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Bigger bangs for bigger bucks

Opinion by Mat Oxley, February 20th 2017

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

This week in motor sport – February 13

Opinion by Web Editor, February 17th 2017

Featuring cult heroes, two of the greatest riders of all time, a five-time...

Can Valentino Rossi win in 2017?

Opinion 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?

Opinion 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

Opinion 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

Opinion by Mat Oxley, January 31st 2017

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

More silverware for Crutchlow

Opinion by Mat Oxley, January 25th 2017

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

Watch: Marquez's MotoGP snow ride

Opinion 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

Opinion 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

Opinion 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

Opinion 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

Opinion 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

Opinion 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?

Opinion by Mat Oxley, December 14th 2016

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

Watch: Vettel and Kimi drive the Daytona banking

Opinion by Web Editor, December 7th 2016

Ferrari F1 cars take to the Daytona banking for the first time, and Fernando...

How MotoGP traction control works

Opinion by Mat Oxley, December 7th 2016

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

A WSB bike faster than a MotoGP bike?

Opinion by Mat Oxley, November 28th 2016

Jonathan Rea gave himself and Kawasaki a huge boost when he outpaced half the...

Watch: Lorenzo drives the Mercedes W05

Opinion by Web Editor, November 23rd 2016

Three-time MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo swapped his Yamaha for a Mercedes at...

One MotoGP season – more than a thousand crashes

Opinion 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

Opinion by Mat Oxley, November 17th 2016

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

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