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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:00:24 +0000Jorge Lorenzo had won the 2016 FIM MotoGP World Championship season opener in Qatar, taking victory for Yamaha and making the perfect start to his title defence. Also on the podium were the team leaders for Ducati and Honda, who would be looking to improve in Argentina.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:37:15 +0000The 2016 FIM MotoGP World Championship season got underway at the Losail circuit, for the floodlit Grand Prix of Qatar. How would things develop at the start of the renewed contest between Marc Márquez, for Honda, and the Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi?
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:28:04 +0000The 2016 FIM MotoGP World Championship series: The new season of racing starts this weekend, with Yamaha factory rider Jorge Lorenzo aiming for his fourth title in the MotoGP class as he starts the defence of his 2015 crown. Here are the essential details on who’s who among the riders this year.
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 13:39:48 +0000Kawasaki riders James Ellison and Shane Byrne were setting the pace in the 2015 British Superbike Championship prior to the seven-week break between rounds three and four. The other likely challengers were no doubt looking to get involved at the front at Snetterton.
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:44:14 +0000Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo was the man on form in the 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship, winning the races in Spain, France and Italy to close in on team-mate Valentino Rossi after six rounds of the series. And Jorge would be on home ground for round six.
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 08:50:34 +0000Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne aims to defend his British Superbike title in 2015 and win the crown for the fifth time in his career; but he will face heated competition from the likes of Ryuichi Kiyonari, Josh Brookes, James Ellison and others in a large and experienced field.
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 08:23:48 +0000Yamaha were looking strong and Jorge Lorenzo was on a roll, comfortably winning the fourth and fifth rounds of the 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship, whilst team-mate Valentino Rossi led the standings. Round six of the series was Rossi’s home race at Mugello.
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:51:13 +0000Valentino Rossi’s last world championship title was the 2009 MotoGP crown, since when he has peaked with second in 2014 after leaving behind his Ducati seat (2011-12) and returning to the works Yamaha team. This year has him possibly on course to regain the top spot.
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:07:44 +0000Kawasaki riders Shane Byrne and James Ellison had shared out the race wins in the first two British Superbike rounds of 2015, with Honda and Yamaha riders also making podium visits. Would it be a two horse race to the title, or would a new challenger emerge at Oulton Park?
Mon, 18 May 2015 17:00:31 +0000Valentino Rossi was at the top of the 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship standings, with two wins from three races. With varied misfortunes having befallen his most obvious rivals - Marc Márquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa - was ‘the Doctor’ on course for the title?
Fri, 15 May 2015 13:40:18 +0000There is sad news for the world of motorcycle racing as legendary rider Geoff Duke OBE has passed away at the age of 92, following a long illness. Six times a motorcycle Grand Prix world champion, Duke was the man to beat in the early 1950s, one of the early serial champions.
Thu, 14 May 2015 15:47:46 +0000Reigning champion Shane Byrne had come out on top at Donington Park, venue for the first British Superbike round of the 2015 season. The 38-year-old Kawasaki rider would no doubt be looking for more success in round two, held on home ground at Brands Hatch in Kent.
Fri, 08 May 2015 15:26:21 +0000With two races gone in the 2015 MotoGP championship season, there had been wins for both Yamaha and Honda, with the new Ducati also on the pace and on the podium. Perhaps the title contest was shaping up to be a contest between all three, so who would be top in Argentina?
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:33:44 +0000Somehow the Repsol Honda duo were only able to finish in fifth and sixth places in the opening MotoGP race in 2015, with Valentino Rossi on the Yamaha winning, ahead of the revitalised works Ducatis. Was this a New World Order in Grand Prix motorcycle racing?
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:42:06 +0000The 2015 British Superbike Championship season got underway at Donington Park over the Easter weekend, with record breaking four-time series champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne set to defend his crown in his fourth year on the Paul Bird Motorsport Kawasaki ZX-10R.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:55:13 +0000Would the new season of MotoGP racing highlight any possibility that Marc Márquez could finally be unseated as champion? The Honda man had won the title in his first two seasons in the class, although his Yamaha rivals had got stronger during the second half of 2014.
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:05:27 +0000The 2015 FIM MotoGP World Championship series: The new season of racing starts this weekend with the Qatar night race, where Honda factory rider Marc Márquez, from Spain, will start the defence of his second MotoGP title, having won his first as a rookie in 2013. Here are the essential details on who’s who among the riders this year.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:03:12 +0000Marc Márquez was looking invincible in the 2014 FIM MotoGP World Championship, despite the efforts of a range of talented and experienced top riders. The Repsol Honda man was 89 points in front of his nearest challenger, a lead that would be very difficult to break down.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:00:45 +0000Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne had taken victory in only one of the previous six races in the 2014 British Superbike Championship, but the 37-year-old Kawasaki rider was still in a commanding position as the series returned to Oulton Park for the triple-header in August.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:58:41 +0000Who will be runner-up to Marc Márquez in the 2014 FIM MotoGP World Championship? That seemed the obvious question when the 21-year-old had won all nine of the races held so far, and with nobody else doing enough of a consistent job to really stay in touch with the Honda man.