Australian GP (2015)

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Rossi: Marquez was out to help Lorenzo at Phillip Island

Valentino Rossi says he felt title rival Jorge Lorenzo was helped out by Marc Marquez during last weekend’s thrilling four-way battle at Phillip Island.

Analysis: Was Phillip Island the best ever MotoGP race?

The riders themselves hailed last weekend’s Phillip Island MotoGP race as one of the best in recent memory – but was it the best of the championship’s four-stroke era? Jamie Klein investigates.

Ducati backs Dovizioso to bounce back from “embarrassing” race

Ducati team boss Gigi Dall’Igna has backed Andrea Dovizioso to recover from an “embarrassing” race last weekend at Phillip Island.

Gallery: Marc Marquez hits 50 Grand Prix victories

Marc Marquez secured a 50th Grand Prix victory of his career in fine style last weekend at Phillip Island - looks back on his career up to now in a special photo gallery.

Yamaha takes 37th Manufacturers‘ MotoGP title trophy

Jorge Lorenzo put in a superb performance today at the Grand Prix of Australia in Phillip Island, taking 2nd place to deliver Yamaha the 2015 MotoGP Manufacturers' title.

Iannone revels in "strongest ever" battle at Phillip Island

Ducati rider Andrea Iannone described his ride to third place in the Australian Grand Prix as his "strongest ever battle" since joining the MotoGP class.

Marquez celebrates 50th career win with sensational final lap

Dani Pedrosa, took fifth after a closely fought race.

Lorenzo pulls off hard-fought podium in Phillip Island thriller

Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi had the race fans on their feet at the Grand Prix of Australia today, delivering a stunning race result at Phillip Island with a vital outcome for the 2015 Season.

Rossi: Losing seven points to Lorenzo “breaks my balls”

Valentino Rossi was left bitterly disappointed by his failure to finish on the podium at Phillip Island, admitting that losing seven points in the title chase to Jorge Lorenzo “breaks his balls.”

Lorenzo: I couldn’t risk crashing in Marquez endgame

Jorge Lorenzo admitted that the fear of crashing crossed his mind during his final lap duel with Marc Marquez at Phillip Island, saying that he could not risk losing the points for second.

Marquez "didn't believe" he would catch Lorenzo for Australia win

Phillip Island race winner Marc Marquez admitted he didn't expect to overhaul Jorge Lorenzo in the final stages of the Grand Prix for his first MotoGP victory at the track.

Phillip Island MotoGP: Marquez wins thriller as Lorenzo reels in Rossi

Marc Marquez came out on top of an epic four-way battle in the Australian Grand Prix with a last-lap pass on long-time leader Jorge Lorenzo. Valentino Rossi's points lead was reduced with a fourth place finish.

Rossi: “Nothing really worked well” in qualifying

Valentino Rossi admitted that “nothing really worked well” with his set-up after he could only manage a third-row grid slot for the Australian Grand Prix.

Lorenzo angry with Iannone: “My real position is second”

Jorge Lorenzo says he’s angry that he allowed Andrea Iannone to benefit from his tow in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix, which cost him second place.

Phillip Island MotoGP: Marquez takes Australian pole, Rossi on third row

Honda’s Marc Marquez will start the Australian MotoGP from pole position after dominating qualifying at Phillip Island.

Phillip Island: Marquez flies in FP3, Rossi still struggles

Honda’s Marc Marquez lowered the MotoGP bar in free practice at Phillip Island on Saturday, ahead of Cal Crutchlow as Jorge Lorenzo failed to improve on his Friday time and was third fastest this morning.

Marquez fastest on day one in Australia

The times were very close with thirteen riders within 0.9 seconds of each other but Marc topped the time sheets with his lap of 1’29.383 (lap 17/19).

Lorenzo: It will be difficult to stay on the front row

Jorge Lorenzo is predicting a tough battle in qualifying for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, warning it is not guaranteed he will start on the front row of the grid.

Phillip Island MotoGP: Marquez beats Lorenzo in FP2

Marc Marquez led the way in a fully dry second practice sessions at Phillip Island, holding out title contender Jorge Lorenzo.

Phillip Island MotoGP: Lorenzo heads Marquez and Rossi in FP1

Jorge Lorenzo topped the opening practice session at Phillip Island for the Australian MotoGP round, ahead of Honda’s Marc Marquez and points leading Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi.

Yamaha‘s title chase proceeds to the second Pacific race at Phillip Island

After another solid ninth double podium of the season, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo immediately move on to the second flyaway round, the Australian Grand Prix.

Miller realistic about Australian GP chances

It may be his first home grand prix on a MotoGP bike, but Jack Miller says he is keeping his expectations in check ahead of this weekend’s race at Phillip Island.

Cudlin to replace de Angelis in Australia, Malaysia

Australian rider Damian Cudlin has been given a last-minute call-up to replace the injured Alex de Angelis at this weekend’s Australian GP.

Doohan backs Phillip Island to suit Miller

Grand Prix legend Mick Doohan says Phillip Island should suit hometown hero Jack Miller and his Open-spec Honda, and that a result on the fringe of the Top 10 is possible at this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.