Tag Archive: MotoGP

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 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 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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Jul 05

Nine races, four leaders, five winners: the 2017 MotoGP™ season so far

Four leaders, five winners and ten podium finishers

Valentino Rossi - leader after the Americas GP and winner at Assen - 119 pointsThis is the incredible 2017 season so far, with the top five riders in the Championship covered by only 26 points at the halfway point. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Marquez wins shootout for Sachsenring pole number eight

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Márquez collects his 8th consecutive pole at the German trackThe ‘King of the Sachsenring’ takes his eighth successive pole at the venue in a washed out Q2 – with Petrucci hot on the chase.  Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken his eighth consecutive pole position at the Sachsenring, but it was anything but easy for the number 93 as he dueled Q1 graduate Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) for the honour under the Saturday afternoon rain.

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Jun 30

Dovizioso quickest out the blocks in Germany

Ducati rider – and points leader – starts Sachsenring weekend on top

MotoGP - Andrea DoviziosoMotoGP™ Championship leader Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) topped FP1 at the Sachsenring, putting in a late charge to the top after proving a key presence in the top echelons of the timesheets throughout the session. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was second by less than half a tenth, ahead of Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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 24

Tour de force: Zarco stuns Assen for first MotoGP™ pole position

Motul TT Assen  

Tour de force Zarco stuns Assen for first MotoGP™ pole positionFrench rookie lights up the Dutch GP for an incredible first premier class pole position. Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) took his first ever premier class pole position at the Dutch GP, dueling it out with reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the final few seconds ticked down.

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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 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 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 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 31

MotoGP™ fires up the Italian GP in Florence

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley 

MotoGP™ fires up the Italian GP in FlorenceLowes, Petrucci, Bagnaia and Migno ride around the spectacular Tuscan capital. MotoGP™ means business in Italy, but there was some leisure time on the menu with a first sightseeing stop ahead of the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley as Sam Lowes (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini), Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing), Francesco Bagnaia (Sky Racing Team VR46) and Andrea Migno (Sky Racing Team VR46) fired their engines up in central Florence, one of the true jewels of Italy and the regional capital of Tuscany. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 26

No further medical complications for Rossi

Mild thoracic and abdominal trauma following a motocross accident

Valentino Rossi recovering from motocross injuryFollowing yesterday‘s motocross accident, the ‘Doctor’i has experienced a positive healing process over the last 12 hours.

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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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