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Injured Smith out for the back to back races Alex Lowes to replace him 1

Injured Smith out for the back to back races Alex Lowes to replace him

Monster Yamaha Tech3 Team rider Bradley Smith will unfortunately miss his home Grand Prix at Silverstone as well as the San Marino Grand Prix following a crash in the Oschersleben 8 Hours practice session last week which caused ligament damage [...]

August 29, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Alex Lowes Makes First Miles on YZR-M1 in Brno Test 1

Alex Lowes Makes First Miles on YZR-M1 in Brno Test

Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK rider Alex Lowes got to enjoy his first fifteen laps on a MotoGP bike around the Automotodrom Brno during today‘s IRTA Brno test, clocking an impressive debut best of 1‘59.558s. Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK rider and [...]

August 23, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Jorge Lorenzo top of the timesheets in the CzechTest 1

Jorge Lorenzo top of the timesheets in the CzechTest

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo topped the timings in the one day official post-race test at the Automotodrom Brno with a 1:55.394, as the reigning champion proved the fastest man on track ahead of teammate Valentino Rossi (+0.371) and [...]

August 22, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Cal Crutchlow charges through to make history 1

Cal Crutchlow charges through to make history

After a torrential Moto2™ race at the Automotodrom Brno, it was the turn of the MotoGP™ machines to head out as the rain was just starting to stop – leaving the prospect of a flag-to-flag hanging over the race. In [...]

August 21, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Stunning Marc Marquez races to record Brno pole position 1

Stunning Marc Marquez races to record Brno pole position

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken pole position in Brno, as the points leader in the title fight left it late to overcome an ominous-looking Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in the final minutes of Q2. Marquez, who topped [...]

August 20, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Alex Lowes to Test Monster Yamaha Tech3`s YZR-M1 in Monday Brno Test 1

Alex Lowes to Test Monster Yamaha Tech3`s YZR-M1 in Monday Brno Test

Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK rider and 39th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race winner Alex Lowes will join the Yamaha MotoGP rider line-up for Monday‘s Brno Test. Fresh from their success at Suzuka, Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK rider [...]

August 20, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
400th GP begins with Marc Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top 1

400th GP begins with Marc Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top

Points leader Marc Marquez performs stunning save before topping the timesheets in Brno on occasion of the 400th GP of the new era. Marc Marquez’ (Repsol Honda Team) Friday in Brno looked set to be defined by a stunning save [...]

August 19, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP
CzechGP: Riders focus on the championship now back on known terrain 1

CzechGP: Riders focus on the championship now back on known terrain

Pre-event press conference sees discussions center around the points battle after Ducati’s win in Austria Festivities in the Czech Republic got underway with a pre-event in the centre of Brno ahead of the HJC Helmets Grand Prix České Republiky, with [...]

August 18, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Ducati direct Spielberg masterpiece 1

400 Grands Prix and counting as MotoGP heads for Brno

Czech circuit hosts the 400th GP of the new era with Marquez on top of the table The next stop on the MotoGP™ calendar sees the paddock ready to celebrate the 400th Grand Prix of the new era in the [...]

August 15, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Project KTM RC16 – Into the Light 1

Project KTM RC16 – Into the Light

MotoGP returned to Austria for the first time in 19 years this weekend, and KTM used the opportunity to launch the company’s KTM RC16 Project to the public for the first time at its #HomeGP. Since Alex Hoffman first rode [...]

August 15, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Ducati direct Spielberg masterpiece 1

Ducati direct Spielberg masterpiece

Iannone takes first win for the Bologna factory since 2010 in spectacular duel for the victory Andrea Iannone has taken the first win for the Ducati Team since Casey Stoner last took the red machine over the finish line at [...]

August 14, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Iannone takes pole in stunning Spielberg shootout 1

Iannone takes pole in stunning Spielberg shootout

Ducati Team rider takes P1 in the final seconds of a breathtaking four-way battle. Andrea Iannone has taken an incredible last dash pole position at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, as the Italian came out top in a four-way [...]

August 13, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Andrea Dovizioso tops Day 1 at the Red Bull Ring 1

Andrea Dovizioso tops Day 1 at the Red Bull Ring

After a morning session that saw Team Suzuki Ecstar rider Maverick Viñales take the top spot from the Ducati Team pairing, both riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone hit back in the afternoon to lead the pack into Saturday as [...]

August 12, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
British fans to receive exclusive MotoGP™ radio coverage

British fans to receive exclusive MotoGP™ radio coverage

talkSPORT 2, the new 24-hour national sportsRadio, has secured exclusive UK radio rights to the remaining races of the 2016 MotoGP™ season. In addition, the station will broadcast every MotoGP Grand Prix in 2017 as well as a significant number of [...]

August 12, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
AustrianGP: Riders discuss the unknowns of the Red Bull Ring 1

AustrianGP: Riders discuss the unknowns of the Red Bull Ring

Pre-event press conference focuses on expectations after testing and impressions of the new venue The pre-race press conference in Austria gathered some of the fastest in the MotoGP™ field ahead of the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, with championship [...]

August 11, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
The hills are alive with the sound of MotoGP 1

Sachsenring to continue hosting German MotoGP round

SRM and ADAC agree on new five-year contract The future of the German Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sachsenring has been secured. Sachsenring Management GmbH and the ADAC have agreed to sign a new five-year contract to host of one [...]

August 11, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Red Bull Ring Turn 10 changed due to safety concerns 1

Red Bull Ring Turn 10 changed due to safety concerns

As MotoGP™ racing returns to Austria for the first time since 1997, further adjustments have been made to the Red Bull Ring layout following a private test held earlier this summer. FIM Safety Officer Franco Uncini discussed the layout with [...]

August 11, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
The hills are alive with the sound of MotoGP 1

The hills are alive with the sound of MotoGP

The scene was set for a weekend to remember as Marc Marquez led riders through the streets of historic Graz on MotoGP’s return to Austria. It’s almost time for the lights to go out for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix [...]

August 10, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marc Marquez wins big with tyre gamble in German 1

MotoGP™ ready for surprises in Austria

Summer break is gone and it’s time to let the engines ring out once more and bring MotoGP™ back to Austria. It’s been three weeks since the roar of the MotoGP™ World Championship erupted from a racetrack, fans and riders [...]

August 9, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Finland poised to join MotoGP schedule 1

Finland poised to join MotoGP schedule

The FIM MotoGP World Championship is set to reach new territory in Scandinavia, with Dorna Sports delighted to announce an agreement has been reached for Finland to join the schedule in 2018. The new KymiRing track in Iitti is currently [...]

July 17, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing