MotoGP Features

MotoGP 2019 - rider line-up
10/16/2018 - 09:35
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The riders that have signed for the 2019 MotoGP season, following official confirmation of Takaaki Nakagami's new Honda deal.

Dixon: Moto2 move a dream come true
10/03/2018 - 13:22
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The British Superbike title contender opens up on his move to the Moto2 class in 2019 and feels he has “the best package … [to] develop into one of the top riders” in the series.

Moto2 ECU: Launch, torque and engine-braking controls
09/13/2018 - 21:27
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New 2019 Moto2 ECU expected to include launch control, torque management and engine-braking control… but 'probably' no traction control.

Silverstone saga: Monday or Tuesday MotoGP race in future
09/06/2018 - 22:38
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'It’s important that everybody knows that if the race can’t be held on the Sunday, we will race on Monday or Tuesday' - Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta.

Silverstone MotoGP: The aftermath
08/29/2018 - 10:30
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'We will be conducting a full review of the track resurfacing to better understand the issues caused by the extremely wet conditions on Sunday'

'No proof' but 2019 KTM 'ready', Zarco stability
08/15/2018 - 17:07
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'We don't have the proof of a race result, but the 2019 bike is ready'- KTM Motorsport Director Pit Beirer.

Pedrosa, Folger, Smith on KTM test list, but…
08/10/2018 - 21:13
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Dani Pedrosa, Jonas Folger and Bradley Smith in talks with KTM about test riding duties in MotoGP 2019 - but wild-cards set to end. Folger turned down KTM stand-in chance at Silverstone.

MotoGP engine maps: When less is more
08/09/2018 - 17:33
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'The problem [at Brno] was that we started with too much power'- Danilo Petrucci, Austrian MotoGP.

'Unfinished business' driving Smith's 2019 decisions
08/08/2018 - 16:18
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'Going back to Moto2 takes balls!' - Bradley Smith ready do whatever it takes to return to the MotoGP grid in 2020.

'Marquez talent, Lorenzo practice, Pedrosa lines'
08/08/2018 - 16:01
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Rider coach Fonsi Nieto gives his view on the top MotoGP riders and battle of Brno.

QUIZ: Name the MotoGP circuit!
04/16/2017 - 10:23

Think you know MotoGP? Test yourself by naming the MotoGP circuits past and present from these teaser pictures

Jarvis talks Yamaha win drought, upgrades, Sepang Team
08/03/2018 - 08:21
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'If you're winning, everything is fine' - Lin Jarvis, Yamaha.

‘I’d like to keep riding for Aprilia until I retire”
08/02/2018 - 12:47
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2018 hasn’t quite gone to plan for Aleix Espargaro and Aprilia. Here, the Catalan reveals the issues that have plagued the season so far, and why he still plans to finish his career with Aprilia.

How 'virtual gravel trap' penalties are calculated
07/26/2018 - 13:43
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'We’re treating it as a 'virtual gravel trap'. Riders they have to be worse off than if they stayed on track' – MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb.

'Everybody laughed', but CRT started MotoGP rules revolution
07/25/2018 - 13:31
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'We knew we had to prod the factories. We had to do something' - Herve Poncharal reflects on MotoGP's path from CRT rules to Satellite success and six different manufacturers, as Tech3 nears the end of its time with Yamaha.

Honda on Lorenzo: 'We saw an opportunity'
07/23/2018 - 11:44
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'It’s quite simple. There was an opportunity and we took it' - Alberto Puig, Repsol Honda MotoGP team manager.

PICS: MotoGP puts on stunning show at Assen!
07/03/2018 - 13:33
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26 laps, 175 overtakes - MotoGP put on a spectacular show in Sunday's Dutch MotoGP at Assen...

Joan Mir – ‘In two years he’ll fight with the best’
07/10/2018 - 19:53
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Crash.net speaks to Christian Lundberg and Pete Benson, two men that have worked intimately with Joan Mir, grand prix racing’s next big thing, to understand what convinced Suzuki to pursue his signature for 2019 and ’20.

Barros: Fun to see all the factories fighting
07/11/2018 - 16:24

'At almost 48 years old I made a comeback last year and finished second in the Brazilian Championship'- Alex Barros.

Checa: Pedrosa 'a guarantee' for any brand
06/27/2018 - 11:21
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'Having Dani is a guarantee for any brand, because he will always be at the front and is a great worker' - Carlos Checa.

Into the Lion's Den? Lorenzo lands at Honda…
06/06/2018 - 15:59
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Jorge Lorenzo accepts the challenge of being team-mate to reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez at Repsol Honda, on perhaps the hardest bike to ride on the grid.

Biaggi tips Marquez for title, but 'won't be easy'
06/13/2018 - 15:46
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'I think Marc will win the championship. But there are many changes from circuit to circuit and it will not be easy' - Max Biaggi.

Casey Stoner talks MotoGP 2018: The bikes, the riders...
06/05/2018 - 16:00
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'The rest of the category needs to learn, don’t try to beat Marc at his own game' - Casey Stoner.

Syahrin to stay in MotoGP - not with Sepang, Lorenzo
06/01/2018 - 15:56
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Hafizh Syahrin's MotoGP future safe, not linked to discussions over a possible new Sepang-Petronas MotoGP team in 2019.

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