August

Racers' Flags Are Chequered First

Racers' Flags Are Chequered First

There was a most unfamiliar reflection in the puddles of Silverstone. An increasingly real chance that Britain is on the brink of celebrating another motorcycle World Champion, after yet another...

Kent cruises to home win

Kent cruises to home win

Danny Kent has cruised to a Moto3 win – and extended his championship lead further – after taking a win by almost nine seconds from Jakub Kornfeil as many of his title rivals crashed out. Kent managed...

Rossi wins, Marquez crashes, Crutchlow taken out in dramatic Silverstone race

Rossi wins, Marquez crashes, Crutchlow taken out in dramatic Silverstone race

Valentino Rossi has taken a controlling win in wet conditions at Silverstone, further extending his lead in the championship as early leader Jorge Lorenzo slumped to fourth and Marc Marquez crashed...

Zarco takes dominant Moto2 win in drying conditions

Zarco takes dominant Moto2 win in drying conditions

Johann Zarco has extended his championship lead in Moto2, after taking a dominant win in a race of mixed conditions at Silverstone. The Frenchman led almost from start to finish, benefitting from a...

Redding signs with Pramac

Redding signs with Pramac

Scott Redding has signed to race with Pramac Ducati for 2016. The news, first revealed by MCN earlier this month, leaves Redding playing out the string following a disastrous year with the Marc VDS...

Wet weather throws Silverstone odds into disarray

Wet weather throws Silverstone odds into disarray

Ladbrokes advertorial Rain on raceday could throw this weekend’s betting market at the British Grand Prix into disarray – and with pole man Marc Marquez on even money, it could be a good bet to look...

Lowes lines up for home pole

Lowes lines up for home pole

Sam Lowes will start his home Grand Prix tomorrow at Silverstone from pole position, after an impressive session that saw him first run out of fuel and have to push home his Speed-Up machine before...

Marquez blitzes lap record for Silverstone pole

Marquez blitzes lap record for Silverstone pole

Marc Marquez has blitzed the Silverstone lap record to take pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix, finishing nearly 0.3 clear of Jorge Lorenzo. He only just fell short of becoming the first...

Hernandez and Espargaro go through to Q2

Hernandez and Espargaro go through to Q2

Yonny Hernandez and Aleix Espargaro will progress to Q2 at Silverstone, after topping the Q1 session over 0.1 clear of the opposition – but with only 0.006 separating the duo. Maverick Viñales will...

Marquez dominates final practice

Marquez dominates final practice

Marc Marquez dominated final practice and led the way by almost a full second from Andrea Iannone. Every flying lap set by the Spaniard was faster than the rest of the field with the Ducati the...

Navarro on pole as Kent takes front row start

Navarro on pole as Kent takes front row start

Jorge Navarro has taken an incredible pole position at Silverstone for tomorrow’s Moto3 race, blitzing the already-fast time of local Danny Kent by over half a second. And Kent ended up back in third,...

Rins smashes Moto2 record in FP3

Rins smashes Moto2 record in FP3

Alex Rins smashed the Moto2 unofficial track record at Silverstone to lead the way from his former Moto3 rival Alex Marquez. The Spaniard's were comfortably quicker than Tito Rabat with Johann Zarco...

Lorenzo fastest and three Brits in Q2

Lorenzo fastest and three Brits in Q2

Jorge Lorenzo was fastest in the all important FP3 session but the big news of the session was that the three British riders are all safely through to Q2 at Silverstone. Scott Redding has had a...

Kent up to speed as Martin goes fastest

Kent up to speed as Martin goes fastest

Jorge Martin set the fastest time in final practice ahead of Moto3 qualifying after leading the way from a late charging Karel Hanika. The Czech rider availed of a tow to vault to second int he...

Video: British GP preview with John McPhee

Video: British GP preview with John McPhee

The last of the Brits to get the MCN video preview treatment, we caught up with John McPhee at his hotel for a look at his chances in the Moto3 race.

Redding to decide future by weekend

Redding to decide future by weekend

With his future still one of the biggest cogs in the MotoGP rider market Scott Redding has revealed that he plans to have his plans finalised by the end of the weekend. "It’s so 50/50 at the minute I...

Lorenzo strikes back at Silverstone

Lorenzo strikes back at Silverstone

Jorge Lorenzo has responded to Marc Marquez’s first session time at Silverstone, by beating his fellow Spaniard back into second by a mere 0.033 at the end of the opening day. However, it was Bradley...

