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Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes dies

Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes dies

Double Manx Grand Prix race winner Alan Holmes has died at the age of 91 after a short illness. Holmes passed away on Tuesday 15th December. Holmes, who was born in Castletown and educated at Douglas...

BSB: Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin sign for Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

BSB: Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin sign for Appleyard Macadam Yamaha

Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin have signed for the four-time reigning Quattro Group British Supersport Champions, Appleyard Macadam Yamaha. Perie impressed in the Supersport class this year, on a...

BSB: Brad Jones joins Joe Francis at PR Racing for the team's 20th anniversary season

BSB: Brad Jones joins Joe Francis at PR Racing for the team's 20th anniversary season

PR Racing has expanded to a two-rider line-up ahead of their 20th anniversary campaign in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. Joe Francis remains for a third consecutive campaign with...

MotoGP: Gresini Racing to return as an independent team in 2022

MotoGP: Gresini Racing to return as an independent team in 2022

Gresini Racing will become an independent MotoGP team once again in 2022 after signing a five-year deal with IRTA. The team are present in Moto3 (Kommerling Gresini) and Moto2 (Federal Oil Gresini)...

BSB: Bjorn Estment signs new deal with Powerslide Motorcycles with Catfoss Suzuki

BSB: Bjorn Estment signs new deal with Powerslide Motorcycles with Catfoss Suzuki

Bjorn Estment will remain on the Bennetts British Superbike grid next season after signing a new deal with Powerslide Motorcycles with Catfoss Suzuki. The South African rider made his BSB debut this...

David Knight MBE launches GoFundMe campaign to help keep Dakar dream alive

David Knight MBE launches GoFundMe campaign to help keep Dakar dream alive

David Knight MBE has launched a GoFundMe campaign in order to make his dream of competing at the 2021 Dakar Rally a reality. Knight qualified for the famous event after winning his first-ever rally...

BSB: Triumph name Dynavolt as title sponsor for 2021 official Supersport team

BSB: Triumph name Dynavolt as title sponsor for 2021 official Supersport team

Triumph has revealed that motorcycle battery manufacturer Dynavolt will be the title sponsor of their factory backed, official British Supersport team in 2021. Triumph Motorcycles are making a return...

MotoGP: Luca Marini unveils first-ever SKY Racing Team VR46 MotoGP bike

MotoGP: Luca Marini unveils first-ever SKY Racing Team VR46 MotoGP bike

Luca Marini has unveiled the first-ever SKY Racing Team VR46 MotoGP livery in a special presentation aired on the Italian X Factor final. Marini will ride a VR46-branded Esponsorama Ducati in...

BSB: Brian McCormack joins Roadhouse Macau by FHO Racing for 2021

BSB: Brian McCormack joins Roadhouse Macau by FHO Racing for 2021

FHO Racing BMW will be supporting former Irish Superbike champion Brian McCormack in next year's Bennetts British Superbike and road racing seasons.  McCormack received support from FHO...

BSB: Storm Stacey remains with GR Motorsport for 2021

BSB: Storm Stacey remains with GR Motorsport for 2021

Storm Stacey has re-signed for the GR Motorsport team ahead of his second Bennetts British Superbike campaign. The 17-year-old moved into the Superbike class this year, directly from the...

WSB: Michael van der Mark tests new BMW M1000 RR

WSB: Michael van der Mark tests new BMW M1000 RR

Michael van der Mark has completed his first laps on the all-new BMW M1000 RR in a shakedown test at Miramas, France. The Dutch rider joins the official BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team next year after...

BSB: TAG Racing joins forces with Honda Racing UK for 2021

BSB: TAG Racing joins forces with Honda Racing UK for 2021

TAG Racing will compete in the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship with CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SPs after joining forces with Honda Racing UK. The two parties will work closely together...

Southern 100 set to go ahead in 2021

Southern 100 set to go ahead in 2021

Organisers of the Southern 100 have revealed that plans for next year's event are continuing as normal and, as things stand, the racing will go ahead. Fears are growing for next year's road racing...

BSB: Lachlan Epis set for full-time campaign with NP Motorcycles Lextek BMW

BSB: Lachlan Epis set for full-time campaign with NP Motorcycles Lextek BMW

Lachlan Epis will make his full-time debut in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship next year.  The Australian has signed a new deal with NP Motorcycles Lextek BMW, the team that he...

WSB: Ten Kate Racing return to World Supersport with Dominique Aegerter

WSB: Ten Kate Racing return to World Supersport with Dominique Aegerter

Ten Kate Racing will return to the World Supersport Championship next year with Dominique Aegerter.  The Dutch team are the most successful outfit in the Supersport class with nine world...

BSB: Luke Mossey joins DB Racing with Jack Kennedy returning to the Supersport class

BSB: Luke Mossey joins DB Racing with Jack Kennedy returning to the Supersport class

Luke Mossey returns to Kawasaki machinery for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season after signing for DB Racing, whilst Jack Kennedy will compete for the team in the Supersport class. Mossey...

BSB: Triumph and PTR Racing join forces for 2021 British Supersport season

BSB: Triumph and PTR Racing join forces for 2021 British Supersport season

Triumph Motorcycles will make an official return to the British motorcycle racing scene next year after joining forces with PTR Racing. The full factory-supported outfit will compete in the British...

WSB: Chaz Davies to ride for Team Go Eleven Ducati in 2021

WSB: Chaz Davies to ride for Team Go Eleven Ducati in 2021

Chaz Davies has secured his spot on the 2021 World Superbike grid after signing with Team Go Eleven Ducati. The Welshman lost his spot in the ARUBA.IT Racing factory Ducati team at the end of...

