February

The reasons behind the BBC decision

Grandstand producer Belinda Rogerson explained the BBC’s decision to drop live WSB this Sunday. She Said: " Unfortunately, the scheduled date for the 1st round in Valencia was moved from March 9 to March 2 late in 2002. We had planned to show both of the races during the day on BBC TWO on March 9, however the schedule of sport that we were already committed to showing on March 2, including...

BBC won’t show WSB live on Sunday

BBC won’t show WSB live on Sunday

The BBC will not be showing Sunday’s WSB round live. Instead all we’ll get is highlights on BBC 2 at 11:55pm.If you want to see it live you’ll need access to Eurosport which will show the races from...

Hodgson quickest after first day’s qualifying

Hodgson quickest after first day’s qualifying

The times have come in for the first qualifying session in Valencia with only one second separating the top seven riders.Fila Ducati rider Neil Hodgson put in a fastest lap of 1:34.932, just 0.069...

Hodgson fastest at last test before WSB begins

Hodgson fastest at last test before WSB begins

Neil Hodgson was on lap record pace when he went fastest at the WSB test in Valencia on Sunday. He put in a time of 1:34.01, 1.3 seconds under Ben Bostrom’s 2002 lap record.Check out this week’s MCN,...

Laconi drops in on Ducati

Laconi drops in on Ducati

Regis Laconi cemented his arrival at Ducati by getting a taste of the racing heritage he is now a part of.He couldn’t resist getting his leg over Mike Hailwood’s Ducati 900, the bike that won him the...

Hodgson heads first day of Winter testing

Hodgson heads first day of Winter testing

British rider Neil Hodgson made his intentions clear for 2003 by posting the fastest time on the first day of the official World Superbikes tests at Valencia.Hodgson and Fila Ducati team-mate Ruben...

Riders for WSB Valencia test announced

Riders for WSB Valencia test announced

The list of riders taking part in the official World Superbike and Supersport winter test at Valencia on February 21-23 has been announced.MCN will be bringing all the latest news and an exclusive...

Red Bull rookie switches to Boxer Cup

Red Bull rookie switches to Boxer Cup

Barry Burrell, one of the five riders chosen to go on to the next stage of the Red Bull Rookie search, has already reaped the benefits of the program by being picked to ride for the BMW Motorrad GB...