November

Momentum grows for Stoner returning to Ducati

Momentum grows for Stoner returning to Ducati

With the 2015 MotoGP season having drawn to a close on Sunday night the start of the new season has come with a bombshell from Ducati that Casey Stoner could return to MotoGP as a test rider. While...

GoPro unveil 2015 MotoGP highlights

GoPro unveil 2015 MotoGP highlights

New MotoGP sponsor GoPro have unveiled their 2015 season highlights, combining the best on and off bike footage fo the 2015 season into an incredible look at the season's action up close and...

Miller: You have to ride the new tyres like a 250GP bike!

Miller: You have to ride the new tyres like a 250GP bike!

Jack Miller has compared the riding style needed to get the best of the new Michelin MotoGP tyres to that of a two-stroke 250GP machine of old. Saying that the tyres change how a rider brakes on...

Dovi: Michelin tyres have a lot of potential

Dovi: Michelin tyres have a lot of potential

The potential of the Michelin tyres is very high according to Andrea Dovizioso but the knife edge nature of the tyres at the moment is making things very difficult for MotoGP riders. "The bikes have...

Michelins just need adapting to, says Smith

Michelins just need adapting to, says Smith

Bradley Smith says that despite the high number of crashes on the opening day of full testing with MotoGP’s new Michelin tyres, there’s nothing inherently wrong with the rubber. Instead, the top...

Rossi: Electronics are back to 2008 levels!

Rossi: Electronics are back to 2008 levels!

Valentino Rossi said that the change of electronics for 2016 have been a massive step backwards for MotoGP machines. The factories have now had to revert back to the software that had been previously...

Marquez tops opening day of Valencia test

Marquez tops opening day of Valencia test

Marc Marquez started the 2016 season by leading the way on the opening day of the post Valencia Grand Prix test. The double MotoGP world champion was keen to move past the events of the last two weeks...

2016 MotoGP season gets underway

2016 MotoGP season gets underway

The 2015 MotoGP season may have only finished on Sunday with the final race of the year at Valencia, but the 2016 campaign is already underway, with bikes back on track this morning at the Spanish...

The Perfect Crime?

The Perfect Crime?

What a mess. What a shambles. What a shame. The problem is this: one man has – through charm, astuteness and brilliant talent – become bigger than the sport. And that man has stopped playing Mr Nice...

Twitter reacts to Danny Kent’s title success

Twitter reacts to Danny Kent’s title success

Some of the top names in British motorcycling have taken to Twitter to congratulate the first British Grand Prix champion in nearly four decades after Danny Kent lifted the Moto3 crown yesterday at...

Honda’s Nakamoto responds to Rossi allegations

Honda’s Nakamoto responds to Rossi allegations

Honda Racing Corporation’s Executive Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto has responded to Valentino Rossi’s accusations that Marc Marquez was riding to protect Jorge Lorenzo during yesterday’s Valencia...

Rossi: Marquez decided to protect Lorenzo

Rossi: Marquez decided to protect Lorenzo

Valentino Rossi has slammed Marc Marquez for his role in Jorge Lorenzo’s 2015 MotoGP title victory, claiming in a post-race press conference that the two-time world champion was riding ‘as a...

Did the right man win the 2015 MotoGP championship?

Did the right man win the 2015 MotoGP championship?

After one of the most talked about finales in years, Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo has been crowned the 2015 MotoGP champion, beating team-mate Valentino Rossi by just five points afte 18 races.   Did...

Jorge Lorenzo wins the 2015 MotoGP World Championship

Jorge Lorenzo wins the 2015 MotoGP World Championship

Jorge Lorenzo has won the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, after securing victory in the best possible way - taking a thrilling race win at Valencia from Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. Making the most...

Rabat sees off season to forget with Valencia win

Rabat sees off season to forget with Valencia win

Tito Rabat has held off Alex Rins to take victory in the final Moto2 race of 2015 at Valencia, ending the season on a high after a year of bad luck and injury for the defending champion. Rabat was...

Oliveira takes final Moto3 victory of 2015

Oliveira takes final Moto3 victory of 2015

Miguel Oliveira has taken the final Moto3 victory of 2015; a consolidation prize for the Portuguese rider after losing out on the title to Danny Kent. Needing nothing less than a win to take the...

Kent joins illustrious list of British world champions

Kent joins illustrious list of British world champions

Britain may have had a long wait since the last time a home rider wore a Grand Prix World Championship crown – since Barry Sheene won the 500GP title in 1977, in fact – but the 21 year old nonetheless...

Danny Kent is the 2015 Moto3 World Champion!

Danny Kent is the 2015 Moto3 World Champion!

Danny Kent has become the first British rider in an incredible 38 years to lift a Grand Prix world title, after the 21 year old finally clinched the crown with a sensible ride at the final round of...

