Triumph bag three more years with Moto2
Triumph and Dorna called a press conference this afternoon to make an announcement. And it could only ever have been to announce one of two things; that Triumph were going to continue supplying engines to the Moto2 grid, or that they weren’t. Turns out the former is true, as... Read more
Pedro Acosta; Future Legend
If you’ve won a motorcycle race at Grand Prix level, you’ve got something special. If you’ve won a world title, well that’s something seriously special. But every now and then, someone young upstart comes along that seems to have something else. Something extra special. These child prodigies have, in... Read more
Triumph is up to something. And it can only be a good thing…
Yesterday, we received a press release. Nothing new there, as we do everyday, but this one was an intriguing press release. It concerned an old colleague of mine, Jeremy Appleton, who used to be the face of media at Alpinestars and a consummate professional to boot. Triumph announced Jerry... Read more
Why don’t we have any British MotoGP riders?
In years gone by, we’ve had some bloody good British riders in the premier class of motorcycle racing. The latest and greatest is undoubtedly Cal Crutchlow, but before him we had Jeremy McWilliams to cheer on and it’s easy to forget that former WSBK champions Neil Hodgson and James... Read more
MotoGP Qatar Schedule
After not the coldest, but probably the most miserable winter on record (well the most miserable winter in my lifetime anyway), we’ve finally got something to smile about. No, Bozza still hasn’t opened the pubs, but MotoGP is about to start. After a bit of a teaser a few... Read more
MV Agusta Unveils Moto2 Weapon
After a 42-year hiatus from Grand Prix racing, MV Agusta has finally unveiled its all-new Moto2 challenger for the 2019 season – and it looks very naughty indeed. The Varese factory has chosen Forward Racing as its squad, although pilots for next year have yet to be confirmed. Of... Read more
Triumph confirmed as Moto2 engine supplier
In this year’s worst kept secret, Triumph has finally been confirmed as Moto2 engine supplier from the 2019 season onwards after signing a deal with Dorna. The Hinckley factory will provide a ‘dedicated race-tuned’ 765cc triple motor based on the all-new Street Triple, with obvious upgrades for competition use... Read more
KTM + WP announce Moto2 Project
Months after its RC16 MotoGP weapon encountered public eyes, KTM has announced a joint venture between the orange factory and WP Performance Systems (both of whom are owned by Cross Industries AG) with an all-new Moto2 project that looks rather factory. Unless KTM has been surreptitiously working on a... Read more