Leave Bike Alone Says Vinales

Maverick Vinales believes that another change of chassis will not help Yamaha conquer the issues it faced during last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. Both Vinales and factory Yamaha teammate Rossi struggled badly for rear grip at the Red Bull Ring, both trailing home sixth and seventh behind the year-old Tech 3 satellite bike of Johann…

Angry Dovizoiso Slams Marquez

Andrea Dovizioso anticipated a last-ditch move from Marc Marquez as the pair went into the final corner of the Austrian Grand Prix side-by-side, but the Ducati rider was still left angry by his Honda rivals attempt to pass him even though he crossed the finish line first to secure his third race of the season….

Austria Watch Out For The Ducati

Last week, the 2017 MotoGP Championship returned to action at Brno following a month-long summer break. Striking first in the second-half of the season was Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez. The three-time MotoGP Champion dominated the Czech Republic Grand Prix due tactics—he was the first to switch to slicks on the drying circuit, and beat Movistar…

Marc Marquez Makes A Winning Mistake

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has admitted that an incorrect tyre choice for the Czech Grand Prix was key to what ended up being a dominant win. As the race kicked off in damp conditions, Marquez, lining up on pole, was the only rider in the top eight of the grid to opt for the…

MotoGP – Second Half OF the Season Starts This Weekend

2017 is already making history. After nine races, the second half of the season beckons at Brno with the top five riders in the Championship – Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) split by only 26…

Lorenzo Will Win Says Marquez

Marc Marquez believes Jorge Lorenzo will go back to winning MotoGP races before the end of 2017, despite the Ducati rider’s troubled start to the season. Switching from Yamaha to Ducati for this season, Lorenzo has had an up-and-down campaign riding for the Italian marque, having taken a podium finish at Jerez but also finishing…

MotoGP – All the Latest News And Views

Marquez A Surprised Man Marc Marquez says he never expected to lead the MotoGP championship heading into the summer break after picking up his second win of the 2017 season at the Sachsenring. The reigning champion extended his perfect record of German Grand Prix victories in the premier class on Sunday, beating Tech 3 Yamaha…

Jack Miller Moving To Ducati

Jack Miller is set to switch to the Pramac Ducati MotoGP team for the 2018 season, taking Scott Redding’s ride, Motorsport.com has learned. Miller’s three-year factory Honda deal expires at the end of this year, but is not set to be renewed after the Japanese manufacturer chose to lend its backing to LCR rider Cal…

Iannone Just Get On With It

Kevin Schwantz says Andrea Iannone just “needs to get on with the job” after a dismal first half of the 2017 MotoGP season. Iannone joined Suzuki for this year after two seasons at the works Ducati team, but the former race winner has found little success in the first half of the current campaign. The…

Yamaha Are Confused Says Vinales

Maverick Vinales says his Yamaha bike has had “less and less” power in the last few MotoGP rounds, owing to the manufacturer becoming “confused” with its electronics set-up. Vinales had led the championship by 26 points after last month’s Mugello race, but a 10th-place finish in Barcelona and a crash in Assen nullified the Spaniard’s…