April

Marc VDS in Yamaha talks for 2015

Marc VDS in Yamaha talks for 2015

Scott Redding’s former Moto2 squad has kicked off talks with Yamaha about a switch to MotoGP in 2015. The Marc VDS squad is one of the highest profile teams operating outside of the premier class,...

No Honda production bike updates in Jerez

No Honda production bike updates in Jerez

Honda has dashed hopes that its new production RCV1000R machine will get an imminent performance upgrade for the likes of Scott Redding and Nicky Hayden. The Japanese factory’s Open class project has...

MotoGP Argentina: Another clean sweep weekend for Marquez

MotoGP Argentina: Another clean sweep weekend for Marquez

Marc Marquez has ignited paddock speculation that he’s looking to complete the perfect year in MotoGP, as he makes it three from three to win easily in Argentina. The young Spaniard didn’t have the...

Moto2 Argentina: The Tito Show as Rabat cruises to the win

Moto2 Argentina: The Tito Show as Rabat cruises to the win

Tito Rabat has made an imperious ride to victory in the motor race in Argentina, with the Spaniard extending his championship lead from the first corner to the chequered flag to win by 2.4 seconds...

Moto3 Argentina: Fenati bashes his way to the win

Moto3 Argentina: Fenati bashes his way to the win

Romano Fenati has broken Jack Miller’s win streak, bumping the Australian out of the way on the penultimate corner of the first ever Argentinian Moto3 race to take the first win for Valentino Rossi’s...

Moto2 Argentina: Tito Rabat makes it three from three at Termas de Rio Hondo

Moto2 Argentina: Tito Rabat makes it three from three at Termas de Rio Hondo

Tito Rabat has taken pole position in the Moto2 race for tomorrow’s race, with an unusual session leaving him 0.1 ahead of Johann Zarco but with many of the title favourites scattered across the...

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez blitzes opposition to dominate qualifying

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez blitzes opposition to dominate qualifying

Marc Marquez has once again demolished the opposition at the brand new Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, taking pole position by three quarters of a second from Jorge Lorenzo. Marquez was able to...

Moto3 Argentina: Miller on top once again

Moto3 Argentina: Miller on top once again

Jack Miller has dominated another qualifying session to put his KTM Ajo Red Bull bike on pole for tomorrow’s Argentina Moto3 Grand Prix, responding to every fast lap time his rivals were able to post,...

Free tickets for MotoGP Tonight!

Free tickets for MotoGP Tonight!

One of the biggest and best revelations of BT Sport’s MotoGP coverage coming from their new Tuesday night show hosted by ITV’s TT frontman Craig Doyle, with the new format giving fans a chance to...

Schwantz: Marquez has got inside Lorenzo’s head

Schwantz: Marquez has got inside Lorenzo’s head

Kevin Schwantz believes Jorge Lorenzo’s nightmare start to 2014 is a direct result of the breathtaking performances from Spanish rival and reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Repsol Honda rider...

Bradley Smith surprised by storming start to 2014

Bradley Smith surprised by storming start to 2014

A maiden front row start and podium challenges in both MotoGP races in 2014 have already highlighted the massive improvement made by British rider Bradley Smith after a tough rookie campaign. And the...

Hand injury rules Cal Crutchlow out of Argentina race

Hand injury rules Cal Crutchlow out of Argentina race

Cal Crutchlow has been forced to withdraw from this weekend’s inaugural MotoGP round at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina. The Ducati rider has not recovered from a dislocated and broken...

Cal Crutchlow braced for tough Argentina after double surgery

Cal Crutchlow braced for tough Argentina after double surgery

Cal Crutchlow has undergone double surgery to his right hand and arm after his heavy crash during last weekend’s Circuit of the Americas MotoGP round in Texas. The British rider underwent a double...

Ben Spies: ‘I’ll never race again’

Ben Spies: ‘I’ll never race again’

Ben Spies has admitted the serious shoulder injury that forced him into premature retirement last year will never recover sufficiently enough to allow the Texan race again. The triple American...

Jorge Lorenzo backed to recover from nightmare start to 2014

Jorge Lorenzo backed to recover from nightmare start to 2014

Jorge Lorenzo’s factory Yamaha boss Wilco Zeelenberg has backed the Spaniard to fight back from a disastrous start in his bid to wrestle the MotoGP crown away from Marc Marquez. Lorenzo won eight...

Revamp for Qatar night race schedule?

Revamp for Qatar night race schedule?

Next year’s night race schedule in the big season opening clash in Qatar could be revamped to avoid a spate of crashes that dominated this year’s floodlit race. Jorge Lorenzo, Stefan Bradl, Bradley...

Suzuki boosted by new entry concessions in 2015

Suzuki boosted by new entry concessions in 2015

Suzuki has admitted that special concessions given to new entries for 2015 will be a massive boost to help its bid to threaten Honda and Yamaha’s domination of MotoGP. Suzuk plans to return to MotoGP...

Kevin Schwantz rides Suzuki’s MotoGP bike

Kevin Schwantz rides Suzuki’s MotoGP bike

Texan legend Kevin Schwantz has given Suzuki his impressions of the Japanese factory’s new 1000cc MotoGP project at the Circuit of the Americas. The 1993 world 500cc champion took the opportunity to...

