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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

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

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

Lights, camera… MotoGP

One of the most beautiful cities in the world, one of its most famous streets – that’s the stage for the incredible Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Opera House nestled on La Rambla in the centre of Barcelona. And with [...]

June 7, 2017 Latest News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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