2018

MotoGP: Marquez dislocates shoulder celebrating 2018 championship title win

MotoGP: Marquez dislocates shoulder celebrating 2018 championship title win

While Marc Marquez has been faultless throughout 2018 to claim his fifth MotoGP crown at Motegi on Sunday, his post race celebrations didn’t quite go to plan. Having stopped on the cooling down lap to...

BSB: 2019 calendar confirmed

BSB: 2019 calendar confirmed

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship calendar has today (Monday) been finalised following approval by its governing body, the MCRCB. The Championship will return to Silverstone at Easter...

Marquez crowned 2018 MotoGP champion

Marquez crowned 2018 MotoGP champion

Marc Marquez has won the 2018 MotoGP title for the fifth time in six years following victory in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 25 year old Spaniard needed to finish ahead of season long rival...

2018 MCN Racer of the Year nominees announced

2018 MCN Racer of the Year nominees announced

2018 has been an incredible year for motorcycle sport, and while it’s not over yet we can already say what a superb year it’s been for us Brits.  There have been British World Champions in no...

WSB: Sykes to front new factory-backed SMR BMW squad

WSB: Sykes to front new factory-backed SMR BMW squad

2013 World Superbike champion Tom Sykes will head-up a new-look factory-supported BMW squad in 2019 after signing a deal with Shaun Muir Racing. After two largely unsuccessful years with Aprilia, the...

BSB: Mossey moves to OMG Suzuki for 2019

BSB: Mossey moves to OMG Suzuki for 2019

Luke Mossey will make the switch to the OMG Racing Suzuki team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as he looks to re-find his mojo and return to the sharp end. The OMG squad will be...

Alex Hofmann: life after MotoGP, a career in television and missed opportunities

Alex Hofmann: life after MotoGP, a career in television and missed opportunities

With the rain bucketing down at a washed-out British MotoGP round from Silverstone, we took shelter in the seriously impressive KTM hospitality for an in-depth chat with former MotoGP rider, turned...

Moto3: Plenty still to play for in title race

Moto3: Plenty still to play for in title race

Friday and Saturday seemed to give us a clue to what was going to happen on Sunday in the Thai Grand Prix, as Jorge Martin struggled with the fitness of his left hand and key title rival Marco...

Moto2: Advantage Bagnaia as title fight continues

Moto2: Advantage Bagnaia as title fight continues

Francesco Bagnaia was happy after he crossed the line at Buriram for a magnificent seventh win, but that ramped up even more as teammate Luca Marini pulled up alongside him to signal he’d made it a...

MotoGP: Marquez gets first chance at title

MotoGP: Marquez gets first chance at title

Marc Marquez has done it before and wrapped up the title on the home turf of manufacturer Honda, and in 2018 he has chance to do it again in the Japanese Grand Prix. If he scores points and finishes...

MotoGP-inspired Ducati V4 racer breaks cover at Brands Hatch

MotoGP-inspired Ducati V4 racer breaks cover at Brands Hatch

Ducati’s V4-R made its debut in race-spec at this weekend’s Bennetts British Superbikes finale at Brands Hatch, where MotoGP test rider Michele Pirro completed a number of demo laps on Saturday. It is...

WSB: Rea does the double in Argentina

WSB: Rea does the double in Argentina

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea has stormed to his fifth consecutive double win in Argentina and his sixth of the season, taking victory in the second race from Barni Racing Ducati’s Xavi Fores. Having...

BSB: Cooper paddles to victory in Brands finale

BSB: Cooper paddles to victory in Brands finale

Richard Cooper took a dominant victory in a sodden final Bennetts British Superbike race at Brands Hatch, crossing the line an impressive 7.4 seconds ahead of second placed Tommy Bridewell. It was...

BSB: Haslam victorious in wet second race thriller

BSB: Haslam victorious in wet second race thriller

Leon Haslam celebrated his Bennetts British Superbike crown in style with victory in an epic second race at Brands Hatch. With rain continuing to fall over the Kent circuit, conditions were cold and...

BSB: Vickers joins RAF Regular & Reserves Kawasaki for 2019

BSB: Vickers joins RAF Regular & Reserves Kawasaki for 2019

2018 Pirelli National Superstock 600 champion Ryan Vickers will make his Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut next year, signing for the title-contending RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki...

BSB: Dixon: 'Leon has done a fantastic job this year'

BSB: Dixon: 'Leon has done a fantastic job this year'

Jake Dixon has congratulated rival Leon Haslam after having no answer to stop the 35-year-old from clinching the 2018 Bennetts British Championship crown in this weekend’s first race at Brands...

WSB: Rea takes commanding race one win in Argentina

WSB: Rea takes commanding race one win in Argentina

Jonathan Rea has taken his ninth win in succession with a commanding race one victory in Argentina in mixed conditions, becoming the first rider to do so at the new circuit in the...

BSB: Kennedy wins British Supersport title

BSB: Kennedy wins British Supersport title

Jack Kennedy was crowned 2018 Dickies British Supersport champion in the opening race at Brands Hatch after a dominant season with the Integro Appleyard Macadam Yamaha squad. Had it not been for a...

