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With Pol Espargaro and Marc Marquez set to become Honda MotoGP teammates in 2021, a clash dating back eight years hints towards simmering tensions coming to a boil next year.
Ousted Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci would be "competitive right away" in World Superbike if he chose to switch to the series in 2021, according to his former team boss Francesco Guidotti.
Pol Espargaro is set to leave KTM at the end of the year and join Marc Marquez at the factory Honda team for the 2021 MotoGP season, Motorsport.com has learned.
Ducati has secured Moto2 frontrunner Jorge Martin to replace works team-bound Jack Miller at the Pramac MotoGP squad for 2021, Motorsport.com has learned.
Confirming this week that he will be leaving Ducati at the end of 2020, Danilo Petrucci's exit had been on the cards since last year's Valencia MotoGP finale. Circumstances and a dip in form have worked against him, but Petrucci is a rider who still deserves his place on the grid.
Newly-promoted factory Ducati rider Jack Miller "looked like he was in his first or second year" of MotoGP when he first joined the Pramac squad in 2018, according to team boss Francesco Guidotti.
Ducati will bring in a fresh perspective to its 2021 MotoGP line-up after it signed Jack Miller on a one-year deal last week.
Valentino Rossi admits the coronavirus lockdown of the past two months has given him a more relaxed perspective on retirement as he continues to deliberate his MotoGP future beyond 2020.
In the last few seasons, the MotoGP front-runners have begun to focus their efforts on young riders. Now that Ducati has signed 25-year-old Jack Miller to its factory team, it suggests the experienced riders' days at the front are numbered.
The MotoGP races at Silverstone and Phillip Island have been called off, bringing the total number of race cancellations in 2020 up to five.
Jorge Lorenzo will make his Esports debut on Sunday for MotoGP’s latest Virtual GP, which will be staged at Silverstone and feature the Moto2 and Moto3 classes.
World Superbike front-runner Toprak Razgatlioglu has already attracted interest from MotoGP teams and could make the move in future with the right offer, says his manager Kenan Sofuoglu.
Jorge Martin and Enea Bastianini have emerged as leading candidates to earn a MotoGP graduation with Pramac Ducati in 2021, should Jack Miller move up to the factory team next year.