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Very Flash

Very Flash

As soon as they heard about the remake of Flash Gordon, they started on their costumes

Crawford fit for Donington

Crawford fit for Donington

John Crawford has been given the all-clear by doctors to race in rounds five and six of the MCN-backed British Superbike championship at Donington Park. Crawford had been temporarily replaced in his...

Jeremy McWilliams: I wish I was on a four stroke

Jeremy McWilliams: I wish I was on a four stroke

British MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams chatted live with motorcyclenews.com users today, Thursday April 25.He answered a very wide range of questions, including whether he would rather be on Max...

Ukawa pips Rossi in South Africa

Ukawa pips Rossi in South Africa

Tohru Ukawa held off Repsol Honda team-mate Valentino Rossi to take the MotoGP win in Welkom, South Africa today.The pair again proved the RCV four-stroke’s dominance finishing over twenty seonds...

Take a bite at our caption competition

Take a bite at our caption competition

Oh look, Rossi’s going bananas... wonder if anyone’s going to ape him, there’s certainly something a-peeling about a pre-race snack etc etc (fnarr, fnarr).Good, that’s most of the bad puns out of the...

Jeremy McWilliams: In his own words

Sweetandsour: What are you going to do about bikes for Jerez?... I've heard they've gone walkies...?JeremyMcWilliams: Well it'll be an easy weekend then if that's right! At least mine haven't been crashed, so when they do arrive we'll be able to go straight out, and we've got our Jerez set-up so we'll be able to go straight out. But I'd rather be putting my feet up somewhere like Malaga if they...

Just ignore her

Just ignore her

If you don’t turn up in the yellow team jacket, you get ignored…no matter how pretty you are

You’re aiming the wrong way, Garry

You’re aiming the wrong way, Garry

You’re aiming the wrong way, Garry

Ramsay wins on CRF450 four-stroke

Ramsay wins on CRF450 four-stroke

Nate Ramsay takes the win, as Carmichael comes back to second after a fall dropped him to fifteenth. Jeremy McGrath took third, and David Vuillemin couldn’t take advantage of Carmichael’s misfortune,...

Green as the grass of home

Green as the grass of home

Just imagine a front garden carpeted with brolly girls…

Suzuki’s attempts at twins

Suzuki’s attempts at twins

Sadly Suzuki’s attempt at twins was close, but didn’t quite make it through scrutineering

It doesn’t normally rain sideways

It doesn’t normally rain sideways

One day she’ll be telling her granchildren how she got a champagne shower from Rossi

You might wanna check the stand

You might wanna check the stand

This is what happens when you employ mechanics fresh from college

Edwards and Tamada share victories at Sugo

Edwards and Tamada share victories at Sugo

Colin Edwards became the first non-Japanese winner of the Sugo World Superbike round after his victory in race one. He took the win after battling hard with Japanese wildcard rider Makoto Tamada and...

Toseland chatted live from his bathtub at Sugo

Toseland chatted live from his bathtub at Sugo

James Toseland joined us live from Sugo World Superbike round for a live webchat at 1pm UK time, Friday April 19.Due to the time difference, it was actually 9pm in Japan, so James was in the bath when...

Six weeks to Foggy bike

Six weeks to Foggy bike

Team Foggy Petronas road bikes will be ready to roll in just six weeks time and will go on sale another four weeks later, says the team’s marketing boss.For the full story on the Foggy WSB project...

James Toseland: In his own words

Starguide: How was dinner?JamesToseland: Hi...yeah it was ok...we've eaten at the same restaurant for the last 3 nights now. And there's not that much on the menu. Steak is about it. Other than that it's noodles and more noodles!Masalmon: At the last few rounds no-one has really threatened Bayliss, how do you see this changing as we come into the European rounds?JamesToseland: Good question. This...

Izutsu injured in qualifying at Sugo

Izutsu injured in qualifying at Sugo

Eight crashes, three stoppages and three restarts marked one of the most incident-laden qualifying sessions in the history of WSB at Sugo on Friday – with Hitoyasu Izutsu ruling himself out of racing...

