Buriram February testing (2018)

16 Feb - 18 Feb
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KTM: Espargaro skipping Buriram "a massive blow"

Pol Espargaro missing the Buriram MotoGP test was "a massive blow" for KTM, according to the Spaniard's crew chief Paul Trevathan.

What we've learned from MotoGP testing so far

Honda imperious, Yamaha confused and mixed fortunes at Ducati:'s MotoGP editor Oriol Puigdemont examines what we've learned from pre-season testing so far.

Dovizioso never considered going back to GP17 Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso says he never considered reverting to last year's Ducati GP17 in Thailand testing after Jorge Lorenzo returned to using the old machine on Sunday.

Zarco "close to 100 percent" of '16 Yamaha's potential

Johann Zarco believes he is "close to 100 percent" of the potential of the 2016 Yamaha MotoGP package following the second pre-season test of the year in Thailand.

Honda settled on more "aggressive" engine, says Marquez

Marc Marquez has indicated that Honda has settled on continuing with its latest-spec MotoGP engine despite worries the new unit is overly "aggressive".

Yamaha "relying on fate" as fix could take "months" - Rossi

Valentino Rossi admits Yamaha is “relying on fate” for the opening rounds of the 2018 MotoGP season, as a potential fix for the team's acceleration issue could be “months” away.

Lorenzo unlikely to stick with 2017-spec Ducati

Jorge Lorenzo says it’s unlikely he’ll switch back to Ducati’s 2017-spec MotoGP bike in Qatar even though he used it on the final day of testing in Thailand.

Thailand test my "worst" with Yamaha, says Vinales

Maverick Vinales says the Thailand MotoGP test has been "by long the worst" for him since he joined Yamaha, as he struggled on the final day following a promising Saturday.

Pedrosa pips Zarco to end Thailand test on top

Dani Pedrosa concluded MotoGP's Thailand pre-season test with the fastest time, edging out Johann Zarco in the dying stages of Sunday's running.

Suzuki riders impressed by latest aero fairing

Suzuki's latest design of aerodynamic fairing was introduced on the second day of Thailand testing, receiving positive feedback from both Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone.

Lorenzo still not "comfortable" on Ducati GP18

Factory Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo says he still does not feel comfortable on the Desmosedici GP18 after a difficult day’s testing in Thailand.

Vinales reveals issue with 2018 Yamaha bike

Maverick Vinales said a late-session change on Day 2 of the Buriram MotoGP test has improved his Yamaha, and led him to discover a problem with the bike.

Marquez heads Honda 1-2 on second Thailand test day

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez made a late surge to the head of the times on the second day of testing in Thailand, beating factory Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.

Rossi "not optimistic" if Yamaha can't solve electronics woes

Valentino Rossi admits he is “not optimistic” for the opening rounds of the 2018 MotoGP season if Yamaha cannot quickly solve its "worrying" electronics issues.

Dovizioso finding Ducati fairing choice "difficult"

Andrea Dovizioso says he's finding it "difficult" to make a choice on what fairing to use after sampling a new variant on his Ducati in Thailand testing.

Crutchlow leads Rins on first day of Thailand test

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow edged out Suzuki's Alex Rins to top the opening day of MotoGP's second pre-season test of the year in Thailand.