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MotoGP farewells: All 12 riders leaving and changing teams in reflection

The finale of 2020 MotoGP season in Portuguese GP was not just the end of the championship but also a farewell for lot of the riders. While some ended their full-time MotoGP career, some ended...
MotoGP, Portuguese GP

MotoGP: Oliveira dominates Portuguese GP, Miller beats Morbidelli for P2

Tech 3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira dominates Portuguese GP to win the final MotoGP race of 2020 from Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli. It was a clean start from Portuguese GP MotoGP...
MotoGP, Miguel Oliveira

MotoGP: Oliveira beats Morbidelli to Portuguese GP pole, Mir only P20

Tech 3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira took MotoGP pole in Portuguese GP from Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli and Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller. Q1: There was a delay with the start of MotoGP Portuguese GP at Algarve due...
Franco Morbidelli, WRC, Hyundai

Morbidelli to make WRC racing debut in Monza Rally with Hyundai

MotoGP race winner Franco Morbidelli will make his FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) debut in ACI Monza Rally next month. The Petronas SRT Yamaha rider will drive a Hyundai i20 R5 machine, which is used...
Michael Schumacher, FIA, Keep Fighting, F1 2020

Schumacher foundation-inspired safe helmets developed for road use

The Keep Fighting Foundation by the family of Michael Schumacher has joined hands with the FIA initiative of Affordable & Safe Helmet with a specially designed helmets. The association between The Keep Fighting Foundation -...
Mika kallio, Iker Lecuona, MotoGP

Kallio replaces Lecuona for Algarve MotoGP weekend

Mika Kallio will race in Algarve MotoGP weekend in place of Iker Lecuona abode the Tech 3 KTM with the Spaniard missing another race. It will be a topsy-turvy end of the 2020 MotoGP for...
Joan Mir, MotoGP, Suzuki

Mir reflects on MotoGP title, Suzuki move, pressure, no Marquez & more

Joan Mir reflected upon the 2020 MotoGP challenge after his win as he spoke on pressure, Suzuki, Marc Marquez & more, while others praise his win. When the 2020 MotoGP season started, no one had...
MotoGP, Joan Mir, Valencia GP

MotoGP: Mir seals 2020 title, Morbidelli fends off Miller to win at Valencia

Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli wins Valencia MotoGP from Pramac Racing's Jack Miller as Suzuki's Joan Mir was crowned the 2020 title. Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli made a good start in Valencia MotoGP and held on...
MotoGP, Franco Morbidelli

MotoGP: Morbidelli takes Valencia GP pole, Quartararo/Mir outside Top 10

Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli took MotoGP pole in Valencia GP from Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami. Q1: The first part in Valencia GP MotoGP qualifying saw KTM's Brad Binder and Petronas SRT's...
Andrea Iannone, Iker Lecuona, MotoGP

CAS details full reasons for Iannone ban increase; Lecuona out of Valencia

The Court of Arbitration has released full details of their decision on Andrea Iannone as Iker Lecuona is ruled out of Valencia MotoGP weekend.  CAS has released full details of their decision on Iannone, who...
Cal Crutchlow, Yamaha, MotoGP

Crutchlow joins Yamaha MotoGP test team in 2021, Lorenzo exit confirmed

Cal Crutchlow will join Yamaha's MotoGP test team for 2021 season as the Japanese manufacturer announces end of deal with Jorge Lorenzo. Crutchlow will return to Yamaha in 2021 - the manufacturer with whom he...
Valentino Rossi, MotoGP

Rossi tested COVID-19 positive but gets two negatives to race in Valencia

Valentino Rossi was once again in the spotlight as he tested COVID-19 positive but he received two negatives to enter the Valencia MotoGP round. Rossi was once again in a limbo, having tested COVID-19 positive...
Valencia, MotoGP, Iker Lecuona

Valencia dedicates fireworks for MotoGP fans; Lecuona returns from FP3

Valencia has decided to dedicate fireworks for MotoGP fans after this weekend's grand prix as Iker Lecuona returns to action from FP3 onward. With MotoGP fans not able to be in the stands for the...
Andrea Dovizioso, MotoGP

Dovizioso confirms taking a year out, no MotoGP or racing in 2021

Andrea Dovizioso has confirmed that he will not take up any testing or racing role whether in MotoGP or outside for 2021 season. After months of speculation, Dovizioso has officially confirmed taking a sabbatical from...
Andrea Iannone

Iannone broken, suffering seeing incorrect facts; reacts to CAS decision

Andrea Iannone has reacted to the decision taken up by Court of Arbitration for Sport as he says he broken and suffering but will not give up. Iannone received the dreaded result in his appeal...
Andrea Iannone, MotoGP

