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BSB: FS-3 Racing Kawasaki welcomes Rapid Fulfillment as new title sponsors

BSB: FS-3 Racing Kawasaki welcomes Rapid Fulfillment as new title sponsors

The FS-3 Racing Kawasaki team will have a new look this weekend at Silverstone after revealing that Rapid Fulfillment have taken over as their title sponsors. The e-commerce logistics...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

Jonathan Rea leads the 2020 World Superbike Championship once again after securing a dominating double at Aragon.  Rea has a 10-point advantage over Scott Redding in the highly competitive title...

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira makes history in a dramatic Styrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira makes history in a dramatic Styrian Grand Prix

Miguel Oliveira stunned the MotoGP paddock by claiming an historic maiden victory in the premier class at the Styrian Grand Prix. The event was red flagged after a horrific brake failure for Maverick...

BSB: Glenn Irwin wins race three at Snetterton to extend championship lead

BSB: Glenn Irwin wins race three at Snetterton to extend championship lead

Glenn Irwin has extended his lead in the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship after winning the third and final race of the weekend at Snetterton. Irwin battled his way through the field...

MotoGP: Johann Zarco declared fit to ride at the Styrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Johann Zarco declared fit to ride at the Styrian Grand Prix

Johann Zarco has been given the green light to compete in this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring. The Frenchman passed a medical exam this afternoon (Friday August 21)...

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

Jonas Folger will make his World Superbike Championship debut at the inaugural Catalunya round in Barcelona next month. The German will compete on a privateer Yamaha YZF-R1 for...

BSB: Gino Rea replaces injured Keith Farmer at Buildbase Suzuki for Snetterton

BSB: Gino Rea replaces injured Keith Farmer at Buildbase Suzuki for Snetterton

Gino Rea will ride for the Buildbase Suzuki team at Snetterton this weekend, deputising for the injured Keith Farmer.  Farmer tore his ACJ ligament - which holds the shoulder and...

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

The World Superbike Championship will visit Estoril for the first time since 1993 this year, with the Portuguese circuit becoming the new 2020 season finale.  Estoril replaces Misano on the...

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso wins chaotic Austrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso wins chaotic Austrian Grand Prix

Andrea Dovizioso pushed himself up into the MotoGP title fight with a superb victory at the Red Bull Ring, just 24 hours after confirming his departure from Ducati at the end of the season. Like Jorge...

MotoGP: Algarve Circuit in Portimao to host 2020 season finale

MotoGP: Algarve Circuit in Portimao to host 2020 season finale

The Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, known by most race fans as Portimao, will host the 2020 MotoGP season finale on November 22. The circuit has been heavily linked with MotoGP since it was...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

Reigning champion Jonathan Rea has re-taken control in the World Superbike Championship after three dominating victories at Portimao. The statistics taken from the action in Portugal showcase Rea's...

MotoGP: Brad Binder and KTM become Grand Prix winners at Brno

MotoGP: Brad Binder and KTM become Grand Prix winners at Brno

Brad Binder showcased why fans and pundits are raving about him by taking his maiden MotoGP victory at Brno. The South African becomes the first rookie to win in MotoGP since Marc Marquez in 2013, and...

BSB: Tommy Bridewell storms to victory in the third race at Donington whilst Andrew Irwin is disqualified

BSB: Tommy Bridewell storms to victory in the third race at Donington whilst Andrew Irwin is disqualified

Tommy Bridewell ensured that he left his mark on a weekend controlled by Honda by dominating a controversial third race at Donington which ended with Andrew Irwin being disqualified.  Bridewell...

WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

Scott Redding has taken control of the 2020 World Superbike Championship after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The reigning British Superbike champion started the weekend off perfectly by...

BSB: New guidelines prevent fans from attending Donington and Snetterton meetings

BSB: New guidelines prevent fans from attending Donington and Snetterton meetings

New guidelines given by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) mean that British Superbike fans will be unable to attend race meetings in August. The green light had...

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

Michael Ruben Rinaldi sprung a surprise in this afternoon's FP2 session at Jerez, but it's Loris Baz who ends Friday on top overall. Just like we saw in MotoGP at Jerez, the higher afternoon...

MotoGP: KTM put two race-prepped 2019 KTM RC16s up for sale

MotoGP: KTM put two race-prepped 2019 KTM RC16s up for sale

KTM are giving fans the chance to buy a race-prepped 2019 RC16 MotoGP bike as part of an extraordinary MotoGP package. The team have two RC16 prototype motorbikes for sale, for a price...

MotoGP: Extra European round added to 2020 calendar as Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia are cancelled

MotoGP: Extra European round added to 2020 calendar as Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia are cancelled

The 2020 MotoGP season will consist of 14 rounds in total after an extra European race was added to the schedule.  The news follows the decision to officially cancel the rounds of Argentina,...

