August

MotoGP: Xavi Forés to replace injured Loris Baz

MotoGP: Xavi Forés to replace injured Loris Baz

Avintia Ducati rider Loris Baz will miss another round of the 2016 MotoGP championship thanks to injury, with the Frenchman set to sit out this weekend’s Misano Grand Prix after breaking his ankle...

MotoGP: Rossi looking forward to track with ‘nice memories’

MotoGP: Rossi looking forward to track with ‘nice memories’

Valentino Rossi says he’s looking forward to returning to a track with ‘nice memories,’ as MotoGP heads to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix this weekend. Returning to the circuit where he took a...

MotoGP: Roberts family feud ends up in court

MotoGP: Roberts family feud ends up in court

Three-time 500 Grand Prix champion Kenny Roberts and son Kurtis Roberts are set to face off against each other in court this week, after a family feud long brewing between the pair resulted in police...

MotoGP: Alex Lowes to make GP debut as replacement for injured Smith

MotoGP: Alex Lowes to make GP debut as replacement for injured Smith

Alex Lowes will make his MotoGP debut this week at his home race at Silverstone on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine, as he wildcards to replace the injured Bradley Smith. Smith was hurt last week...

MotoGP: Smith awaiting scan results on knee injury

MotoGP: Smith awaiting scan results on knee injury

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith is awaiting the results of an MRI scan to determine how serious the injuries to his knee are after a high speed collision with another rider during qualifying...

MotoGP: Smith happy with KTM testing pace

MotoGP: Smith happy with KTM testing pace

KTM’s 2017 rider Bradley Smith says that he’s delighted with the progress that the Austrian manufacturer seems to be making with their new project, especially after the pace that they displayed when...

Moto2: Rookie to MotoGP progression plan for KTM

Moto2: Rookie to MotoGP progression plan for KTM

As well as MotoGP, KTM will make their debut on the Moto2 grid in 2017 with a new bike built in collaboration with their in-house suspension partners WP, as they seek to address a crucial hole in...

MotoGP: Smith calls for open class reform

MotoGP: Smith calls for open class reform

Bradley Smith is calling for reform of MotoGP's open class system to give satellite bikes a chance of being competitive in normal dry conditions. The British rider claims it's increasingly unlikely...

MotoGP: Alex Lowes completes Tech 3 Yamaha test

MotoGP: Alex Lowes completes Tech 3 Yamaha test

World Superbike racer Alex Lowes has completed his first outing on MotoGP machinery, after taking to the track on Monday at Brno for a quick run on Suzuka 8 Hour teammate Pol Espargaró’s Monster Tech...

MotoGP: Tech 3 boss Poncharal pours praise on Crutchlow

MotoGP: Tech 3 boss Poncharal pours praise on Crutchlow

Monster Tech 3 Yamaha boss Hervé Poncharal has poured praise on his former MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow, after the Brit took his first ever success in the premiere class at the weekend’s Czech Grand...

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha top one-day test

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha top one-day test

The Movistar Yamaha pairing of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi have topped MotoGP’s one-day test at Brno following Sunday’s race, taking the top spot after an interrupted day’s running at the Czech...

Valentino Rossi’s first win 20-years on

Valentino Rossi’s first win 20-years on

Valentino Rossi started his ascent to his legendary status on this day, August 18 1996. Where 20 years ago at the Czech GP in Brno, he took the first win of many in his colourful racing career aboard...

MotoGP: Laverty loses perfect record after Petrucci collision

MotoGP: Laverty loses perfect record after Petrucci collision

Eugene Laverty has lost his perfect points scoring record for the 2017 MotoGP season after a last corner collision between him and Danilo Petrucci saw the Irishman in the gravel and the Italian called...

MotoGP: Aspar Ducati confirm Bautista for 2017

MotoGP: Aspar Ducati confirm Bautista for 2017

The Aspar Ducati squad have confirmed that Alvaro Bautista will be returning to the team for the 2017 MotoGP season, as he returns to the outfit he claimed his world championship with in the 125GP...

