Marquez also surprised: Great save from Toprak / Superbike World Championship

With more luck, Superbike Toprak world champion Razgatlioglu could have won two races on his Yamaha R1 at Estoril. What he had to say after ranks 2, 2 and 3. In the first race on Saturday, Alvaro Bautista (Ducati) knocked out Toprak Razgatlioglu from the last corner to win by 0.126sec over the Yamaha star. … Read more

Estoril, Round Two: Superb response defeats Ducati/Superbike World Championship

With a stunning final lap in Race 2 for the 2022 World Superbike Championship in Estoril, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) knocked out already winner Alvaro Bautista (Ducati). The starting grid for the second round of the Superbike World Championship in Estoril corresponds to the result of the Superpole race in the top three rows. The front … Read more

Estoril, Round 1: Bautista wins the World Championships in an epic/superbike duel

The first race for the 2022 Superbike World Championship in Estoril was a tough fight. First, Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha) defeated Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki), but then the world champion lost to the victor Alvaro Bautista (Ducati). The 2022 World Supersport Championship races will be held in Estoril without Michael van der Mark (BMW), Philip O’Tel (Ducati) … Read more

Marc Marquez (Honda): “Three years ago it was out of the question” / MotoGP

Repsol Honda star Marc Marquez is still waiting for his first podium this season in MotoGP. After Le Mans, he explained why it was easy for him to manage the risks in this case. After finishing fourth and sixth at Jerez and Le Mans, Marc Marquez stayed within the range of possibilities he had predicted. … Read more

Quartararo (Yamaha): “I don’t know what to do” / MotoGP

As the favorite to win, Fabio Quartaro was a huge disappointment when he finished fourth on Sunday at Le Mans. Despite leaving as the MotoGP overall standings, he doesn’t see himself as a favorite in the World Championships. MotoGP World Champion Fabio Quartararo has taken the podium three times this season. The Yamaha star won … Read more

Alberto Puig (Honda): ‘Only a positive side’ / MotoGP

At the French Grand Prix, none of the Honda drivers made it to the top five, and the best driver was Marc Marquez in sixth. Then HRC Director Alberto Puig found clear but encouraging words. After the French Grand Prix, Honda finished sixth and last in the constructors’ championship with 67 points. A worrying situation … Read more

Brad Pender (KTM/8): ‘Needs improvement soon’ / Speedway

Brad Bender bumped into Johann Zarco in the early stages, and his bike lost the left wing. He still runs eighth. After seven MotoGP races this year, three riders are vying for seventh place in the world championship with equal points: Pico Bagnaia, Brad Bender and Joan Mir. But the Red Bull KTM factory pilot … Read more

Fabio Quartararo (4th / Yamaha): “I’m used to it” / MotoGP

Yamaha star Fabio Quartararo’s home race didn’t go to plan for the world champion. At Le Mans, he was only able to finish fourth, but still held the world championship lead with him at the next MotoGP at Mugello. After starting fourth on Saturday, Fabio Quartaro knew it would be tough for Ducati up front. … Read more

Espargaro: “A new contract? You won’t wait forever! / MotoGP

Alex Espargaro finished the front row in MotoGP for the third time in a row at Le Mans on Saturday. His performance makes him happy that Aprilia is hesitant about a new contract, but saddens him. Aprilia factory rider Aleix Espargaró finished third in Saturday’s MotoGP qualifying session at the Bugatti Circuit. The Spaniard thus … Read more

Le Mans FP3: Zarco at the front, Marc Marquez 4th / MotoGP

On Saturday morning, the record for all laps in the motorcycle class was improved three times at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans. Johann Zarco, Pico Bagnaia and Fabio Quartaro were on top at the end of FP3. The Grisini-Ducati Ice Inna Bastianini beat four-year-old Johann Zarco’s record at the 4.185km Bugatti Circuit in FP2 … Read more