WSB: 2021 Provisional calendar revealed

WSB: 2021 Provisional calendar revealed

A provisional calendar, including 13 rounds, for the 2021 World Superbike season has been unveiled.  Assen will host the 2021 season opener on April 23-25, with a trip to Estoril planned for...

Roads: 2021 Isle of Man TT cancelled

Roads: 2021 Isle of Man TT cancelled

The Isle of Man Government has confirmed that the 2021 TT has been cancelled due to the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a bitter blow for the road racing community following the...

BSB: Rory Skinner joins Lee Jackson at FS-3 Kawasaki for 2021 season

BSB: Rory Skinner joins Lee Jackson at FS-3 Kawasaki for 2021 season

Rory Skinner will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut next year after being chosen to partner Lee Jackson at FS-3 Racing Kawasaki.  Skinner dominated the British Supersport class this...

BSB: Bradley Ray joins Rich Energy OMG Racing for 2021

BSB: Bradley Ray joins Rich Energy OMG Racing for 2021

Bradley Ray has signed for the Rich Energy OMG Racing team ahead of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Ray remains on BMW machinery having competed for the SYNETIQ BMW squad this year,...

WSB: Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger join BMW Satellite teams for 2021

WSB: Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger join BMW Satellite teams for 2021

Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger have secured places on the 2021 World Superbike grid after signing for two new BMW satellite teams.  Laverty has joined the RC Squadra Corse team, whilst Folger...

BSB: Tommy Bridewell stays with Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2021

BSB: Tommy Bridewell stays with Oxford Products Racing Ducati for 2021

Tommy Bridewell will remain with the Oxford Products Racing Ducati team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Bridewell stays with the Moto Rapido outfit for a third successful full-time...

MotoGP: Aprilia reveal 2021 plans

MotoGP: Aprilia reveal 2021 plans

Aleix Espargaro, Lorenzo Savdori and Bradley Smith will all remain within Aprilia’s MotoGP setup in 2021. Espargaro will once again lead the project onboard the RS-GP, which did take a step...

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira dominates home Grand Prix at Portimao

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira dominates home Grand Prix at Portimao

Miguel Oliveira dominated his home Grand Prix at Portimao to secure his second victory of the 2020 MotoGP season. Oliveira, who started from pole, led from start to finish and pulled the pin almost...

MotoGP: Indonesia's Mandalika circuit developers aim for mid-2021 race

MotoGP: Indonesia's Mandalika circuit developers aim for mid-2021 race

Construction work on Indonesia's Mandalika street circuit has been ramped up in the hope of the venue hosting its first MotoGP race in the middle of next year. The track, which will be MotoGP's...

Moto2: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez promotion for 2021

Moto2: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez promotion for 2021

The Red Bull KTM Ajo team has confirmed that their current Moto3 rider Raul Fernandez will be promoted into the Moto2 setup in 2021. Fernandez has enjoyed a successful second full-time campaign in the...

BSB: Moto Rapido Racing announce extended two year title partnership with Oxford Products

BSB: Moto Rapido Racing announce extended two year title partnership with Oxford Products

The Moto Rapido Ducati team has confirmed that they've extended their title sponsorship deal with Oxford Products for another two years. The 2021 British Superbike season will mark the third...

BSB: Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie remain at McAMS Yamaha for 2021

BSB: Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie remain at McAMS Yamaha for 2021

Jason O'Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie will both stay with the McAMS Yamaha team for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Both riders have agreed a one-year extension to their current deals and...

Moto2: Jake Dixon to miss season finale at Portimao following surgery

Moto2: Jake Dixon to miss season finale at Portimao following surgery

Jake Dixon will miss the final race of the 2020 Moto2 season at Portimao after undergoing successful wrist surgery. The Brit fractured his right wrist during FP2 at the European Grand Prix, crashing...

MotoGP: Joan Mir crowned 2020 MotoGP champion whilst Franco Morbidelli wins at Valencia

MotoGP: Joan Mir crowned 2020 MotoGP champion whilst Franco Morbidelli wins at Valencia

Joan Mir has been crowned 2020 MotoGP champion at Valencia, whilst Franco Morbidelli secured victory after a last lap duel with Jack Miller.  Mir clinched Suzuki's first Grand Prix title since...

MotoGP: Positive Covid-19 test rules Iker Lecuona out of the Valencia GP

MotoGP: Positive Covid-19 test rules Iker Lecuona out of the Valencia GP

Iker Lecuona has been ruled out of this weekend's Valencia Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19. The Tech3 KTM rider has been self-isolating for the last 10 days, missing the European GP as...

BSB: Colin Appleyard Yamaha seek new title sponsor for 2021

BSB: Colin Appleyard Yamaha seek new title sponsor for 2021

Quadruple British Supersport champions Colin Appleyard Yamaha are on the lookout for a new title sponsor following the departure of Tysers (formally Integro). The Official Yamaha UK BSS...

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow confirmed as Yamaha's 2021 test rider

MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow confirmed as Yamaha's 2021 test rider

Yamaha has confirmed that Cal Crutchlow will become their official MotoGP test rider next year.  Crutchlow was left without a ride for next year after losing his spot within the LCR Honda team to...

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso confirms 2021 sabbatical

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso confirms 2021 sabbatical

Andrea Dovizioso has confirmed that he'll be taking a sabbatical from MotoGP next year. The Italian released a statement on his social media channels, announcing that after a 13-year stint he would...