May

BSB: Byrne quickest in red flagged practice

BSB: Byrne quickest in red flagged practice

Shane Byrne led the way as the third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway in glorious conditions at Oulton Park However, it wasn’t all plain sailing for the six-time...

Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

Lorenzo Baldassarri has taken his first Moto2 pole position to deny home favourite Alex Marquez the chance of starting tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez from the front. The Italian smashed the...

MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

Cal Crutchlow has romped to his fourth career pole position in MotoGP by taking a dominant top spot for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand prix at Jerez. The LCR Honda rider smashed the absolutely lap record...

Moto3: No surprises as Jorge Martin takes another pole

Moto3: No surprises as Jorge Martin takes another pole

Moto3 championship leader Jorge Martin has taken his eleventh pole position for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, holding off Philipp Oettl and teammate Fabio Di Giannantonio to start tomorrow’s...

WSB: O'Halloran in line for Red Bull Honda call-up

WSB: O'Halloran in line for Red Bull Honda call-up

Jason O’Halloran has been lined up as a potential replacement for the Red Bull Honda World Superbike team should either Leon Camier or Jake Gagne be unfit for action at Imola next weekend. MCN...

Roads: Hutchinson back on track with Honda Racing

Roads: Hutchinson back on track with Honda Racing

Ian Hutchinson’s fightback from injury looks to have made big progress this week as he took his first spin on Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 at Mallory Park. It's understood the Bingley Bullet had...

MotoGP: Old gremlins return for Yamaha at Jerez

MotoGP: Old gremlins return for Yamaha at Jerez

Yamaha’s old gremlins with a hot track have returned at Jerez, with Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales struggling in hot temperatures on the opening day of action at the Spanish Grand Prix. A huge...

MotoGP: Crutchlow not getting carried away with day one lead

MotoGP: Crutchlow not getting carried away with day one lead

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says he’s not getting carried away just yet with his Jerez pace, after topping the first day of European action in the 2018 MotoGP championship yesterday. The Brit had a...

Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

Alex Marquez has topped the first day of action at the Spanish Grand Prix, ending the opening sessions at Jerez a quarter of a second clear of the Italian duo of Lorenzo Baldassarri and Francesco...

MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

Cal Crutchlow has topped the opening day of 2018 MotoGP action in Europe by taking the top spot on the combined times, finishing ahead of his potential rival for a Repsol Honda seat in 2019, Dani...

Moto3: Antonelli slows the Spaniards on opening day

Moto3: Antonelli slows the Spaniards on opening day

Italian rider Niccolo Antonelli has topped the opening day of Moto3 action in Europe this season, by dominating proceedings at Jerez to end the day nearly half a second clear of championship leader...

WSB: Brake cooling allowed to prevent more problems

WSB: Brake cooling allowed to prevent more problems

World Superbike teams have been granted a special dispensation to use brake cooling systems for the upcoming rounds of Imola and Donington Park, the two most demanding circuits on the calendar for...

MotoGP: Rossi looking to find potential at Jerez

MotoGP: Rossi looking to find potential at Jerez

Valentino Rossi says that this weekend’s first European race of 2018 in Jerez will be an important one for him and teammate Maverick Viñales, as they get a chance to assess the changes to their bike...

MotoGP: Zarco confirms rumours by signing for KTM

MotoGP: Zarco confirms rumours by signing for KTM

As first reported by MCN weeks ago, Johann Zarco will join the Red Bull KTM team at the end of the 2018 season, announcing a two-year deal with the Austrian manufacturer yesterday at the Spanish Grand...

BSB stars experience thrills of Alton Towers

BSB stars experience thrills of Alton Towers

Four Bennetts BSB stars swapped their 220bhp superbikes some high-speed thrills that were out of their control with a visit to Alton Towers ahead of this weekend’s third round at Oulton...

MotoGP: Zarco move cements KTM world domination

MotoGP: Zarco move cements KTM world domination

Johann Zarco’s move to the Red Bull KTM team for the 2019 MotoGP season firmly cements the Austrian manufacturer’s goals of complete world domination, as they set out to take over Grand Prix racing in...

MotoGP: Crutchlow the hottest property?

MotoGP: Crutchlow the hottest property?

British rider Cal Crutchlow may well be the hottest property left available in this year’s MotoGP silly season, as speculation increases about where the Argentine Grand Prix winner will end up when...

MotoGP: Marc VDS expecting Jerez ‘to punish weakness’

MotoGP: Marc VDS expecting Jerez ‘to punish weakness’

Marc VDS Honda team boss Michael Bartholemy says he’s expecting this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix to show up any weaknesses that remain in his riders’ set-ups, as they head back to Europe and to the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo signs for Suzuki?

MotoGP: Lorenzo signs for Suzuki?

MCN’s sources in the MotoGP paddock believe that Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo has told the Italian firm that he won’t remain with them for the 2019 MotoGP season, opening the door for the five-time...

BSB: Oulton Park TV times

BSB: Oulton Park TV times

Oulton Park plays host to the third round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship this weekend, which will be broadcast live on free to air television channel Quest as well as Eurosport...

BSB: Quick Irwin looking for qualifying improvements

BSB: Quick Irwin looking for qualifying improvements

Glenn Irwin heads in to this weekend’s third round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship booming with confidence after topping Thursday’s official test session at Oulton Park.  The...

BSB: Confidence high for series leader Ray

BSB: Confidence high for series leader Ray

Bennetts British Superbike championship leader Bradley Ray has said the plan remains the same as he returns to the venue of his first BSB podium this weekend. Ray took an impressive third place when...

BSB: Haslam: 'We're in a good place'

BSB: Haslam: 'We're in a good place'

Leon Haslam has said he feels confident heading in to the third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park this weekend despite feeling he’s lost some of the advantage he...

Sam Sunderland is awarded prestigious Segrave Trophy

Sam Sunderland is awarded prestigious Segrave Trophy

Rally rider, Sam Sunderland has been awarded The Segrave Trophy by the RAC club in recognition of being the first Brit to win the Dakar. Past winners are made up of motorsport royalty and the...

Poll: Could Lorenzo return to winning ways if he moves to Suzuki?

Poll: Could Lorenzo return to winning ways if he moves to Suzuki?

Last month, we reported that rumours circulating the MotoGP paddock suggested we could see Jorge Lorenzo move to Suzuki.  Despite the rumours and Lorenzo countering the hearsay, if he did move...

BSB: Oulton test proves valuable for Byrne

BSB: Oulton test proves valuable for Byrne

Last week’s Oulton Park test proved to be bittersweet for reigning Bennetts BSB champion Shane Byrne. Initially disappointed that Ducati hadn’t brought the new swing arm he raced at Brands Hatch to...

BSB: Progress for Brookes at Oulton test

BSB: Progress for Brookes at Oulton test

Josh Brookes and the McAMS Yamaha team were back on the pace at the Oulton test after a disastrous start to their 2018 campaign. Struggling to find rear grip over the first two rounds, Brookes...