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MotoGP: Marquez breaks the Ducati domination

MotoGP: Marquez breaks the Ducati domination

After Ducati dominated Friday morning at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon with a 1-2-3-4 led by Andrea Dovizioso, championship leader Marc Marquez responded in the afternoon to finish Friday on top.

Moto3: Bastianini tops opening day at Aragon

Moto3: Bastianini tops opening day at Aragon

Enea Bastianini ended Friday at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon as the fastest rider in the Moto3 field after pulling out two tenths on Gabriel Rodrigo Nicolo Bulega moved up to take...

MotoGP: Marquez coping without wins

MotoGP: Marquez coping without wins

Marc Marquez has admitted that he’s coping just fine without winning races in the premier class at the minute, as he continues to edge closer to a seventh world title. Now not a race winner since...

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

Jake Dixon kept his hopes of winning the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship alive with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park.  The RAF Regular and Reserves rider was unbeatable...

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

Tommy Bridewell re-paid the faith put in him by the MotoRapido Ducati squad with a stunning double-rostrum at Oulton Park this weekend.  The Westcountryman has impressed throughout his short...

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

Andrew Irwin enjoyed his strongest points haul of his BSB career after a strong weekend at Oulton Park. The Be Wiser Ducati rider, who is trying to secure a seat for 2019, finished an impressive...

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

Bennetts BSB rookie Tarran Mackenzie continued to show his potential with another strong ride at Oulton Park this weekend. The technical Cheshire track had proved a bit of a challenge for the...

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

Tom Sykes has refused to rule out a return to the Bennetts British Superbike championship as he continues to evaluate his options for the 2019 season. The 2013 World Champion is currently without a...

MotoGP: Rossi floats the idea of radical Yamaha switch

MotoGP: Rossi floats the idea of radical Yamaha switch

Valentino Rossi has hinted at a radical solution to Yamaha’s current engine woes, admitting after another disappointing race at his home circuit of Misano last week that now might be the time to...

MotoE: Inaugural grid starting to take shape

MotoE: Inaugural grid starting to take shape

Grand Prix racing’s inaugural electric bike series is starting to take shape, with the MotoE team line-up and 2019 calendar announced at the San Marino Grand Prix. The new class will run a five-race...

Moto2: Fenati summoned to FIM as Cardelus replaces him

Moto2: Fenati summoned to FIM as Cardelus replaces him

Former Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been summoned to the headquarters of the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme to explain his actions in last week’s San Marino Grand Prix. The Italian rider...

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

Jake Dixon kick-started his 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Showdown with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park this weekend, taking to the top step in both wet and dry conditions to eat into rival...

WSB: Rea takes dominant race 2 win in Portimao

WSB: Rea takes dominant race 2 win in Portimao

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea has taken his second victory of the weekend in Portimao, seeing off a late charge from Pata Yamaha’s Michael van der Mark and the Ducati Panigale R of Marco Melandri. Taking...

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

Jake Dixon put on a wet weather masterclass to take his first victory since Knockhill in a sodden opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park while title rival Leon Haslam fought through...

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the best lap I have done in my life'

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the  best lap I have done in my life'

Jake Dixon has described his qualifying performance at Oulton Park today as the ‘best lap of his life’ after shattering the Cheshire circuit’s outright record for pole position. Dixon lapped the...

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

Leon Haslam has said he hasn’t ruled out winning tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park despite the fact he’ll start dead last on the grid. Things went drastically wrong for...

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

Jake Dixon stormed to pole position with the quickest ever lap of Oulton Park this afternoon while drama stuck for title rival Leon Haslam. A bit of drizzle in the lead up to qualifying had left parts...

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

Jake Dixon stormed to pole position with the quickest ever lap of Oulton Park this afternoon while drama stuck for title rival Leon Haslam. A bit of drizzle in the lead up to qualifying had left parts...

WSB: Rea takes victory 65 as Fores and Laverty collide

WSB: Rea takes victory 65 as Fores and Laverty collide

In an action-packed first World Superbike race from Portimao in which only 14 riders finished, it was Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea who emerged victorious. Followed across the line by Ducati’s Marco...

WSB: Laverty lands first pole for SMR at Portimao

WSB: Laverty lands first pole for SMR at Portimao

Eugene Laverty has stormed to a third WSB career pole position and his first in five years, seeing off championship leader Jonathan Rea by just 0.060 seconds in Portimao. With a lap time of 1:40.705,...

