British GP Cancelled Due To Poor Track Conditions

Today’s British MotoGP round was cancelled at 4pm local time, due to poor track conditions. It is the first motorcycling World Championship event to be cancelled in its entirety during the race weekend since the Austrian Grand Prix of April 1980, which was called off due to heavy snowfall. The event had been in jeopardy since yesterday’s FP4 practice session, when a heavy downpour caused three riders to crash at Stowe corner, after aquaplaning at around... Read more

Marquez Aims for More History at Historic British GP

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) goes into this weekend’s British Grand Prix at the top of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship, aiming for another victory. So far this year the 25-year-old has taken five wins, three second-place finishes and one third-place result as he works towards winning a fifth MotoGP crown in six years. If Marquez attains that achievement he will be the youngest rider in the history of motorcycle Grand Prix racing to win five premier-class World Championships. This... Read more

Gajser steps up with top-three finish in second moto at Frauenfeld

Tim Gajser leaves Switzerland with a top-three race two finish in what was a turbulent day for the two-time world champion at Frauenfeld, which saw the Team HRC rider twelfth at the finish line in the first moto after a coming together with an opponent soon after the start. Gajser’s team mate Todd Waters was 15th and 18th at the end of the two Swiss encounters, showing some improvement from the previous round. Gajser was battling in the middle of the pack in the opening race of the day but ended... Read more

Magic Marquez Takes Second In Spielberg Thriller

RED BULL RING, Austria, August 12, 2018 Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) today increased his advantage in the 2018 MotoGP World Championship with a breath-taking ride to second place at the Red Bull Ring, outside the Austrian town of Spielberg. The brilliant 25-year-old engaged in a thrilling duel for victory with compatriot Jorge Lorenzo, taking the checkered flag just 0.130 seconds down. However, the most important news is that... Read more

Gold Wing spirit unites enthusiasts at 35th anniversary GWEF ‘Treffen’

1,800 enthusiasts and 1,000 Gold Wings from 35 nations gathered in Velenje, Slovenia last weekend (27th June – 1st July) for a five day celebration of the 35th anniversary of the first Gold Wing European Federation’s (GWEF) owners’ meeting. Founded in 1983, the GWEF’s ultimate aim is “To share information and promote international contact, friendship, and activities between Gold Wing clubs and riders”. Known as ‘Treffen’ (the German word for ‘to meet’), national meetings... Read more

Marc Marquez takes a mighty win at Assen

The 70th Dutch TT at Assen will probably long be recalled by bike fans around the world as one of the best MotoGP races in the series’ history; the eight protagonists for a podium finish in today’s 26-lap battle will definitely remember it that way. The fight began when the lights went off and only ended when the chequered flag established the top-3 riders who fought in the closest top-fifteen of all time. By that point, Marc Marquez had finally pulled a two-second gap on the chasing group,... Read more

Toni Bou breaks a new record: 100 victories in the world trial championships

In Gouveia, Portugal today, Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou set yet another new record in the TrialGP World Championship: 100 victories. Bou established a 50% win ratio on the same day as reaching the new milestone of a 200th championship appearance. The triumph of Toni Bou today in Portugal was far from just going through the motions, but represents another career high-point for the Repsol Honda Team rider. The champion managed to break the record for number of victories in world championship... Read more

Repsol Honda Team head to Assen, the “Cathedral” of bike racing

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez arrives in Assen for the eighth round of the MotoGP Championship leading the standings by 27 points and resolved to best manage whatever situations the weekend may throw at him, with an eye on the title fight. Teammate Dani Pedrosa worked on a slightly different setup for his bike during the post-race test in Catalunya, and he is looking forward to taking a step in a positive direction. Both Repsol Honda riders have good memories from Assen, with Dani having taken... Read more

Moto GP Track Report – Round 7 Catalunya

What was the strategy for the Catalan race? We had to understand how the tires worked because our riders Marc and Dani both started with different tires. It was tough because Ducati was fast here. Our strategy was try to keep the tires in good shape until the end. The positive points and negative points after the race? Dani didn’t start from a great grid position, but after a good start he improved his situation a lot. Marc kept his position at the top of... Read more

Marquez Takes Safe Second To Increase Championship Lead

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Catalunya, June 18, 2018 Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) finished a strong second at Catalunya this afternoon to increase his points advantage at the top of the 2018 championship chase. In the early stages of the race the 25-year-old local hero raced for the lead with winner Jorge Lorenzo, but track conditions were difficult, with ten of the 26 starters crashing during the 24-laps, so Marquez wisely decided... Read more