moto3 News and Analysis
The Ajo KTM squad enjoyed double delight at the MotoGP French Grand Prix, as Jaume Masia and Augusto Fernandez took the spoils in the Moto3 and Moto2 races.
Aspar’s Izan Guevara won an enthralling Moto3 Spanish Grand Prix, as LCR MotoGP-linked Ai Ogura claimed his first victory in the Moto2 race at Jerez.
Tony Arbolino scored his maiden Moto2 victory in a hectic Americas Grand Prix, as Jaume Masia snatched his first win of the 2022 Moto3 campaign.
Valentino Rossi protege Celestino Vietti won his second race of the 2022 Moto2 season, as Sergio Garcia took victory in a dramatic Moto3 race at the Argentina Grand Prix.
Leopard Racing’s Dennis Foggia dominated the Indonesian Grand Prix to take his first Moto3 win of the 2022 season as pre-race points leader Andrea Migno crashed out.
The first female motorcycle circuit racing world champion Ana Carrasco is set to return to the MotoGP paddock in 2022 in the Moto3 class.
Xavier Artigas claimed his maiden Moto3 win in a dramatic conclusion to the season at the Valencia Grand Prix, as champion Pedro Acosta was taken out on the last lap.
Leopard Racing has slammed MotoGP-bound Darryn Binder for ‘throwing away our hard work’ in Moto3 after he wiped out 2021 title hopeful Dennis Foggia in the Algarve Grand Prix.
Rookie Pedro Acosta is the 2021 Moto3 world champion after winning a dramatic Algarve Grand Prix, in which main title rival Dennis Foggia was wiped out on the last lap.
Dennis Foggia beat Jaume Masia in a tense Emilia Romagna Grand Prix to claim a vital victory to keep his 2021 Moto3 title hopes alive, with Pedro Acosta third.
MotoGP veteran Valentino Rossi says increasing the minimum age limit of Moto3 entrants to 18 “is a big difference” but doesn’t believe it solves the main issue of riding standards.
Darryn Binder admits he didn’t expect his MotoGP debut in 2022 would come straight from Moto3, but says signing for Yamaha and RNF Racing was a “no-brainer”.
Valentino Rossi has praised the harsh penalty given to Deniz Oncu for causing the terrifying Moto3 crash in Sunday’s Austin race, but was critical of the “Russian Roulette” restart decision.
Tech 3 Moto3 rider Deniz Oncu has been handed a two-race ban for causing the terrifying accident that red-flagged Sunday’s Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin.
Aspar rookie Izan Guevara was declared winner of a twice red-flagged Moto3 Grand Prix of the Americas, which was ended by a horrifying multi-rider crash involving points leader Pedro Acosta.
The motorsport world is mourning the loss of Dean Berta Vinales after he died in a multi-rider crash during a World Supersport 300 race at Jerez last weekend. As the third teenager to be killed across the smaller bike classes this year alone, calls for immediate safety change have become clear to break the cycle of tragedy.
Leopard’s Dennis Foggia claimed back-to-back Moto3 victories after benefitting from a late crash for long-time leader Romano Fenati in the San Marino Grand Prix, as Pedro Acosta struggled to seventh.
Leopard Honda’s Dennis Foggia beat Tech 3 rider Deniz Oncu by 0.041 seconds in a dramatic Moto3 Aragon Grand Prix as championship leaders Pedro Acosta and Sergio Garcia crashed.
Romano Fenati fended off Niccolo Antonelli to take a dominant Moto3 victory at the British Grand Prix, while Pedro Acosta extended his championship lead.
Star Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta will make his MotoGP debut in 2024 after agreeing a new three-year KTM deal that will begin with two seasons in Moto2 starting in 2022.
Aspar rider Sergio Garcia won a thrilling Moto3 Austrian Grand Prix by just 0.027 seconds after a last-lap pass on Tech 3’s Deniz Oncu.
The Petronas Sepang Racing Team has been at the centre of MotoGP’s ‘silly season’ rumours in recent weeks as it seeks two riders for its squad.
Ajo KTM’s Pedro Acosta won a wet Moto3 Styrian Grand Prix in dramatic fashion after Aspar rider Sergio Garcia crashed at the penultimate corner.
Ajo KTM’s Pedro Acosta returned to winning ways in Moto3 to strengthen his championship lead with victory in the German Grand Prix after a last-lap duel with Dennis Foggia.
Aspar’s Sergio Garcia won a chaotic Moto3 Catalan Grand Prix as the race was red-flagged at the end for a multi-rider collision.
The late Jason Dupasquier’s Prustel GP Moto3 squad has vowed to continue racing in his honour following the 19-year-old’s tragic death last weekend.
Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has tragically died from injuries sustained in a horror crash at the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello on Saturday.
Leopard’s Dennis Foggia fended off Jaume Masia by 0.036 seconds to claim his first win of 2021 in a thrilling Moto3 Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.
Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier is said to be in a “very serious condition” in hospital following a horrible crash in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.
Sergio Garcia dominated a wet Moto3 French Grand Prix ahead of Filip Salac, as Pedro Acosta recovered to eight after an early crash to extend his championship lead.
Pedro Acosta claimed an historic third Moto3 victory in the Spanish Grand Prix while chaos erupted at the final corner of a dramatic Jerez race.
Star Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta has an “old-school” approach “not normal” for a young grand prix rider nowadays, according to Ajo Motorsport team boss Aki Ajo.
With two wins and a second place from his first three races in Moto3, Pedro Acosta has marked himself out as a MotoGP star of the future. And although the man charged with his development is eager to downplay it, there are plenty of similarities with a certain six-time MotoGP world champion...
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.
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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.