August

MotoGP: Another close fight on the cards at Silverstone

MotoGP: Another close fight on the cards at Silverstone

As the dust settles after the incredible duel in Austria, the stage is most definitely set for Silverstone. The venue that first hosted a showdown between then-reigning Champion Jorge Lorenzo and...

BSB: Haslam extends lead with Cadwell double

BSB: Haslam extends lead with Cadwell double

Leon Haslam extended his championship lead with a commanding double victory at Cadwell Park today. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider got the better of fellow Kawasaki rider Jake Dixon in the afternoon’s...

BSB: Haslam holds off resurgent Ray for Cadwell win

BSB: Haslam holds off resurgent Ray for Cadwell win

Leon Haslam took his eighth victory of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike season after getting the better of a resurgent Bradley Ray at Cadwell Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki star took an early lead...

BSB: Ray: "We think we've got our bike back"

BSB: Ray: "We think we've got our bike back"

Bradley Ray has said he feels that he’s got his Buildbase Suzuki back how he likes it after storming to pole position at Cadwell Park this afternoon. The 21-year-old got the better of series leader...

BSB: Haslam hoping for early getaway

BSB: Haslam hoping for early getaway

Leon Haslam has said getting a strong start from the front row of the grid will be crucial in tomorrow's opening Bennetts British Superbike race, but expects a strong charge from RAF Regular and...

BSB: Ray returns to the top with Cadwell pole

BSB: Ray returns to the top with Cadwell pole

Bradley Ray returned to form to storm to his third pole position of the year at Cadwell Park this afternoon. The Buildbase Suzuki rider held off series leader Leon Haslam for the top spot by just...

BSB: Quickest Dixon 'exhausted' through illness

BSB: Quickest Dixon 'exhausted' through illness

Jake Dixon might have led the way as the eighth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park, but the RAF Regular and Reserves Rider was less than buoyant...

BSB: Irwin injures shoulder in free practice crash

BSB: Irwin injures shoulder in free practice crash

Glenn Irwin will need to undertake a medical before taking part in any more of this weekend’s eighth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park after injuring his shoulder in...

BSB: Dixon leads Kawasaki trio on opening day at Cadwell

BSB: Dixon leads Kawasaki trio on opening day at Cadwell

Jake Dixon led the way as the eighth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park. The RAF Regular and Reserves rider battled through a mystery illness to...

Interviews: 20 minutes with Simon Crafar

Interviews: 20 minutes with Simon Crafar

In the run-up to the Silverstone round of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship from August 24 to 26, we caught up with the winner of the 1998 British Grand Prix, Simon Crafar, who recently attended a...

Silverstone MD: “I toured around Bosnia on a NTV650…when the war was on”

Silverstone MD: “I toured around Bosnia on a NTV650…when the war was on”

For many Silverstone is regarded as a car circuit, operated by car people, but in reality, that is far from the case. MD, Stuart Pringle has been riding bikes for 25 years and his adventures include...

BSB: Hickman: 'Pressure is on Buchan and Ray, not me!'

BSB: Hickman: 'Pressure is on Buchan and Ray, not me!'

Peter Hickman is hoping his strong record at Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park will help him overhaul either Bradley Ray or Danny Buchan to secure a spot in the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike...

BSB: Ray: 'We need to focus on staying in the top six'

BSB: Ray: 'We need to focus on staying in the top six'

After the first two rounds of the 2018 season, you wouldn’t have expected Bennetts British Superbike young gun to be fighting to save his spot in the 2018 title fight. Two stunning victories at...

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes is the biggest title threat'

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes is the biggest title threat'

Bennetts British Superbike Championship leader Leon Haslam has pin-pointed Josh Brookes as his biggest threat for the 2018 crown ahead of Cadwell Park this weekend. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

BSB: Showdown battle to intensify at Cadwell Park

BSB: Showdown battle to intensify at Cadwell Park

Crunch time is approaching for the Bennetts British Superbike hopefuls looking to secure a place in the 2018 Title Fighters’ Showdown as the penultimate round of the ‘main season’ kicks off at Cadwell...

Arena Essex to close after 34 years of hosting speedway

Arena Essex to close after 34 years of hosting speedway

Next weekend’s DirtQuake at Arena Essex Raceway will be the last at the track after landlords announced the track will close at the end of the season, after 34 years of hosting speedway. The...

MotoGP: Redding apologies for ‘piece of s***’ remarks

MotoGP: Redding apologies for ‘piece of s***’ remarks

Scott Redding has apologies for his incredible attack on manufacturer Aprilia after Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix, where he hit out at the lack of development and progress with the RS-GP machine.

Roads: French racer Fabrice Miguet dies after UGP crash

Roads: French racer Fabrice Miguet dies after UGP crash

French road racing veteran Fabrice Miguet has died following a crash at Saturday’s Ulster Grand Prix, race organisers have confirmed. The 49-year-old was originally reported as being in a critical...

