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MOTOGP NEWS

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15

JORGE BOWS OUT

"As I saw light at the end of the tunnel, I crashed in Montmelo and Assen and thought "what the hell am I doing here? Is it worth it?"

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

BINDER'S BIRTHDAY VICTORY

Brad Binder earned a KTM home win, as the South African held off the dominance of Alex Marquez to the line.

THURSDAY AUGUST 8

MOTOGP PREPARES FOR RED BULL RIOT

The MotoGP championship head to the Austrian Red Bull Ring for the eleventh round of nineteen for this season. 

SUNDAY AUGUST 4

ALEX MARQUEZ: A WIN CLOSER TO THE TOP

Alex Marquez extended his championship lead from his eight Moto2 pole position, as the intermediate class fire up the fight for the title after the summer break. 

THURSDAY AUGUST 1

MOTOGP CZECH IN BRNO

The MotoGP paddock swap their tans for their helmets and suits as they gear up for the second half of the season in Brno.

SUNDAY JULY 7

ALEX MARQUEZ'S 4/5

Alex Marquez bagged his fourth win in five races at the infamous Sachsenring circuit to extend his Moto2 championship lead. 

SUNDAY JUNE 30

VINALES 2019 VICTORY DROUGHT ENDED

Maverick Vinales ends Yamaha’s win victory drought under the Assen atmosphere as he storms to arace win ahead of championship leader, Marc Marquez

SUNDAY JUNE 30

ARBOLINO SNATCHES ASSEN VICTORY

Tony Arbolino snatched his second victory of the season on the line ahead of fellow Italian, Lorenzo Dalla Porta, in the Moto3 DutchGP.

SUNDAY MAY 5

MARC'S MASTERCLASS IN JEREZ

Marc Marquez completes another masterclass in Jerez to retake the championship lead by just one point.

SUNDAY MAY 5

ANTONELLI ANSWERS WITH A WIN

Niccolo Antonelli carries the SIC 58 team to victory, as he stands on the top box in Jerez.

SUNDAY APRIL 14

RINS' DEBUT WIN DETHRONES MARQUEZ

Alex Rins wins his first ever MotoGP race in Austin, as he dethrones Marc Marquez who crashes out.

SUNDAY APRIL 14

CANET CONQUERS TEXAS

Aron Canet seels a dramatic last lap victory in the Moto3 category at the Grand Prix of the Americas.

THURSDAY APRIL 11

MOTOGP PREPARE FOR TEXAN TWO-STEP

MotoGP prepare to take their turn in the Texan two-step for the 2019 season, as they head to Austin for the third round of the year.

SUNDAY MARCH 31

BALDA BAGS 2/2

Lorenzo Baldassari duplicates his Qatar success with another win at the Argentina GP.

THURSDAY MARCH 28

MOTOGP RETURN TO A TURBULENT TERMAS

MotoGP returns to arguably one of the most unpredictable rounds of the year for the second race of the 2019 season.

SUNDAY MARCH 10

BALDA BOLTS TO FIRST ROUND WIN

Lorenzo Baldassari stormed to a stunning win in Moto2 after a last lap showdown with Thomas Luthi to take the top step in Qatar.

THURSDAY MARCH 7

TITLE HUNT STARTS IN QATAR

The MotoGP season gets underway at the floodlight circuit in Losail, Qatar on Friday afternoon, as all three classes take to the track for the first time year.

THURSDAY JANUARY 24

MOTO2 2019 TAKEOVER?

A week closer to the forever anticipated season start of 2019 and the training and testing is well underway. But for all Moto2 riders this year, the possibility of becoming World Champion is appearing more real than ever. 

SUNDAY DECEMBER 23

TOTALMOTO'S 2018 MOTOGP RIDERS OF THE YEAR

The 2018 season of MotoGP left us all counting down the days to Qatar 2019 after rounds full of controversy, crashes and conquest.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18

OLIVEIRA: MASTER OF THE RAIN IN SPAIN

Miguel Oliveira may not have secured the Moto2 title, but he did finish his Moto2 campaign off in style with a win in Valencia.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14

FINAL COUNTDOWN IN VALENCIA

As the curtains close, the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 bikes rev for one last time in the 2018 season at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4

MARINI'S MAIDEN WIN, BAGNAIA BAGS TITLE

Luca Marini takes his maiden win in a sweaty Malaysia, as his teammate, Francesco Bagnaia, is crowned 2018 Moto2 World Champion.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31

ROCKING UP IN SEPANG

The penultimate race of the season haunts the infamous paddock and its viewers, as MotoGP head to Sepang, Malaysia, to set the stage for the 2018 season showdown.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 28

BATTLE FOR BINDER IN AUS

Brad Binder took his third win of the season, as he beats Joan Mir and Xavi Vierge to the flag.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24

MOTOGP DOWN UNDER

The MotoGP paddock heads down under for Round 17 of the 2018 season for a race full of drama, controversy and seagulls.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21

