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Barry Sheene’s restored Suzuki XR14 to be ridden by son Freddie at Oliver’s Mount

Barry Sheene’s restored Suzuki XR14 to be ridden by son Freddie at Oliver’s Mount

Barry Sheene’s 1976 world championship-winning Suzuki XR14 – which has been restored with the help of Suzuki’s Vintage Parts Programme – will be ridden by his son Freddie at this year’s Sheene Festival at Oliver’s Mount on 22-23 July. The [...]

June 22, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers, Racing

MXGP Back to Italy

Two weeks have passed and MXGP is back to racing at another new circuit! This time around the 11th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship will be held at the Ottobiano International circuit completely renewed for the Fiat Professional [...]

June 22, 2017 Latest News, Off-Road, Racing

Epic battles at Round 3 of the KTM RC Cup with four races at Knockhill

Round 3 of the Santander Consumer Finance KTM RC Cup took place at Knockhill this past weekend (June 16-18), under perfect skies and fantastic track conditions; it was a weekend offering a quartet of gripping races. Once again, all eyes [...]

June 22, 2017 British Superbike, KTM RC Cup, Latest News, Racing
Cal Crutchlow Signs New Two-Year Contract With HRC and LCR

Cal Crutchlow Signs New Two-Year Contract With HRC and LCR

The LCR Honda MotoGP Team is delighted to officially announce the renewal of the technical partnership with the Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) for the next two years, with Cal Crutchlow also confirmed as part of the cooperation. The Brit, who [...]

June 21, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Ready, set, race: the curtain comes up at the ‘Cathedral’

Beyond the fields and tree-lined lanes of the Drenthe province in the northeastern Netherlands nestles a foothold of motorcycling history, refined today into a ribbon of asphalt that winds its way around 18 corners hewn from a combination of flat-out [...]

June 20, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Going Dutch: who can break the Marquez-Morbidelli domination?

After the dust settles in the wake of an uncatchable Alex Marquez (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) at the Catalan GP, the paddock heads for the Motul TT Assen with the title fight close at the top. With Franco Morbidelli (EG [...]

June 20, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Hit Mir with your best shot

After another stunning and studied victory for Championship leader Joan Mir (Leopard Racing) in the Catalan GP, the Majorcan is squarely in the sights of his rivals as they bid to stay in touch with him. The gap at the [...]

June 20, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, Racing

Assen assignment – the mid summer Rookies Cup exam

Assen is the height of summer and so often the height of drama. In fact the drama is more reliable than the weather as last year’s Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup races in the Netherlands were wet, yet both provided [...]

June 20, 2017 Latest News, Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup

Wins for López, García, Cardús, García and Sardanyons in Barcelona

Alonso López and Sergio García gave the Junior Team Estrella Galicia 0.0 team the double in Barcelona in the Moto3™ category as they shared the victories in the two races while Ricky Cardús (Team Stylobike) won both Moto2™ races. Iker [...]

June 19, 2017 CEV Repsol, Latest News, Racing

Suzuki test ride tour heads to Super Sausage Cafe

Suzuki’s biker café test ride tour heads to the Super Sausage this weekend, June 24-25, where the all-new GSX-R1000 will be available to try from the popular café, located on the A5 near Towcester. The 2017 GSX-R1000 – which won [...]

June 19, 2017 Industry News, Latest News, Manufacturers

Jake Dixon propels himself into the MCE BSB premier league with Knockhill victories

Jake Dixon propelled himself into the premier league of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Knockhill today (Sunday) as the RAF Reserves Kawasaki rider followed up his debut win in the opening race to make it a double after [...]

June 18, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Marvelous Marco Melandri takes 100th Italian victory at Misano

At the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round on Sunday it was home rider Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) who took a stunning first win of 2017, with Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes also on the [...]

June 18, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: Kenan Sofuoglu storms to fourth successive win

At the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round on Sunday it was World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) who took a fourth consecutive victory, with the Turkish rider accompanied on the podium by Jules Cluzel (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) and [...]

June 18, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP300: Mika Perez converts pole to victory at stunning Misano

Mika Perez (WILSport Racedays) has secured a stunningly close victory in the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round, following a stunning 13 lap race around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. Pole sitter Perez (WILSport Racedays) got a stunning start off [...]

June 18, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport 300

Masaki, Cardús, González and Sardanyons take poles in Barcelona

This weekend sees the third round of the FIM CEV Repsol at the Circuit of Barcelona-Catalunya just a week after the Gran Premi Monster Energy of Catalunya. Kazuki Masaki (Asia Talent Team) in Moto3™, Ricky Cardús (Team Stylobike) in Moto2™, [...]

June 17, 2017 CEV Repsol, Latest News, Racing

Dramatic victory for Tom Sykes in Rimini sunshine

A breathtaking Race 1 at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” on Saturday afternoon saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) take advantage of three big crashes ahead of him to secure maximum points, with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK [...]

June 17, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: Kenan Sofuoglu continues unstoppable form

At the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round on Saturday afternoon the WorldSSP World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) grabbed his third pole of 2017 and the 33rd of his career in the class, with the Turkish rider joined on [...]

June 17, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP300: Mika Perez takes sensational pole position at Misano

Continuing on his strong run of form, Spain’s Mika Perez (WILSport Racedays) has secured his second pole position for the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round after he put in a stunning lap of 1.52.490 and was unable to be caught. [...]

June 17, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport 300

Luke Mossey leads the way from Shakey after dramatic opening free practice at Knockhill

Luke Mossey fired the JG Speedfit Kawasaki to the top of the times after the opening two free practice sessions at Knockhill with a lap under the existing circuit record to hold off Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne. However a crash in [...]

June 16, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Jonathan Rea fastest on opening day at Misano

The first day’s action at the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round concluded with the World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) in familiar territory at the top of the combined practice timesheets. The Northern Irishman set down a 1’34.901 marker [...]

June 16, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes
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