MotoGP. Megaride, the secret software weapon from Ducati?

An Italian company, with not even one year of life, is part and contributor to Rosso’s success at Borgo Panigale. We are talking about Megaride, the award-winning startup by Flavio Farroni, who has developed a software that measures friction between tires and ground. With the colleagues, Aleksandr Sakhnevych and Francesco Timpone, he have developed a […]

MotoGP Yamaha, Lorenzo: “Today we focused on the electronics”

This are the technical changes and not only in the upcoming season of MotoGP: Michelin tires and the single control unit Magneti Marelli, an element that could reduce the gap between the teams, said Jorge Lorenzo, who analyzed the situation after the first test. “At this point it is clear that the electronic management will […]

Ducati CEO Dismisses Rumours of Four-Cylinder World Superbike Project

Ducati’s Claudio Domenicali officially laid to rest any rumours regarding a Ducati four-cylinder World Superbike motorcycle.   There have been a lot of rumours in the World Superbike Championship paddock referring to Ducati building a four-cylinder machine. Talking to MCN, Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, officially quashed any rumours of a four-cylinder superbike replacing the 1299 […]

Chaz Davies Clinches Race 2 Win, Keeps Title Hopes Alive

Ducati rider Chaz Davies managed to win the second race of the Pirelli Malaysian WSBK Grand Prix with a last corner move on Jonathan Rea. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) was looking to grab race 1 victory as he managed to pull a 2.6 second lead over Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) and Chaz Davies (Ducati) after the first […]

Casey Stoner Breaks Leg and Shoulder in Suzuka 8 Hours Race

Nakasuga, Espargaro and Smith won the Suzuka 8 Hours race while Stoner broke his leg and shoulder. MotoGP racers Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith, alongside  Katsuyuki Nakasuga won the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race. Yamaha Factory Racing Team took advantage of Casey Stoner’s crash which ended up with a broken leg and shoulder for the […]

Marquez Wins in Germany

Marc Marquez secured his sixth Sachsenring victory in a row. Dani Pedrosa made it a Honda 1-2 while Valentino Rossi scored important championship points finishing the race in third. Jorge Lorenzo got off with a good start and led the race in the early laps. Marquez managed to pass Jorge and charge for the victory […]

Marco Melandri quits Aprilia MotoGP Team

Marco Melandri will be permanently be replaced by Michael Laverty. Laverty’s first race will be this weekend at Sachsenring, in Germany. There is no surprise that Melandri won’t ride for Aprilia anymore. The ex-WSBK pilot managed to get only bad results in the first part of the 2015 MotoGP season with the Aprilia MotoGP prototype. […]