Buriram FP2: Zarco tops, Marc Marquez holds on to P4 / MotoGP

Buriram FP2: Zarco tops, Marc Marquez holds on to P4 / MotoGP

Johann Zarco set the best time on Friday in a turbulent final stage of FP2 in Thailand, the Pramac veteran leading a Ducati trio. Aprilia ace Aleix Espargaró missed the jump to the provisional top 10. The skies were overcast over the Chang International Circuit, FP2 in the MotoGP class took place on Friday in … Read more

Thai GP on ServusTV: Quartararo advantage? / MotoGP

ServusTV broadcasts the Thai Grand Prix live on Saturday and Sunday, but also offers the option to look it up. Gustl Auinger analyzes the starting position in the MotoGP title fight in advance. The second stage of the Far East Tour takes the MotoGP stars in the final sector of the world championship to a … Read more

Massimo Rivola (Aprilia): “We turned it up” / MotoGP

A blunder by the Aprilia squad cost Aleix Espargaró a chance to gain ground in the race for the MotoGP title at Motegi. Massimo Rivola wants to learn from the mistake. “In short: we messed it up,” Aprilia race director Massimo Rivola commented on the eco-mapping mishap that forced Aleix Espargaró to change bikes after … Read more

Pit Beirer: “Brad Binder is a gigantic rider” / MotoGP

After Brad Binder’s second place at the Motegi GP in Japan, KTM managed to return to the podium. Race director Pit Beirer was also happy with Oliveira’s 5th place. After grid positions 3 and 8 for Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira, the Red Bull KTM factory team were delighted with an excellent starting position for … Read more

Pecco Bagnaia (Autumn): “Perhaps too ambitious” / MotoGP

Ducati MotoGP title hopeful Pecco Bagnaia dropped seven points in the gravel bed at Mobility Resort Motegi on the final lap of the Japanese GP and then got annoyed with himself. Pecco Bagnaia had his title rival Fabio Quartararo right in front of him when he tried to overtake at the third corner of the … Read more

Marc Márquez (Honda/4th): “It was only the 2nd race” / MotoGP

Marc Márquez took a huge load off his shoulders at the Japanese GP. “Because I wasn’t in pain, that’s why I was able to attack Oliveira in the finish,” said the relieved superstar. If there was further proof that Honda Racing Corporation was lost in the MotoGP World Championship without Marc Márquez, it was delivered … Read more

Big mistake: Eco-mapping slows down Aleix Espargaró / MotoGP

Aleix Espargaró believes he could have fought for the MotoGP victory at the Japanese GP. Instead, he missed out on the points after a mistake by his Aprilia team. Starting from 6th place, Aleix Espargaró aimed for his second MotoGP win at Motegi, but all chances were gone before the start. Because on the warm-up … Read more

Motegi: Jack Miller (Ducati) dominates, Bagnaia fails / MotoGP

Ducati factory rider Jack Miller secured an unchallenged victory in the MotoGP race at Mobility Resort Motegi. Marc Márquez just missed the podium, Pecco Bagnaia crashed on the last lap. Jack Miller delivered an outstanding performance at the Japanese GP. The Ducati rider took the lead early in the Motegi race and gradually pulled away … Read more

Marc Márquez (1st): “Not ready for the race distance” / MotoGP

MotoGP superstar Marc Marquez is keen to temper expectations after his first pole position in three years at Honda’s home race in Motegi. But he also knows: “It’s a very important lift.” “Do we have 2019?” Marc Márquez posed this question to fans via his social media channels after claiming pole position at the same … Read more

Sensation: Best time of Marc Márquez – in the rain! / MotoGP

When it rained in Motegi/Japan on Saturday in the second MotoGP practice session, the three title contenders were clearly beaten. Marc Márquez set the best time. But the Friday times from FP1 count to move into Q2. Marc Márquez demonstrated his skill and vehicle control in the rainy second free practice session at Twin Ring … Read more