German GP (2021)

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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.

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.

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

Vinales: Yamaha response to my MotoGP issues “starting to seem disrespectful"

Maverick Vinales had strong words for his Yamaha team following a woeful German Grand Prix, saying its response to his recent problems are “starting to seem disrespectful”.

Marquez’s Germany MotoGP win “opened my eyes” – Espargaro

Pol Espargaro says Honda MotoGP team-mate Marc Marquez’s German Grand Prix victory has “opened my eyes” to the potential of the RC213V.

Marc Marquez: Germany MotoGP win "makes up for the suffering"

Marc Marquez says his emotional comeback victory at the MotoGP German Grand Prix "makes up for the suffering" he endured with injury over the past year.

"No one has answers" to Vinales’ worst-ever MotoGP weekend

Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales says “no-one has answers” to the form which led to his worst-ever MotoGP race weekend, after finishing the German Grand Prix in last place.

Marquez: Hard to block memories of injury in Germany MotoGP win charge

An emotional Marc Marquez admits it was “really hard to keep concentrated” in his charge to MotoGP German Grand Prix victory due to the memories of his career-threatening injury.

German MotoGP: Marquez seals emotional first win since injury comeback

Honda’s Marc Marquez beat Miguel Oliveira in a tense German Grand Prix to seal a stunning comeback MotoGP victory following the career-threatening arm injury which ruled him out of 2020.

Rins angry with “disaster” MotoGP traffic situation in Germany

Suzuki’s Alex Rins was left frustrated by “disaster” traffic problems in qualifying for the MotoGP German Grand Prix and feels the current stewarding “can’t continue like this”.

Historic Aprilia MotoGP front row in Germany “not a huge surprise”

Aleix Espargaro says Aprilia’s first MotoGP front row start in the modern era was “not a huge surprise” to him, after he qualified third for the German Grand Prix.

Marquez "can't think about" continuing German MotoGP win streak

Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez is certain his 10-year German Grand Prix victory streak will end on Sunday as he’s “not here to win”, but hasn’t ruled out a podium.

Zarco had fire worry after Germany MotoGP qualifying crash

MotoGP German Grand Prix poleman Johann Zarco admits he was worried his Pramac Ducati could have caught fire after his Q2 crash when he saw smoke coming from the bike.

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

Johann Zarco is on pole position at the Sachsenring after topping qualifying for the 2021 MotoGP German Grand Prix. Here’s how and when you can watch the race.

Mir battling “strange” braking issues in German MotoGP qualifying

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says he’s struggling with a “strange” braking issue in the final sector of the Sachsenring, which contributed to a tough German Grand Prix qualifying.

German MotoGP: Zarco ends Quartararo's pole streak despite crash

Pramac’s Johann Zarco snatched pole by 0.011 seconds from Fabio Quartararo despite a crash in a dramatic MotoGP German Grand Prix qualifying at the Sachsenring, while Maverick Vinales was 21st.

Suzuki: Rins doing “what we asked of him” amidst MotoGP crash run

Suzuki boss Shinichi Sahara says Alex Rins is doing “what we asked of him” in response to his spate of recent MotoGP crashes, claiming “we are not worried or angry”.

German MotoGP: Quartararo leads FP3, Vinales heads into Q1

Fabio Quartararo topped a tight FP3 ahead of the MotoGP German Grand Prix as a crash for Yamaha team-mate Maverick Vinales has dropped him into Q1 in qualifying.

New KTM MotoGP chassis "not a game changer" – Oliveira

Miguel Oliveira says the new KTM chassis he won on at Barcelona is not the "game changer" it appears after topping Friday practice for the MotoGP German Grand Prix.

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

Miguel Oliveira topped Friday practice for KTM at the MotoGP German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Mir feels like ‘movie villain’ over Quartararo MotoGP suit comments

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says he’s “looking like the bad guy in a film” over comments he made about the Fabio Quartararo suit incident at the Catalan Grand Prix.

Marc Marquez "cannot imagine" being in Rossi's current MotoGP position

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.

Quartararo wants to make Marquez’s ‘life hard’ in German MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo wants to make Marc Marquez’s “life hard” in his quest for victory in the MotoGP German Grand Prix, but “will be happy” if the Honda rider is victorious.

German MotoGP: Oliveira leads FP2 from Quartararo, Marc Marquez 12th

KTM’s Miguel Oliveira led the second practice session for the MotoGP German Grand Prix by 0.220 seconds while Marc Marquez was 12th having elected against a late time attack.

German MotoGP: Marc Marquez tops FP1 from Quartararo

Marc Marquez led the opening session for the MotoGP German Grand Prix on the Honda, with championship leader Fabio Quartararo second despite a crash.

Analysis: Is MotoGP becoming over-regulated?

Social media over the past couple of weeks has been awash with opinions about Race Direction’s handling of numerous issues in MotoGP.

Marc Marquez: German MotoGP will be first “without physical limitations”

Marc Marquez believes this weekend’s German Grand Prix will be his first MotoGP round of 2021 where he will be “without physical limitations” in his recovering arm.

Suzuki MotoGP's Rins injury caused by hitting van while on phone

Suzuki’s Alex Rins revealed the cycling accident ahead of the Catalan MotoGP race was caused by him hitting a van as he was sending a message on his phone.