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Sachsenring Moto2: Gardner dominates, Fernandez crashes out

MotoGP-bound Remy Gardner dominated the Moto2 German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring to extend his championship lead after Ajo KTM teammate Raul Fernandez crashed out early on.

Sachsenring Moto3: KTM rookie Acosta scores fourth win of 2021

Ajo KTM’s Pedro Acosta returned to winning ways in Moto3 to strengthen his championship lead with victory in the German Grand Prix after a last-lap duel with Dennis Foggia.

KTM and Ajo Motorsport continue partnership in Moto2, Moto3

Aki Ajo’s hugely successful Moto2 and Moto3 teams will continue to be KTM’s factory entrant in those categories of the MotoGP World Championship through to 2026.

KTM casts doubt on Fernandez 2022 MotoGP graduation

KTM has cast doubt on hotshot Moto2 rookie Raul Fernandez stepping up to MotoGP in 2022 as the Spaniard “said he wanted to stay one more year in Moto2”.

Barcelona Moto2: Gardner beats Fernandez in Ajo KTM duel

Remy Gardner extended his lead in the Moto2 points standing after emerging on top in a straight duel with Ajo KTM teammate Raul Fernandez in Barcelona.

Barcelona Moto3: Garcia wins amid last-lap red flag

Aspar’s Sergio Garcia won a chaotic Moto3 Catalan Grand Prix as the race was red-flagged at the end for a multi-rider collision.

Late Dupasquier’s Moto3 team vows to continue in his honour

The late Jason Dupasquier’s Prustel GP Moto3 squad has vowed to continue racing in his honour following the 19-year-old’s tragic death last weekend.

Mugello Moto2: Gardner passes Fernandez on last lap to win

Remy Gardner beat Ajo KTM teammate Raul Fernandez by 0.014 seconds in a thrilling late battle for victory in the Moto2 Italian Grand Prix as Sam Lowes crashed.

Moto3 rider Dupasquier dies after Mugello qualifying crash Mugello
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Moto3 rider Dupasquier dies after Mugello qualifying crash

Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has tragically died from injuries sustained in a horror crash at the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello on Saturday.

Mugello Moto3: Foggia fends off Masia to take narrow win

Leopard’s Dennis Foggia fended off Jaume Masia by 0.036 seconds to claim his first win of 2021 in a thrilling Moto3 Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

Moto3 rider Dupasquier in “very serious condition” after crash

Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier is said to be in a “very serious condition” in hospital following a horrible crash in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.

Le Mans Moto2: Fernandez beats Gardner as Lowes crashes out

Ajo KTM Moto2 rookie Raul Fernandez converted a maiden pole to victory in a tense French Grand Prix as teammate Remy Gardner held onto his championship lead in second following a crash for Sam Lowes.

Le Mans Moto3: Garcia wins wet race, Acosta extends points lead

Sergio Garcia dominated a wet Moto3 French Grand Prix ahead of Filip Salac, as Pedro Acosta recovered to eight after an early crash to extend his championship lead.

Jerez Moto2: Di Giannantonio wins for Gresini's squad

Gresini Racing’s Fabio Di Giannantonio dominated the Moto2 Spanish Grand Prix to claim an emotional maiden win in the intermediate class.

Jerez Moto3: KTM rookie Acosta scores third straight win

Pedro Acosta claimed an historic third Moto3 victory in the Spanish Grand Prix while chaos erupted at the final corner of a dramatic Jerez race.

Moto3 star Acosta’s “old-school” style “not normal” for a rookie
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Moto3 star Acosta’s “old-school” style “not normal” for a rookie

Star Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta has an “old-school” approach “not normal” for a young grand prix rider nowadays, according to Ajo Motorsport team boss Aki Ajo.

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The "old-school" Moto3 rookie taking MotoGP by storm

With two wins and a second place from his first three races in Moto3, Pedro Acosta has marked himself out as a MotoGP star of the future. And although the man charged with his development is eager to downplay it, there are plenty of similarities with a certain six-time MotoGP world champion...

Portimao Moto2: Fernandez scores maiden win, Lowes crashes

A late charge from Raul Fernandez earned the rookie a maiden Moto2 win at the Portuguese Grand Prix as championship leader Sam Lowes retired after a scary high-side.

Portimao Moto3: Acosta wins last-lap duel to take points lead

Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta has taken a commanding championship lead after winning a thrilling last-lap Portuguese Grand Prix duel by 0.051 seconds from Dennis Foggia.

McPhee apologises for punch-up after Doha Moto3 crash

Petronas Sprinta Moto3 rider John McPhee has issued an apology for fighting with Jeremy Alcoba following a crash late on in the Doha Grand Prix.

