July

Moto2: Zarco ‘I have to be champion again’

Moto2: Zarco ‘I have to be champion again’

Reigning champion Johann Zarco says that he believes that he has to become the first every rider to retain the Moto2 championship – and says that knowing what the experience of winning was like last...

Silverstone MotoGP ticket offer

Silverstone MotoGP ticket offer

With the Octo British GP in sight, you can still receive a 10% ticket offer thanks to Silverstone for the September 2-4 event. The offer gives a 10% discount for three-day adult admission and...

MotoGP: Hayden hoping for a tenth Rossi title

MotoGP: Hayden hoping for a tenth Rossi title

2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden says he’s hoping that 2016 will see Valentino Rossi lift his record tenth title in the premiere class. Speaking to MCN at the Suzuka 8 Hour, where the Honda...

MotoGP: Lowes continues Aprilia form

MotoGP: Lowes continues Aprilia form

Sam Lowes has once again impressed on his second outing on the Aprilia RS-GP machine, after he was able to take to the track alongside his MotoGP rivals for the first time at last week's Red Bull Ring...

Moto2: Forward Racing complete wind tunnel testing

Moto2: Forward Racing complete wind tunnel testing

Forward Racing have become the latest Moto2 team to take to the wind tunnel in an attempt to increase performance, as they use aerodynamic testing to utilise the best positioning on the bike for their...

Moto3: Binder ‘fighting for this was my goal’

Moto3: Binder ‘fighting for this was my goal’

Moto3 championship leader Brad Binder has admitted that despite doing his best to not focus on the fight to be world champion just yet, his season so far is going according to the pre-season plan he...

MotoGP: Stoner voices Red Bull Ring safety concerns

MotoGP: Stoner voices Red Bull Ring safety concerns

While he might have enjoyed a successful test at the Red Bull Ring, Casey Stoner has been one of a number of racers to hit out at the safety aspects of the new circuit, saying that he believes that...

MotoGP: Honda set to struggle in Austria

MotoGP: Honda set to struggle in Austria

Honda’s winning streak of recent rounds may well come to a end when MotoGP returns from their summer break to head to the Red Bull Ring next month, with MCN’s sources in the paddock suggesting that it...

Moto2: Zarco and Binder among riders sampling Red Bull Ring

Moto2: Zarco and Binder among riders sampling Red Bull Ring

Reigning Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco and Moto3 championship leader Brad Binder have been among a number of riders from the junior classes who have sampled MotoGP’s newest circuit this week. The...

Moto2: Who the hell is Luca Marini?

Moto2: Who the hell is Luca Marini?

It’s not always the step up in racing to be a member of one of the famous dynasties of the sport like a Dunlop or a Haslam… so imagine how it must feel to be the half brother of one Mr Valentino...

MotoGP: Final video of Rossi series released

MotoGP: Final video of Rossi series released

Monster Energy have released the final video in their five-part series paying tribute to Valentino Rossi, opening the doors on behind the scenes in the life of MotoGP's biggest star. You can watch the...

MotoGP: Crutchlow silences the critics

MotoGP: Crutchlow silences the critics

Cal Crutchlow has silenced his critics by taking a stunning debut MotoGP podium of the 2016 season at Sachsenring, using the wet conditions and his tyres to his advantage to return to the winners’...

MotoGP: Cecchinello ‘We needed that finish’

MotoGP: Cecchinello ‘We needed that finish’

LCR Honda team boss Lucio Cecchinello admitted to MCN after last Sunday’s German Grand Prix that after a difficult start to the 2016 season for them, Crutchlow’s podium during Sunday’s race couldn’t...

Opinion: Rossi screw-up ends title chances?

Opinion: Rossi screw-up ends title chances?

To call Sunday’s MotoGP race an unmitigated disaster for the factory Movistar Yamaha duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo would perhaps be understating just how much the to hugely experienced...

MotoGP: Marquez ‘intermediates don’t exist to us’

MotoGP: Marquez ‘intermediates don’t exist to us’

While the gamble to switch straight from full wets to slicks – and forego Michelin’s new intermediate option tyres – eventually proved to be the move that won last weekend’s German Grand Prix for Marc...

MotoGP: Michelin rush tyres to meet Sachsenring challenges

MotoGP: Michelin rush tyres to meet Sachsenring challenges

Michelin have once again shown the level to which they’re prepared to push in MotoGP after rushing special tyres from their headquarters in southern France to the Sachsenring after conditions changed...

MotoGP: Rossi calls for introduction of race radios

MotoGP: Rossi calls for introduction of race radios

One of the calls Valentino Rossi made in the aftermath of last week’s disastrous German Grand Prix for him was for the potential introduction of ship-to-shore communications as used extensively in the...

Moto2: Technical report confirms rider error as cause of Salom crash

Moto2: Technical report confirms rider error as cause of Salom crash

A technical report compiled by independent experts and released today by MotoGP Technical Director Danny Aldridge has confirmed the cause of the tragic incident in which Luis Salom lost his life...

MotoGP: Rossi ‘Red Bull Ring is very particular’

MotoGP: Rossi ‘Red Bull Ring is very particular’

Valentino Rossi has described MotoGP’s latest circuit in Austria as ‘very particular,’ after the nine-time world champion spent two days on track testing at the Red Bull Ring. The scene of his first...

MotoGP: Suzuki make vital progress at Red Bull Ring test

MotoGP: Suzuki make vital progress at Red Bull Ring test

The Suzuki MotoGP squad of Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Viñales made vital progress at this week’s test at MotoGP’s scenic new track in Austria, after experimenting with a number of electrical...

Moto3: Germany ‘neither good nor bad’ for title leader Binder

Moto3: Germany ‘neither good nor bad’ for title leader Binder

Sunday’s German round of the 2016 Moto3 championship was ‘neither good nor bad’ for title leader Brad Binder, after he managed to keep his cool in tricky conditions to take some valuable championship...

MotoGP: Iannone ends Austria test on top as Ducati continue to dominate

MotoGP: Iannone ends Austria test on top as Ducati continue to dominate

Ducati continued to dominate as the two-day MotoGP test at Austria’s Red Bull Ring drew to a close today, with Andrea Iannone taking charge at the top of the timesheets from team mate...

MotoGP: Rossi admits higher than sixth unlikely

MotoGP: Rossi admits higher than sixth unlikely

Valentino Rossi has admitted that he thinks even finishing higher than sixth in Sunday’s MotoGP race at Sachsenring, where he eventually finished eighth, was unlikely, after struggling in the second...

MotoGP: Kallio confirms KTM wildcard at Valencia

MotoGP: Kallio confirms KTM wildcard at Valencia

KTM MotoGP test rider Mika Kallio has confirmed rumours that the series’ newest manufacturer will make a wildcard appearance at the final round of the 2016 season at Valencia, ahead of their debut...

MotoGP: Ducati dominate Red Bull Ring test as KTM impress

MotoGP: Ducati dominate Red Bull Ring test as KTM impress

Ducati have lived up to expectations of MotoGP’s new circuit in Austria suiting the Desmosedici by dominating the opening day of testing at the Red Bull Ring. Locking the top four spots, it was Andrea...

MotoGP: Day of Champions tickets now on sale

MotoGP: Day of Champions tickets now on sale

Tickets are finally on sale for Day of Champions, MotoGP’s annual and much anticipated charity fundraiser held annually at the British round of the series at Silverstone. Seeing all the top riders...

MotoGP: Zarco finally confirmed at Monster Tech 3 Yamaha

MotoGP: Zarco finally confirmed at Monster Tech 3 Yamaha

Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco has finally been confirmed as joining the Monster Tech 3 Yamaha team for the 2017 MotoGP season, ending weeks of speculation. It’s been widely acknowledged that the...

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales hit by another significant setback

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales hit by another significant setback

The Circuit of Wales is facing yet another significant setback, after the Welsh Government refused a second bid from the company behind the project, the Heads of the Valleys Development Company, to...

MotoGP: Smith relishing ‘awesome’ Sachsenring

MotoGP: Smith relishing ‘awesome’ Sachsenring

Bradley Smith is relishing the opportunity to ride this weekend’s German round of the MotoGP championship at the Sachsenring, admitting that the track is one of his favourite circuits of the year...

MotoGP: Tough weekend ahead for Ducati

MotoGP: Tough weekend ahead for Ducati

The Ducati MotoGP duo of Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso have admitted that they believe they’re in for a tough weekend at this weekend’s German round of the series at Sachsenring. Always a...

MotoGP: New upgrades for Aprilia at ‘favourable’ Sachsenring

MotoGP: New upgrades for Aprilia at ‘favourable’ Sachsenring

Aprilia will once again bring new parts for their RS-GP MotoGP machine this weekend to the German round of MotoGP at Sachsenring, with new chassis and engine components and further refinements to...

Moto3: Mahindra finally roll out new gearbox

Moto3: Mahindra finally roll out new gearbox

Mahindra are finally ready to roll out a newly updated gearbox set to end the troubles that have been plaguing factory and privateer bikes all season long this weekend at Sachsenring. The move comes...

Moto2: Lowes title fight back starts this weekend

Moto2: Lowes title fight back starts this weekend

Sam Lowes is determined to see his Moto2 world championship campaign get back underway this weekend in Sachsenring, after a slow few rounds for him has saw him take only one podium from the last four...

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales submit latest funding proposal to government

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales submit latest funding proposal to government

The company behind the Circuit of Wales, the Heads of the Valleys Development Company, have submitted a new proposal to the Welsh Government to help underwrite the potential cost of the...

MotoGP: Marquez ‘Sachsenring is a bit like a dirt track!’

MotoGP: Marquez ‘Sachsenring is a bit like a dirt track!’

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez is hoping to harness his dirt track background this weekend at Sachsenring, joking that the left hand nature of the German track means he may have an...

MotoGP: Baz set to make return after long absence

MotoGP: Baz set to make return after long absence

Loris Baz will return to MotoGP this weekend after a long absence, having finally recovered from injuries sustained when he was taken out on the opening lap of the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello by...