WSB: Melandri claims second pole position of the year in Argentina

WSB: Melandri claims second pole position of the year in Argentina

Marco Melandri has stormed to his second pole position of the season and the first-ever at San Juan Villicum Circuit in Argentina. After a session-long battle with Kawasaki Racing’s Jonathan Rea, the...

BSB: Haslam: 'A weight has been lifted off my shoulders!'

BSB: Haslam: 'A weight has been lifted off my shoulders!'

Leon Haslam has said he feels like a weight has been lifted off his shoulders after being crowned 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Champion with two races spare. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider crossed...

BSB: Leon Haslam crowned 2018 champion in opening race

BSB: Leon Haslam crowned 2018 champion in opening race

Leon Haslam has been crowned the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Champion after a dramatic opening race at Brands Hatch. Having experienced an issue in qualifying earlier in the day, Haslam started...

BSB: Dixon keeps pressure on with pole, Haslam eighth

BSB: Dixon keeps pressure on with pole, Haslam eighth

Jake Dixon took a third successive pole position in a dramatic final qualifying session of the year at Brands Hatch. There was drama from the off with Christian Iddon, Mason Law and Jason O’Halloran...

WSB: Rea sets the pace as riders find their feet in Argentina

WSB: Rea sets the pace as riders find their feet in Argentina

Recently crowned four-time world champion Jonathan Rea has continued his dominant run of form by setting the early pace at the inaugural World Superbike round from San Juan Villicum Circuit in...

BSB: Kent: 'It isn't easy, but I didn't expect it to be!'

BSB: Kent: 'It isn't easy, but I didn't expect it to be!'

2015 Moto3 World Champion Danny Kent faced a baptism of fire as he made his Bennetts BSB debut at Brands Hatch. Riding the Movuno Halsall Suzuki, Kent was 25th on the timesheets after the two opening...

BSB: Haslam: 'We're prepared for whatever is thrown at us'

BSB: Haslam: 'We're prepared for whatever is thrown at us'

Leon Haslam has said he is prepared for whatever is thrown at him as his first opportunity of clinching the 2018 Bennetts BSB crown in tomorrow’s opening race. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider rounded...

BSB: Irwin leads Dixon by 0.007 seconds on opening day at Brands

BSB: Irwin leads Dixon by 0.007 seconds on opening day at Brands

Glenn Irwin led the way as the final round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship got underway at Brands Hatch, pipping title contender Jake Dixon to the top spot by 0.004 seconds. Irwin...

WSB: Three race schedule to be introduced in 2019

WSB: Three race schedule to be introduced in 2019

World Superbike bosses have announced that next year’s schedule will include three races at each round as they look to increase interest in the series. At the start of the 2016 season, series bosses...

BSB: Dixon: 'I need to win all three races'

BSB: Dixon: 'I need to win all three races'

Jake Dixon has said he’ll do everything possible to put himself in a position to win the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship this weekend, but admits the title is now Haslam’s to lose. The...

BSB: Haslam: 'It's not over until the trophy is in my hands!'

BSB: Haslam: 'It's not over until the trophy is in my hands!'

Barring disaster, Leon Haslam will get his hands on his first ever Bennetts British Superbike championship trophy at this weekend’s final round at Brands Hatch.  The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

BSB: Kent to make BSB debut at Brands after successful test

BSB: Kent to make BSB debut at Brands after successful test

Former Moto3 World Champion Danny Kent will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut at Brands Hatch this weekend as he looks to secure a ride for the 2019 season. Kent was unceremoniously booted out...

BSB: Ducati V4 race prototype set for Brands demo laps

BSB: Ducati V4 race prototype set for Brands demo laps

Ducati MotoGP test rider Michele Pirro will debut the Italian factory’s V4 race machine for the first time in a demonstration at this weekend’s Bennetts British Superbike finale at Brands Hatch. The...

BSB: 2019 grid begins to fill up

BSB: 2019 grid begins to fill up

While Be Wiser Ducati become the first team to firm up their 2019 line-up officially, the rest of the 2019 Bennetts BSB grid is starting to take shape with announcements expected in coming...

BSB: End of an era for Byrne and PBM

BSB: End of an era for Byrne and PBM

The arrival of Redding and Brookes in the PBM camp marks the end of an era as the Cumbrian set-up parts company with six-time BSB champion Shane Byrne. Byrne won 65 races and five British titles with...

BSB: Brookes completes PBM dream team

BSB: Brookes completes PBM dream team

Josh Brookes will join Scott Redding in a Be Wiser PBM Ducati dream team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The 2015 champion moves from the McAMS Yamaha squad to line-up next to...

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 Kawasaki together again in 2019

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 Kawasaki together again in 2019

Danny Buchan will remain with the FS-3 Racing Kawasaki squad for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The double National Superstock 1000 champion has impressed with the Coventry-based...

Jonathan Rea MBE: world champion, family man, story teller

Jonathan Rea MBE: world champion, family man, story teller

After taking his fourth consecutive double-victory at Magny Cours last weekend, Jonathan Rea made history by becoming the first rider to ever win four World Superbike titles in succession and the most...