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MotoGP, Pernat: “Quartararo asked Yamaha for 20 million euros for its renewal”

Christmas is approaching and Carlo Pernat (in a special episode of our Sport Bar, which you can see above) has put together a list of the good and bad among MotoGP manufacturers. But the Genoa manager didn’t limit himself to that. He also revealed some indiscretions in the rider market …

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Yamaha rider Franco Morbidelli reveals form problems …

Franco Morbidelli has revealed he remains concerned about whether he will be back in full physical shape in time for the 2022 MotoGP World Championship as he continues to deal with the aftermath of serious knee surgery. The Italian has spent several rounds of the 2021 MotoGP season on the …

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Marco Bezzecchi and the somewhat regular course that led him to MotoGP

Achieving a total of 24 podiums, including six victories, thanks to his time in the Moto2 and Moto3 Worlds, Marco Bezzecchi made the jump to MotoGP while performing tests with his VR46 Racing Team motorcycle. Like Remy Gardner, Bezzecchi is among next year’s Championship rookies. But… what path did he …

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MotoGP: Rins: Maximum maintained resulting in falls, the goal was to be more consistent | MotoGP

MotoGP’s 2021 season has been Alex Rins’ worst since his rookie campaign in 2017, a season in which driving at the limit of his Suzuki GSX-RR machine resulted in several crashes. Rins suffered seven alarming falls in running situations, one of the highest of any runner. It also included four …

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Laguna Seca must have construction work carried out so that it can accommodate MotoGP and WSBK; It is planned a new surface and more

Next season the MotoGP calendar will be the most important ever with a total of 21 rounds in just one year. Dorna’s willingness to reach more countries and candidates to host more races was noted, is something that has not been lacking. Although most drivers are of the opinion that …

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Rossi’s last MotoGP season “fully valid”

Rossi put an end to his illustrious MotoGP career last month in his 432nd and final Grand Prix in the Valencia final, ending a 26-season spell that saw him earn nine world titles and 115 wins. The Italian had planned to spend the first half of 2020 assessing his form …

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WorldSBK: Rea: It would have been good to measure my level in MotoGP, the door is closed | Superbikes of the world

With an increasingly distant stint in MotoGP, WorldSBK legend Jonathan Rea feels satisfied that he never had the opportunity to make it to the Grand Prix paddock. Rea, who finished runner-up to Toprak Razgatlioglu in the 2021 WorldSBK championship – another rider who has been highly touted for a MotoGP …

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Dorna Sports Uses Audio-Technica 8.0 Microphone Concept As Main Component Of MotoGP Immersive Remote Audio Production Initiative

After nearly three seasons of extensive prototype testing of Audio-Technica’s 8.0 microphone concept at MotoGP, the Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing Championship, commercial rights holder Dorna Sports SL has decided to make the 8.0 microphone an essential audio component. of its future program broadcasting, which includes ambitious remote production projects. Located …

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MotoGP 2021 season was an extended rookie campaign

All of the MotoGP 2020 rookies have had their first seasons in the premier class completely shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the campaign to start in July and run just nine tracks out of 14 races. Binder has proven to be one of the stars of 2020, scoring …

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Promising young motocross star Rene Hofer is among three skiers killed in Austrian avalanche | World news

A promising young motocross star is among three people killed in an avalanche in central Austria, authorities said. Rene Hofer, 19, was part of a group of 11 skiers, eight of whom were struck by a patch of snow about 200 meters (655 feet) wide during a ski tour on …

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MotoGP, Stoner believes MotoGP would get better without fenders and electronics

Already at a press conference in Misano, Casey Stoner had expressed his thoughts on what MotoGP should be: with less electronics, without wings. In other words, more difficult, but also more spectacular. The Australian recently returned to the subject in the pages of la-course.com, reaffirming his ideas. “I want to …

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A look back at some famous team-mates’ title struggles

Rossi vs Lorenzo, Doohan vs Criville and more – check out some classic teammate battles for the world championship In motorsport, it is said that your first rival is your teammate. Same team, same equipment, equal playing field. So we thought it would be good to take a little trip …

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MotoGP winner Petrucci says Dakar change is ‘another world’

Petrucci will make a unique career change in 2022 after ending his MotoGP tenure earlier this month in the Valencia final after losing his Tech 3 KTM rider for next year. The Italian will stay with KTM and Tech 3 in 2022 but will compete in the famous Dakar Rally, …

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MotoGP, Pirro: “Ten years ago nobody wanted Ducati, today everyone copies us”

He arrived on the first available flight. After the end of Jerez’s testing on the Ducati, Michele Pirro visited EICMA on Friday. A warm welcome awaited him at the helm of the State Police, which these days is leading what it calls a sort of “Cultural Revolution”. Among the issues …

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Yamaha Valentino Rossi GYTR R1 in honor of the MotoGP legend

THEY really saved the best for last! Yamaha R1 GYTR VR46 Tribute unveiled live at EICMA. The bike includes a host of track goodies and a paint scheme inspired by the nine-time world champion. Tribute to the Yamaha R1 GYTR VR46 Having made his debut 26 years ago, Rossi has …

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Razgatlioglu: MotoGP “maybe in two years”, prefers WorldSBK paddock | Superbikes of the world

Toprak Razgatlioglu has once again reaffirmed his intention not to switch to MotoGP for at least the next two years after winning his first WorldSBK title. Razgatlioglu clinched his first world title after finishing second behind Jonathan Rea in the first race at Mandalika, before taking fourth place in the …

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Jerez MotoGP test: Jorge Martin ready for surgery, the new Ducati fairing “big step” | MotoGP

