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MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow signs new test rider deal with Yamaha

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow signs new test rider deal with Yamaha

Cal Crutchlow has signed a new two-year deal with Yamaha to continue as their official MotoGP test rider. The Brit first took on the role after retiring at the end of 2020, but was thrust back into...

MotoGP: WithU Yamaha RNF Racing unveil 2022 livery

MotoGP: WithU Yamaha RNF Racing unveil 2022 livery

The new WithU Yamaha RNF Racing team has unveiled its first-ever MotoGP livery ahead of the 2022 season. The team has taken over as Yamaha’s satellite squad following the departure of the Sepang...

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie undergoes successful ankle surgery after training incident

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie undergoes successful ankle surgery after training incident

Reigning Bennetts British Superbike champion Tarran Mackenzie has undergone successful surgery on his ankle following a training incident in Spain. The McAMS Yamaha rider was testing on his Yamaha R1...

WSB: Chaz Davies takes up Riders’ Coach role at Ducati

WSB: Chaz Davies takes up Riders’ Coach role at Ducati

Chaz Davies has returned to the factory Aruba.it Racing Ducati team as the Riders’ Coach following his decision to retire. Davies will work with WorldSBK riders Alvaro Bautista and Michael Ruben...

MotoGP: Ducati delay 2022 launch as Jack Miller tests positive for Covid-19

MotoGP: Ducati delay 2022 launch as Jack Miller tests positive for Covid-19

Ducati have delayed their 2022 MotoGP season launch after Jack Miller tested positive for Covid-19. Miller is unable to leave Australia after testing positive for the virus, however as he is...

BSB: Dean Harrison signs two-year deal with DAO Racing

BSB: Dean Harrison signs two-year deal with DAO Racing

Dean Harrison has signed a new two-year deal with DAO Racing (formally Silicone Engineering Racing) ahead of the new Bennetts British Superbike Championship and road racing seasons. The 2019 Isle of...

BSB: Harry Truelove joins Bradley Perie at Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

BSB: Harry Truelove joins Bradley Perie at Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

Appleyard Macadam Yamaha have re-signed Bradley Perie and welcomed Harry Truelove for the 2022 Quattro Group British Supersport season. Perie signed for the four-time champions ahead of the 2021...

BSB: Storm Stacey signs new deal with GR Motorsport for 2022

BSB: Storm Stacey signs new deal with GR Motorsport for 2022

Storm Stacey has re-signed with Team LKQ Euro Car Parts Kawasaki (GR Motorsport) ahead of his third season in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. It’s Stacey’s fourth year overall with the...

Roads: Isle of Wight Road Races postponed due to road closure issues

Roads: Isle of Wight Road Races postponed due to road closure issues

The inaugural Isle of Wight Road Races event has been postponed due to “unresolved issues” with its Motor Race Order (MRO) The MRO is the permission needed for the organisers to close public roads for...

MotoGP: Gresini Racing unveil colourful 2022 livery

MotoGP: Gresini Racing unveil colourful 2022 livery

The first livery of the 2022 MotoGP season has been unveiled with Gresini Racing revealing their striking new design.  The Italian team is returning to its status of being a sole independent team this...

WSB: Iker Lecuona already "feels like a factory rider" at Team HRC

WSB: Iker Lecuona already "feels like a factory rider" at Team HRC

Former MotoGP star Iker Lecuona has admitted that he already feels like a factory rider following his switch to the World Superbike Championship with Honda. The Team HRC rider departed MotoGP after...

WSB: Stefano Manzi joins Dynavolt Triumph in the World Supersport Championship

WSB: Stefano Manzi joins Dynavolt Triumph in the World Supersport Championship

Former Moto2 rider Stefano Manzi has joined Dynavolt Triumph ahead of the 2022 World Supersport Championship season. Manzi has spent the last five season in the Moto2 class, ending his 2021 campaign...

Sam Sunderland wins the 2022 Dakar Rally

Sam Sunderland wins the 2022 Dakar Rally

Sam Sunderland is the 2022 Dakar champion after wrapping up victory of the arduous race during the final 164km Special Stage in Saudi Arabia this morning. Sunderland was already the first and only...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi joins Team WRT Audi for GT World Challenge Europe campaign

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi joins Team WRT Audi for GT World Challenge Europe campaign

Valentino Rossi has signed his first car racing contract following his decision to retire from MotoGP at the end of last season. The nine-time world champion has signed a deal with leading Audi squad...

BSB: Sam Cox set for first full-time campaign with NP Racing BMW

BSB: Sam Cox set for first full-time campaign with NP Racing BMW

Sam Cox will make his full-time Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut this year after signing a new deal with NP Racing BMW. Cox made his BSB debut at Silverstone last season in a one-off...

WSB: Dynavolt Triumph sign Hannes Soomer ahead of World Supersport return

WSB: Dynavolt Triumph sign Hannes Soomer ahead of World Supersport return

Dynavolt Triumph have announced the signing of Hannes Soomer ahead of their return to the World Supersport Championship (WorldSSP) this season. Soomer began his career in the ADAC Junior Cup in 2011...

Roads: Ulster Grand Prix returns to road racing calendar

Roads: Ulster Grand Prix returns to road racing calendar

The Ulster Grand Prix will return to the road racing calendar this year following a two-year absence due to Covid-19 and financial issues. This year’s event will be promoted by the Revival Racing...

BSB: FHO Racing BMW sign Jack Nixon in the Superstock class

BSB: FHO Racing BMW sign Jack Nixon in the Superstock class

2021 National Junior Superstock champion Jack Nixon will move up into the Pirelli National Superstock Championship this year after signing for FHO Racing BMW. Nixon won the Junior championship by...

