July

Silverstone MotoGP kids prices

I've just been on the phone trying to order 2010 Silverstone MotoGP tickets and I was told I would have to pay for a 3 year old as he can "walk and make use of the facilities". My 18 month old however "should be ok to get in free" and "it has'nt been decided yet if they will have to pay for camping". I couldnt believe my ears so got the wife to ring up and try, but she was told the...

Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

Valentino Rossi eager to ride at Silverstone

Valentino Rossi has told MCN that he is looking forward to trying the high-speed Silverstone circuit when its hosts the British MotoGP in 2010. Despite being a huge fan of Donington Park, the reigning...

No shock Suzuki MotoGP return for John Hopkins

No shock Suzuki MotoGP return for John Hopkins

John Hopkins will not be making a shock return to the MotoGP world championship with Suzuki. The American was back in the MotoGP paddock earlier this month at the German round on his way to the Brno...

Colin Edwards: ‘I wanted to start British GP on wet tyres’

Colin Edwards: ‘I wanted to start British GP on wet tyres’

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Colin Edwards has admitted he wanted to start last weekend’s British MotoGP race on rain tyres. The 35-year-old said he felt wets were the best choice having assessed...

Colin Edwards launches Day of Champions fan appeal

Colin Edwards launches Day of Champions fan appeal

British MotoGP runner-up Colin Edwards has asked MCN to help him trace a fan that mislaid valuable merchandise signed by the Texan at the recent Day of Champions charity fundraiser at Donington...

Me andRossi at Donington Park

Me andRossi at Donington Park

Me and my mate were walking around the paddock on Saturday night when we bumped into my new best mate Rossi!

Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

Early June slot for Silverstone MotoGP race

The first British MotoGP race to be staged at the Silverstone circuit since 1986 will be held on June 6 next year. A provisional 2010 calendar was issued today, with Silverstone currently the sixth...

James Toseland praises Colin Edwards after Donington podium

James Toseland praises Colin Edwards after Donington podium

James Toseland praised Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team-mate Colin Edwards after the American stormed to a brilliant podium finish in last weekend’s British MotoGP race. Edwards claimed his first podium for...

British MotoGP winner shocked at Ducati tyre gamble

British MotoGP winner shocked at Ducati tyre gamble

British MotoGP winner Andrea Dovizioso said he was shocked when he realised that 2009 title contender Casey Stoner was starting the Donington Park race on wet tyres. Stoner and team-mate Nicky...

A great last GP at Donington

A great last GP at Donington

What an end to Donington's MotoGP run, edge of your seat stuff or what! No British winners but the lads gave a good account of themselves.

Some of my pictures from Donington

Some of my pictures from Donington

Casey Stoner's bike at Donington 2009 GP qualifying after falling at Mcleans (oops!). My best picture of Rossi through a fence at Donington 2009 GP qualifying.

Goodbye Donington

Goodbye Donington

So how do we sum up the riders at the Donington MotoGP 2009? Valient, riveting, outlandish, scintillating, sizzling and incredible. The atmosphere was electric, sell out crowd numbers and fans...

Rossi & Toseland

Rossi & Toseland

Whilst standing on a barrier and clinging to a fence on the exit of Coppice at the 2009 Moto GP at Donington, I managed to get this shot of Rossi lining up Toseland on the last lap. What a race!

British MotoGP: BBC gets record 2.9 million viewers

British MotoGP: BBC gets record 2.9 million viewers

The BBC had a record audience for yesterday’s dramatic British MotoGP race at Donington Park. Audience figures peaked at 2.9 million viewers as an enthralling 30-lap race unfolded, with the BBC...

British MotoGP: Ducati tyre gamble ends in humiliation

British MotoGP: Ducati tyre gamble ends in humiliation

Ducati suffered a disastrous British MotoGP at Donington Park after Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden shocked the paddock by opting to run wet tyres for the 30-lap race. The gamble spectacular backfired...

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso thrilled at maiden win

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso thrilled at maiden win

Andrea Dovizioso topped one of the most unlikely MotoGP podiums in recent memory to win his maiden premier class race at Donington Park yesterday. The former world 125GP champion kept his nerve under...

Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

Silverstone Sells £50,000 Worth of Tickets!

Less than 24 hours after the finish of the final British MotoGP race to take place at Donington Park, Silverstone announced that it had already sold £50,000 worth of tickets for the 2010 event. Next...

British MotoGP: Crash ends Valentino Rossi’s victory hopes

British MotoGP: Crash ends Valentino Rossi’s victory hopes

Valentino Rossi blew his hopes of winning the last British MotoGP race at Donington Park when he crashed out of the lead in a dramatic race. The Italian had already seen title rival and Fiat Yamaha...

