There will be two more factory-backed Yamaha YZF-R1 superbikes on the grid for WorldSBK Championship next year.
David wraps up for us a very eventful MotoGP race day at the Japanese GP in Motegi, Japan.
David walks us through Saturday’s MotoGP news and action at the Japanese GP at Motegi.
MotoGP heads to the Twin Ring Circuit in Motegi, Japan this weekend. David gives us a look at the headlines we expect to see at the Japanese GP.
Saturday at the Thai GP is in the bag. Here is everything that happened at Buriram for the MotoGP paddock.
David and Neil discuss the Aragon GP in Spain, in this episode of the Paddock Pass Podcast, with topics like the rivalry brewing between Marquez and Dovizioso, the rise of Suzuki, and the fall of Yamaha.
Here’s all the MotoGP happenings from Friday at the Aragon GP in Spain.
Here is a preview of things to expect and watch for during during MotoGP’s stop in Spain, for the Aragon GP.
Another great episode from the Paddock Pass Podcast crew, this one covers everything from the San Marino GP at Misano.
A number of the MotoGP teams have had a busy test at the Aragon circuit over the past two days. This is the test that played a role in not being able to move the Silverstone race to the Monday, a public holiday in the UK, as the trucks needed to travel the 2000km from Towcester to Alcañiz and set up ready for testing.
On Wednesday, Suzuki, Yamaha, and KTM were the factories taking to the track, with the Pramac Ducati squad also present. Thursday saw Yamaha and Pramac depart to make way for the factory Ducati squad. The teams were met with much better weather than at Silverstone, allowing two full days of testing, with the track improving as it got cleaned up with bikes circulating.
Naturally, the show starts with a look at Ducati’s third-straight victory at the Red Bull Ring, and how it came to be that Jorge Lorenzo stood on the top podium step, come Sunday afternoon.
Part of Lorenzo’s victory can be credited to his tire choice, which creates some discussion as well about the Michelin rear tire selection.
The conversation then turns to Marquez’s increasing lead in the MotoGP Championship standings, as he continues to gain on Valentino Rossi, who is making the best of a lackluster year on the Movistar Yamaha YZR-M1.
Lastly, the show takes a look at Aprilia Racing, which seems to be making little progress on its MotoGP program. The show covers the various reasons why Aprilia is struggling, and how the factory team can turnaround its fortunes.
Of course, the show finishes with out winners and losers from the weekend, which you won’t want to miss.
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