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Romano Fenati

FIM also withdraws Fenati’s racing license for 2018

The Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has also decided to withdraw the racing license of Moto2 racer Romano Fenati following their meeting. The Italian rider faced further setback with the FIM deciding to take away his...
Mika Kallio

KTM confirms Kallio to continue in MotoGP test role for 2019

KTM has confirmed that Mika Kallio will continue as the team's test rider for the 2019 MotoGP season. The 35-year-old keeps his position in which he has been since the 2016 MotoGP season when the...
Jordi Torres

Jordi Torres to replace Tito Rabat

The Aragon GP is a very special week for Spanish riders but unfortunately not for everyone of them as Tito Rabat will be replaced by Jordi Torres in Avintia Racing. As Rabat continues his recovery...
Romano Fenati

Fenati’s racing license remains cancelled after FMI hearing

Banned Moto2 racer Romano Fenati's racing license remains suspended after the Friday hearing at the premises of Fedrazione Motociclistica Italiana (FMI). The Italian federation took strict action against Fenati after his antics during the Misano...
Romano Fenati

Fenati’s racing license withdrawn by Italian federation, hearing date set

The Fedrazione Motociclistica Italiana has suspended Romano Fenati and revoked his racing license following the incident during Misano's Moto2 weekend. The Italian pressed the brake lever of rival Stefano Manzi during their battle in the...
Romano Fenati and Stefano Manzi

Fenati loses all despite apology after Misano Moto2 move against Manzi

Once again Romano Fenati finds himself in a deep corner after his run-in with Stefano Manzi during the Misano Moto2 race. The two were battling for 12th during the Misano Moto2 race when Manzi seemingly...
Andrea Dovizioso

MotoGP: Dovizioso dominates San Marino GP in Ducati’s home win

Ducati picked up a home win in MotoGP's San Marino GP at Misano with Andrea Dovizioso claiming his third of the 2018 season from Honda's Marc Marquez and LCR Honda's Cal Crutchlow. Jorge Lorenzo started...
MotoE

Details released for MotoE series along with five-race 2019 calendar

The calendar for the inaugural 2019 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup season has been released by Dorna during the San Marino MotoGP weekend along with few other details. The MotoE electric series will kick-start during...
Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP: Lorenzo smashes own record to claim pole in San Marino GP

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo reigned supreme on his rival's home venue at Misano to take pole in San Marino GP from Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and Yamaha's Maverick Vinales. Q1: There was little drama in the first...
Andrea Dovizioso, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez

Dovizioso reckons F1-style teammate help for title not possible in MotoGP

Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso feels the Formula 1-like teammate helping each other is not be possible in MotoGP when fighting for world championship. The two Ducati riders were asked during San Marino GP if they can...
Jonas Folger

Folger returns to MotoGP as Yamaha’s test rider for 2019 season

Jonas Folger will make his MotoGP return to as the new test rider for Yamaha from the 2019 season onward. The German made his MotoGP debut for Tech 3 Yamaha in 2017 but was forced...
Bradley Smith

Smith takes up Aprilia MotoGP test role for 2019 season

British rider Bradley Smith has been announced as the new test rider of Aprilia for the 2019 MotoGP season. The KTM rider had the choice between his current team and Aprilia for a test role...
Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi

Rossi says no problem with Marquez as he refuses to shake his hand

Tension was high during San Marino GP's press conference at Misano after Yamaha's Valentino Rossi refused to shake hands with Honda's Marc Marquez. In the lead up to Rossi's home grand prix, Marquez said in...
Misano

Misano to continue hosting San Marino MotoGP race until 2021

Dorna announced the contract extension of the Misano circuit for three more MotoGP seasons on the eve of the 2018 San Marino GP. The 4.226 km Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli circuit in Misano Adriatico (Province of Rimini)...
Karel Abraham

Avintia to remain with Ducati, signs Abraham from 2019 MotoGP season

Reale Avintia Racing announced that they will continue to use the Ducati bikes for two more seasons and signed Karel Abraham as its new rider. The Spanish outfit has been using the Ducati bikes since...
MotoGP

MotoGP releases 19-race provisional calendar for 2019 season

FIM and Dorna released a provisional 19-race calendar for the 2019 MotoGP season with Finland officially postponed. The 2019 season will start at the usual venue at Losail International Circuit in Qatar during the March...
Tito Rabat

Rabat recalls Silverstone MotoGP hit that left him with fractured leg

Avintia Racing Ducati's Tito Rabat explained the extent of the injury he suffered after being hit by Franco Morbidelli during the Silverstone MotoGP weekend. The Spaniard crashed at Stowe along with several other riders at...