WSB: Lorenzo Baldassarri joins Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha in World Supersport

WSB: Lorenzo Baldassarri joins Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha in World Supersport

Moto2 race winner Lorenzo Baldassarri will be on the World Supersport Championship grid this year after signing for Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha team. Baldassarri has spent the last eight seasons in the...

Roads: 2022 North West 200 dates confirmed

Roads: 2022 North West 200 dates confirmed

Organisers have confirmed that the 2022 North West 200 (NW200) road racing event will take place on May 8-14. The Northern Irish event has been cancelled for the last two years due to the Covid-19...

Danilo Petrucci becomes the first former MotoGP rider to win Dakar stage

Danilo Petrucci becomes the first former MotoGP rider to win Dakar stage

Danilo Petrucci has created history at the 2022 Dakar Rally by becoming the first former MotoGP rider to win a stage at the event. Petrucci inherited the Stage Five victory after original winner Toby...

MotoGP: VR46 Racing Team and Mooney reveal global partnership

MotoGP: VR46 Racing Team and Mooney reveal global partnership

More information has been released regarding the new partnership between Valentino Rossi’s new MotoGP team and Italian Proximity Banking & Payments company Mooney. Team VR46 named Mooney as its new...

MotoGP: Ducati MotoE bike makes track debut at Misano

MotoGP: Ducati MotoE bike makes track debut at Misano

Ducati’s 2023 MotoE project has moved to the next phase following a private test held at Misano earlier this month. The electric bike, codenamed V21L, was put through its paces by long-serving test...

BSB: Bradley Ray and Kyle Ryde complete two-day Cartagena test

BSB: Bradley Ray and Kyle Ryde complete two-day Cartagena test

The Rich Energy OMG Racing team duo of Bradley Ray and Kyle Ryde have completed a two-day test in Spain onboard BSB-spec Yamaha YZF-R1s. Ray and Ryde are preparing for their second seasons with OMG...

WSB: Axel Bassani signs new deal with Motocorsa Racing for 2022

WSB: Axel Bassani signs new deal with Motocorsa Racing for 2022

Axel Bassani will stay with the Motocorsa Racing Ducati team for the 2022 World Superbike Championship season. The Italian moved into the Superbike class last season and, after a slow and steady...

BSB: FHO Racing BMW sign Ryan Vickers for 2022 season

BSB: FHO Racing BMW sign Ryan Vickers for 2022 season

FHO Racing BMW have confirmed the signing of Ryan Vickers for the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. Vickers makes the move after spending the last three years with Lee Hardy’s RAF...

BSB: Jason O'Halloran signs new deal with McAMS Yamaha for 2022

BSB: Jason O'Halloran signs new deal with McAMS Yamaha for 2022

Jason O’Halloran has signed a new one-year contract extension with McAMS Yamaha for the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. It’ll be the Australian’s fourth campaign with Steve...

BSB: Danny Buchan and Andrew Irwin re-sign with SYNETIQ BMW for 2022

BSB: Danny Buchan and Andrew Irwin re-sign with SYNETIQ BMW for 2022

SYNET|IQ BMW have confirmed that both Danny Buchan and Andrew Irwin will remain with the team for the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. The announcement was made this morning on...

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie stays with McAMS Yamaha to defend his title

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie stays with McAMS Yamaha to defend his title

Tarran Mackenzie will stay in the UK and defend his Bennetts British Superbike Championship crown next year after signing a new one-year deal with McAMS Yamaha. Mackenzie’s future was unclear after...

MotoGP: Francesco Guidotti joins Red Bull KTM as new team manager

MotoGP: Francesco Guidotti joins Red Bull KTM as new team manager

KTM have confirmed that Francesco Guidotti will return to the company as Red Bull KTM’s team manager for the 2022 MotoGP season. Mike Leitner stepped down from his position last week and will now move...

BSB: Luke Hopkins set for second season with Black Onyx Security Honda with

BSB: Luke Hopkins set for second season with Black Onyx Security Honda with

Luke Hopkins has secured his spot on the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship grid after re-signing with the Black Onyx Security Honda team. Hopkins made his BSB debut last season, making the...

BSB: Reigning champion Jack Kennedy joins Mar-Train Yamaha for 2022 Supersport campaign

BSB: Reigning champion Jack Kennedy joins Mar-Train Yamaha for 2022 Supersport campaign

Jack Kennedy has signed with the Mar-Train Yamaha team for the 2022 Quattro Group British Supersport season. Kennedy clinched his third Supersport crown this year upon his return to the class,...

Roads: John McGuinness makes sensational return to Honda for 2022

Roads: John McGuinness makes sensational return to Honda for 2022

John McGuinness has re-joined Honda for the 2022 road racing season and will compete at the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT. The 23-times TT race winner will line-up alongside Honda BSB rider, and...

BSB: Liam Delves joins Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki for maiden Superbike campaign

BSB: Liam Delves joins Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki for maiden Superbike campaign

Liam Delves will make his Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut next season after signing for Rapid CDH Racing Kawasaki. The 21-year-old will take the big leap from the Pirelli Junior...

WSB Indonesia: Toprak Razgatlıoğlu crowned 2021 world champion

WSB Indonesia: Toprak Razgatlıoğlu crowned 2021 world champion

Toprak Razgatlıoğlu has ended Jonathan Rea’s six-year reign in the World Superbike Championship after securing the points he needed to become world champion in Indonesia. It was a tricky WorldSBK...

BSB: Tom Neave moves to Superbike class as Honda expand to four riders

BSB: Tom Neave moves to Superbike class as Honda expand to four riders

2021 National Superstock champion Tom Neave will make his full-time Bennetts British Superbike Championship debut with Honda Racing next season. Neave has been promoted within the team following his...