Andrea Iannone

Andrea Iannone

1989-08-09 (age 31)


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Aprilia names Savadori as Iannone replacement on provisional 2021 entry

The provisional entry list of the 2021 MotoGP season has named Lorenzo Savadori as an Aprilia rider, as rumours continue to swirl on who will replace Andrea Iannone

Iannone’s four-year MotoGP doping ban "ridiculous" – Espargaro

Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro has called Andrea Iannone's four-year doping ban "ridiculous" and "an abuse" ahead of this weekend's Valencia Grand Prix

Bezzecchi favourite to replace Iannone at Aprilia MotoGP team in 2021

Moto2 race winner and Valentino Rossi protege Marco Bezzecchi has emerged as a leading candidate to replace Andrea Iannone at Aprilia for the 2021 MotoGP season

Iannone: Ban has "ripped my heart apart", with MotoGP career on the brink

Andrea Iannone says the four-year doping ban handed to him on Tuesday has "ripped my heart apart from my greatest love", as it leaves his MotoGP career in tatters

MotoGP's Iannone appeal rejected, anti-doping ban increased to four years

Andrea Iannone's MotoGP career has been dealt a massive blow after his appeal to have an anti-doping ban overturned was rejected and increased to four years

Wait for Iannone verdict 'damages' Aprilia, says CEO Rivola

Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola says Andrea Iannone's doping ban decision not arriving for potentially another month does "damage" the MotoGP team, but maintains that its case is concrete

Iannone doping hearing decision set for mid-November

The Court of Arbitration for Sports has confirmed a final ruling on Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's 18-month doping ban will be delivered by mid-November

What's happening at Aprilia as Iannone MotoGP ruling nears

Aleix Espargaro hopes Andrea Iannone can "be back soon" to bring a "better balance" to the Aprilia MotoGP team as the current situation with tester Bradley Smith racing is "difficult"

Iannone's Misano visit "good news for Aprilia" – Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro says Andrea Iannone's visit to the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was "very good news for Aprilia" and encountered a "different" MotoGP race winner

Iannone appeal delay "no issue" for Crutchlow's 2021 MotoGP Aprilia talks

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says Andrea Iannone's doping ban appeal hearing being delayed to October is "no issue" for him in negotiations with Aprilia over a 2021 MotoGP ride

Aprilia MotoGP rider Iannone's anti-doping hearing delayed to October

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's anti-doping hearing has been delayed to 15 October after the World Anti-Doping Agency successfully obtained a postponement

Smith to replace Iannone for Aprilia in MotoGP while serving suspension

Aprilia has confirmed to Autosport that test rider Bradley Smith will replace Andrea Iannone for as long as he is under suspension for a doping violation

WADA wants Aprilia rider Iannone's MotoGP ban extended to four years

The World Anti-Doping Agency wants Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's competition ban extended from 18 months to four years, as the appeals process begins

MotoGP News: Iannone's lawyer "confident" of July verdict on doping ban appeal

Andrea Iannone's lawyer is "confident" a verdict on the Italian MotoGP rider's appeal against his 18-month doping ban can be achieved by July, when the season is due to begin

MotoGP News: Lorenzo "convinced" of banned Iannone's innocence

Three-time MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo says he has been "convinced" of Andrea Iannone's innocence amid the Italian's 18-month suspension for doping

Iannone regrets departure from Ducati's MotoGP team in 2016

Andrea Iannone admitted in a social media Q&A with Max Biaggi that he regrets his exit from the Ducati MotoGP team at the end of the 2016 season

Can Iannone's MotoGP career be saved? Plus

Can Iannone's MotoGP career be saved?

Having been handed an 18-month ban for testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid, Andrea Iannone's MotoGP days look increasingly numbered. Although his Aprilia team are steadfastly backing him, Iannone will be out of contract soon. Can he save his MotoGP career?

