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Drivers from Williams take on a humorous sand castle challenge

Williams

In some off-track seaside fun, Williams pitted new colleagues Nicholas Latifi and Alex Albon against one another. Last weekend’s season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix saw Nicholas Latifi and Alex Albon team up for the first time on the track. But, aside from their racing duties, Williams had planned an off-track challenge for them, taking them to […]

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 […]

Viales was the fastest on Day 2 of the Sepang Shakedown Test

Viñales

Aprilia’s star returned to the RS-GP, HRC’s Bradl was back, and rookie Bezzecchi was the fastest of the rookies. Maverick Viales of Aprilia Racing was fastest on Day 2 of the MotoGPTM Shakedown Test at the Sepang International Circuit, setting a time of 1:59.883 on his first day on track in 2022. Because Aprilia is the […]

Marc Marquez’s blog: a difficult winter, but the Sepang Test is coming up

Marc Marquez

Following his recovery from diplopia, the eight-time Champion is looking forward to the difficulties Malaysia holds Marc Marquez of the Repsol Honda Team has had yet another injury-plagued off-season, with a training incident near the end of 2021 delaying his return to form. After working so hard to get back into fitness after a career-threatening […]

As the MotoGPTM adaption progresses, Binder “feeling the heat”

Darryn Binder

At the Sepang Shakedown, the South African improved on all three days, but he believes he still has a lot more to give. During the Sepang Shakedown, fans, paddling pools, and cold baths were paddock necessities as MotoGPTM returned to Southeast Asia for the first time in two years. Temperatures edging 35°C have made it […]

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

Sepang MotoGP

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 […]

Gardner is suffering with a wrist injury, while Fernandez is “very positive” and “happy”

Raul Fernandez and Remy Gardner

On day two of the Sepang Shakedown test, Tech3 KTM MotoGP rookies Raul Fernandez and Remy Gardner finished fourth and sixth, respectively. On day two of the Sepang MotoGP Shakedown test, Raul Fernandez equaled his day one lap time. However, improvements by others dropped the Tech3 KTM rider to fourth place on the timesheets, a […]

Jenson Button believes Lewis Hamilton can win his eighth F1 championship in 2022

Lewis Hamilton

Former McLaren teammate Jenson Button has supported Lewis Hamilton to stay in Formula One this season and become the most decorated driver in the sport’s history. Since losing the 2021 world championship to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in last season’s contentious Abu Dhabi finale, Hamilton’s future in F1 has been clouded. Despite an ongoing FIA […]

Ricciardo is awarded a Member of the Order of Australia on Australia Day

Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, a McLaren Formula 1 driver, has been appointed to Australia Day’s honours list, which recognizes society’s achievements and services. For his “significant service to motorsport as a competitor and ambassador, as well as to the community,” the eight-time grand prix winner has been named a “Member of the Order of Australia.” In comparison […]