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Nine races, four leaders, five winners: the 2017 MotoGP season so far

Four leaders, five winners and ten podium finishers: this is the incredible 2017 season so far, with the top five riders in the Championship covered by only 26 points at the halfway point Since the engines fired up in Qatar [...]

July 5, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Marc Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring – and recovers the lead

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken an incredible eighth win in a row at the Sachsenring, extending his run from the 125 World Championship to another year of the premier class – with all those wins from pole. It [...]

July 2, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Marc Marquez wins shootout for Sachsenring pole number eight

Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken his eighth consecutive pole position at the Sachsenring, but it was anything but easy for the number 93 as he dueled Q1 graduate Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) for the [...]

July 1, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Andrea Dovizioso the man to beat on Day 1

As well as leading the MotoGP™ World Championship for the first time, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) topped Day 1 at the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland to stake an early claim on the top spot this weekend after going quickest [...]

June 30, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Riders talk rain, resurfacing and the ever-changing Championship

On a rainy Thursday at the Sachsenring, the pre-event Press Conference ahead of the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland saw Championship leader Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) joined by Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Valentino Rossi [...]

June 29, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Sachsenring: the MotoGP show will go on

The 3.7km, largely left-hander Sachsenring has fast become a signature venue for reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), with the Spaniard having taken an impressive run of seven victories in a row at the track, from 125cc to MotoGP™. [...]

June 28, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Valentino Rossi returns: the ‘Doctor’ makes history in the DutchGP

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) penned another stunning chapter in what is now the longest winning career in the history of Grand Prix motorcycle racing at the ‘Cathedral’ of speed, as the number 46 took his 115th win in the [...]

June 25, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Johann Zarco stuns Assen for first MotoGP pole position

Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) took his first ever premier class pole position at the Dutch GP, dueling it out with reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the final few seconds ticked down. Marquez crossed the line [...]

June 24, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Maverick Vinales back on top at Assen

Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) struck back after a tough Catalan GP to top Day 1 at the ‘Cathedral’ – the TT Circuit Assen – by over three tenths after a leap forward in FP2. The weather threatened in the [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing
Cal Crutchlow Signs New Two-Year Contract With HRC and LCR

Cal Crutchlow Signs New Two-Year Contract With HRC and LCR

The LCR Honda MotoGP Team is delighted to officially announce the renewal of the technical partnership with the Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) for the next two years, with Cal Crutchlow also confirmed as part of the cooperation. The Brit, who [...]

June 21, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Ready, set, race: the curtain comes up at the ‘Cathedral’

Beyond the fields and tree-lined lanes of the Drenthe province in the northeastern Netherlands nestles a foothold of motorcycling history, refined today into a ribbon of asphalt that winds its way around 18 corners hewn from a combination of flat-out [...]

June 20, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Marc Marquez blasts to the top in testing

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) topped the timesheets by three tenths at the post-Catalan GP test, leaping ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales and Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Jonas Folger at the end of action at the Circuit [...]

June 12, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Andrea Dovizioso doubles up: Italian scores second win in a week

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) has taken an incredible second win of the season in the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, making him the first Ducati rider to score back-to-back victories for the Borgo Panigale factory since two-time MotoGP™ World [...]

June 11, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Dani Pedrosa in a class of his own for pole

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took a stunning pole position in the heat haze of the Catalan GP, storming clear of the field by three tenths to return to the top for the second time this year. Compatriot Jorge Lorenzo [...]

June 10, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Home heroes: Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo make their mark on Day 1

Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) topped FP1 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, and the Spaniard kept his throne in the afternoon to go quickest in a dry FP2 and head the combined timesheets on Day [...]

June 9, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Up to temperature: the Catalan GP, grip levels and layout

It’s soon time for the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, but ahead of race talk it was time for a little more tourism, with Aleix Espargaró (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini), Pol Espargaró (Red Bull [...]

June 8, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Balance of power: Will Vinales hold or fold on home turf?

After the natural beauty and perfect curves of the Autodromo del Mugello, the MotoGP™ World Championship now heads for another breathtaking part of Europe – the Mediterranean city of Barcelona, on the Catalonian coast. Art, history, culture, sun – and [...]

June 7, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

MotoGP 17 game: coming soon

Dorna Sports is excited to announce the imminent arrival of the MotoGP™ 17 video game – giving fans an experience of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship like never before on PS4™, PS4™Pro, Xbox One® and Windows PC/STEAM™. The riders, [...]

June 5, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP

Ride of his life: Andrea Dovizioso takes magnificent win at Mugello

Italian rider, Italian bike, Italian GP…and the tricolore flew high over the podium at Mugello, as Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso took a magnificent win battling rivals on track and illness off it to cross the line over a second clear [...]

June 4, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Behind enemy lines: Maverick Vinales steals pole at Mugello

Championship leader Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole for the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, heading teammate Valentino Rossi on the ‘Doctor’’s home turf at Mugello. Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso gives the home crowd even more to cheer about, [...]

June 3, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing