MotoGP

Interviewing Suzuki's Bosses: Sahara and Kawauchi On Getting The Engine Wrong In 2017, And Fixing It For 2018 | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

<i>The following is an interview which leading Japanese MotoGP journalist and friend of MotoMatters.com Akira Nishimura conducted with the heads of</i> …

Motorcycle Racing

2018 MotoGP - KTM Fan Pack - Austin, TX Circuit of the Americas / Sunday, April 22 7:45 AM - 7:00 PM

MotoGP. The pinnacle of two-wheel motorsport on asphalt. The speed. The noise. The emotion. This is pure prototype racing played out on a global …

Motorcycles

MotoGP: Silverstone set for whole-track resurfacing

The home of the British Grand Prix will have an entirely new surface for the 2018 season according to MCN’s exclusive sources, with work set to start …

Superbikes

MotoGP considering street circuit for future grand prix

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has revealed MotoGP is evaluating holding a city-centre race …

Auto Racing

Racing Together: Superstition

Matthew Miles investigates that most compelling of habits - superstitions

Motorcycle Racing

MotoGP: Folger to sit out 2018 MotoGP season

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider will, as originally reported by MCN in October, sit out the 2018 MotoGP season as he continues to recover from the …

Japanese Grand Prix

2018 Ducati Desmosedici GP revealed – winter testing at Sepang Circuit, Malaysia this January 28 – 30

Coming tantalising close to winning the 2017 MotoGP championship, Ducati presented its 2018 Ducati Desmosedici GP race machines at its Borgo Panigale …

Motorcycles

Ducati MotoGP Launch Part 2: Dovizioso And Lorenzo On Distractions, Contracts, Money, And Life Lessons | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

The difference in perspective between team managers and riders is always fascinating. Team bosses always have an eye to the big picture, to the …

Motorcycles

Debate of the Day: Who should replace Folger in MotoGP?

With the shock news of Jonas Folger opting to sit out of the 2018 MotoGP season it leaves a huge opportunity at the Monster Yamaha Tech3 squad.

Superbikes

Jonas Folger Pulls Out Of Racing For 2018 To Focus On Recovery | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

The 2018 season starts off with a nasty surprise for the Monster Tech 3 Yamaha team. Today, the team announced that Jonas Folger will not be racing …

Motorcycle Racing

MotoGP: Ducati unveil new-look 2018 machine

Ducati have pulled the covers off a new-look 2018 MotoGP machine at the Italian manufacturer’s headquarters in Bologna, with Andrea Dovizioso and …

Motorcycles

Photos Of The 2018 Ducati Desmosedici GP18 Livery | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

The new Ducati color scheme. There's an empty sponsor space below the Ducati logo which should be filled by Qatar<p>Wings are still there. But they are …

Motorcycle Racing

You Won't Trip Over These Mini Skis (And Maybe Won't Stop Either)

Imagine downhill skiing, but without the hassle of carrying around long skis and poles. The video makes Snowfeet look like a blast, but we do wonder …

Bobsled

VIDEO: Ducati unveils red, white and grey 2018 Desmosedici

First look at the 2018 Ducati MotoGP livery.

Andrea Dovizioso

Manufacturers back plan to cut back MotoGP testing

MotoGP's leading manufacturers have expressed support for plans to cut down the number of pre-season tests from three to two in 2019.<p>With two …

Motorsport

Race 01, Qatar, Jewel Of The Night | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

As I will be writing my MotoGP travel guides in the same order as the calendar, I will start it in the same place that MotoGP kicks off every year: …

Travel

Airbag Suits Now Mandatory in MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3

New regulations for the 2018 season sees all three race classes mandate the use of airbag systems.<p>Numerous MotoGP teams have used airbag suits for …

Airbags

2018 Ducati Team launch with free LIVE streaming

Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo are on hand as the Borgo Panigale factory unveil their project for the 2018 season<p>Tags , , , ,<p>It’s that time of …

Motorcycle Racing

Airbag Motorcycle Suits Now Mandatory in 2018 MotoGP

Airbag Motorcycle Suits in MotoGP<p>Over the past few years, airbag motorcycle suits have helped prevent serious injury to the world’s fastest …

Motorcycles

The 2018 Car Calendar for True Fans and Cool Kids

With the annual auto show circuit kicking off this weekend in Detroit, it got us thinking: What else is out there for 2018? Sure, you have such big …

Business

MotoGP Gossip: "Career will not depend on Rossi", says Zarco

Johann Zarco does not want development in his MotoGP career to depend on Valentino Rossi’s future. The highly-rated Frenchman said “If I show …

Motorcycles

Specialized A1 Road Ride

We joined the Specialized A1 Road Ride which is in its seventh year and new for this year was that it was dedicated to the late Moto GP star Nicky …

Bicycles

Guest Blog: Mat Oxley - Can Suzuki catch up?

<i>MotoMatters.com is delighted to feature the work of iconic MotoGP writer Mat Oxley. Oxley is a former racer, TT winner and highly respected author of</i> …

Motorcycle Racing

How To Choose Which MotoGP Race To Go To | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

As someone who covers MotoGP, I get asked a lot of questions by fans. Most of those questions are about the racing itself, about why a particular …

Le Mans

How to Watch MotoGP like an Italian | Leod Escapes

Be Italian for a week. Ride across Italy and watch MotoGP at Mugello<p>Race fans who don’t know how to ride!<p>Can you believe there are fans of MotoGP who …

Italy

Rossi comeback a model for 'passion, motivation'

Valentino Rossi's early MotoGP return from a broken leg, at the age of 38, proved the Italian legend has lost none of his passion for racing.<p>That's …

Valentino Rossi

Livio Suppo Interview: On Talent, Gambling On Young Riders, And Replacing Rossi | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

Valentino Rossi's Peter Pan-like ability to remain competitive through his late thirties leaves fans and paddock insiders alike wondering if and when …

Motorcycle Racing

Scots grid girl hits back at F1 bosses over axe threat as sexism row engulfs sport

Critics have claimed having scantily clad young women as part of the sport is sexist and should now be stopped.<p>Grid girl Carolyn Mooney insists the …

Auto Racing

Aprilia must 'redefine goals' for 2018 MotoGP season - Espargaro

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Aleix Espargaro says Aprilia may need to adjust its expectations for the 2018 MotoGP …

Motorsport

Rival MotoGP makes support Suzuki regaining technical concessions

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Suzuki's rival MotoGP manufacturers have expressed their support of the rule that will …

Motorcycles