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Rossi Wins to take Championship Lead

Rossi Wins to take Championship Lead

Sunday, August 30 2015

Valentino Rossi won his fourth race of the season at the British Grand Prix after Marc Marquez crashed out to hand Danilo Petrucci an incredible second position with Andrea Dovizioso third as Jorge Lorenzo struggled to fourth in wet conditions. Having initially been declared a dry race, that decision was reversed and a first start […]

Brno Race Report: Lorenzo takes Championship lead

Brno Race Report: Lorenzo takes Championship lead

Monday, August 17 2015

Jorge Lorenzo won his fifth race of the MotoGP season thanks to a superb performance at the Czech Grand Prix. The Spaniard finished almost five seconds ahead of Marc Marquez, winner in America last time out, for a comprehensive victory from pole, with Movistar  Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi rounding out the podium. The victory destroyed Rossi’s nine […]

Indianapolis MotoGP Report: Marquez Wins Again in America

Indianapolis MotoGP Report: Marquez Wins Again in America

Sunday, August 9 2015

Marc Marquez won his eighth consecutive race on American soil with a well measured victory ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.  With Marquez starting on pole, it was the defending champion who was favourite for the win, but the Repsol Honda man didn’t have it all his way as Lorenzo snatched the lead in […]

MotoGP Sachsenring Report: Marquez returns to winning ways

MotoGP Sachsenring Report: Marquez returns to winning ways

Sunday, July 12 2015

Marc Marquez triumphed in just his second race of the 2015 season today, after a dominant performance in Germany. The reigning champion finished ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi, with Jorge Lorenzo in fourth. It was Lorenzo who would lead in the early laps, courtesy of a spectacular first corner move riding round […]

MotoGP Assen Report: Rossi hangs on as Marquez goes for broke

MotoGP Assen Report: Rossi hangs on as Marquez goes for broke

Saturday, June 27 2015

Valentino Rossi won his third race of the 2015 season in dramatic circumstances after a last corner move from a resurgent Marc Marquez almost left both riders on the floor. Starting from pole position, Rossi held the lead for the entirety of the opening stages, with only Marquez able to keep pace with the nine […]

Dan Drayton on his ‘most memorable season’

Dan Drayton on his ‘most memorable season’

Friday, June 26 2015

Dan Drayton has raced in every round of the European Junior Cup (EJC) this season. Taking in some of the most famous tracks in Europe, including Misano, Assen and Imola, Dan has pitted himself against some of the best young riders in the world. And while he may not have had the success he had […]

Lorenzo Makes it Four in a Row

Lorenzo Makes it Four in a Row

Sunday, June 14 2015

Jorge Lorenzo won his fourth race in a row in Barcelona to move to within a point of Championship Leader Valentino Rossi with the Italian second behind his Yamaha teammate. Starting third on the grid Lorenzo would lead into the first corner and continues to do so until the chequered flag. Honda’s Dani Pedrosa took […]

Mugello Race Report: Lorenzo Dominates to Close Championship Gap

Mugello Race Report: Lorenzo Dominates to Close Championship Gap

Sunday, May 31 2015

Jorge Lorenzo won his third race in a row ahead of Ducati’s Andrea Iannone and championship leader Valentino Rossi to close the gap at the top of the championship to just six points. It was Iannone who started from pole for the first time in his MotoGP career, but Lorenzo was fastest off the line […]

Second place for Oakland in Euro debut

Second place for Oakland in Euro debut

Thursday, May 28 2015

Charley Oakland managed to finish second in the Women’s European Cup. The Lincolnshire-based rider rounded out a solid weekend by finishing second in the female championship behind Kiwi rider, Avalon Biddle. In the paddock, Charley had The Bike Insurer’s very own Lewis Osler as her lead mechanic and the two made some important tweaks to […]

MotoGP France Report: Lorenzo Makes It Two in a Row

MotoGP France Report: Lorenzo Makes It Two in a Row

Sunday, May 17 2015

Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo won his second race in a row with a comfortable victory over teammate Valentino Rossi and Andrea Dovizioso to move second in the championship. After Marc Marquez started on pole, it was Lorenzo who led early on after forcing his way past Dovizioso through the second corner, capitalising on Marquez running wide […]

Female rider given opportunity to race on world stage

Female rider given opportunity to race on world stage

Wednesday, May 6 2015

Charley Oakland will ride in the European Women’s Championship at Donington Park this month. The talented female rider will compete under The Bike Insurer banner at the East Midlands track in round four of the eight-round championship, which is part of the larger European Junior Cup (EJC) series. Charley will be up against some of […]

MotoGP Jerez Report: Lorenzo back on track with home domination

MotoGP Jerez Report: Lorenzo back on track with home domination

Sunday, May 3 2015

Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo took his first win of the 2015 MotoGP season with a flag to flag victory ahead of an injured Marc Marquez and championship leader Valentino Rossi. Having been quickest for the majority of the weekend, Lorenzo was able to make the perfect start from pole position and quickly established a lead over […]

Racing flags – what they mean for motorbike racers

Racing flags – what they mean for motorbike racers

Monday, April 27 2015

While nobody wants to see a red flag during a race, they’re commonplace and unavoidable at most race weekends. Whether there’s a red flag on show, a yellow one with stripes or a white flag being waved, each one informs riders if there is some form of obstruction on the track ahead giving them vital […]

Lewis Osler in 12th after two rounds

Lewis Osler in 12th after two rounds

Wednesday, April 22 2015

Lewis Osler, The Bike Insurer’s sponsored rider, finds himself in 12th position in the Thundersport 500 series after two races, but don’t expect him to end the season in the same position. “I like to try and stay as positive as possible,” said Lewis. “But I would be lying if I said I was happy […]

Dan Drayton’s EJC challenge underway

Dan Drayton’s EJC challenge underway

Wednesday, April 22 2015

With two rounds of racing and one training camp under his belt, it’s fair to say that Dan Drayton (The Bike Insurer sponsored rider) is enjoying life on the continent. After more than a week in Spain, where Dan took part in a training camp in Calafat before taking on the rest of the European […]