2021 MotoGP: Ducati makes it 1-2-3 for final race – paultan.org

Pecco Bagnaia (#63) leads Jorge Martin (#89) With the race proper being overshadowed by the departure of Valentino Rossi from MotoGP, Ducati managed a complete shut out of the podium at this season’s final MotoGP race in Valencia. This gives Ducati the 2021 MotoGP Teams’ World Title, following the award

2021 MotoGP: Malaysian Moto2 racer Hafizh Syahrin calls it quits? Post thanking fans raises questions – paultan.org

In an Instagram post, speculation is rife amongst his fans as to whether Malaysia Moto2 racer Hafizh Syahrin will be retiring from competition in the Moto2 class this year. Currently riding with NTS RW Racing GP, Hafizh initially competed with Tech 3 Racing, campaigning the YZR-M1 before team principal Herve

2021 MotoGP: Petronas SRT signs Dovizioso for 2021 – paultan.org

Needing a team mate for Valentino Rossi, Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team (SRT) has signed Andrea Dovizioso for the remainder of the 2021 MotoGP season. 35-year old Dovizioso will compete in the last five races of the season with the next round being the MotoGP race in Rimini on September

2021 MotoGP: 3 points for Malaysia's Damok in Moto3 – paultan.org

Coming in 13th in the 2021 Aragon Grand Prix, Malaysian Syarifudding Azman, better known as Damok, earned three points in the Moto3 race at Motorland Aragon. Racing under Petronas Sepang Racing Team (SRT) colours, Damok was given a ride for Moto3, replacing John McPhee who moves up to the Moto2

2021 MotoGP: Marquez makes magnificent comeback – paultan.org

After just under a year, 336 days to be exact after his second crash at the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, Marc Marquez had a roaring comeback race at the Sachsenring cicuit in the German GP. Having won the race 10 times over the preceding years, the win marks

MotoGP: Why Franco Morbidelli missed out on factory Yamaha

Yamaha MotoGP team principal Lin Jarvis says 2020 runner-up Franco Morbidelli deserves a factory-spec M1, but it simply wasn’t possible to give him one for 2021. Morbidelli is the only one of Yamaha’s four riders in 2021 not to have factory-supported current-spec machinery, with the Italian remaining on the lesser

Honda to remain in MotoGP for five more years

The Honda Racing Corporation will remain in the MotoGP world championship until the end of 2026, after signing a new five-year deal with Dorna Sports. Honda has been a mainstay in the world championship since it made its full-time return to grand prix racing’s premier class in 1982, winning the

Thailand MotoGP cancellation reports “a misunderstanding”

Reports the 2021 MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix has been shelved by the government were a “misunderstanding”, according to a spokesperson from the Buriram circuit. On Tuesday reports surfaced in the Bangkok Press that the local Thai government had taken the decision to postpone the beginning of its new MotoGP contract

MotoGP news: 2021 Thailand GP set to be cancelled

Thailand’s government has taken the decision to cancel the 2021 MotoGP race due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to reports in the country. Thailand was one of the first races to drop off the original 2020 calendar and never returned to the revised schedule as MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports

MotoGP: Dovizioso “ready” if Honda needs Marquez replacement

Andrea Dovizioso’s manager Simone Battistella says his rider is “ready” should Honda call him up to stand in for the still-recovering Marc Marquez during the 2021 MotoGP season.  Marquez underwent a third operation in December on the broken right arm which ruled him out of the 2020 MotoGP campaign, and