Rossi: “I will try to ride this weekend”

Movistar Yamaha rider will attempt to take part in the Aragon GP After testing his fitness on a Yamaha R1 for a number of laps at Misano on Monday and Tuesday, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has decided to attempt to take part in the upcoming Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon. The Italian will need…

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…

Vinales Set To Start Solo Performance At The San Marino

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team heads to the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, for its second home Grand Prix of the season. A somewhat incomplete Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team returns to Italy for the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini this week, with Maverick Viñales as the team’s sole…

VR46 MEDICAL UPDATE, 01-09-17 – 10:30

Last night Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg. The MotoGP-star was hospitalised after an enduro accident yesterday evening. Following a medical examination at the ‘Ospedale Civile di Urbino’, where he was initially diagnosed, the Italian was transported to the…

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….

This Weekend’s Siverstone MotoGP – Facts and Figures

Following a two-week break from the action at Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, the 2017 MotoGP Championship continues with the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, round 12 of 18. UltimateMotorcycling.com put together all the facts and figures ahead of this weekend’s British GP. 1. Silverstone is built on the site of a World War…

Leave Bike Alone Says Vinales

Maverick Vinales believes that another change of chassis will not help Yamaha conquer the issues it faced during last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. Both Vinales and factory Yamaha teammate Rossi struggled badly for rear grip at the Red Bull Ring, both trailing home sixth and seventh behind the year-old Tech 3 satellite bike of Johann…

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…

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…