MotoGP: Rossi reflects on ’emotional’ factory Yamaha exit

Valentino Rossi says his final outing with the factory Yamaha MotoGP squad in the Portuguese Grand Prix was “an emotional moment”. Nine-time grand prix world champion Rossi has spent 15 years of his career with the works Yamaha squad, first joining it in 2004 and returning in 2013 following a

MotoGP champion Mir feels “free just to focus on the riding”

Suzuki’s Joan Mir admits he feels “free just to focus on the riding” now he is MotoGP world champion, following today’s Portuguese Grand Prix practice sessions. Mir said he felt “no difference” on track, after scoring his maiden MotoGP title – Suzuki’s first in 20 years – in just his

Quartararo: Portugal more about improving myself than bike

Fabio Quartararo says it’s more important to improve himself than his Petronas SRT Yamaha in the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix after a difficult recent run of races.  The SRT rider’s championship challenge crumbled dramatically since his Catalan GP win at the end of September, with the Frenchman fully surrendering his

Marquez suffers hand injury in violent MotoGP qualifying crash

Honda’s Alex Marquez has escaped with a bone marrow edema in his left hand following his violent crash in qualifying for the Valencia Grand Prix on Saturday. Marquez suffered a vicious highside in the opening stages of Q1 at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit at the Turn 11 right-hander, landing heavily

MotoGP on TV today – How can I watch qualifying for the Valencia GP?

Valencia will host the penultimate qualifying session of the 2020 MotoGP season on November 14. Find out how to watch the Valencia Grand Prix qualifying, what time it starts and more here. What time does qualifying for the Valencia MotoGP start?  Q1 will begin at 2:50pm local time (CET), followed

Dovizioso: Aprilia not “situation I need’ for MotoGP career

Andrea Dovizioso explained his decision not to sign for Aprilia as a MotoGP race rider in 2021 was because the marque currently isn’t “the situation I need for my career”. Dovizioso confirmed on Tuesday he would be taking a sabbatical in 2021 having not found a suitable project for him

Why Yamaha’s MotoGP rivals should fear Crutchlow’s return

Yamaha’s signing of Cal Crutchlow as its new test rider is a major statement of intent as it strives to iron out the weak spots that have hindered its 2020 hopes. Even though he won’t be racing, the Briton can be expected to have a major impact A golden chapter

Rossi cleared to race in Valencia GP after negative COVID tests

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has been cleared to race in this weekend’s Valencia Grand Prix after returning a second negative COVID-19 test. Rossi was forced to miss the Aragon double-header last month after catching the virus between the French and Aragon Grands Prix. Having initially tested positive again last

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi tests positive for COVID-19 again

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has tested positive for COVID-19 again just a week after testing negative following a two-round layoff with the virus last month. Rossi was forced to miss the Aragon double-header in October when he caught the virus between the French and Aragon Grands Prix. The Yamaha

MotoGP: Andrea Iannone appeal rejected, doping ban increased

Andrea Iannone’s MotoGP career has been dealt a massive blow after his appeal to have an anti-doping ban overturned was rejected and increased to four years. Iannone was suspended from competition by the FIM at the end of last year when he was found to have tested positive for a