Aprilia Failure Must Stop

Aleix Espargaro says he has been promised a “revolution” by his Aprilia team after suffering an “unacceptable” spate of mechanical failures in the opening races of the MotoGP season. Espargaro ran out of fuel on the final lap of the Qatar Grand Prix, with Aprilia having only just readied its new engine for the season…

Dovizioso Slams Teammate Lorenzo

Andrea Dovizioso reckons his teammate Jorge Lorenzo tried to keep him at bay at all costs during MotoGP’s Jerez race, which ultimately cost the Italian a chance to fight for the win. Lorenzo and Dovizioso were running second and third in the middle stages of the race and the duo consistently lost time to leader…

MotoGP Battle Heads For Spain

Following a two-week break since the Grand Prix of the Americas at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas, the 2018 MotoGP Championship this weekend heads to Jerez for the first of four races in the Spain. Three races in, and we already have three different winners. The battle is tight; the top five riders are within…

Van Der Mark Replaces Folger for MotoGP Final

Michael van der Mark will reprise his role as Jonas Folger’s replacement at Tech 3 Yamaha for this weekend’s MotoGP season finale at Valencia. World Superbike regular van der Mark was handed the chance to make his premier class debut in the most recent race at Sepang, with Folger forced to miss the race due…

Marquez Played It Safe

Marc Marquez admits there was no sense in him pushing to finish higher than fourth in MotoGP’s Malaysian Grand Prix, given his comfortable advantage in the points. Honda rider Marquez had the opportunity to seal a fourth premier class title with a round to spare at Sepang, but was unable to take the fight to…

Marquez Has Title In His Sights

For the fourth time in five premier class seasons, Honda’s remarkable Marc Marquez stands on the cusp of a championship His win in Australia last week left him with a short to-do list this week in Malaysia: 1) Try to finish no worse than second. 2) Try to finish ahead of Andrea Dovizioso. 3) If…

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…