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BSB: 2019 grid so far...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike grid continues to take shape with various announcements coming out during this week’s Motorcycle Live show in Birmingham. The latest news confirms Jason O’Halloran...

2018 Torrens Trophy nominees announced

2018 Torrens Trophy nominees announced

The Royal Automobile Club has announced the nominees for the coveted 2018 Torrens Trophy award, which will be presented at an exclusive ceremony at the club’s Pall Mall venue next year. The Torrens...

MotoGP: Dovi wins crashfest final race of 2018

MotoGP: Dovi wins crashfest final race of 2018

Andrea Dovizioso claimed the final MotoGP victory of 2018 at the Valencian Grand Prix, finishing ahead of an on-form Alex Rins and a stunning result for Pol Espargaro as the Spaniard took his first...

Moto2: Oliveira keeps his cool for final middleweight win

Moto2: Oliveira keeps his cool for final middleweight win

In his 50th Moto2 race, Miguel Oliveira produced a faultless ride to take his third victory of the season in the 2018 finale at the Valencian Grand Prix. The Portuguese rider won by an impressive 13...

Moto3: Rookie Oncu makes history as youngest ever winner

Moto3: Rookie Oncu makes history as youngest ever winner

It didn't seem like a day for history to be made when the Circuit Ricardo Tormo began to wake up to a rain-soaked Sunday. It seemed like a day to endure, to be cautious; to take the points and not the...

BSB: O'Halloran and Mackenzie at McAMS Yamaha for 2019

BSB: O'Halloran and Mackenzie at McAMS Yamaha for 2019

Jason O’Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie will form the McAMS Yamaha team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship, it has been confirmed. Rumoured for some time, O’Halloran’s switch to the...

BTC: Skinner takes inaugural British Talent title

BTC: Skinner takes inaugural British Talent title

Thomas Strudwick won the final race of the inaugural British Talent Cup in style, pitching the drag to the line to perfection to steal the victory in a stunning photo finish. But the man he pipped to...

Moto3: Arbolino on pole as McPhee back on front row

Moto3: Arbolino on pole as McPhee back on front row

Tony Arbolino has done it again in the season finale as he secured his second career pole position at the Valencian Grand Prix. A 1:46.773 was enough to beat second placed Nakarin Atiratphuvapat by...

Moto2: Marini takes second pole of the season

Moto2: Marini takes second pole of the season

Luca Marini picked up where he left off in Malaysia to take pole position at the Valencian Grand Prix, his 1:35.777 enough to beat Xavi Vierge by a slender 0.027, with fellow Dynavolt Intact GP rider...

MotoGP: Viñales moves from Q1 to pole position

MotoGP: Viñales moves from Q1 to pole position

After a sensational final battle for pole in 2018, Q1 graduate Maverick Viñales was the man to take pole position at the Valencian Grand Prix after setting a 1:31.312 lap. This was enough to edge out...

Randy Mamola: A life in the MotoGP paddock

Randy Mamola: A life in the MotoGP paddock

Achieving 57 podiums across four different manufacturers and finishing third in the world on three occasions with separate teams, Randy Mamola is widely regarded as the greatest Grand Prix racer never...

Macau GP: Hickman takes third win in red-flagged race

Macau GP: Hickman takes third win in red-flagged race

Peter Hickman ended his 2018 international road racing season with yet another victory in a red flagged 52nd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. Hickman’s team-mate Michael Rutter had got the better of the...

Moto3: Lopez the surprise star in Spanish rain

Moto3: Lopez the surprise star in Spanish rain

Local star Alonso Lopez has made a surprise appearance at the top of the time sheets on the opening day of action at the Valencian Grand Prix, taking the provisional pole position from Marco Bezzecchi...

Moto2: Lecuona leads chaotic wet practice

Moto2: Lecuona leads chaotic wet practice

Local rider Iker Lecuona has topped the opening day of Moto2 action at Valencia, leading the way ahead of Alex Marquez and Miguel Oliveira, with most of the provisional grid setting their fastest time...

MotoGP: Marquez masters drenched Valencia

MotoGP: Marquez masters drenched Valencia

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has mastered the Ricardo Tormo Circuit on the opening day of action for this weekend's Valencian Grand Prix, topping free practice one in sodden conditions and...

BSB: Andrew Irwin pens Honda Racing deal for 2019

BSB: Andrew Irwin pens Honda Racing deal for 2019

Andrew Irwin will return to the Bennetts British Superbike championship in 2018 after signing a deal with the Honda Racing squad. The Ulsterman will be part of an all-new line-up for the Louth-based...

Roads: Silicone Engineering become Kawasaki's official roads effort

Roads: Silicone Engineering become Kawasaki's official roads effort

Dean Harrison and the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki team will become Kawasaki’s official road racing team in 2019 after a stellar campaign this year. Harrison bagged multiple wins and podiums across...

