Dovizioso Confident He Will Challenge For Title

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he has “no doubt” he will challenge for the title again in 2018 after finishing runner-up to Marc Marquez last season. Dovizioso enjoyed a breakthrough 2017 campaign, winning six races and taking the championship fight to Marquez down to the very last race of the year in Valencia. The…

Dovizioso Centre Of Poaching Rumours

Honda and Yamaha have dismissed reports that they are interested in poaching Andrea Dovizioso from Ducati for the 2019 MotoGP season. Dovizioso scored six race victories this season and was Marc Marquez’s main championship challenger, only falling short of denying the Honda rider in a dramatic Valencia season finale. The Italian veteran’s success will likely…

Valencia – Marquez versus Dovizioso

After nearly eight months, 17 Grands Prix, 399 racing laps, five race-winners and 10 different riders on the podium, the 2017 MotoGP season comes down to this – 30 laps in Valencia on Sunday to decide who will wear the crown as the king of two-wheel motorsport. Some 32 riders have taken to the grid…

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…

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…

Championship Lead Marquez’s Biggest Worry

Marc Marquez said his first thought when his engine blew in MotoGP’s British Grand Prix was of his lost championship lead to eventual race winner Andrea Dovizioso. Marquez’s Honda engine let go at the end of the Hangar Straight on lap 14 out of 20, while he was running third behind Valentino Rossi and Dovizioso….

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….

Bookmakers Have Vinales Favourite

Maverick Vinales has not only got the MotoGP paddock assessing his world championship credentials but also bookmakers, as some put the Qatar race winner as favourite ahead of defending champion Marc Marquez. After Vinales was announced as Jorge Lorenzo’s replacement at the Movistar Yamaha team some dismissed a world title charge in his maiden year…

MotoGP Sets TV Viewership Record

The opening night of Channel 5’s new deal to show highlights of the 2017 MotoGP season drew in record crowds of nearly half a million, according to industry blog F1 Broadcasting, helping last Sunday’s Qatar Grand Prix to the highest ratings since 2015. The Monday night highlights show, broadcast less than 24 hours after the…

MotoGP – All The News And Views

Marquez Tyre Major Mistake Marc Marquez regrets his decision not to run a hard front tyre in the Qatar MotoGP season opener, saying he could’ve won the race if not for the late switch. Marquez and fellow Honda rider Cal Crutchlow were the only two riders set to use the hard front, before the race…