Pedrosa confirmed for MotoGP wildcard
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing test rider and MotoGP leg-end Dani Pedrosa is coming back for more, three years after his last MotoGP appearance. The Grand Prix of Styria will be where the tiny Spaniard makes his MotoGP comeback aboard the KTM RC16; and it’s only fair really, since... Read more
LCR Honda boss expects better results
In an interview this week, Lucio Checchinello, boss of LCR Honda MotoGP Team gave a no nonsense appraisal of his two riders Alex Marquez and Takaaki Nakagami, saying he expects better. Both riders have had a few top tens, including top six finishes, but neither have stuck it on... Read more
Who should stand-in for Morbidelli?
With no word on whether or not Franco Morbidelli will be fit enough for the Styria GP in a month’s time (8th August), social media is rumbling with debate on who should stand–in for Morbidelli, should he not be passed fit. The big-haired Italian underwent knee surgery after a... Read more
2021 MotoGP Assen | Rider Ratings
We fans of MotoGP were treated to another corker at Assen at the weekend. The fast flowing nature of the circuit was always going to play into the hands of the Yamaha’s, and it did. Well some of them. The factory boys both put it on the podium, but... Read more
Maverick Viñales to leave Factory Yamaha
After a Factory Yamaha one-two at Assen it’s just been announced that Maverick Viñales will be leaving the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team at the end of 2021. Viñales, who finished runner up behind his teammate Fabio Quartararo at the Dutch TT yesterday, is said to have requested his... Read more
Pedro Acosta; Future Legend
If you’ve won a motorcycle race at Grand Prix level, you’ve got something special. If you’ve won a world title, well that’s something seriously special. But every now and then, someone young upstart comes along that seems to have something else. Something extra special. These child prodigies have, in... Read more
MotoGP Assen | Schedule
After what’s been a really rather saucy start to the season, the MotoGP boys are heading to Assen. Will Marc Marquez turn his first win in 581 days into a winning streak? Can championship leader Fabio Quartararo extend his championship lead? Maybe reigning champ Joan Mir will return to... Read more
Team VR46 sign three year deal with Ducati
The brand new Aramco Racing Team VR46 have just signed a deal with Ducati to run a two-rider team in MotoGP from 2022 to 2024. The Tavullia based team have yet to officially announce who their riders will be, but I’d put my money on Luca Marini (Valentino’s half-brother)... Read more
Gerloff to Replace Morbidelli at Assen
Can you remember as far back as Valencia last year? If you can, you’ll know the name Garrett Gerloff, whether you’re a World Superbike fan or not. Just in case you can’t, I’ll tell you what happened; the Yank stepped in to ride Valentino Rossi’s Yamaha YZR-M1, and although... Read more
Valentino Rossi – 9 things you didn’t know
Valentino Rossi. The Doctor, The Goat, Rossi, Vale; call him what you want but as far as his parents are concerned, he’s only got one name. Valentino. But what’s in a name? Well you may be surprised what you can learn about him, by simply picking apart the letters... Read more
Marc Marquez; a flash in the pan?
Yesterday, anyone that watched MotoGP saw Marc Marquez take his 11th consecutive win at the Sachsenring in Germany. It came 581 days after his last MotoGP win, 336 days after his career-threatening arm injury. But he did it. And the Repsol Honda rider has now stood on the podium... Read more
E Sports – Pull the other one
I haven’t got a problem with kids playing computer games (it’s a bit weird if you’re an adult). I used to love them, when it was raining outside. And it’s great that, thanks to the phenomenon that is the internet, you can play with people all over the world;... Read more