Category: Motorcycles

Marquez prevails in last-lap Dovizioso duel

Marc Marquez took victory in MotoGP’s inaugural Thailand Grand Prix, passing chief rival Andrea Dovizioso on the final lap to take a step closer to the 2018 championship crown. In a reversal of their memorable Austrian GP duel from last year, Dovizioso attempted to pass Marquez at the final corner on the last lap, after…



Marquez Destroyed my Aragon Race: Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo has hit out at MotoGP rival Marc Marquez for “destroying” his race and causing the foot injury he sustained in his first-corner crash at Aragon. Lorenzo started the Aragon race from pole and was ahead entering the Turn 1 left-hander on the outside line, before Marquez dived down the inside for the lead….



Aragon MotoGP: Marquez outduels Dovizioso

Marc Marquez consolidated his position at the head of the MotoGP standings after getting the better of main title rival Andrea Dovizioso to win a thrilling Aragon Grand Prix. Honda rider Marquez passed Dovizioso with three laps remaining at one of his strongest venues on the calendar to claim a victory that puts him within…



Should Yamaha Go The V4 M1 Route?

Valentino Rossi finally said it. After finishing a miserable seventh on Sunday in front of his adoring fans, the seven-time MotoGP champion wondered aloud: “Ducati and Honda have V4 engines; we have an inline four – maybe this is the problem…” But would a V4 M1 really get Rossi and Yamaha back to their winning…



Lorenzo sees off Marquez in Austria

Jorge Lorenzo claims his third victory of the season by defeating future team-mate Marc Marquez in another thriller in Austria Jorge Lorenzo has claimed his third victory of the season by defeating future team-mate Marc Marquez in another thriller in Austria to maintain Ducati’s dominance at the Red Bull Ring. Having won both races since…



Dovizioso sees off Lorenzo, Marquez in Brno thriller

Andrea Dovizioso has kick-started his MotoGP campaign with a much-needed victory at Brno beating Ducati team-mate Jorge Lorenzo and championship leader Marc Marquez in a frantic closing laps battle. After Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi traded stints in the lead over the opening stages, the race pace proved to be remarkably slower than predicted with riders…



Dovizioso claims pole for Czech Grand Prix

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso took pole position for MotoGP’s Czech Grand Prix, beating Valentino Rossi by two tenths in a thrilling pole shootout at Brno. Dovizioso, using the latest-spec aero fairing on his Ducati, leapt from eighth to the top of the timesheets with a flying lap completed after the chequered flag fell, posting a…



Build it and they will come

Honda looks set to have only four machines on the MotoGP grid next season. After an internal dispute, Marc VDS is expected to cut back to just a Moto2 team in 2019, leaving Honda with only its official Repsol team and one satellite squad (LCR). “We are sorry that what happened with the Marc VDS…



Miller says Australian MotoGP one of his best

Jack Miller has labelled his performance at the Australian MotoGP as one of his best in the sport’s premier class. Despite suffering a broken leg in a training crash three weeks ago, the Australian enjoyed strong pace all weekend at Phillip Island, qualifying fifth before taking the lead at Turn 2 on the opening lap….



Here It Is, The Norton V4 RR Superbike

It has been a long time coming for the Norton V4 RR, but the British firm has finally debuted its 1,200cc, 72° V4-powered, 200hp superbike. The actual machine looks pretty close to its concept sketches, which in turn are based closely to Norton’s TT race bike. Norton has made a pretty stout machine, with the…