Kiwi rider Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Courtney Duncan has extended her lead in the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship this weekend at Italy’s Ottobiano circuit and now holds a dominant 21-point advantage over her nearest rival. The racing in this fourth round spanned across Saturday and Sunday with technical, sandy, and hot conditions, which saw temperatures […]

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Brad Groombridge doesn’t mind if you call him “boring”, not if means he’s national champion yet again. Truth is, his riding style is far from boring, although spectacular is not always the best way to tackle an enduro course and the Suzuki star is certainly an expert at that. The Alpinestars-sponsored national series came to […]

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Dean Harrison benefitted from Michael Dunlop’s time penalty to win the second Isle of Man TT Supersport race, while Dunlop and Michael Rutter were victorious in Lightweight and Zero TT. Wednesday’s packed schedule was opened with the second SSP race of the week, with Monday’s podium men Harrison, Dunlop and Peter Hickman once again the […]

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Honda has announced Jorge Lorenzo will join Marc Marquez on a two-year deal in its factory MotoGP line-up. As previously reported by Autosport, Honda has settled on three-time champion Lorenzo as its replacement for Dani Pedrosa, who will leave the team after 13 seasons with Honda in the premier class. Lorenzo rode a Honda 250cc bike […]

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Four-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula 1 car for the first time at the Red Bull Ring on Tuesday. The Honda factory rider completed 43 laps behind the wheel of a Toro Rosso STR7 at a special test convened to promote the forthcoming F1 and MotoGP races at the Austrian circuit, before handing […]

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Isle of Man TT newcomer Adam Lyon has died following an incident in Monday’s Supersport race. The incident occurred on the lap three of the four-lap Supersport race around the 28th milestone at Casey’s, with organiser the ACU confirming 26-year-old Lyon had lost his life in a statement on Monday afternoon. Lyon, from Helensborough in […]

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Jorge Lorenzo has admitted that taking his first MotoGP win for Ducati at Mugello will do “nothing” to change his contractual situation with the Italian manufacturer. The three-time premier class champion ended a losing streak dating back to Valencia 2016, his final race as a Yamaha rider, with an imperious lights-to-flag triumph on Ducati’s home […]

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Valentino Rossi scored his first MotoGP pole position since 2016 at the end of a scintillating qualifying session at Mugello, beating Jorge Lorenzo by less than half a tenth. Marc Marquez’s record lap of 1m46.439s, established earlier in the day during third practice, was beaten by the leading four riders in a frantic end to […]

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Tyco BMW’s Michael Dunlop took an emotional 16th Isle of Man TT win in the opening Superbike race of 2018, after long-time leader Dean Harrison sensationally retired on lap four. Dunlop’s Superbike teammate Dan Kneen tragically lost his life in a crash at Churchtown during Wednesday night’s practice, with the late rider’s father Richard giving […]

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Peter Hickman headed Conor Cummins in the Superbike class in Thursday’s practice for the 2018 Isle of Man TT with his fastest-ever lap of the 37.75-mile circuit. Thursday’s schedule was altered to copy that of Wednesday’s cancelled running, with the combined Superbike/Superstock/Supersport session getting underway at 1820. Tuesday Superbike pacesetter Dean Harrison – who became […]

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