November

MotoGP: Bautista signs off 2016 with fastest time at test

MotoGP: Bautista signs off 2016 with fastest time at test

 Pull & Bear Aspar Ducati new signing Alvaro Bautista has signed off 2016 by topping his final day of testing for the squad at Jerez by finishing top of the MotoGP machines at the Spanish...

MotoGP: Rossi and Lorenzo make amends?

MotoGP: Rossi and Lorenzo make amends?

While their relationship as teammates has been acrimonious at best over the past few years, both Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo took the time on Sunday evening to come together and make something...

Moto2: Brits end campaign on a high

Moto2: Brits end campaign on a high

British Moto2 duo Sam Lowes and Danny Kent have finished their final race of 2016 on a high, with Lowes ending the year with a solid result after a difficult second half of the season and Kent turning...

MotoGP: Jarvis pays tribute to departing Lorenzo

MotoGP: Jarvis pays tribute to departing Lorenzo

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis has paid tribute to the departing Jorge Lorenzo, toasting a hugely successful nine years with the Spaniard as he departs to Ducati for the next two seasons - but with a...

MotoGP: ‘Too early to tell’ on Honda engine, says Pedrosa

MotoGP: ‘Too early to tell’ on Honda engine, says Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa has admitted that it’s still too early to tell if the improvements made to the new Honda RCV213 engine for the 2017 season will make any difference to the bike’s struggling acceleration,...

MotoGP: Rins in hospital as Suzuki leave Valencia battered and blue

MotoGP: Rins in hospital as Suzuki leave Valencia battered and blue

The Suzuki MotoGP team have had an expensive pre-season test at Valencia, leaving the Spanish track with both riders battered and bruised and with an expensive repair bill to three GSX-RR machines,...

MotoGP: Tech 3 rookies impress at Valencia test

MotoGP: Tech 3 rookies impress at Valencia test

Monster Tech 3 Yamaha rookies Jonas Folger and Johann Zarco impressed in their first test as MotoGP riders in Valencia this week. Both stepping up from Moto2, both riders set competitive times on the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo ends positive first days at Ducati

MotoGP: Lorenzo ends positive first days at Ducati

Jorge Lorenzo has ended his first two days as a Ducati rider with positive results, coming away from the Valencia end-of-season test eighth fastest overall but only a fraction off his fastest time...

Moto2: Champion Binder makes KTM debut at Jerez

Moto2: Champion Binder makes KTM debut at Jerez

While the 2017 MotoGP championship has been getting underway at Valencia’s post-season test, reigning Moto3 world champion Brad Binder has begun his step up to the middleweight class at Jerez, taking...

MotoGP: Vinales remains on top as Valencia test concludes

MotoGP: Vinales remains on top as Valencia test concludes

Maverick Vinales continued to assert his dominance on the second day of testing at Valencia by storming to the top of the timesheets once again as he made his debut with the Yamaha MotoGP team. The...

MotoGP: Marquez: 'Too early to tell if new engine better'

MotoGP: Marquez: 'Too early to tell if new engine better'

Marc Marquez has said it is too early to tell whether Honda’s revised engine for 2017 has solved the issues they have had with aggressive power delivery over the last two seasons. The 2016 World...

MotoGP: Smith delighted with KTM debut

MotoGP: Smith delighted with KTM debut

Bradley Smith has been left delighted with his first day on KTM’s new RC16 MotoGP machine; pleased that the bike has succeeded the expectations he had before jumping from the Monster Yamaha Tech 3...

MotoGP: Rossi criticises new Yamaha engine

MotoGP: Rossi criticises new Yamaha engine

Valentino Rossi has slammed the new engine that Yamaha have delivered to him as part of the 2017-specification M1 machine that he tested for the first time today at Valencia, criticising it for...

MotoGP: Crash for Lowes, Espargaro impressed with Aprilia on first day of testing

MotoGP: Crash for Lowes, Espargaro impressed with Aprilia on first day of testing

Sam Lowes’ first official day in the MotoGP class didn’t get off to the best of starts as a crash on Tuesday afternoon saw the British rider taken to hospital for checks. The Moto2 race winner, who...

MotoGP: Vinales leads way on Yamaha debut

MotoGP: Vinales leads way on Yamaha debut

Maverick Vinales’ initial transition from Suzuki to Yamaha appeared to be seamless on the first day of testing in Valencia as the Spaniard cruised to the top of the time sheets aboard his new...

MotoGP: Valencia Test Gallery

MotoGP: Valencia Test Gallery

While the 2016 season may have only drawn to a close on Sunday, 2017 has already begun as the annual post-Valencia test got underway this morning.  This year's test is one of the most-anticipated...

MotoGP: Bagnaia gets Ducati Desmosedici experience

MotoGP: Bagnaia gets Ducati Desmosedici experience

Moto3 race winner Francesco Bagnaia has been given the opportunity to take to today’s Valencia MotoGP test on a premiere class machine, joining the regular field for a chance to complete a few laps on...

MotoGP Picture Special: Vinales makes Yamaha debut

MotoGP Picture Special: Vinales makes Yamaha debut

Maverick Vinales took his first run out as a Yamaha MotoGP rider as the 2017 pre-season test got underway in Valencia this morning. Waiting a little before heading out, Vinales put in his first laps...

MotoGP Picture Special: Lorenzo makes Ducati debut in Valencia

MotoGP Picture Special: Lorenzo makes Ducati debut in Valencia

Two days after the end of the 2016 MotoGP season, Jorge Lorenzo has swapped his blue Movistar Yamaha leathers for a black-testing set as he joins Ducati for the first time.  Remarkably, despite...

MotoGP: Watch the 2016 prizegiving

MotoGP: Watch the 2016 prizegiving

On Sunday night only hours after concluding the 2016 MotoGP season, the sport's best and brightest gathered for a black-tie awards ceremony to see this year's titles and honours handed out. Hosted by...

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales reportedly loses £1.2 million at Silverstone

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales reportedly loses £1.2 million at Silverstone

The beleaguered Circuit of Wales has been hit by yet more bad news, after leaks from inside the project were reported to show that running the British Grand Prix at Silverstone instead of the...

Moto3: Biaggi to head up Mahindra CIV team

Moto3: Biaggi to head up Mahindra CIV team

Four time 250cc Grand Prix champion Max Biaggi will head up a new Mahindra-supported Moto3 team in the Italian CIV Championship next year. Biaggi will run the team in the Italian series and enter...

MotoGP: Government launch investigation into Circuit of Wales

MotoGP: Government launch investigation into Circuit of Wales

The Welsh Government has launched an investigation into the Circuit of Wales, appointing auditors to track how £9 million of public money has so far been spent by project developers the Heads of the...