Has MotoGP endured a three-round phoney war? How did Alex ‘Rins’ the rest at COTA and what does Dorna senior management have to say about the big changes in Grand Prix this year?
September Edition: Getting dirty, getting it done at RedBud MXoN
Reactions from RedBud and the second Motocross of Nations at the circuit in the last four years. The climate stayed the same…but the results finally went the way of the hosts.
USA MotoGP: The margin of big gains
There were two main markers at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. Enea Bastianini again proved his synergy with the 2021 Desmosedici should be taken very seriously and that Marc Marquez is still the world’s most outstanding road racer. MotoGP, custom bike shows, Americans in Grand Prix and Alpinestars among the thoughts and happenings from Texas…
Herlings 2019 AMA decision due soon but Pit Beirer “not enthusiastic” about switch
It seems the possibility of the MXGP World Champion heading to race in the USA this summer is not off the table but Red Bull KTM could be reluctant to move the furniture to make it happen
The last song: Covington’s departure starts to fold the flag
Thomas Covington’s departure from MXGP means even less American representation at a time when Grand Prix riders have perhaps never been stronger than their USA counterparts. The Husqvarna man’s return to his homeland also leaves MX2 devoid of a character and an individual who took a big career risk to walk to his own tune…
3 talking points from an epic Motocross of Nations
France’s fifth, the great American drought, Dutch dominance, flimsy motorcycles and a crowd size for the ages: or maybe there is even more to take away from RedBud? Read on
Those moving parts: Day Two at the Nations
At RedBud today, this most American of racetracks, there was not a single Team USA winner in qualification but a wet Saturday is unlikely to be an indicator of the 72nd running of this show tomorrow