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2020 MotoE entry list confirmed

2020 MotoE entry list confirmed

The entry list for the 2020 MotoE season has been revealed, with Bradley Smith once again representing the UK.  Smith, who is also Aprilia's test rider, returns with One Energy Racing after...

Lewis Hamilton confirms MotoGP Yamaha crash at Valencia

Lewis Hamilton confirms MotoGP Yamaha crash at Valencia

Six-time Forumla 1 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, has confirmed media claims that he crashed a Yamaha MotoGP bike at Valencia, during a recent swap of disciplines with nine-time MotoGP champ,...

MotoGP: Austria named as 2019 Race of the Year

MotoGP: Austria named as 2019 Race of the Year

The Austrian Grand Prix has been voted as the Best Grand Prix of 2019. It's the second time that the event, held at the Red Bull Ring, has been named as the best race of the year. It also won the...

Hickman set to put Norton on top: Smiths racing to develop Superlight

Hickman set to put Norton on top: Smiths racing to develop Superlight

Peter Hickman will bid to win the Lightweight TT in 2020 onboard a Smiths Racing-prepared Norton Superlight. The Louth based team, who have a proven pedigree of building bikes to the highest level for...

WSB: Scheib joins Orelac Racing VerdNatura for 2020 season

WSB: Scheib joins Orelac Racing VerdNatura for 2020 season

Maximilian Scheib will contest his first full season in the World Superbike Championship next year after signing with the Orelac Racing VerdNatura team. The Chilean will ride the team's Kawasaki...

MotoGP: Thai Grand Prix tops 2019 attendance figures

MotoGP: Thai Grand Prix tops 2019 attendance figures

For the second consecutive season the Thai Grand Prix had the highest attendance of the MotoGP calendar.  The event, held at Buriram's Chang International Circuit, attracted 226,655 fans across...

WSB Jerez Test: Rea tops final day in dominating fashion

WSB Jerez Test: Rea tops final day in dominating fashion

Jonathan Rea sent a warning to his rivals after dominating the second day of testing at Jerez. The five-time champion obliterated his quickest time from the 2018 Jerez test with just over 10 minutes...

MotoGP Jerez Test: Marc Marquez tops final day after rain hits

MotoGP Jerez Test: Marc Marquez tops final day after rain hits

Marc Marquez topped the final day of testing at Jerez after rainfall hampered the field’s progress.  The Repsol Honda rider set his quickest lap-time during his dry morning stint. His 1:37.820,...

Karel Abraham confirms MotoGP departure

Karel Abraham confirms MotoGP departure

Karel Abraham has confirmed that he will not be on the MotoGP grid next season. The Czech rider has left the Reale Avintia Racing team with immediate effect. Abraham released a statement on his...

Marquez brothers in Repsol Honda double trouble

Marquez brothers in Repsol Honda double trouble

A Marc Marquez masterclass reinforced the six-time world champion’s status as Honda’s most influential powerbroker after he delivered the triple crown to his employer by winning in Valencia on...

BSB: Scott Redding takes control with double at Donington

BSB: Scott Redding takes control with double at Donington

As Scott Redding departed Donington a double winner on Sunday, the Bennetts British Superbike Championship had a familiar feeling about it: the MotoGP specialist had again triumphed on the track where...

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 get factory Kawasaki support

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 get factory Kawasaki support

It’s all change in the Kawasaki ranks as FS-3 Racing will become the Japanese factory’s official factory-backed squad from the start of the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship season. A...

Provisional MotoGP 2020 calendar released

Provisional MotoGP 2020 calendar released

The provisional MotoGP calendar has been revealed today with the number of races increasing to 20 in 2020. This is due to the addition of the new KymiRing circuit in Finland. Other notable changes...

Moto2: Fernandez takes victory as Marquez crashes out

Moto2: Fernandez takes victory as Marquez crashes out

Augusto Fernandez claimed Moto2 glory at Silverstone this afternoon, seeing off Jorge Navarro and Brad Binder in a late race battle to victory. Having qualified third on the grid on Saturday, the...

MotoGP: Rins wins by 0.013 seconds at Silverstone

MotoGP: Rins wins by 0.013 seconds at Silverstone

Suzuki's Alex Rins won a spectacular British MotoGP race, taking the lead in a brave move on the last corner to beat championship leader, Marc Marquez, by just 0.013 seconds. Rins and Marquez pushed...

Moto3: Ramirez wins opening Silverstone stunner

Moto3: Ramirez wins opening Silverstone stunner

Leopard Racing’s Marcos Ramirez has taken his second victory of the year in a dramatic opening Moto3 race at Silverstone. With just 1.921 seconds covering the top 11 riders, the Spaniard was locked in...

Dovi duffs up Marquez at last turn to win Austrian GP

Dovi duffs up Marquez at last turn to win Austrian GP

Andrea Dovizioso took his second MotoGP victory of the season in Austria after a last-gasp overtake. The Ducati star passed Marc Marquez in the last corner of a close race, mirroring the end of the...

Binder keeps calm to win at the Ring

Binder keeps calm to win at the Ring

South African Brad Binder controlled today’s Moto2 race at the Red Bull Ring from start to finish, winning from second place on the grid over Spaniards Alex Marquez and Jorge Navarro. It was Binder’s...

