October

Valentino Rossi looking to improve in wet and dry

Valentino Rossi looking to improve in wet and dry

New world champion Valentino Rossi reckons he has plenty of room for improvement in wet and dry conditions after a day of mixed weather conditions at the spectacular Phillip Island circuit. Get the...

Nicky Hayden hoping for more rain in Australia

Nicky Hayden hoping for more rain in Australia

Nicky Hayden reluctantly admitted he would pray for a wet Australian GP on Sunday after he topped the timesheets in a rain-soaked second practice session at Phillip Island today. Get the latest...

James Toseland ‘shocking’ in rain conditions

James Toseland ‘shocking’ in rain conditions

British rider James Toseland admitted his performance in this afternoon’s wet practice session was ‘shocking’. Get the latest MotoGP news The Tech 3 Yamaha rider’s dwindling confidence in wet...

Barry Sheene honoured at Phillip Island

Barry Sheene honoured at Phillip Island

British legend Barry Sheene has been honoured in a special awards ceremony at the Phillip Island circuit today. Get the latest MotoGP news with MCN As part of the 60th anniversary celebrations for...

Danny Webb claims impressive provisional front row

Danny Webb claims impressive provisional front row

British teenager Danny Webb shrugged off the continuing discomfort of a broken right collarbone to claim second place on the provisional grid for Sunday’s Australian 125GP. Get the latest MotoGP...

Casey Stoner needs wrist op to ‘save career’

Casey Stoner needs wrist op to ‘save career’

Former world champion Casey Stoner reckons he must undergo surgery on his troublesome left wrist injury or risk ending his career. Get the latest MotoGP news The Aussie is expected to have an...

Valentino Rossi looking to extend winning run

Valentino Rossi looking to extend winning run

Valentino Rossi is confident he can extend his brilliant current form and his incredible record at Phillip Island in this weekend’s Australian GP. Get the latest MotoGP news Rossi clinched his eighth...

Tyre choice crucial admits Nicky Hayden

Tyre choice crucial admits Nicky Hayden

American Nicky Hayden believes tyre choice will play an even more important factor in this weekend’s Australian GP at Phillip Island. Get the latest MotoGP news Hayden is hoping that Michelin doesn’t...

Honda confirm factory bike for Toni Elias

Honda confirm factory bike for Toni Elias

Honda management have confirmed that Toni Elias will receive a factory spec RC212V in 2009 after his deal to re-join the Gresini Honda squad in Australia today. Get all the latest MotoGP news HRC has...

Toni Elias joins Gresini Honda

Toni Elias joins Gresini Honda

Spaniard Toni Elias will make a return to the Gresini Honda squad for the 2009 MotoGP world championship. Having rejected the chance to stay with the Alice Ducati squad and also to ride a third...

Suzuki deny considering Michelin switch

Suzuki deny considering Michelin switch

Suzuki has denied wanting to be part of a mass exodus from Bridgestone as Japanese factory bosses shunned any possibility of switching to Michelin to avoid a one-make tyre rule being introduced next...

Kawasaki refute tyre claims

Kawasaki refute tyre claims

Kawasaki management have expressed surprise at the Japanese factory being made a scapegoat in some quarters for the failure of last-minute talks to avert a one-make tyre rule being introduced in...

Andrea Dovizioso: ‘I seriously considered Suzuki and Kawasaki’

Andrea Dovizioso: ‘I seriously considered Suzuki and Kawasaki’

Italian Andrea Dovizioso has told MCN he did seriously consider moves to Kawasaki and Suzuki’s factory MotoGP teams for 2009 before signing a deal to partner Dani Pedrosa in Honda’s official...

Shinya Nakano to clinch shock Kawasaki deal?

Shinya Nakano to clinch shock Kawasaki deal?

Kawasaki is desperately trying to formulate an 11th hour rescue package to save a third factory ZX-RR deal from collapse, with Shinya Nakano lined up for the ride. A deal which had looked certain to...

Sete Gibernau deal not under threat insist Ducati

Sete Gibernau deal not under threat insist Ducati

Ducati has denied Sete Gibernau’s persistent demands to be reunited with former crew chief Juan Martinez threaten to scupper his plans to return to the MotoGP world championship. Gibernau wants...