MotoGP Qatar Test: Day 1 report
Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy MotoGP) topped the first day of the Qatar Test, putting in a 1:55.051 to head the grid after a late charge for supremacy. It was close though, with the Suzuki of Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) just 0.108 back – and the two set those... Read more
MotoGP testing, Sepang – Ducati domination on Day 3: Petrucci, Bagnaia set the pace
After Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) missed out on setting the fastest ever lap of Sepang by just 0.067 on Thursday, Friday saw action in Malaysia end on a high as not one but six riders went quicker than Jorge Lorenzo’s quickest effort in 2018. The quickest of... Read more
Sepang MotoGP test, Day 2: Viñales obliterates the opposition
Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) got within just 0.067 of Jorge Lorenzo’s fastest ever lap of Sepang on Day 2 of testing, with the 1:58.830 set by Lorenzo last season – although not an official lap record – now surely under threat on Day 3. Viñales had been... Read more
MotoGP testing, Sepang: Day 1 report
Despite still suffering the effects of surgery on his left shoulder during the winter break, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has topped the timesheets on Day 1 at the Sepang Test with a 1:59.621, 0.259 faster than Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) in second and 0.316 quicker than third... Read more
2019 is go as MotoGP testing at Sepang gets underway
After a shakedown test for factories with concessions, test riders and a few other bikes sharing the track, it’s now time for the season to begin proper. Sepang International Circuit remains the host, and the whole class of 2019 is now ready to rumble and head out on track... Read more
Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, raceday roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) claimed the final MotoGP™ victory of 2018 at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, finishing ahead of an on-form Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and a stunning result for Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) as the Spaniard took his first premier... Read more
Scott Redding finishes eleventh in chaotic rain-hit Valencia GP
Scott Redding kept his cool and made it through a chaotic Valencia GP to eventually finish eleventh, whilst teammate Aleix Espargaró crashed in the early stages of the Valencia GP, a race troubled by the rain – and decimated by the numerous crashes – which also forced officials to... Read more
Valencia GP, Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP After a sensational final battle for pole in 2018, Q1 graduate Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was the man to take P1 in Q2 at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana after setting a 1:31.312. This was enough to edge out second place Alex Rins (Team Suzuki... Read more