Let’s Fly, Let’s Fly-Away!

With the main European portion of the World Championship now concluded, MotoGP heads to the far east for the next three rounds of racing. To add to the intensity which always accompanies these races, the three events are scheduled for consecutive weekends. It also is almost a certainty that, series leader, Marc Marquez will secure…

Coming Up From The Ranks

MotoGP is set for an intake of fresh talent for the 2017 season, with four riders being given the chance to step up from it’s primary feeder series – Moto2. Johann Zarco – Tech3-Yamaha Age: 26, Race starts: 134, Wins: 14, Podiums: 38, Pole-Positions: 16 Arriving in the premier class the smooth talking, smooth riding, Frenchman…

Aragon Grand-Prix: Talking Points

MotoGP finished the European leg of the 2016 World Championship on Sunday with another encaptivating race weekend as the story of this year’s race for the title perhaps reached its defining chapter. Championship is Marquez’ to lose The only place to start is with the winner, Honda’s Marc Marquez. The 23 year-old was in incredible…

Pedrosa Finally Ends Barren Run

Almost 100,000 spectators crammed into the the Misano circuit to witness yet another piece of MotoGP history as Honda’s Dani Pedrosa ensured the story of this remarkable season continued… Pole- Jorge Lorenzo, P2- Valentino Rossi, P3- Maverick Vinales Venue: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Race Distance: 28 Laps Everyone got away cleanly at the start…

Brilliant Baldassari Wins At Last

Venue: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Distance: 25 Laps Pole: Johan Zarco, P2- Lorezo Baldassarri, P3- Takaaki Nakagami Starting from pole, Johan Zarco got a terrible start with wheelspin off the line, consigning him to fall to sixth position by the time the field made it to the first corner. Initially, it was Franco Morbidelli…

Brad Binder Closes On Moto3 Crown

Venue: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Distance: 23 Laps Attempting to win his first grand-prix from pole position, Binder (Red-Bull KTM) was mugged off the line by both Enea Bastianini (Honda-Gresini) and Jakub Kornfeil (Drive MT-Honda) into the opening ‘s’ bends.  After the typical opening lap shenanigans, a leading train of ten riders formed. With…

Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

The MotoGP field reconvened this week for a two-day test at the Red-Bull Ring, Austria, ahead of next month’s Grand-Prix… Having not held a race at the circuit since 1997, running time … Source: Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

Ducati steal a march in Spielberg

The MotoGP field reconvened this week for a two-day test at the Red-Bull Ring, Austria, ahead of next month’s Grand-Prix… Having not held a race at the circuit since 1997, running time on the track was crucial for both riders to learn the unique characteristics of the layout, and for as much technical data as…

Rise of the Satellites

In recent rounds of this year’s MotoGP World Championship, the trend for factory-powered domination has been firmly bucked. Jack Miller’s maiden victory at the TT Assen circuit on board a privateer bike, supported by podium finishes for Scott Redding and Cal Crutchlow – the latter at the recent German Grand-Prix – serve to prove that…

Majestic Marquez takes command at the Sachsenring

For the second consecutive race weekend, MotoGP riders thrilled us in appalling weather conditions. For Spaniard, Marc Marquez, today was a tour de force as he firmly moved himself into the position of Championship favourite… It could have been a different story for the double World Champion as he was initially pushed down to third…