BAGNAIA'S PERFECT PRESSURE

Francesco Bagnaia is awarded his eight win of the season in a controversial Japanese GP, as original winner, Fabio Quartararo, is disqualified due to his low tyre pressure.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17

MAGIC OR MADNESS IN MOTEGI

The first of the three fly-aways kicks off in Motegi, Japan, as the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 battle for the title continues.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7

BAGNAIA BAGS SEVENTH WIN

“Pecco” Bagnaia bags his seventh win of the season and extends his championship lead at the Chang International Circuit.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3

MOTOGP TRYING THAILAND

 The inaugural round of the Thai GP takes place at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23

BINDER: AN ARAGON TO REMEMBER

Brad Binder stormed to a Spanish victory from pole position in the Moto2 Aragon Grand Prix.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20

MOTOGP IN MISANO

The penultimate European race at Motorland Aragon kicks off this weekend for the MotoGP paddock.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9

BAGNAIA BAGS HOME WIN

Defeating the home GP curse, Francesco Bagnaia extends his championship lead at the Misano World Marco Simoncelli Circuit.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 5

MOTOGP MAKES IT TO MISANO

After a disappointing and extremely wet Silverstone, MotoGP take a trip to the sunnier side of Europe when they visit the Misano Marco Simoncelli Circuit for round 13 of this season.

TUESDAY AUGUST 14

MOTOGP PREPARE FOR THE BRITISH BATTLE

It’s time for the prestigious MotoGP paddock to make its way to Silverstone, Great Britain, for round 12 of the enthralling MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 season.

TUESDAY AUGUST 14

BAGNAIA STEALS SPIELBERG SUCCESS

Francesco Bagnaia maintained his 100% win record from pole position, as he stormed to a Spielberg victory ahead of title rival, Miguel Oliveira.

THURSDAY AUGUST 9

 FROM BRNO TO AESTHETIC

AUSTRIA

MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 head to a stunning, aesthetic Austria as the vital business end of the season dawns on all classes.

TUESDAY AUGUST 7

OLIVEIRA MAKES IT TWO

IN-A-ROW FOR KTM

KTM Factory Team get two in-a-row when Miguel Oliveira took the chequered flag infront of Luca Marini, by just 0.070 seconds.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1

MOTOGP CZECH IN FOR SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON

The impeccable MotoGP class put down their swimming shorts and flip flops as they return for the second half of the season in Brno.

SUNDAY JULY 15

BINDER BACK

ON TOP

South African talent, Brad Binder, took his maiden Moto2 win on German turf ahead of Joan Mir and Luca Marini...

THURSDAY JULY 12

PEDROSA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

"Next year I will not be competing in the championship. This means I will be finishing my career in MotoGP this season."

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

AUSTRIA: DOVI 1 - 0 MARQUEZ

Andrea Dovizioso ‘out-Marquezed’ Marc Marquez, as the Italian stormed to victory on a run to the line decider. 

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

FENATI'S AUSTRIAN REDEMPTION

Romano Fenati conquers critics to take the win in Austria after returning to Moto3 after his suspension last year.

SUNDAY AUGUST 4

MARQUEZ TALLIES WIN 50

Marc Marquez tallies up fifty premier class wins at the Czech GP, to become the fourth rider to hit that mark. 

SUNDAY AUGUST 4

CANET REIGNS VICTORIOUS IN CEZCH

Aron Canet claims the Czech Moto3 Grand Prix victory, as he fends off title rivals for the full 25 points.

SUNDAY JULY 7

MARQUEZ: KING OF THE RING

Marc Marquez continues his title of King of the Ring as he makes it 10 victories out of 10 at the German circuit.

SUNDAY JULY 7

DALLA PORTA'S GERMAN DELIGHT

Lorenzo Dalla Porta wins a sensational Moto3 race in Germany to take the championship lead.

SUNDAY JUNE 30

FERNANDEZ TAKES HIS MAIDEN WIN

Augusto Fernandez took his maiden win after title leaders Lorenzo Baldassari and Alex Marquez came together when dicing for the win. 

THURSDAY JUNE 27

MOTOGP PREPARE FOR MAGIC IN ASSEN

The MotoGP paddock eagerly return to racing on Dutch soil after a stunning set of Grand Prix’s last time our in Assen. 

SUNDAY MAY 5

BALDA BOUNCES BACK WITH WIN #3

Lorenzo Baldassari takes his third win of the season out of the four rounds to regain the championship lead.

THURSDAY MAY 2

EUROPE CALLS FOR MOTOGP

The MotoGP series returns to Europe for their fourth round of the season at the sunny Spanish track of Jerez.

SUNDAY APRIL 14

LUTHI'S COMEBACK IN AUSTIN

Tom Luthi bags his first win since his return to the Moto2 class in Austin, Texas. 

SUNDAY APRIL 14

#69 OFFICIALLY RETIRED FROM MOTOGP

MotoGP have officially retired the number “69” in memory of the late 2006 World Champion, Nicky Hayden.

SUNDAY MARCH 31

MARQUEZ MASTERCLASS IN TERMAS

Marc Marquez dominated the Argentinian MotoGP Grand Prix by 14 seconds to launch himself onto the top of the championship standings.

SUNDAY MARCH 31

MASIA'S MAIDEN VICTORY

18 year-old Jaume Masia pairs his debut pole with a maiden Moto3 victory at the Argentina GP.

SUNDAY MARCH 10

DOVI STUNS IN BATTLE GALORE

A show-stopping opening MotoGP race was claimed by Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso, in a replica debut round with last season. 

SUNDAY MARCH 10

TERRIFIC TOBA MAKES HISTORY IN QATAR

Kaito Toba makes history in Qatar to become the first ever Japanese rider to win a Moto3 race, as he reigns victorious ahead of Lorenzo Dalla Porta and Aron Canet.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14

MOTOGP: READY FOR ACTION

The premier class are set to hit the track for the first round of the 2019 season in just over 20 days and this years championship is heating more than ever.

THURSDAY JANUARY 10

MOTO3: STARS OF TOMORROW

It’s January of 2019 and that means only two months until the Qatar GP. A new season means new riders, new teams and a new World Champion.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18

ANDREA'S ANGELIC VICTORY

Andrea Dovizioso creates a masterclass in Valencia as he wins an interrupted, soaked-through MotoGP race.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18

ONCU CAN DO IT IN MOTO3

Wildcard, Can Oncu, dominated his first ever Moto3 race to become the youngest ever GP rider and take the top step in Valencia.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4

MARC'S MALAYSIAN GLORY

Marc Marquez bags his ninth win of the season in a dramatic cat and mouse game that ended in the “GOAT” left in the gravel.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4

MARTIN'S CHAMPIONSHIP MAGIC

Jorge Martin is crowned the new 2018 Moto3 World Champion, as Marco Bezzecchi suffers a heart-breaking last lap.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 28

RETURN OF THE MACK

Maverick Viñales ends the 25 race win drought of Yamaha as he triumphs to the victory down under.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 28

ARENAS' ISLAND GLORY

Albert Arenas beats Fabio Di Giannantonio and substitute rider, Celestino Vietti, in the drag to the chequered flag, as a sensational Moto3 race takes place in Phillip Island.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21

MARQUEZ REACHES LEVEL 7

Marc Marquez has been crowned the 2018 MotoGP World Champion, stepping up his successes to be a seven time World Champion.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21

MASTERFUL MARCO BEZZECCHI

Marco Bezzecchi wins the dramatic, nail-biting drag to the line against Darryn Binder and Lorenzo Dalla Porta.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7

RE-MARC-ABLE MARQUEZ

Marc Marquez wins the last lap battle to become victorious in the first ever Thailand GP.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7

DIGGIA'S DRAMTIC THAI CHALLENGE

Fabio Di Giannantonio secures his second ever Grand Prix win at the inaugural round in Thailand.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23

MARQUEZ: ANTICLOCKWISE KING

Marc Marquez dexterously crafted his race to stand on the top step for a third consecutive year at his home Grand Prix. 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23

MARTIN'S MOTORLAND MASTERCLASS

An unstoppable Jorge Martin dominated the Aragon Moto3 race, increasing his championship lead.

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10

DOVI DAZZLES ITALIAN CROWD

Andrea Dovizioso was drenched by Italian glory as he takes a home win for himself and Ducati at the San Marino GP.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9

DALLA PORTA TAKES IT ALL

In an action packed Moto3 race, Lorenzo Dalla Porta takes his debut win in the lightweight class at his home Grand Prix.

TUESDAY AUGUST 28

BRITISH GP THAT WAS NOT TO BE...

Mother nature rained on Silverstone's parade and meant that Dorna had to pull the plug on the British GP.

TUESDAY AUGUST 14

LORENZO VS MARQUEZ: REIGNITED IN AUSTRIA

Jorge Lorenzo became victorious in a ferocious battle against Marc Marquez on the aesthetic Red Bull Ring, Austria.

MONDAY AUGUST 13

BEZZECCHI BOUNCES TO AUSTRIA VICTORY

Marco Bezzecchi bagged his second win of the season to retain his championship lead over heroic, Jorge Martin, in Austria.

TUESDAY AUGUST 7

DOVI CZECHS BRNO OFF HIS WIN LIST

A steady paced but intense MotoGP round at Brno, Czech Republic, saw Ducati rider, Dovizioso, dazzle the field to fight off late race challenges.

TUESDAY AUGUST 7

FABIO FIGHTS BACK IN BRNO

Fabio Di Giannantonio takes his first official win in the Moto3 class after a do or die battle with championship contender, Aron Canet, in Brno, Czech Republic.

SUNDAY JULY 15

MARQUEZ:

THE SACHSEN-KING

King of the Ring, Marc Marquez, makes his wins at the German GP 9 out of 9 to continue his untouchable record... 

SUNDAY JULY 15

MASTERFUL MARTIN EXTENDS LEAD

Jorge Martin continued his championship campaign with another dominating win at Sachsenring ahead of the two week summer break...