MotoGP 2017
Race Round 1   Qatar

Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa took fourth and fifth place, respectively, in today’s Qatar Grand Prix. The Losail evening was affected by mixed weather conditions that created quite a tricky situation. A brief, light rain shower fell just minutes before the planned MotoGP race time of 9 p.m., causing the… read more.


MotoGP 2017
Qualifying Round 1   Qatar

All of this evening’s sessions at Losail were cancelled due to safety conditions, when large amounts of standing water—left by an overnight rain and a long lunchtime downpour—didn’t dry off throughout the afternoon and evening. Consequently, grid positions for tomorrow’s 22-lap race will be based on combined free-practice times, meaning… read more.


MotoGP 2017
Practice Round 1   Qatar

A mix of rain and hail fell in the early afternoon of the second day of free practice in Qatar, adversely affecting the level of grip during both the FP2 and FP3 sessions. Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa continued working on the general setup of their bikes for the race,… read more.


MotoGP 2017
Practice Round 1   Qatar

Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa commenced their 2017 MotoGP campaign positively this evening in Qatar, setting the second- and third-fastest lap times, respectively, by the end of a single free-practice session that got underway at 7:55 p.m. local time. The Repsol Honda riders constantly improved their speed throughout the 45… read more.


MotoGP 2017
Preview Round 1   Qatar

Defending World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa have arrived at Losail for the opening race of the 69th FIM MotoGP World Championship season. The only night race on the calendar and the only event to feature three days of practice, the Qatar GP will see the MotoGP FP1… read more.


MotoGP 2017
Video 2017 Round 1   Qatar

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MotoGP 2017
Testing   Qatar

The 2017 MotoGP pre-season came to an end today with the third and final night of testing in Qatar. The timesheets saw Dani Pedrosa ending in third place (1’54.469” on lap 46 of 50), with teammate Marc Marquez 10th (1’54.990” on lap 12 of 47). Both of the Repsol Honda… read more.