MotoGP

  • Moto3: Antonelli tops day one in France

    18 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto3: Antonelli tops day one in France

    Niccolo Antonelli has topped the opening day of Moto3 action at the French Grand Prix, ending the combined free practice sessions a mere 0.048 ahead of an impressive ride from Kaito Toba, Enea...

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  • MotoGP: Two more years of Dovi and Ducati

    18 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Two more years of Dovi and Ducati

    Ducati have confirmed that Andrea Dovizioso will remain with the squad for two more years, ending speculation that the Italian wasn’t happy with initial contract offers from the Bologna firm and...

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  • Moto3: McPhee penalised for Jerez crash

    18 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto3: McPhee penalised for Jerez crash

    British racer John McPhee has been handed a six-place grid penalty for this weekend's French Grand Prix, after he was deemed by race control to have caused the crash that took him, Dennis Foggia...

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  • MotoGP: Espargaro to remain with Aprilia

    17 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Espargaro to remain with Aprilia

    Aleix Espargaro will remain with the factory Aprilia MotoGP team for at least two more years, after signing an extension to his deal with the squad. Coming after a difficult start to the 2018 season...

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  • MotoGP: Two more years at Suzuki for Rins

    17 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Two more years at Suzuki for Rins

    Alex Rins will remain with the Suzuki MotoGP squad for two more years, announcing the news to no surprise at the French Grand Prix today. The Spaniard has been in open talks with the manufacturer for...

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  • MotoGP: Smith aiming for Tech 3 seat

    16 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Smith aiming for Tech 3 seat

    Bradley Smith says that he’s hoping for a future in MotoGP after the 2018 season, as he starts to look for a ride for the future after it was confirmed as being replaced at the Red Bull KTM squad by...

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  • MotoGP: Rossi hoping to be fast in France

    16 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Rossi hoping to be fast in France

    Valentino Rossi says that on paper he and his Movistar Yamaha team should be fast this weekend as they head to Le Mans for the French Grand Prix. The scene of teammate Maverick Viñales’ last win...

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  • MotoGP: Michelin out to break records at home

    15 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Michelin out to break records at home

    MotoGP sole tyre manufacturer Michelin say they’re out to break records this weekend at their home race, as the 2018 season gets back underway at the French Grand Prix in Le Mans. The French firm will...

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  • MotoGP: Iannone building on Austin success

    10 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Iannone building on Austin success

    Andrea Iannone has achieved a second successive weekend of strong results for Suzuki by taking their third podium in a row, backing up teammate Alex Rins’ accomplishment in Argentina to give the...

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  • MotoGP: Michelin celebrate 400th win

    10 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Michelin celebrate 400th win

    This weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix saw French tyre manufacturer Michelin celebrate their 400th Grand Prix win with Marc Marquez taking victory in Grand Prix racing. The sole supplier to the premier...

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  • MotoGP: Marc VDS lose satellite Suzukis?

    09 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Marc VDS lose satellite Suzukis?

    Marc VDS’s deal to make the switch from satellite Honda to satellite Suzuki for the 2019 MotoGP season looks to have fallen through, thanks in part to a series of rumours that have spread through the...

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  • Moto2: Lowes starting fresh in Europe

    09 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Lowes starting fresh in Europe

    Sam Lowes says that this weekend’s Moto2 race at Jerez was a success for him, despite the former championship contender coming home in a lowly eighth place. Struggling to find his form in the opening...

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  • MotoGP: Rossi rebukes Yamaha over development

    09 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Valentino Rossi has launched a stinging attack on Yamaha after another disappointing weekend for him and teammate Maverick Viñales at the Spanish Grand Prix, telling his Japanese engineers that they need to find a solution to their problems soon. Suffering for the second year in a row at the Jerez circuit with low grip in the hot conditions despite a resurfaced circuit, he says he was lucky to...

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  • MotoGP: Zarco tops Jerez testing

    08 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Zarco tops Jerez testing

    Johann Zarco has topped a day of testing following the race at Jerez, spending the day working on set-up and making the most of his time while his rivals concentrated on working on new parts. Most...

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  • Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

    05 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Baldassarri denies Marquez the top spot

    Lorenzo Baldassarri has taken his first Moto2 pole position to deny home favourite Alex Marquez the chance of starting tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez from the front. The Italian smashed the...

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  • MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

    05 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Crutchlow romps to fourth career pole

    Cal Crutchlow has romped to his fourth career pole position in MotoGP by taking a dominant top spot for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand prix at Jerez. The LCR Honda rider smashed the absolutely lap record...

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  • Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

    04 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    Moto2: Marquez the fastest at home in Jerez

    Alex Marquez has topped the first day of action at the Spanish Grand Prix, ending the opening sessions at Jerez a quarter of a second clear of the Italian duo of Lorenzo Baldassarri and Francesco...

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  • MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

    04 May 2018 by Simon Patterson

    MotoGP: Crutchlow on top in Jerez

    Cal Crutchlow has topped the opening day of 2018 MotoGP action in Europe by taking the top spot on the combined times, finishing ahead of his potential rival for a Repsol Honda seat in 2019, Dani...

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