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Sepang Qualifying Report: More records for Marquez

Sepang Qualifying Report: More records for Marquez

Saturday, October 25 2014

Marc Marquez took a record 13th pole position of the season as he became the first man ever to set a sub-two minute at Sepang. The result means Marquez is odds on favourite to claim another record if he wins for the first time since Silverstone tomorrow. And a win will give the Spaniard 12 […]

Marquez Salvages Fifth After Crash in Sepang

Marquez Salvages Fifth After Crash in Sepang

Saturday, October 25 2014

A crash with five minutes remaining in qualifying did not stop  Alex Marquez taking a spot on the second row for tomorrow’s race. His teammate, Alex Rins, starts from the sixth row after a difficult Saturday, which saw him crash in the morning. Third in the final practice session and displaying a good pace, Alex […]

Fourth and Fifth Row for Junior Go&Fun Team

Fourth and Fifth Row for Junior Go&Fun Team

Saturday, October 25 2014

Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 riders Enea Bastianini and Niccolò Antonelli will be starting tomorrow’s Malaysian GP from the fourth and fifth row of the grid, respectively. In a sweltering conditions,  Enea Bastianini set the tenth fastest time, 2’13”709, thus improving by half a second his limit previously set during the three free practice sessions; a […]

2015 MotoGP - New riders, new teams, old factories

2015 MotoGP – New riders, new teams, old factories

Friday, October 24 2014

Preparations for the 2015 MotoGP season moved one step closer to completion yesterday with the publication of the provisional rider line-up for next year. With the majority of  negotiations at the top end of the grid completed early in 2014, there are few surprises amongst the three main factories. Both Repsol Honda and Movistar Yamaha […]

Malaysian MotoGP preview: Yamaha hot on Honda’s tail

Malaysian MotoGP preview: Yamaha hot on Honda’s tail

Wednesday, October 22 2014

If the first half of the 2014 MotoGP season was all about the dominance of Marc Marquez then the second half has unquestionably been defined by Yamaha’s relentless pursuit of Honda. And if it wasn’t for Marquez’s scary early season form, the world title might have found its way to another Japanese manufacturer instead. Based […]

Phillip Island Race Report: Tyres no issue for Rossi in Australia

Phillip Island Race Report: Tyres no issue for Rossi in Australia

Sunday, October 19 2014

Valentino Rossi took victory at Phillip Island in his 250th Premier Class Grand Prix today, pushing him closer to a second place finish in the championship. The Italian, who at the start of the race sat second in the standings, finished ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Bradley Smith as Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa both […]

Phillip Island Qualifying Report: Marquez on pole as Crutchlow excels

Phillip Island Qualifying Report: Marquez on pole as Crutchlow excels

Saturday, October 18 2014

Marc Marquez set yet another record on his way to taking pole position at Phillip Island on Saturday. The Spaniard equalled the record for most pole positions for a rider in a single season, to take him level with Casey Stoner’s twelve. Behind the newly crowned World Champion, Cal Crutchlow took his first front row […]

Australian MotoGP preview: Race for second in focus

Australian MotoGP preview: Race for second in focus

Thursday, October 16 2014

With Marc Marquez crowned World Champion for a second consecutive season last weekend, attention at Phillip Island will now be on the race for second place. In truth, that’s been the case since the lights went out in Qatar all those months ago but with three points separating Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa, […]

Motegi Race Report: Marquez does enough

Motegi Race Report: Marquez does enough

Monday, October 13 2014

Marc Marquez has been crowned 2014 MotoGP World Champion after finishing second in the Japanese MotoGP. The Spaniard claimed his second consecutive world title despite finishing behind a dominant Jorge Lorenzo. Starting from fourth on the grid, it was far from simple for Marquez as he fought from down the field early on to finish […]

Motegi Qualifying Report: The Italian’s Strike Back

Motegi Qualifying Report: The Italian’s Strike Back

Saturday, October 11 2014

Andrea Dovizioso ended Ducati’s long wait for a pole position in MotoGP as he took top spot in qualifying for tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Italian counterpart Valentino Rossi. Dani Pedrosa will start in third on the grid despite crashing out on his final lap of the session. As well as being Ducati’s first […]

MotoGP 2015 line-up almost complete

MotoGP 2015 line-up almost complete

Thursday, October 9 2014

As MotoGP heads East for the start of three back to back races, Marc Marquez’s almost inevitable title win has put an unusual amount of attention on to next season and team line-ups. So here’s a run-down of what we know so far: The big four Unsurprisingly, the four frontrunners will remain the same, with […]

Japan MotoGP preview: Title beckons for Marquez

Japan MotoGP preview: Title beckons for Marquez

Thursday, October 9 2014

Four points in two races isn’t Championship winning form for most people but that’s not the case for Marc Marquez. Such was the Spaniard’s form at the start of the 2014 season, the Honda rider could claim his second consecutive MotoGP title at Motegi, his team’s spiritual home. Ten wins on the spin thrust Marquez […]

Aragon Race Report: Lorenzo rains on Honda’s parade

Aragon Race Report: Lorenzo rains on Honda’s parade

Sunday, September 28 2014

Jorge Lorenzo triumphed in Spain after Marc Marquez, Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa crashed out. It was Lorenzo’s first win of the season as he capitalised on a poor day for the likes of Marquez and Rossi however the Spaniard wasn’t the only rider to benefit as the unlikely duo of Aleix Espargaro and Cal […]

Aragon Qualifying: Marquez throws down gauntlet in Spain

Aragon Qualifying: Marquez throws down gauntlet in Spain

Sunday, September 28 2014

Marc Marquez smashed his own record on his way to yet another pole position in 2014. The Spanish rider claimed top spot in Aragon ahead of Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa and Pramac Ducati’s Andrea Iannone after setting the fastest ever qualifying time around Aragon. Having set the pace for much of the weekend, Marquez […]

MotoGP Aragon Preview: 2015 looms large in Spain

MotoGP Aragon Preview: 2015 looms large in Spain

Thursday, September 25 2014

In the last round of MotoGP, the 2014 season’s status quo was smashed when a non-Spanish, non-Honda rider won at Misano. The rider was Valentino Rossi and his triumph at his home race was the first time that either Marc Marquez or Dani Pedrosa failed to win this season. This weekend however, it is Marquez […]