Fabio Quartararo

Fabio Quartararo

1999-04-20 (age 22)


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Quartararo undergoes surgery on arm after Jerez MotoGP race

Fabio Quartararo has undergone surgery following the right arm-pump issues that cost the Yamaha MotoGP rider victory in the Spanish Grand Prix last weekend.

Quartararo “lost” after Jerez MotoGP arm problem

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo admits he’s “lost” about what to do after an arm-pump problem robbed him of a commanding MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix victory on Sunday.

How Yamaha’s rookie-spec MotoGP star is taking charge Plus

How Yamaha’s rookie-spec MotoGP star is taking charge

Fabio Quartararo is on a roll in 2021, having stormed to victory at a venue where he last year served up one of his worst races. Contrasting Portuguese GPs for Yamaha’s factory duo make it hard to understand just how good its 2021 MotoGP bike is, but the Portimao weekend has revealed one key improvement compared to 2020

Quartararo 'feels like he did in 2019' after Portimao MotoGP win

Portuguese Grand Prix winner Fabio Quartararo says he feels like he did in his rookie season on the 2021 Yamaha MotoGP bike and is confident it will work everywhere.

Portuguese MotoGP: Quartararo wins as Rins crashes late on; Marquez seventh

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo dominated the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix following a late crash for Alex Rins, while Marc Marquez was seventh in his comeback race.

Miller "hero" of Doha MotoGP qualifying after 'scary' near-miss – Quartararo

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says Jack Miller is the “hero” of MotoGP Doha Grand Prix qualifying after surviving “the scariest moment I’ve ever seen” late on in Q2.

Quartararo: Vinales was “in another league” in Qatar MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo says his factory Yamaha team-mate Maverick Vinales was “in another league” in the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix, as the Frenchman had a “disaster” with tyre wear.

Quartararo: “Story” of Yamaha being easy MotoGP bike “finished”

Fabio Quartararo says the “story” of the Yamaha being branded an easy MotoGP bike is “finished” as he had to “push like hell” for second in Qatar Grand Prix qualifying.

2021 Yamaha MotoGP bike “ready” to race – Vinales

Maverick Vinales believes the 2021 Yamaha MotoGP bike is “ready” to race after topping the penultimate day of pre-season testing in Qatar.

Quartararo “scared” of Yamaha’s overtake potential in Qatar

Fabio Quartararo admits he is “a bit scared” about the overtaking potential of the 2021 Yamaha at Losail following the opening day of the second Qatar MotoGP test.

Quartararo pips Miller on second day of Qatar MotoGP test

New factory Yamaha signing Fabio Quartararo set the pace on the second day of Qatar MotoGP pre-season testing, beating Ducati’s Jack Miller by 0.077 seconds.

Quartararo "totally lost" readjusting to Yamaha MotoGP bike

Fabio Quartararo admits he was “totally lost” for half of the opening day of MotoGP pre-season testing trying to readjust to his Yamaha after riding street bikes in the winter

Quartararo hopes to have Lorenzo/Rossi MotoGP rivalry with Vinales

Fabio Quartararo hopes he and Maverick Vinales have a rivalry like that of former Yamaha MotoGP team-mates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo as he joins the factory team in 2021

Quartararo: Riders need to "believe" Yamaha can fix its MotoGP bike

Fabio Quartararo says Yamaha riders need to "believe" the marque can cure the problems which plagued its 2020 MotoGP campaign and cost it a chance at the world title

How Quartararo plans to bounce back from 2020 MotoGP struggles Plus

How Quartararo plans to bounce back from 2020 MotoGP struggles

Pre-season MotoGP title favourite Fabio Quartararo's 2020 season unravelled spectacularly owing to a wildly inconsistent Yamaha. No stranger to tough times, he has already begun his fightback ahead of his move to the factory team in 2021

Quartararo wants to have "less emotion" for 2021 MotoGP season

Fabio Quartararo says he wants to "have less emotion" within himself when things aren't going his way, following a tough end to the 2020 MotoGP season

Quartararo bemoans "strange" arm pump issue in Portugal MotoGP finale

Fabio Quartararo says a "strange" arm pump issue from around midway through the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix led to him dropping down the order to a lowly 14th

Quartararo says Portimao is the "most difficult" MotoGP track

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo admits the Algarve circuit hosting the Portuguese Grand Prix is the "most difficult track" he has ridden a MotoGP bike on

Quartararo focused on self-improvement, not bike peformance in Portugal

Fabio Quartararo says it's more important to improve himself than his Petronas SRT Yamaha in the MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix after a difficult recent run of races

