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Thursday news from Jerez

Thursday news from Jerez

Thursday at Jerez was a day dominated by memories of last lap battles. Whether it was last laps dices between Valentino Rossi and Sete Gibernau or Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo at the Spanish...

Marquez will race at Jerez

Marquez will race at Jerez

Marc Marquez has confirmed that he will ride at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix following a successful examination of his fractured finger today in Barcelona. Marquez fractured his left little...

Pedrosa to remain on the sidelines

Pedrosa to remain on the sidelines

Dani Pedrosa's return to the MotoGP field has been delayed until the French Grand Prix at the earliest with the Spaniard confirming today that he would miss his home round this weekend. Pedrosa...

Finding speed key for Lorenzo

Finding speed key for Lorenzo

After finishing fifth in the opening three races of the season Jorge Lorenzo heads to his home Grand Prix in Jerez knowing that it is crucial for him to get back on the podium at the very least. In...

Redding looks for setup solutions in Spain

Redding looks for setup solutions in Spain

Scott Redding took a step back in Argentina with the Marc VDS rider struggling for grip throughout the weekend. The shine from his progress in Texas, a second row start and consistent pace in practice...

Surgery for Marquez after finger fracture

Surgery for Marquez after finger fracture

Marc Marquez needed surgery today after suffering a fractured little finger in his left hand after a Motocross training accident. The reigning world champion was operated on in Spain by Dr Mir in...

No new parts but "full factory support" for Crutchlow

No new parts but "full factory support" for Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow's podium in Argentina looks set to be a springboard for the Englishman. His speed has been impressive all season, he had potential front row pace at each round, but the podium was...

Kent working hard ahead of Jerez

Kent working hard ahead of Jerez

Moto3 championship leader Danny Kent is looking to make it a hat-trick of victories at next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The Englishman has dominated the last two Grand Prix in North and...

Title contenders look forward to Jerez

Title contenders look forward to Jerez

The Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez looks set to be one of the key milestones of the year. Jerez is traditionally the start of the European season and the start of the development phase of the year and...

Rossi off to best start since 2009

Rossi off to best start since 2009

It's six years since Valentino Rossi last led the world championship after three races and the Italian is now a rejuvenated rider and while he is not yet the bookies favourite he has put himself into...

Calendar reshuffle on the way?

Calendar reshuffle on the way?

In Argentina Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta discussed the potential for new rounds to be added to the MotoGP calendar. Austria is contracted to return to the GP fold for the first time since 1997 with the...

A changing world leads to aggressive action by Dorna

A changing world leads to aggressive action by Dorna

The future of MotoGP looks much secure following confirmation from Carmelo Ezpeleta that from 2017 Dorna will take measures to safeguard the future of the series. Speaking in Argentina he announced...

Pedrosa improving step by step

Pedrosa improving step by step

Dani Pedrosa wrote on his weekly Repsol blog that he is improving with each day but offered no sign of whether he will be fit for a return to action at the Spanish Grand Prix in ten days time. "I’m...

Lowes keeping expectations in check

Lowes keeping expectations in check

Sam Lowes dug deep on Sunday to claim a third place finish in the Argentine Grand Prix. The Lincolnshire rider backed up his Texas win with another strong showing even though he admitted that...

Setup woes cost McPhee

Setup woes cost McPhee

Argentina was a difficult weekend for John McPhee with the Scotsman not able to carry forward the momentum of the opening two races. McPhee, riding for Racing Team Germany, finished 15th after a race...

Rossi takes stunning win after clash with Marquez

Rossi takes stunning win after clash with Marquez

Valentino Rossi secured his second win from the opening three races of 2015 in Argentina to increase his overall lead in the world championship standings. The factory Yamaha man demonstrated his...

Zarco wins in Argentina, solid third for Lowes

Zarco wins in Argentina, solid third for Lowes

Johann Zarco claimed the second win of his career after a commanding victory in the Argentine Moto2 Grand Prix. The Frenchman has enjoyed a solid start to the season and now leads the world...

Moto3 Argentina: Unstoppable Kent wins again

Moto3 Argentina: Unstoppable Kent wins again

Danny Kent took advantage of an early crash between Jorge Navarro and Nicolo Antonelli to open a commanding lead in the early stages of today's Argentine Grand Prix. The Englishman, who is now the...

What to expect today in Argentina

What to expect today in Argentina

What can we expect in today's Argentine Grand Prix? It's unlikely that we'll see anyone compete with Marc Marquez over the course of a 25 lap race but the Yamaha's of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi...

