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Season Continues with a Split

Repsol Honda front row split by Rossi as qualifying sets the scene for a scintillating Czech GP. Reigning Champion Marc Marquez will have the best seat in the house for the start of the second half of the season, taking a stunning pole position to just edge key title rival  [ Read More ]

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Valentino Rossi penned another stunning chapter in what is now the longest winning career in the history of Grand Prix motorcycle racing at the ‘Cathedral’ of speed, as the number 46 took his 115th win in the Motul TT Assen, more than 20 years after his first. Six hundredths of  [ Read More ]

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Rookie Zarco Stuns Assen for First MotoGP Pole

Johann Zarco took his first ever premier class pole position at the Dutch GP, dueling it out with reigning Champion Marc Marquez as the final few seconds ticked down. Marquez crossed the line first and first – but the Frenchman almost immediately hit back to take his first MotoGP pole  [ Read More ]

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Five for Five for Marquez as Vinales Crashes Out

Marc Marquez initially fought it out with teammate Dani Pedrosa for victory in the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, before being able to break clear in the latter laps of the race to take his stunning fifth win in a row in Austin – his 11th straight win  [ Read More ]

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Painting Texas Red

Marc Marquez has takes a signature last dash pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Viñales. Viñales’ teammate Valentino Rossi was another  [ Read More ]

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Desert Stormed; First Blood to Vinales

Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGP is back for 2017, and in some style. After stealing the headlines throughout preseason, Maverick Viñales retains them after his first win for Yamaha but  [ Read More ]

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Dovizioso Storms Sepang as 9th Winner of 2016

The unbelievable becomes the reality once again this season as ‘DesmoDovi’ emerges from the spray to be crowned the ninth winner in a thrilling Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.   Dovizioso: “I really wanted to win” Andrea Dovizioso took his second ever victory at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix,  [ Read More ]

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Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2. Andrea Dovizioso took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi took P2  [ Read More ]

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2016 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez was joined in the pre-event Press Conference at Sepang by Valentino Rossi, Phillip Island winner Cal Crutchlow, Maverick Viñales, and Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone. With the contrast in temperatures between Phillip Island and Malaysia, conditions were a big talking point as  [ Read More ]

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Pedrosa Becomes Magic 8 After Stunning Show at Misano

3-time world champion Dani Pedrosa took a stunning victory at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, leaving rivals Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo in the dust to complete the podium. Pedrosa’s victory marks the eighth different winner in 2016, an all-time first since the championship began in 1949 – and he  [ Read More ]

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