Aprilia calls Iannone's 18-month ban "absurd", will support appeal

Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola says Andrea Iannone's 18-month racing ban for an anti-doping infringement is "absurd" and vows to support the MotoGP race winner's appeal

MotoGP's Iannone handed 18-month ban after positive steroid test

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been handed an 18-month competition ban for an anti-doping infringement, but prosecutors conclude he did not purposefully take steroids

Aggrieved Espargaro "needs" Iannone for Aprilia MotoGP podium push

Aleix Espargaro admits he 'needs' Aprilia team-mate Andrea Iannone if he is to challenge for MotoGP podiums, with tensions between the pair now diffused after their Qatar test fallout

Why keeping Iannone is more trouble for Aprilia than he's worth Plus

Why keeping Iannone is more trouble for Aprilia than he's worth

OPINION: Andrea Iannone's recent spat with team-mate Aleix Espargaro is the latest episode in a catalogue of controversy that has dogged the MotoGP race winner. Regardless of the outcome of his drugs test, Aprilia stands to lose more than it gains by keeping him

Espargaro slams "super disrespectful" MotoGP team-mate Iannone

Aleix Espargaro has branded comments Aprilia MotoGP team-mate Andrea Iannone made about the level of input he had in the bike's development "super disrespectful"

Aprilia's suspended MotoGP rider Iannone unlikely to race in Qatar

Andrea Iannone now looks unlikely to contest the first round of the 2020 MotoGP season in Qatar next month, as his doping case is still yet to be resolved

FIM upholds Iannone MotoGP doping results, ban remains provisional

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping case was heard by the International Disciplinary Court on Tuesday, but no verdict has yet been reached

Aprilia will drop MotoGP rider Iannone if he's handed long doping ban

Aprilia Racing CEO Massimo Rivola has admitted that a long doping ban for Andrea Iannone would likely spell the end of the manufacturer's relationship with the Italian MotoGP rider

Iannone doping hearing date set, will miss Sepang MotoGP test

Andrea Iannone's appeal hearing to have his FIM doping ban overturned has been set for February 4, which means he will miss the first MotoGP test of 2020

MotoGP's Iannone confident he'll be cleared of drugs test offence

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone says he was "surprised" to receive a provisional suspension over a potential doping violation, but has "every confidence" he will be cleared of any wrongdoing

Aprilia's Andrea Iannone provisionally banned after drugs test

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been handed a provisional suspension after testing positive for an anabolic steroid

Iannone test fire caused by Aprilia MotoGP gearbox experiment

Andrea Iannone says his RS-GP caught fire during the MotoGP Valencia test because Aprilia was trying an "extreme" gearbox solution to find more power

Iannone declared unfit for Misano MotoGP race after practice falls

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been ruled out of the San Marino Grand Prix after aggravating an old shoulder injury in a bruising Misano weekend

Iannone labels Smith's approach "really dangerous" after Aprilia clash

Andrea Iannone says Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith, who collided with team-mate Aleix Espargaro on lap one, was "really dangerous" in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix

Aprilia's Iannone to miss Jerez MotoGP race with ankle injury

Aprilia rider Andrea Iannone has been declared unfit to participate in MotoGP's Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez following a crash on Saturday

Aprilia must improve its bike before focusing on upgrades - Iannone

Andrea Iannone believes Aprilia must first focus on extracting more performance from its existing MotoGP package before focusing on upgrades

Andrea Iannone 'not expecting a lot' on Qatar Aprilia MotoGP debut

Andrea Iannone says he is "not expecting a lot" from his first race on Aprilia's MotoGP bike at the 2019 season opener in Qatar

New Aprilia rider Andrea Iannone 'surprises' team in his feedback

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone believes the feedback he has provided the manufacturer in the 2018 post-season tests has "taken it a bit by surprise"

Espargaro says Iannone should expect Aprilia MotoGP frustration

Aleix Espargaro says new Aprilia MotoGP team-mate Andrea Iannone will find it difficult not to become frustrated during his first season with the manufacturer

Iannone expected Aprilia bike to be 'worse' at Valencia MotoGP test

New Aprilia MotoGP recruit Andrea Iannone said he expected the RS-GP bike to be "worse", but has still identified areas to make improvements

Suzuki reiterates why it dropped Andrea Iannone for MotoGP 2019

Suzuki MotoGP team boss Davide Brivio says Andrea Iannone was dropped for 2019 for "business reasons" after the Italian recently spoke out against his dismissal

Iannone will 'never understand' Suzuki MotoGP team dropping him

Andrea Iannone says he will "never understand" why Suzuki has decided to let him go at the end of the 2018 MotoGP season

