WorldSBK Race 2 in Qatar cancelled, causing premature end to 2018 season
Following a severe rain and sand storm on Saturday morning in Qatar, it has been announced that WorldSBK race two has been cancelled at Losail International Circuit. With the storm hitting the Losail track in the morning, conditions deteriorated and therefore a difficult decision was taken to cancel the... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News: Midnight at the oasis… Send your motorbike to bed
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne Yep, we’re back for 2018! The ed forgot to lock us out of the bunker of doom, so we take that... Read more
Sam Lowes crashes out of Qatar race
Moto2 class riders were back together at night on Sunday evening for the first round of the season at the Losail International Circuit as the sun set. On the fourth row of the grid, Sam Lowes, who was cautious at the start, then set off on a breathtaking comeback. Ninth... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes brilliant fourth in 2018 season opener in Qatar
It was an excellent start to the 2018 MotoGP World Championship for the LCR Honda CASTROL Team as Cal Crutchlow brought his bike home in fourth place at the Grand Prix of Qatar finishing as the top Independent Team rider. The Brit started the floodlit race from the second row... Read more
John McPhee crashes out at Qatar while fighting for third
The CIP-Green Power Moto3 team produced a fearless display in Qatar at the Losail International Circuit to conclude the first Moto3 round with amazing fight for the Top 3 by John McPhee. Johnhad qualified 12th with only 1,04s gap from best time. Second of Qatar GP 2017, He lost 8... Read more
Bradley Smith takes 18th in 2018 opener in Qatar
Three days of wind, varying temperatures and more development workwith the KTM RC16 at the Losail International Circuit did not blow-in the results Red Bull KTM Factory Racing were expecting for the first round of nineteen in 2018 MotoGP. Bradley Smith rallied to the edge of the points-scoring positions but front tyre fade... Read more
Qatar GP, Losail: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Opening the season with a sensational last lap performance, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) beat Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) to the line at the Losail International Circuit by just 0.027s, lighting the fuse on 2018 from the very first race. And the ‘Doctor’ Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed... Read more
Danny Kent out of the points but positive with Qatar progress
Beta Tools-Speed ​​Up Racing Team riders finished the Grand Prix race of Qatar in seventeenth (Danny Kent #52) and twentieth (Fabio Quartararo#20) position. Both riders have been suffering from grip issues since the beginning of the race which forced them to drive definitely below their capacity. Despite the final results,... Read more