MotoGP Rookie of the Year Jorge Martin’s winter schedule will include surgery to remove plaques inserted to repair fractures suffered in Portimao this season. Fresh off a superb pole and podium in the Doha Round, Martin’s huge training drop left the Pramac Ducati rider in need of surgery for fractures …

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MotoGP, Marini: “I’m going to ask Valentino to try this Ducati, it’s fantastic”

Luca Marini was impatiently awaiting Jerez’s trials. He’s always been a very analytical rider who likes to work on the details to take clear and concrete steps forward, but in his first season in MotoGP he couldn’t have a real winter testing season. This first session was therefore essential for …

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These are the coolest MotoGP bikes of all time

Motorcycle racing has produced some of the most amazing machines, the SBK Championship in particular has given us some amazing street legal machines, but nothing really compares to MotoGP’s bespoke racing machines. All of them, designed from the ground up to win races and literally nothing else. Their development, always …

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I will be among the “last normal people” to win in MotoGP

The Italian competed in his last MotoGP race last weekend at the Valencia Grand Prix and will move on to a Dakar rally campaign in 2022, with KTM losing their Tech 3 race. It marks the end of a 10-year period in MotoGP in which Petrucci came from the bottom …

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Valentino Rossi bids farewell to MotoGP – grazie Vale!

The end of an era in MotoGP as Valentino Rossi, arguably the person most responsible for making MotoGP and motorcycle racing in general a mainstream sport, made one final appearance in front of Italian racing fans. This may not be entirely correct, as Rossi will always be involved in motorcycle …

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MotoGP Misano II: Dixon in the points after penalty

24.10.2021 | Christina bulpett | MotoGP Petronas SRT’s Jake Dixon recovered from poor qualifying and a long lap penalty to finish in Moto2 points at Emilia Romagna’s GP. Dixon’s qualifying crash in difficult conditions on Saturday left them placing 17th for the 25-lap race, with the Briton only losing one …

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Viñales returns to the extended Aprilia MotoGP range

Maverick Viñales. Photo: MotoGP.com Maverick Viñales will return to racing this weekend in the Emilia Romagna MotoGP round, where there will be three Aprilia on the grid. Viñales missed the Grand Prix of the Americas earlier this month after his cousin died in a crash just a week before, but …

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Avintia fires MotoGP mechanic for falsifying PCR test result

MotoGP is currently enforcing a strict bubble policy in its paddock to combat the spread of COVID-19, with each member being required to present negative PCR test results before entering a circuit. On Tuesday, it emerged that a mechanic from Avintia’s MotoGP team had falsified a test result from the …

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Marquez wins seventh MotoGP of the Americas – Journal

AUSTIN (Texas): Marc Marquez reaffirmed his mastery of the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday by winning the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas for the seventh time. Marquez, starting third on the grid, took the lead at the start and led relentlessly to victory over French championship leader Fabio …

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MotoGP Austin: KTM blocks Moto2 FP3

02.10.2021 | Christina bulpett | MotoGP Photo: GeeBee Images Raul Fernandez and Remy Gardner maintained their formidable form in Austin on Saturday as KTM duo Ajo locked the Moto2 standings. Fabio Di Giannantonio completed the three fastest, Sam Lowes and Jake Dixon securing their places in the afternoon shootout in …

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Ducati celebrates MotoGP success with GP Team Replica 21 Line

The Ducati Factory team ended the MotoGP 2020 season in a disappointing fourth place, Andrea Dovizioso also finishing the season fourth in the Drivers’ Championship. Despite the many woes of 2020, Ducati reloaded for the 2021 season, signing rising stars Francesco “Pecco” Bagnaia and Jack Miller to the Factory squad. …

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“Zarco didn’t want to ride for us, Bastianini podiu …

Avintia Racing boss Ruben Xaus said he could enjoy Enea Bastianini’s superb run on the MotoGP San Marino podium more than Johann Zarco’s similar feat in 2020, in part because of the Frenchman’s high-profile attitude towards the team. >Have you ever wondered what MotoGP technology applies to road bikes, well, …

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Misano MotoGP test: schedule and results of Wednesday sessions

22.09.2021 | MotoGP staff | MotoGP Schedules and results of Wednesday’s sessions at the Misano MotoGP test Misano MotoGP test Wednesday at noon – dry conditions 1 41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Aprilia Racing Team Gresini APRILIA 1’31.599 33 34 300.02 63 Francesco BAGNAIA ITA Ducati Lenovo Team DUCATI 1’31.664 23 …

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Leaked 2022 MotoGP provisional calendar sets series at 21 races

Following the emergence of COVID-19, MotoGP has adjusted the 2020 calendar to 13 rounds played on European circuits. Fans rejoiced when international venues returned to the tentative 2021 schedule. However, the celebrations were shortlived. In May 2021, officials at Dorna Sports canceled the Finnish Grand Prix before the Japanese Grand …

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MotoGP Misano: “I give everything” – Quartararo

20.09.2021 | Christina bulpett | MotoGP Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo finished a thrilling second battle at Misano on Sunday after recovering from the clutches of a Ducati crowd to compete in the San Marino GP. After a tough weekend that saw the Monster Energy rider struggling in mixed conditions, and a …

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Bagnaia leads Ducati 1-2 in qualifying

Francesco Bagnaia clinched two consecutive pole positions in MotoGP after dominating qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix with a new lap record to lead a Ducati 1-2, while Fabio Quartararo crashed late. Much like a week ago in Aragon, Bagnaia led his Ducati teammate Jack Miller to win his …

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