August

MotoGP: Ciabatti sad to see Lorenzo leave Ducati

MotoGP: Ciabatti sad to see Lorenzo leave Ducati

Ducati MotoGP boss Paolo Ciabatti says that Jorge Lorenzo’s current form is bittersweet to him, with the Spaniard continuing his strong run at Brno with another podium despite having only nine races...

MotoGP: Brno test ‘not possible’ for Viñales

MotoGP: Brno test ‘not possible’ for Viñales

Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales has admitted that Monday’s test at Brno was just not possible for him to compete in, after being knocked out of Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix at the track by Honda...

Roads: First pictures emerge of David Johnson with Tyco BMW HP4 at Ulster GP

Roads: First pictures emerge of David Johnson with Tyco BMW HP4 at Ulster GP

The first pictures of Aussie David Johnson with his carbon-fibre framed Tyco BMW HP4 Race have emerged at the Ulster Grand Prix. Johnson competed at this year’s North West 200 and Isle of Man TT in...

MotoGP: Trouble ahead as rain threatens in Austria

MotoGP: Trouble ahead as rain threatens in Austria

There could be trouble ahead for MotoGP organisers at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, as heavy rain forecast for the weekend combined with dangerous track conditions last year at the Red Bull Ring...

MotoGP: No surgery for Espargaro but out for Austria

MotoGP: No surgery for Espargaro but out for Austria

Red Bull KTM rider Pol Espargaro will not need surgery after a fast crash on Sunday morning at the Czech Grand Prix, but with the Spaniard still undergoing observation in hospital for possible...

MotoGP: Crutchlow denied carbon swing arm by Bradl crash

MotoGP: Crutchlow denied carbon swing arm by Bradl crash

Cal Crutchlow has once again been denied a chance to try Honda’s new carbon fibre swing arm, after the part due to sent his way for yesterday’s Brno test was damaged by test rider Stefan Bradl during...

MotoGP: Marquez tops one-day test at Brno

MotoGP: Marquez tops one-day test at Brno

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) topped the Brno test was a late lunge for the top, setting a 1:55.209 on one of his last laps of the day. Repsol Honda were working with some “important” components so...

BSB: Disappointing race day for Irwin brothers

BSB: Disappointing race day for Irwin brothers

The Be Wiser Ducati squad of brothers Glenn and Andrew Irwin stole the headlines on Saturday at Thruxton by becoming the first siblings to share a front row in BSB. With Glenn on pole and Andrew...

BSB: Heroic podium for sick Hickman

BSB: Heroic podium for sick Hickman

Peter Hickman stormed to a heroic double podium at Thruxton this weekend just hours after being rushed to hospital by ambulance in the middle of the night. After a disappointing first half of the...

BSB: Brookes wants more despite Thruxton win

BSB: Brookes wants more despite Thruxton win

Josh Brookes believes there is still something missing with his McAMS Yamaha despite becoming a more frequent challenger for the win over the last few rounds. The 2015 champion has been further...

BSB: Mackenzie consolidates top rookie status

BSB: Mackenzie consolidates top rookie status

Rookie Tarran Mackenzie continued to shine at Thruxton this weekend despite an engine issue in qualifying making things difficult for the youngster. Starting dead last in race one, he fought through...

BSB: Best ever results for Law at Thruxton

BSB: Best ever results for Law at Thruxton

Mason Law enjoyed his best ever Bennetts British Superbike finishes with top top ten results at Thruxton this weekend. The rookie enjoyed a strong seventh round with the Team WD-40 Kawasaki squad as...

BSB: Debut top ten for rookie Rouse

BSB: Debut top ten for rookie Rouse

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Chrissy Rouse took his maiden top ten finish at Thruxton this weekend. The youngster finished tenth in Sunday’s opening race in just his third round with the Movuno...

BSB: Dixon: 'Haslam's bad luck will come'

BSB: Dixon: 'Haslam's bad luck will come'

Jake Dixon left Thruxton slightly downbeat after losing more points to series leader Haslam despite another double rostrum this weekend. Dixon was pipped to the first race win by Haslam, before...

BSB: Brookes wins from heroic Hickman

BSB: Brookes wins from heroic Hickman

Josh Brookes stormed to the top step in a scorching second race at Thruxton this afternoon, holding off a heroic Peter Hickman to take his third win of the season. After missing out on the rostrum in...

Moto3: Di Giannantonio wins debut race as disaster strikes for McPhee

Moto3: Di Giannantonio wins debut race as disaster strikes for McPhee

Fabio Di Giannantonio (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) produced a perfect ride to secure his first Grand Prix win at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky in a race that saw a lead battle of 22...

Moto2: Oliveira takes Brno win and title lead

Moto2: Oliveira takes Brno win and title lead

Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Ajo) brilliantly battled his way to his second victory of the season in a phenomenal Moto2™ race at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky, fending off pole sitter...

MotoGP: Dovizioso victorious in epic Ducati duel

MotoGP: Dovizioso victorious in epic Ducati duel

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) has taken his second win of the season in incredible style in the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky as a three-way fight for the win raged between the 04, his...

