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MotoGP Silverstone: The summer break is over

The summer break in MotoGP is over. Let’s put it this way – Silverstone showed itself from its best side, as expected. With lots of rain and cold temperatures. It was a wet start to the second half of the MotoGP season at Silverstone.

MotoGP 2023: Well deserved summer break

Finally summer break. Finally time to recover. To cure injuries and find new strength. After eight world championship stops, the first half of the 2023 MotoGP season ended with the race in Assen. In six weeks, the season continues at Silverstone. Let’s use the summer break to draw a small interim conclusion. What was good?…

MotoGP Germany – A toast to ease

I’ve been going to the Sachsenring for well over ten years – as a fan, as a media representative, as a blogger, as a guest. The Sachsenring is and always has been something special. It’s where I can be as close to my passion as possible. There I can work for my blog and provide…

MotoGP France – Discussions in Le Mans

At the start of the race weekend in Le Mans, there was much discussion, because the past race of Jerez still had an effect. The MotoGP riders were dissatisfied. Again.

MotoGP America – Honda comeback?!

hrough the victory of Alex Rins, Honda makes its comeback in the MotoGP season 2023. They had almost disappeared into oblivion. Anyone who believed that the first Honda victory in 2023 would be claimed by Mark Marquez or Joan Mir would be disappointed today.

MotoGP Argentina – Last man standing

Head and neck trauma, severe back contusions, broken metacarpal bone, shoulder blade fracture, tendon injuries to the outer hip joint, four broken vertebrae in the back, broken lower jaw, severe lung contusion – these are the injuries after two MotoGP races. The season has just started and already there are five retirements. In today’s MotoGP…

MotoGP Portimão – Gravel beds a well-known topic

The season opening was supposed to herald a new MotoGP era and yet we saw a familiar problem. A problem that has been running through the MotoGP seasons for years. The understandable need for safety of the MotoGP riders is not sufficiently addressed. Above all, the gravel beds were the central issue.

MotoGP 2023: New season and many questions

Portimao – Portugal. Red light. Roaring engines. Highly concentrated MotoGP riders. Tense MotoGP fans in the stands. All eyes are on the riders on the grid. The eyes of the riders are eagerly looking at the traffic lights. The light goes out. The engines roar to life. The 2023 MotoGP season starts.

MotoGP Valencia: The Italian Job

Valencia finale: Ducati and Pecco Bagnaia had to make it work this season. Last season they had one hand on the title, but in the end they lost out. Pecco Bagnaia narrowly failed last year to make the Italian dream come true.

When the worst happens

Victor Steeman, Dean Berta Vinales, Jason Dupasquier, Luis Salom, Andrea Antonelli, Marco Simoncelli, Shoya Tomizawa – These are the names of the riders who in the last eleven years in the World Championship (MotoGP & WSBK) have lost their lives in an accident in the sport they loved the most.

MotoGP Buriram: Through the monsoon

The riders of the Moto3 were still lucky. Their race at the Thailand GP in Buriram took place in dry conditions. Not so for the Moto2. Just in time for the start of the race, the first drops announced themselves

MotoGP Motegi: Joy and sorrow

Joy and sorrow often lie close together. Sometimes even side by side in the same box. After three years, it was finally back to Japan.

MotoGP San Marino: Balance is everything

When half the rider field is out in Moto2, it’s slippery. The conditions in MotoGP were ideal from the outside. Sun, no clouds and dry. But

Sprint races = MotoGP 2.0

More entertainment. More excitement. More racing action. Has MotoGP really become boring? Does it need a change?

MotoGP Silverstone: Curious

The six-week summer break is over and things got off to a flying start at Silverstone. If we think back to the past races at Silverstone, one thing was always predominant, the typical English weather.

MotoGP Assen: Off to summer

The first half of the MotoGP season ends with the race in Assen. Now it’s time for everyone to take a well-deserved summer break. But before that, here’s the race action in Assen from my point of view. In short, this weekend had it in itself.

MotoGP 2022: Mugello GP experience report

The tickets for the race Sunday were bought spontaneously on Saturday and then it was off to Mugello early in the morning on Sunday. It would have been a missed opportunity not to watch the races live on site.

MotoGP Le Mans: Last man standing

The race track in Le Mans is always good for a crash. Whether in wet conditions or, as on this Sunday, in the dry, the track is known for crashes. Last year, 118 crashes were recorded, and there was also a lot of graveling during the practice sessions.

