MotoGP (January 2014)

  • Scott Redding unveils 2014 MotoGP livery

    30 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Scott Redding unveils 2014 MotoGP livery

    Scott Redding has unveiled the new 2014 Gresini Honda RCV1000R livery that the British rider will campaign in his eagerly anticipated first season in the MotoGP world championship. The 2013 Moto2...

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  • Secure best priced British MotoGP tickets

    27 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Secure best priced British MotoGP tickets

    Last year’s British MotoGP round at the Silverstone track was one of the most unforgettable in recent memory. With Gloucestershire rider Scott Redding taking a fantastic Moto2 win and Jorge Lorenzo...

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  • Bradley Smith in dark on new Yamaha gearbox

    24 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Bradley Smith in dark on new Yamaha gearbox

    Bradley Smith is in the dark over whether his Monster Yamaha Tech 3 YZR-M1 will be fitted with a new seamless shift gearbox when MotoGP testing commences in Malaysia early next month. Factory duo...

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  • Doohan: No doubt Stoner would return at top

    24 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Doohan: No doubt Stoner would return at top

    Five-time MotoGP world champion Mick Doohan reckons Casey Stoner would have slipped seamlessly back into winning contention had the Australian been returning to racing action in 2014. Stoner retired...

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  • Honda not planning Dani Pedrosa axe

    22 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Honda not planning Dani Pedrosa axe

    Honda has denied 2014 will be Dani Pedrosa’s farewell season as a factory HRC rider after rookie teammate Marc Marquez wrapped up a historic MotoGP world title last season. Last year was Pedrosa’s...

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  • Tech 3 Yamaha workshop damaged by floods

    21 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Tech 3 Yamaha workshop damaged by floods

    The French base of Bradley Smith’s Monster Yamaha Tech 3 MotoGP squad has suffered extensive flood damage after torrential rain battered southern France. The workshop in Bormes les Mimosas was under...

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  • Jorge Lorenzo keen on extending Yamaha deal

    17 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Jorge Lorenzo keen on extending Yamaha deal

    Jorge Lorenzo has quashed rumours that he is already seriously considering quitting Yamaha to join Ducati for 2015 during a special unveiling of this year’s factory YZR-M1 livery in Indonesia. Reports...

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  • Yamaha unveil 2014 MotoGP livery

    17 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Yamaha unveil 2014 MotoGP livery

    Yamaha have unveiled their 2014 MotoGP livery today at an event in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The 2014 M1, unveiled in person by Rossi and Lorenzo, features a similar paint scheme to the 2013...

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  • Yamaha rubbishes Ducati swoop for Jorge Lorenzo

    17 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Yamaha rubbishes Ducati swoop for Jorge Lorenzo

    Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis has strongly denied rumours that double MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo is close to clinching a shock switch to Ducati for 2015. A wheel hasn’t even been turned in anger in...

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  • No BT Sport commentary deal for Toby Moody

    16 January 2014 by MCN

    No BT Sport commentary deal for Toby Moody

    Popular MotoGP commentator Toby Moody has confirmed he will not be part of the new BT Sport coverage in 2014. Moody has been a regular behind the microphone in MotoGP with British Eurosport since...

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  • Leon Camier excited by 'amazing' MotoGP chance

    15 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Leon Camier excited by 'amazing' MotoGP chance

    Leon Camier has spoken of the ‘amazing’ chance he has to line-up against the likes of boyhood hero Valentino Rossi and current MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez in 2014. The former British Superbike...

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  • Leon Camier added to MotoGP entry list

    14 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Leon Camier added to MotoGP entry list

    British rider Leon Camier has been added to the 2014 provisional MotoGP entry list. The 27-year-old is down to ride an Aprilia ART 1000cc machine for the Italian-based Ioda Racing squad on an updated...

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  • Tardozzi makes a return to Ducati Corse

    13 January 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Tardozzi makes a return to Ducati Corse

    Davide Tardozzi, the former Ducati team boss who took Carl Fogarty to his four World Superbike titles, will once again help lead a top level British rider in 2014, as he returns to Bologna to...

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  • Ducati cagey on shock MotoGP strategy plans

    10 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Ducati cagey on shock MotoGP strategy plans

    Ducati has refused to confirm speculation that it is seriously contemplating a radical strategy change by racing in the new Open class format in the 2014 MotoGP world championship. It has been widely...

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  • Pol Espargaro: Racing Marquez not 2014 target

    07 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Pol Espargaro: Racing Marquez not 2014 target

    Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rookie Pol Espargaro has said battling with former Moto2 adversary Marc Marquez in MotoGP this year is not a realistic ambition. Espargaro was the only rider to consistently...

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  • Schwantz backs Lorenzo to bounce back in 2014

    06 January 2014 by Matthew Birt

    Schwantz backs Lorenzo to bounce back in 2014

    Kevin Schwantz believes dethroned MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will bounce back from defeat to rookie Marc Marquez in 2014. Lorenzo surrendered the premier class crown by just four-points to...

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