Doha Moto2: Lowes holds off Gardner for second straight win

Sam Lowes fended off Remy Gardner to claim his second-successive win in 2021 in a tense Moto2 Doha Grand Prix, as rookie Raul Fernandez bagged his first podium.

Doha Moto3: KTM's Acosta charges from pitlane to win

Moto3 rookie Pedro Acosta claimed his maiden victory in a chaotic Doha Grand Prix having started from pitlane, the Ajo KTM rider fending off Darryn Binder by 0.039 seconds.

Seven riders hit with pitlane starts for irresponsible riding

Seven Moto3 riders, including Qatar Grand Prix podium finisher Pedro Acosta, have been slapped with pitlane starts for Sunday’s Doha GP for irresponsible riding in Friday practice.

Qatar Moto2: Lowes takes dominant win, podium for Gresini

Sam Lowes dominated the Moto2 Qatar Grand Prix for his seventh career win, while Fabio Di Giannantonio gave the Gresini team an emotional podium in third.

Qatar Moto3: Masia wins wild season opener in Ajo KTM 1-2

Jaume Masia won a thrilling Moto3 Qatar Grand Prix on his KTM Ajo debut, fending off rookie teammate Pedro Acosta and Darryn Binder on the run to the line.

Moto2 Qatar test: Sam Lowes pips Bezzecchi by 0.013s

Sam Lowes ends the final Moto2 test of the 2021 pre-season fastest of all, pipping Valentino Rossi protégé Marco Bezzecchi by 0.013 seconds on the final day.

Moto2/Moto3 test venue changed to create 'safe' pre-season

The 2021 Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season tests have been moved from Jerez to Qatar in mid-March in a bid to “create the safest and most efficient” pre-season programme.

The grand prix motorbike oil that's available in the shops

When you consider racing machinery, be it cars or bikes, it’s very easy to overlook the sheer quantity of mechanical parts moving in unison to drive it forward. Those parts are often machined from metal and are designed undergo extreme forces on the racetrack – and as a result, also get incredibly hot and are susceptible to wear.

Moto2, Moto3 entry lists revealed for 2021 season

Full entry lists for both the 2021 Moto2 and Moto3 seasons have been revealed, confirming the full rider line-ups for both MotoGP's support classes for the coming season.

Portimao Moto2: Bastianini champion, Gardner gets first win

Enea Bastianini did enough to clinch the Moto2 title with a fifth-place finish in a tense Portimao finale, as Remy Gardner took his first-ever grand prix win from pole.

Portimao Moto3: Arenas wins title in thrilling decider

Albert Arenas won the Moto3 title in a thrilling three-way title decider at Portimao against rivals Ai Ogura and Tony Arbolino, as Raul Fernandez scored a dominant win.

Bezzecchi doesn't get VR46 nod to join Aprilia MotoGP team

Marco Bezzecchi was courted by Aprilia to join its MotoGP team for 2021 as replacement for Andrea Iannone, but the VR46 team didn’t give him the nod to step up.

Valencia Moto2: Martin wins, Bastianini extends points lead

Jorge Martin snatched victory from Hector Garzo in a thrilling end to the Valencia Grand Prix, with a four-rider Moto2 title battle on the cards for the Portugal finale. 

Valencia Moto3: Arbolino win sets up three-rider title battle

Snipers Honda’s Tony Arbolino won the Valencia Grand Prix to set up a three-rider Moto3 title finale in Portugal, with Albert Arenas’ championship lead now seven points after finishing fourth.

European Moto2: Bezzecchi dominates, Lowes crashes out

Marco Bezzecchi dominated the Moto2 European Grand Prix while fourth-placed Enea Bastianini took the lead in the championship after a crash for Sam Lowes.

European Moto3: Fernandez wins as Arenas is disqualified

Raul Fernandez took his maiden win in a dramatic Moto3 European Grand Prix in which championship leader Albert Arenas was disqualified following an early crash.

Why America's latest MotoGP export could be a game changer Prime

Why America's latest MotoGP export could be a game changer

Cameron Beaubier's MotoAmerica domination has long-warranted another crack on the world stage, but that never materialised. A Moto2 shot in 2021 has righted this, and it signals a pivotal moment for US hopes of a return to world championship glory...

Teruel Moto2: Lowes takes point lead with third straight win

Ex-Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes vaulted into the lead of the Moto2 standings after securing a dominant lights-to-flag in the Teruel Grand Prix.

