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New four-stroke 250s win at first outing

New four-stroke 250s win at first outing

Ernesto Fonseca gave Honda’s new four-stroke CRF250R crosser its first win when he debuted the bike at the final round of the Japanese National series at the Sportland circuit in Sugo.The Costa Rican...

Walker test hopes dented

Walker test hopes dented

Chris Walker’s race for fitness in time for his GSE Racing WSB squad’s important first test looks bleak.The pins in the ankle he damaged earlier this month in a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium have...

Edwards signs for Aprilia

Edwards signs for Aprilia

Colin Edwards has signed for Aprilia to ride its RS3 in MotoGP next year. There is no word yet on whether he will partner Regis Laconi in a two-man team.We will bring your more details very soon.

Telefonica rings changes at Suzuki

Telefonica rings changes at Suzuki

Telefonica Movistar, the Spanish mobile phone giant, has ended its two-year association with the Suzuki MotoGP squad. This weekend’s Valencia GP will be the last time Suzukis will sport the famous...

Bayliss to debut Ducati at Valencia

Bayliss to debut Ducati at Valencia

Troy Bayliss will give Ducati’s new MotoGP machine its public debut at the Valencia Grand Prix on November 3.He’ll be riding the Desmosedeci V4 four-stroke on a few demonstration laps ahead of the...

Buster Roberts passes away

THE Grand Prix racing paddock is in mourning after the death of one of its biggest personalities. Buster Roberts, father to Kenny Roberts Snr, passed away last night (October 27) in hospital in California after a brief illness. He was 81.Buster was the driving forced behind the dynasty which has seen two generations of Roberts win GP world titles, having put Kenny Snr on a bike before his eighth...

KTM names Locatelli in 125 squad

KTM names Locatelli in 125 squad

KTM has named one of the riders it will field in the 2003 125GP season. Roberto Locatelli, the 2000 125cc champion, returns to the minnow class after an indifferent 2002 season in the 250s. He’ll be...

Everts injured in Supermoto crash

Everts injured in Supermoto crash

Reigning world 500cc motorcross champion Stefan Everts was injured after he crashed out Masters of Supermotard race in Belgium at the weekend.He went down at the first corner after clashing with...

Fancy a drink?

Fancy a drink?

You’ll need a drink to cool down after looking at these babes

Carmichael for AMA "Athlete of the Year"

Carmichael for AMA "Athlete of the Year"

Ricky Carmichael has been nominated for the 2002 AMA Athlete of the Year award in recognition of his sensational performances in 2002.The award is given to the rider considered to have the most...

Italy wins Motocross des Nations

Italy wins Motocross des Nations

The Italian team won the 2002 Motocross des Nations at the Belpuig Circuit in Spain at the weekend.The squad of Andrea Bartolini, Alessio Chiodi and Alex Puzar, all former World Champions, easily beat...

Nice seat-warmer

Nice seat-warmer

Aprilia have thought of everything, even a novel seat-warmer for the race bike

What is she doing?

What is she doing?

We don’t know why she’s lifting her skirt up, but we’re just glad she is

Can I check your pass?

Can I check your pass?

Sometimes there are perks to being a MotoGP security guard

Rear of the year?

Rear of the year?

Which do you prefer?

Blonde or brunette Sir?

Blonde or brunette Sir?

With the Rizla Suzuki girls, the choice is yours…

Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

Emmett joins Rutter at Renegade

Sean Emmett has sensationally signed a deal to ride for Renegade Racing on a 2002 WSB-spec Testastretta 998 next season.You can read all about his deal in detail and Steve Hislop’s plans in the...

Naughty, naughty

Naughty, naughty

Brollybabes can be so cheeky

Scott Russell in comeback test

Scott Russell in comeback test

Former WSB champ Scott Russell is on the verge of an amazing racing comeback, despite nearly being killed at the Daytona 200 in 2001.He has been secretly testing for HMC Racing, an AMA Superbike...

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be back in WSB

Scott Russell could be set for a dramatic return to World Superbikes after an absence of five years.He last rode in the 1998 championship on a Yamaha YZF750, but he has been testing recently with AMA...

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Xaus confirmed at Ducati WSB

Ruben Xaus has just been confirmed as Neil Hodgson’s teammate at the factory Ducati Corse WSB squad on the new 999.He renews his commitment to the factory after a torrid 2002 in World Superbikes,...

McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

McWilliams takes pole in Phillip Island

Jeremy McWilliams has put the Proton KR on pole position for Sunday’s MotoGP in Australia. He qualified 0.4 seconds ahead of Australian Gary McCoy. The other Proton KR of Nobuatsu Aoki qualified in...

Rossi warms up for rally debut

Rossi warms up for rally debut

Valentino Rossi has been warming up for his rallying debut in next month’s Rally of Great Britain with a special test of his World Rally Championship (WRC) – spec Peugeot 206.There’s a rare personal...

Barros back on top, Down Under

Alex Barros has continued his excellent run of form on the Honda RCV with a provisional pole start in Friday’s qualifying ahead of the Australian MotoGP round on Sunday.The West Honda rider ‘s time of 1’33.002 around the 2.78 mile Phillip Island circuit was just a tenth ahead of home favourite Garry McCoy on the Red Bull Yamaha YZR two-stroke. As if to prove the strokers have one last hurrah left...

Rossi wins in Oz

Valentino Rossi continued his amazing season with victory in Australia. He finished at the head of five Hondas, sharing the podium with Alex Barros and Tohru Ukawa. Daijiro Katoh and Jurgen van den Goorbergh took fourth and fifth.Max Biaggi was the leading non-Honda, ahead of Nobuastsu Aoki who finished seventh on the Proton KR. Eighth was Olivier Jacque, ninth Kenny Roberts Jr and tenth Jeremy...

Must be good friends

Must be good friends

Just look where her hand is on the enlarged picture…

Cheer up luv!

Cheer up luv!

Maybe her shorts are a little chafing

Members of the sunglasses cult

Members of the sunglasses cult

The mysterious " sunglasses on head " illness spreads…

What is he wearing?

What is he wearing?

OK, who told Steve that women prefer gingers?

Prop her up

Prop her up

Quick the blonde ones falling over, grab her.

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda set to quit WSB

Honda is set to quit WSB despite winning the 2002 World Superbike championship.You can read more on this story in the latest issue of MCN, out October 16.There had been rumours that GSE Racing would...

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

Officials settle on new AMA Superbike rules

From next year the American superbike (AMA) series will run on broadly similar lines to the British domestic championship after officials finally settled on a framework to allow teams to run...

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Walker breaks leg in Supermoto race

Chris Walker has been diagnosed as having a broken ankle and tibia of his left leg after crashing out of a supermoto race in Mettet, Belgium at the weekend.He was due to start testing with his new GSE...

2003 Grand Prix Calendar

2003 Grand Prix Calendar

The FIM has just released the details of dates and venues for the 2003 Grand Prix calendar.Round 1: April 6, Suzuka, JapanRound 2: April 27, Welkom, South AfricaRound 3: May 11, Jerez, SpainRound 4:...

Barros builds with Sepang pole

Barros builds with Sepang pole

Alex Barros is emerging as the unlikely challenger to the dominance of Valentino Rossi in MotoGP after taking pole in Sepang today ahead of Sunday’s Malaysion Grand Prix.Despite only having sat on the...

Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

Biaggi scraps for Sepang victory

Max Biaggi finally broke his four-stroke duck with a win in the searing heat of Sepang in Sunday’s Malaysian round of the MotoGP calendar.The Malboro Yamaha rider benefited from the three-way scrap...