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NOT the MotoGP News: Austin Powers!
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne Circuit de la Americas also known as COSTA to all autocorrect functions is in a biiiiig country. And a bigly country... Read more
Alvaro Bautista salvages a point in tough Americas GP
For the sixth year in a row, Marc Márquez won the MotoGP race at the Circuit of The Americas. He did so after a small battle with Andrea Iannone at the beginning of the race, but soon shook off the Italian to take the victory. Second in Austin was... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas, raceday roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP It’s closer than ever as the flag falls at the end of the Americas GP, with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) taking the win and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) taking the Championship lead as Texas shook up the standings. There are now five riders within eight points at the... Read more
Marc Marquez remains unbeaten at COTA, impressive Dani Pedrosa takes seventh
Competing in his 93rd MotoGP race, Marc Marquez rode the RC213V to his sixth straight win of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP, the Spaniard having been unbeatable at COTA since the circuit was added to the calendar in 2013. It was also Marc’s 12th consecutive... Read more
Superb races by Alex Márquez and Joan Mir in Texas
Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Álex Márquez scored his best result of the season so far with a superb second place in today’s Grand Prix of The Americas. The podium finish moved Márquez to equal second in the Moto2 World Championship, level with Mattia Pasini on 47 points. Márquez... Read more
Alex Márquez qualifies on pole position in Texas, Joan Mir starts from 5th
Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Álex Márquez will start from pole position for Sunday’s Grand Prix of The Americas. Marquez is primed to attack for his first victory of the season after a superb qualifying performance. Marquez sliced six tenths of second from his previous best time in FP3... Read more
Marc Marquez takes pole at Austin but will start from 4th on the grid, Dani Pedrosa grabs 3rd row start
On Saturday Marc Marquez took his sixth pole out of six GPs held at the Circuit of the Americas, and his first this season, but tomorrow he will start from fourth place on the grid after being sanctioned and given a three-place grid penalty. A turn 13 crash from his... Read more
Aleix Espargaro faces grip, chatter, and balance issues on Qualifying day in Texas
Saturday proved a demanding day at the COTA for Aleix Espargaro. The Aprilia rider and his teammate, who had done two good practice sessions on Friday, found completely different grip conditions ahead of Qualifying. The lack of feeling conditioned preparation for the qualifiers, forcing both to go through the... Read more
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Things got pretty hot in Texas in qualifying for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, with drama first striking as reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took a tumble at Turn 13 and was heading back to the garage on the back of a scooter as... Read more
Alvaro Bautista sets to work on difficult day one in Austin
The Circuit of the Americas has been Marc Márquez territory since 2013, his rookie season in MotoGP, when he took the first of his five consecutive victories at the American circuit. The Spaniard looks unlikely to loosen his grip having started this year’s event on top form, with only... Read more