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Moto2: Bagnaia takes debut victory in Qatar

Moto2: Bagnaia takes debut victory in Qatar

Francesco Bagnaia took his debut Moto2 victory after holding off fellow VR46 academy rider Lorenzo Baldassari for the top spot in the opening round of the season in Qatar. Taking the holeshot on the...

Moto3: Martin holds off Canet for victory in Qatar

Moto3: Martin holds off Canet for victory in Qatar

Jorge Martin opened the 2018 FIM Moto3 World Championship with victory in Qatar after holding off a hard charge from Aron Canet to cross the line 0.023 seconds ahead of the Estrella Galicia...

MotoGP: Zarco shatters ten year record for Qatar pole

MotoGP: Zarco shatters ten year record for Qatar pole

Johann Zarco will start on pole position for the opening round of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship at the Losail International circuit after shattering Jorge Lorenzo’s long-standing circuit...

Moto2: Marquez controls qualifying for Qatar pole

Moto2: Marquez controls qualifying for Qatar pole

The first pole position of the 2018 Moto2 World Championship went the way of Alex Marquez after the Spaniard dominated this afternoon’s qualifying session in Qatar. The Estrella Galicia Marc VDS rider...

Moto3: Antonelli pips Martin to pole by 0.001

Moto3: Antonelli pips Martin to pole by 0.001

Niccolo Antonelli will start on pole position for the opening Moto3 Grand Prix of the 2018 season after pipping series favourite Jorge Martin to the top spot by 0.001 seconds in a close-fought...

MotoE: Series bosses announce team lineup

MotoE: Series bosses announce team lineup

MotoGP bosses Dorna have confirmed the teams that will line up on the grid next season for the inaugural MotoE series, as the championship expands into electric bike racing with support from their...

MotoGP: Dovizioso on top as action gets underway in Qatar

MotoGP: Dovizioso on top as action gets underway in Qatar

Andrea Dovizioso topped the timesheets in both free practice sessions as the 2018 FIM MotoGP World Championship got underway in the Qatari desert. A change the time schedule meant the opening free...

Moto2: Marquez leads Lowes on day one in Qatar

Moto2: Marquez leads Lowes on day one in Qatar

Alex Marquez led the way as the 2018 Moto2 World Championship got underway in Qatar to top the overall day one timesheet from Britain’s Sam Lowes. A change to the schedule for the Qatari round sees...

Moto3: Martin under lap record on day one in Qatar

Moto3: Martin under lap record on day one in Qatar

Jorge Martin shattered the circuit record to top the timesheets after the first day of 2018 Moto3 action at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. The Del Conca Gresini Honda rider clocked a...

MotoGP: Riders gather for class photos

MotoGP: Riders gather for class photos

With the 2018 MotoGP season on the brink of kicking off at the Qatar Grand Prix, all three classes assembled yesterday for their traditional pre-season photo shoot, with 24 MotoGP riders joined by 32...

Video: Suzuki boss Brivio previews the Qatar Grand Prix

Video: Suzuki boss Brivio previews the Qatar Grand Prix

With the opening round of the 2018 MotoGP season kicking off in only a few hours' time, Suzuki team boss Davide Brivio previews the weekend ahead for the Japanese manufacturer and shares some of his...

MotoGP: Rossi shows off 2018 helmet

MotoGP: Rossi shows off 2018 helmet

Valentino Rossi has unveiled his 2018 AGV helmet design on the same day as the nine-time champion extended his deal to remain in MotoGP by another two years, with his lid this year sporting a retro...

MotoGP: Rossi officially extends deal for two more years

MotoGP: Rossi officially extends deal for two more years

Valentino Rossi has officially extended his time in MotoGP by at least two more years, ending weeks of speculation by confirming that he will remain in the premier class until at least the end of the...

MotoGP: Ducati duo out to win in Qatar

MotoGP: Ducati duo out to win in Qatar

The Ducati duo of Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo are both aiming for the same goal this weekend at the opening round of the 2018 MotoGP championship – nothing short of kicking off their season...

MotoGP: Michelin to freeze allocation ahead of the season

MotoGP: Michelin to freeze allocation ahead of the season

One-make tyre manufacturer Michelin have frozen this year’s MotoGP tyre allocation ahead of the start of the season this weekend in Qatar, informing teams and riders of what compounds will be made...

MotoGP: Riders test out Qatar in the rain

MotoGP: Riders test out Qatar in the rain

The MotoGP grid have been left with mixed feelings after a compulsory wet track test at the Losail circuit, with questions about visibility under the floodlights in wet conditions going unanswered –...

MotoGP: Zarco starting the season ‘wishing to win’

MotoGP: Zarco starting the season ‘wishing to win’

French MotoGP racer Johann Zarco says he’s starting his second season in the class on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 bike ‘wishing to win,’ when the series bursts back into action this weekend at the...

MotoGP: Petrucci and Miller pull covers off 2018 Alma Pramac Ducati

MotoGP: Petrucci and Miller pull covers off 2018 Alma Pramac Ducati

The Alma Pramac Ducati pair of Danilo Petrucci and Jack Miller have pulled the covers off their 2018 MotoGP machines only days ahead of the opening round of the championship this weekend in...

