Tag Archive: MotoGP

Apr 23

#AmericasGP: MotoGP™ Sunday Guide

Everything you need to know about the top qualifiers before we saddle up on Sunday

#AmericasGP: MotoGP™ Sunday GuideMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) starts from pole for the fifth successive year at the Grand Prix of the Americas and is aiming to take his fifth successive win at this circuit, which would be his 9th successive win in the MotoGP™ class in the USA.

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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 »

Apr 19

Viñales: “I’ve always been very strong in Austin”

Man of the moment ready to shoot for three in a row

When Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) crossed the line to win the Argentina GP, he also became the first Yamaha rider since Wayne Rainey in 1990 to win the first two races of the season – and joined key rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the only two riders to win the first two races of the year in the MotoGP™ era.

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Apr 18

MotoGP stars look ahead to the 2017 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Márquez, Rossi, Vinales, Lorenzo and Dovizioso discuss returning to COTA

As Circuit of The Americas (COTA) prepares to host the 2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas this weekend, the promoters of the only MotoGP race to take place on U.S. soil in 2017 had the chance to speak to some of the biggest stars on the current grid to measure their excitement at returning to race in Austin.

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Apr 14

Dorna Sports partners with SHOTOVER to inject new tech into MotoGP Broadcasts

Pioneering Camera System to Support Live TV Coverage of MotoGP™ Worldwide

Dorna Sports partners with SHOTOVER to inject new tech into MotoGP BroadcastsDorna Sports, the commercial and television rights holder for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship announced today a new partnership with SHOTOVER, the manufacturer of high-performance stabilization platforms.

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Apr 12

Michelin return as title sponsor for Australian GP

MotoGP™ tyre supplier to take top billing Down Under once again

Michelin return as title sponsor for Australian GPDorna Sports is delighted to announce that MotoGP™ tyre supplier Michelin will title sponsor the Australian GP this season, as the breathtaking Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit prepares to host the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship once again in 2017. The race weekend, set for the 20th to 22nd October, is now officially named the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Trial by fire: the passion of Argentina awaits MotoGP

From the salsa of the north to the tango of south, the paddock lands in Latin America

Gran Premio Motul de la Republica ArgentinaWest of Buenos Aires and east of the Andes, MotoGP™ now touches down beyond the borders of the old Inca Empire as we gear up for the Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina. It’s a stark contrast to Qatar, as the Pampa of Argentina and Termas de Rio Hondo welcome the paddock to the passion of Latin America for the second race of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

The MotoGP™ Cashback Program has arrived!

The MotoGP™ Cashback Program now also brings MotoGP™ fans attractive shopping benefits!

Hubert Freidl – CEO Lyoness International with Pau Serracanta, Managing Director at Dorna SportsFollowing Lyoness’ sponsorship of the MotoGP™ races in Spielberg (Austria), Brno (Czech Republic) and Aragon (Spain) in 2016, it has taken its relationship one step further for the 2017 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Desert stormed: Viñales draws first blood in 2017

Yamaha vs Ducati as Qatar stages an opener to remember. Showtime? The curtain’s up…

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP™ is back for 2017, and in some style.

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Mar 25

Viñales on pole after qualifying cancelled

MotoGP™ grid for the #QatarGP decided by practice times after bad weather sets in

Viñales on pole after qualifying cancelledAfter 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

MotoGP™ and Sportradar stage first Integrity Session

Losail sees first meeting to keep MotoGP™ free from corruption

MotoGP™ and Sportradar stage first Integrity SessionAfter 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

The countdown is over. Today is the day. Season starts now!

Pre-event Press Conference kicks off the #QatarGP

MotoGP - Crutchlow, Viñales, Rossi, Márquez, Lorenzo and Iannone all lined up in the first Official Press Conference of the seas“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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena 

World Superbike and MotoGP to be shown in over five million homes across the Middle East and Africa, from 2017-2021

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Floodlights, camera, action: MotoGP™ fires up for 2017

The first GP weekend of the year heads into the desert of Qatar

Interesting facts ahead of 2016's Final Round in Qatar - Losail International Circuit2016 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.

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Mar 17

2017 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas at COTA

The Only Place to see MotoGP Live in the USA

Circuit of The Americas logoMotoGP 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017

A quick Q&A with the Repsol Honda rider before the paddock heads for Qatar

Pedrosa talks rivals, pressure and 2017Third at the last official test, Dani Pedrosa closed preseason with a good feeling and a positive progression – after also finishing high up the order in Australia and Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

MotoGP™ highlights join Channel 5 in the UK

New deal for 2017 sees the best of MotoGP™ free-to-air across the country

MotoGP™ highlights join Channel 5 in the UKDorna 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Four for four: Viñales fastest at the #QatarTest

Movistar Yamaha rider heads the timesheets for the fourth test in a row – with Dovizioso close

Four for four Viñales fastest at the #QatarTestMaverick 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Keep up with the #QatarTest!

Stay up-to-date with the crucial, final preseason test as Losail awaits

It’s soon go-time at Losail International Circuit – for both testing and racing – as 2017 gets in gear and the grid settle into the new season.

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Mar 07

Lift off: Reale Avintia Racing launch the season in style

Andorra stages the team’s 2017 presentation as the season really gets off the ground…

http://photos.motogp.com/2017/03/06/realeavintiarcgmgp_2017_joc0551_5.big.jpgReale 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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