Tag Archive: Moto3

Nov 29

Dunlop to remain tyre supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ until 2020

The FIM Moto2™ and Moto3™ World Championships will continue racing on Dunlop tyres

Dunlop extends contract as Official Tyre Supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ Three-year contract extension sees the classic marque remain sole tyre supplier to the lightweight and intermediate classes until at least 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

The 2017 Dunlop #ForeverForward Champion is…Andrea Migno!

Mugello winner tops the table as the most prolific overtaker after an incredible season

The 2017 Dunlop #ForeverForward Champion is…Andrea Migno!Moto3™ rider Andrea Migno has been crowned the 2017 Dunlop Forever Forward Champion after his epic season of overtaking moves during an intense year of racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

#BIG6: Marquez crowned record-breaking 2017 Champion (updated)

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

The rider from Cervera takes his sixth world title and fourth premier class crown, becoming the youngest to achieve the feat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

#FinalShowdown: Marquez lights up Valencia for pole

The Championship leader takes pole despite a crash – with Dovizioso facing a fight from ninth

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) set a scintillating lap mid-way through qualifying at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo and that proved enough for pole for the Championship leader ahead of the #FinalShowdown – despite then taking a tumble after a front end washout on his final run. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

#NeverSayNever: Dovi wins to take the title fight to the wire

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Nerves of steel for the Italian as he slices through the rain to take back-to-back wins at Sepang. It was a must win in many ways for Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso as the paddock arrived at Sepang International Circuit, and the Italian kept calm under intense pressure to secure his sixth win of the season – and take the Championship fight down to the wire.

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Oct 28

Turning up the heat: Pedrosa steals the show for pole at Sepang

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Repsol Honda rider just 0.017 ahead of Zarco – with Dovizioso third and Marquez seventh. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) topped an incredible qualifying shootout at Sepang International Circuit, with the front row split by only 0.024 seconds and the Little Samurai coming out on top.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Dovizioso’s last stand: Marquez under siege at Sepang

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP logoThe reigning Champion stands on the verge of a sixth world title – but Dovizioso won’t go down without a fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

This is war: Marquez wins the fight for Phillip Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

This is war Marquez wins the fight for Phillip IslandNumber 93 extends his lead as Dovizioso has a tough race – and Rossi wins a last lap three-way battle for second. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

#MiracleM1r: celebrations begin for the 2017 Moto3™ World Champion

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Mir: 2017 Moto3™ World ChampionAfter an incredible year, the Majorcan takes the crown at Phillip Island. Leopard Racing’s Joan Mir is the 2017 Moto3™ World Champion, taking the crown at Phillip Island after a stunning year that his seen him take nine wins so far. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

Marquez throws down the gauntlet with pole at Phillip Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Points leader takes it by three tenths, with Viñales and Zarco on the front row – and Dovizioso in P11. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will be starting from pole at Phillip Island, as the reigning Champion took back the honour on his final lap after being threatened at the top by Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Motegi polesitter Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3), who now join the reigning Champion on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Eye of the Storm: Marquez vs Dovizioso fires up the Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand PrixCloser than ever, the crusade for the crown arrives at one of the most breathtaking venues in the world: Phillip Island. In the aftermath of the duel of the decade at the Twin Ring Motegi between Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and title rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) – which the Italian won – the dust must settle quickly in order to be kicked up once more as MotoGP™ heads for the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 15

The duel of Champions: Dovizioso vs Marquez at Motegi

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

The duel of Champions Dovizioso vs Marquez at MotegiThe two men at the top stage a historic duel in the rain-soaked Japanese GP – with everything on the line. In pouring rain at the Twin Ring Motegi, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged one of the greatest MotoGP™ duels of all time, putting everything on the line down to the final lap, and the final corner.

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Oct 11

Every move matters: Motegi starts the final stopwatch

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Motul Grand Prix of JapanAs the field arrives in Japan for the first of the flyaways, does Marquez have his rivals in perpetual check? The Twin Ring Motegi has seen many a battle fought, won and lost on its asphalt. Coming as it does at a pivotal part of the season, the Japanese GP may not have always seen the throne taken – but it has always been a protagonist in the title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

Moto2™ and Moto3™ return to MotorLand for Official Test

Lightweight and intermediate runners back on track ahead of the flyaways

Moto2™ and Moto3™ return to MotorLand for Official TestAfter an intense battle on Sunday in Aragon, a host of Moto2™ and Moto3 riders returned to the track for a one day Official Test on Monday. Each team focused on their own agenda as the series prepare for the upcoming flyaway rounds – and started 2018 preparations in some cases. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Tipping the scales: Marquez stamps his authority on Aragon

Fifth win of the year makes it advantage 93, with Rossi taking a top five despite injury – and Lorenzo on the podium

Tipping the scales Marquez stamps his authority on AragonMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took win number five of the season on home turf at MotorLand Aragon, picking off his rivals on the way to the front to make some serious gains as key contenders Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) finished off the podium. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) sliced through to second, and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) made it a Spanish trio on the podium at home as he led from the front before eventually crossing the line in third –  his second podium in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for Marquez

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for MarquezMovistar Yamahas split by Lorenzo at MotorLand after the reigning Champion slides out of contention for pole. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole position for the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, exactly a tenth of a second ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) at the front as compatriot and key title rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) tumbled out of contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

MotoGP 2017/2018 test calendar released

Dates and venues for all three classes announced

2017-04-23-0029Test sessions for the 2017/2018 season have been announced, with action getting underway in Valencia in November following the season finale – and 2018 then firing up at the end of January at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Can Dovizioso double up on home turf?

Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

The aquamarine shores of the Adriatic are the next port of call for 2017. Throngs of tourists line the beaches and beachside towns of the Riviera di Rimini as they come to bask in the sun of the Adriatic coast, but many descend on the region for another reason entirely: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, set back from the sea but perfectly placed to provide the best of both worlds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Into the lion’s den: who will rule Britannia?

Destination: Silverstone! It’s not quite London calling but it’s sure to be another classic clash

And now for something completely different: as the dust settles on the Spielberg duel, it’s already time to gear up for Silverstone and the British GP – home to some of its own classics. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Moto2™ and Moto3™ back on track at the Red Bull Ring

Post-race test for the intermediate and lightweight classes fires up in Austria

Moto2™ and Moto3™ back on track at the Red Bull RingAfter a high-calibre showdown on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring, Moto2™ and Moto3™ were back out on track on Monday for a one day Official Test.
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