Honda has announced Jorge Lorenzo will join Marc Marquez on a two-year deal in its factory MotoGP line-up. As previously reported by Autosport, Honda has settled on three-time champion Lorenzo as its replacement for Dani Pedrosa, who will leave the team after 13 seasons with Honda in the premier class. Lorenzo rode a Honda 250cc bike […]

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Four-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula 1 car for the first time at the Red Bull Ring on Tuesday. The Honda factory rider completed 43 laps behind the wheel of a Toro Rosso STR7 at a special test convened to promote the forthcoming F1 and MotoGP races at the Austrian circuit, before handing […]

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Jorge Lorenzo has admitted that taking his first MotoGP win for Ducati at Mugello will do “nothing” to change his contractual situation with the Italian manufacturer. The three-time premier class champion ended a losing streak dating back to Valencia 2016, his final race as a Yamaha rider, with an imperious lights-to-flag triumph on Ducati’s home […]

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Valentino Rossi scored his first MotoGP pole position since 2016 at the end of a scintillating qualifying session at Mugello, beating Jorge Lorenzo by less than half a tenth. Marc Marquez’s record lap of 1m46.439s, established earlier in the day during third practice, was beaten by the leading four riders in a frantic end to […]

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Honda rider Marc Marquez dominated the MotoGP race at Jerez, as team-mate Dani Pedrosa and the Ducati works duo of Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo came together in a huge crash. With Marquez breaking away out front, Dovizioso and Lorenzo were battling for second place towards the closing stages of the race, with the incident […]

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Marc Marquez overcame a grid penalty to score his sixth straight MotoGP victory at Austin in typically dominant fashion. Having been demoted to fourth place on the grid from pole for blocking Maverick Vinales in qualifying, Marquez leapt to second into Turn 1 as Andrea Iannone took the lead. The Suzuki man’s time in front proved short-lived […]

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Andrea Dovizioso says he felt obliged to win the MotoGP season opener after finishing the previous three races in Qatar as runner-up. Ducati rider Dovizioso went into the season opener as favourite among a number of his rivals, based on his pace in both pre-season testing and in practice, despite only qualifying fifth. The Italian […]

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Marc Marquez sealed his fourth MotoGP title with after finishing third in the season finale at Valencia won by Dani Pedrosa, as Andrea Dovizioso’s championship hopes ended with a late crash. Dovizioso needed to win the race and hope polesitter Marquez couldn’t finish inside the top 11, and the Italian made quick progress from ninth […]

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Andrea Dovizioso beat Ducati team-mate Jorge Lorenzo in a wet Malaysian Grand Prix to keep his slim MotoGP title hopes alive, as Marc Marquez could only manage fourth place. In wet conditions, the two factory Ducatis of Dovizioso and Lorenzo had the clear measure of the opposition, although it was the Tech3 Yamaha of Johann […]

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Marc Marquez gave his MotoGP title hopes a boost with a commanding win at Phillip Island, while main rival Andrea Dovizioso struggled to 13th position. The Honda rider played a patient game across the 27 laps, pulling clear of what had been a frantic scrap for the lead with Valentino Rossi and Johann Zarco with […]

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