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Kazuki Masaki lifts Red Bull Rookies Cup crown

Kazuki Masaki lifts Red Bull Rookies Cup crown

Japanese rider Kazuki Masaki has lifted the 2017 Red Bull Rookies Cup crown with a race in hand, after taking a perfect victory over Ai Ogura by only a hundredth of a second at Motorland Aragon, after...

MotoGP: Q1 progression helps Lorenzo to front row

MotoGP: Q1 progression helps Lorenzo to front row

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo sys being forced to progress from qualifying one to qualifying two for tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix helped him out in the long run, giving him valuable insight into track...

MotoGP: Superhero Rossi powers to front row start

MotoGP: Superhero Rossi powers to front row start

A superheroic performance from Valentino Rossi had handed him pole position for tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland Aragon circuit, only 23 days after breaking his right leg and undergoing...

MotoGP: Crutchlow ‘Marquez crashing cost me pole position!’

MotoGP: Crutchlow ‘Marquez crashing cost me pole position!’

Cal Crutchlow has put the blame on him missing out on pole position for tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix on fellow Honda rider Marc Marquez, jokingly suggesting that the Spaniard’s crash while he was...

Moto3: Martin on pole but grid penalties imminent

Moto3: Martin on pole but grid penalties imminent

Jorge Martin has taken pole position for tomorrow’s Moto3 race at Motorland Aragon – but with a series of grid penalties imminent for cruising during the session, it looks likely that the actual...

Moto2: Oliveira takes the top spot as confusion reigns

Moto2: Oliveira takes the top spot as confusion reigns

Miguel Oliveira will start tomorrow’s Moto2 race at Motorland Aragon from pole position – but only after confusion over a penalty for exceeding track limits initially saw the Red Bull KTM rider...

MotoGP: Marquez crash hands Viñales Aragon pole position, Rossi third

MotoGP: Marquez crash hands Viñales Aragon pole position, Rossi third

A crash for Marc Marquez in the closing stages of today’s MotoGP qualifying at Motorland Aragon has handed pole position to title rival Maverick Viñales, with the Movistar Yamaha striking while...

MotoGP: Rossi feeling comfortable as he returns to action

MotoGP: Rossi feeling comfortable as he returns to action

Valentino Rossi says he’s feeling comfortable on his return to MotoGP action today at Motorland Aragon, only 22 days since undergoing surgery to have a broken right peg pinned after an enduro training...

MotoGP: ‘Virtually useless day’ for championship leader Dovi

MotoGP: ‘Virtually useless day’ for championship leader Dovi

Joint championship leader Andrea Dovizioso has described the first day of MotoGP action at Motorland Aragon as ‘virtually useless,’ as rain fell in both of the day’s practice sessions despite the...

Moto3: Canet ahead of Mir by a whisker

Moto3: Canet ahead of Mir by a whisker

Aron Canet has topped the opening day of Moto3 action at his home race at Motorland Aragon by a whisker, finishing only 0.009 ahead of runaway championship leader Joan Mir in mixed conditions at the...

MotoGP: Suzuki keen to keep Guintoli as test rider

MotoGP: Suzuki keen to keep Guintoli as test rider

Suzuki MotoGP boss Davide Brivio has said he’d like to continue working with 2014 World Superbike Champion Sylvain Guintoli in 2018 regardless of who he’s racing with. After a tough year in MCE...

Moto2: Pasini back on top in the rain

Moto2: Pasini back on top in the rain

Mattia Pasini has maintained his recent impressive record in the Moto2 class at Motorland Aragon by topping the opening day of action in mixed conditions at the Spanish circuit, holding off the...

MotoGP: Pedrosa tops damp opening day in Aragon

MotoGP: Pedrosa tops damp opening day in Aragon

Dani Pedrosa has ended the opening day of MotoGP action at Motorland Aragon at the top of the timing sheets, finishing the day 0.2 clear of Jorge Lorenzo after on and off again rain plagued the...

Moto2: Barbera steps down to fight for title

Moto2: Barbera steps down to fight for title

Hector Barbera has admitted that his step down to the Moto2 class for 2018 is so that he can once again return to challenging for race wins and the championship after eight seasons in the MotoGP...

MotoGP: Rossi passed fit to ride at Aragon

MotoGP: Rossi passed fit to ride at Aragon

Valentino Rossi has been passed fit to ride at this weekend’s Aragon round of the 2017 MotoGP championship, only twenty days after breaking his leg in an enduro crash. The Movistar Yamaha was given...

MotoGP: Xavier Simeon completes 2018 grid

MotoGP: Xavier Simeon completes 2018 grid

Xavier Simeon will complete the 2018 MotoGP grid after finally confirming this afternoon that he will join the Reale Avintia Ducati team, confirming a rumour that has bene circulating the MotoGP...

MotoGP: Rins goes pink for breast cancer awareness

MotoGP: Rins goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Alex Rins will wear a special pink helmet this weekend at his home race in Motorland Aragon to raise awareness of breast cancer, not only wearing the colours throughout the weekend but encouraging...

Moto3: Foggia and Marini join Bulega and Bagnaia at Team Sky VR46

Moto3: Foggia and Marini join Bulega and Bagnaia at Team Sky VR46

Spanish championship front-runner Dennis Foggia will step up to the Moto3 world championship for 2018 as he joins Niccolo Bulega at Valentino Rossi’s Team Sky VR46 squad, with Rossi’s half-brother...

