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Statement from Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team

It is with great sadness that Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team has to announce that Nicky Hayden has succumbed to injuries suffered during an incident while riding his bicycle last Wednesday. Nicky passed away at 19:09 CEST this evening [...]

May 22, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing, World Superbikes

Showdown at Le Mans: Viñales vs Rossi for the FrenchGP

The first Movistar Yamaha duel of the season saw Maverick Viñales the man to take the stunning 500th win for Yamaha after a clash of the titans at Le Mans FrenchGP – with the tremors from the French GP felt throughout [...]

May 21, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Maverick Vinales lights up Le Mans as Zarco steals the spotlight

Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took another impressive pole position at a proven venue for the 2013 Moto3™ World Champion, topping the timesheets from teammate Valentino Rossi in a huge leap forward from the more difficult Spanish GP for the [...]

May 20, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Adam Norrodin fastest in France on Friday

Adam Norrodin (SIC Racing Team) topped wet Friday practice at Le Mans for the French GP, setting the best lap in FP1 and weather conditions worsening slightly by the afternoon for the Malaysian to keep his dominion at the top [...]

May 19, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Jack Miller takes the reins on Day 1 in Le Mans

FP1 at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France started wet and was eventually just dry enough for slicks for those who dared – and Jack Miller (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) did, as the Queenslander set a blistering 1:37.467 to [...]

May 19, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Zarco and Tech3 to continue successful partnership in 2018

The Monster Yamaha Tech3 team and Johann Zarco, the high-flying sensation, have reached an agreement that will see the double Moto2 World Champion remain with the French team for the 2018 season. The 26-year-old has undertaken a superb start to [...]

May 19, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP

Tyres, track surface and the weather: lift off at Le Mans

The French GP began on Thursday first with a photo opportunity pre-event, after bad weather rained off some planned laps of the track: Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda), Loris Baz (Reale Avintia Racing) and Monster Yamaha Tech 3 teammates Johann Zarco [...]

May 19, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Dorna Sports takes racing to the living room as MotoGP™ eSport Championship gets underway

Always at the forefront of digital trends, Dorna Sports kicks off the MotoGP™ eSport Championship in 2017 to further engage its gaming fan base – as well as enticing fans to race in the comfort of their homes. Dorna Sports [...]

May 17, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Home heroes and history makers arrive in Le Mans

Le Mans is a truly legendary venue for racing, in the Loire region of France and only a couple of hours from the City of Light, Paris. The Bugatti circuit, where the MotoGP™ paddock race, only adds more to that [...]

May 15, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Maverick Vinales and Marquez split by only 0.002 in the post-race JerezTest

After Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took his first win of the year on Sunday, bikes were back out on track the following day for the Jerez Test – the first post-race test of the year. The tyre allocation for [...]

May 8, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Inch-perfect Dani Pedrosa unrivaled in 3000th race

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took an impervious victory in his home Gran Premio Red Bull de España, storming away from his first pole position since Sepang 2015 and never looking back. The MotoGP™ race in Jerez was race number [...]

May 7, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Untouchable: Dani Pedrosa takes a stunning pole in Jerez

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took an incredible pole position in qualifying for the Gran Premio Red Bull de España, taking to the top in the final minutes of the session and teammate Marc Marquez unable to depose him on [...]

May 6, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

The Samurai strikes back: Dani Pedrosa unstoppable on Day 1

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) topped a wet FP1 in the Red Bull Gran Premio de España, before conditions improved dramatically for a dry FP2 with the same name at the top. The three-time World Champion did a 1:39.420 to [...]

May 5, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Back in Europe: MotoGP revs up in Jerez for the 3000th race

The Grand Prix of the 3000th race in the World Championship kicked off the historic milestone-maker of a weekend with the pre-event Press Conference in Jerez, with Championship leader Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) joined by his teammate Maverick Viñales, [...]

May 5, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Sylvain Guintoli to Ride the Suzuki GSX-RR  in Le Mans

Sylvain Guintoli to Ride the Suzuki GSX-RR in Le Mans

The Frenchman Sylvain Guintoli has been designated the rider to race Suzuki´s GSX-RR in the French GP in Le Mans on May 21st and following races, until Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s factory rider Alex Rins is fully recovered and able to [...]

May 4, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Five by five: magical Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) initially fought it out with teammate Dani Pedrosa for victory in the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, before being able to break clear in the latter laps of the race to take his [...]

April 24, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Painting Texas red: Marc Marquez starts from a stunning pole

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a scorching pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another signature stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it [...]

April 23, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Land of the 93: Marc Marquez back on top in Texas

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took back the top of the timesheets at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas, as the number 93 put in a late charge on soft rubber to go fastest on [...]

April 22, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Kenny Roberts Jr becomes a MotoGP Legend

2000 premier class World Champion Kenny Roberts Jr. has been inducted into the MotoGP™ World Championship Hall of Fame at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, with Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, leading the ceremony at the [...]

April 21, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

British Talent Cup – The Road to Glory Could Start Here

Young riders in the British Isles can soon sign up to be part of the all-new British Talent Cup in 2018 – with registration opening on May 5th The British Talent Cup is set to become a reality in 2018, [...]

April 21, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
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