Di Meglio lights up MotoE race

Di Meglio lights up MotoE race

Mike Di Meglio won the Austrian GP MotoE race today, riding in difficult conditions to finish just over two seconds ahead of Avintia Esponsorama Racing’s Xavier Simeon. Simeon took the lead at the...

Fenati finds form while McPhee takes third

Fenati finds form while McPhee takes third

Italy’s Romano Fenati looked in control during today’s Moto3 race in Austria, leading most of the way to take his first victory since the Japanese GP in 2017. It was a happy ending to a difficult 12...

Ulster GP: Hickman fastest in opening qualifying

Ulster GP: Hickman fastest in opening qualifying

Peter Hickman topped the timesheets during the opening Superbike qualifying session of the 2019 fonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix today, with the session brought to an end nine minutes early because of a...

Brno MotoGP: Marquez takes dominant win ahead of Dovi and Miller, Cal fifth.

Brno  MotoGP: Marquez takes dominant win ahead of Dovi and Miller, Cal fifth.

Marc Marquez controlled the tenth round of the MotoGP world championship at Brno to win by 2.452s. Leading from the start, Marquez set an impressive pace ahead of Andrea Dovizioso before upping the...

Brno Moto2: Marquez takes control with convincing win

Brno Moto2: Marquez takes control with convincing win

Alex Marquez stamped his authority on the Moto2 class by taking his fifth win in six races for the Marc VDS team. The 23 year old Spaniard took the lead from Britain’s Sam Lowes on the opening lap and...

Brno Moto3: Canet takes masterful win to lead championship, McPhee injured

Brno Moto3: Canet takes masterful win to lead championship, McPhee injured

Aaron Canet stormed to a brilliant Moto3 win at Brno, a result that moves him back to the top of the championship standings. In an intense battle with title rival Lorenzo Dalla Porta and pole man Tony...

Brno Moto2: Brits claim front runner spots in qualifying

Brno Moto2: Brits claim front runner spots in qualifying

British riders Sam Lowes and Jake Dixon all delivered on their potential by securing front row and top ten results during qualifying for tomorrow’s Moto2 race.   Lowes excelled in the incredibly...

Brno Moto3: McPhee splashes to front row start

Brno Moto3: McPhee splashes to front row start

Petronas Sprinta rider John McPhee showed his continued front running pace to secure second position in a wet qualifying session at Brno. The 25 year old Scot looked comfortable on the fully wet track...

Brno MotoGP: Marquez destroys the opposition in half wet, half dry qualifying

Brno MotoGP: Marquez destroys the opposition in half wet, half dry qualifying

Marc Marquez decimated his rivals to claim pole for the Brno MotoGP race by a staggering 2.524s. Having made a brave tyre gamble and moved to slicks despite significant sections of the track still...

MotoGP Brno: First blood to Quartararo

MotoGP Brno: First blood to Quartararo

MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo ended the opening day of the Czech MotoGP round at the top of the standings. The Petronas Yamaha rider’s best lap of 1’55.802s was enough to deny reigning champion and...

Glenn Irwin Joins Tyco BMW for remainder of BSB season

Glenn Irwin Joins Tyco BMW for remainder of BSB season

Glenn Irwin has signed for the Tyco BMW team for the remainder of the 2019 BSB season, it has been confirmed. He will ride alongside Christian Iddon on the BMW S1000RR in place of the injured Keith...

No motorbike races for Pikes Peak 2020

No motorbike races for Pikes Peak 2020

There will be no bike races at the 2020 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), a statement from the board of directors has confirmed. Are the Pikes Peak organisers right to drop bikes from the...

Southern 100: Founds and Walmsley crowned Billown champions

Southern 100: Founds and Walmsley crowned Billown champions

Pete Founds and Jevan Walmsley claimed the Billown Championship title after a stunning final race win at the Southern 100 in what was the race of the day at the famous event. After battling with a...

Oliver's Mount 2019: John McGuinness to appear at Barry Sheene Classic

Oliver's Mount 2019: John McGuinness to appear at Barry Sheene Classic

John McGuinness will ride at Oliver’s Mount as part of the Barry Sheene meeting in July, it has been announced. The 23-time TT winner is the latest star to be confirmed in a line-up that also includes...

Crowdfunding page set up to support Carlin Dunne's family

Crowdfunding page set up to support Carlin Dunne's family

A GoFundMe page has been set up in aid of Carlin Dunne’s mother in the aftermath of his tragic death at the 2019 Pikes Peak international Hill Climb. The proceeds raised will help Carlin’s mother,...

Japan's only TT winner Mitsuo Ito passes away

Japan's only TT winner Mitsuo Ito passes away

Japan’s first and only winner of the Isle of Man TT races, Mitsuo Ito, has passed away aged 82. Confirmed through the Ecstar Suzuki MotoGP social media pages, Ito spent the entirety of his racing...

MotoGP: Viñales ends Yamaha win drought in Assen

MotoGP: Viñales ends Yamaha win drought in Assen

Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) has taken a stunning Grand Prix win at the Motul TT Assen, stalking the front before striking for the lead and stretching his legs to pull away...

Moto2: Fernandez takes victory in chaotic Assen scrap

Moto2: Fernandez takes victory in chaotic Assen scrap

Augusto Fernandez (Flexbox HP 40) is a man in form and the Motul TT Assen saw his run of firsts finally culminate in a first ever Grand Prix as he became the 37th different winner in Moto2™, a...