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Ducati bike will suit Bastianini
Espargaro previews MotoGP testing
Why 2021 didn't break Espargaro
Marquez returns on track at Portimao
Gresini reveals 2022 MotoGP bikes

Gresini’s Enea Bastianini says “the DNA” of the Ducati MotoGP bike he will ride in the 2022 season is “incredible for me”.

Pol Espargaro believes MotoGP testing in 2022 being just five days will be enough to get the new Honda ready, but there’s “no panic” if the marque needs longer.

Why a difficult 2021 hasn't broken Pol Espargaro's resolve Prime

Pol Espargaro’s switch to Honda for 2021 was one of MotoGP’s biggest rider market shocks. But a difficult bike coupled with various external factors led to a difficult first campaign. As a critical 2022 campaign for both Espargaro and Honda looms, his 2021 experience hasn’t dented his long-held resolve

Marquez back on track at Portimao to step up MotoGP return preparation
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Marc Marquez has stepped up his MotoGP comeback preparations by completing laps at Portimao on a Honda RC213V-S.

The Gresini Racing team has become the first MotoGP team in 2022 to unveil its new motorcycles as it begins its partnership with Ducati.

Marquez: Doctors didn’t know how long eye injury would take to recover
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Marquez: Doctors didn’t know how long eye injury would take to recover

Six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez admits his doctors didn't even know how long it would take him to recover from his latest eye injury.

Marc Marquez’s vision problems show “clear improvement”
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Marc Marquez’s vision problems show “clear improvement”

Doctors have confirmed six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez’s vision problems have shown a “clear improvement” and has returned to on-bike training.

Why KTM's latest young outcast is a cautionary tale for MotoGP Prime

Why KTM's latest young outcast is a cautionary tale for MotoGP

Iker Lecuona’s absence from the 2022 MotoGP grid after losing his KTM ride will likely pass most onlookers by. But after just 30 race starts in a MotoGP move he was sucked into by circumstance, the World Superbike-bound 21-year-old's story should act as a warning to KTM - and MotoGP as a whole - in regards to its future stars

How Ducati's expanded roster will threaten MotoGP's balance in 2022 Prime

How Ducati's expanded roster will threaten MotoGP's balance in 2022

That Ducati will compete with eight prototypes in MotoGP this year is nothing new, having already done so between 2016 and 2018. But the involvement and coverage of the Borgo Panigale company in its alliances is now much greater than in past years, which could have the effect of unbalancing the premier class

2022 Ducati MotoGP bike “already raceable” after first test – Bagnaia
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2022 Ducati MotoGP bike “already raceable” after first test – Bagnaia

Francesco Bagnaia says the 2022 Ducati MotoGP bike “was already raceable” following his first test on the latest prototype in November at Jerez.

Aprilia has “a long way to go” to reduce MotoGP deficit

Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola admits his MotoGP team still has “a long way to go” to close its deficit to the leaders, despite scoring a breakthrough podium in 2021.

Rossi’s MotoGP team finalises title sponsor after Aramco saga

Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP team for 2022 has finalised its title sponsor following a lengthy debacle involving Saudi Arabian oil giant Aramco, which will not back VR46 Racing.

Stoner: MotoGP corner run-offs “worst thing to happen to bike racing”

Double MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner believes the advent of large asphalt run-offs at circuits now is “the worst thing that’s happened to motorcycle racing”. 

Bagnaia plans to use Rossi's "secret" more in MotoGP in 2022

Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia says he will try to "enjoy" race weekends more in 2022, noting that "was a secret" that mentor and MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi used during his career.

Bagnaia thinks MotoGP is changing for the better

The 2021 MotoGP runner-up Francesco Bagnaia believes we are now in "a great page of our sport" because "respect"between riders has changed.

Miller: Speed of MotoGP rookies "makes me nervous"

Ducati’s Jack Miller says the speed MotoGP rookies show now “makes me nervous”, but says it’s “amazing” to watch their progress.

Ranking the top 10 MotoGP riders of 2021 Prime

Ranking the top 10 MotoGP riders of 2021

Although Fabio Quartararo wrapped up the 2021 MotoGP title with two rounds to go, the Yamaha rider had strong competition from the revitalised Ducati factory team and a revitalised Marc Marquez. Read on to see who makes our top 10 list.

Nakagami gives himself “2 out of 10” for 2021 season

Japanese rider Takaaki Nakagami has awarded himself “2 out of 10” for his 2021 MotoGP season after a year of struggles aboard his LCR-run Honda.

Mario Suryo Aji: Indonesia’s next great MotoGP hope

When MotoGP hosts its first race on Indonesia’s brand-new Mandalika Street Circuit next year, there will be only one full-time home rider for the fans to cheer: Mario Suryo Aji.

Marquez MotoGP recovery on track amid treatment for double vision

Marc Marquez is recovering from double vision and will continue to prepare for the 2022 MotoGP season alongside a treatment plan over the next few weeks, according to his Honda team.

Petrucci "loved, but not respected" in his MotoGP career

Double MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci believes he was “loved, but not respected” during his time in grand prix motorcycle racing, and says it’s impossible to be both.

Stoner wants MotoGP bikes to be harder to ride
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Stoner wants MotoGP bikes to be harder to ride

Double MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner believes racing in the premier class “would be incredible” with changes made to certain technical regulations.

Vinales “still dealing with his inner demons”, says Yamaha MotoGP boss
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Vinales “still dealing with his inner demons”, says Yamaha MotoGP boss

Yamaha MotoGP team boss Lin Jarvis believes his ex-rider Maverick Vinales is “still dealing with his inner demons”, but believes he is just as talented as Fabio Quartararo.

Quartararo popular because he "doesn't look for enemies"

Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis says MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo is popular with his rivals because he “doesn’t look for enemies” in his racing.

How Quartararo cast aside prior doubts to become MotoGP's new king Prime

How Quartararo cast aside prior doubts to become MotoGP's new king

Doubts were cast over Yamaha’s French recruit after his disastrous end to the 2020 MotoGP season with Petronas SRT, but Fabio Quartararo answered them convincingly in 2021 to claim a MotoGP title that exhibited both his devastating speed and mental strength