• Jerez MotoGP Results (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 05/02/2021 at 11:51 PM

    Today’s race in Jerez featured both overwhelming happiness for one rider (Ducati’s Jack Miller) and great disappointment for another (Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo). After taking the lead in the first few laps, Quartararo built a good gap to Miller in second place and appeared ready to cruise to his third victory of the year. Instead, Quartararo

  • Jerez MotoGP Qualifying Results (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 05/01/2021 at 8:40 PM

    Championship points leader Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) took pole position for the Jerez MotoGP race during qualifying earlier today. Starting on the front row alongside him will be Franco Morbidelli (Yamaha) and Jack Miller (Ducati). Honda star Marc Marquez continues his comeback this weekend (his second race after a nine-month layoff). Marquez had a high speed

  • AMA Hall of Fame Member Dick Mann Passes Away (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/28/2021 at 10:43 PM

    Two-time AMA Grand National champion and Daytona 200 winner Dick Mann has passed away at the age of 86. Known as “Bugsy”, Mann was a likeable but fierce competitor winning on both the dirt and roadrace tarmac during his professional career. MD expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Dick Mann. Here is

  • Suzuki Announces Redesigned 2022 GSX-S1000 (with videos) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/26/2021 at 4:19 PM

    The Suzuki GSX-S1000, and its faired sibling the GSX-S1000F (last tested by MD here) have been around for several years and presented a relative bargain in the open-class naked category. Suzuki has just announced that the GSX-S1000 has been substantially updated for the 2022 model year. New styling, LED lighting and revised engine components (with

  • Triumph Announces 2021 Street Scrambler and Street Scrambler Sandstorm (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/22/2021 at 6:30 PM

    Triumph updates the 900cc Street Scrambler Engine for 2022 (now Euro 5 compliant) and introduces a limited edition Sandstorm version. Here is the press release from Triumph, along with two videos at the end of this article. NEW 2021 Street Scrambler andSTREET SCRAMBLER sandstorm Limited Edition With all the Street Scrambler’s custom style, thrilling performance,

  • Moto3 Rookie Pedro Acosta Already Making History (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/22/2021 at 12:18 AM

    Even if you don’t follow Moto3, you likely heard that a rookie in the category started from pit lane at Qatar a couple of weeks ago and managed to win the race! That rookie’s name is Pedro Acosta, and he won the Moto3 race last weekend, as well, at Portimão. After a second place finish

  • Portimão MotoGP Results (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/18/2021 at 4:57 PM

    Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) took the lead in the MotoGP World championship with his second consecutive race win earlier today at Portimão. Quartararo set a blistering pace, matched only by Alex Rins (Suzuki) until Rins crashed out with several laps remaining. Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) also rode brilliantly to finish second after starting 11th on the grid.

  • Portimão MotoGP Qualifying Results (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/17/2021 at 11:22 PM

    Qualifying for tomorrow’s MotoGP race at Portimão was held earlier today. Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) took pole position with a new lap record for the circuit. Starting on the front row with Quartararo tomorrow will be Alex Rins (Suzuki) and Johann Zarco (Ducati). Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) put in a stunning lap to break the circuit record

  • Bagnaia Leads Friday Practice at Portimão; Marquez is 6th Quickest (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/16/2021 at 4:10 PM

    If you thought that Marc Marquez (Honda) would be slow and cautious on his return to MotoGP after a nine-month layoff, you were wrong on both counts. With unpredictable weather in Portimão, the riders treated free practice 2 earlier today as a mini-qualification, i.e., their ticket into Q2 tomorrow. There were some fast times. Ducati’s

  • Marc Marquez Will Race Next Weekend in Portugal (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 04/11/2021 at 2:20 AM

    Honda superstar Marc Marquez has finally been cleared by doctors to return to MotoGP racing. Marquez has missed 9 months of competition as a result of a broken right arm that, at least initially, failed to heal properly. The injury required three separate surgeries. Here is a press release from Repsol Honda followed by a