July

Marquez leads Honda one-two in Germany

Marquez leads Honda one-two in  Germany

Marc Marquez topped the times in every session in Germany and waltzed away with the victory at the Sachsenring. While Jorge Lorenzo got the jump at the start Marquez was able to get past him in the...

Simeon claims first Grand Prix win

Simeon claims first Grand Prix win

Xavier Simeon claimed his first Grand prix victory after a superbly judged race from the Gresini rider. Simeon, who had a podium at the season opening Qatar Grand Prix, had a superb finish to the 29...

Dominant Danny wins again

Dominant Danny wins again

In a field where a tenths of a second is prized Danny Kent had seconds to spare on his rivals in today's Moto3 German Grand Prix. Kent, who started from pole position, had to battle in the early laps...

Laverty to pay tribute to Dr John Hinds

Laverty to pay tribute to Dr John Hinds

Eugene Laverty will pay tribute to Dr John Hinds during tomorrow's German Grand Prix by wearing a replica of the travelling medic's helmet at the Sachsenring. With over 30 Helicopter Emergency Medical...

Zarco on pole with Rabat and Lowes struggling

Zarco on pole with Rabat and Lowes struggling

Moto2 championship leader Johann Zarco claimed his third consecutive pole position by leading the way in qualifying ahead of tomorrow's German Grand Prix. Zarco, who has won three times from pole this...

Marquez takes German pole

Marquez takes German pole

Marc Marquez's domination of the German Grand Prix was maintained today with the reigning world champion taking pole position from Dani Pedrosa. Marquez, who has not been beaten at the Sachsenring...

Hernandez and Vinales through to QP2

Hernandez and Vinales through to QP2

Yonny Hernandez and Maverick Vinales moved through to QP2 but Scott Redding once again was caught out in the opening session and finished fourth fastest. The softer tyres available the rest of the QP1...

Marquez fastest in final practice

Marquez fastest in final practice

Marc Marquez maintained his perfect record at the Sachsenring by leading the way in FP4 from Dani Pedrosa and Scott Redding. Redding has had a much stronger weekend in Germany and despite having to...

Kent crashes but still claims pole

Kent crashes but still claims pole

A crash with 15 minutes remaining wasn't enough to derail Danny Kent in qualifying with the championship leader taking pole by a comfortable half a second at Sachsenring. Kent had a low side at Turn...

Morbidelli fastest ahead of qualifying

Morbidelli fastest ahead of qualifying

Franco Morbidelli was fastest ahead of qualifying in Moto2 with title rivals Johann Zarco and Tito Rabat his closest pursuers but with the rest of the field half a second off the pace it was a...

Marquez tops hectic FP3

Marquez tops hectic FP3

In a typically thrilling climax to FP3 Marc Marquez once again was the pacesetter at the Sachsenring but with Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi both within two tenths the fight for pole could be...

Lap record for Kent in final practice

Lap record for Kent in final practice

Danny Kent has led every session by six tenths of a second this weekend and with a new lap record to boot the championship leader is in ominous form for his rivals. With Fabio Quartararo and Efren...

Bad day for Crutchlow, needs to improve cornering

Bad day for Crutchlow, needs to improve cornering

Cal Crutchlow had "a bad day" at the Sachsenring with the LCR Honda rider ending the day 12th fastest. The Englishman felt that his final tyre may have been the cause of his problems in the afternoon...

Kallio leading the way after day one

Kallio leading the way after day one

Mika Kallio was fastest in the afternoon Moto2 session with the Finn maintaining his usual form at the Sachsenring. Kallio, who finished second last year to Dominque Aegerther, outpaced the Swiss...

Marquez fastest with Smith on the pace

Marquez fastest with Smith on the pace

Marc Marquez was fastest in the afternoon with the Spaniard saying that he has refound his confidence with the Honda and had his best Friday of the season. With confidence on the brakes he's able to...

Kent leads way after opening day in Germany

Kent leads way after opening day in Germany

Danny Kent once again laid down a marker to the Moto3 field by maintaining his six tenths of a second lead from the field at the Sachsenring. Kent is in the form of his life and looking more and more...

Last gasp Lowes goes quickest

Last gasp Lowes goes quickest

Sam Lowes has a new colour scheme this weekend but the Brit is once again at the front of the Moto2 field. Last year's German Grand Prix was a self confessed disaster for Lowes but he's gotten this...

Marquez fastest from Rossi in FP1

Marquez fastest from Rossi in FP1

A last minute lap from Marc Marquez saw the reigning world champion end the opening practice with the fastest time ahead of Valentino Rossi. The duo have had to answer plenty of questions about their...

Kent dominates opening practice

Kent dominates opening practice

Danny Kent was fastest in the opening practice at Sachsenring with the Leopard Racing rider setting the pace by over six tenths of a second ahead of Fabio Quartararo and Enea Bastianini. The...

Marquez: Assen doesn't matter

Marquez: Assen doesn't matter

Marc Marquez said that the effects of the Dutch TT will have no change to his mindset with the five points lost or gained "not changing my life." “Second place was okay, after [crashing at] Mugello...

Espargaro and Smith talk Suzuka

Espargaro and Smith talk Suzuka

The Suzuka 8 Hours is one of the most famous races in the world and for Pol Espargaro it provides a unique challenge. The Spaniard admitted to MCN that working with his teammates to improve the bike...

Laverty to replace Melandri for German GP

Laverty to replace Melandri for German GP

Michael Laverty has confirmed to MCN that he will be racing at this weekend's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Ulsterman, who has been testing for Aprilia throughout the year, will replace...

Dovi: We've lost speed compared to rivals

Dovi: We've lost speed compared to rivals

That Ducati has lost a step in recent races is undeniable. Andrea Iannone is third in the championship and Andrea Dovizioso is fifth so while the opening eight races of the year have been hugely...

Bridgestone bring asymmetric front to Germany

Bridgestone bring asymmetric front to Germany

Bridgestone will bring their asymmetric front tyre to this weekend's German Grand Prix. The unique demands of the Sachsenring, ten left handers and only three right hand corners, means that this is...

Corti to replace Bradl at Sachsenring

Corti to replace Bradl at Sachsenring

Forward Racing this morning announced that Stefan Bradl will miss his home Grand Prix at the Sachsenring this weekend having not recovered from his scaphoid surgery. The German suffered the injury...

Rabat fractures collarbone

Rabat fractures collarbone

Tito Rabat has fractured his right collarbone in a training crash at the Almeria circuit in Spain. The reigning Moto2 world champion has been on the podium at the last five Grand Prix, including...

Smith looking forward to Germany

Smith looking forward to Germany

One year ago Bradley Smith was a man under pressure. He was enduring a miserable MotoGP campaign and it looked for the world that he was on his way out of Tech3 and possibly the championship. The...

Lowes hoping for new chassis for Sachsenring

Lowes hoping for new chassis for Sachsenring

Sam Lowes' hopes of winning in Germany could  be given a boost with a new chassis from Speed Up. The Lincolnshire native is looking for a softer chassis that he hopes will offer him improvements...

Crutchlow looks for acceleration gain in Germany

Crutchlow looks for acceleration gain in Germany

Cal Crutchlow was hampered by a slow engine at Assen and the Englishman knows that finding a solution to this issue will be key if he's to challenge for a podium in the coming races. Throughout the...