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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

Franco Morbidelli on top in Moto2 showdown of the year

Franco Morbidelli (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) has taken another stunning win in the Dutch GP, bouncing back from some more difficult races to take the honours in the Moto2™ race of the season. Key title rival Tom Lüthi (CarXpert Interwetten) [...]

June 25, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Aron Canet takes a classic at the Cathedral

Aron Canet (Estrella Galicia 0,0) has taken a stunning second win of the season at the Motul TT Assen, striking at the final chicane to cross the line just ahead of fellow Championship challenger Romano Fenati (Marinelli Rivacold Snipers). After [...]

June 25, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, 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

Jorge Martin sets stunning sixth pole of the season

Jorge Martin (Del Conca Gresini Moto3) is earning a reputation in 2017 as the polesetter in all but two of the races so far – and the Motul TT Assen is not one of the exceptions. The Spaniard sliced through [...]

June 24, 2017 Latest News, Moto3, 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

Franco Morbidelli in command at the Cathedral

EG 0,0 Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli struck first at the TT Circuit Assen, in the top five in FP1 before moving up the timesheets in the afternoon to end the day as Friday’s fastest. 2016 Assen winner Takaaki Nakagami [...]

June 23, 2017 Latest News, Moto2, Racing

Jonathan Rea takes victory in gripping 200th WorldSBK race

In pleasant sunny conditions at the TT Assen Circuit on Sunday Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) gave a superb demonstration of his talent with a tight victory over second placed teammate Tom Sykes, as Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) [...]

April 30, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: Runaway win for Kenan Sofuoglu in Dutch sunshine

The WorldSSP race at the Acerbis Dutch Round saw the reigning World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) produce a masterclass to dominate from pole, with the Turk joined on the podium by Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) [...]

April 30, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Sofuoglu dominates field to take stunning pole position

WorldSSP title holder Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) notched his first pole of 2017 on Saturday at the Acerbis Dutch Round with a 1’37.805 best lap, to put him ahead of PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) and Michael Canducci [...]

April 29, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP300: Sanchez takes debut pole position in closing minutes of Superpole

In a stunning closing minutes of WorldSSP300 Superpole, Borja Sanchez (Halcourier Racing) secured pole position ahead of home hero Scott Deroue (MTM HS Kawasaki) in an overcast World Supersport 300 session. Wildcard rider Finn de Bruin (Pearle Gebben Racing) swiftly [...]

April 29, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport 300

The Cathedral awaits WorldSBK

Round Four of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is fast approaching, and adrenaline will be pumped and steaks will be high following three weeks away from the tarmac. Heading to the iconic TT Circuit Assen, WorldSBK riders will be [...]

April 24, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

WorldSSP: World Supersport Predicts a Riot

Three rounds, three winners so far in the FIM Supersport World Championship, and its Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) who leads the way in the unpredictable series so far. Now the paddock heads to the legendary TT Circuit [...]

April 24, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

STK1000: Rinaldi heads to The Netherlands with the target on his back

MotorLand Aragon treated fans to the opening round of the European Superstock 1000 Championship, and it didn’t take long for us to establish who will be the riders to beat in 2017. Despite the unpredictable nature of the championship, dominance [...]

April 24, 2017 Latest News, Racing, Superstock 1000 FIM Cup

MotoGP will continue to visit Assen for 10 more years

The proud and long relationship between the TT Circuit Assen and the MotoGP™ World Championship will continue for ten more years Assen has been a part of the World Championship since it came into existence in 1949, the only circuit [...]

June 25, 2016 Latest News, MotoGP, Racing

From 2016 the TT Assen will be on Sunday

After carefully considering all the pros & cons, the TT Board has decided to move the race day from Saturday to Sunday, starting in 2016. The TT Assen race day will be held on the last Sunday in June. This [...]

June 25, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP