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Andrew Sennett, Mallory Park, April 27

Rider: Andrew Sennett, Bike: Aprilia RS125, Club: New Era Superclub Andrew Sennett the motorcycle roadracer from Terrington St. Clement competed in round one of the New Era Superclub Championship at Mallory Park on Sunday. Still without a new machine Andrew was forced again to ride his older RS125 Honda at the Leicestershire venue. Although having won the Championship last year Andrew was faced...

BMZRC, OULTON PARK, APRIL 19.

There was a race practice on the Friday and a few riders took advantage of this, it was especially useful as the circuit had been altered to include a new chicane at Knickerbrook. In practice Tim Kaley, the current leader was putting in some very fast lap times, but John Thompson was also lapping very quickly, it was the first race of the season for John. RACE 1 Race 1 saw the usual suspects line...

Phil Bevan Racing, Mallory Park, Sunday 27th April

Phil Bevan Racing, Mallory Park, Sunday 27th April

Rider: Phil Bevan, Bike: Ducati 996, Club: New Era Superclub A busy weekend for the team as we had a two day track day at Pembrey to organise as well as getting Phil to Mallory Park for the first...

Sam and Alex Lowes, Oulton Park, April 19-21

Sam and Alex Lowes, Oulton Park, April 19-21

Riders: Sam and Alex Lowes, Bikes: Aprilia RS125, Championship: Aprilia Superteens Twelve-year-old identical twins Sam and Alex Lowes produced a mixed bag of results at Oulton Park over the Easter...

Brit MX win for injured Cooper

Brit MX win for injured Cooper

The third round of the British Motocross championship took place last weekend at Cadders Hill, Lyng, and saw defending champion Paul Cooper take the overall win despite riding with a broken...

Sombre mood for Welkom GP

Sombre mood for Welkom GP

This weekend’s second round of the MotoGP world championship at the Phakisa Freeway in Welkom, South Africa, will not have the usual celebratory atmosphere. Instead the sport will collectively bow its...

Making me shakey

Making me shakey

The girls were tattooed just in case they got lost

Wild-cards threaten Ducati’s winning streak

Wild-cards threaten Ducati’s winning streak

The Fila Ducati team will be looking to continue their winning streak at the third round of the World Superbike champioship at Sugo, Japan, this weekend but all the riders in the championship are...

Rossi takes provisional pole at Welkom

Rossi takes provisional pole at Welkom

Valentino Rossi has continued his dominance at the Welkom GP by taking the provisional pole at the end of the first qualifying session. The factory Honda rider – who was wearing a black armband in...

Gibernau honours Kato with pole

Gibernau honours Kato with pole

Sete Gibernau offered a fitting tribute to his team-mate Daijiro Kato by taking the pole position at the second round of the MotoGP championship in Welkom, South Africa. Gibernau continuously improved...

Take the bull by the horns

Take the bull by the horns

MCN girls never back down from a challenge…

Don’t turn around…

Don’t turn around…

When she saw the bike going past, she realised what was missing from her life

Laconi takes pole at Sugo

Laconi takes pole at Sugo

Regis Laconi took a surprise pole position in today’s Superpole session at round three of the World Superbike championship in Sugo, Japan. The French rider – whose only Superbike podium was when he...

Burns’ WCM fails FIM inspection

Burns’ WCM fails FIM inspection

Chris Burns’ GP dream has been dealt another blow this weekend after his Harris WCM machine was banned from taking part in the South African GP. An FIM technical team inspected the R1-derived...

McWilliams fifth fastest on two-stroke at Welkom

McWilliams fifth fastest on two-stroke at Welkom

Jeremy McWilliams has taken his two-stroke Proton KR3 to the fifth fastest time in the first practice session at the Welkom MotoGP on what is potentially the last appearance of a two-stroke bike in...

Big hair day?

Big hair day?

Power Horse girls need good teeth and a long, shaggy mane…

Heckles joins Honda full time

Heckles joins Honda full time

Mark Heckles has impressed Honda Racing team bosses so much that he has now been given a permanent place on the factory British Superbike team. The ex-World Superbike rider was drafted on to the team...

