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Zarco's 2020 move to Avintia finally announced

Johann Zarco's place at the Avintia Ducati squad for the 2020 MotoGP season has been officially confirmed, after he revealed last week that the deal was signed.

Dovizioso surprised to finish as 2019 runner-up

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he was “surprised” to have beaten “a lot of champions with good bikes” to second place in the 2019 standings.

Autosport Awards: Marc Marquez is Rider of the Year again

MotoGP dominator Marc Marquez picked up another Rider of the Year presented by Tata Communications win at the Autosport Awards, meaning he remains unbeaten in the category.

Bagnaia: Strong Sepang test proved "big problem" for 2019

Pramac Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia says his superb performance in the opening pre-season test of 2019 in Sepang was “maybe the biggest problem” of what turned out to be a difficult rookie MotoGP season.

Yamaha would be happy to keep Vinales "for 2021 and beyond"

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis says he would be happy for Maverick Vinales to remain part of the manufacturer's line-up "for 2021 and beyond".

Zarco reveals Avintia Ducati deal is signed

Ousted KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco has revealed he has signed a deal with Ducati to race for the satellite Avintia squad in 2020.

Alex Marquez: "Marc has said he won't tell me much"

Alex Marquez says his elder brother and Honda teammate Marc has already indicated he isn't prepared to "tell him much" to help ease his transition to MotoGP.

Espargaro wants to replicate Dovizioso at Aprilia

Aleix Espargaro says his objective with Aprilia in MotoGP is to replicate what Andrea Dovizioso has done at Ducati, describing what the Italian has done this year as “unbelievable”.

Quartararo spurred on by "bad comments" pre-debut

Fabio Quartararo says his "amazing" 2019 MotoGP season was spurred on by the "bad comments" made about his suitability for the Petronas Yamaha ride last year.

Stoner details fresh chronic fatigue struggle

Casey Stoner has opened up on a fresh battle with chronic fatigue that has left him unable to stay fit enough to do any meaningful riding.

Marquez won't be fully fit for start of testing in 2020

The doctor who operated on MotoGP champion Marc Marquez’s shoulder says the Honda man will not be fully fit for the start of testing in 2020.

Honda says Marquez shoulder surgery "successful"

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez had surgery on Wednesday on a recurring right shoulder dislocation he initially suffered during qualifying at Sepang.

Why Lorenzo could have tamed the Honda Prime

Why Lorenzo could have tamed the Honda

Jorge Lorenzo called time on his MotoGP career after a torrid 15 months at Honda. But he left unanswered questions over a results recovery. Cal Crutchlow, who rode two of the same factory bikes as Lorenzo, believes there were signs of a turnaround

The logic behind Honda's risky 2020 line-up Prime

The logic behind Honda's risky 2020 line-up

While Honda's decision to sign Alex Marquez to partner its MotoGP champion Marc in 2020 raised eyebrows, there's reason to believe this was the factory's only logical choice.

Worried Rossi insists “we need more” from Yamaha engine

Valentino Rossi insists that Yamaha “needs more” from its MotoGP engine after sampling the latest motor this week during Jerez post-season testing.

Marquez quickest as rain cuts testing short for 2019

Marc Marquez topped the final testing timesheets of 2019 in a day where inclement weather meant running at Jerez was extremely limited.

Avintia had to drop Abraham for MotoGP future security

The Avintia MotoGP team had to split with Karel Abraham to ensure it was in a "secure situation" going forward, says the team's sporting director Ruben Xaus.

Dovizioso wants more from "very interesting" new Ducati chassis

Andrea Dovizioso says he is happy with the early signs from Ducati's "very interesting" 2020 prototype chassis - but warns the gains are "not as big as we want".

Marquez dislocated shoulder after crashing on damp patch

Marc Marquez says a damp patch caused his crash early in Monday’s MotoGP test at Jerez and led to a partial dislocation of his right shoulder.

Vinales dominates crash-filled first day of Jerez test

Maverick Vinales opened up the final MotoGP post-season test of 2019 at Jerez fastest in a session which was red-flagged three times, as Marc Marquez also crashed in the afternoon.

Miller wants MotoGP to axe post-season testing

Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller wants MotoGP to completely get rid of post-season testing and instead have manufacturers make more use of test riders.

Abraham announces MotoGP exit as Zarco's 2020 deal looms

MotoGP regular Karel Abraham says he is out of a ride for 2020 and will conclude his career in the premier class, paving the way for Johann Zarco's full-time return.

Marquez: Honda adaptation smoother than expected

Honda's new MotoGP signing Alex Marquez says he was more comfortable with the RC213V bike than he expected to be in Valencia testing.

Mir: Suzuki needs just one fix to fight for wins everywhere

Joan Mir reckons that a substantial improvement to either Suzuki's qualifying pace or its top speed can make it a victory contender in all the MotoGP races in 2020.