MotoGP Jerez: Back-to-back in Europe

After an unusually cold start in Europe with the race in Portimao last Sunday, it was now off to Jerez. In front of packed grandstands (more than 58,000 spectators), a MotoGP rider already showed an exceptional performance in qualifying on Saturday.

MotoGP Portugal: Blue Domination

After four overseas races, MotoGP has arrived in Europe. Now the cards are reshuffled once again. After four races and three different winners, it was now time to find the winner of the Portugal GP. Should there be a repeat winner? Or should a new driver take the top spot on the podium?

MotoGP Austin: A floppy start

After his violent highsider in the WarmUp of Indonesia and his forced break due to the returned double vision, Marc Marquez returned to the track in Texas. The Honda rider has already claimed seven wins in Texas and was considered the favorite despite a ninth-place starting position.

MotoGP Indonesia: Stormy Weather

The Mandalika International Street Circuit, after 25 years MotoGP returns to Indonesia. After the Superbike World Championship completed its last race of the season there in 2021, MotoGP now also makes a guest appearance in Indonesia for its second race of the season and already Saturday offered a lot. Hot temperatures, hot maneuvers and a…

MotoGP Qatar: Statements & Emotions

We were all really looking forward to the start of the new season in MotoGP. It should also distract us somewhat from the terrible events that have occupied us daily for over a week.

MotoGP 2021 – Season review

I’ve been going back and forth on what I want my 2021 season review post to look like. What do I want to focus on? What do I want to look at critically? The 2021 season offered so much worth reporting on. Plenty of material to discuss, to reflect on, to say thank you and,…

MotoGP Portimão: Portugal Paradox

“Racing Sunday, writes its own stories” or “One man’s joy is another man’s sorrow”. Yes, they are trite phrases, and yet they are so true on this race Sunday.

MotoGP 2021 – New rules

Accidents, with no good outcome. They often happened in the junior classes. Often they happened due to too risky driving of the individual pilots. Often they happened in narrow driver fields. Unfortunately, not all of them ended well. The accidents lie like a shadow over the current season, and not only in MotoGP. The Superbike…

MotoGP Misano – Only one race Sunday

A race Sunday and way too many special moments. The double victory of Honda. The resurgent Marc Marquez, who won again for the first time on a right-handed circuit. Pol Espargaró’s first podium as a factory rider. The incredible recovery of Enea Bastianini, who started in 16th place and ended up in third. Valentino Rossi’s…

MotoGP 2021 – Marco Simoncelli: 10 years memories

he horrific images on the racetrack. The images from the pit lane. The despair on Valentino Rossi’s face. Paolo Simoncelli who rushed to the scene of the accident. The silence after the accident, which was irrepressible.

MotoGP Österreich: Luck is with the brave

I could quote here about eggs, cochones or balls, but let’s concentrate on the most important thing – the courage of Brad Binder. He dared to do something in yesterday’s MotoGP race that many would have considered crazy. And let’s be honest, if it hadn’t worked, it would have been classified as stupid.

MotoGP 2021 – Valentino Rossi: Ciao Vale

He is Valentino Rossi. The figurehead of MotoGP. The representative for the motorcycle world championship. Not because he has collected the most world titles as a rider, that is still Giacomo Agostini. Or because he has won the most victories. No.

MotoGP 2021: Summer break

Five weeks of summer break are just around the corner. Five weeks in which to recover, gather new strength or think about your future. Everyone deserves a break after the season so far. But before we go on our well-deserved vacation, we still have Assen to come. A track steeped in history, which in the…

MotoGP Barcelona: New layout. New asphalt. Old memories.

Last weekend Mugello, and this weekend Barcelona. The first back-to-back race in the 2021 MotoGP season. MotoGP has moved on. It’s moving on. Everyone is working. And yet, there are memories. Memories of what happened last Saturday at Mugello. Memories of what happened in Barcelona five years ago.

Moto3 2021 – Jason Dupasquier: A sad day

Today’s MotoGP race at Mugello offered so many things worth reporting on: Enea Bastianini’s accident during the Warm Up Lap. The many crashes, especially that of Marc Marquez and Alex Rins. The comeback of KTM with the great performance of Miguel Oliveira. Or the victory of Fabio Quartararo, who ran his laps like clockwork. All…

MotoGP Le Mans: Le Mans again and again

t was a classic race at Le Mans. With variable weather and not so easy track conditions. The Moto2 riders were lucky and were able to race on a dry track. Looked the sky, which moved over the MotoGP starting field, darker and darker.

