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Marquez “back to our real situation” at Assen after MotoGP Germany win
Rossi doubts “difficult” prospect of racing with VR46 team in MotoGP
Vinales “has given up many times” during Yamaha MotoGP woes
Gerloff finding it “strange” to share a MotoGP garage with Rossi
The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he “cannot expect” to repeat his Germany victory in this weekend’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix, admitting he will be “back to our real situation”.

Valentino Rossi doubts he’ll race for his own VR46 team in MotoGP on a Ducati, and admits it’s “very difficult” for him to continue his career at all in 2022.

Maverick Vinales has admitted he “has given up many times” as he continues to struggle for form on the Yamaha in 2021, saying his MotoGP woes are “difficult to accept”.

Franco Morbidelli’s Petronas SRT injury replacement Garrett Gerloff admits it’s “strange” to be sharing a garage with MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi this weekend at the Dutch Grand Prix.

The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption Plus

A decade after first linking up with Ducati in what turned out to be an ill-fated period in his MotoGP career, Valentino Rossi has joined forces with the Italian marque once more - this time as a team owner. And the VR46/Ducati tie-up beginning in 2022 has the potential to right the wrongs of Rossi and Ducati's nadir of 2011/2012

Marquez “back to our real situation” at Assen after MotoGP Germany win

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he “cannot expect” to repeat his Germany victory in this weekend’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix, admitting he will be “back to our real situation”.

Rossi doubts “difficult” prospect of racing with VR46 team in MotoGP

Valentino Rossi doubts he’ll race for his own VR46 team in MotoGP on a Ducati, and admits it’s “very difficult” for him to continue his career at all in 2022.

Vinales “has given up many times” during Yamaha MotoGP woes

Maverick Vinales has admitted he “has given up many times” as he continues to struggle for form on the Yamaha in 2021, saying his MotoGP woes are “difficult to accept”.

Gerloff finding it “strange” to share a MotoGP garage with Rossi

Franco Morbidelli’s Petronas SRT injury replacement Garrett Gerloff admits it’s “strange” to be sharing a garage with MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi this weekend at the Dutch Grand Prix.

The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption Plus

The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption

A decade after first linking up with Ducati in what turned out to be an ill-fated period in his MotoGP career, Valentino Rossi has joined forces with the Italian marque once more - this time as a team owner. And the VR46/Ducati tie-up beginning in 2022 has the potential to right the wrongs of Rossi and Ducati's nadir of 2011/2012

Rossi’s VR46 MotoGP team partners with Ducati for 2022

Valentino Rossi’s VR46 team will race with Ducati machinery in 2022 after signing a three-year deal to become one of the Italian marque’s satellite MotoGP squads.

Suzuki MotoGP rivals “better than us” in recent races – Mir

Reigning world champion Joan Mir admits Suzuki’s MotoGP rivals “are being better than us” in recent races having finished last weekend’s German Grand Prix an off-colour ninth.

Yamaha WSBK rider Gerloff replaces Morbidelli for Dutch MotoGP

Yamaha World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff will make his MotoGP debut in this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix in place of the injured Franco Morbidelli at Petronas SRT.

Japanese MotoGP round cancelled, COTA race comes in as replacement

MotoGP’s 2021 Japanese Grand Prix in October has been cancelled but will be replaced on the same date by the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.

Morbidelli to miss MotoGP Dutch TT with knee injury

Franco Morbidelli will miss this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix after the Petronas SRT MotoGP rider injured his knee in training.

2021 MotoGP Dutch GP – how to watch, session times & more

MotoGP heads to Assen for the ninth round of the 2021 world championship season, the Dutch Grand Prix, for the final round before the summer break.

Honda: Marquez’s Germany MotoGP win won’t transform season

Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig admits Marc Marquez’s German Grand Prix victory won’t transform its 2021 season as “it doesn’t mean we have no fixed everything” with the bike.

Binder: KTM needed tough 2021 start to get to current MotoGP level

Brad Binder says KTM needed to go through its tough start to the 2021 MotoGP season to get to the level it is now following its third-straight podium in Germany.

Tank Slappers Podcast: Marquez's return to winning ways in Germany

Marc Marquez made a sensational return to the top step of the MotoGP podium at the German Grand Prix 581 days after his last victory.

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi Plus

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi

With Valentino Rossi’s next career move imminent in MotoGP, it is set to have wide-reaching influences on a number of riders and teams on the grid. But one of the biggest impacts will be felt at Yamaha, with its pivotal role in the saga set to see it lose its appointment with ‘The Doctor’

Zarco: Marquez’s Germany win good for my MotoGP title hopes

Johann Zarco says Marc Marquez winning the German Grand Prix was positive for his own MotoGP title hopes after he faded to eighth in last Sunday’s race.

