Tag: MotoGP

Is MotoGP bigger than Formula 1?

As F1 audiences continue to fall, MotoGP appears to be exploding in popularity. Matt Oxley is a writer who has more forgotten more facts from MotoGP (and motorsport in general) than most of us will acquire in our lifetimes. His columns within Motorsport Magazine have become goto reading for many (including us) and...

MotoGP: “When is a wing not a wing?”

When it’s being submitted for scrutiny by the MotoGP Technical Director, that’s when. After the 2016 season ended, the testing for 2017 immediately begun. But despite the aerodynamic ‘winglets’ being banned for the upcoming year – with everything from safety concerns through to tyre wear being cited as...

MotoGP Valencia: The Grand Finale

Well, this is it. The end of 2016 has arrived. After 17 races, 9 winners in MotoGP, 25 winners across all three classes, with thousands of miles travelled, tyres rubbered in and cups of coffee drank (just me?), the season is at it’s Grand Finale. Which means only...

MotoGP Sepang: Dovizioso on pole and in charge

Andrea Dovizioso secured his second pole of 2016, in yet another session that was affected by the Malaysian weather. Dovi started Saturday 15th in the combined standings, as in Friday’s first practice, damp patches on track affected his preferred lines, which meant the Italian didn’t push for the...