Verstappen gets Punished

Max Verstappen has been ordered to complete two days of “public service at the discretion of the FIA” as punishment for his post-race altercation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil. The Red Bull driver confronted Ocon while the drivers were being weighed after the race, shoving the Frenchman in reaction to their collision during the race…

Pedrosa Says Goodbye to MotoGP

Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa has announced he will retire from grand prix motorcycle racing at the end of 2018. Pedrosa, who will turn 33 in September, broke the news in a special press conference ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Catalan rider had been part of the Repsol Honda…

Marquez To Launch Title Attack

Marc Marquez insists he will not “relax” after building a 41-point MotoGP lead by winning the Dutch TT, but will “attack” instead with favourable tracks coming up on the calendar. Marquez continued his superb 2018 campaign with a fourth win of the season at Assen, having finished every race in the top two except Mugello…

Pedrosa To Reveal His Plans

Dani Pedrosa has announced he has reached a decision on his MotoGP future, and intends to reveal his plans in a press conference next Thursday at the Sachsenring. Although the Spaniard has been strongly linked to the new Petronas-backed satellite Yamaha team set to join the grid in 2019, it’s thought retirement is now a…

Red Bull Goes With Honda Engines

Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition to its current agreement with Red Bull Scuderia Toro Rosso….

Pedrosa Has Several Options

Dani Pedrosa says he is considering “several options” as his future destination following his long-time relationship with Honda’s MotoGP outfit. Pedrosa will leave Honda after 13 years with the Japanese manufacturer in MotoGP, as he will be replaced by Jorge Lorenzo. A not-yet-announced Yamaha satellite team was thought to be among Pedrosa’s options for 2019,…

Marquez and Pedrosa Looking Forward To Home GP in Catalunya

The Repsol Honda Team is heading to the newly resurfaced Circuit de Catalunya for Round 7 of the season. Championship leader Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa had the chance to test the new asphalt and the track’s updated layout before the Italian GP. The run-off area for turn 13 has been worked on, track…

HRC And Dani Pedrosa To End Partnership

After 18 years together across three classes in the MotoGP World Championship, HRC and Dani Pedrosa today announce that their longstanding partnership will come to an end at the end of the 2018 season, by mutual agreement. Although their paths will diverge, HRC and Dani Pedrosa have enjoyed a successful relationship: since 2006, when the…

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 –…

All You Need To Know About The Mugello MotoGP

Following a two-week break since the Grand Prix of France at Le Mans, the 2018 MotoGP Championship heads this weekend to Mugello for the Grand Prix of Italy, round six of 19. The points battle was tight for the opening rounds. This was until the reigning MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez re-ignited his winning ways. Following…