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MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli outlines importance of his friendship with Valentino Rossi

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli outlines importance of his friendship with Valentino Rossi

Franco Morbidelli has insisted that his friendship with Valentino Rossi will not be put at risk this season. The two Italians join forces at Petronas Yamaha this year and it’s no secret that they're...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi unveiled as a Petronas Yamaha rider

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi unveiled as a Petronas Yamaha rider

Petronas Yamaha has unveiled the livery which Valentino Rossi and Franco Morbidelli will use throughout the 2021 MotoGP season. The team's launch, presented by Team Principal Razlan Razali, was held...

MotoGP: Fausto Gresini's funeral to be broadcast on Saturday

MotoGP: Fausto Gresini's funeral to be broadcast on Saturday

The funeral of MotoGP team boss Fausto Gresini will be broadcast through Gresini Racing's Facebook page. The team announced that the funeral will take place at Imola on Saturday (February 27) at 9am...

MotoGP: Pramac Racing Ducati unveil 2021 livery

MotoGP: Pramac Racing Ducati unveil 2021 livery

Pramac Racing Ducati has unveiled its new livery ahead of the 2021 MotoGP season. Continuing the trend of virtual presentations, due to the restrictions caused by Covid-19, the team's new colours were...

MotoGP: Several riders test out the new layout in Barcelona

MotoGP: Several riders test out the new layout in Barcelona

Several MotoGP riders were busy testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya yesterday and had the chance to ride through the redesigned turn 10. The corner has been modified following safety...

BSB: Hawk Racing and Buildbase extend long-term partnership

BSB: Hawk Racing and Buildbase extend long-term partnership

The Hawk Racing team has extended its sponsorship deal with Buildbase ahead of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. The two parties are entering their 13th year of association in...

MotoGP: Fausto Gresini has died

MotoGP: Fausto Gresini has died

Fausto Gresini has died at the age of 60 following a two-month battle with Covid-19. The MotoGP team owner was diagnosed with Covid-19 in December and has been in the intensive care unit of the...

MotoGP: Repsol Honda presents its 2021 livery

MotoGP: Repsol Honda presents its 2021 livery

Repsol Honda has officially unveiled its 2021 MotoGP livery and rider line-up of Marc Marquez and Pol Espargaro. As with all team presentations this year, due to Covid-19, the factory team reveal was...

Roads: 1962 Isle of Man TT Sidecar winner Chris Vincent dies

Roads: 1962 Isle of Man TT Sidecar winner Chris Vincent dies

Five-time British Sidecar champion and Isle of Man TT racer winner Chris Vincent has died at the age of 86. Vincent won the 1962 TT Sidecar race, with passenger Eric Bliss, on the BSA machine, with...

MotoGP: Takaaki Nakagami reveals his 2021 LCR Honda livery

MotoGP: Takaaki Nakagami reveals his 2021 LCR Honda livery

The 2021 LCR Honda Idemitsu livery has been revealed by rider Takaaki Nakagami during an online presentation. Following on from teammate Alex Marquez's LCR Honda Castrol launch yesterday (February...

MotoGP: Alex Marquez unveils his 2021 LCR Honda livery

MotoGP: Alex Marquez unveils his 2021 LCR Honda livery

Alex Marquez's 2021 LCR Honda Castrol livery has been unveiled during an online presentation. This year's LCR liveries are being revealed separately due to Marquez and Taka Nakagami having separate...

Roads: 1963 Southern 100 Solo champion Chris Conn dies

Roads: 1963 Southern 100 Solo champion Chris Conn dies

The 1963 Southern 100 solo champion Chris Conn has died following a heart attack on Friday February 12, 2021. Conn's Southern 100 career was a short one, comprising of four races between 1961 and...

MotoGP: Yamaha sign new five-year contract with Dorna

MotoGP: Yamaha sign new five-year contract with Dorna

Yamaha has become the latest manufacturer to commit its future to MotoGP by signing a new five-deal with Dorna. The deal keeps Yamaha on the grid until at least the end of the 2026 season and has been...

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha's 2021 colours unveiled

MotoGP: Monster Energy Yamaha's 2021 colours unveiled

The factory Monster Energy Yamaha team has officially revealed its 2021 MotoGP livery and presented its rider line-up to the world.  Yamaha's presentation was a virtual one, due to Covid-19,...

MotoGP: Joan Mir decides against running the number one plate

MotoGP: Joan Mir decides against running the number one plate

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir has opted to keep his traditional number 36 rather than taking the number one plate. Mir and Suzuki have been teasing fans for weeks that Mir would make his...

MotoGP: KTM reveal their 2021 livery

MotoGP: KTM reveal their 2021 livery

The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team has unveiled its 2021 MotoGP livery during an online presentation today. Held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the presentation also unveiled Brad Binder...

MotoGP: Tech3 KTM reveal striking new 2021 livery

MotoGP: Tech3 KTM reveal striking new 2021 livery

Tech3 KTM has unveiled its brand-new livery ahead of the 2021 MotoGP season during a special online launch presentation. The presentation, held virtually due to Covid-19, was a joint affair with the...

BSB: Lee Hardy Racing confirms Ryan Vickers for 2021 season with Lewis Rollo in Superstock

BSB: Lee Hardy Racing confirms Ryan Vickers for 2021 season with Lewis Rollo in Superstock

Ryan Vickers will race for Lee Hardy Racing for the third consecutive season in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. Vickers joined the team in 2019 after clinching the 2018 Junior Superstock...

