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De Vries confirms Marko talks but F1 future "beyond my control"

Nyck de Vries has confirmed that he is talking to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko about a possible future with the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team.

Aleix Espargaro “super exhausted” by mental strain of MotoGP title tilt

Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro admits he was “super exhausted” after the first half of the 2022 MotoGP season due to the mental strain of being a championship contender.

Binder: People "forget" how big jump is from Moto3 to MotoGP

RNF Racing rookie Darryn Binder believes people “sometimes forget” how big the step is from Moto3 straight to MotoGP amid a mixed debut campaign.

Mir thought race was over after Oliveira Assen start line crash

Suzuki’s Joan Mir admits he thought his MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix was over when KTM’s Miguel Oliveira ran into the back of him on the start line.

Espargaro struggled to breathe in Assen MotoGP practice due to rib injury

Honda’s Pol Espargaro’s MotoGP Dutch Grand Prix weekend has been plunged into doubt as he admitted to struggling more with his ribs than expected, which led to breathing troubles.

MotoGP riders critical of decision not to red flag “dangerous” Assen FP1

Leading MotoGP riders believe the wet FP1 on Friday at the Dutch Grand Prix should have been red-flagged due to “dangerous” levels of standing water on track.

Rins "comfortable" about MotoGP future as 2023 decision looms

Suzuki's Alex Rins says he is yet to make a final decision on his 2023 MotoGP future, but is "comfortable" as he has "a couple of options" to explore.

Miller "doesn't understand" his "shithouse" Barcelona race

Ducati's Jack Miller says he "doesn't understand" why he struggled so much on his hard rear tyre in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, which he described as a "shithouse".

Angry Rins blasts stewards as “not at MotoGP level” after crash

Alex Rins has blasted MotoGP’s race stewards as being not good enough and has called for change following a Turn 1 collision with Takaaki Nakagami in the Catalan Grand Prix.

Quartararo feels “super slow” after Barcelona MotoGP practice

Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo admits he is “worried” because he is “super slow” at the Barcelona circuit following Friday’s MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix practice.

RNF MotoGP boss sees similarities between Binder and Quartararo

RNF Racing team manager Wilco Zeelenberg sees similarities in the MotoGP team signing Fabio Quartararo back in 2019 and bringing Darryn Binder straight from Moto3 in 2022.

Toyota wins appeal against five-hour Dakar penalty for de Villiers Dakar
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Toyota wins appeal against five-hour Dakar penalty for de Villiers

Toyota Gazoo Racing has successfully appealed against the five-hour time penalty Giniel de Villiers received for hitting a motorbike during the second stage of the Dakar Rally.

Lost personal belongings dashed Petrucci’s Dakar hopes

Ex-MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci revealed he was unable to fix the bike issue which effectively knocked him out of the running at the Dakar Rally because he lost his phone.

De Villiers hit with Dakar penalty after bike rider collision

Toyota Gazoo Racing driver Giniel de Villiers hit with five-minute penalty for a Dakar Rally incident involving a motorcyclist, and is under investigation for a second.

Verstappen: Pirelli will blame debris for Baku F1 tyre blowouts Azerbaijan GP
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Verstappen: Pirelli will blame debris for Baku F1 tyre blowouts

Red Bull's Max Verstappen has hit out at Pirelli after the tyre blowout which cost him the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix win, suggesting the manufacturer will blame debris.

KTM “not in a terrible place” despite struggles - Binder

Brad Binder says KTM is “not in a terrible place” despite a tough start to the 2021 MotoGP season for the Austrian manufacturer.

Miller won’t know if arm surgery total success until Jerez

Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller admits he won’t know until the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez in two weeks’ time if his recent arm surgery was a “massive success”.

“Crap” comments forced Miller to "turn off" social media

Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says he “turned off” social media following his tough Qatar races, as reading “crap” comments “isn’t going to do my mental wellbeing any good”.

KTM's Binder "not enjoying life" after 'survival' Qatar race

Brad Binder admits he’s “not enjoying life” on the 2021 KTM currently after suffering a race of ‘survival’ in the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix.

Rossi: Overstressing rear tyre behind Qatar MotoGP struggle

Valentino Rossi says he “had to struggle” in the MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix having “stressed” his rear tyre too much on his Petronas SRT Yamaha.

