March

BTC: Strudwick takes victory in opening round

BTC: Strudwick takes victory in opening round

Thomas Strudwick has taken victory in the first ever race of the new British Talent Cup series, edging ahead in tricky conditions to finish in front of Josh Whatley and Fenton Seabright at Donington...

Moto2: Kevin Schwantz set for Austin wildcard

Moto2: Kevin Schwantz set for Austin wildcard

MotoGP organisers Dorna have dropped a bombshell this morning by announcing that 1993 500GP world champion Kevin Schwantz is set to make an incredible return to Grand Prix racing over two decades...

BSB: Haslam on pole after incident-packed qualifying

BSB: Haslam on pole after incident-packed qualifying

Leon Haslam will start on pole position for the opening round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship after a frenetic qualifying session. In light of the poor weather forecast for Easter...

BSB: Riders pleased with Donington schedule changes

BSB: Riders pleased with Donington schedule changes

The decision to move Monday’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race to Sunday afternoon has been well-received by riders as race bosses face the challenge of working with the weekend’s challenging...

BSB: Irwin to ride after free practice crash

BSB: Irwin to ride after free practice crash

Glenn Irwin will ride in tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race despite fears he had broken his neck after a free practice crash. The Ulsterman came down heavily when he highsided from his...

BSB: Haslam quickest in mixed conditions at Donington Park

BSB: Haslam quickest in mixed conditions at Donington Park

Leon Haslam led the way as the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway at a chilly Donington Park. Persistent overnight rainfall and cold temperatures left the track sodden for the...

BSB: Opening race brought forward to Sunday

BSB: Opening race brought forward to Sunday

The opening race of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship has been brought forward to Sunday after fears of poor weather affecting the schedule on Easter Monday. Met office weather warnings...

BSB: Irwin sidelined after free practice crash

BSB: Irwin sidelined after free practice crash

Glenn Irwin was taken to hospital after crashing out of the opening session of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Donington Park but has received the all clear on a suspected neck...

BSB: Race bosses monitoring weather forecasts at Donington

BSB: Race bosses monitoring weather forecasts at Donington

Bennetts British Superbike bosses say they are closely monitoring forecasts for the remainder of this weekend’s opening round at Donington Park as a bout of poor weather hits the UK throughout Easter...

BSB: Riders predict ultimate top six for 2018

BSB: Riders predict ultimate top six for 2018

The 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship gets underway at Donington Park this weekend. Last week MCN sat down with most of the 2018 grid and put them on the spot for predictions ahead of the...

WSB: Rea: 'It'd take something special to get me to MotoGP in 2019'

WSB: Rea: 'It'd take something special to get me to MotoGP in 2019'

Jonathan Rea has said it would take something ‘special’ to see him move to MotoGP in 2019 despite numerous calls for the three-time World Superbike Champion to make the move to Grand Prix racing. The...

BSB: Jonathan Rea tips Haslam and Irwin for 2018 success

BSB: Jonathan Rea tips Haslam and Irwin for 2018 success

Jonathan Rea has tipped Leon Haslam and Glenn Irwin for success in this year’s Bennetts British Superbike Championship ahead of the opening round getting underway at Donington Park this year. The...

BSB: Whitham: 'At least 12 riders can win races!'

BSB: Whitham: 'At least 12 riders can win races!'

Ahead of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship getting underway at Donington Park, James Whitham chats about his expectations for the season ahead...  The competitiveness of BSB in the...

Guy Martin to race again

Guy Martin to race again

Guy Martin is set to break out his race leathers again this year and is confirmed as racing at both the Tandragee 100 and Cookstown 100 Irish road races. The Cookstown 100 takes place on April 27 and...

BSB: Mackenzie remains realistic ahead of superbike debut

BSB: Mackenzie remains realistic ahead of superbike debut

After a tough half season in Moto2, former British Supersport Champion Tarran Mackenzie takes on a new challenge for 2018 as he joins the McAMS Yamaha team to contest the Bennetts British Superbike...

BSB: Irwin: 'I have to perform this year'

BSB: Irwin: 'I have to perform this year'

The opening round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship marks the start of what is set to be a make or break season for Northern Ireland's Glenn Irwin after two up and down years in the...

BSB: Hickman: 'I'm really feeling it this year'

BSB: Hickman: 'I'm really feeling it this year'

Last season, Peter Hickman enjoyed his strongest Bennetts British Superbike campaign to date, securing a place in the Showdown for the first time and going on to secure fourth overall for the Smiths...

Donington BSB: TV Schedule

Donington BSB: TV Schedule

The first round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship gets underway at Donington Park this weekend with qualifying and race action set to be broadcast live on Eurosport. As well as...

Jonathan Rea awarded prestigious Torrens Trophy

Jonathan Rea awarded prestigious Torrens Trophy

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea was honoured by the Royal Automobile Club today as he was presented with the prestigious Torrens Trophy. Rea has won the award in recognition of his...

