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Pol Espargaró starts the weekend on the right foot in FP1; Honda and KTM among the best motorcycles

The Indonesian Grand Prix started with the first free practice session. At the start of the second MotoGP round, Pol Espargaró (Repsol Honda Team) was the best rider on the track, but he was joined by Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) in …

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Martin’s ‘main objective’ is to take Miller’s seat in MotoGP

Jorge Martin after qualifying on pole for the Qatar Grand Prix this month Jorge Martin has identified taking over the Ducati MotoGP factory seat currently occupied by Jack Miller as his “main objective”. Martin has just started his second season in the premier class, still with Pramac Racing, but he …

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MotoGP opens a marathon season on Sunday in Qatar with champion Fabio Quartararo trying to hold off Francesco Bagnaia on the faster Ducati, while the two look anxiously at Marc Marquez. Marquez has made it clear that he is pursuing a man who has left the circuit. Valentino Rossi retired …

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Yamaha VR46 Master Camp team unveil Moto2 colors | MotoGP

The new Yamaha VR46 Master Camp team has unveiled this Moto2 racing livery – combining Yamaha blue and white, with VR46 yellow – for Keminth Kubo and Manuel Gonzalez. Although run by Valentino Rossi’s VR46 organization and using a Kalex chassis powered by the spec-Triumph engine, the Master Camp team …

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Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP and MX2 teams ready for 2022

Seewer will again spearhead the charge in MXGP. The five-time FIM Motocross World Championship silver medalist is hoping to build on the same form of Grand Prix victory he showed at the end of last season. “The MXGP class will once again be very tough this year, so my goal …

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MXGP: Monster Yamaha ready for the start of the season

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing is ready to kick off the season in style next weekend for the first round of the MXGP Championship Series. When the gate drops the talk stops and with the opening round of the FIM Motocross World Championship fast approaching, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory …

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Yamaha and Kawasaki confirm 2022 WorldSBK launch dates | Superbikes of the world

Yamaha and Kawasaki have officially confirmed their WorldSBK 2022 launch dates, with all three taking place next month. Honda has become the first manufacturer to announce the launch of its 2022 bike with the HRC team unveiling its CBR1000RR-R Fireblade on February 15. Kawasaki, which is currently testing at Portimao …

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QJ Motor to become sixth brand to join Moto3 2022 grid

Qianjiang Motors (QJ Motor) is set to become the second Chinese motorcycle maker to look to international grand prix with an entry into the 2022 Moto3 World Championship. Powerhouse is one of China’s largest and best-known motorcycle manufacturers nationally, as it made inroads into the European market with its purchase …

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“El Martiano” Dave Despain on the occasion of the 70th birthday of King Kenny Roberts – SuperbikePlanet

COPYRIGHT SOUP On that hot August night, 1975, I wouldn’t have given much of a chance that Kenny Roberts would live to celebrate his 70th birthday. At the legendary Indy Mile, the reigning Grand National Champion of the United States installed a TZ750-powered dirt tracker, Yamaha’s answer to Harley-Davidson’s superior …

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Motocourse 2021-22 Annual – Cycle News

Cycle News Team | 22 December 2021 Now in its 46th year of publication, the 2021 Motocourse annual is now available for pre-order, with shipping dates expected from the UK Icon Publishing on December 20 and from Amazon in February 2022. the Motorcycle lessons an annual publication chronicles each class …

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MotoGP bikes approved for the street that you can buy

These street-approved MotoGP bikes will make you feel like you’re riding a track in your local street. Read on to find out which ones you can buy. Every motorcyclist aspires to ride a MotoGP bike, however, due to commercial vehicle regulations, not many people can experience a ride on these …

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Honda signs Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge

As Motorsport.com revealed last month (here and here), Lecuona and Virgo will form a brand new squad for the Japanese marque next season, replacing veteran duo Alvaro Bautista and Leon Haslam. Tuesday’s announcement comes more than a month after the two riders made their deals with Honda during the MotoGP …

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10 coolest vintage motorcycles we need in our garage

Very few things embody the word freedom like a motorcycle does. This outdoor ability to defy gravity and maintain balance at the same time is simply unmatched, bonus points if you ride a vintage bike. There is something inexplicably elegant about riding a vintage motorcycle. Maybe it is the feeling …

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Vinales to miss MotoGP round in US due to death of cousin

Vinales’ cousin, 15, Dean Berta Vinales tragically died following a horror incident during the opening race of the Jerez round of the Supersport 300 World Championship – a power category in World Superbike. Not even a week after the death of his cousin, Vinales, a nine-time MotoGP race winner, chose …

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Ogura keen to extend the recent excellent race

The 20-year-old from Tokyo sits eighth in the World Championship after a recent streak of ten top-nine results in the last 13 outings. He still has a realistic chance of climbing the World Championship standings ahead of the final round of the season in Valencia, being just 15 points away …

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F1 The truth behind Ricciardo’s provocative final act Daniel Ricciardo has revealed how his McLaren teammate Lando Norris inspired him to be cautious at Monza. Sports car 01:04 Man on a mission: Ricciardo receives a hero’s welcome at McLaren Formula 1: Daniel Ricciardo received a heroic welcome after returning to …

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Vinales to make Aprilia MotoGP debut in Aragon

The nine-time MotoGP race winner announced in June that he would be leaving Yamaha a year earlier than expected, as relations between the two sides deteriorated significantly in 2021. At the time, Vinales was believed to be heading to Aprilia for 2022, with the brand announcing this earlier in August. …

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BAUTISTA SIGNS FOR DUCATI – Auto Action

By Josh Nevett Publication date: August 25, 2021 Alvaro Bautista will ride for the Ducati factory team in the 2022 World Superbike Championship, leaving Honda after two years with the team. The Spaniard will join Michael Ruben Rinaldi at Aruba.it Racing – Ducati, the team where Bautista stormed the competition …

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No MotoGP 2022 agreement yet for Viñales

Maverick Viñales. Photo: MotoGP.com Maverick Viñales remains a free agent for 2022 after his shock separation from Yamaha. Viñales got an exit from his contract with the Iwata brand at the end of the current season, a year early, being increasingly dissatisfied with his situation. The nine-time MotoGP race winner …

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Loris Baz’s move shows MotoAmerica’s level

The former Kawasaki Baz rider moved to the United States earlier this year after a season and a half of riding for the Yamaha Ten Kate team in the WSBK and finished eighth in last year’s rider standings. The Frenchman, who also raced in MotoGP for three seasons from 2015 …

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Foggia beats Masia by 0.036s to win Mugello thriller

After the race, it was announced that Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier had tragically died from injuries sustained in an accident at the end of qualifying at Mugello on Saturday. Following the incident, Dupasquier’s Prustel GP team chose to withdraw Ryusei Yamanaka from the Italian GP. Drama erupted in the …

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Spring Cup 2021: summary of the Saturday races

22.05.2021 | Phil Wain at Oliver’s Mount | TT and roads Photo: Stephen Davison Honors were split between Lee Johnston, Dean Harrison and Dominic Herbertson at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough on Saturday, with the three taking a 600cc Supersport victory ahead of the Spring Cup final on Sunday. With the rain …

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Jaguar C-Type gets series limited production program

There is no better way to celebrate the 70th birthday of this special athletic runner. Just a few years ago Jaguar launched its continuation program. This was designed to produce new series of old Jaguar cars from the 1950s onwards, but as they were originally designed and in-house, as opposed …

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Driving force: Cosworth V12 powering Aston Martin’s Valkyrie

Aston Martin’s Valkyrie is one of the most anticipated supercars of the decade, and its Cosworth V12 engine has been hailed as the ultimate expression of the internal combustion engine. Jon Excell reports The engine has the highest specific horsepower of any normally aspirated production road engine in the world. …

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Marquez vs. Rossi | The incident examined

Marquez v Rossi – Sepang MotoGP incident examined By Trevor Hedge Yesterday at a stifling Sepang circuit in Malaysia, MotoGP fans were treated to an absolutely incredible race between Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez. Tension has been simmering between the two since Valentino Rossi used Thursday’s opening press conference to …

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