2016 MotoGP Championship odds

The 2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season is entering an exciting stage, with eight winners in 14 races and four more races to go, including the Australian MotoGP later this month (October 21-23, 2016). In this, the 68th FIM Road Racing World Championship, Jorge Lorenzo is currently the defending champion, he won his third MotoGP title …

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Jorge Lorenzo wears the Shark Race-R Pro

Shark professional race helmet launched

French motorcycle helmet company Shark has launched their Race-R Pro claiming it is “engineered and worn by the current MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo” among others. Shark claims their flagship model is a professional grade helmet offering “pro level comfort, safety and performance”. They say the helmet is worn by Lorenzo, Moto2 World Champion Johann …

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MotoGP Valentino Rossi and Marc arquez

Predictions for 2016 MotoGP season

The newest member of our Motorbike Writer team makes some controversial predictions on the season, starting on March 20 in Qatar: A new heated rivalry between Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez should be a recipe for some very interesting and close racing this year. We can all expect to see some too-close-for-comfort passes, many broken …

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MotoGP Valentino Rossi and Marc arquez

MotoGP crash online petition ‘crashes’

A petition calling for Valentino Rossi’s points to be restored after the Malaysian GP incident with Marc Marquez has gathered more than 300,000 signatures in the first 24 hours and sent the site into meltdown. Who do you think is most at fault? Go to the end of this story and cast your vote. Regardless …

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Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez in action motorcycle insurance

Are MotoGP stars an insurance risk?

Now that the MotoGP has wrapped up for another year, we take a light-hearted look at just how much of an insurance risk are these highly talented racers. The riders in this year’s MotoGP have global insurance provider, Generali, covering their backs. But what it they were really out on the road? These days, insurers take a lot …

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Valentino Rossi hits the dirt

  It’s Rossi as you’ve never seen him before. Nine-times world motorcycle champion Valentino Rossi features in a You Tube video showing his dirt track style. The three-minute film released by Dainese shows Rossi and friends Thomas Chareyre, two-time world supermotard champion, and British Isle of Man TT icon Guy Martin raing around “Rossi’s Ranch”, a …

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