NOT the MotoGP News: Men At Work Down Under (‘natch)
Well it is the best circuit in the world alongside Mugello. But for some reason they hold it during Australia’s colder time of the year, which is all rather daft. Last race of the season would of course be better, but Carmelo likes to be near his bed for... Read more
Bradley Smith closes off the top ten in Australia
After ninths, tenths and elevenths so far in 2017, the Red Bull KTM MotoGP Factory Racing team today hit another target with ninth and tenth in the same race with Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith finishing just 16 seconds off the outright winner of the Australian MotoGP. Having qualified... Read more
Sam Lowes takes 19th in Australia
Sam Lowes finished nineteenth after a shrewd race, overtaking Parkes, Petrucci and Barbera. Sam Lowes: “Obviously you always hope for a better result but, given the conditions, I’m rather satisfied. I overtook a few riders in the race and I didn’t make any mistakes throughout the weekend. We are... Read more
Early end to Phillip Island fightback for John McPhee
John McPhee had a tough race at Phillip Island on Sunday, after a huge leap forward of wet weather progress in Warm Up had seen the Scot back up at the top. Starting from P25 on the grid in better weather, the task was a big one – with... Read more
Scott Redding makes great comeback in Australian Grand Prix
Scott Redding returned to be competitive form after a difficult period and takes part in a great comeback from 20th to 11th place in the Australian GP at Phillip Island. Scott was in P20 on the grid of Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and his start was not the... Read more
Australian GP, Phillip Island: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step. After a tough race for title rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team)... Read more
Australian GP, Phillip Island – Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will be starting from pole at Phillip Island, as the reigning Champion took back the honour on his final lap after being threatened at the top by Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Motegi polesitter Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3), who now... Read more
Industry news: Michelin return as title sponsor for Australian GP
Dorna Sports has announced that MotoGP™ tyre supplier Michelin will title sponsor the Australian GP this season, as the breathtaking Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit prepares to host the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship once again in 2017. The race weekend, set for the 20th to 22nd October, is... Read more