Dealing with pressure key for Rossi and Lorenzo

Dealing with pressure key for Rossi and Lorenzo

Being able to live in the moment is one of the biggest challenges in racing. Being able to separate your ultimate goal of winning a championship and getting the most from yourself during a race...

Marquez: Set-up all about making tyres last the distance

Marquez: Set-up all about making tyres last the distance

Marc Marquez says that a machine set-up that takes the maximum life from the Bridgestone tyres in their last Grand Prix will be the deciding factor in tomorrow’s race. The Spaniard is one of many...

Maintatining tyre life key for Crutchlow

Maintatining tyre life key for Crutchlow

Despite a second row start Cal Crutchlow felt that he had made mistakes on his fastest lap and that he had left time on the track in Valencia. The Englishman complained yesterday that the front tyre...

Smith: I need to get away at the start

Smith: I need to get away at the start

Tech 3 Yamaha’s Bradley Smith says that the most crucial part of tomorrow’s Valencia MotoGP race for him will be the first five laps, as he tries to maintain his top six qualifying spot while his...

Lorenzo: Pole very important to be ahead of trouble in race

Lorenzo: Pole very important to be ahead of trouble in race

Jorge Lorenzo said that his 62nd pole position was the "best lap of my life." The Spaniard was almost half a second clear of the field after a highly charged qualifying session. With a world...

Rossi: Situation for race is quite desperate

Rossi: Situation for race is quite desperate

With nothing to lose in qualifying Valentino Rossi tried a new setting in the 15 minute session. The modification was to try and help the bike deal with the higher than expected temperatures that have...

Rabat marks Moto2 comeback with Valencia pole

Rabat marks Moto2 comeback with Valencia pole

Tito Rabat has marked his return to Moto2 after missing three rounds of the series recovering from a broken arm by taking pole position at the final race of the season at Valencia. The Spaniard...

Lorenzo smashes lap record for Valencia pole

Lorenzo smashes lap record for Valencia pole

Jorge Lorenzo has smashed the lap record at Valencia to take pole position for tomorrow’s final race of the 2015 MotoGP season, finishing half a second head of Marc Marquez and beating the Repsol...

McPhee claims pole position at Valencia

McPhee claims pole position at Valencia

John McPhee claimed a sensational pole position after a stunning performance in Moto3 qualifying at Valencia. The Scotsman, who started from pole position in Australia following a penalty for Danny...

Gearbox change costs Kent dearly in qualifying

Gearbox change costs Kent dearly in qualifying

Moto3 championship leader Danny Kent needs to finish 14th to wrap up the title but today in Valencia he had his worst qualifying effort of the season. A change of gearboxes prior to the session saw...

Iannone and Rossi top FP3

Iannone and Rossi top FP3

Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi have made it an Italian one-two at Valencia in free practice three, with the pair the only two to dip into the 1:30 lap times. However, the duo were just ahead of...

Oliveira fastest, Kent 12th in final practice

Oliveira fastest, Kent 12th in final practice

Miguel Oliveira set the pace ahead of qualifying with the Portuguese rider setting his fastest time at the end of the session.  Jorge Navarro was second fastest with the young Spanish star two...

Smith: More data from Yamaha helped us in Malaysia

Smith: More data from Yamaha helped us in Malaysia

Bradley Smith has admitted that his complaints before Sepang about a lack of data-sharing from the factory Movistar Yamaha team to his Tech 3 team were in hindsight a good idea – and helped him...

Crutchlow: I won't be moving over

Crutchlow: I won't be moving over

A straight talking Cal Crutchlow said that "I won't be moving for anybody on Sunday" when he was asked for his thoughts on what would happen as Valentino Rossi made his way through the pack. "I won’t...

Rossi "satisfied" with fifth but pleased with used tyre performance

Rossi "satisfied" with fifth but pleased with used tyre performance

Valentino Rossi moved to put his back of the grid penalty to the back of his mind and focus on the task at hand in Valencia. With his penalty upheld Rossi now needs to put all his attention into...

Lorenzo fastest and confident after day 1

Lorenzo fastest and confident after day 1

Jorge Lorenzo was pleased to get back on his bike and focus on racing. The Spaniard was fastest on the opening day of the Valencia weekend. Lorenzo, who trails Valentino Rossi by seven points in the...

Positive day for Marquez but "Lorenzo is stronger"

Positive day for Marquez but "Lorenzo is stronger"

Marc Marquez was second fastest in Valencia and ready to put "the hardest week of my life" behind him. The Spaniard was one tenth of a second slower than Jorge Lorenzo but felt that his pace on used...

Lorenzo finishes Friday well clear of chasing pack

Lorenzo finishes Friday well clear of chasing pack

Jorge Lorenzo has finished the opening day at Valencia well clear of the chasing pack, topping the time sheets by 0.266 from Dani Pedrosa. Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi were a surprise third and...