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MotoGP – Jorge Lorenzo SLAMMED by Ducati chief ahead of new MotoGP season

MotoGP – Jorge Lorenzo SLAMMED by Ducati chief ahead of new MotoGP season

Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Dovizioso partnered one another at Ducati last season but the pair did not always see eye to eye with their spats spilling out publicly. This season Danilo Petrucci replaces Lorenzo, who will race for Honda this year, and it seems the Italian has already struck up a good relationship with Dovizioso…

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MotoGP – Ducati Island Confirmed for 2019 Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP

MotoGP – Ducati Island Confirmed for 2019 Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP

Press Release | February 11, 2019 Three-Day Ducati Ticket Packages on Sale Now Online, Offering Exclusive Activities Including Zip Line This is a press release from Ducati… Mountain View, CA (February 11, 2019) – Ducati Island is the #1 Ducati fan experience location during the MotoGP races at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin,…

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MotoGP – MotoGP, Valentino Rossi on the track in the Sepang test with a ‘fluo’ helmet

MotoGP – MotoGP, Valentino Rossi on the track in the Sepang test with a ‘fluo’ helmet

AGV and Valentino Rossi unveil the Winter Test 2019 livery designed for the first Test of the year in Malaysia, on the Sepang International Circuit. The unprecedented graphic features fluorescent shapes and colors that make the Pista GP R helmet a real work of art. Valentino Rossi goes on the track for the first tests…

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MotoGP – Honda’s MotoGP bento box | Motor Sport Magazine

MotoGP – Honda’s MotoGP bento box | Motor Sport Magazine

A new part that Honda used at Sepang may help it catch Ducati on the straights This Michelin promotional photo shows HRC test rider Stefan Bradl rocking through a left-hander during MotoGP’s first preseason tests at Sepang earlier this month. It also shows much more, but less to do with Michelin’s latest Pilot MotoGP tyres…

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MotoGP – Fan celebrates seven-time MotoGP champ Valentino Rossi turning 40

MotoGP – Fan celebrates seven-time MotoGP champ Valentino Rossi turning 40

The world’s most popular motorbike rider, Valentino Rossi, turned 40-years-old last Friday (Feb 15) as he enters his 19th season of professional racing.  Rossi won the world championship nine times, but hasn’t won a title since 2009. The Italian posted a series of photographs on his Instagram account on his special birthday.  VR46 Rossi’s last…

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MotoGP – Join the stars of British biking at the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival

MotoGP – Join the stars of British biking at the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival

Bikers are generally a charitable bunch, from Christmas present runs to fundraisers aimed at fixing the church roof – we’re never shy of getting stuck in to help raise funds for a worthy cause – and there are few as worthy of some cash as the air ambulance service.   In recent years, the Bike4Life…

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MotoGP – Valentino Rossi: MotoGP star labelled ‘an angel’ by football legend Diego Maradona

MotoGP – Valentino Rossi: MotoGP star labelled ‘an angel’ by football legend Diego Maradona

The 1986 World Cup winner offered a touching message to the nine-time world champion labelling him as “the angel that flies all around the world”. Rossi has touched the hearts of millions throughout the globe since making his MotoGP debut in 2000. Five consecutive titles from 2001-2005 thrust him into the spotlight and his popularity…

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MotoGP – ‘Crazy’ holeshot device not already used, says Reed

MotoGP – ‘Crazy’ holeshot device not already used, says Reed

Supercross legend and MotoGP fan Chad Reed has told MCN that it’s ‘crazy’ that no one in Grand Prix racing has already experimented with holeshot device to help get their bikes off the line, after rumours that Ducati tried out exactly that at the Sepang test. A regular feature in off road riding for the…

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MotoGP – Ducati experimenting with holeshot device?

MotoGP – Ducati experimenting with holeshot device?

Ducati technical guru Gigi Dall’Igna has once again left the MotoGP paddock scratching their heads after rolling out mystery new components at the Sepang test for factory trio Andrea Dovizioso, Danilo Petrucci and Jack Miller. Coming in the shape of a large knob clearly designed to be activated by the rider and mounted on the…

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MotoGP – Yamaha MotoGP’s Vinales Drumrolls YZF-R3 Launch, Local Race Season

MotoGP – Yamaha MotoGP’s Vinales Drumrolls YZF-R3 Launch, Local Race Season

Yamaha Moto GP rider Maverick Viñales made sure that the race season this year in the Philippines will be more exciting than ever to give the limelight to the country’s young racers during the launch of the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3. Straight from his practice session, ‘Top Gun’ shared the limelight at the launch with the…

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MotoGP – MotoGP, Marquez and Lorenzo, the first ‘family’ photos

MotoGP – MotoGP, Marquez and Lorenzo, the first ‘family’ photos

Fracturing his scaphoid while training meant that Lorenzo missed the Sepang test of course, but he was also unable to sit for official photos taken for the team presentation. Though less important than the test, Honda nevertheless wanted to make up for this absence. Here below then is the first ‘family album’, featuring Marquez and Lorenzo in official…

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MotoGP – MotoGP Gossip: Losing ‘deserved’ MotoGP titles motivation for Rossi

MotoGP – MotoGP Gossip: Losing ‘deserved’ MotoGP titles motivation for Rossi

– Valentino Rossi says losing MotoGP titles he “deserved” to win are helping him stay motivated at the age of 40 (Gazzetta dello Sport) – Football World Cup winner Diego Maradona, Tennis ace Roger Federer and five-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton were among the sporting greats to wish Rossi happy birthday (Marca) – Yamaha…

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Formula 2 – Formula E: Daniel Abt fronts Audi 1-2 in morning session of Mexico City in-season test

Formula 2 – Formula E: Daniel Abt fronts Audi 1-2 in morning session of Mexico City in-season test

Daniel Abt headed team-mate Lucas di Grassi at the end of the morning session of Formula E’s third and final in-season group test at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City. Abt, who completed 52 laps in the three-hour session, set a best time of 58.917s to top the timesheets, with di Grassi, who…

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