Category Archives: MOTOGP

Superbike race winner Dixon set for Moto2 debut

British Superbike race winner Jake Dixon will make his Moto2 debut in his home round of the championship at Silverstone, it has been announced. Dixon will ride for the Intact GP team in place of the injured Danny Kent, who in turn had been standing

Vinales warns Yamaha against changing chassis after Austria flop

Maverick Vinales believes that another change of chassis will not help Yamaha conquer the issues it faced during last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. Both Vinales and factory Yamaha teammate Rossi struggled badly for rear grip at the Rеd Bull Ring, both trailing home sixth and

Ducati still must improve to sustain title challenge

Austrian Grand Prix winner Andrea Dovizioso insists his Ducati team must still improve its competitiveness if it is to sustain its 2017 MotoGP title bid. The italian notched up this third win of the current campaign last weekend at the Red Bull Ring, defeating Honda’s Marc

Moto2 return likely if I can’t stay in MotoGP

Aprilia outcast Sam Lowes says he is likely to return to Moto2 next year if he can’t stay in MotoGP. The Brit, who joined the premier class from Moto2 this year, will be a free agent at the conclusion of the season, after Aprilia opted

Beating works Yamahas is “the way” to get one

Johann Zarco says beating Yamaha’s factory riders like he did at the Red Bull Ring is “the way” to show he is deserving of a spot of a works M1 in future. For the third time in his rookie season, Tech 3 rider Zarco finished

KTM home race retirement leaves Espargaro “super-angry”

Pol Espargaro admits he was “super-angry” after he was forced to retire from KTM’s home MotoGP race at the Red Bull Ring after one lap. The Spaniard, who scored KTM’s first top 10 result in the previous Brno race, was the highest-placed rider of his team on

Aprilia confirms Redding in place of Lowes for 2018

The Aprilia MotoGP team has confirmed that Scott Redding will join the team for the 2018 season in place of Sam Lowes. Despite Lowes having a two-year deal to race for Aprilia, it emerged last weekend that the Italian manufacturer had opted to exercise a

Espargaro says Brookes’ comments “unacceptable” after Twitter spat

Aleix Espargaro has slammed Superbike rider Josh Brookes for what he perceived as an “unacceptable” stance regarding the Spaniard’s unwillingness to ride in the wet at the Red Bull Ring. A large number of crashes in a rain-affected Moto2 practice during the Austrian GP weekend