Italian GP (2017)

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Dovizioso insists title challenge unlikely despite Mugello win

Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso has downplayed his chances of fighting for the MotoGP championship, despite moving into second in the points with his Mugello victory.

Marquez couldn't do better than "bad" sixth at Mugello

Marc Marquez says his main priority in Sunday’s Mugello MotoGP race was to finish after his crash at Le Mans, and that sixth was the “maximum” he could have achieved.

Petrucci "would've sold house" for Mugello podium

Pramac Ducati's Danilo Petrucci says he would’ve sold his house to finish on the podium in the Italian Grand Prix, his home MotoGP race.

Lorenzo: Mugello lead cameo down to bravery, not speed

Jorge Lorenzo says he was more brave than fast during the early stages of the Italian Grand Prix, as he led a MotoGP race for the first time with Ducati.

Rossi says “physical condition” cost him Mugello podium

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he didn't have enough energy to score a home race podium in the Italian Grand Prix, as he “suffered more than normal” due to his injury.

Crutchlow fed up of Pedrosa's "ruthless moves" after crash

Cal Crutchlow hit out at fellow Honda rider Dani Pedrosa for their second collision in two MotoGP races at Mugello, which left both riders on the floor.

Lack of energy “scared” ill Dovizioso before Mugello race

Italian Grand Prix winner Andrea Dovizioso admits he was “scared” he would run out of stamina in the race, having come down with food poisoning overnight.

Vinales admits it was Dovizioso’s “day to win” at Mugello

MotoGP points leader Maverick Vinales acknowledged there was little he could do to deny Andrea Dovizioso a home victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

Mugello MotoGP: Top 5 quotes after race

Andrea Dovizioso scores a fantastic win in the Italian GP at Mugello.

Mugello MotoGP: Dovizioso beats Vinales for home victory

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso secured his first win of the MotoGP season after a thrilling race on home turf at Mugello, beating championship leader Maverick Vinales.

Mugello MotoGP: Vinales leads Zarco in warm-up

Italian Grand Prix poleman Maverick Vinales topped Sunday morning's warm-up session at Mugello.

Lorenzo wants "more than a podium" at Mugello

Jorge Lorenzo says he is looking beyond the possibility of simply taking his second MotoGP podium with Ducati in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.

Rossi says qualifying second "more important than normal"

Valentino Rossi says qualifying second for his home MotoGP race at Mugello was “more important than normal” following his crash during the preceding fourth practice session.

Crutchlow admits FP3 crash to blame for Q1 exit

Cal Crutchlow admits his crash on his outlap during third practice at Mugello was to blame for his failure to progress from Q1, after he'd set the pace on Friday.

Mugello MotoGP: Top 5 quotes after qualifying

Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi set a hot pace at the Autodromo del Mugello, securing first and second position on the grid for tomorrow's Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley

Mugello MotoGP: Vinales on pole ahead of home hero Rossi

MotoGP championship leader Maverick Vinales beat Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi to pole position for the Italian Grand Prix, topping qualifying for the second round in a row.

Mugello MotoGP: Rossi rebounds from injury to top FP3

Valentino Rossi topped Saturday morning's third practice session for his home MotoGP race at Mugello, beating nearest rival Marc Marquez by more than three tenths of a second.

Rossi "suffered a lot" with unexpected arm pain

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi admitted he “suffered a lot” with arm pain during Friday MotoGP practice at Mugello, as he recovers from his motocross injury.

Mugello race is Dovizioso’s to lose, believes Crutchlow

This weekend’s Mugello MotoGP race is Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso’s to lose, believes Friday practice pacesetter Cal Crutchlow.

Mugello MotoGP: Crutchlow tops FP2, Vinales suffers big crash

LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow beat Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso to set the pace in second practice for the Italian Grand Prix, as MotoGP championship leader Maverick Vinales crashed.

Mugello MotoGP: Dovizioso leads Ducati 1-2 in first practice

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso led the first practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, leading wildcard teammate Michele Pirro by two tenths of a second.

Rossi "feels lucky" to avoid missing crucial races

Yamaha factory rider Valentino Rossi believes he is fortunate to have avoided a spell on the sidelines in MotoGP after he'd sustained an injury in a training accident.

Rossi passed fit to compete at Mugello

Valentino Rossi has been declared fit to take part in the Mugello MotoGP weekend, passing medical checks after he'd sustained a training injury last week.

Ducati tester Pirro gets Mugello MotoGP wildcard

Ducati test rider Michele Pirro will make his first MotoGP start of the 2017 campaign this weekend at Mugello.

Rossi withdraws from Mugello MotoGP press conference

Valentino Rossi will not participate in Thursday’s pre-event press conference for the Mugello MotoGP round, as he seeks to get as much rest as possible ahead of Friday’s first practice session.

Rossi admits pain from motocross crash still "severe"

Valentino Rossi admits he is still in "severe" pain from the motocross crash he suffered last week, but says he is determined to be able to take part in his home MotoGP race at Mugello.

Guintoli keeps Suzuki ride for Mugello

Sylvain Guintoli will contest the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello with Suzuki, continuing to deputise for injured MotoGP rookie Alex Rins.