Quartararo’s feeling on SRT MotoGP bike missing since French GP

Fabio Quartararo admits he hasn't had a good feeling on his Petronas SRT Yamaha since the Le Mans race last month after crashing out of the MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix

Quartararo: Morbidelli's Valencia MotoGP pole advantage too much to close down

Fabio Quartararo admits he wouldn't have been able to close down team-mate Franco Morbidelli's MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix pole time even with an extra soft tyre

Valencia MotoGP: Morbidelli tops FP3 as Rins and Quartararo face Q1

Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli dominated a tense third practice for the MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix as both Alex Rins and Fabio Quartararo missed the Q2 cut

Quartararo laments "one of the worst days" of 2020 MotoGP season

Fabio Quartararo admits Friday at the MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix was "one of the worst days of the season", after finishing 16th overall on his Petronas SRT Yamaha

Quartararo: Crutchlow "a great opportunity" for Yamaha

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo says it would be "a great opportunity" for Yamaha if it can sign outgoing LCR Honda man Cal Crutchlow as its test rider for 2021

Quartararo wants to use 2019 Yamaha for 2021 MotoGP season after inconsistent year

Fabio Quartararo wants to see if it will be possible for him to race the 2019 Yamaha MotoGP bike in 2021 after a tough year on the 2020 M1

Quartararo: Suzuki MotoGP riders look "unbeatable"

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo admits both Suzuki MotoGP riders Joan Mir and Alex Rins look "really unbeatable" after their European Grand Prix 1-2

"Irregular" MotoGP season "hurts a lot" - Quartararo

Fabio Quartararo says his "irregular" form in 2020 "hurts a lot" as it has allowed his MotoGP championship hopes to vanish following a crash in the European Grand Prix

European MotoGP: Mir puts one hand on title with maiden win, Quartararo crashes

Suzuki's Joan Mir took his maiden MotoGP victory in a dramatic European Grand Prix to put one hand on the title, after a crash for Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo

Quartararo: MotoGP title bid will be over if I don't take risks in European GP

Fabio Quartararo says his championship "will be over" if he doesn't "take big risks" from 11th on the grid in Sunday's MotoGP European Grand Prix

European MotoGP: Espargaro pips Rins to pole as Quartararo struggles

Pol Espargaro denied Suzuki pole in a tense wet MotoGP European Grand Prix qualifying, with points leader Joan Mir fifth and a poor showing from Petronas SRT

Quartararo relaxed over Yamaha MotoGP engine mileage

Fabio Quartararo admits his MotoGP engine mileage is "not the best", but isn't fearing a pitlane start penalty that Yamaha counterpart Maverick Vinales has received for the European Grand Prix

European MotoGP: Miller tops wet FP1, Quartararo slowest at Valencia

Jack Miller topped a wet first practice for the MotoGP European Grand Prix at Valencia, as Fabio Quartararo was last and Yamaha stand-in Garrett Gerloff impressed in 16th

Quartararo "lost everything" in Teruel MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo says he has "no idea" why he "lost everything" in terms of feeling with his tyres on his Petronas SRT Yamaha in the MotoGP Teruel Grand Prix

Quartararo 'doesn't have pace' to fight for Teruel MotoGP win

Fabio Quartararo admits he is "a bit worried" about Sunday's MotoGP Teruel Grand Prix as he does not "have the real pace" to fight for a strong result from sixth

Petronas SRT rider Quartararo says he has "nothing to lose" in MotoGP title race

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo insists he has "nothing to lose" in the title battle having lost the lead in the MotoGP standings ahead of the Teruel Grand Prix

Michelin explains Quartararo's Aragon GP tyre issue

Michelin has explained what caused Fabio Quartararo's front tyre pressure to go "out of control" during last weekend's MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix, which left him in 18th

Marquez absence not reason for "strange" MotoGP season - Quartararo

Fabio Quartararo doesn't believe Marc Marquez's absence is the reason MotoGP in 2020 has been so "strange" and says the new rear tyre has had more of an influence

Quartararo: MotoGP title pressure is on factory riders, not on me

Petronas SRT's Fabio Quartararo says the pressure in the 2020 MotoGP title race is "not really on me" and feels it is more on his factory team rivals

"Out of control" front tyre pressure thwarts Quartararo in Aragon MotoGP race

Fabio Quartararo says an "out of control" front tyre pressure after three laps of the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix led to his career-worst 18th-place finish and ceding the championship lead

Aragon MotoGP: Rins wins for Suzuki, Mir takes points lead as Quartararo 18th

Suzuki's Alex Rins won a thrilling MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix from Alex Marquez, as a miserable event for Fabio Quartararo in 18th allowed Joan Mir to take the championship lead

