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Kickoff time, how to watch, and more for the 2022 Americas MotoGP

jorge martin pramac

The fourth round of the 2022 MotoGP season takes place this weekend at the Raceway of the Americas in Austin. Here’s how to watch Sunday’s Americas Grand Prix. In qualifying, Ducati claimed the first 5 slots, with Pramac rider Jorge Martin securing pole ahead of factory riders Jack Miller and Francesco Bagnaia. On his comeback […]

Aleix Espargaro: Even with 300 hp, rider weight is “very important”

Aleix Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro, one of the tallest riders on the MotoGP grid, claims that gaining just 3-4kg over his’ skinny’ 65kg weight would cause him to lose noticeable speed. Aleix Espargaro is among the tallest riders in MotoGP, being 180cm tall. As a result, he must work even harder than most to strike a balance between […]

Fabio Quartararo: All four Hondas are extremely fast and set a blistering pace in the MotoGP test

Fabio Quartararo

‘If you check all the Honda riders, the pace is amazing,’ says reigning MotoGP champion Fabio Quartararo, who believes Honda has made the most progress over the winter. The final MotoGP pre-season test in Mandalika was held on a dirty and degrading track surface, making it more difficult than ever to guess who would be […]

Jake Dixon: Being able to fight for the top five Moto2 would be a very positive goal

Jake Dixon

Moto2, Dixon: ‘I’ve typically been good’ in Qatar, top 5 ‘would be very positive,’ while Albert Arenas wants to be ‘Albert Arenas again.’ Jake Dixon and 2020 Moto3 champion Albert Arenas, two riders hoping to improve on a bitterly underwhelming 2021 season, are looking forward to their debut season with the new GASGAS Aspar Moto2 […]

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 […]

Marc Marquez will begin his tenth season in MotoGP: ‘Something I couldn’t have imagined’

Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez, an eight-time world champion, will start his tenth season in MotoGP this weekend. Marc Marquez’s tenth year in MotoGP begins this weekend in Qatar. The Spaniard debuted in the premier class in 2013 and has continued as a Repsol Honda rider ever since, winning 59 races (41%), 99 podiums (70%), and six world championships to go along with his 125 and Moto2 titles. Marquez […]

Ana Carrasco wants to be world champion in two or three years

Ana Carrasco

Ana Carrasco says that competing for the Moto3 world championship is a viable possibility in the ‘medium term,’ but that in the long run, she wants to make it to MotoGP. For the first time since 2015, Ana Carrasco will race in Moto3 in the opening round of the 2022 season in Qatar this weekend. […]

Herve Poncharal: KTM’s 2022 version is a “massive improvement” on previous year

Herve Poncharal

Herve Poncharal, the president of Tech3 MotoGP, believes the 2022 KTM will be a “significant improvement” over last year’s package. KTM seemed to have the roughest pre-season of any MotoGP manufacturer on paper, with an RC16 only ranking in the top eight at the end of each day during testing at Sepang and Mandalika. In terms […]

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 […]

Moto2: Jake Dixon is ‘in high spirits’ as he maintains his outstanding performance

Jake Dixon

Jake Dixon, who made the best lap on day one of the official Portimao Moto2 test, maintains his strong form on day two, taking P4. Jake Dixon resumed his strong form on day two of official Moto2 testing in Portimao, taking P4 after leading the first day. Dixon was among four riders to go faster […]