Final results from Mandalika MotoGP Test
Despite heavy rain on the first day of testing (Friday), the MotoGP boys and girls (just boys, actually) did get chance to put some decent laps in with two full days of track action on Saturday and Sunday. All three days saw a good variety of manufacturers putting strong... Read more
Mandalika MotoGP Official Test Results Day One
It was an Espargaro one, two today at the official MotoGP test at Mandalika, with Pol and his Honda on top, and Aleix and his Aprilia almost half a second behind. In fact, all six manufacturers in MotoGP were represented in the top six, Honda, Aprilia, KTM, Suzuki, Yamaha... Read more
MotoGP Sepang Test Results
Yesterday afternoon, exactly a month before the first round of the MotoGP World Championship kicks off under the floodlights of Qatar (6th March), the official MotoGP test at Sepang drew to a conclusion. In actual fact, it kind of unofficially ended at lunchtime when the Malaysian heavens opened and... Read more
Casey Stoner Podcast
If you’re a fan of podcasts (and you should be, as we’re launching one), then you’ll love this: four hours of two-time MotoGP champ, Casey Stoner covering his career, battles with anxiety, and everything else in between on the Gypsy Tales podcast. Whether you’re a fan of Stoner or not,... Read more
Equal opportunities in bike racing.
Over the past few decades, the strive for equality and equal opportunities has manifested itself in all walks of life. Professionally, socially and economically there’re now more opportunities for all types of people, from every type of background. But as great as that is, there are still people campaigning... Read more
The Next Generation of Supersport is here.
The entire motorcycling landscape has gone through a massive shift over the last decade or two. Arguably, one of the biggest victims of this change has been 600cc sportsbikes; or traditional ‘Supersport’ machines. Whether that’s come from a desire to ride bigger, faster sportsbikes, a shift away from sportsbikes... Read more
BSB Champ breaks leg testing in Cartagena
Every off-season, there’s a list as long as your arm of racers that put themselves in hospital after overenthusiastically training. And the latest rider to enter the winter 21-22 crash-athon is none other than reigning BSB Champ, Tarran Mackenzie. 44Teeth have been informed that champignoni was at Cartagena on... Read more
Jack Miller has got Covid-19
News came through today that Aussie MotoGP ace Jack Miller has caught Covid-19 and is isolating at his home in Australia. Some would say it’s a fairly handy time to catch it, as we’re six weeks away from the first round of the MotoGP Championship (Qatar, 6th March), but... Read more
Oliver’s Mount Spring Cup Cancelled
The organisers of the Oliver’s Mount road races have just made the announcement that the Spring Cup will not go ahead in 2022. And in a rare twist, for these times, it’s not down to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. No, rather than the cancelation having anything ‘public health’ related,... Read more
Full Highlights of the 2022 Dakar Rally
This morning, after thousands of race miles the Dakar Rally came to a dramatic end. The problem is, in the UK, unless you know where to find it, it’s really difficult to watch on the telly. So we thought we’d make it easy for you, and put all of... Read more
Marc Marquez better and back on a bike
Fans of Marc Marquez will be pleased to know his latest ailment seems to be on the mend. His diagnosis of diplopia (double vision, in English) has been confirmed, by ophthalmologist Dr Sanchez Dalmau, to be making a clear improvement. Thanks to this favourable prognosis the doctors, as well... Read more
Sam Sunderland wins Dakar on a GASGAS
After twelve long stages and over 38 hours of competitive racing, Sam Sunderland from Poole in England, has just won his second Dakar Rally, this time on a GASGAS. The Brit, on his KTM Rally Replica-derived GASGAS only actually won one stage (stage 8) but his overall victory just... Read more