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Espargaro: Honda issues mirror KTM's
Austria MotoGP races open to public
Brembo developing bigger brake discs
Zarco "missing something" to win
Rossi on "very negative" race

Pol Espargaro says his difficult first season with Honda in MotoGP mirrors the early years of his stint with KTM when the manufacturer stepped into the premier class.

Austria MotoGP races to be open to full capacity crowds Austrian GP
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MotoGP has announced its two rounds at the Red Bull Ring will be open to full capacity crowds following a relaxation of spectator restrictions in Austria.

Brembo developing bigger MotoGP brake discs after Barcelona test Catalan GP
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Following productive running at the post-Barcelona MotoGP test, Brembo’s new and bigger brake discs will be used at this year’s Austria double-header to avoid a repeat of Maverick Vinales’s crash last year.

Pramac’s Johann Zarco says he is not pressuring himself to win in MotoGP right now but admits “something is missing” in his quest to secure his maiden victory.

Valentino Rossi admits he “expected a lot more” from a “very negative” MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix after crashing out having struggled for pace from the start.

Why Quartararo’s suit penalty highlights a wider issue in MotoGP

OPINION: Fabio Quartararo racing with his leather suit open and subsequent penalty has been the main talking point of the Catalunya MotoGP weekend, which has highlighted a wider issue with MotoGP’s stewarding that risks a negative precedent going forward.

Quartararo race suit found in "normal working order"

Alpinestars says Fabio Quartararo’s race suit was found to be in “normal working order” after his leathers came open during Sunday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix.

Vinales heads Yamaha 1-2 in post-Catalan GP MotoGP test

Maverick Vinales led a Yamaha 1-2 ahead of teammate Fabio Quartararo at the post-Catalan Grand Prix test on Monday at Barcelona.

Quartararo "should have been black-flagged" from Catalan MotoGP Catalan GP
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Quartararo "should have been black-flagged" from Catalan MotoGP

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo has admitted he should have been shown the black flag for riding with his leather suit open late on in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix.

Miller knew "cheeky" Quartararo error would be punished

Jack Miller wasn’t surprised to see himself promoted to third in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix as he suspected Fabio Quartararo’s “cheeky” track limits breach would net him a penalty.

How MotoGP’s “beast” tamers bounced back at Catalunya

The expectation on KTM to replicate its winning form from 2020 this season made its difficult start to the new MotoGP campaign even more disappointing. But a key update has seen KTM's fortunes reversed over the last week and returned it to the top step of the podium in Barcelona

Mir "pissed off" at Catalunya MotoGP strategy blunder

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir laments his decision to race the medium rear tyre in Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix and is “pissed off” as he feels it cost him victory.

Quartararo hit with penalty for MotoGP suit infringement Catalan GP
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Quartararo hit with penalty for MotoGP suit infringement

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo has been hit with another three-second time penalty on his MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix result for riding with his leather suit unfastened.

Marquez’s shortened Catalan MotoGP “best seven laps of the year”

Honda’s Marc Marquez says the seven laps he rode in Sunday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix before crashing were “the best seven laps of the year” as “I was Marc” again.

Mir: Quartararo endangered other MotoGP riders in Catalan GP

MotoGP world champion Joan Mir believes Fabio Quartararo throwing his chest protector away during the Catalan Grand Prix “is punishable” because “it puts other riders in danger”. 

Quartararo can’t explain MotoGP suit problem in Barcelona

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo admits he doesn’t know why his leather race suit fully opened late on in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, which contributed to him losing a podium finish.

Barcelona MotoGP: Oliveira holds on to score KTM's first 2021 win

KTM’s Miguel Oliveira fended off Pramac’s Johann Zarco in an enthralling MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix to claim victory as Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo lost third due to a late time penalty.

Rossi getting “genuine support” from Petronas SRT

Valentino Rossi says he feels “genuine support” from his Petronas Sepang Racing Team in MotoGP following a strong Saturday showing at the Catalan Grand Prix.

MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

MotoGP heads to Barcelona this weekend for the Catalan Grand Prix. Here's how you can watch the race in your country.

Morbidelli: Riders should prepare to “suffer” in Catalunya race

Petronas SRT’s Franco Morbidelli believes the MotoGP field must “be ready to suffer” in Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix as high tyre wear is expected.

Vinales critical of agenda behind out-of-context future quotes

Maverick Vinales has criticised the way comments he made about his MotoGP future were taken out of context, claiming "people always try to put me in conflict with my team".

Marquez believes Honda won’t gain MotoGP concessions in 2022

Marc Marquez doesn’t believe Honda will gain concessions for the 2022 MotoGP season as he is convinced the marque will score at least one podium before the end of 2021. 

Concerned Mir says Suzuki ‘hasn’t improved’ its MotoGP bike

Reigning MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says Suzuki “didn’t improve” its bike in 2021 compared to last year after qualifying down in 10th for the Catalan Grand Prix.

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The signs that point to Rossi's MotoGP retirement

It's not been a happy start to 2021 for Valentino Rossi at the Petronas SRT satellite squad, with performances that are a shadow of the rider that utterly dominated MotoGP at the start of the new millennium. At the age of 42, how much longer can he go on?

Why the most significant Le Mans MotoGP performance wasn't Miller's

Hot on the heels of his first MotoGP win in five years, Jack Miller made it two from two with a commanding French Grand Prix victory at Le Mans despite two long-lap penalties. Impressive though it was, it was an expectation-defying performance from an anticipated title rival that was the real standout.