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Yamaha’s 2015 MotoGP bike revealed

Yamaha’s 2015 MotoGP bike revealed

Wednesday, January 28 2015

The 2015 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP bike has been revealed at a press conference in Spain. Both Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo were on hand to unveil the new YZR M1, as well as the team’s new colours and leathers. With much more blue and bigger Movistar livery, the new model looks pretty similar to the […]

Casey Stoner stays with HRC

Casey Stoner stays with HRC

Thursday, January 15 2015

Casey Stoner will test ride with Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) in 2015.  The two-time world champion, who retired from racing in MotoGP in 2012, will continue his role with the team as a test rider, providing valuable feedback to the HRC team. Stoner began testing towards the end of last season and will ride the […]

EJC field looks to emulate Honda champions

EJC field looks to emulate Honda champions

Thursday, January 15 2015

With the European Junior Cup fast approaching in April, its young riders are stepping up their fitness regimes. And the competitors need look no further than Augusto Fernandez, the 2014 EJC champion, for inspiration, who has recently been training in the UK at the English Institute of Sport (EIS). Fernandez’s prize for winning the championship […]

Ducati teams up with Italian web company

Ducati teams up with Italian web company

Friday, January 9 2015

Ducati has teamed up with an Italian web company for its entry into this season’s Superbike World Championship.  The three-year agreement means the all-Italian team will now be called Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team and will see Aruba involved directly in the management of the team. Ducati Corse will still oversee the preparation and […]

McGuinness and Cummins stick with Honda

McGuinness and Cummins stick with Honda

Wednesday, January 7 2015

John McGuinness and Conor Cummins will remain with Honda Racing for the 2015 road season.  Both riders will sit aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP as they take on the rest of the Superbike and Senior classes at the Isle of Man TT. And McGuinness and Cummins will both look to improve on their 2014 […]

Young Rider Programme heads into Europe for 2015

Young Rider Programme heads into Europe for 2015

Wednesday, December 17 2014

Getting the UK population on motorbikes is something we’re passionate about at The Bike Insurer. From riding on the road all the way through to racing, we want the UK’s motorbike population to grow and that’s some of the inspiration behind our Young Rider Programme. One of The Bike Insurer’s sponsored riders for 2015 is […]

Scott Redding Academy Hosts Funday on Sunday 7th Dec

Scott Redding Academy Hosts Funday on Sunday 7th Dec

Thursday, December 4 2014

The Bike Insurer team heads to Chippenham this Sunday for a Funday with Scott Redding and his Academy riders. Scott, who started his own racing career in Mini-Moto, launched the Academy, with Minimoto Racing back in December 2011 with his main aim being to get more kids into racing and for one day see one […]

Carl Fogarty in the jungle

Carl Fogarty in the jungle

Tuesday, November 18 2014

For any motorbike fan of a certain age, particularly World Superbikes, Carl Fogarty needs no introduction. For those of you who don’t and are only here because you’re wondering why he’s rubbing shoulders in the jungle with the likes of Gemma Collins and Jimmy Bullard, here’s why. Who is Foggy? Foggy has won more Superbike […]

Valencia Race Report: Finish how you started

Valencia Race Report: Finish how you started

Sunday, November 9 2014

Marc Marquez rounded off an historic year with a record thirteenth win of the season ahead of Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa. Jorge Lorenzo failed to finish after a misjudged mid-race strategy left the Yamaha man well down the order. Despite Rossi starting from pole position, it was Andrea Iannone who made the early running, […]

Valencia MotoGP preview: One more record

Valencia MotoGP preview: One more record

Thursday, November 6 2014

After seventeen races, fourteen countries and five continents, the 2014 MotoGP season has been dominated by one man, Marc Marquez. Having broken record after record, Marquez goes into the finale with the championship long since secured, but with arguably the biggest record still one victory away. Victory on home turf in Valencia would be his […]

Championship Decider Coming up at Floodlit Qatar

Championship Decider Coming up at Floodlit Qatar

Tuesday, October 28 2014

It’s been what seems like an age since Magny Cours  but its back, The final round of the World Superbike Championship Champion takes place this weekend at a floodlit Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar The Qatar circuit makes its return to the WSBK calendar after a four years absence to host the series for […]

Sepang Race Report: Marquez back on top

Sepang Race Report: Marquez back on top

Sunday, October 26 2014

World Champion Marc Marquez took his first win since Silverstone to equal Mick Doohan’s record of twelve wins in a season. Valentino Rossi finished in second and Jorge Lorenzo third as Dani Pedrosa twice crashed to end his hopes of taking second in the Championship. How it unfolded Despite Marquez starting on pole it was […]

Sepang Qualifying Report: More records for Marquez

Sepang Qualifying Report: More records for Marquez

Saturday, October 25 2014

Marc Marquez took a record 13th pole position of the season as he became the first man ever to set a sub-two minute at Sepang. The result means Marquez is odds on favourite to claim another record if he wins for the first time since Silverstone tomorrow. And a win will give the Spaniard 12 […]

Marquez Salvages Fifth After Crash in Sepang

Marquez Salvages Fifth After Crash in Sepang

Saturday, October 25 2014

A crash with five minutes remaining in qualifying did not stop  Alex Marquez taking a spot on the second row for tomorrow’s race. His teammate, Alex Rins, starts from the sixth row after a difficult Saturday, which saw him crash in the morning. Third in the final practice session and displaying a good pace, Alex […]

Fourth and Fifth Row for Junior Go&Fun Team

Fourth and Fifth Row for Junior Go&Fun Team

Saturday, October 25 2014

Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 riders Enea Bastianini and Niccolò Antonelli will be starting tomorrow’s Malaysian GP from the fourth and fifth row of the grid, respectively. In a sweltering conditions,  Enea Bastianini set the tenth fastest time, 2’13”709, thus improving by half a second his limit previously set during the three free practice sessions; a […]