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MotoE: Energica's electric revolution

MotoE: Energica's electric revolution

This year sees the introduction of the electric MotoE series within selected rounds of the MotoGP calendar – and providing they can get through the rest of the year without burning the paddock to the...

WSB: 'I have made mistakes' - Davies

WSB: 'I have made mistakes' - Davies

Chaz Davies has candidly admitted that he made errors in setting up the new V4 Ducati ahead of the World Superbike season, but confidence levels continue to rise as the Welshman heads back to...

WSB: Haslam 'ten times better than Thailand'

WSB: Haslam 'ten times better than Thailand'

Leon Haslam’s physical condition has improved markedly since the last World Superbike races in Thailand two weeks ago. Since Buriram, the Kawasaki rider has undergone both a scan on his back and an...

MotoGP: Honda highlight rule loopholes with spoiler device

MotoGP: Honda highlight rule loopholes with spoiler device

Honda have apparently succeeded in their goal of highlighting the loopholes in MotoGP’s rule books by submitting their own version of Ducati’s spoiler for approval by technical control – having the...

MotoGP: Marquez cruises to Argentina victory

MotoGP: Marquez cruises to Argentina victory

Marc Marquez has cruised to victory in the Argentine Grand Prix, converting his blistering practice pace into race pace and taking the win at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit by well over ten seconds.

Moto2: Two from two for Baldassarri

Moto2: Two from two for Baldassarri

Lorenzo Baldassarri has made it two wins from two races in the 2019 Moto2 season, backing up his Qatar Grand Prix win with victory in today's Argentine Grand Prix. He held off the advances of Remy...

Moto3: Debut win for Masia after fierce scrap

Moto3: Debut win for Masia after fierce scrap

Pole position sitter Jaume Masia has taken his debut victory in the Moto3 class at the Argentine Grand Prix, not making life easy for himself after dropping back in the early stages to outside the top...

Video: Golfing with Lowes and McPhee

Video: Golfing with Lowes and McPhee

Ahead of this weekend's Argentine Grand Prix, Moto2 and Moto3 riders Sam Lowes and John McPhee joined some of their rivals for a round of golf as part of MotoGP's pre-event promotional work. We tagged...

MotoGP: Marquez expecting Honda to copy Ducati spoiler

MotoGP: Marquez expecting Honda to copy Ducati spoiler

Marc Marquez has admitted that he expects his Honda team (and other manufacturers on the MotoGP grid) to try out their own version of Ducati’s new swing arm-mounted spoiler device sooner rather than...

MotoGP: Suzuki boss Brivio says Ducati protest ‘good for the sport’

MotoGP: Suzuki boss Brivio says Ducati protest ‘good for the sport’

Suzuki MotoGP boss Davide Brivio has told MCN exclusively that he hopes that the process of lodging an appeal against Ducati’s new under-bike spoiler after the Qatar Grand Prix will be good for the...

Guy Martin to race at 2019 Cookstown 100

Guy Martin to race at 2019 Cookstown 100

Former TT racer and TV star, Guy Martin has made good on his promise to return to the Cookstown 100 yesteryear Classic races after withdrawing in 2018. He is entered to compete in the 2019 event...

Gallery: Lord of Lydden event on the hunt for future talent

Gallery: Lord of Lydden event on the hunt for future talent

One of the oldest motorcycle racing events in the UK – The Lord of Lydden and Sidecar Burn Up, at Kent’s Lydden Hill circuit – returns this October 26 and 27 for an action-packed weekend of grassroots...

MotoGP: Court of appeal reject protests against Ducati spoiler

MotoGP: Court of appeal reject protests against Ducati spoiler

The FIM Court of Appeal have ruled that Ducati’s spoiler device, trialled in the opening round of the 2019 MotoGP season, is legal – despite protests filed by Aprilia, Honda, Suzuki and KTM in the...

MotoE: Energica address fire risks of electric bikes

MotoE: Energica address fire risks of electric bikes

MotoE one-make manufacturer Energica have moved to address consumers fears in the wake of last week’s disastrous fire in the series’ paddock in Jerez, explaining the limited risks of fire that come...

Norton reveal stunning three-man 2019 TT line-up

Norton reveal stunning three-man 2019 TT line-up

Norton will field what looks to be the ultimate dream team in this year’s Isle of Man TT Lightweight class, with a stunning three-man line-up for their Superlight’s debut. How will Norton’s dream...

TT start numbers revealed

TT start numbers revealed

Start numbers for the 2019 Isle of Man TT have been confirmed today. Revealed at the official pre-season press launch in Douglas there have been a number of key changes co all of which have the...

WSB: Bautista completes second hat-trick of race wins in Buriram

WSB: Bautista completes second hat-trick of race wins in Buriram

Alvaro Bautista has made it six wins out of six in his first season of World Superbikes, winning all three races at Buriram, Thailand ahead of Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes. In a second day of racing...

WSB: Bautista makes it four out of four wins in Buriram

WSB: Bautista makes it four out of four wins in Buriram

World Superbike rookie Alvaro Bautista has taken his fourth successive victory in the first race of the weekend at Buriram in Thailand ahead of Jonathan Rea.  The Ducati Panigale V4R rider...

