MotoGP News and Analysis
Aprilia Racing CEO Massimo Rivola believes that Andrea Dovizioso should keep his Qatar Grand Prix victory, regardless of the outcome of Friday's appeal regarding the legality of Ducati's MotoGP winglet.
MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo admits he was feeling stressed in the run-up to stalling on the grid for his premier class race debut in Qatar.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says one of the reasons for Honda focussing on engine development over the winter is the fact it couldn't stomach Ducati having a faster bike in a straight line.
The controversial winglet ran by Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso on his way to victory in the MotoGP season-opening Qatar Grand Prix generates downforce, according to Formula 1 engineers.
Ducati says it may consider lodging a protest against its MotoGP rival Honda as the row over the legality of its controversial rear winglet escalates.
Maverick Vinales said that he will need to adopt a different riding style during MotoGP races, as his current way of riding is heavily compromised while riding in traffic.
The outcome of the appeal against the Ducati MotoGP team's new winglet device will be announced before the series' Argentinian Grand Prix at the end of this month.
Aprilia Racing CEO Massimo Rivola says the Italian marque was informed by MotoGP officials in February that running a winglet in front of the rear wheel, as Ducati did in the Qatar Grand Prix, would be illegal.
Jorge Lorenzo believes that a promising first MotoGP race weekend as a Honda rider in Qatar was “destroyed” by ill fortune.
Suzuki MotoGP rider Alex Rins admits he was “very angry” during the 2019 season opener in Qatar, as he felt his rivals were “playing” with him.
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While the protest against Ducati at the Qatar Grand Prix was quickly dimissed, it's easy to see why its MotoGP rivals are appealing the decision.
Cal Crutchlow says his third-place finish in the MotoGP-season opening Qatar Grand Prix is a "dream" result after the huge crash in Australia last year that curtailed his season.
Valentino Rossi reckons that Yamaha's MotoGP bike is "more or less" in the same position it was last year, despite an impressive recovery in the Qatar Grand Prix by the Italian.
The protest lodged by Ducati's MotoGP rivals in the wake of Andrea Dovizioso's Qatar Grand Prix victory was made largely for "political" reasons, believes team sporting director Paolo Ciabatti.
MotoGP stewards have thrown out a protest against Ducati following Sunday evening's 2019 season-opening Qatar Grand Prix, meaning Andrea Dovizioso keeps his victory.