Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

  • BSB: Byrne: 'Pressure is off, for now!'

    11 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne: 'Pressure is off, for now!'

    Having finished first or second in the MCE British Superbike Championship every year since 2012, Shane Byrne has been in a position similar to the one he’s in ahead of this weekend’s BSB title decider...

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  • Obituary: Maxime Berger

    11 October 2017 by Gordon ritchie

    Obituary: Maxime Berger

    2007 European Superstock 600 champion Maxime Berger lost his life on Monday 2 October after an attempted suicide one month before had deprived him of vital cerebral function, and he had to be put on...

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  • BSB: Haslam: 'I have to pick my fights'

    10 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam: 'I have to pick my fights'

    Leon Haslam heads into this weekend’s MCE British Superbike title decider with one hand on the trophy after a commanding performance in the opening two Showdown rounds. With his rivals struggling,...

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  • WSB: Lowes back on podium at Magny Cours

    05 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Lowes back on podium at Magny Cours

    Alex Lowes made a welcome return to the World Superbike rostrum in Magny Cours this weekend, matching his best result of the year with an impressive second-place behind race winner Chaz Davies. While...

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  • BSB: Guintoli: 'I never gave up'

    05 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Guintoli: 'I never gave up'

    Sylvain Guintoli showed he’s still got the pace with a spectacular second race win at Assen this weekend.  The 2014 World Superbike Champion’s move to MCE British Superbikes this year has until...

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  • BSB: Brookes: 'One DNF and anything can happen'

    05 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Brookes: 'One DNF and anything can happen'

    Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha’s Josh Brookes remains Haslam’s closest title challenger despite a somewhat challenging weekend at Assen. Brookes was fourth quickest in Friday’s dry sessions, albeit some six...

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  • The Dainese behind the Doctor

    05 October 2017 by James Archibald

    The Dainese behind the Doctor

    The MotoGP paddock operates like a well-oiled machine – not too dissimilar to the bikes which the race series features, and behind every rider are teams of professionals working to ensure the best...

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  • WSB: Ernesto Marinelli to leave Ducati

    03 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Ernesto Marinelli to leave Ducati

    Ducati Corse Superbike boss Ernesto Marinelli will leave Ducati at the end of 2017, the Bologna factory has announced. Marinelli joined Ducati in 1995, before working as a track engineer for names...

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  • BSB: Lack of aero bodywork hampers O'Halloran

    03 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Lack of aero bodywork hampers O'Halloran

    Jason O’Halloran became the first Showdown contender to be mathematically ruled out of the 2017 MCE British Superbike title fight after a disastrous weekend at Assen. The Aussie crashed in the late...

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  • BSB: Dixon: 'Our title fight is over'

    03 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Dixon: 'Our title fight is over'

    Jake Dixon has admitted his title fight is all but over after a difficult weekend at Assen. The RAF Regular and Reserves rider could only manage an eighth and seventh place at the penultimate round of...

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  • Marquez calling for MX camp entries

    03 October 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Marquez calling for MX camp entries

    Marc Marquez and insurance giant Allianz will once again team up to offer 20 youngsters from across Europe the chance for two days of MX tuition at the hands of the five-time world champion later this...

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  • MotoGP: Reiterberger gets KTM test chance

    03 October 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Reiterberger gets KTM test chance

    German Superbike champion Marcus Reiterberger has been given a chance to make his MotoGP debut, after joining the Red Bull KTM squad during their private test last week at the Motorland Aragon circuit...

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  • BSS: Race bosses explain Farmer penalty

    02 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSS: Race bosses explain Farmer penalty

    British Superbike race director Stuart Higgs has defended a decision to hand Keith Farmer a 60 second penalty after yesteday’s Dickies British Supersport feature race. Farmer finished second in the...

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  • WSB: Davies wins as Rea forced out

    01 October 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Davies wins as Rea forced out

    The chance of the glory of a double win was cruelly robbed from new triple champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) as eventual race winner Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) took advantage of...

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  • WSS: Sofuoglu out with broken hip

    01 October 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSS: Sofuoglu out with broken hip

    Kenan Sofuoglu will miss today’s World Supersport race at Magny Cours after suffering a triple hip fracture following a crash in qualifying. The Turkish ace was on course for a front row start for...

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  • WSB: Rea: 'I have no words'

    30 September 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Rea: 'I have no words'

    Jonathan Rea was lost for words after storming to a record third World Superbike title in Magny Cours this afternoon. The Northern Irishman dominated the wet opening race in France to place himself...

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  • WSB: Rea takes wet pole despite crash

    30 September 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Rea takes wet pole despite crash

    Champion elect Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) was just one of many riders to fall in the Superpole competition thanks to a slick wet track surface. He got back on to score a superb Superpole win,...

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  • WSB: Rea leads van der Mark on day one

    29 September 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Rea leads van der Mark on day one

    Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) started his potentially historic weekend in France in perfect shape, setting the fastest Friday practice time at Magny-Cours. As he goes for his third world...

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  • BSB: Byrne: 'Our best first day for a while!'

    29 September 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne: 'Our best first day for a while!'

    Reigning MCE British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne says today’s opening practice sessions at Assen were among the best he’s had all year as he returned to form to lead the pack by half a...

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