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Dani Pedrosa : Dream Bike Build

After an illustrious career in MotoGP, Dani Pedrosa retired in 2018. In honour of his retirement, Deus Ex Machina were asked to build a custom motorcycle for the likeable racer from Spain. When he was asked to create a bike for Dani, Michael ‘Woolie’ Woolaway didn’t beat around the bush and it wasn’t long until he came up with a ...

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Jorge Lorenzo talks joining the Repsol Honda Team

11 years in MotoGP™, winner of five World Championships, 282 races, 31 years old. Jorge Lorenzo starts a new challenge in 2019 when he joins the Repsol Honda Team. Just over two months before the season gets underway in Qatar, the Spanish rider gives his first interview to analyse his initial impressions of the Honda RC213V, talk about what it ...

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Marc Marquez : Level 7

Spain’s untouchable MotoGP winner Marc Márquez put in another imperious display this year, blowing away his closest rivals Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi. Here’s his take on the 2018 season. To say that Marc Márquez has had another blistering MotoGP season would be something of an understatement. After a controversial start that saw the Honda Factory Racing star get into ...

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MotoGP : Marquez thrilling in Thailand

Marquez and Dovi went head-to-head once more as Viñales and Yamaha make a welcome return to the podium. Breathtaking. A word that perfectly encapsulates the first ever PTT Thailand Grand Prix which saw Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) emerge victorious to take another giant leap towards the 2018 MotoGP™ World Championship, as the battle in Buriram went down to the ...

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MotoGP : Thailand Preview

MotoGP™ sets sail for shores unknown at Buriram, with a lot on the line as the final rounds get in gear. 72 points is the gap Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has at the top of the MotoGP™ World Championship as the paddock heads for Buriram and new-to-the-calendar Chang International Circuit. That’s almost three race wins clear and it’s fast ...

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MotoGP : Magical Marquez in Aragon

Three factories star as Marquez seals magical MotorLand win. Honda leads Ducati and Suzuki as the Championship leader takes home the win ahead of Dovizioso and Iannone in a classic Aragon contest. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) continued to assert his authority on the 2018 MotoGP™ World Championship after emerging victorious in a ferocious race-long fight with second place Andrea Dovizioso ...

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MotoGP : Pole for Lorenzo in Aragon

Lorenzo snatches sensational last-gasp pole in Aragon. Spaniard beats Dovi and Marquez as the trio are split by 0.079, with the latter two playing cat and mouse in Q2. Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) will start Sunday’s Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon from P1 after sealing his third consecutive pole position of the season in style, snatching Saturday’s honours from teammate Andrea ...

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MotoGP : Aragon Preview

Marquez, Lorenzo and Viñales race at home as Dovizioso arrives on a roll. From a Misano painted red by Jorge Lorenzo’s (Ducati Team) pole and teammate Andrea Dovizioso’s victory, it’s time to pack up and head for MotorLand Aragon – where the red may well remain. The track is a venue much loved by Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda ...

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MotoGP : Dovi Wins Misano

The Italian makes it three in a row for Ducati and three Italian winners on race day with his first Misano win. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took an expertly-crafted victory in the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, picking his way into the lead and unleashing incredible pace to secure only the second ever win ...

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MotoGP : Lorenzo on Pole in Misano

Five-time World Champion sets a new record to make it four Misano poles in five years – as Marquez amps up the drama with a crash. Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) broke his own 2016 pole lap record at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in an adrenaline-fuelled qualifying on the Adriatic, searing around the venue in a 1:31.629 to lower his ...

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MotoGP : Misano Preview

Splashed with colour, Misano is ready to host a carnival of home heroes. It’s a good few weeks since MotoGP™ raced on Italian soil but the fans have surely kept the home fires burning since Mugello. As we head for Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli for the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini there is ...

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Cal Crutchlow : “I feel I am still fast”

For the many thousands of fans that braved the changeable climate at Silverstone – oh, if only British politics were as reliable as the weather – there was only one star who carried their hope of home-grown glory. The florescent ‘35’ stood out in the morning gloom of race day for the twelfth round of nineteen in 2018 MotoGP but ...

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Valentino Rossi : Passion

What does passion mean to Valentino Rossi? And how has this made him a 9x world champion and one of the biggest legends in Motorsport. The road has not always been smooth, but Valentino is not one to give up. For the first time, follow his steps as a young racer becoming one of the world’s greatest athletes and how ...

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MotoGP : Silverstone Cancelled

After lengthy delays, the decision was finally made to cancel the 2018 GoPro British Grand Prix at Silverstone with the heavy rain failing to drain from the track surface, with the premier class riders and Race Direction deeming it unsafe for any races to take place on Sunday. “It was obvious the track conditions weren’t safe. After a consultation with ...

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Catching up with The Doctor

They say you should never wait too long for your next appointment…so we grabbed some valuable time with the always-elusive-always-in-demand Valentino Rossi. In a MotoGP career touching two decades the 39 year old Italian must have given thousands of interviews but there are always one or two pieces of information or nuggets of curiosity from #46 himself that pop-up. So ...

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MotoGP : Silverstone Preview

18 corners, one winner: Lorenzo vs Marquez? Rossi? Viñales? Dovizioso? Or a homecoming in style for Crutchlow? As the dust settles after the incredible duel in Austria, the stage is most definitely set for Silverstone. The venue that first hosted a showdown between then-reigning Champion Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) and then-rookie challenger Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in 2013, it could ...

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Dani Pedrosa : “It is wonderful to do what you love”

Spaniard reflects on brilliant career ahead of emotional MotoGP retirement. Dani Pedrosa has been riding competitively on the professional circuit since 2001 and has finally decided to bring the curtain down on a glittering career that saw him win three world titles. The Spaniard won the 125cc championship in 2003, then claimed back-to-back 250cc titles in 2004 and 2005 before ...

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MotoGP : Showdown in Spielberg

Lorenzo vs Marquez: A classic rivalry and another classic race, this round goes to the number 99…just Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) put on a show to remember at the Red Bull Ring in the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, with the two dueling down to the wire in an instant classic and Lorenzo coming ...

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MotoGP : Red Bull Ring – Preview

The fight for victory at Brno was a classic. Can Spielberg serve up a repeat? Only a few days after the Czech GP it’s already action stations for Austria as MotoGP™ returns to the Styrian Alps and the stunning Red Bull Ring – Spielberg. Altitude and acceleration are the buzzwords and Ducati are the reigning kings of the mountain. Winners ...

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Hafizh Syahrin : From Car Parks to MotoGP

The MotoGP grid is a cauldron of ambition, ego, professionalism, desire and – perhaps – a degree of questionable sanity. The 24 riders coming from 10 different nations and with a mix of stories, backgrounds and reasons why these athletes (and their families) have compromised to reach the pinnacle of motorcycle racing. Pitched squarely into the middle of the pack ...

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