Austrian GP (2019)

Austria Red Bull Ring
09 Aug - 11 Aug
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Zarco pinpoints cause of him trailing Oliveira

Johann Zarco praised Tech 3 rider Miguel Oliveira for having been more patient in adapting to the KTM MotoGP bike this year, and believes this is the underlying cause behind the Portuguese rider's superior speed.

Dovizioso: Austrian GP win manner will rejuvenate Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso believes the manner of his victory over Marc Marquez at the Red Bull Ring can serve to rejuvenate both himself and his Ducati MotoGP team.

Rossi: "Something moved" at Yamaha in the summer

Valentino Rossi feels that "something moved" within the Yamaha MotoGP team during the summer break in its bid to close the gap to rival manufacturers Honda and Ducati.

Bagnaia: Austria my "first true grand prix" in MotoGP

Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia has described his weekend in Austria as his "first true grand prix" in MotoGP, after securing a season-best seventh place in the race.

Bradl hampered by "radical" Honda set-up changes

Honda MotoGP test rider Stefan Bradl says his Austrian Grand Prix weekend was compromised by "radical" set-up changes insisted on by the Japanese manufacturer.

Miller crash "wasted" near-certain Austrian GP podium

Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller feels he “wasted” a near-guaranteed podium finish by crashing out of the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring.

Marquez: Title win would erase latest Red Bull Ring defeat

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes “nobody will remember” his last-corner defeat against Andrea Dovizioso at the Red Bull Ring if he goes on to secure the 2019 title.

Petrucci admits Austria qualifying crash ruined his race

Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci admits his mistake in qualifying for MotoGP's Austrian Grand Prix, which left him only 12th on the grid, ended up ruining his race.

Quartararo "impatient" after surprise Austria podium

Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says his surprise Red Bull Ring podium has left him feeling "impatient" for tracks where the Yamaha will stand a better chance of fighting for wins.

Marquez feared last-corner crash due to stuck brake guard

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says he was briefly expecting to crash at the final corner of the Austrian Grand Prix, after getting his right brake lever guard caught on Andrea Dovizioso’s bike.

Dovizioso "didn’t prepare" for last-turn lunge on Marquez

Andrea Dovizioso admits he “didn’t prepare” for a last-corner lunge on Marc Marquez to win MotoGP's Austrian Grand Prix, as the Red Bull Ring’s final corner doesn’t suit him or the Ducati.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Dovizioso beats Marquez in sensational duel

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso prevailed in the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, winning a sensational duel against Marc Marquez in the final corner of the race.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Morbidelli leads Rossi in wet warm-up

Petronas Yamaha MotoGP rider Franco Morbidelli set the pace in a wet/dry warm-up session for the Austrian Grand Prix, ahead of the factory Yamaha of Valentino Rossi.

Marquez made "mistake" in record-breaking pole lap

Marc Marquez broke the MotoGP Red Bull Ring lap record to secure a dominant pole position on Saturday, but admitted that his fastest effort was not without mistakes.

"Houdini" Marquez gaining time everywhere, says Crutchlow

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says his factory counterpart Marc Marquez is like "Houdini" in that he's "got a trick" in every aspect of the Red Bull Ring circuit.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Marquez surpasses Doohan with 59th pole

Honda rider Marc Marquez secured a dominant pole position for MotoGP's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, breaking Mick Doohan’s record for most premier-class poles.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Marquez comfortably fastest in FP3

Honda rider Marc Marquez dominated third MotoGP practice at the Red Bull Ring, beating Maverick Vinales by over three tenths.

Miller using Lorenzo/Ducati news "as fuel" in Austria

Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller says the news Jorge Lorenzo could take his MotoGP ride in 2020 "hit me like a ton of bricks", but insists he "used it as fuel" for his Austrian Grand Prix efforts.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Marquez beats Vinales by 0.066s in FP2

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez was quickest in the second Friday practice session at the Red Bull Ring, beating Maverick Vinales by 0.066s.

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Dovizioso pips Marquez to top FP1

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso set the pace in the opening MotoGP practice session at the Red Bull Ring, heading points leader Marc Marquez by just under two tenths.

Mir to miss Austria MotoGP round after testing crash

Suzuki rider Joan Mir will sit out this weekend’s MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix to continue recovery from minor injuries sustained in a high-speed crash during the Brno test.