A Changing of the Guard?

MotoGP has returned to the track for 2017, this week, with the first official pre-season test at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia.  Of course, we can never fully trust the lap times which are set by the riders due to a number of reasons: variable fuel loads, dual-compound running of tyres, aerodynamic data gatherings etc.…

The Final Lap: January 2017

Each month, MotoGP:Unlocked brings you a roundup of the biggest news stories in world motorbike racing: From MotoGP, World Superbikes, Road Racing and more… British ‘Talent Cup’ for 2018 Whilst most people were thinking about how to make their 2017 better, Dorna were busy already thinking of 2018. With the success of the Asia Talent…

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…

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…