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Doesn’t she get a prize?

Doesn’t she get a prize?

Doesn’t she get a prize?

Old Japanese proverb: Very bad sign when you have more earrings than your brolly babes

Old Japanese proverb: Very bad sign when you have more earrings than your brolly babes

Old Japanese proverb: Very bad sign when you have more earrrings than your brolly babes

"Look at how clean it is!", she’s thinking

"Look at how clean it is!", she’s thinking

" Look at how clean it is! " , she’s thinking

Dobb and Crockard sign for one-off British race

Dobb and Crockard sign for one-off British race

Jamie Dobb will be joined by Gordon Crockard in their only competitive appearance in Britain for 2002 next month -after signing to ride the opening round of the British International Championship at...

That’s TV we could stare at all day

That’s TV we could stare at all day

That’s TV we could stare at all day

Hizzy: "I’d beat Joey’s TT record easily"

Hizzy: "I’d beat Joey’s TT record easily"

In our live web chat on Thursday Steve Hislop said that if he had continued to race at the Isle of Man he would have overtaken Joey Dunlop’s record of 26 TT victories.In a reply to a question from...

Hizzy romps to race two Silverstone victory

Hizzy romps to race two Silverstone victory

Steve Hislop stormed to a runaway race two victory at the opening round of the MCN-sponsored BSB series in Silverstone today. The MonsterMob Ducati rider finished seven seconds ahead of John Reynolds...

Keep your hand in

Keep your hand in

Why has Max got that strange look on his face?…Hang on,where’s her other hand?

Emmett takes BSB season opener

Emmett takes BSB season opener

Sean Emmett won the MCN-sponsored BSB curtain raiser at Silverstone today from Steve Hislop. The pair had a lonely dice for the result, with Steve Plater on the Virgin Yamaha R1 a distant third place,...

Hislop takes Silverstone Superpole

Hislop takes Silverstone Superpole

Steve Hislop is on pole for Monday’s MCN British superbike opener at Silverstone with Sean Emmett (Ducati), John Reynolds (GSX-R1000) and John Crawford (GSX-R1000), making up the front row.Defending...

Steve Hislop: In his own words

Tony: "Is this your year?"SteveHislop: Hopefully, after all the bad luck last year and previous few years, what with swapping teams etc. I hope it is my year. I just need a bit of luckCooey: did you seriously consider a return to the TT prior to last year?SteveHislop: Yes I did last year, when I joined Paul's team I decided it may be a good earner to do the TT. However the more I thought about it,...

With his Aprilia in all sorts of problems, it’s no wonder Troy is distracted

With his Aprilia in all sorts of problems, it’s no wonder Troy is distracted

With his Aprilia in all sorts of problems, it’s no wonder Troy is distracted

… I just find them confusing

… I just find them confusing

You’ve got to admit it – some of those lady-boys can be very convincing.

Thumbs up indeed.

Thumbs up indeed.

Thumbs up indeed.

Rossi takes four stroke to victory at Suzuka

Rossi takes four stroke to victory at Suzuka

Valentino Rossi has begun his first season on a four stroke with victory at Suzuka. The four strokes took the first four places, as Rossi was followed home by Suzuki’s Akira Ryo, Yamaha’s Carlos Checa...

Battaini surprise fastest in 250s

Battaini surprise fastest in 250s

ITALIAN Franco Battaini was the surprise provisional pole qualifier in the opening 250 qualifying session of 2002 at the Suzuka circuit in Japan today.He pipped fellow works Aprilia rider Fonsi Nieto...

Capirossi blasts to Suzuka provisional pole

Capirossi blasts to Suzuka provisional pole

LORIS CAPIROSSI struck a blow for the supposedly old generation two-strokes as he beat Valentino Rossi and the new RCV to provisional pole position at Suzuka this afternoon.Most people expected the...

Poggiali snares provisional Suzuka pole

Poggiali snares provisional Suzuka pole

REIGNING world champion Manuel Poggiali drew first blood at a sun-drenched Suzuka today when he grabbed provisional pole for Sunday’s opening 125 GP.The Italian was 0.2s faster than Spanish teenager...

Rossi gives Honda RCV pole on Suzuka debut

Rossi gives Honda RCV pole on Suzuka debut

Valentino Rossi shrugged off his second crash in two days to give the new Honda RCV four-stroke a dream debut in Suzuka today when he grabbed pole position for the historic first MotoGP race.The...

Chat live with Steve Hislop

Chat live with Steve Hislop

Find out how Steve Hislop is feeling after his victory and second place in the opening round of the MCN-backed British Superbike championship. He’ll be joining us live at 1pm, Thursday April 4 to...

Edwards takes Superpole

Edwards takes Superpole

Honda rider Colin Edwards held off Troy Bayliss to take pole position for tomorrow’s races in Kyalami. Bayliss, second, was followed by fellow Ducati rider Ben Bostrom, and Noriyuki Haga on the...

WSB updates to your mobile

WSB updates to your mobile

We’ve added a new rapid-reaction text message service for your mobile phone: MCN2U WSB Alerts.Subscribe and our trackside reporters will send you at least five messages over a WSB weekend, for £1 a...

Bayliss fastest in first session at Kyalami

Bayliss fastest in first session at Kyalami

Troy Bayliss looks set to continue his unprecedented string of season long WSB victories with a dominant performance in provisional qualifying in Kyalami.But despite going a second under the lap...

US Superbike series bound for Britain

US Superbike series bound for Britain

We could see the likes of Mat Mladin, Eric Bostrom and Anthony Gobert dicing on British turf thanks to a new deal signed by American Superbike bosses and TV giant Sky.Sky have just clinched the deal...

Business as normal for Bayliss at Kyalami

Business as normal for Bayliss at Kyalami

Troy Bayliss continued his dominance of World Superbikes in both races at Kyalami. In race one, he overcame early challenges from Edwards, Ben Bostrom and Noriyuki Haga to head Edwards and Ruben Xaus...

Short people have all the luck

Short people have all the luck

Short people have all the luck

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Carmichael takes win number five in Houston

Carmichael takes win number five in Houston

Ricky Carmichael extended his EA Sports Supercross lead with a win in Houston ahead of fellow Honda rider Nathan Ramsey and the Kawasaki of Ezra Lusk. The 125 event was won by Matt Walker, from by...

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

Free British Superbikes preview with MCN

Free British Superbikes preview with MCN

You could win VIP tickets complete with instant access to the stars (and even to walk around the grid as it forms up) in a FREE eight-page supplement in this week’s MCN out in the UK on...

In the hot seat

In the hot seat

Keep the seat warm for me love…

Kawasaki GP prototype tests chassis at Suzuka

Kawasaki GP prototype tests chassis at Suzuka

Kawasaki’s four-stroke GP machine prototype debuted a new aluminium twin-spar chassis at the Suzuka tests.On the day that the factory unveiled concept images of the new ZX-RR machine(see right) tester...

Aprilia GP team meets the world

Aprilia GP team meets the world

In a glittering ceremony at the firm’s Italian HQ, has Aprilia revealed the final look of its four-stroke Grand Prix contender and team.Company chief Ivano Beggio introduced the gorgeous RS3 ‘Cube’ GP...