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MotoGP: Poor weather conditions leads to quiet Qatar Test finale

MotoGP: Poor weather conditions leads to quiet Qatar Test finale

The final day of the three-day Qatar Test was an uneventful one due to high winds depositing sand and dust on the Losail International Circuit. By the end of the day only a handful of riders had...

BSB: Powerslide Catfoss Racing unveil 2021 livery

BSB: Powerslide Catfoss Racing unveil 2021 livery

Powerslide Catfoss Racing Suzuki has unveiled its livery for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Staffordshire team is preparing for its maiden BSB campaign and will field South African...

MotoGP: Qatar to offer paddock Covid-19 vaccinations

MotoGP: Qatar to offer paddock Covid-19 vaccinations

The State of Qatar has offered the Covid-19 vaccination to the MotoGP paddock ahead of the opening two rounds of the 2021 season. The Losail International circuit will host the opening two race on...

BSB: Luke Mossey and DB Race Team part company ahead of 2021 season

BSB: Luke Mossey and DB Race Team part company ahead of 2021 season

Luke Mossey has parted company with the DB Race Team ahead of the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike season. Mossey had only signed for Dave Tyson's team, which ran under the Bike Devil banner in 2020,...

BSB: Keith Farmer finds Superstock 1000 ride with Platform Hire LTD

BSB: Keith Farmer finds Superstock 1000 ride with Platform Hire LTD

Platform Hire Ltd has taken over the Morello Racing team and signed Keith Farmer as the their rider in the 2021 Pirelli National Superstock Championship campaign. Morello Racing withdrew their entry...

Roads: 2021 Classic TT cancelled due to Covid-19 Restrictions

Roads: 2021 Classic TT cancelled due to Covid-19 Restrictions

The 2021 Isle of Man Classic TT has been cancelled due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions. This year's event was scheduled to take place between August 22 and August 30...

Roads: 2021 Southern 100 Road Races cancelled due to Covid-19

Roads: 2021 Southern 100 Road Races cancelled due to Covid-19

The 2021 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races have been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s event was due to be held on July 12-15 on the Billown circuit in...

BSB: Chloe Jones to remain in Junior Supersport with OMG Racing support

BSB: Chloe Jones to remain in Junior Supersport with OMG Racing support

Chloe Jones has signed up for a third consecutive HEL Performance Junior Supersport campaign with the M.R.S Racing team this year. Jones will continue to compete on the Yamaha YZF-R3 and remains a...

MotoGP: Suzuki unveil 2021 livery ahead of Qatar Test

MotoGP: Suzuki unveil 2021 livery ahead of Qatar Test

Suzuki has unveiled its all-new 2021 MotoGP livery in a presentation at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. Ahead of the opening day of official test action in Qatar, the winners of last year's...

BSB: Richard Cooper stays with Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 100 season

BSB: Richard Cooper stays with Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 100 season

2019 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Champion Richard Cooper will remain with Michael Rutter’s Bathams Racing squad this season. Cooper is still recovering from a serious leg injury he suffered at...

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie returns to Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 1000 campaign

BSB: Taylor Mackenzie returns to Bathams Racing for 2021 Superstock 1000 campaign

Taylor Mackenzie has re-joined Bathams Racing for the 2021 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 season and will line-up alongside Richard Cooper once the 2019 champion returns from injury. Mackenzie was...

MotoGP: Hungary set to join the calendar from 2023

MotoGP: Hungary set to join the calendar from 2023

An agreement has been reached which will see Hungary host a MotoGP round from as early as 2023. Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta met CEO of Kelet-Magyarország Versenypálya Kft. József Pacza, Hungarian...

MotoGP: Lorenzo Savadori is confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's Aprilia teammate

MotoGP: Lorenzo Savadori is confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's Aprilia teammate

Lorenzo Savadori will make his full-time MotoGP debut this year after being confirmed as Aleix Espargaro's teammate at Aprilia. The team's rider line-up was revealed during its official 2021 bike...

MotoGP: Aprilia unveils its 2021 RS-GP and livery in Qatar

MotoGP: Aprilia unveils its 2021 RS-GP and livery in Qatar

Aprilia has unveiled its 2021 RS-GP MotoGP bike and its brand-new livery for the upcoming season. The team presentation was held at turn one of the Losail International Circuit, with riders Aleix...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi expects increased focus on race performance at Petronas Yamaha

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi expects increased focus on race performance at Petronas Yamaha

Valentino Rossi believes that being inside a satellite team will allow him to concentrate more on his race performance rather than focusing on bike development. Related: Valentino Rossi retiring...

Moto2: Sam Lowes completes two-day Valencia test

Moto2: Sam Lowes completes two-day Valencia test

Sam Lowes got his preparations for the 2021 Moto2 season underway with a two-day test in Valencia. The Brit visited the Spanish circuit with Elf Marc VDS Racing teammate Augusto Fernandez,...

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: 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...