In the cruellest of circumstances, Kiwi motocross phenomenon Courtney Duncan will be unable to race the final two rounds of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship (WMX), due to the flare-up of an injury in her right foot. The Altherm JCR Yamaha rider has a dominant 21-point advantage over her nearest rival but has been advised […]

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MotoGP’s new all-electric support class MotoE has unveiled a five-round calendar for its inaugural season in 2019. The first-ever MotoE campaign will kick off at Jerez in May and will also support the French Grand Prix at Le Mans that same month. MotoE races will also be held at the Sachsenring in July and at […]

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Sunday’s British GP at Silverstone was cancelled as “a direct result” of a new track surface laid in February, MotoGP race director Mike Webb has claimed. The race, scheduled for 11:30 BST, was called off just after 16:00 because of heavy rain and standing water. “We’ve had a number of years’ experience here in very […]

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Ducati’s Jorge Lorenzo took his third victory of the 2018 MotoGP season after outduelling Honda rider Marc Marquez at the Red Bull Ring. Starting from pole, Marquez gave up the lead to Andrea Dovizioso at the start and when he fought back at Turn 3, his move compromised both riders, allowing Lorenzo to move to […]

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Wayne Gardner, the Aussie battler who went from owning a $5 motorbike to winning the 500cc World Championship, will be at Hampton Downs next Saturday, August 18 for a meet-and-greet with fans. Gardner’s visit to New Zealand coincides with the release of Wayne, an inspirational documentary that follows his wild ride to the top of […]

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Andrea Dovizioso scored his first MotoGP victory in five months by coming out on top in a three-way fight against Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez in the Czech Grand Prix. Ducati rider Dovizioso expertly fended off attacks from both Marquez and Lorenzo in the closing stages of a tense affair at Brno, which only came […]

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THREE things in life are certain: death, taxes, and Marc Marquez winning at the Sachsenring. The reigning MotoGP world champion extended his incredible streak to nine consecutive wins from nine consecutive pole positions with victory in the German Grand Prix. Marquez recovered from a slow start to pass Jorge Lorenzo for the lead just prior […]

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Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa has announced he will retire from grand prix motorcycle racing at the end of 2018. Pedrosa, who will turn 33 in September, broke the news in a special press conference ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Catalan rider had been part of the Honda works […]

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Tributes are being paid after the tragic death of Ballymoney racer William Dunlop following a crash at the Skerries 100 races in Co Dublin. The son of the late Robert and nephew of the legendary Joey, William was making his return to the sport after pulling out of this year’s Isle of Man TT to […]

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Marc Marquez claimed his fourth victory of the MotoGP season in an epic Dutch TT at Assen, making a late break from a frenetic six-way scrap. Honda rider Marquez’s winning margin of 2.269 seconds did not do justice to how close the race was for almost all of its 26-lap distance, with the reigning champion […]

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