MotoGP Features

Yamaha: Sometimes you need to reset
04/11/2019 - 16:17
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“You need to freshen up the team. You don’t need to change all the players in the team, but you need to change a key way of working, a key member, or a key influence” – Lin Jarvis

Ducati talks swingarm spoiler after Court victory
03/29/2019 - 08:17
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Ducati reveals that its 'tyre cooler' lowered temperatures by 7 degrees, with the secondary effect of just 300 grams of downforce at 180km/h.

MegaRide: 'Evidence clear' for Ducati tyre cooling
03/27/2019 - 16:19
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'From our side, the evidence is clear. The main target is only optimal tyre temperature' - MegaRide forms part of Ducati evidence at MotoGP Court of Appeal.

Santi Hernandez: 'Marc surprised me from the first day'
03/27/2019 - 11:41

'Marc shows us every day that he is a fighter and that he performs in the face of adversity' - Santi Hernández, Marc Marquez's MotoGP crew chief.

Indonesian street circuit 'something special in MotoGP history'
03/20/2019 - 13:53
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'Something special in the history of MotoGP' - Indonesia's new street-circuit project explained.

Ducati's mystery switch…
02/09/2019 - 20:52
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Holeshot device, 'salad box' selector or something else?

MotoGP Season Preview - Honda
03/08/2019 - 04:53

In the sixth and final installment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of Honda, a factory whose riders are still fighting to achieve full fitness…

MotoGP Season Preview – Ducati
03/07/2019 - 17:44

In the fifth installment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of Ducati, a factory seeking its first riders' title since 2007…

MotoGP Season Preview - Yamaha
03/06/2019 - 16:19
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In the fourth instalment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of Yamaha, a factory determined to return to its former glories…

MotoGP Season Preview – Suzuki
03/05/2019 - 14:16
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In the third instalment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of Suzuki, a factory keen to repeat its feats of 2016…

MotoGP Season Preview - KTM
03/04/2019 - 13:14
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In the second instalment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of KTM, a factory that has expanded its presence on the 2019 grid…

MotoGP Season Preview – Aprilia
03/02/2019 - 13:56
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 In the first instalment of Crash.net’s MotoGP season preview, we assess the chances of Aprilia, a factory that has undergone considerable change over the offseason…

MotoGP 2019: Pre-season and launch dates
02/27/2019 - 14:00

All the key dates on MotoGP 2019 team launches, pre-season tests and the race calendar

Tech3 proud of 'incredible' Mistral adventure
02/20/2019 - 09:44
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Herve Poncharal says Tech3's Mistral Moto2 chassis project was an 'incredible adventure', as the team makes the switch to KTM for the new Triumph era.

Trackside at Sepang with Bradley Smith
02/14/2019 - 08:51
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Thirty minutes trackside with Bradley Smith at the Sepang MotoGP test.

Doohan: In Qatar they'll both be strong, challenge for the win
01/25/2019 - 14:40
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Five-time world champion Mick Doohan gives his opinion on Repsol Honda’s new rider line-up; doesn’t foresee injury worries affecting either rider’s start to the season.

'Massive CFD use' part of Ducati aero push
01/20/2019 - 17:00
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'We introduced massive use of CFD' - Ducati MotoGP Aerodynamic Development manager Edoardo Lenoci.

Tech3: 'Some people are laughing at us'
01/16/2019 - 09:27
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Herve Poncharal talks new Tech3 KTM MotoGP era and why he isn't concerned about 'some people laughing at us, thinking we made a big mistake…'

Mir has winning mindset, 'same calibre as Vinales, Rins'
01/16/2019 - 09:50
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Joan Mir's Moto2 crew chief Pete Benson confident the young Spaniard can follow in the footsteps of Maverick Vinales and Alex Rins as a successful MotoGP rookie with Suzuki.

What Mission Winnow really means for Ducati
01/21/2019 - 16:06
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A carefully-worded marketing strategy or a new philosophy for 2019 – Ducati sent out its statement of intent through Mission Winnow.

MotoGP: Which team needs what in 2019?
01/16/2019 - 15:35
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With pre-season programmes finalised and targets being drawn up for 2019, Crash.net looks at what each MotoGP manufacturer needs to achieve this season

Scott Redding: The only thing I wish I did…
01/14/2019 - 15:44
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Speaking to Crash.net, Scott Redding details the one regret from his eleven-year stay in the grand prix paddock: missing out on the 2013 Moto2 crown.

‘I never believed I could be so strong at this level’
01/11/2019 - 13:00
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In conversation with Crash.net, Dani Pedrosa reveals how he wishes to be remembered, whether he grew up envisioning a 13-year stay in MotoGP, and one great satisfaction from his time racing.

Gigi: 'Time to rethink' rider and bike combined weight
12/13/2018 - 16:57
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With the lightest rider, Dani Pedrosa, having left MotoGP, Ducati's Gigi Dall’Igna feels a combined rider and bike minimum weight would be 'fair for everybody'

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