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MotoGP: Simon Crafar to replace Freddie Spencer as Chairman of FIM Stewards Panel in 2025

MotoGP: Simon Crafar to replace Freddie Spencer as Chairman of FIM Stewards Panel in 2025

Simon Crafar will take over from Freddie Spencer as the Chairman of the FIM MotoGP Stewards Panel next season. Spencer has been in the role since 2019, leading a three-person panel which also includes...

MotoGP Sachsenring: Pecco Bagnaia wins in Germany as Jorge Martin crashes out

MotoGP Sachsenring: Pecco Bagnaia wins in Germany as Jorge Martin crashes out

Pecco Bagnaia was victorious in a dramatic Grand Prix race at the Sachsenring after Jorge Martin crashed out of the lead on the penultimate lap. Martin took the lead of the race away from Bagnaia...

MotoGP: Honda sign Aleix Espargaro as test rider for 2025

MotoGP: Honda sign Aleix Espargaro as test rider for 2025

Aleix Espargaro will become a test rider for Honda next year following his retirement from MotoGP at the end of the 2024 season. Espargaro announced his retirement ahead of his home Grand Prix in...

MotoGP Assen: Pecco Bagnaia completes perfect weekend with Grand Prix victory

MotoGP Assen: Pecco Bagnaia completes perfect weekend with Grand Prix victory

Pecco Bagnaia has closed the gap to Jorge Martin in the MotoGP championship standings to just 10 points after leading from start to finish in the Grand Prix race at Assen. Bagnaia, like he has done...

MotoGP Mugello: Pecco Bagnaia dominates to secure Italian Grand Prix double

MotoGP Mugello: Pecco Bagnaia dominates to secure Italian Grand Prix double

Pecco Bagnaia’s sensational weekend continued at Mugello on Sunday afternoon as he completed the double onboard the factory Ducati. The reigning champion had to start the race from fifth on the...

MotoGP: Pedro Acosta signs multi-year factory Red Bull KTM contract

MotoGP: Pedro Acosta signs multi-year factory Red Bull KTM contract

Pedro Acosta will ride for the factory Red Bull KTM team in MotoGP next season after signing a new multi-year contract with the Austrian manufacturer. The 20-year-old has made a stunning start to...

MotoGP: Liberty Media announce €4.2 billion acquisition of MotoGP

MotoGP: Liberty Media announce €4.2 billion acquisition of MotoGP

Liberty Media, owners of Formula One since 2016, have confirmed the €4.2 billion acquisition of MotoGP. Rumours have been circulating for several weeks that MotoGP may be subject to a takeover from...

MotoGP Portimao: Jorge Martin wins as Pecco Bagnaia and Marc Marquez collide

MotoGP Portimao: Jorge Martin wins as Pecco Bagnaia and Marc Marquez collide

Jorge Martin bagged his first Grand Prix victory in a chaotic race at Portimao which saw Pecco Bagnaia and Marc Marquez collide. Martin took the lead on the opening lap and was unchallenged from...

MotoGP: Fermin Aldeguer signs two-year deal with Ducati

MotoGP: Fermin Aldeguer signs two-year deal with Ducati

Fermin Aldeguer will make his MotoGP debut next year after agreeing a two-year deal with Ducati. The 18-year-old put the paddock on high alert towards the end of the 2023 Moto2 season when he won...

MotoGP: Michael Laverty shares his 2024 season predictions

MotoGP: Michael Laverty shares his 2024 season predictions

Michael Laverty has named Marc Marquez as his pick for the 2024 MotoGP crown ahead of the seson opener in Qatar this weekend. Marquez is now armed with a 2023 Ducati Desmosedici after joining...

MotoGP: Repsol Honda reveal all-new livery for 2024 season

MotoGP: Repsol Honda reveal all-new livery for 2024 season

Repsol Honda’s MotoGP livery has been given a complete overhaul ahead of the 2024 MotoGP season. Despite the iconic partnership celebrating its 30th anniversary, the dark blue, red and white of HRC...

