With the pressure off, the double MotoGP champion tries 'a different race'
THERE was drama for the Repsol Honda Team at Phillip Island as neither Marc Marquez nor Dani Pedrosa completed the race on Sunday.
Marquez has already been crowned the 2014 MotoGP world champion and has nothing to lose - however crashing out of the race probably wasn’t the plan.
The young Spaniard ... Continue reading
The 38-year-old makes history by becoming BSB champion for a fourth time
SHANE 'Shakey' Byrne has become the 2014 British Superbike champion, his fourth British Superbike title.
Buildbase BMW's Ryuichi Kiyonari was unable to race any of the three races this weekend at Brands Hatch after crashing in Free Practice three and fracturing his left collarbone.
Milwaukee Yamaha's Josh Brookes commented on Kiyonari's misfortune during ... Continue reading
First ever MotoGP podium finish for Brit Bradley Smith at Phillip Island
MONSTER Yamaha Tech 3’s Bradley Smith crossed the line in third at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, taking his first ever MotoGP podium.
The Brit started from fourth on the grid and made a break to keep in touch with the leading group. A few sketchy moments saw the 23-year-old drop ... Continue reading
The battle for second continues between Rossi, Lorenzo and Pedrosa
MOVISTAR Yamaha's Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo are still battling it out for second place in the Championship with Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa still in with a chance too.
Marc Marquez has already been crowned the 2014 MotoGP world champion scored zero points at Phillip Island after crashing out.
Rossi's win at Phillip ... Continue reading
Disappointment for the Repsol Honda Team whilst Bradley Smith takes first podium
ITALIAN Valentino Rossi took his second win of 2014 at Phillip Island on Sunday with Jorge Lorenzo in second, while Bradley Smith finished on the podium for the first time in his MotoGP career.
2014 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez crashed out while leading. The Repsol Honda Team faced more disappointment as Dani ... Continue reading
The 2014 British Superbike Championship is now over
SHANE 'Shakey' Byrne has won the 2014 British Superbike Championship.
With no rounds remaining and an injured Ryuichi Kiyonari unable to fight for the title, it was left to Byrne to win his fourth British Superbike Championship.
Byrne said: 'The circumstances in which I won it weren't ideal. I would have dearly loved ... Continue reading
Byrne finishes the 2014 season in winning style
THERE was no pressure for Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne after clinching the Championship title in race two, but in true style the 38-year-old won the final race of the season anyway.
Byrne dominated from the start with Milwaukee Yamaha’s Josh Brookes and Tommy Bridewell following suit to battle it out for the third ... Continue reading
Byrne clinches the 2014 British Superbike title for the fourth time
SHANE ‘Shakey’ Byrne won the second British Superbike race of the weekend to take the British Superbike Championship title for the fourth time.
Byrne’s win in race two meant his rival Ryuichi Kiyonari, who had to sit out all three races due to a fractured collarbone, was unable to challenge for the ... Continue reading
Howie Mainwaring wins his first ever British Superbike race
TITLE contender Shane Byrne crashed out of the first of three races of the final British Superbike round of 2014, allowing Howie Mainwaring to take his first win.
Byrne took the lead followed by Josh Brookes and pole position sitter James Ellison, but it wasn't long before Quattro Plant Kawasaki's Dan Linfoot ... Continue reading
Injury forces Kiyonari to withdraw from all three races
BUILDBASE BMW's Ryuichi Kiyonari was diagnosed with an undisplaced fracture of the left colarbone after crashing out of Free Practice three on Saturday, and had to sit out all three British Superbike races this weekend.
The Japanese rider was determined not to give up, but despite resting in the hotel following treatment ... Continue reading
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