Marquez Tops The Testing

MotoGP’s newly-crowned four-time champion Marc Marquez recorded the fastest lap of the post-season test at Valencia on the second and final day of running. Marquez established himself at the top of the timing screens an hour and a half into the day, logging a time just a tenth slower than Maverick Vinales’ pace-setting effort from…

Valencia MotoGP Meeting – Full News and Views

Valencia, Spain – Marc Marquez took his sixth world title and his fourth in the premier class in a tense and stunningly dramatic showdown, despite a huge front-end moment into Turn 1 and a run off track, finishing third to clinch he title defence. Title rival Andrea Dovizioso had a similar run-off while running fourth…

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 Played It Safe

Marc Marquez admits there was no sense in him pushing to finish higher than fourth in MotoGP’s Malaysian Grand Prix, given his comfortable advantage in the points. Honda rider Marquez had the opportunity to seal a fourth premier class title with a round to spare at Sepang, but was unable to take the fight to…

Marquez Has Title In His Sights

For the fourth time in five premier class seasons, Honda’s remarkable Marc Marquez stands on the cusp of a championship His win in Australia last week left him with a short to-do list this week in Malaysia: 1) Try to finish no worse than second. 2) Try to finish ahead of Andrea Dovizioso. 3) If…

Marquez And Honda After Home Town Win

The Repsol Honda Team have arrived in Motegi, the first in a challenging three-race back-to-back flyaway stint and Honda’s home Grand Prix, having achieved a fantastic 1-2 result at the Aragon Grand Prix. Marquez’s powerful win at his home race extended his Championship lead to 16 points over nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso and 28 over…

Marquez Is On Another level

Grand Prix motorcycling legend Mick Doohan reckons Marc Marquez is “on another level” compared to his MotoGP title rivals. Defending champion Marquez had a relatively slow start to the 2017 season, dropping 37 points off the championship lead after six races. However, strong subsequent form, including four wins and seven podium finishes in the last…

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….