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Introducing MotoGP: the Arcade Game 1

Introducing MotoGP: the Arcade Game

New arcade game gives fans the chance to lean into every corner – and line up on a MotoGP™ grid as their favourite riders Dorna Sports and Raw Thrills are thrilled to announce a new arcade game based on MotoGP™ [...]

November 24, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Lonely at the top: Viñales keeps his throne on Day 2 1

Lonely at the top: Viñales keeps his throne on Day 2

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s new signing top once again on the second and final day of testing in Valencia Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) is settling into his new home well – fastest on day one at the Valencia test and [...]

November 16, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Top Gun: Viñales shoots ahead as Lorenzo gets off to a flier 1

Top Gun: Vinales shoots ahead as Lorenzo gets off to a flier

New kids on the block steal the headlines on Day 1 of 2017 testing in Valencia Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has topped the first test day for the 2017 MotoGP™ season, up to speed quickly before then stealing the [...]

November 15, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Signature sign off: Lorenzo's final masterpiece in blue 1

Happy new year: 2017 MotoGP testing begins in Valencia

Lorenzo, Viñales and Iannone head the rider shuffle as KTM settle into the premier class The 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship may be over, but bikes are already back on track at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana on Tuesday and [...]

November 14, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Signature sign off: Lorenzo's final masterpiece in blue 1

Signature sign off: Lorenzo’s final masterpiece in blue

The number 99 bids goodbye to Yamaha with a stunning lights-to-flag signature win In his 250th Grand Prix start, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo said goodbye to that title in stunning style, as the ‘Spartan’ took a lights-to-flag signature [...]

November 13, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Last tango in Valencia: Lorenzo demolishes the lap record 1

Last tango in Valencia: Lorenzo demolishes the lap record

The ‘Spartan’ starts his last dance in blue from an imperious pole position Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) decimated his previous Best Lap during qualifying at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana, set last season, as the Yamaha rider blasted [...]

November 12, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marc Marquez to take RC213V for a spin with the 1949 AJS Porcupine E90 1

Marc Marquez to take RC213V for a spin with the 1949 AJS Porcupine E90

The most recent winning bike in the premier class to join the first – from 1949 – in a lap of the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana In an incredible one-off event to mark the end of the 25th anniversary [...]

November 12, 2016 MotoGP, Racing
99 not out: Lorenzo dominates day 1 1

99 not out: Lorenzo dominates day 1

Last race with Yamaha off to a flier for the 2010, 2012 and 2015 MotoGP™ World Champion After Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) ruled FP1 at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana over four tenths clear, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda [...]

November 11, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
The final showdown: parting words ahead of 2016’s swan song 1

The final showdown: parting words ahead of 2016’s swan song

Pre-event Press Conference kicks off the season finale as the curtain comes down on a history-maker Before the traditional Pre-Event Press Conference in Valencia, first it was tyre supplier Michelin who met the media ahead of the season finale, after [...]

November 10, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016 1

DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took his second ever victory at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, as he navigated the torrential conditions of Sepang to emerge as the ninth winner of 2016: an all time first for the MotoGP™ World [...]

October 30, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
'DesmoDovi' reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016 1

DesmoDovi reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2 Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the [...]

October 29, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
MotoGP at Sepang International Circuit until 2021 1

MotoGP at Sepang International Circuit until 2021

Contract renewal sees the classic Malaysian track remain on the calendar for another five years Dorna Sports and Sepang International Circuit (SIC) have announced a renewal of their contract that will see the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship remain at the [...]

October 29, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marquez sits out FP2 but remains Friday’s fastest 1

Marquez sits out FP2 but remains Friday’s fastest

2016 MotoGP™ World Champion heads the timesheets despite illness as rain falls in the afternoon The first practice session of the day for Moto3™ saw damp patches of the newly-resurfaced Sepang International Circuit hamper early laptimes, before the moisture dried [...]

October 28, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marquez takes the 2016 MotoGP title in Motegi shocker 1

Sepang: pushing the limits of man and machine

A new track surface and a new World Champion – but the same spectacular venue Sepang International Circuit is a world-leading facility. With the main grandstand sandwiched between the main and back straights, fans are bombarded with the sound of [...]

October 25, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Keep Cal and Carry On: Crutchlow takes an Island classic

Keep Cal and Carry On: Crutchlow takes an Island classic

Marquez crashes, Rossi storms through the field – but Crutchlow remains uncatchable Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) took a stunning second GP win at Phillip Island, as the Brit kept calm and kept his gap at the front ahead of P2 [...]

October 23, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
High and dry: Marc Marquez’ perfect pole gamble 1

High and dry: Marc Marquez’ perfect pole gamble

Freshly-crowned MotoGP™ World Champion over seven tenths clear on slicks Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken pole position at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, as the new World Champion chose the perfect moment to head out in the changeable [...]

October 22, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Rain Stops Play: Crutchlow top in Phillip Island washout 1

Rain Stops Play: Crutchlow top in Phillip Island washout

Torrential conditions in Australia see second practice cut short and Cal Crutchlow taking the honour of fastest on Friday After a wet morning of action at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and a Moto3™ FP2 that saw times get significantly [...]

October 21, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Weather, wind, and animals at the Island 1

Weather, wind, and animals at the Island

Pre-event talk centers on the changeable conditions that could hit the Australian GP weekend. Former 250cc and 350cc World Champion Kork Ballington meets compatriot Brad Binder, and the local wildlife visits the MotoGP Paddock. At the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand [...]

October 20, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marquez takes the 2016 MotoGP title in Motegi shocker 1

The Island awaits: Marquez unleashed as Australia approaches

After the shockwaves of Motegi come the curves of Phillip Island – and a return to the scene of 2015’s masterpiece Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is one of the wonders of the motorsport world. A few hours south of [...]

October 17, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Marc Marquez: the story of a champion 1

Marc Marquez: the story of a champion

A third premier class crown in four years for the 2016 MotoGP™ World Champion The end of 2015 saw Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) lose the title of World Champion for the first time since moving into the premier class [...]

October 16, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing