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XMAS 2022

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Oxford Products Racing Ducati

It was a good weekend at Oulton Park despite the changeable weather, huge improvements from both riders and a happy team. Christian Iddon continued his huge improvement on his opening British Superbike round at Oulton Park this weekend. After finishing Sunday’s Sprint Race in eighth, he went one better today on the Oxford Products Racing Ducati to finish both races in seventh place, looking much more comfortable on the Panigale V4 R. Christian Iddon:Oxford Products Racing Ducati #21 – Race 1, 8th, Race 2, 7th – Race 3, 7th.“I think... Read More


What you missed from Thursday in Jerez

Bastianini returns as a sidelined Marquez is set to watch WolrdSBK’s Iker Lecuona fly the flag for Repsol Honda There was plenty for fans to ponder on the Thursday of the Gran Premio MotoGP™ Guru by Gryfyn de España, as the paddock returns to Europe ahead of the action at the Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) talks tactics and how he can stay out of the gravel trap, whilst his teammate Enea Bastianini (Ducati Lenovo Team) returned to the paddock to restart his season as... Read More


Rins brings tears to the LCR garage

Rins brings tears to the LCR garage with debut Honda victory The Spaniard forced a mistake out of Bagnaia to take victory with Marini and Quartararo elated with podium honours The Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas proved that anything that can happen in MotoGP™ as Alex Rins (LCR Honda Castrol) capitalised on a crash from Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) to become the first rider to win a race on a Honda in 2023 in just his third Grand Prix for the Japanese manufacturer. Luca Marini (Mooney VR46... Read More


How is the MotoGP™ grid for the Americas GP?

A few riders remain on the sidelines with factory test riders filling in, whilst a few have recovered and will return to action in Austin Tags MotoGP, 2023, RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS Round 3 of the 2023 MotoGP™ World Championship fires into life this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. One of the most highly-anticipated races of the year will see an interesting grid take shape with some riders out injured, some deputising for their out-of-action colleagues and some returning to action following injury absence. The... Read More



RYDE FASTEST AT CIRCUITO DE NAVARRA AHEAD OF HASLAM AND IRWIN AS UK OFFICIAL TESTS BECKON Kyle Ryde remained ahead of his Bennetts British Superbike Championship rivals after the final day on track at Circuito de Navarra today (Monday) for the opening Official Test, maintaining his position ahead of Leon Haslam and Glenn Irwin for reigning Champions OMG Racing Yamaha. Ryde had set the benchmark throughout the first two days and on the final morning on track, he upped the pace again to set a lap of 1m:37.586s, the time... Read More



PRE-SEASON TESTING IS OVER: Bautista stays fastest, Aegerter surprises on Day 2 With 16 riders covered by less than 1.5s, it’s game on Down Under as Round 1 looms large, and the pack is shaken up more than anyone could’ve thought That’s it; pre-season is all done and dusted for the 2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship field as the final day of testing concluded at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. The Official Test came to an end and ahead of the first round of the season... Read More


Marc Marquez – 10 things

10 things you probably didn’t know about Marc Marquez The eight-time World Champion is a household name in the sport, and you can learn a little more about him here! Marc Marquez is a household name in the MotoGP™ world, with the eight-time World Champion one of the greatest riders to ever grace the Grand Prix circuit. A big year lies ahead for the Repsol Honda rider, as he plans an attack on the title after a tumultuous couple years.  “I feel really good” – Marquez nears peak physical condition 12/02/2023... Read More


Three Men – History Makers

Three Men – History Makers The 2023 MXGP championship has every chance to see some historical moments being made. While the title race could be open between a handful of riders, you have to pick defending champion Tim Gajser as the early favourite, but the list of the competition is very tough this year. With only three men having won the MXGP championship, those being Tim Gajser, Jeffrey Herlings and Romain Febvre, there is a chance that a new champion will be crowned in 2023. Could it be Jeremy Seewer, or Jorge Prado or maybe Maxime Renaux. Both Prado and... Read More


Completely different

“Completely different” – Mir, Rins discuss Honda adaptation The 2020 World Champion and five-time premier class race winner discuss how they’re feeling on Honda’s RC213V after the Sepang Test Tags MotoGP, 2023 Joan Mir and Alex Rins are embarking on a very similar adventure in 2023. Having left Suzuki at the end of 2022, the new Repsol Honda Team and LCR Honda Castrol riders are now getting to grips with Honda’s RC213V ahead of the upcoming season. After an initial taste test in Valencia last year, the Sepang Test was a huge... Read More


Top 5 things from Sepang

Top 5 things we learnt from the 2023 Sepang Test Mixed feels for Yamaha, Marc Marquez’s fitness & more – check out some of the things we learnt from the three days in Malaysia Tags MotoGP, 2023 The ever-intriguing MotoGP™ Sepang Test has drawn to a close. But what did we learn? The answer to that question is a lot. However, we also leave Malaysia with plenty of questions left on the table. As we look back on the three-day Official Test, here’s five of the things we learnt as we now... Read More