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Miller Impresses with a solid Performance at MotoGP Indonesia.

Miller Impresses with a solid Performance at MotoGP Indonesia.

In MotoGP Indonesia at Mandalika Circuit, Red Bull KTM’s Jack Miller, finishing 7th, praised his solid and satisfying performance. Miller, just 12.474 seconds behind the winner, expressed happiness with the weekend’s display, acknowledging small errors but highlighting overall strong speed. Despite minor mistakes, Miller credited the well-functioning bike and looks forward to the next race in Phillip Island, Australia. Currently ninth in the standings, the Red Bull KTM team holds fourth in team rankings and second in constructor standings. Manager Francesco Guidotti commended both Miller and Binder for maintaining their positions in the challenging race, expressing satisfaction with the team’s ...

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Bagnaia Returns to the top with victory in MotoGP Indonesia.

Bagnaia Returns to the top with victory in MotoGP Indonesia.

Lombok Tengah (ANTARA) – Francesco Bagnaia, pebalap Ducati Lenovo, kembali puncak klasemen setelah kemenangan dramatis di MotoGP Indonesia di Sirkuit Internasional Mandalika, Lombok Tengah, NTB, Minggu. Bagnaia memulai dari P13, melaju pesat dan menyalip para pesaing. Saat Jorge Martin terjatuh, Bagnaia mengambil alih pimpinan. Meskipun Marc Marquez terjatuh, Bagnaia berhasil mengatasi Maverick Vinales dan Fabio Quartararo untuk finis di puncak. Dengan ini, ia mengumpulkan 346 poin di klasemen, unggul 18 poin dari Martin, sementara Marco Bezzecchi tetap di urutan ketiga dengan 283 poin. Reference: https://sultra.antaranews.com/berita/450720/pebalap-bagnaia-kembali-ke-puncak-setelah-menangi-motogp-indonesia

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Bagnaia Triumphs in Indonesia MotoGP, Regains Title Lead as Martin Suffers Crash

Bagnaia Triumphs in Indonesia MotoGP, Regains Title Lead as Martin Suffers Crash

Francesco Bagnaia of Italy secured a sensational victory at the Indonesia MotoGP, catapulting himself back into the lead of the championship standings following a mishap involving his rival, Jorge Martin. Bagnaia, riding for Ducati, delivered a remarkable performance on the Mandalika International Street Circuit. Starting from the 13th position on the grid, he swiftly made his way to the top, reaching the podium within the first four laps. This aggressive climb was a resolute response to a less-than-ideal showing in practice and qualifying, refusing to let Jorge Martin of Pramac penalize him further. Jorge Martin appeared poised for another triumphant ...

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MotoGP Indonesia: Jorge Martin on a Perfect Race Turned Awry with a 1-Meter Mistake

MotoGP Indonesia: Jorge Martin on a Perfect Race Turned Awry with a 1-Meter Mistake

Jorge Martin’s tenure as the leader of the MotoGP world championship was short-lived, as he lost his position during the Indonesian Grand Prix just 24 hours after claiming it. Going into the race, Martin had a 7-point advantage over Francesco Bagnaia, who started the race from the 13th position on the grid. At the start, Martin surged ahead from the second row and built a comfortable lead over Maverick Vinales. However, his dreams of victory were shattered midway through the race when he lost control at Turn 11, resulting in his first Did Not Finish (DNF) since the Circuit of ...

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Complete Moto2 and Moto3 Race Results from MotoGP Indonesian Grand Prix

Complete Moto2 and Moto3 Race Results from MotoGP Indonesian Grand Prix

Pedro Acosta inched closer to the Moto2 title with a win at Mandalika, while Diogo Moreira celebrated his maiden Moto3 win at the MotoGP Indonesian Grand Prix. The Moto3 race began the day’s proceedings with Diogo Moreira converting his pole position into a remarkable maiden victory. Moreira, representing MT Helmets KTM, crossed the finish line with just a 0.107-second lead over Aspar’s David Alonso, in a typically tight Moto3 contest. David Munoz of BOE Motorsports claimed the third spot, and Collin Veijer from Intact GP Husqvarna secured fourth place. Jose Antonio Rueda rounded out the top five riding for Ajo ...

