January

MotoGP: Repsol Honda duo roll out carbon swing arm

MotoGP: Repsol Honda duo roll out carbon swing arm

The Repsol Honda duo of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have been secretly testing a new carbon fibre swing arm on their RC213V machines at both of MotoGP’s official pre-season tests in Malaysia and...

MotoE: Covers come off MotoGP’s electric race bike

MotoE: Covers come off MotoGP’s electric race bike

MotoGP bosses Dorna have pulled the covers off the Energica MotoE machines that will make up the one-make series when it takes to the grid for the first time in 2019. Unveiled by safety officer and...

MotoGP: Syahrin confirmed at Tech 3 for Thai test

MotoGP: Syahrin confirmed at Tech 3 for Thai test

Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin will make his MotoGP debut next week with the Monster Energy Yamaha Tech 3 squad at the second of the championship’s three pre-season tests, ahead of the final...

MotoGP: Syahrin to Tech 3 confirmed by Khairuddin move?

MotoGP: Syahrin to Tech 3 confirmed by Khairuddin move?

The promotion of Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin to the MotoGP class for the 2018 season looks set to be confirmed any day now, after the Sepang International Circuit announced today that fellow...

MotoGP: Hafizh Syahrin in line to replace Folger?

MotoGP: Hafizh Syahrin in line to replace Folger?

MCN’s sources believe that Malaysian racer Hafizh Syahrin is now one of the prime candidates to replace German rider Jonas Folger at the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team for the 2018 MotoGP season, with the...

Poll: Do you think Lorenzo can lift the MotoGP title for Ducati in 2018?

Poll: Do you think Lorenzo can lift the MotoGP title for Ducati in 2018?

Lorenzo has just topped the timesheets at the Sepang MotoGP test. Will 2018 see him take the title for Ducati?

MotoGP: Lorenzo smashes Sepang record to take top spot

MotoGP: Lorenzo smashes Sepang record to take top spot

Five-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo has smashed the lap record at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit to finish MotoGP’s first official pre-season test on top of the time sheets, finishing...

MotoGP: Suzuki show off 2018 bike ahead of testing start

MotoGP: Suzuki show off 2018 bike ahead of testing start

Suzuki have become the latest team to take the covers off their 2018 MotoGP machine, with Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone unveiling the bike at the Sepang circuit ahead of the start of the first official...

Gallery: The 2018 Movistar Yamaha M1

Gallery: The 2018 Movistar Yamaha M1

With the 2018 MotoGP season set to get underway this weekend at the first official pre-season test in Sepang, the Movistar Yamaha duo of Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi pulled the covers off...

MotoGP: Hernandez to deputise for Folger at Sepang

MotoGP: Hernandez to deputise for Folger at Sepang

Columbian rider Yonny Hernandez will replace Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Jonas Folger at this weekend’s official MotoGP test at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit, as he lines himself up to replace the German full...

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha duo reveal 2018 machine

MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha duo reveal 2018 machine

The Movistar Yamaha duo of Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi have pulled the covers off their 2018 MotoGP machines in Madrid, revealing a modified variant of last year’s design only days before the...

MotoGP: Viñales kicks off silly season with two-year Yamaha extension

MotoGP: Viñales kicks off silly season with two-year Yamaha extension

Maverick Viñales has delivered the first deal of the 2018 MotoGP silly season by announcing a two-year contract extension with the Movistar Yamaha team at the squad’s launch event in Madrid this...

Live: Watch Yamaha launch their 2018 MotoGP effort

Live: Watch Yamaha launch their 2018 MotoGP effort

With the 2018 MotoGP season set to get underway in earnest later this week in Malaysia with the opening official test at the Sepang circuit, the Movistar Yamaha squad of Valentino Rossi and Maverick...

MotoGP: Alex Lowes speaks out to end Tech 3 speculation

MotoGP: Alex Lowes speaks out to end Tech 3 speculation

Pata Yamaha World Superbike rider Alex Lowes has spoken to MCN to end speculation that he’s in line to replace Jonas Folger at the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 squad after the German announced that he would...

MotoGP: Silverstone set for whole-track resurfacing

MotoGP: Silverstone set for whole-track resurfacing

The home of the British Grand Prix will have an entirely new surface for the 2018 season according to MCN’s exclusive sources, with work set to start on a full-track resurfacing of the Silverstone...

MotoGP: Folger to sit out 2018 MotoGP season

MotoGP: Folger to sit out 2018 MotoGP season

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider will, as originally reported by MCN in October, sit out the 2018 MotoGP season as he continues to recover from the genetic disorder that saw him miss the final races of...

Gallery: Lorenzo and Dovizioso unveil 2018 Ducati

Gallery: Lorenzo and Dovizioso unveil 2018 Ducati

Ducati have pulled the covers off a new-look 2018 MotoGP machine at the Italian manufacturer’s headquarters in Bologna, with Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo unveiling a new colour scheme that sees...

MotoGP: Ducati unveil new-look 2018 machine

MotoGP: Ducati unveil new-look 2018 machine

Ducati have pulled the covers off a new-look 2018 MotoGP machine at the Italian manufacturer’s headquarters in Bologna, with Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo unveiling a new colour scheme that sees...

Live: Watch Ducati unveil their 2018 MotoGP machines

Live: Watch Ducati unveil their 2018 MotoGP machines

With the 2018 MotoGP season almost upon us again, Ducati are kicking off the rounds of pre-seaosn team unveilings at their home in Bologna this morning, with Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso pulling...

Skinner given lifeline in British Talent Cup

Skinner given lifeline in British Talent Cup

Scottish teenager Rory Skinner has been given an eleventh hour lifeline for the 2018 season, with the news that he’ll line up as part of the inaugural British Talent Cup grid when the new one-make...

MotoGP: Alberto Puig to succeed Suppo as Repsol Honda boss

MotoGP: Alberto Puig to succeed Suppo as Repsol Honda boss

HRC have conformed speculation that former Grand Prix race winner and MotoGP talent spotter Alberto Puig will succeed the departing Livio Suppo as the boss of the Repsol Honda MotoGP team, taking over...

MotoGP: Rossi goes Mexican with winter testing helmet

MotoGP: Rossi goes Mexican with winter testing helmet

Valentino Rossi is taking inspiration from Latin America for his 2018 winter testing helmet with Aldo Drudi's latest creation inspired by the Huichol bead art of Mexico. The nine-time world champion...