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5 Things You Missed Because You Were Too Busy Watching the #SepangClash

November 7, 2015

Amidst all the hullabaloo and recrimination, the controversies and the fan fights, the closed-door meetings and tight-lipped press releases, the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix is fast going down in history as the #SepangClash. But there was more to the race than just the infamous Marquez vs Rossi duel, grumpus Jorge Lorenzo’s so-called podium thumbs-down post… Read More ›

MotoGP in Valencia: 6 Things That Made the Four Press Conferences So, So Special

Everyone has been talking about moving on. They have been harping about dusting off the Sepang episode and focusing on Valencia. Sane voices have been overrun, shouldered aside by the fanatics who have called for crashes… and those are the polite ones. What is it about racing that turns us into rabid fanatics? To add… Read More ›

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Official Statement

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP issued a press released today reacting to a Repsol Media Service press release dated October 25, and the more recent press release from HRC. This is what they had to say: We refer to the press release issued by Repsol Media Service on Sunday 25th October 2015, titled “Pedrosa wins and Marquez… Read More ›

Fall From Grace: Sepang Clash and the Malaysian Grand Prix

There are some races that are recorded for posterity and go down in history for all the right reasons – for cheeky overtaking maneuvers or for hard-fought and well won battles. And then there are races that become history for all the wrong reasons. The 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang was supposed to be… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Fast and Furious: John McGuinness Takes Home the 2015 Senior TT

Riders have always coveted the crown for the gruelling and revered Senior TT. The 6 laps around the course are unforgiving, and this eternal classic on the TT calendar has an exclusive membership. Only 45 riders have made it on to Senior TT’s roster. Of these only 1, the legendary Mike Hailwood, collected 7 Senior… Read More ›

James Hillier claims fastest closed roads TT speed with Ninja H2R

Kawasaki rider James Hillier is looking to claim the fastest speed ever recorded for a motorcycle on closed roads at the Isle of Man TT after registering over 206 mph on his Strava GPS app on the famous Sulby straight riding a Ninja H2R in a parade lap. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider declared himself… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: And That Makes It 3. Hutchinson Wins The Second Supersport Race

The Isle of Man TT had geared itself up for another afternoon of racing ready for records to be broken and remade. And so had Ian Hutchinson. He is a man on a mission, determined to make up for lost time, and to put his stamp on the TT record books. From a hellish five… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: John McGuinness Wins TT Zero And Makes It 22

John McGuinness broke his own SES TT Zero record in today’s Isle of Man TT Races with his teammate Bruce Anstey again following him home, as he did last year. Anstey was also inside McGuinness’ old lap record for the electric bike class. John McGuinness was first away from the line but by Glen Helen,… Read More ›

WSBK Face Off: Kawasaki vs Ducati At Portimao Practice Sessions

Sunshiny Algarve threw up some interesting contenders during Friday’s World Superbike Championship practice session. I am guessing it was just SBK’s way of telling us not to take anything for granted! So what if we are almost at the halfway point of the season (Wait. What? How did we get here so fast? And why… Read More ›

Mugello Magic: Lorenzo’s Leap and A Sea of Yellow

There has always been something special about Mugello. Maybe it has something to do with the rolling, green Tuscan hills nestled up against the blue sky. Or it probably has something to do with that sea of yellow and the Vale song; an addictive chant that you invariably join, “Ole, ole, ole! Vale, Vale, Vale.”… Read More ›