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Gerald Dirnbeck

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MotoGP manufacturers planning extra pre-season test

KTM MotoGP boss Pit Beirer says that the premier class manufacturers have agreed to hold an extra pre-season test before the coronavirus-delayed 2020 season gets underway.

All-Marquez line-up "could affect Marc more than Alex"

Honda's decision to pair MotoGP dominator Marc Marquez with his brother Alex could affect the reigning champion more than the rookie, believes Wayne Rainey.

KTM: Oliveira's 2020 gripe was "really unpleasant"

KTM's motorsport director Pit Beirer says Tech 3 MotoGP rider Miguel Oliveira's public discontent over Brad Binder's promotion to the factory team was "a really unpleasant moment".

Aprilia to get new engine amid 2020 overhaul

Aprilia’s MotoGP engine is set for a fundamental redesign in 2020 as part of the RS-GP's overhaul for next season, racing department CEO Massimo Rivola has revealed.

Haslam: Nailing down Honda ride was "long process"

Leon Haslam says it was a "long process" becoming a Honda works rider in World Superbike after being unveiled as the Japanese marque's second rider for 2020 this week.

Folger faces dilemma over Yamaha MotoGP test offer

Jonas Folger says he is weighing up whether to take up an offer from Yamaha remain as a MotoGP test rider in 2020 or try and return to racing full-time in Moto2.

Bradl hampered by "radical" Honda set-up changes

Honda MotoGP test rider Stefan Bradl says his Austrian Grand Prix weekend was compromised by "radical" set-up changes insisted on by the Japanese manufacturer.

Kiefer Racing poised to lose Moto2 grid slot

Long-time Moto2 squad Kiefer Racing has been informed it will not be granted a slot on the grid for the 2020 season.

Crutchlow, Michelin at odds over 'phone-sized' hole in tyre

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow has questioned MotoGP tyre supplier Michelin's conclusions regarding a hole “the size of a mobile phone” in his rear tyre in Mugello.

Abraham reveals this year's Czech GP "may be the last"

Czech MotoGP rider Karel Abraham fears that his home grand prix at Brno this year will be the last, as he claims the government in not providing enough financial support to keep the event viable.

Vienna in early talks to host Formula E race

Officials from the Austrian city of Vienna have expressed their interest in hosting an ABB FIA Formula E race, with early-stage discussions understood to have taken place.

KTM: Marquez's salary better spent on bike development

KTM CEO Stefan Pierer believes the money it would take to sign five-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is better spent developing its RC16 premier-class bike.

Binder awaits KTM MotoGP test after winning bet

Brad Binder has revealed that he was promised a MotoGP test by KTM after his first Moto2 victory, and that he is still waiting for the manufacturer to honour its promise.

KTM slams "narrow-minded" Honda for axing Pedrosa

KTM CEO Stefan Pierer says Honda was "narrow-minded" for dropping Dani Pedrosa from its factory rider line-up for the 2019 MotoGP season.

LCR boss tips Crutchlow to fight for 2020 MotoGP title

LCR Honda team boss Lucio Cecchinello has backed his rider Cal Crutchlow to fight for the MotoGP title in 2020.

Vinales must beat Rossi "pretty much every race"

Maverick Vinales' objective for 2019 should be to beat Yamaha MotoGP teammate Valentino Rossi "pretty much every race", reckons grand prix motorcycling legend Wayne Rainey.

Why are there no American riders left in MotoGP?

Since the late Nicky Hayden left MotoGP at the end of 2015, grand prix racing's top tier has been devoid of full-time American representation - and there are no obvious candidates on the horizon to fix that. How did this happen?

Pressure is on Marquez, not Lorenzo - Rainey

Marc Marquez will be the one under pressure within the Repsol Honda MotoGP camp next year, rather than newcomer Jorge Lorenzo, believes three-time 500cc champion Wayne Rainey.

Luthi: Marc VDS crisis "hurt me more" than Morbidelli

Tom Luthi believes the crisis that enveloped the Marc VDS MotoGP team during the 2018 campaign hurt him more than teammate Franco Morbidelli.

Abraham insists Avintia seat "not about money"

Karel Abraham insists that signing a deal with Avintia Ducati until 2020 was "not about money", as the team had other options who could have brought bigger sponsorship budgets than him.

Yamaha says Tech 3 bike policy "will remain the same"

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis says no decision has yet been made on what bikes Tech 3 will use next season, but that its policy “will remain the same” despite this year’s poor results.