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MotoGP: Rookie Zarco takes second pole at Motegi

MotoGP: Rookie Zarco takes second pole at Motegi

MotoGP rookie Johann Zarco has taken his second pole position of his debut MotoGP season on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 machine, powering to a late charge to take the top spot from Danilo Petrucci as...

Moto3: Bulega on pole as champion-elect Mir struggles

Moto3: Bulega on pole as champion-elect Mir struggles

Nicolo Bulega will start tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix from pole position, taking the top spot for only the second time of his career in qualifying today at Motegi – while Moto3 champion-elect Joan...

MotoGP: Crutchlow and Lorenzo downplay practice collision

MotoGP: Crutchlow and Lorenzo downplay practice collision

Both Cal Crutchlow and Jorge Lorenzo have shrugged off a free practice one collision – and consequent gravel trap row – at the Japanese Grand Prix, after Crutchlow lost control of his LCR Honda and...

MotoGP: Marquez shrugs off Friday highside

MotoGP: Marquez shrugs off Friday highside

Marc Marquez has shrugged off a high speed highside fall during free practice for this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, bouncing back from the crash at Motegi to still end the day second fastest overall...

MotoGP: Rossi and Viñales ‘in trouble and don’t know why’

MotoGP: Rossi and Viñales ‘in trouble and don’t know why’

If wet conditions continue at this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix as forecast, Movistar Yamaha racer Valentino Rossi says he’s all but written off any chances of success, as he and teammate Maverick...

Moto2: Luthi in control as championship battle heats up

Moto2: Luthi in control as championship battle heats up

Thomas Luthi has taken control on the opening day of Moto2 action at the Japanese Grand Prix as he and title leader Franco Morbidelli go head to head in the last four races of the year. The Swiss...

MotoGP: Dovizioso makes the most of the rain in Motegi

MotoGP: Dovizioso makes the most of the rain in Motegi

Andrea Dovizioso has made the most of wet conditions at the first day of practice for the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi to gain a slender advantage over championship rival Marc Marquez, taking the top...

Moto3: Team Sky control wet opening day in Motegi

Moto3: Team Sky control wet opening day in Motegi

The Team Sky VR46 KTM duo of Niccolo Bulega and Andrea Migno have controlled the first day of Moto3 action at the Japanese Grand Prix to end the day first and second – and dispelling issues in wet...

Moto2: Pressure on for Morbidelli as championship race closes in

Moto2: Pressure on for Morbidelli as championship race closes in

The pressure will be well and truly on for Marc VDS Moto2 racer Franco Morbidelli this weekend as he goes into the Japanese Grand Prix 21 points ahead of Thomas Luthi with only a hundred points left...

MotoGP: Lorenzo’s aim ‘to get my first win with Ducati’

MotoGP: Lorenzo’s aim ‘to get my first win with Ducati’

Jorge Lorenzo says his goal for this weekend is simple – to try yet again for his debut win on the Ducati machine after making the switch from Yamaha. Edging closer and closer in recent weeks, the...

MotoGP: Aragon winner Marquez looking to repeat the feat

MotoGP: Aragon winner Marquez looking to repeat the feat

After winning last time out at his home race in Motorland Aragon, reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says he’s out to repeat the feat this weekend at the Japanese Grand Prix – and know just how...

MotoGP: Fitter Rossi ready to battle at Motegi

MotoGP: Fitter Rossi ready to battle at Motegi

A fitter Valentino Rossi says he’s well on the road to recovery after his broken leg only six weeks ago – and is hoping to be competitive again this weekend at the Japanese Grand Prix when MotoGP...

MotoGP: Folger ruled out of flyaways with illness

MotoGP: Folger ruled out of flyaways with illness

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Jonas Folger has been ruled out of this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi and potentially even the remainder of the 2017 MotoGP season after being struck down by...

MotoGP: Test rider Aoyama to replace Miller for Motegi

MotoGP: Test rider Aoyama to replace Miller for Motegi

Japanese test rider and former 250GP world champion Hiroshi Aoyama will return to MotoGP action at next weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, when he joins the Marc VDS Honda squad to replace the injured...

The Dainese behind the Doctor

The Dainese behind the Doctor

The MotoGP paddock operates like a well-oiled machine – not too dissimilar to the bikes which the race series features, and behind every rider are teams of professionals working to ensure the best...

Marquez calling for MX camp entries

Marquez calling for MX camp entries

Marc Marquez and insurance giant Allianz will once again team up to offer 20 youngsters from across Europe the chance for two days of MX tuition at the hands of the five-time world champion later this...

MotoGP: Reiterberger gets KTM test chance

MotoGP: Reiterberger gets KTM test chance

German Superbike champion Marcus Reiterberger has been given a chance to make his MotoGP debut, after joining the Red Bull KTM squad during their private test last week at the Motorland Aragon circuit...

MotoGP: Miller breaks leg in training crash, will miss Motegi

MotoGP: Miller breaks leg in training crash, will miss Motegi

Marc VDS Honda rider Jack Miller will miss the next round of the 2017 MotoGP championship at Honda’s home circuit of Motegi, after undergoing surgery to have a pin inserted into his tibia after...

