Bagnaia hospitalised after bizarre practice crash

16 Nov

Bagnaia’s fall occurred in the closing stages of FP3 on a cool morning at the Ricardo Tormo circuit, the Italian appearing to go over the handlebars as he left the pits.He took a blow to the head in the crash, and at the trackside medical centre it was…

Valencia MotoGP: Quartararo tops FP1 by 0.057s

15 Nov

World champion Marc Marquez set the pace for most of the session, but was deposed in the final few minutes by Miller and Quartararo, who fired in a 1m31.455s right at the death.Marquez led the early stages of FP1 with a 1m32.327s, which he quickly chip…

Lorenzo set to make major announcement at Valencia

14 Nov

Series promoter Dorna issued a communique on Thursday morning stating that an exceptional press conference is to be held at Valencia with Lorenzo and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta, scheduled for 3pm local time.A similar press conference was held for Dani …

MotoGP could return to Hungary in 2022

13 Nov

The series was meant to make its first visit to Hungary since 1992 in 2010 at the new Balatonring circuit in Savoly, but was forced to abandon that plan when the circuit hit money problems during the financial crisis of 2008.MotoGP ended up filling the…

Marquez outlines requests for 2020 Honda

9 Nov

Marquez eased to his sixth premier class world title this season with four races to spare, and won 11 grands prix while finishing inside the top two in 17 of the 18 events run so far.However, he has done this on an RC213V constantly criticised by its r…

Folger announces split with Yamaha

8 Nov

Folger joined Yamaha’s European test team at the start of 2019 season, and also added five Moto2 outings with the Petronas-backed SIC Moto2 team to his schedule.The German rider claims he had verbally agreed an extension to his deal and was caught by s…

Lecuona to replace Oliveira at Tech 3 in Valencia

7 Nov

Portuguese rookie Oliveira was involved in a high-speed crash at Phillip Island last month, aggravating the shoulder injury he had suffered in an accident at the British Grand Prix in August.Oliveira attempted to compete in the previous round in Malays…

Aprilia to get new engine amid 2020 overhaul

7 Nov

Aprilia has finished at the bottom of the MotoGP manufacturers’ standings in the last two years and holds the same spot in this year’s table, 13 points behind KTM.The Italian manufacturer’s failure to make sustained progress has led to increasing disco…

Zarco made “huge steps” with Honda at Sepang

5 Nov

Before he crashed as a result of contact with Suzuki rider Joan Mir, Zarco spent the Malaysian Grand Prix inside the top 10, challenging Jack Miller for eighth.The Frenchman was comfortably ahead of Jorge Lorenzo as well as Cal Crutchlow and also made …