2018

WSB: Rea takes dominant race 2 win in Portimao

WSB: Rea takes dominant race 2 win in Portimao

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea has taken his second victory of the weekend in Portimao, seeing off a late charge from Pata Yamaha’s Michael van der Mark and the Ducati Panigale R of Marco Melandri. Taking...

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

Jake Dixon put on a wet weather masterclass to take his first victory since Knockhill in a sodden opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park while title rival Leon Haslam fought through...

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the best lap I have done in my life'

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the  best lap I have done in my life'

Jake Dixon has described his qualifying performance at Oulton Park today as the ‘best lap of his life’ after shattering the Cheshire circuit’s outright record for pole position. Dixon lapped the...

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

Leon Haslam has said he hasn’t ruled out winning tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park despite the fact he’ll start dead last on the grid. Things went drastically wrong for...

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

Jake Dixon stormed to pole position with the quickest ever lap of Oulton Park this afternoon while drama stuck for title rival Leon Haslam. A bit of drizzle in the lead up to qualifying had left parts...

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

Jake Dixon stormed to pole position with the quickest ever lap of Oulton Park this afternoon while drama stuck for title rival Leon Haslam. A bit of drizzle in the lead up to qualifying had left parts...

WSB: Rea takes victory 65 as Fores and Laverty collide

WSB: Rea takes victory 65 as Fores and Laverty collide

In an action-packed first World Superbike race from Portimao in which only 14 riders finished, it was Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea who emerged victorious. Followed across the line by Ducati’s Marco...

WSB: Laverty lands first pole for SMR at Portimao

WSB: Laverty lands first pole for SMR at Portimao

Eugene Laverty has stormed to a third WSB career pole position and his first in five years, seeing off championship leader Jonathan Rea by just 0.060 seconds in Portimao. With a lap time of 1:40.705,...

BSB: Dixon to make Moto2 switch in 2019

BSB: Dixon to make Moto2 switch in 2019

Bennetts British Superbike championship contender Jake Dixon looks set to make the move to the world stage in 2019 with sources suggesting he’s close to signing a deal with a Moto2 team. A Grand Prix...

BSB: Dixon: 'We're just going to enjoy ourselves!'

BSB: Dixon: 'We're just going to enjoy ourselves!'

Jake Dixon has said he is focused on doing whatever it takes to win races on Sunday after topping both practice sessions on the opening day of the tenth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike...

BSB: Haslam 'confident in both wet and dry'

BSB: Haslam 'confident in both wet and dry'

Leon Haslam has said he feels confident in both wet and dry conditions as the Bennetts British Superbike Showdown got underway at Oulton Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider was second quickest in...

WSB: Rea sets the early pace in Portimao

WSB: Rea sets the early pace in Portimao

After a summer break lasting just over two months, the World Superbike Championship returned to action today, with the first three free practice sessions of the weekend from a sun-soaked Portimao...

BSB: Dixon quickest in wet and dry as Showdown begins at Oulton

BSB: Dixon quickest in wet and dry as Showdown begins at Oulton

Jake Dixon led the way in both dry and wet conditions as the Bennetts British Superbike Showdown got underway at Oulton Park. The RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki rider got his championship fight off...

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

John McGuinness will be back in action at this year’s Macau Grand Prix after signing a deal to ride for Paul Bird’s Be Wiser Ducati squad. Reigning Macau Champion Glenn Irwin opted not to return to...

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Oulton Park

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Oulton Park

Things get real at this weekend's tenth round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship with the start of the 'Showdown' at Oulton Park.  The top six in the standings - decided less than...

BSB: Mackenzie hoping to carry momentum into Oulton

BSB: Mackenzie hoping to carry momentum into Oulton

Tarran Mackenzie is keen to carry the momentum of his front-running pace at Silverstone through to the remaining three rounds of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The McAMS Yamaha...

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to take it race by race'

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to take it race by race'

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam says he wants to build up enough of a lead to secure this year’s title before the final round at Brands Hatch. Brands Grand Prix circuit is the...

BSB: Dixon: 'I can still win this'

BSB: Dixon: 'I can still win this'

Jake Dixon remains convinced he can still fight with Leon Haslam for the 2018 British Superbike crown despite a challenging weekend at Silverstone.  While he was quick throughout, especially over...

BSB: Brookes: 'If we continue like this we cannot win the title'

BSB: Brookes: 'If we continue like this we cannot win the title'

Josh Brookes has said he fears he won’t be able to win this year’s Bennetts British Superbike Championship if the McAMS Yamaha squad can’t find improvements with the YZF-R1 ahead of the Showdown...

BSB: Iddon: 'I could feel the bone moving as I rode'

BSB: Iddon: 'I could feel the bone moving as I rode'

Christian Iddon went above and beyond in his quest to secure a spot in the Bennetts BSB title fighters’ Showdown at Silverstone this weekend.  Things had been looking good for the Tyco BMW rider,...