Hodgson just misses out in Sugo Superpole

Hodgson just misses out in Sugo Superpole

Noriyuki Haga may have taken the pole for tomorrows Japanese World Superbike round at Sugo, but Neil Hodgson was the closest man behind him, 0.017 seconds behind him. Japanese wildcard and previous...

Frankie out for Sugo

Frankie out for Sugo

Frankie Chili has no chance of being fit for this weekend’s Japanese round of WSB at Sugo.The NCR Ducati rider broke his collarbone in a clash with Ruben Xaus on the warm-up lap of race one in Phillip...

World Ducati Weekend debut for GP bike.

World Ducati Weekend debut for GP bike.

SEE Ducati’s new four-stroke GP missile in the flesh at the World Ducati Weekend in Misano, Italy, on June 14-16. So far only two images of the 990cc V-four bike have been released and this will be...

Rossi on pole in South Africa

Valentino Rossi starts as a red-hot favourite for tomorrow’s South African GP at Welkom after a commanding display saw him grab pole position this afternoon.The 23-year-old Italian wasn’t bettered after he’d beaten Loris Capirossi’s provisional pole time from yesterday within seven minutes of today’s final qualifying getting underway.He would improve his time on a further five occasions to show...

Get GP results on your mobile

Get GP results on your mobile

Welkom, South Africa is over 5500 miles away, but you can keep bang-up-to-date with this weekend’s GP qualifying news and race results simply by signing up for the latest text messaging service from...

Capirossi leads qualifying in South Africa

Capirossi leads qualifying in South Africa

Loris Capirossi again blew away the myth that the new generation four-strokes would cruise to this year’s new MotoGP world championship after he comfortably stuck his two-stroke Honda NSR500 on...

First glimpse of MZ GP motor

First glimpse of MZ GP motor

This is the engine MZ will take into the MotoGP series and which will power the firm’s first superbike.The 90° V4 is already running on the test bench, though so far the firm has only revealed this...

That outfit needs hand-washing, guys

That outfit needs hand-washing, guys

That outfit needs hand-washing, guys

Hislop takes double win at Brands

Hislop takes double win at Brands

The dominant Scot took double race wins at Brands Hatch round of the MCN-backed British Superbike Championship.Race one was led early on by Paul Brown on the IFC Ducati. Hislop came past on lap two...

We don’t know what the injury is Jet, but you can lay your healing hands on us anytime

We don’t know what the injury is Jet, but you can lay your healing hands on us anytime

We don’t know what the injury is Jet, but you can lay your healing hands on us anytime

She’s training to be a samurai

She’s training to be a samurai

She’s training to be a samurai

Carmichael grabs Supercross win number six

Carmichael grabs Supercross win number six

Ricky Carmichael showed why he’s odds-on to retain his 250cc Supercross title win a dominant performance in St.Louis (Saturday, April 6).Carmichael grabbed the holshot and never looked like losing his...

Haga’s four nicest fans

Haga’s four nicest fans

Haga’s four nicest fans

Reed storms to 125 Supercross title

Reed storms to 125 Supercross title

Chad Reed took his sixth straight win in the 125cc class in St.Louis and with it the Eastern Regional championship with four rounds remaining.The 19-year-old Aussie star blasted into the lead on lap...

Jefferies steps in for injured Crawford

Jefferies steps in for injured Crawford

David Jefferies will take over John Crawford’s ride in the ETI racing squad after the Scot was knocked unconscious at the Silverstone BSB round two weeks ago.Crawford still isn’t fully recovered after...

Ice and a slice with that?

Ice and a slice with that?

Ice and a slice with that?

BSB news and results to your mobile

BSB news and results to your mobile

Get British superbikes news and results sent direct to your mobile phone as it happens over the weekend, by signing up for the latest addition to our range of MCN2U text messaging services.If you have...

2002 Motocross des Nations dates

2002 Motocross des Nations dates

The 2002 Motocross des Nations will take place at the Compitition Park circuit at San Jacinto, California on September 29.The event, know as the Olympics of motorcross features some of the best...