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A generation leaves, a generation arrives but MotoGP is great even without Rossi

Those who feared the World Championship would lose its appeal with the abandonment of Valentino Rossi found the answer in Losail’s hat-trick with victories from Bastianini, Vietti and Migno. And we don’t even have to go too far to find another: it was 2018, in Misano and then it was …

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Laverty and how he will bring together British talent in MotoGP

17.02.2022 | Christina Bulpett, Robin Miller | MotoGP Picture: GeeBee Pictures Spain and Italy have become the powerhouse of motorcycle racing in recent years, with the number of Britons heading to MotoGP declining rapidly. Bikesportnews.com caught up with Michael Laverty to discuss what’s missing in the UK and how he …

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Wildcard test location is good news for the flying MotoGP underdog

Successful MotoGP satellite teams with high-quality bikes and the envy of factory riders are a fairly common recent trend in the premier class. Whether it’s Johann Zarco’s older Tech3 Yamahas sometimes embarrassing Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales, Franco Morbidelli nearly winning the 2020 title on a 2019 bike, or Takaaki …

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Marquez ready to fight for seventh Moto GP world title

Published on: 02/08/2022 – 16:54Amended: 02/08/2022 – 16:52 Madrid (AFP) – Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez insisted on Tuesday his goal “is to fight for the championship” this season after suffering from vision problems last year. “My goal is to fight for the title,” Marquez said during the Honda …

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Race schedule, dates, tracks for a brand new season as Fabio Quartararo seeks to defend his title

Fasten your seatbelts Moto GP fans, as the brand new season is just around the corner, ready to keep you entertained. Fabio Quartararo became the first Frenchman to win a Moto GP title during last season’s unforgettable campaign. 1 JOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100 GAMES …

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Live streams, start times and more

Winter isn’t the best time for motorsport fans, but now that we’re well into the new year, we can all start looking forward to the start of the season. For MotoGP fans, it’s March 6 at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. With the action taking place in the spotlight, …

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MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will race with WRT in the GT World Challenge

In April last year, Valentino Rossi – who may be MotoGP’s GOAT (greatest of all time) – retired after 25 years of Grand Prix racing. But it looks like racing anything that burns gas is deep in Rossi’s veins, as he will embark on another racing campaign this year. What …

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Motor Racing-MotoGP’s great Rossi to race on four wheels in 2022

Seven-time MotoGP motorcycle world champion Valentino Rossi has said he will return to the track to compete in car races in the GT World Challenge Europe, joining the Belgian WRT team. Rossi, who ended an illustrious motorcycle career spanning more than two decades in 2021, previously spoke of his desire …

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Former MotoGP star Rossi out of Gulf 12 hours due to COVID-19 contact

Rossi, the nine-time world grand prix motorcycle champion, was now due to make his regular appearance at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi with the Kessel Racing team behind the wheel of a Ferrari 488 GT3. Category winner and overall podium in previous events, Rossi had to share a …

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“The day Messi and Ronaldo of motorsport met”: Lewis Hamilton drove the Moto GP R1 alongside “The Doctor” at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia in 2019

Lewis Hamilton shared a day with Moto GP GOAT Valentino Rossi just after the end of the season at the Ricardo Tormo circuit. Taking references from the multi-universe of the new spiderman movie where spidermans from different universes come together. Motorsport fans should remember that this has happened before when …

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Sepang MotoGP 2022 program, ticket prices and details

Sepang MotoGP 2022 is a popular Malaysian Grand Prix for hosting motor tournament matches. It will be a motorsport event that will take place with the devices. Check out the Sepang MotoGP 2022 schedule. The very first event of the tournament took place at the Shah Alam circuit in 1991. …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Yamaha announces Morbidelli, MotoGP agreements for Dovizioso

Morbidelli has long been expected to join the Yamaha factory team next season following Maverick Vinales’ decision to leave the team a year earlier than expected in June. However, Vinales ‘suspension following the Styrian Grand Prix and his mid-season ouster by Yamaha forced the Japanese manufacturer to promote Morbidelli from …

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Yamaha considering Jake Gagné for MotoGP

Following Maverick Viñales’ expected exit from the Blue Team following the 2021 MotoGP season, Yamaha is now considering a new MotoAmerica replacement, Jake Gagne. Yamaha accused Viñales of attempting to break the engine of his M1 racing motorcycle. The dramatic turn of events led to a suspension from the Austrian …

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Rea rules out MotoGP change in 2022

Jonathan Réa. Photo: KRT WorldSBK Twitter Six-time Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea has ruled out a move to MotoGP in 2022, clarifying a recent “never say never” stance during a stint at the grand prix arena. Rea has two MotoGP races to his name, replacing Casey Stoner in 2012 when …

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Marquez continues his historic return to Histor …

The 28-year-old Spaniard’s success at the Sachsenring follows a nine-month injury layoff and sealed one of the biggest comebacks in motorcycle racing history. The outing was only Marquez’s sixth race since returning to action at the Portuguese GP in April, underscoring his incredible determination to return to the top aboard …

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Miguel Oliveira The new Motogp star

After an intense battle, Miguel Oliveira finished first at the Catalan Grand Prix on Sunday to claim the title of champion of the season. If you watched the race, you would agree that it would be easier to play on the Crazy Time Casino Game than predicting the events of …

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MotoGP tackles ‘safety issue’ of track limits

Alex Marquez and Valentino Rossi come out of a corner. Photo: MotoGP.com A deadline for finalizing results that affect MotoGP qualifying sessions has been introduced following recent controversies over track limits. A late change in Free Practice 3 results of the Spanish Grand Prix has been described as a “safety …

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Catalunya MotoGP test: schedule and results of Monday sessions

07.06.2021 | MotoGP staff | MotoGP Photo: GeeBee Images Timetables and results of Monday’s MotoGP practice sessions in Catalunya MotoGP Catalunya test Monday at 1:30 p.m. – dry conditions 1 36 Joan MIR SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR SUZUKI 1’39.816 25 36 343.92 5 Johann ZARCO FRA Pramac Racing DUCATI 1’39.979 …

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Stefano Domenicali: Formula 1 and MotoGP work together

Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali has said it “would be wrong” if his series and MotoGP first class motorcycle racing did not work together. As for the racing side of each series, there isn’t much in common. After all, Formula 1 is contested with four wheels instead of two in …

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Italian MotoGP ™ 2021: race report and results

An exciting race for the Italian MotoGP â„¢ podium at the Mugello circuit ended in joy for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. Miguel Oliveira who won a hard-earned podium, riding superbly to withstand intense pressure from the world champion Joan mir, but it was not as easy as it could …

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Pramac signs a new MotoGP agreement with Ducati until 2024

Pramac first became a Ducati customer team in 2005 and in recent years has effectively become the Italian manufacturer’s junior team. The current factory Ducati lineup of Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia has been promoted from Pramac for this season, while two-time race winner Danilo Petrucci and former Grand Prix …

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Is Andrea Dovizioso approaching Aprilia’s return to MotoGP?

As a cloud of speculation continues to surround Valentino Rossi and his future plans after the worst MotoGP start to the season for the prestigious champion, another weather front is forming over another great Italian rider, Andrea Dovizioso. The experienced triple runner-up (2017, 2018 and 2019) is conspicuous by his …

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Harley-Davidson Jester is an ode to a Yamaha Moto GP

It’s kind of a custom Harley-Davidson FXDR weekend here at autoevolution. After yesterday we talked a bit about the very expensive GT-3 motorcycle, now it’s time for a relatively more affordable, but perhaps just as exciting, piece of engineering. Just like the GT-3, the FXDR we have here is also …

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