December

Melandri set for official testing despite shoulder surgery

Melandri set for official testing despite shoulder surgery

Marco Melandri is expected to ride at the official WSB test at Portimao on 26 – 28th January despite undergoing surgery on his shoulder on Thursday. The 28 year old Italian elected to have an...

Rea onboard Stoner’s Honda RCV – Exclusive pictures

Rea onboard Stoner’s Honda RCV – Exclusive pictures

MCN can reveal that in last weeks four day test at Sepang, WSB man Jonathan Rea completed laps on Casey Stoner's Honda RCV212V. The current Ten Kate Honda rider played the role of test rider in his...

New Althea Ducati colours

New Althea Ducati colours

The Althea Racing Team unveiled the new livery of its 2011 bike during Termignoni Day at the exhaust company's headquarters in the town of Predosa in northern Italy, according to www.worldsbk.com Race...

Donington plans packed 2011 racing programme

Donington plans packed 2011 racing programme

Donington Park is back and has a packed programme for 2011 headlined by major motorcycle racing events including a round of the World Superbike championship, an Eight Hour World Endurance round, and...

Rea concludes positive MotoGP test in Sepang

Rea concludes positive MotoGP test in Sepang

Jonathan Rea has successfully completed his first MotoGP test in Sepang today. The 23 year old Brit was given an extra half day of testing following heavy rain on Thursday which prevented him from...

Max Biaggi names first son Leon

Max Biaggi names first son Leon

World Superbike champion Max Biaggi has named his first son after his biggest rival in 2010. Biaggi and partner Eleonora Pedron have named their son Leon, who was born earlier today in Italy. The...

Rea completes successful first day onboard Honda RCV212 in Sepang

Rea completes successful first day onboard Honda RCV212  in Sepang

Jonathan Rea has completed his first day of testing onboard the Honda RCV212V in Sepang. After spending yesterday at the circuit adjusting foot rest and handlebar positions, Rea completed 51 laps...

Eugene Laverty is Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

Eugene Laverty is Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

Eugene Laverty has won the coveted Irish Motorcyclist of the Year award. The World Supersport runner-up edged out WSB star Jonathan Rea and Irish national road racer Ryan Farquhar. Final...

Rea to make MotoGP testing debut in Sepang

Rea to make MotoGP testing debut in Sepang

Jonathan Rea is scheduled to ride Casey Stoner's Honda RCV212V in a two day test at Sepang starting tomorrow (Tuesday). The current Ten Kate Honda WSB rider flew from Australia to Malaysia on Sunday...

Positive shakedown test for BMW Motorrad Italia at Portimao

Positive shakedown test for BMW Motorrad Italia at Portimao

The BMW Motorrad Italia team of James Toseland and Ayrton Badovini finally enjoyed some dry track time in Portimao toady where they begun their first shakedown test of their new S1000RR’s which the...

Toseland’s Portimao test delayed by mudslides

Toseland’s Portimao test delayed by mudslides

The BMW Motorrad Italia team of James Toseland and Aryton Badovini have been forced to sit out of their scheduled test at Portimao this morning after a heavy storm caused mudslides at the Portuguese...

Laverty: “I could have been even faster”

Laverty: “I could have been even faster”

In last weeks WSB test at Phillip Island Eugene Laverty topped the time sheets beating Max Biaggi, Leon Camier and Marco Melandri in the process. His performance and progress since jumping on the...