Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

  • BSB: Haslam takes controlled race one win

    07 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam takes controlled race one win

    Leon Haslam took his second victory of the year in a scorching opening race at Oulton Park after holding off a charge from RAF Reserves Kawasaki rider Jake Dixon. It was Dixon who took the holeshot to...

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  • BSB: Dixon finds form to bag front row start

    06 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Dixon finds form to bag front row start

    After a tough few opening rounds, Jake Dixon seems to have got his 2018 British Superbike Championship campaign going at Oulton Park this weekend. The RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki rider will...

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  • WSB: Laverty poised for Imola return

    06 May 2018 by Greg Haines

    WSB: Laverty poised for Imola return

    Eugene Laverty is confident of making his World Superbike comeback a fortnight earlier than planned, targeting a return at Imola next weekend. After breaking his pelvis in a Thailand crash on...

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  • BSB: Iddon ruled out with fractured hand

    05 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Iddon ruled out with fractured hand

    Christian Iddon has been ruled out for the remainder of the third round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park after fracturing his hand in a free practice crash. The Tyco...

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  • BSB: Byrne quickest in red flagged practice

    05 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne quickest in red flagged practice

    Shane Byrne led the way as the third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway in glorious conditions at Oulton Park However, it wasn’t all plain sailing for the six-time...

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  • Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

    05 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

    Lorenzo Baldassarri has taken his first Moto2 pole position to deny home favourite Alex Marquez the chance of starting tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez from the front. The Italian smashed the...

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  • MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

    05 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

    Cal Crutchlow has romped to his fourth career pole position in MotoGP by taking a dominant top spot for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand prix at Jerez. The LCR Honda rider smashed the absolutely lap record...

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  • Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

    04 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

    Alex Marquez has topped the first day of action at the Spanish Grand Prix, ending the opening sessions at Jerez a quarter of a second clear of the Italian duo of Lorenzo Baldassarri and Francesco...

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  • MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

    04 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

    Cal Crutchlow has topped the opening day of 2018 MotoGP action in Europe by taking the top spot on the combined times, finishing ahead of his potential rival for a Repsol Honda seat in 2019, Dani...

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  • MotoGP: Zarco move cements KTM world domination

    03 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Zarco move cements KTM world domination

    Johann Zarco’s move to the Red Bull KTM team for the 2019 MotoGP season firmly cements the Austrian manufacturer’s goals of complete world domination, as they set out to take over Grand Prix racing in...

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  • MotoGP: Crutchlow the hottest property?

    03 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Crutchlow the hottest property?

    British rider Cal Crutchlow may well be the hottest property left available in this year’s MotoGP silly season, as speculation increases about where the Argentine Grand Prix winner will end up when...

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  • MotoGP: Lorenzo signs for Suzuki?

    03 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Lorenzo signs for Suzuki?

    MCN’s sources in the MotoGP paddock believe that Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo has told the Italian firm that he won’t remain with them for the 2019 MotoGP season, opening the door for the five-time...

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  • BSB: Oulton Park TV times

    02 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Oulton Park TV times

    Oulton Park plays host to the third round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship this weekend, which will be broadcast live on free to air television channel Quest as well as Eurosport...

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  • MotoGP: Poncharal relishing European return

    02 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Poncharal relishing European return

    Monster Yamaha Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal says he’s relishing a return to Europe after three flyaway races opened the 2018 MotoGP season – and with strong results to show from those races, he’s going...

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  • MotoGP: Sepang pitching for a MotoGP team?

    02 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Sepang pitching for a MotoGP team?

    The 2019 MotoGP grid could be set for a big shake up, with MCN’s sources confirming that the bosses of the Sepang International Circuit are heading to this weekend’s Jerez Grand Prix to try and secure...

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  • BSB: Quick Irwin looking for qualifying improvements

    02 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    Glenn Irwin heads in to this weekend’s third round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship booming with confidence after topping Thursday’s official test session at Oulton Park.  The Ulsterman was 0.2 seconds underneath Josh Brookes’ circuit lap record to top the pile after heading up all three superbike sessions in the one-day official test.  Irwin, who sits fourth in the...

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  • BSB: Confidence high for series leader Ray

    02 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Confidence high for series leader Ray

    Bennetts British Superbike championship leader Bradley Ray has said the plan remains the same as he returns to the venue of his first BSB podium this weekend. Ray took an impressive third place when...

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  • BSB: Haslam: 'We're in a good place'

    02 May 2018 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam: 'We're in a good place'

    Leon Haslam has said he feels confident heading in to the third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park this weekend despite feeling he’s lost some of the advantage he...

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