Teruel Moto3: Masia takes Honda's 800th win in thriller

Leopard’s Jaume Masia won a thrilling Teruel Grand Prix to claim back-to-back Moto3 Aragon wins, as Albert Arenas extended his championship lead despite missing the podium.

MotoAmerica champion Beaubier makes step up to Moto2

Reigning MotoAmerica Superbike champion Cameron Beaubier will return to the grand prix paddock in 2021 after signing a deal to join the American Racing Team in Moto2. 

Aragon Moto2: Lowes wins again as VR46 duo crash out

Sam Lowes won his second-successive Moto2 race in 2020 in a dramatic Aragon Grand Prix, as crashes for Luca Marini and Marco Bezzecchi blew the title fight wide open.

Aragon Moto3: Masia wins thriller, Arenas extends points lead

Jaume Masia won a thrilling Moto3 Aragon Grand Prix from 17th in the grid for Leopard Honda, as Aspar’s Albert Arenas extended his championship lead despite finishing seventh.

Moto3 points leader Arenas to make Moto2 step in 2021

Current Moto3 points leader Albert Arenas will step up to the Moto2 class in 2021 with his current Aspar squad alongside Aron Canet. 

Le Mans Moto2: Lowes gets first win since 2016

Ex-Aprilia MotoGP rider Sam Lowes scored his first Moto2 win since 2016 at Le Mans, aided by fellow Briton Jake Dixon crashing out of the lead.

Le Mans Moto3: Vietti wins to reignite title bid, McPhee crashes

Valentino Rossi protégé Celestino Vietti snatched victory in the Moto3 French Grand Prix to reignite his title hopes, while John McPhee’s challenge took a huge dent with another crash.

Marini escapes serious injury from monster Le Mans crash

Moto2 championship leader Luca Marini has escaped serious injury after suffering a violent highside during FP2 for the French Grand Prix, which required him to be taken to hospital.

Barcelona Moto2: Marini beats Lowes to extend points lead

VR46 rider Luca Marini extended his championship lead after prevailing in a tense battle with Marc VDS’ Sam Lowes in the Moto2 Catalan Grand Prix 

Barcelona Moto3: Binder wins as title rivals clash

Darryn Binder grabbed his maiden Moto3 win in a dramatic Catalan Grand Prix in which championship rivals John McPhee and Albert Arenas collided.

Misano Moto2: Bastianini wins red-flagged race

MotoGP-bound Enea Bastianini won a shortened Moto2 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix to close in on the world championship lead after points leader Luca Marini was fourth.

Misano Moto3: Fenati delivers first win for Husqvarna

Romano Fenati snatched his first Moto3 win in a year in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at the scene of the controversial Moto2 incident which stalled his career in 2018.

Gardner joins Ajo KTM squad for 2021 Moto2 season

Remy Gardner will move to the KTM Ajo team for his sixth season in Moto2 in 2021, the Finnish outfit has announced.

Misano Moto2: Marini beats Bezcecchi in VR46 1-2

Luca Marini prevailed in a battle with VR46 teammate Marco Bezzecchi to claim victory in the 900th intermediate class race in the Moto2 San Marino Grand Prix.

Misano Moto3: McPhee wins from 17th as Arenas crashes out

John McPhee came from 17th on the grid to win a dramatic Moto3 San Marino Grand Prix to get back into championship contention after points leader Albert Arenas crashed.

Leading riders react to Martin's positive COVID test

Leading riders from MotoGP and Moto2 have reacted to the news that Jorge Martin will miss this weekend’s San Marino Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19.

Moto2 race winner Jorge Martin tests positive for COVID-19

KTM Ajo Moto2 rider Jorge Martin has become the first grand prix rider to test positive for COVID-19.

Styria Moto2: Bezzecchi inherits win after Martin penalty

Jorge Martin was robbed of a Styrian Grand Prix Moto2 victory after he exceeded track limits on the last lap, gifting a maiden win to VR46 rider Marco Bezzecchi.

Styria Moto3: Rossi protege Vietti scores first win

Valentino Rossi protege Celestino Vietti beat Tony Arbolino in the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring to claim his maiden Moto3 victory.

Red Bull Ring Moto2: Martin wins after red flag for huge crash

Jorge Martin dominated a shortened Austrian Grand Prix to claim his first Moto2 win, after the race was red-flagged for a horror incident for Hafizh Syahrin.

Red Bull Ring Moto3: Arenas snatches win from Masia

Albert Arenas stole victory from Jaume Masia at the penultimate corner of a chaotic Moto3 Austrian Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead.

Brno Moto2: Bastianini wins ahead of Lowes

Enea Bastianini put in an imperious performance in the Brno Moto2 race to claim his second win of the season and take the lead in the championship.