MotoGP Jerez: Party in red

It’s been 15 years since Ducati last won at Jerez. Loris Capirossi brought the last victory for the Reds in 2006. Until today. Today they could cheer and that even double. Jack Miller won by a margin of 1.912s ahead of his Ducati teammate Pecco Bagnaia and Petronas Yamaha rider Franco Morbidelli.

MotoGP Portugal: Rollercoaster Portimão

Portimão, a circuit that two years ago nobody had on their radar. A track around which the MotoGP circus gave a wide berth. The asphalt was too bad, the track very demanding.

MotoGP Katar: I think it’s starting again

MotoGP made a brilliant return to Qatar after a year’s break, with only Moto3 and Moto2 racing in Qatar due to the Corona pandemic. It’s been 126 days since the 2020 season finale, and a few things have changed.

Miss MotoGP: Happy Birthday to…me?!

Five years 62 articles and 4658… well I didn’t really count the words. In any case, there were a lot. Five years ago I started my blog. Why? Because I wanted to do something that would bring me a little closer to my favorite sport. Because I wanted to share my passion. Because I wanted…

Miss MotoGP asks – Andrea Schlager

MotoGP stands for sport at the highest level. It’s where the best riders in the world come together to live their sport, compete against each other and inspire people all over the world with their skills. It’s a racing circus with hundreds of people working behind and in front of the scenes. What is it…

MotoGP 2020 – Season review

What a season. What a MotoGP year 2020. The pandemic has upset everything. For a long time it looked as if there would be no season at all. As if the 2020 MotoGP season had ended in Qatar before it even started. It was all on the line. With a great deal of effort, a…

MotoGP 2020 – Joan Mir: Just a moment

A moment can decide everything. It can produce positive results or dull the joy of victory. One moment today was the decision. But it was not the moment that Franco Morbidelli won the victory in Valencia. Even though the duel with Jack Miller in the final laps was exciting. It was the moment that happened…

MotoGP 2020 – Joan Mir: Blue performance

About a month ago I wrote that consistency can decide the championship. Today we have seen what that means. Joan Mir has been riding consistently since the beginning of the season. He keeps his cool. He describes himself as the most consistent rider competing for the championship. He seems to be right. Even though there…

MotoGP Aragon II: Expectations, disappointments and the thin line between them

In the second edition of Aragon, the same questions were asked as in every double race in this 2020 season. Who could learn from the last race? Who has improved? Who can cope with the pressure of the last race? That was the question to answer today. Unfortunately, not everyone could cope with the pressure,…

MotoGP Aragon I: Consistency makes the world champion

Failures. Missed races. Injuries. Quarantine. All this can happen to any driver this season. All of this can decide victory or defeat at the end of the 2020 season. To always be in the points. To calculate the risk correctly and not to give too much. To always be constant. This could be the right…

MotoGP Le Mans: Whenever it rains…

Rain in Le Mans. Difficult track conditions. Red flag. Aborted start. Wet Race. All set for an exciting, breathtaking race. One could speak of drama. Yes, if you don’t expect too much.

MotoGP Barcelona: Right tires are the answer

Joy and sorrow often lie together. Or you could also say – To win today’s race in Barcelona, the tires were crucial. The right questions had to be answered. Is the left side of the tire well warmed up?

MotoGP Misano II: Re-match in Misano

Re-match in Misano. Which team, which driver could learn best from the first race in Misano? Who could improve? Who stopped in his development? This season with its changed race calendar is a tough one.

MotoGP Misano I: What a season?

What a season? Without the crowds, with an injured Marc Marquez and a world championship that couldn’t be any tighter. Nine MotoGP riders currently have a chance of becoming world champions. They are all so close together that just one victory can upset everything.

MotoGP Spielberg: Red flag & orange dreams

12 meters more security. 12 meters more air fence, more safety fence, more tire stacks. More safety in a dangerous sport. It is only a small modification, but it should give the drivers a little more safety.

MotoGP Österreich: What a race?

What am I going to write about this race? A thousand sentences go through my mind how I could start. The accident. The re-start. The victory of Dovizioso. So much has happened for just one race.

MotoGP 2020 – KTM: Orange is the new …

Four years ago KTM entered the MotoGP class. After successful years in Moto3 and Moto2, the royal class of the motorcycle world championship should now be tackled. KTM withdrew from Moto2 last year to concentrate more on MotoGP.

MotoGP 2016: Experience report San Marino

Everyone knows the pictures of the Grand Prix when the Rossi fans storm the track on Sunday after the race to cheer their hero. It is amazing how full the grandstands are and how predominant the color yellow is, especially on the “Brutapella I & II”.