2020 MotoGP Calendar

2020 MotoGP calendar announced

The 2020 MotoGP Championship will finally go ahead with between 13 and 17 races from July 19 in Spain, at the Jerez – Ángel Nieto Circuit. The official calendar has now been released by FIM and Dorna Sports. The first event on March 8 in Qatar for the MotoGP class was cancelled and subsequently all …

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MotoGP pandemic

Great news! MotoGP free during pandemic

Amid all the pandemic doom and gloom surrounding cancelled motorcycle racing, motorcycle rallies and events, MotoGP has announced some great news for fans. MotoGP will make all their content free until racing starts again. They had been making some races available for free while they sorted out the calendar which they say could now extend …

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2020 Africa ECO Race Andrew Houlihan african

Aussies do us proud in tough African rally

As we celebrate Australia Day weekend and Toby Price’s podium finish in last week’s Dakar Rally, let’s also celebrate three Aussie riders in an equally tough African rally. Three Australians competed in the gruelling 14-day 2020 Africa ECO Race from France to Senegal. The event is probably closer to the original Dakar Rally when it was held in Europe …

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Toby Price Good Samaritan Dakar Rally

Good Samaritan Toby Price on Dakar podium

A Good Samaritan act, shortened and cancelled stages and incorrect roadblocks hampered Toby Price in his valiant efforts to win his third Dakar Rally. Despite all the hurdles, Toby finished on the podium today as the best KTM rider after a strong third place in the 429km 12th and final stage.   The event was won by …

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Toby Price Dakar Rally Ricky Brabec limit

Toby Price stages last-ditch Dakar attack

Toby Price has staged a last-ditch attack on American Ricky Brabec’s lead in the penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally but failed to make up enough time. The Australian two-time Dakar winner attacked early and clawed back almost six minutes on the Honda rider who seemed to take it easy. Toby’s attack placed him fifth on the 379km …

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Toby Price slips in shortened course

Toby Price slides in shortened Dakar stage

Toby Price has dropped further off the lead after the marathon 534km 10th stage of the Dakar Rally was substantially shortened for safety reasons following several crashes. Organisers said their rescue helicopters were all deployed for fallen riders and with strong winds picking up, they decided on a shortened stage. The Aussie title defender and leading KTM rider finished fourth, …

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Toby Price Dakar lead

Toby Price stays in touch with lead

Aussie Toby Price has whittled a little off the lead of American Ricky Brabec with a strong second place in the 410km ninth stage of the Dakar Rally. The 410km stage across rocky terrain was won by Chilean Pablo Quintanilla (Husqvarana) less than two minutes ahead of Toby who is chasing his third win and a 19th …

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Bathurst second circuit

Second Bathurst circuit plans revealed

Motorcycle racing has taken a step close to returning to Bathurst’s Mt Panorama with the unveiling of plans for a second circuit. Motorcycle racing at Bathurst finished in the late ’80s. Since then, the touring cars and now Supercars have heavily modified the track to a stage where is now unsafe for motorcycle racing. The existing Mount …

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