July

Steve Plater lands World Supersport wildcard

Steve Plater lands World Supersport wildcard

AIM Yamaha’s Steve Plater has been drafted in late to ride at this weekend’s Brands Hatch World Supersport round. Plater will be representing the Triumph Italia Be1 Racing squad, taking the spot of...

HM Plant and Hydrex Bike Animal Honda confirmed for Donington WSB

HM Plant and Hydrex Bike Animal Honda confirmed for Donington WSB

Leon Haslam, Cal Crutchlow and James Ellison have all been confirmed for the Donington Park round of World Superbikes on September 7. The HM Plant team has hinted towards at appearance at Donington...

Troy Bayliss enters The Race of Champions

Troy Bayliss enters The Race of Champions

Troy Bayliss will swap two wheels for four on December 14 when he represents Australia in the Race of Champions alongside F1 pilot Mark Webber. The two-time World Superbike Champion and current WSB...

Video: Chris Walker tests his new World Superbike Fireblade

Chris Walker is poised to make a dramatic return to the World Superbike Championship in ten days time at Brands Hatch and MCN caught up with him on video at his first test of the motorcycle at Oulton Park. Check out the video below to hear what Walker thinks of the Paul Bird Honda Fireblade and see him in action around the track.

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Karl Harris to wildcard in World Supersport

Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Karl Harris to wildcard in World Supersport

Karl Harris will be looking to rekindle his supersport riding days with a wildcard appearance at Brands Hatch World Superbikes. The Rob Mac Racing Yamaha BSB man has landed the vacant spot in the...

Good progress for Chris Walker on debut World Superbike test

Good progress for Chris Walker on debut World Superbike test

Chris Walker made a solid start to his revived WSB career onboard the Paul Bird Motorsport Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade at Oulton Park today. Watch an interview with Chris Walker and see him in...

Chris Walker tests Paul Bird Motorsport Superbike

Chris Walker tests Paul Bird Motorsport Superbike

Chris Walker has just completed his first test onboard the Paul Bird Motorsport Honda Superbike at Oulton Park with the popular Brit poised to make a dramatic return to the World Superbike...

Tom Sykes's WSB wild card

Tom Sykes's WSB wild card

What great news to hear that Tom Sykes of the Rizla Suzuki Team has got a wild card ride at the Brands Hatch World Superbike round. As Tom said after his double win at Oulton Park Bennetts British...

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss does the double

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss does the double

Troy Bayliss has yet again done the double at the Brno World Superbike round ahead of team-mate Michel Fabrizio, who finished second. Bayliss, Corser and Biaggi led the race from the beginning,...

Brno World Supersport: Jonathan Rea takes win, Craig Jones retires

Brno World Supersport: Jonathan Rea takes win, Craig Jones retires

Ten Kate Honda rider Jonathan Rea has taken the win in the World Supersport race at Brno after an epic battle with Brit Craig Jones and team-mate Andrew Pitt. The 18 lap race saw an epic battle at the...

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss wins race one

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss wins race one

Troy Bayliss has extended his championship lead with a win in race one at the Brno World Superbike round. Ex-MotoGP rider Max Biaggi lead for the beginning of the race, swapping places with Australian...

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss qualifies first on the grid

Brno World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss qualifies first on the grid

Troy Bayliss set the fastest lap in superpole at Brno to claim first place on the grid for tomorrow's two races. Ten Kate Honda rider Ryuichi Kiyonari was the first rider to put in a lap during...

Brno World Supersport: Jonathan Rea fastest, Garry McCoy in hospital

Brno World Supersport: Jonathan Rea fastest, Garry McCoy in hospital

Jonathan Rea stormed to the fastest time in this mornings World Supersport Free Practice session, confirming his intentions for tomorrows race. Onboard the Hannspree Ten Kate Honda, Rea finished ahead...

Season in doubt for injured Fabien Foret

Season in doubt for injured Fabien Foret

Factory Yamaha World Supersport rider Fabien Foret has been ruled out of the Brno race weekend following a heavy crash in first qualifying on Friday. The Frenchman was knocked unconscious when he fell...

Brno World Superbikes: Smrz on pole as Ducati fill seven of the top ten places on the grid

Brno World Superbikes: Smrz on pole as Ducati fill seven of the top ten places on the grid

Jacob Smrz backed up his impressive free practice performance by dominating the first qualifying session by setting provisional pole position on his Guandalini Ducati. The Czech rider completed 19...

Brno World Superbikes: Craig Jones on front row pace again in first qualifying

Brno World Superbikes: Craig Jones on front row pace again in first qualifying

Broc Parkes annihilated the Brno track record with a blistering 2,03.604s lap to set provisional pole position for Sundays World Supersport race. The Yamaha man was the first rider to dip in to the...

Brno World Superbikes: Craig Jones fourth in opening WSS Practice

Brno World Superbikes: Craig Jones fourth in opening WSS Practice

Briton Craig Jones finished fourth fastest in the opening World Supersport Free Practice session in Brno this morning. The Parkalgar Honda rider spent time at the top of the timesheets but was...

Pirelli confirmed as WSB tyre supplier until 2012

Pirelli confirmed as WSB tyre supplier until 2012

WSB organisers, FGSport have confirmed that Pirelli will remain the sole tyre supplier for Superbike, Supersport, Superstock 1000 and Superstock 600 classes until 2012. Buy Pirelli tyres here Pirelli...

Brno World Superbikes: Surprise package Smrz fastest in free practice

Brno World Superbikes: Surprise package Smrz fastest in free practice

Local hero Jacob Smrz fired his Guandalini Ducati to the fastest time in the opening Free Practice session ahead of established stars Max Biaggi, Troy Corser and Ruben Xaus at Brno. Smrz has been a...

Yamaha Livery Design Competition: Vote for the winner

Yamaha Livery Design Competition: Vote for the winner

These are the top five entries in MCN's Yamaha Livery Design competition, handpicked from hundreds by our judging panel which included Troy Corser and Noriyuki Haga. Now it is down to you to choose...

Video: Troy Bayliss shows us just how important his Ducati Xerox Team are

Troy Bayliss is leading the World Superbike championship on his Ducati Xerox at the moment and a large part of what has got him that lead has come from the team around so he has decided to show exactly who his team are in this video. Check out the video below to get a guided tour of all the members of the Ducati Xerox Team, from Boss Davide Tardozzi to the guy who makes Troy's meals, and...