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BSB: Crunch time - Showdown six to be decided at Silverstone

BSB: Crunch time - Showdown six to be decided at Silverstone

Silverstone will play host to a crucial round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship this weekend as the all-important ‘Showdown Six’ are decided ahead of the three-round title...

BSB: Byrne recovery takes another step forward

BSB: Byrne recovery takes another step forward

Six-time Bennetts British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has said he won’t know whether he will be able to make a return to competitive action until November, despite taking another step...

MotoGP: 2019 provisional calendar announced

MotoGP: 2019 provisional calendar announced

MotoGP has released a provisional version of their 2019 calendar, with the 19-round championship featuring no major surprises as it once again kicks off in Qatar on the 10th March and finishes the...

WSB: No surgery for Davies, will attempt to race at Portimao

WSB: No surgery for Davies, will attempt to race at Portimao

Chaz Davies will not need another operation following his second training accident of the summer, while doing supermoto in Aragon last Thursday. Initially there was concern that the Aruba Ducati...

MotoGP: Silverstone update on British Grand Prix refunds

MotoGP: Silverstone update on British Grand Prix refunds

British Grand Prix hosts Silverstone have issued an update to fans on refunds for last weekend’s cancelled race, telling ticket buyers that they’re working on issuing refunds as soon as...

MotoGP: Rabat gives condition update after Stowe smash

MotoGP: Rabat gives condition update after Stowe smash

Avintia Ducati rider Tito Rabat has spoken to the media for the first time since his crash in practice for last week’s cancelled British Grand Prix, taking to the stage in Barcelona’s Dexeus...

Moto3: Rested Martin ready to resume in enemy territory

Moto3: Rested Martin ready to resume in enemy territory

Jorge Martin’s ride through the pain barrier in a superhuman performance in Austria left him only 12 points behind winner Marco Bezzecchi, but despite the extra time to recover for Silverstone, it was...

Moto2: Title fight back underway as Bagnaia heads home

Moto2: Title fight back underway as Bagnaia heads home

Francesco Bagnaia took the Moto2 points lead in Austria, but it’s by just three – so will that prove a magic number as we head for Misano? It may well do, with that leaving the Championship lead open...

MotoGP: Series looking to get racing again in Misano

MotoGP: Series looking to get racing again in Misano

It’s a few months since MotoGP raced on Italian soil but the fans have surely kept the home fires burning since Mugello. As the series heads for Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli for the Gran...

WSB: Davies breaks collarbone again

WSB: Davies breaks collarbone again

Chaz Davies has suffered another setback after re-breaking his right collarbone in a supermoto accident at MotorLand Aragon on Thursday. The Aruba Ducati World Superbike team has confirmed that the...

BSB: Neave gets second shot with Halsall Suzuki

BSB: Neave gets second shot with Halsall Suzuki

Tom Neave will return to the Bennetts British Superbike grid at Silverstone as a stand-in for the injured Chrissy Rouse at Movuno.com Halsall Suzuki. The Lincolnshire young gun had been racing in the...

MotoGP: Riders to meet Pope Francis before Misano

MotoGP: Riders to meet Pope Francis before Misano

Five MotoGP riders will travel to the Vatican City next Wednesday for an audience with Pope Francis, ahead of next weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix at the Misano circuit. Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa,...

BSB: Silverstone national layout confirmed after GP debacle

BSB: Silverstone national layout confirmed after GP debacle

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have confirmed that the ninth round of the 2018 championship will be held over Silverstone’s national circuit rather than the Grand Prix layout after concerns...

BSB: National circuit being considered for Silverstone round

BSB: National circuit being considered for Silverstone round

The ninth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship could be run on Silverstone’s national circuit next weekend after the cancellation of this year’s British Grand Prix. All racing was...

MotoGP: Smith set to take on Aprilia testing role

MotoGP: Smith set to take on Aprilia testing role

Bradley Smith is set to remain on the MotoGP grid next season in a limited capacity, with the Red Bull KTM rider set to take on a testing role with the Aprilia factory that will see him make a series...

MotoGP launches digital collectable rider trading game

MotoGP launches digital collectable rider trading game

MotoGP series owners Dorna have unveiled an officially-licenced collectable memorabilia game, allowing you to trade riders with other players to build your own complete virtual Grand Prix paddock.

Rockingham set to become car-storage and auction centre

Rockingham set to become car-storage and auction centre

More information has emerged about the use of Rockingham after the circuit was sold last week. New owners Rockingham Automotive LLP are set to turn the loss-making 250-acre site into one of the...

Poll: Were Silverstone right to keep fans waiting in the rain all day?

Poll: Were Silverstone right to keep fans waiting in the rain all day?

The British round of the MotoGP championship was a complete washout on Sunday, but many fans stayed on to the bitter end in the hope of seeing some action. What do you think of the way the situation...

Moto 2: Twitter reacts to Triumph 765 engine

Moto 2: Twitter reacts to Triumph 765 engine

Triumph officially unveiled the final version of the engine which will be used to power a grid of Moto2 bikes in 2019 at their Factory Visitor Experience in Hickley last week, before inviting a lucky...