Quartararo "did nothing wrong" to cause Aragon MotoGP FP3 crash

Aragon Grand Prix poleman Fabio Quartararo says his "strange" MotoGP FP3 crash wasn't a result of him unnecessarily pushing in the cold conditions and insists he "did nothing wrong"

Aragon MotoGP: Quartararo battles through pain barrier to pole

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo claimed his 10th MotoGP pole in qualifying for the Aragon Grand Prix, just hours after a heavy crash in FP3 left him with a hip injury

Aragon MotoGP: Morbidelli heads FP3 times as Quartararo crashes heavily

Franco Morbidelli topped a dramatic third MotoGP practice for the Aragon Grand Prix as championship leader Fabio Quartararo had to be taken to the medical centre after a heavy crash

Quartararo expects Ducati fightback after tough Aragon GP Friday

MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo expects Ducati to bounce back from its difficult Friday at the Aragon Grand Prix and is wary of its "big potential"

Aragon MotoGP: Vinales tops Yamaha 1-2-3 in FP1 as Quartararo crashes

Maverick Vinales topped a Yamaha 1-2-3 in a delayed first practice of the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix as championship leader Fabio Quartararo crashed

Quartararo "lost the most" in MotoGP Le Mans round - Mir

Joan Mir says nearest MotoGP title rival Fabio Quartararo "lost the most" in the French Grand Prix despite gaining two more points over the Suzuki rider

Quartararo: Battle for ninth with Mir in French MotoGP "like fight for victory"

Fabio Quartararo says his battle for ninth place on the last lap of the MotoGP French Grand Prix with title rival Joan Mir was "like a fight for victory"

Quartararo: Poor Mir qualifying won't dictate French MotoGP strategy

French Grand Prix polesitter Fabio Quartararo insists his strategy for Sunday's Le Mans race won't change owing to MotoGP title rival Joan Mir's worst qualifying result of the season

French MotoGP: Quartararo takes home pole with title rival Mir 14th

Fabio Quartararo beat Jack Miller to MotoGP pole in a dramatic French Grand Prix qualifying, with Joan Mir only 14th after failing to get out of Q1

French MotoGP: Quartararo tops FP3 as Mir drops into Q1

Fabio Quartararo led in crash-strewn MotoGP French Grand Prix third practice, while a late fall for title rival Joan Mir dropped him into Q1

Easy to "lose championship" on Friday with "stupid" mistake – Quartararo

Fabio Quartararo says he took a cautious approach to Friday's MotoGP practice for the French Grand Prix, worried the damp conditions meant he could "lose the championship" with a mistake

Quartararo: MotoGP title battle with ex-Moto3 team-mate Mir a "cool story"

Fabio Quartararo thinks the fact he is now fighting ex-Moto3 team-mate Joan Mir for the MotoGP world title is a "cool story"

MotoGP title rivals Quartararo and Mir insist no team orders yet

Current MotoGP points leaders Fabio Quartararo and Joan Mir insist their team-mates won't be issued team orders in the coming triple-header to aid their title bids

Quartararo "not thinking" about beating Vinales before 2021 Yamaha factory move

Fabio Quartararo admits he is "not really thinking" about beating future team-mate Maverick Vinales in the 2020 MotoGP campaign ahead of his move to the works Yamaha squad in 2021

Quartararo "can't replace" Rossi at Yamaha in MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo admits he "can't replace" Valentino Rossi when the Frenchman steps up to the factory Yamaha squad in 2021 and is simply "taking his bike"

Quartararo: Barcelona MotoGP win better than Jerez double

Petronas SRT Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo says his victory in the Catalan Grand Prix was the "best moment of my life" and "better" than his maiden wins at Jerez in July

Quartararo: Catalan MotoGP victory not motivated by Marquez comments

Fabio Quartararo says his victory in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix was not motivated by Marc Marquez's recent comments about the Petronas SRT rider's performances

Catalan MotoGP: Quartararo wins to retake points lead after Dovizioso crash

Fabio Quartararo took his first win since July and returned to the lead of the MotoGP championship in the Catalan Grand Prix after a lap one crash for Andrea Dovizioso

Quartararo didn’t expect Morbidelli’s Catalan MotoGP pole pace

Fabio Quartararo admits he didn't expect Petronas SRT MotoGP team-mate and Catalan Grand Prix poleman Franco Morbidelli to be as fast as he was in qualifying

Catalunya MotoGP: Quartararo leads FP3 as Dovizioso misses Q2 spot

Fabio Quartararo beat Yamaha stablemate Maverick Vinales by 0.044 seconds in MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix FP3 as championship leader Andrea Dovizioso missed a Q2 place