Author Archives: Stephen English

Photo of the day – Marc Marquez


We’ve had very limited running on the opening day of the Phillip Island due to on and off rain throughout the day. With so much for teams to get to grips with for 2016-new tyres and electronics in particular-losing a … Continue reading

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Photo of the day – Aleix Espargaro


The second MotoGP test of the pre-season starts tomorrow and¬†after a difficult test at Sepang Aleix Espargaro will be keen to get back to business in Australia. The Spaniard will have plenty to test with Suzuki planning on bringing their … Continue reading

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Photo of the day – Eugene Laverty


The grid before a MotoGP race is an incredible blend of panic and activity. Teams are making sure that the bikes are ready for the start and the hustle and bustle of celebs, team personnel and hangers on is frightening … Continue reading

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Photo of the day – Jared Mees


The end of season Flat Track meet in Barcelona has quickly become one of the hottest tickets of the year. The Superprestigio started as a low key meeting where riders from various disciplines got together to try their hand at … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day – Tom Sykes


This could be a pivotal year for Tom Sykes. The Englishman was squarely beaten by his Kawasaki teammate, Jonathan Rea, in 2015 but in winter testing he has been strong and consistent. Being able to take the fight to Rea … Continue reading

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Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 17 – A look at the Jerez World SBK Test


The winter is almost over and bikes will soon be lining up on the grid! Winter testing is in full flow for teams and riders and with just under two weeks until the opening practice session of the 2016¬†World Superbike … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day – Josh Brookes


Josh Brookes moves to World Superbikes after a title winning campaign in British Superbikes and the Australian is keen to impress this year. The SMR run Milwaukee squad will switch from Yamaha to BMW this year and while the transition … Continue reading

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