Lorenzo-Dovizioso At War

After the feud that broke out between Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso in Malaysia, Ducati will hold a meeting with both of its factory MotoGP riders together in order to clear the air. A war of words broke out between the Ducati teammates at Sepang when Dovizioso commented after qualifying on Lorenzo being forced to…

MotoGP Championship Heads For Assen

After pushing his title lead back above the one race win margin with a runner-up finish to Jorge Lorenzo in Catalunya, Marc Marquez heads to Assen with a 27-point advantage over Valentino Rossi in the MotoGP standings. With Lorenzo (like team-mate Andrea Dovizioso) 49 points behind the Honda rider despite his back-to-back wins, Marquez was…

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 –…

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…

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…

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….

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….