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Video: Inside the Isle Of Man Tourist Trophy

If you've never been, you should go, and this film will help convince you.

Hopkins has hit "brick wall" with injury recovery

Former MotoGP rider John Hopkins has admitted he has hit a "brick wall" with his recovery from the injury that resulted in him being sidelined for the entire 2018 season.

Gallery: Rossi, Morbidelli win the '100km del Campioni'

Check out all the best photos from last weekend's '100km del Campioni', held at MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi's ranch in Tavullia, Italy.

Superprestigio cancelled due to lack of MotoGP interest

The 2018 running of the Superprestigio dirt bike event has been cancelled due to a lack of "charismatic" riders from MotoGP signing up.

A symphony in steel - the five best Paul Jr. bikes

Love/hate, it's a strange mix with PJD. This time we pick out his best builds.

The 2018 KTM Duke 790 gets fancy MotoGP tech

KTM introduces ABS cornering and launch control worthy of the pros

6 of the world's awesomest stunt riders

Wheelies, stoppies, and jumps have no secret from these guys.

Is Honda working on a CBX revival?

True or not; there might be a new inline six coming to the Honda lineup and we're all over it.

William Dunlop killed in Skerries crash

Irish road racing star William Dunlop has been killed in a crash during practice for the Skerries 100 race in County Dublin, event organisers have confirmed.

Energica Ego sets new record at Laguna Seca

Yet more proof that the all-electric Ego sportbike can go very, very fast.

Norton 650 Atlas Scrambler concept renders revealed

Norton CEO Stuart Garner tweets concept photos of an intriguing new 650cc Norton Atlas Scrambler

New Alta Motors EXR completes Erzberg Rodeo

Alta figured that the notoriously grueling Erzberg Rodeo would be a perfect debut for the new EXR, and they were right.

Travis Pastrana readying to recreate Evel Knievel jumps

We spend the day with Travis Pastrana as he practices for his iconic jumps in tribute to Evel Knievel.

Indian wrecking crew can't stop winning races

Jeffrey Carver Jr. secures first privateer win aboard Scout FTR750. Reigning champion and points leader Jared Mees, privateer Kenny Coolbeth Jr. complete podium sweep.

MV Agusta unveils new Lewis Hamilton edition Brutale 800 RR

MV releases its third special, limited edition Lewis Hamilton model with new 2018 Brutale

Watch Rosberg take custom Energica e-bike around Monaco

Champion Formula One driver Nico Rosberg gets his own bespoke Energica Ego which he promptly hoons on the streets of Monaco

Winds of change blow on Honda's performance CRF lineup

Something new, something borrowed, but nothing blue; the Honda CRF lineup's complete overhaul

Harley-Davidson's misguided flat track investment

In an effort to replicate Indian’s success, Harley-Davidson makes an unprecedented half-million dollar investment in its 2018 American Flat Track contingency program

Jared Mees disqualified, accused of tire doping

The Indian Motorcycle flat tracker had his win at the Dixie Speedway revoked after a compound-altering chemical was found on his tires

Nicky Hayden's hometown erects memorial to beloved racer

The world-champion’s Kentucky hometown honors the number 69 rider with permanent memorial statue.

New Leadership at VW Spurs Ducati Sale Rumors Again

A new management change at Volkswagen is prompting speculation about the selling off of Ducati.

MotoGP riders outshone as Beach wins Superprestigio crown

The fifth running of the Superprestigio Dirt Track event was won by American JD Beach on Saturday evening, as MotoGP stars Johann Zarco and Xavier Simeon both failed to make the final.

Superbike legend Bayliss to make racing comeback aged 48

Former MotoGP race winner and World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss is set to return to full-time competition next year with an Australian Superbike Championship programme.

From the Head Trauma Unit to the Australian GP

Tracey Davies’ motorcycle racing career was once in tatters as she struggled to recover from a brain injury. Now, she’s readying herself for a second consecutive start in the Australian Superbikes support category at the Australian GP.

New junior class added to Phillip Island MotoGP schedule

The new Supersport 300 category has been added to the support card for the 2017 Australian MotoGP round at Phillip Island.

Marquez leads the way in Superprestigio Dirt Track practice

MotoGP champion Marc Marquez led the way on the opening day of practice for this year’s Superprestigio Dirt Track event in Barcelona.

Macau GP: Hickman beats Rutter in bike race thriller

Peter Hickman triumphed in a thrilling Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday after a tense 12-lap duel with Bathams/SMT Racing BMW teammate Michael Rutter.

