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….

Davies Flying – Rea Happy

World championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) was able to take away 20 points from the Prosecco DOC German Round, as he found it difficult work around the bumpy nature of the German circuit. In a stunning display of overtaking in the first lap of race two at Lausitzring, he was swiftly up and…

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…

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…

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…

Davies Targets Laguna Return

Ducati factory rider Chaz Davies is targeting a likely return to World Superbikes action at Laguna Seca as he recovers from having been hit by another rider’s bike at Misano. Davies, a frontrunner in the championship, was leading the Saturday race at Misano with three corners to go but fell while under pressure from championship…

MotoGP Round Up –All The News And Views

Rossi Was In A Spin Valentino Rossi and his vastly experienced squad was powerless to overcome near terminal grip issues as he slumped to his worst finish in a dry MotoGP race at Jerez since his return to Yamaha in 2013. A ‘difficult race’ came at the end of a ‘very, very difficult weekend’ for…