moto3 News and Analysis
Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta has taken a commanding championship lead after winning a thrilling last-lap Portuguese Grand Prix duel by 0.051 seconds from Dennis Foggia.
Petronas Sprinta Moto3 rider John McPhee has issued an apology for fighting with Jeremy Alcoba following a crash late on in the Doha Grand Prix.
Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta claimed his maiden victory in a chaotic Doha Grand Prix having started from pitlane, the Ajo KTM rider fending off Darryn Binder by 0.039 seconds.
Seven Moto3 riders, including Qatar Grand Prix podium finisher Pedro Acosta, have been slapped with pitlane starts for Sunday’s Doha GP for irresponsible riding in Friday practice.
Jaume Masia won a thrilling Moto3 Qatar Grand Prix on his KTM Ajo debut, fending off rookie teammate Pedro Acosta and Darryn Binder on the run to the line.
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.
When you consider racing machinery, be it cars or bikes, it’s very easy to overlook the sheer quantity of mechanical parts moving in unison to drive it forward. Those parts are often machined from metal and are designed undergo extreme forces on the racetrack – and as a result, also get incredibly hot and are susceptible to wear.
Albert Arenas won the Moto3 title in a thrilling three-way title decider at Portimao against rivals Ai Ogura and Tony Arbolino, as Raul Fernandez scored a dominant win.
Snipers Honda’s Tony Arbolino won the Valencia Grand Prix to set up a three-rider Moto3 title finale in Portugal, with Albert Arenas’ championship lead now seven points after finishing fourth.
Raul Fernandez took his maiden win in a dramatic Moto3 European Grand Prix in which championship leader Albert Arenas was disqualified following an early crash.
Leopard’s Jaume Masia won a thrilling Teruel Grand Prix to claim back-to-back Moto3 Aragon wins, as Albert Arenas extended his championship lead despite missing the podium.
Jaume Masia won a thrilling Moto3 Aragon Grand Prix from 17th in the grid for Leopard Honda, as Aspar’s Albert Arenas extended his championship lead despite finishing seventh.
Valentino Rossi protégé Celestino Vietti snatched victory in the Moto3 French Grand Prix to reignite his title hopes, while John McPhee’s challenge took a huge dent with another crash.
Darryn Binder grabbed his maiden Moto3 win in a dramatic Catalan Grand Prix in which championship rivals John McPhee and Albert Arenas collided.
Romano Fenati snatched his first Moto3 win in a year in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at the scene of the controversial Moto2 incident which stalled his career in 2018.
John McPhee came from 17th on the grid to win a dramatic Moto3 San Marino Grand Prix to get back into championship contention after points leader Albert Arenas crashed.
Valentino Rossi protege Celestino Vietti beat Tony Arbolino in the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring to claim his maiden Moto3 victory.
Albert Arenas stole victory from Jaume Masia at the penultimate corner of a chaotic Moto3 Austrian Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead.
Leopard Racing’s Dennis Foggia prevailed in a tense battle in the Czech Grand Prix to claim his first win in Moto3, while Albert Arenas opened up his championship lead again.
McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris wonders if VR46 Moto3 rider Celestino Vietti slashing his hand while attempting to copy his champagne bottle ‘smash’ podium celebration at Jerez last weekend was due to it being prosecco.
Valentino Rossi has reacted to the “disaster” post-race for his VR46 Moto2 and Moto3 riders in the Andalusian Grand Prix, which included an embarrassing collision and a podium injury.
Tatsuki Suzuki claimed his second-ever Moto3 victory in the Andalusian Grand Prix at Jerez on Sunday, as championship leader Albert Arenas crashed out of the race.
Aspar rider Albert Arenas claimed his second consecutive victory of the 2020 Moto3 season at Jerez after prevailing in a thrilling fight with John McPhee and Tony Arbolino.
Due to the enforced racing hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, MotoGP promoter Dorna Sports has announced a financial package to sustain the paddock's many smaller outfits.
Albert Arenas clinched the first Moto3 win of the new decade and KTM’s 100th after beating John McPhee by 0.053 seconds in a thrilling Qatar Grand Prix.
Tatsuki Suzuki clinched the first Moto3 pole of the new decade, after beating Raul Fernandez by 0.008 seconds in Qatar Grand Prix qualifying.
Pramac Ducati rider believes the 2019 MotoGP season was “definitely” his most complete season in grand prix racing, even more so than ’14 when he fought for the Moto3 title.
Some big names with substantial achievements in 2019 ended up missing from our countdown of top 20 motorcycle riders of the year. Below, we outline the most obvious omissions.
Motorsport.com selects its top 20 bike racing competitors of 2019, with the first half of the countdown featuring riders from MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, World Superbike, national-level series and road racing.
EG0,0 rider Sergio Garcia took his maiden Moto3 victory in a chaotic season finale in Valencia, which was both delayed and red-flagged, as debutant Xavier Artigas starred.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta capitalised on an early crash for Aron Canet to wrap up the 2019 Moto3 title at Phillip Island on Sunday.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta made a huge step towards the 2019 Moto3 title by taking victory at Motegi, while his two nearest rivals in the points, Aron Canet and Tony Arbolino, crashed.
Angel Nieto rider Albert Arenas beat Lorenzo Dalla Porta to win a thrilling Moto3 race in Thailand as Aron Canet had a drama for the third time in four races.
SIC58 rider Tatsuki Suzuki scored his maiden victory in Moto3 in a thrilling race at Misano as title contender Aron Canet suffered a bike failure.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta, the current leader of the Moto3 points standings, will step up to Moto2 next season with the Italtrans squad.
Leopard Racing's Marcos Ramirez scored his second Moto3 victory at Silverstone, beating Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Tony Arbolino, while title contender Aron Canet suffered a crash.
Romano Fenati took the first win of his comeback Moto3 season at the Red Bull Ring, escaping into the distance after fighting off teammate Tony Arbolino.
Moto3 rider Alonso Lopez will start the next race at the Red Bull Ring from the pitlane as a penalty for shoving his teammate Sergio Garcia at Brno.
Leopard Honda rider Lorenzo Dalla Porta took his first win of the 2019 Moto3 season following a last-lap move on title rival Aron Canet at the Sachsenring.
Snipers rider Tony Arbolino became the first repeat winner of the 2019 Moto3 season after a last-lap overtake on Lorenzo Dalla Porta at Assen.
Leopard Racing's Marcos Ramirez won a dramatic Moto3 race in Barcelona as several riders - including championship contenders Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Jaume Masia - retired from victory contention.
Tony Arbolino scored his maiden grand prix victory on home soil at Mugello after drafting past Lorenzo Dalla Porta on the run to the finish line at the end of a pulsating Moto3 race.
Jaume Masia converted his first Moto3 pole position into his maiden grand prix victory at Termas de Rio Hondo, moving up from fifth place on the last lap.
Honda Team Asia's Kaito Toba took his maiden Moto3 victory in a closely-contested Qatar season opener, while class returnee Romano Fenati was delayed by mistakenly serving a penalty.