Sunday, January 24, 2021

Moto GP

Camier: Racing had ‘lost meaning’ after recurring injuries

Camier, a regular fixture of the WSBK paddock since 2010, has called time on his racing career to take up the role of Honda’s team manager, returning to the marque he represented in 2018-19 following spells at...

MotoGP issues revised 2021 calendar, adds second Qatar race

MotoGP issued a provisional 20-race calendar for 2021 late last year, though delays and postponements were expected as the COVID-19 situation worsened across the world over the winter. Earlier this month MotoGP announced it had to cancel...

KTM reveals first pictures of Oliveira as factory MotoGP rider

Oliveira made his MotoGP debut in 2019 with KTM at the satellite Tech3 squad, remaining with Herve Poncharal’s outfit in 2020 despite being asked to step up to the Austrian marque’s factory team to replace Johann Zarco....

Gresini’s condition still ‘serious’ as COVID battle continues

The double 125cc world champion and veteran MotoGP team boss took ill just before Christmas and was hospitalised on 27 December in Imola. Due to his worsening condition he was transferred to a specialist COVID care unit...

Bradl better than Dovizioso as stand-in – Hernandez

Marquez has been absent since breaking his right arm in last year’s Spanish Grand Prix and has since undergone three operations to correct the injury – the latest in December likely to rule him out for the...

Ducati extends MotoGP deal until 2026

The new deal covers the 2022 to 2026 MotoGP world championship seasons, with the Italian manufacturer becoming the second marque to confirm its long-term motorcycle grand prix racing plans after KTM reconfirmed its place in MotoGP until...

Espargaro “super nervous” ahead of first Honda MotoGP test

The 2013 Moto2 world champion joins the factory Honda squad for 2021 following a four-year stint with KTM from 2017-2020, during which time he scored six podiums.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic forcing November’s traditional post-season...

MotoGP Podcast: How will Suzuki move on from Brivio’s exit?

News of Brivio’s departure from Suzuki – as first reported by Motorsport.com – sent shockwaves around the MotoGP paddock, not least as it comes just a few months after he helped guide Suzuki to the 2020 world...

World Superbike: Leon Camier named Honda team manager

Camier has been a regular presence on the WSBK grid since 2010, enjoying stints with Aprilia, Suzuki and MV Agusta before moving to the Ten Kate Honda team in 2018. The British rider stayed at Honda the...

Rainey: Schwantz doesn’t get enough credit for ’93 title

The Rainey and Schwantz rivalry in the 500cc era of MotoGP in the late 1980s and early 1990s is one of motorsport’s most iconic duels. From 1990-1992, Rainey won the premier class crown on his factory Yamaha,...
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