MotoGP Features

Michael Dunlop
01/26/2018 - 10:01

Michael Dunlop takes to the Sepang track with the Suzuki GSX-RR for his MotoGP test debut as a reward for his 2017 Senior TT victory at the Isle of Man TT.

‘Taking risks’ integral to KTM progression
01/23/2018 - 13:51

How did KTM fast-track its new ‘big-bang’ engine to riders Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith? Motorsport director Pit Beirer reveals all.

MotoGP top speed evolution
01/12/2018 - 13:42

MotoGP top speeds to reach 360km/h by 2020?'s 10 riders to watch in 2018...
01/12/2018 - 11:00

With the 2018 motorsport season ready to get underway it’s time to gaze into our crystal ball and pick out our riders to watch this year.

Ducati disagreed with timing of test changes
12/20/2017 - 10:33

MotoGP testing changes 'reasonable'  - but timing was not, say Ducati.

Redding, Aprilia set for winter weight loss
12/16/2017 - 03:33

'Don’t eat and keep pedalling!' - Scott Redding aiming to lose 4-5kg before new MotoGP season.

MotoGP rivals back Suzuki concessions
12/14/2017 - 12:13

Suzuki regains technical concessions for the 2018 MotoGP season.

Michelin talk great racing, front stress, quality control
12/13/2017 - 10:22

Michelin reflects on its first two seasons as exclusive MotoGP tyre supplier.

Laverty: It was the opposite bike!
12/06/2017 - 12:11

Eugene Laverty says Aprilia MotoGP bike completely different in character to World Superbike machine.

No electric dreams for MotoGP team bosses
12/09/2017 - 05:52

MotoGP team bosses give their opinions on the future of electric power...

Falls per manufacturer: Pushing hard or unpredictable?
12/19/2017 - 09:36

MotoGP rider falls, per manufacturer, average: Aprilia 25, Honda 16.8… Yamaha 8.8.

Hayden: Carbon frame had a lot of potential
08/29/2013 - 21:26

Nicky Hayden will leave Ducati wondering what might have been had the factory stuck with a carbon fibre frame for the 1000cc MotoGP era.

‘A top rider – and a completely normal guy’
01/05/2018 - 15:09

Tech 3 team boss Hervé Poncharal has shed some light on former rider Andrea Dovizioso, with whom he worked in 2012.

‘It’s something you cannot train for - it’s instinct’
01/04/2018 - 13:18

Moto3 world champion Joan Mir talks through his highly successful 2017.

‘Dovi and Johann have a very similar mind’
12/21/2017 - 16:43

Crew chief Guy Coulon believes Johann Zarco’s working methods remind him of ex-Tech 3 rider Andrea Dovizioso…

5 unanswered questions from MotoGP 2017
12/18/2017 - 10:20

Some of the unanswered questions from the 2017 MotoGP season…

Dovizioso reflects on championship support
11/28/2017 - 15:51

“To be able to fight with the best riders in the world in a completely normal way – I have a different objective, goal in my life - I think people like this.”

Did Lorenzo do the right thing?
11/13/2017 - 08:45

Ducati insist they are not upset after Jorge Lorenzo ignores instructions to let team-mate and MotoGP title contender Andrea Dovizioso pass in Valencia season finale.

Ben Spies, Ducati and MotoAmerica…
10/27/2017 - 02:35

Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti reveals the factory is willing to support Ben Spies’ return to racing in MotoAmerica, but only if a significant backer can pay…

Marquez: I've learned many things from Dovi
10/25/2017 - 09:24

Marc Marquez prepares for his first chance to wrap-up the 2017 MotoGP title, at Sepang this weekend…

Mick Doohan talks Marquez, Dovi, Rossi...
10/25/2017 - 13:35

A chat with five-time 500cc world champion Mick Doohan during the Malaysian MotoGP pre-event, held at the national Velodrom on Wednesday…

Last chance for Moto3 to avoid qualifying change
10/19/2017 - 05:30

'If the penalties don't stop it, we'll change qualifying" - MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb.

€2.6million: A Moto2 budget…
10/02/2017 - 16:19

'Dorna and IRTA are doing a fantastic job with MotoGP. Now we need to copy the same system for Moto2 and Moto3' - Giovanni Cuzari.

MotoGP: Oil burn, flexible aerodynamics, fuel tanks
10/06/2017 - 07:48

"To me, the main reason [in F1] would be to put anti-detonation additives in the oil… this is also a good reason not to do it in MotoGP"