Pol Espargaro rode his KTM to pole position for Sunday’s Styrian MotoGP after topping the timesheets in qualifying on Saturday.
KTM rider Pol Espargaro set the quickest time in Friday’s opening Styrian MotoGP free practice sessions as Ducati continued their strong form after last weekend’s victory at the same Spielberg circuit.
Johann Zarco will start his next MotoGP race from the pitlane after he was sanctioned for “irresponsible riding” following a crash involving Franco Morbidelli last weekend in Austria, the International Motorcycling Federation said Friday.
MotoGP rider Johann Zarco insisted Thursday that “you can’t do this sport if you don’t want to take risks” after being widely condemned for his role in a terrifying 300kmh near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi said riders needed to “improve their behaviour” and show more respect after he and Yamaha teammate Maverick Vinales narrowly escaped serious injury in the Austrian Grand Prix.
World motorcycling superstar Valentino Rossi said a stray bike, travelling at around 320 kmh (200mph), almost “killed me” in a horrifying near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.

MotoGP Dovizioso delivers for Ducati, as Binder puts up a fight at Austrian MotoGP

Andrea Dovizioso won an eventful Austrian MotoGP for Ducati on Sunday, just 24 hours after revealing he would leave the Italian team at the end of the season, while South African rider Brad Binder held on to grab fourth place on his KTM.

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MotoGP Vinales takes pole, Binder left chasing at Austrian MotoGP

Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales clinched pole, while South African rider Brad Binder (KTM) was well back on the grid, for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.

MotoGP KTM’s Espargaro tops opening practice, Binder trails in 16th at Austrian GP

Pol Espargaro on a KTM posted the quickest time in opening practice on Friday for this weekend’s Austrian MotoGP.

MotoGP Brad Binder and KTM looking to exploit home advantage in rainy Austria

South African Brad Binder will try to serve up another dose of last weekend’s wizardry at his KTM team’s home Austrian MotoGP on Sunday, although torrential rain is forecast to drench the picturesque circuit in the shadow of the Alps.

MotoGP ‘The beginning of something great’ – Brad Binder is hungry for more

Two-wheel ace Brad Binder admits he needs some time to let his achievement sink in, after securing a historic maiden victory, but the South African rider is eager to continue his rapid rise in MotoGP.

MotoGP South African rookie Binder wins Czech MotoGP on ‘insane’ bike

Brad Binder created a series of firsts as he won the Czech MotoGP on Sunday to make come true “a day I dreamed about since I was a little boy”.

MotoGP Zarco pips Quartararo for Czech MotoGP pole

Johann Zarco claimed a surprise pole for this weekend’s Czech MotoGP on Saturday three hundredths of a second ahead of championship leader Fabio Quartararo.

MotoGP Rossi ‘proud’ but not stressed by prospect of 200th podium

Valentino Rossi said Thursday he was proud to be looking at the prospect of reaching his 200th MotoGP top-class podium at Brno this weekend — but declined to stress out about it.

MotoGP Quartararo eyes hat-trick with Marquez out of Czech MotoGP

Fabio Quartararo will be eyeing a third straight MotoGP win at Brno on Sunday as reigning champion Marc Marquez is demoted to watching from the sidelines after undergoing surgery for the second time on his broken arm.

MotoGP MotoGP star Marquez undergoes second arm operation

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has undergone further surgery on his broken right arm, casting increasing doubt on his return at this weekend’s Czech Grand Prix.

MotoGP Quartararo keeps cool to win searing Andalucia MotoGP

Frenchman Fabio Quartararo won for the second straight week at Jerez on Sunday as he dominated the Andalucia MotoGP while bikes crashed and broke down behind him in searing heat.

MotoGP Marquez listens to body and quits Andalucia MotoGP as Quartararo grabs pole

World champion Marc Marquez will not start the Andalucia MotoGP in Jerez after dropping out of qualifying on Saturday four days after an operation on a broken arm.

MotoGP Marquez makes speedy return as Vinales tops practice

World champion Marc Marquez made his remarkable return four days after surgery in Saturday’s Andalucia MotoGP third practice with Maverick Vinales setting a track record at Jerez to top the time sheets.





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