2018

WSB: Sykes denies Rea Magny Cours pole

WSB: Sykes denies Rea Magny Cours pole

Tom Sykes denied team-mate Jonathan Rea pole position in a record-breaking Superpole at Magny Cours. Champion-elect Rea had led the way for most of the Superpole 2 session when he blitzed his own time...

MotoGP: Marquez and Dovi divided on title battle

MotoGP: Marquez and Dovi divided on title battle

MotoGP championship rivals Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso remain divided on whether this season’s championship remains up for grabs, despite a dramatic victory for the Repsol Honda rider in...

MotoGP: Suzuki lose concessions after podium battle

MotoGP: Suzuki lose concessions after podium battle

Suzuki will lose their status as one of MotoGP’s concession teams for 2019 – but at a fair cost, after both Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins got involved in the podium battle at Sunday’s Aragon Grand...

MotoGP: British Grand Prix in jeopardy

MotoGP: British Grand Prix in jeopardy

The future of the British GP is in doubt after Dorna’s top boss confirmed to MCN that, following last month’s rain-lashed debacle, Silverstone is not currently licensed to hold a MotoGP race and needs...

BSB: Haslam working on hard tyre pace

BSB: Haslam working on hard tyre pace

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam got off to a strong start as the second round of the Showdown got underway at Assen today. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider rounded out the opening...

WSB: Champion-elect Rea leads way in Magny Cours

WSB: Champion-elect Rea leads way in Magny Cours

Jonathan Rea once again led the way as the eleventh round of the 2018 World Superbike Championship got underway in Magny Cours. The soon-to-be four-time World Champion lapped underneath the race lap...

BSB: Rea: 'I underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB!'

BSB: Rea: 'I underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB!'

Gino Rea has admitted he underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB after making his way to the sharp end at the more familiar Assen circuit. Rea was first and second in the opening day’s...

BSB: Haslam leads Rea on day one in Assen

BSB: Haslam leads Rea on day one in Assen

Leon Haslam edged Gino Rea to the top spot on the opening day of the penultimate round of the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship at Assen. The series leader’s time of 1’36.535 placed him...

MotoGP: Factory teams pushing for schedule changes

MotoGP: Factory teams pushing for schedule changes

 There could be a dramatically different looking schedule coming for MotoGP in 2019 if Yamaha and others get their way, with MCN’s sources believing they’re among the teams pushing to make...

BSB: Haslam expecting Brookes threat at Assen

BSB: Haslam expecting Brookes threat at Assen

Leon Haslam has insisted the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike title isn’t a two-horse race despite the enormous points gap to third in the standings. After a double victory last time out at Oulton...

WSB: Rea poised to clinch historic fourth title

WSB: Rea poised to clinch historic fourth title

Jonathan Rea is on the verge of clinching another historic World Superbike crown in Magny Cours this weekend. The triple-world champion is poised to become the most successful rider in the history of...

BSB: Dixon: 'I've just got to keep doing what I've been doing!'

BSB: Dixon: 'I've just got to keep doing what I've been doing!'

Jake Dixon and the RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki team will be looking to improve the speed of their Kawasaki ZX-10RR to keep themselves in the title fight at Assen this weekend. After Silverstone,...

BSB Assen Preview: Haslam v Dixon

BSB Assen Preview: Haslam v Dixon

This weekend’s penultimate round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship will mark a pivotal point in the championship fight. Series leader Leon Haslam holds a healthy 31-point advantage...

BSB: Irwin to replace Haslam at Kawasaki in 2019

BSB: Irwin to replace Haslam at Kawasaki in 2019

Glenn Irwin will replace the outgoing Leon Haslam in the Bournemouth Kawasaki squad for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Northern Irishman will part ways with the Be Wiser Ducati squad...

Moto2: Speed Up dump Kent for final rounds

Moto2: Speed Up dump Kent for final rounds

2015 world champion Danny Kent’s time in the Grand Prix paddock looks to have come to a premature end, with the Brit dumped by his Speed Up team for the final rounds of 2018. Crashing out of Sunday’s...

MotoGP: Marquez wins hard-fought Aragon battle

MotoGP: Marquez wins hard-fought Aragon battle

Marc Marquez has moved one step closer to retaining his MotoGP world championship by taking an impressive home victory at the Aragon Grand Prix. Looking strong all weekend, he was nonetheless forced...

Moto2: Binder strikes for second middleweight win

Moto2: Binder strikes for second middleweight win

South African Brad Binder has converted his debut Moto2 pole into his second win in the middleweight class in today's Aragon Grand Prix, taking the win as championship contenders Francesco Bagnaia and...

Moto3: Martin rides away from rivals to extend title lead

Moto3: Martin rides away from rivals to extend title lead

Moto3 championship leader Jorge Martin has extended his championship lead further still by taking a stunning victory in the Aragon Grand Prix, riding away from the pack on the opening lap and never...

Moto2: Binder the surprise package in Aragon qualifying

Moto2: Binder the surprise package in Aragon qualifying

Brad Binder has delivered a surprise pole position for tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix at Motorland Aragon, with the Red Bull KTM Ajo rider taking his first pole in the middleweight class and demoting...

MotoGP: Lorenzo leaves it late to snatch pole

MotoGP: Lorenzo leaves it late to snatch pole

Jorge Lorenzo has taken a stunning pole position for tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix, leaving it late in the session to set a stunning lap time that demoted teammate Andrea Dovizioso to second and...

Moto3: Masterful Martin takes ninth pole of the season

Moto3: Masterful Martin takes ninth pole of the season

Jorge Martin has once again displayed a masterclass in qualifying performance to line up first for his home race at tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix, after a blistering lap despite heavy traffic. Plagued...

Moto2: Dixon joins Angel Nieto squad for 2019

Moto2: Dixon joins Angel Nieto squad for 2019

Bennetts British Superbike front runner Jake Dixon will make the switch to Grand Prix racing for 2019, as he joins the Angel Nieto KTM team for next year’s radically different championship. First...

Moto2: Triumph present new engines to 2019 grid

Moto2: Triumph present new engines to 2019 grid

Triumph have completed their official handover of the first engines that will power the 2019 Moto2 grid, presenting them to the one-engine-series’ technical partner at their base at Motorland Aragon...

Moto2: Schrotter the man to beat at Aragon

Moto2: Schrotter the man to beat at Aragon

Marcel Schrötter ended day one at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon at the top of the combined timesheets thanks to his FP1 time of 1:58.570, with the Dynavolt Intact GP rider once again unleashing...

MotoGP: Marquez breaks the Ducati domination

MotoGP: Marquez breaks the Ducati domination

After Ducati dominated Friday morning at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon with a 1-2-3-4 led by Andrea Dovizioso, championship leader Marc Marquez responded in the afternoon to finish Friday on top.

Moto3: Bastianini tops opening day at Aragon

Moto3: Bastianini tops opening day at Aragon

Enea Bastianini ended Friday at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon as the fastest rider in the Moto3 field after pulling out two tenths on Gabriel Rodrigo Nicolo Bulega moved up to take...

MotoGP: Marquez coping without wins

MotoGP: Marquez coping without wins

Marc Marquez has admitted that he’s coping just fine without winning races in the premier class at the minute, as he continues to edge closer to a seventh world title. Now not a race winner since...

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

Jake Dixon kept his hopes of winning the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship alive with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park.  The RAF Regular and Reserves rider was unbeatable...

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

Tommy Bridewell re-paid the faith put in him by the MotoRapido Ducati squad with a stunning double-rostrum at Oulton Park this weekend.  The Westcountryman has impressed throughout his short...

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

Andrew Irwin enjoyed his strongest points haul of his BSB career after a strong weekend at Oulton Park. The Be Wiser Ducati rider, who is trying to secure a seat for 2019, finished an impressive...

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

Bennetts BSB rookie Tarran Mackenzie continued to show his potential with another strong ride at Oulton Park this weekend. The technical Cheshire track had proved a bit of a challenge for the...

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

Tom Sykes has refused to rule out a return to the Bennetts British Superbike championship as he continues to evaluate his options for the 2019 season. The 2013 World Champion is currently without a...

MotoGP: Rossi floats the idea of radical Yamaha switch

MotoGP: Rossi floats the idea of radical Yamaha switch

Valentino Rossi has hinted at a radical solution to Yamaha’s current engine woes, admitting after another disappointing race at his home circuit of Misano last week that now might be the time to...

MotoE: Inaugural grid starting to take shape

MotoE: Inaugural grid starting to take shape

Grand Prix racing’s inaugural electric bike series is starting to take shape, with the MotoE team line-up and 2019 calendar announced at the San Marino Grand Prix. The new class will run a five-race...

Moto2: Fenati summoned to FIM as Cardelus replaces him

Moto2: Fenati summoned to FIM as Cardelus replaces him

Former Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been summoned to the headquarters of the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme to explain his actions in last week’s San Marino Grand Prix. The Italian rider...

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

Jake Dixon kick-started his 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Showdown with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park this weekend, taking to the top step in both wet and dry conditions to eat into rival...