August

Brno MotoGP: Marquez takes pole

Brno MotoGP: Marquez takes pole

Reigning champion Marc Marquez set a best time of 1'55.585 to secure pole position at the Brno circuit. Marquez will be joined on the front row by the Ducati duo of Andrea Dovizioso in...

Brno Moto3: Marquez on pole

Brno Moto3: Marquez on pole

Alex Marquez claimed pole position for tomorrow's Moto3 race in a qualifying session which was hit by intermittent rain and interrupted by a red flag with just 10 minutes of the session remaining. The...

LCR Honda crew to remain unchanged for Cal Crutchlow

LCR Honda crew to remain unchanged for Cal Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow looks certain to be ending his four-year association with crew chief Daniele Romagnoli after LCR Honda confirmed its garage personnel would remain unchanged for 2015. Italian Romagnoli...

Bradley Smith signs new Tech 3 Yamaha deal

Bradley Smith signs new Tech 3 Yamaha deal

Bradley Smith will stay at the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 squad in 2015. The British rider has penned a new one-year deal with Herve Poncharal’s French-based squad to remain as teammate to current Moto2...

Espargaro excited about potential Vinales partnership at Suzuki

Espargaro excited about potential Vinales partnership at Suzuki

Aleix Espargaro says he is relishing the chance to line-up with reigning Moto3 world champion Maverick Vinales in Suzuki’s all-new MotoGP squad next year. Although no official announcement has been...

Marc VDS ends Jack Miller pursuit – legal battle to follow?

Marc VDS ends Jack Miller pursuit – legal battle to follow?

Aussie sensation Jack Miller might end up in a bitter legal battle before he ends up in MotoGP in 2015. Lawyers acting on behalf of the Belgium-based Marc VDS Racing squad are now dealing with its...

Is it Miller time for MotoGP?

Is it Miller time for MotoGP?

Imagine trading in your KTM 390 Duke for the most trick Honda CBR1000RR FireBlade money can buy. That’s about as close as you will get to a move that Jack Miller could make in 2015, with the Aussie...

Crutchlow U-turn creates headache for Pramac Ducati

Crutchlow U-turn creates headache for Pramac Ducati

Pramac Ducati bosses have admitted Cal Crutchlow’s shock Desmosedici departure threw the Italian team's 2015 plans into disarray. Paolo Campinoti’s satellite squad believed it would keep hold of...

Aleix Espargaro admits Suzuki move a gamble

Aleix Espargaro admits Suzuki move a gamble

Aleix Espargaro has admitted taking a big gamble by pushing to lead Suzuki’s much anticipated MotoGP return in 2015. The Spaniard will quit the Forward Racing Yamaha Open class project after just one...

Mika Kallio confirms Aprilia and Aspar Honda talks

Mika Kallio confirms Aprilia and Aspar Honda talks

Moto2 title contender Mika Kallio could be heading for a surprise return to the MotoGP world championship in 2015. Aprilia and Aspar Honda have approached the Finn, who dominated Sunday’s...

Factory Honda talks continue for Scott Redding

Factory Honda talks continue for Scott Redding

Negotiations to get Scott Redding on the factory Honda RC213V in Fausto Gresini’s Italian squad in 2015 have still to be concluded. Lengthy discussions between Redding’s management, HRC and Gresini...

Ducati closing in on Avintia deal for 2015

Ducati closing in on Avintia deal for 2015

Ducati moved a step closer to expanding its MotoGP effort to six bikes next year following advanced talks with the Spanish-based Avintia Racing squad in Indianapolis. It is no secret that Avintia boss...

Eugene Laverty on Pramac Ducati shortlist

Eugene Laverty on Pramac Ducati shortlist

Ducati has confirmed that Eugene Laverty features on a shortlist to replace Andrea Iannone in the Pramac squad for 2015. Paolo Campinoti’s Italian team is seeking another rider, having initially...

Paul Bird planning BSB super team after quitting MotoGP

Paul Bird planning BSB super team after quitting MotoGP

Millionaire businessman Paul Bird is planning a four-rider super team in the 2015 British Superbike series after detailing plans to close down his PBM MotoGP squad at the end of the season. Bird plans...

Tense Bradley Smith relaxes to take vital top six

Tense Bradley Smith relaxes to take vital top six

Bradley Smith overcame a tentative start in yesterday’s Indianapolis MotoGP round to claim a priceless top six that will do his chances of keeping a prized YZR-M1 seat at Tech 3 Yamaha in 2015 no harm...

