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Ducati-Solution

Ducati-Solution

Ducati driver selection resolved – plan for 2025 is in place However, after Ducati newcomer Marc Marquez publicly announced that he would not insist on a factory team, but was only aiming for factory material for the 2025 season, the solution to the problem with the placement of Jorge Martin, Enea Bastianini and the exceptional […]

GP Spain scandal

GP Spain scandal

Questionable interpretation of the regulations distorted round 4 of MotoGP Absolutely unsportsmanlike decisions by officials influenced the outcome of the fourth round of the Motorcycle World Championship. Since the introduction of the much criticized so-called track limits for the 2019 season, the FIM desk clerks soon found another means of subsequently falsifying results in MotoGP […]

MGP Jerez preview

MGP Jerez preview

Before the fourth round of MotoGP in Andalusia After Ducati and Aprilia had shared the victories equally in the first 6 races, it could well be that a third manufacturer will be on top of the podium for the first time in Jerez de la Frontera. With Jack Miller as the winner in 2021, as […]

GP Texas review

GP Texas review

Viñales double victory – embarrassment for Bagnaia and Binder While Maverick Viñales delivered his masterpiece at the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, there was only one defeated man who was still happy, at least on Sunday. It speaks for the best of modern times that, despite a fall in the full-distance race, he didn’t […]

Pat Hennen – RIP

Pat Hennen – RIP

On the death of the former US pilot and Suzuki Grand Prix star When Pat came to Europe in 1976, he accepted the offer of his mentor at the time to take part in Grand Prix racing for the first time. It was not an easy undertaking to fight for the world championship on a […]

Texas GP Preview

Texas GP Preview

Preview of the third round of MotoGP in Austin After the expected cancellation of the Argentine GP originally scheduled for April 9th, the third round of this year’s MotoGP season will take place in the home of “Texas Tornado” Colin Edwards. The former WorldSBK world champion for Honda and then Yamaha factory rider in the […]

Pointless comparison

Pointless comparison

Pedro Acosta – hardly comparable to Marc Marquez Although many journalists jumped on it with enthusiasm, comparing Pedro Acosta with the best Spanish MotoGP rider in history is pointless and currently completely misguided. If you do it anyway, the newcomer from Murcia will hardly be able to keep up with the 8-time world champion. There […]

KTM wrong turns

KTM wrong turns

Pit Beirer and his incorrect forecast at the start of the season The man in the wheelchair is known for a number of sayings that have raised questions about his character and credibility in some places in the past. For many observers, what he said in interviews often sounded too much like self-praise. For example, […]

MGP Portugal review

MGP Portugal review

Interesting MotoGP weekend at the Autodromo do Algarve Qualifying had already been a bit of a surprise when both Aleix Espargaro and local hero Miguel Oliveira (both Aprilia) and Fabio di Giannantonio (Ducati) got stuck in Q1. Afterwards, defending champion Francesco Bagnaia didn’t make it to the front row, while his factory team colleague Enea […]

Confusing opening

Confusing opening

Puzzling incidents at the MotoGP season opener in Qatar We recently reported in detail about the 1953 Motorcycle World Championship. At that time, before the fourth round of the German GP, when drivers and officials were inspecting the track together, a decision was made that was extremely regrettable for the spectators. It was raining and […]