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Laconi does Monza double

Regis Laconi has won both races at the World Superbike round at Monza today, May 16. The Frenchman completed a one-two with team-mate James Toseland in race one, but the pair found themselves split by Chris Vermuelen on the Honda in race two. However, the Australian rider was later excluded when the tilt-switch was found not to work. The switch is a safety measure and should cut the engine when a...

Gibernau wins Le Mans MotoGP

Sete Gibernau passed early leader Carlos Checa and stayed clear of the drama behind him to take the French GP at Le Mans today, Sunday May 16. Checa surprised many by out-qualifying Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi but proved his grid position was justified by leading the race from the start, and eventually finishing in second place. Rossi, meanwhile, was unable to take third from Max Biaggi,...

Supermoto title fight hits Three Sisters

Supermoto title fight hits Three Sisters

The MCN-backed British Supermoto Championship thunders into Greater Manchester on May 16 for a spectacular festival of sideways sliding factory-bike action. Three Sisters race circuit in...

One last chance…

One last chance…

We thought you might appreciate one last glimpse of this beauty

Laconi takes provisional pole

Laconi takes provisional pole

Regis Laconi has taken provisional pole for the Monza round of the World Superbike championship on Sunday. The Frenchman recorded a time of 1:48.701, putting him ahead of Pierfrancesco Chili, and...

Gibernau wins French GP

Gibernau wins French GP

Sete Gibernau passed early leader Carlos Checa and stayed clear of the drama behind him to take the French GP at Le Mans today, Sunday May 16. Checa surprised many by out-qualifying Yamaha team-mate...

Keeping a tight grip…

Keeping a tight grip…

No-one’s going to be able to wrest that pole from her grip….

Don’t turn away

Don’t turn away

Don’t turn your back on us….Whatever we said, we didn’t mean it…

Misano street named after Kato

Misano street named after Kato

The road that leads into Santa Monica circuit in Misano has been named after Daijiro Kato. Kato’s parents, wife and children, close friend Makoto Tamada and Colin Edwards attended the naming ceremony...

They’re still together…

They’re still together…

Last time we saw this pair was over a week ago, and they’re still hugging…

MCN staff get out on the grid

MCN staff get out on the grid

MCN’s Sam Bostock helping out Team PB in British Superbikes. Next week, Editor David Cushman.

Goldilocks?

Goldilocks?

So that’s where all our porridge went….

Rutter out to beat dad at NW200

Rutter out to beat dad at NW200

Michael Rutter is out to overtake his dad Tony at the North West 200 on Saturday, May 15. Tony won nine races at the North West 200 in the 250cc, 350cc, 500cc and Superbike classes between 1973 and...

All white on the night…

All white on the night…

There’s never a skirt-lifting breeze when you need one…

Gibernau triumphs at Jerez

Gibernau triumphs at Jerez

Sete Gibernau fought through the rain to take an impressive victory at the Spanish GP, while Valentino Rossi failed to make the podium. Rossi had been on form all weekend qualifying his Yamaha on pole...

Reynolds takes first pole for 2004

Reynolds takes first pole for 2004

John Reynolds has qualified on pole position for the fourth round of the British Superbike championship at Oulton Park. Reynolds dominated the weekend finishing with the best times in both qualifying...

Kagayama does the double at Oulton

Kagayama does the double at Oulton

Yukio Kagayama dominated race day at Oulton Park for the fourth round of the British Superbike championship, with only team-mate John Reynolds providing a challenge to the Japenese rider. The two...

The look of glove

The look of glove

Perfect gloves for grid work and doing the washing up…

A giggle of babes?

A giggle of babes?

What is the collective noun for a group of brolly babes

Rossi gives second pole to Yamaha

Rossi gives second pole to Yamaha

Valentino Rossi has taken his second pole position in a row after a wet second qualifying session in Jerez. Showers dogged both the practice and qualifying sessions for the second round of the MotoGP...

Our man feels the heat of BSB fireball

Our man feels the heat of BSB fireball

motorcyclenews.com’s commercial chief Adam Hitchcox thought he was going to die in the spectacular warm-up-lap explosion that stunned the crowds at Oulton Park on Monday. Hitchcox looks after ad...

Seeing red…

Seeing red…

It takes a certain type of person to make orange and red look this good.

Gibernau wins Jerez MotoGP

Sete Gibernau fought through the rain to take an impressive victory at the Spanish GP, while Valentino Rossi failed to make the podium. Rossi had been on form all weekend qualifying his Yamaha on pole position,but with the rain coming down in torrents on Jerez circuit it was the Telefonica Honda riding Gibernau that took the holeshot and dominated the rest of the race. Only Camel Honda rider Max...

Kagayama does double at Oulton BSB

Yukio Kagayama dominated race day at Oulton Park for the fourth round of the British Superbike championship, with only team-mate John Reynolds providing a challenge to the Japenese rider. The two races mirrored each other with the same riders taking the top five places in the same order in both. The Rizla Suzuki riders dominated both races, fighting it out for the top spot right up to the line.

Try to look happy Leon…

Try to look happy Leon…

Proof that Leon Haslam has a higher level of focus than most of us…

Smile and the world smiles with you

Smile and the world smiles with you

Smile and the world smiles with you. Especially if you’re an attractive girl.

Rossi tops first practice

Rossi tops first practice

Valentino Rossi has already asserted his dominance at the Spanish GP, setting the fastest lap in first practice on Friday morning. On a dry but cool Jerez circuit Yamaha rider Rossi started the...

Cops nab Reynolds for safety campaign

Cops nab Reynolds for safety campaign

British superbike champion John Reynolds will be helping Humberside police launch their Bikesafe 2004 campaign on Thursday, April 29. A police spokesman said ” He has agreed to help because of his...

A good firm rear for handling

A good firm rear for handling

Race bikes are always accompanied by a good firm rear for handling

Falling at her feet

Falling at her feet

Things are definitely looking up.

Rossi on provisional pole for Jerez

Rossi on provisional pole for Jerez

World champion Valentino Rossi continued to amaze with a blistering performance in first qualifying at Jerez, Spain today. He is on provisional pole for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix, the first European...

Rutter takes pole at Snetterton

Michael Rutter has taken pole position at the third round of the British Superbike championship at a sun drenched Snetterton circuit. The HM Plant Honda rider finished Saturday’s second qualifying session with a best time of 1:05.713, just 0.053 seconds ahead of second placed rider Dean Thomas on the Dienza Ducati, putting him on pole position for Sunday’s race Finishing the front row of the grid...

Rossi tests Schumacher's F1 car

Rossi tests Schumacher's F1 car

Valentino Rossi has been testing Michael Shumacher’s 2004 Ferrari F1 car at the Fiorano Ferrari test track in Northern Italy. Reports suggest he was off to good start, lapping within three seconds of...

Sitting down on the job

Sitting down on the job

We’ve caught her taking a break…

Rizla scores double at Snetterton

The Rizla Suzuki team has dominated the third round of the British Superbike championship with Yukio Kagayama and John Reynolds taking a win each at a scorching hot Snetterton circuit. The first race saw the two GSX-R1000 riding team-mates battle it out for first place with Kagayama snatching it on the line, winning the race by just 0.414 seconds. Third placed rider Michael Rutter wasn’t far...

Awwww…They’re hugging

Awwww…They’re hugging

It’s lovely to see too young ladies becoming so close…