Bradley Smith DNF in Assen
Bradley Smith made a fantastic start only to be unlucky in running wide and falling off just before the rain fell. He was desperately disappointed but fortunately didn’t get any injury. The KTM RC16 motorcycles had further development after the last race in Barcelona following a three day test in Spain resulting... Read more
Red Bull MotoGP Rookies:  Öncü takes dramatic Assen double
Even the fickle Assen weather couldn’t stop Turkish 13-year-old Can Öncü matching his Saturday domination with another consummate win in Sunday’s Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Race 2. Joining him on the damp podium again were Aleix Viu and Kazuki Masaki. Rain showers hung in the air as start time... Read more
Sam Lowes crashes out of Assen race
Sam Lowes, who had started from the fourth row for the first time thanks to outstanding qualifiers, crashed out in the ninth lap while lying fifteenth. There were no consequences for him and he can take comfort in a weekend where he demonstrated the biggest improvement of his rookie... Read more
Unfortunate last lap crash ends promising Assen race for Scott Redding
It was a good Sunday at Assen for Scott Redding overall, even if a crash in the last lap didn’t allow him to take home a precious seventh place. Scott started the race very well, leading the group behind the leaders with a significant race pace. This was highlighted by... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes an excellent fourth at Assen
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow produced a superb performance at the Dutch Grand Prix to claim fourth place after a thrilling finale at Assen. The Briton held his nerve after a disappointing start and fought his way back to ensure he was contesting the podium places by the time... Read more
John McPhee back on the podium after incredible ‘Cathedral’ comeback
John McPhee had a barnstorming Dutch GP for the British Talent Team, staging an awesome comeback from nineteenth on the grid to fight for the win – eventually completing the podium in P3. Off to a slower start than the Scot wanted, McPhee only made up a handful of places... Read more
Red Bull MotoGP Rookies, Assen:  Öncü unmatchable in Race 1
Total domination from Can Öncü in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Race 1 at Assen as the 13-year-old Turk ran away from the field. Kazuki Masaki took a superb second, the 16-year-old Japanese getting the better of an incredible 12 rider battle and just beating points leader Aleix... Read more
Motul TT Assen, Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) took his first ever premier class pole position at the Dutch GP, dueling it out with reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the final few seconds ticked down. Marquez crossed the line first and first – but the Frenchman almost immediately... Read more