Andrea Iannone – Year For Redemption

Amid the hype of the new season, and most of the talk which has been about the chances of the Yamaha and Ducati riders, one rider has gone almost unmentioned, despite having more to prove, than most, this season. Italian rider, Andrea Iannone, joined the Suzuki team over the winter break after two difficult seasons…

Return of the Kentucky Kid

It will be champion and former champion at Repsol-Honda this weekend as American rider, Nicky Hayden, makes a return to the factory team. MotoGP Race Starts: 217, Race Wins: 3, Podiums: 53, World Championships: 1 The circumstances are obviously not ideal – Dani Pedrosa’s collarbone injury has not improved enough to pass him fit in…

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 –┬áTech3-Yamaha Age: 26, Race starts: 134, Wins: 14, Podiums: 38, Pole-Positions: 16 Arriving in the premier class the smooth talking, smooth riding, Frenchman…

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…