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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 25

Morbidelli to MotoGP™ with EG 0,0 Marc VDS

Moto2™ Championship leader announced as a graduate to the premier class in 2018

Franco Morbidelli Franco Morbidelli will step up to MotoGP in 2018 after agreeing a contract extension with EG 0,0 Marc VDS in Assen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Leader of the pack: Viñales back on top at Assen

Motul TT Assen  

Leader of the pack Viñales back on top at AssenMaverick Viñales (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 afternoon after a fully dry FP1, but track conditions remained good enough for the field to improve in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Quirónsalud officially named MotoGP™ Medical Direction

Motul TT Assen

Quirónsalud officially named MotoGP™ Medical DirectionDorna Sports and Quirónsalud are delighted to announce a new agreement that sees Quirónsalud officially named as MotoGP™ Medical Direction, strengthening the relationship between the two parties that first began in 2013. 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 13

MotoGP Championship Quest App races to the top

Updated for 2017, the new App has hit the front row already

MotoGP Championship Quest App races to the topThe MotoGP™ Championship Quest racing App has been overhauled and updated for 2017, firing up for the future like never before. With riders and teams reshuffled and the addition of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing, the App blasted straight onto the front row in App stores upon release – and remains in the fight at the front. The App is even second on the podium in Italy and Spain, becoming the second most downloaded game. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Marquez blasts to the top in testing

MotoGP Official Test

Marquez blasts to the top in testingReigning World Champion leaves it late to sprint up the timesheets in the post-Catalan GP test held today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Dovizioso doubles up: Italian scores second win in a week

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

Dovizioso doubles up Italian scores second win in a week‘DesmoDovi’ and Ducati go back-to-back in the scorching heat of Barcelona. 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 Champion Casey Stoner achieved the feat in 2010.

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Jun 10

Home run: Pedrosa in a class of his own for pole

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya 

Home run Pedrosa in a class of his own for poleRepsol Honda rider top on home turf as teammate Marquez crashes out. 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.

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Jun 09

Home heroes: Marquez and Lorenzo make their mark on Day 1

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

 

Home heroes Marquez and Lorenzo make their mark on Day 1Five-time World Champions make it a Spanish 1-2 on Friday at the Catalan GP.  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 1.

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Jun 08

Up to temperature: the Catalan GP, grip levels and layout

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

Up to temperature the Catalan GP, grip levels and layoutPre-Event Press Conference talks hot temperatures, low grip levels and the new final sector in Montmeló. 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 KTM Factory Racing), EG 0,0 Marc VDS riders Alex Marquez and Franco Morbidelli and EG 0,0 rider Aron Canet heading to FC Barcelona Stadium Camp Nou for a tour to celebrate 25 years since the squad won their first European Cup at Wembley – as well as a quick kickaround on the pitch with some legendary players such as Jose Mari Bakero, Carles Rexach, Julio Alberto and Guillermo Amor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Lights, camera…MotoGP™!

Viñales, Marquez and Lorenzo get suited and booted for the Catalan GP at the legendary Liceu

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.

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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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Jun 04

Ride of his life: Dovizioso takes magnificent win at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Ride of his life Dovizioso takes magnificent win at MugelloMugello may never sleep, but that didn’t prevent a dream Italian GP for the Borgo Panigale factory rider. 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 of Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and an impressive home podium for second Italian Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Behind enemy lines: Viñales steals pole at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Behind enemy lines Viñales steals pole at MugelloNumber 25 heads the grid from Rossi and Dovizioso at the Italian GP. Championship leader Maverick Viñales (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, taking third and a front row start. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Triumph to power Moto2™ World Championship from 2019

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Triumph to power Moto2™ World Championship from 2019British marque named official engine supplier for Moto2™ from 2019. Triumph Motorcycles has been announced as the exclusive engine supplier to the FIM Moto2™ World Championship, beginning in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Fastest on Friday: Crutchlow steals the spotlight at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley 

Fastest on Friday Crutchlow steals the spotlight at MugelloBrit tops FP2 to take back the timesheets as engines fire up in Tuscany. 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 FP2 – just heading ‘DesmoDovi’ by 0.029 on combined times. German rookie Jonas Folger (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) impressed to complete the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Marco Lucchinelli becomes a MotoGP™ Legend

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Marco Lucchinelli becomes a MotoGP™ Legend1981 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Targets acquired: Ciao from the Mugello Press Conference

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Targets acquired Ciao from the Mugello Press Conference#ItalianGP gets underway as riders ready themselves for the spectacular Tuscan circuit – and sunshine!  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 3), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Moto2™ Championship leader Franco Morbidelli (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) for some questions and interesting sound bites ahead of lights out. Read the rest of this entry »

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