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Bridgestone will leave MotoGP after 2015

Tyre supplier Bridgestone announced that they will leave the MotoGP championship after the 2015 season, after agreeing a one-year extension to its current contract. Bridgestone entered the championship in 2002. During 2005 and 2006 they...

Marquez doesn’t stop his superiority in WUP

Marc Marquez was again the fastest rider in the MotoGP Warm Up practice previous to the Grand Prix of Argentina’s race that will take part in the Termas de Rio Hondo track. Jorge Lorenzo took...

Unstoppable Marquez wins in Argentina

Once again, Marc Marquez won the race in the Grand Prix of Argentina and finished ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo. Jorge Lorenzo made a good start and pulled away from Marc Marquez, who...

Marquez quickest in FP3

Marc Marquez finished with the best time the third MotoGP free practice of the Grand Prix of Argentine that took part in the Termas de Rio Hondo track. In a track with less dust and...

An unbeatable Marquez gets the pole position

Marc Marquez will start the Grand Prix of Argentina’s MotoGP race from the top spot of the grid. Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa will join the World Champion in the front row.   Bradley Smith got...

First premier class run sees rapid Lorenzo in front

The first ever practice session for the premier class riders at the new Termas de Rio Hondo track saw Jorge Lorenzo lead the way with a late hot lap, with Aleix Espargaro and Alvaro...

Marquez conquers Austin

After leading all the practices, a dominant Marc Marquez scored his second win of the season in the Grand Prix of the Americas. The race had a dramatic beginning with Jorge Lorenzo making a mistake...

Márquez: « It was difficult to keep the concentration » (Top3 Quotes)

The Catalan Marc Márquez concludes an amazing dominant weekend at Austin, U. S. A. for the Americas GP. Now he is leading the driver’s championship with 16 points of distance between Dani Pedrosa who...

Márquez the fastest during the FP3

Marc Marquez got the best time in the FP3 session at the Circuit of the Americas. Bradl was 2nd an Pedrosa 3rd. The FP3 is the last session that counts towards QP. Nicky Hayden had...

Marquez confirms his control with the pole position

Marc Marquez, after being untouchable in the rest of free practices, got the pole position in the Grand Prix of the Americas. There were no surprises in Q1 and Alvaro Bautista and Aleix Espargaro got...

A dominant start for Marquez in Austin

Marc Marquez finished the first free practice of the Grand Prix of the Americas in first place with a lap time of 2:04.704. The World Champion was unbeatable during the session. The FP1 started with...

Marquez untouchable on Friday in Texas

MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez was fastest in both Friday free practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas, ending FP2 a considerable 1.005s margin quicker than Andrea Dovizioso, whilst Dani Pedrosa was third...

Andrea Iannone leads the MotoGP warm up

Pramac Ducati’s Andrea Iannone set the fastest lap in the last practice session before the Qatar Grand Prix race. The most part of the riders ran with the tyre compounds they will use in the...

Marquez overcomes Rossi to take Qatar win

World Champion Marc Marquez started his MotoGP™ title defence with a victory in Qatar, beating Valentino Rossi in a close battle, with Dani Pedrosa coming home third. Repsol Honda’s 21 year-old rider produced a gritty...

Marc Marquez rises and gets the pole position

Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez, who was still in pain due to his leg injury, got the first pole position of the season in the Qatar Grand Prix. The Q1 session dediced the last...

Espargaro stays on top as pace quickens

The FP2 practice for the MotoGP™ riders at the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar saw Aleix Espargaro (NGM Forward Racing) on top again, with Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Alvaro Baustista (GO&FUN Honda...

Aleix Espargaro dominates once again

Open class rider Aleix Espargaro set the fastest lap once again in the third and final MotoGP free practice of the Qatar Grand Prix. The Spaniard led all the practices so far. Andrea Iannone was...

Aleix Espargaro leads the way in Qatar

Aleix Espargaro set the fastest time of the first MotoGP free practice of the Grand Prix of Qatar. The Open class rider led the timesheets during the most part of the session. Espargaro was first...

Pedrosa: ‘We can adapt quickly to new fuel limit’

Ahead of the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship Dani Pedrosa analyses recent preseason tests and looks forward to the new season. With the preseason over Pedrosa feels ready for the challenges the year holds for him...

Marquez: “Defending the title is a new challenge for me”

Reigning MotoGP World Champion analyses the start of the upcoming season, as he continues his recovery from a fractured fibula. The countdown continues for Marc Marquez as he awaits the first race of 2014 in...

Aleix Espargaro on top as MotoGP preseason concludes

The final premier class test of the 2014 preseason concluded on Sunday night at the floodlit desert circuit of Qatar, with Aleix Espargaro the fastest rider in attendance – just ahead of his younger...

Sachsenring to alter turn 11 for 2014

The venue of the eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, the Sachsenring, will be altered for this year’s ninth round of the MotoGP™ World Championship. Turn 11, the first right hand corner after several left hand...

Espargaro leads as Qatar test gets underway

The first day of MotoGP™ testing at Qatar saw Aleix Espargaro leading the way with an 1’55.386s best time towards the end of the evening at the desert circuit. Just under two weeks before the...

Lorenzo sets fastest time of week as test concludes

On his penultimate lap of the Phillip Island tyre safety test Jorge Lorenzo set the best time of the three day visit with a late 1’29.068s best effort. In the absence of injured World Champion...

Lorenzo stays on top as Australian test continues

Two-time premier class World Champion Jorge Lorenzo reduced the leading lap time as the Phillip Island tyre test continued on Tuesday. The Yamaha Factory Racing rider headed Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso, while Tito...

Lorenzo quickest on busy first day at Phillip Island

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo was Monday’s fastest rider at Phillip Island as the three-day tyre safety test got underway. The former MotoGP™ World Champion’s best time of 1’29.213 put him top of the pile...

Rossi and Pedrosa in front as second Sepang test concludes

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa concluded the second Sepang MotoGP™ test with an identical 1’59.999 lap time, as preparations for the 2014 season continued in Malaysia. Meanwhile, after testing concluded...

Pedrosa leads the second day of testing

Dani Pedrosa set the fastest time of the second day of Sepang testing. By: Sofía Tera The Spaniard improved his time from yesterday in more than a second and finished with a time of 2’00.039. Open bike...

Changes made to the 2014 MotoGP calendar

The MotoGP calendar presents a pair of updates weeks before the 2014 season opener in Qatar. The Brazilian Grand Prix is out of the calendar this season. The Aragon Grand Prix changes its date and...

Marquez to miss second Sepang test after breaking leg

World Champion Marc Marquez will be unable to ride at next week’s second 2014 MotoGP™ test session at Sepang, having broken his right fibula during a dirt track training session in Spain on Wednesday...

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