MotoGP: Statement from Silverstone
Well, race day didn’t go to plan did it? My goolies have only just dried out after a day of waiting around for track action in consistent rain. Regardless of that rain, we should have witnessed a MotoGP race today, but Silverstone’s new surface dictated otherwise. The good news,... Read more
The £2,500,000 Garage | Yamaha Racing Experience
What happens when Yamaha assembles 150 R1Ms into the garage at Silverstone? You have yourselves a £2,500,000 garage. That’s exactly what happened last August (yes, we know, apologies for the late upload) when the Yamaha Racing Experience rolled into the UK for what should have been the ultimate trackday.... Read more
Video: Save of the Year?
Nobody likes crashing. Crashing is bad. Not even Ruben Xaus liked crashing despite his penchant for doing so most weekends. And highsides? No thanks, especially when you’ve worked your bollocks off to fund your pride and joy. Saving gargantuan highsides, broken bones and hideous amounts of money is usually... Read more
2016 Ducati TriOptions Cup Rd1: Silverstone
Racing, oh how I’ve missed you. Those long, derelict winter months have whizzed by and we could have done with a few extra weeks until the first 2016 British Superbike round at Silverstone. A hectic pre-season schedule involving zero pre-season testing (and budget) isn’t an ideal scenario, but that’s... Read more
Video: Aprilia RSV4 RF v Yamaha R1M
In case you didn’t know, we’ve just nailed a marathon back-to-back test with Aprilia’s RSV4 RF and the Yamaha R1M: a day of circuit assessments at Silverstone followed by a few hundred pothole-infested road miles in the south of England for the ultimate conclusion. And entertainment. If there was... Read more
Ducati TriOptions Cup: Rd7 Silverstone
The highs and lows of racing were perfectly encapsulated at Silverstone last season. Qualifying on the front row, genuinely in contention for a podium, and then this happens… As the British Superbikes rolled into Silverstone for another instalment of ‘The Showdown’ phase, the penultimate round of the 2015 Ducati... Read more
Is this the future of UK racing talent?
It’s the British GP at Silverstone this weekend. Although the home-crowning fairytale is mathematically impossible, Danny Kent is edging towards bringing the first GP title back to Blighty since Barry Sheene in 1977. Even without clinching the championship, Kent is already the most successful British rider since Bazza’s era... Read more
All-Ducati Trackday at Silverstone
As you may have gathered via yesterday’s social media activity, Team 44Teeth were present for Ducati’s annual trackday celebrations at Silverstone. We got to sample a smidgen of the 2015 range, surrounded by Desmo-heads and friendly Ducatisti. Much L-twin infested fun was had by all. There were a handful... Read more
Yamaha RD250LC Pro-Am Revival
Spawning many relationships and race careers, the iconic RD250LC formed the just-as-iconic Pro-Am series in the 80s. It gave amateurs a chance to prove themselves against the established, earn big bucks, and there’s a revival taking place at this year’s British GP. Racing legends such as Niall Mackenzie, Jeremy... Read more