Valentino Rossi has outlined the 2018 MotoGP championship title as his main goal, insisting that this has been prevented by his tyres working with his bike and that this is an issue they “have been trying to solve” 2016. -

Andrea Dovizioso has complained that Yamaha’s new fairing is “much more dangerous” than Ducati's previous winglet which was banned. He also claims that the decision was to “limit Ducati’s progress". - Sumberbola

Marc Marquez revealed that Livio Suppo’s decision to leave the Repsol Honda Team can as a surprise to him. He stated that the pair “got a long very well” int he five years they spent together. - Motorcycle Sports

It is increasingly likely that Stefan Bradl will receive a “test rider contract” with Honda after Hiroshi Aoyama revealed that he will no longer be a “frequent test rider at HRC". - Speed Week

As Mika Kallio faces a third season as a KTM test rider, he has stated that he is “better than ever”. The Finnish rider was reportedly being considered for a regular spot with KTM before Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro were confirmed for 2018. - Speed Week