Sykes To Leave Kawasaki WSBK

Tom Sykes will leave the factory Kawasaki World Superbike team at the end of this season, it has been announced. Sykes joined Kawasaki in 2010, and helped rebuild it to a frontrunning force in WSBK, winning the title with the Japanese marque in 2013 and narrowly missing out on a second the following season. However,…

Monster Signs Major Deal With Yamaha

The Yamaha MotoGP team will see a big change for the 2019 season as they’ve signed a new agreement with Monster Energy drink as their new main sponsor. Starting next season, the team comprising of Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales will be known as the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team. The current title sponsor which…

Winning Weekend For Signature

Signature Motorsport enjoyed their most successful weekend of the 2018 Sasol GTC2 Championship when Devin Robertson won the opening race and Brad Liebenberg won the second race at a soaking wet Aldo Scribante raceway in Port Elizabeth. Liebenberg was in top form in his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works, adding a runner-up race results to…

F1 Driver Fan Access Has Gone Too Far

Former Red Bull driver Mark Webber believes Formula 1 has already gone “too far” with fan access and that the series is in danger of “trivialising” drivers. F1 has often been criticised for being too closed off to fans, but, after his debut in the World Endurance Championship, Fernando Alonso said that the access fans…

Pedrosa Says Goodbye to MotoGP

Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa has announced he will retire from grand prix motorcycle racing at the end of 2018. Pedrosa, who will turn 33 in September, broke the news in a special press conference ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Catalan rider had been part of the Repsol Honda…

Marquez To Launch Title Attack

Marc Marquez insists he will not “relax” after building a 41-point MotoGP lead by winning the Dutch TT, but will “attack” instead with favourable tracks coming up on the calendar. Marquez continued his superb 2018 campaign with a fourth win of the season at Assen, having finished every race in the top two except Mugello…

Mercedes Fightback Was Huge Says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton feels his fightback to second in the British Grand Prix was “huge” for Mercedes after minimising race winner Sebastian Vettel’s championship gain. Hamilton’s charge meant British GP victor Vettel extended his lead at the top to only eight points, despite Hamilton dropping to 18th on the opening lap thanks to a hit from…

Bonafede Out To Defend GTC Title Lead

The Sasol GTC Racing Team heads to Port Elizabeth for round five of the Sasol GTC Championship with the aim of defending Gennaro Bonafede’s title lead at their main rival’s home track, a sure-fire recipe for fast, close racing on Saturday The BMW GTC racing cars have proven quick around the Aldo Scribante in the…

VW Have High Hopes For Home Race

Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway on Saturday with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters. With the Volkswagen manufacturing plant down the road in Uitenhage, the Motorsport team is more determined than ever to give their fans something to cheer on 14th July….

Rea Doubles Up At Misano

Jonathan Rea completed the Misano World Superbike double after snatching victory from Michael van der Mark, while Marco Melandri was third in a thrilling Sunday race. Barni Racing’s Xavi Fores took the holeshot into the first corner ahead of van der Mark on the Yamaha and Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes, while Rea scythed his way up…