Tag Archive: MotoGP

Feb 22

Oakley announced as Title Sponsor of Mugello

Global eyewear brand confirmed for the Italian GP in both 2017 and 2018

MotoGP - Oakley Mugello 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Marquez vs Viñales: the rivalry of the season?

The story gains traction as the two Spaniards seem to be heading for a showdown

The story of pre-season so far in the 2017 MotoGP™ season has been written by one hand – that of Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Full house: Viñales tops the #AusTest

MotoGP Official Test Phillip Island – Day 3

MotoGP - Maverick Viñales 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.

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Feb 14

The Island awaits as testing continues

After Sepang comes Phillip Island – one step closer to the start of the season 

Phillip Island 2017 Event Main Sponsor Announced 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.

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Feb 13

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas – Witness History in the Making

The Only MotoGP Stop in the U.S. Returns to COTA on April 21st – 23rd

Circuit of The Americas logo The only MotoGP race weekend to take place on U.S. soil in 2017 will be staged for the fifth year in succession at the only purpose-built motorsports facility in the United States: Circuit of The Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

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.

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Feb 06

Roberts Jr and Lucchinelli to become MotoGP Legends

500cc World Champions Kenny Roberts Jr (2000) and Marco Lucchinelli (1981)

Marco Lucchinelli 2000 and 1981 500 World Champions to be inducted into the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship Hall of Fame – at the Circuit of the Americas and Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Viñales continues pre-season domination at Sepang

MotoGP Official Test Sepang – Day 3

MotoGP - Viñales continues pre-season domination at SepangMovistar Yamaha newcomer finishes the first test of 2017 fastest. First it was Ducati test rider Casey Stoner, then Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Andrea Iannone – but it was the fastest man from the Valencia test, Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), who hit back on Day 3 to head the timesheets.

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Jan 31

The ‘Maniac’ strikes back: Andrea Iannone fastest on Day 2

MotoGP Official Test / Sepang Day-2

The 'Maniac’ strikes back Andrea Iannone fastest on Day 2 Suzuki take the top spot as testing continues in Malaysia. Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) made the timesheets fantastic reading for his new home Suzuki on Day 2 of the Sepang test, as he smashed Ducati test rider Casey Stoner’s Day 1 pace to set the fastest lap of the test so far.

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Jan 30

Stoner on top for Ducati as rain stops Day 1 short

First track action in Sepang ends early with test rider and former Champion fastest

Ducati Team test rider and double MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner led the way at the top of the timesheets on the first day of the first Official Test of 2017 – ahead of Ducati race rider and 2016 Malaysian GP winner Andrea Dovizioso as the Italian factory locked out the top. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Keep your engines running – MotoGP™ gets back in business

MotoGP Official Test Sepang – Preview

Start your engines: Sepang test preview!History was made in 2016 with nine different winners, and engines are now preparing to fire up for 2017 as the first Official Test gets underway on Monday at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.

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Jan 26

Start your engines: Sepang test preview!

The time is upon us and the first official MotoGP™ test of 2017 is ready for lights out

After two days testing at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in November following the final GP of 2016, the long winter break is now finally coming to a close as the grid prepare to take to Sepang International Circuit for the first track action of the new season: January 30th – February 1st.

Jan 24

2017 MotoGP™ calendar confirmed

Interested in going to one of the rounds?

COTA - Circuit of the Americas The FIM and Dorna are pleased to confirm that the FIM Grand Prix World Championship calendar for 2017 is now final Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016

The Grand Prix Commission awarded the Austrian GP the title of best of the year

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016 Over 215,000 fans packed into the Red Bull Ring at the 2016 Austrian GP, as MotoGP™ returned to the country for the first time in nearly two decades.

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Jan 12

MotoGP™ Mobile game crowns the 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Champion

Irish rider Eugene Laverty Takes 2016 Series Thanks to a Massive Effort by Fans

MotoGP™ Mobile game crowns the 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Champion The official MotoGP™ Mobile game “MotoGP™ Championship Quest” has announced the winner of the Inaugural 2016 MotoGP™ Fan World Championship contest, which has been won by Irish rider Eugene Laverty of the Aspar Team, followed by Frenchman Loris Baz of Avintia Racing and Spaniard Aleix Espargaro aboard the factory Suzuki. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

MotoGP™ Community Donates 12.156,69€ to Italy’s Croce Rossa

Proceeds from 2016 earthquake campaign figures made official

MotoGP™ Community Donates 12.156,69€ to Italy’s Croce Rossa MotoGP™ today confirms that a total of 12.156,69 euros were donated to the Cruz Roja Española, who in turn will transfer the donation to Italy’s Croce Rossa, as a result of the MotoGP™ community’s fundraising efforts, in support of the victims of the horrifying earthquakes in central Italy last August. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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Dec 07

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas tickets now on sale!

The Only MotoGP Stop in the U.S. Returns to COTA on April 21st – 23rd

Circuit of The Americas logo Circuit of The Americas (COTA) today launched its ticket sales for the 2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The only MotoGP race weekend to take place on U.S. soil in 2017 will be staged for the fifth year in succession at the only purpose-built motorsports facility in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

MotoGP first Motorsport to partner with Sportradar Integrity Services

A global leader in understand and leveraging the power of sports data and content

MotoGP logo MotoGP have announced today that starting with the 2017 season, the MotoGP, the Moto2 and the Moto3 seasons will be overseen by Sportradar’s Integrity Services, as part of a wider, mulit-year integrity partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Dani Sordo finished second in the Monza Rally Show at the weekend as MotoGP star Valentino Rossi won the end-of-year spectacular for a fifth time

Sordo second at Monza

The Spaniard won six of the 10 asphalt speed tests at the Italian race circuit in his Hyundai i20 World Rally Car, but lost out to the Italian by 18.4sec in his bid to complete a third victory at the three-day event. Read the rest of this entry »

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