Isle of Wight TT: New road racing event set for October 2021

Isle of Wight TT: New road racing event set for October 2021

Plans to run an all-new International road race on the Isle of Wight have been revealed. The event, named Diamond Races, is scheduled to debut in October 2021 and will run over a 12.8-mile lap with...

BSB: Lee Jackson ends Donington Park test quickest overall

BSB: Lee Jackson ends Donington Park test quickest overall

Lee Jackson leaped to the top of the timesheets in the closing stages at Donington Park to finish the official British Superbike test fastest overall. The Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki rider posted a...

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

The World Superbike Championship restarts this weekend and the BMW Motorrad team have been working hard in the wind tunnel with a 3D rider model of Eugene Laverty. Engineers have been fine-tuning the...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to victory at Jerez as Yamaha lockout the podium

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to victory at Jerez as Yamaha lockout the podium

Fabio Quartararo dominated at Jerez for the second weekend in a row to take victory at the Andalucia Grand Prix. Quartararo led the entire race after launching off the line with Yamaha's holeshot...

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

The World Superbike Championship won't have a British round for the first time in its history due to this year's trip to Donington Park being cancelled. The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO)...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins declared fit for this weekend's Andalucia Grand Prix

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins declared fit for this weekend's Andalucia Grand Prix

Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins have both been declared fit to ride at the Andalucia Grand Prix in Jerez this weekend. Both riders missed last week's season opener, at the same circuit, but now have...

MotoGP: Alberto Puig confirms that Marc Marquez will ride on Saturday

MotoGP: Alberto Puig confirms that Marc Marquez will ride on Saturday

Repsol Honda's team boss Alberto Puig has revealed that Marc Marquez will ride this Saturday after been given the all-clear to compete at Jerez. Marquez passed his physical exam earlier...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to his maiden MotoGP victory at Jerez

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo storms to his maiden MotoGP victory at Jerez

Fabio Quartararo is a MotoGP race winner after a dominating performance at Jerez.  The 21-year-old took full advantage after Marc Marquez went off the circuit in the early stages, making another...

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

Leon Camier has parted ways with the Barni Racing Team by mutual consent due to his ongoing injury concerns.  Camier missed the opening three races of the year at Phillip Island because of...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales ends Jerez Test on top

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales ends Jerez Test on top

Maverick Viñales mastered the hot conditions at Jerez to end the final pre-season test at the top of the standings.  With track temperatures reaching over 50 degrees, including a reported high of...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow to leave HRC following Alex Marquez's move to LCR Honda

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow to leave HRC following Alex Marquez's move to LCR Honda

Cal Crutchlow will leave LCR Honda and the HRC setup at the end of 2020 following Alex Marquez's move to the team. It was revealed this morning that Marquez would be replaced at Repsol Honda by Pol...

MotoGP: HRC confirm the signing of Pol Espargaro

MotoGP: HRC confirm the signing of Pol Espargaro

HRC have confirmed that Pol Espargaro will line-up alongside Marc Marquez at Repsol Honda for the next two years. It's a move that has been rumoured for several weeks now, with it being all but...

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli signs new two-year deal with Petronas Yamaha

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli signs new two-year deal with Petronas Yamaha

Petronas Yamaha have confirmed that Franco Morbidelli will remain with the team for the 2021 and 2022 MotoGP seasons. Morbidelli had a strong maiden campaign with the team last year,...

MotoGP: BMW M4 up for grabs as BMW M become title sponsor for the Grand Prix of Styria

MotoGP: BMW M4 up for grabs as BMW M become title sponsor for the Grand Prix of Styria

Riders will have an extra incentive to win this year's Grand Prix of Styria with BMW offering an exclusive 2021-spec BMW M4 to the winner.  The prize comes as part of a new sponsorship deal which...

MotoGP: 2020 Grand Prix of the Americas cancelled

MotoGP: 2020 Grand Prix of the Americas cancelled

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this year's Grand Prix of the Americas has been officially cancelled.  The American round of the 2020 MotoGP calendar had been pencilled in for November...

BSB: Oxford Products Racing reveal 2020 livery

BSB: Oxford Products Racing reveal 2020 livery

The Oxford Products Racing Ducati team have unveiled their official 2020 livery ahead of the 2020 British Superbike Championship opener next month. Tommy Bridewell (who speaks exclusively to MCN in...

BSB: Honda UK becomes the title sponsor of the British Talent Cup

BSB: Honda UK becomes the title sponsor of the British Talent Cup

The British Talent Cup will have a new look this season with Honda UK joining as the championship's title sponsor.  The series, launched in 2018, hopes to give young British riders the chance to...

The real Joey Dunlop: Derek McIntyre remembers life on the road with the legendary racer

The real Joey Dunlop: Derek McIntyre remembers life on the road with the legendary racer

Every bike racing fan has their favourite Joey Dunlop tale. That there are now so many stories surrounding the racing exploits of this intensely private man, whose glorious 31 year career crashed to a...