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Johann Zarco Confirms Ducati Deal to Race Next Year for Avintia Satellite TeamThe Sepang MotoGP test proved to be most instructive, both for the fans, who got a first taste of what the 2018 season could look like, and for the factories, who put the first imaginings of this year's bikes – and especially engines – through their paces. We learned that Ducati has taken...   

Pata Yamaha Extends Contract with Lowes & Van Der Mark   

2018 Catalan Grand PrixVirtually lost amidst the frenzied game of musical chairs being played in MotoGP is the fact that, pursuant to his careless crash in Italy ten days ago, Marc Marquez has returned to Earth. Though the title still appears to be his to lose, his margin of error has been trimmed. Another off in the...   

Q&A: Michele Pirro, On the Life of a Test RiderIn the final part of our series on test riders, (see also Part 1, with Mike Leitner, Part 2, with Davide Brivio, and Part 3, with Davide Tardozzi) an interview with Michele Pirro, Ducati's workhorse and arguably the rider responsible for taking the concept of a test rider to a higher level....   

Danillo Petrucci Moving to Factory Ducati Team Next Year2019 Ducati teammates Andrea Doviziso (l) and Danilo Petrucci (r) Honda confirmed earlier today that it has an agreement with Jorge Lorenzo to ride with the Repsol Honda MotoGP Team, as teammate to current champion Marc Marquez for two years beginning in 2019. Additionally, Ducati has announced...   

Danilo Petrucci moves to the factory Ducati teamDucati Corse wishes to announce that it has reached an agreement with Danilo Petrucci which will see the Italian rider join the Ducati Team in 2019. The 27-year-old from Terni has therefore been promoted to the factory squad after four seasons in the factory-supported Pramac Racing Team and he...   

Danilo Petrucci Gets a MotoGP Factory Ride with DucatiAfter the announcement that Jorge Lorenzo will race in Repsol Honda colors next season, as predicted the rest of the silly season puzzle pieces are falling into place. First up it seems is Danilo Petrucci, who will move up into the factory Ducati Corse squad for the 2019 MotoGP season. Ever...   

2018 Italian Grand PrixNature abhors a vacuum. On a day when Marc Marquez uncharacteristically slid out of the mix, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi stepped up to fill it. With an Italian icon and two Ducatis on the podium, it was another great day to be Italian. (Even if they don't exactly have a...   

MotoGP 2018 Season PreviewED: With the pre-season testing now complete, Bruce Allen previews the 2018 MotoGP season. In this first part, Bruce presents his observations on the tests. Check back here next week for Bruce's team-by-team analysis. Here we go again. We, the fans, are fully amped on the glidepath to the start...   

Preview of the MotoGP Test at Buriram, ThailandThe Sepang MotoGP test proved to be most instructive, both for the fans, who got a first taste of what the 2018 season could look like, and for the factories, who put the first imaginings of this year's bikes – and especially engines – through their paces. We learned that Ducati has taken...