MotoGP

  • MotoGP: Viñales signs off testing clean sweep

    12 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Viñales signs off testing clean sweep

    Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales has signed off MotoGP’s 2017 pre-season testing by completing a clean sweep of all four official tests, topping the overall standings at Losail to finish well...

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  • MotoGP: Ducati roll out radical aero fairing

    11 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Ducati roll out radical aero fairing

    Ducati have finally rolled out their much anticipated winglet-replacing new aerodynamic fairing, with the radical new look taking to the track at tonight’s Qatar test in the hands of yesterday’s...

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  • Moto3: Bulega tops Jerez official test

    11 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Moto3: Bulega tops Jerez official test

    Team Sky VR46 KTM rider Nicolo Bulega has cemented his position as a 2017 title contender by taking the top spot after three days of Moto3 action at Spain’s Jerez circuit for the first official test...

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  • MotoGP: Dovizioso dominates in the desert

    10 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Dovizioso dominates in the desert

    Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso has dominated the opening day of testing in Qatar, topping the test from Maverick Viñales by 0.36 seconds as he dipped under the existing lap record at the Losail...

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  • Obituary: John Surtees 1934-2017

    10 March 2017 by MCN Sport

    Obituary: John Surtees 1934-2017

    John Surtees will always be remembered as the first man to win world titles on both two and four wheels and, given how specialised both sports have now become, it's an achievement that is likely to...

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  • Moto2: Marquez tops first official test

    10 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Marquez tops first official test

    Alex Marquez has held off teammate Franco Morbidelli in Moto2’s first official preseason test at Jerez to make it an EG0,0 Marc VDS double act at the top of the timesheets after three days of action...

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  • Gallery: Remembering John Surtees

    10 March 2017 by MCN News

    Gallery: Remembering John Surtees

    Former world motorcycling and F1 champion, John Surtees has passed away aged 83. Surtees remains the only person to have ever won a world championship in both motorcycle and car racing. He passed away...

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  • Video: LCR Honda tease Crutchlow's 2017 livery

    09 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Video: LCR Honda tease Crutchlow's 2017 livery

    With LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow set to take to the track tomorrow night at the final pre-season test in Qatar running his new livery, the squad have teased a quick look at what to expect from the...

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  • MotoGP: Teams gearing up for final tests

    09 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Teams gearing up for final tests

    The 2017 MotoGP grid are gearing themselves up for the final pre-season test of the year, as they head to Qatar for the final chance to get things right ahead of the opening round of the championship...

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  • MotoGP: Barbera out of Qatar test

    07 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Barbera out of Qatar test

    Reale Avintia Ducati rider Hector Barbera will not take part in this week’s final MotoGP pre-season test in Qatar, as he continues to recover from a broken collarbone sustained last week while...

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  • MotoGP: Lowes raring to go on new Aprilia

    06 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Lowes raring to go on new Aprilia

    Gresini Aprilia rider Sam Lowes says he’s raring to get going next week at the third and final MotoGP pre-season test as he finally gets the chance to test the Italian manufacturer’s new and improved...

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  • Gallery: Aprilia's marmite 2017 MotoGP machine

    04 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Gallery: Aprilia's marmite 2017 MotoGP machine

    Aprilia's 2017 MotoGP contender has certainly divided opinion since Sam Lowes and Aleix Espargaró pulled the overs off the bike yesterday at the Italian firm's headquarters in Noale, outside Venice.

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  • MotoGP: Dovi unamused at Ducati progress

    04 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Dovi unamused at Ducati progress

    While Jorge Lorenzo, without a real benchmark of Ducati’s progress since his defection from Yamaha, might be pleased with the progress being made by the Bologna firm’s engineers, his teammate Andrea...

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  • MotoGP: Marquez admits work to do at Honda

    03 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Marquez admits work to do at Honda

    Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez has admitted that there’s still work to be done for him and the Japanese manufacturer ahead of the start of the 2017 MotoGP season, despite the reigning world champion...

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  • MotoGP: Rookie Folger stuns with fast pace

    02 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Rookie Folger stuns with fast pace

    Maverick Viñales wasn’t the only Yamaha rider to come away from last week’s Phillip Island MotoGP test having impressed, with rookie sensation Jonas Folger stunning by finishing fourth overall, only...

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  • MotoGP: Lorenzo not ready to race

    01 March 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Lorenzo not ready to race

    Jorge Lorenzo has admitted that he’s still far away from being ready to win races on the Ducati GP17 machine, after a difficult test for the Spaniard at one of the tracks most unsuited to the red...

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  • Moto3: McPhee unveils British Talent Team Honda

    28 February 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Moto3: McPhee unveils British Talent Team Honda

    2016 Czech Grand Prix winner John McPhee has pulled the covers off the factory Honda Moto3 machine that he’ll compete in the 2017 championship on, revealing the new British Talent Team bike at an...

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  • MotoGP: Rossi struggling after difficult test

    28 February 2017 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Rossi struggling after difficult test

    While things might have been good on the Viñales side of the Movistar Yamaha garage at last week's Phillip Island test, it was decidedly less so on his teammate’s half, with Valentino Rossi struggling...

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  • Moto3: British Talent Team set for London launch

    27 February 2017 by Simon Patterson

    Moto3: British Talent Team set for London launch

    John McPhee’s new British Talent Team will be launched tomorrow in London, with the Czech Grand Prix winner joined by Dorna talent and development boss Alberto Puig and the project’s new talent scout...

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