BSB: Irwin: 'My future is uncertain, but I'm not stuck for options"

BSB: Irwin: 'My future is uncertain, but I'm not stuck for options"

Glenn Irwin has said that while his future with the Be Wiser Ducati squad is ‘uncertain’, he isn’t stuck for options for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. Irwin has come under fire from Be...

BSB: Pirelli promise 'in-depth investigation' into Silverstone tyre issues

BSB: Pirelli promise 'in-depth investigation' into Silverstone tyre issues

Pirelli have promised they will be carrying out ‘appropriate, in-depth investigations’ into the extreme tyre issues seen at Silverstone this weekend. Numerous riders in the Supersport and Superstock...

Moto2: Fenati loses 2018 and 2019 rides over ‘disgraceful’ actions

Moto2: Fenati loses 2018 and 2019 rides over ‘disgraceful’ actions

Romano Fenati has lost both his current Moto2 ride with the Marinelli Snipers team and his 2019 ride with the Forward Racing squad, after yesterday’s high-profile clash with Stefano Manzi at the San...

BSB: Silverstone national circuit set to stay?

BSB: Silverstone national circuit set to stay?

Silverstone’s national circuit could become a permanent fixture on the Bennetts British Superbike calendar after the weekend’s super-close racing. BSB bosses switched to the 1.6-mile national layout...

BSB: Haslam pips Mackenzie for Silverstone treble, Hickman makes Showdown

BSB: Haslam pips Mackenzie for Silverstone treble, Hickman makes Showdown

Leon Haslam celebrated his second-ever Bennetts British Superbike treble-victory at Silverstone this afternoon, holding off a strong charge from rookie Tarran Mackenzie to take his fifth consecutive...

BSB: Haslam wins as Dixon & Mackenzie crash out

BSB: Haslam wins as Dixon & Mackenzie crash out

Leon Haslam further extended his lead in the Bennetts British Superbike championship with his second win of the weekend in a dramatic race at Silverstone. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider was able to...

BSB: Irwin: "I'm content with second, but I want to win!"

BSB: Irwin: "I'm content with second, but I want to win!"

Glenn Irwin narrowly missed out on his first Bennetts British Superbike victory of the year after a super-close opening race at Silverstone today. The BeWiser Ducati rider took control in the closing...

BSB: Haslam: 'No better feeling than winning a race like that!'

BSB: Haslam: 'No better feeling than winning a race like that!'

Leon Haslam has said there’s ‘no better feeling’ than winning a race like today’s thriller at Silverstone. The Bennetts British Superbike championship leader got the better of Be Wiser Ducati’s Glenn...

BSB: Rookie Mackenzie bags debut rostrum

BSB: Rookie Mackenzie bags debut rostrum

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Tarran Mackenzie stormed to a debut podium in style at Silverstone this afternoon. Taking the lead at the mid-way point, Mackenzie led ten laps of the 30-lap...

Moto2: Bagnaia makes it two from two at home

Moto2: Bagnaia makes it two from two at home

Francesco Bagnaia sealed his first back-to-back pole positions in Grand Prix racing at the San Marino Grand Prix after setting an unmatchable 1:37.121, with Marcel Schrötter 0.210 back in second,...

BSB: Haslam holds off Irwin in Silverstone thriller

BSB: Haslam holds off Irwin in Silverstone thriller

Leon Haslam took victory in a thrilling race at Silverstone after getting the better of Be Wiser Ducati’s Glenn Irwin with a final lap pass. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s tenth win of the season didn’t...

MotoGP: Lorenzo gearing up for flag-to-flag win?

MotoGP: Lorenzo gearing up for flag-to-flag win?

Jorge Lorenzo broke his own 2016 pole lap record at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in an adrenaline-fuelled qualifying on the Adriatic, searing around the venue in a 1:31.629 to lower his own...

Moto3: Martin prepares for Misano challenge with another pole

Moto3: Martin prepares for Misano challenge with another pole

Another weekend, another pole position. Jorge Martin secured his 17th Moto3 pole in fine style at the San Marino GP, smashing the lap record at Misano by 0.324 to spearhead the lightweight class grid...

BSB Iddon ruled out with broken collarbone

BSB Iddon ruled out with broken collarbone

Christian Iddon’s hopes of securing a position in the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Showdown are no more after a crash in qualifying has ruled him out of the remainder of the weekend’s action at...

BSB: Ray takes pole in dramatic Silverstone qualifying

BSB: Ray takes pole in dramatic Silverstone qualifying

Bradley Ray will start from pole position for the opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Silverstone after mastering the tricky conditions in qualifying. After drizzle throughout the morning, the...

MotoGP: Silverstone commit to Sunday refunds

MotoGP: Silverstone commit to Sunday refunds

Silverstone have committed to refunding all fans who attended race day at last month’s cancelled British Grand Prix, telling spectators in a series of emails issued tonight [Friday] that they can...