Once again, Marc Márquez dominated the Circuit of The Americas, proving that he is your God and scoring a fifth straight victory in Austin. While Rossi and Pedrosa put up a fight during the race, it seemed there was no doubt the Spaniard would continue blowing away the field in America.
Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Márquez defended his unofficial title of the King of Texas today, topping off five pole positions in a row with a fifth win in a row out of all five MotoGP races at Circuit of The Americas. Holy crap.
Young Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales was one of the favorites to finally end Marc Márquez’s 100 percent win rate at Circuit of the Americas going in to this race, qualifying second just behind Márquez. Unfortunately, the Maverick named for a Top Gun character just crashed out on lap two.
Moto3 rider Nakarin Atiratphuvapat had one incredible save during this morning’s support race for the MotoGP of the Americas. The man simply refused to let go.
MotoGP has come to America once again, and it’s always an incredible sight to behold. Riders on whiz past at breakneck speeds, all while holding on for dear life. The fans are some of the most passionate on the planet, and everyone wants to share the joy of riding with you. Here’s the weekend so far in photos.
Honda’s Marc Márquez isn’t interested in letting anyone else in on his MotoGP dominance at the Circuit of The Americas. After a morning that featured the Spaniard dumping the bike twice in practice, Márquez grabbed his fifth consecutive pole position for the fifth-ever running of the race.
There are a lot of motorcycles riding around at Circuit of The Americas this weekend, and I’ve got to say, they are really stressing me out. Do these people know how fast these bikes are? Do they know how scary it is to ride on the back of one? Do they know that they’re giving me flashbacks? Obviously they do not.
With significantly colder temperatures than yesterday and qualifying looming on the schedule later today, this morning’s Free Practice 3 for MotoGP at Circuit of the Americas saw a lot of riders sliding off their motorcycles. Even Marc Márquez, who has won every MotoGP race at COTA so far, slid off twice.
Pull & Bear Aspar Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista got a surprise question in the fan question time during today’s MotoGP of the Americas press conference. The fan in question was his girlfriend Grace Barroso, and her question got a bit of a surprised blush.
MotoGP is back in America once again, running at truly ridiculous speeds all weekend at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas—and we here at Jalopnik are here for it all. What would you like to know about some of the fastest, most insane two-wheel racing on the planet?
Hungry? Go hunting. Bored? Find a shooting range. Does someone pose an immediate threat to your life? Defend yourself. Is there too much water trapped in the awnings of your $400 million FIA Grade 1-rated Formula One track? Um, wait a second, this is a new one. Behold: the most Texan track fix ever.
Once again, Texas Motor Speedway track president Eddie Gossage—in Fort Worth—is being weirdly territorial about the rest of Texas after Austin’s Circuit of the Americas expressed interest in a series that runs at TMS. Um, do you guys own a map? In any other, smaller state, Fort Worth and Austin would probably be in…
The NIO EP9 electric supercar wasn’t content with merely entering the never-ending vehicular stat war—it recently set a couple of lap records at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas, including one for the fastest production car ever to run there. In case that wasn’t enough, it set a driverless lap record for the track,…
Austin police are searching for a man they say stalked Taylor Swift after her Formula One weekend performance at Circuit of the Americas, reports the Austin American-Statesman. The man allegedly attempted to corner Swift by her private jet and violated a Kansas restraining order by sending emails to Swift’s father.
Actor Gerard Butler handled the post-race interviews for the Formula One United States Grand Prix, and of course, Red Bull driver and third-place finisher Daniel Ricciardo handed him a shoe to toast. Butler doesn’t drink alcohol, but Ricciardo was more than happy to fill it with Red Bull instead of champagne.
Lewis Hamilton wins off a pole position start, right ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo comes in third place, and shoe-drinking happens anyway. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel comes in fourth. Those are the things that happened at the U.S. Grand Prix.
Formula One teams transform their garages into exceedingly tidy apartments for each race, with storage space for items you’d never think to give its own little cubbyhole. We walked through Williams’ space, and here’s how they explained their garage/suite works on a race weekend.
World’s fastest selfie enthusiast and three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton just crushed the old qualifying lap record at Circuit of the Americas to win pole position for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.
If you’ve ever been to the Formula One United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas, one of the more unexpected things you’ll see is the helicopter buzzing way closer to things (like your grandstand) than you’d expect. During Free Practice 3 today, we were pretty sure he wanted to go on the track himself.
That’s not the track, dude. Manor Formula One driver Esteban Ocon had a bit of an off during practice for the United States Grand Prix.