Crutchlow: Honda wanted me to be MotoGP, WSBK replacement rider

Cal Crutchlow says there was no official offer from Honda for a role in 2021, but says HRC wanted him to be a replacement rider for MotoGP and World Superbikes.

Crutchlow: Daughter’s reaction proved I’m right to stop racing

Cal Crutchlow says he “knew I’d made the right decision” to stop racing in MotoGP in 2021, and become Yamaha’s test rider, upon seeing his daughter’s reaction to the news.

Quartararo rues “one of the worst days” of his 2020 season

Fabio Quartararo admits Friday at the MotoGP Valencia Grand Prix was “one of the worst days of the season” after finishing 16th fastest on his Petronas SRT Yamaha.

Crutchlow "very far in discussions" with Yamaha over test role

Outgoing LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow has revealed he is "very far in discussions" with Yamaha over a MotoGP test role for 2021.

Binder "too narrow-minded" in Miller Teruel GP crash

KTM's Brad Binder says he was "too narrow-minded" at Turn 2 at the start of the MotoGP Teruel Grand Prix, which led to his collision with Pramac's Jack Miller.

Miller "gave up" on MotoGP title hopes after Le Mans

Jack Miller says his ninth in the Aragon Grand Prix didn't impact his MotoGP title hopes as he "already gave up that ghost" at Le Mans.

Assen has "no worries" about losing 2020 MotoGP race

Assen circuit bosses are "not worried" about the prospect of losing their 2020 MotoGP race to the coronavirus pandemic because the organisation is in robust financial health.

Rider Straver dies after Dakar 2020 accident

Dutch motorcycle rider Edwin Straver has passed away aged 48 after his accident in the 2020 Dakar Rally.

Vanthoor: “Stupid” mistake spoiled “flawless” Nurburgring run

Laurens Vanthoor admits his “stupid” mistake in the Nurburgring 24 Hours was the only thing that spoiled an otherwise “flawless” run for the #911 Manthey Porsche crew.

Nurburgring 24h: Audi wins after late penalty for Porsche

Audi Team Phoenix secured its fifth win in the Nurburgring 24 Hours after the Porsche that dominated most of the race was hit with a big penalty in the closing stages.

Nurburgring 24h: Porsche stays in front of Mercedes

The #911 Manthey Racing Porsche is still leading the Nurburgring 24 Hours after three-quarters distance, starting the morning hours with a lead of just under two minutes.

Nurburgring 24h: Porsche in command after six hours

Manthey Racing Porsche is leading the Nurburgring 24 Hours after six hours, after Kevin Estre took the lead with a bizarre overtake on the Black Falcon Mercedes.

Nurburgring 24h: Mercedes sweeps front row in final qualifying

Maro Engel took pole position for the 47th edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours after an enthralling final qualifying shootout on Friday evening, leading a Mercedes one-two.

Nurburgring 24h: Marciello tops first qualifying for Mercedes

Mercedes driver Raffaele Marciello posted the fastest time in the first qualifying session for the 47th edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours. 

Ten Kate: Honda couldn't give good reason for split

Ronald Ten Kate says Honda did not offer a “motivated” answer for why it split with the Dutch World Superbike team towards the end of last year.

Baz: Podiums for Ten Kate Yamaha are "realistic"

Loris Baz says podium finishes for the new-look Ten Kate World Superbike team on its return this year is a “realistic” target.

Ten Kate partners Yamaha, signs Baz for WSBK return

Dutch outfit Ten Kate has joined forces with Yamaha and ex-MotoGP rider Loris Baz for 2019, as it targets an speedy return to the World Superbike championship.

Luthi weighing up Moto2 return for 2019

MotoGP rookie Tom Luthi says he is considering a return to Moto2 if he is unable to remain in the premier class for a second season next year.

Lotterer: Privateers being unable to race Toyota is "sad"

Andre Lotterer says it's "sad" the privateer LMP1s are unable to race Toyota for overall wins in the FIA World Endurance Championship this season.

Nurburgring 24h: Van der Linde tops first qualifying for Audi

Reigning Nurburgring 24 Hours champion outfit Audi Sport Team Land set the fastest time during Thursday night's first qualifying for the 46th running of the German endurance classic.

Land Audi's race was "over" before final Nurburgring 24h stop

Land Motorsport Audi driver Connor de Phillippi believed the team's Nurburgring 24 Hours victory challenge was "over" prior to its final pitstop, which proved critical to a dramatic final-lap win.