2018

Moto3: Last lap drama as Di Giannantonio takes the win

Moto3: Last lap drama as Di Giannantonio takes the win

Fabio Di Giannantonio has taken victory in the first ever Thai Grand Prix, holding off Lorenzo Dalla Porta in an action-filled race that saw Jorge Martin edge closer to the title win after a last...

Moto2: Bagnaia and Marini close down title race

Moto2: Bagnaia and Marini close down title race

An impressive one-two for the Sky Team of Francesco Bagnaia and Luca Marini has closed down the Moto2 title race, with the Italian duo coming out on top of a close fight with the Red Bull KTM pair of...

MotoGP: Marquez wins last corner duel with Dovi

MotoGP: Marquez wins last corner duel with Dovi

Marc Marquez has taken victory at the inagural Thai Grand Prix, winning a last corner duel with Andrea Dovizioso to take his seventh win of the season and to put one hand on the championship trophy.

Moto2: Baldassarri holds off Marquez and Marini by thousandths

Moto2: Baldassarri holds off Marquez and Marini by thousandths

Lorenzo Baldassarri will start tomorrow's Moto2 race at the Thai Grand Prix on pole position, but by mere fractions of a second after just holding off Alex Marquez and Luca Marini for the top spot.

Moto3: Bezzecchi on pole as Martin suffers

Moto3: Bezzecchi on pole as Martin suffers

Championship contender Marco Bezzecchi will start tomorrow's Thai Grand Prix from pole position, making the most of a difficult day for rival Jorge Martin. The Italian will start tomorrow's race ahead...

MotoGP: Marquez edges out Rossi in Thai qualifying

MotoGP: Marquez edges out Rossi in Thai qualifying

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has just edged out a resurgent Valentino Rossi for pole position for tomorrow's inagural Thai Grand Prix, taking the top spot from the Italian after working his...

MotoGP: Lorenzo out after monster highside

MotoGP: Lorenzo out after monster highside

Jorge Lorenzo is out of this weekend’s inaugural Thai Grand Prix, after suffering a monster highside in yesterday’s free practice two session that left the already-injured Ducati rider suffering even...

MotoGP: Dovi tops day one in Thailand

MotoGP: Dovi tops day one in Thailand

After day one at the PTT Thailand Grand Prix it's less than a tenth that splits the top four and Andrea Dovizioso who finishes Friday as the fastest man at Buriram. The Italian was only...

Moto2: Perfect start for Pasini in Thailand

Moto2: Perfect start for Pasini in Thailand

After ending FP1 at the top of the timesheets, Mattia Pasini continued his perfect start to the PTT Thailand Grand Prix as he went fastest once again in FP2 and kept hold of the top spot. The Italian...

Moto3: Kornfeil fastest as McPhee and Martin struggle

Moto3: Kornfeil fastest as McPhee and Martin struggle

Thanks to a 1:43.415 in FP1 at the PTT Thailand Grand Prix, Jakub ends Friday as the fastest man in the Moto3 class after no one could better the time in the afternoon. Ayumu Sasaki came closest as he...

BSB: Bradley Ray sticks with Buildbase Suzuki for 2019

BSB: Bradley Ray sticks with Buildbase Suzuki for 2019

Bradley Ray will remain with the Buildbase Suzuki team for an assault on the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. The young gun shot into the limelight with a stunning double victory in this...

MotoGP: Lorenzo passed fit but unsure of condition

MotoGP: Lorenzo passed fit but unsure of condition

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo says it’ll be tomorrow before he figures out his condition on the bike, as he goes into the inaugural Thai Grand Prix still nursing an injured foot from his first corner...

MotoGP: Marquez explores Bangkok by tuk tuk

MotoGP: Marquez explores Bangkok by tuk tuk

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has taken to the streets of Bangkok in a tuk tuk and on his Repsol Honda MotoGP machine ahead of this weekend’s inaugural Thai Grand Prix, exploring the...

BSB: Hickman returns to rostrum at Assen

BSB: Hickman returns to rostrum at Assen

Peter Hickman enjoyed his strongest round since Thruxton as he returned to the rostrum in the second race at Assen this weekend. The Smiths BMW rider led seven laps of the second encounter before...

BSB: Young Mackenzie continues to shine

BSB: Young Mackenzie continues to shine

Tarran Mackenzie continued to impress as he was fighting at the front once again in this weekend's Assen round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship.  The pint-sized son of former champ...

BSB: Redding sets sights on factory WSB seat for 2021

BSB: Redding sets sights on factory WSB seat for 2021

Scott Redding may have only just announced his plans for the 2019 race season, but the 25-year-old has already set his sights on securing a factory World Superbike seat in 2021. After losing his ride...

BSB: Paul Bird: 'We needed something big!'

BSB: Paul Bird: 'We needed something big!'

Paul Bird has said he was determined to secure something ‘big’ for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season after a tough year for the squad following star rider Shane Byrne being ruled out through...

BSB: Redding signs deal with Be Wiser Ducati for 2019

BSB: Redding signs deal with Be Wiser Ducati for 2019

Scott Redding will make the move to the Bennetts British Superbike championship in 2019 having signed a deal with the Be Wiser Ducati team. Rumours of a Redding/PBM link-up have been circulating since...