Bridgestone surprised by COTA front tyre issues

Bridgestone surprised by COTA front tyre issues

Bridgestone has admitted it did not expect to see such major front tyre issues during last Sunday’s Circuit of the Americas MotoGP clash in Texas. Several riders reported excessive wear on the right...

Yamaha: No chassis support for Forward in 2015

Yamaha will insist on Aleix Espargaro’s Forward Racing squad building its own chassis for the 2015 MotoGP world championship. The Italian-based squad has been allowed to start 2014 with a YZR-M1 chassis and swingarm package, while it developed its own frame to race in the future. Yamaha’s foray into the new Open category was only ever meant to include a leasing deal for its YZR-M1 engine, at a...

Nicky Hayden in dark on RCV1000R upgrades

Nicky Hayden in dark on RCV1000R upgrades

Nicky Hayden has admitted he has no idea when his underpowered production Honda RCV1000R machine will be given a performance upgrade in 2014. Hayden’s Spanish-based Aspar squad recently admitted the...

Valentino Rossi: ‘I’m a big fan of Jack Miller’

Valentino Rossi: ‘I’m a big fan of Jack Miller’

Valentino Rossi’s Circuit of the Americas race day wasn’t a total disaster after the Italian slumped to a lowly eighth position with severe front tyre issues in the Texas MotoGP clash. The 35-year-old...

Texas MotoGP: Marquez wins, Dovi on the podium, Cal injured in dramatic Texas race

Texas MotoGP: Marquez wins, Dovi on the podium, Cal injured in dramatic Texas race

Marc Marquez has stormed to victory with ease at the Circuit of the Americas, in a race where he was overshadowed by the action taking place behind him, as drama unfolded across the grid; the reigning...

Breaking news: Crutchlow breaks hand in Texan crash

Breaking news: Crutchlow breaks hand in Texan crash

Cal Crutchlow has crashed out of the second round of the MotoGP championship, tangling with his machine and suffering a badly broken right hand in the process. The Brit suffered all race with...

Texas Moto2: Vinales steps up with first win

Texas Moto2: Vinales steps up with first win

Reigning Moto3 world champion Maverick Vinales has taken his first victory in the Moto2 class on only his second race in the class, controlling a crash-strewn damp race from the front to take victory...

Texas Moto3: Miller takes well deserved second victory in a row

Texas Moto3: Miller takes well deserved second victory in a row

Jack Miller has taken a well deserved victory in the Moto3 class at the Circuit of the Americas, but the Aussie didn’t have it all his own way as he takes back to back GP wins. Miller led from flag to...

Texas Moto2: Late lap leaves Rabat on pole

Texas Moto2: Late lap leaves Rabat on pole

Tito Rabat has taken pole position at Austin with a late fast lap, butting in a 2"10.13 lap at the chequered flag to knock Johann Zarco off the top spot he'd held for most of the session. Rabat,...

Texas MotoGP: Marquez demoralises opposition and blows away lap record for pole

Texas MotoGP: Marquez demoralises opposition and blows away lap record for pole

Marc Marquez has demoralised his opposition after blitzing them in qualifying for the second race of the year at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas, setting a lap time over a quarter of a second...

Texas Moto3: Miller demolishes opposition on way to first pole

Texas Moto3: Miller demolishes opposition on way to first pole

Jack Miller has topped the timesheets to start the second race of the 2014 season on pole on his Red Bull Ajo KTM, after demolishing the opposition by nearly half a secons with his 2'16.342...

Texas Moto2: Zarco tops both sessions

Texas Moto2: Zarco tops both sessions

Johann Zarco has topped both opening sessions at the Circuit of the Americas, as he bounces back from his opening lap crash at Qatar on the British Caterham Suter machine, ahead of Dominique Aegerter...

Texas MotoGP: Marquez blitzes opposition on opening day

Texas MotoGP: Marquez blitzes opposition on opening day

Marc Marquez has blitzed the opposition on the opening day of the Texan MotoGP round, ending the day over a second faster than the Ducati of Andrea Dovizioso, in a ride sure to demoralise his rivals...

Texas Moto3: Vasquez goes fastest on day one

Texas Moto3: Vasquez goes fastest on day one

Efren Vazquez has topped the time sheets on the opening day of practice in Texas, taking his Saxoprint RTG Honda to provisional pole position ahead of Jack Miller on the Red Bull KTM Ajo and Isaac...

WSB Aragon: Rea leads them all on day one

WSB Aragon: Rea leads them all on day one

Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) was the leader of a British 1-2-3 in the first day combined practice times in the WSB class at Motorland Aragon in Spain, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing...

Parrish returns to MotoGP coverage with BT Sport

Parrish returns to MotoGP coverage with BT Sport

Steve Parrish will return to British television’s coverage of the MotoGP World Championship this weekend, as the veteran commentator joins Mel Sykes in the BT Sport studio to help host the...

Jorge Lorenzo starts Yamaha contract talks

Jorge Lorenzo starts Yamaha contract talks

Double MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo has confirmed in Texas today (Thursday) that he has started talks with Yamaha over a new contract. The Spaniard has spent his entire six-year MotoGP career...

Colin Edwards to retire at end of 2014

Colin Edwards to retire at end of 2014

Colin Edwards has announced on the eve of his home MotoGP race in Texas today that 2014 will be his final season in motorcycle racing. The 40-year-old used the pre-event press conference at the...