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2015 Moto3 champion Danny Kent loses BSB ride over knife offence

Fri, 2019-08-16 11:22
Danny Kent, the 2015 Moto3 world champion, has been handed a suspended jail sentence for a knife offence, and lost his ride in the British Superbike Championship as a result
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Rossi: Yamaha working harder since MotoGP summer break

Fri, 2019-08-16 09:29
Valentino Rossi feels that "something moved" within the Yamaha MotoGP team during the summer break in its bid to close the gap to its rival manufacturers
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Ducati: Fixing long-term MotoGP handling issue takes trial and error

Thu, 2019-08-15 09:30
Ducati MotoGP technical director Davide Barana says improving the Italian marque's key weakness of turning is a "long process" which is taking a lot of "trial and error"
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Quartararo impatient to get to Yamaha-suited MotoGP tracks after podium

Wed, 2019-08-14 14:18
After a surprise podium at the Red Bull Ring, Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says he is "impatient" to go to tracks where the Yamaha stands a better chance of winning
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Aprilia MotoGP tester Smith to return to Moto2 class at Silverstone

Wed, 2019-08-14 12:55
Aprilia MotoGP test rider Bradley Smith will return to the Moto2 class in place of the injured Khairul Idham Pawi at the Petronas SRT squad for next weekend's Silverstone round
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Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option"

Wed, 2019-08-14 11:52
Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"
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Miller's 2020 Pramac deal announced now Lorenzo saga resolved

Wed, 2019-08-14 10:01
The Pramac Ducati MotoGP team has announced it will retain on a works-spec Desmosedici bike Jack Miller for 2020
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Tech3 joins KTM in quitting Moto2 for 2020

Wed, 2019-08-14 08:53
The Tech 3 motorcycle racing team will follow its partner KTM in leaving the Moto2 class in 2020, and will instead set up a two-bike Moto3 operation
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Pedrosa downplays talk of MotoGP race return when Zarco leaves KTM

Tue, 2019-08-13 12:55
Ex-Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has moved to downplay the suggestion he could come out of retirement to replace Johann Zarco in KTM's factory MotoGP line-up in 2020
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KTM boss Beirer: Zarco had tears in his eyes over KTM exit

Tue, 2019-08-13 09:41
Johann Zarco had "tears in his eyes" as he requested an early end to his KTM MotoGP contract, according to the Austrian marque's motorsport boss Pit Beirer
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Alex Marquez ends 2020 uncertainty with new Marc VDS Moto2 deal

Tue, 2019-08-13 08:55
Moto2 championship leader Alex Marquez will not graduate to MotoGP for at least another year after agreeing to stay with Marc VDS in the intermediate class for 2020
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Crutchlow distracted by suspected Miller Austria MotoGP jump-start

Tue, 2019-08-13 08:17
Cal Crutchlow says a suspected jump-start from Jack Miller prompted his poor launch in MotoGP's Red Bull Ring race, which ultimately led to the LCR Honda rider's early race-ending collision
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Marc Marquez: Nobody will remember my Austria MotoGP defeat

Mon, 2019-08-12 12:53
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes "nobody will remember" his last-corner Austrian Grand Prix defeat to Andrea Dovizioso if he goes on to secure the 2019 riders' title
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Johann Zarco and KTM to split at end of 2019 MotoGP season

Mon, 2019-08-12 07:00
KTM has announced Johann Zarco will leave its MotoGP outfit at the end of 2019, ending his two-year contract after a single season
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Marquez expected crash in final corner of Austria MotoGP race

Sun, 2019-08-11 15:35
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says he briefly expected to crash at the Austrian Grand Prix's final corner, after getting his right brake lever guard caught on Andrea Dovizioso's bike
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Dovizioso "didn't prepare" for final corner lunge on Marquez

Sun, 2019-08-11 14:52
Andrea Dovizioso admits he "didn't prepare" for a last-corner lunge on Marc Marquez to win the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix, as Spielberg's final corner doesn't suit him or the Ducati
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MotoGP Austria: Dovizioso snatches last-corner victory from Marquez

Sun, 2019-08-11 12:59
Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso prevailed in the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, winning a sensational duel against Marc Marquez in the final corner of the race
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KTM commits to top MotoGP class until 2026, but will exit Moto2

Sun, 2019-08-11 08:42
KTM has announced it will retain a factory MotoGP programme at least until 2026, but will pull out of the intermediate Moto2 class as early as next year
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Jorge Lorenzo tells Honda MotoGP team he wants to stay for 2020

Sat, 2019-08-10 19:07
Jorge Lorenzo has decided against a shock Ducati return for the 2020 MotoGP season and told Honda he will instead see out his existing contract, Autosport has learned
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Marquez "like Houdini" with Austria MotoGP dominance - Crutchlow

Sat, 2019-08-10 15:59
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says his factory counterpart Marc Marquez is like "Houdini" in that he has "a trick" for every part of the Red Bull Ring circuit
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