NOT the MotoGP News: Qatar – Circle in the Sand…*
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 and this time it’s sandy! We both love and loathe Losail; we love it because it heralds the... Read more
Tom Booth-Amos 24th after crashing in Qatar
In eighth and ninth rows on the grid at the Qatar Grand Prix, Darryn Binder and Tom Booth-Amos unfortunately suffered bad luck, crashing out shortly after the start. The opening weekend of the 2019 campaign got off to a good start for the two CIP-GREEN POWER rider.  Tom Booth-Amos was... Read more
Qatar GP, raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP High expectations and a million questions: that’s what lay before the grid as the lights went out for the VisitQatar Grand Prix and it didn’t disappointment. The closest top fifteen of all time and another duel to the finish – with another trio right behind – made it a... Read more
Jake Dixon crashes out of Qatar GP
Lorenzo Baldasarri missed out on victory by just 0.112 seconds to Pecco Bagnaia in Qatar last year, but with his compatriot having since moved up to MotoGP, the Italian today took his place on the top step of the podium after an even closer win, by just 0.026 over... Read more
Top six for Sam Lowes on season debut in Qatar
Team Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 wrapped up the opening round of the 2019 Moto2 campaign with a solid performance of Sam Lowes in what was a complicated race at Losail. The Briton was sixth at the chequered flag and therefore earned ten precious points. From the sixth slot of the starting grid, the... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes brilliant Qatar podium
LCR Honda CASTROL’s Cal Crutchlow opened his 2019 MotoGP account with a stunning third place in the curtain-raising Grand Prix of Qatar on Sunday, which was made all the more remarkable by the fact that it was his first race back after suffering a career-threatening injury in Australia last... Read more
John McPhee claims first points of the season in Qatar
The PETRONAS Sprinta Racing team picked up the first points of the season in the opening round of the Moto3 World Championship thanks to John McPhee, who finished thirteenth in a hotly contested race at the Losail International Circuit. John had to recover from a difficult start to the... Read more
Qatar GP, Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) has taken the first MotoGP™ pole position of the 2019 season at the VisitQatar Grand Prix, a 1:53.546 enough to give him a little breathing space ahead of Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), who join him on... Read more