MOTOGP News and Analysis
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.
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.
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 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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gresini Racing’s Fabio Di Giannantonio dominated the Moto2 Spanish Grand Prix to claim an emotional maiden win in the intermediate class.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Current Moto3 points leader Albert Arenas will step up to the Moto2 class in 2021 with his current Aspar squad alongside Aron Canet.
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.
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.
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
Darryn Binder grabbed his maiden Moto3 win in a dramatic Catalan Grand Prix in which championship rivals John McPhee and Albert Arenas collided.
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.
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 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.
KTM Ajo Moto2 rider Jorge Martin has become the first grand prix rider to test positive for COVID-19.
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.
Valentino Rossi protege Celestino Vietti beat Tony Arbolino in the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring to claim his maiden Moto3 victory.
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.
Albert Arenas stole victory from Jaume Masia at the penultimate corner of a chaotic Moto3 Austrian Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead.