Dutch TT (2019)

Netherlands TT Circuit Assen
28 Jun - 30 Jun
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Zarco had to exit Dutch TT "before something bad happened"

Johann Zarco says a recurring arm-pump issue was exacerbated at Assen due to the KTM's aggressive nature, and was forced to retire from the MotoGP Dutch TT as a result.

Marquez: Assen was the "best race" for my title defence

Marc Marquez says the Dutch TT was the "best race" for his MotoGP championship hopes, after the Honda increased his points lead to 44 by finishing second.

Petrucci: Not attacking Dovizioso cost me a position

Danilo Petrucci feels his decision not to make a "risky" move on Ducati MotoGP teammate Andrea Dovizioso in the Dutch TT was what ultimately cost him a position to Franco Morbidelli.

Vinales relieved of "a lot of pressure" after Assen win

Maverick Vinales admitted that "a lot of pressure went out" after he crossed the finish line first in MotoGP's Dutch TT and scored Yamaha's first win of 2019.

Quartararo was "waking up from pain" the night before Dutch TT

MotoGP Dutch TT podium finisher Fabio Quartararo admits he didn't think he'd finish the race, as he was “waking up from the pain” in his arm the night before the 26-lap Assen race.

Rins: "Strange" crash ended sure-fire victory bid

Suzuki's Alex Rins is “convinced” he could have fought for MotoGP Dutch TT victory if not for the “strange” crash he had at Turn 9 while leading on the third lap.

Rossi accepts blame for wiping out Nakagami

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has apologised for taking out LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami in the Dutch TT, the Italian admitting the crash was "my mistake".

Assen MotoGP: Vinales beats Marquez, Quartararo for first win of 2019

Maverick Vinales scored his and Yamaha's first win of 2019 after emerging victorious in a thrilling three-way fight with Marc Marquez and Fabio Quartararo at Assen.

Assen MotoGP: Vinales leads Dovizioso in warm-up

Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales topped the warm-up for the Dutch TT by over three tenths of a second.

Marquez 'wasn't ready' to push in Assen qualifying

Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez says he “didn't feel ready to attack at 100 percent” in Dutch TT qualifying, and admits third was the maximum he could have hoped for.

Petrucci: Assen qualifying "one of the worst" moments of 2019

Ducati factory rider Danilo Petrucci called MotoGP's qualifying at Assen one of his weakest moments of the season, despite having "one of the best bikes in my life" in the earlier practice.

Rossi can't explain poor Saturday form at Assen

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi was unable to explain his poor form in the Saturday afternoon FP4 and qualifying, saying he wasn't feeling comfortable enough.

Assen MotoGP: Quartararo scores another pole, Rossi 14th

Fabio Quartararo obliterated his own lap record to top qualifying for MotoGP's Dutch TT and take the third pole of his rookie career, with Valentino Rossi only qualifying 14th.

Assen MotoGP: Quartararo breaks lap record, Rossi 14th

Fabio Quartararo led MotoGP's FP3 at the Dutch TT by 0.109s with a new lap record, while Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi missed out on an automatic Q2 spot after his best lap was cancelled.

Petrucci uninjured after "very heavy" 220km/h crash

Ducati MotoGP factory rider Danilo Petrucci has confirmed that he escaped his "very heavy" crash, which happened at 220km/h, in first practice at Assen uninjured.

Assen MotoGP: Vinales leads Quartararo in FP2

Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales topped the second practice session of the Dutch TT, coming just 0.011s shy of the track's MotoGP lap record.

Lorenzo ruled out of Assen race after practice crash

Honda MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo will miss Sunday's Dutch TT after fracturing his back in a crash in the first free practice session on Friday morning.

Marquez: Bautista "perfect example" why 2019 title isn't won yet

MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez believes that Alvaro Bautista's recent setbacks in World Superbike are the "perfect example" of why he can't think his 2019 title is already sealed.

Lorenzo taken to hospital after Assen FP1 crash

Jorge Lorenzo was taken to the hospital after his FP1 crash at Assen, having reported pain in his chest and back.

Assen MotoGP: Quartararo tops FP1, Lorenzo crashes

Petronas Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo narrowly beat Maverick Vinales to top first practice for the Dutch TT at Assen as Jorge Lorenzo's session ended in a big crash.

Quartararo: Mid-season surgery a must to avoid DNF at Assen

Rookie Fabio Quartararo said that his recent arm pump surgery couldn't wait until the MotoGP summer break, as he feared he couldn't finish the physically demanding upcoming Assen race.