News and Analysis
Following his resounding MotoGP return with a seventh place finish in Portugal, Marc Marquez now must work to rediscover his best form before turning his attention towards results-based targets
Ducati is keen to continue fielding six bikes in MotoGP beyond the 2021 season and has been in contact with Gresini Racing about a potential tie-up.
Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti admits signing Johann Zarco in 2020 was a “gamble” as “nobody trusted him” following his miserable part-2019 MotoGP campaign with KTM.
Despite Suzuki’s decision not to appeal against Race Direction’s refusal to penalise Jack Miller following the incident with Joan Mir in Losail, something must be done to avoid a repeat of such an incident, which could have easily ended in tragedy
After clearing all doubts generated by the MotoGP pre-season in last week’s Qatar Grand Prix, Suzuki and Joan Mir have a new task on their hands for the Doha GP.
Maverick Vinales’s authoritative victory at the MotoGP season opener came during a period of personal and professional change for the Yamaha rider. Can it be the springboard for a title challenge?
Franco Morbidelli’s MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix was wrecked by an issue with his Petronas SRT Yamaha’s holeshot device, which left him without points in 18th.
MotoGP promoter Dorna Sports is finalising plans to have its own Drive to Survive-style documentary series on the Amazon Prime streaming platform.
Marc Marquez's decision to miss the first two races of the 2021 MotoGP season shows an evolution in his approach to racing. His decision also has implications for the rest of his Honda team and members of the grid.
Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has been cleared by doctors to ride a motorcycle for the first time since July, boosting his Qatar Grand Prix return hopes
Marc Marquez's crew chief Santi Hernandez says Stefan Bradl "would make much more sense" to stand-in for the injured six-time MotoGP world champion again in 2021 than Andrea Dovizioso
MotoGP race winner Alex Rins admits he initially thought team boss Davide Brivio's exit from Suzuki "was a joke" when the Italian told him of his decision
With its charismatic leader Davide Brivio leaving for F1, the Suzuki MotoGP squad he turned into a world championship-winning force in 2020 has a major recruitment headache that it needs to resolve carefully to build on the foundations Brivio built up
MotoGP is working with the Malaysian government to allow the paddock to go to the first pre-season test with softer COVID-19 restrictions
Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has admitted his attempt to return to action at Jerez just days after surgery on a broken right arm was "a mistake"
OPINION: Regardless of whether or not Marc Marquez opts for a third surgery to fix the injury to his right arm, his attempted return to action at Jerez - four days after the initial operation - will go down as one of the worst decisions in MotoGP history
Yamaha is under investigation for allegedly running illegal MotoGP engines during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend at Jerez, Autosport understands ahead of the European GP
Never has a MotoGP title been won by a rider who hasn't won a grand prix, the scenario facing points leader Joan Mir with three rounds to go. But the Suzuki rider shouldn't let concerns over taking that elusive top spot distract from his title bid
Andrea Dovizioso could return to the Yamaha fold in 2021 as its official MotoGP test rider in place of Jorge Lorenzo, Autosport has learned
KTM's Pol Espargaro says "in part I owe" his fourth place in the MotoGP Teruel Grand Prix to Tech3's Iker Lecuona after using his set-up for the second Aragon race
The factory Honda MotoGP squad is set to agree a new two-year title sponsorship deal with Spanish oil giant Repsol, Autosport has learned
Inconsistency throughout the field has created one of the most unpredictable MotoGP campaigns in history. Seemingly a result of the absence of world champion Marc Marquez, the pressure this reality is creating is influencing the 2020 title fight
Three podiums from the last four races have propelled Joan Mir into the fight for the most unlikely of MotoGP titles. However, there are other factors that further back up his chances of serving up Suzuki's first premier-class crown since 2000
Jorge Lorenzo has revealed in an exclusive interview with Autosport that a return to MotoGP with Ducati in 2021 "almost happened"
Suzuki team boss Davide Brivio has criticised MotoGP's Stewards Panel for being given "too much importance" and feels stewarding needs to be rethought
