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BSB: Smiths Racing to contest their final race meeting at Brands Hatch

BSB: Smiths Racing to contest their final race meeting at Brands Hatch

After 11 successful seasons in the Bennetts British Superbike and road racing paddocks Smiths Racing will race for the final time this weekend at Brands Hatch. The Gloucester-based team, set up and...

James Hillier set to take on 2022 Dakar Rally challenge

James Hillier set to take on 2022 Dakar Rally challenge

Isle of Man TT race winner James Hillier is due to embark on a new challenge which will see him take on the Dakar Rally in 2022. The 2013 Lightweight TT winner will join forces with the Rich...

Moto3: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez and Jaume Masia for 2021

Moto3: Red Bull KTM Ajo confirm Raul Fernandez and Jaume Masia for 2021

Red Bull KTM Ajo have renewed Raul Fernandez's contract and signed Jaume Masia for the 2021 Moto3 season. Fernandez has three pole positions so far this season and has achieved a best result of sixth...

WSB: Jonathan Rea secures Magny-Cours double but must wait for his sixth title

WSB: Jonathan Rea secures Magny-Cours double but must wait for his sixth title

Jonathan Rea narrowly missed out on clinching his sixth consecutive World Superbike crown despite securing a sensational double at Magny-Cours.  The Kawasaki rider mastered the tricky wet...

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie wins the final race of the weekend at Donington

BSB: Tarran Mackenzie wins the final race of the weekend at Donington

Tarran Mackenzie ensured that there were three different race winners at Donington Park after getting the better of title contenders Glenn Irwin and Josh Brookes. Mackenzie, who had been building up...

MotoGP: Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin join Pramac Ducati for 2021

MotoGP: Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin join Pramac Ducati for 2021

Pramac Ducati have confirmed the signings of Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin for the 2021 MotoGP season. Zarco moves up to the satellite team after an impressive season on a GP19 with the Esponsorama...

MotoGP: Francesco Bagnaia secures 2021 factory Ducati spot

MotoGP: Francesco Bagnaia secures 2021 factory Ducati spot

Ducati have confirmed that current Pramac Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia will line-up alongside Jack Miller in the factory team next season. Despite missing three races with a broken leg, Bagnaia is...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo returns to winning ways at the Catalan Grand Prix

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo returns to winning ways at the Catalan Grand Prix

Fabio Quartararo is back at the top of the MotoGP championship standings after securing his third win of the season in Barcelona.  The Frenchman pull the pin after taking the lead away from...

MotoGP: Petronas Yamaha confirm the signing of Valentino Rossi for 2021

MotoGP: Petronas Yamaha confirm the signing of Valentino Rossi for 2021

Valentino Rossi will remain in MotoGP next year after signing for the Petronas Yamaha team.  The announcement was made this morning in Barcelona ahead of the MotoGP qualifying session for the...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales wins a chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales wins a chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Maverick Vinales came out on top in an eventful Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano to become the sixth different MotoGP winner in seven races. The Monster Energy Yamaha rider was able to take full...

BSB: Josh Brookes storms to victory in race three at Oulton Park

BSB: Josh Brookes storms to victory in race three at Oulton Park

Josh Brookes ended his race weekend at Oulton Park on a positive note after taking victory in the third and final race of the weekend.  Brookes, who had struggled in Saturday's race,...

MotoGP: Jorge Martin ruled out of Emilia Romagna GP after second positive Covid-19 test

MotoGP: Jorge Martin ruled out of Emilia Romagna GP after second positive Covid-19 test

Jorge Martin has been ruled out of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano after his latest Covid-19 test came back positive. Martin missed last weekend's San Marino GP at the same circuit...

Moto2: Remy Gardner joins the Red Bull KTM Ajo team for 2021

Moto2: Remy Gardner joins the Red Bull KTM Ajo team for 2021

The Red Bull KTM Ajo team have announced the signing of Remy Gardner for the 2021 Moto2 season.  The 22-year-old, son of 1987 500cc world champion Wayne Gardner, will link up with the...

Moto3: Petronas Sprinta Racing sign Darryn Binder for 2021 season

Moto3: Petronas Sprinta Racing sign Darryn Binder for 2021 season

Petronas Sprinta Racing have confirmed the signing of Darryn Binder on a one-year deal for the 2021 Moto3 season. The 22-year-old, younger brother of MotoGP rider Brad Binder, has been making progress...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales tops the Misano test

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales tops the Misano test

Maverick Vinales ended the one-day test at Misano at the top of the combined timesheets for the Monster Energy Yamaha team. Vinales, who set a new lap record during the race weekend, was one of only...

BSB: Keith Farmer returns to action this weekend at Oulton Park

BSB: Keith Farmer returns to action this weekend at Oulton Park

Keith Farmer will make his return to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park this weekend.  The Buildbase Suzuki rider has missed all nine races this year after suffering...

Moto2: Luca Marini extends championship lead with San Marino GP victory

Moto2: Luca Marini extends championship lead with San Marino GP victory

Luca Marini improved his Moto2 title chances after overcoming a late challenge from teammate Marco Bezzecchi to take victory at Misano. The Italian had opened up a healthy advantage over the field...