Aprilia “not ready” for MotoGP podium despite Germany form

Aleix Espargaro admits Aprilia “is not ready” to fight for the podium in MotoGP despite running in the rostrum battle for much of the German Grand Prix.

SRT "won't interfere" with Fernandez/KTM relationship despite MotoGP interest

Petronas SRT says it is interested in signing star Moto2 rookie Raul Fernandez to replace Valentino Rossi in MotoGP but insists it “will not interfere in Raul’s relationship with KTM”.

Quartararo says German MotoGP third "like gold" after weekend of struggle

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo admits his third in the MotoGP German Grand Prix “is gold” to him as he struggled all weekend on the factory Yamaha.

How Marquez beat his Honda in his heroic MotoGP comeback win

Marc Marquez has been through hell and back in the 581 days between his win in the 2019 Valencia season finale and his heroic MotoGP comeback victory in Germany last Sunday. Despite battling physical limitations and a difficult 2021-spec Honda, the Sachsenring provided the perfect storm for the Spaniard to return to the top step

The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption Plus

The unexpected Rossi/Ducati MotoGP sequel offering redemption

A decade after first linking up with Ducati in what turned out to be an ill-fated period in his MotoGP career, Valentino Rossi has joined forces with the Italian marque once more - this time as a team owner. And the VR46/Ducati tie-up beginning in 2022 has the potential to right the wrongs of Rossi and Ducati's nadir of 2011/2012

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi Plus

Why Yamaha is about to risk losing Valentino Rossi

With Valentino Rossi’s next career move imminent in MotoGP, it is set to have wide-reaching influences on a number of riders and teams on the grid. But one of the biggest impacts will be felt at Yamaha, with its pivotal role in the saga set to see it lose its appointment with ‘The Doctor’

MotoGP
Jun 22, 2021
How Marquez beat his Honda in his heroic MotoGP comeback win Plus

How Marquez beat his Honda in his heroic MotoGP comeback win

Marc Marquez has been through hell and back in the 581 days between his win in the 2019 Valencia season finale and his heroic MotoGP comeback victory in Germany last Sunday. Despite battling physical limitations and a difficult 2021-spec Honda, the Sachsenring provided the perfect storm for the Spaniard to return to the top step

MotoGP
Jun 21, 2021
Why Quartararo’s Catalunya suit penalty highlights a wider issue in MotoGP Plus

Why Quartararo’s Catalunya suit penalty highlights a wider issue in MotoGP

OPINION: Fabio Quartararo racing with his leather suit open and subsequent penalty has been the main talking point of the Catalunya MotoGP weekend, which has highlighted a wider issue with MotoGP’s stewarding that risks a negative precedent going forward

MotoGP
Jun 8, 2021
How MotoGP’s “beast” tamers bounced back at Catalunya Plus

How MotoGP’s “beast” tamers bounced back at Catalunya

The expectation on KTM to replicate its winning form from 2020 this season made its difficult start to the new MotoGP campaign even more disappointing. But a key update has seen KTM's fortunes reversed over the last week and returned it to the top step of the podium in Barcelona

MotoGP
Jun 7, 2021
The signs that point to Rossi's MotoGP retirement Plus

The signs that point to Rossi's MotoGP retirement

It's not been a happy start to 2021 for Valentino Rossi at the Petronas SRT satellite squad, with performances that are a shadow of the rider that utterly dominated MotoGP at the start of the new millennium. At the age of 42, how much longer can he go on?

MotoGP
May 19, 2021
Why the most significant Le Mans MotoGP performance wasn't Miller's Plus

Why the most significant Le Mans MotoGP performance wasn't Miller's

Hot on the heels of his first MotoGP win in five years, Jack Miller made it two from two with a commanding French Grand Prix victory at Le Mans despite two long-lap penalties. Impressive though it was, it was an expectation-defying performance from an anticipated title rival that was the real standout

MotoGP
May 17, 2021
The impossible problem Honda faces with its 2021 MotoGP bike Plus

The impossible problem Honda faces with its 2021 MotoGP bike

Honda hasn’t enjoyed an easy start to the 2021 MotoGP campaign, despite gains last season which looked to have carried over into the pre-season. Now admitting it does have issues in serious need of resolving, it faces an almost impossible task in doing so

MotoGP
May 11, 2021