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Espargaro clarifies ‘top three in MotoGP’ comment

Aleix Espargaro has clarified what he meant when he said he was “one of the best three” riders in MotoGP following his maiden podium with Aprilia at Silverstone. 

Rins has lost fear of falling after Silverstone MotoGP podium return

Alex Rins admits he has been “afraid of crashing” in recent MotoGP races but has pushed this aside now after making his podium return at the British Grand Prix.

Tank Slappers Podcast: British GP review and rider market news

Fabio Quartararo has taken a commanding lead in the 2021 MotoGP standings after dominating an historic day at the British Grand Prix.

Why the British GP was a triumph for MotoGP

OPINION: The 2021 British Grand Prix was a historic day for MotoGP. At the centre of it was Aleix Espargaro on the Aprilia after securing its first podium in the modern MotoGP era. It was something of a full-circle moment that highlighted just how far MotoGP has come in the last decade

Vierge rejects MotoGP debut offer from SRT at Aragon

Moto2 racer Xavi Vierge has turned down the offer to make his MotoGP debut with Petronas SRT at next weekend’s Aragon Grand Prix, Autosport has learned.

Pol Espargaro's British MotoGP prediction "annihilated" after tyre "gave up"

British Grand Prix poleman Pol Espargaro says his predictions for how the MotoGP race would go on the soft tyre were "annihilated" when his tyre "gave up".

Dixon “really annoyed” with MotoGP debut at Silverstone

Jake Dixon admits he is “really annoyed” with how his MotoGP debut at the British Grand Prix went, feeling he was only able to ride at “50%” of his potential.

Rossi “very sad” with difficult final British MotoGP appearance

Valentino Rossi admits he is “very sad” he could do no more than 18th in the British Grand Prix on his final appearance in the UK as a MotoGP rider.

Quartararo "doesn’t want to think about" 2021 MotoGP title anymore

British Grand Prix winner Fabio Quartararo admits he "doesn’t want to think anymore" about the 2021 MotoGP title despite taking a commanding 65-point lead with a dominant victory at Silverstone.

Espargaro’s UK MotoGP podium proves Vinales Aprilia move not “10 steps back”

Aleix Espargaro says his historic British Grand Prix podium proves Maverick Vinales’ decision to quit Yamaha for Aprilia in MotoGP is not him taking “10 steps back”.

Joan Mir: 2021 MotoGP title out of reach after British GP

Reigning MotoGP champion Joan Mir admits the 2021 title is now out of reach for him after a difficult British Grand Prix left him 65 points adrift of Fabio Quartararo.

Marquez accepts blame for Martin Silverstone MotoGP crash

Honda’s Marc Marquez has accepted blame for the lap-one crash which “destroyed” Pramac rider Jorge Martin’s MotoGP British Grand Prix.

British MotoGP: Quartararo wins, Espargaro earns Aprilia historic podium

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo dealt a hammer blow to his championship rival after dominating the MotoGP British Grand Prix, while Aleix Espargaro took a historic third for Aprilia.

Silverstone hopeful of new five-year MotoGP deal

Silverstone managing director Stuart Pringle says he is hopeful a new five-year deal with Dorna Sports can be reached for the circuit to continue hosting MotoGP. 

Zarco "put too much pressure" on himself in MotoGP title race

Johann Zarco says he has to put thoughts of the 2021 MotoGP title “out of my head” as he has “put too much pressure” on himself since the summer break. 

MotoGP British Grand Prix – Start time, how to watch & more

Pol Espargaro is on pole position at Silverstone for the MotoGP British Grand Prix. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.

Crutchlow “should have been faster” in home MotoGP qualifying

Yamaha stand-in Cal Crutchlow says he is “disappointed” to have only qualified 19th for the MotoGP British Grand Prix and “should have been faster”, despite being a replacement rider.

Quartararo “not comfortable” on way to Silverstone MotoGP front row

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo admits he was “really not happy” after qualifying for the MotoGP British Grand Prix as he was “not comfortable” on soft tyres despite securing third.

Miller ‘pissed off’ by tyre issues in MotoGP Silverstone qualifying

Ducati’s Jack Miller says his qualifying for the MotoGP British Grand Prix was hampered by issues with both new tyres he used, something which “definitely pisses you off”.

“Shocking” maiden Honda MotoGP pole “like a victory” – Pol Espargaro

Pol Espargaro admits his first MotoGP pole for Honda at the British Grand Prix was “shocking”, and says it feels “like a victory” given the struggles he’s faced in 2021.

British MotoGP: Espargaro puts Honda on pole ahead of Bagnaia

Pol Espargaro snatched a first MotoGP pole position as a Honda rider in a British Grand Prix qualifying that ended in confusing fashion following a false pole for Jorge Martin. 