MotoGP: Official: Rossi to attempt to ride in Aragon

MotoGP: Official: Rossi to attempt to ride in Aragon

Valentino Rossi will attempt to compete in this week’s Aragon Grand Prix, the Movistar Yamaha team have this afternoon confirmed. The nine-time world champion will try to make an incredible comeback...

Video: Onboard at Aragon with Alex Marquez

Video: Onboard at Aragon with Alex Marquez

It's the Aragon round of the 2017 Moto2 championship this weekend and Alex Márquez is back after a free practice one crash ruled him out of the last race in Misano. Here he is at speed around the...

MotoGP: Aragon ‘should suit the RC213V’ says Miller

MotoGP: Aragon ‘should suit the RC213V’ says Miller

Marc VDS Honda rider Jack Miller says he’s hoping for a strong weekend’s performance at Motorland Aragon this weekend, admitting that he thinks that the Spanish circuit will play to the strengths of...

MotoGP: Marquez lauds ‘amazing’ championship battle

MotoGP: Marquez lauds ‘amazing’ championship battle

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says that this year’s title race has been ‘amazing, as he goes into this weekend’s Aragon Grand Prix level on points with Andrea Dovizioso after an incredible...

MotoGP: Rossi to try and ride at Aragon?

MotoGP: Rossi to try and ride at Aragon?

Valentino Rossi may be set to make an incredible comeback to MotoGP action only 22 days after undergoing surgery to have a nail inserted into his broken right leg, after a successful test today at...

MotoGP: Zarco aiming for Aragon podium

MotoGP: Zarco aiming for Aragon podium

Johann Zarco says he’s aiming for a podium finish at the penultimate European round of the 2017 MotoGP season, as the championship heads to Motorland Aragon this weekend before the three-week trip to...

MotoGP: Rossi back on track this afternoon, aiming for Aragon return

MotoGP: Rossi back on track this afternoon, aiming for Aragon return

 Valentino Rossi looks set to return to track action tomorrow, less than three weeks after breaking his leg in a training crash on his enduro bike and potentially even with the goal of riding at...

MotoGP: Smith plays it smart for best KTM result

MotoGP: Smith plays it smart for best KTM result

Bradley Smith has admitted that Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix was a case of playing it smart to stay on the bike and make a good result in terrible conditions, as he beat teammate Pol Espargaró and...

Moto2: Triumph moving closer to debut

Moto2: Triumph moving closer to debut

The Triumph Moto2 project has moved another step closer to fruition this week after the manufacturer completed a successful test at Motorland Aragon with the 765cc engine that will power Grand Prix...

Moto2: Mackenzie down but not out after Misano crash

Moto2: Mackenzie down but not out after Misano crash

Tarran Mackenzie has come away from last weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix at Misano down but not out, positive about what he learned riding the Kiefer Racing Suter in the rain despite crashing out...

MotoGP: Title leaders agree ‘no such thing as a Honda or Ducati track’

MotoGP: Title leaders agree ‘no such thing as a Honda or Ducati track’

Both Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez were in agreement about one thing come the end of Sunday’s race – that the old notion of certain circuits suiting certain machines is now well and truly dead in...

MotoGP: Redding with mixed emotions after top ten

MotoGP: Redding with mixed emotions after top ten

Pramac Ducati rider Scott Redding was left with mixed emotions after Sunday’s race, pleased to have come home in seventh and as best of the GP16 Ducatis – but unhappy to have been limited by his usual...

Moto3: Crash culminates tough weekend for McPhee

Moto3: Crash culminates tough weekend for McPhee

British Talent Team Honda rider John McPhee’s difficult weekend at the San Marino Grand Prix was brought to an unfortunate end when the Scottish rider fell out of Sunday’s race at the Misano circuit,...

MotoGP: Series bosses want Rea in at Suzuki

MotoGP: Series bosses want Rea in at Suzuki

Sunday’s race at the San Marino Grand Prix saw yet another embarrassing weekend’s performance for Andrea Iannone on the factory Suzuki machine, spending most of the weekend on the bottom half of the...

MotoGP: Lorenzo admits ‘I made a mistake’

MotoGP: Lorenzo admits ‘I made a mistake’

Five-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo has held his hands up and admitted that carelessness ended his best hope yet of taking his maiden Ducati victory at Misano, after he crashed out of a controlling...

Moto2: Lowes to return to class on KTM

Moto2: Lowes to return to class on KTM

Sam Lowes will be KTM-mounted in 2018 when he returns to the Moto2 championship, after the announcement at the weekend that his new Swiss-based CGBM Evolution team have penned a deal to become the...

MotoGP: Petrucci ‘second but sad’ at Misano

MotoGP: Petrucci ‘second but sad’ at Misano

Danilo Petrucci was left not elated but downhearted on Sunday despite taking in incredible second home podium finish at Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix, after spending most of the 28-lap race in...

MotoGP: Rossi explains enduro crash

MotoGP: Rossi explains enduro crash

Valentino Rossi’s hopes of returning to MotoGP action only three weeks after undergoing surgery to have his broken leg pinned has been quashed, after he conceded that he would be forced to miss not...