BSB: Haslam: 'I'll sleep a little bit more easily ahead of Brands!'

BSB: Haslam: 'I'll sleep a little bit more easily ahead of Brands!'

Leon Haslam has said he should be able to sleep a little easier in the run up to Brands Hatch knowing he has a whopping 61-point title advantage over rival Jake Dixon. Haslam added an extra 30 points...

Moto3: Rivals line up to take on Martin

Moto3: Rivals line up to take on Martin

Moto3 championship leader Jorge Martin put on quite a show at MotorLand Aragon, taking pole and then disappearing from the holeshot to stretch out an incredible lead and cross the line in clear air.

Moto2: Binder out to upset title fight?

Moto2: Binder out to upset title fight?

Red Bull KTM rider Brad Binder could well be an end of season joker in the 2018 Moto2 title, as he builds on his momentum from last time out and looks to disrupt teammate Miguel Oliveria and rival...

MotoGP: Last chance saloon for title fight?

MotoGP: Last chance saloon for title fight?

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will head to Buriram and the new-to-the-calendar Chang International Circuit with a massive 72-point lead, almost three race wins clear, and it’s fast...

Interviews: 10 minutes with Gordon Shedden

Interviews: 10 minutes with Gordon Shedden

MCN caught up with three-time British Touring Car champion and bike-lover, Gordon Shedden, at the British MotoGP round at Silverstone 2018 to discuss fast Ducatis, trials riding and trackdays. What...

BSB: Distraught Dixon: 'Title fight is over'

BSB: Distraught Dixon: 'Title fight is over'

 Jake Dixon and the RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki team were left heartbroken after an engine failure ruled him out of not only this weekend’s second race, but also the title fight. While...

WSB: Champ Rea doubles up in France

WSB: Champ Rea doubles up in France

Four-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea continued to dominant in Magny Cours this weekend as he doubled up to take the second race win from Chaz Davies. Starting from second on the grid with...

BSB: Linfoot escapes injury in Assen horror crash

BSB: Linfoot escapes injury in Assen horror crash

Dan Linfoot miraculously escaped injury after a horrific accident during Sunday’s second Bennetts BSB race. Linfoot smashed into the back of Leon Haslam, who had to slow to avoid another rider, on the...

BSB: Double delight for Haslam, heartbreak for Dixon

BSB: Double delight for Haslam, heartbreak for Dixon

Leon Haslam put one hand on the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike trophy as he doubled up in a chaotic second race in Assen. Polesitter Peter Hickman took the holeshot followed by Jake Dixon and Josh...

WSB: Carrasco makes history with Supersport 300 crown

WSB: Carrasco makes history with Supersport 300 crown

Ana Carrasco made history today by becoming the first ever woman to win an FIM solo motorcycle world championship. Crossing the line 13th in the final race of the season at Magny Cours was enough to...

BSB: Haslam beats Dixon to extend series lead

BSB: Haslam beats Dixon to extend series lead

Leon Haslam became another step closer to clinching his first ever Bennetts British Superbike title with a commanding victory in Assen. As summer begins to fade and Autumn arrives, the dwindling...

BSB: Danny Kent to test Movuno Halsall Suzuki ahead of Brands finale

BSB: Danny Kent to test Movuno Halsall Suzuki ahead of Brands finale

After being unceremoniously dumped by the Speed Up Moto2 project, Britain’s Danny Kent has been handed a last-minute lifeline by a Bennetts British Superbike team. MCN understands the 2015 Moto3 World...

BSB: 2019 calendar shake up confirmed

BSB: 2019 calendar shake up confirmed

The Bennetts British Superbike calendar gets a shake up for the 2019 season with all 12 dates confirmed during this weekend’s Assen round. Next year’s championship will start a little later than...

BSB: Mackenzie: 'I've got nothing to lose'

BSB: Mackenzie: 'I've got nothing to lose'

Tarran Mackenzie has said he’ll be giving it all to clinch his maiden Bennetts British Superbike races at Assen after securing his first front row start. The McAMS Yamaha rider was just 0.004 seconds...

BSB: Dixon confident of keeping title fight alive

BSB: Dixon confident of keeping title fight alive

Jake Dixon is confident of keeping the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship fight alive in tomorrow’s two races at Assen after securing his eighth pole position of the season. The RAF Regular...

BSB: Dixon pips Mackenzie to Assen pole by 0.004

BSB: Dixon pips Mackenzie to Assen pole by 0.004

Jake Dixon will start on pole position for tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race after setting the quickest ever BSB lap of Assen in this afternoon’s qualifying session. The RAF Regular...

WSB: Rea: 'The best is yet to come'

WSB: Rea: 'The best is yet to come'

Jonathan Rea has said he believes ‘the best is yet to come’ despite having just clinched a record-equally fourth World Championship in Magny Cours. The Kawasaki rider has been unbeaten since 2015 and...

WSB: History maker Rea crowned 2018 World Champion

WSB: History maker Rea crowned 2018 World Champion

Jonathan Rea became the most successful World Superbike rider of all time as he secured his fourth World Championship in Magny Cours this afternoon.  The Ulsterman has been unbeaten since joining...