Yamaha vs Ducati as Qatar stages an opener to remember. Showtime? The curtain’s up…
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MotoGP™ grid for the #QatarGP decided by practice times after bad weather sets in
After overnight rain, a storm and too much standing water on track at Losail International Circuit, the original timetable for Saturday at the #QatarGP saw some adjustments before the decision was taken by Race Direction to cancel track action for the day.
Losail sees first meeting to keep MotoGP™ free from corruption
After becoming the first motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services beginning for the 2017 season, Losail International Circuit saw the first “Intergrity Session” take place for the MotoGP™ paddock – just ahead of the first race of the year, the Qatar GP.
Pre-event Press Conference kicks off the #QatarGP
“It’s been a long winter…” The first words of Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in the pre-event Press Conference in Qatar are surely echoed by the MotoGP™ grid and the whole paddock. After four tests beginning in November and wrapping up earlier in March, it’s finally time to race.
World Superbike and MotoGP to be shown in over five million homes across the Middle East and Africa, from 2017-2021
Dorna and OSN Mena are delighted to announce an exciting new five-year television agreement, with the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and FIM MotoGP™ World Championship set to be broadcast on OSN Sports Action 1 across the region from 2017 to 2021.
The first GP weekend of the year heads into the desert of Qatar
2016 was a history maker of nine different winners, Independent Team glory and another incredible Championship win for Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez – despite what had seemed like an incredible hurdle to climb as preseason came to a close.
The Only Place to see MotoGP Live in the USA
MotoGP Celebrates its 5th Successive Race Weekend at Circuit of The Americas this April. As we look forward to the return of the horsepowered rodeo to COTA, we take a look back at MotoGP’s recent history at the award-winning Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas where the world’s greatest two-wheel riders will return for the fifth successive year this April 21st – 23rd for the only MotoGP race to take place on American soil in 2017.
New deal for 2017 sees the best of MotoGP™ free-to-air across the country
Dorna Sports is delighted to announce a new free-to-air home for highlights of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship in the UK, as Channel 5 get ready to fire up new coverage for 2017. With the first Grand Prix just around the corner in Qatar, fans in the UK will now be able to watch the best of MotoGP™ every Monday following the race – with a prime-time slot assured.
Movistar Yamaha rider heads the timesheets for the fourth test in a row – with Dovizioso close
Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed his royal flush of incredible preseason form by the end of the #QatarTest, taking to the top once again on the final day of testing ahead of lights out for the GP weekend. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was the closest challenger after also having gone quickest on Day 1, with Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa completing the top three on Day 3.
Andorra stages the team’s 2017 presentation as the season really gets off the ground…
Reale Avintia Racing’s Hector Barbera and Loris Baz recently presented their bikes for the upcoming MotoGP™ season, as the Spaniard and the Frenchman travelled to the Principality of Andorra to the team’s 2017 launch.
Global eyewear brand confirmed for the Italian GP in both 2017 and 2018
Dorna Sports and Oakley are delighted to announce global eyewear giant Oakley as the Title Sponsor of the Italian Grands Prix in both 2017 and 2018, with an option to extend the deal for the 2019 season, with the events to be known as the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley.
MotoGP Official Test Phillip Island – Day 3
Movistar Yamaha rider once again tops the timesheets to make himself the fastest man at every test so far. New kid on the Yamaha block Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has done it again at Phillip Island, going even faster on Day 3 to top the timesheets once more.
After Sepang comes Phillip Island – one step closer to the start of the season
The first official test of the year saw the class of MotoGP™ 2017 out in force at Sepang International Circuit recently, and actions resumes soon at Phillip Island in Australia from February 15th-17th as the countdown to Qatar gets shorter.
Tata Communications will distribute motorcycle racing action to 80+ broadcast partners reaching 200+ million households worldwide
Tata Communications selected as exclusive video distribution partner for WorldSBK and MotoGP™
Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has been selected by Dorna Sports as the exclusive video distribution partner for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship.