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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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

A posing blonde

A posing blonde

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

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Under cover

Under cover

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

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

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...

Strange?

Strange?

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

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...

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...

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...

More pepper sir?

More pepper sir?

Why is she grinding pepper on Ruben’s helmet?

Leighton Walker, Mallory Park, April 27

Leighton Walker, Mallory Park, April 27

Bike: Suzuki RGV250V, Club: New Era SuperClub This 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The best things come in threes

The best things come in threes

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

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...

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...

Long live the ’80s

Long live the ’80s

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