Leon Camier ‘shocked’ by Indy speed

Leon Camier ‘shocked’ by Indy speed

British rider Leon Camier said he was shocked at how competitive he was on the Aspar production Honda after a brilliant MotoGP debut weekend in Indianapolis. The former British Superbike champion had...

Alex de Angelis replaces Colin Edwards at Forward Yamaha

Alex de Angelis replaces Colin Edwards at Forward Yamaha

The stellar career of double World Superbike champion Colin Edwards could have ended with a low key 13th position in yesterday’s Indianapolis MotoGP round. Confusion over the popular Texan’s future...

Indianapolis MotoGP: Marquez makes it ten in a row

Indianapolis MotoGP: Marquez makes it ten in a row

Marc Marquez has become the first rider to win 10 races in a row since Mick Doohan in 1997 after taking victory at Indianapolis today. Marquez didn't have it all his own way, the pole sitter was...

Indianapolis Moto2: Kallio dominates to take win

Indianapolis Moto2: Kallio dominates to take win

Marc VDS rider Mika Kallio narrowed his team-mate's championship lead to just seven points with victory in a shortened 16 lap race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kallio led from pole position...

Indianapolis Moto3: Vazquez takes first Moto3 win

Indianapolis Moto3: Vazquez takes first Moto3 win

Honda rider Efren Vazquez took his first ever victory in the Moto3 race at Indianapolis after a race-long battle between the leading group. Italian rider Romano Fenati led the final lap onboard the...

Indianapolis Moto2: Kallio heads Marc VDS one two

Indianapolis Moto2: Kallio heads Marc VDS one two

Mika Kallio wwill start the Indianapolis Moto2 race from pole position ahead of team-mate and championship rival Esteve Rabat. Kallio set his fastest time of 1'36.883 fairly early in the session, but...

Indianapolis MotoGP: Marquez continues domination with pole

Indianapolis MotoGP: Marquez continues domination with pole

Reigning world champion Marc Marquez got straight back into the swing of things after the summer break by taking pole position in the USA with a best time of 1'31.619. The Spaniard had a scare early...

Indianapolis Moto3: Miller on pole

Indianapolis Moto3: Miller on pole

Australian Jack Miller will start tomorrow's Moto3 race from pole position at the revamped Indianapolis circuit. The KTM rider set a best time of 1'40.727 to grab pole ahead of Efren Vasquez and Alex...

Marc Marquez: 'I prefer bikes to girls'

Marc Marquez: 'I prefer bikes to girls'

It’s February 20, 2014 and Marc Marquez is grimacing in a crumpled heap after falling off his flat-
track bike while training near his home in Lleida, west of Barcelona. The infectious grin has been...

PBM MotoGP riders set for Oschersleben 8hr race

PBM MotoGP riders set for Oschersleben 8hr race

Paul Bird Motorsports MotoGP riders Broc Parkes and Michael Laverty will return to their superbike roots for the Oschersleben 8hr round of the Endurance World Championship, with the duo riding a...

Yamaha: We are looking for the real Jorge Lorenzo

Yamaha: We are looking for the real Jorge Lorenzo

Yamaha bosses have said it is essential that Jorge Lorenzo can return to winning ways in the second half of the 2014 MotoGP world championship. The Spaniard’s struggle to be competitive in the first...

Lorenzo pens new two-year Yamaha deal

Lorenzo pens new two-year Yamaha deal

Jorge Lorenzo has, as expected, announced a new two-year deal with Yamaha that will see him remain at the Movistar MotoGP team alongside Valentino Rossi until at least the end of the 2016 season.

Bradl signs with NGM Forward Racing

Bradl signs with NGM Forward Racing

The NGM Forward Racing team has officially announced that German Stefan Bradl will ride for the team in 2015. Bradl will ride one of the team's Open Class bikes, made up of a Yamaha M1...

LCR Honda confirms Crutchlow for 2015

LCR Honda confirms Crutchlow for 2015

Lucio Cecchinello’s LCR Honda squad have confirmed that Brit Cal Crutchlow will replace Stefan Bradl for 2015, closing the circle of speculation opened this afternoon when Ducati announced the 29 year...

Crutchlow parts with Ducati, linked to LCR Honda

Crutchlow parts with Ducati, linked to LCR Honda

Only a week after confirming at World Ducati Week and in an exclusive interview to MCN that he would remain with Ducati for 2014, the Italian manufacturer has dramatically confirmed that they will...

Camier to finally make MotoGP debut replacing injured Hayden

Camier to finally make MotoGP debut replacing injured Hayden

Leon Camier will deputise for the injured Nicky Hayden at the next two rounds of the MotoGP championship, riding the Aspar Honda RCV1000 at Indianapolis and Brno.   Hayden, who is sitting out the...