August

Marquez admits Lorenzo remains favourite

Marquez admits Lorenzo remains favourite

Marc Marquez has said that although he was 0.2 faster today in qualifying, Jorge Lorenzo should still be the favourite for the race due to his blisteringly fast race pace. The Spanish rookie, who has...

Crutchlow: A podium will be difficult

Crutchlow: A podium will be difficult

Cal Crutchlow has said that it will be difficult for him to finish on the podium at his home Grand Prix tomorrow, after not one but two fast crashes today left the Coventry rider both injured and...

Valentino Rossi: Marquez is best rookie ever

Valentino Rossi: Marquez is best rookie ever

Valentino Rossi added to an already long list of plaudits for MotoGP sensation Marc Marquez when the Italian legend hailed the Repsol Honda rider as the best rookie he has ever seen. Marquez continued...

Silverstone Moto2: Nakagami denied Redding pole by only 0.04

Silverstone Moto2: Nakagami denied Redding pole by only 0.04

Takaai Nakagami will start tomorrow's Moto2 race at Silverstone from pole position, having denied Scott Redding a home pole by only 0.039 seconds. Nakagami led for most of the session, despite a brief...

Silverstone MotoGP: Marquez decimates lap record for pole

Silverstone MotoGP: Marquez decimates lap record for pole

Marc Marquez has decimated the outright lap record at Silverstone in order to beat fellow Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo back to second on the grid for tomorrow's British Grand Prix. Lorenzo led the session...

Silverstone MotoGP: Smith dominates Q1 to move forward

Silverstone MotoGP: Smith dominates Q1 to move forward

Bradley Smith dominated the Qualifying 1 field to move himself forwards to Q2, finishing the session a second clear of second placed Colin Edwards, who will also go through to Q2. Smith, who was...

Silverstone Moto3: Vinales takes pole with ease

Silverstone Moto3: Vinales takes pole with ease

Maverick Vinales has taken his first pole position since Le Mans back in May, rounding out a trio of P1 finishes this weekend at Silverstone. He beat championship rival Alex Rins by 0.192, blowing...

Silverstone Moto2: Zarco fastest but Redding closing

Silverstone Moto2: Zarco fastest but Redding closing

Johann Zarco has contented his form of yesterday to maintain his lead in the Moto2 class at Silverstone ahead of qualifying, although he was forced to push to lap record pace to beat local hero Scott...

Silverstone MotoGP: Marquez fastest as Crutchlow crashes twice

Silverstone MotoGP: Marquez fastest as Crutchlow crashes twice

Marc Marquez again topped the time sheets in free practice three at Silverstone, but the story of the session was two big crashes for local hopeful Cal Crutchlow. Crutchlow crashed early in the...

Silverstone Red Bull Rookies: At least one Brit on front row start with Ray P2

Silverstone Red Bull Rookies: At least one Brit on front row start with Ray P2

At least one British rider will start his home race from the front row of the grid, with Bradley Ray regaining some of his early season form to qualify second for tomorrow and Sunday's Red Bull...

Valentino Rossi buries Ducati demons at Silverstone

Valentino Rossi buries Ducati demons at Silverstone

Silverstone has never been a happy hunting ground for Valentino Rossi. He missed the return to the historic British venue in 2010 with a badly broken right leg suffered in Mugello and then in 2011 and...

Cal Crutchlow stung into action at Silverstone

Cal Crutchlow stung into action at Silverstone

Cal Crutchlow’s bid for success in Sunday’s British Grand Prix got off to a difficult start at Silverstone today. The 27-year-old is bidding to become the first British rider to score a premier class...

Smith takes step forward with bike understanding

Smith takes step forward with bike understanding

Bradley Smith has said that he's changed his understanding of his Tech3 MotoGP machine over the past few rounds, and that his new ability to work out where he's weaker means he's starting the weekend...

Silverstone Moto2: Zarco tops frantic free practice 2

Silverstone Moto2: Zarco tops frantic free practice 2

Johann Zarco finished the first day at Silverstone as top of the Moto2 riders, after emerging on top from a frantic final few minutes of the second free practice session for the middleweight...

Video: Bradley Smith on life in MotoGP

Video: Bradley Smith on life in MotoGP

Tech 3 Yamaha rider Bradley Smith talks to his sponsor DeWalt about motorcycle racing and his first year in the premier class of motorcycle racing.

Silverstone MotoGP: Lorenzo responds to Marquez in FP2

Silverstone MotoGP: Lorenzo responds to Marquez in FP2

Jorge Lorenzo has responded to Marc Marquez's fastest time of the first session at the British Grand Prix, going 0.6 faster than Marquez on his flying lap before controlling the rest of the session,...

Silverstone Moto2: Redding back to the task at hand

Silverstone Moto2: Redding back to the task at hand

Scott Redding, fresh from signing his 2014 move to MotoGP, immediately got back to concentrating on the task at hand at Silverstone, setting the fastest time of the opening Moto2 free practice...

Silverstone MotoGP: Rookie Marquez fires FP1 warning shot

Silverstone MotoGP: Rookie Marquez fires FP1 warning shot

Championship leader Marc Marquez finished his first session at Silverstone on a MotoGP bike as fastest of the grid, outriding his fellow Spaniards to fire an early warning shot ahead of the British...

