Takaaki Nakagami1992-02-02 (age 28)
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LCR Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami says he fears a "tough" final MotoGP outing of the 2019 season at Motegi due to his lingering shoulder injury, which he described as a "disaster".
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow believes his new part-time MotoGP teammate Johann Zarco will "do better than people expect" in his upcoming three-race stint.
Takaaki Nakagami will remain an LCR MotoGP rider in 2020 but will skip the final three races of 2019 due to a planned shoulder surgery, Honda has announced.
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says his factory counterpart Marc Marquez is like "Houdini" in that he's "got a trick" in every aspect of the Red Bull Ring circuit.
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez was quickest in the second Friday practice session at the Red Bull Ring, beating Maverick Vinales by 0.066s.
Cal Crutchlow says his LCR Honda MotoGP teammate Takaaki Nakagami “doesn't deserve” parity with HRC's other factory riders next season as his results this year don't justify it.
Takaaki Nakagami has revealed he is pushing Honda for a promotion to a current-spec bike for the 2020 MotoGP season.
LCR Honda MotoGP rider Takaaki Nakagami says he felt like his ankle was breaking every corner during Saturday's German Grand Prix running at the Sachsenring.
Cal Crutchlow says he “begged” Honda to let LCR MotoGP teammate Takaaki Nakagami test the current RC213V in Barcelona to “confirm” its turning deficiency.
LCR Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami was half a second quicker on the Japanese manufacturer's 2019 bike during back-to-back testing in Barcelona.
Cal Crutchlow says he was “not very impressed” with his LCR Honda MotoGP teammate Takaaki Nakagami's riding in Sunday's Catalan Grand Prix.
Takaaki Nakagami says having an ‘animal’ mindset at the start of MotoGP’s Italian Grand Prix was key to being able to beat LCR Honda teammate Cal Crutchlow.
Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller says his Mugello MotoGP practice crash was caused by “f***ing idiots waiting on the racing line”.
LCR Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami believes he just needs a “few tenths” to be able to fight for MotoGP podiums after a scoring his best-ever dry-weather finish.
The opening race of the 2019 MotoGP season in Qatar will go ahead as planned, after riders were not successful in pushing through a late schedule change on safety grounds.
Jerez MotoGP test pacesetter Takaaki Nakagami admits being the only rider on a year-old Honda bike next season will be "difficult".