Spanish GP (2019)
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Andrea Dovizioso has warned that finishing fourth in tracks like Jerez, which don't suit Ducati's bike, will not be enough to topple Marc Marquez in the 2019 MotoGP title fight.
Valentino Rossi says Fabio Quartararo's star showing during MotoGP's Jerez weekend was down to the rider, stating that Quartararo “made the difference” against his fellow Yamahas.
KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco says it was a “pity” to be focused on just finishing the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez because he was “fighting more with the bike” than his rivals.
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi remains convinced that the 2019 Yamaha bike is more competitive than last year's version, despite having been less competitive at Jerez than hoped.
Honda rider Jorge Lorenzo says the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez gave him reason to be “sad, disappointed and worried” about his current MotoGP form.
KTM MotoGP rider Pol Espargaro has revealed that he lost position to Jorge Lorenzo at the end of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez because he had misread his pitboard.
Alex Rins says he was amused by the footage of a marshal at Jerez taking a minor component from his Suzuki MotoGP bike at the end of the Spanish Grand Prix.
Honda rider Marc Marquez says the dominant manner of his victory in Jerez was a way of showing his rivals that his confidence hadn't been knocked by his Austin crash.
Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez dominated the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, becoming the first repeat winner of the 2019 campaign.
Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez set the pace in the Sunday morning warm-up at Jerez despite Honda's streak of mechanical problems continuing on his bike.
Valentino Rossi says the factory MotoGP Yamaha he could only qualify 13th at Jerez and the Petronas versions Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli put on first and second are "very similar".
Jorge Lorenzo says he is “closer than ever” to making a breakthrough with his Honda MotoGP bike, despite being “frustrated and disappointed” at qualifying 11th at Jerez.
First-time MotoGP pole-sitter Fabio Quartararo said it's an "incredible" feeling to reward his Petronas SRT Yamaha team after it took a gamble in hiring him.
MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo claimed a shock maiden premier-class pole position at Jerez, leading a Petronas SRT Yamaha 1-2 with teammate Franco Morbidelli.
Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci set the pace in a frantic third MotoGP practice of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend at Jerez, as the works Yamaha bikes were consigned to Q1.