Crash

  • VIDEO: Always cover your clutch. Little b***** causes crash – and it’s hilarious. Watch this!

    VIDEO: Always cover your clutch. Little b***** causes crash – and it’s hilarious. Watch this!

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    Even if you’re sat still in the street, you’ve got to stay vigilant when you’re on two wheels. Here’s the reason why. It’s a video from the lads at Dutch site olipeil – and it’s made us laugh out loud, so we thought you’d enjoy it too. https://www.facebook.com/Oliepeil/videos/949263238794057/ It shows a bloke revving a little…

  • MotoGP: LCR boss: “Cal Crutchlow’s crashes cost us up to $1m a year”

    MotoGP: LCR boss: “Cal Crutchlow’s crashes cost us up to $1m a year”

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    It’s a helluva figure that the Italian-run MotoGP squad have admitted to, but then Cal is a helluva rider who’s one of the best five motorcycle competitors on the planet. Yes he is. The actual budget to repair or replace crash damage throughout a season is bracketed at between 600,000 and 1,000,000 dollars. Cal has…

  • MotoGP: Alpinestars release TechAir DATA from Marquez’s CRASH at Sepang.

    MotoGP: Alpinestars release TechAir DATA from Marquez’s CRASH at Sepang.

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    Alpinestars has just released the data from Marc Marquez’s TechAir suit, following his massive off during qualifying at the Malaysian GP. And it offers a fascinating insight into just how important airbag suits are for keeping top level racers safe. The Alpinestars data graphic shows us that Marquez’s Tech-Air device activated 855ms (0.855 seconds) before…

  • MotoGP: Quartararo claims stunning Sepang pole, Marquez crashes

    MotoGP: Quartararo claims stunning Sepang pole, Marquez crashes

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    2019 Champion highsides at Turn 2 while shadowing the Frenchman as Yamaha lockout the front row in Malaysia Fabio Quartararo took a sensational home GP pole position for Petronas Yamaha SRT in a hugely dramatic Q2 at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix. A stunning 1:58.303 saw the Frenchman beat fellow Yamaha riders Maverick Viñales…

  • MotoGP: Marquez fastest in red-flagged FP4 at Phillip Island

    MotoGP: Marquez fastest in red-flagged FP4 at Phillip Island

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    Adverse weather conditions brought the session to an early stop and riders convened with the MotoGP Safety Commission Marc Marquez (Respol Honda Team) was quickest in Free Practice 4 at the Pramac Generac Australian Grand Prix fastest before it was red-flagged, after Miguel Oliveira fell victim to a huge crash, as he was blown off the track on entry…

  • MotoGP: Viñales blasts clear in FP1, Marquez crashes hard in Buriram

    MotoGP: Viñales blasts clear in FP1, Marquez crashes hard in Buriram

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    There were plenty of talking points from the opening session for the premier class, with the Championship leader crashing heavily Dry weather provided a dramatic opening session for the MotoGP class, with plenty of headlines coming from the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. Champion-elect Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was top of the session…

  • WSB: Dramatic Race 2 at Jerez sees van der Mark win as Bautista crashes!

    WSB: Dramatic Race 2 at Jerez sees van der Mark win as Bautista crashes!

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    Michael van der Mark conquered Jerez ahead of Rea and Razgatlioglu as Bautista, Davies and Melandri all suffer crashes! In what was a thrilling Race 2 at Jerez, an uncharacteristic error from Alvaro Bautista (ARUBA.IT Racing – Ducati) at the start of Lap 2 saw the Spaniard suffer his first racing crash in WorldSBK. The…

  • Moto GP: Rins pips Rossi to reign supreme as Marquez loses COTA crown

    Moto GP: Rins pips Rossi to reign supreme as Marquez loses COTA crown

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    Suzuki man earns sensational first MotoGP™ win in a battle against ‘The Doctor’, Miller on the podium, COTA King crashes out of the lead Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) secured Suzuki’s first MotoGP™ win since the 2016 British GP after edging out Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) to an extraordinary win at the Red Bull…

  • So, you’re wearing a shield that connects to a frame that you also wear…

    So, you’re wearing a shield that connects to a frame that you also wear…

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    Designed to save a rider in the event of a head-on collision, the Torga research project’s shield idea is a wearable front ‘shield’ that combines with a seat unit and a rear-mounted frame to reduce the impact of a straight-line crash. It might look like the rider’s sitting on a backwards ejector seat with a…

  • PRODUCT REVIEWS: Arai RX-7V Helmet

    PRODUCT REVIEWS: Arai RX-7V Helmet

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    RRP: From £699.99 // Sizes: XS – 2XL // Colours: A range of colours and designs As soon as you unbox Arai’s RX-7V helmet, it becomes evident that you’re holding a top quality lid. It’s clearly well made, and comes packed with an abundance of features that’ll leave you safe in the knowledge that your…

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