Franco Morbidelli thinks: now another driver? / MotoGP

Yamaha racer Franco Morbidelli talks about his very mixed 2022 MotoGP year and his transformation into an “aggressive” M1 tamer. Franco Morbidelli crossed the finish line in tenth place in Sunday’s MotoGP final at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia – just behind new world champion Francesco “Pecco” Bagnaia. Unbelievable: It was the second best … Read more

Alex Márquez (Ducati): “Marc would have other problems” / MotoGP

Only 0.036 seconds separated the Márquez brothers in the Valencia test. In terms of mood, they were by no means the same: while Marc was disappointed with the new Honda, Alex was absolutely delighted with his Ducati. Spaniard Alex Márquez’s departure from the LCR-Honda team was short and unceremonious. “Here’s a motorbike. I’m going,” he … Read more

Hervé Poncharal (GASGAS): “Everything is different now” / MotoGP

Suzuki goes, GASGAS comes. The entry of the new MotoGP brand from Pierer Mobility AG caused a stir in Valencia. Team manager Poncharal takes stock. New Moto2 World Champion Augusto Fernández, who replaced Remy Gardner in second place on Sunday, made a promising first-class debut at the 4.005km Ricardo-Tormo circuit on Tuesday. “On the first … Read more

Valentino Rossi: praise for Ducati, future in BMW / MotoGP

During his visit to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo paddock, Valentino Rossi spoke on the sidelines of the Valencia GP about the 2022 MotoGP season and his future plans in motorsport. Valentino Rossi looked over his shoulder at his VR46 charges at the season finale in Valencia. After his Mooney VR46 Racing Team’s first year of … Read more

Criticism of Bagnaio: the world champion remains, words pass / MotoGP

Pecco Bagnaio’s journey to the 2022 MotoGP title has been a rollercoaster ride of emotions, repeatedly accompanied by sometimes harsh criticism, especially on social media. “I accepted it,” the Ducati star says today. Francesco “Pecco” Bagnaia completed the greatest comeback in GP history in Valencia on Sunday to be crowned MotoGP World Champion for the … Read more

Weak Yamaha engine: Morbidelli is also surprised / MotoGP

Factory Yamaha rider Franco Morbidelli was looking forward to testing the 2023 materials after the MotoGP season ended in Valencia on Sunday. But like Fabio Quartararo, the Italian was also disappointed. As the MotoGP stars tested after the Misano GP, Yamaha faces in particular were delighted as the new engine proved to be more powerful … Read more

Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati): “Number 1 puts more pressure” / MotoGP

MotoGP World Champion Pecco Bagnaia started his preparations for the 2023 MotoGP season in Valencia on Tuesday with twelfth place. The Ducati rider tested different fairings and the new engine. On Sunday, Pecco Bagnaia celebrated the biggest success of his young career when he won the MotoGP World Championship with the Ducati factory team. However, … Read more

Hervé Poncharal to Espargaró: Pol danced on a motorbike / MotoGP

GASGAS Tech3 MotoGP team owner Hervé Poncharal looked very relaxed after Tuesday’s test in Valencia. He is happy with his new riding duo and the first-class atmosphere in the pits. When previous Repsol Honda factory rider Pol Espargaró, 31, returned to the pits from his latest short stint at Team Tech3’s GASGAS at around 17:40 … Read more

Brad Binder (KTM): «We will have a good year» / MotoGP

Red Bull KTM factory rider Brad Binder opened up about the changes to his RC16 and new teammate Jack Miller after Tuesday’s test in Valencia. With the updated chassis, Brad Binder finished second at the Valencia GP at the weekend. During a one-day test before the winter break on Tuesday, he again caught the eye … Read more

Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha): The engine is a mystery / MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo is known to want a more powerful engine from Yamaha to win the MotoGP title in 2023. After the test in Valencia, he started thinking. Fabio Quartararo has been eyeing a new engine for 2023 all season and feedback from both factory Yamaha riders was promising after the Misano test ride. However, in … Read more