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Video: Espargaro slips up in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, dropping to P2

Espargaro MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix

The MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix was a memory for Aleix Espargaro, who dropped three positions on the last lap after concluding that the race was over. When Aleix Espargaro believed the race had abruptly ended, he curiously fell from #2 to 5th position in Sunday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix. Espargaro didn’t even realize his error […]

Danilo Petrucci: I didn’t enjoy riding anymore

Danilo Petrucci

Danilo Petrucci claims that his last year in MotoGP left him “tired of the constant strain” and “without the feeling of having fun,” which he regained by competing in the Dakar Rally. The ‘constant pressure’ of MotoGP, according to Danilo Petrucci, was a major factor in his choice to retire from the race. Petrucci won two […]

Ducati MotoGP contract for Francesco Bagnaia is extended

Francesco Bagnaia extends contract with Ducati up to 2024

Francesco Bagnaia extends his deal as aDucati MotoGP racer for another two years. Ducati has decided to extend reigning MotoGP title runner-up Francesco Bagnaia at the factory team for the 2023 and 2024 seasons, as previously reported. After two seasons with Pramac, the former Moto2 champion had a major milestone 2021 season with the Official […]

Espargaro and Crutchlow will compete on the final day of the Sepang MotoGP Shakedown

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After making his 2022 debut on the final day of the Shakedown, Aleix Espargaro presently leads the Sepang timesheets. On Wednesday morning, Aprilia teammate Aleix Espargaro completed his first laps of the year, after Maverick Vinales took to the track (and was fastest) on day two. Due to Aprilia’s technical concessions, Espargaro and Vinales, the […]

Sepang MotoGP Test: Shakedown illness knocked Fabio di Giannantonio out

Fabio di Giannantonio

Due to illness, Fabio di Giannantonio will miss days 2 and 3 of the Sepang MotoGP Shakedown test; ‘Yesterday I was completely knocked out, while today I’m a little better.’ After being ruled out of days two and three of the Sepang Shakedown test due to a stomach illness, MotoGP rookie Fabio di Giannantonio was […]

MotoGP has confirmed an eight-part Amazon docuseries

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MotoGP has confirmed that an eight-part docuseries based on the events of the 2021 season would air on Amazon Prime Video in 2022. MotoGP is working on its own version of the hugely popular Formula 1 Drive to Survive series, which has aired three seasons on Netflix and has led to a major boost in […]

Rossi is aiming for his first title-winning MotoGP bike from Honda

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Valentino Rossi spoke with team head Alberto Puig about his hopes for Honda to provide him his first MotoGP title-winning 500cc bike, which he won in 2001. The nine-time world champion retired from MotoGP at the end of last season, completing a 432 GP career that lasted 26 seasons. Rossi won championships with Aprilia in […]

Ducati says continues to outperform expectations

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Francesco Bagnaia, according to Ducati general manager Gigi Dall’Igna, “takes another step” every time “you anticipate him to really reach his level” in MotoGP. Bagnaia had a breakout 2021 season as a factory team Ducati rider after two challenging seasons with the Pramac Ducati in 2019 and 2020. Bagnaia was a factor in the title […]