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Mat Oxley

MAT-OXLEY

Contributor

As a racer, Mat is an Isle of Man TT winner and lap record holder. As a scribbler, he’s been at it since the late 1980s and has written acclaimed biographies of Valentino Rossi and Mick Doohan – plus he’s an award-winning commentator too.

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Marc Márquez: “He’s playing”

16/04/14

Mat Oxley explains just what sets Marc Márquez’s riding style apart from his rivals’

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MotoGP’s young guns and old dogs

26/03/14

After Márquez and Rossi’s Qatar duel, Mat Oxley looks back at some of history’s other old vs young battles

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Moving MotoGP’s goal posts

19/03/14

Mat Oxley on the last-minute rule changes introduced the week of the MotoGP opener in Qatar

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Why the door was left Open for Ducati

05/03/14

Mat Oxley explains how the factory Ducati team has been able to exploit the new Open rules to close the gap to its rivals

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The death of bike racing in the US?

26/02/14

Mat Oxley explains the decline of US Superbikes, which has fed GP racing with top riders for decades

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Open season on the factory teams

12/02/14

Mat Oxley looks at why the Open class rules are good for MotoGP and governing body Dorna

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MotoGP: Silly season or stupid season?

29/01/14

With rumours of Jorge Lorenzo’s defection to Ducati doing the rounds, Mat Oxley looks back to a simpler time

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Inside the mind of Casey Stoner

15/01/14

Mat Oxley explains why Casey Stoner endured a frosty relationship with the media and some fans

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Mat Oxley’s highlight of 2013

25/12/13

Mat Oxley’s highlight of the year: the Isle of Man Classic TT

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2013 MotoGP season review (Part 2)

11/12/13

The second and final part of Mat Oxley’s MotoGP review. This one’s on the big losers in 2013.

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2013 MotoGP season review (Part 1)

04/12/13

Mat Oxley review the 2013 MotoGP season and looks at how Marc Márquez has changed the sport in only 12 months

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A changing of the guard in MotoGP

13/11/13

Mat Oxley speaks to Jeremy Burgess after the announcement that he and Valentino Rossi will part ways

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What might happen in MotoGP at Valencia

30/10/13

Mat Oxley breaks down the possible scenarios for MotoGP’s final round in Spain

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A grand farce at Phillip Island

23/10/13

Mat Oxley on the incompetence displayed in MotoGP at Phillip Island

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Lorenzo vs Márquez

16/10/13

Was Jorge Lorenzo right to criticise Marc Márquez for his rough riding style? Mat Oxley thinks not.

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Márquez and Pedrosa clash at Aragon

02/10/13

“I didn’t see the touch, but I think Marc should be penalised for two or three seasons!” That was Valentino …