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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 20

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023

The future of MotoGP™ at the Twin Ring Motegi is now secured for another five years

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023Japanese venue celebrates 20th anniversary of its opening with new five-year deal to host the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Dorna and ADAC agree on joint promotion of juniors

Tomczyk and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta agreed on even closer joint promotion of juniors

Dorna and ADAC agree on joint promotion of juniorsRegulations of the NEC Moto3™ and the ETC to be brought in line, with reduced costs for participants and similar opportunities to progress. 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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Aug 13

Unfinished business: Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the Ring

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Unfinished business Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the RingSpielberg hosts an all-time classic as it’s a Ducati vs Honda head-to-head to the line. Some races immediately enter the history books as the flag falls. The 2017 Austrian GP proves one such example, as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged a showcase of the best of the sport, right down to the wire.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich Sunday Guide

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

20160723_010FIM MotoGP Stewards Panel Notification of Sanction: 24 Moto3 riders and Moto2 Hafiz Syahrin for technical infringement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Joker in the pack: Marquez overturns predictions for pole

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Joker in the pack Marquez overturns predictions for poleRepsol Honda rider heads the grid, Dovizioso and Lorenzo complete the front row. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) blasted out the blocks to pole position at the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, carrying forward his earlier pace on Saturday to stake a claim on victory at the Red Bull Ring.

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Aug 11

Dovizioso comes out fighting on Friday

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Dovizioso comes out fighting on FridayAfter just being pipped to the post in FP1, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) hit back in the afternoon at the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich as action ended in a shootout, coming out on top by two tenths to keep Ducati’s stranglehold on the venue.

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Aug 10

“Very, very fast”: Riders weigh in on high-speed Spielberg

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Very, very fast Riders weigh in on high-speed SpielbergPre-event Press Conference rounds up the Brno test, what the weather may bring, and the spectacular and speedy Red Bull Ring.

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Aug 10

From Spielberg with love: Pedrosa’s licence to thrill

Agent 026 reports for duty ahead of the Austrian GP

From Spielberg with love Pedrosa's licence to thrillThe name’s Pedrosa – Dani Pedrosa. And the place is Salzburg Casino, or at least that’s where the journey begins. Enjoying a drink in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe sets in motion a set of missions that culminate with a spectacular entrance to the Red Bull Ring – and a lap of the track before the lights go out for the Austrian GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

#StatAttack: MotoGP™ gear up for the Red Bull Ring

Everything you need to know after Brno and ahead of the #AustrianGP

20160723_010Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has won the last two MotoGP™ races – his first back to back wins since he won in Aragon and Japan last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Race to the hills: the title fight goes on red alert in Austria

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Red Bull Ring bullThe scene is set for another about-turn in the Championship at the Red Bull Ring.  Straight back in action, MotoGP™ is now heading for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich in another spectacular location: the Styrian Alps. This time, the hills will be alive with the sound of horsepower. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the top

Top of the timesheets at the Brno test

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topMovistar Yamaha MotoGP rider shoots to the top at the end of a busy day of track action following the Czech GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Tactical masterstroke: Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Tactical masterstroke Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at BrnoReigning Champion plays his hand to perfection as rivals face a mad dash back through the field. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) threw down the gauntlet to his Championship rivals in the Czech GP, with the race declared wet but the track quickly drying at the start – conditions made for a tactical masterstroke for those willing to gamble.

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Aug 06

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky Sunday Guide

Photos from the minute’s silence tribute to Angel Nieto

Photos from the minute's silence tribute to Angel NietoA photos from today’s tribute to Angel Nieto with one minute’s silence at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Marquez duels Rossi to take pole at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Marc Márquez starts from pole as he ups his aim to victory at BrnoRepsol Honda front row split by Rossi’s Movistar Yamaha as qualifying sets the scene for a scintillating Czech GP. Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will have the best seat in the house for the start of the second half of the season, taking a stunning pole position to just edge key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in qualifying for the Czech GP.

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Aug 04

Dovizioso makes a late lunge to dominate Day 1

Italian quickest as actions opens in Brno, Ducati debut radical new fairing

Dovizioso makes a late lunge to dominate Day 1Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) shot to the top of the combined timesheets on Friday at the Monster Energy Grand Prix Ceské republiky, going fastest at the end of FP2 by almost four tenths after a late lunge for P1. Jonas Folger (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) was his closest challenger, with Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) in hot pursuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

Shuhei Nakamoto joins Dorna Sports as special advisor

Former HRC Vice President to take on new role within Dorna Sports

Shuhei Nakamoto joins Dorna Sports as special advisorShuhei Nakamoto has joined Dorna Sports as a special advisor; the former HRC vice president will take on a role in the management and organisation of the company’s Talent Promotion department together with Alberto Puig – including the Asia Talent Cup, British Talent Cup and the European Talent Cup.

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Aug 04

Remembering Angel Nieto

Angel Nieto (1947-2017)

Remembering Angel NietoLooking back at the life and achievements of one of Spain’s most legendary motorcyclists. Spanish motorcycling legend Angel Nieto sadly passed away on August 3rd, succumbing to injuries sustained in a quad bike accident in Ibiza in late July. A true giant of the sport in Spain and on the world stage, the Champion from Zamora will be deeply missed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019

KymiRing ready to put the Finnish GP back on the map

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019The Finnish GP at Kymiring is set to join the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship calendar from 2019, with the first event of a five-year contract set to bring Grand Prix motorcycle racing back to a country with an incredible history in motorsport.

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