Filters:

Championship Driver Team Event Location Prime Article type Date
8,400 articles
Championship
Loading...
Driver
Loading...
Team
Loading...
Event
Loading...
Location
Loading...
Prime
All
Prime
Article type
Loading...
Date

motogp News and Analysis

Grid
List

Ducati riders "will think twice" about joining MotoGP rivals

Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti believes the marque’s current riders “will think twice before going anywhere else” on the MotoGP grid in 2023.

Espargaro “has no strong points” on Honda MotoGP bike

An “angry” Pol Espargaro blasted the 2022 Honda MotoGP bike following a tough French Grand Prix as he claims he has “no strong points” on the RC213V.

Espargaro doesn’t know what’s happening with '23 Aprilia talks

Aleix Espargaro says he “doesn’t know what’s happening” with Aprilia in regards to his contract negotiations for the 2023 MotoGP season, despite scoring another podium in the French Grand Prix.

Mir admits Le Mans MotoGP crash was "mentally painful"

Suzuki’s Joan Mir says his crash out of podium contention in last Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix was “painful mentally”.

Why Ducati holds all the power in its MotoGP rider dilemma Prime

Why Ducati holds all the power in its MotoGP rider dilemma

OPINION: The French Grand Prix looks to have made Ducati’s decision on its factory team line-up simpler, as Enea Bastianini stormed to his third win of the campaign and Jorge Martin crashed out for a fifth time in 2022. But, as Ducati suggests to Motorsport.com, it remains in the strongest position in a wild rider market

Marquez admits ninth was best possible result without crashes

Marc Marquez admits he needed riders ahead of him to crash out of the MotoGP French Grand Prix so he could score a distant sixth on the troubled Honda.

Bastianini would be "problem" for Bagnaia as Ducati teammate

French Grand Prix winner Enea Bastianini has suggested Francesco Bagnaia wouldn’t pick him as his Ducati MotoGP teammate for 2023 because “it could be a problem for him”.

Quartararo “by far not the favourite” for the 2022 MotoGP title

Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo says he is “by far not the favourite” for the 2022 MotoGP title after he struggled in Sunday’s French Grand Prix.

2022 MotoGP French Grand Prix: Full race results

Gresini Ducati rider Enea Bastianini scored his third victory of the 2022 MotoGP season in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, while Francesco Bagnaia crashed out of the race shortly after losing the lead.

French GP 2022: Lap by lap visualization

Check out our animated timeline visualization of the 2022 French GP at Circuit de la Sarthe, which charts the position changes.

French MotoGP: Bastianini wins again, Bagnaia crashes out

Gresini’s Enea Bastianini stormed to his third win of the 2022 MotoGP season in a dramatic French Grand Prix after long-time leader Francesco Bagnaia crashed.

MotoGP riders “merit” base salaries given dangers, says leading manager

Joan Mir’s manager Paco Sanchez says MotoGP riders “merit” having a minimum base salary implemented into any contracts “because they play with their lives”.

2022 French MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

The seventh round of the 2022 MotoGP season takes place at Le Mans on Sunday. Check out the start time for the 2022 French Grand Prix.

Set-up “bet” led to Bagnaia’s Le Mans MotoGP pole lap

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says a “bet” on set-up after a difficult FP4 allowed him to take pole for the Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix at Le Mans.

Marquez: "Easier" to lower expectations amid Honda MotoGP woes

Marc Marquez says it’s “easier and easier” to admit that his level right now on the 2022 Honda MotoGP bike is not to fight for the podium. 

Quartararo: Ducati does “something crazy” in MotoGP qualifying

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says it’s hard to beat Ducati in qualifying because the riders do “something crazy”, after Francesco Bagnaia stormed to pole at the MotoGP French Grand Prix. 

2022 MotoGP French GP: Qualifying results and starting grid French GP
Video Inside

2022 MotoGP French GP: Qualifying results and starting grid

Francesco Bagnaia claimed his second consecutive pole position of the 2022 MotoGP season at Le Mans, leading a 1-2 for the factory Ducati team in French Grand Prix qualifying.

French MotoGP: Ducati's Bagnaia claims back-to-back pole positions French GP
Video Inside

French MotoGP: Ducati's Bagnaia claims back-to-back pole positions

Francesco Bagnaia led a Ducati 1-2 to snatch pole for the MotoGP French Grand Prix as home hero Fabio Quartararo missed the front row.  

Rossi’s famous #46 to be retired from MotoGP

Valentino Rossi’s famous #46 will be retired from use in MotoGP at a ceremony at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in two weeks.  

KTM’s MotoGP bike situation “bleak” right now - Gardner

Remy Gardner says the situation with KTM’s MotoGP bike right now is “bleak” as he calls for “help” from the Austrian manufacturer to bring updates.

French MotoGP: Zarco sets new lap record in FP3, Mir misses Q2 cut

Pramac Ducati’s Johann Zarco smashed the Le Mans lap record to top FP3 for the MotoGP French Grand Prix as Suzuki’s Joan Mir missed the Q2 qualifying cut.

Qatar won’t host opening MotoGP race of 2023 season

MotoGP has announced that remodelling work at the Losail International Circuit means the 2023 season will not start with the Qatar Grand Prix.  

Riders express concerns about precarious MotoGP contracts

MotoGP riders expressed concerns to Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta on Friday about the low-cost contracts being put in place by teams now.  

MotoGP riders baffled by “strange” Le Mans grip during practice

A number of MotoGP riders have been left baffled by Le Mans’ “strange” grip conditions during Friday practice for the French Grand Prix following a spate of crashes.

2022 MotoGP French Grand Prix: Full Friday practice results

Gresini Ducati rider Enea Bastianini headed practice times on Friday at MotoGP's French Grand Prix, setting a new lap record at the Le Mans Bugatti circuit.

Marquez “not here to fight for the title” in 2022 MotoGP season

Marc Marquez admits he is “not here to fight for the title” in the 2022 MotoGP season and has seen that become clear over the past three races.

Suzuki MotoGP exit bombshell not weighing on riders

Suzuki’s decision to quit MotoGP at the end of 2022 did not weigh on Joan Mir or Alex Rins during Friday’s French Grand Prix practice, according to both riders.

French MotoGP: Bastianini sets new lap record in FP2

Gresini Ducati’s Enea Bastianini topped FP2 for the MotoGP French Grand Prix with a new lap record despite a late crash, while Marc Marquez was only 14th.  

French MotoGP: Honda's Espargaro quickest in crash-strewn FP1

An under-pressure Pol Espargaro on the Honda topped a crash-strewn opening practice for the MotoGP French Grand Prix ahead of Suzuki’s Alex Rins.

MotoGP alters engine allocation for expanding calendars

MotoGP's Grand Prix Commission has announced a change to engine allocation rules in a response to its race calendar swelling to 21 races in 2022.

Leading MotoGP riders react to “ugly” Suzuki exit

Leading MotoGP riders have offered their views on Suzuki’s shock decision to quit at the end of 2022, with Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli branding it “an ugly episode” for the series. 

2022 MotoGP French Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

MotoGP travels to Le Mans this weekend for the seventh round of the season. Here's the full schedule for the 2022 MotoGP French Grand Prix.

Espargaro denies "fake news" that Honda MotoGP ride is under threat

Pol Espargaro says rumours of him being ousted by Honda at the end of 2022 are "fake news" and says he is "not worried" about his MotoGP future.

Mir "angry" at Suzuki's decision to quit MotoGP

One-time MotoGP world champion Joan Mir says he is “angry” at Suzuki’s decision to quit the series at the end of 2022.

Rins was "fully crying" when Suzuki told him about its MotoGP exit

Alex Rins says he was “fully crying” when Suzuki informed him of its decision to quit MotoGP at the end of the 2022 season.

Suzuki confirms intention to quit MotoGP after 2022

Suzuki has officially confirmed it is in discussions with Dorna Sports about quitting the MotoGP World Championship at the end of the 2022 season.

The seismic aftershock of Suzuki's decision to leave MotoGP Prime

The seismic aftershock of Suzuki's decision to leave MotoGP

Suzuki's sudden decision to leave the MotoGP World Championship at the end of the season has acted as a stirring element in a market that had already erupted. We analyse what this means for the grid going into 2023

Quartararo on same level as Rossi, Lorenzo, Marquez in MotoGP – Yamaha

Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis believes reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo “stands in that group” of legends such as Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez.

Yamaha: Razgatlioglu's MotoGP test an evaluation for 2023 seat

Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis says reigning World Superbike champion Toprak Razgatlioglu’s upcoming MotoGP test is both a prize and a genuine evaluation for a 2023 seat.

