Here is the next round-up of MotoGP gossip including Jorge Lorenzo’s assessment of his 2019, confirmation Stefan Bradl will remain HRC test rider for 2020 and another addition to the KTM fold for 2020.

- Jorge Lorenzo is adamant he has the same amount of talent in 2019 compared to his MotoGP world title-winning seasons and only injury and feeling with his Honda is holding him back. (El Pais)

- Stefan Bradl will remain HRC test rider for 2020 as part of its European-based test team. The German rider has been credited by Marc Marquez with key Honda developments this season. (Motorsport Magazin)

- Pete Benson, former crew chief to Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso, will return to the MotoGP paddock with KTM after switching from BMW in World Superbikes at the end of year. (

- A street linking the Misano circuit to a local motorway has been renamed after Marco Simoncelli in honour of the Italian rider. (Speedweek)

- Wayne Gardner races the Royal Australian Air Force, who will put on a stunning acrobatic sky routine at Phillip Island during the Australian MotoGP later this month. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

- Neil Hodgson believes Jorge Lorenzo must find a way back to Yamaha to kickstart his MotoGP career. (Daily Star)

- Andrea Dovizioso makes a special appearance at Rally Legend in San Marino as part of his preparations before the triple-header MotoGP flyaway. (Instagram)