Petronas Taking Over Yamaha Satellite Squad
The worst-kept secret in the paddock was confirmed at Silverstone with a lengthy formal announcement of the Petronas Yamaha MotoGP team competing from next year, taking over from the long-serving Tech 3 satellite team, and extending the involvement of the Sepang International Cir
Yamaha Looking Stronger
Yamaha riders came to Silverstone fresh from tests at Misano with renewed hopes, after the “bottom of our crisis” management apology greeted their worst-yet performance at the Austrian GP. There were no new parts at the tests, but clearly some demonstration of a more posit
Desmo Dovi on top on Day 1 at British GP
Lowering skies and occasional spits threatened rain for tomorrow morning’s FP3 made today’s first two practices potentially crucial for MotoGP, determining the top ten to go straight through to Q2. The result was not very unexpected, but still big relief after Austria’s
Crutchlow extends his contract with HRC and LCR until 2020
Ahead of his home GP, the three-time Grand Prix winner confirmed he'll stay with Honda for a further two seasons
Bautista confirms WorldSBK move with Ducati in 2019
After 16 years in the GP paddock, the Spaniard will join forces with Aruba.it Racing - Ducati in World Superbike at the end of the season
Jorge Lorenzo to test with Honda
Ducati’s Sporting Director confirmed Lorenzo will be free to test the Repsol Honda after the final race of the season in Valencia
Lorenzo takes his third win of the year
Seven days is a long time in politics; 0.130 of a second a long time in a motorcycle race. At least it is in a good one.
Moto2 silly season begins
After months of fevered silly-season reports in MotoGP, it’s now the turn of the smaller classes, with Moto2 the target for Swiss former 125 champion Thomas Luthi after his unsuccessful MotoGP debut this year. Last year’s Moto2 runner up is a candidate for an expanded Petr
New satellite Petronas-Yamaha team to be confirmed
The new satellite Petronas-Yamaha team is expected to be confirmed in two weeks at the British GP at Silverstone, with the line-up as already reported. Rossi protégé and reigning Moto2 champion Franco Morbidelli will be joined by late-flowering Moto2 race winner Fabio Quarta
Bautista to WorldSBK?
Displaced MotoGP rider Alvaro Bautista has been unable to find a ride, in spite of coming into a strong run of form on the Angel Nieto Ducati – but his career might yet be rescued by the Ducati factory with a Superbike ride. The Aspar-owned Nieto team is pulling out of MotoG
Yamaha apologises to its riders!
Yamaha surprised the Red Bull Ring paddock with an unexpected press briefing to apologise to factory riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales, in a surely unprecedented public feast of humble pie.
Marquez takes pole at the Red Bull Ring
The reigning Champion was able to hold off the charge as Dovi misses out by just 0.002 seconds