Tag Archive: MotoGP

May 02

No clear favourite in ever tightening MotoGP™ championship

Valentino Rossi may have been untouchable in Jerez, but the MotoGP™ Championship is building towards an all out brawl

MotoGP logo Heading into the Spanish GP, riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship were playing catch up to Marc Marquez. The Repsol Honda rider had vanished into the distance at the Circuit of the Americas and everyone was left wondering if he’d do the same at home in Jerez.

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Apr 28

Franco Uncini and Alex Criville become MotoGP™ Legends

Due to their incredible achievements, the pair will be inducted as MotoGP™ Legends

Franco Uncini in 1982 bike The 1982 and 1999 500cc champions will join an illustrious list of names as they are inducted into the MotoGP™ Legends Hall of Fame in Misano and Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

MotoGP™ remain in Jerez for one day test

After a hard weekend of racing, riders in the MotoGP™ World Champion will be back out on Monday for a day of testing.

MotoGP™ remain in Jerez for one day testMonday after the Gran Premio Red Bull de España presents many MotoGP™ teams with their first chance to test since the pre-season test in Qatar. While race weekends offer four Free Practice sessions and 20 minutes of Warm Up, all of these sessions have a sense of urgency and teams rarely have time to experiment with radical changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi rocks Jerez The Gran Premio Red Bull de España saw Valentino Rossi lead from start to finish, winning from Lorenzo and Marquez with ease. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Rossi wins explosive fight for 52nd premier class pole position

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Valentino Rossi banished his Qualifying demons to secure pole position in Jerez, besting Lorenzo and Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

BMW M Division presents the 2016 BMW M Award

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

BMW M Division presents the 2016 BMW M Award At the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, BMW M Division unveiled this year’s winner’s car in the coveted BMW M Award; an exclusive BMW M2 Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo steals the show on Friday There were a number of new parts introduced in FP2, but once again all eyes were focused on Jorge Lorenzo who led from Marquez and Aleix Espargaro. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, new Tissot ambassador 

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo, New Tissot Ambassador  The most decorated Spanish MotoGP rider in history, reigning World Champion and one of the most talented riders on the international scene, Jorge Lorenzo, is the newest member of the Tissot Family. Known for his precision, elegance and style in addition to his competitive spirit, he represents the values of the swiss watchmaker perfectly and is a great addition to the Tissot family, Official Timekeeper of MotoGP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1

For the first time in 2016, the MotoGP™ World Championship went out for practice on European soil.

Lorenzo leads Spanish challenge in Free Practice 1Back to the familiar setting of Jerez, Jorge Lorenzo showed that recent news is of no distraction as he topped FP1 from Barbera and Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

#SpanishGP: A return to Europe as rider changes begin

Gran Premio Red Bull de España

MotoGP - SpanishGP - A return to Europe as rider changes begin The MotoGP™ World Championship arrives back in Europe for the fourth round of 2016, but much of the conversation centred on 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

MotoGP™ trackside TV coverage reaches new heights in 2016

Existing and new broadcasters offer a MotoGP experience like never before

MotoGP - The 2016 two-wheeled beauties As the 2016 MotoGP World Championship arrives in Jerez for the start of its European leg, MotoGP™ Official Rights Holder Dorna Sports S.L. announces a raft of exciting changes in TV coverage, as 90 broadcasters across the globe will show the pinnacle of two-wheeled racing in a new look format this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

#DutchWorldSBK Race 1: He Who Dares: Rea takes Race 1 as Assen hosts a modern classic (updated²)

Rea takes the victory, Davies stays close, and Hayden hits the podium

Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea has won Race 1 at the TT Circuit Assen as he cements his place as second most successful rider at the Dutch track. Chaz Davies took a well-fought P2, and Honda rider and MotoGP Legend Nicky Hayden got to the WorldSBK podium for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Marc Marquez took little notice of a number of falls behind, cruising to a fourth win in Texas ahead of Lorenzo and Iannone

Marquez marches to fourth Austin win as big names fall

MotoGP - Marc Marquez marches to fourth Austin win as big names fall All eyes were on Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the MotoGP™ World Championship lined up at the head the grid for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas. The Spaniard went into the race with a perfect record on America soil; winning every MotoGP™ race he had started in the United States. While Marquez was quietly confident, there were a number of riders who were looking to return to the front once more. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Four years produce four straight poles for Marquez in Texas

Marc Marquez remained undefeated at the Circuit of the Americas, securing pole position ahead of Lorenzo and Rossi

MotoGP -  Marc Marquez The MotoGP™ World Championship headed out for a titanic 15 minute Q2 session. All eyes were on Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as he was expected to again walk the field at a track that he has made his own. The Spaniard opted for the softer option front and rear while Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) and Cal Crutchlow (LCR) went with the medium front option. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

#AmericasGP: Tyres and acceleration the focus in Austin

Ahead of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

Ahead of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Two rounds of the MotoGP™ have produced five different podium finishers, but now the Championship arrives in Austin where Marquez has never been defeated. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

MotoGP encounters the final frontier

Andrea Iannone and Dani Pedrosa were joined by MotoGP™ legend Kevin Schwantz for an exclusive NASA adventure

MotoGP encounters the final frontier Ahead of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) were given an exclusive inside look at the Johnson Space Center in Texas alongside Kevin Schwantz. NASA uses the Johnson Space Center for the majority of their human spaceflight training and research, the FIM CEV Repsol of space travel and is commonly known as ‘Space City’.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Marc Marquez has never been defeated at the Circuit of the Americas, a statistic he’s keen to keep as he seeks to extend his lead

Marquez heads to Austin with eye on extending lead

MotoGP - Marc Marquez It was a dramatic weekend at the Termas de Rio Hondo, safety concerns forcing riders in the MotoGP™ World Championship to pit mid-race for their second bikes. Contrast and surprise were the themes of the race; those who dominated in Qatar struggled in Argentina while other riders made their first major impact on the world stage. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Magic Marquez remains calm in dramatic MotoGP race

Valentino Rossi 2nd and Dani Pedrosa 3rd

MotoGP - Marc Marquez A faultless flag-to-flag race by Marc Marquez saw him dominate the Argentina GP, running away with victory from Rossi and Pedrosa. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Marquez flies as Lorenzo struggles

Mighty Marc Marquez fended off all challengers to hold onto the top spot of FP2 ahead of Pedrosa and Viñales.

MotoGP - Marc Márquez Temperatures soared for MotoGP™ FP2, the track reaching a staggering 53°C with ambient temperatures at 32.2°C the session proved as much of a physical challenge as any session in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Title leaders look to solidify their advantage in Argentina

Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina, MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ preview

Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina A three-day test gave the MotoGP™ World Championship a chance to prepare for Qatar; in Argentina it’s straight to work for round two. Read the rest of this entry »

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