news RSS on motogp.com - The Official MotoGP Websitehttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/rssnews RSS on motogp.com - The Official MotoGP WebsiteenBradl rides well in stifling heat to secure fourthhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Bradl+rides+well+in+stifling+heat+to+secure+fourth<p> The Q2 session at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix saw LCR Honda MotoGP’s Stefan Bradl qualify in a strong position at the head of row two.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Bradl+rides+well+in+stifling+heat+to+secure+fourthSat, 25 Oct 2014 10:00:26 +0000Pol Espargaro’s Sepang race fitness to be assessed on Sundayhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Pol+Espargaros+Sepang+race+fitness+to+be+assessed+on+Sunday<p> Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Pol Espargaro suffered a heavy fall in the closing minutes of FP3 at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, which resulted in him fracturing the head of the second metatarsal in his left foot.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Pol+Espargaros+Sepang+race+fitness+to+be+assessed+on+SundaySat, 25 Oct 2014 08:21:18 +0000Lorenzo pleased with front row slot in red hot Q2http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Lorenzo+pleased+with+front+row+slot+in+red+hot+Q2<p> Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo continued his competitive form at the hot Sepang International Circuit by taking third on the grid. His teammate, Valentino Rossi, had a more challenging qualifying session and will start Sunday’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix race from sixth position.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Lorenzo+pleased+with+front+row+slot+in+red+hot+Q2Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:19:38 +0000Iannone to miss Sepang race and head back early to Italyhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Iannone+to+miss+Sepang+race+and+head+back+early+to+Italy<p> On Saturday evening Andrea Iannone will fly back to Italy to try and be ready for the final race of the season at Valencia, having been ruled unfit to continue to ride at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Iannone+to+miss+Sepang+race+and+head+back+early+to+ItalySat, 25 Oct 2014 08:16:12 +0000Sensational pole man Marquez expects race battle with Pedrosahttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sensational+pole+man+Marquez+expects+race+battle+with+Pedrosa<p> Marc Marquez set a new pole record time of 1’58.791 on Saturday in Q2 at Sepang - his 13<sup>th</sup> pole of the year – but he believes his Repsol Honda colleague Dani Pedrosa will be a threat from second on the grid on Sunday.</p> <div>  </div> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sensational+pole+man+Marquez+expects+race+battle+with+PedrosaSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:15:38 +0000Rasol takes first win for Malaysia as title goes down to final racehttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/SAATC+Sepang+Saturday+Rasol<p> Malaysia’s Shafiq Rasol won the first of the two Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup races scheduled for this weekend at Sepang. Kaito Toba now leads the standings by two points from Yuta Date ahead of Sunday’s final race of the series.</p> <div>  </div> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/SAATC+Sepang+Saturday+RasolSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:14:22 +0000Superb Sepang pole time from record breaker Marquezhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+Q2+Sepang+Marquez<p> MotoGP™ pole position at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix went to Marc Marquez, who notched a new premier class record 13<sup>th</sup> pole of the year. Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo join him on the front row after the Q2 battle.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+Q2+Sepang+MarquezSat, 25 Oct 2014 07:07:13 +0000Pedrosa continues strong practice form in Malaysiahttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP3+Sepang+Pedrosa<p> MotoGP™ FP3 was topped by Dani Pedrosa at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, followed by Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez in the top three. The session was red flagged shortly before the end due to a crash for Pol Espargaro (Monster Yamaha Tech3).</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP3+Sepang+PedrosaSat, 25 Oct 2014 03:10:39 +0000Iannone recovering from Friday practice crashhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Iannone+Sepang+Friday+Review<p> Andrea Iannone arrived this weekend at Sepang already carrying heavy knocks from a crash at Phillip Island and he had another spill on Friday in Malaysia after contact with Marc Marquez in free practice.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Iannone+Sepang+Friday+ReviewFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:23:02 +0000Sepang specialist Pedrosa leads on day one in Malaysiahttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sepang+specialist+Pedrosa+leads+on+day+one+in+Malaysia<p> Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa topped Friday practice at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sepang+specialist+Pedrosa+leads+on+day+one+in+MalaysiaFri, 24 Oct 2014 10:59:29 +0000Lorenzo: ‘I think we can fight for the win’http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Lorenzo+I+think+we+can+fight+for+the+win<p> Friday at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix saw riders go out in both the wet and dry, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo in the top three in both conditions.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Lorenzo+I+think+we+can+fight+for+the+winFri, 24 Oct 2014 10:11:21 +0000Second overall on opening day for Aleix Espargarohttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Aleix+Espargaro+Sepang+Friday+review<p> NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro started the weekend strongly, finishing second overall on the opening day of the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Aleix+Espargaro+Sepang+Friday+reviewFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:51 +0000Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup: Toba takes pole at Sepanghttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Shell+Advance+Asia+Talent+Cup+Toba+takes+pole+at+Sepang<p> Kaito Toba set the fastest time in qualifying for the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup at the Sepang International Circuit on Friday. Toba’s fellow title rivals Ayumu Sasaki and Yuta Date were second and fourth respectively.