Macau GP: Hickman on pole from Rutter and Jessopp

Macau GP: Hickman on pole from Rutter and Jessopp

Peter Hickman will start on pole position for this year’s 52nd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix after pipping team-mate Michael Rutter to the top spot by 1.140 seconds. Hickman will be setting out for...

MotoE: Smith and Gibernau headline inaugural championship

MotoE: Smith and Gibernau headline inaugural championship

 There will be ten different nationalities lining up in the inaugural MotoE World Cup when the new series gets underway at five round of the MotoGP world championship in 2019, with riders from...

MotoGP: Crutchlow faces long road to recovery

MotoGP: Crutchlow faces long road to recovery

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow is facing a long road to recovery after badly breaking his ankle a month ago at the Australian Grand Prix, Breaking it in three places after being pushed off the track by...

MotoGP: Pedrosa inducted to Hall of Fame

MotoGP: Pedrosa inducted to Hall of Fame

Three-time world champion Dani Pedrosa has been named a MotoGP™ Legend ahead of hanging up his leathers at the end of 2018, with the Spaniard inducted into the MotoGP Legends Hall of Fame at the...

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

MCN is once again streaming this year's 52nd Macau Grand Prix's qualifying and race sessions live online. Peter Hickman led RC213V-mounted team-mate Michael Rutter in the first of two qualifying...

WSB: Rea quickest as Davies debuts new V4R

WSB: Rea quickest as Davies debuts new V4R

Jonathan Rea once again laid down the marker as preparations for the 2019 World Superbike season got underway with the first winter test at Aragon. Getting a first taste of the 2019-spec ZX-10RR, Rea...

MotoGP: Still prizes to play for at Valencia

MotoGP: Still prizes to play for at Valencia

2018 has broken records, tested limits, reset the boundaries and rewritten some history. We end the season with a seven-time world champion, some of the closest races and podiums in history, and...

Moto2: One last crack of the whip for title rivals

Moto2: One last crack of the whip for title rivals

Francesco Bagnaia was back on the podium in Sepang, and although key rival Miguel Oliveira finished just ahead of him, the 16 points for second were more than enough for the Italian to wrap up the...

Moto3: Time to play as title battle decided

Moto3: Time to play as title battle decided

As we head back to shores closer to home for those who fought for the Moto3 world championship this season, there’s one final set of bragging rights on the table for the riders graduating to Moto2.

Roads: Hickman to race New Zealand series with Carl Cox

Roads: Hickman to race New Zealand series with Carl Cox

Isle of Man TT lap record holder Peter Hickman will race a BMW S1000RR under the Carl Cox banner in the three-round New Zealand Suzuki series this Christmas. The series kicks off at the renowned Bruce...

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

Tommy Bridewell will race Ducati’s new V4 R for the new look Oxford Racing Ducati squad in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. After a stellar end to the 2018 campaign saw Bridewell...

WSB: 2019 provisional calendar announced

WSB: 2019 provisional calendar announced

The 2019 World Superbike calendar has finally been announced, featuring 13 provisional dates across ten different countries. The season as always kicks off in February at Phillip Island, with an...

Chris Vermeulen: life after professional motorcycle racing

Chris Vermeulen: life after professional motorcycle racing

With the rain beating down heavily on a cramped media tent at the Silverstone round of the MotoGP world championship causing delays to the racing action, we grabbed a coffee with former World...

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

Ben Wilson will make his return to racing in 2019 riding for Gearlink Kawasaki in the British Supersport class. Wilson has not raced since he sustained serious injuries in a crash at the 2016 Nort...

WSB: GRT Yamaha confirm Melandri and Cortese in WSB

WSB: GRT Yamaha confirm Melandri and Cortese in WSB

GRT Yamaha have announced that they will be joining the FIM World Superbike paddock in 2019 with Marco Melandri and Sandro Cortese confirmed as riders. MORE WSB NEWS Camier and Kiyonari confirmed in...

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

Gino Rea has re-signed with OMG Racing for the 2019 British Superbike Championship season, following a strong end to his 2018 campaign. Securing multiple top 10 finishes in the final four rounds of...

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

2019 Bennetts British Superbike rookie Ben Currie got his first taste of the ZX-10RR he’ll race next year as the Bournemouth Kawasaki rolled out for a shakedown test at Guadix. Getting some laps in at...

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

Glenn Irwin has said he already feels a ‘connection’ between him and the Bournemouth Kawasaki he’ll ride in next year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. The Northern Irishman made his debut...

WSB: Camier & Kiyonari confirmed in all-new HRC squad

WSB: Camier & Kiyonari confirmed in all-new HRC squad

Honda Racing Corporation will return to the Superbike World Championship with a full factory effort in 2019, run through a collaboration between Moriwaki Engineering and Althea Racing. There is no...