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Why did Lorenzo do it?

by Mat Oxley, April 18th 2016

Why Rossi’s failure on the Ducati could be Lorenzo’s biggest reason for going...

Why MotoGP is going backwards

by Mat Oxley, April 12th 2016

There’s very little all the factories agree on, but engine rotation is one of...

The new MotoGP title favourites?

by Mat Oxley, April 5th 2016

Many people thought the secret to MotoGP 2016 would be smoothness, but Sunday’s...

Why some MotoGP riders crash so much

by Mat Oxley, March 30th 2016

Over the past decade MotoGP’s crash rate has more than doubled. Here are a few...

RIP Sandy Rainey

by Mat Oxley, March 24th 2016

Above: The Rainey's – Sandy, Wayne, Ila, Renee, Rodney. The Qatar weekend...

Farewell to winglets?

by Mat Oxley, March 23rd 2016

The subject of winglets, or strakes, or whatever you want to call the infernal...

Jorge Lorenzo’s MotoGP secret

by Mat Oxley, March 22nd 2016

Why was Jorge Lorenzo so fast on Sunday? Here’s one theory… The human brain is...

To finish first, first you must finish

by Mat Oxley, March 16th 2016

Why discretion may be the better part of valour during the 2016 MotoGP season...

Dorna's mistakes

by Mat Oxley, March 1st 2016

MotoGP’s Spanish rights holder has done some great things and some not-so-great...

Maverick by name, maverick by nature

by Mat Oxley, February 23rd 2016

Maverick Viñales topped last week’s MotoGP tests, but it may take a while...

To wing it or not, that is the question

by Mat Oxley, February 17th 2016

Are Ducati’s MotoGP winglets a good idea? Many think not. Which is why they may...

The Easy Rider in Valentino Rossi

by Mat Oxley, February 10th 2016

The nine-time champion hasn’t just changed his riding style to stay on top; he’...

Why Honda never take the easy road

by Mat Oxley, February 3rd 2016

Honda’s RC213V engine is a wild thing, but this is not an unusual problem for...

MotoGP's big change

by Mat Oxley, January 27th 2016

The balance of MotoGP is set for a dramatic change as the bias moves from the...

Rossi and Lorenzo: into 2016

by Mat Oxley, January 19th 2016

Yamaha has launched its 2016 factory team and hostilities between its riders...

"One of the last great tuners"

by Mat Oxley, January 6th 2016

We start the new year with an appreciation of one of the greatest engineers to...

The three greatest 'bikers of all time

by Mat Oxley, December 29th 2015

Our fourth and final Hall of Fame blog looks at Oxley’s own top-three all-time...

Blessed by nature?

by Mat Oxley, December 23rd 2015

The third of our four Hall of Fame blogs examines the dazzling skills of the so...

Why did MotoGP get nasty?

by Mat Oxley, December 16th 2015

Who to blame for the poisonous end to the 2015 MotoGP season: (in alphabetical...

Analysing MotoGP's crash stats

by Mat Oxley, December 2nd 2015

Call me sick and twisted, but I’ve been enjoying my favourite document of the...

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