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Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti believes the marque’s current riders “will think twice before going anywhere else” on the MotoGP grid in 2023.
An “angry” Pol Espargaro blasted the 2022 Honda MotoGP bike following a tough French Grand Prix as he claims he has “no strong points” on the RC213V.
Aleix Espargaro says he “doesn’t know what’s happening” with Aprilia in regards to his contract negotiations for the 2023 MotoGP season, despite scoring another podium in the French Grand Prix.
Suzuki’s Joan Mir says his crash out of podium contention in last Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix was “painful mentally”.
OPINION: The French Grand Prix looks to have made Ducati’s decision on its factory team line-up simpler, as Enea Bastianini stormed to his third win of the campaign and Jorge Martin crashed out for a fifth time in 2022. But, as Ducati suggests to Motorsport.com, it remains in the strongest position in a wild rider market
Marc Marquez admits he needed riders ahead of him to crash out of the MotoGP French Grand Prix so he could score a distant sixth on the troubled Honda.
French Grand Prix winner Enea Bastianini has suggested Francesco Bagnaia wouldn’t pick him as his Ducati MotoGP teammate for 2023 because “it could be a problem for him”.
Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo says he is “by far not the favourite” for the 2022 MotoGP title after he struggled in Sunday’s French Grand Prix.
Gresini’s Enea Bastianini stormed to his third win of the 2022 MotoGP season in a dramatic French Grand Prix after long-time leader Francesco Bagnaia crashed.
The Ajo KTM squad enjoyed double delight at the MotoGP French Grand Prix, as Jaume Masia and Augusto Fernandez took the spoils in the Moto3 and Moto2 races.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says a “bet” on set-up after a difficult FP4 allowed him to take pole for the Sunday’s MotoGP French Grand Prix at Le Mans.
Marc Marquez says it’s “easier and easier” to admit that his level right now on the 2022 Honda MotoGP bike is not to fight for the podium.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo says it’s hard to beat Ducati in qualifying because the riders do “something crazy”, after Francesco Bagnaia stormed to pole at the MotoGP French Grand Prix.
Francesco Bagnaia led a Ducati 1-2 to snatch pole for the MotoGP French Grand Prix as home hero Fabio Quartararo missed the front row.
Pramac Ducati’s Johann Zarco smashed the Le Mans lap record to top FP3 for the MotoGP French Grand Prix as Suzuki’s Joan Mir missed the Q2 qualifying cut.
MotoGP has announced that remodelling work at the Losail International Circuit means the 2023 season will not start with the Qatar Grand Prix.
A number of MotoGP riders have been left baffled by Le Mans’ “strange” grip conditions during Friday practice for the French Grand Prix following a spate of crashes.
Marc Marquez admits he is “not here to fight for the title” in the 2022 MotoGP season and has seen that become clear over the past three races.
Suzuki’s decision to quit MotoGP at the end of 2022 did not weigh on Joan Mir or Alex Rins during Friday’s French Grand Prix practice, according to both riders.
Gresini Ducati’s Enea Bastianini topped FP2 for the MotoGP French Grand Prix with a new lap record despite a late crash, while Marc Marquez was only 14th.
An under-pressure Pol Espargaro on the Honda topped a crash-strewn opening practice for the MotoGP French Grand Prix ahead of Suzuki’s Alex Rins.
MotoGP's Grand Prix Commission has announced a change to engine allocation rules in a response to its race calendar swelling to 21 races in 2022.
Pol Espargaro says rumours of him being ousted by Honda at the end of 2022 are "fake news" and says he is "not worried" about his MotoGP future.
Alex Rins says he was “fully crying” when Suzuki informed him of its decision to quit MotoGP at the end of the 2022 season.
Suzuki has officially confirmed it is in discussions with Dorna Sports about quitting the MotoGP World Championship at the end of the 2022 season.
Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis believes reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo “stands in that group” of legends such as Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez.
Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis says reigning World Superbike champion Toprak Razgatlioglu’s upcoming MotoGP test is both a prize and a genuine evaluation for a 2023 seat.