MotoGP: Davide Brivio joins Trackhouse Racing Aprilia as Team Principal

MotoGP: Davide Brivio joins Trackhouse Racing Aprilia as Team Principal

Former Suzuki team boss Davide Brivio is back in MotoGP after joining new outfit Trackhouse Racing Aprilia as Team Principal. Brivio had been working in Formula One with the Alpine team since...

MotoGP Sepang Test: Pecco Bagnaia tops final day with record breaking 1:56 lap

MotoGP Sepang Test: Pecco Bagnaia tops final day with record breaking 1:56 lap

Reigning champion Pecco Bagnaia sent a strong message to his MotoGP rivals on the final day of the Sepang Test with a new (unofficial) lap record of 1:56.682. Bagnaia was one of four riders to drop...

MotoGP Sepang Test: Raul Fernandez to return home following opening day crash

MotoGP Sepang Test: Raul Fernandez to return home following opening day crash

Raul Fernandez will take no further part in the Sepang MotoGP Test following a crash at turn 11 on the opening day. The Trackhouse Racing Aprilia rider suffered a highside on his fourth lap of the...

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli ruled out of Sepang and Qatar Tests

MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli ruled out of Sepang and Qatar Tests

Franco Morbidelli will miss the Sepang and Qatar MotoGP tests following his accident during the World Superbike test at Portimao last week. The Italian was knocked unconscious during the crash and...

MotoGP: Jack Miller reveals hand injury caused by motocross accident

MotoGP: Jack Miller reveals hand injury caused by motocross accident

Ahead of this week’s three-day Sepang Test, Jack Miller has revealed that he broke his scaphoid in a motocross accident before Christmas. The Red Bull KTM racer told members of the media present at...

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo and Alex Rins reveal 2024 Yamaha livery

MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo and Alex Rins reveal 2024 Yamaha livery

The Monster Energy Yamaha team has officially launched its 2024 MotoGP campaign in a special presentation ahead of the three-day official Sepang test. Fabio Quartararo and new teammate Alex Rins...

MotoGP: Pertamina Enduro VR46 Racing reveal bright 2024 livery

MotoGP: Pertamina Enduro VR46 Racing reveal bright 2024 livery

The stunning Pertamina Enduro VR46 Racing Team 2024 MotoGP livery has been revealed during a special presentation in Riccione, Italy. The team’s new look sees the front of the Ducati Desmosedici...

MotoGP: Pecco Bagnaia and Enea Bastianini unveil 2024 Ducati livery

MotoGP: Pecco Bagnaia and Enea Bastianini unveil 2024 Ducati livery

Pecco Bagnaia and Enea Bastianini have revealed the 2024 Ducati Lenovo MotoGP livery during a special presentation in Madonna di Campliglio, Italy. The presentation forms part of the special...

MotoGP Live Video: 2024 Team Presentations

MotoGP Live Video: 2024 Team Presentations

It’s team presentation time throughout the MotoGP paddock as we edge ever closer to the pre-season test schedule and the opening round of 2024 in Qatar. The Gresini Racing Team get things underway...

"I'm an absolute two-stroke nut" - 20 Questions with double MotoGP champion Casey Stoner

"I'm an absolute two-stroke nut" - 20 Questions with double MotoGP champion Casey Stoner

During last month’s Eicma trade show in Milan, we sat down with two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner to discuss 20 questions about his riding and racing career. News Editor Dan Sutherland...

MotoGP: Paolo Ciabatti named General Manager of Ducati Corse's new Off-Road project

MotoGP: Paolo Ciabatti named General Manager of Ducati Corse's new Off-Road project

Paolo Ciabatti has stepped down from his role within Ducati’s MotoGP project to focus on the Italian manufacturer’s new Off-Road Division. Ciabatti has been Sporting Director of Ducati Corse since...

MotoGP: Trackhouse Racing named as Aprilia's new satellite team

MotoGP: Trackhouse Racing named as Aprilia's new satellite team

American-owned Trackhouse Racing has confirmed that it will join the MotoGP grid in 2024 as Aprilia’s official satellite team. Trackhouse Racing is owned by Justin Marks and musician Pitbull, and...

