Tag Archive: Moto3

Jun 27

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland: Sachsenring, the show will go on

Marquez looks to switch a lucky number seven for a magic number eight

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™. Is the lucky number seven? Marquez will be hoping not; looking to make it eight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Dell’Orto Spa to supply Moto3™ ECUs for three more seasons

Contract extension sees Italian company remain sole ECU supplier to the lightweight class

Pau Serracanta confirms agreement with Andrea Dell'OrtoDell’Orto Spa are to remain the exclusive ECU supplier to the FIM Moto3™ World Championship, with a new agreement in place to continue the partnership for three more seasons. The Italian company are a long term partner of MotoGP™ and have been the sole supplier of ECUs to Moto3™ since 2012, now set to remain so until at least the end of the 2020 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

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

Motul TT Assen

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement This is the TT Circuit Assen – found under ‘fabled’ in the thesaurus. 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 bravery and tight apexes.

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Jun 06

Balance of power: will Viñales hold or fold on home turf?

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona CatalunyaThe lead is bigger than ever as the grid look to tip the scales back against the Championship leader.  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.

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May 29

More than simply a race: this is Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

One of the most spectacular events on the calendar gets ready to ride. Nestled in the hills of Tuscany near the Italian jewel of Florence, the natural beauty of the Autodromo del Mugello is a stunning spectacle on its own.

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May 15

Home heroes and history makers arrive in Le Mans

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France 

#FrenchGP: Technical PreviewPedrosa. Marquez. Lorenzo. Rossi. Viñales. Zarco. Baz. Guintoli…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.

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May 01

Carnival time: Will Jerez light the fuse on the title fight?

Gran Premio Red Bull de España 

MotoGP™ ready for the Cathedral as the European season kicks off with a classic. After three distinct, exciting and nail-biting races to get 2017 in gear, the MotoGP™ paddock now touches down to begin the run of races at the heart of the season: Europe.

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Mar 20

Nakagami and Fenati reign in Qatar

Moto2™ preseason finishes with Nakagami out front

Takaaki Nakagami (JPN-Kalex) topped the timesheets in Moto2On Day 1 it was rain, on Day 2 it was good running, and Day 3 ended in a sandstorm and thunder and lightning. High winds throughout the day gave way to rain and sand by the third Moto3™ session, with the final outing for Moto2™ preseason then cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Alex Marquez and Nicolo Bulega end Jerez test on top

Moto2 / Moto3 Official Test Jerez – Final

Alex Marquez and Nicolo Bulega end Jerez test on topAlex Marquez below pole lap record as testing wraps up in Jerez.  EG 0,0 Marc VDS rider below the 1:42 barrier in the first Official Moto2™ Test of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Introducing the European Talent Cup: A new class of the FIM CEV Repsol 

With Dorna supporting a top 5 finisher to race in the FIM Moto3™ Junior World Championship

FIM CEV RepsolDORNA is proud to announce a whole new category to be added to the FIM CEV Repsol: the European Talent Cup. Set to begin in 2017, the Cup is sure to become one of the points of reference for riders beginning their development in the world of road racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

MotoGP first Motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services

A global leader in understand and leveraging the power of sports data and content

MotoGP logo MotoGP have announced today that starting with the 2017 season, the MotoGP, the Moto2 and the Moto3 seasons will be overseen by Sportradar’s Integrity Services, as part of a wider, mulit-year integrity partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Nakagami and Di Giannantonio fastest as testing begins for 2017

Idemitsu Honda Team Asia and Gresini Racing Moto3 riders fastest as action opens

MotoGP logo Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) went fastest over a two day Moto2™ and Moto3™ test at the Circuito de Jerez, as many traveled from the Valencia GP to begin preparations for next season in the south of Spain. Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS) was second fastest, only 0.022 behind Nakagami’s quickest lap. The two riders also went fastest on day one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™

French oil company remain the exclusive fuel supplier to the Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes for another 3 years

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™ Total are to stay on board with the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship as official fuel supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ for another three years, until 2019. Founded in 1924, the company is a global integrated energy producer and provider, and in 2016 has supplied fuel to both the Moto2™ and Moto3™ FIM World Championships: an important challenge set to continue for three more seasons.

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Nov 13

Signature sign off: Lorenzo’s final masterpiece in blue

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Signature sign off Lorenzo's final masterpiece in blue In his 250th Grand Prix start, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo said goodbye to that title in stunning style, as the ‘Spartan’ took a lights-to-flag signature victory in his final appearance in blue.

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Nov 12

Last tango in Valencia: Lorenzo demolishes the lap record

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo The ‘Spartan’ starts his last dance in blue from an imperious pole position.  Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) decimated his previous Best Lap during qualifying at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana, set last season, as the Yamaha rider blasted straight into the 1:29s before eventually taking six tenths off his 2015 best by the end of the session.

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Nov 07

Last call: can Valencia provide that perfect ten?

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana The Circuit Ricardo Tormo awaits, with a new era beckoning around the corner. The 2016 MotoGP™ season finale already has its place in history secure. The curtain call for a new era as half the grid move teams, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing make their debut, and the history-making 2016 season draws to a close, the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana is primed for another incredible end-of-season party.

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Oct 30

#DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi The unbelievable becomes the reality once again this season as ‘DesmoDovi’ emerges from the spray to be crowned the ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

‘DesmoDovi’ reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2.  Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 28

Marquez sits out FP2 but remains Friday’s fastest

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Sepang International Circuit - Marc Marquez 2016 MotoGP™ World Champion heads the timesheets despite illness as rain falls in the afternoon. The first practice session of the day for Moto3™ saw damp patches of the newly-resurfaced Sepang International Circuit hamper early laptimes, before the moisture dried off and times began to fall.

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Oct 25

Sepang: pushing the limits of man and machine

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

SBK Motul logo black A new track surface and a new World Champion – but the same spectacular venue. Sepang International Circuit is a world-leading facility. With the main grandstand sandwiched between the main and back straights, fans are bombarded with the sound of MotoGP™ from two sides as the riders hit some spectacular speeds.

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