Category Archives: Analysis

Can Dorna solve the problems in WSBK?


With Sylvain Guintoli crowned world champion after a winner takes all shootout in Qatar the World Superbike championship should be looking forward to a future as bright as the floodlights at Losail but it’s hard to have optimism for the … Continue reading

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Marquez gears up for biggest challeng


Marc Marquez faces arguably his biggest challenge yet in 2014 in trying to retain the MotoGP championship. The Spaniard will be aiming to become the first rider since Valentino Rossi in 2009 to successfully defend the premier class title. It’s … Continue reading

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Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Bike progress weighs on Laverty ahead of Misano


The races come thick and fast in the second half of the MotoGP season and Michael Laverty and PBM are trying to close the gap to the other CRT runners. Having started the season in the hunt for points their … Continue reading

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Talking Tech3 with Poncharal, Crutchlow and Smith


Cal Crutchlow has seen his reputation grow hugely over the course of his three year MotoGP career at Tech 3, arriving in 2011 as a World Supersport champion and World Superbike race winner. Replacing Ben Spies at the satellite Yamaha … Continue reading

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Michael Laverty takes stock of rookie MotoGP campaign


New experiences are always tough. Whether it’s a first day at school or the first day at a new job. In most instances people are given time to adapt and find their feet but in motorsport you’re expected to hit … Continue reading

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Challenges facing a MotoGP rookie


In MotoGP it’s very easy to look upon the class as two distinct groups. There are the prototype bikes at the front and the CRT bikes at the bike. There is a gulf in performance between the two bikes with … Continue reading

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