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NOT the MotoGP News: Qatar – Circle in the Sand…*
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 and this time it’s sandy! We both love and loathe Losail; we love it because it heralds the... Read more
Maverick Viñales pushes to 7th in Qatar
Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales wasn’t able to challenge until the final stages of the VisitQatar Grand Prix and crossed the line in seventh place. Viñales started from pole but dropped to sixth place in the first corners. As he tried to get into a good rhythm, he fell back... Read more
Aleix Espargaró in the top ten in Qatar GP
The first round of the season in Qatar ended up being a good weekend for Aprilia Racing Team Gresini, rounding out three days of constant growth with a positive race. Aleix Espargaró, who had an excellent start in the race, tried to stay with the leading group, but struggled to... Read more
First points of the season for Jorge Martin in Qatar
The Red Bull KTM Ajo riders got the 2019 Moto2 World Championship underway with a tricky race under the floodlights of the Losail International Circuit. Jorge Martin managed to score a point on his Moto2 debut thanks to his 15th place finish. In his first race as a Moto2 rider,... Read more
Qatar GP, raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP High expectations and a million questions: that’s what lay before the grid as the lights went out for the VisitQatar Grand Prix and it didn’t disappointment. The closest top fifteen of all time and another duel to the finish – with another trio right behind – made it a... Read more
Fourth position for Marcos Ramirez in Qatar
Marcos Ramirez, who had been struggling throughout the weekend, at the last stages of the race made a comeback and ended up the 4th. Spaniard man Marcos Ramirez started from the 20th place of the grid after a difficult weekend. Step by step he started to made a great comeback... Read more
Marc Marquez fights for second in 22-lap Qatar thriller, Jorge Lorenzo takes points for 13th on debut
With Warm Up held in the late afternoon and still under the daylight, it only offered the Repsol Honda Team a brief chance to confirm their settings ahead of 2019’s opening Grand Prix. As the sun set and the floodlights flickered to life the ambient temperature settled at 18ºC... Read more
Alex Rins 4th and Joan Mir 8th in exciting season opener in Qatar
The highly anticipated Qatar GP took place under Losail’s lights with good conditions. After executing excellent starts, Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s two riders Alex Rins and Joan Mir were able to secure respectively 4th and 8th in a hard-fought race which saw the closest Top 15 in MotoGP history, and... Read more
Alex Marquez and Xavi Vierge score solid top ten in new Moto2 era
Alex Márquez and Xavi Vierge had to battle grip issues to secure seventh and tenth places respectively in their first races using Triumph’s 765cc engine – at this weekend’s Qatar GP. After 9 seasons and 158 races using Honda CBR600 engines, the new Triumph-powered Moto2 era began in Qatar, with... Read more
Superb fifth place finish in Qatar season opener for Augusto Fernandez
The 2019 season has started in the best possible way for the FlexBox HP 40 with Augusto Fernandez finishing an excellent fifth. The Spanish rider of the FlexBox HP 40 started from tenth position, and made an excellent race. Maintaining the initial position, Augusto moved up positions until reaching the... Read more