WSB: Bautista dominates qualifying to take first-ever superbike pole position

WSB: Bautista dominates qualifying to take first-ever superbike pole position

Alvaro Bautista has continued his run of form from Phillip Island to take his first-ever World Superbike pole position at Buriram, Thailand. The Spanish rider lead for the majority of the session,...

BSB Testing Monteblanco: Redding finishes on top

BSB Testing Monteblanco: Redding finishes on top

Scott Redding got his Bennetts British Superbike career off to a perfect start after finishing the first official test of 2019 at the top of the timesheets. Setting his fastest lap of the three day...

WSB Thailand: Bautista from Rea after Friday practice

WSB Thailand: Bautista from Rea after Friday practice

Alvaro Bautista continued to set the WSB pace after posting the fastest time on the opening day of the Thai round of the championship. Onboard the Aruba Ducati V4, the 34 year old Spaniard, who has...

Speedway: Tai Woffinden awarded Torrens Trophy

Speedway: Tai Woffinden awarded Torrens Trophy

Three time Speedway GP rider Tai Woffinden has been awarded the prestigious Torrens Trophy. The 28 year old who wrapped up the 2018 title after a thrilling final round became the most successful...

BSB Testing Monteblanco: O’Halloran ups the ante on day two

BSB Testing Monteblanco: O’Halloran ups the ante on day two

McCams Yamaha rider Jason O’Halloran took over the top spot on day two of the official Bennetts British Superbike test at Monteblanco. Onboard the Yamaha R1, after a career with Honda, the 31 year,...

BSB testing Monteblanco: Redding sets the pace on day one

BSB testing Monteblanco: Redding sets the pace on day one

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Scott Redding made his intentions for the 2019 clear by topping the time sheets on the opening day of official testing at Monteblanco. The 26 year old former MotoGP...

MotoE: Short circuit suspected as cause of Jerez fire

MotoE: Short circuit suspected as cause of Jerez fire

MotoE bosses have confirmed initial reports that a short circuit in one of their charging units appears to have been responsible for the devastating fire that destroyed the entire 2019 grid on...

MotoGP: Qatar result to be decided in court?

MotoGP: Qatar result to be decided in court?

Andrea Dovizioso will have a wait before he can properly celebrate Sunday’s race win in the opening MotoGP race of 2019, after protests from Ducati’s opposition after the race saw the result referred...

Moto2: ‘No better start’ for returning Luthi

Moto2: ‘No better start’ for returning Luthi

Returning Moto2 rider Tom Luthi says that his first race back in the class after an ill-fated season in MotoGP couldn’t have gone better, after the Swiss rider was able to hunt down race winner...

MotoGP: Marquez’s race ‘exactly like last year’

MotoGP: Marquez’s race ‘exactly like last year’

Marc Marquez says this year’s Qatar Grand Prix brought back memories of last year’s duel for him, after he got beaten for the second year in a row in a last corner duel with Andrea Dovizioso. But...

MotoGP: Dovi beats Marquez as Crutchlow returns in third

MotoGP: Dovi beats Marquez as Crutchlow returns in third

Andrea Dovizioso has taken another last corner race win over Marc Marquez to kick start the 2019 MotoGP season, winning against his rival from last season at the Qatar Grand Prix. Brit Cal Crutchlow...

Moto2: Baldassarri victorious in first Triumph-powered race

Moto2: Baldassarri victorious in first Triumph-powered race

Lorenzo Baldassarri has taken the first victory of Moto2’s new Triumph-powered era, winning a thrilling race at the Qatar Grand Prix to just about hold off the advances of Tom Luthi on the line.

Moto3: Toba takes debut victory in first race of 2019

Moto3: Toba takes debut victory in first race of 2019

Honda Team Asia rider Kaito Toba has taken his first ever Grand Prix victory in the opening Moto3 race of 2019, managing the race perfectly at the Losail circuit to win the Qatar Grand Prix. Setting...

MotoGP: Viñales starts in front for opening race of 2019

MotoGP: Viñales starts in front for opening race of 2019

Maverick Viñales will start the opening MotoGP race of 2019 from the front of the grid tomorrow, after setting an impressive lap time in tricky conditions to take pole position for tomorrow's Qatar...

Moto2: Schrotter takes debut pole in new format

Moto2: Schrotter takes debut pole in new format

Marcel Schrotter has taken his debut pole position for tomorrow’s Qatar Grand Prix after 158 attempts, edging out Xavi Vierge and Lorenzo Baldassarri for the top spot as Moto2 took to the track for...

Moto3: Canet gives Biaggi pole on team debut

Moto3: Canet gives Biaggi pole on team debut

Aron Canet has given Max Biaggi's new Max Racing Team the first pole position of the 2019 Moto3 season on their debut, taking the top spot at the Losail circuit for tomorrow's Qatar Grand Prix.

BSB: Supersport ride for BTC champ Skinner

BSB: Supersport ride for BTC champ Skinner

British Talent Cup champion, Rory Skinner will compete in British Supersport this year riding a Kawasaki ZX-6R supported by Chris Walker. Skinner was left without a ride at the end of the 2017 season...

Moto2: Triumph to present special trophy for first race

Moto2: Triumph to present special trophy for first race

Triumph will present a special trophy to the winner of Sunday's opening race of the 2019 Moto2 season at the Qatar Grand Prix, as they make their debut as the exclusive engine supplier for the...