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Carmichael magic in Southwick

Carmichael magic in Southwick

Ricky Carmichael’s perfect season continued with two wins in Southwick, Massachussetts at the weekend. He now tops the AMA Motocross championship table with a faultless 200 points.Yamaha’s Tim Ferry...

And then I overtook Hizzy

And then I overtook Hizzy

The crowd were a bit suspicious about her stories, but strangely no-one complained

Whitham, Foret and Casoli excluded from Lausitz results

Whitham, Foret and Casoli excluded from Lausitz results

Three riders, including race winner Fabien Foret, have been excluded from the final results of the World Supersport race in Lausitz, Germany.Foret was excluded due to an illegal rear axle on his Ten...

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Four-time 500cc world champion and GP legend Eddie Lawson has been inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Detroit.Lawson won 31 500cc GPs in a riding career spanning three decades.

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Loris Capirossi gave some heart to die-hard two-stroke fans today when he set the fastest time in first qualifying in Catalunya ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP race.The West Honda rider went 1.2 seconds...

Back in the days of the two strokes

Back in the days of the two strokes

Time to take a moment to think about why we enjoyed two-strokes so much

It’s a bit nippy outside

It’s a bit nippy outside

For some reason they always made her stand outside, no matter how cold it was

The British Bulldog spirit

The British Bulldog spirit

The British girls brave the worst weather to cheer on the riders

Renegade twins on the lose

Renegade twins on the lose

Jolene and Mary-Sue were finally discovered in the pitlane

She looks a little distracted

She looks a little distracted

Is she contemplating the meaning of life, or has she seen another brolly babe in a better outfit?

Lampkin does the Island double

Lampkin does the Island double

Dougie Lampkin extended his lead at the top of the Outdoor Trials world championship with a sensational double victory on the Isle of Man.The defending champion dropped just four points on the first...

Emmett slides to Snetterton pole

Emmett slides to Snetterton pole

Sean Emmett sits on pole position for tomorrow’s fifth round of the MCN British Superbike championship at Snetterton.The IFC Ducati rider survived two big slides, one at Riches and the other at the...

Watch out for the champagne showers

Watch out for the champagne showers

You get some very strange weather at MotoGP these days

We chatted live with TT star David Jefferies 1pm, June 6

We chatted live with TT star David Jefferies 1pm, June 6

David Jefferies joined us live from the Isle of Man for a webchat on Thursday at 1pm.To read the full transcript of the chat, simply follow the link on the right, entitled " David Jefferies: In...

Jefferies blasts to Production victory

David Jefferies has demolished more lap records on his way to victory in today’s 1000cc Production race on the Isle of Man.For the full story on Jefferies’ wins, and how WSB’s Colin Edwards tackled the TT course, don’t miss Wednesday’s MCN, out June 5.He led all the way to finish 15.5 seconds ahead of his TAS Suzuki team-mate Ian Lougher.Lougher finished almost half a minute ahead of Kiwi Bruce...

Emmett romps to Snetterton double

Emmett romps to Snetterton double

Sean Emmett closed the gap on BSB series leader Steve Hislop today, with a sensational double victory at the super-fast Snetterton circuit.Race one:From the start Hislop took the lead, but before...

Are you sulking?

Are you sulking?

She wasn’t happy when she realised she had to hand all the champagne over to the riders

Bayliss achieves back-to-back wins in Germany

Bayliss achieves back-to-back wins in Germany

Troy Bayliss continued his domination of the World Superbike championship with double race wins. Both times he took the wins from Colin Edwards and teammate Ruben Xaus in third..Race One was a battle...

Ducati and GSE confirm factory status talks

Ducati and GSE confirm factory status talks

As revealed by MCN this week, Neil Hodgson’s GSE squad and the works WSB Ducati team have formally announced today they are close to agreeing full factory status for GSE in 2003. A press release said;...

Bayliss qualifies on pole for Sunday

Troy Bayliss has continued his dominant season by claiming pole for Sunday’s race in Lausitz, Germany.The reigning world champion qualified ahead of fellow Ducati rider Ben Bostrom, and his nearest championship rival, Colin Edwards.Neil Hodgson claimed fourth, ahead of Ruben Xaus in fifth, Piefrancesco Chili in sixth, James Toseland in a creditable seventh place, Noriyuki Haga in eighth, Gregorio...

Bostrom takes provisional pole at Lausitz

Bostrom takes provisional pole at Lausitz

Ben Bostrom has taken provisional pole in Germany, despite the best efforts of Brits Neil Hodgson and Chris Walker.Bostrom qualified in front of Hodgson, Walker, Troy Bayliss and Ruben Xaus, despite...

Meet the MotoGP stars this July

Meet the MotoGP stars this July

Ahead of the MCN Donington Park British Grand Prix there’s the traditional Riders for Health Day of Champions. You can shake hands with all the top Grand Prix stars, bid for loads of one-off items in...

Jefferies on course for 126mph TT lap

Jefferies on course for 126mph TT lap

David Jefferies looks set to be the first man to crack the 126mph lap of the TT course after he shaved 2.2 seconds off the record and set a new fastest lap of 125.95mph on the Formula One TAS Suzuki...

Jefferies smashes TT records to claim F1 title

Jefferies smashes TT records to claim F1 title

David Jefferies fulfilled his pre-race promises to crack the 126mph TT lap with a record-breaking performance in the Formula One, also becoming the first man ever to beat the 18-minute lap barrier on...

Don’t give us the cold shoulder

Don’t give us the cold shoulder

Sometimes girls can be so rude

Herding the brolly babes

Herding the brolly babes

Before they can get them onto the grid, first the riders need to herd the babes up.

Rossi digs deep for Mugello win

Rossi digs deep for Mugello win

Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP victory in Mugello won’t be remembered so much for the way in which the defending champion scorched to another victory, so much as the race when Yamaha’s four-stroke challenge...

Belly good

Belly good

The pit-lane bouncers are looking better and better these days

Pichon bangs in win number four in Italy

Pichon bangs in win number four in Italy

Defending 250 champion Mickael Pichon took his fourth win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix and extended his lead over second place man Josh Coppins to 17 points.Pichon criticised the...

How to get a-head

How to get a-head

She’s a very pretty girl, but the head growing out of her right shoulder takes a bit of getting used to

Little and Large are back

Little and Large are back

After the operations were declared successful, Little and Large decided to try their luck as brolly girls

Dreaming of McCoy

Dreaming of McCoy

One chance encounter with Gary McCoy, and he was all she could think about

Just a little teaser for you

Just a little teaser for you

Just imagine what the rest is like

Racer killed in TT practice

A rider who was seriously injured in yesterday afternoon’s TT practice has died. Colin Daniels, a 42-year-old father of two was killed after he lost control of his Suzuki GSX-R600 on Bray Hill. He first rode the TT in 2000, when he finished 34th in the Production Race. MCN would like to extend its sincere sympathy to Colin’s family.

Archibald’s practice pace raises Honda TT hopes

Archibald’s practice pace raises Honda TT hopes

In almost perfect conditions Adrian Archibald blasted to the top of the timing sheets with a 122.95mph lap on his Formula One Red Bull Honda Fireblade.Don’t miss your mega 28-page TT supplement, FREE...

Rain hits TT practice

Rain hits TT practice

Poor weather has meant today’s TT practice times are largely academic, most riders using the sessions to rehearse a wet weather race and tune their rain set-up.The conditions around the 37.73-mile...