The numbers ahead of the German GP from Sachsenring
140 – With his victory at the Dutch TT, Casey Stoner goes equal with Jorge Lorenzo at the top of the championship classification with 140 points – this is four more points than Stoner had accumulated at the same stage last season on his way to winning the world title.
49 years ... Continue reading
Watch Jonathan Rea spin the rear out of the final corner at Phillip Island
Ask any racer what corners they would choose for their perfect track and the long swooping left that makes up the final corner of Phillip Island would appear on quite a few designs.
Here the Honda World Superbike riders Jonathan Rea and Hiroshi Aoyama, along with technician Chris Pike and Pirelli's Giorgio ... Continue reading
First picture of Lascorz since his serious injuries from a testing crash at Imola
Nearly three months on since Joan Lascorz's accident in the post-race test at Imola, the first image has appeared showing the Spaniard in good spirits whilst he undergoes rehabilitation.
The terrible crash left the 27-year-old factory Kawasaki rider with a fracture to his C6 vertebrae, and fears that it would leave him ... Continue reading
Must-see race culminates in five rider scrap in MotoGP's proving ground
Describing the action in the Moto3 race as ‘edge of the seat’ would be doing it a disservice as the train of battling riders did more than prove the worth of the 250cc four-stroke singles that were introduced this season.
For the entirety of the 22 lap race the fighting was full ... Continue reading
New rule next year - but do you want racers to look like road bikes?
Next year's WSB bikes must carry fake headlight stickers to make them look like their road-going equivalents – and Kawasaki previewed the new look at yesterday's race at Aragon.
The idea is to add to WSB's road bike links and to further distinguish the bikes from the latest breed of CRT MotoGP ... Continue reading
The stats ahead of the Dutch TT at Assen
140 points – Jorge Lorenzo’s current points’ total of 140 after the first six races of the year, is exactly the same as he had at this stage of the season in 2010 – the year he won the MotoGP world title.
100 – Esteve ‘Tito’ Rabat is scheduled to make his ... Continue reading
"It's small and fast, really fast, and it's also beautiful, an absolutely fascinating bike."
"I started by testing the Panigale, and although we didn’t have many laps, Nicky and I did some wheelies and some drifting," started Valentino Rossi, after taking advantage of World Ducati Week taking place at Misano and in his own words enjoying the track himself. On the 1199 Panigale itself ... Continue reading
Scott Redding gets the British fans out of their seats with fantastic pass on Marc Marquez
The weekend at Silverstone was a good affair for the British fans, with Bradley Smith and Redding duking it out for the lead in the early stages of the Moto2 race and Cal Crutchlow putting in the ride of the day by carving through the pack from 20th on the grid ... Continue reading
All the stats ahead of this weekend's British GP at Silverstone
115 – Jorge Lorenzo has taken 115 points from the first five races of the year, which is the same number of points he had from the first five races of his championship winning season in 2010.
63 years – Race day at Silverstone marks exactly 63 years since the very first ... Continue reading
One easy solution to fill Stoner's vacated seat in the factory Honda team next year
Casey Stoner's decision to retire at the end of the season has had a real shake-up for the Repsol Honda line-up along with the discussion, rumour and speculation of who will take his vacated seat for next season.
With silly season occurring much earlier following Stoner's announcement at the French GP in ... Continue reading
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