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Fabio Quartararo said that he can still get better with this year's Yamaha as he is not yet "100 percent comfortable" with it, even though he ended the Sepang MotoGP test fastest.
Pablo Quintanilla took his and Husqvarna's first stage win of the 2020 Dakar Rally as overall leader Ricky Brabec gave up fewer than four minutes of his advantage.
Honda rider Ricky Brabec completed the first half of the 2020 Dakar Rally with a second stage win and an advantage of more than 20 minutes overall, as Toby Price hit trouble.
Toby Price became the first double stage winner of the bike class in the 2020 Dakar Rally as his KTM teammate Sam Sunderland crashed out of the event.
KTM's Sam Sunderland took his first stage win of the 2020 Dakar Rally by 11 seconds as Honda's Ricky Brabec maintained a slender lead overall.
Ricky Brabec leads an all-Honda top four after Stage 3 of the Dakar Rally, in which KTM struggled and Yamaha's Adrien van Beveren crashed out.
Defending champion Toby Price kicked off the 2020 Dakar Rally in the lead in the bike category after taking first place from Ricky Brabec halfway into the opening stage.
At number 15 on Motorsport.com's top stories countdown, we look back at an eventful year for Johann Zarco, who after leaving KTM nearly joined MotoGP's best team but instead ended up with its worst team.
Andrea Dovizioso says he is happy with the early signs from Ducati's "very interesting" 2020 prototype chassis - but warns the gains are "not as big as we want".
Joan Mir reckons that a substantial improvement to either Suzuki's qualifying pace or its top speed can make it a victory contender in all the MotoGP races in 2020.
Johann Zarco was afraid that his horror accident with Iker Lecuona's bike during MotoGP's Valencia GP fractured his left ankle, but the Frenchman escaped the hit without any broken bones.
Aleix Espargaro says that Johann Zarco doesn't deserve the Repsol Honda ride he's been linked to and would rather welcome seeing Alex Marquez join his brother Marc at the team.
KTM rider Brad Binder wrapped up the 2019 Moto2 season with a third consecutive victory in Valencia, and beat Tom Luthi to the runner-up spot in the championship.
EG0,0 rider Sergio Garcia took his maiden Moto3 victory in a chaotic season finale in Valencia, which was both delayed and red-flagged, as debutant Xavier Artigas starred.
Andrea Dovizioso has claimed that the difference between his MotoGP engine and the Yamaha is the "biggest since I've been at Ducati", as he kept Valentino Rossi at bay during the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Johann Zarco says that he made "huge steps" in his second outing with the LCR Honda team as he was able to match the pace of the "good guys" in MotoGP.
Brazilian rider Eric Granado has missed out on making his MotoGP debut in the Malaysian Grand Prix after Avintia planned to draft him in to replace the injured Tito Rabat.
Valentino Rossi said Yamaha's straightline speed deficit cost him a lot during MotoGP's Australian Grand Prix and was a big reason for why he finished only eighth.
Maverick Vinales said that he was not going to settle for second place in MotoGP's Australian Grand Prix and that he would have rather crashed - which he ended up doing.
Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez was victorious in the Australian Grand Prix as long-time race leader Maverick Vinales crashed out on the last lap.
Brad Binder took a lights-to-flag win at Phillip Island ahead of Ajo KTM teammate Jorge Martin as Moto2 championship leader Alex Marquez struggled and finished only eighth.
Tech 3 KTM rookie Miguel Oliveira revealed that he was caught out by a change in the direction of heavy wind gusts, which caused his huge crash in MotoGP's FP4 session.
Ex-MotoGP rider Scott Redding has become British Superbike champion at his first attempt, sealing the 2019 crown in the Brands Hatch triple-header finale.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta made a huge step towards the 2019 Moto3 title by taking victory at Motegi, while his two nearest rivals in the points, Aron Canet and Tony Arbolino, crashed.
Jorge Lorenzo said that FP2 for MotoGP's Japanese Grand Prix has been his best session since he got injured at Assen, as he reverted to a chassis he used back in May.
Alvaro Bautista won a controversial first World Superbike race at Villicum as six riders opted against racing due to poor track conditions.
Angel Nieto rider Albert Arenas beat Lorenzo Dalla Porta to win a thrilling Moto3 race in Thailand as Aron Canet had a drama for the third time in four races.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says he "couldn't breathe" for five seconds after his massive and "strange" practice crash in Thailand, which he admitted was at least in part his mistake.
Petronas Yamaha rookie Fabio Quartararo topped the second MotoGP practice session at Buriram as Marc Marquez returned from hospital to take sixth place.
Birel ART driver Marijn Kremers won the FIA Karting World Championship in the KZ category, beating Adrien Renaudin at the Lonato circuit.
Suzuki's Alex Rins topped a damp third MotoGP practice at Aragon, having been one of only three riders to use slick tyres during the session.
Cal Crutchlow reckons that Johann Zarco would have struggled just as much, if not more, with Honda, should he have joined the Japanese manufacturer last year instead of KTM.
SIC58 rider Tatsuki Suzuki scored his maiden victory in Moto3 in a thrilling race at Misano as title contender Aron Canet suffered a bike failure.
Valentino Rossi says he was "surprised" that all four Yamaha MotoGP riders ended Friday practice at Misano strongly, despite them using several different configurations.