Austrian GP (2022)

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19 Aug - 21 Aug
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Marc Marquez returns to motorcycle training in latest injury recovery step

Marc Marquez will be allowed to train on a motorcycle after his latest recovery assessment following his arm surgery, his Honda MotoGP squad has announced.

F1 champion Alonso “very proud” of Aprilia’s MotoGP success in 2022

Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso says he is “very proud” of the “unbelievable” rise of Aprilia in MotoGP over the last two seasons.

Mir to miss Misano MotoGP with ankle injury after Austrian GP crash

Suzuki MotoGP rider Joan Mir will miss the Misano Grand Prix next month after sustaining an ankle injury in his opening lap crash at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday.

Espargaro “didn’t have the pace” for Austria MotoGP podium

Aleix Espargaro says his MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix was “one of the best races of the season” as he finished sixth despite feeling he lacked the ultimate pace to challenge.

Martin “preferred to crash than stay fourth” in Austria MotoGP battle

Pramac’s Jorge Martin says he “preferred to crash than stay fourth” when he fell out of his battle for third with Jack Miller in the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix.

Why it won’t just be Marquez’s speed that saves Honda in MotoGP

OPINION: Honda is in the midst of a second winless season in the space of three years. The absence of the injured Marc Marquez has been a major contributing factor, but HRC’s inability to alter its own approach has seen it slide down the order. Marquez returned to the MotoGP paddock in Austria and provided a rallying cry Honda needed to hear.

Tank Slappers Podcast: Shock sprint race announcement and Austrian GP review

MotoGP announced its biggest format shake-up in years during the Austrian Grand Prix, as it introduces sprint races for 2023.

Kerb strike broke Bastianini’s front wheel in Austria MotoGP

Enea Bastianini says his MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix was ended early when a kerb strike broke his Gresini Ducati's front wheel rim.

Miller: Matching Stoner MotoGP record “shows how good” Bagnaia is

Jack Miller says Ducati team-mate Francesco Bagnaia becoming the marque’s first rider to win three-successive MotoGP races since Casey Stoner “shows how good he’s riding”.

Bagnaia’s Austria MotoGP victory “hardest of the year”

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says his ‘safe’ front tyre decision in the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix made his charge to victory “one of the hardest of the year”.

Quartararo ‘on qualifying mode’ in MotoGP Austrian GP

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says he was ‘on qualifying mode’ in every lap of Sunday’s MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix to fight for the podium at the Red Bull Ring.

MotoGP Austrian GP: Bagnaia holds off late Quartararo charge for victory

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia held onto a third-successive victory at the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix as Fabio Quartararo took a damage-limiting second at the Red Bull Ring.

Fernandez set for RNF Aprilia MotoGP move in 2023

Raul Fernandez is close to finalising a move to the RNF Aprilia MotoGP squad in 2023 after an agreement was reached with KTM to release him from his current contract.

The flawed MotoGP sprint evolution that is a necessary evil

OPINION: MotoGP will introduce sprint races in 2023 as part of a major format revolution aimed at boosting interest in the series in a time of decline. While it has good intentions, it is a move which raises many questions yet to be answered.

Espargaro ‘doesn’t understand’ why friendly MotoGP title battle isn’t liked

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro says he ‘doesn’t understand’ why the media doesn’t like the fact his MotoGP title battle with Fabio Quartararo is so friendly.

MotoGP 2023 sprint races: Everything you need to know

From the 2023 season, MotoGP will introduce sprint races to grand prix weekends. Here is everything you need to know.

Claims track time won’t change with MotoGP sprints “bullshit” – Espargaro

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro has countered claims from MotoGP that weekend track time will not change with the introduction of sprint races in 2023, saying “it’s not the solution” needed.

Quartararo “out of control” in “nightmare” MotoGP qualifyings now

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says he is “out of control” in every MotoGP qualifying now, describing Saturdays as a “nightmare” after struggling to fifth for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Sprint races will make MotoGP “more spectacular" - Marquez

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez says the introduction of sprint races in 2023 will make the series “more spectacular”.

MotoGP Austrian GP: Bastianini leads Ducati 1-2-3-4 in qualifying

Gresini’s Enea Bastianini snatched a maiden MotoGP pole for the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Francesco Bagnaia, as main title rivals Fabio Quartararo and Aleix Espargaro were fifth and ninth.

MotoGP formally confirms sprint races for 2023 season

MotoGP organisers Dorna Sports has officially confirmed the introduction of sprint races to the grand prix weekend format for the 2023 season.

MotoGP Austrian GP: Zarco fastest in FP3, Espargaro to Q1

Pramac’s Johann Zarco continued to lead the practice timesheets at the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix in FP3, as a crash for title challenger Aleix Espargaro dropped him into Q1.

MotoGP riders praise new Red Bull Ring chicane

The new chicane at Red Bull Ring’s Turn 2 has been met with widespread praise from MotoGP riders following its debut in Friday practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

MotoGP Austrian GP: Zarco leads FP2 as Ducatis dominate

Pramac’s Johann Zarco ended second practice for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix fastest of all by just 0.024 seconds from factory Ducati rider Jack Miller.

Espargaro joins rebranded GasGas Tech3 KTM MotoGP squad in 2023

Eight-time MotoGP podium finisher Pol Espargaro will officially return to KTM and Tech3 next season after signing a two-year deal, paving the way for Joan Mir to join Honda.

MotoGP looking to introduce F1-style sprint races in 2023

MotoGP wants to introduce Formula 1-style sprint races to grand prix weekends in 2023 and will discuss this with teams this weekend, Autosport has learned.

MotoGP Austrian GP: Miller tops wet-to-dry FP1 as new layout makes debut

Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a wet-to-dry first practice session for the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix as the revised Red Bull Ring layout made its debut.

Quartararo: Yamaha “playing too far from the rules” against its MotoGP rivals

Fabio Quartararo believes the way Yamaha is operating relative to its MotoGP rivals in 2022 is “too far away from the rules” and sees parallels with Honda’s situation.

Bagnaia "lucky" to be back in MotoGP title hunt

Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia admits his recent back-to-back victories that have catapulted him back into MotoGP title contention were "lucky" because of problems for his main rivals.

Marc Marquez ‘won’t wait to be 100%’ fit to make MotoGP return

Marc Marquez says he will return to riding a MotoGP bike following his fourth major arm operation when he is “70, 80%” fit as “you can’t wait to be 100%.”

Mir “doesn’t want to destroy” Honda MotoGP team set-up in 2023

Joan Mir is “really close” to a 2023 MotoGP deal with Honda, but “doesn’t want to destroy” the team balance by bringing loads of ex-Suzuki crew with him.

2022 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix: Full UK television schedule

The 13th round of the 2022 MotoGP World Championship takes place this weekend with the Austrian Grand Prix. Here is the full UK television schedule.

Marquez “will be professional” to the end of Honda MotoGP deal

Alex Marquez says he will remain “professional” through to the end of his Honda MotoGP contract with LCR despite recently admitting a loss of motivation at the team.

Marc Marquez to return to MotoGP paddock at Austrian GP for Honda progress update

Marc Marquez will return to the MotoGP paddock at the Austrian Grand Prix to check up on Honda’s progress as he continues his own rehabilitation.