BSB: O'Halloran slams 'over ambitious' Brookes

BSB: O'Halloran slams 'over ambitious' Brookes

Jason O’Halloran has slammed Josh Brookes after a hard move from the McAMS Yamaha rider on the final lap of the opening race denied him a podium. A strong race from O’Halloran saw him slip past...

BSB: Haslam holds off Dixon for first Thruxton win

BSB: Haslam holds off Dixon for first Thruxton win

Leon Haslam extended his Bennetts British Superbike Championship lead with his first ever win at Thruxton in a dramatic opening race. Opting for the harder, optional Thruxton-special tyre – Haslam was...

Moto3: Home hero Kornfeil tops chaotic qualifying

Moto3: Home hero Kornfeil tops chaotic qualifying

Jakub Kornfeil (Redox PrustelGP) claimed a first Czech pole in any class since Misano 2007 and was the first Czech rider to take pole in Brno at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky after...

Moto2: Maiden pole for Marini in Czech Republic

Moto2: Maiden pole for Marini in Czech Republic

After taking his first Moto2™ front row and podium at the German GP, Luca Marini (Sky Racing Team VR46) continued his fine form at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky by securing his...

MotoGP: Dovi storms to Brno pole position

MotoGP: Dovi storms to Brno pole position

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) will be starting the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky from pole position – his first since 2016 – as he just edged out an equally incredible lap for compatriot...

BSB: Hickman hospitalised overnight

BSB: Hickman hospitalised overnight

Peter Hickman will miss this morning's Bennetts British Superbike warm-up and potentially the races after being taken to hospital overnight.  Hickman, who led the way on the opening day of action...

BSB: Andrew Irwin impresses with debut front row

BSB: Andrew Irwin impresses with debut front row

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Andrew Irwin stunned by securing a debut front row start for tomorrow’s opening race at Thruxton. The Be Wiser Ducati star set the quickest lap of the weekend to top...

BSB: Mossey: "It's good for my sanity to be quick"

BSB: Mossey: "It's good for my sanity to be quick"

Luke Mossey is hoping his first front row start since the start of the season will mark a turn in fortunes for his side of the JG Speedfit Kawasaki garage at Thruxton this weekend. Be Wiser Ducati’s...

BSB: Irwin pips Mossey to pole by 0.032 seconds

BSB: Irwin pips Mossey to pole by 0.032 seconds

Glenn Irwin will start on pole position for tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Thruxton after a super-hot qualifying session. The Be Wiser Ducati star narrowly pipped JG Speedfit...

BSB: Bird confirms Redding talks for 2019

BSB: Bird confirms Redding talks for 2019

Paul Bird has confirmed he is talking with Scott Redding about a potential move to the Bennetts British Superbike championship next year. Redding has found himself with limited options after being...

MotoGP: Schwantz slams lack of respect among riders

MotoGP: Schwantz slams lack of respect among riders

1993 MotoGP world champion Kevin Schwantz has hit out at the current world championship grid, branding them as disrespectful and dangerous after a series of high-profile incidents that has seen...

MotoGP: Doyle set to leave BT Sport coverage

MotoGP: Doyle set to leave BT Sport coverage

TV presenter Craig Doyle will step down from his role as one of BT Sport’s MotoGP hosts at the end of the 2018 season, with the Irishman stepping away from motorsport to concentrate on his rugby...

Moto2: Schrotter takes control on opening day

Moto2: Schrotter takes control on opening day

Marcel Schrötter (Dynavolt Intact GP) stamped his authority on the Moto2™ grid at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky after going quickest in both FP1 and FP2, ending Friday 0.201 ahead of...

BSB: Haslam evaluating tyre options

BSB: Haslam evaluating tyre options

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam spent the opening day at Thruxton evaluating which tyre he’ll run in Sunday’s races. The notoriously abrasive Hampshire circuit has always plagued...

BSB: Ray confident front end issues are fixed

BSB: Ray confident front end issues are fixed

Bradley Ray says he and the Buildbase Suzuki team have taken a step forward that will see their fortunes improve at Thruxton this weekend. The young gun was off the boil at Brands Hatch, finishing the...

MotoGP: Pedrosa get action back underway in Brno

MotoGP: Pedrosa get action back underway in Brno

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) has had a tougher start to the season than many but now back to full strength and having announced his retirement at the end of 2018, the number 26 shot back to the...

BSB: Hickman: 'Balls and commitment is how to go fast here'

BSB: Hickman: 'Balls and commitment is how to go fast here'

Peter Hickman has said ‘big balls’ and being committed is the secret to going fast at Thruxton after topping both sessions on the opening day of Bennetts British Superbike action. The 2018 Senior TT...

BSB: Hickman leads the way at sweltering Thruxton

BSB: Hickman leads the way at sweltering Thruxton

Peter Hickman ruled the roost as the seventh round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship got underway at Thruxton. With the Hampshire circuit basking in scorching sunshine, track...