Marc Marquez retook the championship lead with his fifth straight Sachsenring MotoGP victory, but he was made to work for it by local hero Jonas Folger. Though Marquez led away pole, he had to play second fiddle to a charging Folger’s Tech3 Yamaha for a handful of laps early on. Folger had stayed with Marquez […]

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Valentino Rossi took his first MotoGP victory in more than a year in the Dutch TT at Assen, beating Danilo Petrucci in a pulsating duel by just 0.063 seconds. Rossi and Petrucci broke away from a four-rider pack that also included Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso in the final laps, as poleman Johann Zarco’s race […]

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Andrea Dovizioso made it back-to-back MotoGP victories for Ducati for the first time since 2010, beating Marc Marquez to win the Catalunya Grand Prix. From seventh on the grid, Dovizioso jumped into the lead pack and then emerged on top after a battle with Honda’s Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. Seven days after winning in the […]

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Andrea Dovizioso claimed the third victory of his MotoGP career in the Italian Grand Prix, winning his and Ducati’s home race. Dovizioso started from the front row and ultimately made his move in the second half, taking victory in dry race for the first time and becoming the first local rider to win at Mugello […]

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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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