Spain Needs to Teach Their Men Helmet Etiquette

Oh. My. Word. MotoGP rider, Marc Marquez, tweeted this photo from his account two days ago. The image on his shirt is also the image on the back of his helmet. It was the best photo I could find in terms of both viewing, and not getting yelled at for copyright infringement. If I had known about Marquez's clearly… » 10/27/13 4:44pm 10/27/13 4:44pm

Ex-Motorcycle Racer Stuck In Dubai After Wife's Mysterious Death

Former MotoGP and British Superbike rider Sean Emmett and his bride were on their honeymoon in Dubai in February when she died after falling from her hotel room window. Initially, her death was ruled a suicide, but it may now be under investigation as a murder — keeping Emmett from leaving the United Arab Emirates. » 10/17/13 11:21am 10/17/13 11:21am

Has Capitalism Failed Racing?

Im sorry, but I'm having trouble putting my words together. I hate it when capitalism gets in the way of proper racing. I'd be a full fledged socialist if it meant great racing, at great circuits. It's just depressing when some of the best circuits fold on events that have always provided great racing. Why can't Dorna… » 10/01/13 7:40pm 10/01/13 7:40pm

MotoGP Ace Kevin Schwantz Says Circuit Of The Americas Tried To Kick…

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin isn't just a great place for racing, it's also a great place for drama, legal fights, dueling egos and other assorted weirdness. The latest round of this came last week when MotoGP champion Kevin Schwantz said circuit officials tried to kick him out of the circuit when he tried to… » 3/21/13 11:07am 3/21/13 11:07am

Why I won't watch the crash that killed Marco Simoncelli

For me it's not a moral dilemma. Indeed, another young racer has died on TV, cut down as millions watched, leaving those who love him with the kind of grief we outsiders can only conceptualize, not actually feel. Watching or not watching the crash that killed Marco Simoncelli (or Dan Wheldon) won't bring him back, and… » 10/24/11 12:00pm 10/24/11 12:00pm