Cal Crutchlow said he was "swearing in my helmet" during the Japanese Grand Prix, as race leader Andrea Dovizioso's strategy allowed several riders to catch up with the leading group.
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While it will take a miracle to deny Marc Marquez the 2018 MotoGP title, Andrea Dovizioso could postpone the celebrations as the duo is again set to battle it out for the win at Motegi.
Marc Marquez admits he could only qualify sixth for MotoGP’s Japanese Grand Prix because a crash in FP4 left him using his second bike, on which he lacked “confidence”.
Johann Zarco’s qualifying pace at Motegi shows that Yamaha is “paying” for making the wrong choice of MotoGP engine this year, according to Maverick Vinales.
Angel Nieto Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista has emerged as the main candidate to replace Jorge Lorenzo in the Australian Grand Prix as the three-time MotoGP champion looks likely to miss another race.
Andrea Dovizioso scored pole position for MotoGP's Japanese Grand Prix in a typically frenetic qualifying shootout, while champion-elect Marc Marquez could manage no better than sixth place.
Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso returned to the top of the timesheets in third practice for MotoGP's Japanese Grand Prix, narrowly edging Cal Crutchlow and Johann Zarco.
Grand prix motorcycle racing legend Freddie Spencer has been named Chairman of the FIM MotoGP Stewards Panel from the 2019 season.
Yamaha can conclude its step forward in Thailand wasn’t just a one-off, believes Maverick Vinales after the opening day of MotoGP practice in Motegi.
After withdrawing from the Japanese Grand Prix, Jorge Lorenzo admits he struggles to imagine he will be able to ride in next week's MotoGP race at Phillip Island as well.
Honda rider Dani Pedrosa set the pace in second practice for MotoGP's Japanese Grand Prix on a damp-but-drying Motegi track.
Suzuki MotoGP test rider Sylvain Guintoli is set to race in this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix with a 2019-specification engine and aerodynamic fairing.
Andrea Dovizioso led the way in opening practice for MotoGP's Japanese Grand Prix, heading Cal Crutchlow by a little over a tenth of a second.
Andrea Dovizioso believes the Ducati MotoGP team would be “stupid” to not sound out Marc Marquez for a possible switch to the Italian manufacturer in 2021.
Jorge Lorenzo says the switch from 250cc to MotoGP machinery was easier than his move across from Yamaha to Ducati at the start of last season.