Qatar GP (2016)
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Pramac Ducati rider Scott Redding admits he was “naive” about the issue of fuel consumption during the MotoGP season opener at Qatar.
The MotoGP opener in Qatar cleared some of the doubts from pre-season testing, but there are still many questions left to answer, as Oriol Puigdemont explains.
Australian rider Jack Miller expressed his satisfaction at scoring points in the MotoGP season opener at Qatar, rebounding from a “big disaster” in qualifying.
Iannone crashes out of second place on lap 6
Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi does not feel he had the pace to finish higher than fourth in the 2016 MotoGP season opener in Qatar.
Reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo won the first MotoGP round of 2016 at Qatar, warding off the early challenge of the works Ducatis to record a dominant win.
Honda’s Marc Marquez believes he is in the hunt for victory in the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix, and claims he would have taken pole position if his final effort in qualifying had counted.
Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo will start the season-opening MotoGP round in Qatar from pole position after a thrilling qualifying session that went down to the closing moments.
Marc Marquez says that Honda is making a “great effort” to tame the aggressive character of its MotoGP engine, as per the riders’ request.
Andrea Iannone admits he is still not entirely comfortable with the race pace of his factory Ducati despite topping both of Friday’s MotoGP practice sessions in Qatar.
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow was left shellshocked after a torrid showing on Friday at Qatar, suggesting his practice crash was the least of his worries.
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi believes he has little chance of qualifying on the front row for the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix, and even has a fight on his hands to start from row two.
Andrea Iannone set a blistering pace in the third free practice session of the Qatar MotoGP weekend to beat Jorge Lorenzo and keep Ducati atop the timesheets.
MotoGP rider Scott Redding has spoken of the relief and renewed motivation that has come from his switch from Marc VDS Honda to Pramac Ducati in the off-season.
Ducati rider Andrea Iannone took the top spot in Friday's second practice session of the opening MotoGP weekend of the season at Qatar, just shading Marc Marquez's Honda.
Honda MotoGP riders Dani Pedrosa and Cal Crutchlow say that the turbulent wake of aerodynamic winglets is making it harder to follow another rider closely.
Andrea Iannone was classified third while Andrea Dovizioso finished his run in ninth place.
Jorge Lorenzo set the pace under the floodlights at Qatar in the first free practice session of the 2016 MotoGP season, beating Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi by a quarter of a second.
MotoGP star Valentino Rossi says he is not expecting anything "special" to come out of his rivalry with Marc Marquez this year after their clash at the end of 2015.
Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso will be riding the new Ducati Desmosedici GP
Andrea Dovizioso says he is “optimistic” the Ducati MotoGP team can get its 2016 campaign off to a strong start in Qatar, following an encouraging final test week.