An extremely unlucky, occurrence in the first race of the MXGP of Pays de Montbéliard – the final round of the Women’s Motocross World Championship – extinguished Courtney Duncan’s chances of a debut title this weekend. Despite an epic comeback in the second moto where she lapped all but the second-placed rider, Duncan was forced […]

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Managing a knee injury, New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan clung on to second place in the points after the penultimate round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship (WMX) at Assen, in the Netherlands this weekend. The Dunedin-based Altherm JCR Yamaha rider says nothing went to plan for her in the two races, where she finished […]

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Marc Marquez notched up his fourth victory of the MotoGP season after beating Danilo Petrucci in a pulsating wet-weather duel at Misano, drawing level with Andrea Dovizioso at the top of the standings. Pramac Ducati rider Petrucci inherited the lead of the race on lap 7 of 28, as Ducati’s Jorge Lorenzo – who made […]

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Valentino Rossi will need to rest for “30 to 40 days” according to the doctor that operated on the MotoGP rider’s broken leg in the early hours of Friday morning. Rossi sustained fractures to the tibia and fibula in his right leg in a motocross accident in Italy on Thursday, and he underwent a one-hour operation from 2-3am on […]

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Andrea Dovizioso took the lead of the MotoGP world championship with victory at Silverstone, while title rival Marc Marquez retired with an engine failure. Dovizioso worked his way through from sixth on the grid to pass race-long leader Valentino Rossi at Stowe on lap 18 of 20, and then held off the other factory Yamaha […]

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As the MotoGP paddock descends on the British circuit of Silverstone, British rider Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) will run Aaron Slight’s livery which he ran in the WorldSBK Championship in the mid-nineties. New Zealander Slight had a strong WorldSBK career running from 1988 – 2000, with his first full season in 1993, and it is […]

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Andrea Dovizioso scored his and Ducati’s third win of the MotoGP season at the Red Bull Ring, seeing off Honda’s Marc Marquez after a tense head-to-head duel. The pair emerged as the leading contenders for victory after a frantic start to the Austrian Grand Prix, with Dovizioso ultimately prevailing by 0.176 seconds despite a desperate […]

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MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has admitted that his wrong tyre choice for the start of the Czech Grand Prix was key to what ended up being a dominant win. As the race kicked off in damp conditions, Marquez, lining up on pole, was the only top MotoGP rider to opt for the soft wet […]

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Courtney Duncan has raced the smartest of her short but stunning international career in the Czech Republic this weekend, to wrest back the red plate at the fourth round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship. Held at the hard pack and challenging Loket, circuit, the two-day MXGP of Czech Republic saw Duncan (21) record […]

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