Viñales: Suzuki made a mistake by not keeping Aleix

Maverick Viñales believes his former employers have made a mistake by swapping the experienced Aleix Espargaro for rookie Alex Rins next season. Viñales left Suzuki after two years with the Japanese factory, in favour of a switch to Yamaha to partner Valentino Rossi. The Spaniard had spent two seasons at Suzuki, being partnered by compatriot […]

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Uccio: I don’t believe Lorenzo is a title contender

Alessio Salucci, the infamous best friend of nine-times World Champion Valentino Rossi, has said that he doesn’t believe Jorge Lorenzo will be a serious title challenger in 2017. Salucci, who’s more commonly known as simply Uccio, was in action alongside his best friend this past weekend at the Monza Rally. Whilst Rossi was winning his […]

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Lorenzo: Rossi relationship will improve after Ducati move

Jorge Lorenzo beleives that the tension between himself and Valentino Rossi will decrease with the Spaniard moving to Ducati for 2017. The duo clashed on multiple occasions over two spells as team-mates between 2008-2010 and 2012-2016, with the most intense moments coming at the end of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship that saw Lorenzo win […]

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Meregalli: Viñales can be as fast as Lorenzo, with better character

Yamaha MotoGP Team Manager Massimo Meregalli has said that new signing Maverick Viñales can be similar to Jorge Lorenzo in terms of speed, but better in terms of character.  The Italian was speaking at the Monza Rally, where his current rider, Valentino Rossi, won a historic fifth rally, when he was asked about the young […]

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Marquez and Pedrosa ride with Alonso on Honda Racing Thanks Day

Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa joined other Honda employees at Motegi to take part in the 2016 Honda Racing Thanks Day.  The Spaniard’s joined HRC Trials riders Toni Bou, Takashisa Fujinami and Jaime Busto, HRC MXGP rider Evgeny Bobryshe and McLaren Honda F1 drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. The MotoGP riders and […]

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Rossi: I thought I would have fewer problems with Viñales, instead it will be more!

Valentino Rossi has admitted he thought he life was going to get a little easier with Maverick Viñales replacing Jorge Lorenzo in the Yamaha team, instead, it’s just got even harder. The Italian will be joined by the 21-year-old Spaniard in the Movistar Factory Yamaha team for the next two years. After spending the last […]

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Jonathan Rea tops combined Jerez test; Bautista leads GP men

Jonathan Rea was a surprising fastest man during the second day of the combined MotoGP and World Superbike test in Jerez, whilst Alvaro Bautista topped the MotoGP riders on the day. The two-time World Superbike Champion was one of a number of the World Superbike riders who joined the factory Suzuki, Aprilia and KTM MotoGP riders, […]

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