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Three races, six contenders, one crown: the final countdown…

75 points remain on the table, Mir has an advantage of 14, and MotorLand put yet more names in the hat. 11 races ago, the MotoGP™ class of 2020 started with a clean slate. Several months, one double- and three triple-headers later and we're heading into the final three-race stint with just a 14-point advantage for the Championship leader, eight different winners, 15 podium finishers and six riders in with a very real shot at the crown. And the man in the lead hasn't

Maximum attack: Morbidelli puts on a masterclass at MotorLand

A faultless Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) didn't put a foot wrong for a formidable second victory of 2020 at the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel, no one able to stay with the Italian as he also put himself right back in the title fight. Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Alex Rins took second place to make it back-to-back podiums, with teammate Joan Mir picking up another P3 at MotorLand to extend his Championship lead in yet another dramatic premier class race… That drama

Nakagami nabs magnificent maiden MotoGP™ pole at MotorLand

Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) kept his fine form rolling on Saturday at the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel, taking a maiden MotoGP™ pole position and becoming the first Japanese rider on pole in the premier class since Makoto Tamada at the 2004 Valencia GP. The number 30 also makes it three maiden polesitters this year, a first in a single MotoGP™ season since 2013, and ends Honda's longest premier class run without a pole since they returned to the class in

Pressure, precision and pace: riders ready for round two…

The pre-event Press Conference kicks off the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel as the final four race weekends begin... It's the third race weekend in a row but now there are only four Grands Prix remaining in 2020, the pressure is starting to amp up - not that anyone says they feel it. Ahead of the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel, the pre-event Press Conference focused a lot on the title fight, however, with new points leader Joan Mir (Team Suzuki

Can MotoGP™ reach cloud nine at MotorLand?

After eight different riders on the top step so far, 2020 is on the verge of equalling an all-time record. So who's in line to keep it rolling in Teruel? Eight winners in eight races, and eight so far, is quite a stat. So as the paddock returns to MotorLand Aragon for the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel, there's one obvious question: can 2020 equal the record of nine? Set in 2016, it's the most premier class winners we've ever had… and

Magic number 8: Rins reigns MotorLand, Mir takes the…

Suzuki make it a day to remember with their best MotoGP™ results in first and third, with Alex Marquez taking another stunning podium in second. 2020 continues to serve up a stunner of a MotoGP™ season, and there have now been eight different premier class winners. In the Gran Premio Michelin® de Aragon, it was Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) on the top step as the Suzuki rider took his first victory since Silverstone 2019, slicing up from tenth on the grid to