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MotoGP’s leading stars, including reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo, have called on fans to help shape the future of the series by engaging with the Global Fan Survey.
Valentino Rossi protégé Marco Bezzecchi says he “doesn’t want to expect” to be fighting for MotoGP podiums at ever race now following his Dutch Grand Prix success.
Maverick Vinales says he is “the happiest man in the world” after scoring his first Aprilia MotoGP podium at the Dutch Grand Prix exactly as year after his Yamaha split.
The once all-conquering Japanese manufacturers are going through a difficult period in MotoGP this season. With Suzuki quitting, Honda struggling to get near the podium and Yamaha only enjoying success courtesy of Fabio Quartararo, Japanese manufacturers have been left in the dust by their European counterparts. Key paddock figures explain why.
Valentino Rossi’s protégés stole the show at Assen as Francesco Bagnaia stormed to victory to arrest a recent barren run. But it was the rider in second, on Bagnaia’s old bike, who had all eyes on him. Securing his and the VR46 team’s first MotoGP podium, Marco Bezzecchi has all the characteristics that made his mentor special
Championship leader Fabio Quartararo has raged against MotoGP stewards for giving him a long lap penalty for his clash with Aleix Espargaro in the Dutch Grand Prix.
Suzuki’s Joan Mir admits he thought his MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix was over when KTM’s Miguel Oliveira ran into the back of him on the start line.
Ducati’s Jack Miller has blasted the long lap penalty he got for impeding Maverick Vinales in MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix qualifying as a “b******* call from the stewards”.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro holds no grudge against Fabio Quartararo after their MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix collision, but feels it made him “lose a victory”.
Championship leader Fabio Quartararo has been handed a long lap penalty for his collision with Aleix Espargaro in Sunday’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he was “terrified” of crashing out of MotoGP victory at the Dutch Grand Prix following his recent back-to-back DNFs.
MotoGP world championship leader Fabio Quartararo branded his double crash and DNF in the Dutch Grand Prix as a “really stupid rookie mistake”.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia stormed to victory in a dramatic MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix after championship leader Fabio Quartararo crashed twice, while Valentino Rossi’s team got its first podium.
The Gresini Racing MotoGP squad has announced Alex Marquez will join the squad in 2023 alongside Fabio Di Giannantonio, paving the way for Alex Rins’ LCR move.
Dutch Grand Prix poleman Francesco Bagnaia says he ended his qualifying early because he felt beating his new Assen MotoGP lap record was “impossible”.
Ducati’s Jack Miller has been hit with his second long lap penalty in succession for a near-miss with Aprilia’s Maverick Vinales at the end of MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix qualifying.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro edged Fabio Quartararo to top spot by 0.041s seconds in third practice for the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix despite a late crash.
Honda has announced Pol Espargaro has withdrawn from the remainder of the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix due to “intense pain” he is suffering from a rib injury.
Honda’s Pol Espargaro’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix weekend has been plunged into doubt as he admitted to struggling more with his ribs than expected, which led to breathing troubles.
Leading MotoGP riders believe the wet FP1 on Friday at the Dutch Grand Prix should have been red-flagged due to “dangerous” levels of standing water on track.
Alex Rins is set to sign a factory contract directly with Honda to join LCR for the next two MotoGP seasons, with Autosport understanding that an announcement is imminent.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia pinched top spot from Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro in a wet-to-dry second MotoGP practice for the Dutch Grand Prix.
Suzuki team boss Livio Suppo says there is “no chance” the Japanese marque will make a U-turn on its decision to quit MotoGP for the 2023 season.
Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a rain-lashed opening practice for the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix ahead of Suzuki’s Joan Mir.
Alex Marquez will leave the LCR Honda team at the end of the 2022 MotoGP season and now looks set to join Gresini Ducati next year.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says he still “has no answer” for his crash in the German GP that has effectively ended his MotoGP title hopes for 2022.
Suzuki’s Alex Rins says he is yet to make a final decision on his 2023 MotoGP future, but is “comfortable” as he has “a couple of options” to explore.
Honda’s Stefan Bradl is confident the marque can find a fix for the “extreme” heat issues with the 2022 MotoGP bike that left him with burns after the German GP.
