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KTM Reworks RC 8C Track Weapon for 2023 Is it the ultimate "track day special?" Ducati, among others, would argue that point. Nevertheless, with a claimed dry weight of 313 pounds, more horsepower and torque from the 889cc parallel-twin engine (output last year was a claimed 128 horsepower), and a new 12,000 rpm redline, this new...   

Binder quickest in FP1 at Sepang097 3. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) + 0.144 4. Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP™) + 0.396 5. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.472 6. Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.487 7. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) + 1.064 8. Fabio Di Giannantonio (Gresini Racing MotoGP™)...   

Fernandez bounces back on Day 1 as rain disrupts FP2 Tony Arbolino (Elf Marc VDS Racing Team) + 1.051 4. Manuel Gonzalez (Yamaha VR46 Master Camp Team) + 1.063 5. Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) + 1.122 6. Marcel Schrötter (Liqui Moly Intact GP) + 1.277 7. Albert Arenas (Inde GASGAS Aspar Team) + 1.300 8. Somkiat Chantra (Idemitsu Honda Team...   

If You Hate "Team Orders" in MotoGP, You're Going to Despise "Manufacturer Orders" It was fairly obvious at the end of the last MotoGP race in Thailand that Johann Zarco, aboard a Ducati from the satellite team Pramac, handed Ducati factory rider Pecco Bagnaia three points. Zarco had incredible pace, passing riders at will before he arrived at Bagnaia's rear wheel with a few...   

Marquez fastest as the rain falls at Motegi Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team) + 0.155 4. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.196 5. Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.398 6. Franco Morbidelli (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) + 0.936 7. Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP™) + 0.965 8. Alex Marquez (LCR Honda Castrol) +...   

Honda Reveals Specifications for 755cc Parallel-Twin Engine Expected in New Hornet Recently, Honda published renderings of the concept Hornet, but there was no information on the engine. That has changed. The engine powering the Hornet "concept" is a 755cc parallel-twin with four-valve heads and 270-degree crank. Honda says it makes 92 horsepower at 9,500 rpm and 55.3...   

KTM Announces Changes to 890 Adventure R for 2023We are big fans of the current KTM 890 Adventure R, as revealed by our test of the model shortly after its introduction in 2021. It starts with a version of KTM's fantastic parallel-twin (also found in its Duke series), which is remarkably light, compact and blessed with a gorgeous, meaty power...   

KTM Will Assist MV Agusta With Distribution of Motorcycles in North America KTM and MV Agusta have signed an agreement which will see KTM "create a dedicated US-based legal entity, which will be in charge of all MV Agusta operations in North America." MVs in KTM dealerships? It's coming. Here is the press release: Varese, 20 September 2022 – MV Agusta and KTM AG, a...   

Miller quickest in FP3, A. Espargaro into Q1 Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing Team) + 0.056 4. Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP™) + 0.065 5. Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.090 6. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.175 7. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.232 8. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy...   

Aleix Espargaro tops Aragon FP1 despite a crash012 3. Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 0.089 4. Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) + 0.176 5. Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing) + 0.196 6. Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP™) + 0.205 7. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 0.319 8. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha...