October

Grid penalty for Kent in Moto3

Grid penalty for Kent in Moto3

Tomorrow marks the third opportunity that Danny Kent has had to win the Moto3 world title. He needs to finish in the top five to claim the title but starting from ninth on the grid after being...

Getting across the line in a World Championship

Getting across the line in a World Championship

Getting over the line is always one of the most difficult things in sports. It's taken for granted that if you're at the highest level that you have the talent to be a contender but being a winner?...

First pole of the year for Pedrosa

First pole of the year for Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa took his first pole since last June with the Spaniard dominating the afternoon at Sepang. With Marc Marquez four tenths of a second off the pace it was easy to see just how dominant...

Pedrosa sets a hot pace ahead of qualifying

Pedrosa sets a hot pace ahead of qualifying

Final practice in MotoGP is a chance for riders to spend their time working on race simulation work and gaves an indication of what to expect during the race. If that's the case at Sepang this weekend...

Pole for Antonelli in Malaysia

Pole for Antonelli in Malaysia

Niccolo Antonelli took his third career pole position by leading the way in qualifying at Sepang. There was plenty of excitement at  Malaysian track with riders complaining and visibly upset to...

MotoGP agrees to Indonesia return for 2017

MotoGP agrees to Indonesia return for 2017

The future of MotoGP in the Far-East has taken another turn with Dorna confirming that there is a space on the 2017 calendar reserved for Indonesia if improvements and renovation can be made at the...

Zarco fastest despite a fall

Zarco fastest despite a fall

A late fall couldn't stop Johann Zarco from topping the times in final practice at Sepang with the Moto2 world champion comfortably fastest from Alex Rins. The Frenchman fell at the final corner on...

Where's the beef between Rossi and Marquez?

Where's the beef between Rossi and Marquez?

Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez both do their best to unsettle each other in Free Practice 3. With Marquez shadowing Rossi before their final laps of the session and Rossi refusing to allow the Honda...

Lorenzo fastest but Rossi and Marquez steal attention

Lorenzo fastest but Rossi and Marquez steal attention

Jorge Lorenzo set the fastest ever lap at Sepang to top the times in FP3 but once again this weekend the focus was on Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi. On their final run of the session both riders...

Kent fastest in final practice, Oliveira third

Kent fastest in final practice, Oliveira third

Danny Kent shrugged off his crash yesterday by saying to MCN that he was confident that he had a setting that worked at Sepang. In final practice he proved this by setting the pace from Niccolo...

Marquez: no urge to switch back to 2015 RCV

Marquez: no urge to switch back to 2015 RCV

Lost among the back and forth with Valentino Rossi was that Marc Marquez ended the day third fastest at Sepang. The reigning world champion, who was victorious last year at the Malaysian venue, was...

Confident Lorenzo sets the pace

Confident Lorenzo sets the pace

With the MotoGP title fight coming to a thrilling climax Jorge Lorenzo was able to set the pace on the opening day of the weekend at Sepang. Lorenzo looked comfortable all day and afterwards his...

Rossi refuses to be drawn further on Marquez

Rossi refuses to be drawn further on Marquez

Valentino Rossi refused to be drawn into the main talking point that has captivated the Sepang paddock this weekend; his swipe at Marc Marquez during yesterday's press conference. When asked about the...

Marquez: I'm still surprised by Rossi comments

Marquez: I'm still surprised by Rossi comments

24 hours after Valentino Rossi's outburst at the pre-even press conference at Sepang Marc Marquez was still somewhat stunned by the attack from his rival. Rossi felt that Marquez had been holding back...

Lorenzo fastest at end of competitive day at Sepang

Lorenzo fastest at end of competitive day at Sepang

The second session of the day was a thriller with Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez and Andrea Iannone all showing that they are ready to fight at the front this weekend. With Valentino Rossi...

kent crashes, Oliviera fastest at end of day one

kent crashes, Oliviera fastest at end of day one

A crash in the final ten minutes of the session cost Danny Kent track time and the chance of laying down a marker to the field in FP2. Having tucked the front at the hairpin on an in lap Kent was left...

How does a MotoGP rider keep cool in the Malaysian heat?

How does a MotoGP rider keep cool in the Malaysian heat?

How does a MotoGP rider deal with the heat and humidity of Malaysia? Having spent time acclimatising to the conditions by running or cycling riders will give themselves an understanding of how they'll...

Folger fastest from Zarco in Malaysia

Folger fastest from Zarco in Malaysia

Jonas Folger led the way in the opening Moto2 practice session of the day with world champion Johann Zarco narrowly edged out by the German. The gap of 0.048s showed that it was competitive at the...

