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BT Sport MotoGP commentary team. Who’s in?

Posted: Friday 14 February 2014 at 00:01 AM / Race News

BT Sport has unveiled the details of its programmes and presenters for the 2014 FIM MotoGP World Championship season, in what it says will be the most extensive coverage of the sport that has ever been seen in the UK. BT Sport has a five-year deal with Dorna Sports for exclusive rights to televise motorcycle […]

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Bruce Anstey joins John McGuinness at Mugen for TT Zero 2014

Posted: Friday 07 February 2014 at 11:19 AM / Race News

Likeable Kiwi Bruce Anstey will join John McGuinness in the Mugen team for the TT Zero event this year. It’s the first time that Mugen have fielded two seperate riders, having opted for twenty-time winner McGuinness for the past two years. It’s a clear sign that Mugen have their eyes set on victory for 2014 […]

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Marc Marquez smashes 2 minute barrier during second day of Sepang tests

Posted: Wednesday 05 February 2014 at 10:58 AM / Race News

If the rest of the MotoGP field had any hopes of catching Marc Marquez during the second day of official tests at Sepang, they were firmly put to rest when the reigning World Champion smashed through the 2 minute barrier, posting a time of 1:59.926 on his 38th lap of 65. He is the only […]

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Marquez dominates testing in scorching conditions in Sepang

Posted: Tuesday 04 February 2014 at 12:36 PM / Race News

In unsurprising news, 2013 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has continued his blistering form on-board the Honda RC212V by topping the time sheets in Sepang, setting a time of 2m 00.286 s at the first official test of 2014. Marquez finished over half a second ahead of Valentino Rossi on the Yamaha with team-mate Dani Pedrosa […]

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Kawasaki reveal Tom Sykes’ 2014 ZX-10R

Posted: Friday 31 January 2014 at 11:20 AM / Race News

      Here it is, Tom Sykes’ 2014 Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja and fans will be relieved to see it’s still (mostly) green. Unveiled in Barcelona today, it’s the machine on which Englishman Sykes will hope to defend his WSB crown. Sykes said: “It is great to be here in Barcelona at the 2014 launch, […]

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Lowes tops the time sheets at Portimao WSBK test

Posted: Wednesday 22 January 2014 at 10:09 AM / Race News

Reigning British Superbike Champion Alex Lowes has proved he is the real deal by topping the time sheets during Monday’s WSBK test at Portimao. It came as a surprise to everyone considering it was the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki rider’s first appearance at the Parkalgar circuit in Portugal. Add to that the fact that Lowes is […]

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Lorenzo unveils his 2014 Yamaha M1 in Indonesia

Posted: Friday 17 January 2014 at 12:06 PM / Race News

Here’s the new look Yamaha M1 that Jorge Lorenzo will be riding this season in the quest for his third MotoGP title. He looks pretty chuffed with it. We would be too.  

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Lorenzo to Ducati for 2015?

Posted: Thursday 16 January 2014 at 14:16 PM / Race News

Rumours are rife from various Spanish sources that two-time MotoGP Champion Jorge Lorenzo is set for a move to Ducati for the 2015 season. A pre-contract agreement is said to have been discussed, with the 26 year old Spaniard looking at a deal of 15 million euros a year from the Bologna team. There could […]

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Leon Camier heads to MotoGP for 2014

Posted: Wednesday 15 January 2014 at 15:08 PM / Race News

Leon Camier will move to MotoGP this season, on board an Aprilia powered ART machine with Iodaracing. The FIM released an updated 2014 MotoGP entry list in which the 27-year-old Englishman’s signing is the main change. It also reveals a switch for Ioda who have moved away from the BMW powered Suter package to become […]

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Festival of 1000 bikes cancelled

Posted: Tuesday 14 January 2014 at 15:00 PM / Race News

The 2014 Festival of 1000 bikes has been cancelled due to recent uncertainty over Mallory Park’s sustainability. The press release reads as follows. FESTIVAL OF 1000 BIKES   It is with great reluctance that the Management of the Vintage Motor Cycle Club Limited announce that the Festival of 1000 Bikes™ will not be taking place […]

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