Sixth consecutive win for Hodgson

Sixth consecutive win for Hodgson

Hodgson has continued his unbroken winning streak taking both races at the third round of the World Superbike championship in Sugo, Japan. Race one saw a big crash on the first corner with four Riders...

Walker tops first qualifying at a very wet Sugo

Walker tops first qualifying at a very wet Sugo

Chris Walker has topped the time sheets during a wet first qualifying session at the World Superbike round in Sugo, Japan. The session was ended with nine minutes to go, due to poor visibility, and...

Four wins for Steele at Three Sisters

Four wins for Steele at Three Sisters

Warren Steele pulled out all the stops to win all four races at the second round of the NORA British Supermoto championship at Three Sisters last weekend. The first race saw Steele get the best start...

Reynolds overshadowed by giant grid girl

Reynolds overshadowed by giant grid girl

For the Crescent Suzuki team bigger is obviously better

Gibernau honors Kato with Welkom win

Gibernau honors Kato with Welkom win

Sete Gibernau took the win at the second round of the MotoGP world championship as a fitting memorial to his late team-mate Daijiro Kato. The start of the race was delayed by 50 minutes after Kenny...

Are you gonna go my way?

Are you gonna go my way?

Noone had trouble spotting this road sign.

All together now

All together now

Eeenie, meenie, mynie, mo. How do you choose your favourite?

Two wheels good, four wheels bad

Two wheels good, four wheels bad

We know it’s technically a quad, but sometimes you have to make allowances.

Byrne goes for double at Thruxton

Byrne goes for double at Thruxton

Round three of the British Superbikes championship at Thruxton this weekend is set to be the most exciting so far. And we’ll be bringing you full coverage here on motorcyclenews.com. Qualifying starts...

999s test at Mugello

999s test at Mugello

The Ducati World Superbike team has been testing at Mugello this week with test rider Lorenzo Lanzi. The Italian rider spent two days on the 999s that Hodgson and Xaus will be racing at Sugo on...

How can he remain focussed?

How can he remain focussed?

How he can keep looking straight ahead is beyond us…

BMZRC, Lydden Hill, April 5-6

Contributor: Debbie Welfare, Series: BMZRC 250 MZ Championship Races. The second outing of the season saw a full grid of MZs. Saturday, Race 1: An excellent start off of the line by Jon Hart saw him leading the race for several laps. However never far behind and closing was Tim Kaley. Tim leads the championship at the moment and has not been beaten in any of his races; he was also last season’s...

Up close and personal

Up close and personal

Step away from the brolly babe.

Rutter heads Superpole at Thruxton

Rutter heads Superpole at Thruxton

Michael Rutter went 1.5 seconds faster than his best qualifying time to claim pole position for the race at Thruxton on Sunday. Rutter put his Renegade Ducati 0.362 seconds in front of Shane Byrne on...

Oi, that’s my phone!

Oi, that’s my phone!

” Yes officer, two girls in red PVC have stolen by 6ft high mobile phone. No, I haven’t been drinking? ”

Tracktime at Monza with HM Plant

Tracktime at Monza with HM Plant

World Superbike team HM Plant Ducati is offering the chance to ride around Monza with its riders Chis Walker and James Toseland…on one of their paddock scooters. The prize is currently being auctioned...

Aberdeen to Snet for BSB Suzuki winner

Aberdeen to Snet for BSB Suzuki winner

Here is the winner of our Suzuki British Superbikes Competition, Brian Druguid, and his fiancée Julie making the most of the Rizla Suzuki hospitality suite at last weekend’s BSB round at...

Byrne does double at Thruxton

Byrne does double at Thruxton

Shane Byrne continued his dominant form in British Superbikes with a double victory at Thruxton. Race One: Byrne won the first race from reigning champion Steve Hislop. Byrne, on the Monster Mob...

Kato succumbs to injuries

Kato succumbs to injuries

Daijiro Kato, the former 250cc World Champion, has died in hospital in Japan. Kato passed away at 00:42 local time today, Sunday April 20, in the Yokkaichi Central Hospital. Kato, 26, had been in a...