BSB: Pirelli introduce new front tyre for 2018

BSB: Pirelli introduce new front tyre for 2018

Bennetts British Superbike riders will have the benefit of an expanded front tyre selection from Pirelli when the 2018 season gets underway at Donington Park this weekend. As well as the softer and...

WSB: Camier disappointment confirms major Honda progress

WSB: Camier disappointment confirms major Honda progress

Leon Camier may have left Thailand disappointed to have missed the podium with fourth and sixth positions in this weekend’s two races, but the results are a huge success for the Red Bull Honda Team as...

BSB: Brookes: 'I will be stronger this year'

BSB: Brookes: 'I will be stronger this year'

Having finished the 2017 season just seven points off eventual champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne, Josh Brookes is gunning to go one place better this year after a switch to the factory-supported McAMS...

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes poses the biggest threat this year'

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes poses the biggest threat this year'

After missing out on the 2017 crown in such disastrous circumstances, Leon Haslam says he’s more fired up than ever before ahead of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship getting underway at...

BSB: Byrne: 'I want 100 race wins'

BSB: Byrne: 'I want 100 race wins'

Shane Byrne might be heading in to the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as the series’ most successful rider, but the six-time British Champion isn’t without motivation for the season...

WSB: Muir short on options for Laverty substitute

WSB: Muir short on options for Laverty substitute

Milwaukee Aprilia team principal Shaun Muir is commencing the difficult task of finding a substitute rider for the injured Eugene Laverty after it was confirmed that the Irishman is to miss the...

WSB: Laverty out for three rounds after Thailand crash

WSB: Laverty out for three rounds after Thailand crash

Eugene Laverty will miss the next three rounds of the 2018 World Superbike Championship after his horrifying crash in Thailand at the weekend. Laverty fell from his Milwaukee Aprilia at the Chang...

Roads: Michael Dunlop signs Tyco BMW deal

Roads: Michael Dunlop signs Tyco BMW deal

Michael Dunlop has signed an eleventh hour deal to ride for Tyco BMW in the superbike classes at this year’s international road races. The 15-times TT winner’s plans have been subject to much...

CEV: Booth Amos taking the positives from opening weekend

CEV: Booth Amos taking the positives from opening weekend

British Talent Team racer and reining British Motostar champion Tom Booth Amos says he’s taking the positives from his opening weekend in the Junior Moto3 World Championship at Estoril after crashing...

MotoGP: Viñales confident he’s turned a corner with Yamaha

MotoGP: Viñales confident he’s turned a corner with Yamaha

Maverick Viñales says he and his Movistar Yamaha crew have turned an important corner with their M1 machine as they struggle to return to the competitiveness he enjoyed twelve months ago. Starting...

EWC: Kawasaki confirm Rea and Haslam for Suzuka 8 Hour

EWC: Kawasaki confirm Rea and Haslam for Suzuka 8 Hour

Kawasaki have confirmed that 2012 Suzuka 8 Hour and three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will return to the famous endurance race this year to partner fellow Suzuka winner and British...

MotoGP: Petrucci proving a point at Ducati

MotoGP: Petrucci proving a point at Ducati

Alma Pramac Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci says he’s out to prove a point in the opening races of the 2018 MotoGP season, by turning a steady start to proceedings into a factory seat. Making a good...

MotoGP: Yamaha boss Jarvis says ‘we were right to sign Mav early’

MotoGP: Yamaha boss Jarvis says ‘we were right to sign Mav early’

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis has hit back at critics who’ve said that their deal to extend Maverick Viñales’ deal by two years came far too early for both rider and team. Announcing an extension to...

WSB: Broken pelvis for Laverty after Torres collision

WSB: Broken pelvis for Laverty after Torres collision

Eugene Laverty sustained a broken pelvis in a terrifying crash during today’s second World Superbike race in Thailand. The Milwaukee Aprilia rider fell from his RSV4 at turn six, five laps in to the...

WSB: Davies ends Kawasaki's Thai dominance with race two win

WSB: Davies ends Kawasaki's Thai dominance with race two win

Chaz Davies put the demons of his pre-season behind him by storming to victory in Thailand’s second WorldSBK race of the weekend on Sunday afternoon. The new regulations continue to deliver...

MotoGP: Rookies Morbidelli and Syahrin step up to the mark

MotoGP: Rookies Morbidelli and Syahrin step up to the mark

MotoGP’s 2018 rookies have stepped up to the mark in impressive form in the opening race of the season, with reigning Moto2 world champion Franco Morbidelli impressing by taking a strong finish in...

MotoGP: Rossi silences critics with Qatar podium

MotoGP: Rossi silences critics with Qatar podium

Valentino Rossi has sealed a new two-year extension to his Yamaha contract that will keep him racing until at least 2020 by taking an impressive podium finish at the opening race of the 2018...