Of course, the above must be taken with a pinch of salt and caveated several times. For starters, WSBK use qualifying tyres, whereas MotoGP doesn’t. Running Michelin tyres on his hypothetical MotoGP wildcard – with his ZX-10RR developed around Pirelli rubber – Rea would likely be much further off the pace on Saturdays, and looking […]
Ducati is convinced that Miller has all the right skill and mindset to consistently and continuously fight for positions that matter in every race. He has already started this season with the Desmosedici GP20 with the Pramac Racing Team, and Ducati is looking forward to taking a bigger step forward during next season.
The decision to cancel this year’s British GP came ahead of Dorna firming up its revised 2020 calendar, though Pringle insists this wasn’t made “too early” and that it was “entirely sensible” given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 in Europe at that time.
Contract talks between Ducati and Dovizioso had stalled last month as neither party could come to terms on the financial side of the deal, with Ducati looking to cut back on its big-money contracts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic woe this will cause.
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Dovizioso has been part of the Ducati fold since 2013, and has won 13 races with the brand as well as taking it to runner-up spot in the riders’ championship for the past three seasons – though last year he did end up 151 points behind world champion Marc Marquez having managed just two wins, […]
Marquez v Marquez as MotoGP spins wheels of family fortune (Illustration photo/ Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP) Honda had more obvious options than Alex Marquez as replacements for another Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo this season, including Japanese rider Takaaki Nakagami and Frenchman Johann Zarco.
Watching it all unfold on the TV screens in the media centre, my body involuntarily leaped from my seat as Rins snatched victory. Adrenaline surging through me, I headed to the paddock to begin the hard graft of rider debriefs, smile firmly etched onto my face. Not just because of what I’d witnessed, but also […]
Well driver come and go. Some stay for the entire length of a career with one team, some have fall-outs. Either way, Mahindra has been part of Formula E since the beginning of the series, making them the oldest manufacturer in the sport. We think Mahindra will find a replacement driver easily, considering they have […]
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