Moto3: McPhee still without a ride for 2018

Moto3: McPhee still without a ride for 2018

British Talent Team Honda rider John McPhee is still without a ride for 2018 despite a strong 2017 season so far, as the Scottish rider waits to hear back from MotoGP bosses on the future of the team...

MotoGP: Kallio set for fourth Valencia wildcard

MotoGP: Kallio set for fourth Valencia wildcard

KTM test rider Mika Kallio will have a fourth wildcard in MotoGP come the final round of the season at Valencia, after successfully coming home in the points for the second time in two appearances...

MotoGP: Tardozzi says Stoner input crucial for 2018 Ducati

MotoGP: Tardozzi says Stoner input crucial for 2018 Ducati

While Jorge Lorenzo might have come close to taking his first Ducati win on Sunday at Motorland Argon and Andrea Dovizioso might still sit second in the championship race, both riders are circumspect...

Moto3: Martin and Di Giannantonio to remain with Gresini

Moto3: Martin and Di Giannantonio to remain with Gresini

Moto3 championship contenders Jorge Martin and Fabio Di Giannantonio will remain with the Del Conca Gresini Honda team for 2018, after both riders signed to extend their deal yesterday in...

MotoGP: Rossi draws Pedrosa’s post-race fury

MotoGP: Rossi draws Pedrosa’s post-race fury

Valentino Rossi might have received praise for many of his rivals in Sunday’s Motorland Aragon round of the 2017 MotoGP championship for his incredible recovery after riding to an impressive fifth...

MotoGP: Dovi not worried about championship gap

MotoGP: Dovi not worried about championship gap

Andrea Dovizioso has played down the 16-point gap in the 2017 MotoGP championship race that separates him from Marc Marquez after Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix, admitting after the race that he always...

MotoGP: Another difficult weekend for Iannone and Suzuki

MotoGP: Another difficult weekend for Iannone and Suzuki

Andrea Iannone, Alex Rins and the Suzuki MotoGP team have suffered through another difficult weekend at the Aragon Grand Prix, with Iannone bring home the squad’s only three points in 12th as local...

Moto2: Last lap battle ‘the usual approach’ for Morbidelli

Moto2: Last lap battle ‘the usual approach’ for Morbidelli

Moto2 championship leader Franco Morbidelli says that his ferocious last lap battle with fellow Italian Mattia Pasini in Sunday’s race at Motorland Aragon was nothing out of the ordinary for him...

MotoGP: Aragon track causes problems for rookie Lowes

MotoGP: Aragon track causes problems for rookie Lowes

Sam Lowes says that part of the reason that he and his fellow MotoGP rookies struggled so much during Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland Aragon track is simply the nature of the circuit...

MotoGP: Aragon podium ‘has a better flavour’ for Lorenzo

MotoGP: Aragon podium ‘has a better flavour’ for Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo says that his podium finish at Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix has a ‘better flavour’ than his debut podium for Ducati back at Jerez in May, after the five-time world champion managed to...

Moto3: Maria Herrera’s AGR team folds

Moto3: Maria Herrera’s AGR team folds

The AGR Moto2 and Moto3 team that ran American Joe Roberts and Grand Prix’s only female racer Maria Herrera will not complete the final four races of the 2017 season, after announcing today that they...

MotoGP: Marquez delighted with ‘tough’ race win

MotoGP: Marquez delighted with ‘tough’ race win

Marc Marquez has admitted that he’s delighted with a ‘tough’ race win at his home event, after taking not only victory in yesterday’s Aragon Grand Prix but also the lead in the 2017 MotoGP...

MotoGP: Disappointing end after crash for Crutchlow

MotoGP: Disappointing end after crash for Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow has suffered a disappointing end to Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix race, after the British racer crashed out of contention for a strong top six finish on the LCR Honda machine. Running with...

MotoGP: Zarco ‘expected to be stronger’ than ninth

MotoGP: Zarco ‘expected to be stronger’ than ninth

Johann Zarco has admitted that he expected to finish Sunday’s race at the Motorland Aragon circuit much stronger than in ninth place, after failing to find a hoped-for boost at the end of the 23-lap...

Moto3: Big step forward for McPhee at Aragon

Moto3: Big step forward for McPhee at Aragon

Scottish racer John McPhee has come away from the Motorland Aragon circuit content with his weekend’s performance, after taking a decent top six finish in a shortened Moto3 outing at the Spanish...

MotoGP: Marquez masterclass to snatch championship lead

MotoGP: Marquez masterclass to snatch championship lead

Marc Marquez has delivered a masterclass win at Motorland Aragon to extend his lead in the 2017 MotoGP season to 16 points, pulling ahead of Andrea Dovizioso with a ride that at times looked on the...

Moto2: Morbidelli puts it on the line with last lap win

Moto2: Morbidelli puts it on the line with last lap win

Franco Morbidelli has put it all on the line for five valuable championship points, by taking a last lap win over Mattia Pasini at Motorland Aragon, as he extends his championship lead back out to 21...

Moto3: Mir puts one hand on the title with Aragon win

Moto3: Mir puts one hand on the title with Aragon win

Joan Mir has put one hand on the 2017 Moto3 world title by taking a textbook last lap victory at Motorland Aragon, delivering a textbook final corner out-braking manoeuvre to take the win over Fabio...