Oct 9

MotoGP: Honda Warns No More Friendly Fire

MotoGP: Honda Warns No More Friendly Fire

Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team leads Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Honda race boss Shuhei Nakamoto has sent a message to rookie sensation and MotoGP world title aspirant Marc Marquez: No more friendly fire.

Nakamoto wants to see a calming of the high-risk style that has positioned the 20-year-old Spaniard to become the first rookie in 35 years to win the title.

Oct 4

MotoGP: Hayden Closing In On Deal To Ride For Aspar In 2014

American MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden could ride for the Spanish-based Aspar team next year. (Photo: Getty Images)

American MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden will be leaving Ducati at the end of 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

American bike hero Nicky Hayden is closing in on a deal to ride an Aprilia for the Spanish-based Aspar Team in next year’s MotoGP world championship.

Hayden, 32, and the 2006 world champion with Honda, is just five races away from needing his five year stint with Ducati.

Sep 29

Marquez Friendly Fire Raises Honda Tensions

Rookie sensation Marc Marquez took control of the MotoGP world championship with victory in the Aragon Grand Prix but at a high cost to team harmony within the Repsol Honda squad.

And only time will tell if a post-race apology by Marquez to his bruised and battered teammate Dani Pedrosa will be enough to heal a widening rift.

Pedrosa was unforgiving in his assessment that Marquez’s aggressive, high-risk late braking style is over the limit.

Sep 28

Lorenzo Forces Rivals Into New Game Plan

Jorge Lorenzo will look to utilize his strong starts in tomorrow's Aragon Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo will look to utilize his strong starts in tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

World champion Jorge Lorenzo has forced his rivals to adopt a high-risk race strategy in a bid to end his winning streak in Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix.

Both Valentino Rossi and rookie title contender Marc Marquez know they must contain Lorenzo within two laps of the start or risk getting beaten.

Lorenzo has nothing to lose and knows that without a string of race wins he cannot shut down the 34 point advantage held by Marquez.

Sep 27

Problems At Ducati Mount As Season Progresses

Problems At Ducati Mount As Season Progresses

Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Team Ducati in action during first practice for the Hertz British Moto GP at Silverstone. (Photo: Getty Images)

Andrea Dovizioso has delivered a clear and blunt message on the continuing and alarming decline in Ducati’s MotoGP program.

Speaking in advance of Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix a calm and measured Dovizioso reflected the increasing frustration surrounding the embarrassing under-performance of the Desmosedici GP13.