2017

MotoGP: Petrucci ‘second but sad’ at Misano

MotoGP: Petrucci ‘second but sad’ at Misano

Danilo Petrucci was left not elated but downhearted on Sunday despite taking in incredible second home podium finish at Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix, after spending most of the 28-lap race in...

MotoGP: Rossi explains enduro crash

MotoGP: Rossi explains enduro crash

Valentino Rossi’s hopes of returning to MotoGP action only three weeks after undergoing surgery to have his broken leg pinned has been quashed, after he conceded that he would be forced to miss not...

MotoGP: Lowes shows improvements despite crashing out

MotoGP: Lowes shows improvements despite crashing out

Sam Lowes has come away from this weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix pleased with his progress on the Aprilia RS-GP despite crashing out of the race, after showing that he’s more than capable of running...

MotoGP: Provisional 2018 calendar announced

MotoGP: Provisional 2018 calendar announced

The provisional 2018 MotoGP calendar has been released, as the series expands to 19 rounds with the addition of a trip to Thailand for the first time. However, the calendar doesn’t answer the biggest...

MotoGP: Viñales makes wet weather progress

MotoGP: Viñales makes wet weather progress

While Maverick Viñales might now sit some 16 points behind joint championship leaders Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso, he came away happy with his fourth place finish after turning a step in wet...

MotoGP: British GP to return to Donington?

MotoGP: British GP to return to Donington?

Next year’s British Grand Prix could be set for a sensational return to Donington Park after eight years at Silverstone, according to MCN’s sources in the MotoGP paddock, with a deal possibly even...

MotoGP: Crutchlow lucky to escape unscathed

MotoGP: Crutchlow lucky to escape unscathed

Cal Crutchlow has admitted that he was lucky to come away from the San Marino Grand Prix not only uninjured but with three championship points, after crashing out of the race only days after...

MotoGP: Dovi happy to come home safe in third

MotoGP: Dovi happy to come home safe in third

Andrea Dovizioso had admitted that he was happy to come home in a safe third position in Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix despite championship rival Marc Marquez closing the gap to him with a last lap...

Moto2: Morbidelli ‘needs to keep pushing’ after Misano crash

Moto2: Morbidelli ‘needs to keep pushing’ after Misano crash

Moto2 championship leader Franco Morbidelli says he knows now that he needs to keep pushing and to rely on his ultra-strong Marc VDS team going into the final five rounds of the 2017 season only nine...

MotoGP: Iannone’s race ended by too-tight rain suit

MotoGP: Iannone’s race ended by too-tight rain suit

Andrea Iannone had yet another disappointing weekend on the factory Suzuki machine ended by the most unusual of circumstances on Sunday at the San Marino Grand Prix, claiming that a too-tight rain...

MotoGP: Van der Mark to replace Rossi at Aragon

MotoGP: Van der Mark to replace Rossi at Aragon

Yamaha have confirmed that World Superbike racer Michael van der Mark will get his MotoGP debut next time out at Motorland Aragon, deputising for the injured Valentino Rossi as he continues to recover...

MotoGP: Zarco pushes it home after running out of fuel

MotoGP: Zarco pushes it home after running out of fuel

Johann Zarco was forced to push his Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine over the line at yesterday’s San Marino Grand Prix after running out of fuel on the last lap, according to the Frenchman who currently...

MotoGP: Misano win for Marquez ‘one of the best of my career’

MotoGP: Misano win for Marquez ‘one of the best of my career’

Marc Marquez has hailed yesterday’s last lap victory over Danilo Petrucci at the San Marino Grand Prix as one of the best wins of his career, after the reigning world champion put it all on the line...

MotoGP: Marquez masterclass at moist Misano

MotoGP: Marquez masterclass at moist Misano

Marc Marquez has delivered a masterclass win at a moist Misano circuit to leave the 2017 MotoGP season tighter than ever, after taking a stunning last lap victory over home favourite Danilo Petrucci...

Moto2: Aegerter and Luthi take Swiss one-two

Moto2: Aegerter and Luthi take Swiss one-two

Dominique Aegerter has taken a dominant win at the San Marino Grand Prix, joined on the podium by fellow Swiss racer Thomas Luthi, as he closed down crasher Franco Morbidelli in the title...

Moto3: Fenati triumphs in flooded Misano

Moto3: Fenati triumphs in flooded Misano

Romano Fenati has run an almost flawless race from start to finish to take victory in the San Marino Grand Prix by a whopping 28 seconds from championship leader Joan Mir, in a rain-struck race that...

Moto2: Pasini stays in control for qualifying

Moto2: Pasini stays in control for qualifying

Mattia Pasini has continued his control of the San Marino Grand Prix to take pole position for his home race tomorrow, extending his resurgence in form by finishing the day 0.083 ahead of championship...

MotoGP: Viñales in control as Marquez crashes out

MotoGP: Viñales in control as Marquez crashes out

Maverick Viñales took control of today’s MotoGP qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix with a dominant pole position, sharing the front row for tomorrow’s race at Misano with championship rivals...

