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Hayden Withdraws From Next Two Rounds to Give Camier His MotoGP Chance

Hayden Withdraws From Next Two Rounds to Give Camier His MotoGP Chance

Thursday, July 24 2014

Aspar Honda rider Nicky Hayden will miss the next two rounds of the MotoGP 2014 in Indianapolis and Brno as he continues his recovery from a long running wrist injury. Hayden originally sustained the injury at the 2011 Valencian Grand Prix, and the injury flared up again at Jerez, with the 2006 World Champion having […]

The First Domino: Dovizioso and Crutchlow Renew With Ducati for Two More Years

The First Domino: Dovizioso and Crutchlow Renew With Ducati for Two More Years

Monday, July 21 2014

Having been touted as the man whose 2015 plans would hold the key for much of the rest of the MotoGP grid, Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow have shown their hands today with the announcement that the pair will remain with Ducati for the next two seasons. The news is a far cry from the […]

Tito Rabat to Stay with VDS for 2015

Tito Rabat to Stay with VDS for 2015

Thursday, July 17 2014

Marc VDS Racing Team has announced that Tito Rabat will remain with the team for the 2015 season. Rabat, who is currently leading the Moto2 World Championship, having won four of the nine races so far, had an option in his contract that would see him released from the team to make the move up […]

Marquez and Pedrosa have first outing on 2015 machine

Marquez and Pedrosa have first outing on 2015 machine

Wednesday, July 16 2014

After yesterday’s tricky weather conditions, today Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa had their first taste of next year’s bike. They spent the majority of the morning aboard the current RC213V and then just before lunch Marc exited on the 2015 model. Dani soon followed and both riders returned to the Brno pit box […]

Sachsenring Race Report: A Champion’s Performance

Sachsenring Race Report: A Champion’s Performance

Sunday, July 13 2014

Marc Marquez took his ninth win from nine races in 2014 to continue his incredible run at the start of the season, holding off the challenge of Dani Pedrosa in yet another race disrupted by the weather in the early stages. As the riders headed to the grid, the dark clouds above the German circuit […]

Sachsenring Qualifying Report: Seventh Heaven for Marquez in Germany

Sachsenring Qualifying Report: Seventh Heaven for Marquez in Germany

Saturday, July 12 2014

Championship leader Marc Marquez broke another circuit record on his way to taking his seventh pole position of the season in Germany with a 1 minute 20.937 second lap to beat another record previously held by Casey Stoner. Marquez leads an all Honda front row ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa and Germany’s Stefan Bradl in […]

MotoGP Sachsenring Preview: On the Crest of the Waterfall

MotoGP Sachsenring Preview: On the Crest of the Waterfall

Thursday, July 10 2014

In the final race before a summer break that for some riders can’t come soon enough, MotoGP heads to Germany and the Sachsenring this weekend, a circuit that last year marked the start of a run that laid the foundations for a moment of history that is still being built on one unbelievable year later. […]

Pedrosa Extends Honda Contract to Complete Repsol Line-Up

Pedrosa Extends Honda Contract to Complete Repsol Line-Up

Wednesday, July 9 2014

 Honda’s MotoGP Factory rider combination will remain the same for the next two years after it was announced today that Dani Pedrosa has extended his contract with the factory until the end of 2016.  Having already renewed the contract of Marc Marquez earlier in the year, Pedrosa has now also signed a deal of the […]

“The Doctor Will See You For Two More Years” – Rossi Extends Yamaha Contract

“The Doctor Will See You For Two More Years” – Rossi Extends Yamaha Contract

Thursday, July 3 2014

One of the best known secrets in MotoGP was confirmed today with the announcement that Valentino Rossi has extended his contract with Yamaha until the end of the 2016 MotoGP season. The news means that the legendary nine times World Champion will continue to race at the pinnacle of motorcycle racing until he is at […]

Assen Race Report: Just Keep Swimming

Assen Race Report: Just Keep Swimming

Saturday, June 28 2014

Marc Marquez became the first rider since the legendary Giacamo Agostini to win the first eight races of a Grand Prix season after taking victory on a day where confusion quite literally reigned at Assen. As the riders, led by pole man Aleix Espargaro, lined up on the grid, the rain that had been on […]

Assen Qualifying Report: History Made as Aleix Opens the Door to go Forward

Assen Qualifying Report: History Made as Aleix Opens the Door to go Forward

Friday, June 27 2014

History was made once again at Assen today as Aleix Espargaro secured the first pole position ever for an Open Class rider as the inconsistent Dutch weather played havoc with the hopes of a number of riders in the second Qualifying session, with Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi among the big names to lose out. […]

MotoGP Assen Preview: Cathedral in the North Welcomes Motorcycling Gods

MotoGP Assen Preview: Cathedral in the North Welcomes Motorcycling Gods

Wednesday, June 25 2014

As the only circuit to have featured in every year of Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing competition, Assen has seen more than its share of historic moments, and one way or another, the visit of MotoGP to this famous old circuit this coming weekend is set to provide Assen with one of its most famous races […]

Valentino's  #THISFORSIC58  Suit is Now up for Auction

Valentino’s #THISFORSIC58 Suit is Now up for Auction

Wednesday, June 18 2014

As from 1pm GMT today the  suit worn by Valentino Rossi during the Italian Grand Prix is up for auction on Ebay. The link can be accessed from Dainese.com. The lucky buyer will receive the authentic suit delivered to his/her place inside a special display case, autographed by the nine times World Champion Valentino Rossi himself. Lining […]

Catalunya Race Report: The Battle We've All Been Waiting For

Catalunya Race Report: The Battle We’ve All Been Waiting For

Sunday, June 15 2014

After losing his 2014 pole position record in qualifying yesterday, Marc Marquez provided the perfect response with victory in a spectacular Catalunyan MotoGP ahead of Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa. The result means Marquez maintains his 100% win record in 2014, to extend his already commanding lead in the Championship ahead of Rossi, who strengthens […]