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A Humiliating End to a Great & Formidable Team: ten Kate Honda Declares Bankruptcy

“This sad situation is the direct result of very late notification given to Ten Kate Racing that Honda wished to end its association with the Dutch firm.” This just in from ten Kate Honda WSBK: ‘Ten Kate Racing BV, the company that for 18 years has been responsible for Honda’s racing activities in the World […]

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Ana Carrasco: ‘Women don’t just have to be grid girls – they can race too’

The World Supersport 300 champion motorcycle racer rose through the ranks racing for free but revelling in subverting the male-dominated status quo.  Ana Carrasco has ridden professionally since she was 16 and says of her first season: ‘The riders were not ready to have a woman on the grid.’ Photograph: Eduardo Parra/Getty Images for the Guardian […]

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Jessica Howden shines in S. Africa

ZIMBABWE’S female Superbike sensation Jessica Howden made her presence felt during the Midas PE200 & Klinicare PE100 Endurance Race Championships at the Aldo Scribante Circuit in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, at the weekend where she managed to last the distance in the two races that she competed in. Only 15-years-old and having started riding in […]

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Bengaluru biker girl is breaking barriers in fast lane

Motorcyclist Aishwarya Pissay loves living her life in the fast lane. Yet for the winner of four national championship titles, convicing her near and dear ones about making a career in motoracing was a rather slow process. “I come from a very conservative family,” the 22-year-old from Bengaluru says during her visit to the city.”The […]

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MotoGP: Phillip Island Waiting To Host Another Classic

Full attack mode at Phillip Island Shackles off, it will be surely be another race to remember as Marquez arrives as Champion and the pressure lifts From a history maker of a Grand Prix at the Twin Ring Motegi, it’s all change as MotoGP™ now heads down under for the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. […]

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Toby Price wins 2018 World Rally Championship

AUSTRALIA’S one and only Dakar Champion, Toby Price, added another notch to his belt this morning when he won the Morocco Rally to claim the 2018 World Rally Championship. Riding his Red Bull KTM, Price won the rally over Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla. Quintanilla was leading the Championship by eight points over Price coming in to […]

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2018 MONSTER ENERGY FIM MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS IS READY FOR REDBUD

The 2018 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations is upon us at “America’s Motocross Track” RedBud! Perhaps the most patriotic track in the country, located in Buchanan, Michigan, will host the 72nd Edition of the single biggest motocross event of the year where countries from around the world will converge this weekend. A sea of […]

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AT LAST, INDIAN UNVEILS THE FTR1200 FLAT TRACKER FOR THE STREET

We’ve been talking about this motorcycle on The Bike Show for what feels like decades, and at last – at bloody last! – we can see it in the flesh, and it has not disappointed. The covers have been lifted off the new Indian FTR1200, the street version of the Indian FTR750, the race bike that took […]

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Motorbike racer Ana Carrasco leaves the guys eating her dust to become world champ

Spanish rider Ana Carrasco has become the first female rider to win a motorbike world championship, claiming the title by a single point over countryman Mika Perez.The 21-year-old claimed her title in the World Supersport 300 — a support series for the World Superbike championship. The championship was decided in the most dramatic way possible, […]

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Championship titles decided at Phakisa

Blaze Baker (King Price Extreme/BikeFin Yamaha R6) went to Phakisa Freeway for the final round of the 2018 SuperGP Champions Trophy on Saturday, 22 September with a slender five-point lead over his closest rival, Adolf Boshoff (Uncle Andy Racing Suzuki GSXR600). Two races and two wins later the KwaZulu-Natal rider claimed his first Super600 championship. […]