October

BSB: Ray to wildcard in Japanese Superbike finale

BSB: Ray to wildcard in Japanese Superbike finale

Bradley Ray will be back in race action this weekend as he joins the Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing squad in final round of the Japanese Superbike series at Suzuka. Ray impressed the Yoshimura squad in...

WSB: Series set to confirm 2019 calendar shake up

WSB: Series set to confirm 2019 calendar shake up

While news on the 2019 World Superbike calendar has been traditionally late coming, MCN understands the 2019 World Superbike championship will take place over 14 rounds with a number of key...

Moto3: Martin faces the pressure from Bezzecchi with two left

Moto3: Martin faces the pressure from Bezzecchi with two left

It’s an up and down year for Moto3 title protagonists Jorge Martin and Marco Bezzecchi and after the myriad twists and turns of the season so far there was yet another at Phillip Island. Despite...

Moto2: Olivera’s last stand in title race

Moto2: Olivera’s last stand in title race

Miguel Oliveira might have won the 2017 race at Phillip Island but this year was a different story for the Portuguese rider after a tough race that saw him come home outside the top ten, but it wasn’t...

MotoGP: Viñales out to capitalise but Ducati the ones to beat

MotoGP: Viñales out to capitalise but Ducati the ones to beat

Yamaha arrived in Australia on their worst ever losing streak but after a stunning victory for Maverick Viñales at Phillip Island, the drought is over for the Iwata marque. Now we head for a very...

Moto3: Arenas wins big as title contenders struggle

Moto3: Arenas wins big as title contenders struggle

Albert Arenas has taken his second Grand Prix win in stunning style in the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, timing it to perfection to stay ahead over the line in one of the closest top fifteen...

Moto2: Binder wins as championship battle goes on

Moto2: Binder wins as championship battle goes on

Brad Binder claimed his third win of the season as he took the chequered flag by just 0.036 from second place Joan Mir at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, with Xavi Vierge snatching a podium away...

MotoGP: Viñales ends Yamaha's losing streak

MotoGP: Viñales ends Yamaha's losing streak

25 races since their last win - taken by Valentino Rossi at the TT Circuit Assen last season - Yamaha were back on the top step at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix as Maverick Viñales...

WSS: Cortese becomes World Champion in Supersport thriller

WSS: Cortese becomes World Champion in Supersport thriller

Sandro Cortese has won the Supersport World Championship on his first attempt after a nail-biting contest against title rival Jules Cluzel under floodlights in Qatar on Saturday evening. The fact a...

WSB: Extreme weather forces cancellation of final World Superbike race

WSB: Extreme weather forces cancellation of final World Superbike race

Saturday night’s last race of the World Superbike season has been called off after appalling weather conditions left the Losail International Circuit in a condition deemed too dangerous for it to go...

MotoGP: Rain can't stop Marquez taking Australian pole position

MotoGP: Rain can't stop Marquez taking Australian pole position

Marc Marquez has come out on top of a rain-struck frenetic qualifying session for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix, topping the session despite the ever-present threat of rain. He’ll. Be joined on the...

Moto2: Pasini tops chaotic Phillip Island qualifying session

Moto2: Pasini tops chaotic Phillip Island qualifying session

Mattia Pasini has topped a chaotic qualifying session at Phillip Island to start tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix from pole position. Battling high winds and a cooling track, Pasini was one of a...

Moto3: Martin times it right for yet another pole

Moto3: Martin times it right for yet another pole

Mr Pole Position Jorge Martin has timed it right to take yet another pole position for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix, making the most of other riders while battling high winds at Phillip Island.

WSB: Rea storms to 17th win of season

WSB: Rea storms to 17th win of season

Jonathan Rea etched himself further into the record books with his 17th victory of the season in the opening race in Qatar. His 11th win in a row, Rea’s 17th victory sees him equal Doug Polen’s 1991...

WSB: Sykes takes last pole for Kawasaki in Qatar

WSB: Sykes takes last pole for Kawasaki in Qatar

Tom Sykes will start on pole position for the first of his final two races for Kawasaki after beating team-mate Jonathan Rea to the top spot in qualifying in Qatar. The Yorkshireman set a new pole...

WSB: Laverty: 'I have to consider everything'

WSB: Laverty: 'I have to consider everything'

Eugene Laverty has refused to rule out a potential move to the British Superbike championship or even World Supersport as he is left searching for a job for the 2019 season at the eleventh hour. The...

Moto3: Red flag delay complicates opening day

Moto3: Red flag delay complicates opening day

Friday at the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix got off to a fairly dramatic start as a red flag brought proceedings to a halt for some time, causing delays throughout the day. Stefano Nepa’s...

Moto2: Binder fast out of the blocks

Moto2: Binder fast out of the blocks

Brad Binder has come out the Moto2 blocks blazing on Friday at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix to beat Marcel Schrötter’s free practice one time by 0.087 to go top overall, but the German rider...

