May

TT 2018: Hickman 'feeling good' after setting best lap

TT 2018: Hickman 'feeling good' after setting best lap

Peter Hickman set his quickest ever lap of the Isle of Man Mountain Course to top Thursday evening’s qualifying session by a comfortable margin. The Smiths BMW rider’s second lap of 132.806mph...

TT 2018: Hickman quickest on Thursday with personal best lap

TT 2018: Hickman quickest on Thursday with personal best lap

Peter Hickman led the way as practice resumed for this year’s Isle of Man TT races on Thursday evening. While the day’s earlier mist had cleared, damp patches remained at Ramsey Hairpin, the Nook and...

MotoGP: Rossi sees light at the end of the tunnel

MotoGP: Rossi sees light at the end of the tunnel

Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi sys he finally sees light at the end of the tunnel for the Yamaha M1 project after last weekend’s French Grand Prix, with the more capable bike that he and...

MotoGP: Iannone’s Suzuki departure opens door for Mir

MotoGP: Iannone’s Suzuki departure opens door for Mir

Andrea Iannone has confirmed that he’s leaving the Suzuki MotoGP team at the end of the 2018 season, opening the door for Joan Mir to join the Japanese manufacturer in his place. The Italian confirmed...

MotoGP: Yamaha lifeline for Lorenzo?

MotoGP: Yamaha lifeline for Lorenzo?

Jorge Lorenzo may be set to make a spectacular return to Yamaha machinery for the 2019 MotoGP world championship if the latest paddock rumours are to be believed, after losing out on a chance to join...

TT 2018: Bosses alter red flag procedure after course car collision

TT 2018: Bosses alter red flag procedure after course car collision

Isle of Man TT bosses have announced a change to the red flag procedure following an incident involving Steve Mercer and a course car following a stoppage in Wednesday’s practice session. Mercer and...

TT 2018: Kneen's father give blessing for Tyco BMW to continue

TT 2018: Kneen's father give blessing for Tyco BMW to continue

Dan Kneen’s family have given the Tyco BMW team their ‘full backing’ to continue racing at the 2018 Isle of Man TT races after the Manx racer’s tragic crash on Wednesday evening. Kneen lost his life...

TT 2018: Mercer 'seriously injured' in course car collision

TT 2018: Mercer 'seriously injured' in course car collision

Steve Mercer is in hospital with serious injuries after an incident during last night’s Isle of Man TT qualifying session. The Jackson Racing rider was involved in an accident while making his way...

TT 2018: Dan Kneen dies in qualifying crash

TT 2018: Dan Kneen dies in qualifying crash

Dan Kneen has passed away after an incident during this evening’s Isle of Man TT session. The Tyco BMW rider crashed at Churchtown on the opening lap of this evening’s Superbike/Superstock/Supersport...

TT 2018: Rider involved in incident with course car

TT 2018: Rider involved in incident with course car

A rider has been taken to hospital after a collision with a course car during this evening’s qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT races. The collision came following an all-course red flag...

TT 2018: Wednesday practice abandoned after red flag

TT 2018: Wednesday practice abandoned after red flag

Wednesday evening’s Isle of Man TT practice has been abandoned after a red flag incident on the course. Despite the threat of rain, the session got underway in near-perfect conditions at 18.20 local...

TT 2018: Harrison ups ante with 133mph laps on Tuesday

TT 2018: Harrison ups ante with 133mph laps on Tuesday

Dean Harrison upped the ante at this year’s Isle of Man TT with two blistering 133mph laps on just the third night of practice. The Yorkshireman, who topped Monday’s first superbike session with a...

TT 2018: Spectator jailed for tresspassing on course

TT 2018: Spectator jailed for tresspassing on course

A spectator has been jailed after trespassing on the closed TT course ahead of Monday night’s practice. Yesterday evening’s practice sessions were delayed by about 20 minutes after reports of a...

TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws from event

TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws from event

William Dunlop has withdrawn from this year’s Isle of Man TT after the second day of practice, with the Temple Golf Club Yamaha rider citing personal reasons for the eleventh-hour decision. “This is a...

TT 2018: 131mph laps in first Superbike session

TT 2018: 131mph laps in first Superbike session

The sun continued to shine on the Isle of Man as the second night of practice got underway this evening. The session marked the first time the 1000cc machines hit the course in 2018 and riders were...

WSB: van der Mark does the Donington double

WSB: van der Mark does the Donington double

Michael van der Mark controlled this afternoon’s second World Superbike race as he stormed to a terrific double at Donington Park with Puccetti Kawasaki’s Toprak Razgatlioglu getting the better of...

WSS: Cortese takes Donington win

WSS: Cortese takes Donington win

Sandro Cortese took a controlled victory in today’s World Supersport race at Donington Park, pushing him to the top of the championship standings. It was polesitter Jules Cluzel who took the lead in...

TT 2018: Dunlop under Lightweight record on opening night

TT 2018: Dunlop under Lightweight record on opening night

The 2018 Isle of Man TT kicked off under glorious sunshine on Saturday night with the newcomers setting off for their speed controlled laps just before 7pm. However, it was once again Michael Dunlop...

