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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

Marco Lucchinelli becomes a MotoGP Legend

1981 500 World Champion Marco Lucchinelli has been inducted into the World Championship Hall of Fame at the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, with Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, leading the ceremony at the Autodromo del Mugello on Friday. After [...]

June 3, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Fastest on Friday: Cal Crutchlow steals the spotlight at Mugello

After Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) led the way in FP1 under the sunny Tuscan skies of the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, two-time GP winner Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) struck back in the afternoon to take to the top late in [...]

June 2, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

Targets acquired: Ciao from the Mugello Press Conference

Following the fabulous Florentine pre-event on Wednesday, the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley is now revved up and ready to go after the Press Conference gathered Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team), Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech [...]

June 1, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

MotoGP™ fires up the Italian GP in Florence

MotoGP™ means business in Italy, but there was some leisure time on the menu with a first sightseeing stop ahead of the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley as Sam Lowes (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini), Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing), Francesco Bagnaia [...]

June 1, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

German star Jonas Folger to remain with Tech3 for 2018

Jonas Folger and the Monster Yamaha Tech3 team have successfully agreed to continue their strong partnership after the exciting rookie showcased his talent by riding to some eye-catching results in the opening five rounds. Despite the wave of expectations, his [...]

June 1, 2017 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

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
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