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Indonesian MotoGP Marc Marquez Aims 2023 in the best way’ at Honda

Indonesian MotoGP Marc Marquez Aims 2023 in the best way’ at Honda

Marc Marquez Aims to Finish 2023 on a High Note with Honda Marc Marquez expressed his commitment to make the most of the remaining races in the 2023 MotoGP season and finish on a high note. Marquez’s recent podium finish at Motegi marked his return to the podium after an extended absence. He is set to depart from Honda at the end of the season, making his performance in these final races all the more significant. As he approaches the end of his tenure with Repsol Honda, Marquez has a clear goal in mind. He stated, ‘Our objective for this ...

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MotoGP Indonesia Michelin Faces the Challenge of a New Asphalt without Prior Testing

MotoGP Indonesia Michelin Faces the Challenge of a New Asphalt without Prior Testing

After MotoGP’s recent debut in India last month, the world championship faces another significant challenge with the resurfaced Mandalika circuit in Indonesia. Last year, the newly laid asphalt experienced erosion issues during the inaugural March event, raising concerns about the track’s durability for the Indonesian MotoGP race. However, the arrival of monsoon rain unexpectedly helped preserve the track’s surface integrity, allowing KTM’s Miguel Oliveira to claim victory after 20 laps, with Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) and Johann Zarco (Pramac Ducati) following closely. Subsequently, additional resurfacing was required to address the track damage, as Mandalika is known for its high speeds and ...

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Mandalika MotoGP Schedule from 2023 October 13-15 Will Marc Marquez  Beri Kejutan hingga Jadi Juara?

Mandalika MotoGP Schedule from 2023 October 13-15 Will Marc Marquez  Beri Kejutan hingga?

Okezone will provide the schedule for the 2023 Mandalika MotoGP, set to take place from October 13 to 15. This 15th round of the 2023 MotoGP season will be held at Mandalika Circuit in Lombok, Indonesia, over the weekend, starting from Friday, October 13, 2023, to Sunday, October 15, 2023. The 2023 Mandalika MotoGP marks the second edition of the MotoGP race held at Mandalika Circuit. Last season, the 2022 MotoGP Mandalika was won by a rider who now competes for Aprilia Racing, Miguel Oliveira. So far, the riders have started arriving to prepare for the upcoming MotoGP Mandalika 2023. ...

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MotoGP's In-Form Rider Martin Is 'In a Zone,' According to Teammate Zarco

MotoGP’s In-Form Rider Martin Is ‘In a Zone,’ According to Teammate Zarco

Johann Zarco Struggles to Explain Jorge Martin’s Remarkable Form Johann Zarco finds it challenging to articulate the exceptional performance of his Pramac Ducati MotoGP teammate Jorge Martin in recent races, describing the Spanish rider as being ‘in a bubble.’ Martin has closed the gap to long-time championship leader Francesco Bagnaia to just three points following his victories in both the sprint and the main race at the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi, securing five wins in the last six races. Zarco, despite his impressive one-lap speed in qualifying in Japan, was unable to achieve a higher position than fifth in ...

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MotoGP Di Giannantonio Could Consider Honda as an Option

MotoGP Di Giannantonio Could Consider Honda as an Option

Should Fabio Di Giannantonio decide to part ways with the Gresini team, the prospect of him joining Honda emerges as a possibility. The future of Fabio Di Giannantonio is shrouded in uncertainty, with Honda being a potential avenue. While the Gresini team has not exercised their option for him in 2024, this doesn’t rule out the possibility of reaching another agreement. However, it’s the ongoing rumor regarding Marc Marquez’s potential move to Gresini that casts doubt on Di Giannantonio’s future; a transfer that many consider highly likely and are eagerly awaiting confirmation. This very scenario could pave the way for ...

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A cool head helped

Maintaining a cool head helped.

Jorge Martin twierdzi, że niezakłócone rozmyślania o zdobyciu mistrzowskiego tytułu przyczyniły się do jego zwycięstwa w Grand Prix Japonii. Jorge Martin zanotował kolejny znakomity weekend w MotoGP. Na torze Motegi triumfował w kwalifikacjach, sobotnim sprincie oraz niedzielnym Grand Prix rozgrywanym przy deszczu, które ostatecznie skrócono do dwunastu okrążeń. Dzięki temu jego deficyt w walce o mistrzowski tytuł, który obecnie należy do Francesco Bagnaia, wynosi już tylko 3 punkty. Hiszpański zawodnik przyznał, że podczas rywalizacji nie skupiał się na sytuacji w klasyfikacji mistrzostw. Jego jedynym celem było po prostu zwycięstwo. Chciałem osiągnąć dobry rezultat” – podkreślił Martin. “Gdy zaczęło padać, zacząłem ...

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Jorge Martin Mengejar Erat Bagnaia Setelah Balapan MotoGP Jepang

Jorge Martin Mengejar Erat Bagnaia Setelah Balapan MotoGP Jepang

Serang (ANTARA) – Cuaca tak mendukung dalam balapan MotoGP Jepang pada Minggu, karena hujan deras mengguyur Sirkuit Motegi. Akibatnya, balapan harus dihentikan saat hanya 13 dari 24 lap yang seharusnya ditempuh oleh para pebalap. Menurut laporan dari situs MotoGP, Jorge Martin dari tim Pramac Ducati dinobatkan sebagai juara karena saat balapan dihentikan, ia sedang memimpin perlombaan. Pada saat itu, balapan sudah berjalan lebih dari setengahnya. Dengan tambahan 25 poin dari kemenangan ini, Jorge Martin sekarang memiliki total 316 poin. Dia hanya terpaut tiga poin dari Francesco Bagnaia, yang menduduki posisi teratas dalam klasemen MotoGP 2023 dengan 319 poin. Baca juga: ...

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Top Teams Face Intense Competition: Only Six Rounds Left

Top Teams Face Intense Competition: Only Six Rounds Left

What an Exciting Japanese Grand Prix! Jorge Martin Closes in on Bagnaia in MotoGP Championship Standings Jorge Martin of Prima Pramac Racing dominated the Tissot Sprint and Sunday’s Grand Prix race in Motegi, earning 37 points and closing the gap to just three points behind Francesco Bagnaia, who leads the championship with 319 points after podium finishes in both events. Meanwhile, Marco Bezzecchi of Mooney VR46 Racing Team now sits 54 points behind the leader in third place after a P6 and P4 in Japan. Brad Binder of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing is further back, trailing Bagnaia by 118 ...

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Ducati CEO Honored by Marquez's Interest in One-Year-Old MotoGP Bike

Ducati CEO Honored by Marquez’s Interest in One-Year-Old MotoGP Bike

Speculation has been rife regarding Marc Marquez’s future in MotoGP, with doubts surrounding his commitment to Honda in 2024. Gresini has emerged as a potential alternative for the six-time champion, where he could potentially join forces with his brother, Alex Marquez, to ride a GP23 next year. Despite Marquez remaining tight-lipped about his future career move, Gigi Dall’Igna, Ducati Corse general manager, hinted at the possibility of Marquez moving to Ducati even with a year left on his Honda contract. Dall’Igna expressed his pleasure at Marquez’s apparent desire to ride a Ducati, emphasizing Marquez’s status as one of the sport’s ...

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Japanese Moto 3 race Masia seizes consecutive victories claims the points

Japanese Moto 3 race Masia seizes consecutive victories claims the points

Jaume Masia has surged to the forefront of the 2023 Moto3 World Championship standings, seizing this position for the first time. He capitalized on rival conflicts to secure a commanding victory in the Japanese Moto3 event at Motegi. This triumph marked Masia’s second consecutive win in just over a week, affirming his status as the standout performer in various aspects of the race. He found himself in the ideal position at the right moment, leading a closely-matched group of four riders into the second half of the race. As skirmishes and disputes erupted among Ayumu Sasaki, Deniz Oncu, and Daniel ...

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Japanese MotoGP: Marc Marquez What Can Honda Say Convince Me Maybe I Am Convinced Already

Japanese MotoGP: Marc Marquez What Can Honda Say Convince Me Maybe I Am Convinced Already

Marc Marquez continues to give little away regarding his MotoGP future, although he did admit that maybe Honda have convinced him to stay. Marquez’s Possible Move to Gresini Ducati in 2024 Remains Uncertain It appears increasingly likely that Marc Marquez might make a significant switch from the Repsol Honda colors to those of Gresini Ducati in the upcoming 2024 season, although no official announcement has been made as of yet. Speculations are ripe, with anticipation building ahead of Honda’s home round at Motegi this weekend, where it is expected that some clarity regarding Marquez’s future could emerge. However, when pressed for information about his next ...

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Bezzecchi Believes He's Not Part of the Genuine 2023 MotoGP Championship Battle

Bezzecchi Believes He’s Not Part of the Genuine 2023 MotoGP Championship Battle

VR46 Ducati rider Marco Bezzecchi believes “the real fight” in the 2023 MotoGP championship race does not involve him and is between Francesco Bagnaia and Jorge Martin. The reigning world champion, Bagnaia, has seen a steady decline in his points tally since the Catalan Grand Prix. He began that race with a substantial 66-point lead over Martin from Pramac Racing. However, an unfortunate crash during the first lap of the Catalan GP significantly impacted his physical condition for the subsequent San Marino GP. To make matters worse, he suffered another crash during the Indian Grand Prix, allowing Martin to narrow ...

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Fabio Quartararo Urges Yamaha to Take Bolder Steps in MotoGP Revival

Japanese MotoGP: Quartararo Stresses Yamaha’s Need for Bolder Strategies

Fabio Quartararo acknowledges that Yamaha must embrace greater risks to reclaim their prominence in MotoGP. Since the conclusion of the 2021 season, Yamaha’s standing in MotoGP has gradually declined, with their bike now being considered among the weakest on the grid, alongside Honda. This decline has left Quartararo visibly frustrated, prompting him to implore Yamaha to rethink their approach. Despite not securing a victory since Sachsenring in the previous season, Quartararo has managed just two podium finishes in 2023, one of which occurred in the recent round in India. The French rider’s most recent interaction with Yamaha’s top leadership presented ...

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MotoGP 22-Round Calendar For 2024 Reveals

MotoGP 22-Round Calendar For 2024 Reveals

MotoGP has revealed its calendar for the 2024 season, which is due to begin on 10 March and take in a record 22 rounds, including a second attempt at Kazakhstan. The highly anticipated 2024 MotoGP schedule has been officially revealed, promising a thrilling season of motorcycle racing. The season is set to kick off on March 10th with the Qatar Grand Prix, returning to its traditional season-opening slot after being moved to November in 2023 for track updates. After the Qatar Grand Prix, the action shifts to Europe, starting with the Portuguese GP, which opened the 2022 calendar. Following that, ...

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Alex Rins fit to ride, will make MotoGP Quickly return at Motegi Alex

Alex Rins fit to ride, will make MotoGP Quickly return at Motegi Alex

Absent since fracturing his right tibia and fibula at Mugello in May, Alex Rins has been passed fit to make a MotoGP return for LCR Honda at Motegi this weekend. The former Suzuki rider, whose recovery has been complicated by whim-whams pain, got the go- ahead to travel to Japan by his Croakers in Madrid. “ The bone is regenerating, the recovery is progressing, so we’re trying the coming step, which is riding a MotoGP( bike) to see how we feel, ” Rins posted on social media upon appearance in Japan still, Rins, who’s still walking with the aid of ...