Watch Kohta Nozane – Says Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi has tipped Kohta Nozane to become Japan’s next MotoGP star following the Yamaha test rider’s premier class debut last weekend at Motegi. Nozane, a regular in the FIM Endurance World Championship and All-Japan Superbike series, was drafted in at short notice to deputise for an unwell Jonas Folger at Tech 3 Yamaha for…

Future World Champions – Almeria Rookies Cup Selection Event

Following in the footsteps of World Champions Johann Zarco, Danny Kent, Brad Binder and perhaps Joan Mir a new group of potential stars will show their skills next week around the Almeria circuit at the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Selection Event. From around the World, 109 riders from 31 different nations, from Russia to…

Marquez And Honda After Home Town Win

The Repsol Honda Team have arrived in Motegi, the first in a challenging three-race back-to-back flyaway stint and Honda’s home Grand Prix, having achieved a fantastic 1-2 result at the Aragon Grand Prix. Marquez’s powerful win at his home race extended his Championship lead to 16 points over nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso and 28 over…

Marquez Is On Another level

Grand Prix motorcycling legend Mick Doohan reckons Marc Marquez is “on another level” compared to his MotoGP title rivals. Defending champion Marquez had a relatively slow start to the 2017 season, dropping 37 points off the championship lead after six races. However, strong subsequent form, including four wins and seven podium finishes in the last…

Kallio Gets Another Chance

KTM’s Mika Kallio has been given another opportunity to race in MotoGP this year as he will ride in the season finale in Valencia. The 34-year-old Finn, whose main role is as KTM test rider, has impressed in his three wildcard appearances this year so far. After taking 16th at Sachsenring, he scored KTM’s first-top…

Marquez Points Lead No Problem Says Dovizioso

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso insists falling 16 points behind main MotoGP title rival Marc Marquez in Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix is “not a drama”. Having arrived in Aragon level on points with Marquez, Dovizioso slipped to a seventh-place finish at the Spanish track despite running third in the opening laps. With Marquez scoring a fifth…

Rossi: “I will try to ride this weekend”

Movistar Yamaha rider will attempt to take part in the Aragon GP After testing his fitness on a Yamaha R1 for a number of laps at Misano on Monday and Tuesday, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has decided to attempt to take part in the upcoming Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon. The Italian will need…

Honda- Ducati MotoGP Battle Is Wide Open

Andrea Dovizioso says the MotoGP title race is “completely open” heading into the final five races, as he believes none of the remaining tracks will overwhelmingly favour either Honda or Ducati. Dovizioso, who is level on points with Honda’s Marc Marquez at the top of the standings, had stated earlier this season that Ducati needed…

Vinales Set To Start Solo Performance At The San Marino

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team heads to the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, for its second home Grand Prix of the season. A somewhat incomplete Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team returns to Italy for the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini this week, with Maverick Viñales as the team’s sole…

VR46 MEDICAL UPDATE, 01-09-17 – 10:30

Last night Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg. The MotoGP-star was hospitalised after an enduro accident yesterday evening. Following a medical examination at the ‘Ospedale Civile di Urbino’, where he was initially diagnosed, the Italian was transported to the…