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Johann Zarco says he feels he is more important to Ducati’s MotoGP bike development since stepping up from Avintia to Pramac, describing it as “a nice feeling”.
New factory Ducati rider Jack Miller says he and his team are ‘chasing our arse’ looking for marginal gains with its 2021 MotoGP bike as the Qatar pre-season test continued on Sunday.
Friday’s shakedown test in Qatar provided MotoGP’s rookie riders with the opportunity to sample their machinery for the first time ahead of their debut season in 2021.
Valentino Rossi believes three-time MotoGP race winner Cal Crutchlow can “make the difference” for Yamaha in 2021 as its official test rider following the struggles of 2020.
Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola admits the 2021 season is the marque’s “most important” one given the freedom it has to develop its RS-GP compared to its rivals.
Aprilia has unveiled its 2021 MotoGP challenger at its official launch event in Qatar and revealed Lorenzo Savadori as its second rider alongside Aleix Espargaro.
MotoGP 2020 runner-up Franco Morbidelli says “nothing will change” between himself and Valentino Rossi as Petronas SRT teammates as “nothing is as big as friendship”.
Petronas SRT team director Johan Stigefelt doesn’t believe nine-time grand prix world champion Valentino will have less pressure on him as a satellite MotoGP rider in 2021.
Petronas SRT team principal Razlan Razali admits his squad appeared “more upset” at losing the 2020 MotoGP title than Yamaha was, but stresses this situation has been “addressed”.
Petronas SRT has become the latest MotoGP team to unveil the livery its 2021 challengers will race in the new season with revised line-up Franco Morbidelli and Valentino Rossi.
Pol Espargaro admits the pressure to learn how to ride the Honda MotoGP bike in the Qatar test will be “high” without Marc Marquez present to use as a reference.
Honda team boss Alberto Puig says Marc Marquez "will still find a way" to be himself when he makes his long-awaited MotoGP return from injury.
The Pramac Ducati MotoGP squad has pulled the covers off of its 2021 livery, which will be raced by its all-new line-up of Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin.
Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez insists he "never thought I will not race again" during his injury layoff in 2020 after breaking his arm at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Double 125cc world champion and veteran MotoGP team boss Fausto Gresini has died at the age of 60 in hospital in Italy after a two-month battle with COVID-19.
The factory Honda MotoGP team has unwrapped its 2021 challenger at event with new rider Pol Espargaro and six-time world champion Marc Marquez.
Alex Marquez's form was one of MotoGP 2020's biggest surprises and, by firmly stepping out of his six-time world champion brother Marc's shadow, he proved a few people wrong. Not that he cares about this, as he tells Lewis Duncan
Alex Marquez admits there was a stage in his rookie MotoGP season where he had to stop his world champion brother Marc giving him advice as it became too much.
Yamaha MotoGP team principal Lin Jarvis says 2020 runner-up Franco Morbidelli deserves a factory-spec M1, but it simply wasn’t possible to give him one for 2021.
After the electrifying start to his Yamaha MotoGP career in 2017, Maverick Vinales has struggled for consistency. Many anticipate that the arrival of Fabio Quartararo could spell disaster, but the departure of Valentino Rossi could be just the impetus he needs.
Fabio Quartararo hopes he and Maverick Vinales have a rivalry like that of former Yamaha MotoGP teammates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo as he joins the factory team in 2021.
Maverick Vinales believes Yamaha can be “one complete team” in 2021 now seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has left for Petronas SRT.
Fears from rival MotoGP manufacturers that KTM would build a 'super engine' for 2021 have ultimately come to nothing with the revealation that the RC16 hasn't been radically changed over the winter. But does it really need that to win the title?
Tech 3 team boss Herve Poncharal believes a satellite team can win the 2021 MotoGP world championship given the amount of factory support on offer now.
Brad Binder says he “truly believes” KTM is now capable of fighting for the MotoGP world championship in 2021 after its breakout 2020 campaign.
Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez’s broken right arm which ruled him out of the 2020 season is now beginning to show signs of healing, according to Honda.
MotoGP has announced a five-year extension to agreement in place between Dorna Sports and the International Road-Racing Teams’ Association (IRTA) beginning in 2022.
Kawasaki World Superbike rider Alex Lowes has injured his shoulder in a flat track training crash and will miss a test at Jerez this week as a result.
Australians on Ducatis is an iconic partnership, the marque's last one yielding its sole MotoGP crown to date. But its latest Aussie union with the often underestimated Jack Miller can end this drought.
Valentino Rossi admits he "doesn't understand" why MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports allowed Marc Marquez to stage a return just days after surgery on his broken arm at Jerez last year.
Reigning Moto2 world champion Enea Bastianini says there is ‘no pressure’ on him to emulate Alex Marquez’s rookie MotoGP podium success from 2020 this season.
Valentino Rossi’s right-hand man Uccio Salucci says the nine-time grand prix world champion will evaluate extending his MotoGP career to 2022 after the opening “six, seven GPs” of the upcoming season.
Reports the 2021 MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix has been shelved by the government were a “misunderstanding”, according to a spokesperson from the Buriram circuit.
The 2021 Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season tests have been moved from Jerez to Qatar in mid-March in a bid to “create the safest and most efficient” pre-season programme.
Ex-Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has revealed the Scuderia once considered the idea of MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi making his full-time Formula 1 debut with Sauber.
Andrea Dovizioso’s manager Simone Battistella says his rider is “ready” should Honda call him up to stand in for the still-recovering Marc Marquez during the 2021 MotoGP season.
Ex-Suzuki team manager Davide Brivio has revealed the Japanese marque reached out to him through Facebook to enquire if Valentino Rossi would be interested in joining for its MotoGP comeback.
MotoGP team boss Fausto Gresini remains in a “fragile” condition as he battles COVID-19 in hospital in Italy, but doctors says his recent progress has offered a “more optimistic” prognosis.
The 2021 MotoGP season will begin with back-to-back races in Qatar followed by the Portuguese Grand Prix in April as part of COVID-19-enforced changes to the calendar.
KTM has revealed its first pictures of double MotoGP race winner Miguel Oliveira as part of its factory team line-up for 2021 alongside Brad Binder.
Gresini MotoGP boss Fausto Gresini remains in intensive care with COVID-19 as his condition remains "serious" due to his lungs being "hit hard" by the virus.