Argentinian GP (2018)

06 Apr - 08 Apr
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Marquez: Electronics issue caused Argentina stall

Marc Marquez has revealed an electronics problem was what originally caused his bike to stop on the grid during the controversial Argentina MotoGP race.

Marquez should be placed "on probation" - Schwantz

Marc Marquez should be placed "on probation" for his dangerous riding in last weekend's Argentina MotoGP race, according to grand prix motorcycling legend Kevin Schwantz.

Marquez "wouldn't do anything different" in Argentina fightback

Marc Marquez insists he "would not do anything different" were he to repeat last weekend's Argentina MotoGP race in which he collided with Valentino Rossi.

Marquez threw away "easy" Argentina win - Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso says he feels MotoGP title rival Marc Marquez threw away an “easy” win in last weekend’s Argentine Grand Prix with his erratic riding.

Espargaro in Twitter spat with Pramac over Petrucci clash

Aleix Espargaro has entered into a war of words with the Pramac Ducati MotoGP team over an attempt to defend Danilo Petrucci's riding in last weekend's Argentine Grand Prix.

Rossi "exaggerated" in Marquez outburst, says Agostini

Valentino Rossi “exaggerated” in his critique of Marc Marquez in Argentina and was wrong to suggest the Honda rider hit him deliberately, says grand prix motorcycling legend Giacomo Agostini.

Lorenzo “doing better than last year” despite poor start

Jorge Lorenzo insists he is “doing better” in his second MotoGP season with Ducati than last year despite scoring one point in the opening two races of the year.

Rossi: Marquez apology attempt a PR-motivated "joke"

Valentino Rossi says Marc Marquez's attempt to apologise after their clash in the Argentina MotoGP race was “a joke” made for the sake of PR.

Zarco apologetic for causing Pedrosa to crash

Johann Zarco says he is sorry for causing Dani Pedrosa to crash out on the opening lap of MotoGP's Argentine Grand Prix by forcing the Honda rider on to a wet patch.

Marquez felt misled during Argentina grid incident

Marc Marquez insists he was given misleading instructions after stalling on the grid during MotoGP’s Argentine Grand Prix, and “couldn’t understand” why he was given a ride-through penalty.

Miller tried to “keep emotions in check” amid grid chaos

Jack Miller says he was trying to “keep his emotions in check” during a bizarre grid sequence for MotoGP's Argentine Grand Prix, in which he was given a headstart by organisers.

Marquez: Attempt at passing Rossi was nothing "crazy"

Marc Marquez insists he wasn't doing anything "crazy" when he made contact with Valentino Rossi during MotoGP's Argentine Grand Prix and caused the Italian to crash.

Enraged Rossi claims Marquez has “destroyed our sport”

Valentino Rossi has lashed out at his MotoGP rival Marc Marquez in the aftermath of their Argentina clash, saying the reigning champion has “destroyed our sport”.

Marquez slammed for “lack of respect” towards rivals

MotoGP pundits were unanimous in their criticism of Marc Marquez in Sunday’s race in Argentina, with former World Superbike star James Toseland slating him for “a lack of respect” to other riders.

Rossi now "scared" to ride near Marquez - Yamaha

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis says Valentino Rossi is “scared” of racing close to Marc Marquez following the pair’s latest clash in the Argentine Grand Prix.

Argentina MotoGP: Crutchlow wins crazy race, Marquez hits Rossi

Cal Crutchlow triumphed in a surreal Argentina MotoGP race, which featured a bizarre start delay and a collision between arch-rivals Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi.

Argentina MotoGP: Marquez leads Honda 1-2 in wet warm-up

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez dominated the wet-weather Sunday warm-up session ahead of the Argentine Grand Prix at Termas de Rio Hondo.

Analysis: Who needs what weather in MotoGP's Argentina race

After a hectic first two days at MotoGP's Argentine Grand Prix, David Gruz analyses who can feature at the sharp end in Sunday's race.

Crutchlow “raging” after “tactical mistake" in qualifying

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow was left “absolutely raging” after a tactical error by the team cost him a front row start for the Argentina MotoGP race.

Marquez backed out of slicks gamble due to injury risk

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says he backed out of his slick-tyre run in qualifying in Argentina because the risk of injuring himself in a crash was too high.

Miller a "passenger" on slicks during Argentina pole run

Jack Miller said he felt like a “passenger” riding on slick tyres on a wet track during his shock charge to a maiden MotoGP pole position in Argentina.

Argentina MotoGP: Miller gambles on slicks for shock pole

Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller took a shock maiden MotoGP pole position in Argentina after he gambled on slicks in qualifying on a drying Termas de Rio Hondo track.

Argentina MotoGP: Marquez tops wet FP3, Ducatis to Q1

Honda rider Marc Marquez dominated the third MotoGP practice session at Argentina's Termas de Rio Hondo, as both works Ducatis missed out on automatic Q2 spots.

Ducati "scary" to ride in Argentina practice - Dovizioso

MotoGP championship leader Andrea Dovizioso says his Ducati bike was “scary” to ride in the second practice session at Termas de Rio Hondo, which he finished in last place.

Marquez explains "dangerous" FP1 run-in with Vinales

Marc Marquez says his incident during first MotoGP practice in Argentina, when he came close to making contact with Maverick Vinales, was "dangerous".

Argentina MotoGP: Marquez first, Dovizioso last in damp FP2

Marc Marquez topped the second, mixed-weather MotoGP practice session at Termas de Rio Hondo, as championship leader Andrea Dovizioso ended up last.

Argentina MotoGP: Pedrosa leads Crutchlow in first practice

Honda rider Dani Pedrosa topped first practice ahead of the second race of the MotoGP season at Argentina's Termas de Rio Hondo.

Lorenzo: Starts no longer a "strong point" with new Ducati

Jorge Lorenzo says he can no longer pull off the same strong starts with the Ducati Desmosedici GP18 that he was capable of last year.