Randy Mamola

Randy Mamola

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Mamola column: Why Rossi is wrong about Zarco

In his latest Motorsport.com column, 500cc legend Randy Mamola stands up for the star rookie of the 2017 MotoGP season, Johann Zarco, amid criticism of the Frenchman from Valentino Rossi.

Mamola column: Iannone needs to raise his game - and fast

Motorsport.com columnist and 500cc grand prix racing legend Randy Mamola hasn't been impressed by what he's seen from Andrea Iannone this season - and says the Italian has to urgently up his game.

Mamola column: Can Rossi really beat Vinales and Marquez?

Against all odds after a tough pre-season, Valentino Rossi leads the MotoGP standings after three races. But Randy Mamola reckons the Italian legend will need to do more to win his 10th title.

Mamola column: Is Rossi set for a painful MotoGP season?

Valentino Rossi has not enjoyed the best of pre-seasons and was overshadowed by Yamaha teammate Maverick Vinales. Could the Italian be set for a painful year, wonders Randy Mamola.

Mamola column: What we learned about 2017 from Valencia testing

From the hotly anticipated debut of Jorge Lorenzo with the Ducati to Maverick Vinales' move to Yamaha, our columnist Randy Mamola analyses the first two days of testing at Valencia and gives us his conclusions.

Mamola column: Lorenzo badly needs to overcome fears

In his latest Motorsport.com column, ex-500cc star Randy Mamola talks about the version of Jorge Lorenzo he saw at Phillip Island - a "different rider", fearful and off the pace.

Randy Mamola: Marquez could dominate MotoGP like Rossi did

In his latest column for Motorsport.com, former 500cc star Randy Mamola hails newly-crowned MotoGP champion Marc Marquez's amazing season in 2016.

Mamola column: Why Rossi needs to watch his manners

In his latest column for Motorsport.com, former 500cc star Randy Mamola casts the spotlight on Valentino Rossi's manners, both off track and on - and says the Italian needs to change his ways.

Mamola column: Aggressiveness just part of MotoGP show

Randy Mamola offers his view on the latest controversy in MotoGP following the war of words between Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.

Randy Mamola: Good old Cal finally breaks his duck

In his latest Motorsport.com column, 500cc racing legend Randy Mamola reflects on a topsy-turvy Czech Grand Prix in Brno that saw Cal Crutchlow finally take a maiden MotoGP win after five years of trying.

Randy Mamola: Why are MotoGP riders crashing so much in 2016?

After a record-breaking weekend for MotoGP crashes, Motorsport.com columnist Randy Mamola reflects on some of the causes for an unprecedentedly high number of falls so far this year.

Randy Mamola: Rossi and Vinales, the friendship with an expiry date

In his latest Motorsport.com column, former 500cc star Randy Mamola explains why he thinks the bond that has formed between Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales isn't to last.

Randy Mamola: Yamaha the only loser in Lorenzo's move

Yamaha is not aware of what it's losing by letting Jorge Lorenzo go to ride for MotoGP rival Ducati in 2017, says Randy Mamola.

Randy Mamola: Rossi's genius performance a message to Yamaha

Valentino Rossi's masterful victory in the Spanish Grand Prix elevates him to the status of genius and sends a clear message to Yamaha, argues Randy Mamola.

Randy Mamola: Are MotoGP's winglets really too dangerous?

Winglets have become a hot topic in the MotoGP paddock as they continue to increase in size and quantity race by race. Randy Mamola says it's time for a deep analysis on its dangers.

Randy Mamola: The two sides of Valentino Rossi

In his first exclusive column for Motorsport.com, Randy Mamola looks at the performances - both on and off the track - of Valentino Rossi, and wonders if Yamaha can afford to have both him and Jorge Lorenzo in the long run.