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MotoGP preview with Freddie Spencer, in association with Mercedes-Benz

by Ed Foster, March 8th 2017

Freddie Spencer looks ahead to the 2017 MotoGP season with Motor Sport's Ed...

Why MotoGP should get even better

by Mat Oxley, March 7th 2017

Despite a record-breaking 2016, MotoGP should become even more exciting, thanks...

How MotoGP anti-jerk works

by Mat Oxley, March 1st 2017

The last in our series of blogs explaining the mysteries of MotoGP electronic...

Race Retro: Ask Freddie Spencer

by Web Editor, February 23rd 2017

It's not just cars at Race Retro, three-time motorcycling world champion...

Bigger bangs for bigger bucks

by Mat Oxley, February 20th 2017

This season Marc Marquez will use a new engine configuration, inspired by Honda...

Can Valentino Rossi win in 2017?

by Mat Oxley, February 15th 2017

A faster motorcycle, a more focused mind and a better atmosphere in the Yamaha...

An anti-chatter jounce box?

by Mat Oxley, February 6th 2017

Last year Ducati’s Gigi Dall’Igna maddened many with his wings, now he may have...

It’s Vinales versus Marquez

by Mat Oxley, February 1st 2017

But what is Ducati up to – we reveal the secret (possibly) of the GP17’s so-...

Ask Mat – Sepang test

by Mat Oxley, January 31st 2017

The vital first tests of 2017 started at Sepang on Monday – so what pointers...

More silverware for Crutchlow

by Mat Oxley, January 25th 2017

Yesterday Cal Crutchlow received Britain’s most prestigious motorcycling award...

Watch: Marquez's MotoGP snow ride

by Web Editor, January 19th 2017

Marc Marquez followed a path laid down by Max Verstappen last year, tearing his...

How MotoGP launch control works

by Mat Oxley, January 18th 2017

Launch control is the rider-aids programme designed to help MotoGP riders when...

After 117 years: Triumph’s first GP win

by Mat Oxley, January 11th 2017

Triumph has been around since 1902 but has never won a Grand Prix. That will...

How MotoGP engine-braking control works

by Mat Oxley, January 4th 2017

High-performance MotoGP engines create a lot of negative torque on the overrun...

MotoGP 2017: revealing the factories’ R&D plans

by Mat Oxley, December 28th 2016

We are in the midst of MotoGP’s winter testing ban but work never stops in race...

How MotoGP anti-wheelie works

by Mat Oxley, December 21st 2016

The second of our in-depth look at MotoGP rider aids explains how anti-wheelie...

MotoGP: bigger than Formula 1?

by Mat Oxley, December 14th 2016

Why are more and more F1 fans watching MotoGP? And is this a good thing or a...

How MotoGP traction control works

by Mat Oxley, December 7th 2016

It’s one of the great mysteries of modern racing: how does traction control...

One MotoGP season – more than a thousand crashes

by Mat Oxley, November 23rd 2016

During 2016 there were more than a thousand crashes in a MotoGP season for the...

Ask Mat – Pre-2017 testing

by Mat Oxley, November 17th 2016

Motor Sport's MotoGP reporter Mat Oxley answers your questions as teams...

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