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WorldSBK Race 2 in Qatar cancelled, causing premature end to 2018 season
Following a severe rain and sand storm on Saturday morning in Qatar, it has been announced that WorldSBK race two has been cancelled at Losail International Circuit. With the storm hitting the Losail track in the morning, conditions deteriorated and therefore a difficult decision was taken to cancel the... Read more
NOT the MotoGP News: Midnight at the oasis… Send your motorbike to bed
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne Yep, we’re back for 2018! The ed forgot to lock us out of the bunker of doom, so we take that... Read more
A race to forget for Iker Lecuona in Losail
Moto2 class riders were back together at night on Sunday evening for the first round of the season at the Losail International Circuit as the sun set. Iker Lecuona was unlucky as he suffered an engine failure. The two Swiss Innovative Investors KTM’s riders are now heading for the second Grand... Read more
Marc Marquez starts 2018 with a brilliant podium in Qatar, Dani Pedrosa fights hard for 7th
As night fell in Qatar, Marc Marquez climbed to the second step of the podium at the Losail International Circuit after fighting for victory all the way until the last corner. Andrea Dovizioso just edged Marc out at the chequered flag by a mere 0.027” but the reigning World Champion... Read more
Alex Márquez opens the season with podium in Qatar, Joan Mir finishes 11th
Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Álex Márquez finished third in the Qatar Grand Prix after being cruelly robbed of a chance of victory. With five laps remaining while in second place and poised to challenge Francesco Bagnaia for the lead, Márquez slowed when the rear brake jammed on... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo retires from Qatar GP
It was an unfortunate race for Jorge Lorenzo, who started from row 3 with ninth-quickest time. The Spanish rider, after a complicated start, had managed to get up to tenth place together with Viñales and Miller on lap 12. Unfortunately a technical problem on the next lap caused him to crash... Read more
Maverick Viñales 6th in Qatar GP
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Maverick Viñales battled for all he was worth and rode a superb catch-up race from 15th to 6th place, earning himself some crucial championship points. Viñales made a cautious start, dropping back from 12th on the grid to 15th place in the opening laps, but that certainly didn‘t... Read more
Pol Espargaro out of Qatar GP due to electronic ‘gremlin’
Three days of wind, varying temperatures and more development work with the KTM RC16 at the Losail International Circuit did not blow-in the results Red Bull KTM Factory Racing were expecting for the first round of nineteen in 2018 MotoGP. Pol Espargaro briefly put aside his technical issues from Saturday qualification to push... Read more
Qatar GP, Losail: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Opening the season with a sensational last lap performance, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) beat Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) to the line at the Losail International Circuit by just 0.027s, lighting the fuse on 2018 from the very first race. And the ‘Doctor’ Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed... Read more
Great recovery of Tito Rabat in Qatar
Reale Avintia Racing team rider Tito Rabat, started the season with a solid eleventh position in the first race of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship tonight in Qatar. The start wasn’t so good, with the former Moto2 World Champion losing several places and crossing the finish line 21st after... Read more