Polesitter Marquez: Iannone is faster than me, he can choose to win

Newly-crowned five-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has played down his chances of winning at Phillip Island despite qualifying on pole, instead naming Andrea Iannone as favourite

MotoGP Phillip Island: Iannone fastest in FP2 as Crutchlow crashes

Andrea Iannone beat Danilo Petrucci to top spot in second practice ahead of MotoGP's Phillip Island race, while Cal Crutchlow's day ended with a nasty shunt at Turn 1

Buriram MotoGP: Iannone concerned by Marquez and Dovizioso pace

Suzuki MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone reckons Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso can beat the rest of the field by half a lap in the Thailand Grand Prix as they have a big advantage in race pace

MotoGP Austria: Iannone hits out at Suzuki over chassis differences

Andrea Iannone has hit out his Suzuki MotoGP squad for what he perceives as preferential treatment towards team-mate Alex Rins

Andrea Iannone and Suzuki top MotoGP's German GP third practice

Suzuki MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone set the pace in third practice at the Sachsenring as Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco both failed to automatically qualify to Q2

Sachsenring MotoGP: Andrea Iannone sets practice one pace

Suzuki's Andrea Iannone took charge of the first MotoGP practice session at the Sachsenring, beating Marc Marquez by nearly four tenths of a second

Iannone's 'special' Aprilia MotoGP deal has options beyond 2020

Aprilia's new recruit Andrea Iannone says he signed a "very special contract" with his new employer, with options that go beyond the standard two-year MotoGP factory contract cycle

Suzuki MotoGP team announces Mir as Iannone's 2019 replacement

The Suzuki MotoGP team has confirmed it will promote Moto2 ace Joan Mir to the premier class next year

Andrea Iannone to replace Scott Redding at Aprilia for MotoGP 2019

Aprilia has officially announced that Andrea Iannone will replace Scott Redding in its MotoGP factory team next year

Iannone closes on '19 Aprilia MotoGP ride as Suzuki announces split

Andrea Iannone is set to join the Aprilia MotoGP team in 2019, following official confirmation from Suzuki that it is parting ways with the Italian rider

Iannone says MotoGP split with Suzuki is unfortunate for both sides

Andrea Iannone says his form in MotoGP practice at Mugello shows his impending split with Suzuki is "unfortunate" for both parties

Mugello MotoGP: Andrea Iannone fastest again in FP2

Suzuki rider Andrea Iannone continued his strong Mugello MotoGP form by topping second practice for the Italian Grand Prix, which was interrupted by a major crash for Michele Pirro

MotoGP Mugello: Andrea Iannone fastest by half a second in FP1

Suzuki rider Andrea Iannone topped the opening practice session for MotoGP's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, beating Ducati wildcard Michele Pirro by over half a second

Andrea Iannone to split with Suzuki after 2018 MotoGP season

Andrea Iannone has confirmed he will depart the Suzuki MotoGP team at the end of the 2018 season

Iannone ready to explode over criticism before Austin MotoGP podium

Andrea Iannone says he was close to "exploding with anger" before scoring his first MotoGP podium as a Suzuki rider in last weekend's Austin race

MotoGP Austin: Marquez was focused on Iannone when blocking Vinales

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says the block on Maverick Vinales that cost him pole for the Austin race happened because he was focused on keeping Andrea Iannone ahead

Austin MotoGP: Andrea Iannone fastest, Marc Marquez crashes

Suzuki's Andrea Iannone set a shock fastest time in second free practice for MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas at Austin on Friday afternoon

Andrea Iannone says he has 2019 MotoGP offers outside Suzuki

Andrea Iannone says he has offers to remain in MotoGP even if he loses his Suzuki seat for 2019, but insists his priority is to stay at his current team

Andrea Iannone says Qatar GP shows he is more mature than Alex Rins

Suzuki rider Andrea Iannone says his run to ninth place in MotoGP's Qatar season opener shows he is more mature than team-mate Alex Rins

Andrea Iannone: Suzuki MotoGP team 'can't hide' its race pace woes

Andrea Iannone believes Suzuki "can't hide" its race pace deficit relative to its MotoGP rivals, admitting he "suffered too much" on long runs despite his rapid Qatar test times

MotoGP Qatar test: Iannone fastest for Suzuki on second day

Suzuki rider Andrea Iannone went quickest on the second day of MotoGP's final pre-season test in Qatar