Spanish GP (2018)

04 May - 06 May
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Redding fears time “running out” to prove himself to Aprilia

Scott Redding believes his “time is running out” to prove himself to Aprilia for next season, just four races into his MotoGP stint with the Italian marque.

Aprilia failure rate "unacceptable" - Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro says he has been promised a "revolution" by his Aprilia team after suffering an "unacceptable" spate of mechanical failures in the opening races of the MotoGP season.

Dovizioso: Lorenzo cost me Jerez win shot before crash

Andrea Dovizioso reckons his teammate Jorge Lorenzo tried to keep him at bay at all costs during MotoGP's Jerez race, which ultimately cost the Italian a chance to fight for the win.

Vinales pushed "110 percent" in "very negative" Jerez race

Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales was left with "very negative feelings" after the Jerez MotoGP race, having pushed "110 percent" en route to a muted seventh-place finish.

Pedrosa wants "more respect" from MotoGP race direction

Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has called for “more respect” from MotoGP's race direction in the aftermath of his collision with Jorge Lorenzo in the Spanish Grand Prix.

Rossi: Yamaha could need "another season" to fix issues

Valentino Rossi says he is worried Yamaha will “need another season” if it fails to find a solution to its electronics issues quickly.

Pedrosa caused crash, Lorenzo also at fault - Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso said both Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo were to blame - with the former being the main culprit - for the crash that led to all three of them retiring from MotoGP's Spanish Grand Prix.

Jerez crash involved MotoGP's "three cleanest riders"

The multi-bike collision in the MotoGP race in Jerez involved the "three cleanest riders” in the category, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa have claimed.

Crutchlow: Marquez won't have won "so easy" with my bike

Cal Crutchlow claims that, despite him being a Honda-contracted rider, his bike was not as competitive as that of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa in MotoGP's Jerez race.

Marquez and Honda "missing something" despite dominant wins

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes he is still “missing something” with his Honda bike, despite having scored comfortable back-to-back wins in Austin and Jerez.

Jerez MotoGP: Marquez wins, Pedrosa and Ducati duo in big crash

Honda rider Marc Marquez dominated the MotoGP race at Jerez, as teammate Dani Pedrosa and Ducati works riders Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo came together in a huge crash.

Jerez MotoGP: Marquez tops warm-up, but crashes again

Marc Marquez topped Sunday's MotoGP warm-up at Jerez but both he and factory Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa crashed.

Analysis: Honda set for Jerez win, but which one?

Honda looks primed for its third consecutive MotoGP victory at Jerez, but who is best placed to deliver it? David Gruz analyses the field ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Redding "risked life for nothing" in dismal qualifying

Aprilia's Scott Redding feels he was risking his life "for nothing” during MotoGP's qualifying at Jerez, after problems with traction on his RS-GP relegated him to last place.

Crutchlow expects Honda "reward" for current form

Jerez MotoGP pole-sitter Cal Crutchlow says he expects to be “rewarded” by Honda for his current form and hard work in his test role for the Japanese manufacturer.

"Strange" FP4 crash a concern for the race - Marquez

Marc Marquez said his "strange" crash in MotoGP's fourth practice session at Jerez is something he'll have to keep in mind for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

Jerez MotoGP: Crutchlow breaks lap record to take pole

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow broke MotoGP's Jerez track record to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Jerez MotoGP: Marquez tops FP3, Dovizioso and Vinales to Q1

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez topped the third practice session ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, as both Andrea Dovizioso and Maverick Vinales missed out on automatic Q2 spots.

Yamaha "not meeting expectations" in Jerez practice

The factory Yamaha MotoGP team has admitted it was not as competitive as it expected in Friday practice ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez.

New Ducati parts bringing Lorenzo "a bit of happiness"

Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo says the new parts brought by the Italian manufacturer to Jerez have given him "a bit of happiness" after a miserable start to his season.

Espargaro "almost couldn't follow" Kallio on '19 prototype KTM

Pol Espargaro says he "almost couldn't follow" KTM test rider Mika Kallio during Friday's MotoGP practice sessions at Jerez, as the Finn was testing a prototype RC16 for 2019.

Jerez MotoGP: Crutchlow tops FP2, Marquez crashes

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow topped the second free practice session ahead of MotoGP's Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, as reigning champion Marc Marquez crashed out.

Jerez MotoGP: Dovizioso beats Marquez by 0.007s in FP1

MotoGP championship leader Andrea Dovizioso topped the first practice session of the Jerez race weekend, leading Marc Marquez by only 0.007s.

Rossi backs Lorenzo to rebound in Jerez

Valentino Rossi has backed former MotoGP teammate Jorge Lorenzo to recover from a poor start to his second season at Ducati in the next race at Jerez.