The first piece of the 2019 WSBK rider jigsaw has fallen into place after Kawasaki's Jonny Rea announced he will spend another two years riding for the Japanese manufacturer.
Rea’s extension with Kawasaki comes after week's of speculation that the Ulsterman was set to turn his back on the factory outfit for a ride with Suzuki in MotoGP or by switching allegiance within the WSBK series and signing for Ducati.
Choosing to stay at Kawasaki, Rea looks set to dominate the series for the...
Big changes are afoot at the factory Honda squad after it has emerged that Jorge Lorenzo will replace the ooutgoign Dani Pedrosa, who is leaving the Repsol team after 18 years with HRC and Honda.
Lorenzo has penned a two-year deal which will see the three-time MotoGP world champion join Marc Marquez in the factory Honda team.In a terse statement after his maiden win on the Ducati at Mugello, Lorenzo accused the Italian factory of not doing enough to give him a bike to win, publicly slating...
01) Hickman's 135mph lap was sensational, but every rider who races is a warrior and I salute every single one of them, regardless of where they finish...respect
02) Bikes are a great leveller. It doesn't matter, what your background, or your social standing, we all have something in common
03) It is possible to stab yourself in the nose and draw blood while eating a pizza, eh Yag?
04) The scones at the Ballacregga Corn Mill are smaller and drier than previous years...disappointing
It's been confirmed local rider Dan Kneen has died following a crash in Wednesday evening's TT practice session.
The 30-year-old was involved in an incident at the Churchtown area of the course, which resulted in a tree catching fire and the session being red flagged.
Kneen had been in promising form in previous practices; not least on Tuesday evening when he was almost 2mph up on his previous best.
That came back in the 2017 Superstock race where he registered the one and only podium...
The Mountain Course; legendary, iconic and one of the ultimate challenges in motorsports. 37 and a half miles of everyday street tarmac that snakes through stone-wall lined country lanes, along tree tunneled straights, through usually sleepy towns and over the foreboding mountain roads of the Isle of Man at full throttle. A rugged, windswept island setting that sits in the middle of the Irish Sea which, for over 110 years, has been the greatest test of rider and machine at the annual TT...
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