The MotoGP British Grand Prix Has Nowhere To Race

MotoGP originally planned to host its British Grand Prix at the new Circuit of Wales. It's not built yet, so Donington Park agreed to host the race this year. Donington now claims that the Circuit of Wales didn't meet its agreed payment deadlines for the back-up venue to host the race, so that plan is now kaput. » 2/11/15 6:00pm 2/11/15 6:00pm

Valentino Rossi, Fernando Alonso Had Money In Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

The Swiss arm of HSBC was one of the most private banking institutions in the world until systems engineer Hervé Falciani leaked data related to over 100,000 suspected tax evaders from his employer. Motorsports stars Valentino Rossi, Flavio Briatore, Fernando Alonso and Heikki Kovalainen were on the list of hacked… » 2/09/15 3:56pm 2/09/15 3:56pm

Spaniards Throwing Temper Tantrums Over Marc Márquez Moving To Andorra

Ultra-dominant two-time MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez. is doing what many other successful athletes do: moving to a tax haven. In this case, Márquez is moving to Andorra. Some Spanish fans don't like this. Let's take a look at how terrible people handle this kind of news, shall we? » 12/08/14 5:52pm 12/08/14 5:52pm

​Is Honda Dominating MotoGP With Cylinder Deactivation?

Every factory team is dealing with the 20-liter fuel limit imposed on bikes racing in MotoGP. We haven't seen anyone run out this season – save maybe Ducati's Cal Crutchlow at Qatar – which begs the question: how? If four-time 500cc racer Randy Mamola is to be believed, it's because the crew at Repsol Honda is using… » 10/07/14 4:24pm 10/07/14 4:24pm

Spain Needs to Teach Their Men Helmet Etiquette

Oh. My. Word. MotoGP rider, Marc Marquez, tweeted this photo from his account two days ago. The image on his shirt is also the image on the back of his helmet. It was the best photo I could find in terms of both viewing, and not getting yelled at for copyright infringement. If I had known about Marquez's clearly… » 10/27/13 4:44pm 10/27/13 4:44pm

Ex-Motorcycle Racer Stuck In Dubai After Wife's Mysterious Death

Former MotoGP and British Superbike rider Sean Emmett and his bride were on their honeymoon in Dubai in February when she died after falling from her hotel room window. Initially, her death was ruled a suicide, but it may now be under investigation as a murder — keeping Emmett from leaving the United Arab Emirates. » 10/17/13 11:21am 10/17/13 11:21am

Has Capitalism Failed Racing?

Im sorry, but I'm having trouble putting my words together. I hate it when capitalism gets in the way of proper racing. I'd be a full fledged socialist if it meant great racing, at great circuits. It's just depressing when some of the best circuits fold on events that have always provided great racing. Why can't… » 10/01/13 7:40pm 10/01/13 7:40pm

MotoGP Ace Kevin Schwantz Says Circuit Of The Americas Tried To Kick…

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin isn't just a great place for racing, it's also a great place for drama, legal fights, dueling egos and other assorted weirdness. The latest round of this came last week when MotoGP champion Kevin Schwantz said circuit officials tried to kick him out of the circuit when he tried… » 3/21/13 11:07am 3/21/13 11:07am