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….

Marc Marquez Makes A Winning Mistake

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has admitted that an incorrect tyre choice for the Czech Grand Prix was key to what ended up being a dominant win. As the race kicked off in damp conditions, Marquez, lining up on pole, was the only rider in the top eight of the grid to opt for the…

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…

Marquez Is Playing With His Rivals

Cal Crutchlow says his Honda stablemate Marc Marquez is “playing” with his MotoGP rivals, and believes the Spaniard will go on to win this year’s championship. Marquez was involved in an incident with Maverick Vinales in qualifying at last weekend’s Sachsenring round, when the two made contact, resulting in the latter aborting his flying lap….

Marquez Ready For The Rain

The next round of the MotoGP Championship will take place this weekend and Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez says the unpredictable weather at Assen places additional emphasis on being ‘ready to adapt’ to the elements. Australian rider Jack Miller won the rain-affected race at ‘the Cathedral’ of motorcycle racing last year from Marquez, while the reigning…

MotoGP All The News And Views

Tyre Change The Key For Marquez Marc Marquez hailed his fifth win on the bounce at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas as the perfect response to the disappointment of his DNF in Argentina. The Repsol Honda rider claimed his first win of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship to secure all 25 points after…

Vinales Out To Break Marquez Stranglehold

After turning a perfect pre-season into first place at Qatar and Argentina, new Yamaha star Maverick Vinales faces a pivotal weekend in Austin. Another victory this weekend would not only be the 500th grand prix win for Yamaha, but end reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez’s stranglehold on the COTA event. Since the Texan circuit joined…

I Can Handle The Pressure Says Marquez

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he felt more pressure in the 2016 MotoGP season than he does this year, despite having to face up to Maverick Vinales. Marquez won a third championship in four seasons last year, despite Honda’s struggles with acceleration, and admitted it was the first time he really felt pressure. All eyes are…