MotoGP: KTM show off 2018 challenger

MotoGP: KTM show off 2018 challenger

The Red Bull KTM duo of Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro have unveiled a largely unchanged version – at least cosmetically – of their RC16 machine ahead of the opening round of the 2018 MotoGP...

Live: Pramac launch their 2018 Ducatis

Live: Pramac launch their 2018 Ducatis

The Alma Pramac squad are the final team of 2018 to pull the covers off their MotoGP machines, with Danilo petrucci and Jack Miller taking to an iconic Italian location for tonight's event - the...

Live: KTM unveil their 2018 MotoGP machines

Live: KTM unveil their 2018 MotoGP machines

The Red Bull KTM duo of Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro will be pulling the covers off their 2018 MotoGP machines today in a unique setting - the home of Red Bull's own private air force, Hanger-7 at...

250GP runner-up Ralf Waldmann has died

250GP runner-up Ralf Waldmann has died

Two-time 250GP championship runner-up Ralf Waldmann has died aged only 51 years old after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home in Germany. The German was a championship-front runner...

MotoGP: Avintia launch 2018 campaign in Madrid

MotoGP: Avintia launch 2018 campaign in Madrid

The Reale Avintia Ducati squad have revealed their 2018 line-up at sponsor Reale Seguros’s headquarters in Madrid, showing off not only their MotoGP squad of Tito Rabat and Xavier Simeon but also...

MotoGP: Marquez says ‘anyone can win’

MotoGP: Marquez says ‘anyone can win’

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez says that it’ll be anyone’s race to win when the 2018 season kicks off next week in Qatar, after the final pre-season test at the Losail circuit last...

MotoGP: Crutchlow’s got Qatar race pace

MotoGP: Crutchlow’s got Qatar race pace

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow might have finished the final test of the 2018 MotoGP season ahead of many of his factory riders and in a comfortable position for the year to come – but the British...

MotoGP: Aprilia debut 2018 machine

MotoGP: Aprilia debut 2018 machine

The Aprilia squad of Scott Redding and Aleix Espargaró have rolled out their 2018 machines at the team’s headquarters in Noale, showing off a bike that might be visually quite similar but is radically...

Moto3: Martin locks out the top spot at Jerez test

Moto3: Martin locks out the top spot at Jerez test

Moto3 front runner Jorge Martin has topped the final day of the 2018 pre-season by finishing ahead of his rivals in the lightweight class at the final test of the year at Jerez. He ended the three...

Moto2: Lowes leaves pre-season testing on top

Moto2: Lowes leaves pre-season testing on top

Swiss Innovative Investors KTM rider Sam Lowes has finished the 2018 Moto2 pre-season in the best position possible, ending the final three days of testing at Jerez secure at the top of the time...

MotoGP: Go behind the scenes for Marquez’s title success

MotoGP: Go behind the scenes for Marquez’s title success

MotoGP series organisers Dorna have released a trailer for their new documentary film telling the story of how Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez took victory in the 2017 championship battle. Admitting...

MotoGP: Zarco downplays testing speed

MotoGP: Zarco downplays testing speed

Johann Zarco has downplayed an incredible lap set on the final day of the 2018 MotoGP pre-season that saw the Frenchman end the third of three outings within spitting distance of MotoGP’s...

Moto2: Lowes tops second day of official test

Moto2: Lowes tops second day of official test

British racer Sam Lowes has topped the second day of Moto2 action at the final pre-season test in Jerez for the class, finishing the day alongside teammate Iker Lecuona to give the Swiss Innovative...

Moto3: Martin tops second day as conditions improve

Moto3: Martin tops second day as conditions improve

Del Conca Gresini Honda rider Jorge Martin, winner of the final Moto3 race of 2017, has topped the second day of testing at Jerez, making the most of better conditions after rain struck the...

BTC: Skinner tops first test at Valencia

BTC: Skinner tops first test at Valencia

Former Red Bull Rookie Cup frontrunner Rory Skinner has topped the opening test for the new British Talent Cup series at Valencia, with the Scottish teenager’s speed coming as no surprise given his...

MotoGP: Rossi admits ‘probably going to race for two more years’

MotoGP: Rossi admits ‘probably going to race for two more years’

It looks like an announcement on Valentino Rossi’s future as a MotoGP racer could come as soon as next week’s Qatar race, with the nine-time world champion all but confirming that he has signed a...

Moto3: Canet fastest at Jerez day one

Moto3: Canet fastest at Jerez day one

Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda rider Aron Canet has topped a rain-struck opening day of Moto3 action at Jerez, heading the opening day from former teammate Enea Bastianini and another impressive...

Moto2: Bagnaia tops opening day of Jerez test

Moto2: Bagnaia tops opening day of Jerez test

Sky Team VR46 rider Francesco Bagnaia has topped the opening day of Moto2 action at this week’s Jerez test, with the Italian racer ending the day ahead of the KTM machine of Iker Lecuona and an...