canet and Jorge Martin with a mere 0.024 covering the quartet. The Italian...

Moto2: Marquez just holds off Quartararo at Sepang

Moto2: Marquez just holds off Quartararo at Sepang

Alex Marquez has just held off Moto2 rival Fabio Quartararo on the opening day of action for the Malaysian Grand Prix, taking the top spot at Sepang by a mere 0.030 from the Frenchman. The two were...

MotoGP: Rins leads the way on close opening day

MotoGP: Rins leads the way on close opening day

Alex Rins has topped the opening day of MotGP action at the Malaysian Grand Prix - but has only just held off the advances of his opposition, with 0.2 covering six riders and four manufacturers at the...

MotoGP: Suzuki bike destroyed in pit lane fire

MotoGP: Suzuki bike destroyed in pit lane fire

One of Alex Rins’ Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP machines has been destroyed in a pit lane fire ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian grand Prix at Sepang, after catching fire while mechanics were warming it up...

MotoGP: Good result fires up Bautista for WSB

MotoGP: Good result fires up Bautista for WSB

Angel Nieto Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista says that rather than being bitter about his imminent exit from the MotoGP paddock he’s more than excited than ever to get going in World Superbikes after...