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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Andrea Dovizioso closed the gap on MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez after coming out on top in an epic dice for glory in the wet at Motegi. The race turned into a two-way fight between this year’s title protagonists, a reprise of their pulsating Red Bull Ring duel earlier the year, which was also won […]

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Marc Marquez notched up his fourth victory of the MotoGP season after beating Danilo Petrucci in a pulsating wet-weather duel at Misano, drawing level with Andrea Dovizioso at the top of the standings. Pramac Ducati rider Petrucci inherited the lead of the race on lap 7 of 28, as Ducati’s Jorge Lorenzo – who made […]

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Valentino Rossi will need to rest for “30 to 40 days” according to the doctor that operated on the MotoGP rider’s broken leg in the early hours of Friday morning. Rossi sustained fractures to the tibia and fibula in his right leg in a motocross accident in Italy on Thursday, and he underwent a one-hour operation from 2-3am on […]

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Andrea Dovizioso took the lead of the MotoGP world championship with victory at Silverstone, while title rival Marc Marquez retired with an engine failure. Dovizioso worked his way through from sixth on the grid to pass race-long leader Valentino Rossi at Stowe on lap 18 of 20, and then held off the other factory Yamaha […]

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As the MotoGP paddock descends on the British circuit of Silverstone, British rider Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) will run Aaron Slight’s livery which he ran in the WorldSBK Championship in the mid-nineties. New Zealander Slight had a strong WorldSBK career running from 1988 – 2000, with his first full season in 1993, and it is […]

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Andrea Dovizioso scored his and Ducati’s third win of the MotoGP season at the Red Bull Ring, seeing off Honda’s Marc Marquez after a tense head-to-head duel. The pair emerged as the leading contenders for victory after a frantic start to the Austrian Grand Prix, with Dovizioso ultimately prevailing by 0.176 seconds despite a desperate […]

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MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has admitted that his wrong tyre choice for the start of the Czech Grand Prix was key to what ended up being a dominant win. As the race kicked off in damp conditions, Marquez, lining up on pole, was the only top MotoGP rider to opt for the soft wet […]

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