The 2006 MotoGP champion, Nicky Hayden has died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car while cycling in Italy last Wednesday. Hayden was riding near Rimini when the accident occured. He was subsequently rushed to a local hospital with severe head and chest trauma and several fractures, before being transferred to the […]

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Maverick Vinales claimed his third victory of the 2017 MotoGP season in a thrilling French Grand Prix, passing Valentino Rossi on the last lap before his Yamaha team-mate crashed. Rossi started the final lap in first place, having overtaken long-time leader Vinales with three to go, but made a mistake at Turn 8 to relinquish […]

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Dani Pedrosa claimed his first victory of the 2017 MotoGP season, leading Honda team-mate Marc Marquez home in the Spanish Grand Prix. The Spaniard led from start to finish to win for the first time since last September’s race at Misano, while Jorge Lorenzo recorded his maiden podium with Ducati and championship leader Valentino Rossi […]

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Marc Marquez claimed a fifth successive MotoGP victory at Austin, as Maverick Vinales crashed out early on and Valentino Rossi took the championship lead. Dani Pedrosa commanded the early stages after a lightning getaway from fourth on the grid, with his Honda team-mate Marquez slotting into second ahead of the two factory Yamahas of Rossi […]

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Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez maintained his perfect qualifying record at Austin after a thrilling shootout with points leader Maverick Vinales. Marquez and Vinales were in a league of their own, the former narrowly prevailing after the chequered flag with a 2m02.741s effort. This means Marquez remains unbeaten in qualifying at the circuit, the Honda […]

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Maverick Vinales scored a second successive MotoGP victory in Argentina, taking advantage of a crash for early leader Marc Marquez to win by three seconds from Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi. Poleman Marquez established a cushion of more than two seconds as he led the first three laps for Honda. But his charge came to an […]

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Maverick Vinales won a delayed MotoGP season opening Qatar Grand Prix, holding out Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso to win on his Yamaha debut. Vinales started from pole position and dropped to fifth early, but stormed back into contention in the second half of the race and then kept the Ducati at bay to start life with […]

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Ducati revealed a radical new fairing for its 2017 MotoGP bike on the second day of the final pre-season test in Qatar. The new-look bodywork, which is designed to compensate for the now-banned aerodynamic winglets devices that were a main feature in 2016, was trialled on Andrea Dovizioso’s Desmosedici GP17 during Saturday’s session at the […]

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Maverick Vinales topped MotoGP testing at Phillip Island for a second day in a row, Yamaha’s new signing gapping the field by almost three tenths of a second. Vinales pulled the same trick as he did on Thursday, putting in three laps under 1m29s just after an hour into the day’s running to storm to […]

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