Tag Archive: MotoGP

Dec 12

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan event

Taking place on 3 December at Twin Ring Motegi

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan eventFIA World Touring Car Championship trio Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro joined forces with several other Honda-powered aces at a special event to thank fans for their support in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

MotoGP™ and Milestone to race together until 2021

World leader in development remains MotoGP videogame partner for a further four years

MotoGP logoMotoGP™ and Milestone have signed a contract renewal for the Italian developer to retain the licensing for the Official MotoGP™ videogame until at least December 2021. Extending an important partnership that began in 2012, this new agreement once again covers all console and PC platforms – making sure fans of MotoGP™ can race in the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship on the platform of their choice.
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Nov 25

Rea stuns with record lap as flag is waved on 2017

2017 world champion ends test with incredible lap time

Reigning MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) continues to impress with his ZX-10RR machine, as he completed the test at the Circuito de Jerez with a lap time over a second faster than the circuit record, as well as beating MotoGP™ bikes out on track. Uncatchable in Spain, the British rider is certainly heading into 2018 as the man to beat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Simon Crafar joins MotoGP™ commentary team

New Zealander to lend his unique knowledge and insight to MotoGP broadcasting around the globe

Simon Crafar joins MotoGP™ commentary team500cc Grand Prix winner Simon Crafar will be taking on a new challenge for 2018, with the New Zealander ready to join the MotoGP™ World Feed commentary team and broadcast live and OnDemand to millions of motorcycle racing fans around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

The reigning Champion has won the award for the top premier class qualifier every season he has been in MotoGP  

Five BMW M Awards in a row for Marquez

Marquez receiving the BMW M Award as the fastest qualifier once againThe record holder continued his winning streak in the BMW M Award in 2017: Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) was the fastest qualifier in MotoGP™ once again this season, something that saw him clinch the coveted BMW M award for the fifth time in a row.

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Nov 13

MotoGP™ engines get revved up for new Tissot chronographs

This year’s Official MotoGP Collection comprises three Tissot T-Race MotoGP 2018 watches

Another exciting season of fast-paced and breath-taking performances is coming to an end, but the awesome 2017 season has inspired a new collection of dedicated MotoGP™ watches.

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Nov 12

Goodbye 2017: FIM Awards Ceremony closes the MotoGP™ season

The curtain comes down on another stunning and record-breaking season

After another three stunning races on Sunday at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, the FIM Awards ceremony brought the incredible 2017 season to a close – with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) taking top billing, and Marquez receiving his MotoGP™ World Champion trophy after taking the title earlier in the day in a dramatic final race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Silverstone Circuit confirmed to host British Grand Prix for the next 3 years

The 2018 event will take place over the weekend of the 24 – 26 August

Silverstone confirmed to host British GP for 3 more yearsDorna Sports is pleased to announce that Silverstone Circuit will continue to host the British round of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship for the next three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Teams and riders have announced for the 2018 MotoGP™

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Nov 02

MotoGP™ eSport Championship: For those game enough

In a world first, Dorna Sports will gather together 16 of the fastest players for the ultimate MotoGP™17 play-off

MotoGP™ eSport Championship: For those game enough2017 has witnessed MotoGP™ make an exciting move into the world of eSports – a new venture that allows fans of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship the experience the thrill of high speed competition for themselves.

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Oct 29

#NeverSayNever: Dovi wins to take the title fight to the wire

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Nerves of steel for the Italian as he slices through the rain to take back-to-back wins at Sepang. It was a must win in many ways for Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso as the paddock arrived at Sepang International Circuit, and the Italian kept calm under intense pressure to secure his sixth win of the season – and take the Championship fight down to the wire.

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Oct 25

Marquez and Lorenzo switch the track for the court

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Marquez and Lorenzo switch the track for the courtPre-Event pitches MotoGP against Olympians as a game of badminton fires up the engines for the Malaysian GP. Ahead of the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, points leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Ducati Team’s Jorge Lorenzo faced a different kind of rivalry – on the badminton court.

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Oct 22

This is war: Marquez wins the fight for Phillip Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

This is war Marquez wins the fight for Phillip IslandNumber 93 extends his lead as Dovizioso has a tough race – and Rossi wins a last lap three-way battle for second. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

Michelin confirmed as MotoGP tyre supplier until 2023

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Michelin confirmed as MotoGP tyre supplier until 2023Contract extension confirms the French firm will continue as official, sole tyre supplier of the premier class from 2019-2023. Dorna Sports is delighted to announce a contract extension with Michelin that will see the French marque continue as the sole, official tyre supplier to MotoGP™ until at least 2023.

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Oct 18

Take no prisoners: Rins & Miller break out of Old Melbourne Gaol

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Take no prisoners Rins & Miller break out of Old Melbourne GaolPitstop in the slammer for two notorious MotoGP™ riders ahead of the Australian GP.  Ahead of the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Jack Miller (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) and Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) faced a race against time to get to Phillip Island – locked up in Old Melbourne Gaol in the capital of Victoria and looking for a way out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Every move matters: Motegi starts the final stopwatch

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Motul Grand Prix of JapanAs the field arrives in Japan for the first of the flyaways, does Marquez have his rivals in perpetual check? The Twin Ring Motegi has seen many a battle fought, won and lost on its asphalt. Coming as it does at a pivotal part of the season, the Japanese GP may not have always seen the throne taken – but it has always been a protagonist in the title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

MotoGP 2017/2018 test calendar released

Dates and venues for all three classes announced

2017-04-23-0029Test sessions for the 2017/2018 season have been announced, with action getting underway in Valencia in November following the season finale – and 2018 then firing up at the end of January at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Baz confirms his return to the WorldSBK paddock

French rider set to announce 2018 plans following a move from MotoGP

Loris Baz confirmed on Thursday that it is his intention to return to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2018, after three years racing in MotoGP. The Frenchman, a two time race winner in WorldSBK, is keen to find a situation that offers him a chance to be competitive once again. WorldSBK.com caught up with Baz at MotorLand Aragon.

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Sep 22

Pedrosa conquers mixed conditions for P1 at Aragon

Number 26 the only man under the two minute barrier after a rain-affected and damp day

Dani Pedrosa was the only rider to go below the 2 minute mark todayDani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) is the man with a target on his back after Day 1 at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, as the 2012 winner at the track went fastest in FP2 to top the combined timesheets on – the only man under the two minute barrier after weather affected track time for the premier class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

“The battle is on fire”: MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™Ahead of lights out for the first practice sessions on Friday at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, the riders sat down for the pre-event Press Conference to talk about the title fight and the race weekend ahead – as well as the biggest headline on Thursday as Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was passed fit to try and compete in the race weekend.

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