MotoGP

Dorna Sports has awarded exclusive Spanish broadcasting rights for MotoGP to online-only streaming service DAZN for the 2019 season. The move is a significant step away from traditional television for MotoGP given that Spain is one of its biggest markets, hosting four grands prix each year. London-based company DAZN replaces pay-TV channel Movistar as the
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Andrea Dovizioso has labelled outgoing Ducati MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo “a strange person” following their latest war of words. Lorenzo will join Marc Marquez at Honda in 2019, following an up-and-down two-season tenure alongside Dovizioso at the factory Ducati team that has yielded three race victories. The pair have had a fractious relationship this year
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Suzuki MotoGP team boss Davide Brivio says Andrea Iannone was dropped for 2019 for “business reasons” after the Italian recently spoke out against his dismissal. After finishing second at Phillip Island two weeks ago, Iannone emphasised what he felt was his personal contribution to Suzuki’s much-improved form during the 2018 campaign. He said that, based
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In association with Ducati failed to properly manage its riders during the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend, and the Italian manufacturer’s bosses must make sure the team’s priorities are clear. Jorge Lorenzo missed his fourth consecutive race after pushing the limits on Friday, just nine days after an arthroscopy on his left wrist. It was obvious
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Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso admits he isn’t totally certain of the cause for his “really bad race” in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Barring his crash in Japan two weeks ago, Dovizioso has consistently finished on the podium since August’s Czech GP, but his sixth-place result in Sepang marks his second-worst points finish of the
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MotoGP champion Marc Marquez took pole in a rain-delayed qualifying at Sepang, comfortably topping the session despite a crash. Rain hit the Malaysian track midway through the pre-qualifying FP4 session, its sudden arrival catching out Maverick Vinales, Jordi Torres and Karel Abraham in quick succession. Vinales, incensed by the lack of rain flags, destroyed one
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Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales topped third practice for MotoGP’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, edging newly-crowned champion Marc Marquez. Vinales and Marquez traded times with 20 minutes to go after the Honda rider successfully managed to upsurge the Yamaha’s previous chart-topping benchmark of 2m.00.640s. But Vinales immediately shot back, setting a time of 2m00.284s to
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