MotoGP Features

03/03/2021 - 09:46

Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team manager Wilco Zeelenberg says Factory-Spec chassis lacked the 'turnability' of the A-Spec machine.

03/02/2021 - 18:25

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KTM race manager Mike Leitner gives an insight into the contribution made by MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa.

02/15/2021 - 17:41

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

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

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...

02/01/2021 - 08:17

The 2021 MotoGP World Championship is looming but which riders head into the new season knowing they have something more to prove...

01/28/2021 - 17:09

Johann Zarco: 'That's possible... When Jorge began to have a good feeling [on the Ducati MotoGP bike] he was starting well and then dropping back, and I have almost the same thing'.

01/26/2021 - 09:48

Cal Crutchlow has no regrets for speaking his mind throughout his MotoGP career: 'I'm different to the robots that all give the corporate image and corporate answers. It's worked well for me and my sponsors'.

01/25/2021 - 10:36

Qatar will make its return to the MotoGP calendar this season, as host of the opening two races. Here's a look at Losail's 2004 debut, which saw Valentino Rossi and Max Biaggi sent to the back of the grid after some grid cleaning controversy….

01/22/2021 - 12:52

If MotoGP again faces a compressed calendar of back-to-back events without fans being present at the track, is Friday practice really needed at every event? 

01/19/2021 - 09:40

'When you fight against one of the greatest riders in the world you tend to improve much faster' - Pol Espargaro on becoming team-mate to six time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez.

01/12/2021 - 11:35

Aleix Espargaro was left 'very angry' at being unable to prove that the revised 2020 Aprilia 'is close to the top MotoGP bikes', '2021 crucial for us'.

01/06/2021 - 15:42

Francesco Bagnaia took his first MotoGP podium in 2020 but saw at least two further rostrums and a potential victory slip away. Could his edge-of-the-tyre style be the future for Ducati?

01/06/2021 - 09:39

Aprilia won't base its decision on whether Bradley Smith or Lorenzo Savadori gets the 2021 MotoGP race seat on pure results, to avoid disrupting pre-season testing.