March

Marquez pleased to salvage fifth after first corner mistake

Marquez pleased to salvage fifth after first corner mistake

Marc Marquez' chances of winning the Qatar Grand Prix ended at the first corner after a mistake from the world champion saw him run off the track and fall to last in the field. The Repsol Honda rider...

Rossi looks forward to ultra competitive MotoGP season

Rossi looks forward to ultra competitive MotoGP season

The race day turnaround by Valentino Rossi and Yamaha was exceptionally impressive after the Italian struggled with grip problems throughout the weekend in Qatar before claiming a stunning...

Bautista slams Marquez for Qatar DNF

Bautista slams Marquez for Qatar DNF

Alvaro Bautista has slammed Marc Marquez for a collision between the duo during last night’s opening race of the 2015 MotoGP season. The incident, at turn one on the opening lap, left the Aprilia...

Dani Pedrosa set to sit out MotoGP races?

Dani Pedrosa set to sit out MotoGP races?

Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has dramatically announced only hours after finishing sixth in the opening MotoGP race of 2015 that he may be forced to sit out the next few rounds as he continues to...

Qatar MotoGP: Rossi wins from Ducati duo!

Qatar MotoGP: Rossi wins from Ducati duo!

Valentino Rossi has won the first MotoGP race of 2015 – incredibly, after holding off the Ducati duo of Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone in one of the best races the class has seen in years. Rossi...

Qatar Moto2: Folger wins war of attrition

Qatar Moto2: Folger wins war of attrition

Jonas Folger has inherited his first Moto2 win after a battle of attrition that saw many of the pre-race favourites fall by the wayside. It was pre-race favourites Sam Lowes and Johann Zarco who led...

Qatar Moto3: Masbou converts pole to win after frantic battle

Qatar Moto3: Masbou converts pole to win after frantic battle

Alex Masbou has become the first victor of the 2015 Moto3 season, converting his pole position into the win after a frantic battle that saw eight race leaders. The Honda rider just held off Enea...

Dovi: The feeling from qualifying is special but we won't know our level until the race

Dovi: The feeling from qualifying is special but we won't know our level until the race

Last year in Motegi Andrea Dovizioso claimed a stunning pole position that surprised the paddock but when the Italian set the pace in qualifying for the season opening Qatar Grand Prix it merely met...

Lowes aiming for first GP win

Lowes aiming for first GP win

After storming to pole position Sam Lowes was in no mood to downplay his goals for tonight's Qatar Grand Prix with the Englishman confident that he can finish at least on the rostrum but he's aiming...

Qatar MotoGP: Dovi christens Ducati GP15 with debut pole

Qatar MotoGP: Dovi christens Ducati GP15 with debut pole

Andrea Dovizioso has christened the new Ducati GP15 machine with pole position on it’s first ever ride in anger, taking the top spot off Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez under the floodlights in...

Qatar Moto2: Lowes maintains hold for pole

Qatar Moto2: Lowes maintains hold for pole

Sam Lowes has maintained his hold on the Moto2 grid at the first race of the year, setting the fastest Moto2 lap ever of the Losail circuit to take pole position despite a crash in the closing stages...

Qatar Moto3: Masbou takes first ever pole

Qatar Moto3: Masbou takes first ever pole

Alex Masbou has taken his first ever pole in a frantic Moto3 qualifying session at Qatar, exploiting being in the right place at the right time to take a four-bike slipstream over the line. “We were...

Any mistake will be punished in qualifying

Any mistake will be punished in qualifying

Tonight's MotoGP qualifying session will have a lot to live up to following the thrilling climax to FP3 that saw the top 21 riders separated by just 1.3s at the Losail International Circuit. Even when...

Qatar Moto2: Lowes continues domination in Moto2

Qatar Moto2: Lowes continues domination in Moto2

Sam Lowes has continued his domination of the opening weekend of the Moto2 World Championship, trading blows with Johann Zarco before getting the better of the French rider to finish 0.136 clear of...

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez breaks lap record as Cal goes second

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez breaks lap record as Cal goes second

Marc Marquez has broken Casey Stoner’s lap record en route to going top of the time sheets on the second day of the 2015 GP season. The double world champion took almost half a second off the...

Qatar Moto3: Kent on top of Leopard 1-2

Qatar Moto3: Kent on top of Leopard 1-2

Danny Kent and Japanese teammate Hiroki Ono topped the time sheets on day two of the first round of the 2015 Moto3 season. The pair topped the session only 0.01 ahead of yesterday’s leader Miguel...

Qatar Moto2: Lowes blitzes the opposition on opening night

Qatar Moto2: Lowes blitzes the opposition on opening night

Brit Sam Lowes has blitzed the opposition on the opening night of the Moto2 season, finishing the evening's sessions some 0.35 clear of Tito Rabat and Johann Zarco. The only Speed Up machine in a top...

