Tag: MotoGP

29 Jun 2022

Top riders call on MotoGP fans to take Global Survey

Before going on holiday after the Dutch Grand Prix, Quartararo said he wants as many MotoGP followers as possible to give their opinions to the initiative launched by championship promoter Dorna, together with Motorsport Network and Nielsen Sport. The survey is entering its final weeks before all the data is collected and analysed, with a […]

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27 Jun 2022

Quartararo rages against MotoGP stewards over Assen penalty

The Yamaha rider crashed trying to overtake Aprilia’s Espargaro on lap five of Sunday’s Assen race and collided with the Spaniard. The contact forced Espargaro off into the gravel and dropped him from second to 15th, with the Aprilia rider losing 8.5s trying to recover before eventually going on to finish fourth. The incident was […]

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27 Jun 2022

Tank Slappers Podcast: MotoGP Dutch GP Review

Having come into the Assen round 34 points clear in the championship standings, Fabio Quartararo was well on course to his second world title. But a rare mistake led to him crashing out in the early stages while trying to pass title rival Aleix Espargaro. Quartararo would crash for a second time a few laps […]

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27 Jun 2022

Miller blasts “b*******” Assen MotoGP long lap penalty

Miller was handed the punishment for riding slowly on the racing line in Saturday’s qualifying at Assen after he’d just crashed, with Aprilia’s Vinales close to hitting him as he pushed on a flying lap. Despite Miller pleading his innocence, he was forced to serve a long lap penalty on the fourth tour of Sunday’s […]

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27 Jun 2022

Bagnaia was “terrified” of crashing out again in Assen MotoGP race

Bagnaia’s championship hopes were dealt a small boost on Sunday at Assen when he stormed to victory from pole position, while points leader Fabio Quartararo crashed out and made contact with Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro early on. This allowed Bagnaia to reduce his points deficit to 66, after it stood at 91 ahead of Assen following […]

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26 Jun 2022

Quartararo penalised for Espargaro collision in Assen MotoGP race

The Yamaha rider crashed on the fifth lap of the race at Assen while trying to overtake Aprilia’s Espargaro on the inside of Turn 5. Quartararo lost the front and slid into Espargaro, who was forced onto the gravel and lost over eight seconds as he re-joined in 15th. Points leader Quartararo also remounted, but […]

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