Industry news: MotoGP highlights join free-to-air Channel 5 in the UK
Dorna Sports has announced a new free-to-air home for highlights of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship in the UK, as Channel 5 get ready to fire up new coverage for 2017. With the first Grand Prix just around the corner in Qatar, fans in the UK will now be... Read more
Industry news: WorldSBK TV coverage to reach new levels in 2017
Dorna WSBK Organization have announced that their worldwide broadcasting coverage is set to expand into 2017. With more air time and channels than ever before, WorldSBK will be enjoyed in over 20 networks. A variety of new deals for the hotly anticipated 2017 season will see more exposure than... Read more
MotoGP Official Sepang Test – Preview
History was made in 2016 with nine different winners, and engines are now preparing to fire up for 2017 as the first Official Test gets underway on Monday at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. With Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team the first to have launched their 2017 campaign recently as... Read more
FIM releases final confirmed 2017 MotoGP calendar
The FIM has released a final and confirmed version of the 0217 MotoGP calendar. It is as follows… Date – Grand Prix – Venue 26 March – Qatar – Losail International Circuit 09 April – República Argentina – Termas de Río Hondo 23 April – Americas – Circuit of The Americas 07 May – Spain... Read more
Eugene Laverty Interview: “Leaving MotoGP was my own decision”
Eugene Laverty (Toomebridge, Northern Ireland, 1986) has taken one of the most difficult paths for a motorcycle rider: he is leaving the MotoGP paddock to return to WorldSBK. Many would be unable to give up a Ducati GP15 in the MotoGP Circus, but the #50 rider believes he is... Read more
Provisional 2017 FIM CEV Repsol calendar released
With the final round of this year’s FIM CEV Repsol championship underway in Valencia, the 2017 Provisional FIM CEV Repsol calendar has been published by the FIM and FIM Europe. As it stands, the schedule is set to run like this… Date – Circuit – Country 30 April – Circuito... Read more
Leopard Racing switches to Suter in 2017 with Kent and Aegerter
In their second year in the intermediate class, the Leopard Racing Team will work in Moto2 with Suter Racing Technology. The agreement marks the return of the Swiss manufacturer in the World Championship after the successes in the Moto2 class from when it debuted in 2010. The new agreement with... Read more
2017 provisional MotoGP calendar announced
The provisional calendar for next year’s MotoGP™ World Championship has been released. It is as follows: Round Date Grand Prix Circuit 1 26/03 Qatar* Losail International Circuit 2 09/04 Republica Argentina Termas de Río Hondo 3 23/04 Americas Circuit of The Americas 4 07/05 Spain Circuito de Jerez 5 21/05 France Le Mans 6 04/06 Italy Autodromo del Mugello 7 11/06 Catalunya Barcelona-Catalunya 8 25/06 Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 9 16/07 Germany Sachsenring 10 06/08 Czech Republic Automotodrom Brno 11 13/08 Austria Red Bull Ring – Spielberg 12 27/08 Great Britain** Silverstone 13 10/09 San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli 14 24/09 Aragon MotorLand Aragon 15 15/10 Japan Twin... Read more