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez back on top on day one

Qatar MotoGP: Marquez back on top on day one

Marc Marquez has started where he finsihed in 2014, taking the top spot of the time sheets on the opening night of the new season in Qatar. The double world champion was only 0.076 clear of his...

Qatar Moto3: Oliveira on top for first day of 2015

Qatar Moto3: Oliveira on top for first day of 2015

Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira has topped the opening day of the 2015 season at Qatar, taking his Red Bull Ajo KTM 0.2 clear of Niccolò Antonelli. Danny Kent was the best of the Brits, taking his...

Crutchlow downplays practice pace

Crutchlow downplays practice pace

Cal Crutchlow made a solid start to this weekend's Qatar Grand Prix with the LCR Honda rider fifth fastest after the opening night of practice. After the session however Crutchlow was dismissive of...

Stoner to make racing return at Suzuka 8 Hours

Stoner to make racing return at Suzuka 8 Hours

Honda has confirmed that Casey Stoner was return to racing for a one off outing at this year's Suzuka 8 Hours. The double MotoGP champion will make his debut at the famous endurance race in July...

Aspar: Sponsor had clause to end contract in September

Aspar: Sponsor had clause to end contract in September

The news that Drive M7 had decided to pull out of sponsoring the Aspar MotoGP squad, while supporting the SIC Moto3 team, came as a shock to the paddock. Speaking to the media today Jorge 'Aspar'...

Rossi and Marquez recount their desert duels

Rossi and Marquez recount their desert duels

Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez have dominated attention at the last two Qatar Grand Prix. Their battles for second in 2013 and for the victory twelve months ago have lit up the races and provided...

Rivals weigh in on Ducati

Rivals weigh in on Ducati

The speed of the Ducati GP15 in winter testing has raised more than a few eyebrows. With Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone having enjoyed a stellar pre-Qatar Grand Prix test the Italian manufacturer...

Crutchlow doesn't expect Qatar to be an indicator of 2015

Crutchlow doesn't expect Qatar to be an indicator of 2015

Cal Crutchlow was in good spirits ahead of the season opening Qatar Grand Prix with the Englishman joking with the media at today's press conference. Crutchlow will make his debut for the LCR Honda...

Espargaro excited to leave Open class behind

Espargaro excited to leave Open class behind

Suzuki's return to MotoGP has already been far more competitive than many expected with Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales both impressing throughout testing but this weekend will be the first time...

Smith: We're close to factory Yamaha riders

Smith: We're close to factory Yamaha riders

Bradley Smith has enjoyed a strong pre-season with the Tech3 Yamaha rider recovering from a January motocross accident to progressively get fitter, stronger and faster as testing wore on. Speaking to...

Bautista facing up to challenging season

Bautista facing up to challenging season

While Aprilia have struggled in winter testing Alvaro Bautista is relatively pleased with the bike saying that there are no specific areas that the bike is performing poorly. Rather the Spaniard...

Espargaro: Finally we start the season!

Espargaro: Finally we start the season!

It's a rare moment to catch Pol Espargaro as anything other than bubbling with excitement and ahead of Sunday's season opening Qatar Grand Prix the former Moto2 champion can barely contain that...

Iannone looking forward to first Ducati start

Iannone looking forward to first Ducati start

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's opening practice Andrea Iannone could barely contain his excitement of making his debut for the factory Ducati squad. Iannone has had great pace throughout the winter and...

Melandri expected more progress from Aprilia

Melandri expected more progress from Aprilia

Marco Melandri's difficult pre-season comes to a close tomorrow in Qatar with the Italian making his return to MotoGP aboard the Aprilia. Melandri, who was the form rider over the second half of 2014...

LCR Honda sponsor CWM under investigation for money laundering

LCR Honda sponsor CWM under investigation for money laundering

CWM FX, the foreign currency trading firm who are title sponsors of the LCR Honda MotoGP bikes of Cal Crutchlow and Jack Miller this season, have had thirteen staff members arrested in a police raid...

Dainese plot Rossi from rookie to champion

Dainese plot Rossi from rookie to champion

Italian safety equipment manufactuirer Dainese have released an infographic plotting the career path – and the rivals – of their most successful sponsored rider; namely, one Mr Valentino Rossi.

Miller readying himself for MotoGP debut

Miller readying himself for MotoGP debut

The highest profile rookie of 2015 is undoubtedly Jack Miller with the Australian making the jump from Moto3 to MotoGP having finished runner-up to Alex Marquez in last year's Moto3 title tussle. His...

Laverty: Now I can attack

Laverty: Now I can attack

Eugene Laverty took a low key approach to winter testing with the Irishman focussing on learning as much as possible as he adapts to MotoGP rather than looking to set headline times. The adaptation...

Smith targets top satellite rider in 2015

Smith targets top satellite rider in 2015

Far from drying to deflect attention ahead of the new season Bradley Smith has acknowledged the challenge that he'll face in 2015. The Englishman, in his third season in the premier class, knows that...