Bastianini "not inferior" to works Ducati riders despite old bike

Erstwhile championship leader Enea Bastianini says he “does not feel inferior” to Ducati’s factory riders despite using a 2021-spec MotoGP bike at Gresini this season.

Leopard Racing interested in replacing Suzuki in MotoGP

Multiple Moto3 world championship-winning team Leopard Racing has told Motorsport.com it is “absolutely interested” in replacing Suzuki when it quits MotoGP at the end of 2022.

Quartararo: "Not my problem" other Yamaha MotoGP riders struggling

Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo says it's "not my problem" that his fellow Yamaha riders are struggling so much in 2022 while he leads the standings.

Aprilia’s 2022 MotoGP title challenge is “real” – Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro says he “will keep my feet on the ground”, but believes Aprilia’s 2022 MotoGP title challenge is “real” after scoring a third podium of the season at Jerez.

Dorna says Suzuki can’t decide to quit MotoGP on its own

Dorna Sports has issued a statement regarding the news that Suzuki is set to quit MotoGP this year, saying its contract with the marque does not allow this decision to be made “unilaterally”. 

Zarco tops twice red-flagged Jerez MotoGP test despite crash

Pramac Ducati rider Johann Zarco topped a post-race MotoGP test at Jerez that was twice red-flagged on Monday despite suffering a crash.

Suzuki set to quit MotoGP at the end of 2022

Suzuki is set to quit MotoGP at the end of the 2022 season just seven years after it returned to the premier class, Motorsport.com has learned.

How the real Ducati began to emerge in MotoGP's Spanish GP

Ducati’s 2022 MotoGP bike has had a tough start to life and the expected early-season title charge from Francesco Bagnaia did not materialise. But the Spanish Grand Prix signalled a turning point for both the GP22 and Bagnaia, as the 2021 runner-up belatedly got his season underway after a straight fight with Fabio Quartararo

Marquez: Jerez MotoGP crowd "picked me up" from near-crash

Marc Marquez says the “Spanish crowd picked me up” at Jerez’s final corner in the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix when he had a dramatic near-crash under braking.

Beating Bagnaia in Jerez MotoGP race “not possible” – Quartararo

MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo says it was “not possible” to beat Francesco Bagnaia to victory in the last laps of Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.  

Bagnaia “very worried” about shoulder before Jerez MotoGP win

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he was “very worried” about the shoulder he injured in Portugal prior to his race-winning ride in Sunday’s MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix.

2022 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix: Full race results

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia became the fifth different winner in the 2022 MotoGP season after beating Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo in the Spanish Grand Prix.

Spanish GP 2022: Lap by lap visualization

Check out our animated timeline visualization of the 2022 Spanish GP at Circuito de Jerez, which charts the position changes.

Spanish MotoGP: Bagnaia fends off Quartararo to win tense duel

Ducati Francesco Bagnaia fended off Fabio Quartararo in a tense Spanish Grand Prix to claim his first MotoGP win of the 2022 season as Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro completed the podium.  

Marquez: Lorenzo “almost unbeatable” in his “sweet moment” in MotoGP

Marc Marquez says three-time MotoGP world champion and former Honda teammate Jorge Lorenzo was “almost unbeatable” when he was in his “sweet moment”. 

2022 Spanish MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

Jerez plays host to the sixth round of the 2022 MotoGP season. Here's how you can watch the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Bagnaia hails “best lap ever” after dominant Jerez MotoGP pole

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says his MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix pole lap was “my best ever” and was “perfect”, after he smashed the circuit record at Jerez in qualifying on Saturday.

Quartararo “hasn’t signed anything” for 2023 MotoGP season yet

Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo says “I have not signed anything” yet regarding his 2023 MotoGP future, as rumours at the Spanish Grand Prix suggested a deal is done. 

Jorge Lorenzo inducted into MotoGP hall of fame

Five-time grand prix world champion Jorge Lorenzo has been inducted into MotoGP’s hall of fame and made an official series legend at a ceremony on Saturday at Jerez.

Marquez “not disappointed” in Honda’s 2022 MotoGP bike

Marc Marquez says he is “not disappointed” in Honda’s decision to radically overhaul its MotoGP bike for 2022, despite his difficulties in adapting to it.  

2022 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix: Full qualifying result and starting grid Spanish GP
Video Inside

2022 MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix: Full qualifying result and starting grid

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia romped to his first pole of the 2022 season after dominating qualifying for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix.