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18 May 2019

Viegas issues a statement

New FIM president Jorge Viegas found himself rapidly selecting reverse gear today, after being firmly put in his place by Dorna. Viegas, the highly visible successor to popular Vito Ippolito, had given an interview broadcast in Poland on Friday, stating that he did not believe

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18 May 2019

PLENTY OF CRASHES FOR MILLER

Jack Miller saw the funny side of having crashed three times over the two practice days – the most in the premier class, with 61 tumbles so far in tricky conditions across all three classes. His third crash was in qualifying, when “I pushed too hard, and she didn’t want

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18 May 2019

Marquez Matches Rossi in Number of Poles

Marc Marquez continues to break records as his remarkable career matures … and not only for surviving the greatest number of crashes.

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18 May 2019

Marquez, Petrucci and Miller on the front row at Le Mans

Wacky Le Mans weather made for exciting qualifying … but with no surprise about the name at the top. Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez took a third pole in five races.

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17 May 2019

Viñales fastest in practice at Le Mans

2017 Le Mans winner Maverick Vinales made the perfect start to the French GP on a warm and mainly sunny first day of practice, slotting the Monster Yamaha into top position by almost two tenths ahead of Marc Marquez’s Repsol Honda. Vinales, his confidence boosted by his firs

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16 May 2019

Marc’s new title-winning strategy

Marc Marquez deployed his newly refined maximum attack strategy to deliver an early season warning that his campaign for a sixth MotoGP crown is on target. Marquez went into the race in third place and nine points behind Andrea Dovizioso but boldly issued a telling pre-race decla

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16 May 2019

Jorge Lorenzo resolves to stay strong

Jorge Lorenzo refuses to concede that his deep reserves of self-belief will be broken by his increasingly difficult transition to the Honda RC213V, the most potent weapon in MotoGP. A three-time MotoGP title winner Lorenzo says his champion qualities will see him rise again. B

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16 May 2019

Remy Gardner will not give up

Aussie vows to keep title fight intact after horror highside at Spanish GP

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16 May 2019

Gender gap decreasing in ASBK

Motorcycle racing has become an all-inclusive sport with a great example of this on show at last weekend’s Bend International MotoFest.

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15 May 2019

‘TomEgun’ on Tour Part 4: Rain puts a dampener on Imola WSBK

2017 YMF R3 Cup champion, 2017 YMI Australian Supersport Runner-Up and Motorcycling Australia (MA) supported rider Tom Edwards (known by his online moniker ‘TomEgun’) is competing in his second year of the FIM World Supersport 300 Championship in 2019 with the ParkinGo team.

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13 May 2019

MotoE ready for German GP

The interrupted MotoE championship, which had been due to start at Jerez, will be ready to get under way at the German GP, the ninth round of the season on July 7. This was confirmed at a meeting of participating teams at Jerez, by series chief Nicolas Goubert. The two-mont

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12 May 2019

Rea takes Superpole Race before rain curtailed competitions

The first race of the third day of action at Imola was the Tissot Superpole Race, which provided fireworks once more. On a damp but drying circuit, there was drama before the race even started, as Tom Sykes (BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team) missed the warm up lap and was forced to sta