TT 2018: McGuinness hoping to head out for parade laps

TT 2018: McGuinness hoping to head out for parade laps

Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness has said he hopes to be able to do some parade laps on the Norton V4 he was scheduled to race at this year’s TT after confirming he won’t see any competitive...

WSB: Rea denies Sykes battle cost him the win

WSB: Rea denies Sykes battle cost him the win

Jonathan Rea has denied that battling with Tom Sykes cost him the win in today’s opening World Superbike race at Donington Park. The Kawasaki duo were scrapping from the word go in today’s opening...

WSB: Van der Mark: 'The bike is at 95%'

WSB: Van der Mark: 'The bike is at 95%'

Michael van der Mark has said the Yamaha World Superbike is still only at 95% despite clinching his debut victory in the series in a tense race at Donington Park. The Dutchman held off the Kawasaki of...

WSB: Van der Mark takes first Yamaha win since 2011

WSB: Van der Mark takes first Yamaha win since 2011

Michael van der Mark took a jubilant debut World Superbike victory in a tense opening race at Donington Park this afternoon to deny three-time World Champion Jonathan Rea the all-time World Superbike...

WSB: Sykes breaks Corser's record with Donington pole

WSB: Sykes breaks Corser's record with Donington pole

Tom Sykes will start on pole position for this afternoon’s opening World Superbike race after shattering Troy Corser’s all-time pole record at Donington Park. Now with 44 pole positions to his name,...

BSB: Byrne confirms extent of injuries

BSB: Byrne confirms extent of injuries

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has revealed the full extent of the injuries he suffered in his testing crash at Snetterton. After undergoing successful spinal surgery on Monday, the six-time champion has...

WSB: Rea on top as Brit wildcards impress at Donington

WSB: Rea on top as Brit wildcards impress at Donington

Jonathan Rea led the way on the opening day at Donington Park, outpacing team-mate Tom Sykes by 0.2 seconds but the long list of British wildcards also made their mark. After heavy rainfall in the...

TT 2018: Practice & Race Schedule

TT 2018: Practice & Race Schedule

The 2018 Isle of Man TT kicks off this weekend with the newcomers, as always, setting off first down Glencrutchery road.  After the weather threw several spanners in the work for practice week...

TT 2018: MCN's Adam Child to compete in TT Zero

TT 2018: MCN's Adam Child to compete in TT Zero

MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child will return to the Isle of Man to compete in the TT Zero for the second year running. Adam will once again be competing on a bike supplied by MotoCorsa, based in...

WSB: Rea and Sykes ready to re-write the record books

WSB: Rea and Sykes ready to re-write the record books

What’s your favourite bike racing memory from Donington? There’s been loads over the years from Carl Fogarty’s maiden WSB win in 1992 to Scott Redding’s 2008 success of becoming the youngest rider in...

WSB: History in the making?

WSB: History in the making?

30 years ago the first World Superbike race blasted into action at a chilly Donington Park. The format consisted two heat races, the event winner declared at the end of the second. Davide Tardozzi won...

WSB: Wildcards galore for UK World Superbikes

WSB: Wildcards galore for UK World Superbikes

World Superbike fans are likely to enjoy more autographs from wildcard riders than hot dinners in the new Donington Park restaurant this weekend, with a huge turnout of additional participants making...

World Superbikes Donington - TV guide

World Superbikes Donington - TV guide

This weekend’s sixth round of the Superbike World Championship kicks off tomorrow at Donington Park with three-time World Champion Jonathan Rea on the verge of re-writing the history books once...

WSB: Camier: 'The goal is to get through the whole weekend'

WSB: Camier: 'The goal is to get through the whole weekend'

Leon Camier’s main aim for this weekend’s Donington Park round of the Superbike World Championship is to make it to the end of the weekend as he continues to recover from his Aragon injuries. The Red...

WSB: Ray: 'A chance to show our potential against the world's best'

WSB: Ray: 'A chance to show our potential against the world's best'

Bennetts British Superbike young gun Bradley Ray is relishing the opportunity to show his potential against some of the world’s top World Superbike riders with a wildcard at Donington Park this...

WSB: Rea on brink of beating Fogarty record at Donington

WSB: Rea on brink of beating Fogarty record at Donington

Jonathan Rea will have his first opportunity to beat Carl Fogarty’s all-time World Superbike win record in front of a home crowd at Donington Park this weekend. The three-time World Champion notched...

Roads: Tyre issues hold Dunlop back at North West 200

Roads: Tyre issues hold Dunlop back at North West 200

Michael Dunlop believes he could have been closer to runaway victor Glenn Irwin had he not suffered tyre wear issues during Saturday’s two North West 200 races. Dunlop’s Dunlop rear tyre looked...

Roads: Hutchinson pleased with North West progress

Roads: Hutchinson pleased with North West progress

Ian Hutchinson left last week’s North West 200 pleased with how things had gone as he returned to action for the first time since breaking his leg at last year’s Isle of man TT. Just a few weeks ago...