MotoGP: Row erupts over meeting that cancelled British GP

MotoGP: Row erupts over meeting that cancelled British GP

A row has erupted over the meeting that brought yesterday’s action at the British Grand Prix to an end with no races run, with MotoGP organisers Dorna claiming that the meeting was a...

MotoGP: Silverstone boss apologises for cancelled Grand Prix

MotoGP: Silverstone boss apologises for cancelled Grand Prix

Silverstone CEO Stuart Pringle has apologised to fans for yesterday’s cancelled British Grand Prix, after the event was called off due to unsafe track conditions. Speaking to the media after last...

MotoGP: Monday race an unfeasible option at Silverstone

MotoGP: Monday race an unfeasible option at Silverstone

Running yesterday’s cancelled race at the British Grand Prix today never seemed to have been a realistic option thanks to the logistical nightmare that it would have presented to organisers, with a...

Team UK in doubt for 2019 Island Classic

Team UK in doubt for 2019 Island Classic

Phillip Island will once again play host to the Island Classic next year on January 25-27. A celebration of classic and vintage race machines, it’s Australia’s third biggest motorcycle event, behind...

MotoGP: British Grand Prix abandoned due to unsafe track conditions

MotoGP: British Grand Prix abandoned due to unsafe track conditions

The 2018 British Grand Prix has been abandoned due to unsafe track conditions, after heavy rain at the Northamptonshire track left the new surface unfit to start any of today’s three races on. The...

MotoGP: British Grand Prix delayed due to safety concerns

MotoGP: British Grand Prix delayed due to safety concerns

Today’s British Grand Prix has been delayed due to safety concerns over the amount of standing water on the circuit after a morning of rainfall. The entire 3.6-mile Silverstone course was resurfaced...

MotoGP: A lap of Silverstone… with a difference!

MotoGP: A lap of Silverstone… with a difference!

Doing a lap of the full Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone can be a pretty daunting task. It’s a fast and flowing circuit with a couple of really technical sections, very fast bends and some of the...

MotoGP: Silverstone confident races will run

MotoGP: Silverstone confident races will run

Despite wide spread criticism from the MotoGP grid over the amount of bumps and grip levels in certain areas of the track in the wet, Silverstone MD Stuart Pringle remains confident racing will go...

MotoGP: Race director Webb explains schedule change

MotoGP: Race director Webb explains schedule change

MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb has explained the reasoning behind the schedule change for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix is to ensure the best chance of the premier class race at Silverstone. Riders...

MotoGP: Rabat to undergo emergency surgery for broken leg

MotoGP: Rabat to undergo emergency surgery for broken leg

Avintia Ducati rider Tito Rabat is set to undergo emergency surgery tonight at University Hospital Coventry after suffering a badly broken leg during free practice for the British Grand Prix...

MotoGP: Riders ‘won’t be able to race’ if Silverstone conditions return

MotoGP: Riders ‘won’t be able to race’ if Silverstone conditions return

The MotoGP grid have slammed track conditions during today’s free practice session at the British Grand Prix, after a series of riders crashed in quick succession at Stowe corner in heavy rain.

Moto2: Bagnaia beats Gardner to Silverstone pole

Moto2: Bagnaia beats Gardner to Silverstone pole

In an afternoon marred by poor weather conditions and standing water, it was Sky Racing Team VR46 rider Francesco Bagnaia who was able to take advantage of the drying conditions to take pole position...

MotoGP: Race moved to 11:30 due to safety concerns

MotoGP: Race moved to 11:30 due to safety concerns

Race bosses have come to a decision to move the British Grand Prix forward to 11:30am tomorrow morning after ‘dangerous’ conditions struck FP4. A sudden downpour resulted in a flooded track on the run...

Classic TT: McGuinness wins on first return to the Isle of Man course

Classic TT: McGuinness wins on first return to the Isle of Man course

John McGuinness has made the dream return to the Isle of Man mountain course, winning the Senior Classic TT aboard his Roger Winfield Paton ahead of Jamie Coward and Lee Johnston. After missing the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo takes pole in delayed qualifying

MotoGP: Lorenzo takes pole in delayed qualifying

Jorge Lorenzo will start on pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix after a weather-interrupted qualifying session at Silverstone. The drama began when the fourth free practice session was cut...

Moto3: Injured Martin takes pole by 0.001

Moto3: Injured Martin takes pole by 0.001

Jorge Martin once again defied the odds to take pole position for tomorrow’s Moto3 British Grand Prix despite still suffering with a broken wrist. The Spaniard fractured his left wrist during free...

MotoGP: Crutchlow leads Petrucci in FP3

MotoGP: Crutchlow leads Petrucci in FP3

Cal Crutchlow got the better of Pramac Ducati’s Danilo Petrucci to lead the way in front of a home crowd in the third and final timed practice session at Silverstone. After overnight rainfall, there...