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Good Fortuna

Good Fortuna

Meeting these ladies was certainly good Fortuna…

Yamaha signs van den Goorbergh for 2004

Yamaha signs van den Goorbergh for 2004

Yamaha has announced Jurgen van den Goorbergh will continue to race for the Yamaha Belgarda team in World Supersport in 2004. The 33-year-old Dutchman is currently second in the championship on an R6.

Lost for words…

Lost for words…

So we’ll just join you in admiring this young lady in silence….

Three of a kind

Three of a kind

Forget ” The Three Amigos ” , let’s focus on ” The Three Coronas ”

C’mon…smile

C’mon…smile

C’mon…give us a grin…

Don’t come crawling…

Don’t come crawling…

Just because you’re gorgeous, don’t think you can come crawling to me young lady.

Oulton Park names chicane for Hislop

Oulton Park names chicane for Hislop

The new chicane at Oulton Park will officially be named Hizzy’s this weekend in memory of British Superbike champion Steve Hislop. The naming will take place immediately prior to the warm-ups for the...

Kagayama on pole for Oulton

Kagayama on pole for Oulton

Yukio Kagayama has returned from the Suzuka Eight Hours to put his Rizla Suzuki on pole for the Oulton Park British Superbike races on Sunday. Kagayama posted a time of 1:36.738, putting him in front...

Everts closes on Motocross GP title

Everts closes on Motocross GP title

Stefan Everts took his sixth consecutive win in the Motocross GP class on Sunday, August 10, increasing his series lead to 10 points over Joel Smets. Everts lead from the start, building up a lead of...

KTM sacks world champion

KTM sacks world champion

KTM has parted company with reigning 125cc world champion Arnaud Vincent, claiming the Frenchman will be ” released immediately from his contract. ” Finnish rider Mika Kallio will replace Vincent...

Hizzy tributes dominate Oulton Park

Hizzy tributes dominate Oulton Park

Round nine of the British Superbike championship was dominated by the memory of reigning champion Steve Hislop, who died in a helicopter crash on July 30, with tributes to the rider taking place...

Kato monument unveiled

Kato monument unveiled

Japanese fans of Daijiro Kato have unveiled a monument at his home track, the Autopolis circuit in the Kyusyu district of Japan. Kato, the former 250cc World Champion, began his career at the circuit,...

Foiled again

Foiled again

The ready-to-bake brolly girl was an instant hit.

Plater and Kagayama share Oulton spoils

Plater and Kagayama share Oulton spoils

The British Superbike championship is yet to be decided after Steve Plater and Yukio Kagayma shared victories at Oulton Park, denying Shane Byrne the chance to clinch the title. Race Two: A Rizla...

French supermoto victory

French supermoto victory

The French team have won the inaugural Maxxis Supermotard Des European Nations, held at Alpe D’Huez in France last weekend (August 2-3). The home nation’s victory came without a race win, but they had...

American GP postponed until 2005

American GP postponed until 2005

The plans to run an American Grand Prix have been postponed until 2005. ” There have been talks about having a GP in the U.S. in 2004, specifically in Birmingham, Alabama, ” says Dorna Sports CEO...

Suzuka Eight Hour underway

Suzuka Eight Hour underway

The opening practice sessions for this weekend’s Suzuka Eight Hour endurance race have begun. Honorary Brit and BSB star Yukio Kagayama and team-mate Atsushi Watanabe recorded the fastest lap of the...

She’s definitely number one

She’s definitely number one

She’s definitely number one but there’s no need to brag about it.

We’re here to help

We’re here to help

Service with a smile from the Marlboro girls…

Looking a bit green

Looking a bit green

Jealousy turned the two girls a light shade of green…

Vincent joins Virgin Yamaha at Oulton

Vincent joins Virgin Yamaha at Oulton

British 250GP star Jay Vincent will ride for the Virgin Mobile Yamaha team at round nine of the British Superbike championship at Oulton Park this weekend. Vincent rode for the Cibertel Honda Team in...

Honda triumph at Suzuka after top three crash

Honda triumph at Suzuka after top three crash

BSB star Yukio Kagayama lost his chance to win the Suzuka eight-hour endurance race when an oil spill took out his team after just one lap. Kagayama’s team mate Atsushi Watanabe started second on the...

Kagayama second on the grid at Suzuka

Kagayama second on the grid at Suzuka

BSB star Yukio Kagayama has qualified in second place for the start of tomorrow’s Suzuka eight-hour endurance race. Kagayama, who has competed in the World Superbike, British Superbike, GP and now...

The racing world pays tribute to Hizzy

The racing world pays tribute to Hizzy

Friends and colleagues have been paying tribute to British Superbike champion Steve Hislop, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday July 30. The death of the Scot, just miles from his...

Windham closes on AMA MX lead

Windham closes on AMA MX lead

Honda’s Kevin Windham took his second victory of the AMA motocross season at Washougal Motocross Park on Sunday. With his previous win halting Ricky Carmichael’s record winning streak, Windham has now...

The back of the pits…

The back of the pits…

The back of the pits, and what a nice back it is…

Hislop dies in helicopter crash

Hislop dies in helicopter crash

Reigning British Superbike champion Steve Hislop has died in a helicopter accident in the Scottish Borders. Hislop, 41, is understood to have been flying alone to visit friends in the area when his...

Fancy a drink?

Fancy a drink?

What more can you ask for? A pretty lady, a bit of shade, and a cool drink

Hizzy: Your tributes

Our message boards have been flooded with tributes to the reigning British Superbike champion Steve Hislop, who died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, July 30. Here’s how you have reacted: Msshimmy: Oh my god. Can’t believe this, it won’t be the same without him. Met Steve a couple of times and he was a top bloke. My thoughts go out to his family and kids. Pokemon: The news on Hizzy is very...

Honda pays tribute to Hislop

Honda pays tribute to Hislop

Neil Tuxworth, Race Team manager for Honda Racing and close friend of Steve Hislop, has paid tribute to the British Superbike champion after Hislop’s death in a helicopter crash on Wednesday July...

WSB tyre manufacturer announced

WSB tyre manufacturer announced

Pirelli has been officially announced as the manufacturers of the ‘control tyres’ for the Superbike World Championship in 2004 and 2005. The tyre firm will supply rubber for all the teams in the three...

Correct protection

Correct protection

It’s important to have glasses that can withstand a nuclear explosion when you’re a professional brolly babe

Focussing on the first bend

Focussing on the first bend

Even the brolly babe is hypnotised by the first corner…

Your pictures and stories from Brands

Your pictures and stories from Brands

Here are all the pictures and stories from Brands submitted by the readers of motorcyclenews.com. if you have any you’d like to share, email them to mcn.online@emap.com. Brands – It’s changed my...

Biggest Brands ever

Biggest Brands ever

A staggering 120,000 people turned up to Brands Hatch to make the WSB round the biggest ever motorcycle meeting in the UK. Even the sun turned up on Sunday, making the weather as hot as the racing,...

The stars

The stars

Here is where you will find our pics of the racers and stars at Brands Hatch. Send your pics to mcn.online@emap.com.