When 200bhp isn’t enough
Some people will say that a 200bhp motorbike is ludicrously excessive. And they’d be right. That amount of power, on two wheels and roughly 200kg is indeed, nothing short of bonkers. And whilst the majority of the time, 200bhp is more than enough for any occasion, I have, in... Read more
2021 MotoGP of the Americas | Rider Ratings
The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) was home to the 15th round of the 2021 MotoGP Championship, and was absolutely annihilated by the returning King of Cota, Marc Marquez. One of the most physically demanding circuits on the calenda, Cota always separates the men from the boys. And yesterday’s... Read more
I thought I was fast | I wasn’t…
If you surround yourself with short people, you’ll start believing your tall. If you surround yourself with ugly people, you’ll start believing you’re a looker. And if you surround yourself with slower riders, you’ll start believing you’re god’s gift to motorcycling. And I should know, because it happened to... Read more
Dovizioso back in MotoGP this weekend
The season-long game of musical chairs continues in Yamaha’s MotoGP camp with the news that Andrea Dovizioso will replace Franco Morbidelli in the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team, as Morbidelli’s been promoted to the Factory squad, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, with immediate effect. And it’s the San... Read more
2021 MotoGP Aragon Rider Ratings
In 2021, MotoGP is the gift that keeps on giving. Another new winner in the shape of Pecco Bagnaia makes it six different nationalities to win a MotoGP race in 2021; that’s the most since the year 2000. If you’re wondering, that’s Portuguese, French, Spanish, South African, Australian and... Read more
Jake Dixon given second chance to shine
It was announced last week that Jake Dixon will be racing the Petronas SRT Yamaha M1 for a second time, at the Aragon Grand Prix this weekend. The news comes after a fairly successful MotoGP debut at Silverstone last weekend. The 2018 BSB series runner-up (Dixon) rode the injured... Read more
What’s Happened To Motorsport?
Over the last few decades, motorsport has changed its image more than any other sport in the history of the world. Gone are the days of Barry Sheene and James Hunt smoking, shagging and swearing their way through life. Instead, to be at the top of the tree in... Read more
Viñales to make Aprilia debut at Aragon
After more than a few rumours regarding Aprilia and Maverick Viñales joining forces in MotoGP, it was announced just the other week that the ex-Yamaha Factory rider has indeed signed for Aprilia Racing Team Gresini. And we’re not going to have to wait long to see him climb abord... Read more
Triumph bag three more years with Moto2
Triumph and Dorna called a press conference this afternoon to make an announcement. And it could only ever have been to announce one of two things; that Triumph were going to continue supplying engines to the Moto2 grid, or that they weren’t. Turns out the former is true, as... Read more
Motorcycle Racing | Good pass vs bad pass
At the weekend we were racing the Factory Suzuki by 44Teeth GSX-R125 at Knockhill in the six hour Freetech endurance race in very wet conditions. After a bit of a telling-off from the organisers and circuit officials about overtaking under yellow flags during practice, everyone behaved themselves during the... Read more
Jake Dixon | MotoGP Rider
You’ll have probably heard the news that Jake Dixon, former BSB runner-up, will be making his MotoGP debut this weekend at the British GP at Silverstone. That’s right, after what’s looked like a difficult half-season on a Moto2 bike, the lad from Dover’s stepping up into the big leagues... Read more
Alvaro Bautista back to Ducati
When Honda officially announced that they were saying goodbye to Alvaro Bautista, after two years of service, I had a feeling there’d be an announcement from the Aruba.it Racing Ducati Team very soon. And there was. Ducati’s press release, which landed in the 44teeth.com inbox 18 minutes after Honda’s,... Read more