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Number 69 Retired in Tribute to Nicky Hayden

Back in January, Dorna announced that number 69 would be retired from racing, as a mark of respect for the late, 2006 MotoGP champion. Nicky Hayden spent his entire career – from grassroots series, all the way up to MotoGP – riding under this number. Dorna CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta, stated at the ceremony that “Since the beginning, after… Continue reading Number 69 Retired in Tribute to Nicky Hayden

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Marquez Steals MotoGP Pole in COTA

Reigning champion Marc Marquez has put himself and the Repsol Honda in the best position possible to secure his much sought-after seventh consecutive win at COTA. Setting a time of 2:03.787 early in the Q2 session, he secured his seventh pole in a role at the American circuit. Just 0.273 seconds behind was Valentino Rossi on the Yamaha with Cal Crutchlow rounding out the top three.… Continue reading Marquez Steals MotoGP Pole in COTA

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MotoGP COTA Practice Cancelled

With large storms hitting the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on Saturday morning, all three classes have had their Free Practice 3 session canceled. The lightning and heavy rain have simply left the track too dangerous to venture out on. This meant that several delays culminated in canceled sessions. However, this weather had been predicted and resulted in… Continue reading MotoGP COTA Practice Cancelled

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Marquez Dominates to Take Impressive Victory in Argentina

A sublime performance handed victory to reigning champion, Marc Marquez and Repsol Honda for the 2019 Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina. After his struggles at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo in 2018, it seemed Marquez had a score to settle – and settle it he did, leading from pole, not making a single error.  He finished nearly 10… Continue reading Marquez Dominates to Take Impressive Victory in Argentina

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Marquez Take Pole in Argentina

After storming ahead during Free Practice 4 in Argentina, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez kept up this impressive form in qualifying. This is his fifth pole in six attempts at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo. Qualifying 1 The first of those to miss out on Q2 was Aleix Espargaro who took thirteenth place. He finished just one spot ahead of a… Continue reading Marquez Take Pole in Argentina

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Marquez and Dovizioso Top Free Practice 1 and 2 in Argentina

Free Practice 1 The first MotoGP practice session of the 2019 Argentina MotoGP weekend saw reigning champion Marc Marquez set a time of 1:39.827 as the chequered flag fell to finish fastest. He was the only rider to set a time under the 1 minute 40 seconds barrier. Just 0.353 seconds behind Marquez was Pramac Ducati rider, and last… Continue reading Marquez and Dovizioso Top Free Practice 1 and 2 in Argentina

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Devastating Fire Pushed Back the Inaugural MotoE Season to July

After a devastating fire ripped through the MotoE paddock before their first test was due to take place, the season opening races have been postponed. The first two races, due to take place in Jerez (3-5 May) and Le Mans (17-19 May) have now been cancelled. The season opener will now be at Sachsenring on the 5-7… Continue reading Devastating Fire Pushed Back the Inaugural MotoE Season to July