Erstwhile championship leader Enea Bastianini says he “does not feel inferior” to Ducati’s factory riders despite using a 2021-spec MotoGP bike at Gresini this season.
Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo says it's "not my problem" that his fellow Yamaha riders are struggling so much in 2022 while he leads the standings.
Aleix Espargaro says he “will keep my feet on the ground”, but believes Aprilia’s 2022 MotoGP title challenge is “real” after scoring a third podium of the season at Jerez.
Dorna Sports has issued a statement regarding the news that Suzuki is set to quit MotoGP this year, saying its contract with the marque does not allow this decision to be made “unilaterally”.
Pramac Ducati rider Johann Zarco topped a post-race MotoGP test at Jerez that was twice red-flagged on Monday despite suffering a crash.
Ducati’s 2022 MotoGP bike has had a tough start to life and the expected early-season title charge from Francesco Bagnaia did not materialise. But the Spanish Grand Prix signalled a turning point for both the GP22 and Bagnaia, as the 2021 runner-up belatedly got his season underway after a straight fight with Fabio Quartararo
Marc Marquez says the “Spanish crowd picked me up” at Jerez’s final corner in the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix when he had a dramatic near-crash under braking.
MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo says it was “not possible” to beat Francesco Bagnaia to victory in the last laps of Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he was “very worried” about the shoulder he injured in Portugal prior to his race-winning ride in Sunday’s MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix.
Ducati Francesco Bagnaia fended off Fabio Quartararo in a tense Spanish Grand Prix to claim his first MotoGP win of the 2022 season as Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro completed the podium.
Marc Marquez says three-time MotoGP world champion and former Honda teammate Jorge Lorenzo was “almost unbeatable” when he was in his “sweet moment”.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia says his MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix pole lap was “my best ever” and was “perfect”, after he smashed the circuit record at Jerez in qualifying on Saturday.
Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo says “I have not signed anything” yet regarding his 2023 MotoGP future, as rumours at the Spanish Grand Prix suggested a deal is done.
Marc Marquez says he is “not disappointed” in Honda’s decision to radically overhaul its MotoGP bike for 2022, despite his difficulties in adapting to it.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia romped to his first pole of the 2022 season after dominating qualifying for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia obliterated the Jerez lap record to claim his first pole of the 2022 season at the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Fabio Quartararo.
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia edged Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo to top third practice for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix as Portimao star Alex Rins dropped into Q1.
Yamaha MotoGP team boss Lin Jarvis says he believes the marque will have a new deal in place with Fabio Quartararo for 2023 “by the end of June”.
Aleix Espargaro says Marc Marquez deliberately waiting for him in FP2 for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix was “unbelievable” and has taken aim at Race Direction for not intervening.
Fabio Quartararo says he “felt stupid” after his MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix crash in FP1, as he actually injured himself jumping back onto his Yamaha after the tumble.
Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo took charge in FP2 for the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix as two crashes left Marc Marquez down in 19th.
Suzuki’s Joan Mir led a Suzuki 1-2 in a tight FP1 for the Spanish Grand Prix, as reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo crashed in a scrappy session for the Frenchman.
Marc Marquez says Honda already has “ideas” on how to fix its troubled 2022 MotoGP bike at this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix after it was “too far” off in Portugal.
Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo says he doesn't agree with the decision to reduce the number of test days in MotoGP for the 2023 season.
Ducati’s Jack Miller says it’s “so hard to pass now” in modern MotoGP due to the competitive nature of the series and feels this has put more pressure on riders.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro says he did not expect to be fighting for the 2022 MotoGP world championship after five rounds, but has “no pressure” to be a contender.
Pramac’s Johann Zarco admits the 2022 Ducati MotoGP bike is still “hard to handle” despite scoring pole and finishing second at the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Fabio Quartararo got his MotoGP title defence off the ground in the Portuguese Grand Prix as a dominant first win of 2022 rocketed him to the top of the standings. While a significant result in terms of his title hopes, it has come at an even more important time in terms of his 2023 contract negotiations