Apr 14

MotoGP: Lorenzo title hopes in meltdown

Jorge Lorenzo had to serve a penalty during the MotoGP Grand Prix of Americas after jumping the start. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

finished 10th after serving a ride-through penalty during the Grand Prix of Americas for jumping the start. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

With his MotoGP championship bid in meltdown after just two races, Jorge Lorenzo has hit back at critics who claim that “mental disintegration” is central to his problems.

And that’s before he faces the question of whether he can regroup and match the flashy and increasingly fast form of his intense rival Marc Marquez.

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Apr 13

MotoGP: Lorenzo Needs Solid Start To Challenge Honda Pair In Austin

Jorge Lorenzo starts fifth in the Grand Prix of The Americas. (Photo: Getty Images)

starts fifth in the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo is under illusions about his chances of opening his World Championship account with a win in today’s Grand Prix of The Americas.

A rare, but costly, first lap error at the opening race in Qatar has the hardcore Spanish racer on zero points and already scrambling to stay in the title chase against main rival Marc Marquez.

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Apr 11

MotoGP: Yamaha fast, but not fast enough

Jorge Lorenzo was eighth fastest overall during Friday's practice sessions at Austin. (Photo: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP)

was eighth fastest overall during Friday’s practice sessions at . (Photo: Movistar Yamaha )

Jorge Lorenzo and refuse to concede to defeat but the reality check of Marc Marquez’s stunning Honda pace for Sunday’s is impossible to ignore.

The circuit in Austin is Honda heaven and when combined with the imperious talent of Marquez – MotoGP’s youngest ever world champion – and quite simply Marquez looks untouchable.

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Apr 11

MotoGP: Riders react to Edwards retirement

Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi testing on track at the Sachsenring during 2012. (Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images)

and testing on track at the Sachsenring during 2012. (Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images)

stars Valentino Rossi and have paid tribute to Texas veteran Colin Edwards who will retire at the end of 2014.

Edwards, 40, will race in Sunday’s in as he counts down to his final international appearance at Valencia in November.

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Apr 10

MotoGP: Colin Edwards to retire

Colin Edwards lifts the front wheel during testing in Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

lifts the front wheel during testing in Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Texas bike icon Colin Edwards will begin his farewell tour as a professional racer at his home race at in on Sunday.

Edwards, 40, has confirmed that 2014 will be his final season in and that he intends to spend more with his wife and children at his ranch near Houston.

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