Dakar Rally 2018, Stage 1 Report: “In at the deep end”
Route: Lima – Pisco Liaison: 241km Special: 31km Total: 272km Terrain: 100% sand Words: Georgia Wells Images: dakar.com/Joaquim Rodrigues/Pablo Quintanilla As promised, the opening stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally, threw the competitors in at the deep end and provided plenty of intrigue. Despite the lively welcome from fans in Peru’s capital, and the trip across... Read more
Ready For The Off! Dakar 2018 Preview
Words: Georgia Wells Photos: dakar.com The 40th edition of the biggest, and perhaps most infamous, off-road event in the world will begin tomorrow, January the 6th. The 2018 Dakar Rally is set to be one of the most challenging of recent years with several all-new stages, some relentlessly long days,... Read more
Granado and González take last two titles in Valencia CEV finale
Eric Granado (Promoracing) and Manuel González (Halcourier Racing) were declared champions of the Moto2™ European Championship and the European Talent Cup respectively in the final round of the FIM CEV Repsol season, joining fellow champions Dennis Foggia (Junior Team VR46 Riders Academy) of the Moto3™ Junior World Championship and... Read more
Valencia GP, qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) set a scintillating lap mid-way through qualifying at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo and that proved enough for pole for the Championship leader ahead of the #FinalShowdown – despite then taking a tumble after a front end washout on his final run. Johann Zarco (Monster... Read more
WorldSBK Qatar: Rea signs off 2017 in style with fantastic Losail victory
The final race of the 2017 season at the Acerbis Qatar Round on Saturday night brought another win for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) as he crossed the line just under two seconds ahead of Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team)... Read more
Malaysian GP, Sepang: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP It was a must win in many ways for Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso as the paddock arrived at Sepang International Circuit, and the Italian kept calm under intense pressure to secure his sixth win of the season – and take the Championship fight down to the wire. Slicing through... Read more
Australian GP, Phillip Island: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step. After a tough race for title rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) as... Read more
WolrdSBK, Jerez round – Saturday: Jonathan Rea takes first ever Jerez win
Saturday’s racing at the Pirelli Spanish Round saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) register his first victory as the recently crowned 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion, taking advantage of a late technical issue for provisional race leader Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati). With his first ever win... Read more