Catalan GP (2018)

15 Jun - 17 Jun
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Lorenzo's "bad days" will hurt title fightback - Crutchlow

Jorge Lorenzo's bid to get back into the 2018 MotoGP title fight will be hampered by his “bad days” being worse than those of his rivals, according to Cal Crutchlow.

Rossi's Ducati "more complicated" than my GP18 - Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo believes MotoGP rival Valentino Rossi had a “more complicated” bike in his time at Ducati and would've fared better on the current GP18.

Espargaro left "very angry" by poor Barcelona showing

Aleix Espargaro says he was left “very angry” by his poor form in Barcelona, admitting he and the Aprilia MotoGP team are “in a really bad moment of the season”.

Iannone frustrated by Suzuki tyre drop-off

Suzuki MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone admits he's frustrated by Suzuki's tyre conservation struggles, having finished a lowly 10th in Barcelona despite initially challenging for the lead.

Crutchlow braced for "horseshit" theories amid Pedrosa exit

Cal Crutchlow says he expects “horseshit” claims that Honda will back him over its MotoGP factory rider Dani Pedrosa, now that the Spaniard is officially on his way out.

Recent Dovizioso crashes "not normal" - Marquez

Andrea Dovizioso's three crashes in the past four races are “not normal” for the reliable Ducati rider, according to championship leader Marc Marquez.

Vinales: Slow start threw Barcelona race "in the trash"

Maverick Vinales said his Catalan Grand Prix was "in the trash" after one lap, as the Yamaha MotoGP rider's start woes continued in Barcelona.

Dovizioso "pushing too much" in Barcelona crash

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says his Catalan Grand Prix crash was down to "pushing too much" to stay in victory contention.

Ducati "always knew" Lorenzo would start winning

Ducati MotoGP team manager Davide Tardozzi said the team "always knew" Honda-bound Jorge Lorenzo would eventually start winning races for his current team.

Barcelona MotoGP: Lorenzo wins again in crash-filled race

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo scored his second consecutive MotoGP win in Barcelona, converting pole position into a dominant triumph after a short battle with Marc Marquez.

Rossi frustrated by Barcelona tyres after losing vote

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says the front tyre selection available at the Catalan Grand Prix in “not right”, having been on the losing side of a post-Barcelona test vote last month.

Barcelona MotoGP: Dovizioso leads Rabat in warm-up

Andrea Dovizioso led Sunday morning's MotoGP warm-up at Barcelona, with Avintia Ducati's Tito Rabat narrowly edging Valentino Rossi out for second.

Analysis: Can anyone stop rejuvenated Lorenzo?

After blitzing the MotoGP field at Mugello, Jorge Lorenzo reckons he might be "even better" in Barcelona - but does comparing his long-run pace to his rivals really point towards another comfortable win?

Vinales will try new approach to solve early-race woes

Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says he will make an extra effort to warm up his tyres so as to avoid his customary early-race struggles in Sunday's Catalan Grand Prix.

Lorenzo "feeling even better" than in Mugello

Catalan Grand Prix poleman Jorge Lorenzo says he feels “probably even better” in Barcelona than he did in Mugello, where he took his first MotoGP victory with Ducati.

Marquez saves making other Hondas "look like idiots" - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow says the saves pulled off by reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez are making his fellow Honda riders “look like idiots”.

Barcelona MotoGP: Lorenzo beats Marquez for first Ducati pole

Jorge Lorenzo claimed his first MotoGP pole position for Ducati in qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona.

Barcelona MotoGP: Dovizioso tops FP3, Marquez to Q1

Ducati factory rider Andrea Dovizioso topped the third MotoGP free practice session in Barcelona, as a costly late crash condemned championship leader Marc Marquez to a Q1 appearance.

Rossi: "Stupid" to count Lorenzo out of title fight

Valentino Rossi has warned that Jorge Lorenzo should not be counted out of the 2018 MotoGP title fight yet.

Marquez not "comfortable" in Barcelona practice

MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has admitted he “didn't feel comfortable” on the opening day of track action at the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona.

Barcelona MotoGP: Lorenzo tops FP2 as Marquez crashes

Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo set the pace in the second MotoGP Friday practice in Barcelona, as championship leader Marc Marquez was among the fallers in an incident-packed session.

Barcelona MotoGP: Rossi fastest in opening practice

Yamaha factory rider Valentino Rossi topped the first practice of MotoGP's Barcelona round as he demoted long-time leader Marc Marquez at the end of the session.

Pedrosa reveals he has "several options" after leaving Honda

Dani Pedrosa says he is considering "several options" as his future destination following his long-time relationship with Honda's MotoGP outfit.

Miller confirms one-year Pramac Ducati extension

Jack Miller has confirmed that he will continue with Pramac Ducati in the 2019 MotoGP season, replacing Danilo Petrucci as the "number one" rider of the team.