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Confirming this week that he will be leaving Ducati at the end of 2020, Danilo Petrucci's exit had been on the cards since last year's Valencia MotoGP finale. Circumstances and a dip in form have worked against him, but Petrucci is a rider who still deserves his place on the grid.
Valentino Rossi admits the coronavirus lockdown of the past two months has given him a more relaxed perspective on retirement as he continues to deliberate his MotoGP future beyond 2020.
Three-time MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo recovered from a lap-one tangle to win on his Virtual GP debut at Silverstone for Yamaha.
Yamaha MotoGP team director Massimo Meregalli has revealed the team had to “stop” an eager Lewis Hamilton from going out on track too early during his ride swap with Valentino Rossi last year.
Alex Marquez says he isn't keen on the idea of being handed a contract renewal with the Repsol Honda MotoGP squad without even having contested a single race for the team.
MotoGP's teams have been in talks to reduce costs as the current global pandemic continues to wreak financial disaster. But the manufacturers involved need to band together against a common good, and be open to even more radical solutions
Cal Crutchlow says that “there’s no reason why I won’t be racing” in MotoGP in 2021, having previously said that he expected his current contract with Honda to be his last.
All six MotoGP manufacturers will meet this week to discuss cost-saving measures, including a freeze on engine development, in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
The FIM and Dorna Sports have announced that the MotoGP Argentine Grand Prix has been postponed a day after it was confirmed as the new season opener.
Tetsusta Nagashima says he was calmed by thoughts of his late compatriot Shoya Tomizawa on his way to a surprise first Moto2 victory at Qatar.
Albert Arenas clinched the first Moto3 win of the new decade and KTM’s 100th after beating John McPhee by 0.053 seconds in a thrilling Qatar Grand Prix.
Joe Roberts became the first American to qualify on pole in Moto2 since 2010, after beating Luca Marini in qualifying for the Qatar Grand Prix – with both setting identical laptimes.
Tatsuki Suzuki clinched the first Moto3 pole of the new decade, after beating Raul Fernandez by 0.008 seconds in Qatar Grand Prix qualifying.
American Racing Team rider Joe Roberts usurped the Losail lap record to end Moto2 Friday practice for the Qatar Grand Prix fastest.
MotoGP has issued an updated 2020 calendar in wake of the coronavirus-induced disruption to the Qatar and Thailand races, with Austin now confirmed as the first round of the season.