Jake Dixon given second chance to shine
It was announced last week that Jake Dixon will be racing the Petronas SRT Yamaha M1 for a second time, at the Aragon Grand Prix this weekend. The news comes after a fairly successful MotoGP debut at Silverstone last weekend. The 2018 BSB series runner-up (Dixon) rode the injured... Read more
What’s Happened To Motorsport?
Over the last few decades, motorsport has changed its image more than any other sport in the history of the world. Gone are the days of Barry Sheene and James Hunt smoking, shagging and swearing their way through life. Instead, to be at the top of the tree in... Read more
Viñales to make Aprilia debut at Aragon
After more than a few rumours regarding Aprilia and Maverick Viñales joining forces in MotoGP, it was announced just the other week that the ex-Yamaha Factory rider has indeed signed for Aprilia Racing Team Gresini. And we’re not going to have to wait long to see him climb abord... Read more
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
Motorcycle Racing | Good pass vs bad pass
At the weekend we were racing the Factory Suzuki by 44Teeth GSX-R125 at Knockhill in the six hour Freetech endurance race in very wet conditions. After a bit of a telling-off from the organisers and circuit officials about overtaking under yellow flags during practice, everyone behaved themselves during the... Read more
Jake Dixon | MotoGP Rider
You’ll have probably heard the news that Jake Dixon, former BSB runner-up, will be making his MotoGP debut this weekend at the British GP at Silverstone. That’s right, after what’s looked like a difficult half-season on a Moto2 bike, the lad from Dover’s stepping up into the big leagues... Read more
Alvaro Bautista back to Ducati
When Honda officially announced that they were saying goodbye to Alvaro Bautista, after two years of service, I had a feeling there’d be an announcement from the Aruba.it Racing Ducati Team very soon. And there was. Ducati’s press release, which landed in the 44teeth.com inbox 18 minutes after Honda’s,... Read more
Motorsport in the UK | The MSV Monopoly
If you’ve had any type of involvement with motorsport in the UK in the past 20 years you’ll know of Motorsport Vision (MSV). Not only do they own and operate most of the big race circuits in the country (Cadwell Park, Oulton Park, Donnington Park, Bedford Autodrome, Snetterton and... Read more
Spa Weekend | The 6 Heures Motos
Spa-Francorchamps is one of those iconic motor racing venues, and I’ve wanted to ride a motorcycle there all my life. And last week, not only did I get the chance to ride there, I got the chance to race there! I couldn’t believe my luck. The phone call came... Read more
2021 MotoGP Austria Rider Ratings
If you didn’t have time to watch yesterday’s MotoGP race, find time. It was one of the most exciting, unpredictable races I think I’ve ever seen. For some years now MotoGP have been running flag-to-flag rules, meaning if it rains during the race, you’ve got to pit, swap bikes... Read more
Maverick Viñales Signs for Aprilia
This is news that’ll come as no surprise to anyone that’s been following the ‘Maverick Viñales show’ in 2021. The rumours have been circulating for long enough, and now they’ve been confirmed; the former 125cc and Moto3 World Champ will be racing for Aprilia in 2022. He’ll be joining... Read more
Naughty Maverick Viñales Suspended
Yamaha have just released a statement announcing their factory rider Maverick Viñales has been suspended and won’t be racing at the next round of the 2021 MotoGP Championship. Why? Because he’s been a very naughty boy. The news comes a month or so after the Monster Energy Yamaha rider... Read more