MotoGP has been forced to scrap a practice session on Friday morning of the Japanese Grand Prix in September due to a logistics headache.
Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro says an “unbelievable” front tyre vibration made his German Grand Prix “impossible” and a “question of avoiding a crash”.
Joan Mir admits Suzuki “has a lot of trouble” within the team right now as its tough 2022 MotoGP season continues for him to pay much attention to Honda’s woes.
Jack Miller revealed he nearly crashed serving his long lap penalty in Sunday’s MotoGP German Grand Prix, calling it “one of the dodgier moments” of the race.
OPINION: Fabio Quartararo has seized control of the 2022 MotoGP world standings after another dominant victory as his nearest rivals faltered. And he is very much heading towards a second championship echoing how the dominator of the last decade achieved much of his success
Suzuki’s Alex Rins is in talks with LCR Honda for the 2023 MotoGP season to replace Alex Marquez, Autosport has learned.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco says the extreme heat and the physical toll this took in Sunday’s MotoGP German Grand Prix made the last laps “a nightmare”.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia “can’t explain” why he crashed out of the MotoGP German Grand Prix and not knowing why is “difficult to accept”.
Honda’s Stefan Bradl has slammed “unacceptable” heat problems with the RC213V MotoGP bike after it burned his foot in a miserable German Grand Prix for the marque.
MotoGP German Grand Prix winner Fabio Quartararo admits his choice of medium rear tyre was “really risky” and he was “scared” he’d used too much of it in the early laps.
Fabio Quartararo dominated the MotoGP German Grand Prix to take charge in the championship after his main title rivals faltered at the Sachsenring.
Ducati’s Jack Miller has been handed a penalty for crashing under yellow flag conditions during FP4 at the MotoGP German Grand Prix, but will keep his grid position.
Honda’s Pol Espargaro admits he “feels like one truck went over me” as he struggled with a rib injury in MotoGP German Grand Prix qualifying following a practice crash.
Championship leader Fabio Quartararo says he “switched my brain off” to be able to qualify second on Saturday for the MotoGP German Grand Prix, having struggled in time attack mode.
Honda MotoGP team boss Alberto Puig says it’s “very important” for Marc Marquez to return to action by the end of 2022 to help develop next year’s bike.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia narrowly beat Fabio Quartararo to pole at the MotoGP German Grand Prix despite mistiming his final flying lap.
Suzuki’s Alex Rins has withdrawn from the remainder of this weekend’s MotoGP German Grand Prix due to the wrist injury he sustained in a crash in Barcelona.
Ducati has denied rumours linking 2020 MotoGP world champion Joan Mir to its factory squad for the 2023 season, noting that ride is between Jorge Martin and Enea Bastianini.
Francesco Bagnaia set another new lap record to top FP3 at the MotoGP German Grand Prix, as Fabio Quartararo secured a Q2 spot despite his helmet visor breaking late on.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says he is “hoping” for a grip turnaround like he experienced in Barcelona after struggling on the first day of the MotoGP German Grand Prix.
Suzuki’s Alex Rins says he will decide whether or not to continue with this weekend’s MotoGP German Grand Prix on Saturday as he battles with a left wrist fracture.
Francesco Bagnaia set a new lap record on his way to the top of the timesheets in FP2 for the MotoGP German Grand Prix, leading a Ducati 1-2-3.
Jack Miller kicked off the MotoGP German Grand Prix weekend with the fastest time of FP1 as the KTM-bound Australian led a Ducati 1-2.
Jack Miller says “I have it from” Ducati MotoGP boss Gigi Dall’Igna that he will continue to get development parts in 2022 despite signing for KTM for 2023.
Aleix Espargaro admits he “couldn’t sleep” after his last-lap blunder that robbed him of a Barcelona MotoGP podium, and says it took a trip to Disney to get over it.
Alex Marquez says he was able to “save” his Catalan MotoGP weekend after coming from last to 10th, which will be “important” for his future.
Ducati’s Jack Miller says he “doesn’t understand” why he struggled so much on his hard rear tyre in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, which he described as a “s**thouse”.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco says Aleix Espargaro’s embarrassing last-lap gaffe at the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix was “a nice gift”, as it allowed the Frenchman to finish on the podium.