Several MotoGP manufacturers are not happy that KTM will be permitted to develop its engines ahead of the 2021 season, with fears it is working on a "super engine"
The inconsistent sanctioning policy of the FIM Stewards Panel, and the discontent that has spread among the three grids of the MotoGP World Championship as a result, makes an intervention essential to preserve the prestige of the championship
Honda has announced MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will remain out of action for a further two to three months due to his broken right arm
KTM will be able to unseal and develop its MotoGP engines in the event it loses its results-based concessions at the end of the 2020 season
Yamaha has made a request to all MotoGP manufacturers to unseal its engines on safety grounds following a series of mechanical issues, Autosport has learned
KTM has dominated every motorsport discipline it has entered throughout its history, but faced an entirely new challenge in MotoGP. Five years on, with huge investment in personnel and technology, here's how the Austrian brand has reached the summit
Valentino Rossi returned to the MotoGP podium in the Andalusian GP, but it came after 'political' wrangling over bike set-up which represents another change in approach from Yamaha with the Italian
Fabio Quartararo's consistency in the final third of his rookie season already posed a major problem for Maverick Vinales. Now, following his first MotoGP win at Jerez last weekend, the pressure is on Vinales to prove that he is still Yamaha's main man
Marc Marquez is exploring the option to return to MotoGP action this weekend despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday after breaking his right arm in a violent Spanish Grand Prix crash
Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has undergone a successful operation on the right arm he broke in a violent Spanish Grand Prix crash on Sunday
Honda will not replace the injured Marc Marquez in this weekend's MotoGP Andalusian Grand Prix, with the reigning world champion ruled out of the second race at Jerez
Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo will face an FIM hearing during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend for allegedly breaching private testing rules
Jorge Lorenzo arrived at Valencia in 2013 as the outsider for that year's MotoGP world title. Ultimately coming up short against Marc Marquez, the way the Yamaha star rode that race was a work of art, Oriol Puigdemont remembers
Future factory Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says reigning world champion Marc Marquez has forced the entire championship to train harder, and has prompted the Frenchman to rethink his approach
Fabio Quartararo doubts Petronas SRT is any less professional than the works Yamaha outfit he will join in 2021, which should sway Valentino Rossi's decision to extend his MotoGP career
KTM insists the MotoGP engine freeze introduced to control costs in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic will not affect its progress
Ducati has agreed a deal with Moto2 frontrunner Jorge Martin to replace works team-bound Jack Miller at the Pramac MotoGP squad for 2021, Autosport has learned
One-time MotoGP race winner Jack Miller will step up to the factory Ducati team for the 2021 season, with an option to extend his stay by a further year
Contract negotiations between Ducati and Andrea Dovizioso for the 2021 MotoGP season are still on hold, with the rider's manager confirming no proposal has been made to his rider
KTM boss Pit Beirer says the Austrian marque's plan is to retain its current MotoGP line-up of Pol Espargaro and Brad Binder, casting doubt on the rumoured Andrea Dovizioso switch
Petronas SRT boss Razlan Razali has confirmed to Autosport that talks have been held with Yamaha about signing Valentino Rossi for the 2021 MotoGP season
From taking time to assess his MotoGP future to having the decision effectively made for him, Valentino Rossi has made the first steps on the path to joining the satellite SRT-run Petronas Yamaha squad
While certain key players are tied down for the foreseeable future, there remain significant question marks about the 2021 MotoGP rider roster, and the indefinite pause resulting from the coronavirus pandemic has created further complications
All six MotoGP manufacturers will meet with each other this week to discuss cost-saving measures, including a freeze on engine development, in the wake of the coronavirus crisis
Ducati believes it will be difficult to find 10 countries able to host a race this season due to the coronavirus pandemic, and has offered up a radical alternate solution