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Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

Melandri impresses in MotoGP practice

The threat of a wet weekend for the fourth round of the MotoGP World championship saw all the riders trying to get their best times in a dry first qualifying session at Le Mans.Top of the pile again...

Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

Gibernau takes victory in Le Mans

Spaniard Sete Gibernau has won the French GP, benefitting from new rules which have abolished combined, overall times, and resulted in a 13-lap dash to the finish.He battled hard with reigning...

Jeremy gets his race face on

Jeremy gets his race face on

MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams always needs some time to get his race face on

James Webb, Cadwell Park, May 11

James Webb, Cadwell Park, May 11

James Webb rode a gritty race at Cadwell shrugging off some painful injuries picked up in a qualifying crash to salvage a few championship points from the third round of the MRO GP125 championship...

Rutter takes pole for Knockhill

Rutter takes pole for Knockhill

A brief dry spell before the Super 12 qualifying session allowed Michael Rutter to put in the only lap on slicks before the rain started again and slowed things down allowing him to take the fastest...

Reynolds back on form at Knockhill

Reynolds back on form at Knockhill

John Reynolds proved he is fully recovered from his broken collarbone finishing today’s British Superbike practice sessions with the fastest time of the day after working on two different bikes at a...

Leighton Walker, Snetterton, May 10

Leighton Walker, Snetterton, May 10

Bike: RGV250V, Class: F400 Club: Newera SuperClub Saturday, Round 2:I qualified second on the grid behind Sean Carrison and in front of Matt Doughty and Dave Alsop. First impressions were that this...

Don’t look down your nose at us

Don’t look down your nose at us

Just because you’ve got a brolly and we haven’t, doesn’t mean we’re less important.

Alex and Sam Lowes, Cadwell Park May 11

Alex and Sam Lowes, Cadwell Park May 11

Lincoln identical twin racers Alex and Sam Lowes rewrote the history books on Sunday when the two ACU Academy riders ended their race on the podium with Sam taking his first win and brother Alex in...

A posing blonde

A posing blonde

And behind Frankie Chili, there’s a brolly babe as well…

Peter Hickman, Cadwell Park, May 11

Peter Hickman, Cadwell Park, May 11

Willoughby teenager Peter Hickman (16) secured three top ten results in his races at Cadwell Park on Sunday, scoring a fifth and sixth in the Aprilia Superteen series and a strong ninth in the MRO...

Stringing us along?

Stringing us along?

If there is anyone good at undoing knots, her skirt could be in trouble

Honda unveil 2004 CR off-road range

Honda unveil 2004 CR off-road range

Honda has released the first pictures of the 2004 Honda CRF off-roaders in the US.The American-spec bikes are subject to change, but the European version should be reptty close.The CRF450F features...

In the zone

In the zone

Poggiali’s so focused he didn’t even notice there’s something odd about that umbrella.

Triple double for Byrne at Knockhill

Triple double for Byrne at Knockhill

Mixed weather caused some interesting racing at the fifth round of British Superbike championship at Knockhill with Shane Byrne win his sixth race in a row.The first race was won by Shane Byrne on the...

Phil Bevan Racing, Snetterton, May 10-11

Phil Bevan Racing, Snetterton, May 10-11

Phil Bevan riding the My Own Music/JHP sponsored Ducati 996RS powered to 6 straight victories at the weekends New Era Superclub meeting in Snetterton, Norfolk. It was another successful event racing...

Dave Hewson, Cadwell Park, May 11

Dave Hewson, Cadwell Park, May 11

A gritty ride by Branston rider Dave Hewson produced his best result of the season with a 13th place finish in the third round of the MRO Supersport 600 race at Cadwell on Sunday. The result came...

Not quite the angle

Not quite the angle

She might be a professional, but surely the angle of the umbrella should be perfectly perpendicular.

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...