BSB: Jack Kennedy joins RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki for remainder of 2020 season

BSB: Jack Kennedy joins RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki for remainder of 2020 season

The RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team have signed Jack Kennedy for the remainder of the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The double British Supersport Champion will line-up...

BSB: Oulton Park round to be held behind closed doors

BSB: Oulton Park round to be held behind closed doors

Due to the latest government guidelines released this week, fans will be unable to attend the Oulton Park round of the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship next weekend (September 18-20). MSV...

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi wins as Jonathan Rea extends championship lead

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi wins as Jonathan Rea extends championship lead

The World Superbike Championship has a brand-new race winner with Michael Ruben Rinaldi clinching his maiden victory at Aragon. The Team GOELEVEN Ducati rider, who had already become the...

BSB: Kyle Ryde dominates race three to secure the double at Silverstone

BSB: Kyle Ryde dominates race three to secure the double at Silverstone

Kyle Ryde dominated the third and final race of the weekend at Silverstone to win his second Bennetts British Superbike race. Ryde started the race from pole, just a few hours after securing his...

BSB: Dan Linfoot joins Bathams Racing for the remainder of 2020 season

BSB: Dan Linfoot joins Bathams Racing for the remainder of 2020 season

Dan Linfoot will ride for Bathams Racing in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship for the remainder of the 2020 season. Linfoot replaces Richard Cooper, who broke his right leg,...

WSB: Matteo Ferrari to deputise at Aragon for injured Leandro Mercado

WSB: Matteo Ferrari to deputise at Aragon for injured Leandro Mercado

Matteo Ferrari will make his World Superbike Championship debut at Aragon this weekend when he steps in to replace the injured Leandro Mercado.  The inaugural FIM Enel MotoE World Cup winner...

BSB: Santander Salt TAG Racing withdraw from 2020 season to focus on 2021 with Dan Linfoot agreeing a new deal

BSB: Santander Salt TAG Racing withdraw from 2020 season to focus on 2021 with Dan Linfoot agreeing a new deal

Santander Salt TAG Racing have confirmed today that they have withdrawn from the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The team were hampered by technical and chatter problems at the opening...

BSB: FS-3 Racing Kawasaki welcomes Rapid Fulfillment as new title sponsors

BSB: FS-3 Racing Kawasaki welcomes Rapid Fulfillment as new title sponsors

The FS-3 Racing Kawasaki team will have a new look this weekend at Silverstone after revealing that Rapid Fulfillment have taken over as their title sponsors. The e-commerce logistics...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

Jonathan Rea leads the 2020 World Superbike Championship once again after securing a dominating double at Aragon.  Rea has a 10-point advantage over Scott Redding in the highly competitive title...

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira makes history in a dramatic Styrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira makes history in a dramatic Styrian Grand Prix

Miguel Oliveira stunned the MotoGP paddock by claiming an historic maiden victory in the premier class at the Styrian Grand Prix. The event was red flagged after a horrific brake failure for Maverick...

BSB: Glenn Irwin wins race three at Snetterton to extend championship lead

BSB: Glenn Irwin wins race three at Snetterton to extend championship lead

Glenn Irwin has extended his lead in the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship after winning the third and final race of the weekend at Snetterton. Irwin battled his way through the field...

MotoGP: Johann Zarco declared fit to ride at the Styrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Johann Zarco declared fit to ride at the Styrian Grand Prix

Johann Zarco has been given the green light to compete in this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring. The Frenchman passed a medical exam this afternoon (Friday August 21)...

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

Jonas Folger will make his World Superbike Championship debut at the inaugural Catalunya round in Barcelona next month. The German will compete on a privateer Yamaha YZF-R1 for...

BSB: Gino Rea replaces injured Keith Farmer at Buildbase Suzuki for Snetterton

BSB: Gino Rea replaces injured Keith Farmer at Buildbase Suzuki for Snetterton

Gino Rea will ride for the Buildbase Suzuki team at Snetterton this weekend, deputising for the injured Keith Farmer.  Farmer tore his ACJ ligament - which holds the shoulder and...

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

The World Superbike Championship will visit Estoril for the first time since 1993 this year, with the Portuguese circuit becoming the new 2020 season finale.  Estoril replaces Misano on the...

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso wins chaotic Austrian Grand Prix

MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso wins chaotic Austrian Grand Prix

Andrea Dovizioso pushed himself up into the MotoGP title fight with a superb victory at the Red Bull Ring, just 24 hours after confirming his departure from Ducati at the end of the season. Like Jorge...

MotoGP: Algarve Circuit in Portimao to host 2020 season finale

MotoGP: Algarve Circuit in Portimao to host 2020 season finale

The Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, known by most race fans as Portimao, will host the 2020 MotoGP season finale on November 22. The circuit has been heavily linked with MotoGP since it was...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

Reigning champion Jonathan Rea has re-taken control in the World Superbike Championship after three dominating victories at Portimao. The statistics taken from the action in Portugal showcase Rea's...

MotoGP: Brad Binder and KTM become Grand Prix winners at Brno

MotoGP: Brad Binder and KTM become Grand Prix winners at Brno

Brad Binder showcased why fans and pundits are raving about him by taking his maiden MotoGP victory at Brno. The South African becomes the first rookie to win in MotoGP since Marc Marquez in 2013, and...