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Franco Morbidelli means business with DutchGP pole

Franco Morbidelli (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) took another impressive pole position as the 2017 points leader bounced back from a more difficult Catalan GP, heading key rival Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) by a tenth after conditions dried out [...]

June 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Jorge Martin sets stunning sixth pole of the season

Jorge Martin (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) is earning a reputation in 2017 as the polesetter in all but two of the races so far – and the Motul TT Assen is not one of the exceptions. The Spaniard sliced through [...]

June 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, Racing

Can Öncü dominates Assen Qualifying

Rising Turkish star Can Öncü rode alone and dominated most of Friday’s action for the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup at Assen. As light rain sprinkled the circuit during Qualifying the 13-year-old didn’t need a slipstream and was clearly quickest [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup

Maverick Vinales back on top at Assen

Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) struck back after a tough Catalan GP to top Day 1 at the ‘Cathedral’ – the TT Circuit Assen – by over three tenths after a leap forward in FP2. The weather threatened in the [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Franco Morbidelli in command at the Cathedral

EG 0,0 Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli struck first at the TT Circuit Assen, in the top five in FP1 before moving up the timesheets in the afternoon to end the day as Friday’s fastest. 2016 Assen winner Takaaki Nakagami [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Jorge Martin a cut above on Friday

He’s made a habit of taking pole positions in 2017, and Jorge Martin (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) was the fastest man in Moto3™ once again after the first two practice sessions at Assen. Aron Canet (Estrella Galicia 0,0) was second [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, Racing

YART confirms pole position at Slovakia Ring

YART Yamaha Official EWC Team will start the 1st edition of the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring from pole position tomorrow, ahead of GMT94 Yamaha. Meanwhile, F.C.C. Honda pulled off an excellent performance in qualifying this morning to take 3rd [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Endurance

BSB star Christian Iddon eager to make roads bow at the MCE UGP

British Superbike front-runner Christian Iddon has admitted he’s keen to make the jump from short circuits to real road racing at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix this August. The popular 32 year-old, now in his second year with the Tyco [...]

June 23, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Follow the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring

Don’t miss out on the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring – the 4th round of the FIM EWC 2016-2017. The championship’s first-ever race in Slovakia will be getting worldwide TV coverage. The very first edition of the 8 Hours of [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Endurance
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

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

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
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