Race News

2017 Red Bull Honda Fireblade WSB – Details and gallery

Posted: Monday 06 February 2017 at 19:38 PM / Race News

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: Wednesday 11 January 2017 at 10:39 AM / Race News

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: Wednesday 24 February 2016 at 16:02 PM / Race News

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: Wednesday 17 February 2016 at 21:44 PM / Race News

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: Thursday 17 December 2015 at 14:17 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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“It’s all bullshit”. Mick Doohan on the 2015 MotoGP season.

Posted: Thursday 19 November 2015 at 13:44 PM / Race News

It rained in London yesterday afternoon. I know because I got caught out in it. It was cold, wet and miserable apparently. I skipped through the puddles with a smile on my face and a spring in my overweight step, crammed my way onto a packed Northern Line tube and headed home feeling like I’d […]

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The Circuit of Snails! MSV to build 200mph race facility in France.

Posted: Tuesday 10 November 2015 at 09:57 AM / Race News

MSV have snapped up a former French Army (yes, France has an Army!) camp and plan to build 200mph circuit. Major UK motor racing circuit owner MotorSport Vision (MSV) has completed the freehold purchase of a substantial former military airbase in north-east France, which it will develop into a major international motorsports complex. The Laon-Couvron […]

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Global TT series plans on hold.

Posted: Friday 23 October 2015 at 16:09 PM / Race News

The search for an external commercial promoter for the Isle of Man TT and Classic TT will begin next month with the aim of making an appointment prior to TT2016. Plans to progress an international TT series are being put on hold for the time being. The decisions have been made following the completion of […]

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Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne on winning, losing, 2015 and beyond.

Posted: Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 15:32 PM / Race News

Aprilia WSB rider Leon Haslam ended his 2015 season on a high, with a win in the last round. BSB rider Shane Byrne ended his 2015 season on a low, seeing his title go home with someone else. Within 24 hours of the lights going out on the 2015 season, we caught up with them […]

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BSB 2016 rumour mill – Who, what, where, when and why?

Posted: Thursday 24 September 2015 at 12:58 PM / Race News

It would appear that just being first with the news is all that matters to other publications out there, so we’re going for the ‘you read it here first, folks!’ approach. If in the fullness of time, all of this gossip we’ve picked up in the paddock turns out to be utter bollocks, we’ll delete […]

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