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Build a wall girls…

Build a wall girls…

The game of football came to a complete stop as everyone halted to admire the wall…

Thomas Hayward, Cadwell Park, May 11

Thomas Hayward, Cadwell Park, May 11

Skellingthorpe GP125 rider Thomas Hayward was denied his first win in the MRO championship at Cadwell by the presence of six British Championship riders who ran away with the leading positions.

Things heat up at Monza

Things heat up at Monza

Increased temperatures saw times drop in the first qualifying session at round four of the World Superbike champioship at Monza despite the fact that all the teams are still looking for a proper setup...

Hodgson fastest in wet Superpole

Hodgson fastest in wet Superpole

The rain caused havoc for the Superpole session at the fourth round of the World Superbike championship at Monza, Italy.It began to pour down half way through the session while Gregorio Lavilla was...

Hodgson does the double in Italy

Hodgson does the double in Italy

Neil Hodgson claimed a seventh and eighth consecutive victory at Monza in Italy today.The first race was a historic event as it marked Ducati’s 200th victory. Hodgson has also surpassed the six...

Crash sees Xaus miss Superpole

Crash sees Xaus miss Superpole

Ruben Xaus crashed out of the second qualifying session for round four of the World Superbike championship in Monza.The factory Ducati rider was following Bertocchi Kawasaki’s Ivan Clementi when...

Laconi tops fast practice session at Monza

Laconi tops fast practice session at Monza

The first free practice session at the Monza World Superbike round has finished with Regis Laconi heading the table on his Ducati 998RS with a time of 1:47.976, just 0.5 seconds outside Troy Bayliss'...

Ducati stays on at Jerez

Ducati stays on at Jerez

Ducati MotoGP riders Troy Baylis and Loris Capirossi stayed behind after Sunday’s race in Jerez to give their Desmosedici V4s a full workout in a private test session at the Spanish circuit...

Brit MX riders dominate latest round

Brit MX riders dominate latest round

CAS Honda’s Gordon Crockard and Albion KTM’s Stephen Sword dominated round four of the British Motocross Championship at Hawkstone Park in Shropshire on Sunday May 11.Sword took both 125cc...

Wet start for North West 200

Wet start for North West 200

Heavy rain and strong winds marred the first practice session of this year’s North West 200 road races. Many of the top riders failed to make the qualifying time on Tuesday leaving all to play for in...

Long live the ’80s

Long live the ’80s

Big hair is still the in-look for brolly babes in Japan, apparently…

Blondes have more fun

Blondes have more fun

And as always, there’s an exception to the rule…

The best things come in threes

The best things come in threes

Requests for more greenery in the MotoGP paddock were apparently misinterpreted.

CRMC, Malory Park, May 05

CRMC, Malory Park, May 05

The Classic Racing Motorcycle Club turned out over 300 Classic racing machines at a sunny Mallory Park this Bank Holiday Monday. Plenty of spectators (even one of the Burger Bars ran out of food) saw...

Leighton Walker, Mallory Park, April 27

Leighton Walker, Mallory Park, April 27

Bike: Suzuki RGV250V, Club: New Era SuperClubThis qualifying business is a fantastic idea except for the fact that at 9:00am you’re expected to put in a fast lap time in 8 minutes. Well I was pretty...

More pepper sir?

More pepper sir?

Why is she grinding pepper on Ruben’s helmet?

Carmichael and Reed take it outside

Carmichael and Reed take it outside

The opening round of the AMA Nationals motorcross series witnessed Ricky Carmichael and Chad Reed switch their rivalry from indoors arenas to the fresh outdoors.Carmichael triumphed at the first round...

Third win for Pichon

Third win for Pichon

Mickael Pichon continued his unbroken winning run at the motocross Grand Prix of Europe in Teutschenthal, Germany, taking his factory Suzuki to his third win this season.The French rider finished with...

Club racing round-up

Club racing round-up

Here’s the latest instalment of our club racing round-up.The links on the right will take you to reports from our contributors about their recent racing.If you are a club secretary, rider, or just a...

