Qatar GP, raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP High expectations and a million questions: that’s what lay before the grid as the lights went out for the VisitQatar Grand Prix and it didn’t disappointment. The closest top fifteen of all time and another duel to the finish – with another trio right behind – made it a... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes brilliant Qatar podium
LCR Honda CASTROL’s Cal Crutchlow opened his 2019 MotoGP account with a stunning third place in the curtain-raising Grand Prix of Qatar on Sunday, which was made all the more remarkable by the fact that it was his first race back after suffering a career-threatening injury in Australia last... Read more
Qatar GP, Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) has taken the first MotoGP™ pole position of the 2019 season at the VisitQatar Grand Prix, a 1:53.546 enough to give him a little breathing space ahead of Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), who join him on... Read more
Second row start in Qatar for Cal Crutchlow
Cal Crutchlow underlined his class in qualifying for the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix as he came through to secure a spot on the second row of the grid. Having fought back from serious injury at the end of last year, the LCR Honda CASTROL rider was off the pace... Read more
Qatar GP, day one roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP After a long winter break, we look upon testing as the first answers to the questions raised by rider moves, current form and potential that begins to brim in the final races of the season before. But really, it’s more a teaser that whets our appetite ahead of the... Read more
Qatar Grand Prix, Preview: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP After four months, two tests and time enough for a mountain of expectation to rise from preseason, the foreword is finally written and the first race of the year is about to begin. Losail International Circuit changes from test venue to shimmering, spectacular MotoGP™ oasis in the desert outside... Read more
MotoGP testing, Qatar: Day three roundup
Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) leaves Losail International Circuit after the Qatar Test having topped two of the three days, the first and final, and on Monday it was with a 1:54.208 to end the test 0.233 clear. The top spot was again under threat from an incredible... Read more
MotoGP testing, Qatar: Day two round-up
Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) went one better on Sunday as the Spaniard put in a 1:54.593 to go fastest on Day 2, but it remained tight at the top as the tables turned and Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) ended the day just 0.057 in arrears. That... Read more