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02 July 2019

Victory for Scaysbrook at Pikes Peak

Former AMCN staffer Rennie Scaysbrook has claimed victory at the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb aboard his 2018 Aprilia Tuono. Despite smashing the previous record held by Chris Fillmore, and beating his own best time to the summit, Scaysbrooks win was overshadowed

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30 June 2019

Viñales victorious in Rd 8 at Assen

Yamaha’s long wait is over. After eight barren races and a sea of doubts, Maverick Vinales washed away the pain with a convincing victory at classic Assen. His win only just eclipsed the remarkable weekend of super-rookie Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha), who had qual

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30 June 2019

REMY STICKS IT ON POLE

Remy Gardner’s first pole position was promptly hailed by his absent father Wayne. “He was on the phone when I got back to my pit, so that was great,” the jubilant 21-year-old said.

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24 June 2019

Rea strikes back

SUPERPOLE Rea Romps To Misano Superpole Win Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) made the best of the last minute scramble for grid positions at Misano, setting a lap time 0.355 seconds faster than the second place rider, Sandro Cortese (GRT Yamaha) taking his third pole of 20

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20 June 2019

Josh Hook in with a shot for title defence ahead of 2019 Suzuka 8 Hours

Australia’s reigning Endurance World Champion Josh Hook and his TSR Honda squad scored a victory in the Oschersleben 8 Hour earlier this month, lifting the team to third in the 2018-2019 championship with just one round left to run. Despite Hook and his teammates Freddy Foray

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17 June 2019

MotoGP: Carnage ensues at Round 7

Marc Marquez is the last rider who needs races to be given to him; Jorge Lorenzo the last rider who would volunteer such a gift. But that’s how it happened, at their home GP in Catalunya. It was only the second of 24 laps when the new Repsol Honda rider triggered bedlam, taking

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12 June 2019

An afternoon with MA

Peter Goddard is a bloke who’s achieved so much in the past 40 years it’s difficult to count his many successes. Now, as a Board Member of Motorcycling Australia for almost four years and President since September 2017, Pete and the crew at Motorcycling Australia (MA) are ear

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05 June 2019

Repsol’s 50th anniversary

A special exhibition in Barcelona this week brings together riders, bikes and cars to celebrate Repsol’s 50th anniversary as a motorsport sponsor. There will be more than 20 bikes and cars on show at the city’s famous Passeig de Gracia from June 6-15. As well as several ri

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03 June 2019

HICKMAN WINS RST SUPERBIKE RACE AFTER RED FLAG INCIDENT

Peter Hickman took victory at the opening race of the 2019 Isle of Man TT races fuelled by Monster Energy when he won a shortened RST Superbike race on the Smiths Racing BMW by 1.782s from Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki) with Conor Cummins completing the podium in t

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02 June 2019

Petrucci wins at Mugello for first Grand Prix win

Petrucci wins a perfect race and gives Ducati a homecoming at the Gran Premio D’Italia Oakley

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02 June 2019

New Michelins Race Tyres

Race strategy has changed again, with the improved durability of Michelin’s current race tyres. So says Ducati Sporting Director Paolo Ciabatti. “The latest tyres have almost the same performance for all the race,” he told Dorna. “The riders don’t have to go slower f

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02 June 2019

Valentino Rossi’s traditional special Mugello helmet

Crowd favourite Valentino Rossi’s traditional special Mugello helmet was relatively restrained this year. Eschewing previous essays into narrative cartoons or ironic caricatures, Rossi’s special lid was based on the Italian red-white-and-green “Tricolore” flag. Rather tha