Category: "MotoGP 2018"

Lorenzo “not wasting a minute” on Ducati future worries

The Spaniard failed to finish the opening round of the season in Qatar after suffering a brake failure, which he admits he was “lucky” to escape from uninjured while running in 10th place.

Suzuki Closest Challenger to Ducati on Day 1

Borgo Panigale dominated the top on Day 1, but it was Hamamatsu factory Suzuki who was the closest challengers. Behind the two Ducati machines of Andrea Dovizioso and top Independent Team rider Danilo Petrucci

Zarco staying at Tech 3 “not impossible” says Poncharal

Herve Poncharal says Johann Zarco continuing with Tech 3 after the 2018 MotoGP season is “not impossible” despite KTM’s interest in the Frenchman. Tech 3 will switch from being Yamaha‘s satellite team to a KTM factory-supported operation in 2019. The French team’s star Zarco is currently one of the most

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Andrea Iannone: Suzuki “can’t hide” race pace deficit

Andrea Iannone says Suzuki “can’t hide” its race pace deficit after the Italian admitted he “suffered too much” on long runs during the Qatar test. The Italian was third on the opening day of running at Losail and topped Friday’s session before having to sit out the final day on Saturday due to illness.

Rossi: Dejected Vinales should lower his expectations

The Spaniard topped two of the nine 2018 test days and ended the final test in Qatar fifth overall, but his pace ebbed and flowed throughout the pre-season. He endured the “worst” test of his Yamaha stint thus far in Thailand and admitted midway through the Qatar test that he was finding it “difficult” to stay positive.

“Marquez saves are no longer a coincidence”, says Rossi

Valentino Rossi praised Marc Marquez for his ability to avoid crashes, something the Italian feels can no longer be down to pure luck. The Yamaha rider reckons it is a combination of Marquez’s style and the Honda bike that helps him pull off such moves.

Marquez to Race from Repsol Honda in 2019 and 2020

Marc Marquez will race from Repsol Honda Team for the next two seasons, having signed a contract to remain at Honda in 2019 and 2020. Marquez, who joined the team in 2013 as a rookie and went on to take his first premier class crown that year

Aprilia to introduce new MotoGP engine and fairings at Qatar

Espargaro highlighted the urgent need to update the RS-GP’s engine after the opening test in Sepang, and reiterated this request at Buriram.

“Marquez likes to play with the limit” says Dovizioso

“Marc is the only one to do this,” Dovizioso tells the telegraph on Marquez’ flirtation with the limit. “I think he’s one of the smartest riders in the Championship.

Honda Launch MotoGP 2018 Motorbike

The Japanese brand took the covers off the RC213V’s new design on Tuesday 20th, of February in Jakarta, where riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were on hand along with new team boss Alberto Puig.

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