LCR Honda boss expects better results
In an interview this week, Lucio Checchinello, boss of LCR Honda MotoGP Team gave a no nonsense appraisal of his two riders Alex Marquez and Takaaki Nakagami, saying he expects better. Both riders have had a few top tens, including top six finishes, but neither have stuck it on... Read more
Marc Marquez; a flash in the pan?
Yesterday, anyone that watched MotoGP saw Marc Marquez take his 11th consecutive win at the Sachsenring in Germany. It came 581 days after his last MotoGP win, 336 days after his career-threatening arm injury. But he did it. And the Repsol Honda rider has now stood on the podium... Read more
Motocross; the hardest sport in the world
When I was a nipper, motocross was my thing. Most weekends I’d be riding somewhere. And if I was lucky, I’d get to ride somewhere on a weekday after school, too. But it’s safe to say my motocross career never took off. So when my old mate Johnny persuaded... Read more
Repsol Honda Marquez Statement
A statement just released by the Repsol Honda MotoGP team has just confirmed that the former champ has been cleared for a return to racing. This is what they’ve said… In the review carried out on Marc Marquez by the Hospital Ruber Internacional medical team, four months after surgery,... Read more
Marc Marquez to miss opening GP
The Repsol Honda HRC MotoGP team have just announced that Marc Marquez will be watching the first round of the 2021 MotoGP season from the side lines. Or, more likely, from home. The press release said he made the decision with his medical team, however I suspect they made... Read more
Docs say Marc Marquez is on the mend
The latest press release from the HRC Repsol Honda MotoGP team makes for positive reading for any Marc Marquez fans. After a crash at the first round of 2020, the Spanish sensation had operation after operation to fix his poorly arm. One setback after the next though meant he... Read more
Camier to manage HRC World Superbike team.
Can you remember when Leon Camier ran away with the British Superbike Championship on his blue and white Airwaves Yamaha. It doesn’t seem like yesterday, does it? Well that’s because it wasn’t yesterday, it was over 11 years ago. And it was 11 years ago that the lanky Kentish... Read more
Honda announce 2021 BSB rider line-up
The Honda Superbike Challenge Program is Honda Motor Company’s latest venture, which aims to give national level racers the leg up they need to take the next steps in their careers. It’s just been announced that, as part of this program, 22 year old Japanese rider, Ryo Mizuno, has... Read more
Video: Honda Monkey EXTREME
Despite what some ladies say, size doesn’t always matter – as proven here by the Honda Monkey. Packing a heroic 9bhp and weighing less than one of my heftier turds, it’s no surprise that the Monkey is hilarious fun in any environment, which is why we took a pair of the... Read more
Video: The Hottest Bikes of 2019 at EICMA
The Hottest Bikes of 2018 at EICMA
With steaming hangovers from a night of debauchery in Milan (thanks Tom), we rolled into the EICMA show feeling like a pair of Honda Deauvilles on a superbike grid. We needn’t have worried though, as the world’s largest moto-only show didn’t disappoint – a blend of fresh lines, wiz-bang... Read more
2017 Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team Unveiled
As if the stealthy testing colours of Nicky Hayden and Steffi Bradl’s 2017 Fireblade SP2 weren’t sexy enough, the Ten Kate team has just unveiled its racing stripes for this season at Red Bull’s Hangar-7 facility in Salzburg. Why? Because the Austrian energy drink giants have become title sponsors... Read more