British MotoGP: James Toseland close to career best

British MotoGP: James Toseland close to career best

A brilliant last lap performance by reigning world champion Valentino Rossi denied James Toseland the chance to score a career best MotoGP in front of a massive home crowd at Donington Park. Toseland...

British MotoGP: Colin Edwards second after stunning fightback

British MotoGP: Colin Edwards second after stunning fightback

Colin Edwards produced arguably his best ever MotoGP performance at Donington Park after he clawed his way from the back of the field to claim his first podium in 13 months in a thrilling British...

British MotoGP: Randy de Puniet toasts ‘dream’ podium

British MotoGP: Randy de Puniet toasts ‘dream’ podium

French rider Randy de Puniet hailed only his second MotoGP podium as a ‘dream’ after he claimed third in a dramatic Donington Park clash. After an exciting 10-lap battle with Repsol Honda rider Dani...

British MotoGP: Braking blunder costs Jorge Lorenzo

British MotoGP: Braking blunder costs Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo’s world title hopes suffered a big setback at Donington Park yesterday when the Spaniard crashed out of the lead in the British MotoGP race. Having passed Andrea Dovizioso on lap five at...

Silverstone promises ‘cheaper and better’ MotoGP experience in 2010

Silverstone promises ‘cheaper and better’ MotoGP experience in 2010

Just a day after the last British MotoGP round at Donington Park, the 2010 venue Silverstone has promised a cheaper, better day out for race fans next year with a full weekend of...

Toseland passing Pedrosa

Toseland passing Pedrosa

James Toseland passing Pedrosa on his way to a great 6th place

Tech Blog: A question of weather

Tech Blog: A question of weather

Warm –up today was wet, wet enough to mean that everyone got a handle on what would be needed set-up wise if the weather stayed miserable.  Bridgestone tyres seem to work better after they have...

Fans: Keep Toseland in MotoGP

Fans: Keep Toseland in MotoGP

Rain soaked James Toseland fans hope his sixth place finish at Donington will be enough to keep him on the MotoGP grid next year. The Tech 3 Yamaha rider has failed to deliver the results this year,...

Casey Stoner on his third bike

Casey Stoner on his third bike

Casey Stoner on his 3rd bike during qualifying.

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso takes surprise win

British MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso takes surprise win

Andrea Dovizioso takes his first MotoGP race victory. Colin Edwards finishes second and Randy de Puniet is third. What odds would you have got on that result for today’s Donington MotoGP race podium?...

British MotoGP: Aoyama takes 250GP win

British MotoGP: Aoyama takes 250GP win

Hiroshi Aoyama strengthened his grip on the 250cc World Championship with a start-to-finish victory in difficult conditions at Donington Park today. With the track still wet from earlier rainfall, the...

British MotoGP: Redding third in five-lap GP125 dash

British MotoGP: Redding third in five-lap GP125 dash

Scott Redding claimed his first 125cc World Championship podium of the season on the Blusens Aprilia in today’s five-lap dash to the flag. Even though Redding won the race last year, he was more than...

Prince Harry rides Ducati MotoGP bike

Prince Harry has just completed the ride of a lifetime with a flying lap of the Donington Park circuit as pillion to Randy Mamola on Ducati’s two-seater MotoGP bike. The Prince, who bought an £8000 Triumph Daytona last year shortly after passing his test, looked thrilled after his experience, despite the track being soaked after earlier rain. Prince Harry rode in the 1000 mile Enduro Africa...

Good morning Donington Park: Picture gallery

Good morning Donington Park: Picture gallery

The last MotoGP race at Donington Park will take place later today before the series moves to Silverstone. Check out our picture gallery to see preparations for the final MotoGP race at the...

Donington MotoGP Sunday Guide

Donington MotoGP Sunday Guide

This is Valentino Rossi’s fourth pole at Donington on a MotoGP machine. His three previous MotoGP poles at Donington have all ended in victory. If Valentino Rossi finishes in the top three he will set...

British GP Tech Blog: Playing catch-up

British GP Tech Blog: Playing catch-up

After Friday’s rain-hit free practice, the MotoGP teams faced a race against time to fine the perfect set-up for Sunday’s race. There were two dry sessions on Saturday. Free practice in the morning it...

Brits top ten in Red Bull Rookies

Brits top ten in Red Bull Rookies

For the second time in eight days Jakub Kornfeil produced a perfect victory and with Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup rival Sturla Fagerhaug crashing out again, the 16-year old Czech goes into his home...

British MotoGP: When Harry met Nicky

British MotoGP: When Harry met Nicky

MCN captured the moment when Prince Harry smiled and chatted with a relaxed Nicky Hayden on the MotoGP pitwall. Ducati rider Hayden sprinted out of his garage when he saw Prince Harry walking towards...