Macau GP: Jessopp grabs bike pole

Martin Jessopp snatched pole position for the 50th running of the Macau motorcycle Grand Prix after a thrilling fight with Michael Rutter in qualifying on Friday.

Macau GP: Rutter takes last-gasp provisional pole

Michael Rutter had to dig deep to secure a last-gasp provisional pole position for the 50th running of the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Thursday.

Choudhary relishes Rookies Cup selection event experience

India's lone representative in the Red Bull Rookies Cup selection event Sachin Choudhary believes he has come back with valuable experience for his future, even though he didn't make it to the final list.

Choudhary gears up for Road to Rookies' final selection in Spain

India's first-ever Red Bull Road to Rookies Cup winner Sachin Choudhary is ready for the final selection in Spain for the 2017 season, starting on Tuesday.

Rajini Krishnan: "Need more manufacturers in National championship"

Rajini Krishnan feels more manufacturers should compete in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing championship for the best talent to come through, to represent the country in international competition.

Sarath Kumar: "My international stint helping Indian riders now"

Indian ace rider Sarath Kumar believes his international exposure is reaping results now, as the knowledge imparted is helping riders in India prepare better for the challenges abroad.

Abdullah launches all-women racing academy with TVS

Alisha Abdullah has launched India's first all-women bike racing academy to bolster female participation in Indian motorsport.

Sepang Asia Talent Cup: Yanseen scores first championship points

Ahamed Yanseen scored his first points in the Asia Talent Cup season, in only his second weekend competing in the championship.

Suzuki announces Red Bull Road to Rookies Cup programme

Suzuki India announced a partnership with Red Bull for the Road to Rookies Cup, for young Indian riders, who will compete in the 2016 Gixxer Cup season.

Rider killed in Qatar GP support race crash

The organisers of the season-opening Qatar MotoGP round have announced the passing of a rider competing in the Losail 600 Cup support event.

Alisha Abdullah honoured with FIM's Indian representative role

The Federation of International Motorcycling has appointed Alisha Abdullah as the Indian representative for women in motorcycling upon the recommendation of Federation of Motor Sport Club of India.

Motorcycle trials legend Dougie Lampkin visits India

Legendary motorcycle trials rider Dougie Lampkin visited India during the India Bike Week, to showcase his impressive skills last weekend.

Ahmed Yaseen to compete in 2016 Asia Talent Cup

The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup revealed the names of the 21 riders who will be competing for the title in the 2016 season.

One Indian among 13 chosen for 2016 Asia Talent Cup

After intensive selection process at Sepang circuit this week, the Shell Asia Talent Cup committee finalised 13 young riders for the 2016 season.

Guy Martin still wants to race after huge shunt at Ulster

The English rider gave fans an update via his Facebook page, describing his accident, recovery and future plans in the sport after his Dundrod 150 crash during the Ulster Grand Prix weekend in Northern Ireland.

Beyond the limit: Experiencing the Ulster Grand Prix's Covy Moore experienced the thrilling Ulster Grand Prix first-hand.

Scottish rider Andy Lawson dies in Ulster Grand Prix

24-year-old Andy Lawson passed away on Saturday after a crash in the second Supersport race of the Ulster Grand Prix event.

Daytona 200 scheduled for March 12

American SportBike Racing Association will sanction 75th running.

Frank Petricola killed in Isle of Man TT qualifying

Petricola is the 141st competitor to lose their life in the Isle of Man TT.

Free admission to Miller Motorsports Park season opener

Sports cars, superbikes and Lucas Oil off-road racers on the agenda.

Services set for motorcycle racer Dane Westby

Funeral Friday in his Tulsa hometown.

Josh Herrin is ready for the 74th Annual Daytona 200

Historic event almost didn't happen for 2015.

Canadian ice racer dies during endurance race

According to reports from northern Alberta, one rider died after injuries sustained during a 24-hour ice race.

Kevin Windham on Santa: 'That dude is real!'

Motorcycle racer believes he has proof.

The Daytona 200 motorcycle race lives!

Race was cancelled due to the KRAVE sanctioning body's inability to strike a deal, so the track found a new partner.

Daytona 200 cancelled for 2015

Historic motorcycle race has sagged to the point of near-invisibility the past decade.

Travis Pastrana and James Stewart headline Red Bull Straight Rhythm

Some of the best dirt bike racers out there are going to compete in the Red Bull Straight Rhythm.

Szoke fastest at Shannonville Motorsport Park

Sets pace on opening day of practice for round one of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Shannonville Motorsport Park

Deaths at Isle of Man TT keeping at least one rider away

Scott Redding 'prefers to mourn' two riders elesewhere