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21 October 2017

Ducati’s Aussie Woes

Despite having six bikes in the MotoGP class, including the two highly fancied Ducati Factory bikes in the hands of championship contender Andrea Dovizioso and multiple world champion Jorge Lorenzo, things are looking pretty glum for  fans of the Italian machines.   When the r

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21 October 2017

Marquez on pole, Miller fifth fastest

If qualifying is any indication of the action we will see during tomorrow’s Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, we are in for an incredibly tight race.

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21 October 2017

Aero body work at MotoGP

Unlike Motegi, aero bodywork remained mainly in abeyance at Phillip Island, with cornering fidelity more important than wheelie control at the flowing circuit with only two slow corners.

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21 October 2017

New MotoGP rules for next season

Further restrictions in MotoGP testing – aimed at cutting the advantage of big-budget factory teams – were announced on the eve of the Australian GP, with the number of tests and their timing restricted more than at present from the 2019 season. The news came after a Moteg

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21 October 2017

Jonas Folger out for the season

German Jonas Folger is expected to be out for the rest of the season

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21 October 2017

Cheesiest pre-race promotion?

Dorna’s quest for Cheesemonger of the Year award took a big step forward in Australia, with the cheesiest pre-race stunt yet.

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21 October 2017

Crash fails to halt Marquez in Free Practice 3

Despite a crash late in the session, Spains Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) topped the timesheets in the Free Practice 3 session for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Jack Miller was again in the top 10, and will make an appearance in this afternoon's faster group Qualifying

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21 October 2017

Maria Herrera racing for Aspar Mahindra team

The sole girl grand prix racer Maria Herrera, whose AGR team folded after the last European race at Aragon, was back in Australia. The 21-year-old Spanish Moto3 rider was thrown a lifeline by the Aspar Mahindra team, to take the place of injured team regular Albert Arenas, who su

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21 October 2017

Quick recovery for Jack Miller

Australian Jack Miller shaved two days off Rossi’s crash-to-race broken leg record

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21 October 2017

Josh Waters' blast from the past

Australian Superbike champion Josh Waters received a blast from his past when he arrived at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit to prepare for today's third Superbike race of the weekend. A patina-stained winner's cup that looked every bit as old as the 2002 date engraved on it

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21 October 2017

Rea Fastest Despite Friday Crash

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) relied on his morning lap time to outpace his nearest rival by 0.597 seconds on the opening day of action at Jerez, after falling just a few minutes into the FP2 session at Jerez this afternoon. He was largely unhurt and took to the track late

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21 October 2017

Waters Overcomes Staring to Phillip Island Superbike Championship Victory on Saturday

Josh Waters (Team Suzuki ECSTAR, GSXR-1000R) showed his expert skills around the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit today and claimed victory in front of an international crowd at the 2017 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. The finish once again came down to a dramatic battl