Repsol Extend Honda Sponsorship – MOTOGP

Marc Marquez and new signing Jorge Lorenzo to wear Repsol colours in 2019 and 2020 MotoGP seasons. Repsol has extended its title sponsorship of the factory Honda MotoGP team, which began in 1995, until at least the end of the 2020 season. Together, Repsol Honda have won 13 riders’ titles and 163 premier-class grand prix…

F1 Gossip – Ferrari, Hamilton, Mercedes, Verstappen, Grosjean, Renault

Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton says exhuastion, not anger led to his post-race interview snub at the British Grand Prix. (crash) Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has reacted angrily to suggestions of foul play after drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen crashed with their Mercedes rivals Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in recent races. (F1i.com) Romain…

Hancock on the Podium July 2nd – Danish Grand Prix

NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Greg Hancock kick-started his 2018 campaign by finishing on the podium in the WD-40 Danish Grand Prix. The Californian claimed third place behind current championship leader Britain’s Tai Woffinden and second placed Artem Laguta, of Russia, to secure his best position so far in the championship. Hancock paid tribute to…

Official Motorsport Teamwear the facts …

What to look for in officially authorised team wear, the first thing is to buy from a reputable distributor that is selling authentic, official, licensed products. You will be able to tell this if they are offering the full product range and also sell team wear from a number of different teams. The next thing…

Lewis Hamilton fastest in 2018 Austrian GP first practice

Lewis Hamilton headed a Mercedes one-two in first practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. The world championship leader was 0.127 seconds quicker than team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who in turn was 0.107secs quicker than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel was fourth quickest in his Ferrari, 0.341secs behind the Briton. Haas’ Romain Grosjean was seventh,…

Assen MotoGP: Marquez tops FP1, Lorenzo crashes

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez led the way in first practice for this weekend’s Dutch TT at Assen, beating Maverick Vinales by a little under two tenths of a second. (motorsport.com) Movistar Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales has started the Assen MotoGP round strongly, chasing reigning champion Marc Marquez hard in the opening practice with team-mate Valentino…

Toyota open to giving Raikkonen WRC test – remember Robert Kubica?

Though Motorsport.com understands from well-placed sources that recent stories linking Raikkonen to a WRC return with Toyota were “completely blown up”, Makinen has made clear the door is open for a test. “He hasn’t tested anything now, but why not?” he told Motorsport.com. “If he wants to drive the car I can let him, no…

MOTO GP roundup – Assen 2018

Jorge Lorenzo’s campaign to get back into the MotoGP 2018 title fight will be hampered by his “bad days” being worse than his rivals’, according to LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.(autosport.com) Take a look at some of the memorable moments from the world-famous Dutch MotoGP round at Assen…(crash.net) ‘Even if Jorge is 49 points behind, Dovizioso…

Muddy Creek National Highlights 2018

Video highlights of the 2018 Muddy Creek Motocross National 250 and 450 (racerxonline.com) Alex Martin goes down while leading, which leads to an interesting final couple of laps during the second 250 moto. (www.vitalmx.com) What went down at Muddy Creek. Five rounds, five overall wins for Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac. It wasn’t an easy…