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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 […]

2015 MotoGP - New riders, new teams, old factories

2015 MotoGP – New riders, new teams, old factories

Friday, October 24 2014

Preparations for the 2015 MotoGP season moved one step closer to completion yesterday with the publication of the provisional rider line-up for next year. With the majority of  negotiations at the top end of the grid completed early in 2014, there are few surprises amongst the three main factories. Both Repsol Honda and Movistar Yamaha […]

Malaysian MotoGP preview: Yamaha hot on Honda’s tail

Malaysian MotoGP preview: Yamaha hot on Honda’s tail

Wednesday, October 22 2014

If the first half of the 2014 MotoGP season was all about the dominance of Marc Marquez then the second half has unquestionably been defined by Yamaha’s relentless pursuit of Honda. And if it wasn’t for Marquez’s scary early season form, the world title might have found its way to another Japanese manufacturer instead. Based […]

Phillip Island Race Report: Tyres no issue for Rossi in Australia

Phillip Island Race Report: Tyres no issue for Rossi in Australia

Sunday, October 19 2014

Valentino Rossi took victory at Phillip Island in his 250th Premier Class Grand Prix today, pushing him closer to a second place finish in the championship. The Italian, who at the start of the race sat second in the standings, finished ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Bradley Smith as Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa both […]

Phillip Island Qualifying Report: Marquez on pole as Crutchlow excels

Phillip Island Qualifying Report: Marquez on pole as Crutchlow excels

Saturday, October 18 2014

Marc Marquez set yet another record on his way to taking pole position at Phillip Island on Saturday. The Spaniard equalled the record for most pole positions for a rider in a single season, to take him level with Casey Stoner’s twelve. Behind the newly crowned World Champion, Cal Crutchlow took his first front row […]

Australian MotoGP preview: Race for second in focus

Australian MotoGP preview: Race for second in focus

Thursday, October 16 2014

With Marc Marquez crowned World Champion for a second consecutive season last weekend, attention at Phillip Island will now be on the race for second place. In truth, that’s been the case since the lights went out in Qatar all those months ago but with three points separating Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa, […]