Catalan GP (2021)
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Following productive running at the post-Catalunya MotoGP test, Brembo’s new and bigger brake discs will be used at this year’s Austria double-header to avoid a repeat of Maverick Vinales’s crash last year.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco says he is not pressuring himself to win in MotoGP right now but admits “something is missing” in his quest to secure his maiden victory.
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
Alpinestars says Fabio Quartararo’s race suit was found to be in “normal working order” after his leathers came open during Sunday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix.
Valentino Rossi admits he “expected a lot more” from a “very negative” MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix after crashing out having struggled for pace from the start.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo has admitted he thinks he should have been shown the black flag for riding with his leather suit open late on in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix.
Jack Miller wasn’t surprised to see himself promoted to third in the MotoGP Catalunya Grand Prix as he suspected Fabio Quartararo’s “cheeky” track limits breach would net him a penalty.
KTM’s Miguel Oliveira admits “it’s quite early” to begin to think about his MotoGP title hopes in 2021 despite his Catalan Grand Prix win on Sunday.
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 world champion Joan Mir laments his decision to race the medium rear tyre in Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix and is “pissed off” as he feels it cost him victory.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo has been hit with another three-second time penalty on his MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix result for riding with his leather suit unfastened.
Honda’s Marc Marquez says the seven laps he rode in Sunday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix before crashing were “the best seven laps of the year” as “I was Marc” again.
MotoGP world champion Joan Mir believes Fabio Quartararo throwing his chest protector away during the Catalan Grand Prix “is punishable” because “it puts other riders in danger”.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo admits he doesn’t know why his leather race suit fully opened late on in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, which contributed to him losing a podium finish.
KTM’s Miguel Oliveira fended off Pramac’s Johann Zarco in an enthralling MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix to claim victory as Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo lost third due to a late time penalty.
Valentino Rossi says he feels “genuine support” from his Petronas Sepang Racing Team in MotoGP following a strong Saturday showing at the Catalan Grand Prix.
Petronas SRT’s Franco Morbidelli believes the MotoGP field must “be ready to suffer” in Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix as high tyre wear is expected.
Maverick Vinales has criticised the way comments he made about his MotoGP future were taken out of context, claiming “people always try to put me in conflict with my team”.
Fabio Quartararo is on pole position at Barcelona after topping qualifying for the 2021 MotoGP Catalunya Grand Prix. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.
Marc Marquez doesn’t believe Honda will gain concessions for the 2022 MotoGP season as he is convinced the marque will score at least one podium before the end of 2021.
Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says Suzuki “didn’t improve” its bike in 2021 compared to last year after qualifying down in 10th for the Catalan Grand Prix.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo has taken his fifth-straight MotoGP pole in a tense qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix, beating Jack Miller who crashed late on.
Franco Morbidelli pipped Fabio Quartararo to top spot in a tight FP3 for the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix as Ducati’s Jack Miller will have to go through Q1 in qualifying.
With a win-rate of just 10.66% from his time on a factory Yamaha MotoGP bike, it can't be disputed that Maverick Vinales has underachieved in recent seasons. Now on the third crew chief of his tenure at the team, he won't have too many more opportunities to turn the tide against his rapid new team-mate
Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales admits the programme he worked through with new MotoGP crew chief Silvano Galbusera on Friday of the Catalan Grand Prix was something he’s “not used to doing”.
Honda’s Marc Marquez says he had an “important” talk with MotoGP legend Mick Doohan about recovering from serious injury during last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.
Johann Zarco topped Friday practice for Pramac Ducati at the MotoGP Catalunya Grand Prix at Barcelona. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco pipped Franco Morbidelli to top spot in second practice for the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, the pair split by 0.021 seconds in the end.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro topped the first practice session for the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix 0.024 seconds ahead of Petronas SRT’s Franco Morbidelli.
Maverick Vinales has revealed his change in MotoGP crew chief from Esteban Garcia to Silvano Galbusera was a Yamaha decision but admits splitting with his friend Garcia “hurts”.
Danilo Petrucci says he “cannot be sad” if 2021 turns out to be his final MotoGP season following the news Remy Gardner will join Tech3 KTM next year.
Aleix Espargaro admits he “doesn’t understand” why Andrea Dovizioso won’t commit to racing for Aprilia in MotoGP next year but stresses nothing has been decided yet.
Maverick Vinales has parted ways with Yamaha MotoGP crew chief Esteban Garcia and will now work with ex-Valentino Rossi chief mechanic Silvano Galbusera.
MotoGP heads to Barcelona for the seventh round of the 2021 world championship season, the Catalunya Grand Prix, for the second leg of double-header.