Moto2 Argentina: Zarco goes from strength to strength for pole

Moto2 Argentina: Zarco goes from strength to strength for pole

Johann Zarco has continued his strong start to the 2015 Moto2 season by taking pole position in Argentina ahead of Tito Rabat and Thomas Luthi. The Kalex rider finished the day comfortably nearly 0.3...

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez cruises to pole - ahead of a Suzuki!

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez cruises to pole - ahead of a Suzuki!

Marc Marquez will star tomorrow’s Argentinian MotoGP race from pole position, after cruising to the spot with ease – over half a second clear. However, the real shock of the session was Aleix...

Moto3 Argentina: Oliveira snatches late pole from Kent

Moto3 Argentina: Oliveira snatches late pole from Kent

Miguel Oliveira has snatched pole position from Honda rider Danny Kent at Termas de Rio to start tomorrow’s Moto3 race from the front. The Portuguese rider pipped the Brit, who’s been fastest man all...

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez tops times but Crutchlow and Redding into QP2

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez tops times but Crutchlow and Redding into QP2

Marc Marquez set the pace in FP3 with the Spaniard setting the pace by less than tenth of a second from Cal Crutchlow with the Englishman showing how comfortable he is getting with the Honda...

Friday roundup from Argentina

Friday roundup from Argentina

The opening day of this weekend's Argentine Grand Prix is done and dusted...and it was definitely dusty here at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit. The opening practice session was a complete waste of...

MotoGP Argentina: Suzuki back on top!

MotoGP Argentina: Suzuki back on top!

Is Suzuki's pace legitimate or was Aleix Espargaro able to take advantage of a low grip track surface that played to the strengths of the supple Suzuki? The answer is probably somewhere in the middle...

Moto3 Argentina: Kent tops times on opening day

Moto3 Argentina: Kent tops times on opening day

With track conditions constantly improving the last man to set a fast time was always going to be at an advantage but having set a stellar pace throughout the day Danny Kent topped the times once...

Thursday news from Argentina

Thursday news from Argentina

The MotoGP paddock has decamped to South America with varying degrees of ease. Some flights left Austin with minimal difficulties whereas plenty of people travelling to the Argentine Grand Prix had...

Round up from COTA

Round up from COTA

The second round of the 2015 MotoGP season will be remembered for two things; Marc Marquez' stunning pole lap and a day when the record books were torn apart by British riders. Throughout the winter...

Lorenzo: Fourth all we achieve

Lorenzo: Fourth all we achieve

Jorge Lorenzo battled bronchitis throughout the weekend at the Circuit of the Americas with the changeable conditions making things very difficult for the Spaniard. With rain and cold cooler...

Kent consolidates position as title favourite

Kent consolidates position as title favourite

Danny Kent's win on Sunday in America elevated the Englishman to the head of the Moto3 world championship and consolidated his position as a championship challenger in the class. Having been fast...

Lowes reflects on first Moto2 win

Lowes reflects on first Moto2 win

Having claimed his first Grand Prix victory Sam Lowes now looks primed for a title charge in the intermediate class. The Englishman, who made the step from World Supersport to Moto2 last year, has...

COTA MotoGP: Marquez cruises to victory

COTA MotoGP: Marquez cruises to victory

It was business as usual as reigning world champion Marc Marquez took victory at Circuit of the Americas after starting from pole position. It looked as though it could be a repeat of the Qatar race,...

COTA Moto2: Lowes takes maiden Moto2 win

COTA Moto2: Lowes takes maiden Moto2 win

British rider Sam Lowes has taken his maiden Moto2 victory, despite a few spots of rain falling during the race. Frenchman Johann Zarco led into the first corner, with Lowes in second. Zarco led for...

COTA Moto3: Kent dominates to take win

COTA Moto3: Kent dominates to take win

Leopard Racing Honda rider Danny Kent continued his domination at the Circuit of the Americas to take his first victory of 2015 by 8.532secs on a drying track which caught out many of the top...

Round up from Saturday at COTA

Round up from Saturday at COTA

Qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas was one of the most exciting in momory with a thrilling climax to the session seeing MotoGP prove what makes motorcycle racing so exciting. The session saw...

Simeon claims pole with Lowes second

Simeon claims pole with Lowes second

An early crash Sam Lowes dented Sam Lowes' hopes of taking a second consecutive pole position but the Englishman settled for second on the grid to continue his strong start to the campaign. Lowes was...