Interviews: 20 minutes with Richard Cooper

Interviews: 20 minutes with Richard Cooper

Nottingham-based Richard Cooper races in the British Superbike Championship for Buildbase Suzuki alongside Bradley Ray. MCN sat down with the 35-year-old at a recent Suzuki-run trackday at Silverstone...

Moto3: Bezzecchi wins but superhero Martin not far behind

Moto3: Bezzecchi wins but superhero Martin not far behind

Marco Bezzecchi (Redox PruestelGP) sealed his second race win of the season after leading from start to finish at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, beating a hard charging Enea...

Moto2: Bagnaia and Oliveira go down to the wire

Moto2: Bagnaia and Oliveira go down to the wire

Francesco Bagnaia (Sky Racing Team VR46) maintained his 100% record of winning when on pole at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich after a brilliant battle with main Championship rival...

MotoGP: Lorenzo comes out ahead in epic Marquez duel

MotoGP: Lorenzo comes out ahead in epic Marquez duel

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) put on a show to remember at the Red Bull Ring in the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, with the two dueling down to the wire...

MotoGP: Yamaha bosses issue unprecedented apology to riders

MotoGP: Yamaha bosses issue unprecedented apology to riders

Yamaha’s MotoGP bosses have made an unprecedented apology to riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales after today’s qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix, with the pair suffering a terrible day at...

Moto3: Bezzecchi on pole but Martin close behind

Moto3: Bezzecchi on pole but Martin close behind

Despite a crash at Turn 3, Marco Bezzecchi (Redox PrustelGP) secured his maiden Moto3™ pole position at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich as the Red Bull Ring dried up at the end of a...

Moto2: Bagnaia cruises to pole despite fuel issues

Moto2: Bagnaia cruises to pole despite fuel issues

Francesco Bagnaia (Sky Racing Team VR46) sealed pole position at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich after setting a scorching 1:29.409 on his fifth flying lap, ensuring he starts...

MotoGP: Marquez holds off Dovi by only 0.002

MotoGP: Marquez holds off Dovi by only 0.002

It was a breathless fight to the wire for pole position at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, with the battle boiling down to a three-way scrap between Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) vs...

Roads: Racing abandoned through bad weather at final day of Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: Racing abandoned through bad weather at final day of Ulster Grand Prix

The 2018 Ulster Grand Prix came to a premature close today after just three races, due to the onset of bad weather in the afternoon.  After initially planning an actioned-packed Saturday of...

MotoGP: FP2 video call between Espargaros ‘to make Pol smile’

MotoGP: FP2 video call between Espargaros ‘to make Pol smile’

Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro says his impromptu video call to brother Pol during the delay to the start of today’s free practice two session was an attempt to cheer up the Red Bull KTM rider...

Moto2: Odendaal fastest in the rain but Bagnaia in the dry

Moto2: Odendaal fastest in the rain but Bagnaia in the dry

With the rain falling heavily in FP2, Francesco Bagnaia (SKY Racing Team VR46) ended the opening day at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österriech at the summit after going quickest in the dry FP1...

Moto3: McPhee fastest in the Austrian rain

Moto3: McPhee fastest in the Austrian rain

FP1’s quickest man Jaume Masia (Bester Capital Dubai) ends day one at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich on top of the time sheets in a rain affected FP2 session, with Championship leader...

MotoGP: Split conditions leave Marquez and Dovi on top

MotoGP: Split conditions leave Marquez and Dovi on top

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was the fastest man on Friday at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich and the only rider into the 1:23 bracket in FP1, moving two tenths clear of teammate...

Roads: Bad weather disrupts opening races at Ulster GP

Roads: Bad weather disrupts opening races at Ulster GP

After hours of delays due to bad weather, Thursday afternoon’s racing schedule at the Ulster Grand Prix eventually kicked off at around 6.30pm. Racing was set to start around the 7.4011-mile course...

Roads: Cummins completes first 134mph lap at this year's Ulster GP

Roads: Cummins completes first 134mph lap at this year's Ulster GP

It was another seriously fast practice session at the Ulster Grand Prix, with Manxman Conor Cummins posting the first 134mph lap of the meeting to take pole in the Superbike catagory with a time of...

Video: How to build Honda Fireblade World Superbike

Video: How to build Honda Fireblade World Superbike

Honda Pro Racing have released a new video looking into the complex world of developing a competitive World Superbike. Featuring insights from Honda World Superbike Operations Manager, Chris Pike, as...

Moto3: McPhee in line for Petronas Honda?

Moto3: McPhee in line for Petronas Honda?

Scottish rider John McPhee looks set to jump onto one of the best bikes on the Moto3 grid for 2019, with a new deal believed to be announced imminently that will see him join the Petronas Sprinta...

Roads: Harrison sets the early pace at Ulster GP

Roads: Harrison sets the early pace at Ulster GP

Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison set the early pace on the opening day of the Ulster Grand Prix, from Peter Hickman and Conor Cummins, with a 132.451mph lap. After a delayed start caused by...