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Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti believes the marque’s current riders “will think twice before going anywhere else” on the MotoGP grid in 2023.
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.
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.
Suzuki’s Joan Mir says his crash out of podium contention in last Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix was “painful mentally”.
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
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MotoGP has announced that remodelling work at the Losail International Circuit means the 2023 season will not start with the Qatar Grand Prix.
MotoGP riders expressed concerns to Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta on Friday about the low-cost contracts being put in place by teams now.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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 has officially confirmed it is in discussions with Dorna Sports about quitting the MotoGP World Championship at the end of the 2022 season.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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”.
Pramac Ducati rider Johann Zarco topped a post-race MotoGP test at Jerez that was twice red-flagged on Monday despite suffering a crash.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marc Marquez says three-time MotoGP world champion and former Honda teammate Jorge Lorenzo was “almost unbeatable” when he was in his “sweet moment”.
Jerez plays host to the sixth round of the 2022 MotoGP season. Here's how you can watch the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia romped to his first pole of the 2022 season after dominating qualifying for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix.