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Ten minutes with Kevin Schwantz. An interview.

Posted: September 9, 2017 at 11:01 am   /   Race News, Slider Home

Kevin Schwantz needs little introduction, he is a legend of the two-stroke GP era. We caught up with him at Silverstone for a chat about hire cars, whether any MotoGP racer could win a BSB title and which was harder, Rossi winning on two and four strokes or Spencer winning on 250 and 500s. When […]

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Suzuki restores Barry Sheene 1976 world championship-winning XR14

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 10:13 am   /   Race News, Slider Home

Suzuki has released the first video in a two-part series, that follows the restoration of Barry Sheene’s 1976 world championship-winning XR14. Check this video out. The bike was restored by Martyn Ogborne, who worked with Team Suzuki in the 1970s and was Barry Sheene’s race technician, before becoming a technical manager at Suzuki GB until retiring […]

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Josh Brookes to race in the Lightweight race at the TT.

Posted: May 18, 2017 at 4:13 pm   /   Race News

In addition to his RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT Race duties for Norton Racing at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, Australian Josh Brookes will contest the Lightweight TT riding for Ryan Farquhar’s IEG/KMR Kawasaki team. Brookes, who will be making his first appearance in the class, will campaign […]

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2017 IOM TT – Josh Brookes.

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 3:34 pm   /   Race News

We caught up with a stack of IOM TT racers at the recent press launch on the Island. It’s an event that we enjoy every year. It gives the kind of access to riders that MotoGP journalists and fans could only dream of. We stuck the same three questions to each rider, the answers were […]

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Honda Fireblade – Red Bull WSB gallery

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Race News, Slider Home

This is a shameless chance for us to show you some more images of the 2017 Honda Fireblade in WSB trim. It doesn’t matter if Hayden and Bradl finish first or last all season, we think the bike is a flying sex machine and will be bringing you a full gallery of images after every […]

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2017 Red Bull Honda Fireblade WSB – Details and gallery

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 7:38 pm   /   Race News, Slider Home

When a live stream is happening in Hangar7, you can expect a sugary rush of excitement. Nothing had us prepared for the in your face fizz of the 2017 Honda Fireblades that were unveiled there today though. Wearing full Red Bull warpaint, the new bikes look absolutely stunning. Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl can sleep […]

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Josh Brookes back in BSB on a Yamaha.

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Race News, Slider Home

Following a torrid time in WSB, former British SuperBike champion Josh Brookes will contend the 2017 BSB Championship with the Tag Anvil Yamaha team. Josh will ride a Yamaha YZF R1 alongside Shaun Winfield, on the bike that he used to clinch the 2015 BSB Championship with a couple of rounds to spare. Following the […]

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Sarolea announce 2016 Zero TT rider line up.

Posted: February 24, 2016 at 4:02 pm   /   Race News, Slider Home

Belgian electric motorcycle supremos – Sarolea, has announced the details of the riders that will attempt to improve on the success of the brand’s 2015 Zero TT effort. It’ll be Lee Johnston and Dean Harrison silently pushing off down Bray Hill on June 8th in the one lap dash for electric glory. It’s the sixth year […]

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Ian Lougher to ride Suter 500cc two-stroke in Senior TT race.

Posted: February 17, 2016 at 9:44 pm   /   Race News, Slider Home

As if the news that a two-stroke competing in the Senior at this year’s TT races wasn’t enough, the details have just come in on who the rider will be. Former 500cc racer and ten times TT winner Ian Lougher will pilot the Suter MMX500. We caught up with him just after he’d signed a […]

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BSB Star Wars! – Return of the Jedi?

Posted: December 17, 2015 at 2:17 pm   /   Race News

With news of Leon Haslam’s return to BSB for the 2016 season, it made sense to pick up the phone to BSB series director Stuart Higgs and get his feelings on Haslam, Josh Brookes departure to WSB, Byrne’s feelings on 2016 and the young guns in the series.   SB: So who approached who to […]

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