BSB: Dixon to make Moto2 switch in 2019

BSB: Dixon to make Moto2 switch in 2019

Bennetts British Superbike championship contender Jake Dixon looks set to make the move to the world stage in 2019 with sources suggesting he’s close to signing a deal with a Moto2 team. A Grand Prix...

BSB: Dixon: 'We're just going to enjoy ourselves!'

BSB: Dixon: 'We're just going to enjoy ourselves!'

Jake Dixon has said he is focused on doing whatever it takes to win races on Sunday after topping both practice sessions on the opening day of the tenth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike...

BSB: Haslam 'confident in both wet and dry'

BSB: Haslam 'confident in both wet and dry'

Leon Haslam has said he feels confident in both wet and dry conditions as the Bennetts British Superbike Showdown got underway at Oulton Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider was second quickest in...

WSB: Rea sets the early pace in Portimao

WSB: Rea sets the early pace in Portimao

After a summer break lasting just over two months, the World Superbike Championship returned to action today, with the first three free practice sessions of the weekend from a sun-soaked Portimao...

BSB: Dixon quickest in wet and dry as Showdown begins at Oulton

BSB: Dixon quickest in wet and dry as Showdown begins at Oulton

Jake Dixon led the way in both dry and wet conditions as the Bennetts British Superbike Showdown got underway at Oulton Park. The RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki rider got his championship fight off...

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

John McGuinness will be back in action at this year’s Macau Grand Prix after signing a deal to ride for Paul Bird’s Be Wiser Ducati squad. Reigning Macau Champion Glenn Irwin opted not to return to...

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Oulton Park

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Oulton Park

Things get real at this weekend's tenth round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship with the start of the 'Showdown' at Oulton Park.  The top six in the standings - decided less than...

BSB: Mackenzie hoping to carry momentum into Oulton

BSB: Mackenzie hoping to carry momentum into Oulton

Tarran Mackenzie is keen to carry the momentum of his front-running pace at Silverstone through to the remaining three rounds of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The McAMS Yamaha...

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to take it race by race'

BSB: Haslam: 'We need to take it race by race'

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam says he wants to build up enough of a lead to secure this year’s title before the final round at Brands Hatch. Brands Grand Prix circuit is the...

BSB: Dixon: 'I can still win this'

BSB: Dixon: 'I can still win this'

Jake Dixon remains convinced he can still fight with Leon Haslam for the 2018 British Superbike crown despite a challenging weekend at Silverstone.  While he was quick throughout, especially over...

BSB: Brookes: 'If we continue like this we cannot win the title'

BSB: Brookes: 'If we continue like this we cannot win the title'

Josh Brookes has said he fears he won’t be able to win this year’s Bennetts British Superbike Championship if the McAMS Yamaha squad can’t find improvements with the YZF-R1 ahead of the Showdown...

BSB: Iddon: 'I could feel the bone moving as I rode'

BSB: Iddon: 'I could feel the bone moving as I rode'

Christian Iddon went above and beyond in his quest to secure a spot in the Bennetts BSB title fighters’ Showdown at Silverstone this weekend.  Things had been looking good for the Tyco BMW rider,...

BSB: Irwin: 'My future is uncertain, but I'm not stuck for options"

BSB: Irwin: 'My future is uncertain, but I'm not stuck for options"

Glenn Irwin has said that while his future with the Be Wiser Ducati squad is ‘uncertain’, he isn’t stuck for options for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. Irwin has come under fire from Be...

BSB: Pirelli promise 'in-depth investigation' into Silverstone tyre issues

BSB: Pirelli promise 'in-depth investigation' into Silverstone tyre issues

Pirelli have promised they will be carrying out ‘appropriate, in-depth investigations’ into the extreme tyre issues seen at Silverstone this weekend. Numerous riders in the Supersport and Superstock...

Moto2: Fenati loses 2018 and 2019 rides over ‘disgraceful’ actions

Moto2: Fenati loses 2018 and 2019 rides over ‘disgraceful’ actions

Romano Fenati has lost both his current Moto2 ride with the Marinelli Snipers team and his 2019 ride with the Forward Racing squad, after yesterday’s high-profile clash with Stefano Manzi at the San...

BSB: Silverstone national circuit set to stay?

BSB: Silverstone national circuit set to stay?

Silverstone’s national circuit could become a permanent fixture on the Bennetts British Superbike calendar after the weekend’s super-close racing. BSB bosses switched to the 1.6-mile national layout...