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Marc Marquez says he “cannot imagine” following in Valentino Rossi’s footsteps and remaining in MotoGP despite not having “options” to fight for podiums, though he appreciates the Italian’s drive.
Erstwhile MotoGP championship leader Francesco Bagnaia admits he was ‘lucky’ Sunday’s French Grand Prix was a flag-to-flag as his main bike developed an issue.
Valentino Rossi has questioned the level of "respect" some riders on the current MotoGP grid have for their rivals, following a clash with Brad Binder in the Qatar Grand Prix.
Valentino Rossi admits his first laps for Petronas SRT on the opening day of the Qatar MotoGP test on Saturday were “strange”.
Valentino Rossi admits he "doesn't understand" why MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports allowed Marc Marquez to stage a return just days after surgery on his broken arm at Jerez last year.
Reigning Moto2 world champion Enea Bastianini says there is ‘no pressure’ on him to emulate Alex Marquez’s rookie MotoGP podium success from 2020 this season.
Valentino Rossi’s right-hand man Uccio Salucci says the nine-time grand prix world champion will evaluate extending his MotoGP career to 2022 after the opening “six, seven GPs” of the upcoming season.
Valentino Rossi admits he would have stopped racing had Yamaha not offered him a deal to return to the factory MotoGP squad in 2013 following his disastrous Ducati stint.
Danilo Petrucci says he “never found a good bike” across his final race weekends as a Ducati MotoGP rider, ending the Portuguese Grand Prix without a point in 16th.
Alex Rins admits he “didn’t even think” he’d finished third in the MotoGP standings after his slump to 15th place in the Portuguese Grand Prix due to an incorrect tyre choice.
Andrea Dovizioso says he is angry with his final qualifying session as a Ducati MotoGP rider after only managing 12th for the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Andrea Dovizioso explained his decision not to sign for Aprilia as a MotoGP race rider in 2021 was because the marque currently isn’t “the situation I need for my career”.
Andrea Dovizioso says Ducati “didn’t make any step forward” from the Aragon Grand Prix after ending MotoGP Teruel GP practice 1.458 seconds off the pace in 19th.
Michelin has explained what caused Fabio Quartararo’s front tyre pressure to go “out of control” during last weekend’s MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix, which left him in 18th.
Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso says he “paid” for going with the wrong tyres in Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix and “almost crashed 10 times” in the last laps as a result.
Valentino Rossi “didn’t understand” why he crashed on the opening lap of the MotoGP French Grand Prix and called his third-successive non-finish a “great shame”.
Valentino Rossi "thinks" he will sign his 2021 MotoGP contract with Petronas SRT Yamaha during this weekend's Catalan Grand Prix and confirmed who will join him from the factory team.
Valentino Rossi says his protege Francesco Bagnaia is riding the Ducati in "the perfect way” at the MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano.
Ousted Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci would be "competitive right away" in World Superbike if he chose to switch to the series in 2021, according to his former team boss Francesco Guidotti.
Newly-promoted factory Ducati rider Jack Miller "looked like he was in his first or second year" of MotoGP when he first joined the Pramac squad in 2018, according to team boss Francesco Guidotti.
Ducati Corse sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has expressed an interest in working with Oli Bayliss in future, describing him as a "little clone" of his multi-World Superbike title-winning father Troy.
Suzuki MotoGP team boss Davide Brivio says he feels Ducati should not drop Andrea Dovizioso amid rumours that the Italian veteran is considering a change of scenery for 2021.
Andrea Iannone's lawyer has stated he is "confident" that a verdict on the Italian MotoGP rider's appeal against his 18-month doping ban can be achieved by July, when the season is due to begin.
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.
Moto2 frontrunner Luca Marini, the half-brother of Valentino Rossi, admits that his chances of securing a step up to MotoGP next season have been diminished by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Maverick Vinales says the arrival of a holeshot device on Yamaha's MotoGP bike for 2020 is "super important" as he looks to improve his starts, one of his main weaknesses in recent seasons.
Michelin MotoGP boss Piero Taramasso has denied that its new-for-2020 rear tyre will favour Yamaha and Suzuki despite the early evidence suggesting the inline-four machines stand to gain most.
Jorge Lorenzo believes he could have challenged Marc Marquez for 2019 MotoGP title honours had he been retained by Ducati.
Avintia Ducati team manager Ruben Xaus admits his squad is in the "red zone" financially owing to the lengthy coronavirus-induced delay to the start of the 2020 MotoGP season.
Aprilia Racing CEO Massimo Rivola says the idea of MotoGP following in Formula 1’s footsteps and racing with current machinery next year to save costs is “not madness”.
Pol Espargaro believes Honda will find it “difficult” to manage a MotoGP line-up comprising Marc Marquez and his brother Alex in 2020, especially as the pair are “very close” off-track.
Valentino Rossi admits the forced hiatus for MotoGP due to the coronavirus pandemic has “messed up the plan” he had for deciding his future beyond the 2020 season.
Andrea Iannone says his Aprilia MotoGP bike caught fire during the post-Valencia test because the Italian manufacturer was trying an “extreme” gearbox solution.
Franco Morbidelli believes his Petronas Yamaha teammate Fabio Quartararo is only saying he still has a lot to learn in MotoGP to make his rivals “a little afraid”.
The chances that Alvaro Bautista will remain part of the Ducati World Superbike team past this year have been “reduced to a flicker”, according to the Italian manufacturer’s sporting director Paolo Ciabatti.
Motorcycle racing legend Giacomo Agostini believes Valentino Rossi isn't as strong as his main MotoGP rivals anymore, but feels the Yamaha rider deserves praise for still "having fun".
Valentino Rossi's half-brother Luca Marini admits he has had trouble getting to grips with Moto2's new two-part qualifying format this year.
MotoGP championship leader Andrea Dovizioso believes rivals Alex Rins and Valentino Rossi can remain in the MotoGP title hunt “until the end” in 2019.
Andrea Dovizioso says MotoGP rival Valentino Rossi “changed his mentality” in his time in the premier class, and believes the Yamaha rider would've “destroyed himself” otherwise.
Moto2 frontrunner Luca Marini has declared he is not prepared to move up to MotoGP prematurely just to give himself the chance to race against half-brother Valentino Rossi.
Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton took part in a Superbike test at Jerez on Saturday, escaping a crash uninjured.
Pramac Ducati team boss Franco Guidotti says giving Francesco Bagnaia a latest-spec MotoGP bike for his rookie season in 2019 could be “counterproductive”.
Valentino Rossi believes the reason Marc Marquez is leading the MotoGP standings at the halfway point is because he has been the best at damage limitation.
After the first half of the 2017 MotoGP season, Jorge Lorenzo's Ducati move can neither be branded a clear success nor failure - but where does he rank among other riders who have tried their luck with the Italian marque?
Valentino Rossi says he felt Maverick Vinales “cheated him a little bit” by cutting the track on the penultimate lap of their French Grand Prix battle.