British MotoGP race officially cancelled due to persistent rain at Silverstone

The FIM and Dorna cancelled MotoGP's British Grand Prix after hours of waiting due to persistent rain falling at Silverstone. The British MotoGP race along with Moto2 and Moto3 races were already pre-poned on Saturday...

MotoGP British GP delayed due to track conditions

MotoGP British GP race has been delayed due to track conditions. Race was scheduled at 12:30 but the track conditions were stated as unsafe. At the moment there is no official time to restart...

MotoGP: Lorenzo beats Dovizioso to pole in stop/start Silverstone qualifying

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo eked out another fine performance in the 2018 MotoGP season after taking pole in a wet Saturday at Silverstone ahead of teammate Andrea Dovizioso. Q1 The first session in qualifying was delayed after...
Cal Crutchlow

Crutchlow’s Honda MotoGP contract extended until 2020 season

LCR and Honda Racing Corporation announced a contract extension for Cal Crutchlow which will see the British rider stay with the team for two more MotoGP seasons. Along with his LCR deal, Crutchlow was awarded...
Loris Baz

Baz replaces injured Espargaro in KTM for British MotoGP race

World Superbike racer Loris Baz gets a surprise MotoGP call-up to race for KTM in this weekend's British Grand Prix for KTM. The 25-year-old will ride the KTM's RC16 this weekend at Silverstone alongside Bradley...
Jorge Lorenzo

Ducati will allow Lorenzo to ride Honda in post-2018 season MotoGP tests

Ducati will have no objections for Jorge Lorenzo to ride the Honda in the two post-2018 MotoGP season tests as Danilo Petrucci will ride the factory bike. Lorenzo will leave Ducati at the end of...
Andrea Dovizioso

Dovizioso admits tyre decision wrong in Austrian MotoGP race

While the other Ducati of Jorge Lorenzo took the win in MotoGP's Austrian GP, Andrea Dovizioso faltered and could only manage third as his tyre choice turned out to be a wrong one. The Italian...
Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo

Special to win a MotoGP race against ‘monster’ Marquez, says Lorenzo

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo and Honda's Marc Marquez had an epic duel in MotoGP's Austrian Grand Prix last weekend where Lorenzo came out on top at Red Bull Ring. A MotoGP victory is already a special...
Franco Morbidelli

Morbidelli and Quartararo to ride for SIC Yamaha in 2019, says Jarvis

Yamaha's factory outfit team boss Lin Jarvis has revealed the line-up of the Japanese manufacturer's new satellite outfit, the SIC Racing Team for the 2019 season. Speaking to MotoGP's official pit reporter, Jarvis named the...
Dani Pedrosa

Pedrosa in line for KTM MotoGP test role, de Puniet named for 2018

KTM is working to bring Dani Pedrosa on board in a test role capacity from 2019 MotoGP onward alongside Mika Kallio. Speculations spread about KTM and Pedrosa ahead of this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix -...
Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP: Lorenzo out-duels Marquez to win Austrian GP by 0.130s

A tooth and nail fight between Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo and Honda's Marc Marquez saw the former take a fine win in MotoGP's Austrian GP with Andrea Dovizioso rounding the Top 3. Dovizioso was caught out...
Thomas Luthi

MotoGP rider Luthi back to Moto2 from 2019 season

Marc VDS Honda rider Thomas Luthi will return to Moto2 from 2019 season onward after one year in MotoGP, it has been announced. The 31-year-old graduated to the premier class in 2018 to partner 2017...
Yamaha

Yamaha says sorry to riders after worst MotoGP qualifying of 2018

Yamaha's woes continued in the 2018 MotoGP season after both their riders Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi finished outside the Top 10 in Austria's qualifying session. Project leader Kouji Tsuya addressed the media after the...
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