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1Kawasaki recounts the highs and lows of the 2014 Isle of Man TT

There's no event in the world of motorsports quite like the annual Isle of Man TT. The course is long and treacherous, the scenery breathtaking, the motorcycles fast and the riders like gods on celestial chariots of two wheels. It's an amazing experience, and one that Kawasaki has decided to focus its efforts on, capturing the highs and lows of its time on the Isle in video form.

41Are energy drinks the next to be banned from motorsports sponsorship?

Like it or not, when it comes to brass tacks, motorsports is a business. To keep racing, the teams need to make money, and, generally speaking, the winnings from a victory aren't going to cover the expenses. The reality is that teams need sponsorship to survive. For decades, much of that funding in the top rungs came from tobacco advertising (like the Winston Cup or Michael Schumacher's Marlboro-sponsored Ferrari). But today, that's illegal in most places, and energy drink companies have so far

43Two riders killed as Isle of Man TT racing continues

Along with racing triumph at the Isle of Man TT comes tragedy. This year's racing has unfortunately seen two fatalities already with the 2014 TT races running from May 31 to June 6.

1Dakar Rally claims life of rider Eric Palante

The infamous Dakar Rally has claimed the life of another participant. 50-year-old Eric Palante of Belgium was killed while traversing the fifth stage of the cross-country race via motorcycle. Organizers grew concerned earlier Friday after he hadn't finished the leg, which most racers had completed on Thursday. They found his body on the course.

24Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officially off MotoGP calendar for 2014

It's a sad day for motorcycle racing fans the world over. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced that after it will no longer be on the MotoGP calendar for 2014. The circuit has held 15 world championship grands prix over the last 25 years.

16Watch a one-hour documentary on the Isle of Man TT

If you're looking for a little film to distract you from the inevitable approach of the new year, we may have just the thing for you. Al Jazeera Corespondent has taken an in-depth look at what is arguably the world's most dangerous motorsports event in a one-hour documentary. Isle of Man TT: A Dangerous Addiction follows the legendary motorcycle race from a variety of points of view. With interviews with small-budget privateer teams and glimpses at the biggest names in the race, the documentary

9Bizarre motorcycle racing "fish hook" crash could have been a lot worse

Motorcycle racing is a constant battle between close calls and hard crashes, and we'll have to put this video in the very close call category. During a Mini Moto race in Sandy Hook, Maryland last weekend, the fourth-place rider low-sides his bike but is instantly hit by the rider behind him.

8Red Bull Romaniacs Hard Enduro Rallye 2012 is a basket of insanity

If you've never heard of he Romaniacs Hard Enduro Rallye, crack open your ears for a spell. The race is a grueling four-day event that slithers through the Carpathian mountains of Romania.

53Watch this motorcycle racer suffer from premature celebration

Some tragedies are funny. Even if it costs you the 2012 Italian CIV championship race in Mugello.

40Watch Josh Wainwright deflect a motorcycle with his head

Josh Wainwright became a living testimony for the value helmets during the British Superstock 600 recently. The rider put his bike down on the 11th lap just ahead of Johnny Bradshaw. With nowhere to go and no time to get there, Bradshaw literally drove over Wainwright's head with his motorcycle, catapulting both riders down the track.

25Video: Runaway ghost-riding motorcycle wants to keep racing *Update

Ghost-riding Daytona SuperSport motorcycle – Click above to watch the video after the break

3MotoGP 2010 Phillip Island: Sometimes it's lonely at the top [Spoilers]

Proving that the power of hometown heroics should never be underestimated, Casey Stoner not only put on a great show for his fellow countrymen but once again proved to be dominant at the Australian GP. The starting grid at Phillip Island was the last time Stoner would be seen by competitors, as he converted pole-position to victory with a gap of nearly nine seconds. But was this really a fair fight?

4MotoGP 2010 USA: Live action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [Spoilers]

MotoGP action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery

7MotoGP 2010 Sachsenring: Shake-up, crack-up and the return of The Doctor [Spoilers]

Call it a feeling of shear uncertainty, nervousness if you will... or better yet anticipation. That is exactly what the German round of MotoGP racing provided for fans around the globe. Not only was the Sachsenring round the mid-marker of this season's racing schedule, but more importantly it would give life back to the shake-up that can only be described as "The Rossi Factor." A turn-nine crash by Randy de Puniet, which would take out two other riders culminating in his motorcycle bursting into

23Ducati North America seeks new CEO

Amidst recent rumors, Ducati has officially announced that its CEO of North American operations, Michael Lock, will step down at the end of July to pursue other opportunities.

5MotoGP 2010: Tire choice plays a key role for top finishers at Assen [Spoilers]

The sixth round of GP racing for 2010 from the Assen circuit marked not only the 80th anniversary of the Dutch TT but also the further dominance of Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo. With Rossi still out, Lorenzo's winning ways seem untempered by any of the fields competitors. The Spaniard's start-to-finish victory also places him within an elite grouping of riders who have taken victory in three unique (125cc, 250cc and Premier) classes at the Dutch track.

11Report: Casey Stoner leaves Ducati for Honda

2009 MotoGP Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery

56IIHS asks gov't to mandate ABS on motorcycles

How far is too far? In a recent press release, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made a plea to the federal government to require anti-lock braking systems on all motorcycles sold in the U.S. The group cites a newly-released study showing 22 percent fewer damage claims are made on motorcycles with ABS compared to non-equipped models, in part, as justification for the law.

23Airbags on motorcycles: Alpinestars introduces Tech Air Race motorcycle suit [w/video]

Alpinestars Tech Air Race prototype suit – Click above to watch the video after the break

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