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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 […]

Misano Race Report: The return of the Doctor

Misano Race Report: The return of the Doctor

Tuesday, September 16 2014

Valentino Rossi won his first race of the season in front of an ecstatic home crowd in Misano with a convincing victory over teammate Jorge Lorenzo. The Doctor also saw off the persistent Dani Pedrosa but championship leader Marc Marquez finished way back after he crashed and remounted to take just a solitary point in […]

Kyle Smith takes second for Racedays Honda

Kyle Smith takes second for Racedays Honda

Monday, September 15 2014

British rider Kyle Smith finished second in the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup at Jerez earlier this month. The Racedays Honda rider was involved in a dramatic race at the Spanish track, losing out to Argentine Leandro Mercado, the championship leader. Despite missing out on a first win in the Supestock 1000, Smith’s second place finish […]

Misano Qualifying: Lorenzo’s resurgence continues with San Marino pole

Misano Qualifying: Lorenzo’s resurgence continues with San Marino pole

Monday, September 15 2014

Jorge Lorenzo took his first pole position of the 2014 season in an enthralling qualifying session that saw several riders challenging for pole. Andrea Iannone and Valentino Rossi join the Spaniard on the front row of the grid with Marc Marquez on the second row. It appeared that Marquez would take yet another pole position, […]

MotoGP Misano Preview: Spain expects in Italy

MotoGP Misano Preview: Spain expects in Italy

Friday, September 12 2014

Misano is one of the most recent additions to the MotoGP calendar but its San Marino location comes with the weight of an Italian motorcycle racing heritage that is arguably unrivalled in the sport. This weekend though it will be another nation with its own impressive racing heritage that will provide most of the action […]

Silverstone Report: Marquez triumphs over Lorenzo

Silverstone Report: Marquez triumphs over Lorenzo

Sunday, August 31 2014

Two Spaniards lit up the track at Silverstone this weekend with Marc Marquez topping the podium after a pulsating race-long battle with compatriot Jorge Lorenzo. In what could be MotoGP’s final visit to Silverstone, it was Marquez who started from pole but he once again struggled off the line and it was Lorenzo who took […]