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Alex Rins says Takaaki Nakagami is "one of the most dangerous" riders in MotoGP after a clash in the Italian Grand Prix took the Suzuki rider out of the race.
Andrea Dovizioso says the recently announced tie-up between RNF Racing and Aprilia in MotoGP “doesn’t change anything” for him, as he “doesn’t have any plans for the future”.
Andrea Dovizioso says he has “no regret” over turning down an offer to race for Aprilia in MotoGP last year following its Argentina triumph.
Maverick Vinales admits he was “nervous” ahead of his test debut on the Aprilia MotoGP bike at Misano this week as he felt “giant pressure”.
Maverick Vinales has apologised to Yamaha in his first public media appearance since he was suspended from the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix by the Japanese marque.
Valentino Rossi has denied reports that he is selling his VR46 MotoGP team to the Saudi Arabian prince allegedly backing his team from 2022, branding it “made-up news”.
Marc Marquez says he “cannot imagine” following in Valentino Rossi’s footsteps and remaining in MotoGP despite not having “options” to fight for podiums, though he appreciates the Italian’s drive.
Erstwhile MotoGP championship leader Francesco Bagnaia admits he was ‘lucky’ Sunday’s French Grand Prix was a flag-to-flag as his main bike developed an issue.
Valentino Rossi admits his first laps for Petronas SRT on the opening day of the Qatar MotoGP test were “strange”.
Valentino Rossi admits he 'doesn't understand' why MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports allowed Marc Marquez to stage a return just days after surgery on his broken arm at Jerez last year
Reigning Moto2 world champion Enea Bastianini says there is 'no pressure' on him to emulate Alex Marquez's rookie MotoGP podium success from 2020 this season
Valentino Rossi's right-hand man Uccio Salucci says the nine-time grand prix world champion will evaluate extending his MotoGP career to 2022 after the opening "six, seven GPs" of 2021
Double MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci admits he is "happy" Ducati "fired me" when it did, as it allowed him to secure a ride with KTM at Tech3 for 2021
Valentino Rossi admits he would have stopped racing had Yamaha not offered him a deal to return to the factory MotoGP squad in 2013 following his disastrous Ducati stint
Alex Rins admits he "didn't even think to finish third" in the MotoGP standings as he slumped to 15th in the Portuguese Grand Prix due to an incorrect tyre choice
Danilo Petrucci says he "never found a good bike" across his final race weekends as a Ducati MotoGP rider, ending the Portuguese Grand Prix without a point in 16th
Andrea Dovizioso admits he is "very angry" with his final qualifying session as a Ducati MotoGP rider after only managing 12th for the Portuguese Grand Prix
Valentino Rossi believes more than simply having a good test team, Yamaha needs to have a "serious" testing programme if it is to improve its troubled MotoGP challenger
Valentino Rossi admits he and Yamaha "still have to understand" if the 2020 MotoGP M1 is actually better than last year's version with just two rounds of the season left
Ducati fears a "dangerous" precedent has been set by the decision to penalise just Yamaha and not its MotoGP riders for racing illegal engines at the Spanish Grand Prix
Franco Morbidelli says his MotoGP Teruel Grand Prix win felt like "it was a trip" as he achieved a "really high level" of concentration he never had before
Andrea Dovizioso says Ducati "didn't make any step forward" from the Aragon Grand Prix after ending MotoGP Teruel GP practice 1.458 seconds off the pace in 19th
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 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
Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso says he "paid" for going with the wrong tyres in Sunday's MotoGP French Grand Prix and "almost crashed 10 times" in the last laps as a result
Valentino Rossi says his protege Francesco Bagnaia is riding the Ducati in "the perfect way" at the MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano
Petronas SRT boss Razlan Razali says Valentino Rossi's podium in the MotoGP Andalusian Grand Prix removed "doubts" he had over the Italian for 2021 after his poor Spanish GP weekend
Scott Redding had a hard time with the "professional aspects" of MotoGP and is more suited to a career in World Superbikes, believes his former team boss Francesco Guidotti
