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Category Archives: Bike Racing

Two-wheeled heroes return for spectacular high-speed track runs

– World Champions: Wayne Gardner, Phil Read, Christian Sarron and Freddie Spencer
– Chance for fans to ‘meet and greet’ some of the sport’s top stars
– Ace Cafe’s 80th birthday party adds to classic motorcycle showcase
– All Silverstone Classic tickets must be purchased in advance

This summer’s Silverstone Classic (20-22 July) will feature its biggest-ever showcase for motorcycle enthusiasts following confirmation that the illustrious World GP Bike Legends are returning with an amazing line-up of top names from the sport’s glory days. Read More »

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Buildbase Honda’s Charles Lefrancois raced to a commanding victory at the opening round of the 2018 Arenacross Tour at Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Read More »

Announcing an all-new rider line-up for its 2018 Road Racing campaign, Honda Motor Europe is delighted to welcome Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to the fold contesting the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and the Ulster GP aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 in the Superbike and Superstock 1000 classes. Read More »

Northern Ireland’s International North West 200 motorcycle race, Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event, is to have the support of Vauxhall for the 2018 event. This is the company’s sixth consecutive year as title sponsor.

“Vauxhall is delighted to return as title sponsor for a sixth year,” said Simon Oldfield, Vauxhall’s Marketing Director. “We are very much looking forward to reaching out to thousands of motorcycle fans through our sponsorship of this great event.” Read More »

Honda (UK) is pleased to announce that Dan Linfoot and Jason O’Halloran will remain with the Honda Racing squad for the 2018 British Superbike Championship, once again spearheading the team’s assault on the series aboard the all-new Fireblade.

The decision to keep both riders, is a unique set-up in the British Superbike paddock as 2018 will mark Jason’s 11th year as an official Honda rider, his eighth with Honda UK, and for Dan the new season will be his fourth consecutive year with the Honda team. Read More »

– We discover the secrets of the car under the spotlight at the WorldSBK 2017 through the eyes of its two drivers, Nicola and Cristian
– Ensuring that the track is in optimum conditions and driving with the riders on the warm up lap are the main functions of this car
– The production model SEAT Leon CUPRA, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in less than five seconds, fulfils the requirements of versatility and performance needed for a safety car

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On the famous and spectacular circuit of Assen (Holland), with one race left, the Italian rider is mathematically certain of victory in the 2017 MXGP FIM Motocross World Championship. Fiat Professional celebrates the legendary Tony Cairoli, who soars to above the field once again.

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In one of the biggest developments in the history of UK motorsport, the Motor Sports Association’s long campaign to bring closed-road events to mainland Britain has been successful, with the enabling legislation commencing on Monday (10 April).

Since 2010 the MSA has called for a change in the law to allow local authorities to suspend the Road Traffic Act for authorised motorsport events, without requiring individual Acts of Parliament. Independent research commissioned by the MSA and conducted by the Sport Research Institute at Sheffield Hallam University showed that local communities across Britain could generate up to £40m of additional revenue by closing roads to host a limited number of motorsport events. Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is deeply saddened by the news that motorsport legend John Surtees CBE has passed away aged 83. Read More »

– The SEAT Leon CUPRA 300, confirmed today in Bologna as official car of the Ducati Team in MotoGP
– Championship protagonists Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso, take the wheel of Leon CUPRA 300
– SEAT’s most powerful model will accompany the team at the 18 MotoGP races

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