MotoGP: Ducati officially unveils its 2021 livery and rider line-up

MotoGP: Ducati officially unveils its 2021 livery and rider line-up

The factory Ducati MotoGP team has unveiled its new livery ahead of the 2021 MotoGP season. The new-look design was revealed by Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia in a virtual event hosted on the...

FIM shows support for Sharni Pinfold following her decision to quit racing amid sexism claims

FIM shows support for Sharni Pinfold following her decision to quit racing amid sexism claims

The FIM has responded following Sharni Pinfold's decision to quit racing due to the sexist treatment that she has been subjected to, and witnessed, during her time in the motorsport...

MotoGP: Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini unveil 2021 Avintia Ducati liveries

MotoGP: Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini unveil 2021 Avintia Ducati liveries

Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini have unveiled Avintia Esponsorama Racing's new-look 2021 MotoGP liveries. The satellite Ducati team, entering its 10th premier class campaign, unveiled its 2021...

MotoGP: Majority of the pit building is destroyed in Termas de Río Hondo Fire

MotoGP: Majority of the pit building is destroyed in Termas de Río Hondo Fire

The huge fire which swept through the Termas de Río Hondo circuit in Argentina last night has destroyed the vast majority of the pit building.  The garage complex, press rooms, TV...

MotoGP: Honda sign new five-year deal with Dorna

MotoGP: Honda sign new five-year deal with Dorna

Honda has become the latest manufacturer to commit its future to MotoGP until at least the end of the 2026 season. The Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) has penned a new five-year deal with commercial...

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie targets 2021 ride through YouTube fundraising project

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie targets 2021 ride through YouTube fundraising project

Taylor Mackenzie has turned to YouTube in an attempt raise the funds required to find a ride within the Bennetts British Superbike paddock. Mackenzie lost his ride with SYNETIQ BMW at the end of last...

BSB: Danny Kent joins Gino Rea at Buildbase Suzuki for 2021

BSB: Danny Kent joins Gino Rea at Buildbase Suzuki for 2021

2015 Moto3 world champion Danny Kent will make his full-time Bennetts British Superbike debut this season after signing for Buildbase Suzuki. Kent will line-up alongside Gino Rea, who retains his...

MotoGP: Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season test moved to Qatar

MotoGP: Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season test moved to Qatar

The Losail International Circuit in Qatar will now host the official Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season test on March 19-21. Testing was originally due to take place at Jerez but has been changed as a result...

MotoGP: BT Sport to continue as exclusive broadcaster until at least 2024

MotoGP: BT Sport to continue as exclusive broadcaster until at least 2024

BT Sport will continue as the exclusive live broadcaster MotoGP in the UK and Ireland until at least the end of 2024. Dorna has confirmed that the broadcaster has signed a new three-year contract...

WSB: Team HRC get back on track at Jerez

WSB: Team HRC get back on track at Jerez

Team HRC duo Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista were able to get some track time this week during a test at Jerez. Following the cancellation of last week's World Superbike test at the same circuit due...

MotoGP: FIM and Dorna introduce the MiniGP World Series

MotoGP: FIM and Dorna introduce the MiniGP World Series

The MiniGP World Series has been announced by the FIM and Dorna as part of the Road to MotoGP project. This new platform unifies and standardises MiniGP competitions from around the world under the...

MotoGP: LCR Honda confirms its place on the grid until 2026

MotoGP: LCR Honda confirms its place on the grid until 2026

LCR Honda has committed its future to MotoGP after signing a new five-year deal with IRTA and Dorna. The Honda satellite team, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this season, will remain on the...

WSB: Jonathan Rea crowned Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

WSB: Jonathan Rea crowned Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

Jonathan Rea has been named as the Adelaide Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for a record breaking sixth year in a row. It's the eighth time that Rea has won Irish motorcycling’s top honour, which puts...

Roads: Six-time Pre-TT Classic race winner Ted Fenwick dies

Roads: Six-time Pre-TT Classic race winner Ted Fenwick dies

Six-time Pre-TT Classic race winner Ted Fenwick has died. The 92-year-old passed away on Sunday January 24, only two months prior to his 93rd birthday. Fenwick, from York, entered and competed in the...

BSB: Pirelli to remain as sole tyre supplier for a further five years

BSB: Pirelli to remain as sole tyre supplier for a further five years

Pirelli will continue as the sole tyre supplier of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship for the next five seasons.  The tyre company has agreed a new five-year contract with series...

MotoGP: Qatar to host back-to-back races in updated calendar

MotoGP: Qatar to host back-to-back races in updated calendar

Qatar will now host the opening two rounds of the 2021 MotoGP season following the postponements of the Argentinian and American events. The season opening Qatar Grand Prix will still take place on...

BSB: Max Cook returns to the UK for Superstock 600 debut

BSB: Max Cook returns to the UK for Superstock 600 debut

Max Cook will make his debut in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship this season with support from FS-3 Kawasaki. The 18-year-old has spent the last three years in the Grand Prix paddock,...

MotoGP: Marc VDS Racing withdraw from the 2021 MotoE World Cup

MotoGP: Marc VDS Racing withdraw from the 2021 MotoE World Cup

Marc VDS Racing has withdrawn its planned entry in the 2021 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup due to the scheduling clashes that rider Mike di Meglio would encounter this season. The Belgian team has been...