MotoGP: Miller aiming for Brno return

MotoGP: Miller aiming for Brno return

Jack Miller is hoping for a return to the MotoGP championship this weekend at Brno, only five days after sustaining hairline fractures to his wrist and T6 vertebra in a high-speed crash during morning...

MotoGP: Marquez not expecting shoulder issues in Brno

MotoGP: Marquez not expecting shoulder issues in Brno

Marc Marquez says he’s not expecting any significant issues with the shoulder that he dislocated on the Saturday morning of last weekend’s Austrian Grand prix when MotoGP returns to action this...

Danilo Petrucci: Grin it to win it

Danilo Petrucci: Grin it to win it

Danilo Petrucci isn’t your average MotoGP rider. In fact, he’s unique. Whereas every MotoGP rider comes from 250s or Moto2, like Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez, or from winning in World Superbike,...

Moto3: McPhee looking to bounce back from Austria

Moto3: McPhee looking to bounce back from Austria

Scottish Moto3 racer John McPhee is looking forward to bouncing back from a disappointing weekend at the Red Bull Ring for the Austrian Grand prix with a stronger result this weekend in Brno. Always...

Moto2: Lowes needs to pull points back from Zarco

Moto2: Lowes needs to pull points back from Zarco

Sam Lowes says he’s going into this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix with one clear target – to pull back championship points form reigning Moto2 champion Johann Zarco. Zarco pulled clear of the chasing...

MotoGP: Engine upgrades for Aprilia in Austria

MotoGP: Engine upgrades for Aprilia in Austria

The Aprilia RS-GP machines of Alvaro Bautista and Stefan Bradl will have an improved engine specification for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, as well as an improved aerodynamic package to cope...

MotoGP: Red Bull Ring data ‘as precious as gold’ for Suzuki

MotoGP: Red Bull Ring data ‘as precious as gold’ for Suzuki

The data gathered by the Suzuki MotoGP team at their two-day test before the summer break at the new Red Bull Ring will be ‘as precious as gold’ when the series returns to the Austrian track this...

MotoGP: Smith out to turn around season at Austria

MotoGP: Smith out to turn around season at Austria

Bradley Smith says he’s out this weekend at the Austrian Grand Prix to turn around his season, after a difficult start to 2016 so far for the Tech 3 Yamaha racer. Coming after a long three week summer...

MotoGP: Marquez relaxed after summer break

MotoGP: Marquez relaxed after summer break

Marc Marquez says he’s ready to get stuck back into the 2016 MotoGP season after making then most of his summer break to recharge his batteries. With a three-week break in the calendar since the last...

MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro reviews the first half of 2016

MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro reviews the first half of 2016

Suzuki Racing sat down with Aleix Espargaro to talk MotoGP, Suzuki GSX-RR machine developments and his expectations for the rest of the season ahead of this weekend’s Red Bull Ring race in Austria.

MotoGP: Barbera ‘the Yamaha and Honda will struggle’

MotoGP: Barbera ‘the Yamaha and Honda will struggle’

Hector Barbera says he’s expecting to see both Yamaha and Honda machinery struggle this weekend at MotoGP’s new venue the Red Bull Ring – and that he’s out to make the most of it on the Avintia...

MotoGP: Monster Tech 3 Yamaha heads to the beach

MotoGP: Monster Tech 3 Yamaha heads to the beach

Where do MotoGP bikes go on holiday during the summer break? Well, if Monster Tech 3 Yamaha’s latest video is to believed, they go to the same place as MotoGP racers do – to the beach!

Moto2: Forward Racing confirm Baldassarri and Marini for 2017

Moto2: Forward Racing confirm Baldassarri and Marini for 2017

Forward Racing have confirmed that they will retain the services of Valentino Rossi protégés Lorenzo Baldassarri and Luca Marini for the 2017 season, extending the pair’s deal for another year after a...