Aprilia Million Dollar Question

Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro says the struggles of his British teammates Sam Lowes and Scott Redding on the RS-GP bike are “a million dollar question”. Lowes joined Espargaro at Aprilia in 2017, having been a regular frontrunner in Moto2, but was regularly outperformed by the Spaniard, who scored 64 points to Lowes’ five and…

Pedrosa Has Several Options

Dani Pedrosa says he is considering “several options” as his future destination following his long-time relationship with Honda’s MotoGP outfit. Pedrosa will leave Honda after 13 years with the Japanese manufacturer in MotoGP, as he will be replaced by Jorge Lorenzo. A not-yet-announced Yamaha satellite team was thought to be among Pedrosa’s options for 2019,…

Marquez and Pedrosa Looking Forward To Home GP in Catalunya

The Repsol Honda Team is heading to the newly resurfaced Circuit de Catalunya for Round 7 of the season. Championship leader Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa had the chance to test the new asphalt and the track’s updated layout before the Italian GP. The run-off area for turn 13 has been worked on, track…

Lorenzo Signs Deal With Repsol Honda

The Repsol Honda MotoGP team has announced Jorge Lorenzo will join Marc Marquez at the outfit for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. As reported previously by Motorsport.com, Honda has settled on 31-year-old three-time champion Lorenzo as the replacement for Dani Pedrosa, who will leave the team after 13 seasons. Lorenzo rode a Honda 250cc bike…

HRC And Dani Pedrosa To End Partnership

After 18 years together across three classes in the MotoGP World Championship, HRC and Dani Pedrosa today announce that their longstanding partnership will come to an end at the end of the 2018 season, by mutual agreement. Although their paths will diverge, HRC and Dani Pedrosa have enjoyed a successful relationship: since 2006, when the…

Marquez And Petrucci War Of Words

Pramac Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci believes Honda rival Marc Marquez should have been penalised for their run-in on the opening lap of the Mugello MotoGP race. After making a lightning start but running wide at Turn 1, Marquez lunged aggressively down the inside of third-placed Petrucci at the second corner – the Luco left-hander –…

All You Need To Know About The Mugello MotoGP

Following a two-week break since the Grand Prix of France at Le Mans, the 2018 MotoGP Championship heads this weekend to Mugello for the Grand Prix of Italy, round six of 19. The points battle was tight for the opening rounds. This was until the reigning MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez re-ignited his winning ways. Following…

Belief The Key For Dovizioso

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he “must believe” he can close his 49-point deficit to championship leader Marc Marquez after crashing out at Le Mans. Dovizioso had just taken the lead from Ducati teammate Jorge Lorenzo in the French Grand Prix when he lost the front end of his GP18 Ducati at La Chappelle…

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…