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Donington Park and Leon Haslam extend partnership for 2017

Donington Park and leading MCE British Superbike rider Leon Haslam will continue their partnership into 2017, extending a link to the family that stretches right back to the re-opening of the circuit in 1977. The deal means that Donington logos [...]

March 28, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

MotoAmerica Set To Use VOMS System To Monitor Concussions

MotoAmerica has announced that the series will begin using the Vestibular Occulo Motor Screening (VOMS) system this season to monitor participants competing in the MotoAmerica Series. It is anticipated that this method will provide a more accurate diagnosis of a [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Moto-America, Racing

KTM Trick Scot – Kevin Carmichael appointed as official UK KTM stunt rider

Kevin Carmichael appointed as official UK KTM stunt rider World renowned ‘extreme motorcycle rider’, Kevin Carmichael, has become KTM’s official stunt performer in the UK. The Scotsman has been a professional stunt rider since 1997, becoming European champion in the [...]

March 27, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

Will MotorLand Aragon be painted red for AragonWorldSBK

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Spanish circuit of MotorLand Aragon (AragonWorldSBK) for the first European round of the season, and it is a circuit Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing Ducati) has dominated at in the past. Set [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP – Return of the champ Kenan Sofuoglu

They say whilst the cats away the mice will play, which could have been the case in the FIM Supersport World Championship (WorldSSP), as the opening two rounds saw the absence of title favourite and reigning world champion Kenan Sofuoglu [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport
WorldSSP300 – Inaugural weekend set to take place at MotorLand Aragon

WorldSSP300 – Inaugural weekend set to take place at MotorLand Aragon

In what is set to be a historic day in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship paddock at MotorLand Aragon this weekend, the first ever FIM Supersport 300 World Championship (WorldSSP300) sessions will take place in Southern Spain, as 37 [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport 300
STK1000 – Who will take the opening honours?

STK1000 – Who will take the opening honours?

The European Superstock 1000 Championship gets underway this weekend and its set to be as unpredictable as ever, however one thing can be guaranteed is the stunning racing action fans are set to be treated to. 34 riders will line [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Racing, Superstock 1000 FIM Cup

Desert stormed – Maverick Vinales draws first blood in 2017

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP™ is back for 2017, and in some style. After stealing the headlines throughout preseason, Maverick [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Franco Morbidelli uncatchable and unflappable in Qatar

After a year of incredible podium performances in 2016, Franco Morbidelli (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) started off 2017 in stunning style – with his first win in Moto2™. 2016 Qatar winner and key rival Tom Lüthi (CarXpert Interwetten) crossed the [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Joan Mir, McPhee and Martin – the magnificent three in Moto3

A lightweight class classic sees Joan Mir take a stunning second win Joan Mir (Leopard Racing) took an incredible first win of 2017 as the lights went out on the Moto3™ season, making tactical perfection look easy on the way [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, Racing

Maverick Vinales on pole after qualifying cancelled

After overnight rain, a storm and too much standing water on track at Losail International Circuit, the original timetable for Saturday at the #QatarGP saw some adjustments before the decision was taken by Race Direction to cancel track action for [...]

March 25, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

TT 2017 Countdown fires up at Press Launch.

A full day of events started the countdown to TT 2017. After most of the riders had frozen their rocks off clay pigeon shooting; the group gathered at the Motor Museum in Jurby for lunch; then interviews and photo shoots [...]

March 25, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Suzuki Moto France Announces Alex Cudlin at SERT

Suzuki Moto France has announced that Alex Cudlin will join the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team for the Le Mans 24-Hour Race in April and will partner World Endurance Champions Vincent Philippe and Etienne Masson for the rest of the season. [...]

March 25, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Endurance

Still up, once down: Maverick Vinales fastest despite first crash

Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) kept his top spot on the combined timesheets after FP3 at Losail International Circuit, with his Friday stunner remaining unchallenged by the grid. The Spaniard also suffered his first Yamaha crash in an official session [...]

March 24, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Franco Morbidelli and Alex Marquez fly in FP3

Franco Morbidelli (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) and teammate Alex Marquez topped the timesheets in Moto2™’s solo session of the second day in Qatar, with a 2:00.349 for the Italian pipping his teammate by just 0.023. 2015 Moto3™ World Champion Danny [...]

March 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Jorge Martin Sets the Standard on Day 2

Jorge Martin (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) was the fastest rider in the third practice session for the lightweight class at Losail International Circuit, topping the timesheets with a 2:06.817 – also the fastest lap of the weekend so far. The [...]

March 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, Racing

MotoAmerica Announces Yamaha As An Official Manufacturer Partner Of Series

MotoAmerica is proud to announce Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. as an Official Manufacturer Partner of the 2017 MotoAmerica Series, marking a third successive season of Yamaha support of the road racing series. “Yamaha is proud to support the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM [...]

March 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto-America, Racing

One week to go – MCE British Superbike battle lines drawn ahead of Donington Park

The tension is building ahead of the much-anticipated opening round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship next weekend (March 31 – April 2) at Donington Park as some of the world’s best riders prepare for the first clash [...]

March 24, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Leon Haslam to compete at 2017 Suzuka 8 Hour for Team Green Kawasaki

British Superbike contender and 2016 BSB runner-up, Leon Haslam will once again form part of Kawasaki’s Official ‘Team Green’ line-up for the 2017 Suzuka 8 Hour race. As well as racing in the 2017 British Superbike Championship for JG Speedfit [...]

March 24, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing, World Endurance

Maverick Vinales keeps his view from the top on opening day in Losail

After Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was quickest out the box, it was a familiar scene from preseason by the end of the first track action at Losail International Circuit – Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) on top and Repsol Honda [...]

March 23, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
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