Ducati’s Jorge Lorenzo took his third victory of the 2018 MotoGP season after outduelling Honda rider Marc Marquez at the Red Bull Ring. Starting from pole, Marquez gave up the lead to Andrea Dovizioso at the start and when he fought back at Turn 3, his move compromised both riders, allowing Lorenzo to move to […]

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Wayne Gardner, the Aussie battler who went from owning a $5 motorbike to winning the 500cc World Championship, will be at Hampton Downs next Saturday, August 18 for a meet-and-greet with fans. Gardner’s visit to New Zealand coincides with the release of Wayne, an inspirational documentary that follows his wild ride to the top of […]

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Andrea Dovizioso scored his first MotoGP victory in five months by coming out on top in a three-way fight against Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez in the Czech Grand Prix. Ducati rider Dovizioso expertly fended off attacks from both Marquez and Lorenzo in the closing stages of a tense affair at Brno, which only came […]

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THREE things in life are certain: death, taxes, and Marc Marquez winning at the Sachsenring. The reigning MotoGP world champion extended his incredible streak to nine consecutive wins from nine consecutive pole positions with victory in the German Grand Prix. Marquez recovered from a slow start to pass Jorge Lorenzo for the lead just prior […]

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Honda MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa has announced he will retire from grand prix motorcycle racing at the end of 2018. Pedrosa, who will turn 33 in September, broke the news in a special press conference ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. The Catalan rider had been part of the Honda works […]

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Marc Marquez claimed his fourth victory of the MotoGP season in an epic Dutch TT at Assen, making a late break from a frenetic six-way scrap. Honda rider Marquez’s winning margin of 2.269 seconds did not do justice to how close the race was for almost all of its 26-lap distance, with the reigning champion […]

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Marc Marquez took his first pole position of the 2018 season after a dramatic finish to qualifying at Assen. The reigning champion, whose only previous pole this season was stripped away from him in Texas, produced a stunning fourth sector on his final lap to snatch pole position ahead of Cal Crutchlow and Valentino Rossi. The qualifying session took […]

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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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