Iannone handed four-year ban, CAS rejects his appeal; full statement

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has come down hard on Andrea Iannone as it rejects the appeal filed by the Italian and handed a four-year doping ban. In a huge setback for Iannone, the...
Marc Marquez, Honda, MotoGP

Marquez decides against riding in 2020 to focus on 2021 MotoGP season

Marc Marquez has announced his intentions to not race in the remainder of the 2020 season with the focus now on the 2021 MotoGP season. Having injured his shoulder in a heavy crash at Jerez,...
Joan Mir, MotoGP, Tito Rabat

Humble Mir speaks on pressure in lives of public after first MotoGP win

A humble Joan Mir spoke about general public who are under real pressure rather than his own of winning a MotoGP race and the title after his first victory at Valencia. It was certainly an...
Joan Mir, MotoGP, European GP

MotoGP: Mir wins European GP, extends points lead over Rins/Quartararo

Joan Mir scored his first-ever MotoGP win in European GP to extend his points lead as Alex Rins was second and KTM's Pol Espargaro third. The European GP MotoGP pole-sitter Pol Espargaro started off well...
MotoGP, Pol Espargaro

MotoGP: Espargaro beats Rins for European GP pole in mixed conditions

KTM's Pol Espagraro claimed MotoGP pole in a wet European GP from Suzuki's Alex Rins and LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami. Q1: It was tricky start to first part in European GP MotoGP qualifying at Valencia due...
Luca Marini, Enea Bastianini, Ducati

Marini and Bastianini signs with Esponsorama for 2021 MotoGP season

Esponsorama (Avintia) Ducati has signed Luca Marini and Enea Bastianini for the 2021 MotoGP season, with Tito Rabat out of the team. While Bastianini was already confirmed to make his MotoGP debut in 2021 few...
Maverick Vinales, MotoGP, Yamaha

Vinales side of garage sees team member test COVID-19 positive

MotoGP title contender Maverick Vinales is in a scare after a Yamaha data engineer at his side of garage has tested COVID-19 positive. Bad news continues to haunt Yamaha, whether it is for on-track issues...
MotoGP, MotoGP 2021

MotoGP reveals 19-race 2021 calendar; Indonesia/Portugal/Russia reserve

MotoGP has released a 19-round provisional calendar for 2021 season despite COVID-19 threat as Indonesia, Portugal and Russia are in reserve. A 19-race provisional calendar has been released by MotoGP for the 2021 season with...
Valentino Rossi, Iker Lecuona

Rossi cleared to travel Valencia, needs second -ve result; Lecuona misses

Valentino Rossi is cleared to travel to Valencia but needs second negative result but Iker Lecuona is sidelined due to COVID-19 quarantine. Yamaha's Rossi has been cleared to travel to Valencia for the European MotoGP...
Yamaha, Petronas SRT

Yamaha, Petronas SRT see team/manufacturer points cut for tech breach

The FIM has handed points cut for both the teams - Yamaha & Petronas SRT - and manufacturer - Yamaha - for MotoGP technical breach. In a bombshell news that cropped up at Valencia, it...
Garrett Gerloff, Valentino Rossi

Rossi still COVID-19 +ve, Yamaha names Gerloff as standby for Valencia

Yamaha has roped in Garrett Gerloff as a standby rider for European MotoGP weekend at Valencia as Valentino Rossi is still COVID-19 positive. Having tested positive for COVID-19 after the French MotoGP round, which forced...
Aprilia, Lorenzo Savadori

Aprilia replaces Smith with Savadori for rest of 2020 MotoGP season

Aprilia announced Lorenzo Savadori as a replacement of Bradley Smith for the rest of the 2020 MotoGP season. Having taken up the role of being a Aprilia factory rider due to the doping ban for...
MotoGP, Alcaniz GP, Franco Morbideli

MotoGP: Morbideli wins Alcaniz GP from Suzuki pair, Nakagami crashes

Petronas SRT's Franco Morbideli eased in to win MotoGP Alcaniz GP from Suzuki's Alex Rins and Joan Mir after crash for Takaaki Nakagami. Pole-sitter LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami started MotoGP Alcaniz GP well from Petronas...
MotoGP, Takaaki Nakagami

MotoGP: Nakagami beats Morbideli by 0.063s to Alcaniz GP pole, Mir P12

LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami scored his MotoGP pole in Alcaniz GP from Petronas SRT's Franco Morbideli and Suzuki's Alex Rins. Q1: The first part in MotoGP Alcaniz GP at Aragon circuit saw Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller...
Takaaki Nakagami, MotoGP, LCR Honda

Nakagami retained by LCR Honda for 2021 MotoGP season and beyond

Takaaki Nakagami has been retained by LCR Honda for the 2021 MotoGP season and beyond as he stays in the stable for at least two more seasons. Having joined LCR Honda in 2018, Nakagami will...

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