MotoGP (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • Lorenzo smashes lap record for Valencia pole

    07 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lorenzo smashes lap record for Valencia pole

    Jorge Lorenzo has smashed the lap record at Valencia to take pole position for tomorrow’s final race of the 2015 MotoGP season, finishing half a second head of Marc Marquez and beating the Repsol...

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  • McPhee claims pole position at Valencia

    07 November 2015 by Steve English

    McPhee claims pole position at Valencia

    John McPhee claimed a sensational pole position after a stunning performance in Moto3 qualifying at Valencia. The Scotsman, who started from pole position in Australia following a penalty for Danny...

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  • Gearbox change costs Kent dearly in qualifying

    07 November 2015 by Steve English

    Gearbox change costs Kent dearly in qualifying

    Moto3 championship leader Danny Kent needs to finish 14th to wrap up the title but today in Valencia he had his worst qualifying effort of the season. A change of gearboxes prior to the session saw...

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  • Iannone and Rossi top FP3

    07 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Iannone and Rossi top FP3

    Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi have made it an Italian one-two at Valencia in free practice three, with the pair the only two to dip into the 1:30 lap times. However, the duo were just ahead of...

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  • Oliveira fastest, Kent 12th in final practice

    07 November 2015 by Steve English

    Oliveira fastest, Kent 12th in final practice

    Miguel Oliveira set the pace ahead of qualifying with the Portuguese rider setting his fastest time at the end of the session.  Jorge Navarro was second fastest with the young Spanish star two...

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  • Crutchlow: I won't be moving over

    06 November 2015 by Steve English

    Crutchlow: I won't be moving over

    A straight talking Cal Crutchlow said that "I won't be moving for anybody on Sunday" when he was asked for his thoughts on what would happen as Valentino Rossi made his way through the pack. "I won’t...

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  • Lorenzo fastest and confident after day 1

    06 November 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo fastest and confident after day 1

    Jorge Lorenzo was pleased to get back on his bike and focus on racing. The Spaniard was fastest on the opening day of the Valencia weekend. Lorenzo, who trails Valentino Rossi by seven points in the...

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  • Kent title rivals find form in FP2

    06 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Kent title rivals find form in FP2

    Danny Kent’s Moto3 title rivals have found their form in the second session of the weekend at Valencia to squeeze the Brit back to fifth overall, as his teammate Efren Vazquez topped the times. The...

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  • Lowes sets early pace in Valencia

    06 November 2015 by Steve English

    Lowes sets early pace in Valencia

    Sam Lowes was confident that his Speed Up would work well in Valencia and the early returns are positive for the British rider. Lowes, who will join Gresini after this race, set the pace in opening...

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  • Kent fastest in FP1 at Valencia

    06 November 2015 by Steve English

    Kent fastest in FP1 at Valencia

    Danny Kent said yesterday that "I'm feeling relaxed and know what I have to do this weekend to win the championship." If opening practice is anything to go by the Englishman is ready to fight from the...

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  • Marquez puts his focus back on racing

    05 November 2015 by Steve English

    Marquez puts his focus back on racing

    Marc Marquez said that the aftermath of his Sepang clash with Valentino Rossi has been the most difficult time of his life. Enduring the strain of the aftermath of Malaysia has been a challenge for...

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  • Lorenzo rejects speculation of Yamaha rift

    05 November 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo rejects speculation of Yamaha rift

    Jorge Lorenzo moved to dismiss any speculation that will link him with a move away from Yamaha at the end of his contract in 12 months time. The double MotoGP champion has ridden for Yamaha since...

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  • Lorenzo respects CAS decision, focused on race

    05 November 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo respects CAS decision, focused on race

    Jorge Lorenzo refused to discuss the Sepang crash between Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez. The title contender said that he would respect the decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sport but...

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  • Relaxed Kent looking forward to weekend

    05 November 2015 by Steve English

    Relaxed Kent looking forward to weekend

    On Sunday night we'll finally have the answer as to whether Danny Kent's quest to end Britain's 38 year wait for a Grand Prix world champion will end with the 21 year old claiming the Moto3 title. The...

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  • Yamaha responds to Honda statements

    03 November 2015 by Steve English

    Yamaha responds to Honda statements

    Yamaha has this morning responded to the recent press releases of HRC and Repsol. Yesterday HRC vice-president, Shuhei Nakamoto, released a statement where it was once again alleged that Valentino...

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  • Latest 2016 MotoGP calendar revealed

    02 November 2015 by Steve English

    Latest 2016 MotoGP calendar revealed

    Dorna has revealed an updated calendar for the 2016 MotoGP season with the main changes seeing Silverstone reverting to September 4. The German Grand Prix has also been changed to July 17. The order...

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  • First test for KTM RC16 MotoGP machine

    01 November 2015 by Steve English

    First test for KTM RC16 MotoGP machine

    The highly anticipated track debut of KTM's new MotoGP machine took place in Austria over the weekend. This is the latest step in their development towards making their premier class debut in...

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  • What happens next for Rossi’s appeal?

    30 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    What happens next for Rossi’s appeal?

    With the news that Valentino Rossi has appealed his Sepang penalty points to the Court of Arbitration in Sport, many have been left scratching their heads as to exactly what the Swiss body does and...

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  • Open letter from Angel Nieto

    30 October 2015 by Steve English

    Open letter from Angel Nieto

    Angel Nieto is the latest MotoGP legend to offer his opinion on the events of Sepang. The 12+1 times world champion commented on Sunday about his sadness at having seen Valentino Rossi and Marc...

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  • Lorenzo denies Marquez agreement

    30 October 2015 by Steve English

    Lorenzo denies Marquez agreement

    With Italian media having speculated that Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez had a clandestine meeting in Andorra before the fly away races to determine how the MotoGP world championship would be decided...

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