NW200: Rutter wins race one. Race two cancelled

NW200: Rutter wins race one. Race two cancelled

Michael Rutter has won the first superbike race at the North West 200 in Northern Ireland today. Since the opening race, both the 600cc and production races have been red-flagged due to the wet...

Auto 66, Oliver’s Mount, May 03-04

Auto 66, Oliver’s Mount, May 03-04

The annual Scarborough Festival of Speed, held on Saturday and Sunday, attracted the biggest ever entry received by the Auto 66, the organising club. Over 200 entries on two, three and four wheels...

Looking like a Movistar

Looking like a Movistar

When she said she was a Movistar girl, it was easy to presume she meant in Hollywood

Under cover

Under cover

Alone under a brolly with a beautiful woman. Photographers have such hard lives…

Strange?

Strange?

Look through the gap and you’ll see a photographer getting the brollies, not the babes?

Rutter tops North West 200 qualifying

Rutter tops North West 200 qualifying

BSB star Michael Rutter took his Renegade Ducati to first place in Thursday’s NW200 evening practice session with a 4:33.07 lap averaging 118.203mph, over 15 mph faster than the fastest lap on...

Endurance win for Zongshen

Endurance win for Zongshen

The first round of the FIM World Endurance championship kicked of in Imola this weekend with the Zongshen No.1 Suzuki GSX-R1000 of Warwick Nowland and Stephane Mertens taking the win.Suzuki GB Phase...

Rossi reigns in Spain

Rossi reigns in Spain

Valentino Rossi has triumphed at the Spanish MotoGP at Jerez today, finishing the race in front of rival Max Biaggi, and emerging contender Troy Bayliss.Rossi, riding the factory Honda RCV, crossed...

Kiyonari to join Gibernau in MotoGP

Kiyonari to join Gibernau in MotoGP

Reigning Japanese Supersport champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has been selected as Sete Gibernau’s new team-mate in the Gresini Racing Telefonica Movistar team.Gibernau was chosen as the replacement for the...

Ducati duo first and second on grid for Jerez

Ducati duo first and second on grid for Jerez

The Ducati duo of Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss have taken first and second places on the grid for tomorrow’s MotoGP race at Jerez in Spain.Capirossi topped the time sheets with a 1:41.993s, 10...

Ducati duo collided in warm-up

Ducati duo collided in warm-up

Troy Bayliss’ third place at his third MotoGP is even more remarkable, considering he’d just had a 160mph collision with team-mate Loris Capirossi. " I led on the warm-up lap, and didn’t want to...

Gibernau on provisional pole

Gibernau on provisional pole

Sete Gibernau has topped the time sheets for the first qualifying session at the third round of the MotoGP World championship in Jerez.The Spanish rider put in over 20 laps to ensure he took the top...

Two-strokes ride again at Jerez

Two-strokes ride again at Jerez

Kenny Roberts’ Proton team will once again resort to their KR3 two-strokes for Sunday’s Spanish GP at Jerez.The Proton team had hoped to have its new V5 four-stroke machine up and running for Sunday’s...

Hislop comes good in the wet

Hislop comes good in the wet

Shane Byrne and Michael Rutter topped the time sheets in the first practice session at Oulton Park for the fourth round of the British Superbike championship, but Steve Hislop took the top spot in the...

Dave Hewson, Oulton Park, April 21

Dave Hewson, Oulton Park, April 21

After engine problems forced him to withdraw from the opening round of the MRO Supersport 600 championship at Snetterton last month Branston racer Dave Hewson was relieved to finish his second round...

Atten-shun!

Atten-shun!

Whoever can stand still the longest, wins…

Rutter gunning for Byrne at Oulton

Rutter gunning for Byrne at Oulton

The fourth round of the British Superbike championship takes place at Oulton Park this weekend, and the tension is already heating up.Monstermob Ducati rider Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne is looking to extend...