MotoGP Features

05/05/2021 - 16:38
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Run-off areas at Jerez are expected to be gradually improved over the next few years but should it be the MotoGP bikes that change; 'If we continue in this direction, all the circuits in the world will be too small'

04/23/2021 - 14:21
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A video chat with Petronas Yamaha MotoGP star Franco Morbidelli following the Portimao Grand Prix.

04/22/2021 - 09:45
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Laps 2-8 of a MotoGP are the 'most demanding' on brakes, while braking pressure applied by the rider is 20% lower at the end of the race.

04/11/2021 - 08:41
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Marc Marquez in 2014: 'People remember how many titles you have won. Not how many races'. A fifth place in Portimao would give Marquez the same points as eventual champion Joan Mir after round 3 of last season...

04/06/2021 - 15:32
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This past Sunday was certainly a weekend for the rookies in Qatar. Jorge Martin stunned everyone at Ducati, Pedro Acosta does something no other rider has done, and Moto2 sees three rookies clinch top tens including a podium.

03/25/2021 - 12:34
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'The speed Ducati gets off the line with the rear and front down is incredible. It looks like a drag bike! Teams used to target 2.3s for 0-100k at a MotoGP start. If Jack drops into the 1.9s that's a whole new ball game' – Michael Laverty.

03/18/2021 - 10:15
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MotoGP rookie Luca Marini explains the differences in riding style between fellow Ducati riders Jack Miller, Francesco Bagnaia and Johann Zarco.

03/16/2021 - 19:26
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Frankie Carchedi, crew chief to Joan Mir, gives an insight into life alongside Suzuki's new MotoGP world champion.

03/04/2021 - 21:05
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Aprilia feels its MotoGP rivals are finally within reach heading into the 2021 season; 'we shouldn't have any real weak point'.

03/03/2021 - 09:46
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Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team manager Wilco Zeelenberg says Factory-Spec chassis lacked the 'turnability' of the A-Spec machine.

03/02/2021 - 18:25
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Franco Morbidelli will race against new Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Valentino Rossi 'the same I have been racing against him all my life' but 'we need to remember that nothing is as big as friendship'.

03/01/2021 - 22:58
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'We felt we were just a paying customer and not a partner' - Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team principal Razlan Razali says tensions with Yamaha cleared ahead of 2021, new five-year deal proposed.

03/01/2021 - 19:15
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Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team principal Razlan Razali and director Johan Stigefelt explain why they believe staying on the A-Spec bike should be no barrier to success for Franco Morbidelli this season.

02/26/2021 - 16:22
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Alex Rins' crew chief Jose Manuel Cazeaux explains why the biggest contribution made by MotoGP electronics is no longer in the areas of traction control or anti-wheelie but in understanding what is happening inside the bike.

02/25/2021 - 12:22
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Suzuki MotoGP crew chiefs Jose Manuel Cazeaux (Alex Rins) and Frankie Carchedi (Joan Mir) explain why 'the rules of the game inside our garage' don't allow for a number 1 or number 2 rider.

02/20/2021 - 14:41
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Takaaki Nakagami uses high-intensity training to try and cure pressure mistakes last season, as he seeks to make the most of his big chance on the latest Honda machinery in MotoGP 2021.

02/19/2021 - 16:10
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Qualifying among Alex Marquez's priorities as he makes the switch from Repsol to LCR Honda for his second season in MotoGP; 'I was losing 7-seconds in the first 3 laps. This is impossible to recover'.

02/18/2021 - 13:40
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Francesco Bagnaia admits he feared missing out on the 2021 Factory Ducati seat after breaking his leg at Brno, but 'the way he reacted to such a big setback influenced the decision to choose him'.

 

02/17/2021 - 10:48
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Tech3 KTM boss Herve Poncharal believes the top Independent MotoGP teams now have a realistic chance of not only race victories, but ending the Factory domination of the (four-stroke) MotoGP class title.

02/16/2021 - 19:30
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Yamaha will address weaknesses with the Factory-Spec M1 by moving the chassis in the direction of Franco Morbidelli's A-Spec bike for 2021.

02/16/2021 - 17:05
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KTM race manager Mike Leitner gives an insight into the contribution made by MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa.

02/15/2021 - 17:41
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New Factory Yamaha MotoGP signing Fabio Quartararo was angry with himself 'because I lost a big opportunity to win the championship' last year, 'but it gives me a lot of experience for the future'.

02/14/2021 - 09:43
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Joan Mir won the 2020 title despite an average qualifying position of just tenth place - a look at how the Suzuki rider compared to previous MotoGP champions.

 

02/05/2021 - 12:28
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Joan Mir talks pressure of starting the 2021 season as reiging MotoGP champion, the likelihood of another disrupted calendar, whether the engine freeze will favour Suzuki, the challenge posed by team-mate Alex Rins and more...