Pedrosa sets the pace in opening practice at Sepang

Pedrosa sets the pace in opening practice at Sepang

Dani Pedrosa is looking to prove that his Phillip Island form was a blip and the Spaniard was a man on a mission in FP1 at Sepang to lead the way by two tenths of a second. Championship contender...

Kent tops times in opening Sepang session

Kent tops times in opening Sepang session

Danny Kent left it late to put his stamp on the opening Moto3 practice session of the weekend but on his final lap the championship leader gave himself half a second margin over the field in FP1.

Gallery: 500 GP Legends at Jerez - just the bikes

Gallery: 500 GP Legends at Jerez - just the bikes

Not long ago we'd have laughed in your face at the idea of getting such a collection of blokes together on track – but it was just as much the bikes that held us spell-bound in the event. ll the...

Kent ready for the weekend

Kent ready for the weekend

Danny Kent said that his "body was a bit sore for the couple of days" after his Philip Island crash but the Moto3 championship leader told MCN that he's ready for this weekend and looking to take the...

Rossi: Marquez played with us in Phillip Island

Rossi: Marquez played with us in Phillip Island

The press conference for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix was possibly the most enthralling since Assen and once again it was Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez who were at the centre of...

Lack of support for Tech3 riles Smith

Lack of support for Tech3 riles Smith

The MotoGP world champion will ride a Yamaha in 2015 but speaking in Sepang Bradley Smith felt that the support being offered to Tech3 has left the French team forced to find solutions rather than get...

Hazy days in Malaysia causing concern

Hazy days in Malaysia causing concern

With the haze from the Indonesian fires creating havoc in Malaysia the threat to this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix is clear but Dorna feel that, at the moment, there are no major issues and the race...

Bridgestone gets ready for Sepang

Bridgestone gets ready for Sepang

With the team's and Bridgestone having plenty of knowledge of the Sepang circuit following two pre-season tests this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix shouldn't be defined by a fight to manage tyre wear...

Pics: Iannone hits the seagull!

Pics: Iannone hits the seagull!

Andrea Iannone had one of the best races of his career on Sunday and from the start he was at the centre of attention having smashed into a seagull at the top of Lukey Heights. "The seagull was...

No regrets for Rossi after Australia

No regrets for Rossi after Australia

Valentino Rossi said that he had no regrets after finishing fourth at the Australian Grand Prix. His title lead over Jorge Lorenzo was reduced to 11 points after a thrilling race at Phillip Island and...

Special win for Marquez at Phillip Island

Special win for Marquez at Phillip Island

After Sunday's stunning last lap victory at Phillip Island Marc Marquez said that it was a win that wa made even more special by it marking his 50th Grand Prix victory. His last lap recovery was one...

Australian GP Roundup

Australian GP Roundup

Was the Australian GP, as some are calling it, the Race of the Century? Well, maybe so. It’s not often you have four candidates for victory all the way to the end. Even less often that Jorge Lorenzo...

Marquez wins thrilling race at Phillip Island

Marquez wins thrilling race at Phillip Island

Phillip Island always produces great racing and today was no exception. The podium fight between Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi was one of the most thrilling that...

Rins takes second win of the season

Rins takes second win of the season

Alex Rins took his second win of the season in dominant style at Phillip Island. The Spaniard was fast and consistent throughout the race and quickly opened a gap to Thomas Luthi and Sam Lowes once he...

Oliviera wins at Phillip Island, Kent forced to wait

Oliviera wins at Phillip Island, Kent forced to wait

Phillip Island always provides classic racing and in the opening race of the day it provided plenty of thrills and spills with Miguel Oliviera winning. A crash for Danny Kent left the Englishman on...

Marquez fastest but Lorenzo lays down marker

Marquez fastest but Lorenzo lays down marker

Marc Marquez was fastest in morning warmup bu the speed and consistency of Jorge Lorenzo will leave the championship contender confident that he can have a momentum shifting result today. With...

Rins and Lowes lead Moto2 field in warmup

Rins and Lowes lead Moto2 field in warmup

Alex Rins and Sam Lowes have looked in a class of their own this weekend but with the Spaniard holding a half second advantage in warmup the Pons rider will start as a clear favourite. Lowes, who had...

kent sets morning pace at Phillip Island

kent sets morning pace at Phillip Island

 Danny Kent is on the verge of winning the Moto3 world champion and the Englishman led the way in morning warmup at Phillip Island. Having been almost four tenths faster than Romano Fenati and...