Tag Archive: MotoGP

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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Sep 19

Yale unveils new brand partnership with MotoGP

Yale will supply forklift trucks for six European editions of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship

Yale unveils new brand partnership with MotoGPYale® is excited to announce its appointment as the designated Forklift Supplier to MotoGP, the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship.

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Sep 13

FIM MotoGP World Championship Provisional 2018 Calendar

Get revved up for 2018: MotoGP™ calendar announced

MotoGP logoGet a first look at the calendar for next season as we prepare to welcome Thailand as a new destination on our lap of the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Nolangroup presents new X-803 U.C. MotoGP™ helmet at Misano

Nolangroup has unveiled its new X-lite X-803 racing helmet at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli

Nolangroup presents new X-803 U.C. MotoGP™ helmet at MisanoInternational launch takes place at the #SanMarinoGP, with Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta in attendance – as well as a host of famous faces from the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

MotoGP™ to remain with COSMOTE TV in Greece until 2020

COSMOTE TV’s sport shows will continue to enhance the top quality content of MotoGP

MotoGP logoContract renewal sees the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship stay on COSMOTE SPORT channels for another three seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Thailand confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendar

MotoGP will visit Buriram from 2018-2020

Thailand confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendarThailand has been confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendar from 2018. Sakon Wannapong, the Governor of Sport Authority of Thailand, and Carmelo Ezpeleta, Dorna Sports CEO, signed the contract in a ceremony in Bangkok chaired by his excellency General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, with Pongpanu Svetarundra, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, also in attendance for the historic occasion.

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Aug 28

Thailand poised to join the MotoGP™ calendar

Contract set to be signed on Thursday in Bangkok

MotoGP logoThailand is poised to join the MotoGP™ calendar from 2018, with Sakon Wannapong, the Governor of Sport Authority of Thailand, and Carmelo Ezpeleta, Dorna Sports CEO, set to sign the contract on Thursday 31st August in a ceremony in Bangkok chaired by his excellency General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand.

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Aug 24

Test of new MotoGP™ bike swap procedure

British Talent Cup riders take to the stage at Silverstone

Silverstone Pre-Event British Talent meets...British Talent!Trial of new bike swap procedure to take place following MotoGP FP2. There are some small changes to Friday’s schedule at the Octo British Grand Prix: the MotoGP™ grid will test a new bike swap procedure for flag-to-flag races at the end of their FP2 session. Moto2™ FP2 will therefore begin ten minutes later. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023

The future of MotoGP™ at the Twin Ring Motegi is now secured for another five years

MotoGP™ to remain at the Twin Ring Motegi until 2023Japanese venue celebrates 20th anniversary of its opening with new five-year deal to host the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

#StatAttack: MotoGP™ gear up for the Red Bull Ring

Everything you need to know after Brno and ahead of the #AustrianGP

20160723_010Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has won the last two MotoGP™ races – his first back to back wins since he won in Aragon and Japan last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Race to the hills: the title fight goes on red alert in Austria

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Red Bull Ring bullThe scene is set for another about-turn in the Championship at the Red Bull Ring.  Straight back in action, MotoGP™ is now heading for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich in another spectacular location: the Styrian Alps. This time, the hills will be alive with the sound of horsepower. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky Sunday Guide

Photos from the minute’s silence tribute to Angel Nieto

Photos from the minute's silence tribute to Angel NietoA photos from today’s tribute to Angel Nieto with one minute’s silence at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019

KymiRing ready to put the Finnish GP back on the map

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019The Finnish GP at Kymiring is set to join the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship calendar from 2019, with the first event of a five-year contract set to bring Grand Prix motorcycle racing back to a country with an incredible history in motorsport.

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Jul 05

Nine races, four leaders, five winners: the 2017 MotoGP™ season so far

Four leaders, five winners and ten podium finishers

Valentino Rossi - leader after the Americas GP and winner at Assen - 119 pointsThis is the incredible 2017 season so far, with the top five riders in the Championship covered by only 26 points at the halfway point. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Marquez wins shootout for Sachsenring pole number eight

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Márquez collects his 8th consecutive pole at the German trackThe ‘King of the Sachsenring’ takes his eighth successive pole at the venue in a washed out Q2 – with Petrucci hot on the chase.  Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken his eighth consecutive pole position at the Sachsenring, but it was anything but easy for the number 93 as he dueled Q1 graduate Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) for the honour under the Saturday afternoon rain.

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Jun 30

Dovizioso quickest out the blocks in Germany

Ducati rider – and points leader – starts Sachsenring weekend on top

MotoGP - Andrea DoviziosoMotoGP™ Championship leader Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) topped FP1 at the Sachsenring, putting in a late charge to the top after proving a key presence in the top echelons of the timesheets throughout the session. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was second by less than half a tenth, ahead of Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland: Sachsenring, the show will go on

Marquez looks to switch a lucky number seven for a magic number eight

The 3.7km, largely left-hander Sachsenring has fast become a signature venue for reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), with the Spaniard having taken an impressive run of seven victories in a row at the track, from 125cc to MotoGP™. Is the lucky number seven? Marquez will be hoping not; looking to make it eight. Read the rest of this entry »

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