MotoGP Features

Aprilia 'not targeting' satellite team, Suzuki 'discussing'
12/11/2018 - 10:17

Aprilia turns focus to strengthening test team, but Suzuki still interested in a satellite MotoGP team.

Stats: Marquez tops 2018 MotoGP falls list
11/23/2018 - 11:54

Marc Marquez reduces fall tally in 2018, but once again hits the ground more than any other MotoGP rider. Stefano Manzi heads crash list in all classes.

Dall’Igna talks 2018, Lorenzo - welcomes Petrucci, Bagnaia
11/19/2018 - 19:48

'Lorenzo helped us a lot in the development of the bike. So even if we are not completely happy, I think the balance is positive' - Gigi Dall’Igna, Ducati.

Moto2: 2019 ECU explained, no traction control
11/19/2018 - 19:47

'Traction control is one of the most famous and effective strategies but unfortunately it's one of the most difficult to tune'

How Zarco went from mid-season meander to MotoGP Independent leader
11/14/2018 - 12:46

Johann Zarco explains his transition from ultimate frustration to favourite to seal the top MotoGP Independent riders’ honour in 2018

MotoE 2019 - Full rider line-up
11/14/2018 - 11:00

Confirmed riders for the inaugural 2019 season of the electric FIM MotoE World Cup...

How Syahrin became key to MotoGP's next step in Malaysia
10/30/2018 - 11:14

MotoGP is set to celebrate its next important step in Malaysia after the surprise arrival of Hafizh Syahrin

Race Direction explains Spencer appointment
10/25/2018 - 16:46

Mike Webb explains the reasoning behind Freddie Spencer’s appointment as the Chairmen of the FIM Stewards Panel for 2019: “We’ve been trying to be consistent, fair, logical and reasoned. But if you can have all of that and some star status that helps.”

MotoGP 2019 - rider line-up
10/16/2018 - 09:35

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

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

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

'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

'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

'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

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

'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

'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

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

'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

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

'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

'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

'It’s quite simple. There was an opportunity and we took it' - Alberto Puig, Repsol Honda MotoGP team manager.