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…

Van Der Mark Replaces Folger for MotoGP Final

Michael van der Mark will reprise his role as Jonas Folger’s replacement at Tech 3 Yamaha for this weekend’s MotoGP season finale at Valencia. World Superbike regular van der Mark was handed the chance to make his premier class debut in the most recent race at Sepang, with Folger forced to miss the race due…

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…

Watch Kohta Nozane – Says Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi has tipped Kohta Nozane to become Japan’s next MotoGP star following the Yamaha test rider’s premier class debut last weekend at Motegi. Nozane, a regular in the FIM Endurance World Championship and All-Japan Superbike series, was drafted in at short notice to deputise for an unwell Jonas Folger at Tech 3 Yamaha for…

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…