Danilo Petrucci and KTM have had a "very positive" first meeting, according to Petrucci's manager, as the outgoing Ducati MotoGP rider eyes a switch to the Austrian marque in 2021
Newly-promoted factory Ducati rider Jack Miller "looked like he was in his first or second year" of MotoGP when he first joined the Pramac squad in 2018, according to team boss Francesco Guidotti
Danilo Petrucci has confirmed that he will no longer be a Ducati MotoGP rider as of next season, following Jack Miller's promotion to the factory team
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
MotoGP's 2019 rookie sensation Fabio Quartararo admits his rivals "looked at me differently" after taking his debut pole at Jerez last year
Suzuki MotoGP team boss Davide Brivio says he feels Ducati should not drop Andrea Dovizioso amid rumours that the Italian veteran is considering a change of scenery for 2021
Yamaha MotoGP boss Massimo Meregalli revealed it had to "stop" an eager Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton from going out on track too early during his ride swap last year
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
Maverick Vinales admits he felt he was missing Yamaha's "trust" for much of the 2019 MotoGP season, which played a part in him strongly considering a Ducati switch for 2021
Pol Espargaro believes Honda will find it "difficult" to manage its Marquez brothers MotoGP line-up in 2020, especially as the pair are "very close" off-track
Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola says the idea of MotoGP following in Formula 1's footsteps and racing with current machinery next year to save costs is "not madness"
Ducati boss Paolo Ciabatti believes the Italian marque's 2021 MotoGP line-up will consist of either of its five contracted riders currently racing Desmosedicis
Suzuki MotoGP boss Davide Brivio admits the marque has "already agreed on everything" for Alex Rins and Joan Mir to remain for 2021, though nothing has been formalised yet
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
Valentino Rossi admits the forced hiatus for MotoGP due to the coronavirus pandemic has "messed up the plan" he had for deciding his future beyond the 2020 season
Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali says it is not important for the MotoGP manufacturer to field an all-Italian line-up as the paddock prepares for a frenzied silly season
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
Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller says it takes MotoGP riders "two-three years" to adapt to a change of machinery in the premier class these days
Valentino Rossi says Yamaha still has "a long way" to go to match its MotoGP rivals' top speed, despite positive initial impressions from the 2020 prototype engine
Ducati MotoGP riders Danilo Petrucci and Jack Miller have both insisted the manufacturer has not discussed with them the prospect of Miller replacing Petrucci in the works team in 2020
Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi lamented a "wrong" Valencia qualifying strategy that left him mired in traffic and consigned him to a lowly 12th on the grid
Andrea Dovizioso says there is no point in being "p***** off" about the failings of his Ducati after a disappointing run to sixth at the MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix
Valentino Rossi accused MotoGP rival Marc Marquez of overtaking him at the end of San Marino Grand Prix Q2 knowing that the Italian's lap would be ruined in the process
Valentino Rossi says he was "surprised" that all four Yamaha MotoGP riders ended Friday practice at Misano strongly, despite them using several different configurations
Aleix Espargaro says it is getting harder to remain motivated at Aprilia, after it failed to bring any new parts to the recent Misano test amid a difficult MotoGP season
Imola and Mugello are weighing up potential bids to host Formula 1 in the future, following Monza's new multi-year deal that secured the future of the Italian Grand Prix
Motorcycle racing legend Giacomo Agostini believes Valentino Rossi is not as strong as his main MotoGP rivals anymore, but deserves praise for still "having fun"
Ferrari has redefined roles within its Formula 1 leadership structure to clarify the responsibilities within the team, including emphasising Mattia Binotto's solo role as team principal
Jack Miller says MotoGP rival Alex Rins "scared the s*** out of me" during the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as the Australian was caught out by the Suzuki's cornering ability