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May 23

Words of a Champion: Nicky Hayden on…

MotoGP™ Legend on riding, winning, competing, and much more

A 2016 interview with Nicky Hayden. Words of the 2006 MotoGP™ World Champion on: …his first memory on a bike…

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May 22

Remembering Nicky Hayden

Bidding farewell to a true Champion, on and off track

Remembering Nicky HaydenMotoGP™ Legend Nicky Hayden sadly passed away on Monday evening, after the American was involved in a collision with a car whilst cycling on the Riviera di Rimini last week.

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May 21

Showdown at Le Mans: Viñales vs Rossi for the #FrenchGP

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France

Unaware of Rossi's crash, Viñales pushed to the limit to win the raceLast lap drama and a huge Championship shake up as Viñales pushes the ‘Doctor’ to his limits. The first Movistar Yamaha duel of the season saw Maverick Viñales the man to take the stunning 500th win for Yamaha after a clash of the titans at Le Mans – with the tremors from the French GP felt throughout the Championship standings.

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May 20

Viñales lights up Le Mans as Zarco steals the spotlight

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France 

Valentino Rossi Ciao Le Mans!!Yamaha domination in France as Viñales takes pole, Zarco flies the flag – and Rossi starts from the front. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Tyres, track surface and the weather: lift off at Le Mans

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France

Tyres, track surface and the weather lift off at Le MansPre-event Press Conference focuses on grip, the possibility of rain and new asphalt.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Dorna Sports takes racing to the living room as MotoGP™ eSport Championship gets underway

Dorna Sports approaches this project as a brand new Championship

MotoGP™ eSport Championship logoAlways at the forefront of digital trends, Dorna Sports kicks off the MotoGP™ eSport Championship in 2017 to further engage its gaming fan base – as well as enticing fans to race in the comfort of their homes. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 08

Jerez MotoGP™ Official Test: Viñales and Marquez split by only 0.002

First in-season test for MotoGP™ concludes in southern Spain

Back on track Jerez hosts another day of actionAfter Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took his first win of the year on Sunday, bikes were back out on track the following day for the Jerez Test – the first post-race test of the year. The tyre allocation for the test was the same as available throughout the weekend, plus an extra front option with a stiffer construction, in a medium and hard compound – a key component for the grid to evaluate. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Inch-perfect Pedrosa unrivaled in 3000th race

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

Dani Pedrosa and his team celebrate the victory in the 3000th raceRepsol Honda rider makes history once again – with a first podium for Lorenzo at Ducati. 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.

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May 06

Untouchable: Pedrosa takes a stunning pole in Jerez

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP, Powerful Pedrosa, Dani takes his career's 47th pole in JerezDani 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 his last lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

The Samurai strikes back: Pedrosa unstoppable on Day 1

Repsol Honda rider tops wet FP1 and dry FP2 on the first day of action in the #SpanishGP

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.

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May 05

MotoGP™ unites passion and payments with Tribul Mastercard 

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP™ unites passion and payments with Tribul Mastercard A new payment solution provider has chosen MotoGP™ as its partner to launch the brand to the public. The innovative Tribul Mastercard payment vehicle combines a physical card with an app that promises to provide greater speed, control and security of financial transactions. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Pedrosa fastest in FP1 as rain hits Jerez

Repsol Honda Team rider tops the timesheets in FP1 at home

Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) was quickest out the blocks in a wet on a run of red sectors and laps, but it was Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) who topped the session by the flag – by only 0.002 from LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow.

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May 04

Jerez: celebrating 3000 Grand Prix races

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

Jerez: celebrating 3000 Grand Prix racesA new incredible milestone in the history of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship set for the Spanish GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Apr 23

Five by five: magic for Marquez and a crash for Viñales

Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

First win of the season for number 93 as Viñales slides out – and the ‘Doctor’ takes the points lead. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) initially fought it out with teammate Dani Pedrosa for victory in the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, before being able to break clear in the latter laps of the race to take his stunning fifth win in a row in Austin – his 11th straight win on US soil in an incredible statistic.

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Apr 22

Painting Texas red: Marquez starts from a stunning pole

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Painting Texas red Marquez starts from a stunning poleThe King of COTA pulls it out the hat to take another incredible P1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a scorching pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another signature stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

Land of the 93: Marquez back on top in Texas

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Land of the 93 Marquez back on top in TexasReigning Champion reigns Day 1 at the Circuit of the Americas with a late rush to the top. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took back the top of the timesheets at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas, as the number 93 put in a late charge on soft rubber to go fastest on Friday with a 2:04.061 – 0.296 clear of an incredible performance from Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rookie Johann Zarco.

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Apr 21

Kenny Roberts Jr. becomes a MotoGP™ Legend

2000 World Champion inducted into the MotoGP™ World Championship Hall of Fame at COTA

Kenny Roberts Jr. becomes a MotoGP™ Legend2000 premier class World Champion Kenny Roberts Jr. has been inducted into the MotoGP™ World Championship Hall of Fame at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, with Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, leading the ceremony at the Americas GP on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

Marquez, Viñales and the technical challenge of COTA

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Zarco, Márquez, Rossi, Viñales, Crutchlow, and BautistaPre-Event Press Conference gets the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas underway.

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