MotoGP: Iannone leads opening day at Phillip Island

MotoGP: Iannone leads opening day at Phillip Island

Andrea Iannone left it late to leap to the top of the combined timesheets at the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, setting a 1:29.131 on his final lap to oust Danilo Petrucci from first.

WSS: Mahias appeal heats up Supersport title fight

WSS: Mahias appeal heats up Supersport title fight

The battle for the 2019 World Supersport crown heated up before proceedings even got underway in Qatar as a successful appeal for Lucas Mahias and the GRT Yamaha team sees the Frenchman re-instated as...

MotoGP: Crutchlow suffers badly broken ankle in practice fall

MotoGP: Crutchlow suffers badly broken ankle in practice fall

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow has suffered a badly broken ight ankle after falling in the final minutes of free practice two at the Australian Grand Prix. The Brit suffered a high speed fall at...

WSB: Laverty leads the way in Qatar

WSB: Laverty leads the way in Qatar

An unemployed Eugene Laverty led the way as the final round of the 2018 Superbike World Championship got underway under the floodlights in Qatar. The Milwaukee Aprilia rider was 0.183 seconds ahead of...

BSB: Series bosses commit to Supersport and GP2 future

BSB: Series bosses commit to Supersport and GP2 future

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have made a commitment to the Supersport class moving forwards after renewed interest from manufacturers in the 600cc class. With Kawasaki having just released a...

MotoGP: Marquez out to secure triple crown

MotoGP: Marquez out to secure triple crown

Marc Marquez says that despite securing the 2018 MotoGP title last time out at the Japanese Grand Prix, he’s still got work to do before the season finishes in his campaign to secure MotoGP’s triple...

MotoGP: Mike Jones to replace Bautista in Ducati reshuffle

MotoGP: Mike Jones to replace Bautista in Ducati reshuffle

Local favourite Mike Jones will replace Alvaro Bautista at the Angel Nieto Ducati team for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, stepping into the shoes of Alvaro Bautista as he’s shuffled up to the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo undergoes surgery on damaged wrist

MotoGP: Lorenzo undergoes surgery on damaged wrist

Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo has undergone minor keyhole surgery on his left wrist, in a battle to be fit in time for next weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix and his penultimate ride on the Ducat...

Lake Torrent developer enters receivership

Lake Torrent developer enters receivership

The developer behind the plans for the multi-million-pound Lake Torrent project in Northern Ireland has gone into receivership. The £30 million project was set to develop 163 acres of former clay pits...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

The announcement that Ben Currie will join Glenn Irwin at Bournemouth Kawasaki sees another piece of the jigsaw fall into place for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. In what will be one of...

Moto3: All to play for as one point separates leaders

Moto3: All to play for as one point separates leaders

It was a KTM show in qualifying at Motegi, and on race day it was a group of the Austrian factory’s machines largely fighting it out – joined by the likes of eventual podium finisher Lorenzo Dalla...

Moto2: Quartararo disqualification edges Bagnaia closer to title

Moto2: Quartararo disqualification edges Bagnaia closer to title

Francesco Bagnaia thought he’d taken a valuable second at Motegi, but some time after the race there came an announcement: the man who’d taken the flag just ahead of him, Fabio Quartararo, had been...

MotoGP: Phillip Island gearing up for another epic battle

MotoGP: Phillip Island gearing up for another epic battle

From a history maker of a Grand Prix at the Twin Ring Motegi, it’s all change as MotoGP now heads down under for the Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Phillip Island Grand Prix...

BSB: Currie completes 2019 Bournemouth Kawasaki line-up

BSB: Currie completes 2019 Bournemouth Kawasaki line-up

British Supersport runner-up Ben Currie will make the move to the Bennetts British Superbike class in 2019 after signing a deal with the Bournemouth Kawasaki squad.  The feisty Aussie,...

MotoGP: Bautista to replace Lorenzo at Phillip Island

MotoGP: Bautista to replace Lorenzo at Phillip Island

After pulling out of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend on Friday, Jorge Lorenzo has elected to also miss this weekend’s race at Phillip Island due to his ongoing wrist injury. The 31 year old Spaniard...

MotoGP: Crutchlow bags second in Japan

MotoGP: Crutchlow bags second in Japan

Britain’s Cal Crutchlow secured his third podium and seventh top five of the 2018 season with a strong second place in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix. The LCR Honda rider was in the mix for the win in...

MotoGP: Marquez dislocates shoulder celebrating 2018 championship title win

MotoGP: Marquez dislocates shoulder celebrating 2018 championship title win

While Marc Marquez has been faultless throughout 2018 to claim his fifth MotoGP crown at Motegi on Sunday, his post race celebrations didn’t quite go to plan. Having stopped on the cooling down lap to...

BSB: 2019 calendar confirmed

BSB: 2019 calendar confirmed

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship calendar has today (Monday) been finalised following approval by its governing body, the MCRCB. The Championship will return to Silverstone at Easter...