Kent keeps his cool after disastrous start

Kent keeps his cool after disastrous start

Romano Fenati led an Italian one two in second practice at Silverstone with Nicollo Antonelli one tenth of a second slower than the VR46 rider. Alexix Masbou was third fastest but over four tenths off...

Video: British GP preview with Scott Redding

Video: British GP preview with Scott Redding

The latest of the MotoGP Brits we caught up with ahead of this weekend's home Grand Prix at Silverstone is none other than the only man to win one in the last decade than Scott Redding. 

Zarco and Lowes dominate opening session

Zarco and Lowes dominate opening session

Johann Zarco and Sam Lowes were in a class of their own in opening Moto2 practice with the duo almost have a second faster than the rest of the field. At the end of the session a slew of riders set...

Marquez lays down marker in FP1

Marquez lays down marker in FP1

Marc Marquez has laid down a marker to his rivals in the opening practice session of this year’s British Grand Prix, finishing nearly 0.4 clear of the Yamaha duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino...

Former 250GP rider Joan Garriga dies

Former 250GP rider Joan Garriga dies

Former 250GP front-runner Joan Garriga has lost his life after a road traffic crash in his native Spain. The often-controversial yet popular star of the middleweight class died following a crash on...

Navarro tops FP1 as Kent suffers

Navarro tops FP1 as Kent suffers

Jorge Navarro has topped Moto3 free practice one at Silverstone from Brad Binder and Isaac Viñales, after title leader Danny Kent was left unable to complete a lap. Kent failed to complete a lap of...

Video: British GP preview with Danny Kent

Video: British GP preview with Danny Kent

We caught up with Danny Kent yesterday at BT Sport's MotoGP prevent in London to get the Moto3 title leader's thoughts on his home race this weekend at Silverstone.

Video: British GP preview with Sam Lowes

Video: British GP preview with Sam Lowes

The latest in our Silverstone preview video is a look at the Moto2 class with 2015 race winner Sam Lowes!

Video: British GP preview with Bradley Smith

Video: British GP preview with Bradley Smith

The second of our British GP preview interviews, this time we caught up with Bradley Smith to talk about Silverstone and the pressures of racing in front of a home crowd.

Crutchlow signs two year LCR extension

Crutchlow signs two year LCR extension

Cal Crutchlow has become the latest rider to have his future confirmed with the Englishman remaining with LCR Honda for the next two years.  Crutchlow stood on the podium in Argentina and has had...

Video: British GP preview with Cal Crutchlow

Video: British GP preview with Cal Crutchlow

It's British Grand Prix week, and we're catching up with as many of the home stars as possible to get their thoughts on Silverstone. First man up: Cal Crutchlow!

The challenge of Silverstone for Bridgestone

The challenge of Silverstone for Bridgestone

This weekend’s British Grand Prix is one of the most challenging tests for rider, machine and tyres on the MotoGP calendar. The high speed nature of the track places a huge strain on each and for...

Smith's Tech3 deal done at last

Smith's Tech3 deal done at last

Bradley Smith has re-signed with Tech3 after a few niggles over the contract. It will be the Englishman's sixth season with the squad. While the news has been expected for some time one of the biggest...

Redding unsure of what to expect at Silverstone

Redding unsure of what to expect at Silverstone

Scott Redding needs his season to turn around soon and Silverstone should provide a perfect opportunity for the British rider who traditionally has strong showings on home soil. However, far from...

Michelin discuss 2016 tyre allocation

Michelin discuss 2016 tyre allocation

With rain rendering most of Monday's Michelin test useless MCN was able to spend some time with Michelin's Piero Taramasso to discuss how the French tyre manufacturer is approaching their return to...

GP chickens coming home to roost

GP chickens coming home to roost

World renowned GP reporter Michael Scott strokes his beard and thinks hard about what's really going on in MotoGP. This week he looks at what can be learned from the recent roiund at Brno and, more...

Dovi explains Ducati struggles

Dovi explains Ducati struggles

Andrea Dovizioso has had a difficult summer aboard the Ducati and his early season form now seems very distant. In Germany he struggled with a lack of mid-corner grip and eventually had to settle for...

Bridgestone discuss the challenge of Brno

Bridgestone discuss the challenge of Brno

The Czech Grand Prix was one of the most difficult of the season for riders with the scorching conditions leading to a lack of grip throughout the weekend. When this was combined with a bumpy track...

Cal's new colours for Silverstone?

Cal's new colours for Silverstone?

Cal Crutchlow tested today at Brno using a new livery on his LCR Honda with Castrol on the fairings of his RV213v. The team has faced an uncertain future in recent months with the ongoing...