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Espargaro "lost a victory" in Assen
Quartararo penalised for Assen crash
Bagnaia feared he'd crash again
Quartararo rues "rookie mistake"
Bagnaia wins, Quartararo crashes

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro holds no grudge against Fabio Quartararo after their MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix collision, but feels it made him “lose a victory”.

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo has been handed a long lap penalty for his collision with Aleix Espargaro in Sunday’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix.

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he was “terrified” of crashing out of MotoGP victory at the Dutch Grand Prix following his recent back-to-back DNFs.

MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo branded his double crash and DNF in the Dutch Grand Prix as a “really stupid rookie mistake”.

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia stormed to victory in a dramatic MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix after championship leader Fabio Quartararo crashed twice, while Valentino Rossi’s team got its first podium.

Dutch GP 2022: Lap by lap visualization

Check out our animated timeline visualization of the 2022 Dutch GP at TT Circuit Assen, which charts the position changes.

Gresini announces Alex Marquez's signing for MotoGP 2023

The Gresini Racing MotoGP squad has announced Alex Marquez will join the squad in 2023 alongside Fabio Di Giannantonio, paving the way for Alex Rins’ LCR move.

2022 Assen MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

The Assen TT Circuit plays host to the 11th round of the 2022 MotoGP season. Here's how and when you can watch the Dutch Grand Prix on Sunday, June 26.

Bagnaia: My Assen MotoGP pole record was “impossible” to beat

Dutch Grand Prix poleman Francesco Bagnaia says he ended his qualifying early because he felt beating his new Assen MotoGP lap record was “impossible”.

Miller penalised for Vinales near-miss in Assen MotoGP qualifying

Ducati’s Jack Miller has been hit with his second long lap penalty in succession for a near-miss with Aprilia’s Maverick Vinales at the end of MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix qualifying.

Assen MotoGP: Bagnaia clinches pole with new lap record Dutch GP
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Assen MotoGP: Bagnaia clinches pole with new lap record

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia smashed the Assen lap record to claim pole for the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix, as Fabio Quartararo’s pole chance was lost to a last-lap mistake.

Assen MotoGP: Espargaro pips Quartararo in FP3 despite shunt

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro edged Fabio Quartararo to top spot by 0.041s seconds in third practice for the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix despite a late crash.

“Intense pain” forces Espargaro withdrawal from MotoGP Dutch GP

Honda has announced Pol Espargaro has withdrawn from the remainder of the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix due to “intense pain” he is suffering from a rib injury.

Espargaro struggled to breathe in Assen MotoGP practice due to rib injury

Honda’s Pol Espargaro’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix weekend has been plunged into doubt as he admitted to struggling more with his ribs than expected, which led to breathing troubles.

MotoGP riders critical of decision not to red flag “dangerous” Assen FP1

Leading MotoGP riders believe the wet FP1 on Friday at the Dutch Grand Prix should have been red-flagged due to “dangerous” levels of standing water on track.

Rins set to sign factory Honda contract to join LCR in MotoGP

Alex Rins is set to sign a factory contract directly with Honda to join LCR for the next two seasons, with an official announcement imminent. 

Assen MotoGP: Bagnaia tops second practice in mixed conditions

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia pinched top spot from Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro in a wet-to-dry second MotoGP practice for the Dutch Grand Prix.

“No chance” Suzuki will have MotoGP presence in 2023, says team boss

Suzuki team boss Livio Suppo says there is “no chance” the Japanese marque will make a U-turn on its decision to quit MotoGP for the 2023 season.

Assen MotoGP: Miller leads Mir in wet first practice

Ducati’s Jack Miller topped a rain-lashed opening practice for the MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix ahead of Suzuki’s Joan Mir.

2022 MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

MotoGP travels to Assen this weekend for the 11th round of the 2022 season. Here's the full schedule for the Dutch Grand Prix.

Alex Marquez will leave LCR Honda for 2023 MotoGP season

Alex Marquez will leave the LCR Honda team at the end of the 2022 MotoGP season and now looks set to join Gresini Ducati next year.

How in-form Quartararo is evoking Marquez in MotoGP 2022

OPINION: Fabio Quartararo has seized control of the 2022 MotoGP world standings after another dominant victory as his nearest rivals faltered. And he is very much heading towards a second championship echoing how the dominator of the last decade achieved much of his success.

Why Marquez's surgery is about more than just chasing on-track success Prime

Why Marquez's surgery is about more than just chasing on-track success

OPINION: Marc Marquez will likely sit out the remainder of the 2022 MotoGP season to undergo a fourth major operation on the right arm he badly broke in 2020. It is hoped it will return him to his brilliant best after a tough start to the season without a podium to his name. But it’s the human victory that will far outweigh any future on-track success he may go on to have

Why Ducati holds all the power in its MotoGP rider dilemma Prime

Why Ducati holds all the power in its MotoGP rider dilemma

OPINION: The French Grand Prix looks to have made Ducati’s decision on its factory team line-up simpler, as Enea Bastianini stormed to his third win of the campaign and Jorge Martin crashed out for a fifth time in 2022. But, as Ducati suggests to Motorsport.com, it remains in the strongest position in a wild rider market

The seismic aftershock of Suzuki's decision to leave MotoGP Prime

The seismic aftershock of Suzuki's decision to leave MotoGP

Suzuki's sudden decision to leave the MotoGP World Championship at the end of the season has acted as a stirring element in a market that had already erupted. We analyse what this means for the grid going into 2023