British MotoGP: Miller tops busy FP3 for Ducati

Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a frantic FP3 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix as 2019 Silverstone race-winner Alex Rins crashed out of the Q2 places.

Espargaro: Vinales’ Aprilia arrival will prove I’m one of the best in MotoGP

Aleix Espargaro is adamant he is “one of the best three” riders in MotoGP and believes the arrival of Maverick Vinales at Aprilia next year will prove this.

MotoGP’s Silverstone return highlighting Ducati’s development – Miller

Jack Miller says MotoGP’s return to Silverstone in 2021 for the British Grand Prix has highlighted the “big step” Ducati has made with its bike in terms of development.

MotoGP British Grand Prix qualifying - Start time, how to watch & more

Fabio Quartararo topped Friday practice for Yamaha at the MotoGP British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Dixon: Judging 2022 MotoGP prospects on Silverstone debut would be 'unfair'

Petronas SRT’s Jake Dixon says it would be ‘unfair’ if the team judged his 2022 MotoGP prospects on his debut British Grand Prix weekend, but isn’t focused on his future.

Quartararo won't 'ride safer' after nasty British MotoGP crash

Fabio Quartararo admits he was "lucky" to escape serious injury from a nasty crash in FP2 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix, but insists this won't make him "ride more safe".

Marquez had to have eyes cleaned after massive Silverstone MotoGP crash

Honda’s Marc Marquez says he had to go to hospital to have his eyes cleaned following his massive FP1 crash on Friday at the MotoGP British Grand Prix.

British MotoGP: FP2 pacesetter Quartararo hurts ankle in crash

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo dominated FP2 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix on his Yamaha despite suffering a heavy crash and injuring his ankle.

MotoGP announces revised 2022 test schedule

MotoGP has announced a revised pre-season testing schedule for the 2022 season, which will comprise of five days in February in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Aprilia 'doesn't want to rush' Vinales into MotoGP race outing

Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola says Maverick Vinales’ 2022 signing is “the biggest opportunity” in Aprilia’s history, but doesn’t want to rush him into a MotoGP race outing too soon.

British MotoGP: Marquez fastest in FP1 despite high-speed crash

Marc Marquez topped a red-flagged FP1 for the MotoGP British Grand Prix at Silverstone despite suffering a scary 274km/h crash on his Honda.

MotoGP's Quartararo hails "amazing" Mercedes F1 simulator chance

MotoGP world championship leader Fabio Quartararo says his first experience of a Formula 1 simulator was an “amazing” experience, though admits he was “lost” on it at first.

Turning down shock MotoGP debut "wouldn’t look good" – Dixon

Jake Dixon says “it wouldn’t look good” if he turned down the offer from Petronas SRT to make a shock MotoGP debut in this weekend’s British Grand Prix.

Quartararo "not really sad" about Vinales’ Yamaha MotoGP exit

Fabio Quartararo admits he has not focused on Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Maverick Vinales’ dismissal last week and is “not really sad” about it coming to the British Grand Prix.

SRT quits MotoGP, announcement of new team due at Misano

The Sepang Racing Team will completely quit the MotoGP World Championship at the end of 2021, with current management forming a new entity for 2022.

Espargaro: No doubts Vinales will be instantly fast on Aprilia MotoGP bike

Aleix Espargaro says he has “no doubt” future MotoGP team-mate Maverick Vinales will be “fast straight away” when he tests the Aprilia for the first time next week.

What a MotoGP legend learned from Manchester City boss Guardiola

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola taught him “how to survive in the sporting world” mentally during a trip to the team on Wednesday.

Moto3 star rookie Acosta set for 2024 MotoGP leap

Star Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta will make his MotoGP debut in 2024 after agreeing a new three-year KTM deal that will begin with two seasons in Moto2 starting in 2022.

Vinales to make Aprilia MotoGP debut at Misano test

Ousted Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales will make his Aprilia debut at the end of August in a test at Misano ahead of his full-time bow in 2022.

Why Silverstone should be regarded as MotoGP's rightful UK home

OPINION: Many of the UK’s MotoGP fans would prefer Donington Park to host the British GP beyond the expiry of Silverstone's current deal. But the circuit's fast, flowing circuit provides the best racing and should be regarded as its best bet for the foreseeable future

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix – how to watch, session times & more

MotoGP heads to Silverstone for the 12th round of the 2021 world championship season, the British Grand Prix, following an eventful Austrian double-header.

Crutchlow: Quartararo doing nothing special to be quick on Yamaha MotoGP bike

Yamaha test rider Cal Crutchlow says MotoGP points leader Fabio Quartararo isn’t doing anything special on his M1 in 2021 and is simply “making the difference” on the bike.