Motorcycle Sport & Racing News

Sidecars shift to Saturday

Sidecars shift to Saturday

The sidecar world championship races will now take place on the Saturday of each WSB round, starting with this weekend at Monza, FIM bosses have announced.They have also cancelled the sidecar...

Bayliss wins in Monza

Bayliss wins in Monza

Troy Bayliss has won the first race at Monza after a miscalculation by Neil Hodgson. Hodgson had made a good start from pole position, and with the retirement of Noriyuki Haga, had seemed to have the...

Benelli back for Monza

Benelli back for Monza

Benelli’s three-cylinder Tornado storms back into WSB action at this weekend’s round in Monza after pulling out during the series curtain-raiser in Valencia, Spain.The factory pulled the Tornado to...

Hodgson blitzes them in Monza

Hodgson blitzes them in Monza

Neil Hodgson set the the fastest ever time around the Monza circuit on a superbike on his way to a stunning provisional pole today.The HM Plant Ducati rider went more than three tenths quicker than...

They’re getting away

They’re getting away

And strangely, the photographer was powerless to stop them. He just kept repeating " Teams Pons " over and over.

I’ll take a pair to go please

I’ll take a pair to go please

Do you get a discount for buying in bulk?

Fast Eddy’s back at Castle Donington

Fast Eddy’s back at Castle Donington

Four-times world enduro champion Paul Edmondson will race at the opening round of the British International Motocross Championship at Castle Donington on the ex-Stephen Sword factory Husqvarna...

Hizzy previews Oulton BSB

Hizzy previews Oulton BSB

Oulton Park is the scenic venue for round seven and eight of the MCN-backed British Superbike series on May 6. Series leader Steve Hislop spoke to MCN and told us why he such a fan of this Cheshire...

Three of a kind

Three of a kind

A brolly babe girl group? Fabulous idea.

Who has taken their umbrella?

Who has taken their umbrella?

They stood their for hours before realising they were just holding a big pole

You’d love to be on their team

You’d love to be on their team

No wonder Capirossi and Barros seem so happy with their team

McCulloch steps in for crocked Crawford

McCulloch steps in for crocked Crawford

With John Crawford still not fit after his huge spill at Silverstone, his ETI Racing squad have drafted in Ross McCulloch to ride its BSB Suzuki GSX-R1000 at Oulton Park on the May Day Bank...

Eric Bostrom in for injured Izutzu

Eric Bostrom in for injured Izutzu

Eric Bostrom will fill in for the injured Hitoyasu Izutzu in the Kawasaki WSB squad in Monza on May 12.Izutzu crashed heavily in qualifying at his home round in Sugo and broke a bone in his left hand.

Criville announces his retirement from racing

Criville announces his retirement from racing

Alex Criville has announced his temporary withdrawal from Grand Prix racing is now a permanent retirement.The Spaniard, who won the 500cc world championship in 1999, hasn’t recovered from mystery...

Rossi reigns (again) in Spain

Rossi reigns (again) in Spain

Valentino Rossi swept to a well-deserved victory in Jerez, Spain, today.Fighting back after an early clash with Suzuki’s KennyRobererts he closed back up to the front and a dice with his Repsol Honda...

Get GP results on your mobile

Get GP results on your mobile

It’s going to be the most breath-taking, wheel-spinning, mad-overtaking, superstar-creating GP season since Noah was a lad. Make sure you’re bang up to date with every qualifying session and race...

Rossi claims provisional pole in Jerez

Rossi claims provisional pole in Jerez

Valentino Rossi has claimed another provisional pole today in Jerez, Spain ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP race. But Daijiro Katoh proved that the new four-strokes won’t have it their own way as he led a...

Capirossi’s RCV ultimatum

Capirossi’s RCV ultimatum

MotoGP star Loris Capirossi is warning Honda he’ll leave next year if he doesn’t get the same machinery as Valentino Rossi.Fo the full story on Capirossi’s demands,don’t miss the new issue of MCN, out...

Carmichael claims AMA Supercross title

Carmichael claims AMA Supercross title

After a six-year title drought, Honda claimed both the 250 and 125 series at the penultimate round of the AMA Supercross series in Salt Lake City.Ricky Carmichael won his tenth race of the season to...

Sometimes it’s good to be short

Sometimes it’s good to be short

A lady you can’t help but look up to

Go!!!!!

Go!!!!!

I bet she does…(nudge nudge, wink, wink, say no more squire)

Michael Rutter webchat

Michael Rutter webchat

The Rain God himself, Michael Rutter, joined us for a live webchat at 1pm on Thursday, May 2.He gave us wet-weather riding tips, told us what his favourite bikes and proudest moments were, and...

Suzuki tired with Dunlop

Suzuki tired with Dunlop

Suzuki's four-stroke GP team will run Michelin tyres at this weekend's Spanish GP in Jerez having ended a short but disastrous spell with Dunlop.An official announcement is not expected for another...

Cheeky, very cheeky

Cheeky, very cheeky

Forget road tester or editor…the job everyone wants at MCN is applying the trouser stickers

Business as normal for Carmichael

Business as normal for Carmichael

Ricky Carmichael is stretching his lead on championship rival David Vuillemin after riding to his ninth win of the season in Dallas.Jeremy McGrath might have got the lead from the start, but...

She comes with protection

She comes with protection

Is the big guy protecting the bike, or her?

Renegade duo come good at Donington

Renegade duo come good at Donington

Renegade Ducati riders, Shane Byrne and Michael Rutter dominated the third round of the MCN British superbike championship at Donington.Shane Byrne scored his first-ever BSB victory in a dry first...

Keep your distance

Keep your distance

She’s keeping well away from the Texan’s Tornados

Rutter goes quickest in Donington practice

Rutter goes quickest in Donington practice

Michael Rutter has gone into provisional pole position after Friday’s first qualifying at Donington Park ahead of Sunday’s BSB round.Rutter pushed his Ducati 998 around the Indy circuit in a time of...

Kirkham will make BSB history at Donington

Kirkham will make BSB history at Donington

Jon Kirkham is set to make history at Donington Park on Sunday, April 28, by becoming the youngest ever rider in the Superbike class of the MCN British Superbike Championship.The 17-year-old from...

Vehvilainen takes overall Lyng honours

Vehvilainen takes overall Lyng honours

Finland’s Jussi Vehvilainen took the overall win in Sunday’s round of the British open championship at Lyng in Norfolk.The Honda rider pulled in championship leader, KTM’s Gordon Crockard, with a...

ITV Digital collapses

ITV Digital collapses

Live British Superbikes will be just one of the services to go off the air with the announcement on Thursday, April 25, of the collapse of ITV Digital.Administrators for the beleaguered company have...

Not playing fair

Not playing fair

It might have been cold, but comfy sweaters just aren’t the proper uniform for brolly girls

Supercross star Langston crocked by crash

Former World GP Champion Grant Langston has been sidelined following a huge crash on a triple jump at KTM’s practice track in Corona, California.The supercross star suffered extensive bruising to his lower legs is undergoing further scans to determine the severity of the injury.He will definitely miss this weekend’s round on AMA Supercross at the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan.Langston said : ...

That don’t impress Max much

That don’t impress Max much

Max did wonders for the confidence of his grid girl

I’ll have two, please

I’ll have two, please

Whatever they were selling, it’d be hard to refuse