Ducati vying to dethrone ever-dominant Marc Marquez

The new 2018 MotoGP season got underway with the Grand Prix of Qatar and continues this weekend in Argentina. As has been the case for some years now, Spaniard Marc Marquez, on the Honda, was expected to sweep the race and immediately return to the top of the standings. But, the season did not start …

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Repsol Honda Racing Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa race mopeds

Marquez and Pedrosa race mopeds

After a hard-fought win in the MotoGP season, it was time for World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa to let off some steam racing mopeds. This Honda Racing video shows the Repsol partners demonstrating their skills against amateurs in Japan. They are racing in their Repsol leathers on Super Cub 110 mopeds also …

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MotoGP enters final five as Rossi goes missing Marc Marquez prestigious

MotoGP enters final five as Rossi goes missing

Following the remarkable events during the San Marino Grand Prix in which Johann Zarco pushed his bike over the line in order to secure a point after running out of fuel, the Moto GP season is heating up further with just five races left to go. Spain is the next destination for the Aragon motorcycle …

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MotoGP auction aids Sydney girl Freya

MotoGP auction aids Sydney girl

MotoGP superstars such as Valentino Rossi will help a five-year-old Sydney girl with a rare children’s cancer when 102 personal items are auctioned online this month. In January this year, a Sydney single mother of three was told her five-year-old daughter, Freyja, had a rare, aggressive and incurable form of cancer. Read more about Freya here. …

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Marc Marquez scooters in the snow

Triple MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has taken to the snow again and this time, not on an RC213V-S race bike, but this time on a scooter! Marc rode the specially equipped Honda X-ADV adventure through the snow at Hahnenkamm mountain in Kitzbuehel, Austria. The adventure scooter was unveiled last year at the Milan motorcycle show …

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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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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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Honda RC213V-S road-legal MotoGP bike

Honda’s road-legal MotoGP bike

Customers will first have to “qualify” if they want to buy a Honda RC213V-S road-legal MotoGP bike for an undisclosed figure in Australia of probably more than $250,000. And the “road-legal MotoGP bike” will have quite a few “tweaks” to turn it into a road-legal machine with less power than even the Honda Fireblade. Unleashed …

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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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