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Americas GP (2019)

United States Circuit of the Americas
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Espargaro "super-excited" after best dry KTM result

Pol Espargaro says he is "super-excited" by KTM's potential in MotoGP this year, after claiming the Austrian marque's best dry-weather result to date at Austin.

Rossi: Title fight only close because of Marquez crash

Valentino Rossi concedes the only reason the MotoGP title fight is so finely poised at the moment is because Marc Marquez crashed out of a commanding lead last weekend at Austin.

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Three things we learned from Austin's MotoGP race

MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas was notable for Marc Marquez's winning streak ending, but it also provided plenty of intrigue.

Post-penalty Austin speed leaves Mir feeling "angry"

Suzuki MotoGP rookie Joan Mir says the speed he demonstrated after his jump-start penalty at Austin left him feeling "angry".

Lorenzo made "strange mistakes" before bike failure

Jorge Lorenzo says he was making "strange mistakes" in the opening stages of the Grand Prix of the Americas before his Honda MotoGP bike failed.

Espargaro: My Austin crash shouldn't have been possible

Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro insists that an electronic problem, not rider error, was to blame for for his early crash in last weekend's Americas Grand Prix.

Dovizioso: Marquez "doesn't have everything under control"

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says his rival Marc Marquez's crash at Austin shows the Spaniard "doesn't have everything under control".

How the 'King of COTA' fell from his throne

Marc Marquez's reign of dominance at Austin's Circuit of the Americas was the perfect demonstration of the talents that have made him MotoGP's top star. But this year, he reminded the world that he is not infallible.

Crutchlow regrets "big missed opportunity" with COTA crash

Cal Crutchlow was left to count the cost of another "big missed opportunity" after crashing while battling Valentino Rossi in MotoGP's Americas Grand Prix.

Rins now a real threat for MotoGP title, say rivals

Valentino Rossi and Jack Miller both acknowledge MotoGP's newest race winner Alex Rins as a threat for the title this year after the Suzuki rider's breakthrough success at Austin.

Vinales admits Austin penalty confusion "all my fault"

Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales admits that serving the wrong penalty during the Austin MotoGP race was "all my fault", and also accepts the blame for jumping the start.

Miller’s more mature approach “paying off” after COTA podium

Jack Miller says that "working harder than ever before" in 2019 is starting to pay dividends as he ended a podium drought of nearly three years in Sunday's Austin MotoGP race.

Marquez says Austin crash "hard to understand"

Marc Marquez says the crash that brought his MotoGP win streak at the Circuit of the Americas to an abrupt end was "hard to understand" because he feels he was not pushing to the limit.

Rossi: Rins was “better than me” in Austin showdown

A magnanimous Valentino Rossi admits he was beaten fair and square by Suzuki’s new race winner Alex Rins in the closing stages of the Austin MotoGP race.

Austin MotoGP: Rins takes first win as Marquez crashes

Suzuki rider Alex Rins beat Valentino Rossi to score his first MotoGP win, ending Marc Marquez's unbeaten run at the Circuit of the Americas as the Spaniard crashed out of a healthy lead.

Austin MotoGP: Marquez fastest in warm-up, Dovizioso second

Marc Marquez continued his domination at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas by topping the warm-up for today’s MotoGP race, as Andrea Dovizioso – who starts 13th – was boosted by setting the second fastest time.

Marquez “felt” shoulder injury in wild shaking moments

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez admits that the pair of wild moments on Saturday in Austin, where his Honda shook violently at high speed, put pressure on his long-standing shoulder injury.

Zarco: “KTM can’t give me the solution right now”

A despondent Johann Zarco says he faces a wait for KTM to be able to help him get out of his current slump after qualifying 19th for the Austin MotoGP race.

Dovizioso fears COTA podium is out of reach

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso fears his lowly grid position will prevent him from fighting for a podium in Sunday's Grand Prix of the Americas.

Lorenzo: Chain issues “clearly a problem” for Honda

Jorge Lorenzo says the chain issues that compromised his qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas are “clearly a problem” for the Honda MotoGP squad.

Austin MotoGP: Marquez on pole, Dovizioso out in Q1

Marc Marquez took his seventh consecutive pole position at the Circuit of the Americas in qualifying for MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas, while title rival Andrea Dovizioso ended up down in 13th.

Austin MotoGP - the race as it happened

Follow the third round of the 2019 MotoGP season at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas with our livetext coverage.

Austin MotoGP qualifying as it happened

Follow qualifying for the third round of the 2019 MotoGP season at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas with our livetext coverage.

MotoGP cancels third practice amid “dangerous storm” threat

MotoGP has been forced to cancel all remaining free practice sessions for the Grand Prix of the Americas on Saturday morning due to the threat of lightning in the area.