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Helmut Marko, F1, Red Bull

Marko opens up on Albon/Gasly, 2020, F1/MotoGP, engine mode & more

Red Bull Racing advisor Dr. Helmut Marko opened up multiple topics related to Alexander Albon/Pierre Gasly along with 2020 season plus F1/MotoGP, engine mode and more. Marko had much to speak in an interview with...
Valentino Rossi, Maverick Vinales, Fabio Quartararo, MotoGP

Rossi had brakes issues before stop; Quartararo worried for performance

Valentino Rossi says he had issues with brakes in Styrian GP abode his Yamaha before the red flag as Fabio Quartararo is worried about some of the upcoming MotoGP races. The engine performance of Yamaha...
MotoGP, Miguel Oliveira

MotoGP: Oliveira has first win in Austria from Miller/Espargaro after red flag

Tech 3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira wins MotoGP Styrian GP from Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and KTM's Pol Espargaro in a photo-finish. Pole-sitter KTM's Pol Espargaro started MotoGP Styrian GP well at Red Bull Ring under...
Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Honda

Marquez return MotoGP race not set, Honda says 2-3 months for recovery

Honda has pretty much ruled Marc Marquez out of the 2020 MotoGP season as it sets a course of 2-3 months in his recovery process. Having had the crash in 2020 MotoGP opener at Jerez,...
MotoGP, Pol Espargaro

MotoGP: Espargaro takes career first pole, Top 4 separated by 0.098s

KTM's Pol Espargaro claimed his first MotoGP pole in Styrian GP from LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami and Avintia Ducati's Johann Zarco. Q1: The first part in the MotoGP Styrian GP qualifying at Red Bull Ring had...
MotoGP, Valentino Rossi

MotoGP to have a meet as Avintia shares telemetry data, Rossi adds more

After repeated incidents, the FIM MotoGP stewards have announced that they will conduct hearings on the dramas with numerous drivers. MotoGP has announced that the FIM team of Stewards Bill Cumbow, Freddie Spencer and Ralph...
MotoGP, Austrian GP, Andrea Dovizioso

MotoGP: Dovizioso wins crashed-filled Austrian GP, Mir gets Miller for P2

Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso won a dramatic MotoGP Austrian GP as Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller just lost second to Suzuki's Joan Mir in final corner. Pole-sitter Yamaha's Maverick Vinales did not have a great start in...
MotoGP

MotoGP: Vinales takes Austria pole; Dovizioso-Ducati end terms post 2020

Yamaha's Maverick Vinales took MotoGP pole in Austrian GP from Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo as Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso announces him leaving the team after 2020. Q1: After rain playing havoc in...
Portimao, MotoGP

Portimao to stage 2020 MotoGP finale, 30,000 fans allowance looked at

Dorna Sports has confirmed Portimao to be the 2020 MotoGP season's final race in November as Portugal adds another mainstream championship. After Portimao secured a F1 deal at its Algarve circuit, the venue has now...
MotoGP, Brad Binder

MotoGP: Binder creates history, wins Czech GP from Morbidelli, Zarco

KTM's Brad Binder made history to win MotoGP Czech GP at Brno from Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli and Avintia's Johann Zarco. Pole-sitter Avintia Ducati's Johann Zarco did not have a good start to MotoGP Czech...
MotoGP, Francesco Bagnaia

MotoGP has one COVID-19 result at Brno as Bagnaia undergoes surgery

MotoGP has informed that one COVID-19 positive result was found in their Saturday test at Brno as Pramac Racing's Francesco Bagnaia undergoes surgery. Having gone through with none at Jerez during the Spanish GP and...
MotoGP, Johann Zarco, Czech GP

MotoGP: Zarco surprises with Czech GP pole from Quartararo

Avintia Ducati's Johann Zarco surprised everyone with MotoGP pole in Czech GP from Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli. Q1: The first part in the MotoGP Czech GP qualifying had KTM's Brad Binder leading after...
MotoGP, Francesco Bagnaia

Bagnaia ruled out of Brno and Red Bull Ring MotoGP rounds

Pramac Racing Ducati has been hit hard by an injury to Francesco Bagnaia which will see him not compete in Czech and Austrian MotoGP races. Bagnaia had a late crash in the FP1 session of...
Marc Marquez, MotoGP

Marquez doubtful for Czech MotoGP race after another surgery

Honda's Marc Marquez aggressive return tactics has left him with a bigger blow with another surgery due to stress which makes him doubtful for Czech MotoGP race. Following his crash during the Spanish MotoGP race,...
MotoGP

MotoGP cancels Argentina, Thailand & Malaysia, to add new one in Europe

Dorna Sports confirms the cancellation of MotoGP races in Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia as they are to add one more in Europe. Following weeks of wait, Dorna Sports has officially cancelled the postponed Argentina, Thailand...
MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo

