Qatar Grand-Prix: Preview

The long winter is finally over, and this weekend the MotoGP paddock roars back into life for the annual night race to herald the start of the 2017 season. Losail International Circuit, Doha, Qatar Length: 5.4km Left Corners: 6 Right Corners: 10 Longest Straight: 1068 metres Race Distance: 22 Laps / 73.5 miles In daylight, there…

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…

Championship Secured for the Majestic Marquez

The fate of this year’s truly remarkable MotoGP World Championship was sealed today, on the sun drenched Motegi Circuit in Japan, as Marc Marquez claimed his third crown at the first opportunity. Admittedly, to seal the championship today, Marquez required both Yamaha riders to score either three points or less (Jorge Lorenzo) or not score…

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…

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…

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…

MotoGP: Race Report – Mugello

Fans of motorsport, no matter what catgeory of preference, were given one of the finest showings this weekend at Mugello, as the latest round in the MotoGP World Championship took place. Jorge Lorenzo produced a near perfect display of race control to consolidate his championship lead. The reinging world champion was under constant pressure throughout…