February

Moto2: Oliveira takes new KTM to top of the timesheets

Moto2: Oliveira takes new KTM to top of the timesheets

Miguel Oliveira has proven that Austrian manufacturer KTM mean business as they make their first forays into Moto2, by topping the first of 2017’s private tests at Valencia this week. Completing two...

Gallery: Team Sky VR46 unveil Moto2 and Moto3 machines

Gallery: Team Sky VR46 unveil Moto2 and Moto3 machines

Valentino Rossi’s Team Sky VR46 squad have revealed not only the Moto3 machines that Andrea Migno and Nicolo Bulega will campaign when the season gets underway next month but also their new Kalex...

Moto3: Title contender Di Giannantonio breaks collarbone

Moto3: Title contender Di Giannantonio breaks collarbone

Gresini Honda rider and 2017 Moto3 title contender Fabio Di Giannantonio’s season has gotten off to a bad start, after the 18-year-old crashed out of today’s private Valencia test and broke his...

Video: ECSTAR Suzuki in action at Sepang

Video: ECSTAR Suzuki in action at Sepang

With two new signings in the form of Andrea Iannone and rookie Alex Rins joining the ECSTAR Suzuki MotoGP team for the coming season, the squad have released a little look at some of the action from...

MotoGP: Yamaha boss Jarvis ‘We’ve assembled a dream team’

MotoGP: Yamaha boss Jarvis ‘We’ve assembled a dream team’

Yamaha Racing boss Lin Jarvis says that the addition of the youth of Maverick Viñales to the experience of Valentino Rossi for the 2017 and 2018 seasons mean that the squad have now assemble his...

Gallery: Baldassarri and Marini launch Forward Racing Moto2

Gallery: Baldassarri and Marini launch Forward Racing Moto2

Lorenzo Baldassarri and Luca Marini have launched the 2017 Forward Racing machines that they’ll ride in this year’s Moto2 world championship, pulling the covers off the Kalex bikes that they’ll ride...

MotoGP: Monster Yamaha rookies impress on 2017 debut

MotoGP: Monster Yamaha rookies impress on 2017 debut

While headlines at last week’s opening test of the 2017 MotoGP season were firmly on factory Movistar Yamaha duo of Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi, they weren’t the only Yamaha riders to impress...

MotoGP: Bautista impresses at Sepang test

MotoGP: Bautista impresses at Sepang test

Alvaro Bautista has impressed the MotoGP paddock after a stunning first test of the 2017 season to finish the three days top independent rider and in a strong seventh place overall, as he comes to...

Moto3: SIC58 Squadra Corse launched ahead of debut season

Moto3: SIC58 Squadra Corse launched ahead of debut season

Marco Simoncelli’s father Paulo has pulled the covers off the Moto3 machines that Tatsuki Suzuki and Tony Arbolino will campaign in the Moto3 world championship when the team steps up from the Junior...

MotoGP: New Tata deal set to revolutionise TV coverage

MotoGP: New Tata deal set to revolutionise TV coverage

MotoGP organisers Dorna say that a new deal signed with television back end provider Tata Communications will revolutionise the coverage of MotoGP that they provide to both host broadcasters and...

Video: Repsol Honda unveil 2017 bike in Indonesia

Video: Repsol Honda unveil 2017 bike in Indonesia

The Repsol Honda duo of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have once again received a hero's welcome in Indonesia, one of MotoGP's biggest market and home to a hugely passionate fanbase. Travelling to...

MotoGP: KTM crew chiefs pleased with progress

MotoGP: KTM crew chiefs pleased with progress

The KTM crew chief duo of Tom Jojic and Paul Trevathan, responsible for Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaró respectively in their first year with the factory, say that they’re both pleased with the...

MotoGP: Lowes ‘not focusing on final position’ at Sepang test

MotoGP: Lowes ‘not focusing on final position’ at Sepang test

Sam Lowes has come away from his first test of 2017 as a factory Gresini Aprilia racer delighted with his progress on the RS-GP machine despite finishing the time sheets last of the regular riders...

MotoGP: Honda’s engine crisis continues

MotoGP: Honda’s engine crisis continues

The crisis of confidence that Honda Racing had hoped that they’d seen the back of at the end of the 2016 season looks set to plague the team for another season, with both factory and satellite riders...

MotoGP: Cecchinello hopeful of better Honda links

MotoGP: Cecchinello hopeful of better Honda links

LCR Honda boss Lucio Cecchinello says he’s hopeful of an improved relationship with Honda in the coming season off the back of Cal Crutchlow’s double wins, after a successful meeting with the firm’s...

Gallery: A closer look at the 2017 Repsol Hondas

Gallery: A closer look at the 2017 Repsol Hondas

With Repsol Honda pulling to covers off their 2017 MotoGP machine this week in Indonesia, we went up close and personal for a look at the machines that Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa will campaign when...

Gallery: Rossi's special testing helmet

Gallery: Rossi's special testing helmet

With special testing liveries now almost a thing of the past come the first pre-season test at Malaysia as team launches get earlier and earlier every year, one splash of new colour that can usually...

MotoGP: Stoner says Ducati flying without wings

MotoGP: Stoner says Ducati flying without wings

Casey Stoner has laid down an incredible marker to the MotoGP field by topping the opening day of the season’s first test at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit, shattering the lap record as he joined the...

MotoGP: Relieved Rossi reassured of Yamaha potential

MotoGP: Relieved Rossi reassured of Yamaha potential

Valentino Rossi has admitted that he’s now much more relieved than he was before MotoGP returned to track in Sepang at the first of the official pre-season tests. He’s jumped onto a much-improved...

MotoGP: Repsol Honda reveal largely unchanged RC213V

MotoGP: Repsol Honda reveal largely unchanged RC213V

The Repsol Honda squad of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have pulled off the covers from their 2017 RC213V machines, travelling to Honda’s Indonesian Astra factory to show off a largely unchanged...

MotoGP: Welsh MP questions Circuit of Wales over FTR purchase

MotoGP: Welsh MP questions Circuit of Wales over FTR purchase

Welsh MP David Davies, who has emerged as the most vocal voice in questioning the Circuit of Wales project in recent months, has criticised circuit bosses for their purchase of chassis manufacturer...

MotoGP: Rabat has successful surgery after Sepang crash

MotoGP: Rabat has successful surgery after Sepang crash

Marc VDS Honda rider Tito Rabat has undergone a successful surgery in Barcelona today to repair the damage he sustained during a testing crash on Tuesday at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit. The Spaniard...

MotoGP: Crutchlow with a lot of work still to do

MotoGP: Crutchlow with a lot of work still to do

Cal Crutchlow says he still has a lot of work to do on the LCR Honda machine before he and the team are ready to race come the first round of the 2016 MotoGP championship next month in Qatar after...

MotoGP: Iannone pleased with positive test

MotoGP: Iannone pleased with positive test

Andrea Iannone says he’s delighted with the positive feeling that he and his new Suzuki team have made with his new GSX-RR machine after three days of testing in Sepang, where the Italian finished...

MotoGP: Viñales ends Sepang test on top

MotoGP: Viñales ends Sepang test on top

Maverick Viñales has finished the first test of the 2017 MotoGP season on the top of the timesheets, controlling the final day of action at the Sepang circuit to finish ahead of a surprise result from...