MotoGP: Quartararo dominant, Vinales gets Rossi with only 13 finishers

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo was dominant in MotoGP Andalucia GP in a Yamaha 1-2-3 as Maverick Vinales beat Valentino Rossi for second. It was a solid start from pole-sitter Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo in MotoGP...
MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo, Andalucia GP

MotoGP: Quartararo on pole as Marquez pulls out of Andalucia GP

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo got MotoGP pole for Andalucia GP from Yamaha's Maverick Vinales and Pramac Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia at Jerez. Q1: The first part in Andalucia MotoGP qualifying got off to a question mark start...
Marc Marquez, Cal Crutchlow, Alex Rins

Marquez, Crutchlow & Rins declared fit for Andalucia MotoGP race

Marc Marquez, Cal Crutchlow and Alex Rins have been officially declared fit by MotoGP medical team for this weekend's Andalucia GP. What was said to be a distant thought, could be a possibility, as the...
Marc Marquez, Alex Rins, Cal Crutchlow

Marquez, Crutchlow complete surgery as Rins starts rehab

Marc Marquez and Cal Crutchlow have successfully undertaken surgery after their heavy crash during Jerez MotoGP round as Alex Rins starts his rehabilitation. Following their heavy crashes at Jerez during the opening round of the...
Marc Marquez, Cal Crutchlow, MotoGP

Marquez, Crutchlow set for surgery after MotoGP crashes at Jerez

Honda riders Marc Marquez and Cal Crutchlow are set for surgery after their separate crashes during the Spanish MotoGP weekend at Jerez. For three riders, the opening weekend of the 2020 MotoGP season did not...
MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo, Spanish GP

MotoGP: Quartararo has maiden win, Marquez recovers but crashes again

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo opened 2020 MotoGP season with a win in Spanish GP after a heavy shunt for Honda's Marc Marquez. Yamaha's Maverick Vinales had a supreme start to MotoGP Spanish GP at Jerez...
MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo

MotoGP: Quartararo takes Spanish GP pole as Rins has a heavy fall

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo took MotoGP pole for Spanish GP from Yamaha's Maverick Vinales and Honda's Marc Marquez at Jerez. Q1: The 2020 MotoGP season re-started handsomely at Jerez with the Spanish GP as the first...
MotoGP, Maverick Vinales

Vinales tops Jerez MotoGP test, Quartararo penalised for rules breach

Yamaha's Maverick Vinales topped the MotoGP test session at Jerez ahead of the 2020 start as Fabio Quartararo has been penalised for rules breach. MotoGP held two test sessions of one and a half hour...
MotoGP, Pol Espargaro, Alex Marquez, Franco Morbidelli, Cal Crutchlow

Espargaro joins Honda, Marquez replaces Crutchlow, Morbidelli renews

The Honda MotoGP switch for Pol Espargaro is confirmed as Alex Marquez will move to satellite outfit LCR as a replacement to Cal Crutchlow, while Petronas SRT Yamaha as renewed with Franco Morbidelli. The move...
USA, MotoGP, COTA

USA MotoGP race for 2020 officially cancelled, April 2021 date revealed

The postponed USA MotoGP race has been officially cancelled for the 2020 season with the circuit releasing date for 2021 event. The US MotoGP was set for April 3-5 weekend but had to be postponed...
Andrea Dovizioso, MotoGP

Dovizioso undergoes surgery, will be ready for MotoGP opener at Jerez

Andrea Dovizioso has undergone a surgery on his collarbone as Ducati Corse notes that he will be ready to compete in the 2020 MotoGP opener at Jerez. Both Dovizioso and Ducati had a scare on...
Andrea Dovizioso, MotoGP

Dovizioso suffers collarbone injury in motocross crash

Ducati Corse's Andrea Dovizioso has suffered a collarbone injury in a motocross crash as he is to undergo a surgery to get better ahead of the 2020 MotoGP season start. After having had some track...
Danilo Petrucci. MotoGP, KTM

Petrucci joins Tech 3 as Oliveira to replace Espargaro at KTM from 2021

KTM has confirmed a huge shake-up in its line-up and also the MotoGP grid for 2021 as Miguel Oliveira will replace Pol Espargaro, while Danilo Petrucci joins Tech 3. The speculation of Espargaro moving to...
Bradley Smith, Aprilia, MotoGP

Smith replaces Iannone at Aprilia for opening two MotoGP rounds

Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith will replace Andrea Iannone for the opening two MotoGP rounds of the 2020 season. Smith will partner Aleix Espargaro for the two rounds in Jerez on July 17-19 and July...
MotoGP, Carmelo Ezpeleta

MotoGP notes Valencia could be end of 2020 season if no Malaysia

Dorna Sports' Carmelo Ezpeleta notes that Valencia could spell the end of the 2020 MotoGP season if Malaysia cannot hold a grand prix due to COVID-19 pandemic. Having released a 13-round European calendar for the...