Moto3: Bastianini takes the top spot at homeMoto3: Bastianini takes the top spot at home

Moto3: Bastianini takes the top spot at homeMoto3: Bastianini takes the top spot at home

Enea Bastianini has come out on top of Moto3 qualifying for tomorrow’s San Marino Grand Prix, taking the pole position by only 0.173 from Jorge Martin and championship leader Joan Mir to make it an...

Video: Triumph tease sound of new Moto2 engine

Video: Triumph tease sound of new Moto2 engine

British firm have released our first listen to what will become the sound of the Moto2 class from 2019, as their new 765cc triple engine took to the track for testing last weekend at Aragon. Running...

Moto2: Pasini’s renaissance continues at Misano

Moto2: Pasini’s renaissance continues at Misano

Mattia Pasini’s stunning renaissance of form has continued on the first day of action at this weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix at Misano, topping the day’s combined times by only 0.065 from...

MotoGP: Home hero Petrucci on top at Misano

MotoGP: Home hero Petrucci on top at Misano

Home hero Danilo Petrucci has topped the opening day of action at his home race, ending the day at the San Marino Grand Prix fractionally ahead of Maverick Viñales to lead a strong day for Ducati only...

Moto3: Di Giannantonio tops opening day at home in Italy

Moto3: Di Giannantonio tops opening day at home in Italy

Italian Fabio Di Giannantonio has topped the opening day of Moto3 action at his home round of the 2017 championship in Misano, leading Spanish teammate Jorge Martin to a one-two for the Gresini Honda...

MotoGP: Aprilia debut augmented reality technology

MotoGP: Aprilia debut augmented reality technology

Aprilia have debuted their latest innovation in the MotoGP team’s garage, showing off their new augmented reality helmets that they’re hoping to have the crew wearing by as early as next season. Using...

MotoGP: Rabat confirmed at Avintia Ducati

MotoGP: Rabat confirmed at Avintia Ducati

Tito Rabat has finally confirmed that he will join the Avintia Ducati squad for 2017, ending speculation first reported before MotoGP’s summer break in July. The former Moto2 world champion returns to...

Video: Pressure on Dovi for home race

Video: Pressure on Dovi for home race

We headed to yesterday's MotoGP pre event in Cattolica, with some of the top riders in the championship lining up to take each other on in a slightly different type of race - on jetskis! And while we...

MotoGP: Rossi already in physio as Maverick flies solo

MotoGP: Rossi already in physio as Maverick flies solo

Valentino Rossi has already begun a course of physiotherapy on his injured right leg less than a week after breaking his tibia and fibula in an enduro crash and needing surgery last Friday morning to...

Video: Marc Marquez on taking risks and winning races

Video: Marc Marquez on taking risks and winning races

With reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez locked in battle with Andrea Dovizioso and Maverick Viñales for the 2017 title, the Repsol Honda rider is having to put up the fight of his life if he...

MotoGP: Who's likely to replace Rossi?

MotoGP: Who's likely to replace Rossi?

With Rossi potentially set to miss at least two races and with the MotoGP rule books saying that while his team can sit out the first race this weekend at the San Marino Grand Prix they need a...

Video: The season so far with Dani Pedrosa

Video: The season so far with Dani Pedrosa

We caught up with Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa for a look at his season so far, and got a good recap of the year from the Spaniard, a look at the future, and a discussion about exactly what helps keep...

Moto2: Morbidelli expecting a ‘different’ race at home

Moto2: Morbidelli expecting a ‘different’ race at home

Franco Morbidelli says that this weekend’s Sam Marino Grand Prix will be a different type of race for him, as the Moto2 championship heads almost to his doorstop for the Misano Grand Prix. But despite...

MotoGP: Poncheral rules out Zarco as Rossi replacement?

MotoGP: Poncheral rules out Zarco as Rossi replacement?

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal seems to have ruled out any hopes of his rider Johann Zarco stepping up to replace Valentino Rossi at the Movistar Yamaha squad while the Italian recovers...

MotoGP: Marquez keen to put Silverstone behind him

MotoGP: Marquez keen to put Silverstone behind him

Marc Marquez says he’s going into this weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix at Misano with the intention of putting the British Grand Prix firmly behind him, after his Repsol Honda’s engine blew last time...

MotoGP: Crutchlow undergoes surgery for severed tendon

MotoGP: Crutchlow undergoes surgery for severed tendon

Cal Crutchlow has been forced to undergo surgery to have a severed tendon in his left index finger reattached, after the LCR Honda rider managed to slice it with a knife in a kitchen accident at his...

MotoGP: Michelin to bring two medium, no soft option to Misano

MotoGP: Michelin to bring two medium, no soft option to Misano

MotoGP control tyre manufacturer Michelin have made the unusual decision to forgo a soft front tyre option for this weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix, instead electing to bring two different...

MotoGP: Rossi confirmed as absent for Misano, no replacement

MotoGP: Rossi confirmed as absent for Misano, no replacement

As expected Valentino Rossi has been confirmed by his Movistar Yamaha team as absent for his home race this weekend at the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano, only a week after undergoing surgery for a...