Hayden suggests return to carbon frame Ducati

Hayden suggests return to carbon frame Ducati

Factory Ducati rider Nicky Hayden has suggested that a return to the carbon fibre frame tested by the Italian outfit back in 2011, before it was scrapped at the urging of Valentino Rossi, might be...

Scott Redding excited about MotoGP switch in 2014

Scott Redding excited about MotoGP switch in 2014

Scott Redding has spoken of his excitement at the prospect of racing Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez and Cal Crutchlow in next year’s MotoGP world championship. The British rider’s switch to ride a new...

British GP meetings key to Brazil race future

British GP meetings key to Brazil race future

A delegation from a proposed new MotoGP project in Brazil will travel to this weekend’s British round at Silverstone for a series of meetings that will be pivotal in deciding whether the South...

Eugene Laverty not ruling out MotoGP switch in 2014

Eugene Laverty not ruling out MotoGP switch in 2014

WSB title contender Eugene Laverty has joined a queue almost as long as the Boxing Day sales in Oxford Street for one of two sought after rides on a Yamaha YZR-M1 engine and chassis package in...

Jorge Lorenzo: Injuries key to 2013 MotoGP title race

Jorge Lorenzo: Injuries key to 2013 MotoGP title race

Jorge Lorenzo says it is the fact that Marc Marquez has remained injury-free and been able to race at 100% fitness all season that has been pivotal to the Spaniard remaining on course to become the...

Jorge Lorenzo: ‘Pray and be patient’ at Silverstone

Jorge Lorenzo: ‘Pray and be patient’ at Silverstone

Jorge Lorenzo’s grip on the MotoGP world title slipped further in Brno yesterday (Sunday) when the factory Yamaha rider was overpowered by Honda duo Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. The reigning world...

Valentino Rossi unhappy with gap to podium

Valentino Rossi unhappy with gap to podium

Valentino Rossi admitted improvements must come from himself and Yamaha after he was unable to pose a serious podium threat in yesterday’s Czech Republic MotoGP clash. The Italian finished a distant...

Dani Pedrosa relieved to be back in victory hunt

Dani Pedrosa relieved to be back in victory hunt

Dani Pedrosa might have fallen further behind dominant factory Honda teammate Marc Marquez in the 2013 MotoGP hunt in Brno yesterday (Sunday), but the Spaniard was just relieved to be back in the...

Cal Crutchlow: ‘I had to take risks’

Cal Crutchlow: ‘I had to take risks’

Cal Crutchlow could not convert his second career MotoGP pole position into a fifth podium of 2013 after the British rider tumbled out of a battle for fourth in Brno on Sunday. The Monster Yamaha Tech...

MotoGP: Marquez makes it four from four in Brno

MotoGP: Marquez makes it four from four in Brno

Marc Marquez battled to victory in Brno with the Spanish rookie scoring his fourth win in as many races for Honda HRC. It didn't come easy however and after a blistering start from the lights it was...

Cal Crutchlow savours ‘sweet’ second pole position

Cal Crutchlow savours ‘sweet’ second pole position

Cal Crutchlow’s reckons his record breaking second MotoGP pole position of 2013 in Brno was sweeter than his milestone first pole in Assen earlier this season. When the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider...

Moto2 Brno: Kallio wins, Redding maintains championship lead

Moto2 Brno: Kallio wins, Redding maintains championship lead

Mika Kallio took the chequered flag for Marc VDS racing and his first ever Moto2 victory after a tough and uncompromising race in Brno. It was a result that was doubly-celebrated in the Marc VDS...

Rossi and Lorenzo explain poor Brno qualifying

Factory Yamaha duo Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo have explained their troubles after being easily outgunned by British rider Cal Crutchlow in today’s qualifying session at the Brno track. Rossi will start tomorrow’s 22-lap race from a lowly seventh, the nine-times world champion the slowest Yamaha, with rookie Bradley Smith finishing 0.172s clear to claim the final spot on the second row of...

Bradley Smith thrilled by best ever qualifying

Bradley Smith thrilled by best ever qualifying

Bradley Smith was thrilled with his best ever MotoGP qualifying performance in Brno this afternoon when the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider finished less than 0.2s away from a maiden front row. Smith’s...

Brno: Pole and lap record for Crutchlow

Brno: Pole and lap record for Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow took his second pole position of the 2013 season with a track record around the Brno track on his Tech 3 Yamaha and a stunning 1:55.527 in a second qualifying session which came alive in...

Set-up eludes Cal Crutchlow again on Yamaha upgrades

Set-up eludes Cal Crutchlow again on Yamaha upgrades

All year Cal Crutchlow has wanted the same factory spec fuel tank and seat unit that works Yamaha duo Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo have been racing. But after racing the new parts to fifth in...

Valentino Rossi predicts big Brno battle

Valentino Rossi predicts big Brno battle

Valentino Rossi is expecting a titanic multi-rider battle for the victory in Sunday’s Brno MotoGP race after a closely contested opening day of practice in the Czech Republic earlier. The top six on...

New chassis joins Rossi and Lorenzo’s Yamaha wish list

New chassis joins Rossi and Lorenzo’s Yamaha wish list

Yamaha’s engineering staff are coming under increasing pressure from Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo to upgrade its factory YZR-M1 in a bid to fight off the threat posed by rivals Honda. The factory...