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Shell+Advance+Asia+Talent+Cup+Toba+takes+pole+at+SepangFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:58:30 +0000Pedrosa’s morning time tops Friday timesheetshttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP2+Sepang+Pedrosa<p> Dani Pedrosa’s best time in MotoGP™ FP1 at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix made him Friday’s fastest rider, with Aleix Espargaro and Jorge Lorenzo also in the top three - after the FP2 run was delayed and affected by rain at Sepang.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP2+Sepang+PedrosaFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:11:39 +0000Pedrosa starts round 17 weekend on the pacehttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP1+Sepang+Pedrosa<p> Dani Pedrosa was the fastest rider in MotoGP™ FP1 at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, followed by Aleix Espargaro and Jorge Lorenzo in the top three.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/MotoGP+FP1+Sepang+PedrosaFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:25:25 +0000A new look grid for MotoGP™ in 2015http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/motogp+entry+list+analysis<p> The provisional entry list for the premier class for 2015 has been released today and the MotoGP™ grid will have a distinctly different look about it next year.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/motogp+entry+list+analysisThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:20:15 +0000Sweltering Sepang welcomes MotoGP™ for penultimate roundhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sweltering+Sepang+welcomes+MotoGP+for+penultimate+round<p> At Thursday’s press conference on the eve of the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix the 2014 MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez was joined by Valentino Rossi, Bradley Smith, Cal Crutchlow, Tito Rabat and Alex Marquez to address the media.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Sweltering+Sepang+welcomes+MotoGP+for+penultimate+roundThu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:19 +0000Marquez and Rossi on Moto2™ and Moto3™ title battleshttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Marquez+and+Rossi+on+Moto2+and+Moto3+title+battles<p> Ahead of this weekend’s action at Sepang, where Tito Rabat and Alex Marquez have chances to win the World Championship in Moto2™ and Moto3™ respectively, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi have given their views on how the title candidates can handle the pressure.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Marquez+and+Rossi+on+Moto2+and+Moto3+title+battlesThu, 23 Oct 2014 11:59:20 +00002015 MotoGP™ Entry List Announcedhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/2015+MotoGP+Entry+List+Announced<p> The FIM has released the following provisional 2015 entry list for the MotoGP™ World Championship.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/2015+MotoGP+Entry+List+AnnouncedThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:02:00 +0000Ramon Aurin to be Pedrosa’s new Race Engineerhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Aurin+new+chief+mechanic+of+Pedrosa<p> Experienced Spanish technician Ramon Aurin will replace Mike Leitner as Race Engineer for Dani Pedrosa in the Repsol Honda Team next season.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Aurin+new+chief+mechanic+of+PedrosaThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:01:55 +0000Time schedule for the 2014 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prixhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Malasian+Grand+Prix+time+schedule<p> The third in the three-week flyaway triple header of MotoGP™ rounds - the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix - takes place this weekend at Sepang. With clocks changing overnight on Saturday-Sunday in some time zones, be sure to familiarise yourself with the Grand Prix timetable before the weekend.</p> <div>  </div> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Malasian+Grand+Prix+time+scheduleWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:06:45 +0000Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup title to be decided at Sepanghttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Shell+Advance+Asia+Talent+Cup+Sepang+preview<p> This weekend at Sepang the inaugural Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup reaches its conclusion with the final two races of the competition, which commenced back in March in Qatar.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Shell+Advance+Asia+Talent+Cup+Sepang+previewWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:05:33 +0000Marquez and Pedrosa with immediate chance to bounce back at Sepanghttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Marquez+and+Pedrosa+with+immediate+chance+to+bounce+back+at+Sepang<p> After DNFs in Australia MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez and his teammate Dani Pedrosa are heading to Malaysia for the penultimate round of 2014, where last year Pedrosa led home a Repsol Honda 1-2.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Marquez+and+Pedrosa+with+immediate+chance+to+bounce+back+at+SepangWed, 22 Oct 2014 10:27:21 +0000Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head for Sepang in great formhttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Movistar+Yamaha+MotoGP+head+for+Sepang+in+great+form<p> After a superb race at Phillip Island where Yamaha filled the podium, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP head to Malaysia for another heated battle at the Sepang International Circuit.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Movistar+Yamaha+MotoGP+head+for+Sepang+in+great+formWed, 22 Oct 2014 10:10:07 +0000#RideMalaysia: Nicky Hayden rocks Putrajayahttp://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/RideMalaysia+Nicky+Hayden+rocks+Putrajaya<p> Before heading to the Sepang International Circuit for this weekend’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Nicky Hayden caused a stir on the streets of Putrajaya as the 2006 World Champion kick-started the weekend in energetic fashion, accompanied by a number of Malaysian colleagues.</p> http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/RideMalaysia+Nicky+Hayden+rocks+PutrajayaWed, 22 Oct 2014 01:10:00 +0000