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales tops Valencia test whilst Marc Marquez shines with Ducati

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales tops Valencia test whilst Marc Marquez shines with Ducati

Maverick Vinales ended the one-day Valencia Test at the top of the timesheets after completing 86 laps onboard the Aprilia RS-GP. The Spaniard completed more laps than anybody and posted a best...

MotoGP: Fabio Di Giannantonio joins Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati for 2024

MotoGP: Fabio Di Giannantonio joins Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati for 2024

Fabio Di Giannantonio has been confirmed as Luca Marini’s replacement at the Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati team for the 2024 MotoGP season. Di Giannantonio, left without a ride following Marc Marquez’s...

MotoGP: Luca Marini signs two-year deal with Repsol Honda

MotoGP: Luca Marini signs two-year deal with Repsol Honda

Repsol Honda have confirmed that Luca Marini has joined the team on a two-year deal following his departure from the Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati team. The Italian has enjoyed his best premier class...

MotoGP Valencia: Pecco Bagnaia crowned 2023 World Champion as Jorge Martin crashes out

MotoGP Valencia: Pecco Bagnaia crowned 2023 World Champion as Jorge Martin crashes out

Francesco Bagnaia has been crowned 2023 MotoGP World Champion after a chaotic season finale in Valencia which saw title rival Jorge Martin crash out in a collision with Marc Marquez. Bagnaia made...

MotoGP: Luca Marini confirms Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati departure

MotoGP: Luca Marini confirms Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati departure

Luca Marini and the Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati team have confirmed that they will part company following the conclusion of the 2023 MotoGP season on Sunday. Rumours have been rife for a few weeks...

MotoGP: Marc Marquez to leave Repsol Honda at the end of 2023

MotoGP: Marc Marquez to leave Repsol Honda at the end of 2023

Marc Marquez will leave Repsol Honda following the conclusion of the 2023 MotoGP season. The Spaniard’s future has been the biggest talking point within the MotoGP paddock for several weeks, with...

MotoGP Misano: Jorge Martin bags sensation double in San Marino

MotoGP Misano: Jorge Martin bags sensation double in San Marino

Jorge Martin has closed the gap to Pecco Bagnaia in the MotoGP championship standings to just 36 points after completing the double at Misano. The Spaniard dominated the entire weekend, breaking...

MotoGP: Mike Trimby has died

MotoGP: Mike Trimby has died

Mike Trimby, founder and CEO of the International Road Race Teams’ Association (IRTA) has died at the age of 74. Trimby passed away on Friday and had been at Misano as normal ahead of the San...

MotoGP: Luca Marini signs new deal with Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati for 2024

MotoGP: Luca Marini signs new deal with Mooney VR46 Racing Ducati for 2024

Ahead of the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano it has been confirmed that Luca Marini will remain with the Mooney VR46 Racing Team for the 2024 MotoGP season. Marino has been involved with the VR46...

MotoGP: Jake Dixon to stay in Moto2 with GasGas Aspar in 2024

MotoGP: Jake Dixon to stay in Moto2 with GasGas Aspar in 2024

Jake Dixon will remain in the Moto2 World Championship next year after signing a new deal with the GasGas Aspar team. The Brit had been linked with a MotoGP move in 2024, with Dixon one of several...

MotoGP: Tony Arbolino to remain in Moto2 with Elf Marc VDS next season

MotoGP: Tony Arbolino to remain in Moto2 with Elf Marc VDS next season

Moto2 title contender Tony Arbolino has signed a new deal with Elf Marc VDS which will see him remain in the intermediate class in 2024. Arbolino, who is currently second in the championship, 12...

MotoGP: Johann Zarco joins Castrol LCR Honda for 2024 season

MotoGP: Johann Zarco joins Castrol LCR Honda for 2024 season

LCR Honda has confirmed the signing of two-time Moto2 World Champion Johann Zarco for the 2024 MotoGP season. The news comes days after Zarco’s upcoming departure from Pramac Racing Ducati was...

MotoGP: Triumph and Dorna agree new five-year engine deal in Moto2

MotoGP: Triumph and Dorna agree new five-year engine deal in Moto2

Triumph Motorcycles will remain as the exclusive engine supplier to the Moto2 World Championship until at least the end of the 2029 season. It was confirmed at Silverstone on Thursday evening...