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Rossi on pole at Phillip Island

Rossi on pole at Phillip Island

Valentino Rossi has taken his Honda RCV to pole position for Sunday’s Australian GP, beating Ducati’s Loris Capirossi in to second place. The newly crowned world champion beat Capirossi’s...

Biggest brolly ever?

Biggest brolly ever?

WSB goes for the record for the biggest brolly in history. And this poor girl has to hold it.

A look of concentration?

A look of concentration?

Or was it a bad decision to skip the loo break before the race?

Two new teams for WSB

Two new teams for WSB

Two new teams have announced plans to move up to the World Superbike championship in 2004. At a time when manufacturers are pulling out of the championship left, right and centre World Supersport team...

Look, up in the sky…

Look, up in the sky…

What has distracted her?

McWilliams ninth in qualifying practice

McWilliams ninth in qualifying practice

Jeremy McWilliams, who last year claimed pole at Phillip Island on a two-stroke, is in a provisional ninth place on the Proton V5 for this Sunday’s MotoGP at the Australian circuit. Valentino Rossi...

Rossi plays down F1 move

Rossi plays down F1 move

Newly-crowned MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has played down the rumours that he will be driving a Formula 1 car next year. Rossi was offered a no-strings-attached test drive of the Ferrari F1...

Three of a kind

Three of a kind

If you get three matching colours you win a prize…

Too hot to handle

Too hot to handle

It looks like Katsuaki Fujiwara might have mistakenly left his helmet under the tyre warmers…

Walker tops first practice

Walker tops first practice

Chris Walker has topped the time sheets in the first practice session for the last round of the World Superbike championship this weekend. Walker and HM Plant Ducati team-mate James Toseland dominated...

MCN-backed European Supermoto comes to UK

MCN-backed European Supermoto comes to UK

The MCN-backed British Superprix is the first round of the European Supermoto championship to ever be held in the UK, and it takes place at Lydden Hill in Kent on October 18-19. The circuit is...

Brit podium at Lydden

Brit podium at Lydden

The first-ever European championship supermoto round held in the UK took place in front of 10,000 fans at Lydden in Kent on Sunday The crowd had something to cheer after British rider Ady Smith...

Packing real power

Packing real power

She is certainly packing some firepower…

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Sepang pole for Rossi

Amidst rumours about a possible switch to Yamaha, Valentino Rossi put his Honda RC211V on pole for the Malaysian GP on Sunday. Rossi created a new pole lap record of 2:02.480 on his way to the front of the grid. Second place goes to Spaniard Carlos Checa, with Makoto Tamada third. 1) Rossi 2:02.480. 2) Checa 2:02.885. 3) Tamada 2:03.138. 4) Biaggi 2:03.254. 5) Nakano 2:03.342. 6) Capirossi...

Sure you don’t want a pillion ride?

Sure you don’t want a pillion ride?

Are you sure you don’t fancy a lap on the back of the bike?

Rossi is champion again

Rossi is champion again

Valentino Rossi has won his seventh race of the year to seal the MotoGP championship for the second year running. The world champion sat behind Sete Gibernau for early part of the race but at half...

The two-hand technique

The two-hand technique

The brolly babe handbook recommends a two-handed technique in strong winds.

Phase One win World Endurance title

Phase One win World Endurance title

The British Phase One team overcame a dramatic build-up to the final round of the 2003 World Endurance championship at Vellelunga in Italy, to go on to take the title. Regular riders Jason Pridmore...

Looking down from above

Looking down from above

The brolly babe smiled as she dropped the umbrella on the unsuspecting Hodgson

Rossi keeps world guessing

Rossi keeps world guessing

Valentino Rossi looks set to keep the world waiting anxiously for an answer on his future for a few more days yet. It seems all the huge speculation surrounding his future won’t come to an end until...

What has she seen?

What has she seen?

Is there a rival brolly girl, just out of the picture?

Have you won Mallory tickets?

Have you won Mallory tickets?

We’ve teamed up with Bennetts Insurance Services to offer five pairs of tickets to the Superbike race of the Year at Mallory Park on Sunday October 12. The five winners, who will each receive a pair...

Entry list for GSX-R Cup released

Entry list for GSX-R Cup released

The entry list has been released for the Worldwide GSX-R Cup Final races, which will see Brits Steve Brogan, Kenny Everest and Ben Mossey compete against 25 identically-prepared Suzuki GSX-R750s. The...

Win Sheffield supercross tickets for McGrath farewell

Win Sheffield supercross tickets for McGrath farewell

Seven-times U.S. supercross champion Jeremy McGrath will be the man to beat this Saturday, October 11, when he competes in the first round of the seventh International supercross series at the...

Rossi on provisional pole for Malaysian GP

Rossi on provisional pole for Malaysian GP

Valentino Rossi underlined why there is so much speculation about his contract for next year by setting a new qualifying record to put himself on provisional pole for Sunday’s race at Sepang. The...

Rossi set for shock Yamaha switch

Rossi set for shock Yamaha switch

Valentino Rossi is looking more and more likely to make a shock switch from Honda to Yamaha in 2004. GP sources claim the deal is already done – but nothing official is expected until Sunday’s...

She makes the sun shine brighter

She makes the sun shine brighter

Who could resist a smile like that?

Dovizioso fastest in 125cc qualifying

Andrea Dovizioso heads the timesheets after the first 125cc qualifying session for the Pacific GP on Sunday. Dovizioso posted a time of 1:58.988, one-tenth quicker than fellow Honda rider Daniel Pedrosa. Alex De Angelis is third on the Aprilia, with the Derbi of Jorge Lorenzo completing the front row. Australian Casey Stoner heads an all-Aprilia second row. 1) Dovizioso 1:58.988. 2) Pedrosa...

Biaggi’s Motegi win overshadowed by drama

Biaggi’s Motegi win overshadowed by drama

Max Biaggi has won the Pacific GP at Motegi, beating longtime rival Valentino Rossi into second place. But it was overshadowed by the disqualification of Makoto Tamada and John Hopkins. The Japanese...

Look into my eyes…

Look into my eyes…

Look into my eyes….you are feeling sleepy…

You race motorcycles? Really?

You race motorcycles? Really?

His tales of derring do failed to impress the brolly girl.

Happy to be here?

Happy to be here?

Obviously enjoying her job…

That’s just Hearsay!

That’s just Hearsay!

So that’s what Myleene from hearsay has been doing since the band split…

Biaggi on pole at Pacific GP

Biaggi on pole at Pacific GP

Max Biaggi will start from pole position at the Pacific GP at Motegi on Sunday. The Italian headed the timesheets in qualifying with a new pole record of 1:47.696 with seconds left in the session. The...

2004 Motocross and Supermoto dates

2004 Motocross and Supermoto dates

The provisional dates for the MX1 motocross and S1 Supermoto world championships have been announced by organisers Youthstream. The Motocross series will have 4 more rounds than the 2003 series. ” I...