Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

Now that’s a tan

Now that’s a tan

This is how brolly babes look, when you’re bike racing on Mars…

This season, we’ll all be wearing tin foil

This season, we’ll all be wearing tin foil

It’s all the rage with the most fashionable brolly girls

What lovely bouncers

What lovely bouncers

You wouldn’t mind too much even if they did tell you that you couldn’t come in

First pics from Ducati’s V4 and 999 track test

First pics from Ducati’s V4 and 999 track test

These are the first pictures from Ducati’s debut track test of both its V4 Desmosedici MotoGP machine and 999 World Superbike at Mugello. You can read about the test in detail in the next issue of...

Chris Walker webchat cancelled

Chris Walker webchat cancelled

MCN are very sorry to announce, that due to circumstances beyond our control, we will not be able to host the webchat with Chris Walker originally scheduled for Thursday August 8.Unfortunately...

A whole herd of babes

A whole herd of babes

Do you think they need a shepherd?

Remember when…

Remember when…

Troy will be back on the FP-1, but in the meantime here’s a reminder of when he was a podium regular.

Scooter with a roof and a babe?

Scooter with a roof and a babe?

That free brolly babe is one hell of an incentive

Crossers escape emissions ban

Crossers escape emissions ban

Fans of off-road riding can breathe more easily - off-road bikes will escape tough new emission laws - until 2005 at least. The Federation of European Motorcyclists Associations won the reprieve after...

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

Colin Edwards has been drafted in as a last minute replacement for the injured Tohru Ukawa in Honda’s Suzuka Eight-Hour squad on August 4.The Texan will partner Daijiro Kato on a Cabin SP-2. Edwards...

Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

Colin Edwards and his Cabin teammate Daijiro Kato lead a clean sweep of the podium at the Suzuka Eight Hour on Sunday. You can read about Honda’s Suzuka victory in more detail in the latest issue of...

Superbike rider swaps Hondas with IndyCar champ

Superbike rider swaps Hondas with IndyCar champ

AMA Superbike contender Nicky Hayden and Indy Car racer Michael Andretti are going to swap their race machines in a one-off test at the Mid-Ohio track in America.Hayden will get to drive the Motorola...

Pere Riba aims for Brno return

Pere Riba aims for Brno return

Pere Riba says his broken leg won’t be 100 per cent in time for the Czech GP at Brno on August 25, but he’s going to race anyway. Riba says; " I’m feeling better and my condition is improving. I...

Checa extends contract with Yamaha

Checa extends contract with Yamaha

Carlos Checa has extended his contract with Yamaha to run for another two years. He will continue the ride the YZR-M1 that has taken him to fifth so far this season. The 29-year old Spaniard has raced...

Youngest ever BSB rider gets Thruxton debut

Youngest ever BSB rider gets Thruxton debut

While most 17-year-olds are happy lashing on another nasty bit of bodged Astra bodykit, Tony Waistnage is about to make history as the youngest ever British Superbike rider.He makes his debut in the...

The sunglasses stop her hair going blind

The sunglasses stop her hair going blind

Terrible thing when your hair needs protection from the sun

Don’t want to see the back of Brands?

Don’t want to see the back of Brands?

Neither do we, which is why the next few days will be a Brands brolly babe extravaganza

Carmichael keeps on winning

Carmichael keeps on winning

Ricky Carmichael is still on track for a perfect season in the AMA 250 Motocross championship, taking the win at Washougal, Washington on Sunday July 28.Carmichael now has nine overall wins to his...

Brand Hatch WSB live updates

Brand Hatch WSB live updates

5.15pm. European Superstocks Part 2:Chris Burns emphatically won the second part of the delayed European Superstock race to take the overall win by three and a half seconds from Murphy. Third was...

Yates takes AMA Supersport title

Yates takes AMA Supersport title

Aaron Yates has won the 2002 AMA Supersport championship at Mid-Ohio on Sunday, but his delight was cut short as the Blimpie Yoshimura Suzuki rider crashed in the AMA Superbike race, badly gashing his...

Chris Walker signs for GSE

Chris Walker signs for GSE

Chris Walker has signed to ride alongside James Toseland for GSE Racing in World Superbikes for 2003.You can read more details of Walker’s deal in the latest issue of MCN, out Wednesday July 31.The...

Pit-to-bike communication

Pit-to-bike communication

OK, so it needs a bit of work…

Keeping cool

Keeping cool

Look closely and ask yourself, is that an ice cube attached to her necklace?

Watch out for pirates

Watch out for pirates

Looks like that bike has been boarded by pirates

Which Ducati model to have?

Which Ducati model to have?

It’s a hard choice to choose just one of Ducati’s gorgeous range of models…

GP2 series for UK

GP2 series for UK

The British Superbikes series could soon witness the new GP2-spec bikes. GP2, which will eventually support the MotoGP class, limits engine tuning to Supersport levels, but allows a free-reign when it...

Eighth straight win for Carmichael

Eighth straight win for Carmichael

With his eighth straight overall victory, Ricky Carmichael has equalled the AMA Motocross record for consecutive wins, and in the process claimed a new national record by winning every single moto...

Spellbound by tales of MCN

Spellbound by tales of MCN

She’s simply mesmerised listening to the tales of adventure and excitement that makes up life at MCN

Fill her up luv

Fill her up luv

In Italy, even the petrol station attendants are gorgeous

Hope that signs says "Kisses £1"

Hope that signs says "Kisses £1"

But sadly it’s more likely to be for drinks and chip butties

Foggy rides FP1 for Commonwealth games

Foggy rides FP1 for Commonwealth games

Carl Fogarty completed a leg of the Queen’s Jubilee Commonwealth Games Baton Relay yesterday, riding the FP1 race bike that will compete in World Superbikes next year.He was one of 5000 people...

Party with the riders at Brands

Party with the riders at Brands

Want to know what the WSB stars get up to on a Sunday night when they are partying? Well the annual WSB charity party at Brands Hatch is back and there are still some tickets left.Every year a big...

Suzuka 8 Hours live online

Suzuka 8 Hours live online

Eight hours in front of a computer may sound like a normal day at work, but on August 4 the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race will be broadcast live on the internet.It’s free to view, and will have...

Join a rideout to Brands, or add yours to our list

IF you are one of the 100,000-plus heading for Brands this weekend, hook-up with fellow riders for a group run to the track.Below, you’ll find group rides to Brands you can join. Let us know if you know of any others. And if you’d like to start one from your area, or just see if there’s anyone interested, send us the details and we’ll publicise them here. Just e-mail them to...

Brands WSB: Latest update 4:00pm

Brands WSB: Latest update 4:00pm

It’s one of the hottest days of the year at Brands Hatch, both for the weather, and the racing. A cloudy start to the day has given way to bright sunlight and slightly humid conditions.The RAC reports...